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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Congratulations, enjoy your day of fame.
Thanks for letting us know.
Your marionberry jam buddy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1931 Steel Back Victoria Arm Rests

The arm rests are 20" long. they slide on to a metal clip and are secured with a screw at the back end.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Trunk Rack.....Help Needed

Here is a picture of my original trunk rack on my Victoria.
The clip that you have circled is used to hold the rack in the up position.
Forum: Model-A 08-15-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Bill Cilker
AA Double Bar deluxe bumper

1930-31 AA Truck deluxe double bar front bumper package. All the parts to make 2 bumpers, you will have to make some u bolts and clamps. The pictures show what is in the package.
$200.00 I prefer...
Forum: Model-A 08-15-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By Bill Cilker
1930-31 AA single bar front bumper

1930-31 AA single bar front bumper in very good condition. Very slight bend on one half. Missing 2 original bolts.
$100 plus shipping.
Forum: Model-A 08-15-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Bill Cilker
AA / BB King Pins

NOS AA / BB King pin set. Missing one bearing and 2 felt brake rod seals.
$100.00 plus $8.50 shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Is this FORD material ??

Neither one is original.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Correct rumble seat material

Here are pictures of an original 1930 coupe rumble seat material
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Information/Opinion wanted on a specific Model A

Welcome to the world of Model A's. I want to extend a invitation to join the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of MAFCA. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month. Currently we are meeting on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 4 speed trans into 3 speed

Here is a picture of the removable AA coupling shaft and most of its parts. There are 2 different 4-speed to the u-joint housing pieces. The cast iron one on the right is what was used to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Key start

I would think twice about using a key start setup. I purchased a 1931 sedan that had one. To start the car, I had to reach through the steering wheel of the car to turn the key, while I used my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,746
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Little Trailer behind a Model A

Here are pictures of the trailer hitch that I made for my 1931 SW Town Sedan. I have towed a fiberglass Mullins Red Cap trailer all over the western US.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: robe cord

Here are 2 pictures of the robe cord ends. The pictures are of a 1931 SW Town Sedan. The 28-early 31 (straight windshield) Town Sedan's robe cord ends are different. The location should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,760
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Peking to Paris preparations / modifications

Here is an article about a Victoria that did it in 2019.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: robe cord

on my SW TS the cord is held on by 2 - 10-32 screws that are about 1" long per side. There should be 4 captive nuts on the seat back metal They are about 5" in from the door and about 7" down. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: What are these holes for?

Look in the January 1931 Service bulletins there is a large writeup on replacing the Victoria top. Also, MAFCA's new Victoria Body book has some information on installing the top.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Help identifying the vehicle

Judging by the wheels, the chassis was probably made after January 1931. The wheels are dated on the inside of the mounting flange. Which may or may not give you an approximate date of the chassis....
Forum: Model-A 05-26-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Bill Cilker
Cut glass Bud Vases

2 cut glass bud vases with non original mounts
$60 each plus shipping.
Forum: Model-A 05-23-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Bill Cilker
1931 Tudor

B engine with 3 bolt water pump head, down draft carb with Angen intake manifold, Borg Warner overdrive and turn signals. The engine does run. Has late 1931 cast iron front brake drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 30A Roadster Shocks

Get the Restoration Guidelines from MARC or MAFCA. There is a whole section on shocks.
There are more varieties of shocks than you would think.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Question ??

When the Leather back Victoria was introduced the interior had several interior trim items that were dropped over time to save money. The change to the Steel back was made for cost considerations. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1928-29 AA Bumper brackets

The 28-29 AA front bumper brackets are longer than the car front bumper brackets. I have seen cars with the AA brackets and the bumpers stick way out in front.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 ford vicky

The glass is the same in a leatherback and a metalback. The interior rear window frame moulding is different between a leatherback and a metalback. Lefthander1930 gave you the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Original Intake Manifold

There are basically 3 different manifolds, one with our a vacuum hole (BOP-6/29), one with a high vacuum hole (7/29-7/30) and the last with a lower vacuum hole (7/30-EOP).

Also, be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Dr window handle

A Victoria handle does not have a set screw as a coupe handle does.
If you pushed in the escutcheon to revel the 2 pin locations and there was not a pin in one of them, then someone may have used...
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