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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: not your average coupe

Lots of rain the past two days so I hope it dries up. The rain god's haven't been nice the last couple of years out on the salt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Getting my creation to go 1.5 to 3 MPH

You might try a model a 4 speed trans with the granny low gear also known a compound low.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: 31 slant window outside door handle sag

I agree with what Duke36 has suggested and have fixed many this way. I don't use pliers to make the slight twist I use an 8 inch Cresent wrench.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: I think my exhaust valves are burnt

Pull the head and the side valve chamber plate and take a look. Not that hard of a job and then your going to know for sure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Fordoor to Tudor

Just compare the rear side window with a fordor
Not even close
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Turn Signal ideas

It's cowl lights with amber lenz for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,536
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: What modern points do you use?

I have been running so called modern points for the last 15 years and can't remember the last time I had to change them. No up keep except cam lube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Parts Washer

I have always used stodard solvent in my HF parts washer going on 18 years with no problem with the pump. I do try and clean the filter once in a while.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: brake lining counter sink

I purchased one from the wood working section at hardware store
It worked well in my drill press
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons

Steve I don't think every 28 29 splash apron came out of the same stamping press. You know the production numbers ( my guess over 2 million) you my have originals with just round holes. If they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Production Numbers

The 68B that I restored to a high point Blue Ribbon did not have a body tag or any holes in the flat firewall to attach one. I still have the original patent plate with the engine number stamped on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Best Source for Goodyear WW 475/19 Tires

I just purchased 6 from Birts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Door upper and lower rubber bumpers

Why not take a small drill and make a line of drill holes through the center of the hard rubber to get it to brake in two.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Spring Lube ?? Additional....

I have a 1959 Triumph Tr3 along with the factory service manual. The manual states that the rear leaf spring should be painted with the used drain oil to provide rust protection.
On the Triumph...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Oil leak

Ok I just have to ask the question why back when the Model a was new were the owners not having to retorque the head? Most owners had no idea about torque. Owners manual doesn't mention any about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Cabriolet parts

I suggest you do some research and find the national Cabriolet club they have a wealth of info that will help you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Famous restorer Call Allan Died

I met cal at a few national Mets and he was a true gentleman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: timing cover screw

This screw is not original to the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Brake Pills

Try welding a little bit on the rod to increase its length. I feel this is better than the pills.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,963
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

Paid $2.98 for real gas yesterday for my A in Utah
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: roof rib install

Top bows on my 30 Murray were not mortised but dropped into a slot milled into the side rail held with one wood screw.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: broken screws in oak, drill or give up?

I agree with the advice from the above post about lubrication of the screws. My father an old school carpenter/ cabinet maker would use a household wax candle. Worked for me when I built the wood in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: 1931 headlamp bar

I one saw one where the owner had the bar on backwards and the headlights could no be adjusted. The owner was thinking it had been modified and was going to heat it and try bending it. After changing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: N/D issue of Model A News...

Steve I have the same thoughts. I turned the picture all directions and was still scratching my head as to what was pictured.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,878
Posted By RandyinUtah
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I have been asked several times where do you buy tires for a car like this.
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