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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: window crank spring question

Do you know the wire diameter of the original springs?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

I did not need the entire rebuild kit. Out of the 6 carbs I was given, I have 2 good bodies, 1 excellant complete set of internals, and an assortment of spare parts. All I needed was gaskets. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

The carb I'm rebuilding has a brass washer. I did not realize the rubber seal was not included in the gasket kit. Is there something I can substitute? Possibly an O ring?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Do you have a Fel-pro # for that gasket material? The thinest I can find is 1/16".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

How thick is that gasket material?
Forum: Model-A 04-01-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By dmaxweb
Wanted - Original Window Riser Handle Springs

Looking for original window riser handle escutcheon springs (cone springs behind upholstery panel). Send PM
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-09-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By dmaxweb
Uploading Pictures

Hi,
When I try to upload pictures to one of my albums I get this message:

"Your submission could not be processed because a security token was missing."

What do I need to do?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,772
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Radius ball cap

What size brass cup freeze plug did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

My '30 Coupe had the same problem with minor fuel seepage and associated gas smell. I used Marine Tex GRAY epoxy around the tank bracket and switched to the dash rail bracket as above. That was 15+...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,336
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

I'm rebuilding some Marvel carbs as well. Are the choke and throttle plate screws the same size as Zenith? If not, do you know the size?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Replacing king pins

Do you belong to a local Model A club? You'll find a world of hands-on help there. When I did mine I took the spindles, new bushings, and new king pins to an old time machine shop. He pressed in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,185
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Sound deadening Q ?

Peel and Seal from Lowes. 3 layers in doors and 2 most other areas.
You need to use it when fairly warm

It's sticky stuff so you pretty much get once chance. I cleaned surfaces with rubbing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,185
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Sound deadening Q ?

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,191
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Adjustable Drag Link

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,191
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Adjustable Drag Link

That is exactly what did a number of years ago. I seem to recall I removed 2" out of the middle but I'm not sure. Use the length of the sleeve as a guide for the length of the rod and how much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Front Spring Shackle Drawing

Exactly what I need.
Thanks Brent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By dmaxweb
Front Spring Shackle Drawing

Anybody have a measured drawing of '30 Front Spring Hanger/Shackle?
Particularly interested in length of shoulder on shaft compared to Snyders repro shackles.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Front Axle Staightening

Where are you located?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dmaxweb
Front Axle Staightening

I'm looking for someone knowlegable about Model As near Williamsburg, VA to straighten a front axle. It's in reasonably good shape but while I have the front end dissasembled I'd like to have it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Repair of Soft Wood

I used the Liquid Wood & Wood Epox products on the B Pillar wood on my 30 coupe. Not structural wood but it was riddled with tack and staple holes making it near impossible to attach new windlace and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Spring Perch Troubles

Per Orson Welles
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,929
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: spring perches, castle nuts, and cotter keys

Are good originals hard to find?

I have a pair but they are not in good shape. The shackle holes look to be built up by brazing but worn egg shaped. The shock link ball is pretty much square. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,929
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: spring perches, castle nuts, and cotter keys

Do the current repros fit correctly?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,929
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: spring perches, castle nuts, and cotter keys

I bought a pair of repro spring perches from one of the vendors about 5 years ago. I'm just now putting them on. When installing them (while rotating king pin) the threaded shaft on the brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By dmaxweb
Original Grease Gun Rebuild

After cleaning out years of old grease, this is what I have. What do I need to rebuild it?
The deteriorated layered paper gasket/seal(?) was at the bottom of the barrel. Is that suppose to be there?
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