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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By supergnat
Re: Electrolock question

https://www.brattons.com/dual-position-switch-with-original-style-cable.html You can order this from Brattons and it will look like the pop-out and protect the wire to boot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By supergnat
Re: gas tank removal

Here are the photos which show the bolt holes with the fabric pulled back. It is hard to disconnect the fabric without damaging it but it can be nailed back in place once the replacement tank is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By supergnat
Re: gas tank removal

There are also bolts under the dash which may be covered by fabric under the dash. I have a couple of photos I will send as soon as I reduce the file size.
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,541
Posted By supergnat
Re: Leatherback '28-'29 Group

Amazing job. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By supergnat
Re: Thinking of buying a model A

I would recommend that in addition to the other suggestions it is critical to inspect the gas tank for rust. I can be challenging since there are baffles. Do a searchon this forum since there are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,316
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1928 shift lever plate

My Oct 28 Leatherback has a center pistol grip ebrake and multidisk clutch which works perectly. Your car must be an e28.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,269
Posted By supergnat
Re: Sale price

Hi Mick60. Sorry to hear about your father-in-law. That’ a horrible disease, my dad had it. I live near you in Pamyra, NJ. I belong to the Delaware Model A cub. I’m sure our members would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,265
Posted By supergnat
Re: 600w Oil or STP for Steering Box ...

I have used the 600W from Brattons. I live in NJ and often receive my orders the following day if I order in the morning. You are not far from them either so the wait should be minimal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,276
Posted By supergnat
Re: Nice Pic

My 28 Learherback is totally fabric covered. Could it be a Leather back?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By supergnat
Re: Changed Fuel Filter-Now won't start

During one of my first experiences with a Model A I had the same problem. After turning the gas back on it Would run for about 5 seconds and then shut and not start again. I turned the gas off and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By supergnat
Re: New 28 Ford, have some questons

I have an Oct 28 Fordor and it has the original nickle plating. The shroud is nickle plated. Mine is a little dull too but not nearly as bad as the bumpers. I would like to know what to polish the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By supergnat
Re: rear wheel bearing replacement

I bought the seal installation tool from Brattons. It works great. REAR HUB SEAL DRIVER -
Use this tool to help you install the grease seal #1560 to the correct depth for the snap ring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By supergnat
Re: Rubber Cushions on 28 Leatherback Windshield Pillars

Here is a photo of the bumper on my 28 Leatherback I think it is original.
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By supergnat
Re: The 60-A, B, C Fordor Sedans

Russ and Steve,
My 28 Oct 28 leatherback still has the original interior, top and engine. I think I have already provided my data to Russ and Steve in the past. The car color is not original and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By supergnat
Re: Valve Tap Noise

Hi Bill, I would try the easiest suggestions first. I have plenty of Marvel and also Seafoam. I can bring them over and we can see it they make a difference. You know how to contact me. Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By supergnat
Re: Way off topic.. Ryan.. let this run a little..

It appers that Canvas is a web based software product so you need on line connectivity. It is my understanding that the biggest risk with running XP on line is it is very vulernable to being hacked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By supergnat
Re: Fordor gas tank felt sealer

J,
Great suggestion. That is what I will use.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By supergnat
Re: Fordor gas tank felt sealer

Thanks for the tip Brent. Here is a better photo of the felt as it appeared on my original tank. I will use Permates #2. I thought the original material on the felt was there to prevent spilled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By supergnat
Fordor gas tank felt sealer

I am ready to install my replacement gas tank of my 28 Fordor Leatherback. The original 6" X 6" felt was salvagable after removing the hardened tar-like sealer arounf the hole for the tank filler...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

Thanks for the response Russ. My original tank is full of rust. It has a pencil filter installed and I could not drive more than two blocks before it would stall due to a clogged fuel line and of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

Hi again,
I have made progress. I was able to reveal the hidden screws by prying back the original dashboard material, causing minimal damage, using a small trim pry bar. This revealed two 20...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

I was able to peel back the fabric without damaging it using a small trim prybar. I could then see the screws still holding the tank. On my car there were none above the gas gauge but the holes for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

I have attached a photo of what I have. It isn't very goob but it should give you an idea about what I have. I think I may need to slice the fabric to get access to the screws. Prying just breaks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

OH, I see what you are talking about. They are not visible on my car. There is an entire row of screws under the dash rail that I cannot see And which I don't think were mentioned in the procedure....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,271
Posted By supergnat
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

Thanks Russ, Everything you listed is completyed except for the two screws above the gas gauge. I do not see any screws. Above the gas gauge. Are they behind the fabric piece?
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