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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: paint code

I get mine from the Bill Hirsch Company fro over 50 years his is the best!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Uneven braking on a Ford Hydraulic brake system

I do not know how to tell if Lockheed or Bendix,
Ken
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Uneven braking on a Ford Hydraulic brake system

OK I have been away for a couple of days.....I am going to pickup the car in the morning but I know it is the early two adjustments on the bottom. I used Dot 5 fluid so I will check that out and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Uneven braking on a Ford Hydraulic brake system

Hi Mart, Thanks
The left front was soaked with brake fluid and we replaced the shoes with new ones and i have a shoe machine for arcing them to the correct shape. Springs are good and all hoses were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Uneven braking on a Ford Hydraulic brake system

Great input thank you. Here is what we did. We have just replaced all wheel cylinders and master cylinder and cleaned out all lines and all should be clear and open. I am a Model A guy (mechanical...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Uneven braking on a Ford Hydraulic brake system

I have a Model A with a hydraulic brake system installed. It has a pull to the left when braking. I have installed new brake shoes on the left front but it did not help. What would cause the system...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Fordwood are they OK?

This is fro a friend and it is for a Model T 1915 Where else can I go for this wood??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Fordwood are they OK?

Just got a call back after two weeks maybe my post did some good Thanks to the Barn
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Wisconsin indoor swap.

I went and it was pretty good. Not a lot of Model A parts but a few vendors who always make it good. I bought a few items including a 29 instrument panel in real good condition for $20.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Fordwood are they OK?

A friend of mine is trying to buy some wood from Ford Wood. He cannot reach them and they do return phone calls for two weeks. Does anyone know if they are still in business???
Thanks for any help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Paint problem

The "Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards" book has all of this information printed out for your review. You may purchase a copy of this most informative book from the MARC office...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,096
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: STUPID Question/what does Tudor mean?

If you study marketing you will find that the Model A was showing early signs of some of the very earlier marketing in the auto industry. The ads shown by Jim Thomas and the ad collectors of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,096
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: STUPID Question/what does Tudor mean?

If you have a three door Model A you would own a sedan delivery!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Aires muffler not fitting correctly

Update the rear bracket is not at the peak of the radius and is forward of the peak so that it is raising the muffler higher. I have in touch with aries working to a conclusion I will keep you posted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Aires muffler not fitting correctly

Thanks but the drawing does not give the height from the top of the rear curve to the bottom outlet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Aires muffler not fitting correctly

It is a 1931 Chassis that I have just built..and I believe the rear spring to be correct. it is the correct rear clamp altho reproduction and in order for the height to be correct (below the axle) I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Aires muffler not fitting correctly

All new and no visible damage but the muffler is sitting high so the rear pipe is pointing at the axle housing really strange I am going to call Aries tomorrow and see with the drop measurement is on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Aires muffler not fitting correctly

I am sorry I am using the hole in the bottom of the frame. I said that wrong. but I meant it is on the top of the bottom rail of the frame The exhaust hitting the rear axle housing will blacken the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Aires muffler not fitting correctly

I am using an Aries Muffler with the correct rear clamp on top of the frame with the bolt going thru the frame from the top. The muffler is sitting quite high and the rear exhaust will definitely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,013
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Drum tail light mounting hardware

In early 1928 the taillight bracket was mounted to the vertical segment of the bed and the bracket hung under the bed and not to the outside as you normally see it done. This of course required a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,316
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Cleaning Rear axle housings

I buy a 5 gallon bucket of Mineral spirits and I use an old Model A brake rod with the hole on the end and drill a hole in the handle of the toilet bowl brush. I use an extra plastic bucket and just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,624
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: wood finish

I use a product from Dupont product called DP 90 an epoxy primer which will seal the wood
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Clearwater/Tampa/St. Pete Model A people?

If you are a new member of the hobby I would suggest you join the Model A Restorers club. You can call the MARC office and find the Region Group near you. the club office is 734-427-9050 If you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Another Paint Question

Just go to your local PPG Dealer and ask for the color you want. If they do not have the info they can call their color Library in Strongsville Ohio an get the formula if they don't already have it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,066
Posted By Ken Ehrenhofer
Re: Illness in the Model A Family

Well Prayers are really, really good! I have heard that Steve is doing much better and is on the road to recovery. He still has some chemo ahead of him but this will be done by Hershey (always a car...
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