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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake light switch

On top of it all the switch is the cheap reproduction that does not have the brass bushings for the shaft to ride on!!! JUNK!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By 160B
Re: Restarting the engine

Engine should be fine. When you install the engine and add oil, remove the distributor and pour 1 quart of oil down the hole, this will put oil in the dipper tray so when you start the engine there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake shoe lining

all of the above and new brake shoes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake shoe lining

FWIW
I did a brake job a number of years ago on my 1931 S/W Town Sedan 160B and was not able to get any effective braking. I had new cast iron drums trued, and bonded lining on used shoes arched to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Not that I am aware of, even if they did I do not think there would be much interest as the cast iron drums improve braking due the improved heat dissipation you get from the cast iron brake drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Here is a photo of a steel drum and a cast iron drum, with a red circle over the difference. The steel drum has a rolled edge and the cast iron drum has a solid edge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,471
Posted By 160B
Re: Longest trip you took in a Model A

Two of our longest trips are below, and the mileage below is just the to and back mileage not including any local driving at the venue or side trips.

Port Orchard WA to Calgary, BC 747 one way,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,207
Posted By 160B
Re: Hood supports

Here is a photo of some hood supports that a member of our club fabricated. Just rotate the clip up to support the open hood, and rotate the clip down when you close the hood.

I like them because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,988
Posted By 160B
Re: How to clean the rust & crud from the engine without running it through the radia

I used vinegar and a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By 160B
Re: cooling system filter

I have used a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in length. Run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By 160B
Re: Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

I think he is referring to the reflectors from the vendors that are aluminum.

https://www.brattons.com/newly-re-tooled-aluminum-2-bulb-headlight-reflectors.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By 160B
Re: Float valve leaking

I have found that the float can contribute to the problem. You need to inspect carburetor float hinge bracket, frequently the float valve will wear a dimple in the hinge bracket and the dimple and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By 160B
Re: Diameter of the 5 wheel screws

5 on 5 ” bolt pattern.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By 160B
Re: Model A Rear Main Cap Removal

In 1998 when I got my 1931 160B I dropped the pan and tightened up the mains and the rods with the engine in the car. For the rear main I used a PROTO 3/4 inch 12 point swivel socket 3/8 inch drive,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

It works for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

Here is a link to the tutorial mentioned above

https://www.fordbarn.com/are-ya-lost/posting-images/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

try this

Use "post reply"
In the menu pick the paper clip
Upload File from your Computer
Select chose file
Go to your file with the photo and select your photo
Select upload
After file is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

When I did my windshield on my 160 B I used big stretch sealant in black. It is water clean up and I have never had a leak.


https://www.sashco.com/products/big-stretch/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

Do you have the correct gasket?
The gasket for the 1931 S/W is a different gasket. See the below link to the correct gasket sold by Bratton's, and the installation instructions.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By 160B
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

If you keep your eye out you may find a FUMAZE at a swap meet. There are originals and reproductions.

The originals have are marked FUMAZE PAT. PEND P.O.B. MFG.CO CINN. O. and the tube is seamed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Make sure that you install the roller pins correctly with the cotter pins inboard.

The photo with the yellow backing plate has the roller pins installed incorrectly, and could rub against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Did you have the drums trued and have the relined shoes arced to fit each drum?

here is a recent post
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By 160B
Re: Points car

To enter a vehicle in fine point judging the vehicle must meet the 14 requirements for preliminary judging. see the attached pages RG&JS 9 and 10 revised 2011

If the vehicle meets the 14...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By 160B
Re: Toe in procedure.

They are available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Duby+Wheel+Aligning
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