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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Frame mounted toolbox

Your picture links to photo bucket that not everybody uses also it’s marked as private. You may want to post the actual photo and not a link to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Electrical motor to produce vacuum...is there such thing?

Gm used a plastic tank back in the 70’s I believe. It was designed to hold the vacuum when the engine wasn’t producing enough. That’s when they were using vacuum to run all the defrost, inside and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Tank sealer

Tried all of these solutions nothing works, you’ll end up getting a new tank or sorry to say scrap it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By dbaldwi3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

Citrus countY Florida had a club that disbanded two years ago due to the fact that they couldn’t find any new members which is a shame as I know of several who would like to belong to a local club...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

Not sure if this counts As one but the rear radius rods Are seamed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

But what was factory? I’ve seen both not sure what Henry used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Custom building vintage style wiring

E-bay has been my source for the proper cloth wire sold by the foot also the cloth sheathing with the tar coating also sold by the foot. Good luck with the speedster I’m just getting started on mine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,556
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Just went to their website. When you select the year of your vehicle it only goes back to 1950. Sorry to say NO model A parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Catseye gas gauge

No picture here on iPhone either.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By dbaldwi3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ford Logo

3D print the oval with the lip on it and set your logo into it. Problem solved!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Under the running board mat

Use contact cement when done painting but make sure you’ve got it squared up perfectly contact cement doesn’t give you a second chance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: AAA on the move

Way cool! That picture belongs on the cover of a magazine or a calendar. Picture perfect!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Leaking Head bolt?

Stationed there 79-80 good times then transferred to bitburg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Need 2 Victoria Assist Straps

Now that was funny! ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Good tool to lubricate the leaf springs

Is that made from an old c clamp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,325
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

Yep move to Florida, I left Michigan a long time ago. No regrets. And my cars thanked me!(no potholes!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Painting Accent Stripes

No idea how they did it but like you lots of masking and unmasking. I’ve probably spent 30 hrs or more just masking and painting. Still have pin stripe to do!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove/Replace Headlight Reflector

Open lens cover, remove bulbs, gently pull reflector bucket forwards it will slide right out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove inner oil pan

Believe it or not a Wooden baseball bat slid into the side and give it a good pop it will come out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Thread size - windshield frame screws?

In restoring my Tudor I’ve found Henry liked 10-24 thread size and can be purchased through restoration supply houses.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Radial Tires 16 inch Kelsey Hayes

Here’s a chart I found with dimensions https://racedunlop.com/docs/40sand50s.pdf then go here https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc?tires=195-80r16-195-75r16 and plug in a modern tire size to compare...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Radial Tires 16 inch Kelsey Hayes

P195/80-r16 but good luck as far as I can tell only one tire that size the Bridgestone ecopia e2 made for electric rav4 in California
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Steering Wobble

Radius ball
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