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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Fake eBay listing

Report it if it bothers you. There is a report button on the listing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Small circuit breaker heats and opens

Most people call it a volt meter, Multi meter would be the better term. If you google volt meter just about everything that show up is a multi meter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Lebaron Bonney is Bankrupt

https://www.inforuptcy.com/filings/mabke_491362-1-19-bk-10856-lebaron-bonney-company
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Lebaron Bonney

I read that one of the employees bought the business end a year ago. Then came new owners for the building and an increase of rent forced him to more the custom business to Maine, reduce the sq...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Small circuit breaker heats and opens

Do you have a volt meter that measures amps?


If the lights light up then you know that the path from the battery to the lights and back to the battery. So that circuit works. If you had a short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: H&H Model A motor thrust bearing issue

It lasted 40,000 miles, not too bad IMHO.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Dead Short - how do I find it?

From just reading your problem it appears you have two problems.


1) your master switch is not working. If it was, you would have nothing getting to the wiring.


Take a meter of a test light...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Ford's Cadmium Plating process

Help me out. Would embrittlement play a significant roll in the case of brake shoes, bolts/fasteners I understand but brake shoes? (I read that the phenomenon was discovered in 1875)


Has anyone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,211
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Hutchins Ahooga Horn Needs in Depth Review

He used to sell them on ebay.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: LED Head Lamp Upgrade

There is a lot of information here, I put the word "dot" where the . should be; https://www.vintagefordforum dot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Need Electronic Media Artist

Do you have a picture of what you have now?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Need Electronic Media Artist

Absolutely true!!!


Here is why, bit maps (rasters) are made up of dots. The size of the dots grows as the picture grows. Vectors are a mathematical formula that locates points and when the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A - 12 volt question

This is from Ken at Kens Garage.


Battery

Any good 12 Volt battery will do as long as it will fit your battery box and hold down. I selected a 72 month, 675 cranking amp, universal battery....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Hole in dash.

The only holes in the dash from the factory were screw holes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Any good aftermarket headlights ???

Correctly shaped reflectors from Brattons (and I think others) will fix your problems,

https://www.facebook.com/markmaron/videos/10161251017710554/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Adjusting

Search here for toe in and you will see every method ever thought of.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Newby with a question - Castor angle

Look here for info on straightening and aligning an axle;


http://www.cabriolet.piklefactory.com/Front_axle_straightening.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Front Fenders

Take a look at vendors web sites. They often have drawings and or photos of the fender's that will reveal the differences.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Genarator

Do an advanced search here for keywords "generator testing" and user "Tom Wesenberg"


Also you can check out; https://www.vintagefordforum....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Radio Frequency Interference

And in the case of the replacement bulbs, quality of design and manufacture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: head light bucket - reflectors

http://www.abarnyard.com/workshop/lamp_focus-2.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Bolt confusion

I applaud you in your trying to do the job correctly. You see that it is just as easy to buy stuff that looks correct as it is to buy just any bolts. There is often more to a part then just color so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: shock absorbers which go where?

The arms will only mount one way as they have a notch on the shock shaft. From there its easy to line them up.
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