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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: 31 tires

I bought a set of Coker American classics for my 31. I don’t remember what I paid. Without getting the paperwork out. It wasn’t much difference in the price compared to the bias ply tires. What a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Rearend Leak

I had the same problem after a rebuild. I removed paint from the seam Cleaned the area well and put a light coating of Permatex PX 90min Right Stuff on it itís been fine for a year now :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By JOHN CT
Emergency brake handle

My emergency brake stopped locking into place. I did have it adjusted so when I pull it back 3 clicks it locked well. Never had a problem it worked fine. Out of the blue it wonít catch. I took a look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

[QUOTE=Dave in MN;1900768]

I just borrowed Ideal aligning gauge. Iíll get on level ground and do it the right way tomorrow
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

[QUOTE=Dave in MN;1900768]

The car is on the ground. I switched the to front tires. Tomorrow Iíll go for a ride and hopefully my problem will go away
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

I appreciate all the ideas but when I set the toe in on the LF to the the 1/6 that I need. Then I check the right front I have a 0 tie in. When I turn the tie rod to get 1/6 the LF becomes out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By JOHN CT
Radial tires again

I just installed a set of American Classic 4.75/5.00 radial tires. My old Firestones tires were getting worn. The old tires wore perfectly even. The A never drifted or pulled either way. So I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,622
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Hershey cancelled

It is with great regret that the AACA Hershey Region Executive Board informs you that the 2020 Hershey Fall Meet has been cancelled. This decision was not arrived at lightly. Our Club prides itself...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Flame arrestor?

I believe everyone on what they are saying spark resistor and filtering. The question I have is how many people still have them in the gas tanks? :confused:I still have mine in the tank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,678
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Miles Per Gallon

Not me
Iíve tried different carburetors and plugs never got over 18 mpg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: A&L Parts

I’m lucky Our model A club and members live about a hours ride in a modern car. I personally go there 3 or 4 times a year. Great bunch of people. One Saturday afternoon they opened up to give our...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,784
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Itís not a A but itís a Ford
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Trunk to luggage rack bolt or straps.

Well that pretty well sums it up. I use both I thought I was going a little overboard. But I see everyone here did it to.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires and inner tubes

I just ordered radial tires and tubes 2 days ago from Coker tire. I’m picking them up at Hershey so I can’t give you any kind of review. The salesman said that they carry Hartford tubes witch got a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Resonant Rattle

My engine pans crack on the drivers side oil pan bolt. It has broken twice in 20 years. What a loud noise it gives off, you can hear me coming from a block away:eek: So l always wondered how much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Change

Leak less ha!:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: The dreaded death wobble

I had the death wobble years ago. When I was new to this hobby. And my first model A! It was bad. I spent some time doing research reading supply houses catalogs. There wasn’t any internet or FB At...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Buying radial tires

I always pick up my tires for my antiques in Hershey. This way I can ask questions like where they are made and made with. Also I can see them before I purchase them. Iíll hate like hell if I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Buying radial tires

Thanks
You talked me into buying the 5th radial tire. My mileage varies from year to year. 300 to 1000 a year. Iím very strong on safety and all tires should match.

I go to Hershey in October...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By JOHN CT
Buying radial tires

Itís time to replace the tires on my A. I heard good things about Coker American classic radial 19in. I have 19in Firestones bias ply on now. The question I have is the spear tire has never touched...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

Iíve had my A about 25 years now. I love the A runs great.
I also have a 27 RPU itís a hole different hobby. Itís fun but itís getting harder to find good parts. Also everything Iíve touched on the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-24-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model T Safety Additions

I installed disc brakes last winter. Safety is number one when driving out there with modern cars . They work great. I know it doesnít look original. But let me tell you I have about 1/2 throw in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By JOHN CT
- battery post

A few years back my negative battery clamp became loose and the alternator went wild and over charged the system and burned out all of my light bulbs. So now when I remove the floor boards I check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Battery price

650 cca 12 month guarantee
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By JOHN CT
Battery price

I came across a 6 volt group 1 battery today at a local farm store. The manufacturers sticker date of 5/19. For $47.99. It’s been on my mind. :rolleyes: What’s your opinion. Would you buy it?

I...
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