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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Getting 31 Coupe doors to stay closed !!

Also check and make sure the door latch is in the middle of the striker top to bottom. Sometimes if the door isn't lined up properly (it's too low) the latch will not lock properly and open. Between...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 1931 vicky hood

Rootlieb sells them.
Forum: Early V8 03-19-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Tinbasher
1934 Coupe Windshield

I'm in need of a NOS or excellent condition original Chromed windshield for a 34 5 window coupe. It measures 13" outer edge to outer edge in the centre and
42 3/8" width across the bottom to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 30 Coupe Repro Door Handle Problem

You'll need to file down the flats that go through the latch assembly to get a fit. Also a good idea to run a tap down the mounting threads in the door. better than breaking off a bolt. Sometimes yo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Wrap the steering wheel with rope?

Also look at Lashing. The same as finishing the end of a rope.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

All good info. Thanks again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Firewall welding

I like the dry Ice Idea. Always something new to learn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Aluminum windshields

They work as a replacement, but their not close to being correct in shape. They will fill the opening and seal. But it's not accurate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: How to remove driver's side door handle?

Yes, one you have to work with. Sometimes only a 1/16th of a turn to get the handle to relase from the latch. Sometimes a 1/4, sometime no turn at all. Original ones come out easier than the new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By Tinbasher
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Guys this is amazing info. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: NOS paint thickness

The car ended up with 4 coats of colour on the body. 2 coats and then it was sanded and two more coats. Probably in the 3 to 4 mil. range being Lacquer. After it was polished. Fenders being enamel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,431
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Sport Coupe Roof

Here's some pictures of My 28. Hope it helps. A tough model to get info on. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Rumble Seat Hinges part 2

Yes, at least weld nuts into the holes for the D nuts. and make sure you line them properly. If you haven't got a set of original hinges and mounting brkts. find a see from someone.The aftermarket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

Thanks Bick. Interesting The green with a gold stripe. I like it!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Finding Canadian and Export Colours

Thanks Ronn. I'll check into that one. Every bit of info helps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Off Topic Help Correct fancy wood damage

It could be Lacquer. That will leave a mark like that. Try a little toothpaste and give it a rub, see if it will bring it back. Another thing to try is "Brasso" That will rub it out. Look for the old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Tinbasher
Lightbulb Finding Canadian and Export Colours

The other day I spoke about Canadian Colours.

The process that I follow is to find a colour chip with the same name as the Canadian colour. Then from that chip have some paint mixed up and spray...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Jim and Bick. Great info. Isn't it amazing what you can find out now with the internet. In a matter of days or hours. Compaired to the days when we would make phone calls and write letters to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

That's right, because it's Canadian. There are approx. 16 different Canadian colours that aren't in the Paint guide.

So far we've been able to identify 3 of the original colours, Cameo Cream,( a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Tinbasher
Question Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

Does anyone have a picture of a Model A in Pelican Grey? and long with the colours that where used for the moulding colour and stripe.

This colour was only used on Canadian cars and cars exported...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Bick. Yes that's it. I have a sample for the door panel and it's the same as what is in your pictures. Excellent. So that's the trim I'm looking for. Another step closer. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Bob, I have that book so I'll take a look. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: cowl patch

The bead along the bottom of the cowl has a slight curve in it from the A pillar to the firewall. Also most of the repair panels do not have the correct shape on them. They are usually square instead...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Gary. This gives me an idea of what I'm looking for. JP
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