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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Need to move front spring across

You may have to loosen the wish bone mount at the bell housing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Mafca canyon land tour

Here is a picture from the North side of the Grand Canyon. Also a picture of our 3 model As and the beautiful yellow Aspen trees. On the way back my 1930 Standard coupe turned 50,000 miles!!!. We...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Strange E-brake observation

My guess - when you applied the emergency brake, the two sides of the band expanded evenly from the stop. Then you rotated the drums which moved one edge of the e. band to the stop, then they held.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 Rumble Seat Toe Kick Carpet

Here is a picture of my original unrestored July 1930 standard coupe's rumble seat area. Carpet was not used.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 Victoria on ebay

Interesting rear feet on passenger seat. I wonder what month it was made
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Interior Door Panels on Deluxe Closed Cars

Don
Here is are 2 pictures of the outside edge of the passenger door of my original Victoria.
I hope this is what you want to see. Let me know if you want a different view.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Interior Door Panels on Deluxe Closed Cars

Here is a picture of the carpet piece on the bottom of the passenger door panel on my original Victoria (early May, 1931).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

Grier
If you have not found a LWB coupling shaft housing and support, I have one that I am willing to donate to the project. I also have the LWB coupling shaft, in very nice condition, and 2 brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Luggage rack bracket question.

Now that I look at it, it is the stop for the folding arms of the trunk rack when it is lowered and it keeps the folding arms from going down when the rack is folded up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,937
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Where to start?

It would be helpful to put your location. I would encourage you to join your local Model A Club. They will be a great resource to you. Next your should get the Restoration Guidelines from either...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Luggage rack bracket question.

My original Victoria trunk rack support has that punched out piece. I do not know what it was for.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,143
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victorias

Nice looking Victoria.
It looks like the previous owner added a late 1931 steering column support, which is a good thing. Please make sure that he removed the rubber anti rattler on the gas tank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Need help identifying Victoria door post part

The part you need is called a Dove Tail Guide insert. They are used on the Victorias, Slant windshield sedans and and I would assume 400As & 68Cs. Bratton's says that they are used on Slant...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Vicky rear fenders

The Victoria used 30-31 sedan fenders. Any sedan fender made after February 1931 had a dimple behind the rear fender bracket. It was added to clear a rivet on the 160 series sedan bodies.
If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Pinstriping

Art
Looks great, really finishes off your Vicky
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Water pump with no grease fittings

The only reason to use the water pump with the front bushing, is if you were planning on entering your Model A in fine point judging. Other wise I would use April 1928 to End of production style...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Rearview mirrors for 1931 S/W Town Sedan (160B)

I used 2-30/31 pickup hinge mirror brackets on my SWTS. The hinge pin on the SW sedans are larger than the rest of the model A bodies, so you will have to drill the hinge holes in the mirror bracket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,243
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: What roadside repairs have you made to keep your A going

4 Model A’s and families left the San Jose CA. area in 2003 for Calgary, Canada and the North West Regional Meet. We had a great time at the meet and met some wonderful people. On the 3rd day of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Got Miss Molly home

I would do one more thing to the water pump - Back off the shaft packing nut completely, rub some grease on the shaft and move the packing nut and packing over the grease to get grease between the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 ccpu paint

Bill
Do you have the latest edition? E-2016
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Can't even complete a simple job like a step plate.

It should be bolted to the right hand (passenger side for left hand drive cars) bumper arm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 Victoria

Art
It looks outstanding. Now you get to enjoy it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 56th NCRG Santa Rosa

The prototype 1928 Model A Towncar was displayed in the hotel lobby.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 56th NCRG Santa Rosa

I am going up with Santa Clara Valley Chapter. Driving my 1930 std. Coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Brand New V.S. Rebuilt Carburetor

That carburetor is for a late 1931 indented firewall vehicle. The tops are harder to find and there for more expensive. You will need to get all of the glue out of the steel before you try and...
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