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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: 28/29 Phaeton tom measurements needed

James,
I was in a similar position with regards to the bows and top irons. No idea what to do. Eventually I pieced together the info I needed. I mounted the top irons on my '28 Phaeton and used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,769
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Model As and Ts on do or die Outback tour.

https://www.outbacktravelaustralia.com.au/driving-towing-4wd-driving-skills/driving-in-bulldust

And after some rain - you can only imagine the mud. Thick, cloggy, red.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Clutch adjusting arm

Thanks Bob for confirming that it is not suitable for the 28 multidisc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By JohninKuranda
Clutch adjusting arm

After struggling, on my own, to adjust the clutch and being thoroughly frustrated with the experience, I noticed the reseller clutch adjusting arm that allows adjustment without pulling the clevis...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: RHD Wiring Harness

Did the same as John Charlton. Join under the radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Throwout bearing behaviour - help!

The smooth side is nearest the gearbox. The rounded side - the case? is facing the clutch assembly. Looks as it should from the diagrams above. When I say the bearing is moving I mean the part that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Throwout bearing behaviour - help!

Photos attached - hope they are clear enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Throwout bearing behaviour - help!

I have the inspection plate off (plus a strong lumens torch) for a good visual.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By JohninKuranda
Throwout bearing behaviour - help!

Just need some clarification in a gear crunching/unable gear change/clutch slipping saga.
When I run the engine in neutral, my foot no-where near the clutch pedal, the throw-out bearing spins....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Update - fitting side curtains on a Model A Roadster

Try

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhCatuv0moI

I searched for Tony's site.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By JohninKuranda
Engine Pan query

Can anyone direct me to a source with clear instructions as to how to fit aftermarket engine pans to a RHD 1928 Model A? Directions and photos or a video would make my day!

There is lots of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,999
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Anyone Contacted "American Pickers" lately?

Next you will be telling me the Kardashians are not a real-life typical American family! :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,635
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Way off topic but everybody here knows about this

https://www.amazon.com/history-Ford-Australia-Norm-Darwin/dp/0959228721

This book was published in 1986 with Chapter 7 entitled "Ford at War" Get it if you can. Seems the Ford auto plants were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,635
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Way off topic but everybody here knows about this

I lived and worked in Darwin from 1980-2001. On occassion the restored air-raid sirens would sound to commemorate this anniversary.

There were also some US ships sunk - a fact not often known...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Australian members

Cute :D - But the Maroons will squash the Blues AGAIN this year in State of Origin.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,861
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Computer Hack Warning

Our work server got hacked early December - fortunately we were able to restore to another server BUT it appears that some Chrome passwords were also taken. My Paypal account had two unauthorised...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,289
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Sales of Revision 4 to R.G. & J.S.

Hope this helps
I purchased from MAFCA the US$55 package - plus US$17 freight to the Australia Post agency in Portland - Shopmate. The freight from there was AUD$52.65 to Kuranda. The weight of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Clutch problem solved

I made a clutch spring compression device today and took the clutch to pieces. These are the metal discs - a tad rusty. It's easy to see and understand, when the clutch is apart, why I was having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Clutch problem solved

Already looking at ways to "create"a spring compressor - saw the price of one from the US and eyes rose skywards! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: Clutch problem solved

Yes Tom,
Took a bit of cleaning (and patience) but it came up pretty well okay. Not sure what all the gunk was so used face mask etc. Looking at refurbishing the multidisc some time in the future...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By JohninKuranda
Clutch problem solved

After completing a restoration, I have been plagued with clutch problems - got to the stage where I could not change gears. My brother located a free multidisk clutch assembly in good condition and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By JohninKuranda
For Aussie Ford Barners

Very pleased to see that Australia Post has now has a new service called "ShopMate". Advertised as "Shop like you live in the USA" they are also offerring a 15% shipping discount until 31 Dec 2016....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: RHD Brake switch attachment.

Yep - thats's exactly how I did mine! No problems at all.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By JohninKuranda
Phaeton Side Curtain templates?

Hi Ford Barners

I have a 28 Phaeton with a top, and I have an enthusiastic and importantly, competent, professional upholsterer who wants to finish the "look" by making me a set of side curtains....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By JohninKuranda
Re: 28/29 stanchion rubber insert

I purchased a set from Mikes. Also see item is listed with Macs and Snyders.

Part A37199A
Model A Windshield Gasket Set
The rubber gaskets needed for the windshield of the open cars. The...
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