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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Wiring harness question

it has a two position switch. I will try and post picture next time I am out there. Thanks!!

That looks like that is the correct harness. Thank you so much!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Wiring harness question

Boy, now I am really confused. I just had the headlights apart, and there is only one bulb in there, with not a socket for a second bulb. It does however have high and low beams. does that make a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Wiring harness question

I need to install a wiring harness in my car. I am confused on which one to get. The car is a 29 Leatherback, single bulb headlights, and no cowl lights. My confusion comes in here. It seems that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Window trim removal

I have a 29 Leatherback. I have removed all the screws that are holding the trim in there. It almost seems like the trim is all one piece. But that doesn't make sense to me. So are there four...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Window trim removal

Hello everyone! Question, how in the world do I get the side window trim off, so that I can get at the weather strip, and I think I have to get that out so I can remove the upholstery. Am I correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Shock rebuild?

I guess my question is, how do I know if they are rebuildable. They do have some pitting on the internal parts, and show wear on the shafts. I would love to keep the original shocks with this car,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Shock rebuild?

I have four model a shocks that I have gotten apart and cleaned up and was considering rebuilding them. However I think I may be having second thoughts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Fuel tank removal

I will check to make sure I have all the screws and bolts out, and I will also give the white vinegar also. I really do appreciate all the help I have gotten here.

Thanks everyone!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Fuel tank removal

40-A Twin's Picture shows that the tank is obviously separate, just that mine is soldered in place at the filler neck.

I think my plan going forward will be to leave the tank in there, and just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Fuel tank removal

I have a 1929 Leatherback, the fuel tank has some of that gummy stuff at the bottom, no rust just that gummy crud. I was trying to remove the tank to clean it, but it appears to me like the filler...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: cleaning parts

You are right. I don't think it away any good metal on the threads. What I think might have happened is that the threads were rusted and it got rid of the rust on them and that's how they became...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: cleaning parts

The product I used was made by WD-40.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: cleaning parts

Thanks for all the replies. I did keep all the parts in separate boxes after disassembly. I will not blast the parts, because the internal are precision. I will use a brass brush with lacquer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: cleaning parts

Yes it was a rust dissolving product and what I think happened was that the threads had rust on them and the solvent did its job and dissolved the rust, and by doing that it made the threads to small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
cleaning parts

I have all the shocks taken apart, but now I need to clean them. Some rust, not to bad. Some gunk from the oil that has been in them for 70 years. What is the best way to clean these parts and get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Re: Correct frame paint color

Ahh... I can do semi-gloss black lacquer Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By 1929 Leatherback
Correct frame paint color

Hello everyone, new guy here. I have a 29 leather back that has been in the family since new. It has been in dry storage for the past 70 years and is it great shape. But now it has pasted to me...
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