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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,852
Posted By Barber31
Re: Rebuilt Engine

If I remember correctly, les Andrews book states after all rotating assembly is installed, it should only take 30lbs on a torque wrench to rotate the entire assembly! I would definitely start...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By Barber31
Re: gas leak

It’s pretty easy if there’s no gas in the tank. Messy if there is. Sounds like there is if it’s leaking so what I would do is get clear tubing big enough to go over the fuel pipe. Unscrew it fast and...
Forum: Model-A 05-01-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By Barber31
Running model A engine for sale

Selling my spare running engine. Just pulled it out of my Tudor 4/28/18. Previous owner stated it was a possible fresh rebuild that he had stored away for many years. Any questions, feel free to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Barber31
Re: 30 Tudor Top Install

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Barber31
Re: 30 Tudor Top Install

I used Marcos site as a guide on my '31 Tudor. Installed by myself in a few hours. Took my time and just worked it a little at a time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,449
Posted By Barber31
Re: Fast and Loud

My A actually came out on one of their episodes. While they were making a deal with a gentleman, my Tudor could be seen in the background. Supposedly Aaron wanted my Tudor pretty bad but Richard not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,292
Posted By Barber31
Re: Ford tractor engine ?'s

Alrighty. Well then I guess I'll pass on it. Thank you for the info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,292
Posted By Barber31
Re: Ford tractor engine ?'s

Why?, because I'll have it up and running right away compared to storing it and prably losing interest. Right now, I'm at a point of I can take on small quick jobs. I'm not sure I could accommodate a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,292
Posted By Barber31
Ford tractor engine ?'s

I found a '52 8N for sale. It looks pretty good but the owner says there's water in the oil. My question is I have a spare engine for my Tudor that's running pretty good, so could I swap my model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,949
Posted By Barber31
Re: What's a comfortable model a speed?

45 feels perfect but I drive mostly at 55mph.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By Barber31
Re: Model A Wheel Colors powder coating

I've used Eagle Creek Powder Coating in La Vernia,Tx. It's right down the road from me but 30 min from San Antonio. He charges $125-$150 per wheel. Includes Blasting, paint, clear coat. It's a mom &...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,478
Posted By Barber31
Re: Short video as promised

Looks great! I hope you don't get overwhelmed with the bodywork phase. Just give yourself small tasks and little by little you will accomplish your goal. I remember I would use videos like this to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,374
Posted By Barber31
Re: Around the World in a Model A

He passed so close to where I live. It's a shame I couldn't see him passing through. Last I saw on his posts he is in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,924
Posted By Barber31
Re: I've just got to share this!!!

Thanks Brent for the update. Just as I expected, top notch. Sorry to hear about the husbands passing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,924
Posted By Barber31
Re: I've just got to share this!!!

That's why I'm asking for the update! I was searching old threads last night and came across this one. I'm hoping they are back on the road touring again. I'm sure Brent did a good job freshening up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,924
Posted By Barber31
Re: I've just got to share this!!!

Great story Brent. The word fatal was a bit misleading and almost ruined the story for me. Thankfully it was just the transmission. Did you ever post pictures of the final outcome? Are they now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Barber31
Re: Engine Rebuild

I rebuilt my engine using mostly Snyders, Brattons, and Berts parts. Just go through your engine and see what needs attention and make your parts list. If you don't already have it, I highly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By Barber31
Re: Another PIA job done

Sure is pretty!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,278
Posted By Barber31
Re: Lets Post Photos of Owners With Their Car And Lets Have Some Fun!

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,960
Posted By Barber31
Re: Photos of Model A's On The Road...

I can see that one in Tin Cups post. Was that from post 2 or 3?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By Barber31
Re: Berts not answering calls?

I just got thru and it was the after hours answering machine! Haha. My luck. I'll try again in the morning.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,960
Posted By Barber31
Re: Photos of Model A's On The Road...

I don't see any pictures in the first 3 posts. Is it just me?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By Barber31
Re: Berts not answering calls?

Maybe. That's what I was hoping to do also. Call and order early to get it shipped early but no luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By Barber31
Berts not answering calls?

I've been trying all day to get them on the line. No luck with phone lines and even emails. Anybody know the reason?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,023
Posted By Barber31
Re: Turn signals/brake lights

Dennisk- I purchased my 3rd brake light from one of the vendors. I usually use Mikes, Berts or snyders. The brand was Brake Lighter I believe.
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