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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By lrjones
Re: Topics one should cover in a "new head" walkthrough video

Just finished putting a 6:1 head today. Had alot of help from a couple of FB's. and Snyders. Distributor wouldn't fit easily in hole on new head. Had to use emery cloth for several minutes on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By lrjones
Re: Brake Cross Shaft Diameter?

I stand corrected, mine was .79. Long day
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By lrjones
Re: Brake Cross Shaft Diameter?

I just did mine last week and both ends measured .079. Do a search on my post as it received several good replies. The 2 piece fit just fine with minor filing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By lrjones
Re: Brake Cross Shaft Diameter

I was trying to determine if my cross shaft bushing area had any wear. The measurement on both ends of my cross shaft are .790 inches. On one end there was a bushing made of some kind of metal and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By lrjones
Brake Cross Shaft Diameter

I'm going to replace the service brake cross shaft bushings on my '31. I was wondering what the diameter of the shaft, where the bushing go, should be to safely use the standard 2 piece bronze...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,681
Posted By lrjones
Re: New Tire Recommendation

Thank you all for your comments.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,681
Posted By lrjones
New Tire Recommendation

I am thinking about replacing my 20 year old Firestone tires on my 31 coupe and looking for the latest recommendations. Tires are not worn out, just old. I would be interested to find out any of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By lrjones
Re: Hinge Pins

Thanks for the info. Ground off top of pin and drilled about half way down pin with a 1/8" drill and punched it out the bottom. Not too bad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By lrjones
Hinge Pins

Are the original hinge pins on the door knurled at the top of the shaft? Tried driving one up from the bottom but no luck due to the fact that you can't get a good angle with the punch and hammer. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By lrjones
Re: Need Source For Rebuilt Shocks

330-483-3896 is the number I've got him on
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,648
Posted By lrjones
Re: Shop lighting

I put in 9 LED strips in my pole barn a couple of years ago and they produced excellent light, however, the radio and the cordless phone were useless due to static caused by the lights. Paid about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By lrjones
Re: MARC National Meet & Ford Garage

We have been to this one several times. Great food and service and affordable prices. Several Model A's and parts on display and some of the most interesting factory pictures I've seen in one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,526
Posted By lrjones
Re: Fuel Filter

I've been using the Wix brand for a couple of years on my 31. I haven't added or modified any gasket. There is probably a gasket between the glass bowl and the metal holder. Am I doing something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,153
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

I put retractable lap belts in my 31 coupe last year from info I found on Ford Barn and they turned out pretty well. PM me with your email and I'll send you what I have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,865
Posted By lrjones
Re: Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

You might contact Dave Renner from Renners Corner
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By lrjones
Re: black top coating............

I looked for something awhile ago and someone said, or I read "Dupont 7 Auto Top Finish & Thickote" was what they used to use but it wasn't made anymore. I went on ebay and looked for it and there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By lrjones
Re: Top Sealer??

It is supposed to provide UV protection. It brightens the fabric somewhat like Armor All but doesn't seem to be as oily. But I'm looking for something to use on the edges like a seam sealer or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By lrjones
Top Sealer??

The previous owner of my coupe told me to keep the edges of the top sealed but couldn't remember what product he used. I keep the top cleaned and treat it with that 303 cleaner and sealer but not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By lrjones
Re: GAV Difficult to Turn

Thanks guys. I tried the easy thing first and it did the trick. I took the needle out and cleaned the threads on a fine wire wheel and it turns pretty easy now. Thanks again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By lrjones
GAV Difficult to Turn

Is there anyway of freeing up the GAV on a Zenith carburetor. I put a different carb on my car and the GAV is very difficult to turn. Searched this forum but couldn't find much. Thanks in advance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By lrjones
What Color is this Diecast Model

I saw a diecast model for sale and found an old article reviewing it and the article said it was Kewanee and Elkpoint Green but it kind of looks like Copra and Chicle to me. What do you think?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By lrjones
Re: Steering box seal for under the sector adj nut

It sure stopped my leak. Thanks Mitch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,296
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

I was looking under my car quite a bit today. There is a cross member that goes across the floor of the body, right behind the tool pan, that is channel shaped, and there is another one behind that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,296
Posted By lrjones
Re: Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

Thanks Ken. Sure would appreciate seeing anything you have. I sent you a PM
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,296
Posted By lrjones
Seat Belt In 31 Coupe

I just started to figure out how to install retractable seat belts in my 31 Coupe and have hit a snag on where to attach the inboard belts. My original idea was to follow Vince Falters great write...
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