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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By leo
Re: Hershey cancelled

This decision is a bit premature because Hershey is over 4 months away. The Hershey AACA should have waited to see what develops over the next 2 - 3 months as the country begins to reopen and then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By leo
Re: Nice

It's "Yard Art"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By leo
Re: Soldering and Nickel Plating

I was doing a lot of research on plating in the now defunct CAR magazine (lots of copies saved) and found something about a type of solder which could be used to patch pits in pot metal before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,520
Posted By leo
Re: Timely Parts delivery

Yes, well kind of, my HMN has been coming in later and later each month and the May issue never came at all. Hemmings replaced it but I wonder if this will continue.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By leo
Re: Distributor paint

Don't over paint the distributor because it will play havoc with your ability to generate a proper spark at the points.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,492
Posted By leo
Re: spark plug caps

You can buy a set of those spark plug caps from one of the vendors and re-tap them to fit your modern plug. It's only brass, soft metal. I did this once but you will have to determine the thread...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,458
Posted By leo
Re: Garage heat

Hey burner31, I live in New Jersey so our winters are long and cold like yours. When this house was built I put in two 10 foot electric baseboards in the garage and when it's 30 degrees outside I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By leo
Re: Battery charger????

I've had 2 old model Deltran Battery Tenders for many years. They still work but I do not leave them on my vehicles continuously, I just attach them when I need to. I had a question about the 6...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By leo
Re: Fraud Alert

Hey ronn, wonderful, so we've gotten to the point where because we've chosen to do nothing for whatever reason we've encouraged criminality to do whatever it wants with no fear of reprisal. These...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,881
Posted By leo
Re: Who Remembers Model "A" Parts in the Sears Catalog?

What's a Sears catalog.....................?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By leo
Re: Fraud Alert

I don't understand how these characters are able to conduct these "thefts" with impunity. Have we collectively lost our ability to hold anyone responsible for anything any more? If some of these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By leo
Re: E A Laboratories Voltage Applications

Here is the ad. I hope it is large enough to read....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,527
Posted By leo
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Interestingly....what's with the new tires?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By leo
Question E A Laboratories Voltage Applications

I was looking at an early advertisement for E. A. Laboratories horns, specifically the Mile Away and 10 A models and it said they were wound for both 6 and 12 volts. There was only one item number...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,232
Posted By leo
Re: Hershey chatter

Beautiful weather. I had a great time. The only thing negative which I have to comment on and I will post something on the AACA forum too is the proliferation of mechanized vehicles being driven...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By leo
Re: Any good tips to lining up body bolts?

You could also use 4 long bolts or steel rods that loosely fit the diameter of the body bolt holes. Place them in the corners of the body and as you lower the body use them to help keep the body in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By leo
Re: Condenser Replacement

I believe I saw a post saying that A&L will no longer be attending Hershey after the 2018 meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,859
Posted By leo
Re: Installing a LB Deluxe interior in a 30 coupe

I had some issues with my LB kit for my early 1930 coupe. For some reason the panels above the two quarter windows needed some alteration to match up with the pillar panels where the headliner meets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By leo
Re: Tire Dressing

Hey Bob, I posted this quite some time ago:
Armorall Extreme Tire Shine GEL, put this on blackwalls a couple of years ago. Slowly began to notice the tires appeared to be checked and turned a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By leo
Re: Hutchin's Horn Adjust

Rotorwrench, how did Hutchin's attain the patent for Klaxon type horns? The Klaxon was manufactured 100 years ago while the Hutchin's product did not show up until the 1950's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By leo
Re: Hutchin's Horn Adjust

arnhemmer, please explain your adjustment on a Hutchin's horn. I have one and there is nothing inside the motor cover except the motor and wire/s. I don't see any adjustment there of any type.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By leo
Re: Small Parts Spray Paint

I've used Rustoleum rattle cans with good results, however Rustoleum being oil based takes a very long time to dry completely through (beneath the surface). I've found that Krylon drys very quickly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By leo
Re: adjusting windshield in 30 coupe

I have a 1930 coupe and found the reproduction rubber gasket sold to line the edge of the windshield made it very difficult to close, I had to really lean on those two slide arms to get it shut. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By leo
Re: Tillotson versus Zenith carburetor

This is purely an assumption on my part. I believe the Tillotson or Marvel probably are better designed carburetors because they proceeded the Zenith, making improvements to correct prior...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,282
Posted By leo
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

Impossible to do with the radiator in place, I used a drill and bit to make the dimple more identifiable......
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