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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: What Type of Timing Gear

My brass one makes noise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Little Help with the Ignation wiring

It is possible that the condenser was relocated from the distributor to the firewall. Be sure you have one somewhere, better in the distributor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Houdaille disassembly

https://web.archive.org/web/20160817203220fw_/http://goldcoastmodela.com/Shocks/shocks.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Carb expert needed

Part of the Zenith design is the Gas Adjusting Valve (GAV), which provides a manual fuel adjustment for extra fuel from the main float bowl through the Secondary Well to the Cap Jet when needed. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Carb expert needed

http://modelabasics.com/carb%20basics%202.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Little Help with the Ignation wiring

Notice the drawing does not show positive or negative. It only show a ground.


So since you are using 12 volt (voltage makes no difference) negative ground lets follow the drawing.
Positive of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Reproduction Houdaille shocks

There are three manufacturers of the shocks. Two are re designs of the original that are sealed units. The last one (the most expensive) are made exactly like the original ones. You can even change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,139
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: E-Z Steer

How about a new thread for this new topic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,457
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Allen E1403 coil / condenser tester

You have been looking for this manual for sometime.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Engine number.. Again!

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/ABenginenumbers.htm#C5
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Question about posts

Maybe, maybe, not. If you have a question on a subject you want to learn more about, ask a question. If the thread has nothing to pique your interest pass it by.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: water pump grease fittings?

I sparingly use the same for both.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Firewall mystery

Page 468 of the Service Bulletins top picture
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,179
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Engine Number

Model A engines were used for a host of other uses besides vehicles. Boats, combines, compressors, water pumps, tugs, railway cars, and many others.

Any of these could be used in the A with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1930/1931 Victoria Roof

If you are trying ito to convert a leather back to a steel back forget it. The belt rail there the leather back accepts the tacks for the "leather" is not there. The rear window is different and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Led or Quartz/Halogen Headlights

I heard, but have not confirmed, that he is now wholesaling them out to other vendors.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Need Help Identifying Door Handles

'28-'29
60-A,B,C
165-A,B
170-A, B std
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Gas tanks

I do know that owners have installed the later column mount of cars but I'm not aware of a transitional tank. Ford went to the indented tank in May of 1931, because of state regulations demanding the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,693
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Led or Quartz/Halogen Headlights

The bulb you choose needs to be able to use the reflector to focus the light on the road. Ever use one of those focusable flashlights? The bulb is the same whether the beam is focused or not but the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Differences between 30 & 31 Vicky

Here is where the Restoration Guidelines is your buddy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Battery

I have to agree something is not right. Any water in the battery, brake light switch stuck on (more common then you think)?
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