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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jb-ob
Re: where is the most idiot-proof diagram of terminal box wiring?

Studying the MAFCA 'wiring seminar' which is correct, page 2 or page 5, diagram for the ammeter wiring ?

Horn wiring page 52 shows the wire terminals installed from the bottom where as I thought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Hood Painting Question

Suggest to Bro to mask off those areas to prevent excessive primer build up. Just before applying top coat, mist a coat of primer one those areas. I like SEM Self- Etch primer for this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Ford Barn sign-in

'Enjoy' Win 10, ..... you'll wish you never changed from 7.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By jb-ob
Re: NOS paint thickness

John,

Very correct observation John, in the paint world less is always more. More primer & topcoat paint will not make the surface more durable or have a deeper shine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Early '28 Model A - possible AR?

Easiest & biggest 'AR' feature is the location of the hand brake, either in front of the shift lever or all the way over on the left cowl. Left cowl side = 'AR".

All the other features you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By jb-ob
Re: "Diamond engine"

Thanks John,

So it safe to assume most replacement 'A' diamond blocks started life with the 'B' cam & lifters ?..... But no external way today of knowing short of dropping the pan.

jb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By jb-ob
Re: "Diamond engine"

Does the 'diamond block' have the provision to mount the '32 & up fuel pump ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By jb-ob
Re: if you could go back in time, what Model "A" parts would you bring back?

If you brought back a car off the showroom floor you would depress the Fine Point Judging group.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Station wagon wood

'ctinin',

Feeling your pain... You might try a plastic credit card to scrape off the blistered varnish. When the card edge becomes dull, cut a fresh edge with a scissor.

If the varnished...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Body alignment-Sport Coupe

"Quality is when no one is looking".....is why I work alone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Body alignment-Sport Coupe

Bob,

I'd wish Happy New Year but I'm not convinced yet.

You lost me talking about changing rear bumper bars. I'll assume you have all the correct body blocks & rubbers in the correct places.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,404
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

So far a month and nothing yet on Long Island, NY

Seems better delivery to England ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Model A Beltline Variations?

Just to muddy things further, 30-31 coupe & roadster fenders are considered the same, probably with the same tail lamp mounting holes.

When pin striping a roadster I can get my hand around &...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Nitrocellulose

There is your problem, 'Oxides'. Any toner (tint) that was an oxide was banned MANY years ago, even before the entire product line was obsolete. Substitutions can be made but final color won't be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Nitrocellulose

Perfect example for voting carefully..

A long shot but advertise 'Wanted' and see. The problem there will be how was the paint stored all this time.

Better chance finding acrylic lacquer.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,740
Posted By jb-ob
Re: What Model "A" Book Do You Read the Most?

Don't over look 1932-34 Service Bulletins when the Model A was a used car needing service.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,654
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Never Tried To Restore

Henry Ford " There are two kinds of people in the world, those that say they can and the others say they can't. Both are correct."

I'd suggest not trying pinstriping.....I've been doing it for 43...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Model A Paint Codes

Thanks Mike.

I have that list from the original source and have made a spray out of their Mountain Brown. Compared to my original 1929 chip, kinda like home plate & out field.

While brown...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By jb-ob
Re: 'More Mountain Brown'

From 'Ford Motor Company Material Numbers'

09-09-29 M-929 Mountain Brown (Dark) Pyroxylin

One month later listing..

10-08-29 M-968 Winterleaf Brown (Dark) Pyroxylin

10-08-29 M-969 ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,859
Posted By jb-ob
Re: 'Mountain Brown'

RC,

As you might know Mountain Brown with Thorne Brown was a late (offered in October) 1929 body color combination. PPG does not list a paint code for Mountain Brown and since browns in general...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Distributor question

GR brings up the point that the Model A distributor trapped condensation in the cavity below it. The 'Improved Four' B distributor had a flat spot ground in the lower body to vent this condensation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Distributor question

Remember the old commercial, "You can pay me now or you can pay me later"

In another era when this was a capitalist country you might have suggested a maintenance schedule.

No worries, with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Distributor question

Bob,

Please define "hopefully last", as both of us are 60 plus ?

How many miles do you drive in a season ? The oiling procedure as described above by Kirt was to done every five hundred miles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By jb-ob
Re: AA truck wiring question

Bob,

Have the correct one made by Mr. Tyree Harris (804) 556-5200.

jb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,336
Posted By jb-ob
Re: Hard Brake Pedal - Update on Post #9

Really Dave, this isn't personal that I keep re-directing your thoughts .....

Glazed brake pads & linings are the end result of brakes working correctly. While it might be possible to heat...
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