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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By updraught
Re: 1928 Canadian Tudor

Ah, so they did have to jump from one side of the assembly line to the other.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By updraught
Re: 1928 Canadian Tudor

Ours were knock down, so I guess the workers didn't have to jump from one side of the assembly line to the other.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By updraught
Re: Timken front wheel bearings good source

I don't know what it is like in your neck of the woods, but here it is a nightmare trying to sift the wheat from the sand. Packaging is different from one supplier to another and part numbers do not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By updraught
Re: Timken front wheel bearings good source

>>There is a LOT of Timken out there.


Google "counterfeit timken bearings"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By updraught
Re: Timken front wheel bearings good source

Less fakes in the old ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By updraught
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

You've gatta eat. That's been picked by back packers frolicking on Bondi Beach here. Then packed and put on shelves, and a few hundred people have walked past and sneezed, and checked out by someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By updraught
Re: Brake linings

Put the shoes with linings inside the drum and see if they contact all around. If they do your good to go, and if they don't you'll either need to arch them or wait till they wear till they contact...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By updraught
General coolant and camshaft gear info

https://www.rockauto.com/Newsletter/

Rockauto newsletter has some interesting info about coolants. Also, scroll to the bottom and check out the "automotive trivia answer" about camshaft gears made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By updraught
Re: 1928 Canadian Tudor

You prompted me to look up a Canadian engine number I just found on an original registration document for a car my father bought in 1956. It is CA84604 (which seems to be January 1929 manufacture). ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By updraught
Re: Aussie identification manual

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1928-FORD-AUSTRALIA-1928-MODEL-A-FORD-ROADSTER-ID-SPEC-SHEET-BUY-IT-NOW/202880622834?hash=item2f3ca0a0f2:g:XlcAAOSwuEheIn8M...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By updraught
Aussie identification manual

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1930-FORD-AUSTRALIA-MODEL-A-FORD-TOWN-SEDAN-ID-SPEC-SHEET-BUY-IT-NOW/312951942280?hash=item48dd63ac88%3Ag%3AlLsAAOSw-qleIn%7EY&LH_ItemCondition=2000%7C2500%7C3000%7C4000%7C...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By updraught
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

https://youtu.be/MMBh-eo3tvE

For the New Zealanders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By updraught
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

Love that definition of "essential service".:D

We went thru that too. Gov't anounced at 2pm one day that the country was going to be reduced to "essential services".
Crickey! We thought. Doesn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By updraught
Re: New York Times Full Page Model A Article

>>Dunno if there is a limit to the number of articles with a free account.

Works from here. If it doesn't, fire up a different brand of browser and copy the URL into it. Experts here at getting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By updraught
Re: Time to work

Here everything is being locked down tighter and tighter and it is expected to go on for six months. I've read that one in ten workers are unemployed in the last few days.

However, your president...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By updraught
Re: Parts from suppliers

It's probably a good idea to order any parts for anything you need before the lock down to essential services.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By updraught
Re: 9500km in a GAZ A, AA, AAA "Москва-Кара Кум-Москва"

"1933 movie about the Moscow-Kara-Kum-Moscow rally (also held in 1933) by
Roman Carmen, chronicles from which were used in the movie "Dervishes on
Motorcycles. Caspian Nomads" about motorcycle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By updraught
Re: eBay Winfield

Winfield D's are getting cheaper
https://www.ebay.com/itm/124125558309?ul_noapp=true

"Of particular interest, they were originally installed on movie actor Clark Gable's stunning black 1929 Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By updraught
Re: Anyone running Shock Absorbers from Snyder's?

The stifness of a shock is due to the size of the hole you are trying to ram the oil through. Like trying to ram sand thru an hour glass.
The amount of oil it can hold has an impact on how much heat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,686
Posted By updraught
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

I've read this several times and looked at the picture. Which bit is false?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,686
Posted By updraught
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

Autotrader says:
"Although the Samurai is dead to the U.S. market, it lives on elsewhere in the world under names such as the Sierra, the Katana and the Jimny. Because Suzuki pulled the Samurai...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By updraught
Re: epidemics in the Model "A" era

This is the old Quarantine Station on Sydney Harbour here, now an upmarket hotel.
https://www.qstation.com.au/

You could do worse than be thrown in here for a few weeks ...

"The practice of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By updraught
Re: epidemics in the Model "A" era

It seems that in 1928-29 the flu was half as bad as in 1918 in the USA.

In Oz here 1918-19:
"Commonwealth Serum Laboratories was established during the First World War to alleviate Australia’s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By updraught
Re: epidemics in the Model "A" era

They haven't been on a cruise ship then.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By updraught
Re: Flame arrestor?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5SevuG2wj8

Don't know why he thinks it will help in a crash. It's not like it wraps around the outside of the tank or something.
Maybe if the passengers wore one...
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