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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Rebuilt transmission noise

I understand that Bert's in Denver, Colorado, has good tranny bearings.


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,771
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

I try and stay as stock as possible on my "A". Safety up-grades are just that
as they are for the safety of me and other drivers. As far as "accessory" add-ons I try and stay era correct if not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

Anybody else noticed the '30 town sedan on eBay with wooden spoke wheels on it? An unrestored car with what looks like a good set of accessory "Motor-Wheel" made year, not just era, correct wooden...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Can anyone share any information about the “birth” of this forum.

Ditto what Chris in WNC said. I believe I joined the ...'Barn back in 2006 or maybe even earlier. Same with "Ahooga". I did sign up with the Ford Vintage Forum, but don't go there much. The AACA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,763
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Bill Williamson

R.I.P., Bill and Buster....


Bob-A:(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: What color to paint repro Winfield 7:1 head?

What Jim Brierley says.:cool:


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: this is what I drug home yesterday- not Ford

Beautiful!;) How nice is the interior? I'd just clean it up without any "restoration" other then what is needed to make her safe to drive. Are you going to now join the Classic Car Club of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

Double-ditto.........;)


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Breather tube....it'll be cheaper in the long run.:)



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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Distribution block for 6 volt

Besides the usual single fuse block mounted off my starter switch. I attach one on my generator off of a cut-out mounting screw. This protects the main electrical system from the headlights/horn in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: question

I took my driving test in my original '29 Chevy. It was at the old Highway Patrol station in Orlando, FL, in 1967. The trooper who tested me looked at the car, laughed and said "Let's go...". I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Mountig Spotlight On Roadster

If the spotlight uses a sealed beam it is obviously made after 1940. Depending on the auto and mounting bracket it could be used on anything.
The Thompson Corp did make spotlights during the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Andy Hardy Movies

The 1932 Chevy used a 4-door hood similar to the one on Andy's "A". I know either Rootlieb or Brookville sheet metal shops offered reproduction accessory 3-door hoods for Model-A's in the not to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: The Battery Game

I use to use Interstate batteries in my Harley's. The one in my '94 Softail went bad and I had lost the paperwork for how old it was. Through emails
I asked the factory (the shop I bought the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

Probably cheaper to just replace the unit with another repop.:eek: I use original Moto-Meters on the radiator caps on my 2 "A's". :)



Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

Well, not really....:eek: It's been very rainy here in central Florida for a while.
Plus, I've got a couple of Harleys to keep running, an acre of grass to mow, there is a pandemic, etc.,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

That's what I did on my "B" distributor. I slip the "A" condenser through the "B" distributor condenser mounting hole. Eyeball engineer where the hole should be drilled on the "A" condenser...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

I kind'a did the opposite of what Bob Bidonde did and didn't have to remove the clamp either. I cut a portion off the top of the clamp just enough so the ignition cable kind'a, sort'a "clips" into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,641
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

My mother use to say: "There are two things wrong with this world: television and to many people." She was born in 1918 and died in 2002. And I believe she was right......................:eek:
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: B Distributor Initial Timing

I'm not much of a "guru" when it comes to anything Model-A or B. Especially concerning timing degrees or what ever. But, when I rebuilt a "B" distributor to run on my "B" block (with a "B " timing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,970
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

It's funny how the prices of Model-A parts are going up on greedBay.:eek:
But the prices of Model-A cars is going down..........:eek::rolleyes:


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,695
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Ford verse Chevrolet

I've owned two original unrestored 1929 Chevrolet's in my life. The first back in the late 60's while in high school. And the second for about 15 years, selling it just a couple of years ago. Both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,666
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

I use to have a vapor lock problem, but not anymore after using MM oil.;)


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Maybe Model A ?

One of the rear wheels looks like it has a contracting rear brake assembly.
Chevrolet used that type up until 1929.:eek:


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Nu-Rex popout look alike ignition switch

On some old reproduction instrument panels, the back of the switch contacts the gas tank because the shape of the panel is wrong. This is clearly not good. :eek: Quote from Jim/GA

I switched to...
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