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Old 07-09-2018, 12:31 PM   #1
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Default 1928 Rectangular Switch Cover

Round Starter Rod Switch Covers almost always missing . Licenced mechanic, Model A owner, over 40 years, can make these,


On e-bay his contact is : jford31a .
If phone is needed, let me know.


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Old 07-09-2018, 07:08 PM   #2
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I need a starter switch cover. I searched jford31a on ebay and came up with nothing. Please advise.
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Old 07-09-2018, 07:21 PM   #3
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Here is a link to what jford31a is selling on eBay, I do not see a switch cover.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/jford31a/m....p2047675.l2562


Here is link to his closed auctions and there is no switch cover

https://www.ebay.com/csc/jford31a/m...._sop=13&_rdc=1
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Old 07-09-2018, 07:29 PM   #4
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Here it is. https://www.ebay.com/itm/A-R-STARTER...kAAOSwSkxbMYVT
It's the last item on the link 160B posted.



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Old 07-10-2018, 04:58 PM   #5
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Be aware that there two sizes of the switch covers. If you find one it may be the wrong one. Years ago I needed the cover and I had to buy the complete starter to get it. The seller would not break the starter components.


The shorter shorter came in around September 1928.
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Old 07-21-2018, 03:53 PM   #6
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Default Re: 1928 Rectangular Switch Cover

Remember ... the 'off-set' switch/cover had a 'notch' to prevent the rod from twisting. Until i found an original, i made do by modifying a .50 cal shell casing for my 'non-notched' switch
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Old 07-21-2018, 08:03 PM   #7
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I just ordered and received a cover, straight rod, and pedal cap from Joe Amendola, Ottawa, Ontario. Joe is referred to in the top thread.
Phone: 613-722-2501. email: italcanj@gmail.com
Installed yesterday in a November 28 unrestored car. Fit great. Very happy. The cap appears to be an accelerator cap.
Does anyone know if Ford originally used accelerator caps as starter rod caps on early starters? Is this correct?
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