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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1929 Grill Mounts

Two screws on each side. I have seen some covered by the material that is attached to the grill. Can be seen from inside of engine compartment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Frame Repair

Thanks to Brentwood Bob, CabrioletDon
, Mister Moose, daren07
, for all your suggestions and information.

Brent - I have had a "Death Wobble" for some time and at end of July I decided to do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Cape Codder
Frame Repair

I have removed my steering column to have a look internally/rebuild. Well in fact, in my mind, it definitely needs my attention but
that is not my question.
After the removal I checked the two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930 Model A 170B on the road after 6 yrs.

Is BOSS looking thru the rear window and the worker in the front window?
Do you have more pictures of the interior wood?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: How much spindle wear is acceptable?

MisterMoose _ I am in the process of getting my spindles reworked (bushings) only to find that the axle is egg shaped, but before taking it apart I was convinced it was the spindle bushings! As to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: spark Advance

There is a Gentleman on YouTube that is saying he adjusts his timing by first setting the spark control down one click rather then having it set to the absolute top as most do.

Has anyone tried...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Help! Brakes!

Were the ends of the linings sanded down on an angle at each end?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front Spindle Measurements

katy - Thanks for the P/N information!

Doug Linden -Thanks Doug for the measurements!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Cape Codder
Front Spindle Measurements

Can someone give me the diameter of the front spindles at the rear wheel bearing as well as at the outer wheel bearing?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front Fenders Hit the Shocks?

Y-Blockhead - What is that attached to your tie rod in the above picture?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Ford Factories

How big was the window washing crew for these type of buildings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930 Model A featured in Hagertys

WOW! Is that a bona-fide coupe with trunk, no interior lite and as I can see in the picture no cowl lites.
Gotta love that car especially ON THE ROAD DRIVING!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Cape Codder
Posting pictures

Apparently I am not the only one that has had problems trying to up load pictures. I have just read/printed/tried several times a nicely done post done by: paul2748. Several times I tried it and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Looking for seller of Penrite steering box lube

I just read an article in the Model A News Tech Questions & Answers which talked about John Deere grease for "corn head" gear boxes. It was written that this grease is NGLI-0. What is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,679
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: U-haul open trailer

Many years ago I used a 26' U-Haul truck to take a Tudor from Everertt, WA to Cape Cod with no problems! OH! and I had all my household stuff from a two bedroom house. Lastly, I had a '66 Pontiac...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Cape Codder
Comparison Cost of Driving Our A's

I often wonder what it cost me versus other people in other states to have our Model A's on the road for one year. I sure would like to hear about discounts or anything you might like to add from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: "the shake"!!

aermotor & Wick - thanks to you both for your response and suggestions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Do YOU single-clutch ?

When I first got my AA a friend came over to see it. Asked if would like to go for a ride/drive it. Answer of course was YES. He got in and single clutched all the gears without grinding. I on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Cape Codder
"the shake"!!

I have had some Steering issue's of late and decided to troubleshoot ALL of it. I found that I have some play in my King Pins soooo.......I took the entire steering off the axle.

First, I found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Brake Pedal

Check these to see condition.


And if good suggest installing one of these.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930-31 Steering Wheel installation


I three wish he had shared. I'm sure there is always something to learn
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Cape Codder
Rail (roof)Front

I read in the Body Parts List that A-168235-BR Rail (roof) front, is made for the 170-B ,better known to me as the Header. Is this true?

My question is why is this number different then say the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Manifold

Something to consider!!!!
Before I had my engine rebuilt I had a heater manifold on it. Had engine re-builder surface side of block in area of manifolds. Also had a local machine shop surface the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Cape Codder
Thumbs up Re: Port & Polish Engine

Well I must give all three of you a "THUMBS UP" for responding and answering my post!
Thanks again!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Port & Polish Engine

Why is there a "thumbs down" symbol next to the title in my post?
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