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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
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: 69
Views: 1,894
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: 1,113
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: 341
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: 519
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: 849
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: 842
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: 842
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: 837
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: 1,884
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: 727
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: 727
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: 919
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: 919
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: 798
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: 675
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: 3,386
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: 1,423
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: 7,613
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: 870
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: 568
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: 404
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: 731
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: 1,463
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: 731
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...
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