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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,894
Posted By lrjones
Re: Shop lighting

I put in 9 LED strips in my pole barn a couple of years ago and they produced excellent light, however, the radio and the cordless phone were useless due to static caused by the lights. Paid about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By lrjones
Re: MARC National Meet & Ford Garage

We have been to this one several times. Great food and service and affordable prices. Several Model A's and parts on display and some of the most interesting factory pictures I've seen in one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,787
Posted By lrjones
Re: Fuel Filter

I've been using the Wix brand for a couple of years on my 31. I haven't added or modified any gasket. There is probably a gasket between the glass bowl and the metal holder. Am I doing something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,453
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

I put retractable lap belts in my 31 coupe last year from info I found on Ford Barn and they turned out pretty well. PM me with your email and I'll send you what I have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,504
Posted By lrjones
Re: Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

You might contact Dave Renner from Renners Corner
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By lrjones
Re: black top coating............

I looked for something awhile ago and someone said, or I read "Dupont 7 Auto Top Finish & Thickote" was what they used to use but it wasn't made anymore. I went on ebay and looked for it and there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By lrjones
Re: Top Sealer??

It is supposed to provide UV protection. It brightens the fabric somewhat like Armor All but doesn't seem to be as oily. But I'm looking for something to use on the edges like a seam sealer or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By lrjones
Top Sealer??

The previous owner of my coupe told me to keep the edges of the top sealed but couldn't remember what product he used. I keep the top cleaned and treat it with that 303 cleaner and sealer but not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By lrjones
Re: GAV Difficult to Turn

Thanks guys. I tried the easy thing first and it did the trick. I took the needle out and cleaned the threads on a fine wire wheel and it turns pretty easy now. Thanks again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By lrjones
GAV Difficult to Turn

Is there anyway of freeing up the GAV on a Zenith carburetor. I put a different carb on my car and the GAV is very difficult to turn. Searched this forum but couldn't find much. Thanks in advance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By lrjones
What Color is this Diecast Model

I saw a diecast model for sale and found an old article reviewing it and the article said it was Kewanee and Elkpoint Green but it kind of looks like Copra and Chicle to me. What do you think?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By lrjones
Re: Steering box seal for under the sector adj nut

It sure stopped my leak. Thanks Mitch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

I was looking under my car quite a bit today. There is a cross member that goes across the floor of the body, right behind the tool pan, that is channel shaped, and there is another one behind that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

Thanks Ken. Sure would appreciate seeing anything you have. I sent you a PM
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By lrjones
Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

I just started to figure out how to install retractable seat belts in my 31 Coupe and have hit a snag on where to attach the inboard belts. My original idea was to follow Vince Falters great write...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By lrjones
Re: Rebuilt Steering Box Leaking

An update on my oil leak. Mitch sent me an oil drain plug sealing washer to put over the sector thrust screw behind the jam nut and after 3 days it hasn't shown any sign of leaking yet. The washer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By lrjones
Re: Removing Coupe Seat

Thank you Ken. I found your posts from 2013. I'll try it today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By lrjones
Re: Removing Coupe Seat

I was thinking that there is some way the back rest part of the seat fastens to the wood frame. That is what it appears to be. I believe the rumble seat back cushion fastens to the rumble lid by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By lrjones
Removing Coupe Seat

I'm going to remove the seat in my 31 coupe. I have found a few posts about it. I see there are 6 screws on each side of the seat bottom that hold the frame to the pan, and there is a piece of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By lrjones
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By lrjones
Re: Rebuilt Steering Box Leaking

Can I syringe out the 600W and mix what's left with Penrite or wouldn't they mix well together?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By lrjones
Rebuilt Steering Box Leaking

I recently installed a rebuilt 2 tooth steering gear. It is functioning just fine but I have a small oil leak from the area of the sector thrust screw or jam nut. Not a big leak but I don't think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By lrjones
Re: Way to go Snyders

Same with me. They received my old steering gear on Wednesday before Thanksgiving and Fedex delivered my new rebuilt steering gear Friday before noon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By lrjones
Re: Changing From Multi Disc to V8 Clutch

Sure appreciate all the comments. He wants to change it because the rebuilt engine he bought came with the new flywheel and V8 clutch. It never dawned on him that the transmission and bell housing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By lrjones
Changing From Multi Disc to V8 Clutch

I was helping a group replace an engine this morning on a 28 and after pulling the old engine found it had a multi disc clutch. None of the group had any experience with the multi disc clutch. ...
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