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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By PalAl
Re: Model A Fords to be with us for a LONG time yet

I also believe we "A"er's have a responsibility to work at getting the younger generation interested in Model A's. We old farts are fimilar with the older cars, young folks will ask "what is it"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By PalAl
Re: Heavy lifting

Looks like the rear outrigger may slide out for more stability and the front frame work looks as if it's designed for the outrigger to swing out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By PalAl
Re: ?? Float a Motor rear mount

This might help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,229
Posted By PalAl
Re: What's the most absurb advice you've received in the old car hobby?

Mike.... are ya saying I'm using the wrong type of wire?? :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,229
Posted By PalAl
Re: What's the most absurb advice you've received in the old car hobby?

It's rebuilt............. ran like a top when I parked it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By PalAl
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

Frequent oil changes are a lot easier then yanking an engine, taking a good look at your drained oil may save you a lot of work by spotting some "gunk" that could point to something failing. Pick an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By PalAl
Re: I went and done it now.

Well in the Rock-Ford A's Model A Ford Club the first thing we would say is
"Were all very sorry to hear that and we hope you have a fat wallet"! Then we would all laugh and welcome you to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By PalAl
Re: No nut manifold clamp

I have had the "No Nut Clamp" on my car for about three years, works very well, easy to use and has an excellent seal. Got mine from Red Quail Early Ford Parts along with several other parts. Here is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By PalAl
Re: Starter Foot pain

Here is a mounted "Sparky Start". Always retarded when starting.
Forum: Model-A 09-24-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By PalAl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By PalAl
Re: Wood graining

Wow, your Dad was very talented
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By PalAl
Re: Wood graining

Very nice Russ B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By PalAl
Re: Headlight switch sequence

Take a close look at the bulb sockets, you may have contacts that are to close causing the power to creep over to another circuit. Repo sockets are noted for that trouble. Good article by Marc Maron...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By PalAl
6 V Bull/Fog Horn Info Needed

Picked up a cable operated Bull/Fog horn and would like to gather any information out there about original manufacturer, instructions, pictures of cable control device, original decals etc. Original...
Forum: Model-A 09-08-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By PalAl
1929 Briggs Standard Fordor Sedan 165-B

An older restoration with over 36 years of records, receipts, car is a driver with patina and many safety upgrades. New tires, brakes, cast iron drums, FHT floaters, LEDís, beautiful LeBaron Bonney...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By PalAl
Re: Model A fuse.

It's an oil breather tube, it can direct fumes and blow by mist to the bottom of the car to help keep the engine compartment cleaner. Complete with flip top to add oil. Bratton's part # 9920
Forum: Model-A 08-19-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By PalAl
Re: Five Gang Fuse Block

There has been a lot of talk on the Forum about "Fusing the Model A" I have made several more of these fuse blocks to help prevent an electrical breakdown at the worst time. Contact me..... see post...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,473
Posted By PalAl
Re: Powering a GPS with 6 volt.

Look for "Anyone use a Tom-Tom GPS" that was posted earlier, go down to my reply NUMBER 11, I used a cigarette style lighter plug as the article shows and it works great for my GPS/and cell. Good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By PalAl
Re: Paint code for Manila Brown

This might help


http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/paintdetail.cgi?dupont=B8254
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By PalAl
Re: Model A fuse.

I added a fuse block to help prevent burning wires from a short at the headlights and horn. Makes it easy to isolate and eliminate a fire source.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By PalAl
Re: Anyone use a TomTom gps?

If I did this right you should have an attachment. I did this and it works great for my GPS/Cell Phone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By PalAl
Re: Lighting issues

Did ya all know you don't have to change the wiring around in the bucket..... just rotate the bulb 180 deg. in the socket. Many times you will see a bright light on the right and a dim on the left,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By PalAl
Re: Lighting issues

Mike I thought it was... 6 o'clock is the off position, 7 o'clock is the running lights and then 5 o'clock is low beams and 4 o'clock is high beams.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By PalAl
Re: July/August 1991 Restorer

Gary thank you, what a great forum with devoted Model A lovers who are willing to share
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By PalAl
July/August 1991 Restorer

Looking for an article on main and rod shimming that was in the Tech Q & A column of the July/August 1991 Restorer, if you have this would you be willing to copy and send to me? Thanks
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