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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,469
Posted By supergnat
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Boy, Am I red faced. 😱. I was mistaken. The online photos have a shadow which makes it appear as though there is a second ground. I apologize for the oversight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,469
Posted By supergnat
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

The current 3X’s I’ve seen have dual grounds (I think that is what they are called). Is that an improvement/. Are they good for our Model A’s?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,426
Posted By supergnat
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

Wow, that is great news. Great customer service and caring shown by Snyders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By supergnat
Re: Set screw for dendix on starter

What year is your car and what is the diameter of your starter shaft? From you description I suspect you have a 28 or early 29 whose starter has a 1/2 inch shaft. The photo I am sharing is the set...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,426
Posted By supergnat
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

My eyes were seeing the same thing a Terry O. Have you tried to slip the new tie rod ends over the spindle balls without the spring and cup installed to be sure the hold is large enough? Just an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,189
Posted By supergnat
Re: Oil In My Water

I believe that that particular stud #8 is different than the others. I remember being cautioned to be sure to drain the water out of the system before removing that stud. If that is not done it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By supergnat
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

The Lea Andrews manual is cheaper from the suppliers plus it is good to support them. https://www.brattons.com/model-a-mechanics-handbook-vol-1.html
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By supergnat
Re: How to measure front wheels to straight ahead

I was given this tool suggestion and it seems to work pretty well at least to get you in the ball park so you could go to an alignment shop. I use two Harbor Freight tape measures as part of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By supergnat
Re: Electrolock question

https://www.brattons.com/dual-position-switch-with-original-style-cable.html You can order this from Brattons and it will look like the pop-out and protect the wire to boot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By supergnat
Re: gas tank removal

Here are the photos which show the bolt holes with the fabric pulled back. It is hard to disconnect the fabric without damaging it but it can be nailed back in place once the replacement tank is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By supergnat
Re: gas tank removal

There are also bolts under the dash which may be covered by fabric under the dash. I have a couple of photos I will send as soon as I reduce the file size.
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,821
Posted By supergnat
Re: Leatherback '28-'29 Group

Amazing job. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,875
Posted By supergnat
Re: Thinking of buying a model A

I would recommend that in addition to the other suggestions it is critical to inspect the gas tank for rust. I can be challenging since there are baffles. Do a searchon this forum since there are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1928 shift lever plate

My Oct 28 Leatherback has a center pistol grip ebrake and multidisk clutch which works perectly. Your car must be an e28.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,421
Posted By supergnat
Re: Sale price

Hi Mick60. Sorry to hear about your father-in-law. That’ a horrible disease, my dad had it. I live near you in Pamyra, NJ. I belong to the Delaware Model A cub. I’m sure our members would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,457
Posted By supergnat
Re: 600w Oil or STP for Steering Box ...

I have used the 600W from Brattons. I live in NJ and often receive my orders the following day if I order in the morning. You are not far from them either so the wait should be minimal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,291
Posted By supergnat
Re: Nice Pic

My 28 Learherback is totally fabric covered. Could it be a Leather back?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By supergnat
Re: Changed Fuel Filter-Now won't start

During one of my first experiences with a Model A I had the same problem. After turning the gas back on it Would run for about 5 seconds and then shut and not start again. I turned the gas off and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By supergnat
Re: New 28 Ford, have some questons

I have an Oct 28 Fordor and it has the original nickle plating. The shroud is nickle plated. Mine is a little dull too but not nearly as bad as the bumpers. I would like to know what to polish the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By supergnat
Re: rear wheel bearing replacement

I bought the seal installation tool from Brattons. It works great. REAR HUB SEAL DRIVER -
Use this tool to help you install the grease seal #1560 to the correct depth for the snap ring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By supergnat
Re: Rubber Cushions on 28 Leatherback Windshield Pillars

Here is a photo of the bumper on my 28 Leatherback I think it is original.
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,092
Posted By supergnat
Re: The 60-A, B, C Fordor Sedans

Russ and Steve,
My 28 Oct 28 leatherback still has the original interior, top and engine. I think I have already provided my data to Russ and Steve in the past. The car color is not original and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By supergnat
Re: Valve Tap Noise

Hi Bill, I would try the easiest suggestions first. I have plenty of Marvel and also Seafoam. I can bring them over and we can see it they make a difference. You know how to contact me. Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By supergnat
Re: Way off topic.. Ryan.. let this run a little..

It appers that Canvas is a web based software product so you need on line connectivity. It is my understanding that the biggest risk with running XP on line is it is very vulernable to being hacked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By supergnat
Re: Fordor gas tank felt sealer

J,
Great suggestion. That is what I will use.
Thanks
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