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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: ALT Fuse

Check out: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=284507&highlight=accessory

There are some posts in there by Y-Blockhead showing a fuse panel install that is unique and exceptionally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Transmission stuck

I had this same problem except one of the two shift rods was also shifted forward into the bell housing so removing the tower lid wouldn’t budge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,576
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Installing Model A Ford == D == Shaped Nuts

Check out the following replacement for D-nuts that do not require welding and are similar to rivets but use bolts to cinch tight.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,164
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Marvel Schebler carb pouring gas

Believe me JR Bullock would want to know about any problem with his rebuilt MS carb. He will go to any extent to fix/make it right - ask me how I know. You are just one call away from making a good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Marvel Carb fuel line difference

X2 for making your own fuel line from hydraulic brake line. Save your current fuel line for a Zenith backup. Whoever sold you the Marvel should have also provided the brass connector for the fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Shock link installation

Installing original shock links for me took some time and patience. I also lost a link, and realized there was a need to check things more closely. I soon found out the lower end of the link slipped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Model A Turn Signal

X2 for turnswitch.com. Their solid state system self cancels based on going around the corner or via user-set number of clicks after brake is released. Works on 6V or 12V, does NOT require...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: A question about colors

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9vcy840z546wmq7/AABiJb1wgUf16MakGtLU7AKja?dl=01931 coupe rose beige seal brown taken from a 1972 Model A paint pamphlet in existent at the time.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,423
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: The source of the problems?



Maybe you should look into starting such a website then you wont have to wonder what that would look like. It might actually be your dream so sally forth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Front engine mount

I just replaced the front motor mount that had "just the washer" installed, and the center bolt was about worn in half. The washer did not appear to do the job that the new brass bushing I used to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Stainless steel water pipes?

Umm - the SS tube would be attached at both ends via a rubber hose so there shouldn't be any transfer of SS elements (or visa versus). Or am I missing something here? My SS water tube is still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Electrical loom switch plate

Thanks to Tyree Harris who pulled me out of the ditch with a replacement switch. Great guy who knows the wiring business, and jumped in to help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Electrical loom switch plate

I have a new electrical loom with cowl lights and turn signal wires but the bakelight switch end got smashed. In checking venderís websites I only find the whole loom for sale and not just the end...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,072
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: My Engine Project

The shade of green has no effect on how well it goes down the road.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Shock arm link question

When adding the rubber pieces to both top and bottom, you'll probably find a significant tightening of the link so much so that getting everything put back together might be a bit challenging. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: LED taillights and how to wire turn signals

The absolute best turn signal system is here:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: 6V Turn Signal Buzzer

I’m running my S/M turn signal system on 6V no problems
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: 6V Turn Signal Buzzer

Absolutely the best turn signal system for old cars including Model A. It has everything you're looking for and will likely install right over your current set up. One capability that stands out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Stipe shocks...

Your car your choice - always
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Carburetor Restoration Guru's???

Jim (JR) Bullock is old school - the best

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Old Timer Carb Rebuilder - New Website

Jim (JR) Bullock - a 50+ year veteran building/restoring Model A carbs has opened a new website https://jmacarbs.com/ that shows off his handiwork. You can now order and pay for the rebuilt carb of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Where to get a Bill Stipe distributor cam

FYI - ordered (using website ph#) and just received qty=2 Stipe dist cam (@$14.95)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Logical Decision Thought

I purchased a basket case with the intent of doing the restoration myself, and with the consent of my wife purchased tools and took evening school classes instead of paying a professional. This...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: Marvel Schleber carburetor

Here's a copy of the M/S Service manual: https://www.dropbox.com/s/43ittc0ldpv9o8n/Marvel%20Schebler%20User%20Manual.pdf?dl=0
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,746
Posted By RB_Nielsen
Re: 1931 Model A Serial Number

I've been through this before....

In my case, the VIN on the title was assigned by the DMV in accordance with the Highway Patrol. This came as a result of building/restoring my Model A...
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