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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Help needed, Backrest Phaeton 1930

Hi Seth
Thank you for asking.
On the front backrest I found 3 screws. I haven't found the attachment on the rear backrest until now.


I hope I will be successful with my re-upholstering an send...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Help needed, Backrest Phaeton 1930

Thank you very much for your help. I will check it tomorrow.
thanks
Eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By SilverGhost
Help needed, Backrest Phaeton 1930

Hi all
I'm re-upholstering my Phaeton. I didn't find any instructions for dismantling the backrests.

Can someone explain to me how to dismantle the backrest?


best regards from Switzerland...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 92,052
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Ryan, I'm very impressed with your approach, and I'm glad you advocate civilized behavior.
Greetings from switzerland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,125
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Comfortable daily mileage for transam trip?

I would say 250 to 300 miles per day. Last October, my wife and I we drove our Phaeton 1930 from Peking to Shanghai (ford.hubacher.org). Per day about 300 miles. Little bit too much. With stopping,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Congratulations Steve Plucker!

Congrats Steve. I Always reads your informative posts.
Best regards from Switzerland.
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,999
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Next stop Wesenberg

Hi Dusty
This is a great shot. Phantastic colors, phantastic nature.
Next travel to US I will take two extra weeks to explore all this natural places.

Eric from Switzerland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Bigdave
Thank you for your input.
I already checked the return pipe. Perfect mounted and not to long.
James and Terry brought two (form me) new aspects. I will check this and keep you all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Terry
Thank you very much for your input. That could really be a reason.
I will try to make test drive with very slow rpm and look what happens.
At the moment the conditions are not good for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi Steve
Thanks, yes I did until now the same story as you some years ago. T took the inspection cover off, but I did not see the source of the leak. I am looking now since about 8 months and was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hello James
First, congratulation for your informative web site.
I try not to send the crankshaft to US because this is very expensive. Alone transportation and reimporting, customs and all is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hi friends
I will try to answer all mentioned points in one reply.

- fill tube and cap are clear. It even leaks without the cap.
- no pressure in the pan. Even a small plastic bag over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By SilverGhost
strange rear oil leak, advice needed

Hello friends
My Model A, has a very good and strong motor. But on driving it leaks oil out of the flywheel housing cotterpin hole. If I let run the car in idle for about one hour there is no oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Henry Ford's Amazing Plant - “The Rouge” – Men, Methods and Machines

Thank you very much for posting the link to this film. It was absolutely great.
Thank you

eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 285,009
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Our Old_Henry running to Engelerg in the Swiss Mountains.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Open car side curtain snap problem solved!

Hello Arlen
can you give us order details and price as soon producer is ready to take orders?

best regards
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hi ctlikon0712
I will keep you all informed.
At the moment it is very dificult to get additional information.
But time will help.

best regards
Eric (SilverGhost)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hello John
Thank you for your answer.

The story with the RR SilverGhost is new for me. It is impressive that in that early days they were able to drive a car for 40 days without interruption. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By SilverGhost
History, Ford A, Testdrive through the alps, September 1928

Hello friends
I am living in Switzerland and own a Ford Phaeton 1930.
Last week I found in an old newspaper from 1928 a very interesting ad.
According to this ad (see picture attached) Ford tested...
Forum: Model-A 08-02-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By SilverGhost
side curtain fastener for my 1930 phaeton

Hello all
I am looking for side curtain fastener for my 1930 Phaeton.
Hope somebody can help me.

Best regards
eric
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,470
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Phaeton side curtains - INSIDE

Hello Kundun
I made some pictures from my side curtains inside and outside (see albums unter my personal profile). The mails studs (A-37105) which locks into the body socket are not of the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello Martin
Where do you live in Aarau?
I restored the car myself too and plan to do the engine mostly by my own.

Perhaps we will meet us once with our cars. I'm member of the SMVC.

Best...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By SilverGhost
Re: Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello all together
first I like to thank you all for your help and fast response. I am suprised how helpfull you all are.
I yesterday disassembled an old spare engine and brought it today to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By SilverGhost
Ford A Engine rebuild kit

Hello
I am living in Switzerland and driving a Ford Phaeton 1930.
This Sunday piston number 3 broke. I now want to totally rebuild my motor.

Here my question:
Which supplier can you recommend...
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