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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By Ronald
Re: Bud Vase bracket

Here is mine mounted on dash of a Tudor, out of the way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ronald
Re: Spark Plug Connectors

How about these found on my 1930 Tudor !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,048
Posted By Ronald
Re: Terriable backfiring

Found the cure to my backfiring . The throttle was not closing all the way at the carb ,corrected that problem and no more backfiring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,386
Posted By Ronald
Re: Got One - Now the VIN search

So why not register it in the State that you bought it from and then do the transfer ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Ronald
Body Parts

interested in knowing what the weight of various components such as fenders splash aprons etc.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ronald
Re: Throttle not returning to idle

I found that with this same issue that the fix was to slightly bend the tip of the ball that
the rod attaches to that goes to the throttle at the carb, back towards the slanted floor board.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Ronald
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,031
Posted By Ronald
Re: 30-31 Roof Rib Wood

I just did mine and found that all the bows are the same length and all have the same profile that matches the header and the rear most piece.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,733
Posted By Ronald
Re: Recommendations for a book on body repair?

Tinbasher has published a book on working with autobody sheet metal . A should have for the beginner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Ronald
Re: 31 model a

This should help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By Ronald
Re: CCPU Windshield and header panel - wrong?

You will find that tapering the exposed front section of the header to witin 1/8 in will give a better fit to the welting and visor ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ronald
Re: OK.... Newby dumb question

And remember that the gear shift lever moves upwards toward the dash to allow the driver to slide across the seat to the passenger side and exit .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ronald
Re: stone or pumice gas filters

Is this what your looking for ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ronald
Re: Using a 12 volt Nappa coil with a 6 volt electrical system on Model A

Keep in mind that in a 12 volt system the 12 volts from the battery (or more like 14 volts ) is only used to operate the starter and then when you release the key a ballast resister reduces the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By Ronald
Re: 10%Ethanol ????

The cure for the condensation is to add a couple of ounces of methelhydrate (gas line antifreeze) it will mix with the water and make it combustable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,279
Posted By Ronald
Re: Need a New Coil

If you are using a 6 volt system then a 6 or 12 volt coil will do , no resister required . But if using a 12 volt system then a resister is required.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,829
Posted By Ronald
Re: Ruff Idle problem

Maybe you could reset your timing , runs ruff if it is
off!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ronald
Re: 12 volt coil on 6 volts

I use a 6 volt battery and a 12 volt coil no issues. 6 volt coils are twice the money and more in my part of the world. I believe that coils do not know the difference ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ronald
Re: 12 volt coil on 6 volts

I also run a 12 volt coil (no internal resister ) in my 30 coupe , starts and runs like a top.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Ronald
Re: Removing Coupe Seat

Remove the seat and at the bottom of the backrest you will find a clip held with two screws about 12" from each side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,694
Posted By Ronald
Re: Need blue paint

Andulisite blue , factory original
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,000
Posted By Ronald
Re: god bless the Chinese but...

There isn`t anything man can`
t make a little worse and sell a little cheaper,
and those that consider price only are this mans lawful prey!

Rudyard Kipling
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ronald
Re: Canadian Open Car Colors

Canadian Model A Ford Foundation web site under the Library heading
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Ronald
Re: Question about spraying clear lacquer

Having sprayed clear lacquer many times , I always use a viscosity cup and thin so it empties cup in 20 seconds . works for tinted as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By Ronald
Re: Timing Question

What I did was slightly bend the control rod so that you have full contact with the far side of the notch in the distributer housing when the lever is all the way up and when all the way down you...
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