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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Window raiser stem extender source

Seeking a source for an extender to fit on the window regulator stem to help window handle fit over new thicker door panel.
‘55 Crown Victoria. 16 spline, 7/16 diameter, clip retainer.
Anyone...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-09-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: 1955 Crown Victoria headliner question

I talked with Crown Victoria parts source and expert Norbert Doll today and he set me straight and answered all my questions.
There is not a toothed strip above the door on a 1955 CV. Since I had a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-08-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: 1955 Crown Victoria headliner question

Thank you folks for continuing to add to my information gathering.
I am a Crown Victoria Club member and will try doing the online club as well.
May be able to find more info and appropriate...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-07-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: 1955 Crown Victoria headliner question

Ok. On thinking about these long metal pieces with the teeth, I finally remembered I purchased a set of front door ones from someone associated with the Crown Victoria organization. I believe they...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-06-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: 1955 Crown Victoria headliner question

Is it possible there are different ways the metal strips with the teeth are held in place from one model to the next?
I see no evidence of split soft metal fasteners on the roof side rails, even...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-05-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Jerold Ebke
1955 Crown Victoria headliner question

Friends.
35 year project ‘55 Crown Victoria basket case. Truly came in boxes , piles and buckets so never saw anything as it was originally.
Reached a milestone when ordered upholstery kit from...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Zinc anode for radiator

Is a zinc anode useful in an original copper radiator?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Remove hood hinge pins?????

Friends,
Would like to separate my hood into pieces to clean up and paint.
Hinges work freely, but can’t budge pins and don’t want to expand the ends trying to drive them out.
Any experience you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Oshkosh MARC National ???

Thanks to all for your replies.
We are familiar with Oshkosh as I am a long time member of EAA, have attended their Airventure in July and have flown our home built aircraft, a Zenith 650 there the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Oshkosh MARC National ???

Friends.
I am recently retired and so I am doing a DIY restoration of a 1930 Standard Coupe I purchased from a couple bachelor brothers when I was in college in 1975. Car has been mostly in storage...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-18-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Jerold Ebke
‘55 Crown Vic bow lengths/positions???

Friends,
Searched with no luck for an answer.
After 40 years, I have ordered upholstery for my ‘55 Crown Victoria. Car was purchased stripped with everything in boxes. PO had marked headliner bows...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Model A starter clunk then no electrical

I had a battery cable go bad mid length on an Allis Chalmers tractor. Click only on start attempt.
Not visible outer surface.
Pulled starter, battery etc in most inconvenient location. Carried...
Forum: Model-A 03-31-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Forum: Model-A 03-28-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Jerold Ebke
28/29 headlamps trade for 30/31 same

Desire to trade complete 28/29 headlamps, plating fair, includes 2 bulb reflectors and lenses, one with Ford script. Both lense retainer rings slight damaged. One a tiny dent, the other a small crack...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Body to frame to help sagging doors

Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience.
I am going to hammer / dolly fenders bolted to frame or body. I will then as Brent suggests, set everything back on the frame and start shimming...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Body to frame to help sagging doors

Friends,
A question about mounting body to frame in the future.
I have a 1930 Standard coupe and am just starting body work.
Body is on sawhorses.
My doors sagged at the back latch edge when...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-21-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,087
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: ‘55 Crown Vic upholstery kit reccomendations

Thanks for your responses.
I have begun reaching out to sources.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-19-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,087
Posted By Jerold Ebke
‘55 Crown Vic upholstery kit reccomendations

Friends,
I have searched unsuccessfully for upholstery kit threads.
I have not been active in restoring my car now for 15 years. It is complete except for totally devoid of interior.
ABC was the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Misaligned door hinges

Yes, the Ford Barn detectives help again.
When I took a framing square to the windshield opening in the body, the passenger side is almost perfectly square at the top corner and the drivers side top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Misaligned door hinges

Post #2 by Tom
I will try to check the windshield opening in the body for symmetry left to right. Is that what you suggest that the upper part of the body could be skewed left and the upper hinges...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Misaligned door hinges

This concerns my 1930 coupe purchased in 1976 and driven for a few years and then put in storage for the majority of the intervening time.
When I purchased the car in" as is unrestored" condition,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Outer cover u-joint color

I do not have the literature for painting parts and have been getting my info from Barners on this great site.
Was the outer u-joint clam cover black or engine green?
Thanks,
Jerry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Distributor Oil

I have the new shaft and screw with the hole.
How are you people getting the oil down the hole?
When I try to place a drop of oil on the screw, it just seems to bridge over the hole and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: red engine

I am rebuilding mine from a '30 coupe.
It was a dark blue under some green when I hot pressure washed the oil off.
It also does not have any ID number stamped on the flat rectangle on the generator...
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