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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,607
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Electrical/Ground

Had this type problem for some time. Ended up being a bad connection inside the battery clamp.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Brake Roller Tracks

Thanks everyone. Now I have a plan and will report after I get a few parts and test.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Brake Roller Tracks

Opps, they are steel drums with bands. The linings are worn uneven but not bad. They are not brazed. I think the shoes are too low as there is some paint rub on the top part of the backing plate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Brake Roller Tracks

Cast, original to car. Turned once when I put on drum bands, no drag.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Brake Roller Tracks

Did chamfer, linings are riveted by myself. They look tight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By 170bdlx
Brake Roller Tracks

Due to loud squeaking on hard braking I am considering replacing the roller tracks. I see Brattons has them. What experience have you had doing this?

Finished restoration 2 years ago. Driven...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: FlowTesting Jets --- HELP

Thanks for all the ideas.

I will start with smaller drills.

I am testing in the right flow direction, thanks to an article I found.

I will check the water column. I have jets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By 170bdlx
FlowTesting Jets --- HELP

I have tested over 30 jets and the flow rates seem high. My flow tester is made with 3/4 PVC, 36 inch column, vented at top, fed with a fountain pump in a bucket. Retesting jets give the same...
Forum: Model-A 08-25-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By 170bdlx
1930 Briggs Front Seat

1930 4dr Briggs Front Seat. Need all parts to complete restoration.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Dead 1930 4dr

Thanks everyone. The problem was a bad connection at the pos. battery post. It was tight and clean and couldn't be turned, I turned on the dash light and removed the cable. When I put it back on,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By 170bdlx
Dead 1930 4dr

Won't turn over. No lights, horn, wiper.

Battery reads 6 volts. Double grounded to frame and trans. Voltage at starter switch, both sides of fuse, both junction terminals and one side of coil,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By 170bdlx
Briggs 1930 front seat needed

My friend is restoring a 30 Town Sedan. Doing a great job but needs a front seat. Any out there for sale?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Leaving Sunday for Lex..Anyone going via I65

4 of us are driving "A"s from Jefferson City MO. Not sure we will be in the same area on the way. We are staying in Vincennes IN the first night. I think we will be in Louisville around noon on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,068
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: MARC Lexington Meet

Four of us are driving from Jefferson City MO, leaving Sun. taking back roads through MO, IL, IN. Staying the first night in Vincennes IN.

Question: From Louisville KY can we take Hwy 60 staying...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,718
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Andalusite blue

I have a 4dr 170b dlx. The color that I found in the Nason brand is G8952 IF. It is actually a 1989 Peugeot, Arabian Blue Code RB8. It is a very dark blue that looks black in the late pm but is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By 170bdlx
Turn signal too slow

Installed T/S from my 52 GMC. 6 volt, Pos. G, 7 wire, 3 prong flasher. My "A" has 2 LED tail lights, 2 film bulbs in the cowl and a buzzer attached at the flasher. I have tried 2 different flashers....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,981
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Mixed results at Chickasha

7 of us from Central Missouri went to Chickasa. Had a great time. There was too much T stuff for me but we found some good A items. Restorable water pumps, spedos and zenith carbs. We've been the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: Zenith Carb Rebuild

Thanks for the great information. I'm sure this will get the jobe done and am looking forward to trying them on my A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By 170bdlx
Zenith Carb Rebuild

I am rebuilding three carbs and need some advice about the main and cap jets. I see that both jets should be at the same level in the lower body at the narrowest point in the venturi. All three of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,103
Posted By 170bdlx
Re: grundy alert

I am a retired insurance underwriter and the information from Keith is on point.

Most personal auto policies are written on an actual cash value basis ( ACV ) If the car is a total loss you are...
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