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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
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Re: Tight engine

Oddly enough I have done the same thing . Make sure the engine won,t start ,no ignition ,or if it started you might get hurt with a spinning drill .Don,t think a half inch drill is big enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,184
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

The best anti rust you can get is Acetone. And ATF. Oil 50-50 I have worked a lot with rust restoring my WW 2. Military v ehicles .loosen most things in 24 hrs cheep to buy in most hardwares
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,979
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Restored cars

There is getting less people every day that can tell if the car is original or not .My28 roadster has a honey comb rad and a plate glass windshield from new .Ford. Told me years ago that it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: The Untouchables

I was phone by movie makers if I had a 70 Dodge Charger for wrecking .They were going to strip it and then push it over a cliff in the Dukes of hazard show I said no not mine .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Original Model A Radiators

My AR 28 has a honey comb rad from new .I know of one other one I think Ford used them when he couldn’t get enough from his regular supplyer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,393
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Your Model A

I allways was car crazy Dad had a Essex ,my first car was a Reo but I allways wanted FordA. The local Ford mechanic had bought a 28 AR roadster that he babyed for 174000 miles.I tried to buy it in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Ash or oak?

Use ash you will have a hard time putting nails or screws in oak.I just did a Fordor .got the wood from North Carolina Classic wood .the question is what kind of wood did Ford use ? He would get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: GAV replacement

I use acetone and ATF oil 50-50 .leave it 24 hrs It should come out real easy p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Radiator puzzle

I bought a new rad for my 30 Fordor $ 700 ..The filling spout was 3/8 “ higher so the cap is too hi .I raised the shell up some but I will eventually cut it off ,and shorten it .or recor the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 329,976
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Model A/AA Ford Websites...Can YOU add to the list?"

For the best wood. Classic wood in North Carolina Got my wood for a 30 Fordor from them ,not cheep but the best . I have the address some where
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,348
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: 28 Canadian Roadster questions

I have a very original 28 roadster Bought it from the original owner in 1955 .on the back of the speedometer there is a date that will be a bit older then the car .Is your parking break on the left...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Front spring replacement advice

My 1930 Fordor has a extra Leif in the front spring . Maybe because it was sold where there was dirt roads
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Another Gas Tank and Headlight question

Putt some small nuts in the tank and shake it by putting it in a vehicle and drive on some wash board road. Then treat it with gas tank liner .available from n most old car dealers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: 28 roadster side curtain questions

I bought my 28 CVT from the original owner .he was the Ford mechanic at the First Ford dealer in northern Alberta .it has the original side curtanes and also a home made pair that uses screen for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: 28 roadster side curtain questions

I bought my 28 CVT from the original owner .he was the Ford mechanic at the First Ford dealer in northern Alberta .it has the original side curtanes and also a home made pair that uses screen for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Gas leak

I had a car that had a hole in the bottom of the gas tank from being hit with a rock We were miles from anyone and it was leaking fast .I had a tube of Seal All ,so I grabbed a cleanex soaked it with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: new engine

In Canada there is only a number on the left side of the block . Nothing on the frame or on the cowel .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: How to attach a Turn Signal Flasher

My signal control has itís own mounting that clamps on the column .This one has a small wheel that will cancel the switch when the wheel is turned back
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Pin stripe

THE judging standards manual will show how to do it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,177
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Model A car names

My 69 Camaro has JAWS .it eats up cars My 28 A has # 5 license for the Alberta Province .My 30 Fordor is now ready to drive after a 10 year plus restoration and has had a lot of names so far .I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,970
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: how can you tell the 1942 from 1947 pickup apart

My Canadian 42 ford has a plate on the drivers side side of the dash Model 21-11 Trim - 18001-E, paint M-3947 , Side windows are one piece, Ford scrip at back of hood .no bolts shown in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,687
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Signal Lights !!!!

My signal control has both the self canceling and a small light to remind you that they are still on .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,687
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Signal Lights !!!!

My turn signal control Has a little rubber wheel that will shut of the lights when you turn the steering wheel .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,431
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: Whitewalls

i am putting white walls on my 1930 Fordor black wheels .My 28A roadster original tires are black Atlas tires and red tubes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By 28Ca8149
Re: metal spare tire cover

I have a stainless cover 5" wide .fis the A tire and a Green painted one that Is 5 1/2" wide .This one has a raised center about 1 1/2 wide .Not sure what it fits .
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