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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Station Wagon Owners

Sub-frame and floorboards generally finished with a "dull black asphaltum based wood preservative..alternatives Commercial drab finishes,, per Paint and Finish Guide. A rubber matting was most likely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Vacuum Wiper Motor

I've always pushed in to turn on, pull out to shut off.. action always seems faster going downhill.!! :D kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Can I use new cast brake drums with old shoes?

If you are going to refurbish the brakes, IMO.. I would replace each component as a unit, shoes and drums, and to inspect, clean and re-adjust/replace internal parts as required. Getting stopped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Coupe Glass Replacement

I think the original question stated "all except windshield".., leading some to respond with panel advice. It is possible to just unscrew garnish pieces and replace glass.. in my case the interior...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Coupe Glass Replacement

I replaced mine in a '29 Coupe, all of the interior material and panels had been removed, so the process was a bit easier. I was also prepping the window garnish mouldings to refinish. If you can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Hendersonville, North Carolina

Maybe try to get a tour of the VanWingerden Greenhouse Range in Mills River area. Quite an expanse and interesting automation, much innovation from when I worked there in it's infancy in the area in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,590
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Those were the days....

Pi not round.. Pi r square..! I couldn't resist. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Door striker plate screws on coupe

I did re-adjust the striker plate on my '29 this summer, the wear allowed the door to become slightly ajar. Usually a right turn or maybe a hard bump would do it. Probably replace mine this winter.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By kbinde2
Re: interior tacks

Don't the interior panels (ie, quarter window, and the strip above the door) once installed cover the tack strips (and tack head).?
I looked on my '29 Coupe and have a hard time locating a tack,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Need Door Bumper Help

I have a '29 Coupe, bumpers may have to be trimmed to your fit. Alot of different methods to install, do a search in the forum and see what may work for you. I bought two kits... trial and error on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By kbinde2
Re: OT Human Intrest

MrBruce

My pics failed to upload also..?
Thanks, and so nice to meet you.. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By kbinde2
Re: OT Human Intrest

I was able to secure the email addresses of the participants (hopefully not to overlook anyone), and sent my gratitude for the kindness they showed.
Knowing what it takes to prepare a car for show...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By kbinde2
OT Human Intrest

My father had turned 99 on July 4th this year, and with current health concerns over the states, I decided not to travel from DE to SC for the occasion.
With the assistance of MAFCA/MARC members,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Speedo is “jumpy”

I removed the lead seal on the speedometer housing (after much thought) and carefully dis assembled the unit on a clean towel.. making note of each part and location. The lube had hardened and caused...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By kbinde2
Re: wet floor 30 A rumble seat area

Could be the rear window seal rubber is dry and water is tracing itself to the rumble area. It will seep undetected, all the time making the wood softer and carpeted or upholstered area damp and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Just took a ride in the 29.

Sometimes just a short ride around the block can lift all the weight off your shoulders from our day. A wave from those down the street, or while stopped at a red light always makes me grin just a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By kbinde2
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Attempt to remove body bolts, or just cut them off?

IMO..if the cost of the project is not an issue, cut them off.!.if you're blessed with patience, and a real good friend to hold a wrench, band-aids for skinned knuckles, lots of PB Blaster, well, you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,449
Posted By kbinde2
Re: shit tower oil leak

Maybe this..? Sorry, couldn't resist..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By kbinde2
Re: A-2853 Emergency Brake Lever to crossshaft Rod assembly

'29 Special Coupe for my example Pluck, May 1929 for production time-frame.
The rod that you reference is straight. E Brake handle is in front of the shifter..

kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By kbinde2
Re: MAFCA Sticker

Some items I find lend themselves to become license plate toppers. The Ford grille emblem is the perfect size, as were the decals from MAFCA and MARC..
From time to time I switch them, to suit the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Babbitt Work needed in IL. Anyone!?!

I would also give a thumbs-up to Ora and the Schwalms folks. Great to work
with and I am satisfied with my rebuild. Maybe a distance to travel or ship, but worth the look or a phone call.. IMO/kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By kbinde2
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

My floorboards only had a hole where the pedal extension came through, when I installed new floorboards, I cut a piece of rubber floormat in a 2" circle,used small tacks and centered a hole for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,818
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

My thought process was to have it run well, stop when the brakes were applied, and have a comfortable interior that looked good. The color scheme may be changed at sometime, but for now what I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,915
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Safe, Healthy 2020.

Photo taken in Bombay Hook Wildlife Area, Delaware
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