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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Bob-A
Re: wing window stenciling 1930 deluxe roadster

Correct. Factory wing windows or wind wings were plain glass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Do-Ray fog lights

Jim m

Good luck on your Do-Rays. I hope I was of some help.

Bob-A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Touring rear end ratio question 3.78 vs 3.56

My '31 original roadster has a late B block. That I was told was placed in the car in the early 50's. I think a 3.54 rearend was added too. The car will cruise at 50-55 no problem. The brakes are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,270
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Go with the Pertronix Flamethrower coil! You will be glad you did.....;).

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Do-Ray fog lights

Jim m

You can get repop prefocused bulbs from vendors I'm sure. Sometimes you might run across a parts stash at a swap meet or eBay. A good silver smith may be able to repair any dents or dings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Do-Ray fog lights

Jim m

I found my Do-Ray catalog and from what I can tell it is from 1941. It says the Do-Ray 1000 is "A 'Grand' foglite" and "The Thorobred of the Highway".
The body is chrome plated and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Do-Ray fog lights

Jim m

I've got a Do-Ray catalog stashed some where. I'll dig it out and see what it says.
From what I remember I believe the -1000- model is one of their 'top-of-the-line'
lamps. Are the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Do-Ray fog lights

What kind of info are you looking for? What model of Do-Ray are they? Seal-beam or
"glass-seal" as they were first called? 1940 is when glass-seal's were first introduced.
Separate bulb,lens, &...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Steering

I've rebuilt two 2-tooth steering boxes and one 7-tooth box. The 2-tooth boxes are basically bolt together's. I'm no mechanic, but can "change-a-part" with
the best of them! The 7-tooth took some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Brake Drums

Bert's in Denver, CO did my new drums with original hubs. He also replaced
all brake shoes with new woven linings. And arched the shoes to each individual drum. Money well spent!;)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,737
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Scary picture

Ditto on post #12, with my '29 Chevy as a reference.;)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,758
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Calling all Side Mount 31 Carbs that you have

Mr. Purdy,

I've got a June, 1933, Simmons catalog. Replacement carburetors, Part number: A-9510-B 1928-31, A-9510-C Late 1931, B-9510 4-cyl. 1932. All carbs look like they are cast iron. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,292
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Remember When??

Back in the late '60s while in high school. My buddies and I would cruise around to the different Steak n' Shakes in my original '29 Chevy. Everybody loved us because of the ahooga horn of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Grease Fitings

fordified,

Ditto...:) I have one period pic of an "A" with two horns.

I might do that myself.:cool:

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Where to Connect Linkage?

All done in jest, Mr. Purdy. Just trying to be funny.;)

Have "A" Happy New Year!:)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By Bob-A
Red face Re: Where to Connect Linkage?

Mr. Purdy,

Hah!:mad: I use one and my brakes are fine!:p I like the extra "snap" they
give to the brake pedal return.:cool: Back in the day they also made one for
the clutch pedal.:eek: I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,404
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Christmas.

Thank you and may God Bless!

Have "A" Merry Christmas,

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: marvel shebler

"Renner's Corner" are top notch people to deal with!:) An asset to the "A"
community for sure!;)

Have "A" Merry Christmas,

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Front springs: why are they wrapped with rubber ?

Hey Tom,

Nice car, nice pic!!:);)

Have "A" Merry Christmas,

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Bob-A
Question Seat Springs For 1931....

How big a difference are the seat springs: bottom cushion. In a '31 coupe
verses a '31 roadster?:confused: The bottom cushion in me '31 roadster is pretty much shot.:eek: I found a set of NORS seat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Model A Sport Light Rechroming

frknapp3,

Contact Ron Ehrenhofer (Technical Chairman for Model-A Restorers Club)
at phone number 639-781-7883 or marctech@modelarestorers.org. Ron or his brother, I can't remember which, is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: 1929 Trunk Rack?

msmaron,

Your 1929 Ford trunk rack is different than Ford1930's trunk rack.:eek: His is probably an aftermarket rack from Western Auto or some other accessory
vendor from back in the day.;)
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bob-A
Talking Re: OT: What to do if you could choose all over again?

I was offered the job of running a million dollar industrial supply company
after I got out of the Army in the early 70's. All I wanted to do was party
and ride my Harley. Which I did for more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Dad's Birthday

My dad (deceased in 2004) was born in 1915 and did not particularly like Fords. However, his first car was a Model-T rust bucket that he bought
when he was around 10-12 years old. When his father...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,352
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Timing Gear Cover

I'm going to change the "A" dizzy off my '31 "A" roadster with a "B" block
and "B" timing cover to a "B" dizzy. For now I time the "A" dizzy to the "B" timing cover by pulling the number 1 spark...
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