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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: 1930 Deluxe Coupe Windlace

I am going to the shop to drop off something before I leave for a tour. If I get an extra moment, I have some pictures there on that computer and will post a picture of what original windlace looked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: 1930 Deluxe Coupe Windlace

Not even remotely close to original pattern.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Au-Ve-Co


Their 11406 is the closest to original however I have found you need to replicate the T slot like original for those to work the best. The ones I listed above work fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Restoration

Terry Deters would be a good choice. Also, in about a month is Model-A Day at the Gilmore Museum (https://www.gilmorecarmuseum.org/event-detail/ford-model-a-day/) where you can meet up with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: rebuilding shifter forks

Frank, contact me off-line as I can supply you with restored ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Restoration

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Thank you, -and it's not just me, but we have about a 1 year waiting list right now (i.e.: 6-7 car owners waiting). Also, engine shops (-=at least good ones) are backed up too. A thread on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,139
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: LED Headlights

I guess this one is one I'm still having an 'understanding issue'. I liken this to someone who is using a rifle at target practice telling someone you can't accurately hit the target with a machine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Pinstriping

Jim does do a good job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

This is what we use. Repro on the left and original on the right.




https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=404093&stc=1&d=1565632629
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: fly wheel filling

Don't bother filling the hole. If I were balancing the flywheel, the machine will pick-up on the 'light-side balance' of the flywheel and I would drill on the opposite side 180° to compensate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Restoration

http://www.model-a-ford.com/ROFL.gif No worries as you likely are not stepping on anyone's toes. Most resto shop owners I chat with have a large backlog of work on their waiting list.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Roy Nacewicz

I had spoke with Mike early on and he told me that he was going to try to make the purchase from Marlana. I am super happy as he is a great guy and will continue the business end well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Door Skin

Tony, the owner of Brattons responded in post #8 saying he has some.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: not your average coupe

Wishing the best of luck and may the 'Salt Gods' be with you all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Bob, there are different sizes of those clips. I'll try to remember to look at the part number for the ones we use tomorrow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Brake energizer kit questions

Times were different back then Dick. Less of a litigious society -and your skill set & resources, -albeit maybe limited by standards back then were still far greater then than the typical mechanical...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Brake energizer kit questions

I guess this is where we disagree again. Folks need to understand their limitations in all facets of life. A 'young, broke, unmechanically-minded' person is NOT going to be a good steward of a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Brake energizer kit questions

While I was not going to respond simply to refrain from being argumentative, however hopefully we all will agree that there are certain things that in the society that we live in today dictates a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Brake energizer kit questions

To a certain extent, you are correct however the bigger thing that frustrates me somewhat is some people try to validate their method is better only because it seems believable (--to them). For...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Smaller wheels for transport?

Welcome to Fordbarn!!

Just look for any older ½-ton Ford Truck wheels. The pattern is 5 on 5½. Let most of the air out of those tires and you should be good to load.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Cylinder temperature

Generally this is two different operating conditions. The aero engine is air cooled generally with a tightly shrouded top-end whereas the A engine is water-cooled and in a much less shrouded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Brake energizer kit questions

The sides of the stud is narrower than stock on the Brattons units which allows the side tolerance of the wedge that is inserted over the stud to float and so the pin that inserts in the hole is used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Getting my creation to go 1.5 to 3 MPH

There were some 4.56 and 4.88 gear sets made for use with Economy tractors that used Model-A rear axles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Wood Work

See if this helps. Open it in PDF for the largest screen view..
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Looking to buy Tacoma Cream powder coat paint for my painter, need help.

I'm not sure what you mean when you said you spoke with the Tiger Drylac rep and he did not have the color. I agree with that comment if he is saying he does not have the Tacoma Crème Ford color in...
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