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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By heneste
Re: Station wagon rear fenders

Thanks again guys! I'm hoping it gets repaired as it's the original fender. (beyond my capabilities myself)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By heneste
Re: Station wagon rear fenders

Hard to see but it's ripped right across the lower section, dented and creased inwards about halfway up as well. The body shop I'm taking it to hasn't seen it yet so possibly they'll say whether or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By heneste
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By heneste
Re: Station wagon rear fenders

Thanks Brent! Hoping to save mine but, if it's not replaceable , at least I know exactly what to look for with your information.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By heneste
Station wagon rear fenders

Anyone know which body styles share the same rear fender as a 1931 Station wagon? I may need to get a replacement for the passenger side rear so if anyone has any for sale, that would also be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,651
Posted By heneste
Re: Generator vs Alternator

They also have the LED replacement bulbs that fit in the original sockets. If you're not concerned about the authenticity of the bulb and want bright beams with low amperage draw, then that could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By heneste
Re: Pan Gasket Install

And careful on the torque specs listed in the Les Andrews book if you're going by those for the pan. Someone in our club mentioned it's got a missprint of 20 ft/lbs when it should be something like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,556
Posted By heneste
Re: So what is an AR?

Did Henry designate the early 28's as AR because of his earlier model A in the early 1900's?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By heneste
Re: Starts then stops

The last time I experienced a similar issue was the condensor went bad. It would start for a few seconds then die right away.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By heneste
Re: 31 coupe will not go over 40 mph

Check the condition of your spark plugs as well. If any are wet or showing signs of poor performance, they could also be a cause of unburnt fuel going out to the exhaust and running on less than 4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,848
Posted By heneste
Re: Sudden rough running, out of ideas

When you check the distributor cap carbon point, don't forget to check the gap on the rotor itself and make sure there's no slop in the distributor shaft. If those are set to wrong gap or the shaft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,220
Posted By heneste
Re: Le Baron Bonney, Out of Business?

Would be nice to see someone pick up the company but as Brent mentions, you need the skillset, the equipment, etc. It may also be the volume of orders required to keep the business feasible from a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By heneste
Re: 29 Tudor hood alignment

Just a guess, but would you happen to have too much rubber (or other insulator) under the rad supports at the front. It looks like the rad might be sitting a little too high in comparison to the cowl...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,589
Posted By heneste
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I had a car pull up beside me at a stoplight when the young lady inside asked if it was an automatic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By heneste
Re: body roll and wallowing

Another site mentioned if the car leans to one side the steering geometry changes so you have to constantly correct or over correct on your steering and the cars wanders around the road. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,045
Posted By heneste
Re: Terriable backfiring

If the head is straight and not the issue with the compression loss, would a poor valve seat, bent valve or sticking valve let air from #3 to #4 and vice versa?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By heneste
Re: Proper Head Installation

With the continuous heating and cooling of the block, you can get bolts loosening over time. I've been told to retorque the head a few times if the head is re-installed and then it won't hurt to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By heneste
Re: 4 blade fan woble

Just be warned, if it wobbles too much it could stress or fatigue the blades. Make sure your fan is still in good condition and running in a balanced fashion. I had one of those four blades on my car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By heneste
Re: Here is a bargain! LOL

Nice original condition bug but I doubt anyone will be willing to cover that amount. It does draw in the viewers to the ad though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,464
Posted By heneste
Re: AA hearse

Early motorhome? When you get tired of driving you can just hop in the back for a rest....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,045
Posted By heneste
Re: Terriable backfiring

Similar to what Curtis has mentioned, I've run into fuel blockages due to rust (either in tank or sediment bowl) and with movement of the vehicle it can stir up the sediment and block the fuel flow....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By heneste
Re: 4:11 Rear end & No overdrive???

I drive a stock station wagon that was equipped with the 4.11 drive and no modifications to the driveline (no overdrive etc.). It was ok on the hills but the engine was really working under load. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By heneste
Re: Installing a Wiper Blade

Check out the video by richpin at https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-8FR51Vh29o
It's a video of a wiper motor rebuild but around 2min 30 seconds he illustrates putting the blade on the arm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,902
Posted By heneste
Re: 28 Canadian Roadster questions

Access cover for the battery.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By heneste
Re: 1931 Cabrolet question

Hey Tom,

I think when I helped Dan lower his roof one time the roof also has two solid sections that butt up to the window frame of the door. The roof seals alot tighter than the roadster...
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