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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,241
Posted By springerpete
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Helen and staff: Great work and many thanks to all who have helped. Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,202
Posted By springerpete
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

As you can easily see, my roadster is way out of line for body and wheel color but it is eye catching if only for a quick glance. It also came to me with a March, 1937 diamond engine. It has seat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,796
Posted By springerpete
Re: Lifting body to adjust sagging doors

Sounds like you are talking about my '29 roadster. Tried all the easy things to get the doors and hood to line up but it was frame sag all the time. Simple job on a lift with chains on the frame...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By springerpete
Re: Mod a water neck for gage

Might also look into a motometer. Will give you a great thermometer reading and the numbers won't bother you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By springerpete
Re: Model specifications, colors and interior

Dan: Find out where the closest Model A Ford club is to you. Someone there will have a copy of the Judging Standards . That will answer a lot of your questions. Good luck, Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By springerpete
Re: Pop out switch

Guess it is unanimous. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By springerpete
Pop out switch

Is there someone who is known for doing a good job rebuilding these switches and has them for sale ? Got burned a while back with one but it looks good hanging on my shop wall. Thanks, Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By springerpete
Re: Front End Rebuild Questions

Did you check the wishbone ball/socket situation ? That is often in need of rebuilding. Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By springerpete
Re: Kick panel with document storage

Check with Classtique and they will make them for you. Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By springerpete
Re: Rear axle ratio and car speed

OK, thanks for your thoughts. Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By springerpete
Rear axle ratio and car speed

Due to damage I had to replace the ring and pinion in my '29. Went from stock 3.78:1 to a 3.54:1. Did not change the speedometer gear. If my speedometer reads 40 mph what might be my actual speed ? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By springerpete
Re: Car fails to acheave high speed

I am right in the middle of that issue right now only my problem is at the other end of the scale. Car idles way to fast as the throttle will not shut all the way. Yes, the idle screw is backed off. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By springerpete
instrument panel light

With the bulb in the socket it is always on. Cover on or off makes no difference. I'd like to get it to work correctly so any suggestions will be appreciated. Regards, Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By springerpete
Re: 29 Phaeton Upholstery Color

Yes, '29 roadsters used the blue-grey in the cockpit but the rumble was the brown/tan color. I am curious whenever I see a '29 because it seems that most all of them are brown both front and back. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By springerpete
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Call Bert's in Denver and talk with Steve. They have all the parts except the fabric. Tell him to stop at his bank first.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By springerpete
Re: Convert to 12 Volt ?

Instead of taking the time to convert to 12 v and instead of spending money in an un needed way, go for a drive, enjoy your A get a take-out meal and cruise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By springerpete
Re: Roadster subframe ???

try Bert's in Denver, Colorado.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By springerpete
Re: Near Dover Delaware

Is your credit card involved with the PayPal transaction ? If so, contact the cc company, they should help you out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By springerpete
Re: throttle control

OK. Bending will be tried very carefully. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By springerpete
throttle control

Any helpful hints on bending throttle control arm (not rod) ? Push down full on accelerator button and throttle is still about 1/4" from fully open. Zenith carb. Nothing is in the way of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By springerpete
Re: Condenser Issues

I get mine from TAMS in West Boylston, MA. Same one now for two seasons. Always carry a spare
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By springerpete
Re: New Top

Try Classtique. Good quality top.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By springerpete
Re: Tire Questions

I have Lester white wall tires on my '29. 7600 miles since 2011 when I put on 4 new tires. All 4 are balanced. I am a 35-40 mph driver. Mileage certainly depends on the condition of your car. Mine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By springerpete
front tire wear

On a friend's '29 roadster the right front tire shows significant wear in the center and towards the outside of center. Outside tread is OK. Checked the toe in and it is 1/16" + so that is good....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By springerpete
Re: Designing an Emergency Electrical Circuit

Model A Ford's have survived for years with the original design wiring. Those who go in for judging spend thousands of dollars to rebuild heir cars searching for the big point score and all use new...
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