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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: How do I remove a 1930 Town Sedan door latch?

Yes, the door is open. I was able to use a screwdriver to pry the latch from inside.

I believe all the screws are accounted for. I am hesitant to pry too hard. It is also hard to get anything...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: How do I remove a 1930 Town Sedan door latch?

I have removed all the screws from the window frame, but it still will not budge. How do I get it out?

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Paul in Colorado
How do I remove a 1930 Town Sedan door latch?

The driver's door latch on my 1930 Briggs Town Sedan has failed, and neither the inside or outside handle will open it, even in the unlocked position. I have managed to get it open, and have removed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,331
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: The Restorer needs to fact check its articles!!!

The Restorer has a new editor. How about helping him with some GOOD articles?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,400
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Do you carry a fire extinguisher?

Does anyone use a Tundra Fire Extinguisher?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: All state carburator

I believe the Allstate (Sears) carb is a Marvel-Schebler.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,116
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Ready for Anti-Freeze

How about propylene glycol (Sierra, Prestone low tox)? It is also used as a food preservative.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Help, the A roadster is misfiring

You can do the same thing with a small transistor AM radio.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,322
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Best hood prop?

I use a Harbor Freight magnet, #67156, in the channel at the rear of the hood, against one of the bolt heads. I wrap it in rubber tape to protect the edges of the hood.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

John,

We had a wonderful time, and enjoyed meeting all of you for breakfast and at Gilmore. The Model A Museum is fantastic, and the gathering was very enjoyable. The engine had about 3000 miles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

We visited the Hudson museum at Shipshewana on Thursday and saw many interesting Hudsons. The museum has several more in the lobby at Gilmore. From there we drove to my sister's in Hastings. Fri...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

We spent the day in Auburn today touring the Auburn Cord Duesenberg museum complex - eight hours of fascinating machinery! My legs are tired! We are still in Auburn tonight, and will drive to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

We appreciate your suggestion, and it is already on our agenda. Tonight (Tuesday) we are in Auburn, IN and will tour the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum tomorrow. We will stay in Auburn again...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

I finally have internet access to give an update.

Our trip is going well, with a few glitches. On Sunday in Missouri we stopped for gas and the car would not restart. Troubleshooting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

If any Ford Barners want to get in touch with us in Hastings or at Gilmore, our cell phone number is 719-406-0532.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Adventure

Both my son-in-law and I thoroughly enjoy the Cussler museum, which is only several miles from my home.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Model A Adventure

My Town Sedan was originally purchased in Kalamazoo, and the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club had it as a door prize at their swap meet in February 1968. It was won by a friend of my neighbor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,927
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: K&N air filter system

I have one of these on my 1930 Town Sedan with a good Zenith carburetor. It seems to work fine, with no noticeable side effects. As far as I can tell, it does not make the engine run rich. I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,897
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Model A Electric Motor Drivetrain?

Check with Duke's Garage in Westminster CO. They convert many cars to electric. I visited them today, and they were talking about possibly converting a Model A. Their phone number is 303-487-1355....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,930
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Fire extinguisher

Has anyone considered the First Alert Tundra? It looks small and convenient, but I am not sure what type it is.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,172
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: What have you made with your Model A parts

I used an old tail light and license plate bracket to make a house number for our cabin. I cut a piece of Masonite in the shape of a license plate and put self adhesive numbers on it for the house...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,051
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: 6V negative ground assistance needed....please

If you do what I described in post #16, it does not affect any of the other wiring. It just allows you to connect other accessories to the switch, since you are switching the power to the coil, not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,051
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: 6V negative ground assistance needed....please

That's exactly what I described in post #16, except I described a way to do it in physical terms rather than electrical terms.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,554
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Axle Crack? SOLVED?

I hope so. Read the edited version at the top of the thread.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,554
Posted By Paul in Colorado
Re: Axle Crack? SOLVED?

Solved?

Read my updated #1 post.

Paul
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