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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: installing stainless trim on running board

Just did new rubber and trim on my 30. Trial fit everything first and trim the mat to fit. The trim piece closest to the splash apron should be treaded onto the mat, then glue it all down. I used the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,470
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Rear Axle Bent?

I appreciate your dedication to solving the problem although it seems minor as you describe it. The very end of the axle could be bent, but the design of the axle would make it difficult to do. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,420
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Alternative Fuels in a Model A

Kurt in NJ mentioned the wood gas generator. Tampa Bay Auto Museum has a 1929 Model A sedan with a Gazogene conversion, used in Spain in the late 30's. They claim that it still runs on charcoal. Take...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Broken Carburetor Jet

I agree with the method of heat then cold. Makes them loose so they will remove more easily. You may not have a torch. Make sure all the gas has evaporated, then put it on your gas grill on high...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,750
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Poor mans roof

There seem to be lots of answers to this problem. I used clear latex roof sealant from the lumber store on my original unrestored sedan top, leftover from a home project. (for house roofs) It goes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,830
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Wanted a roadster

If you know anyone who has either, you may want to try sitting in each. I find it much easier to get into a 30/31 because of seat to door frame spacing. If you live up north, a roadster is somewhat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Which copper head gasket with Snyder's 5.5:1 head?

I like the Best brand gasket available from secretsofspeed.com. Not copper, not sure what kind of space age material but highest quality available.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Shipping Body Only

As long as you are visiting other websites, take a look at the classifieds on Ahooga.com. They always have some travelers too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: Shipping Body Only

Buddridge,
You can always get a variety of answers for any question on the barn. I also visit other websites and I noticed on the AACA forum there is a category for trailers and towing where car...
Forum: Model-A 09-11-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: A400 or 68C top hold down brackets

There is an underscore mark between the c and the b in my email address. Some programs underscore the email address and obliterate the underscore mark.
Forum: Model-A 09-11-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: A400 or 68C top hold down brackets

This looks like both sides of the hold down bracket that attach to the top header of an A400. Correct? If so, consider them sold. Please reply to my email at tc_bmiller@yahoo.com so we can arrange...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,558
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: USB 5v power from Model A 6v geni/battery

Freddo,
If you do decide to hook up a cigar lighter plug to power your GPS, etc, it should work well for most brands. A major CAUTION. If you allow the small USB plug that powers your GPS to touch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,729
Posted By Tom in Newnan
Re: NW Georgia Model A Club First Meeting

Looks like you are under way. Our club is located on the southside of Atlanta (Southside A's), a Marc affiliate, although many of us belong to MAFCA also. I would be happy to send a copy of our...
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