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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Front Fender Braces ID

They were introduced in November of 1929 for the 28-29 front fender and used through May of 1930 on commercial vehicles. A similar one was used through January 1930 for the 30-31 style front...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Where to mount flower vases on a 1930 TUDOR

I mounted mine (1) on one of the window moulding screw on the vertical surface just behind the driver. I had to tilt the vace just a little to make it clear the window.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Warford Information

Dave
I have a Warford in my Late 1931 AA. They are harder to put into a 30-31 because of the brake cross shaft.
I assume that your Warford has 6 spline input and output shafts, because I believe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: AA truck 4 speed question.

John
There are two types of shifters. One where the ball is part of the shifter (later) and one where the ball is a separate piece and is pinned to the shifter. You may have the pinned type where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: luggage rack

Paul
With your Victoria's rear mounted spare, you will need the trunk rack extension brackets. See Bratton's #25171.
There are special brackets for a Victoria with side mount spare tires. See...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: What is this?

headlight & horn wiring, switch and 2 piece cover
Forum: Model-A 06-03-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Bill Cilker
RS side cardboard support

For a 1930 coupe with rumble seat. Ford Part number A-52662-b Retainer (deck side cardboard) lower.

This is the horizontal wood retainer for the rumble seat area side cardboard. The wood piece...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Steering column drop

Chris
They were originally used on 180A deluxe Phaetons, 190A Victorias and 400A Convertible Sedans.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,268
Posted By Bill Cilker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Association window shades

Richard
It is great to hear from you. Here are 3 pictures of the curtain cord.
2 pictures from my Vicky and the button is from another original Victoria.
Generally speaking, Leatherback...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Association window shades

1930artdeco
I do not think that they would work in a straight window Town Sedan. The Victoria used a 26" rear curtain and the side curtains would be to wide for you sedan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,258
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Late 31 with no rear shocks

M2M
There are several unique features of some 1931 shocks by manufacturer. You really need to read the Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards Area 23: Shocks and Shackles.
A lot of work and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Positioning of outside scroll handles on Fordors and other body types

Steve
The small ball at the end of the handle on my Vicky is down. The handles have never been off the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1931 Victoria, Installing Assisting Straps in Back Seat

Ed
Here is a picture from my Vicky of the assist straps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Model a Victoria floor pan question

Here is a picture of an original Victoria front seats rear supports
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,331
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: So when would my car actually have been made?

John
Here is what I did to look at my frame number. I took the nuts off of all the bolts for the body and fenders on the left hand side of the car. Including the hood hooks and the hood stop. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 Victoria Bumper Arms

Ed
There are 2 bolts per side that hold the bumper bracket to the frame. The attached picture showed the two special bolts that also holds the Radiator splash apron. They are correct for a 30-31...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: name of screw on rain gutters

Here is a picture of what I think is the screw that Mike is looking for. It is a oval head wood screw about 3/4 or 1" long
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Turlock

I plan on being there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Striping the Early 1931 Victoria (Non-Indented Firewall)

Ed
Here are 3 pictures of the pin strip on my (early May) Victoria. It was repainted over the original in 1980, so it is a little wide. I would think that it would be the same on both the leather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,640
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Radial tires for AA Trucks

Here is a picture of one of the inner lug nuts with 1" spacer built in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,640
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Radial tires for AA Trucks

I have a set (5L & 5R) of inner lug nuts for the rear that have a 1" spacer built into them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1931 Victoria, Mounting a Luggage Rack

Ed
The trunk rack uses the same 2 bolts per side that the rear bumper cross brace uses. The correct order from the outside to the inside (if you have a full width rear bumper) would be: Trunk rack...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1931 Victoria, Mounting a Luggage Rack

Ed
Here is a picture of the original trunk rack bracket on my Vicky. Since you have dual side mounts, you should have a full width rear bumper. When installing a full width rear bumper on a Model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Spare tire lock (FOX, A-18305) Is it 19" or 21"

Aretino
Here is one that locks 2 spare tire nuts and the tire valve stem. I have it on my coupe.
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