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Forum: Model-T 08-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,578
Posted By Tony G
Bosch DU4 Magneto plus extras

I have for sale from a recently purchased box of parts a Bosch DU4 magneto. It puts out good spark when turned. It has a metal/rubber drive coupling on the end. I will also throw in 2 Model T wooden...
Forum: Model-A 06-04-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By Tony G
Re: WTB 28-29 Fuel Tank

Hi,
Thanks for the reply. What will it cost and for shipping?

Thanks,
Tony G
Forum: Model-A 06-02-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By Tony G
WTB 28-29 Fuel Tank

Looking to by1928 -29 fuel tank in usable / restorable condition. No heavy rot or leaks please. I can pick up at next swap meet or come to you if in MA, NH, or ME.
Forum: Model-T 01-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 938
Posted By Tony G
Book For Sale: FORD SMILES

I have a book for sale titled Ford Smiles by Shrewsbury Publishing Co.Copyrighted 1917. It's a good natured book of Model T jokes from the period. It's soft bound with over 150 pages of funny jokes...
Forum: Model-T 11-18-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,018
Posted By Tony G
Forum: Model-T 11-13-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,018
Posted By Tony G
Model T Early Fan

I have an early Model T fan with shaft, pulley and brackets. The 13" blade looks solid with no cracks and has very slight wear on each tip from apparently rubbing while turning at one time.The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,772
Posted By Tony G
Re: It's FORD night on the History Channel

The History Channel could never be taken seriously as a factual resource of knowledge.Most of their programming is tired overused footage with half a$$ed explanations.They offer cheap filler material...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 45,488
Posted By Tony G
Re: Paint A Car With Rustoleum?

I have seen Rustoleum 2X used on a set of fenders with fantastic results.I would have sworn that it was professionally done at a body shop. The 2 X product has more color pigment than the regular...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Tony G
Re: Model A steering wheel resto.

Follow up
I filed a coat hanger into a square shape and stuck 2 pieces off of the hanger into an old bill fold and soldered the hanger part to the bill fold.They protrude out of the holder about 1.5...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Tony G
Re: Model A steering wheel resto.

Thankyou everyone for your ideas and suggestions. Craig I think your idea is great and I'm going to try it out.I might possibly be able to make the coat hanger tool into a sort of plane by attaching...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Tony G
Model A steering wheel resto.

Hi Fellow A'ers
I'm restoring the steering wheel on my 1929 truck.Ive epoxied the cracks and have no qualms about painting it afterward. Does anybody know a way to recut/touch up the concentric...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tony G
Re: Hood Latch Restoration

Thanks for the info. I have the latches apart now and I found the springs and pins at an industrial supply store.When it's time to refinish them I think I'll use POR 15 on them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tony G
Question Hood Latch Restoration

Hi Fellow A'ers , Ive read someplace that they restore hood latches. How do you disassemble them? I see the pin on the bottom needs to come out but I cant see how the internal rod & spring come out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,878
Posted By Tony G
Re: Generator Field Coil Screw

I saw a tool for removeing the screws years ago in a Chevy manual. All it was is an arbor press with a bit on it that you could twist.

TG
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By Tony G
Re: The Two Week Window period

I agree that 2 weeks is the normal period of mourning by your casual friends.In my case my closest friend of 35 years who got me into Model A's died unexpectedly 2 years ago. He went with me on my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Tony G
Re: Universal Joiunt Cover

Thanks Jim, I didnt even consider that.

TG
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Tony G
Question Universal Joiunt Cover

Hi Fellow A'ers,
On my '29 AA when I assemble the u-joint cover's to the frame cross member the inner hemispherical grease retainer has 2 holes in it 180 degrees apart. Do they need to face a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,279
Posted By Tony G
Re: Showing a little progress

I have a friend who painted his fenders using Rustoleum 2X black in a rattle can. I was amazed how good it looks and stands up over several years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,269
Posted By Tony G
Re: Prayer request

Prayers on the way from NewHampshire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,285
Posted By Tony G
Re: Radius Ball Question

As it works out I took Tom's advice and measured the ball. It had very little wear so I assembled it like Henry would have wanted and it seems tight.I dont know what the previous guy was thinking. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,285
Posted By Tony G
Radius Ball Question

The radius ball on my 1929 AA has some wear and it came with the rubber ball over it. What is the best way short of replacing the ball to repair this? I can reassmble with another rubber cover or use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,969
Posted By Tony G
Re: Simple engine stand adapter idea

I like the design. Am I right that to use any Model A engine holder you must remove the oil pan before attaching it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tony G
Re: @#%&#* Adjustable Tappets

The motor is out and being reassembled after a ring & valve job.Those tappets were already in the motor so I thought I'd reuse them. I'll be rebuilding another one this winter and I have no qualms...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tony G
Re: @#%&#* Adjustable Tappets

Thankyou guys for the great suggestions. I will rough up the threads and see if it's tight enough.I believe the next time I will use the original tappets.Like my signature states "Old is good and new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tony G
@#%&#* Adjustable Tappets

While assembling my engine and while adjusting the last valve the adjusting screw loosened up and no longer had any turning resistance.
I assume those self locking adjustable tappets work off of an...
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