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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Charging?? Canít say it is

Amp meter shows nothing, never has. Was told it would not show a charge working or not.??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Charging?? Canít say it is

My thinking also and I have done it many times on modern iron. This car does not run when battery is disconnected.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By vern hodgson
Charging?? Canít say it is

So alternator (6v)shows good output, but battery is not getting charged. Charges up just fine using a charger, and lasts a while. ( have not tried to get to s. Dakota yet) but would be nice to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,128
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

How’s about the old timer who backs up to the front fender grabs the welt and exclaims,” we usta lift em up like this when we had to change a tire” while he struggles to lift it up off the ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By vern hodgson
Shade tree test

If alternator is working, should I be able to remove one battery terminal and the motor will continue running on the alternator output?
Forum: Model-A 09-07-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By vern hodgson
Coupe door header strips

Looking for a set of coupe door header strips 28-29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Ok, thanks Gary, looks as though I am missing a piece of trim above the door also
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Can any one post a photo of what that bumper looks like, in place?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

These are the holes in the upper door on the coupe, what are they for? Second photo are original inserts I dug out of the dovetail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Door dovetail

Ok, so what does this assembly do? Does the brass insert fit tight to the dovetail when the door is closed, for alignment and to hold it from rattling.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vern hodgson
Door dovetail

Purchased door bumpers etc for 29 coupe but may have the wrong one. Could someone take a close up photo of their door so I can see how it all fits in. I am looking at part#A61412B in macs catalog but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By vern hodgson
Door hardware

Looking at this photo it seems as though I need to dig out two pieces of rubber insert new ones then install the brass clips??!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By vern hodgson
Cupola quick questions

At idle water temp is 195 degrees, is that typical??

And lastly, what is the latest concenses on the best radiator mfgr For fit on 28-29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Toyota chassis

Ditto on the muffler
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: 29 coupe running boards

Ok, learn something new every day, thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By vern hodgson
29 coupe running boards

So looking at my running boards, the outside edge has the same cross section configuration as the zinc or stainless strip trim piece, as if there was never intended to be a trim piece installed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Hinge pins

Did you ever get your hinge pin removed? And if so by what means?
Forum: Model-A 07-12-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By vern hodgson
Running board rubber

Looking for rubber matting for running board. Just enough for one side. 1929 cpe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found an Abandoned Model "A"

Part one
back in the mid sixties I scavenged eastern washington for A parts and got my tudor from an old orchard, tookit home, putzed around a bit and it started right up, began firing hazel nut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Hinge pins

Hoping you try it anxious to hear of your success, the c clamp I use is an older one I picked up at a yard sale. Be sure and orient it so you are pushing up wards.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Hinge pins

Of course you need a large c clamp to fit over the hinge post etc. My score so far is 4 hinge pins removed, 0 c clamps broken, this after using a mallet and drift punch, you just keep tightening...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,835
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Hinge pins

Try this
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Back to idle jet

Correction to read “appears to have tapered thread”
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Back to idle jet

The part that is confusing is Tom Endy s article on page seven which states referring to the 5mm .75 ( DO NOT run the tap through the threads for the idle jet, as these are a tapered pipe thread.)....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Back to idle jet

Danke,but I am looking for the tap size to re chase the threads in the casting.
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