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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Mike Peters
Model A Day in Sharon photos

It was a good day today. Great turnout of 150 Model A's and everyone had fun. Lots of parts at the swap meet. First photo in the second tow is Marv Tomlinson, who has been selling Model A Parts for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Fan Blade Concern

Looks like an original two blade fan with a crack. Don't run the engine before replacing. It could let go any time. I'm serious. These old original fans can be very dangerous. Don't run the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: zenith 2 carb ??

The Zenith carburetors, Zenith 1, 2, and three were original equipment from the factory when the car was new. So yes, a Zenith 2 is a good replacement.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: 1928 Phaeton curtain pan hinges.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=126507&highlight=1928+Phaeton+curtain+pan

Post # 12 has photos of curtain pan hinges.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Rear Fender for Leatherback

John: I was never aware of the difference between fordor and tudor rear fenders. Fordors have the rear body apron and tudors do not, hence extra holes in the fordor fenders. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: engine don't keep running after start

Yep. Probably electrical. A friends Model A would go for 10 miles and quit running after about 10 miles of driving. After a cool down, he could limp it back home. It did this repeatedly. Long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Identifying my "Model A spark plugs. Help!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12582

I put a set of W16Y from NAPA in a car a few years back and found they burn pretty dirty. It's a cold plug. W16Y's are not vintage plugs. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Rear Fender for Leatherback

I can't tell from your photo what fender you have, but these four photos are of a 29 right rear sedan fender. See if your fender matches my photos. I see you have the drum tail lights, therefore...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Putting a 29 CCPU together and found something new

You used the alien tape to hold the frame webbing in place so that it didn't move while installing the cab, etc? Then you just left the tape in place?
I always punch the needed holes in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Putting a 29 CCPU together and found something new

https://www.tryalientape.com/ALIENTAPE/8.0000/Index.dtm?mid=11188609&gclid=CjwKCAjwqIiFBhAHEiwANg9sznxGNIL6862J6NaooL9D1Opj6WgmxuX3lXVNmjGgLQp5XZumaOOBxhoC41AQAvD_BwE&otsid=24292

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Wind Wings

They might fit closed car wind wing frames? I don't know about those notches. Photo of open and closed car wind wings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: 1928-29 AA Bumper brackets

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Somewhere they changed the prefix from A to AA. In the August 1929 parts book
they show...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Rear carrier warped

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=204492&highlight=emergency+brake+carrier

This is what happens when you try to use your e brake to stop your car at road speeds. Is this what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: 1928-29 AA Bumper brackets

28/9 bumper arms are the same for cars and AA trucks. The parts book shows part numbers AA-17754-BR for the right hand arm and AA-17755-BR for the left hand bumper arm. These part numbers are the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,523
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Yes. Little Hersey is next Sat. May 15 at the Boone county fairgrounds located on the north side of Belvidere, IL. Many years ago it was a mecca for Ford A and T parts, but not anymore. The last...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,523
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

I attended a Model A Day meeting in Sharon last evening and thought I would pass along the menu for June 6 in Sharon. There will be plenty of food at three different locations, plus the Coffee Cup...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Assembling Open Car Windshield Gaskets

Pluck: Four years ago I installed a rubber windshield gasket kit in our 28 Phaeton windshield. Original frame. It fit fine. I probably got it from Brattons, but it could have been from Snyders,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: How often does a Model A have a need for a tow truck?

1. broken clutch arm
2. broken rear axle

Both these events required a flat bed ride.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Clutch adjustment

You should have an inch or so of free play in your clutch pedal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Clutch adjustment

To make your clutch pedal engage sooner, shorten the clutch adjusting arm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Head gasket question

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=295779&highlight=high+compression+head+gasket
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: What is it?

Looks like a snap coupler of some sort. Not Model A unless it was used on an accessory.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Fuel shut off valve

Lefthander makes a good point. One wonders if Ford went backwards by moving the gas shut off valve to the engine compartment. I have an indented firewall 31 with a B carburetor that does not leak...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: Mitchell OD with touring engine

I have run a Borg Warner OD for years with a stock engine. The Borg OD is a 33% increase. It pulled a bit hard, IMO. The engine was never quite up to the task. Then I installed a 26% Mitchell...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Mike Peters
Re: 1928 Roadster interior question.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=180143&highlight=1928+roadster+interior

Check the last reply with photos from Jim Sinclair of an original unrestored 28 roadster. That will be as...
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