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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Need a Project

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/fair-oaks-1930-ford-model-commercial/7127090684.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Driver

It must have sold it was a Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Driver

I can't say much for the paint job but for $7500 you get a driver with what appears to be a nice body . https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1930-ford-model/7065712283.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Welding question

I think I would grind the welds and have a look .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,916
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Coupe metal header cover help

Not sure what you need but here's a few photos when I was fitting the header cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Werner - ask away

I don't think you will need a spreader on the way out . But might be handy on the way back in .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Settling of the rear spring

I guess it depends on what parts book your reading

Sacramento Vintage Ford page 58 #129 Anti Squeak pad fits between crossmember and rear spring 1928 - 48 more than one way to stop a squeak .The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Settling of the rear spring

Spring anti squeak won't do much good on top of the cross member ? I found it on top of the spring .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Slant Window Body/Floor Repair - Looking for advice

It's best to stop all the rust and prime . No matter how you proceed media blasting metal prep do it while you have it apart inside and out .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Front spring question on how tight u-bolt

Looking at the service Bulletin for Jan 1931 7 leaves for the rear and 12 for the front I think ? Do you have the right clip bar / bars ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,619
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: not your average coupe

Nice ride good luck:cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Radiator fill question

That's the way I've always filled my radiators and still do . If they overflow I still have the hose in my hand to rinse off and let the over flow tube do its job:rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Coupe windshield hinge removal

This is a 1930 coupe windshield frame and hinge I sandblasted this one . I removed the Hinge by placing a wooden block against the end of hinge and tapping it off with a rubber mallet . In case I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Coupe windshield hinge removal

The two pieces slid together each piece has rolled edge . When you get it off and clean it up it will make sense . I used Electrolysis to clean my frame and hinge it was slow but excellent results in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Coupe windshield hinge removal

I found another photo after a little cleaning you my have to snap those old rusty nuts off ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Coupe windshield hinge removal

This is the only photo I could find of the hinge still attached to the top of the windshield frame .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Rumble lid adjustment problem.

I'm sure the repo panels are a major part of the problem . I was lucky my neighbor had part of rusty coupe he let me swap panels with . So he still has his rusty yard art .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: 1929 Gas Tank webbing

I stapled some cloth strips to the welting and wiggled the tank back a little then fed the cloth through . Slow and careful a little prying some soap and water sprayed on . Keep silicone away you may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Rumble lid adjustment problem.

If I understand your question the lower panel has a outward curve I found original upper and lower panel that had the proper curve that matches the bottom of the lid .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Rumble lid adjustment problem.

This is the upper panel I used to mock up the body the top of the panel has a nice arch . The bottom edge is flat and rain gutter mounting flange is bent under . Both top and bottom edges should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Rumble lid adjustment problem.

Here's another photo where your latch would be . Maybe you can trace the curve from your rumble lid onto the wood and a bandsaw or wood rasp to shape ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Rumble lid adjustment problem.

From your photo the upper panel needs more curve . the wood piece needs to match the curve in panel and deck lid . I have a 29 standard Coupe so the rear window panel bolts to the curved panel no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,510
Posted By Dennis Pereira
Re: Body & Frame Connection

This is more of a question than an answer . But I think your body needs to move back one hole ?
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