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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By joncrane
Re: Having trouble getting new Miller-Cragar setup to run

1. Timing must be advanced much more than an A. Google Timing a Ford B Distributor. You cannot set the timing with the pin.
2. Also be certain you have a B timing cover. The pin location is...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-09-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By joncrane
Re: 1927 T Roadster

I rarely drive my 24 T over 35mph (estimated-no speedo). Always on local roads with long stopping distances. Yes it will do 45, but remember, you are in a 100 year old car with wood wheels, wood...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By joncrane
Re: Kudos for Bratton’s

We are very fortunate to have a network of GREAT suppliers. Brattons, Langs, Snyders are my favorites although I am certain there are others. Fed Ex makes them even better!
Jon Crane
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,457
Posted By joncrane
Re: photo on new Snyder catalog

Don Snyder
You took all the fun out of it with your practical explanation. I liked the theory of the "floating" model A. Either an extraterrestial or Model A equipped with flubber!

Oh, did I...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-31-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By joncrane
Tudor wood plans

We are endeavoring on rewooding a 26 tudor. Does anyone know a source of plans? Wood there is in tough shape so it will be difficult to use it as patterns. May just wing it. Suggestions?
Thank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,132
Posted By joncrane
Re: Model A Town Car?

My Town Car Story
I was 13 years old and a member of the NJ Model A Club out of Eatontown NJ. It was a MAFCA club. I lived in Pt Pleasant Beach NJ and found a Model A Town Car alongside a shed at...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ford Piquette Avenue - Model T Museum

A new video regarding the Piquette Plant. Restoration of the floor beams. Very interest
https://vimeo.com/523208789/eceea8389aing.

Hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,606
Posted By joncrane
Re: Model A Aircraft Kit

Pietenpol airplanes are displayed at the T Museum in Richmond, Ind and also at the A museum at the Gilmore in Hickory Corners, Mi. Either location should have additional information.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By joncrane
Re: Station wagon wood

Agree Sounds like the station wagon was finished with an interior varnish/poly.
Best Marine varnish I have ever used is Epipanes. Expensive but with many coats it lasts and lasts. Read the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By joncrane
Re: Pop out key

I agree with contacting Dick Crabtree. He knows the pop out locks and can make a key for a fair price. Great service,
Jon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,166
Posted By joncrane
Re: Antique aooga horn repair shop

contact Jim Diehl
2534 Duffy Drive
Cadillac Mich
49601

He rewinds horn armatures and does other repairs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By joncrane
Chuck Yeager

Guys
Go to the HAMB website and read the Eulogy regarding test pilot Chuck Yeager. Also the comments as he drove a Model A with a neat story. Trying to figure out how to import the writeup and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By joncrane
Re: MAFCA Puzzle

How do you change the number of pieces?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By joncrane
Re: wtd- wood worker Philly area

Look around the Jersey Shore for a boat builder. They are good with curved sections of wood and fitting unusual joints.

Jon Crane
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-08-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ignition Switch Problems

Ben Martin is the man! He has rebuilt two for me and both came back better than new, powder coated and working like a champ.
Ben is in Georgia and most pleasant to talk with.
Jon Crane
Forum: Model-A 09-06-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By joncrane
Wanted Model A Carburetor Book

Looking for a copy of the book " Rebuilidng the Model A Carburetor the Rex Reis Way" Thank you
Jon Crane
cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-A 08-11-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By joncrane
Book Wanted

Wanted: Book by Gordon Bigger titled "RESTORING THE MODEL A & B CARBURETOR THE REX REHEIS WAY"

Jon Crane
cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-T 06-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,368
Posted By joncrane
1922 T Touring

1922 Great T Touring. Solid body Ok Upholstery, No Top. Strong engine that was driven into the Garage 10 years ago and parked. Good title, solid wood, no rust. Will trade for gas station...
Forum: Model-T 10-19-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 927
Posted By joncrane
Red Hook Restorations

Does anyone have any information regarding Red Hook Restorations in Hudson NY.
I sent them money for T Bands andd never received them. emf from Red Hook is not responding to my Private Messages....
Forum: Model-A 10-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By joncrane
A Cylinder Head Obstruction Wrench

WANTED Obstruction wrench for torqueing the head of a model A without removing the distributor.
Thank you

Jon Crane
Rochester Mich

cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-T 10-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 840
Posted By joncrane
kevlar bands for a 24 T

Help I need a need a set of Kevlar Bands for a 24T. does anyone have a set they have not yet installed and want to sell?
Thank you
Jon Crane
Rochester Mi
248 650 1133
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By joncrane
Re: Water pump Update

Why did it crack? … 80 years old, worn bearing with vibration, tight fan belt poor original casting, dropped while being removed or blasted. I had one in good shape and sand blasted getting ready to...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,823
Posted By joncrane
Re: Who Designed And Built The Ford 1904 Model B Car & Engine ?

You might want to look into C Harold Wills as the early Ford designer of the letter cars. An interesting book about his life and work was written by Alan Naldrett. Alan gives and ethusiastic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,382
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

A group is restoring a Fprd TriMotor in Port Clinton Ohio. The Detroit Model T Club has planned a May visit to the Airport to see the restoration.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,382
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

I rode in the EAA trimotor a few years ago. Beautiful plane brought to Pontiac Mich by EAA. A great $25 plane ride. It hardly seemed to be moving on takeoff. Just kind of warming up on...
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