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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By 160B
Re: Mounting new tires on freshly painted wheels

The best way to change a tire is to build a platform using 2X4 and plywood. Cut out the center so you can lay the wheel hubcap side down and remove the tire from the back side. Cover the platform...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,153
Posted By 160B
Re: Speedometer error

Read the section on calibration in the below article on rebuilding speedometers by Gordon Fisher.

"The odometer and trip are gear driven and no adjustment can be made. Drive a measured mile, or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By 160B
Re: Rear backing plate/brake installation Les Andrews instructions

I prefer to remove the rear radius rods and install the backing plates with the emergency return spring in place.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By 160B
Re: 160 Series Slant Window Sedan ID

Here is the information that I have gathered
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake centering

A word on brake shoes.
IMHO

In the past Raybestos sold a tool for bending the brake shoe core to arc the brakes to fit the drum. This tool was called Raybestos Kam Way. See attached page from a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By 160B
Re: What is this called?

I call it a "D" nut, in Brattons catalog they are called clinch nuts. They are on page 164 of the 2018 catalog under special hardware.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By 160B
Re: Hub Production History

Synchro,
In post #2 the attached file is the Mitchell drum puller. The problem is the text refers to green and black components and they are all black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

use the advanced search for your subject and check completed or sold

https://www.ebay.com/sch/ebayadvsearch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

here is a link to the Model A's for sale on the MARC website

https://model-a-ford.org/classifieds/?category=cars-for-sale
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

here is a link to the vehicles for sale on the MAFCA web site

https://www.mafca.com/cl/cl-v-sale.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

Here is a link on how to post a photo on Ford Barn

https://www.fordbarn.com/are-ya-lost/posting-images/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By 160B
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

I remember my twin brother going out of the car when the right rear door opened and he hit the road, 1939 Plymouth. I think he was trying to get up on the seat from the floor and grabbed the door...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By 160B
Re: Air-balancing a Zenith Carburetor

I ran my own calculations 12 years ago using the formulas at the K&N web site and 200.5 cubic engine running at 2100 rpm and selected a K&N E-3050. To date I have over 30,000 miles using a K&N...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By 160B
Re: Keri Keen Trunk Installation

Here is a link to an article by Steve Plucker

THE KARI-KEEN TRUNK ASSEMBLY AND A VERY EARLY 1929 TUDOR SEDAN
BY STEVE PLUCKER
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,273
Posted By 160B
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

HOW TO COMPUTE TORQUE WHEN USING ADAPTORS

http://www.torqwrench.com/Info/FAQ.html


If an adaptor or extension is attached to the square drive of a click-type torque wrench and this adds to its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,591
Posted By 160B
Re: Good time to check your fan blades

NO it is not aluminum. It is an original two bladed steel fan. The aluminum fans are cast aluminum and thus they are solid.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,591
Posted By 160B
Re: Good time to check your fan blades

Here are two photos. The first photo shows where the crack starts on the original two bladed fan. The second photo shows the damage done to the cast iron water pump casting. I do not have photos of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By 160B
Re: Timken front wheel bearings good source

They are the same for all Model A Fords 1928-1931
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By 160B
Timken front wheel bearings good source

Here is the correct Timken numbers and a source that is reasonably priced
https://www.carid.com/
CARiD https://www.carid.com/
P/N Qty unit Price total
1. Timken 15118 front inner wheel bearing ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By 160B
Re: Air-balancing a Zenith Carburetor

Are your plugs fouling??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By 160B
Re: Late 31 zenith 2 carb rethread

A Zenith 3 would have a reinforcing rib at the rear ear of the mounting flange.

see the photo in the below link

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/zenith3.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By 160B
Re: Late 31 zenith 2 carb rethread

The carburetor top you have is for the late 1931 with indented firewall, the sediment bulb attaches to the carburetor, and the gas line attaches to the sediment bulb. photo #1

If you are using the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By 160B
Re: Spark/Gas Notched Plate

Contact Berts Model A parts. They have a lot of original parts available.

https://modelastore.com/


800-321-1931
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By 160B
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