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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 04:04 PM
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Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet top header bar part?

edited to say I found the part.

Is there a way to delete posts that are done?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet pass door lock question

Thanks. I took it out and looked more closely and it has cracked so the retainer ring broke off as mentioned above.

Now to make matters worse, the keeper screw in the door to hold the lock housing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet pass door lock question

Hi,

I just put my original passenger door lock back in and when I turn the key so the door opens, it seems fine and the key comes out and lock stays where it belongs.

But when I try to lock the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By kimeccles
Re: window door seal front side felt?

Well now I think the felt goes into a small channel inside the door front window edge, and this part in my picture on the right just goes next to it on the front door window door edge area to look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By kimeccles
rubber floor mat rumble seat 1930 cab size?

Does anyone know the correct dimensions for the rubber floor mat in the rumble seat area for a mid/late 1930 Cabriolet?

I see Rubber mat for Coupes and Roadsters. 19 5/8 x 37 1/8 wide available at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By kimeccles
window door seal front side felt?

Hi,

This picture has the wind lace retainer on the left which helps seal the door window on the rear side. The other chrome part has a small slot maybe a bit less than 1/8 inch wide, and something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Posting pictures on the Barn?

Thanks, I will do it right from now on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

Thanks, Both my old ones fell off so I never saw them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

Jwilli,

Thanks for the pictures and that is a nice looking car! I still have not started mine yet but the engine is rebuilt now.

Does the rubber glue onto the clip?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

Thanks for your help. I see the kits for door bumpers and there are two larger rubber pieces like Bratton's #33280.

Do these glue into the three way door bumper clip? Do you bend the sides of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

Sorry, I do not know how to make the picture smaller.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By kimeccles
Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

This is a 68B Cabriolet passenger door picture of a slot with a 3 way metal thing screwed with just one screw.

I can't find a replacement part as I don't know what to look for, as I see rubber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Gas peddle & footrest escutcheon 's

Rusty,

The foot rest base plate flat side points to the accelerator pedal, or to the left side.

according to Section 11-8 Judging standards revision 2016. Edited to add that the middle one you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By kimeccles
rumble seat step plate 1930 round style

I have set the step plate on the bumper where it seems reasonable, but before mounting would like to know if there are any dimensions or better locations?

Should it be up or down or somewhere...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 68B loose passenger door latch help

Thanks I have just relooked at Brattons, Berts, Snyders, so far no 68B or 1929-31 Briggs Fordor latch that I can see. I will keep looking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By kimeccles
1930 68B loose passenger door latch help

I have searched a lot and also in several forums and still can't find a passenger door latch for a +/- mid-1930 wood door Cabriolet straight window.

The latch bolt end that holds against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet window slide bar

Yes, I just need to know how it is supposed to be attached. I did not see in standards or Les book I had so far.

thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet window slide bar

Folding windshield slide bar, not window.

Can someone please tell me where the metal spring part goes? What is the right order, I just do not see this in my books. I think one end closest to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By kimeccles
tubular link grease seal orientation

The grease seals have rubber inside a thin metal cover that goes over the balls. I did not see in the mechanics book I bought, which way is up.

I assume you put the metal ring over the ball then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By kimeccles
Vacuum wipers 68B Cabriolet mid-late

So the wiper motor goes on the outside of this car, the windshield frame is chrome, the wiper should be chrome also.

I am using a non-chrome one for now, as have not found nice chrome one for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By kimeccles
Re: do you paint the Goodyear tire logo on whitewalls?

Thanks. I guess it is paint time. I do see era photos of my car with whitewalls and they look fine.

I know they did not come that way from the factory for judging, but they sure did put them on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By kimeccles
do you paint the Goodyear tire logo on whitewalls?

1930 Cabriolet with Goodyear whitewalls, were these flag logos painted or not?

I know you lose 2 points in judging because these were aftermarket, but what about the flag logo? Not seeing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By kimeccles
wheel rim liners glue a bit, or no?

Just got wheels painted. Put on new aftermarket rim liners, the rubber band effect is sort of weak and they can be shifted around fairly easy and sort of slide up the sides some.

They are 19 inch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Level in Gas Tank????

Regular cork will deteriorate again, so you should replace with newer special float end that can handle the gas/ethanol that we often are stuck with these days.

Also, agree to empty tank as that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By kimeccles
Mitchell syncro transmission question on real deal seal

I am interested in feedback from Mitchell synchro owners about whether to use the real deal seal for the top two holes, or not.

I find the rubber on it must be cut and modified for it to fit and...
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