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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: cr"A"nk it in 45 seconds

Thread a piece of bailing wire thru the radiator and put a finger loop in it, attach the other end to the choke arm. As you crank pull the choke, then release.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Newby here. possibly being lazy....

Under the headlamp, same nut
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Suggestions on crud removal

Liberally spray on oven cleaner, let sit and rinse off with water
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Tudor front seat questions

Had a late 28 Canadian tudor, had the bar, not cups.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Garage lights

Now that sounds just great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Ford Factories

John graham architects did some plant work, Ford Life magazine did a couple articles on ford plants. A v8 club member, Kent Jaquith had dozens of photos showing design and testing procedures of plant...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Rear motor mount replacement

If needed I just put a half inch bolt and nut into a piece of pipe to push
the frame out a nudge. Set against the engine block, chamfer the edges of the mounting bolts for stress free starting
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,337
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

My opinion, it takes many professionals to design a car which is comfortable and easy to drive. Seems most “hot rods” are simply concoctions welded together with modern components in a garage with no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Camo woodburner

Most likely a gaz o gene burner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Manifold/Muffler Joint

Position a floor jack under the pipe bend to hold it in position.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By vern hodgson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Rear leaf spring questions

And paint each leaf, underside only with graphite paint lubricant
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Replacing rear motor mount

A tip on starting the two engine mounting bolts, grind a slight bevel on threads to make for easy starting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Minimal wiring

Thanks, just what I need
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By vern hodgson
Minimal wiring

This question is from a guy who’s mind goes blank and eyes roll back when confronted with wiring diagrams. Looking at the wiring diagram it would indicate a wire from drivers side of term block goes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: removing flame arrestor or filler screen

Obtain a slide hammer with puller attachment which opens on adjustment, place in spark arrest or adjust open and pull upward, gently
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Spray paint

Wesco auto body supply here in Seattle will mix a rattle can with hardner inside. You puncture the hardner inside when you are ready to spray. They have all the original color formulas, downside is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Electric wiper

Thanks, never heard of that publication before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: 5/16 Press in Grease Fitting Doesn't Fit (too small)

If you tap, be sure and buy a flat bottom tap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Difficult time getting gas gauge bezel off

I put a torch on a one gallon gas can, had been sitting in the desert for nigh on to twenty five or more years. Surprise, small boom, cheap lesson learned.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Les Schwab powder coating

Had mine done here in Washington,yes they stopped doing it and now ( a few years ago) send them out to a shop in Oregon. Still a good price (then) nice job, do not know current policies.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Electric wiper

No way, cannot be that simple. Flat head, round head, counter sunk, slotted, hex hed????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By vern hodgson
Arrow Electric wiper

What type of fastenervas used to mount the electric wiper to the windshield frame??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By vern hodgson
Rear spring eye

When inserting rear shackle bushing I get a loose fit. Spring eye reads .735 and old of bushing is .720. Is this acceptable? Or do I need a new spring eye leaf?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By vern hodgson
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