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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By don3527
Re: 4 Blackened Spark Plugs?

Make sure you don't have one of the $125.00 mufflers, they have a baffle in them that is way too restrictive and can cause the plugs to soot up quickly. See if your muffler has mandrel bends or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By don3527
Re: New Two Blade Fan

Do not grind the ID of the fan as this will weaken the edge of the pulley and can cause the pulley edge to break off and ruin the fan. If the bore of the fan is made bigger, there is not enough...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By don3527
Re: '32 3W window glass and door seal question

There are 12 of these small bumpers in the window channel kit, 6 have a rounded top and 6 have a tapered top. I'm told half go on the door and the other ones go on the garnish. I can't see the glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By don3527
Re: '32 3W window glass and door seal question

Do you have any photos of where those go? I have a new brookville body and it has no provisions for those. The small ones boxcar Tom posted pics of
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,742
Posted By don3527
Re: best place and part number for stock style points?

The ignition points that we sell are made by Standard Automotive. I have been arguing with them for 2 years to try and fix the problem. They have the contact recess and contact stamped too far away...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By don3527
Re: Thread size tie-rod 'plug'?

I have an archive print for the drag link, it is 1-1/16-20
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,952
Posted By don3527
Re: Which suppliers attend Hershey ?

I will be there on Wednesday and Thursday, spaced CT51-55. Yes I do hand out catalogs but I also bring pre-ordered parts that can be picked up there.

Thanks,
Don Snyder
Snyder's Antique Auto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By don3527
Re: Door Dovetails

Richard, what year and body style are you working on? I pulled prints from the archives when we made several of our sets.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,824
Posted By don3527
Re: Rear Panhard Bar ?

The A-5312 rear panhard bar kit that we make will work with the modern cylinder shocks. We fixed the note about that in our catalog description but we missed fixing it in the downloadable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By don3527
Re: Model A rear axles

We are working on getting our own axles made again. Our next batch is due in April. These are American made axle.

Don Snyder
Snyder's Antique Auto Parts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,478
Posted By don3527
Re: Ambulance question

I already have one that we restored, I'll probably sell this one down the road.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,478
Posted By don3527
Re: Ambulance question

Terry, I purchased the hearse you have in your photo at the Ford Lauderdale auction earlier this year. Don Snyder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By don3527
Re: Replacing Ujoint - rubbing?

That's why we quit selling new universal joints. They are not made right and they have a clearance issue. The OD of the assembled universal joint is bigger than its supposed to be. I would try to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,026
Posted By don3527
Re: Missing Bendix Bolt in Flywheel Housing

My modern starter drives are American Made!

Don Snyder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,831
Posted By don3527
Re: burlington crank

James Allison purchased the tooling from Chris Robinson and supposedly has the Burlington Crankshafts on the shelf and ready to sell. He is in TX, his phone number is 512-461-4906. I'm only selling...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By don3527
Re: Rod Wade - A Hero to admire

Updraught, we actually did cross the 1113 sand dunes in the Simpson and made it up Big Red. Our goal was to reach Birdsville in time for the Birdsville Races but we were a day too late! We got into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By don3527
Re: Rod Wade - A Hero to admire

Rod Wade is also known as the Vintage Adventurer and has a web site, www.vintageadventurer.com.au He has a true passion for the model A and really puts them through the paces! In 2016 he ran a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,524
Posted By don3527
Re: Fuel shut off valve

The new gas valve you have is the American made gas valve that we manufacture. The old valve you have appears to be one of the brass plated die cast import valves that were very poor quality. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,785
Posted By don3527
Re: Vendor Shock Absorbers

The failures that are being reported came about from the shocks that were manufactured by M&S Hydraulics. We didn't always have that problem with the M&S shocks, it only came about within the last 5...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,012
Posted By don3527
Re: Best brand and supplier for 19 " tubes

I'd like to clear the air on inner tubes. To my knowledge, there are no U.S. made inner tubes being made. As far as I know, Robbins was the last of the U.S. tube manufacturers but they were bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By don3527
Re: floor mat w/o holes

It would be the complete floor mat as molded. This means you would have to put all of the holes in it. The trimming die we have is one large steel rule die that comes down and trims the entire mat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By don3527
Re: floor mat w/o holes

A new run of the late style A-2005 (brake to right) floor mats is being ran now. We are expecting them the first of December. We will have some untrimmed mats available at that time. Don Snyder
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