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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Like mine -- the only problem I had was when changed oil, didn't put the funnel down far enough, before discovered oil I was adding was going to the floor thru the breather line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

Closed Cab
I have a round support bar between the bumper frames. Used pipe conduits to mount the plate on this bar. My set-up came off a coupe. Allow me an emailing address and I'll supply...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

taffrail
Home Depot sells a pipe conduit that I fitted around the support bar to installed my plate. I've also used the conduit to attach a radio controller to my steering column. And if I knew...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

I have 2 bumperets instead of the full length bumper.[/QUOTE]




OK, that's what I have too. Since I never drive at nite -- not changing anything until I'm ticketed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

I've looked at using the '32 picup licenses bracket also. You would flip the brake lite upside down so the the plate would be lit. However I've a 1931 Florida Truck licenses
plate that I don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By rfitzpatrick
PicUp Rear Bumpers

They were not factory installed item were they? Now my licenses plate doesn't properly display directly from behind, it does easily off-side.
I did it because it gives the rear end a finished-look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Andy Hardy Movies

You might gather that I am rather cynical about the "entertainment" industry and those who have worked in it. They make a ridiculously large living out of playing make believe, something I stopped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Andy Hardy Movies

When I watch the 30's era movies, I never see anyone start their A's with involving the spark/hand throttle. Were the cars used in the movies modified so's not to do this?

Just wondering
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By rfitzpatrick
ModelA Times

Has an article: "Isolating Road Troubles---" and states the ignition system causes 95%, Compression 1%, fuel 4%. How does having an electronic ignition system compare to theses finds, plz.
I now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: 6v Alternator

And I thought it was notched for cooling !!
You ever consider writing a book -- for those's of less common sence, such as myself?


Example:
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Running engine with no dip stick?

'dip-stick' we had a troop in out squad called that. Always answered too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Original Owner

Does anyone know of an original owner of the Models T/A?
(GOD bless them)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By rfitzpatrick
New Manufactured Zenith 1 Carb

Anyone ever bought a new manufactured Zenith 1 Carburator/ What is your experience with the purchase. Yes, other than the price
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Jed Clampetts place

I'd read that the Clampetts Truck was a nod to the one used in the movie: The Grapes of Wrath.
There's a V8 under the Clampetts Truck, Buick I think
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: parts list: '31 fenders, running boards, etc.

I wouldn't ever try keeping my PicUp if it wasn't for a local Club.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,535
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Ford verse Chevrolet

Why are the Model A survival rates greater that the Chevrolet's of the same era ? And it's not due to the people/clubs I know either, as I only know of
one Chev to the four A's I've owned.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Warranty

I've found this: 1931 First Standard New Car Warranty: 90 days/4,000 Miles.
It was on an antique-car website I can't find again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Ford Factories

Seen many viedos building the A's -- whom builted the Factories?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,618
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

Never heard if anyone used to much tho.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Windsheild wipers

The Model A never did have duel windsheild wipers did it?
Originally that is

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Not a Ford , but what is it?

[QUOTE=1930-Pickup;1923336]I've seen a front bumper just like that on a 1921 Stutz (see photo)

Is that a Jump-Seat on the running board?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Save it or drive it

YES -- Save It AND Drive It
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By rfitzpatrick
History Of The Fender-Well Spare Mounting

Who came out with this, when?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: U-Joint Lub

Ruth/Patrick
Sealed Bearing -- so that's what my problem is

Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: U-Joint Lub

The throw-out -- the one forward of the shift lever under a metal panel. I'm having to removed my thick floor mat. That u-joint is a bear too (for me
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