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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: I see the light.....LED that is.

Hi Pete! I need to give you a call and shoot the breeze. We have been hunkering down and staying out of harms way. My health has improved so I have been making up for two years of lost time. Hope you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Model A Ford Trunks

Try Rockler woodworking supply. They do have several items.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Wink I see the light.....LED that is.

Just finished the LED install in the shop. What a difference. I went with the ballast bye pass system. Tomorrow I will clean up the mess. New tombstones and and 4 foot tubes ran $430.00.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Andy Hardy Movies

Interesting auxiliary dash panel on the left side of the wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Silica gel desiccant

Glad you brought this topic up. I too have wondered about putting the packets in my tank screen. Hope we get some more comments on this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Model A Ford Trunks

Hi Ed. I have gotten into woodworking in the past few years. Although I have personally not done this, steam may be your friend. Rockler Woodworking sells a steam box"Kit". You would need to build a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Front Fenders Hit the Shocks?

I recommend Stipe machine co. shocks. Don't cringe at the cost they are well worth the $$$$.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Rear Spring Installation

MMMM Perhaps lower the car with wheels installed. The weight with the car on the ground may the difference.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Front Fenders Hit the Shocks?

I think post #3 is the winner. Looks upside down to me too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Push pedal bell ??

I Believe JC Whitney sold them in the 60s.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Wandering

I wrote a pdf format in the search above on my wandering issues. I chased this for several years. After replacing a lot of front end stuff and out of luck I figured out what it was. For me it was the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Musty Smell

Depends on what it is. "Musty" can mean a lot of stuff. The best you can do is mask the odor. The problem is through time these odors are absorbed by the fabric and cotton and in some cases the floor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,476
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

I found one in my Dad's garage that is 70 plus years old. I put it on our Tudor years ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Ran one in high school in a 53 caddie. More trouble than it was worth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Frame to front and rear end alignment

Pluck, for what it's worth. When I had my motor,trans etc out of the car along with the front fenders removed I could lift the very ends of each frame rail up a good inch or two with one finger. the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,251
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

Can only speak for Washington State but I was always told that pits were outlawed. for years here in town most had been covered up with heavy planking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Hood Latch Bumper Replacements

I drilled mine out and used small stainless bolts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

If I remember correctly two pills is max. Many simply weld the end of the pin and grind to achieve 7 and a quarter length. No need for the pill.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Rear Fender Identification Help

mmm Appear to be 30 coupe and truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Tan Bedouin Grain Leather - Where to buy?

Bridge of Weir in Scotland. Check with local Auto trim shops or supply houses.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: 29 Tudor electric wiper

I think most of the usual suppliers. I will be using Bert's in Denver.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: 29 Tudor electric wiper

Yup they run about $295. I plan on getting one myself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Tudor Rear Seat Removal.

Push the rear seat cushion toward the rear of the car and lift up. Take the backrest and at each side lift up.
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