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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 42,595
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Ryan, I'm very impressed with your approach, and I'm glad you advocate civilized behavior.
Greetings from switzerland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,167
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Comfortable daily mileage for transam trip?

I would say 250 to 300 miles per day. Last October, my wife and I we drove our Phaeton 1930 from Peking to Shanghai (ford.hubacher.org). Per day about 300 miles. Little bit too much. With stopping,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Congratulations Steve Plucker!

Congrats Steve. I Always reads your informative posts.
Best regards from Switzerland.
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,191
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Next stop Wesenberg

Hi Dusty
This is a great shot. Phantastic colors, phantastic nature.
Next travel to US I will take two extra weeks to explore all this natural places.

Eric from Switzerland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Bigdave
Thank you for your input.
I already checked the return pipe. Perfect mounted and not to long.
James and Terry brought two (form me) new aspects. I will check this and keep you all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Terry
Thank you very much for your input. That could really be a reason.
I will try to make test drive with very slow rpm and look what happens.
At the moment the conditions are not good for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Steve
Thanks, yes I did until now the same story as you some years ago. T took the inspection cover off, but I did not see the source of the leak. I am looking now since about 8 months and was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hello James
First, congratulation for your informative web site.
I try not to send the crankshaft to US because this is very expensive. Alone transportation and reimporting, customs and all is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi friends
I will try to answer all mentioned points in one reply.

- fill tube and cap are clear. It even leaks without the cap.
- no pressure in the pan. Even a small plastic bag over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By SilverGhost
strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hello friends
My Model A, has a very good and strong motor. But on driving it leaks oil out of the flywheel housing cotterpin hole. If I let run the car in idle for about one hour there is no oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Henry Ford's Amazing Plant - “The Rouge” – Men, Methods and Machines

Thank you very much for posting the link to this film. It was absolutely great.
Thank you

eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 200,060
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Our Old_Henry running to Engelerg in the Swiss Mountains.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Open car side curtain snap problem solved!

Hello Arlen
can you give us order details and price as soon producer is ready to take orders?

best regards
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hi ctlikon0712
I will keep you all informed.
At the moment it is very dificult to get additional information.
But time will help.

best regards
Eric (SilverGhost)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hello John
Thank you for your answer.

The story with the RR SilverGhost is new for me. It is impressive that in that early days they were able to drive a car for 40 days without interruption. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By SilverGhost
History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hello friends
I am living in Switzerland and own a Ford Phaeton 1930.
Last week I found in an old newspaper from 1928 a very interesting ad.
According to this ad (see picture attached) Ford tested...
Forum: Model-A 08-02-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By SilverGhost
side curtain fastener for my 1930 phaeton

Hello all
I am looking for side curtain fastener for my 1930 Phaeton.
Hope somebody can help me.

Best regards
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,324
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Phaeton side curtains - INSIDE

Hello Kundun
I made some pictures from my side curtains inside and outside (see albums unter my personal profile). The mails studs (A-37105) which locks into the body socket are not of the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello Martin
Where do you live in Aarau?
I restored the car myself too and plan to do the engine mostly by my own.

Perhaps we will meet us once with our cars. I'm member of the SMVC.

Best...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello all together
first I like to thank you all for your help and fast response. I am suprised how helpfull you all are.
I yesterday disassembled an old spare engine and brought it today to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By SilverGhost
Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello
I am living in Switzerland and driving a Ford Phaeton 1930.
This Sunday piston number 3 broke. I now want to totally rebuild my motor.

Here my question:
Which supplier can you recommend...
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