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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By gdmn852
Re: smaller grease fittings

Hello a number of those who drive there car change out the original grease fittings with modern type , Snyders , among other suppliers carry them in both press in and screws in applications.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Rattling after installation of new water pump

On the water pump body that is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Rattling after installation of new water pump

Hello on mine I had to grind down some of the cast end diameter as the repo aluminum blade was rubbing against it .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Full Front Suspension Rebuild

One of the hardest things to remove are the spring spindle where they mount thru the front axle ,usually they are worn in the spring shackle bushings some people weld and repair the bushing holes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,135
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

Hello my Model A was also converted to hydraulic brakes that would lock up , I found as mentioned in a previous post that the master cylinder didn’t have enough free play in it . It is mounted on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By gdmn852
Steering arm nut size

Hello in changing my 31 steering arms I noticed a difference on external nut hex size , take offs were 7/8 hex where as replacement are 1 1/16 hex . What is the correct size ? Thank you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Model A Bolt ID

Hello the small but deep bolts may be for the running board splash shield to frame. There are 2 at the extreme end of the shield to frame. They are 1/4 20 if I remember correctly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,430
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Andalusite Blue

I would also say the roadster in 1 st picture is Washington blue riviera blue combination, a 30 31 Deluxe color. Andalusite blue is much darker also is one solid color, belt molding is also the dark...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,430
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Andalusite Blue

Hello, I had a 1930 standard roadster that was Andalusite Blue , and it was almost black,the blue was noticeable in bright sunlight. I am not to surprised color chips donít match.Paint has changed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Original motor value

Hello again, I think the reason the restamp numbers are on a ground surface is because that is how the old number was removed. In Pennsylvania it would have been illegal to have an engine without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Original motor value

Ford had an a engine replacement program even then, offered V8 engine replacement in 1933 for the 32 Fords that were hardly a year old! Dealer was to restamp replacement engine with original number,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Hydraulic brake pull to left

Usually the first thing I do after buying a collector type car is go through the brake system,the brake hoses can and do collapse on the inside, if I am not sure of the age or condition ,change them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Front Motor Mount Springs

Hello again, on the car I am working on the bushing must have been missing for awhile,the yoke bolt and cross member hole both show wear. The hardest part to do this job is to keep the springs where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Front Motor Mount Springs

Yes, part number A 6034 front support Bushing.Happen to be changing mine right now.It fits from bottom of cross member held in by small spring and nut .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Rumble and Trunk Lid Handle Locations

Hello mine is about 1 1/4 inch from edge,31 roadster but I donít think it is original to the car .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Front Motor Mount Springs

This is what the replacement original type springs looks like,you may also need the bushing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,959
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Parasitic Drain?

Master switch are nice to have, extra protection from theft and electrical draw, have one in every collector type car I own.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Brake light switch

Hello,even when looking several times there are things you may miss , on my car they had access to a welder but no hardware stores every thing tack welded. I have wondered about those auction cars, ď...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Question on car insurance

Hello, I have the Hagarty insurance on my 49 Buick that was driven until engine needed rebuilt, now has the restoration project type insurance until engine is finished, also have it on my Roadster...
Forum: Model-A 07-17-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By gdmn852
1931 roadster door hinge upper driver side

Hello ,need driver side upper hinge for a 1931 Roadster. Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Deluxe roadster interior help

The trim cardboard goes on the wooden frame on back of seat mine isnít attached a picture of it should be here. The trim follows along the wood belt rail under where the top attached,on this car itís...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Deluxe roadster interior help

Another one trying to load more but have some problems
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Deluxe roadster interior help

A couple of pictures
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By gdmn852
Re: I guess I am a Model A person

Hello,Glad to see you have changed your mind, we can always use a another Model A owner. I also have a 1949 Buick Super, one nice thing with Fords is part availability,had to hunt for ring and pinion...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Economical and effective hydraulic brake conversion.

Also I only know what someone did the the car I currently have did to mount the brake kit, can see they did some grinding on rear perch’s to get the backing plates to fit and also cut the top of...
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