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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By JohnB15632
ignition switch wiring

Have I wired the ignition switch correctly? Does it make a difference?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By JohnB15632
12 VDC Wiring

What changes are required to the attached drawing for using a 12 VDC Negative ground vs the 6 VDC positive ground?

Does a similar drawing exist for the 12 VDC Neg Ground?

thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Engine no run

1. I cleaned the carburetor inlet ball valve. It was plugged. The valve now works clean and great.

2. I put 2 tablespoons Marvel Mystery Oil into each cylinder. Two hours later I came back and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Stumped by no start...

No, there is no in line fuse at the starter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Engine no run

To Dansluck: YES the coil was very, very hot!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Engine no run

yup that's mine
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By JohnB15632
Engine no run

Wednesday afternoon, my A engine ran pretty well it ran well for almost 15 minutes and then just quit. I can not get it to run again.
Today, a fellow club member came by to help.

We were able to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By JohnB15632
31 Locking Door Handle Shaft Dimensions

Can anyone out there in Model A land be able to tell me the dimensions marked in RED ?
There is no vendor supplying the locking door handle manufactured per the attached.

Thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By JohnB15632
Windshield Frame Nut

I am working on restoring an original windshield frame. It requires a lot of work. One thing I am looking at is the windshield frame nut.

How is the nut installed? Is it pressed into the frame?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Sand blasting gas tank

i chose to use paint remover. It was less messy.
Just my thoughts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: I need help

Good AFternoon,

Memory is not so good. Am I correct in remembering, does the steering box need to be loosened of moved to get the starter out?

Thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: I need help

I have contacted Chief. I live about an hour away. Waiting to hear back.

Thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: door hinges

I got what I need from Bert's. They have everything.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Scranton PA area VIN verification

It was my experience that I took a photograph, did a pencil etching, got a notary signiture and took all to AAA. I have my title within 10 days.

I did not use an inspection station.

Oh yeah, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By JohnB15632
Forming the front upper corner after welding

I am having the right upper corner of my A repair welded this Saturday.
My question is, after it is welded, what is the best material I should use to fill and form this area.
Should I use JB Weld...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Door Stops

These just do not seem correct.

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/search?page=1&perpage=12&q=door%20bumpers

Thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Door Stops

OK, I got the old ones out. I need help determining what are the new ones? I see nothing similar on the vendor's websites.

Anyone know the correct vendor and part number?

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By JohnB15632
Door Stops

It seems to me that these door stops are a bit ratty.
So, I am thinking that they need to be replaced.

The problem is that I have no idea how to remove old door stops, nor do I know how to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,709
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: Why do you like your car.

I like my car because it gives me something to do on my retirements days.
So far, I have been working on it for 3 years so far and I have probably 3 more years until it is safe for the roads.
Forum: Model-A 06-23-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By JohnB15632
Two 31 parts

Two 31 parts.

1. Radiator Stone Guard - never used original condition, still in box. $100.00 + shipping.
2. Flywhell off 31 - nice condition, surface rust. Center bearing free, clutch face good...
Forum: Model-A 06-23-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By JohnB15632
Radiator Cover

One radiator cover, year unknown. Less than perfect condition. Needs work.
Free + cost of shipping.


No longer available.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: 31 Top Installation

There is no additional painting under the molding. The metal was primed prior to installing the roof. When I apply the final paint I am going to leave a minimalism gap from the masking tape to all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By JohnB15632
31 Top Installation

Four gentlemen from the local Modal A Restorer Club came by yesterday to help me install to top on my 31 SW Model A. It was a herculean task.
One step closer! YEA!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By JohnB15632
Re: 31 SW vacuun line installation

Thank you Art.
I do not understand where the vacuum line turns back in through the firewall. Mine does not have this opening. How do I make this turn?

Thanks,
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By JohnB15632
31 SW vacuun line installation

Can any body give me any hints on how the vacuum line is installed and how it hidden?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
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