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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

What part of the country are you from Mad Mac??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,927
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: What revs at 60MPH

That is a fantastic chart..

Thank you all for your responses.

Steve N.Z.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Headlight bar rubber gaskets

Hi Fellow Model A Drivers,

i have just replaced the rubber gaskets beneath my headlight bars because they were stretched out and looked horrible.
Unfortunately when i tightened the nuts up after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,927
Posted By NZ28ModelA
What revs at 60MPH

Hi Guys,

I have read the quote from Henry Ford on the introduction of the Model A where he states " The new Ford will ride comfortably at fifty and sixty miles an hour."

Now even with my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: radiator question

I'm guessing, but i presume you don't have much choice as the radiator supports dictate how wide the bonnet gap will be???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Had the Speedster out for a spin: Video

I was so impressed with your video, I've gone and bought a Samsung 360 for my Roadster Pickup!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Had the Speedster out for a spin: Video

Thats a great video. you are really motoring!! I love the way i can move the camera around..
I cant get over the cracks in the road though!!

thanks

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

I found it!!

I took off the bottom u-bolt plate and the nut still threaded to part of the bolt came with it..
I removed the spring pack and found the centre bolt was broken into three..

It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

Thank you all for the sound advice. I will get out there sometime over the next couple of days and with completely remove the u-bolt nuts and bottom plate. Then lift the body clear of the mount...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,340
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

I've been caught out a couple of times with not enough braking distance..

No accidents, but I have to remind myself that you just can't be as close to the car in front as you can with a modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

I have again jacked it up by the bumper and looking through the spokes of the wheel I can come to two conclusions.
1) loosening the u-bolt nuts to the ends of the thread was not enough because the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

Thank you.. That is exactly what i am trying to do.. But no result..

I am starting to wonder if the spring is located correctly and i have another reason for the offset..
i will climb under it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Need to move front spring across

Hi Guys,

I hesitantly presume we are mostly guys??

I have previously posted that it appears my front wheels are offset to the right by about 1"..
Someone advised me to loosen the spring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Reliability

A couple of things i have done include:
Battery isolator switch
Fuse mounted to the starter
Sealed water pump
1935 16" rims with radials
Counter balanced crankshaft with harmonic balancer,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: ?? Float a Motor rear mount

Morning!

If someone doesn't do it sooner. i should have a couple of pics for you tomorrow morning..

Kindest regards
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Smile Re: Draglink has a slight kink in it.

Hi Updraught,

Yeah I wondered if it had been hitting the Tierod. i have attached a pic of it. Its actually got quite a notch taken out of it too. I should've seen where it matched up when fitted....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Draglink has a slight kink in it.

Work is just 20mins away and I love driving the open cab to work every sunny day I can!
Roll on Summer!! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Draglink has a slight kink in it.

Thanks for the advice guys.. Roll on summer!! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Draglink has a slight kink in it.

Hi Fellow Model A drivers!

I have just started the process of rekitting my draglink and tierod ends and replacing the worn balls. I was pleasantly surprised how easily they both came off.
One...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Gas Shut Off Valve

I have never had any issues when I have left the tap on with day to day driving and stopping of an hour or two. As Syncro states, its the float valve in the carby that is stopping the fuel from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,655
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: fun day with un expected bonus

I have a 1/4 size "Deathproof Duck" for my mascot! I love it!!

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Rubber mounting the muffler

Thanks Ryan, I have often wondered about what effect the solid mounted exhaust was having and if anyone had done anything..

Regards

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,655
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: fun day with un expected bonus

What happened to your donkey radiator cap??
:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Laycock overdrive - Speedo drive

Thank you all for your help with this.. I would prefer to keep the speedo accurate if i can.

I appreciate all your input.

Kindest regards

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Laycock overdrive - Speedo drive

Thank you Gavin.. It is stephen.peters@hirepool.co.nz

This is much appreciated

Kindest regards

Steve
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