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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
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: 510
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: 507
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: 987
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: 867
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: 636
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: 636
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: 636
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: 4,121
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: 504
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: 1,392
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: 607
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.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Re: Model A vicky

Magoos in Masterton have one in their shop that they are converting/ have converted. Might be worth a call to Lloyd to see what is involved.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Re: Oldest Surviving Model "A"

Brad interesting piece. Neither one would be 1927 as official Canadian production did not commence until Feb 1, although I suspect that some may have been build earlier for testing purposes etc. I do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Re: Ford Model A Klaxon horn

Ian, I just had a thought that the base plate on the '32 Sparton is different to the Model A, to accommodate the '32 cover. Someone with more knowledge of this will hopefully chime in with the facts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Re: Ford Model A Klaxon horn

Hi Tom & Ian,

They were very common here in the 70's and cost approximately $20. They were made by Hutchins. I have an original '32 sparton motor cover, if you need one Ian.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Re: AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

I have seen an AF stamped large bore engine, that originated from Argentina.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Re: EBAY 1929 Oval Window Coupe

Reminds me of a unrestored roadster I saw years ago, where someone had plastered with concrete over the whole soft top. Looked great from a distance until you realised what it was. They had even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Re: Need help identifying this Ford Hubcap

English Ford Y, 1932 - 1935.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Re: Running board anti squeak.

Couple of great photos Bill, thank you for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Running board anti squeak.

Was there an anti squeak used between the running board bracket and the running board?
If there was, what was used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Re: 4 for a road trip in a roadster pickup! Sure!

Nice Model A Steve, love the license plate!. A few years ago our coupe was out of action and we ended up hitching a ride in the back of a friends pickup for the club run. We had a great time, and the...
Forum: Model-A 12-31-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
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