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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 31 ford vicky

The glass is the same in a leatherback and a metalback. The interior rear window frame moulding is different between a leatherback and a metalback. Lefthander1930 gave you the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Original Intake Manifold

There are basically 3 different manifolds, one with our a vacuum hole (BOP-6/29), one with a high vacuum hole (7/29-7/30) and the last with a lower vacuum hole (7/30-EOP).

Also, be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Dr window handle

A Victoria handle does not have a set screw as a coupe handle does.
If you pushed in the escutcheon to revel the 2 pin locations and there was not a pin in one of them, then someone may have used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Five Inch Hinge Pen Mirror

Go to a big truck dealer. They have a wide selection of mirrors
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: HELP Multi disc clutch removal

No pictures were posted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Victoria Changeover To Steel-Back

According to the Chicago Service letters, 5/18/31, additional body parts list, the first Steel back, according to Ford, was 28185.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: New 31 Victoria

Here is part of an article from the Victoria Bustle on the removal and installation of the sliding drivers seat.

Late seat removal
The seat can be slid forward and off of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: AA truck brake switch question

Are you working on a 28-9 AA truck or a 30-31 AA truck?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: No Foot Starter

I had the solenoid / key setup on a sedan when I purchased it. I had to reach through the steering wheel with my left hand to turn the key while I pulled the choke with my right. I quickly took it...
Forum: Model-A 03-03-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Bill Cilker
U-Joint AA transmission to 6 spline Model A driveshaft

AA 4 spd transmission output shaft to 6 spline Model A driveshaft.
Used on Model A Pickup with a 4 spd transmission.
It is in very good condition, rotates easily but has no twist slop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 Front Bumpe on Rear

All 400A Convertible Sedans were produced with a rear bumper. Victoria's came with the same rear bumperette as most model A's.
To change from rear bumperettes to a full width bumper on a 30-31...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Horn rod spinning with wheel

Welcome to Victoria ownership. Missing that bushing will create the problem you are having.
2 other things to consider doing. 1) Join the International Model A Ford Victoria...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: 1930 Model A Windshield Frame

I have one that came off of a 6/30-31 AA truck. I believe that it would fit any straight windshield cab, coupe or sedan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Rolling chassis

A slant window body needs to be installed on a late 1930-31 frame with the #2 & 3 body bolt bracket moved back and the special #6 body bolt bracket mounted on the outside of the frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: seat tag ID number on early Vicky

I can tell you that the correction has not been made. I looked at the drawings and you are correct. I need to check my Steel back to see which spare tire support is in it. I think that it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Water pump questions

If your water pump is rebuilt like an original, the packing nut should only be tightened enough to stop the water from leaking,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Vikky Hardware

Here are pictures of the screw in the bottom of body rear fender area. This is the first time that the screw has been removed from my Victoria.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,971
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

I only was able to put 400 miles on my Coupe this year. Most of that was around town and two Club tours in the fall. I have gotten a lot of little things done to it. I also got to drive my Victoria...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Odd brake rods

I believe that they are original and at some point in time caught on the shock adjusting screw. I have seen it before. I would heat it some and straighten it, if overall it is in usable shape.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: What year is my Model A.?

The engine that was in your car originally was made on August 28, 1930. The number was stamped on the engine after it was run in. The engine was shipped from Dearborn to the various assembly plants....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: pinpointing month date-of-assembly

There is no way to know the day of manufacture. You can estimate the month of manufacture with the engine / frame number. It is easier with a car that has the original interior, because there are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: pinpointing month date-of-assembly

At this point, you would have to use the frame number. The Slant Window Sedans started production in late March of 1931. If you do have a March of 1931 165-C then it was one of the last produced. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Vacuum Wiper Motor Spring

here is the correct spring in a TR-C1A wiper for a closed car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Instrument Panel Lamp

Here is a picture of my 1930 coupe's instrument panel light. It is bolted to the the back of the dash with the center dash bolt, you can see it just behind the bulb cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Bill Cilker
Re: Have " A" Great Veterans Day

Thank you for your Service !!!!
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