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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: KR Wilson tool

Agreeded not the best tool. Chock blocks under the spring eyes, tighten down the tool
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 1930 town sedan windlace. Does anyone have a source like this?

If you have sample Marjie Thompson can make it for you.


http://nhweaversguild.org/localweavingteacherroster.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Early 28 Front Hub

Yep.
I'm looking for 2 in as close to nos as possible. Drums only would work also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Antique Engine Rebuilding

He's selling to somebody in Indiana. The guy is working with for a month or so to learn how he builds engines.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Need advice

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/xmissionrebuild.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,697
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Tire price hikes coming at us

Inflation runs1 to 1.5 years behind spending...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

Map of the museum and village
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

When I enter the museum proper, I turn right and start with the trains. It used to be like wandering through 'Henry Fords attic '. It has become more museum like with exhibits.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Factory Assembly Manual

Here's as close as I've seen. From American Macinist magazine re: very early 1928. much was changed through production.





http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/assembly.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Shape of popout ignition switch

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/switches.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,109
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Why so many upgrades??

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/mods.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: How to distinguish one shock from another

Model A shocks have a 60/40 action. think of them as rebound suppressors. the spring takes the up stroke (40). the shock suppressses the spring rebound (60).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Model A Transmission

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/xmissionrebuild.html


Fwiw
Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Early 28 starter

From the service bulletins

Recommended purchase either the full size or the cd version
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,673
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

https://purperformance.com/p-29669-rpm-calculator.html


65mph = 2663rpm


Max rpm? ford stop testing at 2800.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Ar driveshafts

You selling or ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Engine runs smoother with open vacuum line.

Carb adjustment is for air not fuel. closed is full rich. 1 1/2 to 3 tirns open is aprox. where is your's set?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Which Books?

And that is the understatement of the year
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Which Books?

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/books.html


I wrote that a bunch of years ago and it still holds true. I would recommend getting the service bulletins on cd or st least a full size copy. The small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,594
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Vintage tires- any value?

How about S3 from the 40's?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,529
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Any of the LB coachlace I've seen isn'teven close.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,376
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Max RPM's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OZtR2LWKmw
I believe it says 2800 max in this video.
2400 would be more comfortable
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,526
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: where is the most idiot-proof diagram of terminal box wiring?

Horn from the side.
Ammeter which every way to make it read correctly. many of the repops are backward. (Ive been told)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,526
Posted By Jim Mason
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Paint v/s Japaning

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/japan_black.html
You will need to add a flattening agent (rosin) to knock down the gloss.
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