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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 750
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Radiator Overheating

My radiator would run at 190-200 and I did everything you have done, just replaced with a new radiator from Independent Antique Radiator Mfg. out of Algonquin, Ill. (they supply all the major...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 281,308
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Post a picture of your car...

here's mine, 1930 Sport Coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: LED headlights in a 6 volt car anyone?

I'm using these, from LED lights, half the cost, work great!



https://www.ledlight.com/led-headlight-5-to-30-volt-ba15d-dual-filament-non-polarized.aspx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By RTPbee81
Ground wire to Universal housing?

current project is attempting to fix Speedometer issue, (replacing Driveshaft bearing/sleeve, seal, thrust washer and snapring) to much slop and eating the speedometer drive gear.


Universal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Aluminum radiator

So I'll bump this back up, has anyone had a good experience with these cheap radiators? Mine is shot, radiator repair specialist told me he would boil out and rod it but given it's been repaired...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Door Window replacment

Appreciate all the feedback, best results was with the hammer, evidently the prior owner was of the mindset if it works do it, the windows appear to be set in the channel with a combination of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: painting a license plate questions

You can use a Sharpie Paint Pen, I liked the results, works well on raised surface and you can easily add additional coats
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Door Window replacment

Basically a safety issue, if there's a wreck and the doors are jammed shut , it's easier to get out of a car with tempered glass, since it shatters, and you don't have to struggle with broken glass...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By RTPbee81
Tire Tube replacement question?

Tires were replaced (they are Universal) prior to my purchase due to dry rot, they appear new, the spare had never hit the pavement (nubs were still intact), until Sunday. Tube valve separated from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By RTPbee81
Door Window replacment

Both of the door's glass in my Sport Coupe are both cracked, planning to replace with tempered glass, got the cracked glass out of the car but having trouble getting the glass out of the metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Help with Part #'s A-65050-B , and A-66050-B ??

so in hindsight should have mentioned my car is a 1930 Sport Coupe (50-B)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Newbe with a couple of questions

Shipping is probable the best option, I trailered mine from Iowa to NC, 1106 miles, thought the $1000 price tag to ship, was to steep, but with gas, trailer rental and hotel cost me a little over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By RTPbee81
Help with Part #'s A-65050-B , and A-66050-B ??

Trying to identify these part #'s. I have receipts from when my A was first restored (came with the car) receipt is from Birdhaven Vintage Auto Supply, 11/26/1986, coffee ring has obliterated the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Insulation material

Any concerns on what this does to the body panels when the next owner wants/needs to do a full restore? is this adhesive easy to remove?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 33,189
Posted By RTPbee81
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: LED taillights and how to wire turn signals

Maybe this will help, you'll most likely need to include resistors in the line for the LED's to function correct
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Any significance of *28?

the other photo was bad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Any significance of *28?

meant to attach photo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By RTPbee81
Any significance of *28?

Is there any significance of a Star 28 stamped on the top of the carburetor? Had to replace exhaust manifold gasket and found this when I removed the Gasket on the Carburetor,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By RTPbee81
Speedometer drive gear

Replacing the speedometer cable drive gear and when i pulled of the housing the drive gear has a lot of a slop in it. Is this normal or do I have a bigger issue


Also looks like remnants of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Apologizes to the purist...

Reason I was looking at the trim rings are the rims are kinda beat up and pitted around the edges, the trim has good reviews but has a sharp grip that goes against the tire and I was wondering if any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By RTPbee81
Apologizes to the purist...

Has anyone used AlloyGator wheel rim protectors on a Model A wheel?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Water Temp Questions...

Had been running hot before but assumed it was water loss since the Waterpump shaft was so badly scored. I ran Preston Radiator Flush thru the system for a couple of weeks, (maybe 50 miles), when I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By RTPbee81
Water Temp Questions...

Rebuilt the waterpump on my 30 Sport Coupe this weekend. Also installed a water temp gauge using a water outlet neck adapter. Filled the radiator with almost three gallon of mix, cranked it up and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

I appreciate the feedback and info on the radiator...am rebuilding over the holidays with a leakless kit...
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