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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By ifightfire
Re: 1930 coupe Body adjusting

I have the radiator and shroud all attached. the hood on and working to adjust the front of the body height so that the hood fits good. the problem I'm having is I have to raise the body up more than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By ifightfire
1930 coupe Body adjusting

I've just set my body on the frame and also have all the other sheet metal bolted together. Now I need to start shimming and adjusting the hood and body to fit properly. Where should I start? Any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By ifightfire
Re: Painted radiator shell

Thank you for the information. Can you please describe what a Widow's Peak is
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By ifightfire
Painted radiator shell

I have a non chromed but Rusty painted radiator shell. It appears to be off a Model A style car. What year did they use painted radiator shells
Forum: Model-A 01-02-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By ifightfire
looking for 1930 splash shields

Im in need of two side splash shields with good lower edges. even if the upper part is not good but the lower needs to be good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,451
Posted By ifightfire
1930 splash shield repair

Im wanting to reuse my orignal splash shields but the part that meets the running boards is rusted and deteriorated. Is there any parts available to repair that edge?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By ifightfire
Re: splash shield to running board fitting??

is there welting or something that goes between the splash shield nose piece and the fender?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By ifightfire
Re: splash shield to running board fitting??

Any ideas? new fenders and running boards but the rear fenders are narrower than the boards
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By ifightfire
Re: splash shield to running board fitting??

i havent posted pics on here but ill try to figure out how to. do you have a smart phone ? i can send them directly to you if you want
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By ifightfire
Re: splash shield to running board fitting??

I have the front and rear fenders mounted and they fit pretty well. the problem now is that the rear fenders where they meet the rear of the running board are not correct. the fenders are .5 inches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By ifightfire
splash shield to running board fitting??

im putting togather my 1930 deluxe coupe. i have new running boards and im using my orignal splash shields. how do the splash shields attach to the long part of the running board?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By ifightfire
Re: 1930 model A rear fender brackets

thank you thats exactly what i needed.. now i can start making all the parts fit togather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By ifightfire
Re: 1930 model A rear fender brackets

I have a 2 door deluxe coupe rumble seat.. can someone take a picture of their coupe rear fender and bracket for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By ifightfire
1930 model A rear fender brackets

I have new rear fenders and now need to install the rear fender brackets. its been over a year since i removed the brackets so now i dont know where they mount to. Can anyone help me. A bit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By ifightfire
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By ifightfire
1930 deluxe coupe body blocks

Im installing my body onto the frame. what goes between the blocks and the frame and between the blocks and the body. I have rubber shims and asphalt welting but not sure what goes where.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,144
Posted By ifightfire
Re: Clutch pressure plate help

that was very interesting but i dont under stand what is ment by the "cover"
"adjust the nut until you get a distance of 11/16", measured from the top face of the rear of the lever, down onto the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,144
Posted By ifightfire
Clutch pressure plate help

im installing the pressure plate on my 1930 model A engine. freshly turned fly wheel , new clutch disk. After tightening the pressure plate I measured the finger to top of pressure plate. the book...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By ifightfire
Re: 1930 coupe floor pan replacing weld or rivit?

Im thankful I asked. im thinking I will screw them in. thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By ifightfire
1930 coupe floor pan replacing weld or rivit?

Is there any reason i cant weld in my new replacement floor panels?
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 01-16-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By ifightfire
how do I become a senior member

How do i include a picture next to my name?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,499
Posted By ifightfire
Re: Main bearing/babit help

ok im feeling a little better now. i was thinking i was headed for $$$$ with no other options. the center main bearings are much better than the rear bearing.yes i will only be driving limited amouts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,499
Posted By ifightfire
Re: Main bearing/babit help

just checking things out i have never had the engine running. i was hoping to dissemble and clean and reassemble but now im not sure what to do.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,499
Posted By ifightfire
Main bearing/babit help

ive dissembled my Model A engine. sad to fine it in worse shape than i thought i would fine. here are a few pics of the rear bearing area. whats your opinion on what is my best repair options now?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,754
Posted By ifightfire
Re: Cleaning a Model A Engine block

Thank you all for your input!
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