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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Budd Wheel Manufacturing Company

Thanks everyone for your input. I asked because a new club member is having his Budd covered over with artificial leather. It's hard to keep my mouth shut, but, it is his PicUp.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Budd Wheel Manufacturing Company

How much is correct:
Budd made the all-steel cab available August '31.
It's idenity is the sun visor is stamped with the steel top, not bolt-on.
The late '31: Has indented firewall/tear-drop fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,265
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Longest trip you took in a Model A

Me Too -- Coral Springs, Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,217
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Because in high school (class of '60) -- I was a nobody
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Good old dependable Fords

I Don't Have To Show You No "Stinkin' " Badge, Either
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Five Inch Hinge Pen Mirror

Not interested in correct, I need a bigger mirror, say 5 inches for my drivers side '31 PicUp. What I have there now is 4 inches. This is hinge-pin installation

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil in Crankcase

Has anyone been using Mystery Oil in the crankcase?

Ron[/QUOTE]




YES, and it led to a knock. Since I've switched away, so has that knock.
Tho I'll need more time to know that for sure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Vapor Lock

My The Restorer magazine has this about a vapor lock question:



"Others Add A Pint Of Marvel Mystery Oil To A Tank Full Of Gasoline, Which Raises The Evaporation Temperature Of The Fuel".

...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Death of oldest liscensed flying pilot

Model A's + AirPlanes = FUN
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,700
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

This Is Disgustin' -- Do You have more??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Tire Stems

What stems are you running?




What ever stems that came with the tubes -- I was just wondering why do they have to be so tall. At my age, I've trouble bending my back, and now?
I'm looking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Tire Stems

Why are the stems so tall? Having trouble servicing without bending them over, which I don't think should be done.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Manual wiper

Where will/can I find this bracket plz
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: “The Restorer” for Jan/Feb 2021

Got mine today (3rd), forgot I had subscreption
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,545
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Picture perfect

Sure would like to buy a copy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

It's my understanding MMO is also a solvent. I've soaked a few rusty bolts that allowed me to remove them without damage useing mmo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Dispatch Pocket Wood

No wood blocks needed. The pocket comes with medal strips that go behind the kick-panel that you will attach the pocket on for the other side. Everything is in the kit.
This meant for the 30/31's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Fs ignitions

YES, it can be purchased as either!! I just love it, the FS People are great too !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: if you could go back in time, what Model "A" parts would you bring back?

Henry Ford -- so's I could ask him why he was so mean to Edsel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Alternator Won't Kick Follow-Up

After following suggestions found here -- took the alternator to a shop. Found one bad diode causing the problem. All's good now.

Thanks Guys
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,898
Posted By rfitzpatrick
How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

Well, I did a disappointing 1,736 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Alternator Hasn't Kick In

6 Volt/Positive Ground
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Alternator Hasn't Kick In

OK, usually, after just a short drive, and when I'm going thru the gears after a stop, the alternator would kick. It would allways show a charge afterwards. It's just that after 10 miles today, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Alternator Hasn't Kick In

Is the alternator still providing curcuit power even tho the amp gauge don't indicate? That is, am I on battery power alone until then?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Side Mirror Installation Question

Are you able to actually use your passengner-side mirror? If so, and mine is a PicUp, what's that part-numbers?
Thanks
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