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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Just a guy and his dog...

Looks like youíve got a great start on your project. I would opt for doors so the dog can go with. Perfect cruising buddy. When he gets old you can make him a running board step so he can still jump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: SOLD OUR 1930 Tudor

I hope that model a has a good heater in it. Itís really cold here. Frank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Knocking at start up?

Make a stethescope with a long rod of some kind and put it on the engine while itís running. You will be amazed at what you hear going on in there. My roadster knocks to until it warms up. Iím sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: What's that on the outside of this GAZ?

In the last photo notice the headlight with the metal hood on it. I wonder if that was to narrow the beam of light. I have noticed lots of GAZs with only one headlight. I suppose that was to save...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,059
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

I sure hope whoever drives it can see through the ďpatinaĒ on the windshield.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

I had a neighbor that started his model a in the spring and popped pop corn came out the muffler. If you have a hole in your coolant system big enough for a mouse to get in you better start looking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Strange Fordor at New England Meet

Sounds like the Budd built model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,015
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: My 1st decent drive of Model A and discussion

I would concentrate on the brakes and front end . A total rebuild might turn into a very long term project. Watch for leaks and do a compression check this will tell you a lot about the condition of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,745
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Can the TDC pin be off by 90 Degrees?

You might still have a leak in the manifold check for that. Good luck Frank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,057
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Will I fit in a Roadster??

I have a roadster but my seats arenít stock so there back further and not as thick and I have lots of room . The thing I have noticed is that people want to grab the windshield stations when getting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,952
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: I need help!! Please!!

To check to see if itís flooded I would take out the plugs and look at them to see if their wet clean them and set them on the head hook them to the plug wires and turn it over and watch to see if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Who has the best Tillotson rebuild kit?

I donít think it makes much difference where you get a rebuild kit.Read the threads on doing it,theres lots of them. Because the body of the carb is pot metal there prone to warping Thereís lots of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,466
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Is it still possible to buy an unbuilt Shay kit?

From what your post states it sounds like you want to learn about your model a by putting together a shay . Your not going to learn much about model As by building a shay as they are completely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,967
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Ormond Beach, FL, Model A estate sale

I sure hope it didnít take all those parts to make one decent coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: 1930 1931 Roadster windshield ram horn question.

I bought a ruff roadster body a few years ago that I’m sure had been upside down in a junk yard. The ram horns had been busted off and brazed back together very crookedly. I still have them somewhere...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Installing the Rumble Seat Lid

The bigger pieces are the rumble lid stops. There mounted to the floor inboard of the hinges. Some of the catalogues have the exact dimensions. The shoulder bolt goes into the hinge mounted to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: 100 Car find

Quite a collection indeed. They talk about how the cars were bought cheap in the day but I think it still would of taken a substantional amount of money to acquire those cars and that many even back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,733
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Saved A-nother one

Previous owner sure liked horns. Looks like a fun project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Vintage pic I came across...

I think this Model A will fishtail with all the weight in the back. I had to say it. Bill W. will probably say "theres something fishy about this photo". Frank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Alexandria MN, Any Model Aers???

I used to see a guy with th last name off Bass at the car shows He had a business called B and J auto that was from Alexandria.He had some beautiful model Ass and really knew his stuff. there are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,898
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Do I need a new worm in the steering box?

I did the same thing Keith was talking about and bent the shaft. Also kind of beat up the worm gear. I wound up having to buy a new shaft with the gear already on. It's awhile ago but I think it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 107,952
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: tell a Model A related story

My father, who instilled the love of the Model A in me, used to tell a story about when he was dating my mother in the late 40s just after the war. He had a 30 two door sedan and was taking my mom to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: Something to remember

I would think sticking to the gas guage rod might be problamatic also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: You bought what?

Nice score,I love it when a Model A finds "you" and not the other way around.Those are always special cars. Hang on to that baby and treat her like the queen she is.Frank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By frank mcdaniels
Re: (Not really) a barn find.

As we all know if it's early 28 there are some parts that are unique to this vehicle. Just getting to know the history of the car has value in my world. The memory of getting to see it earlier in...
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