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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Standar Roadster seat

Thank you Juke joint johnny, I will look into that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Fuel pump

Good morning,

I looked on the internet, typed in SU fuel pump rebuild kit. Up came the web site address of Burlen Fuel Systems the UK (the owners/manufacturers of SU and Amal carbs).

I checked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Fuel pump

Good afternoon everyone.

I know it's a bit off "Model A " topic but I believe a few of you own some British cars... MG, Jaguar, Austin Healey etc. Most of these British cars use SU electric fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,897
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: 1929 Tudor 'Barner' count....

In the case of my two early 1928 model A's, the Tudor is Canadian built with the 3.3 litre engine and the Roadster was US built with the same engine. Both have multi-disc clutches and both work...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,767
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Picking Up first Model A tomorrow!!!

Welcome to the Model A world! I'm sure you will enjoy it. Nice photograph of your car. Mine is almost the same colour.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,749
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: 12V Negative Ground Wiring Diagram

That's a really nice simple wiring diagram.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,897
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: 1929 Tudor 'Barner' count....

My early 1928 Standard Roadster still has a multidisc clutch as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Rear Axle Cart

Try these for size Smitty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,897
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: 1929 Tudor 'Barner' count....

My Canadian built Tudor is registered June 1928. She has a left hand emergency brake, multi-disc clutch and all the signs of being an early car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Sagging 1 1/2 in rear driver side

I can't remember off-hand Dan. I will try and research them for you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Sagging 1 1/2 in rear driver side

I think it is also known sometimes as the Bachelor's sag! My 1928 Tudor and 1928 Roadster are the same.

Cars used over many years with just the driver using it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Red Hot Exhaust

Good morning Myford7,

Try this short video I made recently. Hopefully it might help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OECApxvMMLI&t=27s

Tony
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 5,982
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Pcd

The rubber suspension (rubber in torsion or rubber in compression) really work well. They have been used for ever.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,895
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Whats the best way to sell a model a

Have a look see at this web site:

www.prewarcar.com

Yes, I know its is based in Europe but it has a huge world-wide readership, including them US.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Binder engine pictures

That's a really interesting piece of social history, thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,034
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Making A parts with lathe

Many thanks briphaeton, that is very interesting. It looks very similar to George's equipment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,034
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Making A parts with lathe

Thank you George, I will print those two off. Very interesting.

I assume the electric motor/grinder on the cross slide can slide backwards and forwards in the angle iron frame as the crank turns.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,034
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Making A parts with lathe

That is a very clever set up you have there George. I like the system for following the big end journals round. Is it possible please to have some additional photographs of that arrangement?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,243
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Bogus scammers

Scams and telephone salesmen have a lot in common. You have to make it obvious from the start you have twigged what they are after.

I have found the perfect way to stop sales calls.... For...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: New addition to the fleet

Nice looking car Dave. Do you know anything about it's history?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,683
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Something wrong

Great news, now enjoy the spring... when it comes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 5,982
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Pcd

Here in France it's exactly the same. Both my Saris trailers, one car transporter and one general cargo with drop sides are both rated for 2000kg gross weight. So separate registration documents,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 72
Pcd
Views: 5,982
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Pcd

Morning everyone,

May I put my two cents in on this and explain something. One of the reasons René is going to so much trouble is the safety regulations in Europe are some of the toughest in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,683
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Something wrong

Well done René,

You can breathe again!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,683
Posted By Tony Hillyard
Re: Something wrong

René,

Is it possible to get some good photographs of the repair and the result of the problem. I think many on Fordbarn would be interested to see the pictures.

Tony, Pleines oeuvres, France
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