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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Door sill numbers

Thanks Dave and Brent, I am bringing the car out to sell at Hershey. I love knowing the history of the car when people ask about it. This on still has the original horn and wiper with it. Thanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Door sill numbers

I found the initials NK686 stamped into the wood sill of a 1930 Fordor sedan.Is there a list of the factory initials that would tell me where this car was built? Thanks
Forum: Model-A 09-30-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Ed Saniewski
early 1930 fordor sedan for sale

I have an early 1930 Murray Fordor sedan. It was restored in the mid seventies. Engine runs well a compression test shows 70 on each cylinder. Interior is in good condition with a few small holes,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: How Far In One Day?

420 miles each day when we went from NJ to Branson MO for the national meet. Looooon days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Railroad Inspection Car

I love the way they turn the car around by jacking up the trans and spinning around the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,843
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Tight engine

Be prepared for a lot of smoke from the oil being put in the cylinders. I started an engine that had sat in a container for 25 years, my friend had poured oil down the cylinders once a year. When we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: SW sedan crossmember hole cover

That takes a few pressings to make. Fords way was much cheaper using left over upholstery material.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: S/W Town Sedan wood top bows

I got the answer from one of the very knowledgeable fellows at Snyder''s. They said 10/24 or 10/32 X 1 1/2 inch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Gas peddle & footrest escutcheon 's

I thought the gas pedal had a rubber seal nailed to the floor board with 3 tacks? What dose the escutcheon look like? Or are you talking about the foot rest base?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,810
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

I agree with Eagle, when you flushed the engine it caused rust and other garbage to loosen up. I recently took a car for a ride that had been sitting for a while and had the same problem. The top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Ed Saniewski
S/W Town Sedan wood top bows

What size screws are used to bolt the top bows to the roof ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: RTS-170 Transmission Conversion

Ken Parker in Texas did mine, and its great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: branson

We are leaving tomorrow morning. Two town sedans and the bus. 1,150 miles in 4 days, oh boy. We all have overdrives.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

My friend found the parts and all is well. Thanks to everyone for the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor Sedan Rear Crossmember

Is the fabric from the headliner or the seat upholstery?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

Well more investigation and thanks to Vince Faller, I think the problem is solved. I believe my friend is missing the glass run retainer. http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/murraybriggs.htm

I need...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

Some further investigation reveals that my friends car is not a thoroughbred Briggs. The cowl was replaced with a Murray cowl and maybe Murray doors. The cowl has caged nuts across the bottom of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

Dose anyone have a Town Sedan built by Murray? I am thinking that the doors were switched out from this Briggs at one time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

Thanks B, your frames match my early Briggs frames. Anyone able to post a picture of a late 160B frame?

Where did you find the assembly plant I.D. on your car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: 160 B front door window trim

I tried to post a picture but could not get it to work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ed Saniewski
160 B front door window trim

I have an early March 31 S/W and the Front door window garnish has 3 screws on the front inside edge and 2 screws on the glass side. I am helping a friend with a late 31 S/W 160 B and his front...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,792
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Rhinebeck New York/Who's going

https://weather.com/weather/today/l/USNY1217:1:US Looks good for Sat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: late 30-31 instrument panel light

There is a small notch cut in the top of your instrument panel to all the armored cable to get to the ammeter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Ed Saniewski
Re: Headlight sockets

Thanks jw, I have a set of repo sockets that are the long type, and they looked wrong to me when I started to install them. I will order the correct ones from Brattons.
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