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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,146
Posted By canadian
Re: Schwalms

following this thread and would like to hear outcome . it's a learning experience .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By canadian
Re: Condenser Replacement

I had several condensers fail because of over voltage from Alternator. during the time of diagnosing cause I mounted a condenser from a 1969 ford with wire attached on firewall. its been a long time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By canadian
Re: Turn Signals . . . Your Thoughts

Here in Newfoundland Canada you have to have signal lights for Motor Vehicle Inspection purposes. Also it would be suicide to drive without them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By canadian
Re: Model A Horn

I had the same problem , and discovered the brass bushing on top of light rod was deteriorated , its annoying but simple to repair. do some research on light rod removal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By canadian
Re: Remove pin from Clutch and brake Pedal Shaft

Hey Dean ,as Tom said there are two types of pins , one is tapered as you have and one is just a straight pin with a head on it and a little mushroomed head inside . this type can be driven from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By canadian
Re: Remove pin from Clutch and brake Pedal Shaft

I done this in a 29 this past winter , that's not in a blind hole so I just cut head off . drove pin in and retrieved it with magnet through ball socket attachment in bell housing. I had clutch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,928
Posted By canadian
Re: Odd Failure

As Pete said , if its a Vintique starter switch take it off , mine from Vintique lasted a few weeks , put back on 90 year old original and never had a issue after.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By canadian
Re: Backfiring, Stalling, Shaking..... all together.

exactly what CCPU Said, do a systematic approach. seems like its always the simplest of things. I would not use a paper element filter which can collect raw fuel or even vapour that is only inches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,467
Posted By canadian
Re: Cause of hot ignition coil?

I just had to sort out this issue. johnbuckley is correct ,but Dodge is more probably ..most guys when switching to 12V just mount a coil upside down and it overheats from oil not covering wiring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,592
Posted By canadian
Re: Mystery Missfire

I think you are the winner. good choice for trouble shooting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By canadian
Re: Can't even complete a simple job like a step plate.

I had to name my 29 CCP to Vinney, after all the Vintique reproduced crap. I am sure it its just as easy to manufacture something that fits , works, as required .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By canadian
Re: Installing Modern shocks

nice kit, price sounds ok.thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By canadian
Re: Installing Modern shocks

thanks Terry, I have a 29 pickup, no shocks and can get a little unsafe at times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By canadian
Re: Fan Belt - Again

if you are using the small alternator pulley, the BX4O is perfect , any other BX numbers will be to long and won't be able to be adjusted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By canadian
Re: Installing Modern shocks

if you dont mind , what are you using for rear shocks , I have none and wondering where to start? thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By canadian
Re: Turn Signal ideas

I agree on those between the bumper lights , had them on for a hour or so , I have 12v so I converted cowls to amber bulbs , park lights and signal , highly effective and cheap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By canadian
Re: 1932 unmodified fouling plugs 3 & 4

start with basics. clean and gap plugs again, set to 35 . run you car again and see if you have repeat results. don't start buying and changing parts . GAV adjustments are unique it seems to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By canadian
Re: I need help!! Please!!

Hey TP, grab a cup of coffee and sit in your A , does your horn blow? does your lights work?, key on does amp meter twitch?..outside ...fuel bowl full of gas? coil wire attached to coil and cap? let...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,501
Posted By canadian
Re: Tool recommendations for these plugs?

The socket you need is called a Drag Link Socket. lots of tool supply have them . used for those type plugs, drag link work, motorcycle engine case have same type , that socket here in Canada...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By canadian
Re: Step plate or not??

I have them on my P/U , my choice, they are a period correct option . from the compliments and questions folks approve of them . your car your choice, enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By canadian
Re: Strange Gas Cap...help id this!

Hey Nosetime ... I like it .. that's really cool
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By canadian
Re: Forming the front upper corner after welding

as BRENT stated, properly formed new 19 gauge metal, TIG.. and the least amount of body fillers. it can be done .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,825
Posted By canadian
Re: Problems with windshield hitting gastank

if the windshield fits into body when closed and latched , why would there be a issue with header ? I ran into the exact problem. when I screw on my Vintique reproduction gas cap windshield Frame...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By canadian
Re: window regulators.

from my research , Vintique is the only reproduction manufacturer of Fordor regulators
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By canadian
Re: window regulators.

Bill , so glad to hear from you. One of the problems I am confronted with is parts availablity, just can't go and acquire the simple things even the MMO was a challenge and that is quite simple, We...
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