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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
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Re: Brake Light Switch Backwards

It looks like something aftermarket installed to isolate the transmission from the frame, (cushion it). Maybe it's part of the float a motor I've read about on here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
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Re: Brake Light Switch Backwards

Did it work correctly before you replaced the wiring?

To be sure of what you're saying,,,, the brake lights stay on after your foot leaves the brake pedal and you then have to lift up on the brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By History
Re: wiring

I've only replaced the harness for the lights, brake switch and horn, super easy.

I will get around to the rest but for now it looks pretty good. I'm surprised my car hadn't already burnt with all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By History
Re: No way to treat a Model A

This is what happens when women leave the kitchen. She should be making sandwiches. ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By History
Re: Help Re-Wooding the inside of 29 Tudor

When the cars were being built as new, were all the wood pieces cut to the same sizes? Or was every car a custom as far as the wood?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By History
Re: Cracked Block

I used JB Weld cold Weld original formula.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By History
Re: The Can-Am Model A Reliability Run;"Mt.St.Helens, "A" moment to remember

I'm jealous of you guys that get to do this, I've been there several times (did the helicopter also) but in a model A Or Model T would be awesome. Would be great if they'd let you take one of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By History
Re: Cracked Block

I used JB Weld. I also had a small heater pointed at the front of the engine, before, during and after. I cleaned it really well and ground all the paint from the surrounding area, ground along the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,805
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Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

If my dad was still around he would be the judge of that. He was a fine point judge of holding flashlights, I failed many light holding competitions. :eek:

I'm slowly becoming a fine point light...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By History
Re: Cracked Block

So I took a grinder and ground off/out the mess the freshman welder made. Got back to the cracks and the new ones :mad:. Cleaned up a large area around that and slapped the JB Weld to it. I made sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By History
Radiator Shell welting rivets

I just changed the cloth like material that runs around the outside of the radiator shell. I ruined several of the rivets that held that on removing them and luckily the new lacing/welting came with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By History
Re: Electric speedometer

I was going to say this ^^^^^^^. Easy to calibrate, atleast the ones I've used.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,752
Posted By History
Re: A pic from the time

What was the bell for? Super nice photo/s.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,825
Posted By History
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

I wish ther was something I could do for any parent that's lost a child. I can't imagine what it must be like. I'm SO very very sorry for you. I will say a prayer for you and your family.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By History
Re: 1950 vs Modern Quaker State Oil Comparison

No, we run engines in model A's :p.

Motors are electric. :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By History
Re: 1950 vs Modern Quaker State Oil Comparison

The roads while I grew up were awful compared to today's roads and vehicles with more than 100,000 miles seemed to always be worn out. It's very common today to see vehicles with over 200 - 300,000...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By History
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

If you don't want to rebuild it, this was recommended to me http://leaklessapumps.com/. I did purchase one and an aluminum fan from Snyders. I didn't get the heavy duty pump as mine has a generator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By History
Re: My "new" 1931 Phaeton

How exactly is the word officially pronounced? It's not a common word, atleast around my area and I've heard it said several different ways. Ways I had no idea someone wouldn't try to pronounce it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By History
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

This covers it pretty well in my opinion. You can drive a vehicle that's hard for others to drive "UNTIL" they get used to it. You have to become intimate with whatever you are using to truly use it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By History
Re: Double Venturi Carb using?

Does anyone have a diagram of a double Venturi carb? I'm having trouble getting my head around it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,397
Posted By History
Re: tesla Truck

We ordered a Prius just before the gas went insane, 2008 I think. We waited and waited and waited for it to come in so I called corporate Toyota and WOW, got a call from the dealer that our car had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By History
Re: Cracked Block

Werner, looking from my new perspective, I'd say the welder doesn't know what he's doing, he doesn't have a clue. I would have went with the lock stitch initially but thought the cost too much at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By History
Re: Cracked Block

Well I took it to a welder and he told me it shouldn't be a problem as he was experienced in repairing cast. I believe he used a mig welder dedicated to flux core use. The Weld looked pretty good and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By History
Re: #1 plug question

Probably a stupid question but, what's the best way to check for side to side play in distributor? Use a tool to pry and watch for movement? Grab the shaft with your hand and move back and forth?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By History
Re: caution- generator problems may be contagious

When you get that fixed, drive that thing on up here and we'll get that gas gauge taken care of. :)
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