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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By bobbader
Re: 31 pickup leaking steering box

Is it possible you're referring to a "Grease END Plate" (not a grease "and" plate)????? If so, all of the Model A parts vendors carry them. It is most commonly referred to as an End Plate Tube with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By bobbader
Re: Rear brakes

I agree with Patrick L on this one. Brake drums on any car will "seem" to have high/low spots or be out of round when you spin them by hand. That doesn't mean they have been "turned" out of round....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,833
Posted By bobbader
Re: Slamming into first gear

I'll throw this out there. An incident I experienced several years ago with a modern car with a Ford Heavy Duty 3 spd Trans. I had what sounds like the same issue you've experienced with your Model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By bobbader
Re: 1930 Model A roadster on Ebay,original?

Yes, it has 31 features but I also think something is "OFF" about that indented firewall. The shape of the indent does not look correct and has nothing to do with the reflection of the manifolds. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,953
Posted By bobbader
Re: Model A Wheel Colors company

Please check your PM (Private Messages) ............... top right of your the screen where it says "Welcome, Cpuckett"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By bobbader
Re: Testing a cutout

Your rear plate indicates that this probably IS a Model A Generator. If it's a B generator, the difference is that the rear edge of the case might have a chamfer on it but the rear cover might likely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By bobbader
Re: Low braking phenomena

I think my friend JB-OB is on to something here. Clearance of service brake crosshaft to U-joint housing might be compromised. Also, kudos for the 1000 + miles recently driven and complimentary...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By bobbader
Re: Generator

The "third brush" is the one most directly in view as you look down into the generator with the band off. People are often unaware about how the brush is "adjustable" when those of us use that term....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By bobbader
Re: Arcing Brake Shoes

David, Check your PM (Private Message folder).

Bob Bader
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By bobbader
Re: Getting my 31 to run right.

You didn't mention what kind of carburetor . Cast Iron Zenith? Pot Metal Tillotson? Other? If it is a Tillotson, there's a good chance the flange where it bolts to the intake manifold is warped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By bobbader
Re: Identifying steering columns

OOPS, didn't see that you mentioned the car was a 31. By 31, if I remember correctly, most of them did not have Gemmer markings. My Judging Standards are at work and I'm currently not there every...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By bobbader
Re: Identifying steering columns

They are both "Gemmer" units. One is manufactured by Gemmer while the other is manufactured by Ford or an outside manufacturer to Gemmer specs. That is to say, the 2 tooth steering boxes which they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By bobbader
Re: Zenith and the Gav adjustment On a 31

You say that your other car runs fine with what would be considered normal adjustment parameters for the GAV. Why not try swapping carbs from one car to the other. This could help determine if the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By bobbader
Re: Starter Switch Question

Could be an early 28 starter which takes a totally different switch. If you remove the switch, there should be an insulated copper button about the diameter of a quarter protruding from the starter....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,442
Posted By bobbader
Re: Model A cracked block

In my opinion, you're working in reverse, thinking that this may be the only problem with this engine and a patch will have you going merrily down the road. While many would dismiss this block right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
Posted By bobbader
Re: Perch Pin Play...

M5655, please see your PM (private Message) folder. Message sent

Bob Bader
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By bobbader
Re: Gas Cap leaks

You don't mention if the primers you are using are over any older paint or bare metal. In either case, have you significantly scuffed the area around the rim of the gas cap opening on the tank enough...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By bobbader
Re: Need Photos and Suggestions

The sliding lock mechanism on the driver's side is nothing more than a sliding metal piece that pushes on a mating piece in the door latch mechanism that also slides inside the latch and stops the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By bobbader
Re: I'm at wits END Help

This is a job much more easily done with the spring not up in the crossmember, especially if the radius ball is still attached under the bell housing. It is also much easier with a spring spreader....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By bobbader
Re: Fan to Water Pump Fitting

The situation is that the aluminum fan is a casting and in order to have the strength needed for it to hold up, the inside dimension of the pulley around the nose of the water pump is slightly less...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By bobbader
Re: Question for "B" Carb expert

Russ, Been awhile since I did my last B carb. I'd have to go back and look at what the other hole is for. Quickly, I'd say it's an air bleeder but, I need a closer look to remember where it leads.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By bobbader
Re: Question for "B" Carb expert

This IS the idle port. Some B & C carbs have a hole in the front center of the throat like an A carb. Others have this brass "plug" with a slot in it. The slot goes half way through the brass plug...
Forum: Early V8 10-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By bobbader
Parts to Hershey

Model A, V8, Y-Block Speed and Accessory Equipment

Green Field Spaces GCE 30-39

Will arrive Tues afternoon
Possible set-up Tues

Definite set up Weds, Thurs, Fri 8:30 - 5:30

Peter Cucci ...
Forum: Model-A 10-06-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By bobbader
Unhappy More parts going to Hershey

In addition to the restored/polished 1931 Radiator Shell I posted earlier this week, the following:
2 brand new Sportlites by Don Sommer with brackets for left & right side 31 Dlx Roadster. $800 per...
Forum: Model-A 10-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By bobbader
Parts going to Hershey

I have a beautifully polished 1931 grille shell that I got in a larger purchase this summer. The shell was a pristine original with no signs that any metal work needed to be done before it was...
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