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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Restored cars

It seems that most of the original paint low mileage cars are painted Andalusite blue. I have seen at least six that color.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 29 Town Car front seating

I am 6’2” and both the town car and town car delivery are the most uncomfortable A’s I have ever sat in. Those poor guys who drove them for a living were either really short or real troopers or both.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Now, THAT"S a car I'd like to see!

I believe the Hoover Dam woodies came with AA four row radiators and stainless AA shells.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: squeaky brakes

My A with the hard bonded linings squeaks. The other A with Randy’s new softer linings does not squeak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Victoria Steelback -- Seats--

An early Vic uses the three position brackets that bolt to the floor. A rod goes thru the brackets and a plate with a tube on the bottom of the seat. A radiator support rod can be shortened to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Thinking of buying a model A

Where are you located ? Find a local club. The members will be more than happy to provide information and help. Do not rush into a purchase. Look at a few cars to get a feel for the body style and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Columbia for an A

Thanks guys for your continued imput. All good information.

I have decided to try a 3.54 rear end and if that is not satisfactory for my driving profile I will move up to a Mitchell. We have quite...
Forum: Model-A 09-06-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Pmsqrd
31 slant window outside door handles

Looking for a set of original outside door handles for a 31 slant window fordor. Desire good original but do not have to be point quality. Have an original set of Victoria/Slant window sun visor...
Forum: Early V8 09-05-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By Pmsqrd
restored Allstate trailer

Restored Allstate trailer late 50's vintage. PM me with questions or for more pictures.
Forum: Model-A 09-05-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By Pmsqrd
restored Allstate trailer

I recently acquired a restored Allstate trailer when I purchased a 31 slant window. The restoration job was done with much care. I do not need the trailer and further do not have a place to keep it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Columbia for an A

Tanks everyone for their input. While I have some experience with the Mitchel products, I am not up to speed on the Columbia install. Actually my preference for an overdrive is the Ranger 4 speed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Pmsqrd
Columbia for an A

I have a chance to acquire a V8 Columbia overdrive that has been set up for a Model A.
I am familiar with them from my flathead days but wonder what a fair price might be. Any thoughts please...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Light rod question

7 tooth steering boxes (28/29 or 30) use a 45 3/4" rod.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Aluminum Fan Blades and Wheels and Powder Coating...

Steve,

You might check with Les Schwab Tires about powder coating your wells. Our local stores here send them to Bend, Or. and their price is really reasonable. The colors are limited but their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Pmsqrd
Slant window 4dr. quarter window molding

Recently ran across a quarter window molding that matches that of a slant window in our club but the number of screw holes in each do not match. One has two screw holes on each side and the other has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,570
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Flathead Ted brakes

I second Bob’s comment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model A vs V8 light switch covers

Cannot speak to identical but they are interchangeable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 4 speed overdrive transmission

Thanks MAG. That was the information I needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 4 speed overdrive transmission

No. Unlike many of the conversions this one did not alter the center cross member or the drive train beyond maybe shortening the drive shaft. I am going back to look at the truck again and plan to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Pmsqrd
4 speed overdrive transmission

I am looking at a restored truck that has a 4 speed transmission. The 4th gear is an overdrive. The person who restored the truck has sadly left us so
I do not know the source of this conversion. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model A vs V8 light switch covers

32-37 are the same. 38-39 are not due to the start of dimmer switches for the headlights.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,198
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model A car names

Our 31 wide bed needs paint thus is named "Chip". The 30 roadster could use a new top, nickname "Raggedy Annie". The Vicki is named "Miss Daisy" but lately she has been somewhat cantankerous so she...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Cowl Band photos...

Steve,

See attached. the early band picture is from my 1930 roadster (Blue) and the more common band picture is from my 1931 Vicki (Copra).

Great job on your book by the way.

Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Very Early 1930 Model A bodies...

The cowl band extended down to the splash apron and the lower body molding ended short of the firewall to accommodate the longer cowl band (JS 15-6). Changed to the more conventional configuration in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Flathead Ted Brake Energizer Kit??

I have one car with Flathead Ted's and one stock. Both brake systems are built to spec with cast iron drums. The major improvement on the FH car is the less pedal pressure required. They both brake...
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