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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By shew01
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

Is this the correct part for V8 points that will work on a Model A?

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/ECHCS788P?impressionRank=1&keywordInput=ford+points


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By shew01
Re: U-Joint rebuild

Can you post a picture of what you have?


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By shew01
Adding Guages

Wow. I didnít know the ďidiot lightĒ was available way back in 1929. I had just assumed it was a late 1950s thing. (I think my 1957 Fairlane had idiot lights.)

Thanks for sharing.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By shew01
Re: Accessory fuse panel

That looks like a nice unit, and Iím curious. How did you mount it? Did you attach it to the kick panel? Or, did you attach it to the cowl sheet metal? Did you use screws, magnets, or something else?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fittings

Thatís a good analogy.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By shew01
"Flickering" low bean headlights

Thatís the first Iíve heard of a ďload equalizer.Ē I thought you meant load resistor earlier, but someone correctly pointed out a load resistor would probably get really hot in a headlight circuit. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fittings

You can bump the unthreaded fittings out with a hammer and small chisel or screwdriver. The vendors sell replacement fitting sets like this.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By shew01
Benefits of a thermostat?

There are a couple of popular choices. I run this one, and it works great. Plus, it has a nice connection I can use to connect my temperature gauge.

http://www.vintageprecision.com/

I formerly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By shew01
Re: Grab handle

Do you have seat belts installed?


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By shew01
new to the model a/forum

Would these work?

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/S-800-A_CUSHION-2-INCH-LOWER-28-31-TRUCK?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By shew01
Re: "Flickering" low bean headlights

He probably means load resistors.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By shew01
Fuses

Maybe this thread helps.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By shew01
Re: Adding Guages

Is this what you are referencing?

http://www.ntractorclub.com/howtos/pdfs/8N-%20Wiring-%20Diagram-by-Jim-Lawrence.pdf


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By shew01
Re: Thermostat update.

I installed one about 6 months ago. It works like a champ, and I am very pleased with mine.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By shew01
Re: New Shoes !

Nice looking car. [emoji3]


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By shew01
28 Roadster Pickup

This image will eventually disappear from CraigsList; so, Iím posting a screenshot.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210109/196a688a71a0760e3b374b96bf87207f.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By shew01
Battery charger

This is what I use. The previous owner let it go with the purchase of my 6 volt Model A. I purchased a second one like it for my 12 volt Mustang so I can maintain both batteries at the same time....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By shew01
Re: 1930 Tudor Quarter Windows Removal

Nicely done. Have you considered submitting it to MARC for potential publication?


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By shew01
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

My November/December 2020 issue ďwanderedĒ into my mailbox today, 01/04/2021. That was a tad sloooooow, but then again, itís late shipment start didnít help any.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By shew01
Why would anybody buy a car and not ask for the key?

https://youtu.be/S3bPLrMl-aU


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By shew01
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Hmmm... Shouldnít the November/December issue ship closer to November than December 10th? Some magazines ship a couple of weeks earlier than the publication date. Is it just me, or does it seem this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By shew01
Signs, back in the day

.25 scared to death? ;-)


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,283
Posted By shew01
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

No magazine in VA yet.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By shew01
Re: Model A Victoria

Itís a non-profit, and itís struggling under reduced revenue caused by COVID. I suppose you could think of the 50% shipping ďupĒ charge as a donation to the organization.

Agreed, the shipping is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,868
Posted By shew01
Re: Old sayings

I just saw this sign in a furniture store.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210101/e857d99a17edc2c715357ff27abb8789.jpg


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