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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rectangle side view mirror

I use 5" round mirrors and I was surprised the difference it made. I use the 5" United Pacific S/S heads that fit the hinge mirrors.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Colors of original tool kit

Flipped...

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,861
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Dumbest Reproduction Parts

I aree with everything you are saying. But in the case of the junk cowl light arms made by Vintique the repro part is actually bigger!! 2nd picture in post #65. Not only do the holes not line up but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Which headlight wire for high/low beam

No, this is not true. Both filament do not light in the high beam position. In the high position, the brighter filament should light. The brighter (high beam filament) should be positioned as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Which headlight wire for high/low beam

Green & Black High Beam, Red & Black Low beam, Yellow & Black Parking. Low Beam filament should be on top.

This is a very good wiring diagram
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,861
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Dumbest Reproduction Parts

Ah, yes. Vintique. Here is a set of '30 cowl light arms Vintique made and sold thru a major name vendor (and it wasn't Mac's) Not only this but they don't even point the light in the correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Signal for a electronic speedometer

Excellent choice!!

Speedhut has a GPS speedometer also if interested in that. I have a Speedhut 2" 4000 RPM tach.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: odd rear brake drum 30 coupe

No and Yes. No, New drum doesn't fit AR brakes. Yes you can get a new drum and hub for your rear end, which as stated already, is not AR. Contact Randy (Mel) Gross above. 714-292-8660
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A, early V8 steering stabilizer

Dennis, most of the vendors carry them. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-3283_STEERING-STABILIZER?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Did I get a defective U-Joint?

I'm in the same boat. I just received my new Mitchell :D and was going to buy a universal joint to install while it is apart. But then I heard the same a Don3527 said, the new are too big.

Now I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Black gummy sludge in intake ports

I add 1 oz Seafoam per gal. at every fill up. seems to keep things clean. I also shut off the gas and run the the carb M/T when parked.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Why Mushroom head on Lifter

Ford started using mushroom tappets back in '09 in the Model T so they're nothing new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Hinge bolt removal

I agree! An impact driver is often an overlooked tool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: luggage rack

I like the extra bracing. I went another route the rubber mounted the trunk to my spare. I may add the braces, sometimes I have some weight in the trunk.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Your best method for drilling out rivets?

'A Road Less Traveled' just started a new series on restoring a Vickey. Follow along, pretty interesting. https://youtu.be/j-6uCJxqbV4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: luggage rack

Mac's has the only luggage rack I have seen listed specifically for the Victoria. https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/model-a-ford-luggage-rack-brackets-victoria.html You may need the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A service Bulletins complete book the yellow one

My green larger paperback has that page also. It marks a new month of bulletins. Look at the dates in the center of the page. Page 309 is January 1929, Page 317 is February 1929, Page 325 is March...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Seat Belt

Yes, as 1crosscut, I just click then copy the address at the top of the page then paste into post (or whatever). A little different on my iMac but same principle.

I always try to post a link to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Seat Belt

I think I found it... finally!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=160532&highlight=Retractable+point+seat+belts+sedan



Maybe for the protection of your passengers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Seat Belt

I think this is the thread Lona is referring to?

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=847774
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Disconnect switch

I have a similar switch as Bruce of MN but mounted from the bottom in my '30 Town Sedan.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: starter rod assembly

Good morning, Tom. My '30 Town Sedan has this metal piece with the grommet. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/productdetail/a-11481-b_round-grommet-cover-30-31?fromcategory=searchbykeyword It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: starter rod assembly

Oops, posted 2 times...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Can anyone recommend a good 6V timing light?

Oh, Boy ain't that the truth. I connected my advancing timing light to the bronze strip and when I pulled the trigger I got the shock of my life. I have a 12v Pertronix Flamethrower coil so that made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rear leaf spring questions

The vendors sell an extra long spring center bolt to pull the spring back together. When the spring is tight, cut off the excess bolt.
https://www.brattons.com/rear-center-spring-bolt-nut.html
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