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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Keri Keen Trunk Installation

To be honest, I would if I knew how !! Don't tell anybody eh !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Keri Keen Trunk Installation

Thanks !! 160B Just what the doctor ordered they say. Project has now become larger.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Glenn C.
Smile Keri Keen Trunk Installation

Presently in the process of working on a full frame off restoration of a 1928 Briggs Body 60A Model A. All new wood, including new wood sub rails.
During this restoration, my intention is to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,542
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

A special torque wrench adapter is available from the suppiers
Forum: Early V8 07-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Glenn C.
Glenn C.

Wanted: Pair of 42 - 48 external hub brake drums 12". Please send pics and internal measurements along with price.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,186
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: look at what i found

With that Government stamp or Logo you might be out of luck unless you are able to do it yourself. It could fall into the same category as counterfeiting paper money that was printed in that era. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,186
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: look at what i found

During the war years, my father may have issued that actual sticker. He was the head of the WAR Time Prices & Trade Board based in Calgary.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,748
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Ideas to protect a new cement floor

Hello Dean, I have built two shops of my own in the last 18 yrs and several large buildings with cement floors prior to that. Each time we have spread on cement armor plate surface protector and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,553
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Rare and expensive A for sale.

My wife said: I suppose you want to make plane reservation to go look at it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: John Deere corn head grease

600 wt oil for transmission and rear end. Corn head grease for universal joint
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,788
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Mitchel overdrives

I have one in each of our three Model A's, matched up with their sycromesh transmissions. In my opinion, it is the best way to go. Service or questions is top notch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,333
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: new grill screen design patent pending

IMO your grill guard idea would work to a much better degree on the 28/29 cars rather than the grill guards the vendors sell. The grill guard the vendor sells rubs up against the headlight bar. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,223
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Camshaft timing gear rattling noise

You may find that the plunger bore diameter in the front timing gear cover is wore beyond a useable limit. The plunger flops around in the bore while running. Possibly someone else might know the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Frame number location on a model A

Some Model A's were stamped on the front cross member below the drivers feet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,267
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Any ideas where to put a batt disconnect?

It becomes a real pain in the neck with the above, to have it installed on the starter, with having to open and close the hood each time you use the switch. Ok! some will say you should check the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: crack in block

If you cannot find a perfect replacement block......metal locking is the way to go. I have seen very large stationary engine blocks and other components, that required stitching and metal locking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,107
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: In need of new radiator. Old radiator beyond repair.

In retrospect I wish I had purchased a Bergs for my 28, rather than the BW that I did. I had purchased it about 3yrs ago, off the busy season, which the manufacturer was happy for. I did not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,927
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Water Pump

If you were able to tighten the packing nut somewhat, and were temporarily able to stop the leak, that is not a leakless pump. I would try a original style grease fitting in the packing end, and see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Shift Tower rebuilders

I have not proven it one way or another yet, but the hole in the ball on the repo shift leavers have been miss drilled, causing the shift leaver to locate to the drivers side too much. A friend of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Is this really the front seat frame?

If it is a 31 Town Sedan.....then it is all metal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,607
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Squealing fan belt driving me CRAZY

My terminology on this may be wrong, but Tom may be on to something here. We hope you are trying to use a belt designed for the purpose i.e. Automotive belt, not a fractional type belt that would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,352
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: who sells the best wiring harnesses and what do they run?

Excellent Model harnesses are made in Bend Oregon. Who markets them.....I don't know. Went through their plant when the MAFCA meet was held down there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,607
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Squealing fan belt driving me CRAZY

As the pulley on the alternator is quite a bit smaller than the original style generator pulley, you need to install a cogged or notched belt, as it will conform much better to the smaller pulley. At...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: Keeping the windows up

You might end up with more problems than you anticipated, when you get new glass cut. The original glass thickness is thicker than the new glass. From what I understand, the original was 9mm, where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,675
Posted By Glenn C.
Re: motor locked up

As per a couple of discussions sometime back, you possibly have a dislodged clutch disc dampener spring. It may be impossible to remove the starter without pulling the engine. There are a lot of...
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