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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2018, 04:13 PM
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Views: 5,783
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By Maclab58
Trunk recommendations

I'm in need of a trunk that I can carry on both my cabriolet and my A400. What would y'all recommend?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By Maclab58
Pop out switch problem

I am having an intermittent problem with pop out the switch on my 31 cabriolet. Recently I began to have issues when putting the key in the ignition seems like Ian's are falling down and I cannot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,895
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

When I was 3 my neighbors had a coupe they had bought new and he would take me with him to the store. I'm 59 now and have a 31 slant window cabriolet and a E28 sport coupe. It's an addiction to say...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,395
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Randy gross brake drums

Ditto, I got mine almost 2 yrs ago. Great product and service.
Forum: Model-A 07-30-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By Maclab58
1931 steel back Victoria

Selling my 31 Victoria. Solid car, old restoration. Starts easy, Runs and shifts good, 12V,turn signals, radiator gone thru recently. Indented firewall with a rebuilt side bowl carb from Berts. Has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By Maclab58
12 volt negative ground conversion

What is required to convert my cabriolet to 12v negative ground?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Maclab58
Angry Follow up on removing pour in gas tank liner

I give up, 4 gallons of acetone soaking for 2 weeks, a week in a radiator shop in the hot tank and another day full of muratic acid. So far about $150 in materials not to mention the time without a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By Maclab58
Re: How to remove old pour in gas tank liner

Here is follow up. I poured 1 gallon of acetone into the tank and watched as the sealer began to curl up. This is not going to be that hard to do, rest assured I'm doing it outside too. The cap is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By Maclab58
Re: How to remove old pour in gas tank liner

I spoke with Steve at Bert's. He recommended that I put on a couple of gallons in the tank and let it sit for a couple of days and see what progress is. If it is coming off, he recommended to fill...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By Maclab58
Re: How to remove old pour in gas tank liner

Brent, is this how you clean them out in your shop? I didn't realize there is another baffle in the side chambers. That picture was very informative.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By Maclab58
Re: How to remove old pour in gas tank liner

Yeah I was planning on cutting 3 holes in the back, one in each baffled chamber and media blast it out. I was hoping someone had a miracle chemical that would clean it out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By Maclab58
How to remove old pour in gas tank liner

A previous owner of my 31 cabriolet applied pour in gas tank line material without cleaning the tank. As a result of the underlying rust is causing the material to flake off and clog my fuel system....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,371
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Way off topic but everybody here knows about this

I never knew that. Thankyou for posting
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Maclab58
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Maclab58
Re: 31 coupe adjustable seat

Pictures would be great. It's this screw type not the ratchet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Maclab58
31 coupe adjustable seat

I need some help with a diagram or pictures of a 31 coupe seat adjuster. One of the guys in group can't get the seat mechanism to,work and we're not sure if we have a missing part or if it's not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,805
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Surviving examples 400A vs 68C

I love my 68-C but I really want a A-400. It covers all the bases for me, open car, roll up windows and a back seat! I have 3 A's and I think I could be happy with owning an A-400 if I could only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,931
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Optima battery that will not hold a charge

Like in the battery for two hours and there was no change in so voltage. I have reconnected the battery now and will wait a couple more hours and see if it drops. Drops I Soum that I have a short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Maclab58
Optima battery that will not hold a charge

I have a 1 yr old Optima battery that will not hold a charge. We were gone on vacation for 10 days and I came home to a completely dead battery. Would not register even one volt. I placed it on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,931
Posted By Maclab58
Optima battery that will not hold a charge

I have a 1 yr old Optima battery that will not hold a charge. We were gone on vacation for 10 days and I came home to a completely dead battery. Would not register even one volt. I placed it on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Paint for a new enclosed trailer floor

Thanks for the link. I think the epoxy garage floor coating looks like the way to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By Maclab58
Paint for a new enclosed trailer floor

I have purchased a new enclose car hauler and it has a plywood floor, what is the best product to paint/seal the floor. We all know model A's leak oil and occasionally drip gas. Suggestions??????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,351
Posted By Maclab58
Re: Dying art

I'm 58 and have 4 A's. I take every opportunity to talk to people about them and take them for rides. I go to our local cruise nite which is hot rod oriented to show people that there is an option!...
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