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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Ford Factories

How big was the window washing crew for these type of buildings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930 Model A featured in Hagertys

WOW! Is that a bona-fide coupe with trunk, no interior lite and as I can see in the picture no cowl lites.
Gotta love that car especially ON THE ROAD DRIVING!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Cape Codder
Posting pictures

Apparently I am not the only one that has had problems trying to up load pictures. I have just read/printed/tried several times a nicely done post done by: paul2748. Several times I tried it and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Looking for seller of Penrite steering box lube

I just read an article in the Model A News Tech Questions & Answers which talked about John Deere grease for "corn head" gear boxes. It was written that this grease is NGLI-0. What is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,509
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: U-haul open trailer

Many years ago I used a 26' U-Haul truck to take a Tudor from Everertt, WA to Cape Cod with no problems! OH! and I had all my household stuff from a two bedroom house. Lastly, I had a '66 Pontiac...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Cape Codder
Comparison Cost of Driving Our A's

I often wonder what it cost me versus other people in other states to have our Model A's on the road for one year. I sure would like to hear about discounts or anything you might like to add from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: "the shake"!!

aermotor & Wick - thanks to you both for your response and suggestions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Do YOU single-clutch ?

When I first got my AA a friend came over to see it. Asked if would like to go for a ride/drive it. Answer of course was YES. He got in and single clutched all the gears without grinding. I on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Cape Codder
"the shake"!!

I have had some Steering issue's of late and decided to troubleshoot ALL of it. I found that I have some play in my King Pins soooo.......I took the entire steering off the axle.

First, I found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Brake Pedal

Check these to see condition.


And if good suggest installing one of these.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930-31 Steering Wheel installation


I three wish he had shared. I'm sure there is always something to learn
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By Cape Codder
Rail (roof)Front

I read in the Body Parts List that A-168235-BR Rail (roof) front, is made for the 170-B ,better known to me as the Header. Is this true?

My question is why is this number different then say the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Manifold

Something to consider!!!!
Before I had my engine rebuilt I had a heater manifold on it. Had engine re-builder surface side of block in area of manifolds. Also had a local machine shop surface the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By Cape Codder
Thumbs up Re: Port & Polish Engine

Well I must give all three of you a "THUMBS UP" for responding and answering my post!
Thanks again!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Port & Polish Engine

Why is there a "thumbs down" symbol next to the title in my post?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By Cape Codder
Thumbs down Port & Polish Engine

Does anyone Port and Polish their engine when rebuilding or afterwards? Is there any real advantage to doing this on a Model A Engine?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Cape Codder
Changing Grease Fittings to Type

I have bought the complete set of modern type grease fitting to replace my original type. I have recently read that some of the modern press in ones are not the correct diameter. What would be my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Dumb question about steering box

NO. The top one is for adjustment of the steering. The bottom one is for lube. I don't know about the HD Corn Head Grease. Most on this site don't put grease in the steering box. I should of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,424
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: first ride

1955cj5 - it seems to me that the Brattons you posted is a PDF Download for $36 and not the Hard Copy Book.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Model A door measurements?

Well, I have a '30 AA Stake and a '30 Tudor which measure 29 1/8" JUST above the door handle on the OUTSIDE. The '30 Blindback I have is a BRIGGS body and it only measures 27 5/8". That one I THINK...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,034
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Rich Bell passed away

Rich Bell was a GREAT guy who I have known since 1973. He sure was knowledgeable about the "A's" especially the parts for them. I always considered him a Great friend.

Rest In Peace Rich.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,103
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Town Car Deliveries

I had the privilege of seeing Tim Kellys Tow Car Delivery at a New England meet several years ago. What I saw was a sliding door between the driver and the rear compartment. Also his had only one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 31 model A rear end question

Cpuckett Your should put in 600W Oil and NOT 600W grease as you stated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Tie Rod End Installation

The Master Cylinder We adjusted the end play and as far as we can see it is NOT moving.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Cape Codder
Tie Rod End Installation

Bought NEW Pitman Arm because Ball end was worn and have shaking in front end. Also bought new bolt for the Pitman Arm. With approx. 225 in. of torque on bolt nut Pitman Arm is moving fore and aft...
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