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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Re 62nd New England Meet

Couldn't make it this year as we were scheduled to go to the MARC national meet in West Virginia. Unfortunately that meet got postponed because of the hurricane and it was too late to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Toe-in Alignment tool

Dick M, the wobble in the rim does not make a difference in the measurement. If you pick one point anywhere on the tire, it will rotate in a circle perpendicular to the axis of rotation, providing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Toe-in Alignment tool

Thanks for all the input guys. I believe I did my car correctly. Don't know why the other members had a problem with this tool. Maybe I'll give them a copy of the instruction sheet and they can try...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By AL in NY
Toe-in Alignment tool

One of our older club members has one of those spring loaded toe-in gauge tools that has the small chains at each of the pointed ends. I don't know the manufacturer's name or model number. I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Finding Popout Key Number

jw hash: do you have contact information for A&L?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By AL in NY
Re: MARC National Tour vs Hurricane

F.M.........not cancelled, just postponed until May 2019.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Finding Popout Key Number

Guys, I took the photo of my key and did some measurements on that photo. The uncut key width was .725" which equals .250" on the key. I then measured the 5 cuts and came up with 1=.625=.215,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Finding Popout Key Number

Looking on eBay for keys, I have noticed that a lot of the keys are stamped with the cutting codes and not the 4 digit key code number, like item #273431355729 which has a stamped number of 23211.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Synchromesh or Overdrive

The Ford F150syncromesh 4 spd transmission with OD is the way to go. You won't have to alter the frame cross member to install this transmission. You can keep the closed driveshaft and manual brakes....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By AL in NY
Re: MARC National Tour vs Hurricane

I'm driving down from Newburgh, NY with two other club members, one of which is the past president of MARC. From what he has been hearing, there is a strong possibility that the tour will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Finding Popout Key Number

Guys, the best I can measure with my calipers is(starting at the tip of the key with a spacing between peaks at approx .082") first peak=.222, first valley=.202, second peak=.225, second valley=.212,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Finding Popout Key Number

Kurt in NJ: Thank you for the offer to help. I'm posting two photos of the key. I hope you can find something.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By AL in NY
Finding Popout Key Number

Is there a way to find out the popout key number from a duplicate key. I can take a high resolution closeup photo of the key if needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Original "Ford Logo" Shocks

Thanks Guys for the reply's. These shocks are fillable and are hydralic. They have been placed in the trash........
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By AL in NY
Re: "Gener-Nator"?

Russ Evans in Simi Valley, California makes an alternator that looks exactly like the Model A generator, cutout included. It's a 45 amp, 6 volt, positive ground unit that will pass fine point...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By AL in NY
Original "Ford Logo" Shocks

I have just removed a complete set of "Ford Logo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,663
Posted By AL in NY
Re: FS electronic ignition

Benson, I have been running the Ignitor II module in my Zipper since 2008 and have put almost 15,000 miles on my truck without a problem. I have left the ignition switch on for prolonged periods a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 4 speed overdrive transmission

If you know the previous owners name, call or email Ken Parker or Dave Delume. They are the two people who made these F150 conversion kits. If they recognize the name then you'll know the source of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,107
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Ford 150 OD Transmission install in 31 Roadster

Carl: unless Dave Delume manufactures the gears himself, the "innards" are not new. You can buy the new seals, bearings and synchros. I know from experience that the cluster gears are not available...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,107
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Ford 150 OD Transmission install in 31 Roadster

old31: you'll never have to change the oil in that transmission. You should not be have shifting problems going into 2nd gear unless the transmission wasn't properly rebuilt by Dave Delmue. There is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,663
Posted By AL in NY
Re: FS electronic ignition

California Travieso: like the note from Mel said, the newer Pertronix Ignitor II is much better than the original. But you still have to follow the installation instructions and run a ground wire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Brent Semar in Tenn

Check on "vff.com" for details.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,420
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Unfixable random cutting out

Sounds like an electrical problem to me. First thing I'd check is the electrical resistance from the distributor points plate to battery ground. Should be 1 ohm or less. If that checks out good, I'd...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,663
Posted By AL in NY
Re: FS electronic ignition

Mel's Note...........
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,663
Posted By AL in NY
Re: FS electronic ignition

I don't know why so many people have a problem with electronic ignition in a Model A. Electronic ignition has been around since the middle 70's and is very reliable. The Pertronix Ignitor II module...
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