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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Rob Rose
1931 Ford Tudor quit running suddenly-no juice

I just had the oil changed and oil pan gasket and timing gear replaced on my 31 Tudor. The battery went dead while there at shop so I charged it to 100% and went for a drive. After 15 minutes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

Problem solved. I took apart the switch and cleaned it. Works fine now. Thanks for all of the help
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

Ok, I got the new switch and it does seem very simple-I haven't installed it yet, I am going to check and clean all connections including those in the old starter switch today, but I see that there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

Thanks, the lights don't dim. I ordered a new switch. Hopefully thats it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

Thats right the engine turns over in gear when I push it. I'll check the battery cables tomorrow but the lights are working fine. Don't know how to check the switch, maybe just order one?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

it turned over but didn't start, then the starter quit
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Rob Rose
31 Tudor Starter Quit Working

I am a newbie, I have had my car for 3 months. Today I adjusted the timing and then went to start it and left the cable that plugs into the distributor disconnected and cranked the motor and then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 1931 Tudor. Carburetor adjusting rod not turning

FINALLY fixed it. I removed the carburetor, heated it with a propane torch in the area where the GAV housing screwed into it until it got very hot, then dunked it in water. That finally freed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,805
Posted By Rob Rose
1931 Model A Battery Charge Issue

Newbie here with a new-to-me Model A. Had it a few weeks. The battery was low when I got it, and I put a trickle charge on it that took several days to charge fully, then overnight the battery went...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 1931 Tudor. Carburetor adjusting rod not turning

I tried turning it hard counter clockwise and nothing. I think I will try 100IH suggestion tomorrow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: 1931 Tudor. Carburetor adjusting rod not turning

In my case the knob isn't turning at all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rob Rose
1931 Tudor. Carburetor adjusting rod not turning

I have had this car for two weeks and I am new to Model A's. Today the adjusting rod doesn't turn. Yesterday I was able to turn it clockwise to seat it and counter clockwise. The car starts and...
Forum: Model-A 11-03-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By Rob Rose
Sportlite Lense

I have a Sportlite that is original to my 1931 Ford Tudor. The lense is partially cracked. Does anyone have a lense? Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: Did anyone see this 31 Tudor at Hershey?

Thanks Frank! Original paint, 21,000 documented miles, new interior and top in '07. Three owners. I've looked at some restored ones for a but less, but I think the documented history of this one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob Rose
Re: Did anyone see this 31 Tudor at Hershey?

Hi Y- I don't know about the gasket. I haven't even seen the car in person yet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Rob Rose
Did anyone see this 31 Tudor at Hershey?

I bought this car at Hershey and wonder if anyone remembers it and has any comments on it. Unusual for so many enthusiasts to be in one place.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,484
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,484
Posted By Rob Rose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,484
Posted By Rob Rose
'31 Tudor good choice for 6 ft 6 guy?

Ive been reading forums and have always liked Fords of the early 30's. I gather that the Ford Tudor is the best option for a guy 6 ft 6 with 34 inseam? I am looking at three 1931 Tudors but they are...
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