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Forum: Model-A 10-25-2017, 03:22 AM
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Posted By 56servi
Re: Model A magazines

Magazines have been spoken for.
Forum: Model-A 10-23-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By 56servi
Model A magazines

Almost 500 Model A magazines
Sold car and need to get rid of magazines

Craigslist listing
https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/pts/d/ford-model-magazines/6349131253.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By 56servi
Re: Special Lug Nut Socket??

Thanks for the ideas. I will try the 3/8 drive socket with shrink tubing or plastic coat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By 56servi
Special Lug Nut Socket??

I read a post a few months ago on a special lug nut socket that someone made up to protect the paint on the wheels. Not sure it was on this forum. I printed it out & put in in my "pile file" on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By 56servi
Re: greenfield Village Old Car Festival

For Hickory Corners, look at Gull Lake Inn. Its on M-89 about 15 min from Gilmore. Is at The Gull Lake View golf course. Old motel but OK if just spending the night. Condos are available at Gull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By 56servi
Re: Help with Trunk Latch Lock

I got the trunk opened. The label inside the lid is damaged but enough to read. It's a Watts-Morehouse Jackson Michigan trunk. Everything inside the trunk looks good. There is some delaminating...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By 56servi
Help with Trunk Latch Lock

This maybe in the wrong forum.
I bought a metal trunk last week thinking about using it on my 31 Slant Window 160B. Got it home & it is too wide for my rack.

The right lock wouldn't open & I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,256
Posted By 56servi
Re: Henry Ford funeral home

I was born & grew up in Detroit. Moved to the Burbs in 1966 when I was 22. Always makes me sad when I see it now & remember what it was.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,040
Posted By 56servi
Re: Stuck Valve

Got it running. Kept prying down on the valve spring with the tool against the block of wood. It started moving a little so I had my wife crank the engine over using the hand crank. Each time the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,040
Posted By 56servi
Re: Stuck Valve

here are the pictures
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,040
Posted By 56servi
Stuck Valve

I have a stuck #2 cyl exhaust valve in my 31 Slant Window. I have the valve cover off & the plugs out. I put some Marvel Mystery Oil in the cyl. I also sprayed "Break Away" (penetrating oil) into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Re: Starter Lockup Problem

I finally got the starter back in & working. The 1st armature I got off ebay had a bent shaft. The endplate would not slide on the shaft all the way. Ordered from another vendor & it was OK. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Re: Starter Lockup Problem

After taking the armature out I decided to get a new one. The commutator was severely worn with a big step where the brushes run. I also ordered the springs that Tom mentioned and new bolts &...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Re: Starter Lockup Problem

I can take it to work. We have V blocks & a hand press. Should I remove the armature to straighten the shaft or leave it in the starter. I will be doing this tomorrow

Thanks for the help
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Re: Starter Lockup Problem

The shaft is out of round by .100 at the end. Measured with drive assy removed.
What are Recommendations:
A> Buy a used starter off ebay
B> Buy a new armature & repair old starter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Re: Starter Lockup Problem

I think your right. Time to take it apart
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,600
Posted By 56servi
Starter Lockup Problem

Yesterday when I went to start my 31 S/W the starter motor locked up. I tried rocking the car in 1st gear but no help. I got the starter out today. Had to bang on the starter with rubber mallet to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By 56servi
Re: Slant Window Description for Story Board

Thanks for all the help on this. I have a lot of MAN & the Restorer on my shelf. I will take this project on & try to put something together on the Slant Window. I will post on here my draft for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By 56servi
Slant Window Description for Story Board

I want to make up a Story board for my 1931 160B Slant window. I have looked thru my Lit & don't have a sales brochure. I would like to describe why the Slant Window was made & what are the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By 56servi
1931 Slant Window Inside Mirror

The mirror that came with my car was damaged when I got the car. The silver on the back is coming off. This mirror is 5" long by 2 3/4" wide & beveled around all sides. I bought a new mirror but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By 56servi
Re: Rear Bumper Clamp Cam Apart

These are what I have on my front bumper. They look much stronger
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By 56servi
Re: Rear Bumper Clamp Cam Apart

I will get 2 back ones from A&L. Need to look at the front to see what I have

Thanks
Gene
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By 56servi
Rear Bumper Clamp Cam Apart

The rear bumper clamp on my 31 S/W was laying on the floor when I went out today. The stud had pulled out of the clamp. Not sure if its original or repo. It was on the car when I got it. It does...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By 56servi
Re: 31 S/W body Pinstriping

I found this picture of my car before the fire on my other computer. Is this correct?
Area in question is at lower rear of back side window. Should it be right angle as in picture or rounded to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By 56servi
31 S/W body Pinstriping

I am getting ready to get my 31 S/W (160B) pinstriped. I was at The Gilmore Museum on Sat & looked at about 4 different S/W car that were there. No 2 had the same pinstripe around the body &...
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