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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Hershey Haul

Hershey certainly did not disappoint this year. I found a lot of stuff, and some that I shipped due to size and weight. There was an unbelievable abundance of NOS sheet metal this year. I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Help Identifying Part Please

The easiest way to replace the old rubber with new is to use a propane torch and burn the old out, then clean it well with a wire brush. Then, after painting them, install the new rubber by pulling...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Help Identifying Part Please

These are your window anti-rattler strips that are to be mounted under your garnish moldings to prevent the window glass from rattling.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Early 28 Engine

Your engine was stamped and sent to production on April 16, 1928.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: 1929 Model a Speedo Drive Gear Removal

The shaft will actually come out quite easily from the cable side of the housing. Simply pry off the round cap from the threaded cable side (which is easy to remove.) Once that is out, push the...
Forum: Model-A 09-12-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Gary Karr
NOS Schrader 6300 TR-80 Valve Stems

Mint set of NOS Schrader 6300 TR-80 valve stems complete, including valves, dust covers, rim nut bushings, core removers, bridge washers, and bridge nuts. Plating on dust covers is thin and they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,296
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Schrader Valve Stems (original)

I have been selling many sets of original tire valve stems and related parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Facebook / Early 1928 Standard

As a restorer and owner of a very early 28 Model A, I see the term "early 28" being used very loosely, mostly because of the seller's lack of knowledge about what makes them early. There has been a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Bumper Bracket Paint Color (1931)

Also, don't confuse the often "puddle pattern" in the metal with rust pitting. As Brent mentioned above, these marks were due to the way the metal braces were formed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: 28-29 repro radiator shell

Doing a plating job on a 28/29 shell, and I'm talking a quality show job will set you back over $500 now, not to mention the work involved to work the shell and get it ready for plating. I might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Tie down wheels or axles when towing

I use straps that go over each tire with side straps stitched on them that will keep them on the tires even if they become loose. This way, nothing touches painted surfaces. I can load a car and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,641
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Enclosed trailer

You will be happier with a trailer that has at least a 20' box as mentioned above, you will have ample space for additional items besides the car you're hauling. Your Chev 1500 will be able to pull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: gas damage

If you don't want to drive your Model A to the auto paint store, you can easily remove one of the hood sides and take to the paint store so that they can try to match your color. There's no way that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: 1928/29 tailpipe hanger

Flip it 180 and install it on top of the lower frame rail with a 3/8-24 X 15/16" hex bolt with hole for cotter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Darned reproduction parts!

You can't go wrong with using original parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,464
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Model A Town Car

Interesting information JB. That explains why the one we're working on has a Jan 22, 1929 fuel tank date stamp and is a July '29 Town Car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Early Oil Pan Wowes

The dipper tray is different than the later ones but as mentioned above, it will fit a later engine and the later oil pump will also fit in the early pan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Correct frame paint color

Actually, shocks and arms were originally sprayed in a semi-gloss black lacquer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Engine color

Remember that engines were sprayed in alkyd enamel. Initially, the only other enamel paints used were black until the plants started painting wheels in colors other than black in 1930. Bodies were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Possible interest in parts

Also, contact Sammie at Arizona Model A in Chandler. 480-782-0266
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Assembling the body on a frame

I recommend you purchase the most valuable book available, the Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards. It is the most comprehensive collection of information available.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: 2021 Long Beach Model T Club Swap Meet

I just packed the trailer this afternoon with lots of Model A parts, lots of mint original parts for your authentic restorations, plus many original tire valve stem sets.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

If you want to take your '28 Model A back to original on the headlight and tail lamp looms with all of the correct sockets and switches, it can be done. You need the single bulb reflectors and an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: Tech help with model A cabin space.

Remove the seat back cushion, you will see the wood piece that has two notches in it for the tabs on the back of the seat that fit into them. Remove the bolts that attach the wood piece and move it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Gary Karr
Re: license plates

California used PC plates (pneumatic commercial.)
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