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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Superhart
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Al, didn't you have to modify the passenger side latch in some way in order to get the sliding lock to work? Everyone says the passenger latch needs to be modified. It seems that in order to do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Superhart
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Here is what I found out about installing a slide lock on the passenger door. The sliding lock assembly itself will indeed install easily on the passenger side door inner skin panel. All that is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Superhart
Re: REbuild Early Vacuum Wiper

I sent my early wiper to John Holland. Very nice man, by the way. He called me very disappointed saying that the inside of my wiper housing had multiple blisters and the side walls were warped. In...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Superhart
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Further Update. Will at C.W. Moss actually found a trunk handle keyed the same as the matched pair of door handles saving me the $25 surcharge. Received my package in record time and attempted to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By Superhart
Bucket Seats for Model A Street Rod

I am seriously thinking about replacing the original bench seat in my 1930 Model A street rod with bucket seats. Just looking for suggestions from anyone who has done this swap. Pitfalls? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Superhart
Update - Locking Handles

What an adventure this has been. I purchased a supposedly matched pair of exterior locking door handles on eBay because I wanted a locking handle on the driver's side of my 30 Model A Rod. Turned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Superhart
Re: Need Photos and Suggestions

I already have a pair of matched exterior handles that have been installed. Very easy to do. I was hoping to drum up someone who has installed a slide lock on the passenger side already so I could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Superhart
Re: Need Photos and Suggestions

I called a fellow at Brattons this afternoon and he advised that although I could install a slide door lock on the passenger door that I would need to modify the latch mechanism in order to make it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Superhart
Need Photos and Suggestions

I have a 1930 5-window coupe street rod. I would like to install a locking door handle on the driver's side door and a sliding inside door lock on the passenger door. Has anyone done this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Superhart
Re: REbuild Early Vacuum Wiper

Thanks for diagram. Already have it. The diagram shows the later valve arrangement. I need a diagram showing the early valve mechanism. I may need to end up taking photos with my cell phone. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Superhart
REbuild Early Vacuum Wiper

I need to attempt to rebuild an early Trico vacuum wiper unit (RSX-1?) that has the valve mechanism cover retained by two small screws and the brass name plate. See the photo below. The paddle moves...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Superhart
Re: Wiper Vacuum Lines

Photo EXACTLY what I needed to know. BIG help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Superhart
Wiper Vacuum Lines

I am converting a 1930 Model A Coupe from hand operated wiper to vacuum operated. Can anyone either describe or post photos to show me how and where the vacuum lines are installed? I don't need the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Superhart
Re: I Need Photos - Electric Windshield Wiper

My apologies to the number of original Model A guys who read this. My car is a street rod. I'm not modifying it to attempt to be a 100 point car. I just want to add a couple of features to it that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Superhart
Re: I Need Photos - Electric Windshield Wiper

Those photos are very helpful. The photos resemble installation of a Bert's unit that mounts on the outside of the windshield frame. However, the motor I bought is a chromed Trico unit and obviously...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Superhart
Re: I Need Photos - Electric Windshield Wiper

Thanks, Guys, but I would like to see photos of car interiors with original Trico electric drives installed. I want my installation to look original if possible. I already checked out Bert's and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Superhart
I Need Photos - Electric Windshield Wiper

I have a Model A street rod registered as a 1930 but it came with a manually operated windshield wiper. I want to convert it to an original Trico electric wiper system but am a little confused about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Superhart
Re: Model A Horn Wiring

Ray, you be da man. Thanks. Just what I needed to know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Superhart
Model A Horn Wiring

I have a 1930 5 window coupe street rod converted to Chevy 350 power. Obviously the radiator shell is not original but an aftermarket piece to accommodate the larger radiator. The shell is drilled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Superhart
Re: Windshield Wiper Conversion

Thanks for all the info posted thus far. All I know is that the street rod I bought is registered as a 1930 5 window coupe and came with hand operated wiper installed on a tilting windshield. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By Superhart
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

Thanks, Mike. Just what I wanted to know. I will definitely spend the $8 for a relay.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By Superhart
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

To clear things up a bit, my car is 12V and so is the horn. It is 12v motor driven. Strangely enough, when I disassembled the horn to inspect, the motor in it is identical to the can type motor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By Superhart
Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

I have a 1930 Model A street rod converted to 12 volt. I want to add an Ahooogah horn with its own dash mounted horn button. Is it necessary to install a second horn relay to operate this horn or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Superhart
Re: Windshield Wiper Conversion

Thanks so much. Things are beginning to clear up. Too bad the diagram doesn't provide spacing measurements. I will have to purchase the kit and make up a drilling template. The only hole I now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Superhart
Re: Windshield Wiper Conversion

Thank you, Bob. However, since I have a manually operated wiper, it looks like I would need to drill mounting holes in the windshield frame to mount the motor and rout the wiring. The kit you sent...
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