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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,109
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

This Is Disgustin' -- Do You have more??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Tire Stems

What stems are you running?




What ever stems that came with the tubes -- I was just wondering why do they have to be so tall. At my age, I've trouble bending my back, and now?
I'm looking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Tire Stems

Why are the stems so tall? Having trouble servicing without bending them over, which I don't think should be done.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Manual wiper

Where will/can I find this bracket plz
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,101
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: “The Restorer” for Jan/Feb 2021

Got mine today (3rd), forgot I had subscreption
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Picture perfect

Sure would like to buy a copy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

It's my understanding MMO is also a solvent. I've soaked a few rusty bolts that allowed me to remove them without damage useing mmo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Dispatch Pocket Wood

No wood blocks needed. The pocket comes with medal strips that go behind the kick-panel that you will attach the pocket on for the other side. Everything is in the kit.
This meant for the 30/31's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Fs ignitions

YES, it can be purchased as either!! I just love it, the FS People are great too !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,418
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: if you could go back in time, what Model "A" parts would you bring back?

Henry Ford -- so's I could ask him why he was so mean to Edsel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Alternator Won't Kick Follow-Up

After following suggestions found here -- took the alternator to a shop. Found one bad diode causing the problem. All's good now.

Thanks Guys
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,716
Posted By rfitzpatrick
How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

Well, I did a disappointing 1,736 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Alternator Hasn't Kick In

6 Volt/Positive Ground
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Alternator Hasn't Kick In

OK, usually, after just a short drive, and when I'm going thru the gears after a stop, the alternator would kick. It would allways show a charge afterwards. It's just that after 10 miles today, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Alternator Hasn't Kick In

Is the alternator still providing curcuit power even tho the amp gauge don't indicate? That is, am I on battery power alone until then?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Side Mirror Installation Question

Are you able to actually use your passengner-side mirror? If so, and mine is a PicUp, what's that part-numbers?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Have " A" Great Veterans Day

1962-66 Boca Chica NAS, Cuban Missile Crises, AirForce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: adapting a ford pickup steering gear to model a

I bought one from him, no regrets other than why did I wait so long--
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: '31 Budd Cab

As a retired airline mechanic and '31 PicUp owner, I appreciate the information about the Wright Brothers
Thanks Guys
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By rfitzpatrick
'31 Budd Cab

I really believe if the Florida wind was just right -- I could do 90!!
When were wind-tunnels used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,866
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

Broke down on i-75, they told my Wife I was already towed. I wasn't. Now I carry them and two locals. Traffic on the i-75 is a dangerous place to break down, in South Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,293
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Model A's & Airplanes

So many Model A's and so many Airplanes on FordBarn. As a retired airline mechanic with a '31 PicUp -- I love this web site! I've read some excellent advise found here.
Stay Safe

Thanks Everyone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Horn

I'll get the horn working and after the couple months driving around Town--
it slowly will only chirp. Do they require that much attention, or what.
It's not a Model A if the horn don't work right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Cylinder Soot

[QUOTE=30 Closed Cab PU;1946937]I do not know your experience level on As, so excuse me if you already know this info.

" Look for a nice tan color, clean/pure white is too lean, black/sooty is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Like mine -- the only problem I had was when changed oil, didn't put the funnel down far enough, before discovered oil I was adding was going to the floor thru the breather line.
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