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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:18 AM
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Posted By 37 Coupe
new vs old repro roadster windshield frame

I could use or I guess my '31 roadster could use a better windshield frame.It is a deluxe and I see that vendors sell a nice chrome one,some like Brattons are already drilled and tapped some like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,146
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Gotta be something here I am not seeing or understanding.I could understand if two or three guys are in a bidding war for near $130.00 now. I count at least 8 different bidders mayby I will make it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

I called A&L Tuesday afternoon about the '31 brake light switch issue I had and Alan sent me out a new one that I got today already. He was surprised one somehow got through that would not work...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

I like Bert's for really good used parts and I use Snyders here in Ohio and Bratton's. I talked to Alan of A and L yesterday about my stop light switch and should have asked about a catalog or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,146
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Four days left and now up to $120.00. The young man who was last years Early V8 Club president and sells on Ebay 35 Tn has as many as you want probably four could be bought for todays high bid.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,146
Posted By 37 Coupe
Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Wonder what is so special about a butterfly hood prop for Model A on Ebay? You can buy them new and lots of them on Ebay for $25.00-$35.00 but this one is nearing $100.00 with days to go,must be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By 37 Coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By 37 Coupe
A and L contact information.

I thought I was given Allen's phone number so I could ask about my issues with the stop light switch.I now cannot find it either in my stuff or online,does anyone have a number or an address/Thank You
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By 37 Coupe
1931 roadster bottom door seal install challenge

Has anyone got a secret way to get the rubber seal in the channel? I have tried lubricants.I have tried pulling it through, tried prying channel open more and it will not go . Lip on rubber seems...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: 1931 USA made brake light switch issues.

Yes that is the one with the brass bushings and it cost $49.95.I will call A and L next week and explain to them what it is doing, off-on-off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: 1931 USA made brake light switch issues.

That is what I will do and hope they don't mind since I bought it from Bratton's but they have not got back to me. Order this weekend goes to Snyders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: 1931 USA made brake light switch issues.

I know it is closed fine and at first pedal depression it opens and lights come on,then as more pedal more open no lights. Jumped across fine. Guess if Bratton's won't respond I will take apart not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Brake Light Switch

I wonder what symptoms you had with your switch? Mine works on first braking but as plunger moves to furthest out no brak lights. I jumped contacts so I know it must be the switch.It is the $49.95...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By 37 Coupe
1931 USA made brake light switch issues.

Has anyone else eevr spent the extra money at $49.95 to buy the USA made stop light switch only to have it malfunction? I know it is the switch or I assume it is because everything works when I jump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,365
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

I had a 1932 Plymouth PB that had twin sidemounts ,tires fit fine until new Coker BF Goodrich tires. Tires were over 3" diameter more than stated diameter and over 4" than the forty year old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,162
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: 1931 Model A Serial Number

That is a nice plate but you have to get it from the Netherlands? Another idea is the one from a seller in Springfield Ohio MearlyFord that is a patent plate with a serial number space,stamping does...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Champion W-20 plug

I noticed the shorter reach compared to the 3X plugs I have but also different plug gap design.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By 37 Coupe
Champion W-20 plug

Would a Champion W-20 plug be a good runner in a Model A engine that probably has seen better days,probably needs at least rings and valve job,never bored. I have 4 W-20 that came with it.Thank You....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,493
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Champion 3xs or other plugs?

I have four like new W-20 Champion spark plugs .Are they close to the Champion 3 X plugs in heat range and are they a good plug to use in a stock engine that is probably in need of a rebuild or at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: spark plug connector pictures

So the reason for the change in 1930 was to eliminate cross firing between the connectors?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: spark plug connector pictures

Which picture? I have different positions between them?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: spark plug connector pictures

Got it I think.Good thing I am a Navy vet.Thanks Ken.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By 37 Coupe
spark plug connector pictures

I am never going to show this car so I should have bought the first years series of plug connectors instead of the offset ones for my '31. But since I have a '31 this is what I ordered and I don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,140
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Do you look at the parts wanted forum?

AFordbarner responded a couple weeks ago to my wanted ad for a 19" Garfield Sears whitewall tire. I got a nice NOS one with the stickers still on it so only 5 more to go. I am currently running a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Generator cutout wiring hookup pictures.

Okay ,I got it thanks.Mayby I was confusing myself because other generator I had was an external wire so I musta thought it needed a wire on arm end.
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