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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,465
Posted By PalAl
Re: Terriable backfiring

Check all your electrical connections then do a load test on the battery. Sounds stupid but a friend had the same problem and it turned out to be a bad battery. Who would have thunk it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By PalAl
Re: A months frustration, Fuel issues

Dirty leg
http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/kellyshutoff.htm

Pencil filter/gas tank screen
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/search?q=gas+valve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By PalAl
Re: A months frustration, Fuel issues

Here is a link for the dirty leg
http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/kellyshutoff.htm

Club members use the small magnet from Harbor Freight in the glass bowl to catch small rust particles.
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By PalAl
Re: Off topic motorized bike

Google Thruster Motor Bike, lots of info and videos
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By PalAl
Trunk Information

I purchased a trunk for the back of my "A", it was manufactured in Milwaukee Wisconsin by the LOOPS Trunk & Leather Good. Tried to GOOGLE but came up with nothing, anyone have any information about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By PalAl
Re: Radiator update

The Gano Auto Coolant Filter
The Gano Auto Coolant Filter is a patented device that prevents radiator and coolant system damage. It removes rust scale, gasket material and other foreign particles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,761
Posted By PalAl
Re: Move Pinion forward and back per Les Andrews

Dave, I know our Club (Rock-Ford-A's IL) would be interested in your recording, seeing the process of a rebuild and adjustment helps take the guess out of the work. No matter what the quality is it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By PalAl
Re: LED Headlight Replacement Bulbs

Bill thank you, this is the information I am looking for, being new to "A ing" I have a lot of questions, a lot answered by past posts. In your experience do you see a worthwhile difference between...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By PalAl
LED Headlight Replacement Bulbs

Has anyone tried the LED headlight replacement bulbs offered from

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,897
Posted By PalAl
Re: Exhaust sleeve

I can't say my muffler or manifold is in the best condition, I used one without any gasket or sealer goop and I have a seal with no leaks. It worked for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By PalAl
Re: Briggs Town Sedan window trim question

Model A Tube Nuts
The tube nuts are used to mount the front window garnish molding. Included in the interior screw kits. #8 nuts are used in the slant windshield 4-doors, 10 per car. U.S.A.

Model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,880
Posted By PalAl
Re: Steering lube- Penrite 1200W

Roger, I use the "corn head" in the U joint also but didn't consider the steering gear box. Has that worked well for you? Any special way you filled the box with the corn head?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,880
Posted By PalAl
Re: Steering lube- Penrite 1200W

Seems to have been a rush on this stuff, should be back on the shelf in a couple of weeks.
Bet there wondering why the sudden sales.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By PalAl
Re: Cylinder Leak Down Tester

Have you tried JEGS, Summit, Amazon? Local auto parts stores or best of all check with your friends or club members you can borrow one and get educated on it's use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By PalAl
Re: Model A time machine

Started Model A'ing when I graduated grade school.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,588
Posted By PalAl
Re: Battery Disconnect

I like the idea of the terminal boots, nice clean installation. I also think the choke cable control is an excellent idea, I can see how pulling the choke control would move the switch but how does...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By PalAl
Re: Metal int. window trim color

Thank you jrelliott, I to will be looking and will share if I find something
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By PalAl
Re: Fire extinguisher and mount for 30 Coupe

Sorry double post............ I do not know how to fix this (delete)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By PalAl
Re: Fire extinguisher and mount for 30 Coupe

OK..... a thought from a retired Firefighter, an extinguisher to save the car YES, but remember to save yourself! You do not want to be fumbling around in the interior of the car (under the gas tank)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By PalAl
Re: Fire extinguisher and mount for 30 Coupe

Another thought, most of us have never used a fire extinguisher, talk to your local Fire Department, most Departments will give classes on the proper techniques and proper extinguishing agents to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By PalAl
Re: Fire extinguisher and mount for 30 Coupe

OK..... a thought from a retired Firefighter, an extinguisher to save the car YES, but remember to save yourself! You do not want to be fumbling around in the interior of the car (under the gas tank)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By PalAl
Re: Metal int. window trim color

Thank you Jim, just the information I was looking for.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By PalAl
Metal int. window trim color

I am in the process of refinishing the interior metal window trim on my 1929 Standard Fordor Sedan 165-B. The present color is black however the back side is a brown color that does not appear to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By PalAl
Re: Flathead Ted Brake Energizer Kit??

Went through my brakes this winter, found many small problems, some frozen parts and bad adjustments. I installed FHT's Deluxe Kit with cast iron and replaced a lot of small parts. Car is still in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,558
Posted By PalAl
Re: Cleaning Zinc running board trim

That did turn out nice! I am in the process of doing the same job, I'm using FLITZ Metal Polish with 0000 steel wool to start and ending with just the polish. Looking almost as good as new. Have had...
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