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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By duke36
Re: 31 S/W 4D TS Rear Window

Yes; just one single frame with oval head slotted wood screws. The SW was had with a rear window shade/pull tab. See photo in the judging stds.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By duke36
Re: Removing an Air Maze filter

The K&N filter is not paper and so far is impervious to modern gas. It is cleaned with water / cleaner and then sprayed with kit oil provided. There are other special oils available for air cleaners...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By duke36
Re: oil coil

On can buy spark plug wires and tips from Restoration Supply, with the copper internal wire, not carbon, etc. Some solder the tips to the wire ends..
Some folks also say that oil filled cool better...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By duke36
Re: It was the coil

How did the guys determine the coil was bad? Did they test it, etc.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By duke36
Re: speedometer drive ratio adapter

Go to PATC (performance auto transmission center.com) and select ratio needed. For example if 3 or 4mph fast or slow, they can help calculate the ratio needed and what cable end adapter may be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,698
Posted By duke36
Re: Ford 150 OD Transmission install in 31 Roadster

For the f150 4 SPEED, what fluid is used and how to drain it? Appears to be no lower drain hole. Does one remove the bottom bolt or use a suction gun?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By duke36
Re: Removing an Air Maze filter

To answer Pal Al question, 3 filters were tried: the mesh, the paper and the washable K&N 6" long. The latter fit the air maze housing and carb. and required very slight carb idle air adjustments...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,260
Posted By duke36
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

see post 45 for article web location.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,260
Posted By duke36
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

See the attached article though not sure how much science data is involved.. Perhaps it will help with Bob's initial ?. Note the sentence that the 2ndary output is around 100 x the primary voltage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,138
Posted By duke36
Re: Rear Panhard Bar ?

Recollection is that Snyder's had an error in their instructions. (but should check with them or Brattons who may still sell the same similar set up).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,260
Posted By duke36
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Our 12 volt new oil filled gets quite hot but not so much that one can't grasp it. It is cooler than the distributor housing on a warmed engine for reference. The STD UCT coils are made in China. We...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,260
Posted By duke36
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Bob: we use Bosch like yours though turned terminals up as in post 8 for oil filled. We have an older tar filled (or whatever medium) 3ohm Bosch (German made) that works well also. The newer ones...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By duke36
Re: Pinstriping With Scotch 3M 218 Tape

most any drug store should have 70% isopropyl rubbing alcohol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By duke36
Re: Pinstriping With Scotch 3M 218 Tape

Do as Glenn posted. We use Finesse Co. pin striping stencil tapes (New York), available in multiple sizes and patterns. They have brushes also. The single 3/32" is close to original width. One can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By duke36
Non Popout ignition switch

The stock popout switch has easily identifiable wire terminals. Some aftermarket 2terminal non popouts aren't marked and can be installed in any position. (coil polarity is testing Ok ). Does it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By duke36
Re: Fire extinguishers

Thank you for posting this; we went thru the process last month for our shop units, but be aware that the returns via UPS have to be at a location that will take them. The drop off address given in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By duke36
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor Sedan Questions

here's a wiper exterior photo though with the deluxe arm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By duke36
Re: Model A Roof Insulation

Suggest not insulating with fibreglass or other synthetic materials. These products can entrap moisture and foam can disintegrate over time especially with a black vinyl heat absorbing roof. It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,034
Posted By duke36
Re: Building Trunks for Model A's Need Venders Please...

We got ours from Snyders @ $30 in black. We couldn't make them or find alternates for that cost. We also found other supplies (except canvas duck with which many trunks were covered) from Antique...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By duke36
Re: Ignition debate

With high compression 6.1 head , some have reported that the FS zip out of the box can't seem to get the ignition retarded enough when under load , i.e.,up steep hills , causing possible bearing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By duke36
Re: In the Garage: Damaged Model A Ford Sport Coupe From The Old Motor

Check out the top fitment, no wrinkles at the rear window curtain, not lower body color on landau bars as in some books, curved stripe at bottom of rear quarter panel and good door fit even after an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By duke36
Re: Pointers on replacing valve cover gasket

We use a very little Permatex white thread sealer on bolts entering oil passages, such as the oil pipe/copper washers, water pump, some pan bolts, etc..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By duke36
Re: water pump rebuild

Brattons (catalogue: assembly dwgs) and Berts catalogues for example have diagrams/exploded dwgs for the stock parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By duke36
Re: Best Anti-Freeze

Some folks use the commonly available 50-50 mix ethylene glycol based and others prefer propylene glycol for older engines. Check some blogs on the net , etc. for further discussion
as it can be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By duke36
Re: Door hinges

cut out a hole in heavy card board to fit over the hinge and use the tool shown in post 5. There may be some slight paint damage to the top of the hinge barrel from the tool bearing so tape those...
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