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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Fhane
Re: Steering box rebuild parts availability

I received mine from Brattons last week. Always good service and communication.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Fhane
Re: Installing Rear Drum

Could be a couple of things depending on what you are replacing. I have recently seen lining that was bonded to the brake band to thick for some drums. There is a inside and outside to the way the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Fhane
Re: How to test vintage oil gauge

If the oil pump quits, you most likely will hear the engine knocking before you look at the gauge. By the time you look at the gauge, realize you don’t have oil pressure and you shut the engine down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,537
Posted By Fhane
Re: We want our "A"

Interesting VIN number
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Fhane
Re: Radiator Paint

Use a paint that goes on thin. Maybe Rustoleum Bar-B-Q. The thick enamels will act as insulation and stop the transfer of heat and the engine could over heat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Fhane
Re: Brake Drum Help

Good Morning pj

If you want give me a call concerning your brake problem.

Fhane Jones

Stuart Model A Parts and Service
772 341 8291
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By Fhane
Re: Bratton's Engine spray can paint...

The only supplier of the correct spray Ford Green in spray is Bill Hirsh. The other greens are no where near correct. I can get the spray from Hirsh, around 25 to 30 dollars a can, including...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Fhane
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

I just checked O’Rielly’s website Type the number 1 in the search, scroll down a little bit, 96.99 retail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Fhane
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

Try O”Reilly’s. I get two or three a month no problem. One in a while might have to wait until the next day for delivery.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,444
Posted By Fhane
Re: Worn rear axle threads

Pete. The torque value of 225 foot pounds seems very high for 5/8-18 axle nut. Maybe a high of 125 foot pounds, usually we torque to 100 foot pounds on a good used axle and then go to the alignment...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By Fhane
Re: Battery Isolator switch

The color of the wire could be important. If it is a red wire, connected to the battery/starter it is probably sized for a 12 volt system and not a 6 volt system. Is the battery installed with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,704
Posted By Fhane
Re: Putting model a on lift

If a 4 door phaeton was lifted by the frame and the door alignment changed you would know that lifting by the frame is not as good as a drive on lift. I remember back in the fifty’s lifting a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By Fhane
Re: Your best method for drilling out rivets?

Center punch and then use a center drill countersink. You can find them on Amazon or Harbor Freight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Fhane
Re: Wobble On Braking

GRABBING AND SPRAGGING

A brake is said to grab when it has an unusually high shoe factor, making fine control difficult or even impossible. A spragging brake locks solid as soon as it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Fhane
Re: Wobble On Braking

Grabbing or wobbling is sometimes experienced when a vehicle has been standing overnight. Linings tend to absorb moisture from the atmosphere, which causes slight swelling and an increase in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,110
Posted By Fhane
Re: loping engine?

Two things may help

Google loping engine.

Run a test with a vacuum gauge if possible.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Fhane
Re: Remove sector needle bearings

Yes, stock housing. If you need it my phone number is 772 341 8291
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Fhane
Re: Remove sector needle bearings

If you need a sector housing I can send you one for the cost of shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By Fhane
Re: Model A backfire, can't move

Check the water in the radiator. It’s may have overheated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By Fhane
Re: Fuel shut off

Try Amazon. 3/8 mini ball valve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,340
Posted By Fhane
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

Bad arthritis go to amazon.com. Search oil extractor pump.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fhane
Re: Hand riveting tool ?

Aircraftspruce.com has the tool you need. Search brake rivet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By Fhane
Re: Oil pressure

Could it be air trapped in the oil pressure line to the gauge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By Fhane
Re: White crap in carb bowl - Pic

Try taking a sample of your gas in a glass jar. Add a small amount of water to the jar. Let the jar sat for a few hours. If alcohol is present you will see phase separation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,868
Posted By Fhane
Re: Brattons Radiators

I have purchased at least 18 in the past years from Brattonísís to install in customers cars. No problems at all. One customer commented he could smell the fresh paint on one. Like anything else...
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