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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
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Body Bolts

I came across several that were not tight and somewhat rusty so I'm going to replace them all. Other than cosmetic, is there any reason to use body bolts from suppliers vs. locally available grade 8...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 30 coupe rumble seat floor panel

Not a distortion in the picture, rather mine tapers down both directions to the center which is about 3/4" lower than the perimeter. Not a big deal at all, just curious. The brace I'm adding to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By dmaxweb
30 coupe rumble seat floor panel

Should the rumble floor panel have a slight front to back curve and if so, is the curve consistent from side to side?

This is the floor panel I'm talking about....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 31 Coupe Interior - Sound Insulation

Peel & Seal from Lowes

Took seat out for reupholstery so decided to remove all interior panels below belt line.

3 layers in door
3 layers + hvac flex duct insulation in cowl
2 layers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By dmaxweb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 30 Deluxe Coupe Rumble Seat Upholstery Panels

I'm replacing poorly mounted front seat belts. Looking at retractable but there does not seem to be room for a retractor without cutting the panels. Thinking about Stiff Arm Lap Belts from Julianos...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By dmaxweb
30 Deluxe Coupe Rumble Seat Upholstery Panels

Were rumble seat side panels ever form fitted? These are covered in vinyl and sewn around the edges. Possibly steamed and pressed over a mold after covered in vinyl(??). The interior is probably...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,455
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

Perfect reproduction wiring harnesses:

Tyree Harris
Bumpass, Virginia
tyreeswires@gmail.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

Problem solved!

A. I started with Auveco 11406
B. Using a screw driver spread open the "C" head a bit to account for the larger hole in the panel.
C. Cut a small amount off the legs for the top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

I think I will try gluing a strip of wide tack strip material on the back and punch new holes through it.

Then, I need to find some decent clips. I've tried one style from one of the suppliers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

I don't see any upholstery panel clips/fasteners in their catalog.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

Doing some searches, it seems the 1/4" were used only on early VW Bus/Campers and some Volvos and are no longer made.
VW parts supplier has the 5/16" but says holes must be slightly reamed out to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

Thanks John.
Just to be clear, these are the ones on eBay but need to find some for 1/4" hole.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

The holes in the metal door frame are fine. The problem is the holes in the cardboard upholstery panel that hold the clip heads. The fabric is in near perfect condition and I don't want to make new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

The holes in the metal door frame are fine. The problem is the holes in the cardboard upholstery panel that hold the clip heads. The fabric is in near perfect condition and I don't want to make new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By dmaxweb
Alternate Door Panel Clips for 30 Coupe

The door panel holes are wallowed out to about 3/8" diameter. They will not securely hold the original metal clips. Has anyone found metal clips that will work for the larger hole or modern style...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Sound deadening suggestions

Peel and Seal from Lowes

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Peel-Seal-Instant-Waterproof-Repairs-6-in-x-25-ft-Aluminum-Roll-Flashing/1018733#
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By dmaxweb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By dmaxweb
Window Riser Handles - Original or Repro?

How do I tell if these are original?

They have set screws and are drilled for roll pins. I seem to recall that some originals had both but I don't if any repros did.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 30 Coupe seat upholtery parts

Not in mine either.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By dmaxweb
1930 Coupe Interior Screw Size

What size are the oval head sheet metal screws for the cowl kick panels, quarter upholstery panels, and rumble seat panels?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 30 Coupe seat upholtery parts

How are the side "draft stoppers" attached?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,835
Posted By dmaxweb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By dmaxweb
30 Coupe Upholstery Panel

After removing the seat for repairs and some of the upholstery panels to install sound deadening insulation, things are going back together.
I didn't notice when taking them out but the panels under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: 28 Tudor Sedan

Wings (or motometer) on backwards?
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