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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By mfarley
Re: luggage rack

My luggage rack fits both my 28 Coupe and 29 Tudor as they are the same spacing and bolt pattern. However, when the rack is on the 28 Coupe, I could not remove the spare tire as it rode too low and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By mfarley
Re: MARC Technical Questions

Let's look at this a little differently...

1. He's helping a friend. Could it be that the friend enlisted the author because he already knows a thing or two about Model A's?

2. He took the time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By mfarley
Re: Tapping sound when Clutch pedal engaged

I just got done diagnosing a very similar noise. Ring gear was contacting the front face of the flywheel housing where there are some ribs in the casting, and only when the clutch was engaged. It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,719
Posted By mfarley
Re: 6v generater vs 6v alternator

https://www.ebay.com/itm/10SI-Delco-Alternator-Positive-Ground-6-Volt-Regulator-Rebuild-Conversion-Kit/190696606664?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

I bought this kit to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By mfarley
Re: New Two Blade Fan

With mine, there was a casting line on the under surface of the water pump that was causing the issue. As soon as I filed this away, the fan did not make contact.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By mfarley
Re: Resonant Rattle

Muffler clamp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,259
Posted By mfarley
Re: MARC facebook site

I agree. I think itís only a matter of time before the Andrews manuals, and the Restoration Guidelines & Judging Standards, will have to be available in digital form. Edits and revisions could be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,259
Posted By mfarley
Re: MARC facebook site

...and this is the kind of attitude that this thread has referenced for nearly two pages now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,792
Posted By mfarley
Re: Snyders or Randy Gross for rear brake rebuild.

I just got a set of front hubs/drums and shoes back from Randy and on the car last night. Very good product and workmanship. 19 days the car was on stands, and three of those are on me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By mfarley
Re: Incredible NEW Member program from MARC

I called today and spoke to a very nice lady who signed me up. She said I'll receive a letter in the mail soon. I won't be charged until 11/1, and I'll only get the November/December issue for this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By mfarley
Re: what caused radiator failure?

I have a 1929 Tudor Sedan in which I recently replaced the radiator. I had a similar leak, from where the inlet pipe meets the top tank, specifically the underside of the joint. The culprit? A 30-31...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,938
Posted By mfarley
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

I think I've now determined that this has something to do with the clutch. Seems like when I shove the clutch in the noise gets better, then slightly worsens when the clutch is let out. I did grease...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By mfarley
Re: brake shoe inspection

I bought a set, but they are not on the car yet. Need to get my drums to Randy Gross and back first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By mfarley
Re: brake shoe inspection

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Model-A-Ford-Brake-Shoes-Woven-NEW/152876469059?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

$66 for four brand new shoes with bonded linings and shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,746
Posted By mfarley
Re: Marc national

Any mention of future locations?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,729
Posted By mfarley
Re: Radiator fill question

$49.95 for that which I can buy at Ace hardware for $15?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By mfarley
Re: Water Pump ID and Questions

When you have the pump out, take out the four studs in the head and replace them with these. Then, you'll be easy on-easy off going forward...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By mfarley
Re: Oil pan bolts

I've heard that's a misprint and that 20 in-lbs more like it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By mfarley
Re: International Model A Ford Day -Sept 14, 2019

We're going to have a day tour again in the Bismarck, ND area if anyone in the area would like to join us. Stay tuned!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By mfarley
Re: Trailer Dimensions

My '28 Coupe and '29 Tudor Sedan are the exact same length.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By mfarley
Re: Generator output too high.

It is always worth mentioning to ensure that you have good generator ground. Poor ground can cause an overcharge situation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By mfarley
Re: Firewall Date

I don't have photos handy, but both my '28 Coupe (November) and '29 Tudor (September) have their dates stamped, right side up, in the exact same location as indicated above.

Was/is there such a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfarley
Re: External voltage regulator

[QUOTE]After that lengthy comment putty ***Fun projects is back ordered. ****

....been nearly a year now, too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfarley
Re: External voltage regulator

Get a hold of Tom Wesenberg. He's on this forum. He builds a regulator that goes underneath the steel band of the generator and you use either an original cutout or a diode conversion. I've been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By mfarley
Re: stainless steel cleaner & polish

Blue Magic Metal Polish. This stuff is great.

https://static.grainger.com/rp/s/is/image/Grainger/1MPU7_AS01?$mdmain$
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