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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Not that I am aware of, even if they did I do not think there would be much interest as the cast iron drums improve braking due the improved heat dissipation you get from the cast iron brake drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By 160B
Re: Cast Iron brakes

Here is a photo of a steel drum and a cast iron drum, with a red circle over the difference. The steel drum has a rolled edge and the cast iron drum has a solid edge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,888
Posted By 160B
Re: Longest trip you took in a Model A

Two of our longest trips are below, and the mileage below is just the to and back mileage not including any local driving at the venue or side trips.

Port Orchard WA to Calgary, BC 747 one way,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,515
Posted By 160B
Re: Hood supports

Here is a photo of some hood supports that a member of our club fabricated. Just rotate the clip up to support the open hood, and rotate the clip down when you close the hood.

I like them because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By 160B
Re: How to clean the rust & crud from the engine without running it through the radia

I used vinegar and a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By 160B
Re: cooling system filter

I have used a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in length. Run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By 160B
Re: Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

I think he is referring to the reflectors from the vendors that are aluminum.

https://www.brattons.com/newly-re-tooled-aluminum-2-bulb-headlight-reflectors.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By 160B
Re: Float valve leaking

I have found that the float can contribute to the problem. You need to inspect carburetor float hinge bracket, frequently the float valve will wear a dimple in the hinge bracket and the dimple and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By 160B
Re: Diameter of the 5 wheel screws

5 on 5 ” bolt pattern.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By 160B
Re: Model A Rear Main Cap Removal

In 1998 when I got my 1931 160B I dropped the pan and tightened up the mains and the rods with the engine in the car. For the rear main I used a PROTO 3/4 inch 12 point swivel socket 3/8 inch drive,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

It works for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

Here is a link to the tutorial mentioned above

https://www.fordbarn.com/are-ya-lost/posting-images/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

try this

Use "post reply"
In the menu pick the paper clip
Upload File from your Computer
Select chose file
Go to your file with the photo and select your photo
Select upload
After file is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

When I did my windshield on my 160 B I used big stretch sealant in black. It is water clean up and I have never had a leak.


https://www.sashco.com/products/big-stretch/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

Do you have the correct gasket?
The gasket for the 1931 S/W is a different gasket. See the below link to the correct gasket sold by Bratton's, and the installation instructions.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By 160B
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

If you keep your eye out you may find a FUMAZE at a swap meet. There are originals and reproductions.

The originals have are marked FUMAZE PAT. PEND P.O.B. MFG.CO CINN. O. and the tube is seamed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Make sure that you install the roller pins correctly with the cotter pins inboard.

The photo with the yellow backing plate has the roller pins installed incorrectly, and could rub against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Did you have the drums trued and have the relined shoes arced to fit each drum?

here is a recent post
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By 160B
Re: Points car

To enter a vehicle in fine point judging the vehicle must meet the 14 requirements for preliminary judging. see the attached pages RG&JS 9 and 10 revised 2011

If the vehicle meets the 14...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By 160B
Re: Toe in procedure.

They are available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Duby+Wheel+Aligning
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By 160B
Re: Tow in Alignment

They are available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Duby+Wheel+Aligning
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By 160B
Re: Toe in procedure.

here is a online video

I believe that the correct toe in is 1/16" plus or minus 1/32"
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By 160B
Re: Model a instruction book

Check out the MAFCA website on original and reprint manuals

https://www.mafca.com/tqa_instructionbooks.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By 160B
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

Below is a great web site with lots of information to help you with your seminar.

here are some of the sections

Assembling Carburetors
Back fires at high speeds
Basic Info
Cap Jet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By 160B
Re: Remove rear axle seal

I use an old tire iron for working on split rims, see attached photos.
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