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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,225
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Re: New Manufactured Zenith Carburators

These carburetors are made from repro parts, assembled and sold. They are not tested so that leaves room for the problems buyers experience.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Model B engine, 28 model A.....change carb from Tillotson to Zenith?

The question has been raised about the performance of the Tillotson F-1B carburetor. In february 1941 I got my 1930 Coupe and it had a Tillotson F 1B carburetor. I never gave the carburetor a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Early 30 Pickup Floorboard Quandry

Many years ago I was riding with a friend in his Model A when his battery which was not bolted with corner clamps moved and the cable shorted and a fire resulted. His floorboards were screwed down. ...
Forum: Early V8 04-20-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By barnstuf
FoMoCo Voltage Regulator 1952-54, 7 Volt

FoMoCo voltage regulator FAL-10505-A I acquired years ago in a Ford dealer parts buyout. It is marked 7 volts, 60 amps. It mounts to the firewall with one top center bolt hole and one mounting bolt...
Forum: Model-A 04-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By barnstuf
1930-31 Outer Door Handles, Used Originals

These are all non locking type used original handles, stainless clad type, 1930-31 design

1 well preserved condition, short shaft handle scroll design $15 + postage

2 well preserved...
Forum: Model-A 04-16-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By barnstuf
NOS A-2060 Front Grease Baffle

New old stock A-2060 front grease baffle complete with four mounting bolts and nuts, $18 + postage. I am a Cape Codder who visited Vermont for the winter, had a few parts with me, and due to the...
Forum: Model-A 04-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By barnstuf
NOS A-2845-A E/brake Cross Shaft Brackets

New old stock 1928-Early 1930 emergency brake cross shaft brackets that mount inside the frame rails. $20 pair + postage.
Forum: Model-A 04-16-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By barnstuf
NOS A-6030 Front Motor Mount Yoke

New old stock A-6030 front motor mount yoke. It has been barn stored for years so will need to be sanded and painted. Zero physical damage. $25 + postage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,024
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Electrical Problem

To help you with your testing remember that current only goes one way thru a diode cutout. The Model A is positive ground. The Model T is negative ground. It follows that a Model A cutout and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Front Hub Advice Needed

Before the Model A era a few makes of cars, Chrysler comes to mind, had hydraulic brakes. It was determined that these cars needed molded linings as hydraulic brake pressure exceeded the foot...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By barnstuf
Re: 64 1/2 Mustang catpet

Just to help establish a time frame for this change I had a new Mustang on order, it was built in September and I took possession of it from my Ford dealer on Sept 30,1964. The carpet is under the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Do you use gasket sealer on cork gas gauge gaskets ?

Cork gas gauge gaskets work best dry, and used with brass slip washers. The brass slip washers used with them allow them to keep their shape and not distort. In my 2 year old Snyder's catalog they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Anecdotes About Stalling on Train Tracks in the Model "A" Era

In the 1930's in my area there were no signal lights where the railroad tracks crossed the highway. I recall several accidents caused at night by drivers running into the side of the train cars as...
Forum: Model-A 03-30-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By barnstuf
Genuine Ford Standard Connecting Rod

Standard connecting rod Ford part number A-6200-A I found in a Ford dealership storage barn where it had been for years. It has not been used, but exterior surface has become a bit rough. Yes it...
Forum: Model-A 03-30-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Unused 1928-29 Spare Tire Covers, Black

These are black naugahyde covers and I am reducing the price to $34.95 each + postage.
Forum: Late V8 03-28-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By barnstuf
Massachusetts Year of Mfg License Plates

Offering LOW NUMBER Massachusetts license plates for antique vehicle Year of Manufacture registration. I am at my winter residence in Vermont and they are with me. Due to the corona virus self...
Forum: Model-A 03-28-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By barnstuf
Forum: Model-A 03-28-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By barnstuf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By barnstuf
New York Times Full Page Model A Article

Todays (March 27th) New York Times has an almost full page article on one family that has owned a 1931 Slant Window Fordor through several generations. It is on page B9 which is part of the Business...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,174
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Flame arrestor?

Just as an aside to this discussion I would like to mention I am an old timer and from my youth days I recall all gasoline trucks that delivered gasoline to service stations had a chain from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,404
Posted By barnstuf
Re: License Plates

There has been 15 responses regarding license plate type for using an antique car for daily use. No one has mentioned your insurance policy. Insurance companies are not 100% equal. Your company...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,968
Posted By barnstuf
Re: model T Motor Home

Around 1935 my Dad's brother drove his Model TT truck motor home from Barlow Ohio to Cape Cod for a visit. The motor home was not fancy but served the purpose. About 20 mph was top speed for an 850...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,174
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Flame arrestor?

In the Model A production era gas pumps were more primitive and the hose nozzles were usually not grounded. Putting the nozzle in the tank could create a spark, hence the arrester was needed. Think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,866
Posted By barnstuf
Re: 1931 Model AA Paddy Wagon

In 1958 I was looking for a Model A or AA truck for my business. I found an AA Police paddy wagon for sale in the area of Gloucester Mass and also a US Mail truck on the passenger car chassis in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,828
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Miles Per Gallon

My Coupe with 3.78 rear end and a Tillotson F1 B carburetor consistently delivered 25 to 26 mpg on 100 mile trips I regularly made. That all changed when I upgraded the cars appearance with paint...
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