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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By JoeWay
Anyone know enough about steam-bending wood...

...to tell me if this will work?

The car is a '29 Tudor. The wood is the tack rail above the rear window frame to which the headliner gets attached. It is supposed to line up with the ends of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Tail light bulbs for 1928 Drum Tail light...

Tom, was it Post #5 in this thread? (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=75355&highlight=drum+taillight)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,689
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Tudor mats/carpet

Jeff and Steve,

My May car has the studs for the rubber front mat. There are holes in the rear body crossmembers that I suspect would be for mat studs. They show no sign of ever having any kind...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,153
Posted By JoeWay
Re: A little off-topic.. Shop lighting

Larry, I think it means two fixtures, each with two bulbs. They appear to be identical to the fixtures I bought in-store a few months ago. I believe the price was around $45 each, so the $80 regular...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Need Brakes ID'ed

Here are links to better versions of the manual pages:

Lockheed adustment page 278 (http://sierraspecialtyautomotive.com/images/ModelA/LockheedAdjust1.jpg)

Lockheed adustment page 279...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Need Brakes ID'ed

Yes, these are "late" flathead Ford brakes. Here are pictures of pages from an old MoTor manual with adjustment info. You won't have the factory tool, so you will have to work against your brake drum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 6V tail/brake light bulb @ NAPA ??

That's probably what the OP is looking for--I'm so used to dual-filament bulbs that I went there instead...


Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,153
Posted By JoeWay
Re: A little off-topic.. Shop lighting

Costco also has LED shop lights. Two-pack of LED shop lights (http://www.costco.com/4%E2%80%99-LED-Shop-Light-with-Chain-2-pack.product.100223617.html)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 6V tail/brake light bulb @ NAPA ??

Six volt 3cp/21cp bulb with offset pins is 1154. The NAPA part number is LMP 1154.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,023
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Cooling System Design Flaw

I have a photocopy of an article in the MAFCA Restorer by Ed Rossig, titled "Analysis: Model A Fan and Water Pump". I wrote "11-4" on the copy, which I think meant the July-August 1966 issue (I made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,331
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 1930 rear window glass

Ralph,

The bulletin calls for a height of 10-5/8"to 10-11/16", width of 23-5/8" to 23-11/16", with corner radius of 1-1/2". The top and bottom curves are specified as "13/64 TRUE SWEEP" which I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,689
Posted By JoeWay
Question Re: Tudor mats/carpet

Hello, Steve and all...

I'm back at work on my Tudor, starting in on the upholstery panels which means I will soon need floor coverings. My search on "Tudor carpet" returned this thread which I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,916
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Seat belts in Canada

Glenn,

Sounds as if you got caught by an ignorant clerk or a poorly worded question.

California does not require and never has required seat belts in cars that were not originally equipped with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Photos of Early Experimental Block Without Oil Return Pipe

Here are the last two photos supplied by Steve Sturim at Steve's Antique Auto Repair to Steve Plucker.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By JoeWay
Photos of Early Experimental Block Without Oil Return Pipe

Here are the first 15 photos supplied by Steve Sturim at Steve's Antique Auto Repair. I'm posting these for Steve Plucker.

Two more photos will be posted in another message.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,939
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 6 to 12 V horn conversion

This has got to be in the running for the "Top Ten Silliest Comments by a PURIST" awards.

Here's a link to a pdf version of a post I made to the old FordBarn about converting a horn to 12v.

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,009
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Special Model A "Experimental" Cylinder Blocks...

Steve, send them to me and I'll put them up for you.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,092
Posted By JoeWay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,479
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Removing body vs. not removing the body...

Steve,

Sounds to me that you're saying you have an original, appropriately dated Bill of Sale from Ford or from the Ford dealer that matches your engine number.

If so, I'd say the odds are very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,673
Posted By JoeWay
Stud Welder

The topic of stud welders comes up here fairly often. ToolTopia just sent out their latest email flyer, and it offers what looks like a good one at a large discount from regular pricing. See this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,393
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Adhesive for gluing door seals to door panels

Steve,

Does it look like this part (http://www.brattons.com/product.asp?P_ID=2769&strPageHistory=search&strKeywords=31510&numPageStartPosition=1&strSearchCriteria=any&PT_ID=all) from Bratton? If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,881
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 3/16" verses #10 machine screws

Tom, how badly do you want them? McMaster-Carr has them in stainless.

#12-24 x 1" oval head machine screws (http://www.mcmaster.com/#cadinlnord/91790a320/=kzn5fa)

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,881
Posted By JoeWay
Re: 3/16" verses #10 machine screws

Rusty, they are the same--or as close as you're going to get.

#12 hardware is bigger.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Looking for a cheap fix, (Pistons)

Terry,

See my reply to your other post.

Joe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By JoeWay
Re: Looking for a cheap fix, (Pistons)

You can have this set for the cost of shipping--figure $10 for Priority Mail.

Joe
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