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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By bobbader
Re: Gas Cap leaks

You don't mention if the primers you are using are over any older paint or bare metal. In either case, have you significantly scuffed the area around the rim of the gas cap opening on the tank enough...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By bobbader
Re: Need Photos and Suggestions

The sliding lock mechanism on the driver's side is nothing more than a sliding metal piece that pushes on a mating piece in the door latch mechanism that also slides inside the latch and stops the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By bobbader
Re: I'm at wits END Help

This is a job much more easily done with the spring not up in the crossmember, especially if the radius ball is still attached under the bell housing. It is also much easier with a spring spreader....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By bobbader
Re: Fan to Water Pump Fitting

The situation is that the aluminum fan is a casting and in order to have the strength needed for it to hold up, the inside dimension of the pulley around the nose of the water pump is slightly less...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bobbader
Re: Question for "B" Carb expert

Russ, Been awhile since I did my last B carb. I'd have to go back and look at what the other hole is for. Quickly, I'd say it's an air bleeder but, I need a closer look to remember where it leads.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bobbader
Re: Question for "B" Carb expert

This IS the idle port. Some B & C carbs have a hole in the front center of the throat like an A carb. Others have this brass "plug" with a slot in it. The slot goes half way through the brass plug...
Forum: Early V8 10-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By bobbader
Parts to Hershey

Model A, V8, Y-Block Speed and Accessory Equipment

Green Field Spaces GCE 30-39

Will arrive Tues afternoon
Possible set-up Tues

Definite set up Weds, Thurs, Fri 8:30 - 5:30

Peter Cucci ...
Forum: Model-A 10-06-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By bobbader
Unhappy More parts going to Hershey

In addition to the restored/polished 1931 Radiator Shell I posted earlier this week, the following:
2 brand new Sportlites by Don Sommer with brackets for left & right side 31 Dlx Roadster. $800 per...
Forum: Model-A 10-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By bobbader
Parts going to Hershey

I have a beautifully polished 1931 grille shell that I got in a larger purchase this summer. The shell was a pristine original with no signs that any metal work needed to be done before it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By bobbader
Re: Steering box help

Sounds like the gasket between the two housings might not be seated properly in the groove and/or in the adjustment procedure it might have gotten dislodged and twisted. This will do exactly what you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By bobbader
Re: $1500 Model A Horn

I know the man that made this horn and I've actually seen it. I have no vested interest in his sale of same but, the quality is pretty amazing for an item that was basically made by hand. As Brent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By bobbader
Re: Starter armature, is it good?

Starter armature segment insulators do not get undercut as those in generators. The commutator surface SHOULD be smooth. NO GROOVES. Starter brushes are copper/bronze as opposed to carbon brushes in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By bobbader
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By bobbader
Re: Repop Dust Rings...

Steve,

You didn't mention if the roller track housings and camshafts are new repos or original parts. I have done many brake system rebuilds and have never has an issue with the size of new dust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By bobbader
Re: Welding Battery support to plate...

Steve,

The plate was welded to the bracket with spot welds with a "lobster claw" welder. There are/were no holes drilled in either the plate or the bracket but a good clean original assembly will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By bobbader
Re: Electric Windshield Wiper

Bob,

I just finished the installation of a modern electric motor through the header on the 30 Tudor I have in the shop. There should be plenty of room to do it on a slant window car as well. Call...
Forum: Model-A 10-08-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By bobbader
Bringing to Hershey

Original 30/31 Standaed Roadster/Phaeton windshield frame $125
New repo 4:11 ring & pinion .......... less than 50 miles on gears.
customer returned when he decided to go with...
Forum: Model-A 10-01-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By bobbader
Bringing to Hershey

Bringing to Hershey: 30/31 Model a tudor sedan original seats, all frames and original seat springs in excellent condition. Remnants of original upholstery on front bucket seats. Original rear seats...
Forum: Early V8 10-02-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By bobbader
Original 1932 Firewall at Hershey

Bringing an original 32 firewall to Hershey. Good unrestored condition with insulating pad still intact. Bob Bader .......... Green Field Space GCE 35, just under Parking Lot Light Post #91. Will...
Forum: Model-A 10-02-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By bobbader
30/31 Roadster Sportlites at Hershey

Bringing to Hershey a beautiful set of 30/31 Roadster Sportlites with all mounting hardware. These were restored by Don Sommer/American Arrow Company to jewelry level quality. Original brackets are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By bobbader
Re: Tie rod length

Patrick is right in suggesting comparing the length of the 2 tie rods. Of course, another possibility is that the axle is also bent. some action is responsible for the tie rod being bent. Don't...
Forum: Early V8 10-05-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By bobbader
early V8 parts to Hershey

Bringing following V8 parts and perhaps more to Hershey:

2 nice original 32 firewalls $750/850 each
pair decent original 32 hood tops $200/pr
pair original 32 headlights w/sealed beams $100...
Forum: Model-A 10-05-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By bobbader
Model a parts to Hershey

Bringing following A parts and more to Hershey:

Late 31 indented firewall $175
3 super nice original 30/31 radiator aprons $150 ea
restorable 28/29, 30/31 horn/light rods $50 - 65
2 pr Original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By bobbader
Re: LaBarron Bonney

I talked to them by phone a little over a week ago. They have, at this point, had even more snow than Boston. Could have something to do with the delay. I agree .................. you should call...
Forum: Early V8 10-04-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By bobbader
Bringing Model A & 32 parts to Hershey

Original Model A, 32 parts, v8 speed equipment, other trinkets

See ad and prices in Model A Swap Section

Hershey Green Field Space GCE 35

Bob Bader
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