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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By figment
Re: A&L Parts. still in business?

I bought a lot of items from A&L and all were very good quality . I think the owners decided it was a better business plan to wholesale to many of the bigger suppliers rather than try to compete as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By figment
Re: Zenith Rebuilding

The judging. Standards have all the Zenith carburetors and details listed ,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By figment
Re: 1931 Wide Bed Pickup Cowl band

The cowl band was originally painted body color . I would test fit before painting because if it is a reproduction cowl band it may not fit properly and need some work to make it fit if it will fit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By figment
Re: Bob Burdick Running Board Trim

He has a ad in the Model A News . I think that he only makes running board trim . If he makes any other Model A parts I haven't heard .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By figment
Re: 1930 Ford Model A Fordor

The kit offered in Brattons is for a two door . You might give them a call as they might have the correct kit for your car as my catalogue is 2 years old .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By figment
Re: 1930 Ford Model A Fordor

Check Brattons for a complete package of the screws , nuts , nails Etc. It will most likely cost less than going to your local hardware and purchase by the piece .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,281
Posted By figment
Re: Night ride

I had a beveled glass rear view mirror . It made the reflection much worse , changed to the original and it cut down the reflection a lot .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By figment
Re: plating

Craig is in Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By figment
Re: plating

If you want a quality and correct plating job at a reasonable price then Craig is your man .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By figment
Re: Help to identify landau irons

If someone has the latest Restoration guidelines there are about 4 different landau irons . They show all the numbers on the back side . I don't have my copy handy or I would verify if yours are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By figment
Re: Which 1931 hub cap to buy.

A&L have the really nice stainless steel hub caps . They can sometimes pass fine point . Price might be a little higher but the quality is top shelf . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By figment
Re: Removing Distributor Oiler

I do it the same way and use a metal wedge behind the snug fitting punch and the oiler should come right out . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By figment
Re: Cabriolet 68C -- "Sources" and Wood-Related Questions

If you have a Snyders catalogue look on page 193 , they list a dress plate seal for 68 A and 68 B for $7.50 each . Not sure but they might be different for the 68C
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,383
Posted By figment
Re: Should I buy it?

Correction on the wood amount I thought you had a later Murray body style . I would still go for it . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,383
Posted By figment
Re: Should I buy it?

Sounds like a good buy to me . Even if you find a few other places of bad wood there are several ways to fix them with out replacing all the wood . I did a early 1930 Briggs a few years ago and that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By figment
Re: Model A Horn

Stewart warner horns did not have a nameplate . That is why some use the Stewart Warner in fine point because you don't lose points for a reproduction nameplate .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,764
Posted By figment
Re: Cotter pins

He used cadmium plating
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By figment
Re: Horn Rod Reassembly in Column

Don't forget the small brass bushing at the very top of the steering shaft .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By figment
Re: adjusting windshield in 30 coupe

Double check all the screws that hold the windshield to the wooden header . Sometimes the wood header is rotted and the screws will let the windshield frame set to low . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By figment
Re: Masking Carburetor

I have cadimum plated pins . The pins shown in number 14 are the stops for the choke and idle .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,248
Posted By figment
Re: Help rear main leak

Make sure the gasket between the flywheel housing and the engine block is installed correctly . If it is installed backwards it will leak oil out the camshaft and it will run down the rear main area...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,944
Posted By figment
Re: Prices Up ?

Remember Keith , if your buyer listed the car on Ebay there was at least 2 interested bidders so once listed he doesn't have much control on the final price . The other way he might have listed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By figment
Re: Looking for a clear oil...

I have seen clock oil that was clear . I was also told that musical instruments use a clear oil . Maybe you are looking for oil for the crankcase? Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By figment
Re: Correct door latch screws into wood?

I have oval head nickle plate wood screws on my 68B , I'm not sure of the length .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By figment
Re: Zenith rebuilds

Those carbs are on Ebay
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