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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: spark Advance

There is a Gentleman on YouTube that is saying he adjusts his timing by first setting the spark control down one click rather then having it set to the absolute top as most do.

Has anyone tried...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Help! Brakes!

Were the ends of the linings sanded down on an angle at each end?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front Spindle Measurements

katy - Thanks for the P/N information!

Doug Linden -Thanks Doug for the measurements!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Cape Codder
Front Spindle Measurements

Can someone give me the diameter of the front spindles at the rear wheel bearing as well as at the outer wheel bearing?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,339
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front Fenders Hit the Shocks?

Y-Blockhead - What is that attached to your tie rod in the above picture?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Ford Factories

How big was the window washing crew for these type of buildings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930 Model A featured in Hagertys

WOW! Is that a bona-fide coupe with trunk, no interior lite and as I can see in the picture no cowl lites.
Gotta love that car especially ON THE ROAD DRIVING!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Cape Codder
Posting pictures

Apparently I am not the only one that has had problems trying to up load pictures. I have just read/printed/tried several times a nicely done post done by: paul2748. Several times I tried it and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 770
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Looking for seller of Penrite steering box lube

I just read an article in the Model A News Tech Questions & Answers which talked about John Deere grease for "corn head" gear boxes. It was written that this grease is NGLI-0. What is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,574
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: U-haul open trailer

Many years ago I used a 26' U-Haul truck to take a Tudor from Everertt, WA to Cape Cod with no problems! OH! and I had all my household stuff from a two bedroom house. Lastly, I had a '66 Pontiac...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Cape Codder
Comparison Cost of Driving Our A's

I often wonder what it cost me versus other people in other states to have our Model A's on the road for one year. I sure would like to hear about discounts or anything you might like to add from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: "the shake"!!

aermotor & Wick - thanks to you both for your response and suggestions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Do YOU single-clutch ?

When I first got my AA a friend came over to see it. Asked if would like to go for a ride/drive it. Answer of course was YES. He got in and single clutched all the gears without grinding. I on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Cape Codder
"the shake"!!

I have had some Steering issue's of late and decided to troubleshoot ALL of it. I found that I have some play in my King Pins soooo.......I took the entire steering off the axle.

First, I found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Brake Pedal

Check these to see condition.

https://www.brattons.com/31-spring-style-brake-rod-return-springs.html

And if good suggest installing one of these.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1930-31 Steering Wheel installation

!

I three wish he had shared. I'm sure there is always something to learn
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Cape Codder
Rail (roof)Front

I read in the Body Parts List that A-168235-BR Rail (roof) front, is made for the 170-B ,better known to me as the Header. Is this true?

My question is why is this number different then say the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Manifold

Something to consider!!!!
Before I had my engine rebuilt I had a heater manifold on it. Had engine re-builder surface side of block in area of manifolds. Also had a local machine shop surface the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Cape Codder
Thumbs up Re: Port & Polish Engine

Well I must give all three of you a "THUMBS UP" for responding and answering my post!
Thanks again!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Port & Polish Engine

Why is there a "thumbs down" symbol next to the title in my post?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Cape Codder
Thumbs down Port & Polish Engine

Does anyone Port and Polish their engine when rebuilding or afterwards? Is there any real advantage to doing this on a Model A Engine?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Cape Codder
Changing Grease Fittings to Type

I have bought the complete set of modern type grease fitting to replace my original type. I have recently read that some of the modern press in ones are not the correct diameter. What would be my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Dumb question about steering box

NO. The top one is for adjustment of the steering. The bottom one is for lube. I don't know about the HD Corn Head Grease. Most on this site don't put grease in the steering box. I should of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,487
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: first ride

1955cj5 - it seems to me that the Brattons you posted is a PDF Download for $36 and not the Hard Copy Book.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Model A door measurements?

Well, I have a '30 AA Stake and a '30 Tudor which measure 29 1/8" JUST above the door handle on the OUTSIDE. The '30 Blindback I have is a BRIGGS body and it only measures 27 5/8". That one I THINK...
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