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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

I have a repro one with a stainless insert in my coupe, and am very happy with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

John this raises an issue that I have been interested in for some time now. I have only seen one example of Pelican Grey. That was on a two owner '28 phaeton engine number CA8625 body number F359....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Hey Jim, do you have a larger version of your picture, as it is hard to see any detail?

Cheers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Here are some shots of an original Canadian produced Sport Coupe here in NZ. CA88105 Body No: F807
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Re: 28_29 Model A folding stanchions

didn't someone post a photo on here some years ago of a general Canadian auto exposition from like 1929 and there was a Ford roadster sitting there with the folding stanchions? The photo you are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Re: Rutherford Head

When I first saw the picture, I wondered if that was one of the reproduction heads made by Dick McKee up in Ohio.
There was one of Dick McKee's heads for sale on Ebay years ago. It was the best ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,179
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Re: Your most useless NOS parts

Years ago I was shown a wire loop with about 30 NOS Model T sidelight brackets, Ford script and all, that only fitted the 26/27 New Beauty windscreen setup. The were all for one side only!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,734
Re: Loud Noise when car decellerates while i n first and second gears

I had a similar problem many years ago. I had an old friend (RIP) go over things with a stethoscope, his opinion was that it was the pinion bearing. We pulled it apart, and he was dead right. Bearing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

Interesting posts, just today I came across this picture of a Ford dealership here in New Zealand taken in 1935. Notice the bear knobs under the glass counter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Re: A question about colors

A good tip I read, probably in this forum, is to get a sheet of black paper, and cut out a square the same size as the paint chip. Then pop it over the colour you are after and have a look. You will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Re: Painting whitewalls black

I remember here years ago, when Firestone was making tires and exporting them, you couldn't buy the whitewalls for some reason, but someone quickly discovered they were covering the whitewalls with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,472
Re: Ricks pack

Is the sector LHD or RHD, as Argentina was RHD during the Model A era.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Re: Auto Restorer magazine is belly up

I'll bet the Holden dealers are squealing right now!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Re: Tool Kit

I paint the wrenches with satin black paint and use gun bluing on the knurled adjuster.
Don, when you do this, do you remove the knurled adjuster before bluing?

Bick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Re: Fulton Wind Deflectors

I have a feeling that the slant windows used a different version to what is available as a repro. The ones sold by A&L are excellent, I have a set on my coupe, but they can only used on coupes tudors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Re: Photo of the attached "crowner" needed...

From memory, I seem to recall Doc Kalinka doing a piece in the Model A News, with a picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Re: Rare Very Early 28 Abell starter drive Conversation Piece

Great photos Frank, thanks for posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Re: Non starter

Well checked everything again today, including continuity in all wiring. Took distributor apart and couldn't find anything inside that was untoward. In desperation ran the distributor feed directly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Re: Non starter

Checked that an no spark at the end of the coil wire. Coil is new and checked out fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Non starter

Just got my my 'B' back together. New timing gear, B distributor, cam, coil. Have tried to start it with no joy. Checked everything, and cannot see anything obvious. Plenty of gas, spark at points,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,468
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

Looking at the original sales docket, I'll bet the salesman went home that night with a smile on his face. Nice to see an early sport coupe with the correct top.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Re: Luggage rack bracket question.

There were several different types to suit the various bodies. The Victoria version had a curved cutout to clear the rear apron.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,965
Re: Oil filler tube with no baffles

Your car is not Canadian by any chance? My early Canadian roadster *CA67* has the identical filler pipe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Re: AR Muffler Clamp?

Original RHD clamps were a lot thinner, than the regular LHD ones. This was to give a little more clearance with the pedals.
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