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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,225
Posted By Stew
Re: Directionals

Try this flasher. It is made for LED's

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Stew
Re: Horn problems

Both of the brush holders should be isolated from the horn frame !

If you look on the Brattons website they show an expanded diagram of the horn. There are fiber washers between the brush holder...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By Stew
Re: Slow turn over

I had a similar issue. I took the starter out and cleaned the brushes and armature. The starter completely came back to life. In my case, the inside of the starter was filthy. Remember the starter is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,748
Posted By Stew
Re: Sudden rough running, out of ideas

My 31 was running rough. It began to really run badly after about five minutes. I initially swapped the distributer and carb with no change. I changed out the coil and it ran perfectly. Coils can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 25,058
Posted By Stew
Re: Who's running a Mitchell Transmission?

Ive got a mitchell syncro trans in my 31 Tudor and 31 CC Pickup. The trans is superb in both. Highly recommend the Mitchell trans


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Stew
Re: Pickup bumper question

Lose the bumpers !

They don't look authentic on a pickup. I have a 31 CC Wide Bed. No bumpers look so much better.


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,937
Posted By Stew
Re: Body Wood Suppliers

I just replaced the top wood on my 31 Tudor. I used the classic wood kit. The header, the rear corners and the top bows need to be sanded down a bit to fit properly. I used a small right angle air...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By Stew
Re: Tudor top tribulations

I just replaced the top wood in my 31 Tudor. The metal cross piece was pretty tight when I put it in place. I had to tap it in place with a mallet.


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,606
Posted By Stew
Re: Installing a Mitchell Overdrive

I also just installed a Mitchell overdrive in my 31 Tudor. I built a rolling mount with two connected dollies to support the rear axel and the front of the torque tube. There are several versions I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,594
Posted By Stew
Re: Prayers needed Lost my Son

Dear Wick,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this most difficult time.

As I read through all of the posts in response to the loss of your son, it occurred to me, most of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By Stew
Re: 30/31 Brake light switch


Sometimes the post on the switch binds when it hits the plunger. Here is an easy fix that I got from another Fordbarn member. I've done it and it works.

Thread the shaft 10-24 I think. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,207
Posted By Stew
Re: LEDs

Here is a flasher that will work. I use it in my 31 CCPU 6v positive ground, Led turn signals. It is not load dependant. Not thermal.
(Tridon) Ll535 6v Turn Signal Flasher-3term
Forum: Model-A 05-01-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 813
Posted By Stew
Wanted B intake manifold

I'm looking for a Model B intake manifold for my 31 Model A Closed Cab Pickup

call me 818 807-6750


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By Stew
Re: Faulty Brake light switch

I was having a problem with my 31 pickup brake light switch. I took the advice from one of the posts with a slight twist. Mine is the cross member type switch. I threaded the shaft of the switch with...
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