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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,859
Posted By ccb360
Re: Uhaul Auto Transport & Tudor

U-hauls auto transport trailer towed smoothly for me and the brakes worked great. Only hitch, their wheel straps...one came loose with me also. I did have my own straps installed, one for each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,086
Posted By ccb360
Re: Can't identify my Briggs number

Check under the floor mat on front passenger side body frame next to the door sill. That the location of the body tag on my '29 Briggs TS.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By ccb360
Re: Oil pan differences

Then period correct for my early '29. Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By ccb360
Re: Oil pan differences

Any idea when the removable plate style was no longer produced?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,571
Posted By ccb360
Re: Cleaning Gas Tank 'in place'

Intention is to place magnet where collected debris may be seen from gas cap opening.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,571
Posted By ccb360
Re: Cleaning Gas Tank 'in place'

Magnet is placed beside the fuel shut off valve under tank (outside). The magnet can be removed at any time. Periodically before filling tank look inside for debris. If some is found, remove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,480
Posted By ccb360
Re: Wind Wings

The black rubber strips that come with the pinch clamps did not work for me. Glass slid down and out of the clamps on first outing.

Replaced the black rubber with 3-M gray double sided body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,571
Posted By ccb360
Re: Cleaning Gas Tank 'in place'

Magnets recovered from a discarded computer hard drive are very strong and work great. Just don't get your fingers pinched when placing the magnet.

Locate the magnet near the fuel shut off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,814
Posted By ccb360
Re: Hagerty and Pelling Insurance

JC Taylor advertises no millage limits and allows occasional pleasure trips (check their website). The Virginia regulations also afford ample driving opportunities within reasonable limits for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By ccb360
Re: Seat upholstery for 28 phaeton

Appreciate the pics...nice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By ccb360
Re: Seat upholstery for 28 phaeton

Mr Wrndln. Could you post a few overall pictures of the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,488
Posted By ccb360
Re: Fog light bulbs

The PAR 46 means the lamp is parabolic shaped and 46 eights of an inch in diameter. So 5-3/4" is its diameter. Having the lamp number or blown lamp should be easily crossed to a replacement by a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,274
Posted By ccb360
Re: Registration Fee$$$

VA - Taxes vary by locality. Some none. Mine is $5.88 per antique vehicle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,274
Posted By ccb360
Re: Registration Fee$$$

Virginia: One time $50.00 registration fee which is classified "permanent". Application has a signature requirement that the vehicle is maintained in safe working order.

License plates (both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,866
Posted By ccb360
Re: Transmission Conversion

If buying a Mitchell Syncro Trans there is an option to have the shift lever bent slightly toward the passenger side. This option provided more driver leg room for my car.
Would think a std shift...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,158
Posted By ccb360
Re: When to shut off fuel

Switch off the battery and shut off fuel valve (run carb dry) every time I park the vehicle in a structure in which I sleep.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By ccb360
Re: Cutting and Swedging, the Right Tools Please.

Need a 30 ton (min) press and a jig. Bratton's tool worked for me.
If going to Hershey there are better-safer options.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,191
Posted By ccb360
Re: Can not shift to 2nd or 3rd gear

Hard or unable to shift into 2nd was resolved on my car by rebuilding shift tower. Not a hard job. Problem was 2nd/3rd shifter fork square slot was worn noticeably. That plus shifter ball wear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,557
Posted By ccb360
Re: Lets get Tom Wesenberg over the 25000 today

Congratulations and thanks for the help on many topics!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,548
Posted By ccb360
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

Our Oct '29 Briggs TS (155B) Fordor did not have the wood mentioned. It does have close to sixty 1/4-20 fasteners. Dash rail remained intact. Steering column was unbolted from tank and frame but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,189
Posted By ccb360
Re: Front end shimmy

A recent experience with low speed shimmy revealed loose tie-rod and drag-link end caps. Good advice to observe all steering areas with someone working the steering wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,301
Posted By ccb360
Re: Odometer quit, Speedo works

As Carl mentioned, PapaNick can supply a replacement or repair yours. He restored two of mine 3 years ago and they continue to work well.

Snyder's catalog (page A-174) has a table to select...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,828
Posted By ccb360
Re: 31 Model A SW Town Sedan Association

I also would be interested in rejoining.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,894
Posted By ccb360
Re: Indicator warning buzzer

For the 535 flasher (6V), connect black wire to the "P" (pilot) terminal and the buzzer red wire to ground. Only one buzzer is needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 114,391
Posted By ccb360
Re: carburetor 13/32 deep well socket

Bill, Mine arrived today also. Ditto all the positive comments... Excellent product!!!
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