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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Mabel1930
Original Ď28 Radiator overflow location?

Hi all,
Iím about to install a new Brassworks Ď28 radiator and am looking to have the orientation of the end of the overflow tube be show correct. Looking in the MAFCA judging I just see that it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Mabel1930
Brassworks Ď28 Show Quality vs Active Driver?

Hello all,
Iím about to launch into replacing the incorrect radiator in my Ď28 (while I donít do shows, being a history teacher, Iím basically running a show car). Having searched the judging...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: 28 rad shroud

My thoughts exactly. My goal is to get the car back to out of the factory and I just picked up the original shroud. Down the road I’d like to switch out the radiator to a show radiator and certainly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Mabel1930
Radiator shroud fit question

Has anyone had experience with installing the Ď28 shroud (original) with a reproduction radiator? The radiator in my 28 appears to be the low price version available from Macís. Iíve done a bunch of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: 28 rad shroud

Has anyone had experience with installing the ‘28 shroud (original) with a reproduction radiator? The radiator in my 28 appears to be the low price version available from Mac’s. I’ve done a bunch of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Electric Wiper Wire Connector Question

Gary,
Quick question, I see in the MAFCA document that their drawing has the flat part of the motor being oriented to the bottom when the motor is mounted. Mine seems to be oriented the other way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Electric Wiper Wire Connector Question

Gary,
Thank you so much for the photos! Looks like the 90 degree most is the part I need to either find or fabricate. When I got the wiper, it has a cloth covered wire that looks to be original to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Mabel1930
Electric Wiper Wire Connector Question

Hello all, does anyone have any leads on exactly where to get the connector that goes on the motor for connecting to this piece for restoring an original motor. Any help would be greatly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Mabel1930
OD-01 How to install to the windshield frame?

Hello all,
Iíve been working on restoring an original OD-01 wiper and have it working, my question is if anyone has images for exactly how the wiper is mounted to the inside of the frame and what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Spinning stud on rear wheel

Just an update in case it proves helpful to anyone with this problem. I got the stud off by the following method; began by drilling holes across the top of the lugnut and then then connecting them as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By Mabel1930
Spinning stud on rear wheel

Hello all,
Iíve got a rear wheel lugnut that is just spinning when I try to remove it- seems the stud has separated from the drum. Does anyone have a suggestion for best course to follow to remedy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By Mabel1930
1928 Roadster top boot leather pieces

Would anyone out there happen to know the correct size and construction from an original boot for the leather pieces that the footman loops pass through? Would rather base what I do off something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Mabel1930
Slight coolant seep on number 8 head nut (distributor cable)

Iíve noticed a slight weep after removing the nut in order to replace the distributor cable. Did a compression test and all cylinders show 30psi but Iím getting a tiny bit of white smoke. Before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Turning over but wonít start-slight electrical short

Seems to maybe be the pop out switch. I put a 1930 style armored cable on and bypassed the switch and the car fired up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Turning over but wonít start-slight electrical short

Is there a trick or anything I should specifically look for in repairing the pop-out or is it better to just replace it if found to be grounding out?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mabel1930
Turning over but wonít start-slight electrical short

Hello all,
Iíve been in the garage all day with my Ď29 trying to figure this out; took a bumpy road the other day and the car shorted out. Came back to life but today shorted out again and now wonít...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By Mabel1930
Roadster top boot question

Would anyone out there happen to know if original roadster top boots all had the leather slots for the footman loops or if there were originally any boots that didnít? I want to stay as authentic as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By Mabel1930
Re: Ď28 glass trademark size and look

Thanks all for the quick info! In terms of reproducing these, would anyone know what the most common method or trick would be? I've seen a few mentions of acid etch but making a stencil seems...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By Mabel1930
Ď28 glass trademark size and look

Hello all,
Iím curious if anyone out there might know what the proper size of the glass trademarks for the windshield, windwings, or rear window for 1928. If anyone has originals and would be...
Forum: Model-A 02-03-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By Mabel1930
Repro 28-29 headlight buckets

Repro set of stainless steel headlight shells and rims. Chrome in perfect condition with no blemishes and excellent stampings. Message for photos if required (it won't let me upload them here for...
Forum: Model-A 09-26-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Mabel1930
Reddish brown fan belt wanted

Hello all, Iím looking for a reddish brown fan belt in driving shape for a driver. If youíve got one, please let me know!
Cheers,
Mark
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