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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,805
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

If you live in Michigan you need an old pickup to drive in the winter. My 31 widebed works fine for me. Livingston Michigan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Door Handle

What year ?? On my 31 I bought an aftermarket door handle with lock from Snyders and
installed on the drivers door and it works fine and I don't have to crawl over the seat to lock and un lock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,460
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Veterans Day

USAF, 1954-1958 Japan Korea
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Tudor front seat crunch time

I packed my springs with medium hard foam robber. Before putting the cover on I built
a bolster a couple inches wide and 3/4 inch high along each side edge. I added stiffer
foam to the passenger...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: About Door Locks

I put a locking door handle on the left side so I don't have to crawl over to unlock the
drivers door. I am getting older.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Tudor front seat

I went to a junk yard and got a seat out of an early 90s Saturn. Took the slide mech. out
and narrowed it with some 1" by 1/8" angle iron and added some lugs on top to mount
the original seat and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Interior Sun Visor

I put some in my 31 pickup. I went to a junkyard that lets you look for parts
(this was 20 yrs ago) and found a set in a foreign car that screwed into the header and they worked fine. They fold up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: AA transmission in an A

George DeAngelis showed me a picture of the assy line with a pickup on it and in chalk on the firewall it said 4 speed. This was back in the mid 90's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

On the matter of Rolls buying the hydromatic what they did was buy the rights to manufacture the trans for there use only. The first thing they did was to look at the drawings and decided that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: '28 AA dump truck

On the 4 speed there is a side panel you remove then add the gearbox for the pto. Its on the right side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: ebay = rip off

Try Cosco $1,600 to $1,800
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Tractor carburetors

The ford 8n carb has a different hole spacing for mounting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Model A Roof Insulation

I have had the Styrofoam between the ribs for twenty years and no problem with moisture but you should glue them in because they will squeak with the motion and twisting of the body when traveling. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: AA Transmission

My june 31 PU has the 4 speed and when I got it I just thought that somebody had got one out of a junk yard and put it in, but then George DeAngelis showed me a photo of the assembly line with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: cold weather start

Back in 1958,, 31 t/s when it was 35 below I would take the battery into the house at night and in the morning I would light a 1 lb coffee can filled with pea gravel and heating oil, light it and put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By ed thibodeau
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: 8N on an A

I run a A model zenith on my 8N with an adapter plate and an extension on the throttle arm and a new bracket for the chock/gav rod. The throttle works backwards ( you push opposite the normal 8N...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Seat belts 31 Tudor

On my tudor I mounted the outboard belts to the body attach bolts that are at the back of the seat by the door lock pillar and the put a reinforcement in the middle under the floor pan and attached...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,489
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Alternative Fuels in a Model A

In 1958 while going to Port Huron jr. college I ran my 31 t/s on fuel oil ( home heating oil ). With a one gal. can with gas under the hood for starting and then switched to the heating oil in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Stop Light Location

I have a part print of a 31 fender with the dims. on it. E mail me and I will get you a copy if is a 31. Ebthib@msn.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Seat adjusting

I used a seat mech. out of a junk Saturn, welding it to 1x1x1/8 angle and narrowing it and now have 5" of travel fore and aft. Bolted the mech to the original seat mounting holes in the floor so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,957
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Plate Glass or Not?

I have laminated glass in all the windows in my tudor and have had no problems but then its only been in the car for 20 yrs and I will have to wait and see.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Ever See a Water Pump Like This?

There was a pietenpol built that had the engine in upside down with a lowered oil pan in an article in the Secrets magazine, probably had a sump pump for the oil like a radial engine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,994
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: White Walls (Just a question not trying to start a debate)

I have them on my tudor. I don't like them but my wife does, enough said.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,884
Posted By ed thibodeau
Re: Crap Gas

Maybe theres different ethanol in different parts of the country. I have used nothing but ethanol since it came out, in my A's, garden tractor, chainsaw, and my 8n tractor. The A's set from Nov. to...
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