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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By René W
Re: Why I prefer open cars

I think roadsters are the most beautiful A's......but i prefer my tudor.
I use the tudor as a daily driver all year round,now in Holland it is summer and the sun is burning so hot you will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

These fenders are just the standard trailer fenders,cheap,steel and round.
It probably would have looked better when i used model A pickup fenders and Model A rear lights........but this was much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Me too..........:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Last week i mounted new tires on the trailer,the old ones were totally shot and dry,one inner tube was repared at least 15 times.....
Now the trailer is in good use,last week i drove 150 km...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Well..........here it is.....done....next project:D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Sf01lIJH6A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUYPojLMSS0
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Trailer is almost done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Hi Mike,i don't know if you are using the same keyboard as we do,but i press the marked button before the e and then you get the é.
The laws are everywhere in the Eurozone the same,so no worries...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Did some more work,lights,hinges and locks on the tailgate and all the wood is treated with preserving paint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Ah.......the reason i made the tailgate closed is i had the idea to use it as an extension of the floor when needed,chains would keep it level with the floor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Jeff i understand,but why would it tow easier with a slatted tailgate?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

What do you mean with slatted?
I don't have fenders yet,would like model A pickup fenders but the are rare and expansive.
Standard trailer fenders are too small,only up to 15 inch.
Actually i like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Busy with taillights and tailgate.
All of the wood used is reclaimed wood from old glass transportation pallets.
My neighbour has new windows in his house and these pallets were standing for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

These axles have a steel torsion bar inside,mine has only rubber,works the same....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

It is a 1925 Terrot 250cc twostroke,a French bike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

The trailer has independent rubber suspension,if it is to bouncy shocks can be mounted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

The brakes are operated by pushingn in the pullbar,as soon as the trailer slows down the pullbar is pulled out and the brakes released.....if the car is still braking the pullbar is pushed in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

The pictures don't show the levels,later i copied the model a drum surface on to the spacers.The picture just shows them under constuction.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

I welded these spacers on to the brake drums,full welds around.
Don't know if it is legal and really don't care about it.
The trailer is under 750kg gross weight and is registration free,no one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 72
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Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Well,the spacers are done and the build of the trailer is making some progress.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By René W
Re: Something wrong

post #24...........
the head was true
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By René W
Re: Something wrong

Winter,spring,summer or fall..............the model A drives it all....:D
Only when it is very cold it stays at home,the model A can stand the cold but i don't.......no Heather and a bit drafty make...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By René W
Re: Something wrong

All is well again,gasket was blown and is replaced,everything else is checked,oil pan is cleaned out and new oil,new coolant and at the same time the upper water neck replaced because the old one was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By René W
Re: Something wrong

Mechanics at work
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 6,027
Posted By René W
Re: Pcd

Thanks for your two cents Tony,for me it is a bit difficult to explain as i speak english so bad.
Trailers over 750 kg overhere also need an own title,under 750kg is free.
When you build a trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By René W
Re: Something wrong

Allright......head gasket is blown,everything else looks okay.
Ordered new gaskets,we do a total service at the same time,adjusting valves,clean out the oil pan etcetera.
If i am right the torque...
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