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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: What are these holes for?

Look in the January 1931 Service bulletins there is a large writeup on replacing the Victoria top. Also, MAFCA's new Victoria Body book has some information on installing the top.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Help identifying the vehicle

Judging by the wheels, the chassis was probably made after January 1931. The wheels are dated on the inside of the mounting flange. Which may or may not give you an approximate date of the chassis....
Forum: Model-A 05-26-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By Bill Cilker
Cut glass Bud Vases

2 cut glass bud vases with non original mounts
$60 each plus shipping.
Forum: Model-A 05-23-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Bill Cilker
1931 Tudor

B engine with 3 bolt water pump head, down draft carb with Angen intake manifold, Borg Warner overdrive and turn signals. The engine does run. Has late 1931 cast iron front brake drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 30A Roadster Shocks

Get the Restoration Guidelines from MARC or MAFCA. There is a whole section on shocks.
There are more varieties of shocks than you would think.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Question ??

When the Leather back Victoria was introduced the interior had several interior trim items that were dropped over time to save money. The change to the Steel back was made for cost considerations. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1928-29 AA Bumper brackets

The 28-29 AA front bumper brackets are longer than the car front bumper brackets. I have seen cars with the AA brackets and the bumpers stick way out in front.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 ford vicky

The glass is the same in a leatherback and a metalback. The interior rear window frame moulding is different between a leatherback and a metalback. Lefthander1930 gave you the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Original Intake Manifold

There are basically 3 different manifolds, one with our a vacuum hole (BOP-6/29), one with a high vacuum hole (7/29-7/30) and the last with a lower vacuum hole (7/30-EOP).

Also, be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Dr window handle

A Victoria handle does not have a set screw as a coupe handle does.
If you pushed in the escutcheon to revel the 2 pin locations and there was not a pin in one of them, then someone may have used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Five Inch Hinge Pen Mirror

Go to a big truck dealer. They have a wide selection of mirrors
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: HELP Multi disc clutch removal

No pictures were posted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Changeover To Steel-Back

According to the Chicago Service letters, 5/18/31, additional body parts list, the first Steel back, according to Ford, was 28185.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: New 31 Victoria

Here is part of an article from the Victoria Bustle on the removal and installation of the sliding drivers seat.

Late seat removal
The seat can be slid forward and off of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: AA truck brake switch question

Are you working on a 28-9 AA truck or a 30-31 AA truck?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: No Foot Starter

I had the solenoid / key setup on a sedan when I purchased it. I had to reach through the steering wheel with my left hand to turn the key while I pulled the choke with my right. I quickly took it...
Forum: Model-A 03-03-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Bill Cilker
U-Joint AA transmission to 6 spline Model A driveshaft

AA 4 spd transmission output shaft to 6 spline Model A driveshaft.
Used on Model A Pickup with a 4 spd transmission.
It is in very good condition, rotates easily but has no twist slop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 Front Bumpe on Rear

All 400A Convertible Sedans were produced with a rear bumper. Victoria's came with the same rear bumperette as most model A's.
To change from rear bumperettes to a full width bumper on a 30-31...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Horn rod spinning with wheel

Welcome to Victoria ownership. Missing that bushing will create the problem you are having.
2 other things to consider doing. 1) Join the International Model A Ford Victoria...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 Model A Windshield Frame

I have one that came off of a 6/30-31 AA truck. I believe that it would fit any straight windshield cab, coupe or sedan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Rolling chassis

A slant window body needs to be installed on a late 1930-31 frame with the #2 & 3 body bolt bracket moved back and the special #6 body bolt bracket mounted on the outside of the frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,366
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: seat tag ID number on early Vicky

I can tell you that the correction has not been made. I looked at the drawings and you are correct. I need to check my Steel back to see which spare tire support is in it. I think that it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Water pump questions

If your water pump is rebuilt like an original, the packing nut should only be tightened enough to stop the water from leaking,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Vikky Hardware

Here are pictures of the screw in the bottom of body rear fender area. This is the first time that the screw has been removed from my Victoria.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

I only was able to put 400 miles on my Coupe this year. Most of that was around town and two Club tours in the fall. I have gotten a lot of little things done to it. I also got to drive my Victoria...
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