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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-07-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: 1925 alignment issues

X2 High radiator car with a low hood.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: 1930s Cars & Trucks In New York City

Agree, thought I saw a 38 Packard in front of the library. Is the hood ornament on the car that is filming, a 29 Packard?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Reproduction vs. original 1928 Headlamp Socket Assemblies

I had to put paper linings in the sockets to prevent the contacts inside from grounding out against the side of the socket. Without the paper it was a dead short.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-15-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Wood spoke VS wire spoke rims

Coker sells 21 inch white wall tires for Model A's. The 26-27 Model T takes the same size.
Forum: Model-T 09-04-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By 29spcoupe
Speedster Bucket Seats

Aluminum bucket sea$450ts with black upholstery in Hershey C4Y 34-37.
$450. Only one set available.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-17-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Blown Head Gasket

Head gaskets blow from time to time. I would make sure the block is good an clean, use a new head gasket and new head bolts. The old ones could have stretched.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-29-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Keeping a Model T running

I have both T's and A's. The A is more comfortable, faster, lights are better, etc. The T is more fun for me. If you drive the T as it was meant, it requires no more fixing than the A.
At 35 mph...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-03-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Help wanted for T distributor identification

Suggest that you take the whole distributor to the parts store. The hole in the side of the body where the wire comes out is different for different years.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-29-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: adjusting transmission bands

Mike, the problem may not be the bands. If the brake handle is the 'lever' that you pull, there is an adjusting bolt on the brake equalizer pawl. Turn the bolt down to adjust your neutral. You should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,396
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Photo of 1931 4-Door With Blackwall Tires

Bill, if you google model a fordor and then click on images, you will see many of them.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: throttle rod lever, 3531A

Agree. Remove the column bracket from frame, remove pitman arm and tap the column bracket with a hammer GENTLY. Then slide the lever up the throttle rod and pin. Then re-assemble.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: NY - Dutchess County - Hudson Valley MECHANIC NEEDED

where in Dutchess County are you? I live in Rhinebeck and do all the work on my Model A and Model T's. Pm me and we can get together. John
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-03-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,635
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Engine Rebuilder

Joe Bell, Tiffin, Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Rhinebeck car show 5/3 5/4 5/5

I'll be there with my Special Coupe. With the rain last year there were less Model A's. I won a first place.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-18-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: '27 roadster door check straps.

They used a check strap that was attached to the door and pillar with footman loops. These are also available from Mac's as well as other vendors.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-12-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: 24 or 25?

Many Model T's had parts/characteristics of more than one year. Ford did not change parts from one model year to another, but used up the older parts until they were gone. Non-starter cars very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,579
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Rear Main Bearing Oil Behavior

When I bought my coupe the engine had been rebuilt with only 100 miles on it. The oil leak from the bell housing was very bad. I dropped the pan and discovered the drain tube was a pipe nipple that...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-12-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Help needed identify fan blade mount assembly

26-27 Model T. The eccentric just below the outlet adjusts the fan belt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,437
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

Could be from a blown head gasket, crack in water jacket.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-01-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Way's to clean brass radiator

Dilute washing soda in water. if it is connected to an engine, let the engine run until it gets good and hot. then drain the washing soda and refill with plain water and let run. You can also use the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-28-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: 37 year old wanting to buy a Model T!

All Model T's are 11 feet from the front of the front tire to the rear of the rear tire. You may have to fold the windshield to allow for the height.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-23-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Firing order

I cross the timer wires and leave the plug wires un-crossed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Mystic Seaport Car Show

I've been going for many years. This year, without the tour, it is too far to go for just one day. I have always enjoyed the show and tour. John
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Hershey Locations

Will have T parts at C4Y 35. Look for the NEV-R-WEAR banner. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By 29spcoupe
Re: Upholstery door panels

The pocket on my Coupe is sewn to the surface of the door panel. If you look inside the pocket you will see the same cloth that is on the door panel.
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