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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: MAFCA Model A of the Day

Pictures would be nice. Thx.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,629
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: So, ...how many Model-As can actually do the 'Three S's reliably?

Brent - Thank You for posting a most enjoyable video for us. I am sure that we all could use some uplifting, positive moments in our lives.

Take Care, Stay Safe Joel
Forum: Model-A 11-30-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Late 1930-End Front Shock Arms

WANTED: One set of the Late 1930 thru the end of 1931 Front Shock Arms per the Judging Standards page 23-2. Would like these to be in very good/excellent condition. Photos would be very helpful for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: Printable diagram for adjusting valve tappets

I just noticed that the video link was non-responsive. Can we have another link -or- connection? Thank You!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By JRShaw
Re: New member and project

WOW!!! Wonderful! Quite a project; you are braver (and probably younger) than I am. Best of luck and keep us posted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: The 1927 film...The New Ford...

Guys - Some great films. Thanks for sharing!! I am reading a book about Henry Ford from 1915 -to- 1932. This just kind of fit in with that reading.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: CCPU safety lock

My Late '31 CCPU had the problem of the passenger door becoming partially opened when going over any bumps. A very good friend of mine checked the passenger door top fit with the cab. That door had...
Forum: Model-A 02-25-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Three ORIGINAL Ford Fenders

I have a right rear P/U. Coupe, or Roadster fender which has been both sandblasted as well as sprayed with Dupont DP-90 primer to protect against corrosion. Asking $200. Can travel to help deliver....
Forum: Model-A 02-06-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By JRShaw
Exclamation 1930/31 standard roadster top parts

WANTED TO BUY: 1930/31 Standard Roadster top irons & bows, either original -or- reproduction. Even portions of these irons, wooden bows, etc. Willing to pay top dollar for these items. What do you...
Forum: Model-A 12-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By JRShaw
Smile '30/31 henry ford steel fenders

Have two '30/31 front fenders (LH & RH) that are very solid and have been professionally sandblasted and sprayed with Dupont DP-90 primer for protection. Need $275-each a very good deal. Have a right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,405
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

Words cannot express the sorrow. A child is not supposed to go first. I cannot imagine the sorrow that you are going through. May God comfort and be with you at this time and always!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,740
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: Tire Dressing

01A - Wow - Thank You!! I just got a set of '31 running boards, and there are brownish stain areas which will not scrub off, wash off or anything else. The Millers should do it for me. I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By JRShaw
Unhappy Rear spare tire carrier brackets

I am putting together a Standard Late 1931 Roadster with a trunk. I have the "Z" shaped bracket which is a good solid original. The new spare tire outer panel brace, which supports the inside of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,488
Posted By JRShaw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,187
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I am 75-years old, but have the mentality and social skills of an 8-year old!! Having fun putting the finishing touches on my Late '31 Standard Roadster. There is a Late '31 Budd Pickup Truck living...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,361
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Stroke

Bill - Welcome back!! The group needs you. God Bless and Take Care.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,377
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Ca. Fire photo

That is a very sad and disturbing picture. Even worse is the human carnage and loss, including lives lost.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Front motor mount question

Guys - I am talking about a situation with zero springs, the front motor mount removed, and NO support at the front of the engine. Rear motor mounts very loose, no springs of any sort, and the forged...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Front motor mount question

Gentlemen: Has anyone seen an engine in the car with the front motor mount flange (part above the dimpled plate) that does not completely touch the plate underneath?? My late '31 Truck has the flange...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,586
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: Hagerty and Pelling Insurance

I have been with Taylor Insurance for a good ten (10) years on my Late '31 Truck, and have been satisfied. Basically it is a gift for them as I rarely drive this A. They recently sent my annual...
Forum: Model-A 02-26-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Carburetor parts

Any spare Zenith Carburetor parts, including the Main Jet, Cap Jet, Compensator Jet, secondary Well, Idle Jet Assembly, Throttle Assembly, Idle Air Adjustment Needle Valve, Gas Adjusting Valve (GAV),...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,165
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: Which Carb is best, and why?

The Zenith was the standard choice of carburetor throughout the "A" era. I believe that certain aspects and flow characteristics were specifically engineered into and during the design of the engine....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,698
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Counter balanced crank

There is a model B crankshaft (counterweighted) as well as cam in my Late '31 Truck. I am told that a non-counterweighted engine will idle slower. This is from a friend that I have known for a very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By JRShaw
Smile Re: car jacks

Gentlemen: What are we talking about here? What exactly is a "second stage" for any jack? Have been around cars & machinery for a long time and have never heard this tem used in reference to a jack....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,327
Posted By JRShaw
Re: Diamond Block Questions

Gentlemen - These discussions have peaked my curiosity about my own (rebuilt) diamond block engine earmarked for my roadster project. The letters are L226 preceded and followed by a slotted round...
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