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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By CarlG
Re: Parts that don't fit

The craziest "doesn't fit" story ever:

I bought from a recognized Model A supplier, a small package of hardware used to secure the rear window frame. It consisted of a set of 21 small bolts, nuts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By CarlG
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

Try Snyder's

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-17700-MH_MIRROR-HEAD--BLK-5-IN-?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By CarlG
Re: GPS speedo

I have a Garmin, works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By CarlG
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

In addition to the 5" mirrors on both sides, I had the rear window tinted (5%) and also have an inside mirror as well. Not perfect, but gets me by.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By CarlG
Re: More kudos for Randy Gross' brake drums

From another satisfied customer -- Randy ROCKS!!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By CarlG
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

I put 5 inch door hinge mirrors on both sides.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,182
Posted By CarlG
Re: Highest Reliable Compression Ratio

Tod Buttermore makes one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By CarlG
Re: Adding turn signals

I installed a Signal Stat that had been modified for a Model A by Sacramento Vintage Ford. It has dual filament bulbs in the cowl lights and uses the brake lights as turn signals on the rear. I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,081
Posted By CarlG
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

When I was 14, I searched down and bought a '31 Model AA that my dad had previously owned. A couple years later I bought a '31 Fordor, kept that one thru High School. Then fast forward 50 years, 2...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By CarlG
Re: Steering Box 7 tooth vs 2 Tooth vs F100

I only have one, but for 10 years now, there is zero play in the steering wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By CarlG
Re: F100 Steering Box

If someone made a kit like this, I'd buy one in a "New York Minute"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By CarlG
Re: F100 Steering Box

1) No
2) 10 years
3) No
4) None
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By CarlG
Re: Steering Box 7 tooth vs 2 Tooth vs F100

This would be an interesting mod. Has this been written up anywhere?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By CarlG
Re: Steering Box 7 tooth vs 2 Tooth vs F100

The steering box that came with my pickup (2-tooth) had 6-8 inches play in it. No amount of adjustment could get it out. Being "new" to the Model A world, I searched for options. 1) Rebuild my box,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,044
Posted By CarlG
Re: Pinion puller

Mitchell makes an excellent pinion puller. They also make an excellent rear hub puller. I have both of them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By CarlG
Re: Headlights bulbs

While you are at it, go LED.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By CarlG
Re: Fuel shut off valve

I've had an electric shut off valve in place for the last 10 years with no problems
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By CarlG
Re: Light / Horn Switch

The wiring assembly I bought from Sacramento Vintage Ford worked perfectly straight out of the box.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By CarlG
Re: Five Inch Hinge Pen Mirror

I have these on both sides.

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-17704-A_TRUCK-HINGE-MIRROR?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By CarlG
Re: Frame spreader

I was wondering if a spring spreader would work. I have the F150 OD transmission and the "stock" frame spreader doesn't work very well. But I do have a spring spreader, I'll have to try that next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By CarlG
Re: July/August 1991 "The Restorer"

I'm still waiting for mine to come in the mail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,181
Posted By CarlG
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

What head did you use on your test?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By CarlG
Re: trivial: new wiring harnesses etc. never really fit the posts they go on?

I've never had a problem with the wiring harnesses I have received from Sacramento Vintage Ford.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By CarlG
Re: Club Meetings Using Remote Media

Our AACA affiliate does their monthly meeting via Zoom. Typically have 75% of the in-person attendance. We lost our venue due to COVID.

Our Model A club meets via Zoom weekly with about 6-10 in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By CarlG
Re: Club Meetings Using Remote Media

Our AACA affiliate does their monthly meeting via Zoom. Typically have 75% of the in-person attendance.

Our Model A club meets via Zoom weekly with about 6-10 in attendance, which is about the...
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