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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: steering

I presume you are talking about the steering "death wobble"... Its been talked about here plenty of times..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Talking Re: Brake light switch

But does it work!!! :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Muffler Tail Pipe Attachment

Hey AL, thanks!! Good to know!! I am always looking for ways to eliminate unnecessary vibrations.. And this looks like a cheap easy fix..

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Muffler Tail Pipe Attachment

Hi AL, did you find that you eliminate any engine vibration going through the chassis with this new bracket system??

I am looking at any solutions to decrease vibrations, and i know from modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: 1930 Model A Deluxe Pickup

Interesting pic that WTSHNN has posted..

It is true that the cab and bed were one piece??

This might rile up my Aussie brothers!! I've always been led to believe Australia to be the home of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Thank you to Randy Gross (F100 Steering Box)

Thanks for that.. Much appreciated..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Thank you to Randy Gross (F100 Steering Box)

That looks like a great fit!!

Just wondering... Do us R/H drivers have a late model replacement option??

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,050
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Does Your A Start Right UP?

Oh, ok.. Thank you.. I will have a go at it later on. I have been able to crank it when it is warm, very easily. But hadn't quite got the knack of the cold start..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,050
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Does Your A Start Right UP?

Hi Bill, I am keen to learn how to crank start my A from cold.. How do you keep the choke on while cranking from the front??

Thanks Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Installing child carseat in RPU in NZ

Hi guys,

This is a bit of an odd one, and maybe specific to New Zealand depending on whether regulations are involved.

I want to take my 5yr old stepdaughter in my Roadster Pickup from time to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Interesting Newspaper Advertisement - March 18, 1931

I love it!!!

"If you are the owner of a Model A Ford and don't realise what a wonderful car you are driving, get in some other make and take it out over the rough roads over hills and across the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: 29 Model AA interesting problem

I have seen something like this once, I think it was the leading edge of the brake shoe grabbing.. Thats the first place I would look..

Kindest regards from NZ
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

What part of the country are you from Mad Mac??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,744
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: What revs at 60MPH

That is a fantastic chart..

Thank you all for your responses.

Steve N.Z.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Headlight bar rubber gaskets

Hi Fellow Model A Drivers,

i have just replaced the rubber gaskets beneath my headlight bars because they were stretched out and looked horrible.
Unfortunately when i tightened the nuts up after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,744
Posted By NZ28ModelA
What revs at 60MPH

Hi Guys,

I have read the quote from Henry Ford on the introduction of the Model A where he states " The new Ford will ride comfortably at fifty and sixty miles an hour."

Now even with my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: radiator question

I'm guessing, but i presume you don't have much choice as the radiator supports dictate how wide the bonnet gap will be???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Had the Speedster out for a spin: Video

I was so impressed with your video, I've gone and bought a Samsung 360 for my Roadster Pickup!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Had the Speedster out for a spin: Video

Thats a great video. you are really motoring!! I love the way i can move the camera around..
I cant get over the cracks in the road though!!

thanks

Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

I found it!!

I took off the bottom u-bolt plate and the nut still threaded to part of the bolt came with it..
I removed the spring pack and found the centre bolt was broken into three..

It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

Thank you all for the sound advice. I will get out there sometime over the next couple of days and with completely remove the u-bolt nuts and bottom plate. Then lift the body clear of the mount...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,643
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

I've been caught out a couple of times with not enough braking distance..

No accidents, but I have to remind myself that you just can't be as close to the car in front as you can with a modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

I have again jacked it up by the bumper and looking through the spokes of the wheel I can come to two conclusions.
1) loosening the u-bolt nuts to the ends of the thread was not enough because the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Re: Need to move front spring across

Thank you.. That is exactly what i am trying to do.. But no result..

I am starting to wonder if the spring is located correctly and i have another reason for the offset..
i will climb under it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By NZ28ModelA
Need to move front spring across

Hi Guys,

I hesitantly presume we are mostly guys??

I have previously posted that it appears my front wheels are offset to the right by about 1"..
Someone advised me to loosen the spring...
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