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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By vern hodgson
Rear spring shackles

Is it possible to replace rear spring shackles while the rear axle assembly is still attached to the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Still hangin in there

This vehicle is owned by a metal sculpture. He has an amazing eye for creations from scrap iron &ct.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By vern hodgson
Still hangin in there

Seen along the road, still going
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,819
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

Driving my stock rescued Tudor in 1970, my kids in the back seat and on a nice long stretch of highway 9 I observed a model A wheel pass me, before I could re-act my son said, dad did you see that?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Working in the garage

Yes, had a similar experience, suffered sooty walls and ceiling, no further damage thanks to my cat going bonkers and demanding I put down the paper and go check the garage. Not to mention the wife...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,079
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: The Latest Scam

I hear that. Took me years not to trust what people say.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Interior piece

Actually sounds as if you want the piece of wood that fits up in the corner where the slots are. That what you put your roof tacks into, yeah, they are pricey.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: rattle-can touch-up paint

Just curious, what was the cost? I was quoted, if I recall correctly around $100.00 and could have been more.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Cowl lacing replacement style

Thatís what the date on the firewall indicates
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Charging?? Canít say it is

Amp meter shows nothing, never has. Was told it would not show a charge working or not.??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Charging?? Canít say it is

My thinking also and I have done it many times on modern iron. This car does not run when battery is disconnected.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By vern hodgson
Charging?? Canít say it is

So alternator (6v)shows good output, but battery is not getting charged. Charges up just fine using a charger, and lasts a while. ( have not tried to get to s. Dakota yet) but would be nice to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,915
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

How’s about the old timer who backs up to the front fender grabs the welt and exclaims,” we usta lift em up like this when we had to change a tire” while he struggles to lift it up off the ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By vern hodgson
Shade tree test

If alternator is working, should I be able to remove one battery terminal and the motor will continue running on the alternator output?
Forum: Model-A 09-07-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By vern hodgson
Coupe door header strips

Looking for a set of coupe door header strips 28-29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Ok, thanks Gary, looks as though I am missing a piece of trim above the door also
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Can any one post a photo of what that bumper looks like, in place?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

These are the holes in the upper door on the coupe, what are they for? Second photo are original inserts I dug out of the dovetail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Ok, so what does this assembly do? Does the brass insert fit tight to the dovetail when the door is closed, for alignment and to hold it from rattling.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By vern hodgson
Door dovetail

Purchased door bumpers etc for 29 coupe but may have the wrong one. Could someone take a close up photo of their door so I can see how it all fits in. I am looking at part#A61412B in macs catalog but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By vern hodgson
Door hardware

Looking at this photo it seems as though I need to dig out two pieces of rubber insert new ones then install the brass clips??!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By vern hodgson
Cupola quick questions

At idle water temp is 195 degrees, is that typical??

And lastly, what is the latest concenses on the best radiator mfgr For fit on 28-29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Toyota chassis

Ditto on the muffler
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: 29 coupe running boards

Ok, learn something new every day, thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By vern hodgson
29 coupe running boards

So looking at my running boards, the outside edge has the same cross section configuration as the zinc or stainless strip trim piece, as if there was never intended to be a trim piece installed....
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