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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By vic
Re: Brake Roller Tracks

I recently replaced the tracks on my Town sedans brakes...I don't have a torch so hammered the rivets cold...make sure you have the riveting tool and ....a solid support base....plus a heavy hammer....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By vic
Re: Zenith carb

Thanks John...exactly what I wanted...purchased 5.75 medium tap today........ job done !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By vic
Zenith carb

I am looking at restoring a model A Zenith carburetor......all the jets have been sheared off so before I drill and retap them can somebody advise me on the thread tpi ? Many thanks Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By vic
Re: Windshield frame gasket

I recently installed a new gasket and had to open the channel a touch to get the old one out.To make installing the new one slide easily I sprayed it with a XL Silicone Spray....it states on the can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,714
Posted By vic
Re: Changed my steering column mount today!

Hi Quickchange,I need RH drive one,can you tell me where they are available ?many thanks.....vic,nz
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,714
Posted By vic
Re: Changed my steering column mount today!

Hello my Aussie mate, any chance of a photo or diagram of the one you made? something I would like to have a go at.
Vic.....NZ
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,714
Posted By vic
Re: Changed my steering column mount today!

Was this a commercially made product,if so who might have it in stock ? or did you manufacture it yourself ? Looks very neat
cheers Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,463
Posted By vic
Re: Adding Guages

I like your gauge set up but what really caught my eye was your steering column support...was that a commercially obtainable product or is it something you have made up ? if so, I would be most...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By vic
Re: Wiring

Many thanks for an excellent clear answer,I can now continue with my wiring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By vic
Wiring

I have a 1930 T S with a Murray body
1 I would like to know the gauge of the wire from the horn to the contact switch at the base of the steering box ?
2.The gauge of the wire from the Generator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By vic
Re: Engine Splash Pan Installation Documentation?

There are three holes on the frame,the two holes on the other side are held in place with the sump bolts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,646
Posted By vic
Re: Starter issue

I had a similar issue....finally traced it down to a faulty battery cut off switch...cleaned up the switch contacts and Bingo ...just another opinion
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By vic
Re: Need electrical help

Does your alternator have only one wire connected to it ? If so ,then it is important that your alternator is grounded against the engine block,Sometmes the mounting bolts are insufficient to create...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By vic
Re: Windscreen Rubber

My car is a 1930 Town Sedan with a Murray body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By vic
Re: Windscreen Rubber

my car is a 1930 town sedan with a Murray body
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By vic
Windscreen Rubber

I need to replace the windscreen rubber gasket on my fordoor sedan.I cannot figure out how to do this as no screws etc are evident...any advice would be welcome...thanks in advance
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,504
Posted By vic
Re: Pronunciations

Its always been Willees here in NZ
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By vic
Re: Clutch travel

Thanks Guys for all your valuable input.....I firstly opted for clutch finger adjustment, which cured the problem.I was able to carry out the procedure entirely through the inspection plate at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By vic
Clutch travel

I need to depress the clutch pedal down to the floor boards before it disengages,can this amount of travel be reduced so that engagement happens about halfway up? Free pedal play is one inch....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By vic
Windscreen rubber

I'm needing to replace the sealing rubber around the windscreen of my 1930 Fordor,Murray body....I cant find any step by step instructions for this...have any readers done this lately and would like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By vic
fordoor front seat

I would like to shift the front seat of my 1930 fordoor back about three inches.The adjuster is already wound back.Is much involved to move the tracks back a bit more?
Many thanks, Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,232
Posted By vic
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm 86 and hoping to drive my 1930 Town Sedan on a return trip for the length on NZ next year....trying to regain my feet after working underneath the car takes a fair bit of effort but, needs must....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By vic
sump removal

Recently removed the oil pan but undoing the four bolts at the front was difficult as the motor was slightly ahead of the cross member.....I recall reading sometime back that sometimes motors do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By vic
Starter motor overhaul

The copper button on my starter motor is quite pitted so I intend to replace it....any advice on how to go about this would be appreciated...many thanks Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By vic
Re: Rough Running - Sometimes

Just been dealing with a similar problem in that the car loses power on a long climb.......tried everything but to no avail....finally checked fuel flow from the tank and discovered just a trickle...
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