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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Am I the first?

I also want to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and have a blessed Day…!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Ticking noise

Okay, this afternoon I took the plugs out and turned the motor over with the starter, and there wasnít a tick, so Iím thinking it must have been a exhaust leak. This weekend Iíll pull the distributor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Ticking noise

Thanks for the replies. I was down with COVID and the car sat for a little over a month. The ticking began on that first start up/drive. I haven’t driven it since-about 3 weeks. I’ve had two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Dougs 28
Ticking noise

Have a fairly loud ticking noise in the 28, so I did a compression test and all four cylinders are pretty consistent at around 70. So I changed the exhaust manifold gasket thinking it might be an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,446
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Overheating 1930 Model A

Bergs, can’t go wrong, simply the best..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Car Wax

Have you ever tried using a clay bar? Meguires has a kit for about $20 with everything you need in it. I start with the clay bar then follow it up with Meguires Carnuba Paste-not liquid. It comes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: model A overheats

Buy a Bergs radiator, they work great..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: 12 volt Alternator Replacement

I bought a Wagner Alternator they make them for the model A, in both 6 volt and 12 volt. You can buy the fit kit brackets also, and it goes together easy. I have a 12 volt system and the whole setup...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,700
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Question on car insurance

Hagerty’s is the way to go…!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: New Radiator??

Berg’s, fit great and works great. No worries now……
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: I Need A Temperature Guage ???

I use a Stack water temperature gauge, not cheap, lights up for driving at night. Part number ST3358 www.stackltd.com works great….!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Dougs 28
Water return housing

Putting a new Bergs radiator in and took the inlet housing off to Change the gasket along with new hoses and went to put the housing back on, using the same bolts that came out, and they wonít...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Dougs 28
Purdy

I havenít seen any posts from Purdy Swoft in the last few months, heís one of guys on the Barn I look forward too. Reading all his posts are very informative, he has tons of knowledge when it comes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By Dougs 28
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Radiator

Great to here, just ordered mine on Monday. Bergs said it would take about 4 weeks before I would receive it as they are busy, no problem it works for me. Canít wait to install it.
Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Radiator

Hey, guys thanks for the info. I’ll give them a call on Monday……
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Dougs 28
Radiator

Iíd like to buy a Bergs radiator for the 28. Iíve been on the Bergs website and it calls out the price but thereís nothing to click on to buy it. Checked on Berts website and put in bergs radiator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Jack Bahm Ford Model A, Thinking Out Loud.

Totally, Awesome, VideoÖ..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Chuck, my guess is it came with leather check straps, when my wife’s uncle restored the car he could have used 30- 31 check gear or could have salvaged them from something else, I just don’t know....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Bill-I would love to claim the restore as my own but it was my wife’s uncle who poured his heart, soul, and mind into it. It truly is a unique vehicle. I’m just trying to carry on his legacy and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Chuck, try http://www.snjparts.com/35-Model-A-Door-Check-Straps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

WHN, click on my Avatar then click on albums.

Thanks, Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

Yes, electric tinted windows......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,610
Posted By Dougs 28
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

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