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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Re: New distributor skips a beat

Maybe you've already tried, but does the old cap produce the same miss?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Re: GAV Knob Question

I'll second DD931 they can come loose and mess with you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Re: rear wheel

If they are stamp "L" try turning them the opposite way.
My "AA" gave me fits when I forgot the studs were leftys:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Re: Canadian tool mark

Could be from ETF Tools in Ontario but hard to see from your shot the trade mark.
Been around since early teens into thirties and fifties under different names.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Re: Multi Disc Clutch

I wonder why there was little provision in the design to aid in the removal of the clutch disc dust. a few more vent holes in the splined drum would have helped dissipate the accumulation and keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Re: Painting question

I think you'd have a better profile for adhesion using a sand/glass blast.
Often I'll blast first and wire wheel it after to ensure it's really clean.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Re: Top kit advice

Dean if you want to double check your roof bow height, lay a sheet over the bows with some weights attached at the corners. Stand back and check the lay from all angles. Now you can see how the roof...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Re: Body Shudder - Rear Motor Mounts

Checked Muffler rear hanger?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Re: Common Wealth Engines

So what kind of gray did you see?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Common Wealth Engines

One for all the other countries, I know a lot of Ford shipped out of Canada to other nations did not use the Ford Engine Green paint and I've seen a few that were a shade of gray. What color do you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

If you do the repair you can cheat a bit using the same size in copper tubing. it bends easily and will tin very quickly so soldering it in is easy. Once tested you can paint it with BBQ Flat Black...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Re: AA truck body NOS parts

I have been looking for these.
Please send pix to farrell.white@vancouver.ca
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

Here's a quick fix, pick up a length of shrink tube that will just slide over the over-flow tube. Warm it up with a BBQ lighter and seal that crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Re: Firewall mystery

Maybe the P/O ran out of washers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Re: Stuck oil Pan

Try an Olfa Knife (Box Cutter)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,668
Re: Help please

Might pull the instrument panel and check the tightness of the ignition switch wires.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Re: New radiator installation procedure?

I find it easier with the shell out of the way to secure the pads, bottom bolts, springs, washers, and cotter pins. Then slip the shell on and secure it.
Good luck with the new rad!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Re: Clinch Nut Repair Tip?

It seems great minds think alike Rusty...LOL
I had not thought of gluing them (don't have any anyway) but I did need a way of holding them still for a few tacks. Certainly is a nasty place to try a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Clinch Nut Repair Tip?

Helping my Dad out on re restoring his 30 Closed Cap P/U and found some boogered up D-Nits or clinch nuts in the A-Pillars. These secure the windshield escutcheons to the A pillar and someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Re: Clutch does’t work.

30 Roadster, What weight of gear oil are you using in the transmission?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Re: Transmission and bell housing install

Wratchet straps around the frame and sling the trans
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,214
Re: Fan Blade advice.

I had an original on my 28 Special coupe that I bead blasted and inspected with a magnifying glass. I could not detect a flaw or a crack. I repainted it and installed it and ran it till I lost a head...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Re: Repaired front crossmember and getting discouraged.

Front cross members are often cracked, welded, and welded again. This is a high stress area with the weight of the engine and radiator bouncing up and down, and the front spring pushing up at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Re: Can't Get Front Motor Mount Springs In

Remove the two bottom bolts from the rear motor mounts before you jack the engine
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
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