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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Artiki
Re: New headlight wiring harnesses

Thanks for all your help, gents.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Artiki
New headlight wiring harnesses

Guys,
The wiring harness on my '38 Deluxe at the bottom of my steering has become frayed and brittle so needs changing.

Some years ago I bought a new one for a model A and it was very poor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Artiki
Removing pedal assembly

Morning guys, quick question. Is it possible to remove the clutch and brake pedal assembly from a '38 with the engine and box in situ? If so, what's the secret?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,519
Posted By Artiki
Re: NEW Stromberg electronic dizzy

Got one too, Mark. It'll be going on over the winter.
Forum: Early V8 10-22-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By Artiki
Wide 5 to 5.5" adapters

I'm fitting F100 brakes to the front of my '38 and I need a pair of adapters to run the wide 5 wheels. Does anyone have a pair - such as those made by Dick Spadaro - with 5.5" pcd to wide 5 please?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By Artiki
Re: Ignition switch failure

Cheers guys. Bringing this back from the archives with a thank you. Had the same issue with a '38 I've just bought and it was the contacts in the switch. Used G.M.'s methods of flatting them with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Artiki
Re: Vintage Precision hub puller.

Wow, just looking at the Vintage Precision site. Any one got any experience of their drums?
Soz for the hijack, Mart!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 41,540
Posted By Artiki
Re: New block

Great thread. Tod; amazing desire and work, sir.
Forum: Model-A 10-07-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By Artiki
1928 Model A Phaeton - Flathead V8

28 Phaeton body of Australian origin, imported from California (bought from Coop via the HAMB) in 2011 and restored. The body sits on top of a 31 Model A chassis. The phaeton easily seats five and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By Artiki
Re: Mystery 1928-29 Phaeton panels

Yes, need to remove that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By Artiki
Re: Mystery 1928-29 Phaeton panels

I agree. Mine was a flatpack and was a nightmare.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By Artiki
Re: Any Phaeton Top Irons Interchange 28-31?

Not sure, possibly on the HAMB?

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/Flathead_Meltdown/phaeton/9ef2fdb0a013df9707fb310b607953a2_zpsmsgmpj4a.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,538
Posted By Artiki
Re: Any Phaeton Top Irons Interchange 28-31?

I'm hoping to get some work done on mine this weekend, so I'll try to get some pics, if you like. I could also get some measurements if needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Artiki
Re: Phaeton roof irons question

Ah, thanks for your reply. Good to know, in a way, that it isn't unusual.

There is no cover on mine at the moment, so I'm going to try a few things over the weekend to see if it makes a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Artiki
Phaeton roof irons question

Hi guys,

Just in the process of repairing and making good my roof irons and have a quick question.

When the irons are folded down, how close to the body should they be when at rest? The main...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Artiki
Re: Phaeton top iron differences

Excellent. Thanks guys. Looking at a 2" difference in width.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Artiki
Phaeton top iron differences

Hey guys,

Just about to start repairing an old set of irons for my '28 tub that came with a big pile of bits. Before I get too far in to it, can anyone tell me what the difference is between the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,513
Posted By Artiki
Re: Pressurized oiling system.

I wouldn't have an A crank cross-drilled again either. Mine also ended up in two. Horrible noise when they go too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By Artiki
Re: Phaeton subrail query

I wish it had been four years of garage time. Moved house, completed degree and changed career, all at the same time as being some sort of Dad and husband. Still, getting there now.

Just a few...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By Artiki
Re: Phaeton subrail query

As this is back from the depths, I'll update. It was a dog's dinner of a job! All was good at the front, holes lined up nicely. The 'b' posts were awkward as a fair amount was missing due to rust,...
Forum: Model-A 11-09-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,141
Posted By Artiki
Re: Quickchange Rear Ends

Got one under my phaeton. Love it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,990
Posted By Artiki
Re: Which blue is this?

Still here for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,990
Posted By Artiki
Re: Which blue is this?

Y'know Rusty, I hadn't even considered that it may not be an original color! Ha!
I need a coffee...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,990
Posted By Artiki
Re: Which blue is this?

Thanks guys. I plucked the image from the web, but I have a phaeton I'm getting ready to prep and there were traces of a color similar to this on some of the panels.

I hadn't considered Hessian. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,990
Posted By Artiki
Which blue is this?

Hi folks,

Bit confused over Model A blues. Which Blue is the main body color here? Duchess?

http://www.gwcmodela.org/images/bodyphotos/specialcoupe.jpg
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