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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Don S
Re: Can you help with this? Tool related

Hi. Guys , yes the picture of the backing pads is right, I have been using them for years, they will thread right onto the threaded mandrel that is threaded into my Dotco angle grinder . I cut down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Don S
Re: clean that carb

I had trouble with the modern lower plate and upper combination. While on a tour all was well until The car would suddenly stop. This happened several times over the next couple of days . We got home...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Don S
Re: Model a Coupe Roll up rear window

Keith , I installed one in my coupe,the window goes down about 2/3 . The window goes down into a metal narrow box that has a short metal tube drain in it with a flex hose exiting into the wheel well...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Don S
Re: 3020 Membership meet

Jeff , thanks for the link to the music videos. There are many videos there by scrolling Down I really liked the Arlo Guthrie City of New Orleans video.
Don
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,512
Posted By Don S
Re: Misfiring and backfiring when engine is warm

Katy, 28-29 3 3/8 ". 30-31 3 1/4" model b 3 13/16 " I personally like the model b "wires " because they are thicker than the model A ones. Your purchase could be different. Good luck Cheers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By Don S
Re: Vicky Dome Light

Master cylinder, your round dome light has a wire ring holding the glass in place. One end has a bend in it that you can put a small screwdriver into and pry the ring out. Make sure that you hold on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Don S
Re: Canadian tool mark

I should have mentioned that the Canadian portion of the standards do not indicate that the tools supplied to Canadian vehicles are different in origin than the American tools.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Don S
Re: Canadian tool mark

The judging standards show the wrench in question, early ones had Ford script , but later were made by several suppliers . Your wrench has an E inside a circle, no reference to that in the standards....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,898
Posted By Don S
Re: Pronunciations

Sorry ,I misspelled turban, but the outcome is the same
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,898
Posted By Don S
Re: Pronunciations

How about "turbine" and " turbin" ? Watching a story on the wind turbine farms being built, the engineers called them turbins, defininately wrong, as we know a turbin is a form of head cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Don S
Re: Red steering wheel

Thanks for the info,I wasn't sure when the first black wheel was offered.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Don S
Red steering wheel

Any one know when the last of the red steering wheels were installed at the factory ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Don S
Re: Canadian Engine Numbers

Our Canadian judging standards indicate that your engine number was used between September 4th and November 4 th 1929 . That letter combination would of had numbers 00001 - 10 000 ,then series CAW...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Don S
Re: 30/31 Coupe Subrail Set-Up Measurements

I have 31 coupe that is available to measure for you if you don't get any results from other sources.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,026
Posted By Don S
Re: Recap of the "Let's get personal" thread

My original post doesn't show , you can add me to the over 80 group at 82 this year. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By Don S
Re: overdrive

JW, I got my F150 tranny from Ken Parker in Texas,26% OD, worth every dollar. Don,t know if Ken is still active, great to deal with. Don S
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,159
Posted By Don S
Re: broken screws in oak, drill or give up?

Re #22, I was told that hammers were for driving screws in and screwdrivers for removing them . With the correct size pilot this way does work
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,595
Posted By Don S
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

82 in August, same 31 coupe since I restored it in 1985, took 6 years
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Don S
Re: 1951 horn button repair

In case anyone is wondering if I managed to repair the horn button, this is what I did. The steel ring was a little loose, so I pinched it on the sides just a little ,then pressed it in place on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Don S
1951 horn button repair

I have a 51 Ford pickup horn button that is coming apart. Does any one have a drawing of how the steel ring and the brass fingers are held under the button ?It looks to me that the ring should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,589
Posted By Don S
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

I have used Wd 40 to kill wasps. Works really well and does not leave a stain.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,299
Posted By Don S
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

I carry 2 gallons of gas, a pair of coveralls ,a quart of oil, a roll of paper towel,and a pair of gloves. Any of the long tours where I may need gas before the rest, I can pull over and add if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,718
Posted By Don S
Re: Different take on seat belts

Any one installed shoulder style seat belts in a model a coupe.? I have lap belts anchored to a 2x2 iron angle bolted to the frame on both sides, but I would like to upgrade if possible . Pictures...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By Don S
Import tax

I received information about a 25 percent import tax on all imported autos and parts regardless of age , exported from Canada and Europe ,that your president is imposing on the auto industry. This...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Don S
Re: Nu Rex breaker plate points problem.

I had trouble With the NewRex lower plate where the brass tab from the upper plate rubs on it. Motor would die while doing 40 or so no warning. To get home I found out that retarding the timing...
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