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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Babbitt Work needed in IL. Anyone!?!

I would also give a thumbs-up to Ora and the Schwalms folks. Great to work
with and I am satisfied with my rebuild. Maybe a distance to travel or ship, but worth the look or a phone call.. IMO/kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By kbinde2
Re: New floorboards,where does rubber seal go?

My floorboards only had a hole where the pedal extension came through, when I installed new floorboards, I cut a piece of rubber floormat in a 2" circle,used small tacks and centered a hole for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

My thought process was to have it run well, stop when the brakes were applied, and have a comfortable interior that looked good. The color scheme may be changed at sometime, but for now what I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,205
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Safe, Healthy 2020.

Photo taken in Bombay Hook Wildlife Area, Delaware
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-18-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By kbinde2
Re: F 150

Thanks for the comments, and some worthwhile suggestions to keep her going. Just can't justify a new truck.. some at 40k plus.!, and you almost cant' work on them yourself anymore. Maybe I'll get...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By kbinde2
Re: F 150

Pretty decent overall, some rust at rear wheel to bumper area, interior still good also. Need to replace rear window seal in the spring. Cap comes off in the spring also..4.6 will move it down the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By kbinde2
Re: F 150

F150.. not E150
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By kbinde2
F 150

Usually on the Model A forum, just turned 200k on my '99 E-150 short-bed.!
Trying to keep it, new ones are way over budget for me.. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 29 B pillar latch cup

I think this is the area you're looking at, '29 Special Coupe also.. drivers side.
No spare for you, but try the "for sale/wanted" forum..may be lucky there.

kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Cup and saucer with Ford Model A on it

How about an emergency brake lever with a squeeze handle vs. push button..?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,589
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Veterans Day

'68-'72 USN VA-72 (Bluehawks)/JFK
'84-'08 USAF/DE Air Nat'l Guard (Fire Protection)

Proud to Serve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By kbinde2
Re: VIN number 1930-A

Charlie has it right, sometimes best to do whatever it takes, and benefit from less worries and expense in the future. Seems each state has its odd laws to register an older vehicle, or one "out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Coupe cross member stamp ID?

MARC website has reference letter identification for assembly plants, however number identification is not listed. It states that these numbers may identify a "body style".. This may not help you but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 29 special coupe top and wood

I did repair/replace sections of wood surrounding the rear window and some of the belt-line sections in the area of the quarter windows. I had enough original to pattern replacement pieces and to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By kbinde2
Re: First day in my possesion!!

Check the front tire webbing straps often.. they have a habit of slipping sideways, and may loosen also.. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
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: 978
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: 975
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: 2,150
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: 13
Views: 846
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: 13
Views: 846
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: 1,003
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: 1,003
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: 863
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: 778
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....
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