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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Splash Apron Mounting isses

In "Bratton's" catalog, front holes may need to be moved forward 1/4".. original were 5 3/4" apart, do you have repo hood shelves.?
I have original, but to line up I used 4 drift punches to get all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Splash Apron Mounting isses

tx.. could you post a picture..sometimes it will help to analyze a problem.

thanks, kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By kbinde2
Re: rumble seat ins & outs

IMO.. I choose to stay within the streets in our development, and I have taken grandchildren also in a parade setting, riding "up-front" first, the in the rumble once at the destination. I have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Trailering tips for protection

We towed our '29 Special Coupe from upper Michigan to Delaware, summer-time.. storms, wind etc.. No problems, just check tie-downs and over tire webbing every stop. We backed the car on the trailer,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928 Businessman's Coupe

As others have said, a photo of the rear would be helpful.. my knowledge of the Model A and it's idiosyncrasy in manufacture from year to year seems to get more elementary every time a question is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928 Businessman's Coupe

KS.. "on the rear" meaning where the quarter windows are on the coupe,.? Oval windows introduced as '29, but may have been on the line in late '28.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Door dovetail

If the photo is of the door frame towards the rear, there is a rubber anti-rattle bumper that would be there with two screws.. these rubber pieces should be in the kit that you purchased, you'll have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Door dovetail

I have a '29 Coupe also, and have filed, sanded, heated, and cut more than a few of these bumpers trying to exact a fit that works, and looks halfway decent.
The photo is the drivers side, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By kbinde2
Interesting Thread on Early V8 Forum

Take a minute, and read the thread on the Early V8 Forum (ref.) Scam on the "For Sale" site. Some of the tips to beware, in our search for the right part or the car we've been searching for..are just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Need horn repaired WHO?

I sought the expertise of Jim Diehl (trapperjd@aol.com).Very knowledgeable and
easy to work with. Horn sounds great.! Probably others who restore just as well, but for
me this worked out well....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,058
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Schemes

I just couldn't bring myself to change the color, just to be a "correct" hobbyist.
After making sure it would go, and then stop.. with a new interior instead of a 5 gallon bucket to sit on, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Using slots in package tray

FWIW.. mine were just two pieces of stock approx. 1/8th x 3" x width of the slot, riveted or
screwed into the back of the seat frame. The assembly line or seat cover shop probably had a wooden crate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,229
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Schwalms

I have used Ora and his shop for engine work and brakes on my '29, very professional and have not had a complaint about his workmanship. Try the personal phone call again, I would feel confident in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By kbinde2
Re: What is this window?

Most of the suppliers have glass, either as one item or a set for your car. Looks like the top is a "Special" coupe. Wood kits for the car are available also. As you said.. "Fun"
If you look at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Body Blocks

Bratton's has them listed as a kit for 30-31 PU. If individual blocks are needed, is there enough original to shape from a pattern.? I did a couple for my '29 Coupe, not perfectly
crafted, but they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By kbinde2
Re: New door glass question.

I used the setting rubber material, but the channels were originals, making sure they were clean and clear the entire length of the channel. The glass did fit snug, but working slowly and with even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons

Pluck..




This photo shows the "oblong" hole pattern. I believe this apron had never been removed by previous owners. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By kbinde2
Re: First peek at my Roadster build

Good looking roadster.!


We all benefit from the expertise that the Barn Forum offers. Often times just to look at a part, or read of a procedure in assembly or process, may be the bit of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons

Pluck,


'29 Special Coupe splash apron.. as I understand, the holes were punched "slotted", to allow for minor adjustment during fender/RB/splash apron alignment during assembly, then tightened...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Mystery Horn

Looks like maybe an Ames 503 military unit. Other companies also produced for the military during that time. This is one I have that is similar. kb
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Anything less than a foot is a dusting.

Lurking here from the Model A page.. snow comment caught my eye. Used to live by Fort Drum (Pine Camp) in Upstate NY, and now reside in Delaware. My wife and I just commented this wk-end about the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Rear Motor Mount Safety Wire

During my Navy enlistment, I worked on ejection seats/egress systems, that required safety wire on several system components. My QA (Quality Assurance) Inspector would look at a job I had done,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,164
Posted By kbinde2
Re: LeBaron Bonney Co.

My initial order for a '29 Special Coupe interior was placed Feb, 2018. With almost weekly phone/email conversation, the kit arrived in August. Material in the kit was back-ordered from the supplier,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By kbinde2
Re: N/D issue of Model A News...

Quite fortunate to have received your copies. Was told by the office that some mailings have been delayed.. so, we have to sit and wonder, during the lull in the holiday festivities.. just what it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Horn Rebuild

Jim Diehl in Michigan did mine, Nice work, and a good person to work with.
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