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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Chuck, my guess is it came with leather check straps, when my wife’s uncle restored the car he could have used 30- 31 check gear or could have salvaged them from something else, I just don’t know....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Bill-I would love to claim the restore as my own but it was my wife’s uncle who poured his heart, soul, and mind into it. It truly is a unique vehicle. I’m just trying to carry on his legacy and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Chuck, try http://www.snjparts.com/35-Model-A-Door-Check-Straps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

WHN, click on my Avatar then click on albums.

Thanks, Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Yes, electric tinted windows......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,183
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Our 28 tudor has bucket seats out of a Toyota that are really comfortable, along with the matching armrests that have power windows we installed both front and rear. Upgrade for sure! A little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Headlight switch sticks.....

Guys, just wanted say thank you. I think I have it fixed, the bushing at the top is fine. When I pulled the Horne rod there was a big build up of gunk on the rod at the top, where it sits against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Headlight switch sticks.....

Okay, Iíve removed the light switch assembly and everything appears to be fine. While I had it un clipped from the steering gear box I checked the switch at the steering wheel and it still sticks....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Dougs 28
Headlight switch sticks.....

The headlight switch just started sticking. I have had no problems with it previously, it just started last night. Every time l turn the steering wheel the switch goes with it. I also noticed itís...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,230
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

Itís such a shame when someone doesnít respect or honor someone elseís hard work. We inherited our A from my wifeís uncle when he passed away. Is it Period Correct? No. But it was his VISION and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Side Mirror Installation Question

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Here is a picture of the tool to get existing hing pin out, it also has different size pins that you will need to push out existing hinge pin. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Bratton's Engine spray can paint...

Hey, Pluck,
I have a couple of cans from Berts, Iíd be happy to send one over if it would work for you, free of charge. Just let me know where to send it....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Question ????

I have one in the A, An Element style fire extinguisher, I also have one in each one of my cars, not only for me but also for anyone that might need help on the side of the road that might need help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

I had exactly the same problem on the 28, took the break light switch apart and made the rod longer and it solved the Problem of having it get stuck inside the switch and shorting out. Also had a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy Birthday, have a great day....! Keep going strong...!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,644
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Starter Bendix bolt broken

Take a length of garden hose and tape it to a shop vac hose and after the starter is out shove it down to the bottom of the flywheel housing and you should be able to suck the washer and bolt out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,931
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

Thanks for all the input, much appreciated...!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,931
Posted By Dougs 28
Marvel Mystery Oil

Just picked up some Marvel Mystery Oil, have read a lot of talk about it on the barn. Just wanted to know how much to use and how often to use it in the gas tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Trouble changing fan belt

Try using a linkbelt type belt and you wonít have a problem installing it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 299,311
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Hereís mine, 1928 Tudor sedan..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,747
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Poor quality transmission roller bearings

Not sure, Tom, but you might try the Early Ford Store in San Dimas, Ca. earlyfordstore.com
909 305-1955
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,472
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: What do you carry with you?

AAA card, and Iíve had to use it....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,623
Posted By Dougs 28
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