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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,979
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Interested in a 1930 Model A with no title

Whenever I find a deal like this I put a down payment (that won't hurt too much to lose) and have them (the seller) apply for a lost title or duplicate as the case may be. That way your not trying to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,118
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: mouse trap

I use 2 of the bucket traps under our camp trailer in the winter I use TomCat mouse attractant on the cans and also in the spring traps inside. Last winter I made the 2 1/2 hr trip to check the traps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Top dressing

I use Ragg Topp canvas convertible top products on my modern convertible. A cleaner for spots then a spray on protector. I don't know if they would rejuvenate a weathered top though
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: clutch shutter

My buddies 36 Ford had clutch chatter from the time he installed the clutch 5 yrs ago then it suddenly stopped chattering (see picture) The new one I put in it is as smooth as glass, used the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: This Sunday.... Model A Day in Sharon, WI

I was sure hoping for more pictures!!!!!!! I was there and had some stuff for sale so I didn't get to walk around as much as I would have liked to. Next year I'm going just to have a good time,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Better pickup mirror for 82-B closed cab

I'm with Carl, I've got the same mirrors on my P/U. I found a convex mirror head that matched the flat glass mirror heads, on Ebay, that I put on the right side, it offers a much better field of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Lubing Speedometer Cable....

This is what we've always used on speedo cables and cable driven tachs on heavy trucks and equipment. Clyde
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,287
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Emergency Tow Insurance vs pay for tow

Well worth it in my opinion it covers not only your own vehicles but ones you're traveling in,. I was with my brother in law in his F-350 pulling a 30' enclosed trailer down to Florida when we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: non Model A: John Deere farm equipment

Dean, search for historical farm equipment I came up with quite a few sites ranging from 1800's horse drawn to early 1900's powered stuff. If you have any pictures of your collection I'd sure love to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,076
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: What did you trade for a Model A?

Back in the mid 60's my Dad traded 20 yards of road gravel in place and spread for the pick up I now have. It was all in pieces but basically all there, as the kid that did the shoveling and the...
Forum: Model-A 06-30-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: NORS Autolite XF carburetor

last time to the top
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,061
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Flag question

Check out "flag holders" in the forum search, my idea is there along with Rainmaker Rons
Forum: Model-A 06-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Forum: Model-A 06-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
NORS Autolite XF carburetor

Good running replacement carb. I tried it out on my truck for a day or two to make sure all was well.....it ran very good, I took it off, drained it, put it back in the factory box w/ instruction...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,003
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: sealed beam headlights, where

Terry, sent you a PM......Clyde
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,246
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: 6 Volt Alternator belt

I'm running a Nu-Rex alternator and just put a NAPA BX-40 (cogged) belt on it, fit perfectly
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,501
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Alternative to a master disconnect switch?

Not an alternative but this is my switch and cover. Switch is a keyed Cat master disconnect.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,794
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: 29 A turns over won't start

Bob C asked what I wondered, my truck has the fuse on the starter and the fuse will lose its conection even with dielectric grease on it. I just have to roll the fuse a few times in the holder and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,279
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Need some help with locked starter 29 Tudor

A few years ago I happened upon an A that had locked the starter as you describe. We tried everything you have then I took a piece of oak wood and a 2lb hammer gave it a good whack and out it came. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,947
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: What is the best carburetor for the Model A

I'm with Jon-Ohio......I like my Marvels
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,128
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: pickup earning its keep

By far the most precious cargo I've ever carried in the back of my pick up!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,160
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Wheeler-Schebler?? carb

Renner's Corners in Michigan has parts for the Marvel-Schebbler-Allstate carb. Got one on my truck I like it better that the other carbs I have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,460
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Heater connection?

This is for my Otwell heater, I took a piece of roof flashing (we call them baby tins) cut to size, folded the edges over about 1/4" then rolled around full beer can, drank the beer, and removed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,802
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: interior cost

My non stock interior. I used the old panels as patterns and my buddy did the sewing. I would add map pockets on the door panels if I was going to do it again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,758
Posted By Clydes 31 P/U
Re: Anyone seen a threaded gas cap with ears?

The saddle tanks on our International R-190 dump trucks from the 50's and 60's had caps real similar if not identical to the cap from V8COOPMAN's ebay link they were bronze also.
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