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Forum: Model-A 02-25-2021, 09:33 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By Russ B
Interior parts and more, CCPU, coupe, cabriolet

Interior parts 28-29 Pu, coupe, cabriolet and much more

New Snyderís bare seat springs set for PU. New L-B interior panels, black for CCPU, 25 years old, never installed.

L-B rumble seat for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 52,642
Posted By Russ B
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Thanks for the clarification. Leonard Nettles verified I am on the list. ...just anxiously awaiting for my name to come up for the invoice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,324
Posted By Russ B
Re: Serial number size

I just found a proper set of stamps on eBay after looking for a while. It even has the A and the star, and both 1’s , a 6 and a 9. I will check if it has the late 6-9, when I get it,but I could see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712
Posted By Russ B
Re: Easy Oil Pan Baffel Removel

Kgbnut, post 20, this idea works so easily with a 2x4 and 9” c clamp. A couple turns and the dipper pan just popped loose with no drama.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 52,642
Posted By Russ B
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

I think I am on the wait list but do not recall submitting an actual form. How can i verify I am indeed on the waitlist?

Thankyou.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By Russ B
Re: Is there a way to determine the original color?

On my 29 cabriolet, I found body color in the creases of the A Pillar and behind the data plate. I recall also perhaps behind where the windshield opened. The color was Andalusite Blue, consistent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,558
Posted By Russ B
Re: A question for old guys

Getting close to 75, and have slowed a bit. I did the bulk of a 6 years build a few years ago, but my last redo of my 51 Ford was mostly farmed out. I have a 29 closed cab with a stuck motor I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,660
Posted By Russ B
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

My dad went through that exercise around 1930. He had his almost new 1929 cabriolet that i eventually got, but he hated the brakes that needed too much adjustment. He gave the cabriolet to his mother...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,364
Posted By Russ B
Re: Any One Seen This Style Dunn Dash Panel Before?

The 28 Chrysler had oil pressure and water temp gauges.
https://media.fotki.com/2v2EMKu75xHuj7.jpg
I put their instrument panel (after updating to 12v.) in my 29 cabriolet. My dad was not happy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Russ B
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

38 Stude center and spokes. I rolled a smaller diameter rim for it, welded it on, and Backwards Unlimited did the grip and rim color for me. The horn button is from a 34 Stude President. I made the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,028
Posted By Russ B
Re: Model A Paint Codes

PPG still had a code for Andalusite Blue for my 29 cabriolet. I used that as a starting point. They gave me a printout of the formula for the paint system I was using. I got a small amount and had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Russ B
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

https://media.fotki.com/2v2933bzFxHuj7.jpg
mine was made by upholstery shop. dark blue square weave carpet material and blue ribbed rubber mat i bought on internet (same ribbed pattern as running...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Russ B
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

Make your own pattern in cardboard, test it, and then make one in plywood after you get the pattern right. Pretty simple job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,783
Posted By Russ B
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

I have had my cabriolet since 1958-59. It was a bit modified when I got it with 16Ē 1935 wire wheels and BLC sealed beam headlights. It survived the depression and WWII. It was mostly complete, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,390
Posted By Russ B
Re: Most Difficult Restoration Tasks

Fitting all the wood in my 29 cabriolet. Hundreds of hours to get the fit right.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,970
Posted By Russ B
Re: 16" Wheels

Got 8.20-15s on the rear of mine, 30Ē diameter, with smaller tires on front. They fit the well nicely. Most non Model A folks donít have a clue that it is not original. I think a larger contact...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By Russ B
Re: 1927 Introduction of Model A

Dual rear view mirrors and chrome ring around the spare. Pretty fancy for just coming off the assembly line. Photo Shop?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By Russ B
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy Birthday! I am less than a year behind you. Still walking, but keep a cane handy. Drove the 51 coupe yesterday and the 29 cabriolet last week we gotta keep movin’. Chaotic year, but we are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,124
Posted By Russ B
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

In 1993, CA CHP did not accept my declaration that Ford considered the engine number Was the proper serial number. He insisted that the body be pulled to check the frame even though I told him the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,776
Posted By Russ B
Re: Trailer hitch

... but on the other hand, why buy a trailer hitch from any manufacturer that says donít use his hitch to pull a trailer?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,776
Posted By Russ B
Re: Trailer hitch

... but on the other hand, why buy a trailer hitch from any manufacturer that says donít use his hitch to pull a trailer?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,000
Posted By Russ B
Re: When is a "Model A" no longer a "Model A"

In the fifties and sixties, Model A ďpickup coupesĒ were still being regularly driven in rural area. They are reflective of our WWII history. My 29 cabriolet still has the headlight that were most...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By Russ B
Re: Did I ruin this head?

If you have no plans other than to have an extra engine to run on a stand, it costs nothing to play with it. Grind or mill the spark plug hole surface flat and add an extra washer under the spark...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,007
Posted By Russ B
Re: Tachometer for my model A

I have an old Sun Tach and sender for a four cylinder. I found a decent selection on eBay a few years ago. That will give you a traditional look. If it doesn’t work they can be rebuilt. H.A.M.B. has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,058
Posted By Russ B
Re: My friend Kenís Model A -V8

We all have our opinions and preferences, but there were enough Model A's built the everyone who wants one can get one and do whatever they want with it, and there will still be more A's for someone...
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