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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Coating the amature . . .

Good question... i just ordered a can of
CRC Urethane Seal Coat Viscous Liquid Coating, Red

hope this is the right stuff, it's identified in the Model A Generator book, says to soak in it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Rebuild generator or move to alternator?

Well the generator field wires began smoldering, got the generator off, opened up and stopped the glow with water, compressed air only made worse. Wiring was frayed and falling apart...This car only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By RTPbee81
Rebuild generator or move to alternator?

So just burned up my generator trying to get the charging system back up and running, (had replaced cutout with one from brattons w/diode) couldn't get any reading on the ammeter.


Just wanting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Best Replacement Radiator

I think you will find that the Radiators that Snyders's and Bratton's sell (unless they state Brassworks) are most likely provided by Independent Antique Radiator Mfg. Inc. http://www.oldradman.com/...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,570
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: U-haul open trailer

I trailered mine 1100 miles from Iowa to NC, used the shrink wrap from Home Depot and no issues with the Sport Coupe top from the late 80's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Radiator Overheating

My radiator would run at 190-200 and I did everything you have done, just replaced with a new radiator from Independent Antique Radiator Mfg. out of Algonquin, Ill. (they supply all the major...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 286,086
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Post a picture of your car...

here's mine, 1930 Sport Coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: LED headlights in a 6 volt car anyone?

I'm using these, from LED lights, half the cost, work great!



https://www.ledlight.com/led-headlight-5-to-30-volt-ba15d-dual-filament-non-polarized.aspx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By RTPbee81
Ground wire to Universal housing?

current project is attempting to fix Speedometer issue, (replacing Driveshaft bearing/sleeve, seal, thrust washer and snapring) to much slop and eating the speedometer drive gear.


Universal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Aluminum radiator

So I'll bump this back up, has anyone had a good experience with these cheap radiators? Mine is shot, radiator repair specialist told me he would boil out and rod it but given it's been repaired...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Door Window replacment

Appreciate all the feedback, best results was with the hammer, evidently the prior owner was of the mindset if it works do it, the windows appear to be set in the channel with a combination of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: painting a license plate questions

You can use a Sharpie Paint Pen, I liked the results, works well on raised surface and you can easily add additional coats
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Door Window replacment

Basically a safety issue, if there's a wreck and the doors are jammed shut , it's easier to get out of a car with tempered glass, since it shatters, and you don't have to struggle with broken glass...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By RTPbee81
Tire Tube replacement question?

Tires were replaced (they are Universal) prior to my purchase due to dry rot, they appear new, the spare had never hit the pavement (nubs were still intact), until Sunday. Tube valve separated from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By RTPbee81
Door Window replacment

Both of the door's glass in my Sport Coupe are both cracked, planning to replace with tempered glass, got the cracked glass out of the car but having trouble getting the glass out of the metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Help with Part #'s A-65050-B , and A-66050-B ??

so in hindsight should have mentioned my car is a 1930 Sport Coupe (50-B)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Newbe with a couple of questions

Shipping is probable the best option, I trailered mine from Iowa to NC, 1106 miles, thought the $1000 price tag to ship, was to steep, but with gas, trailer rental and hotel cost me a little over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By RTPbee81
Help with Part #'s A-65050-B , and A-66050-B ??

Trying to identify these part #'s. I have receipts from when my A was first restored (came with the car) receipt is from Birdhaven Vintage Auto Supply, 11/26/1986, coffee ring has obliterated the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,073
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Insulation material

Any concerns on what this does to the body panels when the next owner wants/needs to do a full restore? is this adhesive easy to remove?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,533
Posted By RTPbee81
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: LED taillights and how to wire turn signals

Maybe this will help, you'll most likely need to include resistors in the line for the LED's to function correct
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Any significance of *28?

the other photo was bad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By RTPbee81
Re: Any significance of *28?

meant to attach photo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By RTPbee81
Any significance of *28?

Is there any significance of a Star 28 stamped on the top of the carburetor? Had to replace exhaust manifold gasket and found this when I removed the Gasket on the Carburetor,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By RTPbee81
Speedometer drive gear

Replacing the speedometer cable drive gear and when i pulled of the housing the drive gear has a lot of a slop in it. Is this normal or do I have a bigger issue


Also looks like remnants of...
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