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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield electric wiper questions

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I researched the body number a while back--all that I remember is that the body is definitely a 1929. See body number photo attached. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield electric wiper questions

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The notched hole is actually on the upper hinge part. The windshield FRAME is not notched.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By fred93
29 Tudor windshield electric wiper questions

I finally have the windshield installed and now I am working on the electric wiper.

I know what the three holes are for where the wiper motor attaches to the windshield frame but what is that one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

Thanks to everyone who replied to my post. I can always count on the Ford Barn family to help me out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

I used soapy water just in case I need to glue the gasket to the frame. I know that I need to super glue the bottom corners as well. so I don't want oil on the rubber.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

I have been playing with the gasket and I found that it is better to push the gasket into the frame channel rather than starting at one end and sliding it along. I started to install it by sliding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

Thanks Dave--do the pictures look like I am correct with the way I am installing the gasket?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

Here are more pix of the way I think it should be installed. Yes or No?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By fred93
29 Tudor windshield frame gasket questions

I am ready to install the gasket that goes on the bottom and two sides of the windshield frame. It seems that it can be installed in two different ways. I need to get feedback as to which way it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By fred93
New speedo cable from Bratton's

I assume that when you buy a new speedo cable it comes without any lube. I pulled out the inner cable and there does not seem to have any lube on it at all.

Also, the speedo cable that I bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By fred93
Re: Need help attaching door glass to bottom metal channel

29 Tudor--sorry for the lag --been really busy lately. Thanks for your reply.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By fred93
Re: Need help attaching door glass to bottom metal channel

I have tempered glass --thanks for your detailed method-- I feel much more confident now that I have this info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor with bad vibration at idle

Yes--I placed two bolts in the block to hold it up off the plywood.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By fred93
question on installing door glass vertical felt channels for 29 Tudor

I bought the window channel kit from Bratton's and I am getting ready to install them.

The actual channels have a hook at the top and the bottom. I assume that I will need to straighten one of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By fred93
Need help attaching door glass to bottom metal channel

I have searched the forums for answers to this question but I haven't succeeded in finding what I needed.

I am ready to install the bottom metal channel that the door glass fits into and the it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By fred93
Re: How to protect cardboard interior panels from water damage

Thanks for all your replies. As always Ford Barn is a wealth of information!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By fred93
Question on door glass metal channel 29 Tudor

I am working on installing new door glass in a 29 Tudor. I noticed that the metal channel at the bottom of the glass is positioned differently on the right side than it is on the left side. I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor rear window install dilemma

I wondered about the very thing that you mentioned--however the body was in very good condition. There was NO rust through on the body at all--I could still read the serial number on the body rail....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor rear window install dilemma

The entire body has been disassembled and sand blasted before paint, so there are NO surprises around the rear window!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By fred93
29 Tudor rear window install dilemma

So I am installing a new rear window glass in a 29 Tudor. I have cut the new rubber gasket and super glued it together, then installed it around the new glass. I trial fitted the glass into the rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By fred93
How to protect cardboard interior panels from water damage

I am getting close to working on the interior installation. I have new cardboard side panels that will need to have fabric applied to them. What is the best way to make them waterproof from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By fred93
Re: Need windshield glass installation tips

Thanks for all your replies--I think I now have some great tips--thanks again!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By fred93
Need windshield glass installation tips

Getting ready to install new glass into refinished windshield frame.

How big of a hammer do I need?? LOL

Tips please---

What kind of lube should I use on the windshield hinge area?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By fred93
29 Tudor with bad vibration at idle

The 29 Tudor that I have been restoring is getting near the end. Today I moved the car to the lift so I could finish some under the chassis things. I noticed that there is a really bad vibration at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By fred93
1929 tire questions

Getting ready to purchase new tires for a 29 Tudor. I see lots of options online so I am confused.

What is the correct tire size for the 1929 Model A ?

I see tires out there that have nylon...
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