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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By jak
Re: USPS damage in shipping

I had a package get lost in the mail several years ago. I had it insured and we did everything we could to make sure the USPS didn't screw it up. Well needless to say it was lost. I fought with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By jak
Re: Steering box rebuild parts availability

Bratton's has a nice supply of the two tooth sectors in stock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By jak
Re: Adjust speedometer from miles to km/hour

since the distance of a mile and Kilometer are different I would think that the gears inside the unit on the odometer might be different as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By jak
Re: Leakless water pump weep hole

if I remember correctly one of the water pump mounting stud holes in the head is drilled all the way through the casting. Is water weeping around that stud? If so I've
seen people use RTV or...
Forum: Model-A 01-20-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By jak
Forum: Model-A 01-20-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By jak
Re: Sparton Stamped Horn Tags

All have been sold
Forum: Model-A 01-19-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By jak
Rumble Grab Handles

Brand new in the Box reproduction Rumble grab handles. Another new in the box item that has been off the market for several months with no expected delivery date. Made by Vintique and take out of...
Forum: Model-A 01-19-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By jak
New Motor Meters

I did it again I purchased another collection of parts and this one had some nice new Motor Meters in it. The owner of this collection was an avid flea market seller so there is finger prints on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By jak
Re: 1929 Murray Rear Dome Light

is this the style you are looking for

Forum: Model-A 01-01-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By jak
Re: 2020 Clean Out

I've gotten lots of questions about the license plates. Here is a lists of what I am currently selling. All plates are in as found condition. Some have paint on them some are rust, and some of the...
Forum: Model-A 12-30-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By jak
2020 Clean Out

Debbie told me that more of my stuff needs to go so here it is.
New Year Clean out:

New 44 two tooth steering shaft w/ worm. The worm was chipped in shipping at the bottom edge but the shaft is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By jak
Re: 30 coupe rain gutter

the 30-31 ones are steel. 28-29 are aluminum
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By jak
Re: 30 coupe rain gutter

aren't the 28-29 similar to the sedan's

He's asking about a 30. I believe those are a different beast altogether used only on...
Forum: Model-A 12-16-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By jak
Rear Window Shade Brackets

Here is a nice set of original shade brackets. These brackets were plated by Craig Riker, in OHIO. Cost is $35 with Free US shipping.

Forum: Model-A 12-16-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By jak
Original Rear Spring Bottom Plate for vehicles with extended tailpipes

here is an example of a hard to find rear spring lower clamp used on Mail Trucks, Station Wagons, and any other vehicles with the muffler pipe extensions. Cost is $90 with free shipping in USA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,244
Posted By jak
Re: Latest aluminum block.

my two cents on why foundries are busy. I have had parts cast overseas for years because it was much less expensive than having them made here in the states. Once the new tariffs went into place at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By jak
Re: Wishbone ball on '28 A Roadster

If i remember correctly the ball should measure 1.50" side to side and top to bottom.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By jak
Re: price on car

personally, i would stay away from it for the following reasons.
interior will run you $2,000 - $3,000 depending on material, Original glass replace it with modern safety glass before you drive it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By jak
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

Currently you have three different companies making reproduction shocks

In the past you had at least these two
M&S Hydraulic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,813
Posted By jak
Re: Supply chain woes

I know Bratton's has the laminated timing gears on the shelf.
Forum: Model-A 10-23-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By jak
Sparton Stamped Horn Tags

I found the following stamped horn tags. The are the reproduction tags that A&L was stamping with specific dates. I have one of each of the following dates:
5/1929 sold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,222
Posted By jak
Re: Your most useless NOS parts

I have a 28-29 NOS steering wheel that was made backwards. The little nubs for finger grips that are supposed to be on the back facing the gas tank, are actually on the front and you look at them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By jak
Re: metal valve stems. How tight?

when we do ours at the shop we tighten down the nut on the bridge washer as tight as you can possibly make it. We've had good luck doing it that way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By jak
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

About a year or two ago Metal Fab (Ezra) did a restructuring of their business. At that time it was found that car parts represented a large percentage of work but not an equal percentage of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By jak
Re: Covid- Club Meetings, tours etc.??

The Greater Baltimore MOdel A club is doing a covered Bridge tour of Frederick MD tomorrow. Three bridges and a bring your own picnic lunch. It should be fun.
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