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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 12:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,046
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Crazy temp gauge idea

Or just buy a mechanical temp gauge .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Roadster Door Hinge Screws

Need to know what year roadster,

1928-1929 roadsters use 1-4-28 for door hinge to cowl

1930-1931 roadsters use 5/16-24 for door hinge to cowl

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

I have hundreds of original hoods. Email me and I will pick out what you are looking for and send some photos.

Steve Becker
Parts@Modelastore.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Never Tried To Restore

I have a friend who can rebuild and restore anything. He told me, anyone can do anything. You just have to have the desire, the patience, and be willing to get the tools needed to do the task. Any of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By SteveB31
Re: are you guys putting the little screen inside the iron sediment bulb?

That s the one and only purpose of the sediment bowl. Gas and dirt goes in, dirt stays in the bowl because the screen prevents the dirt from leaving the bowl and flowing to the carburetor. Without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Best spring perches removal?

Where do you guys come up with this “heat weakens the axle “ stuff. Their are thousands of hot rods running around the world all with dropped axles that were heated and bent to lower them. Curious...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Float valve leaking

Often the surface they seal against are pitted. We mill them on Bridgeport so they are smooth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By SteveB31
Re: 2 Tooth Steering Column

Use a broom handle or long piece of pipe to tap it out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Rear Brake Arms Orientation

They lean towards the backing plate. Also, they , when installed, point inward towards the brake cross shaft.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Reproduction splash shield quality

Regarding 1931 splash aprons, only one company has made them for the last 45 years. GasLight auto in Urbana, OH. They fit fairly well. They haven’t made any for months due to problems with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Rear frame cross member question

It also would help a lot to know what body style body we are talking about
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By SteveB31
Re: A and AA flywheel castings

It is likely for later then Model A. The 4 speed transmission was used for 30 years, but had different clutch housings for each year it was used. If you posted a photo, I could likely identity it for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By SteveB31
Re: What Exactly Is The Crud Jamming Our Gas Tanks?

It is usually either rust or dried up gasoline.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Evan's Coolant

It might work great, but I have been using 50/50 Preston for 35 years with zero problems. Don’t over think it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,481
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Original Fan Belts...NOS

I have sold several NOS ones for $800-1000 in the last few years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By SteveB31
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

Take the plug wires loose from the distributor body and lay them all about 1/2” from the contacts on the distributor body. Key on. Turn over starter. Do you have spark jumping from the body to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By SteveB31
Re: 60-A and 60-B Body Tags (Briggs)

Were these on the firewall or floor sill?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By SteveB31
Re: gas gauge bail threads

I have a few hundred original fuel gauges with good threads, all available very reasonably priced $20 for a complete original gauge, if that helps your cause..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Rear axle ratio and car speed

Free apps are available for your cell phones that give actual speeds. Very handy. Installed on your phone in 30 seconds.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By SteveB31
Re: where the steering wheel wires go?

There should not be a black wire. The. Yellow wire that attaches to the generator cutout supplies the power.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By SteveB31
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

They designed the hinge gasket on the slant cars to be thicker, since their was no sun visor, they anticipated it would be more likely to leak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Zenith carb

5 mm-75 is the thread
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By SteveB31
Re: roof kits

And our top material is better quality then Macs. Way better quality.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By SteveB31
Re: roof kits

We have the what you need. Top material, padding, nails and moldings. All on modelastore.com.

Steve Becker
Bert’s Model A Center
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,219
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Supply chain woes

As a supplier, I can tell you many items not available, but not for the reasons some of you think. Mostly- too much demand. The pandemic sent so many people home working on their cars rather then...
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