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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By norcalal
Re: Rearend Leak

Maybe I just got lucky, but I hand filed the trumpets flat where they mate up to the banjo housing,and 11 years and many miles later no leaks. Whatever you do use original bolts without lock washers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By norcalal
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

As with all parts that have an obvious defect not evident on first inspection, I toss them into the trash, rather than trying to get any money for something I know won’t work properly, and causing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By norcalal
Part no.BBC17289-A

Can anyone identify this part no? Supposedly a speedometer gear for 1934 truck?Possibly Canadian made? Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By norcalal
Re: Bendix Spring Snapped...Normal?

I am surprised no one mentioned retarding the spark before hitting the starter. Does this imply that 12 volts make the engine kicking back a thing of the past. And only with 6 volts? I h ave done...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,139
Posted By norcalal
Re: Sedan delivery auction

If anyone is interested in the 29 sedan delivery restored by Les Andrews I can forward you de tails $18,000 PM me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By norcalal
Re: 29 Roadster Convertable Windshield

Had same thing with my roadster. Hits your knuckles and makes you want to talk to the lord about it! Would seem like windshield sits too far up from the body, or is too short. Swing the windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By norcalal
Re: Reserve Oil Can

Werner, Snyder’s hat was. Sie suchen Teil Nr T-19528 Viel Glueck! Alfred
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By norcalal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By norcalal
Re: Good tool to lubricate the leaf springs

Bought new front spring. What is the best way to lube before I install? Man spricht Deutsch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By norcalal
Re: Turlock

Wouldn’t miss it. My 49th year in a row. Go 49ers! No so much a place to find parts that you now probably don’t need, but great chance to see old friends you may not see till next Turlock!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By norcalal
Re: Vintage Precision Thermostat Housing

I highly recommend one for any tour car. Thermostat is in the right place, works well. Have one in all cars I tour with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,789
Posted By norcalal
Re: Australia Day

Been having more rain than usual here in northern California. Can't wait to get to the Ballarat swap meet next week! Been there a couple dozen times, and great to go from cold to warm if not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By norcalal
Re: Rear Axle Bent?

Thank you for all the replies, and so do believe a progress report is called for. Axle housing bearing is within two thousandths round, engine running in second gear when spinning axle both side look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By norcalal
Rear Axle Bent?

I installed a complete rebuilt rear end in my Model A about 1000 miles ago and the left rear brakes still have a very slight drag and seem out of round.The drum has been turned, shoes replaced and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By norcalal
Re: 31 Roadster doors

Personal message sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By norcalal
Re: cowl band

Call John LaVoy (916) 765-0714 he has a nice one he will sell.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By norcalal
Re: Roadster Windshield Stantions

had the same problem. take a piece of rubber glue on side molding and put it on top of the metal filler panel that goes across the rear of the gas tank, under the windshield lower rubber.does the job...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,111
Posted By norcalal
Re: Volvo vs. Mitchell Over-Drive - who has what?

I have a ryan OD missing one cast piece that I tossed, not knowing what it was will sell for reasonable offer. lfi (408) 354-3875
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By norcalal
Re: Loveland MAFCA convention visit

are you part of the group that invaded Los Gatos after Puyallup? Look forward to seeing you!! Look for the coupe with the blue wheels. Am leaving Wednesday for the drive with Model A Times group. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,646
Posted By norcalal
Re: Radiator Baffle Question

So you can't see the water level in the radiator? No problem. Before driving, take off the radiator cap, put you ear on the radiator opening, and rock the car with your knee on the bumper where the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,063
Posted By norcalal
Re: Henry Ford funeral home

I live in Silicon Valley, which is a victim of its own success. Is Detroit, the complete opposite, perhaps where this country is headed? Two extremes! Very frightening!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,565
Posted By norcalal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,348
Posted By norcalal
Re: Worth saving?

I have excellent rear doors, one quarter panel and rear panel if you would like to build it up as a phaeton again. alfi (408)316-8151
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,865
Posted By norcalal
Re: What do you use to..

Lets do it the easy way. Get one of those curved pry bars with the long tapered circular end that you use to align parts and holes. Get your torch out, heat the end, and stick the heated end in each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By norcalal
Re: 1928 -29 roadster windshield frame. PROBLEM

The repo windshield posts and frames are not correct. The bottom of the w/s frame sits up too high from the cowl, causing the w/s bottom rubber not to hold the w/s in its upright position. Get some...
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