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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By supergnat
Re: Drag link

This is addressed in the Service Bulletins pg 290, fig 592. See attached. Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By supergnat
Re: Timely Parts delivery

I have ordered parts from both Berts and Brattons isnce this virus pandemic started and I habe been pleased with timely deliveries. I’m gladd our suppliers can still support us.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By supergnat
Re: Tread chaser or thread size

No sure why the link I sent disappeared. The company is JME Supply LLC located in Ohio. It is a small veteran (John) run business that specializes in rethreading dies It was recommended to me by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By supergnat
Re: Tread chaser or thread size

Here is a good source for two piece thread chasers. They sell them individually or in sets. Great company to deal with. Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,968
Posted By supergnat
Re: EOG's 1928 Model A Pickup

The generator appears to be an original version so I really doubt the car has been converted to 12 volts. Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By supergnat
Re: Front Hub Advice Needed

If you haven’t done this already I would check to ensure that there isn’t old grease packed in around the brake adjustment wedges, adjusting pins and operating pins. I had one like that and the old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By supergnat
Re: Headlight Socket Insulator

Call Berts in Denver, CO. 800-321-1931 They probably have an original one
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,904
Posted By supergnat
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

Fizzled?? This virus has killed nearly 11,000 Americans and there are over 364,000 confirmed cases so far. How man more need to die or be sickened before it isn’t considered Fizzled?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,904
Posted By supergnat
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

As far as I know you can still order parts from Brattons. The shop is closed for walk-up orders but you can arrange to pick an order if that arrangement is made in advance. They are stall able to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By supergnat
Re: gas tank welting

I found it on mu 28 Leatherback. I used black hockey stick tape when I installed the replacement tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By supergnat
Re: Rear Shocks 1929 sport coupe

If you remove the shocks for inspection be sure to mark each one indicating where it was located. They are not all the same. Some operate clockwise and others anti-clockwise. I have never been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1929 tudor front radius rod question

I found this drawing which you should find useful. It is part of the laminated drawings that MAFCA and MARC sell. I have found them valuable when working on my car.
Supergnat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1929 Model A Fordor gas tank removal issue

Glad you were able to get the tank out. I removed mine and installed a tank from another car because mine was filled with rust. I had a very difficult time getting that tank into my car. I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By supergnat
Re: Wanted 28/29 drum tail light

A & L sells quality parts. They are in CT,, no website but they do have a small catalouge available

(860) 693-2620; or (860) 693-0112.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 301, Canton, CT 06019-0301
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By supergnat
Re: Wanted 28/29 drum tail light

I suggest you call Berts in Englewood, CO. 800-321-1931 They probably have an original in stock.They are open 8-noon on Saturday but closed on Mondays.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By supergnat
Re: Brake Rod Anti Rattler

I have used Smith and Jones a number of time and have always been satisfied with their products and service,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,689
Posted By supergnat
Re: Garage heat

I have a mini-split too. Great heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Very happy with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,028
Posted By supergnat
Re: Gas cap vent hole

I had the same kind of original cap on my 28 Leatherback. It was clogged. I placed the cap (less the gasket) in an ultra-sonic cleaned with enough solvent, like carburetor cleaner, to completely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1928 multi disc starter motor

I also have a spare starter with the special drive just in case. I always move the spark lever to the up to the fully retarded position when I shut off my car. That way I am less likely to try to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By supergnat
Re: Clutch stuck

I probably shouldn't post this here but it worked for me years ago. I have a cousin who has an early 28 that he wanted to put in the 4th of Juy parade. I hadnít been driven for years. I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By supergnat
Re: 1928 multi disc starter motor

You should get a copy of the Service Bulletins. There s a section that describes the various bendix drives and their application. I have an Oct 28 Leaterback with the original special service drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By supergnat
Re: Value of parts

Be sure to figure out whether the trans has a multi-disk clutch or single-disk clutch. That might be important to a potential buyer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,066
Posted By supergnat
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Boy, Am I red faced. 😱. I was mistaken. The online photos have a shadow which makes it appear as though there is a second ground. I apologize for the oversight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,066
Posted By supergnat
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

The current 3X’s I’ve seen have dual grounds (I think that is what they are called). Is that an improvement/. Are they good for our Model A’s?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,229
Posted By supergnat
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

Wow, that is great news. Great customer service and caring shown by Snyders.
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