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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 845
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Merry Christm"A"s

Merry Christmas and "A" Happy New Year!

For all my brother "A"er's and their families: peace on earth and good will toward men. Stay safe

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Never Tried To Restore

A 7-tooth steering gear was the hardest assembly I have restored. Shocks, babbit, & rear-ends are to complicated for me. Plus, the lack of proper tools.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: What is this Accessory called?

I've got some Western Auto catalogs from 1929, 1930, etc. that show some radiator accessory "do-dads". One is a long lightening bolt and another is a stylized dragon figure. That were to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Switching bumper 1930

My April, '31 deluxe roadster has a full width bumper. I believe it is original to the car because the rust on it matches the rusty front bumper!:eek::rolleyes: The
June, 1929, Ford Service...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: F-100 steering box conversion

I'm not knocking Randy Gross and I'm sure the up dated steering gear he builds is first rate. However, if you rebuild your original (2-tooth or 7-tooth)
steering gear correctly. It will be just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Consensus on brake drums

Bert's in Denver, Colorado, did my brakes (cast iron drums, new shoes/soft linings, shoes arched to drum, etc.) and I can't be happier!:)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,554
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Gland rings

I've read somewhere that the repop gland rings sold by the vendors. Are not constructed like the originals. Does anybody know where you can get correct
exhaust gland rings?

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Rebuilt transmission noise

I understand that Bert's in Denver, Colorado, has good tranny bearings.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,207
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

I try and stay as stock as possible on my "A". Safety up-grades are just that
as they are for the safety of me and other drivers. As far as "accessory" add-ons I try and stay era correct if not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,347
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

Anybody else noticed the '30 town sedan on eBay with wooden spoke wheels on it? An unrestored car with what looks like a good set of accessory "Motor-Wheel" made year, not just era, correct wooden...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Can anyone share any information about the “birth” of this forum.

Ditto what Chris in WNC said. I believe I joined the ...'Barn back in 2006 or maybe even earlier. Same with "Ahooga". I did sign up with the Ford Vintage Forum, but don't go there much. The AACA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,465
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Bill Williamson

R.I.P., Bill and Buster....

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: What color to paint repro Winfield 7:1 head?

What Jim Brierley says.:cool:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,654
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: this is what I drug home yesterday- not Ford

Beautiful!;) How nice is the interior? I'd just clean it up without any "restoration" other then what is needed to make her safe to drive. Are you going to now join the Classic Car Club of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Breather tube....it'll be cheaper in the long run.:)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Distribution block for 6 volt

Besides the usual single fuse block mounted off my starter switch. I attach one on my generator off of a cut-out mounting screw. This protects the main electrical system from the headlights/horn in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: question

I took my driving test in my original '29 Chevy. It was at the old Highway Patrol station in Orlando, FL, in 1967. The trooper who tested me looked at the car, laughed and said "Let's go...". I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Mountig Spotlight On Roadster

If the spotlight uses a sealed beam it is obviously made after 1940. Depending on the auto and mounting bracket it could be used on anything.
The Thompson Corp did make spotlights during the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Andy Hardy Movies

The 1932 Chevy used a 4-door hood similar to the one on Andy's "A". I know either Rootlieb or Brookville sheet metal shops offered reproduction accessory 3-door hoods for Model-A's in the not to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: The Battery Game

I use to use Interstate batteries in my Harley's. The one in my '94 Softail went bad and I had lost the paperwork for how old it was. Through emails
I asked the factory (the shop I bought the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

Probably cheaper to just replace the unit with another repop.:eek: I use original Moto-Meters on the radiator caps on my 2 "A's". :)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

Well, not really....:eek: It's been very rainy here in central Florida for a while.
Plus, I've got a couple of Harleys to keep running, an acre of grass to mow, there is a pandemic, etc.,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

That's what I did on my "B" distributor. I slip the "A" condenser through the "B" distributor condenser mounting hole. Eyeball engineer where the hole should be drilled on the "A" condenser...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,749
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

I kind'a did the opposite of what Bob Bidonde did and didn't have to remove the clamp either. I cut a portion off the top of the clamp just enough so the ignition cable kind'a, sort'a "clips" into...
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