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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,610
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Re: Woven vs molded brake linings

Soft bonded, or hard bonded?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,610
Posted By 160B
Re: Woven vs molded brake linings

FYI
You can get molded brake lining in soft molded, and hard molded. In my experience the soft molded has worked great with mechanical brakes and cast iron drums. I did have a set of brake shoes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
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Re: Ever seen a float cork this bad?

The problem with a brass float is that with the tanks full the float will hit the top of the tank and make a nice little tapping noise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Go to the MAFCA website and look at the "A" OF THE DAY and send your photo to the webmaster. Below is the link to the MAFCA website.



https://www.mafca.com/index.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Here is a link to information of The Yellowstone Trail Across Washington State

http://craigmagnuson.com/yellowstone.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By 160B
Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Thanks, your olive oil buddy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Here is a photo of the Kari-Keen Karrier trunk
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
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Re: Top Dressing for Original Top

I acquired a 1931 160B 20 plus years ago with an original top. When I acquired the vehicle the top had some cracks and leaks. I have used Dupont Thickote top dressing and sealed the top and have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake light switch

On top of it all the switch is the cheap reproduction that does not have the brass bushings for the shaft to ride on!!! JUNK!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By 160B
Re: Restarting the engine

Engine should be fine. When you install the engine and add oil, remove the distributor and pour 1 quart of oil down the hole, this will put oil in the dipper tray so when you start the engine there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake shoe lining

all of the above and new brake shoes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake shoe lining

FWIW
I did a brake job a number of years ago on my 1931 S/W Town Sedan 160B and was not able to get any effective braking. I had new cast iron drums trued, and bonded lining on used shoes arched to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Not that I am aware of, even if they did I do not think there would be much interest as the cast iron drums improve braking due the improved heat dissipation you get from the cast iron brake drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Here is a photo of a steel drum and a cast iron drum, with a red circle over the difference. The steel drum has a rolled edge and the cast iron drum has a solid edge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,934
Posted By 160B
Re: Longest trip you took in a Model A

Two of our longest trips are below, and the mileage below is just the to and back mileage not including any local driving at the venue or side trips.

Port Orchard WA to Calgary, BC 747 one way,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,813
Posted By 160B
Re: Hood supports

Here is a photo of some hood supports that a member of our club fabricated. Just rotate the clip up to support the open hood, and rotate the clip down when you close the hood.

I like them because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By 160B
Re: How to clean the rust & crud from the engine without running it through the radia

I used vinegar and a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By 160B
Re: cooling system filter

I have used a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in length. Run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,366
Posted By 160B
Re: Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

I think he is referring to the reflectors from the vendors that are aluminum.

https://www.brattons.com/newly-re-tooled-aluminum-2-bulb-headlight-reflectors.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By 160B
Re: Float valve leaking

I have found that the float can contribute to the problem. You need to inspect carburetor float hinge bracket, frequently the float valve will wear a dimple in the hinge bracket and the dimple and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By 160B
Re: Diameter of the 5 wheel screws

5 on 5 ” bolt pattern.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,837
Posted By 160B
Re: Model A Rear Main Cap Removal

In 1998 when I got my 1931 160B I dropped the pan and tightened up the mains and the rods with the engine in the car. For the rear main I used a PROTO 3/4 inch 12 point swivel socket 3/8 inch drive,...
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