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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By TJMack
Square tires

Has anyone found a cure for tires with flat spots from sitting for years? I've got 4 beautiful whitewalls that have only about 500 miles on them, according to the guy I bought the car from, but the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By TJMack
Re: Check your fan blades

The saga continues on my fan blade story. Sometimes I do the stupidest things. It seems to get worse the older I get. This one is titled "Jumping to Conclusions."


I got the radiator out with no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By TJMack
Re: Special Coupe

Damn the luck! I did have a piece I cut off the ratty beltline that was on my special coupe. I was thinking of trying to figure out how to make one but I could see that was well beyond my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By TJMack
Re: Check your fan blades

I think that message got posted in the wrong thread. It doesn't make any sense to what we are talking about.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By TJMack
Re: Radiator repair shop near Venice, Florida

Thanks for that input. Someone local suggested a fellow right here in Venice. If he doesn't work out I'll call Ron.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By TJMack
Radiator repair shop near Venice, Florida

Does anyone know of a reliable radiator repair shop near Venice Florida? Looks like mine will need to come out for a leaking tube caused by an errant fan blade.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By TJMack
Re: Check your fan blades

As it turns out I wasn't as blessed as I thought. I had no leak in the radiator after the incident. I even cut off the opposing blade on the broken 4 blade fan and drove the car to a cruise-in that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By TJMack
Re: Check your fan blades

I got my new fan from Mike's A-Ford-Able parts today. I had already ordered a 4 blade by the time I started this thread or I would have tried a cast one. Oh well, I'm sure the new one will outlast...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By TJMack
Check your fan blades

I finished putting in a new pitman arm and drag link and tie rod parts so I wanted to try it out, naturally. Everything went fine for about 10 miles or so. Then BANG!! Something broke and the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By TJMack
Re: Drag link assembly

Thanks for the quick response, Guys. This substantiates one of my infallible axioms; "NOTHING IS EVER EASY". Those two pictures contradict each other somewhat.


As is evident, the holes in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By TJMack
Drag link assembly

I just got a new drag link and new innards for it. Does anyone have a picture showing how the parts go in. I can't use my old one for reference because parts were missing. I think I see how it goes,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By TJMack
Re: Hub caps loose

Thanks for the input, guys. Since I just a couple days ago got a shipment of parts that will hopefully be the last I need for a wile I decided to see if I could find some common rubber bands that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By TJMack
Hub caps loose

Does anyone have a trick for tightening new hubcaps onto the wheels? I took a punch and hammered each individual tang on the inside of the wheel and they're still loose as goose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,571
Posted By TJMack
Re: Possible Radiator Problem???

My limited experience tends to agree with this. I just got a sedan that has a Motometer on it and I'm wondering how that is going to work unless the coolant level in the radiator stays within about...
Forum: Model-A 12-16-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By TJMack
Re: Miscellaneous parts in Florida

All Gone


Still couldn't post pictures NO help from forum people
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By TJMack
Re: Wiring help

I had a couple issues with my brake light switch when I first got my coupe. You might find this thread interesting. just paste it into your search bar. it will take you to the thread.

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Forum: Model-A 12-13-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By TJMack
Miscellaneous parts in Florida

I got a bunch of parts that I have no use for with a sedan I just bought. There are a lot of good usable parts for someone who needs them. There's a complete front axle that looks very good, a few...
Forum: Model-A 12-12-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By TJMack
1929 Special Coupe, unrestored

This 1929 Special Rumble Seat Coupe was found in a garage two years ago after sitting for 40 years. It's got new tires, wiring harness, brakes, plugs, modern points and condenser, distributor cap and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By TJMack
Re: 1929 Special coupe: easy way to move seat back 1.5 inches

So, for those of us who don't have the service bulletins, what do they say? I have the same problem with my special coupe. In fact I'm trying to sell it so I can buy a sedan because it's so hard for...
Forum: Model-A 04-03-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By TJMack
Re: 1929 Rmble Seat Special Coupe Driver

Lowest priced running Model A on the forum
Forum: Model-A 03-26-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By TJMack
1929 Rmble Seat Special Coupe Driver

This 1929 Special Rumble Seat Coupe was found in a garage last year after sitting for 40 years. I put in a complete new wiring harness, new rear brakes (the fronts were fine), new tires, new battery,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By TJMack
Re: Carb leak ?

A model A float is not like most floats.... you don't adjust them by bending the arm. You have to adjust the float level by adding or removing gaskets to the float valve.


Leaking is a COMMON...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,003
Posted By TJMack
Re: Confirmed, VIN problem that has always bothered me. What would you do?

I like this response the best. :-)


I bought a car in Florida that had a title from Pennsylvania 40 years old. The vin on the title was not even like any other vin number. It was apparently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By TJMack
Re: Nu Rex breaker plate points problem.

That makes sense. Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,650
Posted By TJMack
Re: Carburetor Float valves

Mike from Mike's A Fordable parts called me today. He said he has been in contact with other parts retailers and they are seeing the same problems with the Viton float valves. He also said they are...
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