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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By brito36
Re: 31 sedan delivery

1930-31 Tudor rear fenders are the same. I owned one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By brito36
Re: Forged vs Pressed steel hubs...when...

Bob is correct. The difference is spelled out in the Ford Service Bulletins.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By brito36
Re: Rearview Mirror Questions?

The mirror shown looks to be a reproduction. The original mirror on the '28 open cars is different. The mounting bracket is one piece and wraps around the windshield. There are no separate mounting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By brito36
Re: Converting MD Clutch to a SD Clutch system...

To convert the multi disc system to the single disc you will need everything including the flywheel, flywheel housing, bell housing and the transmission. You will also need the later style clutch and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,771
Posted By brito36
Re: "A-Springs.com" info please!

Nothing but good to say about them. Keep trying, he will get back with you. I believe that he runs the spring business on the side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By brito36
Re: Fine point carburator

I agree with Mark. I had him do a Late 31 a few years ago and he did a beautiful job. He paid attention to little details.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By brito36
Re: 1928 Rectangular Switch Cover

Be aware that there two sizes of the switch covers. If you find one it may be the wrong one. Years ago I needed the cover and I had to buy the complete starter to get it. The seller would not break...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,132
Posted By brito36
Re: Can someone interpret this?

It may be a Secretary of State stamped number. (SOS).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By brito36
Re: Alexandria MN, Any Model Aers???

I bought a AA Truck from an older man in Alexandria about forty years ago. There must still be Model A people still up there. One thing I still remember about Alexandria was that everybody there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By brito36
Re: 31 Model A Fender fasteners

You can purchase the Model A Fastener Book from either club. It gives the exact sizes of all the bolts It's about ten bucks. Well worth it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By brito36
Re: Painting over nickel plating

Why not just take them back to the plater and have them stripped. After all, he was instructed to plate just the handle and not the whole lock. He should strip them for no charge since he made the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By brito36
Re: Painting a Victoria (asking again)

The paint guide is really not the final word.. You can write to the Judging Standards Committee and request a variance on the paint. If you can provide evidence that your car originally was painted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By brito36
Re: Conduits

If you are looking for 1928-early 1929 single bulb conduits, they are all the same diameter, as they take only two wires. In the later 1929 through 1931 (Twolight style)conduits, the horn is the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By brito36
Re: Help finding Frame # on my model A

The number was stamped on the left side of the frame near the clutch pedals. It looks as though you may have sanded it where the number should be. Sometimes the numbers are VERY faint and so lightly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By brito36
Re: Late 28 to mid 29 emergency pawl

That pawl is original.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By brito36
Re: 31 coupe adjustable seat

The later 1931 used a different mechanism which did not have the twist knob as did the earlier vehicles. The later style had a unique handle which you lifted up and pushed back on the seat, The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By brito36
Re: Chassis numbers

Those records are not in the Archives. The shipping documents were lost years in two separate fires.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By brito36
Re: 4 door wood sub frame

You may have a problem obtaining original blueprints. Brigg and Murray Body Companies made their own set of prints for the parts they manufactured. There are very few blueprints to be found in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,260
Posted By brito36
Re: September 1928 Tudor

Very nice sedan you acquired. I have one and it is dated 8-20-28. It was pretty complete when I bought it in the early 70's. It has many of the features that yours has. Your color appears to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By brito36
Re: Engine #'s

The Model A Restorer's Club in Garden City, Michigan and the Model A Ford Club of America in LaHabra, California are two great clubs. They publish a a joint book called the Model Restoration...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By brito36
Re: Ford Archives

Contact the people at the Benson Ford Archives, they will be able to assist you. They can send you copies of the releases and you can obtain the blueprints. Be advised that most 30-31 releases are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By brito36
Re: 30 Coupe wood kit installation, directions needed.

I just put a wood kit in mt 1931 coupe with the help from the Les Andrews book. It made the installation a snap.. If the wood itself did not modifications, it would have been easier...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By brito36
Re: Interior trim

I believe that the maroon is correct for a standard 1931 Tudor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,275
Posted By brito36
Re: Repro Parts That Don't Fit

I currently have a large box filled with reproduction junk that either didn't look right or just didn't fit. I must have 100 examples of this junk that I have been saving for the past fifty plus...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,035
Posted By brito36
Re: Clutch pedal

Only the 1928 vehicles equipped with the multiple disc clutch had the return spring. Your 1930 coupe should not require one. There would be enough return pressure without the spring..
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