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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,925
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Your wheel painting technique

I am painting six wheels this week and made a spinner from a Ford truck hub ,welded or bolted to a bar three feet long that is clamped to a saw horse. Get a hub with the old style breaks so you don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 35,372
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Manners... A new rule...

I have owned my 28 AR roadster for 63 years .As second owner This car is till like new .I just finished a 30 Fordor that I bought from a little old Lady in 1959 ,no rust but needed all new wood .I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By 28Ca8149
I made a simple tool for straiteng spokes

Take a flat iron 16" long ,1" wide ,3/8" thick drill 5 , '3/8" holes one inch apart toward the middle of the flat iron .I bent a 90 degree bend at one end to hold it from sliding off the hub . Place...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: License plate restoration

Five of us Started the Pioneer Antique Car club in Calgary . Alberta in 1958 .The first thing we did was .get life time licenses I was lucky to get # 5 plate for my AR Ford . When i was young I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,322
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: My car is worth itís weight in,,,,,,,, tennis balls.

Car crazy I bought my AR 28 convertable from the original owner .It still is the same as when I bought it .I don’t win a trophy but More people look at it then all the other cars put together I blow...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,094
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: 19" Rim's

There is a Ford halftime ton disc wheel that fits the model A I Think that these heavier wheels would be hard on the steering My 28 has itís original spare tire and a set of Atles on the car that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Replace Radiator

My rad was from one of the above .Donít know if I just got a bad one .The material on the new rad is not near as good as my original one I have had this car in heated shop since 1969 and could be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Replace Radiator

I bought a new rad $700 Ca only to find out that the filling spout is 3/8” higher than the original.When the cap is put on it is too high . Repo junk ,can’t even copy to original I may take it out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By 28Ca8149
Motor knocks

I bought my 1928 AR cvt from the original owner in 1955 .He was the first Ford mechanic at the local dealer .The car had 73,400 miles on it ,original spare and Atlas tires on the car .It had a knock...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-22-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,226
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Rim Flaps! Another $112 + bucks?? come on.

I bought a c1915 model t camper ,has 4 wheels . I am restoring it now .The wheels were a problem getting the tires off .There was no liners and the tubes were red .Because the wheels are a little...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By 28Ca8149
1942 Halfton

I have a 1942 airforce Halfton pickup .In Canada they were only made for the army or government . I wonder how many were made?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By 28Ca8149
1942 half ton

I have a 1942 Ford half ton truck .Painted blue which would make it a Air force truck .In Canada Ford never sold a half ton truck to a civilian .I wonder how many were made?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By 28Ca8149
1942 Ford pickup

I have a R C A F ford half ton . Ford never sold a half ton to a civilian in Canada to my knowledge . How many of these were made in Canada ? My Uncle had a new 3/4 ton .I remember he wanted a half...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: What Next? Air-Halk (Emergency Model A Tire Pump)

I have a old antique compressor that was manually driven by the motor but don't know how it was hooked up .It is about the size of a pop can .I have a Model A tire pump but it needs a hose .??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,519
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: 4 blade fan

I wasn't aware that they gave trouble .My AR still has it's two blade fan 174958 miles later
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Loose Head Bolt

Put acetone an Automatic oil 50-50 on the stud .leave for 3 or 4 days it should be loose by then .I have welded low profile nuts on studs on big engines with great success .The welding will loosen...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,276
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Mid west rain

I live close to the Mile 0 of the Alaska hi way It rained 23 inches last summer This spring I cut the grass ,then it snowed three ft a third of the crop is still in the fields but it is sure wet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Tight Rebuild Needs Spinning.

My new overhauled engine is hard to crank so I cut a crank off about 6" long and put it in my 3/4 HP drill and it runs the motor over just great
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Assembly Plants and Body Numbers

My two cars are original and I am the second owner .Interesting though is the 1930 Serial # is CAE 3613 .They likely would have been assembled in Regina or Calgary .There is no numbers on the cars...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,150
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

Tom I spent a day at Harrahs admiring his 1600 cars ,I think there was 7 Duesenbergs When I could have bought this Duesy for $1500 I just got married and my Honey wanted a stove and a bed ect: Well...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,150
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

Over the years I sold cars that you young fellows would have liked ,Super bird $1500 56 57 Nomads $150 .I could have bought a Duesenberg for $1500 I now have a1928 AR roadster & 1930 A fordor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,065
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Repop light switch fix

SAJ Thanks for your help .I have had this switch apart a dozen times and am now putting in a new switch ,as I think there is a flaw in the old one.The switch leaver was not very positive when you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By 28Ca8149
Hundreds of As and Ts

Our local hospital has about 250 large pictures of the aria taking in the 20 to 30 period .I would geus that the Fords are 90 % of the old cars .I think my 30 Fordor is the car sitting in front of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Best repro light switch and wiring harness

My 30 A Ford has a light switch that is a re po from a few years ago .Now I can't get the hi beam to work .It seems that the lever dosen't go far enough to the right .I should have kept my original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Best repro light switch and wiring harness

My 30 A Ford has a light switch that is a re po from a few years ago .Now I can't get the hi beam to work .It seems that the lever dosen't go far enough to thee right .I should have kept my original...
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