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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Tool or bracket....

It is a bumper bracket that hold the oval bumper hold downs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Pinstriping

A walking encyclopedia on Model A's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Carburetor leak . . .

Those carburetors are made of an alloy that warp easily when hot. Get a good Zenith
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,589
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: What’s this Box???

It a fuse box Open it up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Wood Work

The entire back of my 1931 Panel delivery is wood with a metal skin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Bob from Northport
Distributor question

We have a high point 1930 Roadster in the shop. Getting difficult to start.
The distributor cam/rotor can be moved back and forth about 1/2" which I think is far too much play. We have checked the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Delivery Door and rear body do not align correctly.

Brent is right. My Panel Delivery is all wood supported in the back as well. Start looking for rotted wood support members
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,150
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Schwalms

My shop has purchased 6 or 7 engines from Ora over the past years and never a problem. Have a brand new rebuild in my 31 Panel Truck and it runs great.
Give them a chance at least to take or email....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Timing puzzle

Using a crank handle or a socket on the crank nut/bolt, see if you can move with crank slightly back and forth slightly and watch distributor rotor movement. The timing gear may be worn-probably the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Clutch problems

Did you check the clutch finger settings from the face of the clutch to make sure they were 5/8" clearance??
Throw out bearing in backwards??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Tire balancing with Hunter # 125B Tire Spinner Portable Wheel Spin Balancer

They were the best wheel balancer ever. The rubber rings pressure clamp to the inner ring of the wheel, and the red balance section then attaches. The machine spins the wheels and you hold each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: 3xxx SPARK PLUG GAP

Run the feeler gauge between the two contact points.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Commerical Head lights

Someone said the cowl band on a 30-31 commercial is painted black. Would that be true for a Panel truck 1931???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,400
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Lebaron Bonney is Bankrupt

Who or what is SMS????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Bob from Northport
Gas tank thread size

Can anyone advise the thread size for the fuel shut off on the underside of the gas tank??
Thanks!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Yet another old car pic.....

Is the Model A in the photo being lifted by the front axle and ????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Andre Hartford Shocks

Didn't MG use friction shocks at one time??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
H&h
Views: 1,653
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: H&h

We've used several of their engines in my shop They are great. No problems
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Looking for a Engine Re-Babbiter in South East Michigan

There is a builder in Traverse City. Ron Kulgren
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Removing gas tank in 1931 mailtruck

Send the tank to Brent Terry in Tennessee. He can make it new again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: panel delivery pics

I have a 31 Panel Delivery. The doors do overlap. The right door overlaps the left by about 5/8" Yes the edges are folded. I will look through my photos and see if I have rear door pics. If not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Cleaning gas tank

I just picked up a tank from Brent's shop for a customer. All clean and ready for paint. Really great job!!! Thanks again!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: 29 Town Car front seating

I rode in the 29 Town Car at the Henry Ford Museum a few years ago. I am 6'2" and had no trouble in the front passenger side. Jim Brand was driving.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Bob from Northport
Gilmore Model A Day

The Towncar Delivery cars were great!! Anyone have comments on the Model A show/gathering put on by MAFFI???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Gas valve on position

Someone has simply changed or filed the handle position to fit in another position.
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