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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

Not sure if this counts As one but the rear radius rods Are seamed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

But what was factory? I’ve seen both not sure what Henry used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Custom building vintage style wiring

E-bay has been my source for the proper cloth wire sold by the foot also the cloth sheathing with the tar coating also sold by the foot. Good luck with the speedster I’m just getting started on mine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Just went to their website. When you select the year of your vehicle it only goes back to 1950. Sorry to say NO model A parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Catseye gas gauge

No picture here on iPhone either.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By dbaldwi3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ford Logo

3D print the oval with the lip on it and set your logo into it. Problem solved!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Under the running board mat

Use contact cement when done painting but make sure you’ve got it squared up perfectly contact cement doesn’t give you a second chance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: AAA on the move

Way cool! That picture belongs on the cover of a magazine or a calendar. Picture perfect!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Leaking Head bolt?

Stationed there 79-80 good times then transferred to bitburg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Need 2 Victoria Assist Straps

Now that was funny! ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Good tool to lubricate the leaf springs

Is that made from an old c clamp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,858
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

Yep move to Florida, I left Michigan a long time ago. No regrets. And my cars thanked me!(no potholes!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,733
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Painting Accent Stripes

No idea how they did it but like you lots of masking and unmasking. I’ve probably spent 30 hrs or more just masking and painting. Still have pin stripe to do!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove/Replace Headlight Reflector

Open lens cover, remove bulbs, gently pull reflector bucket forwards it will slide right out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,239
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove inner oil pan

Believe it or not a Wooden baseball bat slid into the side and give it a good pop it will come out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Thread size - windshield frame screws?

In restoring my Tudor I’ve found Henry liked 10-24 thread size and can be purchased through restoration supply houses.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Radial Tires 16 inch Kelsey Hayes

Here’s a chart I found with dimensions https://racedunlop.com/docs/40sand50s.pdf then go here https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc?tires=195-80r16-195-75r16 and plug in a modern tire size to compare...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Radial Tires 16 inch Kelsey Hayes

P195/80-r16 but good luck as far as I can tell only one tire that size the Bridgestone ecopia e2 made for electric rav4 in California
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Steering Wobble

Radius ball
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Steering Wobble

Did you look at front radius ball? I was told this can cause wobble.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,325
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Side Mirror Installation Tips Needed

Not trying to hijack this thread but I just installed a drivers side mirror on my Tudor, after trying all recommended methods I ended up having to drill the hinge pin completely out. My problem is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Need help polishing a 1931 grill shell

Mine was so bad I had to start at 320, 500,1200, 3000, polishing wheel now it looks like a mirror. Have to admit I was scared hitting it with 320 though! And don’t be in a rush take your time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Help, Paint Application Problems

Recently had the same problem I waited till it cured then wet sanded the effected area and sprayed it again no problem the second time. Assumed it was either the tack rag or wax/grease remover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Broken gless

Just purchased a passenger side glass for my Tudor locally for $47.00 installation was pretty easy. As a side note today I installed all the new door hardware and concluded it’s best to turn handle...
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