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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By rscardina
Re: Steering

Mine works great. Get in touch with Randy Gross. He is a great guy to work with.
he has a post with his contact information at the bottom of the thread at this link....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By rscardina
Re: In need of prayers for south Louisiana

There were 40,000 homes destroyed, 110,000 homed damaged, and $20 billion in damages in the Baton Rouge area. Over 100,000 cars destroyed. This is a picture looking down the street where I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By rscardina
Re: In need of prayers for south Louisiana

I can't thank you enough Marcus. You guys are like angels from heaven. I know there will be people from all over the country coming to help like they have in the past after hurricanes. I will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By rscardina
Re: In need of prayers for south Louisiana

Thanks for your prayers and well wishes. We had 25" over the weekend where I live. There is a town north of here that had 31". Most of that rain was Friday and Saturday. We had light rain off and on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By rscardina
In need of prayers for south Louisiana

I would like to ask for your prayers for those in south Louisiana that were devastated by the historical floods over the weekend. I have lived in this area for my whole life (almost 55 years). I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,060
Posted By rscardina
Re: Battery cut off switch location

I installed mine under the floorboard just in front of the seat riser. there was an existing hole in the cross member in the middle of the car. I used a large hole saw to cut the plywood floorboard...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,134
Posted By rscardina
Re: How to protect your Model A at car shows

I have to be honest. I'm not sure what I would do if she asked me to get in my rumble seat. I think I would attempt to talk her out of it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,134
Posted By rscardina
Re: How to protect your Model A at car shows

I go to car "shows" to "show" my car. All are welcome to take pictures and sit in the car if they want. I love seeing the smiles. However, I agree to each his own. A lot of Model A guys don't want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By rscardina
Re: Powergen Alternator Install Problem

I measured my belt to be 43" od as it sits installed and width of 5/8".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By rscardina
Re: Powergen Alternator Install Problem

I will let you know tomorrow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By rscardina
Re: Powergen Alternator Install Problem

I had some difficulty getting my belt back on when I installed my Powergen. I worked the belt on and tighten down on the mounting bolts. The belt wasn't too tight and it runs fine. You might want to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,134
Posted By rscardina
Re: How to protect your Model A at car shows

I just instruct them how to get in and out. Seeing smiles like these makes it all worthwhile.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By rscardina
Re: 6 Volt Positive ground Alternator

Here are the instructions from the positive ground alternator that I have.
http://www.powermastermotorsports.com/82006_PowerGen.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,906
Posted By rscardina
Re: Steering Box

I just removed mine in my '30 coupe. I removed the pedals, battery (for safety reasons), and starter. The only thing I can add is I had my brother helping and I think a second person will make it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,936
Posted By rscardina
Re: Model A Halogen head lights

The Restorer had an article about the reflectors. They tested several different options and the ones that Brattons has made for them got the best results. I'm not at home, so I can't tell you which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By rscardina
Re: photo of dash

Thanks Kevin. Have a look in my album.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/album.php?albumid=2642
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By rscardina
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By rscardina
Re: photo of dash

Of course I like it. :)
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=2642&pictureid=22012
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By rscardina
Re: Aiming head lightes

Sounds like you might not have the correct headlight bar or headlights for the vehicle. When I purchased my car it had a aftermarket hot rod bar and sealed beam headlights with smaller than original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,986
Posted By rscardina
Re: Tubes

My bad. I had read here on the Fordbarn that Brattons has their tubes made in the US. I should have checked for myself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,986
Posted By rscardina
Re: Tubes

Bratton's has tubes that are made in the US.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By rscardina
Re: Kingpin play

I do not have any play from top to bottom at all. Only when I grab the front and rear position of the tire. I can see the play in the kingpin area when I move the tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By rscardina
Re: Kingpin play

What could be causing side to side play?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By rscardina
Kingpin play

While I had my front end jacked up I noticed that I had some play in my driver's side front wheel. The play appears to be in the kingpin area. I have no movement top and bottom. Just side to side....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,783
Posted By rscardina
Re: Clutch pedal

I didn't have the washer. The brake pedal was the only one that was loose. I don't think the shaft is worn because the clutch is ok.
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