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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,890
Posted By PAracer
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

Canadian,
I zoomed into your picture but could not make out the tire size. Are these 15 or 16" rims? Do you happen to know the rim with and backspacing?
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,318
Posted By PAracer
Re: Hellertown flea market

Rocket1,
You're mistaken. There is no registration or membership required for this show. It's free to everyone who wants to come. Swap meet spaces are $10. What you may have read was about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,472
Posted By PAracer
Re: Removing 4 Bad Drums from 4 Good Hubs

I also use a 5/8 hole saw, drill press and a little oil. Just cut the swaged portion of the stud. Stud will drop right out. 4 hubs and 8 shoes will fit in a US mail flat rate box for the cheapest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By PAracer
Re: A with a B dist timeing?

Kurt,
What distributor curve are you comparing your results too? I purchased a B distributor but want to check it before putting it into my car.
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,589
Posted By PAracer
Re: Rear bumper

My cabriolet might have been one of the ones you saw at Hellertown. I also thought the previous owner of my car put a front bumpers on the rear. I was told by a knowledgeable club member that some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,379
Posted By PAracer
Re: Towing attachment points

On an open trailer, I use four axle straps with the tie down straps. On the rear I cross the tie downs and place the axle straps around the rear axle bells. The taper on the bells keeps the straps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By PAracer
Re: 31 front brake rods

If you are referring to the measurement Les Andrews list in his red book. It is not correct. This error has been pointed out many times here. For safety make sure you have a minimum thread...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,602
Posted By PAracer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,463
Posted By PAracer
Re: Valve Tappet problem

I am having this same problem with a new set of tappets from Bratton's. To get the correct clearances I've had to tighten them down and then some. I've had to remove the valve spring and move the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,031
Posted By PAracer
Re: sandblasting

1917modelt,
Just sent you a PM.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,363
Posted By PAracer
Re: Is This an NOS Radiator Hose?

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,363
Posted By PAracer
Re: Is This an NOS Radiator Hose?

I don't think the one on Ebay was NOS. When I zoomed in to see the texture of the outer surface is straight instead of forming a Vee like the one shown in Mike V.'s picture above. Are you guys...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By PAracer
Re: Rebuilt water pump seems to tight

I just built a pump with the same parts from Brattons. It seemed harder to turn than I felt it should have.. I showed it to the president of our local club and he said it was fine. I plan on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,443
Posted By PAracer
Re: Cowl patch panels.

Dale and Steve,

What is your price for a pair?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By PAracer
Re: Shock rebuilders

I have a few sets of shocks I need rebuilt and recently called both John and Robert. In the past I have used Robert and have been happy with his work. I have heard good things about John as well...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,153
Posted By PAracer
Re: Rental rate for Model A movie car ?

Watch the movie, "O' Brother Where Art Thou" and see how the Model A are treated. The scenes of Baby Face Nelson evading the cops and getting the car airborn and the cop cars hitting the cows comes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,199
Posted By PAracer
Re: measuring crank to cam distance

Call Dan Mc Eachern. He sent me a standard size cam gear and new crank gear to install. His instructions were to fit the gears and check the backlash. If the backlash was off he would replace the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By PAracer
Re: Window Crank Handle Restoration Article by Tim Johnstone?

Thanks for the list Steve.

Greg,
Craig is who will be replating everything. My problem is the knob on the repo standard regulators is incorrect. I mentioned using the repo arms with original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By PAracer
Re: Window Crank Handle Restoration Article by Tim Johnstone?

Thanks Gary,
I'll look these articles up and see what's in them. I'm told the Johnstone article is more recent? Which is the reason we only looked back a few years in the magazines.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By PAracer
Window Crank Handle Restoration Article by Tim Johnstone?

I spent much of Hershey searching for replatable original interior hardware for for my 1930 Std. Tudor. I can't stand the repro stuff that the previous owner installed in it. A local club member says...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By PAracer
Re: water stained windows

I've always used a clay bar and detail spray that is sold by several detail supply shops to clean the contaminants and overspray off cars.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,421
Posted By PAracer
Re: Safety wire on torque tube bolts to banjo

DD,
Thanks for the diagram. On the race cars I've always used the double wire around the head method. This is my first time working on an A. Which method was used on the rear engine mounts,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,821
Posted By PAracer
Re: Model A Day, Hellertown, PA, April 26

Terry,
Thanks for the honest feedback. I'm sure there will be many topics discussed about the event at the next club meeting. Brian or I will be sure any comments or suggestions made on the Barn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,431
Posted By PAracer
Re: Help with cylinder heads

Rick, I must appologize for hi-jacking your thread. I didn't mean to add confusion to your discussion.

David, I've attached a picture of the combustion chamber of one of the heads. So without...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,431
Posted By PAracer
Re: Help with cylinder heads

I've been following this post as I have a set of used aluminum heads that I was told were off a 1936 truck. They have a Ford script and have Made in Canada on them. A friend looked at them and said...
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