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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

This is the last ifno I had: carsruleme@yahoo.com Craig Riker 419-290-4442 (Ohio)

Well worth looking into...GREAT guy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

Not sure what he used buy I sent him my light reflectors and they came back looking like they just came out of the factory. VERY satisified and a great gentleman. Had the good fortune to meet Craig...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,094
Posted By Jim M
Re: Take a gander at this.

OMG it must be a disease....lol. My father in his youth in WV bought an arm surplus Jenney JN-4 in the early 30's and the grass field he flew it out of is STILL in use today. I flew control line...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Jim M
Re: Clutch pressure plate New or Reconditioned?

x2 for Bert's. I opened the box and did not have to do a thing. Put it in and still perfect!! Highly recommend Steve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jim M
Re: Question about selling A parts

FWIW I use ebay and have pretty good luck. I have NOT sold anything as big as an engine. I always sell the various components. I usually start with a very low starting bid and use the PO boxes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

437363 think I got it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Send me a PM if you have any trouble or questions
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Just tried uploading a couple of pictures but no luck. But the swith attaches to one of the bolts that hold the starter on (the one you actually see when you look at the started.. After you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

I have one on my 29 Roadster that works Great!! I put it inside the engine compartment. Came with a mounting tabe. It cuts ALL power to the car and is out of site. Got it from Bert's in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Jim M
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Wow - old memories. i had a used Renault in 1961 that I had to take the engine out to replace the clutch. Forgot to put the throw out bearing back in. Got about 2 days out of it and finally junked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By Jim M
Re: New Tire Recommendation

I am another happy Lucas customer. The garbage bag trick works fine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Jim M
Re: 29 Roadster seat question (Upholstery)

I had exactly the same problem on my 29 Roadster. It had been in a barn for over 20 years and the mice had a comunity in there. Many of the springs were broken and/or bent. A local upholstery shop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jim M
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

Agree 1000%. We are fortunate to have a number of great suppliers. That being said Berts and Steve is at the top of the list. Not only that but if I need a small part that can go USPS I can order...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,830
Posted By Jim M
Re: So is this pick up a 29 or a 30 ?

Just curious - why don't you want a '29?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Jim M
Re: Balancing tires/wheels

Forgot to ask a question. Brent, how many ozs do you use in the 21" tires?? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Jim M
Re: Balancing tires/wheels

I have been using them for YEARS in my 40' Motor home and they are GREAT. Actually putting two new tires on MH this Monday morning and they will have the beads. Rig handles great and tire wear is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,120
Posted By Jim M
Re: rear wheel bearing grease

If Randy says use it - take it for Gospel!! He knows what he is doing and is a GREAT guy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Jim M
Re: Answers To Many Questions

Where did you get it??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 34,951
Posted By Jim M
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 34,951
Posted By Jim M
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1943! Whish I had all the OLD cards I had when I was a teenager.......lol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Jim M
Re: Oshkosh Meet Calendars for sale!!!

I'm sure you can sell a bunch to all of us to help out. Just need how much they are and what the postage is and where to send check and I bet you get flooded....which is good. I know I would love...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,658
Posted By Jim M
Re: Spark advance question

I do what Purdy does - all the way up to start, and all the way down to drive. Most of my driving is 35-45 MPH on secondary FLAT roads. Have not had a problem.....oops maybe shouldnt have said...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Jim M
29 Roadster Convertable Windshield

Finally got my Roadster road worthy and been taking it for some rides. I had put a new rubber seal on the bottom of the windshield. When I get up to 35-40 MPH sometimes the windshield snaps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,685
Posted By Jim M
Re: Which Model A for a coast to coast trip?

Roadster convertable would be my choice. There is a lot of room in the rumble seat that can obviously be covered and the Roaster gives a magnificant view!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By Jim M
Re: Tool Box fininshed and mounted!

Y-Blockhead - No appologies needed. Love to read all the posts. This keeps us sane in this terrible time. Hope everyone gets through this and keep the A's hummin. Fortunately we are never to old...
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