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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By 160B
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

FWIW

Several years ago I had a situation where there was not time to redo a brake job that had been completed years before in a restoration project. The brake work had been done by the owner with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By 160B
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

FWIW

If you bend the shoe you change the centerline distance between the holes that you use to mount the shoe. The result is that when you install the re-arced shoe it is not properly centered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By 160B
Re: $32.99 !

You need to look at the rest of his listings, trolling for big $$$$ profits!!!


The lowest priced item is a Tail Light 6 Volt Bulb 8 Watts for 1928-32 Ford Model A for ONLY $25.99, but shipping...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By 160B
Re: Radiator Drain Cock rebuild kits...

Steve here is a online source for Brass cotter pins, not sure what size you need but they have a pretty good selection with the following Diameter 1/16", 5/64", 3/32", 7/64", 1/8", 5/32", 3/16", 1/4"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By 160B
Re: Carburetor question

What kind of air filter are you using. If it is a paper pleated, take it off and throw it away. The commercial paper filters sold by the Model A vendors are not adequately sized for an adequate air...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,795
Posted By 160B
Re: Start up w/o coolant, REALLY !

FWIW

Here are the instructions that come with the head gasket that is used by a reliable engine rebuilder in our club.

The only deviation he recommends is to not put coolant in the cooling...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By 160B
Re: Help Identify 31 Slant Window Fordor

Some of this has already been posted but here is my summary on the 1931 Slant window 160A, B, C

As far as Murray or Briggs, when Ford built the 31 Slant Window he had Murray and Briggs build the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By 160B
Re: So what is an AR?

fwiw

If you look at the Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards, Section A Early 1928's Section A-1 pages A-1 through A-17 Revised 2016. This section address all the unique characteristics of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By 160B
Re: Zenith 2 float level

The difference is that the Zenith 1 was made by Zenith, and the Zenith 2 was made by Holley.

They are basically the same except for some minor casting differences that do not affect...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By 160B
Re: 1930 speedometer change

Confirmed!!

RG&JS 6-3 Revised 2016 "A round shaped speedometer was introduced with the new instrument panel in June 1930."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By 160B
Re: Hood - what should it look like?

Out of curiosity for the experts on this site, what causes this type of damage to a hood???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,613
Posted By 160B
Re: Any recourse for this recurring scam

Great plan, I will keep this one in my memory bank for future use!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,838
Posted By 160B
Re: think i got f@#$ed

The scammer has been banned!!

added link for john123

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=96343
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By 160B
Re: Stalls When Braking

FWIW

I have two books for rebuilding Zenith Carburetors, one by Paul Moller and one by Steve Pargeter.

The Paul Moller book sets the float level 5/8 inch from the machined surface of the upper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,838
Posted By 160B
Re: think i got f@#$ed

I did a search on Yandex.com, it is a Russian technology company.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yandex


Yandex N.V. (/ˈjʌndɛks/; Russian: Яндекс, IPA: [ˈjandəks]) is a Russian multinational...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,838
Posted By 160B
Re: think i got f@#$ed

Lesson learned!!! If I buy something from a member in the future I will check on the individuals membership and see how long he has been a member and what his activity has been.

Here is the info...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By 160B
Re: Stalls When Braking

here is a web site that will help you restore a Zenith carburetor for your Model a Ford


http://model-a.org/procedures.html

* Starting Procedure
* Shut Down Procedure
* Carburetor Idle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By 160B
Re: Stalls When Braking

http://model-a.org/symptoms.html

Engine dies when vehicle comes to a stop
Common Causes
* Float is set too high or a pin hole absorbs gasoline into float.
* Compensator Jet Orifice contains...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,024
Posted By 160B
Re: Tire changers, do you use the DIY units?

Years ago one of our club members did a demonstration for easily mounting a tire on a rim. This method works in reverse for removing a tire from a rim.
To mount the tire:
1. Place the rim on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By 160B
Re: Ignition rebuild report

"How do we reach him?"

Go to

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17518


scroll down to POPOUT (IGNITION) SWITCH
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By 160B
Re: License Plate Clamp Orientation

Here is RG&JS 18-4 Revised 1997 showing the incorrect installation of license plate clips.


Go figure ????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By 160B
Re: License Plate Clamp Orientation

License clips RG&JS 18-3 Revised 2011
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