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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,585
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Installing Battery Disconnect Switch in 1931 Coupe

For what it's worth:

I have two Model A's and each has a shut off switch. My Tudor switch is under the seat and the pickup switch is under the hood near the starter. Both work well and I have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

I finally resolved the problem with my flasher unit.
What started out to be what appeared to be burned out light bulb turned out to be as bad connection.
When the flasher unit was originally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

I have a 12 volt system and a 12 volt bulb. When I check the bulb socket I have no voltage.

Thanks for your response.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

I revisited my ongoing issue of the light on the switch not working and have come to the conclusion that the problem is within the switch itself. The wiring in the harness does contain a pulsing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

I replaced the flasher and the light on the column is still not flashing . I removed the switching unit and reinstalled it making sure it is grounded and it is.
Tomorrow I will open the switch up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

Thanks for the inputs. I will take another look at grounding today.
Will post results.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Directional Light Switch

I wil recheck the ground tomorrow. I put an alligator clip on the unit and attached the other end to the frame. I will play with ground again tomorrow.

Thanks for the response.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bob Grieb
Directional Light Switch

I have a Signal - Stat 0900 Sigflare signal switch in my Model A and it will activate the directional lights but not the light on the switch itself. It has worked fine for a long while but recently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Clutch Assist

I have a question for CarlG.
What is the difference between a diaphgram pressure plate and a stock Model A pressure plate?

Thanks
Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Clutch Assist

I appreciate all of the input. I am away from home until Monday when i plan to study all of the ideas more closeThanks
Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Clutch Assist

The hand control for the clutch is innovative for the time.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Clutch Assist

I am not familiar with a hydraulic clutch. I will look for sone information.

I am leaviing for the holiday but I will keepong talking with people and study all of the inputs.

As always thanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Clutch Assist

Thanks for all the input. I need to research the V8 clutch and the longer arm.

I talked to a fellow at tbe recent F.A.ST. hill climb who had a automatic tranmission from an older Chrysler slant 6...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Bob Grieb
Clutch Assist

Depressing the clutch on my Model A is becoming more difficult because of nerve damage in my foot.
I am wondering (Asking) if anyone is aware of some type of assist that I might get that lessen the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: 30 Pickup rear window

I think the link below will work this time. It describes the problem I had and the help I received.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=228540&highlight=problem+installing+rear+window...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: 30 Pickup rear window

Did not work. I will try another way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: 30 Pickup rear window

Mikeinnj

If you go to the link below you can read the post on my issue replacing the rear window. Hope it helps.

Bob

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: 30 Pickup rear window

I recently installed a new window in my 30 Pickup and it was a challenge. I had to do it twice because I failed to stretch the rubber around the window and tack it in place before I did the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

Posting pics is not something I do well.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

I finished reinstalling the rear window seal this afternoon by following the method first outlined by Rusty. I had lots of help from others on the forum that helped me clarify the process. It turned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

Thanks for the response Ken.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

I have one more question regarding the glueing of the rubber seal. Do I bond it in place while on the glass or do I mark it the remove to bond the seal then restretch it onto the window.

Thanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

Thanks for all the input. I stopped today and bought the clamps l will need. I never gave a thought to stretching the rubber. My pickup had the original window and the seam was at the top. I am not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Re: Problem Replacing Rear Window

Hi Rusty

Thank you for the detailed response. I only wish I had asked for help before I started. The removal process required me to grind the screw heads of as the original hardware was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bob Grieb
Problem Replacing Rear Window

I just finished replacing the rear window in my 1930 Pickup and it did not turn out like I had hoped.

I bought new U Channel rubber and the seal on the inside of the window looks great. The...
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