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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,431
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Hinge pins?

I put a side view mirror on my 29 Tudor last summer. I must say it was the most difficult thing that I have done thus far on the car. I used the special tool, a punch, a dril, a punch again, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Dead Generator, perhaps?

::Update :: Today I decided to make one final test of the generator. I called a professional generator/alternator man a couple miles away to put it on his 60 year old machine. He hooked it up,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Dead Generator, perhaps?

Marc, if my understanding of the system is correct (and it may not be) when testing the system with my cheap analog tester, I switch the probes so that it reads positive instead of negative. I put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,958
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Smiling at 84 Years of Age

Superb! Kudos to you Ron and your outstanding restoration!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Dead Generator, perhaps?

Thanks for the response Steam Engine Pete! Have no fear, I have no plans to change from 6v positive ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,295
Posted By Father Mike
Re: four blade vs. two blade fan

The first thing I did when I got my 29' Tudor was to replace the leaking water pump. I got the modern leakless model and I've never looked back. I hold onto the original one in case I ever decide to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Father Mike
Dead Generator, perhaps?

Greetings all;

I just wanted to run this by you to see if I'm on the right track. I don't know much about electrical systems and I see that there are quite a few posts concerning generators,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,146
Posted By Father Mike
Re: 29 fuel gauge removal

I just installed a new gas gauge in my 29' Tudor on Thursday. You know you need to replace or repair one of those when you fill you tank at the station and on your way home while going uphill...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Need Help for Diagnosis...

Steve S, thanks for the pictures of the mufflers. I know I have either number 1 or 4. I'll have to take some measurements to determine which one. I've been thinking over the past couple weeks of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,232
Posted By Father Mike
What "Drove" you to the Model A?

Being new to the forum here at the Ford Bard, I wanted to hear your stories that brought you to fall in love with Henry's Model A. There are hundreds of antique and classic cars that call out from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Need Help for Diagnosis...

Thank guys for all the great advice. I had a chance today to run up to Snyder's and get some things to address the problems. (I'm lucky enough to be within a reasonable drive to a Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By Father Mike
Re: Need Help for Diagnosis...

Thanks Roland, I joined the MARC about two weeks ago and sent in my information to the Three Rivers Region last week. I haven't heard from them yet, but I will be stopping by for a meet and greet. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By Father Mike
Need Help for Diagnosis...

Hello All,

I'm new to the Ford Barn forum and this is my first post (although I've been a long time reader.) Nevertheless, not only am I new to the forum, I'm also new to Model A's, auto...
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