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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Kim, the pieces over the door windows are definitely there on the factory photos. I have marked it out on the photo attached here.

You have a sharp eye as to the reinforcing piece at the triple...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

After covering the bows and the inside belt rail wood with bow drill, I started by mounting the rear curtain and used a bow position close to that recommended by Marco. Made some wood sticks and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

In addition to the position of the bow, discussed in Marcos article, the profile of the bow is important. Make sure that the bow is not sagged or that it is a new bow modeled after a sagged...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Further information by Marco from the Cabriolet forum on ModelAHouse.com (very useful site by the way)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

The attached article by Marco should be useful
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

The position of the no. 2 bow is key to the whole thing.

Notice how close the rear curtain window is to the edge of the rear valance in this original Ford factory photo.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By eystein
Re: Cabriolet pillar covers

My restoration is complete, but this is a Great Initiative !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By eystein
Re: Chrome Dash Install Problems

I have had the dash out several times without loosening the cable neighther at the junction box nor at the distributor. It can be done, but it is a real pain. I might consider loosening the cable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930-31 Cabriolet binding tips for Loctite trim

Where dis Bob Andersons' dies go ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Where do you find that specification of 1/8 inch rounding? -Still I do think that I put in some rounding even though it was not specified on the drawing that Iíve got
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet fixed seat package tray question

I am not sure what you are referring to when you say holes for the brads. Why don't you post a photo of the metal tray, and give us the front to rear dimension of the tray and of the upholstery...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

I put some cotton wadding or similar padding underneath the cover material.

The material should not appear with sharp edges as can be seen from this original photo from the judging standards.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By eystein
Re: Model A Engine Marine Conversion

I tried asking on some classic boat sites, but got no answer. I know there were several different conversions based on "A" engines as I have seen photos of such before. The kit was most probably...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By eystein
Model A Engine Marine Conversion

Thought I'd post some photos of a marine converted model A engine. I came across all the parts that had been stripped off a model A block, which the owner was going to replace in his car. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By eystein
Re: Slant W/S Frame

I think that I may very well be the owner of the last of Genes 68-B frames. At least, it was the last one that Brattons had in stock. Before that, I had been battling with an original for ages,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By eystein
Re: Trico Windshield Wiper Motor Doesn't Oscillate

With the TRICO wipers, and particularly the first generation ones original to the model A, everything needs to be top notch for the wiper to work. Hence, leaking passageways could be a contributing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,408
Posted By eystein
Re: Andalusite Blue

The color of the roadster seems far too light to me to be Andalusite blue.

When I had paint mixed for my car, the shop got the best match to the Andalusite Blue color chip in the book with a SAAB...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By eystein
Re: Wanted: Fender Welting

Are you sure about that jayvee? Last thing I got from any of the mainsteam parts suppliers was simply a cheap plastic replacement. Not the original woven type.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By eystein
Re: Wanted: Fender Welting

Roy Nacewicz Enterprises/Fordbolts, now taken over by Third Gen Automotive is the only one I know

https://thirdgenauto.com/fordbolts/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MODEL-A-FORD-2017_FNL.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,992
Posted By eystein
Re: Town Car Deliveries

Like the term "French Judging", that makes me laugh. Really, there is no more beauty than when you can see that something is brought back to exacly the way it was. There is an own beauty in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,389
Posted By eystein
Re: Cabriolet Top Installation

Hmmmm....


The original posters' question was about tips for top installation. I have not tried to use a TIG welder for installation of top material, but I think I will abstain for the time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By eystein
Re: Cover Screws for Trico Vacuum Wipers

Thanks for your quick reply Kurt,

May I infer from your answer that you also have some original wipers with the larger heads ?

If so, were they only the TR-C1, like what would be correct for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By eystein
Cover Screws for Trico Vacuum Wipers

I have noticed that there are two versions of the screws holding the top lid to the bowl on the Trico vacuum wipers. I have studied the top cover screws on some original TR-C1 wipers. The ďtop hat"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By eystein
Re: 68B Cabriolet Front Folding Irons - Angeled or Straight ?

Kevin,

I completely agree that the Ford parts tolerance and assembly procedures could not have been sloppy. It must have fit well together without any need for manual adjustments. Anything else...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,992
Posted By eystein
Re: Town Car Deliveries

JB,

Seems that you are in possession of detailed information on the production of these bodies at the Briggs plant.

Please post some of this material here for information.

While very few of...
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