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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 12:32 PM
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Views: 632
Posted By JonC
nuts and bolts

Did someone pick up making original bolts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By JonC
Re: 40/41 pickup bed spare tire location

I don't know if this helps or not, when I mounted mine I bolted the spare on it and positioned it so the tire had about 1 inch clearance around the indent in the fender. marked it and welded it looks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By JonC
Re: Masking engine components for painting

One of the books I have said Ford used masking templates to cover the areas they did not want paint on, like the head area of the block and intake manifold.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,583
Posted By JonC
Re: Model A Meet, Trexlertown, PA. 4/22/18

If any one has a terminal box original please bring it I have been looking for one, Thanks Jon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,602
Posted By JonC
Re: Bogus

The old Harleys I rode had brake rods and cables too, didn't seem too complicated so now I have four wheels to adjust instead of two. I vote for mechanical brakes on my A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,924
Posted By JonC
Re: updraft vs. downdraft carbs

I have been wondering if two SU side draft carbs would work well in an A. I have run them on my MGA for years and find them to be a great carb. I have a couple that I would like to install if there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By JonC
Re: Tire wear?

Take it to a shop that does a lot of trucks with straight axles, they have seen bent or twisted axles before and know how to deal with it.
Forum: Model-A 10-26-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By JonC
Right front fender 1931

I am looking for a very good right side front fender for my 31 roadster project, no bondo or heavy pitting needs to have a very good bead line, let me know what you may have, must be original Ford....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By JonC
Re: fender spare wheel well

Thanks guys you have been very helpful.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By JonC
fender spare wheel well

Hi, I was told there was a guy that is in Hershey that installs the wheel well into your fender. Anyone know about this, any info would be great Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By JonC
Re: MARC Meeting in Gettysburg

I just got back from Gettysburg, had to pick up a part or two. Very impressive as I pulled down the drive to see rows and rows of A's all colors and styles. Was suffering from a summer cold so it cut...
Forum: Model-A 07-27-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By JonC
Hood wanted

Looking for a nice hood top pieces or will consider complete hood for my 31,thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,829
Posted By JonC
Re: What did you do working on you Model A today

I finally got the body off the Roadster and pressure washed the frame, engine and tranny, looks good. The body well that's another story, I will have to breakdown and buy a drivers rear quarter....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By JonC
Re: luggage racks for Model A's

Bill, I think your telling tales. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By JonC
Re: Wheel color

check out Modelawheelcolors.com they have all powder paints for your wheels
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,925
Posted By JonC
Re: 31 Roadster - Won't Restart / No Spark

I think Jerry in ... is right, I bet coil, Sometimes heat soak raises temps higher after you turn it off. HOPE YOU FIND IT.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By JonC
Re: Photos from 2017 Hellertown (PA)

Sure looks like a wonderful event this year, maybe next year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By JonC
Re: steering wheel removal

I am taking my whole unit out as well, thanks for the tip
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By JonC
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By JonC
Re: steering wheel removal

Thanks everyone. Mitch thanks for the picture, I can build that in the shop. My plan is to remove the box and column as a unit and disassemble on the bench. I will do some reading. Jon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By JonC
steering wheel removal

I am starting on my 31 roadster project and was wondering if someone can point me in the right direction. How do you go about removing actually taking apart the column. I am afraid of breaking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,678
Posted By JonC
Re: Model "A" Day, Hellertown, PA, April 29, 2017

If anyone is bringing them I am looking for bumpers and brackets for a 31 Roadster, thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By JonC
Re: Conversion of Banjo Rear Axle to Modern Axles

I built this into a old quickchange I found. It is a labor intensive process. I was manager of Manufacturing Engineering for an aerospace plant and we had a great tool room. One thing the article...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,378
Posted By JonC
Re: *37 Pickup Rough Ride*

I think the shackles are fine looks like a very stiff spring, I didn't see anything banging, but I will look again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By JonC
The Book

I just got mine, the big blue binder, Restoration guidelines...... and I had no idea how many obsessive people there are out there. I would like to thank MAFCA for putting it out, and Mike V....
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