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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By SDJason
Re: Radiator Stone Guard

I don't remember the original source for this, but attached is a pdf of the instructions for installing the stone guard I acquired a few years ago
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By SDJason
Re: Is a Restoration In Your Future?

Hopefully not!
Mine's a driver, and the important parts have already been worked on - I just enjoy the experience of operating a vintage vehicle, and seeing the smiles on peoples' faces when they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By SDJason
Re: Installation of a two pole on off master switch

:confused:
For standard wiring, isn't the Starter hooked up directly to the negative terminal of the battery, and the positive terminal of the battery goes straight to ground (i.e. the car frame)?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By SDJason
Re: Installation of a two pole on off master switch

When I put one in, I installed on the Ground side
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By SDJason
Re: 238 mph

That was my thought as well - but after doing some digging, it looks like the only thing "Model A" about the car is the engine block; there are a few good photos of the finished vehicle here...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By SDJason
Re: Steering column: tank or dash mount

I did exactly that (installed the 1931 upper steering column support, and removed the lower steering column clamp of the original gas tank support), just for peace-of-mind; the longest part of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,483
Posted By SDJason
Re: 100% Replica Model A

Here's a link to the archive (https://tampabay.newspapers.com/image/334925243/) - without a subscription I can make out the headline, but can't read the text of the article...providing this on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By SDJason
Re: 1930 Radiator Stine Guard

I got mine from Speedway Motors two years ago; here's a link to their current page for them (https://www.speedwaymotors.com/1930-31-Ford-Model-A-Radiator-Stone-Guards,7736.html?sku=91122152-30)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By SDJason
Re: The Ace Mechanic, waiting for AAA

Yup - I still remember a time when I was stuck with seemingly no electricity (just like davey). Thankfully, I was parked next to another Model A, and the owner happened to wander up just as I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By SDJason
For those in Southern California: last chance to see 1929 Town Car on display

Thanks to TerryH's earlier posting (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=301605), I found out about the Lyon Air Museum having a 1929 Town Car on display (as part of an all-Ford exhibit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By SDJason
Re: Point gap seems fussy.

yup - had that very problem a number of years ago...very frustrating to troubleshoot if you don't know to look for it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,018
Posted By SDJason
Re: Model A Town Car

My guess would be at the Lyon Air Museum (https://lyonairmuseum.org/upcoming_event/tafiufsce2021/), next to John Wayne Airport (between Costa Mesa and Irvine)

Also, TerryH: thank you for posting -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By SDJason
Educational video: How a Carburetor works (transparent carburetor in action)

Just stumbled across this video on youtube, and thought others might like to see it:

How a Carburetor works (transparent carburetor in use, filmed in high-speed)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,956
Posted By SDJason
Re: photo on new Snyder catalog

Sorry to disappoint - not enough resolution to be able to read it (at least for my eyes)
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=461506&stc=1&d=1618793020
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By SDJason
Re: tool storage

Take a look at this thread (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=271406) - it discusses that particular toolbox; unfortunately anyone looking to get one now is about a year and a half late...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By SDJason
Re: Fuel shut off valve

I had one of those (electric fuel shutoff) that was added by a previous owner and just over a year ago got stuck by the side of the road when the thing failed. No way I'd put one of those in again. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,272
Posted By SDJason
Re: Changing of the Guard

yup - pretty much this. Happens EVERY.SINGLE.TIME I drive anywhere; I see it as acting as a bit of a Model A Ambassador, and hopefully instilling some interest in them and potentially creating future...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By SDJason
Re: Where do I go from here??

Sounds like you're a first-time Model A owner (congratulations!)

When I first got my Model A, I learned many things the hard way (and am still learning) - but off the top of my head, here are some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By SDJason
Re: Why would anybody buy a car and not ask for the key?

Looks like he wasn't planning to make use of the original engine or drivetrain:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v96hcM0m9ac
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,248
Posted By SDJason
Re: Merry Christm"A"s

Ho Ho Ho...
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=450912&stc=1&d=1608827610
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,619
Posted By SDJason
Re: Assembly line photo

Thank you for posting!
Like Licensed to kill, I also browsed through all of the photos in the collection (https://www.facebook.com/imbuedwithhues/photos/) - very nice work on display.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,410
Posted By SDJason
Re: Interesting Newspaper Advertisement - March 18, 1931

Thanks for posting - it's interesting to see the relative price differences between the different models.
I also find it amusing that their phone number is listed, "37".
I guess not too many people...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,240
Posted By SDJason
Re: Question ????

Thank you - I hadn't heard of these before; I particularly like the "no expiration date" aspect of them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By SDJason
Re: Checklist for startup after 10-month unplanned hiatus

Have you looked at the insides of the carburetor?
When my car was sitting for an extended period (without running the carburetor dry beforehand), it was not a pretty sight afterwards.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By SDJason
Re: Dash Light Bulb Changeout

Not sure, but maybe others can confirm:
would this (https://www.ledlight.com/81-miniature-bulb-ba15s-base-led-6-to-24-volt-g6.aspx) bulb work?

"81 LED Bulb 6 Volt Positive Chassis or Negative...
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