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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By AGBill
Re: Body Mounting Bolts

I realize that the commercially available knurled carriage head bolts are knurled right under the carriage head, (there is no square portion of the shaft). The length of the knurled shaft is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By AGBill
Body Mounting Bolts

The previous owners of my 1930 Sport Coupe have stripped out the square holes in the body sheet metal when removing the rusted body mounting carriage bolts. The holes are now all round holes.

Has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By AGBill
Body Mounting Bolts

The previous owners of my 30 Sport Coupe stripped out the square holes in the body sheet metal for installing the carriage bolts to install the body, (they are all now round holes). I like the look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,517
Posted By AGBill
Re: Turlock

I was there also, with the following observations:

1. There are only 2-3 vendors left that specialize in Model A parts and accessories. The remaining Model A parts are scattered around the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By AGBill
Re: Transmission gear/shaft question

Snyders - if you read these posts, you need to do the following:

1. Take all the shafts in stock to a local machine shop and have them remove a few thousandths off the outside diameter of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By AGBill
Re: Transmission gear/shaft question

I had the exact same problem with a new shaft that I purchased from Snyders. The solution for me was to mount the shaft in a small lathe and used some medium grit emery cloth with no lubricant. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By AGBill
Re: eBay Winfield

I bid on this Winfield SR BB but was out bid by $10 at the last second, (probably using Auction Stealer software). I did buy a Winfield SR BB with a matching Winfield downdraft manifold earlier this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By AGBill
Re: A Matter of $$

Unfortunately for those of us that currently own a Model A, the sales price for a typical Model A has been drifting down over the past few years. In my opinion, this is mostly due to the passing of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,778
Posted By AGBill
Re: not your average coupe

I don't understand...…
The object of running at Bonneville is to go fast. The car is currently running a 4:11 rear end ratio.... With a modified high horsepower engine, (relatively speaking), why...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By AGBill
Re: Removing the C Clips on a Universal Joint

After disassembling the used u-joint, I started to install the new rebuild kit.
The new ring "Bearings" were a very tight fit into the u-joint body - I measured a 0.004 - 006 interference fit. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By AGBill
Removing the C Clips on a Universal Joint

I am rebuilding the drivetrain on my 1930 Sport Coupe. I wanted to replace/rebuild the universal joint. The current joint on my car is the earlier riveted type which cannot be rebuilt. I found a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,714
Posted By AGBill
Re: Got One - Now the VIN search

To address your original question regarding suggestions on removing the body. This is not an insignificant effort - I can speak from experience because I just removed my Sport Coupe body last week. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By AGBill
Re: WTB KR Wilson Engine Stand

http://www.dan4banger.com/kr-wilson-tooling.html

bought the rights to the K.R. Wilson tooling and is still producing new engine stands. Bring a bagful of money....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,491
Posted By AGBill
Re: Women model A owners

My 1930 Sport Coupe was originally purchased by a woman living in Santa Barbara, California. Her name is on the original title, which came with the car when I purchased it in 1974.....a woman ahead...
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