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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By mot
Re: Center Fold

fender lights were fairly uncommon
heres the 28-29 style
tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,882
Posted By mot
Re: $50,000 Victoria

what an ugly color !

look at this one for less than half the price
you cant restore one for this price
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,556
Posted By mot
Re: Who wouldn't love to go to a place like this?

i visited this in the mid 60s
it was near pottstown Pa
i have some pictures i took back then
he must have died just before i got there,because this is exactly how it looked
he had bins of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By mot
Re: 33-34 roadster handle

thanks everyone
i see the difference now
tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By mot
33-34 roadster handle

can some one please post a photo comparing a roadster exterior handle and a coupe/tudor handle
thanks
tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By mot
Re: Coupe Quarter Window Molding

if they look different ,they may be for the wrong year
28-29 are different than 30-31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By mot
Re: 31 Fordor Blindback

with the instrument panel photo
it can be a late 30 or 31
with the split splash apron,it can only be a 30
tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By mot
Re: 31 Fordor Blindback

can you post a photo of the instrument panel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By mot
Re: Top secret Electric wiper

lots of good information in the ford service bulletins
pg 404-408 577,246,247,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By mot
Re: Installing "D" nuts

use the peen on a ball peen hammer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By mot
Re: Loose shock arm

some of the earlier shocks have a smaller shaft
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,619
Posted By mot
Re: How do you greese water pump?

always use the correct grease
its called water pump grease
i used to use a clear(amber) water pump grease and it was more like wax
otherwise ordinary chassis grease will coat the inside of your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By mot
Re: 31 rad cap leak

it appears he has a 30-31 radiator shell in his avatar
there is no way in hell you can interchange the two caps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By mot
Re: need help on shock absorbers

thank you
thats exactly what i needed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By mot
Re: need help on shock absorbers

thanks you fpr the link
now all i need is to match the numbers with what i have
i was just trying to find out what the 32 fords used and what the 33 fords used
someone should know
thanks again...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By mot
Re: need help on shock absorbers

thank you for the replies
since they are forgings ,I think the dies would have to be different
Im very familiar with the Model A size,but have maybe ten of the smaller size ,and have been told they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By mot
need help on shock absorbers

I have been cleaning some shock absorber bolts and found several i dont know which car/year they fit
the first and largest head is obviously a model A,but what do the two smaller sized headed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,342
Posted By mot
Re: Cabriolet Supplement - Restoration Guidelines and JS

well said Vince
nothing constructive
the JS needs all the help it can get
it pissed me off to buy blueprints,engineering releases and thousands of dollars worth of parts and find out later...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,754
Posted By mot
Re: New member 1st post Pop out switch question

IF you have to remove the head bolt to remove the cable make sure you drain the water from the radiator and block
IT WILL LEAK PAST THE HEAD BOLT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By mot
Re: Cowl Band removal

be aware that some early 30s had some bolts holding the side of the band to the firewall ,in addition to the bottom ones
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,210
Posted By mot
Re: Model A coupe serial number question

take a copy of the judging standards to the dmv
go to the canadian section
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By mot
Johns Nuts

John made the nuts for the original motometer and they fit,look and work great
John,thanks for making them
tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,274
Posted By mot
Re: Tubes

i dont think you can buy american tubes
ive had the same problem
they are a safety hazard
best find some old US made ones even if they are used
they are much better
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By mot
Re: Mystery Fuel/Carb Problem

did you push the gas line too far into the carburetor?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,081
Posted By mot
Re: Metal or rubber valve stems

i just replaced 4 rubber valve stems
they were cracked all the way around
i tried to get the local tire shop to replace them and they refused as the tires were over 10 years old
so i had to do it...
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