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Forum: Model-A 01-16-2020, 09:08 AM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 09:57 AM
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Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

Well I did buy them but I think I will use woodscrews instead of the rivets.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

Authenticity aside do most install or leave off the two steel bottom support pieces that are set in place with tubular rivets?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Paint or Stain Trunk

It looks like the type I have made by Varco. Search Varco luggage racks and you will see them. They also make a luggage rack that is more like the original ones not the chrome Taiwan ones. For some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

Yes I tacked the welting on the board edges. Everything went good on this part of the project except forgetting the seal install on the accelerator hole. 74 years old glad I know where my garage is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

Thank You, glad of that just got the upper board in my '31 roadster and was hoping I did not have to take back out to tack the seal in place.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 37 Coupe
New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

The rubber seal for the gas pedal rod inside or firewall side" Searched everywhere and cannot find.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Whitewall tires

I always liked Andy Hardy's (Mickey Rooney ) Model A roadster the best.Probably what most of them looked like at 10-15 years old.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,507
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: battery relocation

I have a friend with a '36 three window coupe and he insisted on moving the battery position so the dual exhaust would clear.He tried the trunk and couldn't figure out why cables were hot and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Wood floorboard steel supports.

Well I appreciate the rivet help but I think this mornings experience with fitting just the boards may answer my own post or question. The boards are so hard to put in place that I cannot imagine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By 37 Coupe
Wood floorboard steel supports.

Are the tubular rivets that come with the pair of steel floorboard supports easy to install and peen? If not a judged car do most use just a woodscrew? Same with the transmission/brake handle cover...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By 37 Coupe
New repro distributor body.

This post is not to talk negative about a Model A Ford part vendor but rather a heads up. If you order one from any of the vendors and it is described as the one with steel contacts not brass and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

Learn something new on here everyday.When I first saw this engine a couple weeks ago I was focused inon what I thought was a patch and did not notice the generator mount boss missing. I figured at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

I saw that also.I figured it was a patch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

I didn't know what the seller was chaged percentage wise.Wasn't the 20% also buyers premium? In my case with Ohio sales tax and Franklin County tax added on it was a 27% buyers fee.Still a bad day...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

One I have seen is Garth's in Columbus Ohio.They had what they call a Gentlemans Auction I think annually.Sure looks like they reach a pretty good size field. They had a huge onsite and online car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

Thanks for all the answers some understood what I was asking not how to adjust carburetor.I think it was a legitimate question,obviously the fin on the knob is meant to be an indicator,I just wanted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Coupe versus Tudor survival rates

A neighborhood friend the same age as me,now near 74,inherited his grandpa's '31 coupe when he was 15 or 16.On one outing we had parked it on a busy city street in broad daylight and when we came out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

Its a reproduction rod and knob and the knob screws onto the rod.I know where it will run good at I just wondered if there was a certain place to Loctite the knob to rod and where the "fin" or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By 37 Coupe
GAV knob proper orientation

Does it make a difference where the knob is positioned on say when it is closed? Picture shows mine on closure because I figured that is where the raised segment is shown in my owners manual.I did a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Which 1931 hub cap to buy.

Good information Thank You and I also wondered about the gaskets.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By 37 Coupe
Which 1931 hub cap to buy.

I would like to buy a set of six to replace the ones that were probably put on in the sixties,surface rust.Just confused of all the options.Bratton's shows some that are reasonable enough some are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

Growing up a neighborhood high school buddy drove a 1931 Model A coupe that his grandfather had left him.This was when we were in Junior year 1963 and he always bragged how it would only run on high...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Install generator

I cannot believe sometimes the amount of time I have spent on a single cotter pin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Tom Wesenberg

I hope he is busy working on my two generators I sent him last April.
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