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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Norm M
Re: Hubs for new cast drums

Thanks for the responses. First of all, I want to continue driving my car so I need to use different hubs. One of our club members just install his cast drums which he got from Randy Gross (and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Norm M
Hubs for new cast drums

I want to put the new cast drums on my car. I read the article in the Jul/Aug issue of the restorer on inspecting the hubs and also have seen new ductile hubs listed for sale. Is it better to find a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Norm M
Re: which radiator

Take a look at Berg's.
www.bergsradiator.com/modela.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Norm M
Compression Testing

I am looking for a reference on the proper way to test a Model A engine for compression and what the results should be with a standard, 5.5 to 1 and 6.0 to 1 head. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,611
Posted By Norm M
Re: "one of the rarest model a's produced" ???

I don't think this 55B to be a true 55B Deluxe Tudor, since the Deluxe was introduced in June 1931 the earliest engine number for that month was 4,696,000. The car in question does not have an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By Norm M
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor Sedan Rear Crossmember

When I recently pulled the rear seat of my 160B I noticed the rear spring was covered with a small braided rug (I didn't think it was original as it had no "Ford" script on it. I looked for the metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Norm M
Windshield Weatherstripping for 160B Town Sedan

It seems that a good portion of the track which holds the weatherstripping in the windshield of my Town Sedan has been rusted away. Is a new channel available or can one be made and spot welded in....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,627
Posted By Norm M
Re: Broken head stud

I picked up some engines not too long ago and two of them had head studs broken flush with the block. I used the "TIG method" that Vince Falter shows on his web page...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Norm M
Re: 1931 Deluxe Tudor Driver's Seat Adjuster

Thank you for the info and pix.
Norm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Norm M
1931 Deluxe Tudor Driver's Seat Adjuster

I have been looking through the references I have and I know that one of the unique differences between the Standard and Deluxe 1931 Tudors is the driver's seat adjuster but have not been able to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Norm M
Re: Sunday project-front spindle question

I installed a new spindle in my Tudor (the old spindle nut threads were stripped). I employed a similar solution by using a deep socket which had an O.D. about the size of the spindle I.D. and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By Norm M
3 Point seatbelt for Tudor

I have been searching for hints on how other people have installed seatbelts in their Model As. Most of the information has been on lap belts and I would really like to install a 3 point belt. While...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By Norm M
Re: service brake shaft bushing area rebuild

My cross shaft bushings were bad - one was very sloppy and the other was binding. I followed the instructions from Les Andrews' book page 1-77 and pressed the shaft out (using a 20 ton press) after...
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