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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

Map of the museum and village
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

When I enter the museum proper, I turn right and start with the trains. It used to be like wandering through 'Henry Fords attic '. It has become more museum like with exhibits.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Factory Assembly Manual

Here's as close as I've seen. From American Macinist magazine re: very early 1928. much was changed through production.





http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/assembly.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Shape of popout ignition switch

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/switches.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,415
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Why so many upgrades??

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/mods.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: How to distinguish one shock from another

Model A shocks have a 60/40 action. think of them as rebound suppressors. the spring takes the up stroke (40). the shock suppressses the spring rebound (60).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Model A Transmission

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/xmissionrebuild.html


Fwiw
Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Early 28 starter

From the service bulletins

Recommended purchase either the full size or the cd version
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,876
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

https://purperformance.com/p-29669-rpm-calculator.html


65mph = 2663rpm


Max rpm? ford stop testing at 2800.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Ar driveshafts

You selling or ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Engine runs smoother with open vacuum line.

Carb adjustment is for air not fuel. closed is full rich. 1 1/2 to 3 tirns open is aprox. where is your's set?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Which Books?

And that is the understatement of the year
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Which Books?

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/books.html


I wrote that a bunch of years ago and it still holds true. I would recommend getting the service bulletins on cd or st least a full size copy. The small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,313
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Vintage tires- any value?

How about S3 from the 40's?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Any of the LB coachlace I've seen isn'teven close.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,739
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Max RPM's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OZtR2LWKmw
I believe it says 2800 max in this video.
2400 would be more comfortable
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: where is the most idiot-proof diagram of terminal box wiring?

Horn from the side.
Ammeter which every way to make it read correctly. many of the repops are backward. (Ive been told)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By Jim Mason
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Paint v/s Japaning

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/japan_black.html
You will need to add a flattening agent (rosin) to knock down the gloss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Paint v/s Japaning

http://jmodela.coffeecup.com/japan_black.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Bick,
Resend your email and I'll send a file
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Not that will load here. Size restrictions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Coachlace , windlace, seat piping, carpet binding.
Nothing available retail that comes close. You'll have to have them made.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Wiring harness clip location

Ford used it after April 1929
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Jim Mason
Re: Model specifications, colors and interior

Mafca.com
vintage-fordforum.net (without the hyphen)
Model a restorers club


All have great references
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