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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By crumbaa
Looking for a great Chrome Shop

Completing a concourse level build on a 48 f100 and I need a HIGH quality chrome shop withing 150 to 200 miles of Springfield MO. Any have first hand experience with one?


/Tony
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Font type used on Brigs body body number tag

The mafca said there was nothing in the judging standards so we are just going to go with roman bold.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By crumbaa
Font type used on Brigs body body number tag

I searched the forum for font, font type, type font and can't seem to find anything. Does any one know the name of the font type that was used to stamp the body number type on a 1930 briggs body 68b....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Generator issue?

Update. While the alternator we put in addressed the charging issue we still had a problem in which the turn signals we installed would not flash if the car was running. They would just barly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,239
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Oval Speedometer/Odometer Question

Ron/ia. I know this is an old post but if there is any chance you still have the doc could you please pm it to me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,778
Posted By crumbaa
Re: When to shut off fuel

We have started turning it off after every drive after we has a brass float in our Tilly develop a crack, and drain a full tank out on to the floor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Where are the parts?

We have worked with Bert's on some of the harder to find things we needed. Part iof the problem is all the TV car show where the build a hot show car in an one hour episode and sell it for 100,000....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Generator issue?

Update: We polarized the generator again, no change. Made sure the brushes were making god solid contact then then put a jumper around the cut out with it running and that had no effect. We decided...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Generator issue?

Thanks for the suggestions. We will try to polarize again with the car off. Then with it running try to short around the pop out to see what reaction we get from the ammeter. The generator was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Generator issue?

Thanks for the response JR. It has helped.

There were some very sallow groves in the commutator when we took it apart so we used what I know as Emery cloth (fine abrasive cloth like crocus cloth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By crumbaa
Generator issue?

Just fired up our 30 cab for the first time after 5 year restore project. We think the generator is not charging the battery.

The setup

1. 12 volt neg ground
2. 3 brush generator

3. new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,303
Posted By crumbaa
Re: What do you use to..

I found that any good sharp hole punch works well. I think the key to a good clean hole was to make sure the backer you drive the punch into is a somewhat hard material. I good solid piece of oak...
Forum: Model-A 11-14-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By crumbaa
*PARTS FOUND NO LONGER NEEDED*1930 cabriolet 68B Header hold down bracket

***** PARTS FOUND ****

I am looking for two of the metal brackets that get screwed into the header. These are the brackets that the large steel pins on top of the windshield go though. I have...
Forum: Model-A 09-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By crumbaa
1930 cabriolet 68B door parts

PARTS FOUND AT BERT'S THANKS for all the replied
I am restoring and 1930 Cabriolet (68-B) Briggs body and am missing a couple pieces for the right (passenger) side door.


One is the door...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,564
Posted By crumbaa
Re: What happens now that all the questions are answered?

There have to be judging standards for those who like to complete to be judges against. If you like fine point competition, do it, if not just make your car what you want it to be, enjoy it the way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Generator smoking

That does not sound good, nothing worse than leaky smoke valve.

Seriously, I sure how it works out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By crumbaa
Repro bare metal prep

I know I am asking allot of paint and body question, but this is an area where I have very little experience, and it is too expensive and too much work to have to do it over, so I hate to get it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,694
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Jim Garner

I have had brake fluid remove paint in the past. I would not use it near a painted surface.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Article in the new Restorer

Those pics made me sick, You should warn us when you are going to post such graphic display of carnage :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Homemade Tools, Powerhouse Cover Form

Pretty slick, nice idea. I poked at one for hub caps, and just could not get it right. Seeing yours make me want to try again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,648
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Advertisements on Fordbarn

I only see add when I am not logged in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,971
Posted By crumbaa
Repro suppliers, who is the best?

The first site I found when i started looking for parts was Mac's. Looking through the site I have found lots of stuff I think we will end up needing. While looking through hundred of different posts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By crumbaa
Re: front spring number and condition

I will break apart the one remaining original front spring pack that I have and see if I can get one good set of the two. If not a buck50 for new springs is small potatoes for the safety factor. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By crumbaa
front spring number and condition

Two question.
1. Sand blasting front springs to refinish them and found hair line cracks running out from center hole toward the edges on the bottom side of 7 of the 12 springs. I know welding is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,800
Posted By crumbaa
Re: Warping sheet metal - sandblasting

WOW another timely topic. How about soda blasting rather that sand, oxide, or slag media? I am under the impression that soda is much more gentle and produces a smoother surface. Is soda less apt...
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