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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Upper door seals for Murray town sedan

Oh sorry...I just went to my car and saw that you are right. Situation same as yours, wood is only inside the glass.

How to assemble the upper door seal is a good question.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 03:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Upper door seals for Murray town sedan

If you want, I can post my opened passenger front door pictures
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Upper door seals for Murray town sedan

We own a Murrays, too. And our car misses the upper door seals as well. I juts bought them at Snyders and plan to install them next winter time.



But up to now, in the last 6 years of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,723
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: That "Opportunity Knocks" Engine

I am running my engine since more than 10000 mls with a JBwelded crack similar to yours. Important is to really find the ends of the crack; they ofte are nor really good visible. Clean the surface...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: brake adjustment

release completely the actuation rod. If there is too much tension o the rod, this might also press the plates on the drum and does not allow to release the adjustment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,016
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: '29 A Town Sedan, over heating

I agree to JacksonIII. Check the timing, then the head nut torque first. The old bolts stretch and need retorqueing.

I had the same issue recently after a 35 mls trip with 45-50 mls/h. Suddenly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,885
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: GAV Newbie question

Hi folks, does nobody of you use the GAV adjustment for inner engine cooling in high load low RPM situations?


I am climbing steep hills that way and it works pretty fine. The overrich mixture is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,052
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Model A car names

Ours is just called "The Lady" or "The olŽLady"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,277
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Temp diff across Radiator

I measured the temperature differences several times to see the influence of ambient temperatures. Adding 10F to ambient seems not to add 10F to coolant but less, even theoretically this should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,910
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Idle temp

Steaming and spitting are different things. Check in detail what you observed really. Finding the right filling level usually takes place WITHOUT steaming. My level is some mm below baffle, anything...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,948
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Odd vibration noise

I got such an annoying metallic rattle noise on our lady as well. No stethoscope, no endoscope, nothing helped, noise came from everywhere. After a wile i found it by chance: We have a 1930 body and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: deluxe coupe rear window shade

hi Bud!
Since we own our 30 Murray Town Sedan I am after correct shades, with no luck. I am willing to pay your price, almost any. Can you please please help me?
Gerald
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,080
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Running with out shocks

I have best experience with new shocks from Bill Stipe. They look identical to my originals, which were no more functional and are refillable. The riding improved tremendeously. With springs greased...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Engine water leak

I agree to the answers before. My engine had a crack an cyl1 towards the fan at the lower edge of the water area, looking exactly as yours does. I went a different way, but also successully. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,917
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: 1929 Briggs Town Sedan Interior Pictures

Hi Keith,

i took the original chrome plated parts and blasted VERY carefully. Apprx. 5s on a certain spot, then the surface turned matt. I am pretty sure not to have injured the closed chrome...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,917
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: 1929 Briggs Town Sedan Interior Pictures

Mike, thank you very much! I am really proud of my work. But honestly spoken, it was a very simple job:D. You will succeed easily!
Gerald
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,917
Posted By Gerald1961
Talking Re: 1929 Briggs Town Sedan Interior Pictures

Hello togehter,

i want to update this thread because I finally continued my restauration work on the chrome interieur parts. Unfortunately, swap meets in Europe donŽt give any possibility to buy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Gerald1961
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Brake specialist in the Netherlands wanted.

Dear Rene,
all my best wishes for your health to you!
You are right, noboby knows how long life lasts. Therefore, drive your A as long and as much as you can. So do I.
Some years ago, we bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Brake specialist in the Netherlands wanted.

Hey,
If you do not succeed at all: Please try contacting Yesterdays Cars. They are absolutely competetive in brake works and sell fine cars, especially "A"s.
BR
Gerald
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Gerald1961
Smile Re: Happy New Yehar!

Happy New Year to all you helpful fordbarners.
May all your wishes come true!

Good weather conditions allowed our first ride of the year 2017 today
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,607
Posted By Gerald1961
my Model A in everydays life

IŽd like to start a new thread with funny or interesting pictures of our model AŽs. Let me begin with our Lady as a toe service for my wifeŽs cabriolet. She lost all her coolant and we towed her...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,490
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Tool for econ mpg runs. Great Idea & Fun

I also measure the fuel consumption from time to time to evaluate if all settings are correct. Recently, I cleaned and readjusted the carburettor.
Last week I proudly calculated 24mpg on a 180 mls...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,781
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: Advice on noisy transmission

https://www.google.de/search?q=adams+classic+cars&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b&gfe_rd=cr&ei=SXUWWPiEII2Q8QeWwq_wCQ

this is a good adress in Netherlands where you can buy almost everything...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,532
Posted By Gerald1961
Re: points gap keeps closing

I had almost the same problem and found that the point adjusting screw fixation (2nd screw going into the point mounting block did not really fix on my mepro parts. I slightly deformed the threads to...
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