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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

After much research, those 3 black strips in the start of the post are intended to tack down from the front header wood over the bows on top of the inside of the top fabric below the padding material...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Eystein,

Thank you for extra details. That is very interesting about the lower stud reinforcing. I wonder if I could take just enough of the double curved LeBaron piece to make two small squares....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Can someone please post a link to other Marco's Cabriolet top instructions? I did get the one from Eystein above in this thread but I think there is more info than that link. The ones I try from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

I sent a PM. I ordered this 1-2 years ago just before LB went out of business so I could not ask them questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Thank you all for the responses. Those black strips really do not make sense based on all I see and they did not seem to be included in the packing slip of items included.

Eystein, Thank you for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

I have this kit and do not have any idea what the black strips are for? They sent 6 of these. These are not the strips that hold the rear curtain up, those are not shown in the photo.

The smaller...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Hi,

I received an old LeBaron Bonney upholstery kit for my 1930 68B and it has 6 of these material stripes, 3 per side? They are about 1-1/2 inch wide and 59 inches long and I have no idea what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Cabriolet triple hinge pin question - swedge or peene?

Thanks for that idea. I don't have that type equipment and was thinking on the assembly line they must have put these pins in and done something quick and simple to hold them in.

Maybe not, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By kimeccles
Cabriolet triple hinge pin question - swedge or peene?

On the Cabriolet top there is a pin (attachment shown) to hold the #2 bow into the triple hinge. This pin goes into the hinge from inside the car.

It can slide or vibrate out and could fall out....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,705
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Looking for rare welt tips

Any updates on if these 4 special ones (2 left and 2 right with flat ends) are available anywhere?

And what are the other pointed ones supposed to be like? I have found 3 variations.

The ones...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By kimeccles
1930-31 Cabriolet binding tips for Loctite trim

I have lost track of progress on these to know if they have been made by anyone and available to purchase.

I need a set for my top install and wondered if any are available at all now? I didn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Russ B,

Thanks for the amazing pictures and the link to all the others!! You have done a superb job, and your car looks amazing. All of these will be a huge help when I attempt the rest of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Thanks for this update. I will not put padding on the belt rail wood and will get out the sander/planer to round the edges.

The guidelines book says the triple hinges were NOT removed prior to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Thank you for this. I will pad the rail to round it some with some cotton padding, and check the belt wood as you suggest. Good advice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By kimeccles
Re: 1930 Cabriolet fixed seat package tray question

Thanks. I cut the extra board off and re-glued the fabric to match the metal tray and it is OK now. I think the long board I received was for an adjustable seat. The 3 brads are what holds the board...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Here is a picture of my wood belt rail. I am getting ready to put the package tray fabric over it. The edges of the wood are not rounded, and the connection around the corner where the metal bracket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By kimeccles
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By kimeccles
1930 Cabriolet fixed seat package tray question

Here is a picture of my package tray from ex LeBaron-Bonney kit. The two seat holes slots are shown. The back is slid into the 4 clips against the belt rail material. The front has three places with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Upholsterer for Cabriolet top wanted NW US?

Thanks for the ideas, this is a start, but not many near here with experience are interested yet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By kimeccles
Upholsterer for Cabriolet top wanted NW US?

If this should be a "for wanted" post, sorry, but it said "parts" wanted and this is a service or restoration wanted.

We have a 1930 straight window Cabriolet all mostly restored now except for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By kimeccles
Re: bolt that holds folding top irons Cabriolet?

Thanks. Trying Bert's for now. Then will look for my originals which may have been forgotten and left at the nickel plating shop 6 months ago...Or in a box of stuff somewhere.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By kimeccles
bolt that holds folding top irons Cabriolet?

Hi,

I am looking for the pair of original nickel plated 5/16-18 thread special bolts to buy (or a picture of what they look like) that hold the folding top iron to the mid-bow metal landau...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By kimeccles
Correct door latch screws into wood?

What are the correct sizes (for judging) for the 2 wood screws through the exposed end of the nickel plated door latch for the 68B shown on the lower side of the picture that screw into the wood?
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By kimeccles
Re: Cabriolet door latch nickel plate?

What are the correct 2 screws sizes for judging through the exposed end of the nickel plated door latch for the 68B shown above on the lower side of the picture that screw into the wood?

It looks...
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