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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2016, 08:24 AM
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Views: 402
Posted By Modelakid31
Model AA Truck Drum Specs

Anyone have any idea what the original and max specs are on the AA truck front and rear drums. I have a few decent pairs that I want to just clean up on my brake lathe today. Any help would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,658
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: What am I doing wrong?

could you have the battery hooked up wrong? model a's are positive + ground

just checking
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,089
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Long Island meet

I will upload more tomorrow. the uploader keeps saying "failed"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,089
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Long Island meet

193668

193669
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,089
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Long Island meet

Some of my pictures from the long island meet. My 1931 tudor sedan, Lombard blue with hessin blue wheels. My dad had his 1931 sport coupe too.

IMG_5050.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,671
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Ebay Funny

Looks like its NOS! :p :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,029
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: 2013 57th Annual New England Model A Meet September 27th-29th

My tudor will be there. :))))) im most likely will be working in the repair tent. Find me there to see my car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,550
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Moving the Metal in Houston Texas Ford Dealers Selling Model A's in 1935

That is an awsome photography! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

I took it around the block just now before touching the brakes and i Revved the engine up a bit as i double clutch (as you do downshifting) and it shifted as it should. So that makes me feel checking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

Just got home from work. Asked my boss today about it and i am gonna check the brakes. The car could be draging and thus slowing down between each gear not allowing the trans and engine to match.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

I checked the arm when i had the motor out and it was fine.
And thanks, glad to be back posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

The clutch is adjusted dead on. When stopped in neutral i can hold the gas down for a fast idle or immitating driving and then putlsh in the clutch while still holding te gas and the disc stops in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

Mine shifted good then i rebuilt it like you did and then i have this problem. And during one test run it got better when it warmed up but still didn't shift right.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

Could any of the trans gears be in backwards, or would it have locked up already if i tried that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

Thanks for the replies, but a few things i ment to mention. The radiator and block i flushed out many times and have done it many times for other peoples model a's i work on but will try it again....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,447
Posted By Modelakid31
Almost done with restoration but shifting problem, and more.

So as most of you know I have been restoring a 31 Tudor and now 4years later I'm close to being finished. BUT, I am stuck on a few major problems. The main problem I'm having is the car won't shift...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Another odd heater

could you send me the info on this heater also?

Thanks,
Mike C.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,261
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: I'm back. New Model A project

Glade to have you back. Looks like it will be a fun project. 21inch wheels look a bit funny on a 31. Is that horn mounted to the radiator shell..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: 30/31 Roadster measurement ! Please!!

I can check my 31 when I get home. Have class till 3 be home by 430 then I'll post up some measurements.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,322
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: A period photo of a Model A Vicky on an early 1930s lube rack

Suprised no one noticed the rear wheels.. look to be later style ford 16inch rims. Front ones are stock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,585
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: 1930 Pickup Cab Restoration!

Thanks for sharing man. I've been practicing a lot lately. Maybe I'll be as good as you someday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,815
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Mouse

I put a small board like a 2X4 up to the bucket. Acts a a ramp.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,815
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: Mouse

[QUOTE=Cool Hand Lurker;517603]The water bucket always gets them. Put peanut butter on a rotating can and they fall into the water.



I have used the same method. Caught 22 mice in 3weeks. Love...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,120
Posted By Modelakid31
Re: 56th New England Regional Ford Meet

Had a lot of people surprised a 20 year old was driving a model a and knew so much. I showed my knowledge at the repair tent on Friday :)
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