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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By figment
Re: Help to identify landau irons

If someone has the latest Restoration guidelines there are about 4 different landau irons . They show all the numbers on the back side . I don't have my copy handy or I would verify if yours are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By figment
Re: Which 1931 hub cap to buy.

A&L have the really nice stainless steel hub caps . They can sometimes pass fine point . Price might be a little higher but the quality is top shelf . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By figment
Re: Removing Distributor Oiler

I do it the same way and use a metal wedge behind the snug fitting punch and the oiler should come right out . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By figment
Re: Cabriolet 68C -- "Sources" and Wood-Related Questions

If you have a Snyders catalogue look on page 193 , they list a dress plate seal for 68 A and 68 B for $7.50 each . Not sure but they might be different for the 68C
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By figment
Re: Should I buy it?

Correction on the wood amount I thought you had a later Murray body style . I would still go for it . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By figment
Re: Should I buy it?

Sounds like a good buy to me . Even if you find a few other places of bad wood there are several ways to fix them with out replacing all the wood . I did a early 1930 Briggs a few years ago and that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By figment
Re: Model A Horn

Stewart warner horns did not have a nameplate . That is why some use the Stewart Warner in fine point because you don't lose points for a reproduction nameplate .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By figment
Re: Cotter pins

He used cadmium plating
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By figment
Re: Horn Rod Reassembly in Column

Don't forget the small brass bushing at the very top of the steering shaft .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By figment
Re: adjusting windshield in 30 coupe

Double check all the screws that hold the windshield to the wooden header . Sometimes the wood header is rotted and the screws will let the windshield frame set to low . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,039
Posted By figment
Re: Masking Carburetor

I have cadimum plated pins . The pins shown in number 14 are the stops for the choke and idle .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,094
Posted By figment
Re: Help rear main leak

Make sure the gasket between the flywheel housing and the engine block is installed correctly . If it is installed backwards it will leak oil out the camshaft and it will run down the rear main area...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,011
Posted By figment
Re: Prices Up ?

Remember Keith , if your buyer listed the car on Ebay there was at least 2 interested bidders so once listed he doesn't have much control on the final price . The other way he might have listed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By figment
Re: Looking for a clear oil...

I have seen clock oil that was clear . I was also told that musical instruments use a clear oil . Maybe you are looking for oil for the crankcase? Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By figment
Re: Correct door latch screws into wood?

I have oval head nickle plate wood screws on my 68B , I'm not sure of the length .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,684
Posted By figment
Re: Zenith rebuilds

Those carbs are on Ebay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,684
Posted By figment
Re: Zenith rebuilds

There is a Model A good guy that is selling rebuilt and tested zenith carbs for about $169 to $189 . . The best price that I have seen .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By figment
Re: What correct screws and/or fasteners are needed?

I understand that someone is or was going to make the special washers for the floorboard screws , I sent him a sample of the original . Now I don't remember who it was . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,854
Posted By figment
Re: Vibration

Make sure that the fan is balanced and if original check for cracks .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By figment
Re: window regulators.

Try Arizona Model A , Ask for Sammy . He has a lot of original parts and is quite reasonable .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By figment
Re: Cabriolet trim piece

You probably will need both the rubber spacer and the chrome plated cover that fits over the rubber spacer . Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By figment
Re: Roadster Door Knob

I have an original knob that is 8 sided and is 9/16 wrench size . The top has the look like the one on the right with the double bump .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By figment
Re: Windshield gasket on a 30 Briggs Town sedan

If you are using a reproduction gas cap it might sit to tall . I used a original and the windshield opened and closed as it should .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By figment
Re: Windshield rubber

Don't trim right after after installation let it set for a few days because the rubber seal tends to shrink up somewhat .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By figment
Re: 1930 Cabriolet pass door lock question

The original keeper screw is only about 1/4 inch long and is slotted . When seated against the lock it does go quite deep into the door wood . I have not seen one broken because it is so short . But...
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