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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,811
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

That is true.....and PPG and Dupont did not have a good color match for the Elkpoint Green. The Kewaunee green was pretty close, but the codes were not correct for Elkpoint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: 1930 Model A Tudor Value?

Maybe $10,000 - $12,000?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Gear ratio

With a stock engine in a 28 pickup, with a 3:54 rear end, I can run 50-55 all day. Going up into the NC mountains, with that set up, on club touring events, I see no difference in shifts points...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Odo Stuck - 1930 Round

Or... No known website: Harry Warburton (252)-258-1530/(252)-752-4098 (N. Carolina)

He cleaned mine up, in a very reasonable time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Brakes quiz!! ID the mistery system.

If I recall, they were originally sold as a "brake floater". Conway had it right, I know Rick's sold them as an aftermarket. My dad had them on his Roadster in the day, not sure it stopped any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: contact info

Harry worked on mine, came out great.

3. No known website: Harry Warburton (252)-258-1530/(252)-752-4098 (N. Carolina)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: 28 Tudor Sedan

I actually really like that! Nice clean looking car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,676
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Model A backfire, can't move

Before you jump in replacing parts, with either a test light or volt meter, start seeing where you have power. With the key off, you should have power both sides of the coil. With the key on, you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Re-Silver A Rear-View

I recently had Alchemy Mirror Resilvering do one for a fine point care, they did a good job and it came out really nice. It was under $50. Steve mentions the link on post #11 and that is pulled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Horn/headlight switch issue

Jim,
The end of the horn/light rod is part of the horn circuit. The very bottom of the rod, presses onto a little brass "button" inside the switch. There may be a little bend to the bottom of your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Steering wheel orientation.

The steering wheel makes a X vs a +. If that makes any sense. When you are driving straight, the steering wheel spoke does not block the speedometer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Hi compression head and stock ignition

I run a 7 to 1 with stock ignition. Gave up on electronic when it left me on the side of the road. Runs great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,473
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

I think I would just buy a wiring harness from one of the suppliers and be done with it. I have never had a problem with a stock wiring harness. They are correct the right color and go to the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Radiator amount?

The tabs go under the fenders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Positive Ground

With the voltage meter turned to voltage testing, you would turn the light switch on, then ground the red probe to ground, headlamp bucket or bolt, then hold the black probe to the end of the wire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: 1931 Roadster

A 1931 Deluxe Roadster did not actually come with a welled fender in 1931. The luggage rack and automatic welled fender was dropped in 1931. You could still have a welled fender installed, but did...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: 1931 Roadster

There really wasn't a "custom" Roadster, they came standard and deluxe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,213
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: My model A wont go faster than 40-45

I would probably check for a nice steady, consistent flow of fuel to the carburetor. Try opening up the GAV on the carburetor and see if that picks up speed. May be running to lean on that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Condenser Replacement

I think most of the main suppliers carry that condenser. Brattons main condenser says burn proof in the description. I think the others carry that one also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,462
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Newbie '29 Speedster project, the good the bad and even the ugly (maybe)

Jamie,
If you want speedsters galore, Google NW Vintage Speedsters, and you will get all kinds of ideas of what people have done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Marc national

Next years meet is June 1-5, 2020 in Oshkosh, WI
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: National meet Dearborn

Next week, the 5-10. It is MARC's National Meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Replacing Wood In a '30 Blindback

There are three wood providers listed in the "sticky" at the top of our forum. I am sure they would be willing to answer kit/ cost/ questions with you. Not for a 4 door, but I have worked with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

Well I have seen it done with a mallet and a press, to change the arc of the shoe. They came out perfect, We went around between the lining, and the drum with a feeler gauge. Perfect fit. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By 31Tudor
Re: 1928

Symptoms of a bad coil.
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