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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By doug.nichols
Question Manifold Decking

I have read numerous threads about the importance of having exhaust and intake manifolds decked as a unit to create a perfectly flat condition for mating to the engine block. I can't help but wonder...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Loose Manifold Stud

Thanks, correct. I was referring to the block side thread count only as being 14. Good catch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Loose Manifold Stud

Thanks dpson. That looks like the ticket. I did confirm 7/16 x 14 is the correct manifold bolt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Loose Manifold Stud

Thanks all. Sounds like I am going to learn how to install a thread repair kit of some kind. Leaning away from heli-coil. Can anyone confirm the stud diameter and pitch/threads per inch of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Loose Manifold Stud

Thanks all. Sounds like I am going to learn how to install a thread repair kit of some kind. Leaning away from heli-coil. Can anyone confirm the stud diameter and pitch/threads per inch of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Loose Manifold Stud

I was having great difficulty getting "Trudy" to start and run for any length of time. Discovered that the exhaust manifold stud furthest to the rear was stripped, resulting in a loose fit at that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Corn Head Grease Too Fluid for Gun

Great information, as usual.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By doug.nichols
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Corn Head Grease Too Fluid for Gun

Has anybody else had the problem of corn head grease being too fluid to be pumped by a standard grease gun? The plunger just moves through the grease tube without pushing much out the nozzle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 29 Roadster Seat Springs

Thanks so much Mike.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 29 Roadster Seat Springs

Attached is the seat top photo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Steering Wheel Removal '29 Roadster

I am reading Les Andrew's Volume 1, page 1-317 regarding removal of steering wheel. Is it really that easy?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 29 Roadster Seat Springs

and now for the picture...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile 29 Roadster Seat Springs

Does this set of springs look stock for '29 roadster seat bottom? The springs measure about 1" taller than the Snyder reproductions....and the pictured set doesn't look 90 years old!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Locked Rear Wheel

Thank you Synchro99 and PatrickL. It was the e-brake indeed. It had not fully retracted. Seems that return spring(?) isn't pulling it fully back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Locked Rear Wheel

I will pursue the parking brake route and let you know. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Locked Rear Wheel

I just finished installing a Mitchel OD and transmission. The car is still up on jack stands. When I put both the tranny and OD in neutral, the left rear wheel turns freely by hand. The right rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 1928/29 Roadster Seat

Good to know. I have asked Snyders for some dimensions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 1928/29 Roadster Seat

Thank you Rusty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 1928/29 Roadster Seat

Thanks wrndln. Do you know where I could find dimensions/pictures of the original seats? Does anybody sell accurate reproductions?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile 1928/29 Roadster Seat

Can anybody identify the attached pictured seat as stock for a 1928/29 roadster?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By doug.nichols
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By doug.nichols
Mitchell OD Shift Lever Clearance

Just finished installing a Mitchell synchro transmission and Mitchell overdrive in my 29 roadster. The overdrive shift lever hits the seat when in low (pulled back) position and hits the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,091
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

Happy to be your distraction at this difficult time.
Forum: Model-A 11-28-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile U-Joint Covers

Looking for inner and outer (clam shell) u-joint covers for 28/29 model A. This is the type that has unequal spacing of the upper holes.
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