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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By J Wade
Re: Finding local A people

wasn't there a map where A owners posted their location a while back
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,935
Posted By J Wade
Re: Engine install

Interesting thread. Would it make any difference if you had a multi disc clutch. The body is not off but the fuel tank is. My concern is lining up the clutch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By J Wade
Re: Enjoying my "New" Model A

Welcome to the barn and to Texas
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By J Wade
Getting to original paint

My 28 Tudor was painted with a brush at some point. Has anyone tried to remove paint like this to get to the original paint. It appears not to have any rust, and I would like to go to the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,153
Posted By J Wade
Re: What's Your Preference: Restored, Original, Modified, Rod?

Restored original. Hopefully I I'll get there some day
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,673
Posted By J Wade
Re: 1928 transmission case lacking holes for throw out carrier

My multi disc is the same way throw out bearing is mounted to the clutch pack. Personally I wouldn't drill it. It's only original once
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By J Wade
Re: Service brake cross shaft

Was there any type of bushing around the shaft from the factory?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By J Wade
Re: Service brake cross shaft

Thanks Ken I had read the service bulletin. It appears there never was any bushings on the frame bracket for the cross shafts. I don't see hoe that could work very well. I will call Berts to see if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By J Wade
Service brake cross shaft

My 28 has the old style cross shifts and equalizer. The bushings under the frame are worn out. According to the service bulletin Ford replaced this setup with a one piece shaft. I also have the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By J Wade
Re: Body welt

watch out welting turned into welding. Sorry. Thanks to all
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By J Wade
Re: Body welt

So do I use it or not. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By J Wade
Re: Fires in Santa Rosa

Thoughts and prayers for all effected.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,083
Posted By J Wade
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Always wanted one and one night I was on eBay while drinking a few cold ones. Before I knew it I was high bidder. When I Told my wife and she was ok with it and asked where it was. I had to go...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By J Wade
Re: Body welt

Thanks Rusty. It didn't make sense to me but it is the red book so I wanted some more opinions
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By J Wade
Body welt

In the red book it states to cut a 8" strip and glue it to the top leave of the front springs and coat the top with grease. It appears to me in West Texas that grease is just going to collect sand. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By J Wade
Re: Square head round hole

The red book says you put 8 inches of welding glued to the spring and greased on top. It wasn't on my springs. What can I use and does everyone do this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By J Wade
Re: Square head round hole

Thanks Tom. If I do this I assume I'll have to find the exact center of the crossmember.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By J Wade
Re: Square head round hole

Thank guys. I was hoping there was a shortcut but it looks like this is one I need to get right.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By J Wade
Square head round hole

I,m putting the front spring together on a 28 tudor and the book calls for a 5/16-18X2 3/4 square head bolt. I don't have one and the cross member is wollered out. How critical is this and do I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By J Wade
Re: A big thank you

You are fortunate to have a wife like that. I also have a wonderful wife. It takes a special person to understand and also enjoy our hobby. But it goes both ways. I've had to enjoy her hobbies also. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By J Wade
Re: engine removal

If you had a multi disc clutch would it change how you pull and reinstall the engine
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,791
Posted By J Wade
Re: 1929 Town Sedan barn find progress!

Good to hear your making progress. Keep us informed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By J Wade
Re: My First Model A (Not too long)

I once helped my sister move from Tennessee to Texas. anyway I was driving a VW Bus towing a VW Bug. The starter went out on the Bus so to start it I told my 10 year old niece to sit in the drivers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,895
Posted By J Wade
Re: Vacuum Cleaner Fuel Tank Explosion - Not Model A

I had a renter in one of my houses that walked around at night with a hose and a gas can and stole gas and poured it into a tank in the garage. He sold it to his friends and that's how he paid his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By J Wade
Re: log on

If I log on with my desk top no problem but if I log on with my Ipad I always have to. Don't know why
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