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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Fordoor to Tudor

Just compare the rear side window with a fordor
Not even close
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Turn Signal ideas

It's cowl lights with amber lenz for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: What modern points do you use?

I have been running so called modern points for the last 15 years and can't remember the last time I had to change them. No up keep except cam lube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Parts Washer

I have always used stodard solvent in my HF parts washer going on 18 years with no problem with the pump. I do try and clean the filter once in a while.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: brake lining counter sink

I purchased one from the wood working section at hardware store
It worked well in my drill press
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons

Steve I don't think every 28 29 splash apron came out of the same stamping press. You know the production numbers ( my guess over 2 million) you my have originals with just round holes. If they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Production Numbers

The 68B that I restored to a high point Blue Ribbon did not have a body tag or any holes in the flat firewall to attach one. I still have the original patent plate with the engine number stamped on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Best Source for Goodyear WW 475/19 Tires

I just purchased 6 from Birts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Door upper and lower rubber bumpers

Why not take a small drill and make a line of drill holes through the center of the hard rubber to get it to brake in two.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Spring Lube ?? Additional....

I have a 1959 Triumph Tr3 along with the factory service manual. The manual states that the rear leaf spring should be painted with the used drain oil to provide rust protection.
On the Triumph...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Oil leak

Ok I just have to ask the question why back when the Model a was new were the owners not having to retorque the head? Most owners had no idea about torque. Owners manual doesn't mention any about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Cabriolet parts

I suggest you do some research and find the national Cabriolet club they have a wealth of info that will help you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Famous restorer Call Allan Died

I met cal at a few national Mets and he was a true gentleman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: timing cover screw

This screw is not original to the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Brake Pills

Try welding a little bit on the rod to increase its length. I feel this is better than the pills.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,482
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

Paid $2.98 for real gas yesterday for my A in Utah
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: roof rib install

Top bows on my 30 Murray were not mortised but dropped into a slot milled into the side rail held with one wood screw.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: broken screws in oak, drill or give up?

I agree with the advice from the above post about lubrication of the screws. My father an old school carpenter/ cabinet maker would use a household wax candle. Worked for me when I built the wood in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: 1931 headlamp bar

I one saw one where the owner had the bar on backwards and the headlights could no be adjusted. The owner was thinking it had been modified and was going to heat it and try bending it. After changing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: N/D issue of Model A News...

Steve I have the same thoughts. I turned the picture all directions and was still scratching my head as to what was pictured.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,152
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I have been asked several times where do you buy tires for a car like this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: value of a model B horn vs an A horn?

I had the pleasure of meeting Al Lepore at one National meet that was held out west. Yes he was a great asset to the Model A community.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,524
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Photos of "the other love"

Along side my model a I have just finished Restoration of a 1959 Triumph TR3. Let my 1914 brass Model T go to make room for the Triumph. Boy that was hard but it went to a good home.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Help needed for rare parts

When I restored my 68B cabriolet I took some of the pointed aftermarket type filled the back side with silver solder. I was then able to grind the tips and shape then to the style used on this unique...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Roll Pin mod to modern upper plate

Article was in the Restorer about 6 months ago. Very good article and worth reading
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