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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,160
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Update - Locking Handles

AL How did you modify the passenger lock so as to have it lock same as driver lock?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,160
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Update - Locking Handles

This discussion about inside door locks on both doors brings up an interesting question.. How else would you lock both the doors from the inside while driving... In todays society , I feel safer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid to tulip panel gap

All this info and comments about the actual name for the panel and only one reply answering my original question... The gap between the _____ ( insert panel name you prefer ) and the upper edge of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid to tulip panel gap

Wonder what Ford called that panel....if you went to a Ford dealer back in the day , what did the parts book list it as??
I have no idea why its called a tulip panel....thats just the term i found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid to tulip panel gap

Google "Ford tulip panel " ....Click on "Images "...Bada bing !!
You guys need to get out more....!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid to tulip panel gap

Oldbluoval: Thanks for the info...I thought 1/4" looked a bit wide..so ill tighten it up a bit..
1/8 - 3/16 will be my target
My lid actually fits well on the sides and does not rub..
Stan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Turbo26T
Trunklid to tulip panel gap

'31 Std coupe (45B)
Im using a repop trunklid and it was not drilled for hinges. Whats a good ballpark gap between frt edge of lid and tulip panel.. Ready to drill for hinges and would like to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Roof metal / wood /vinyl nailing pattern

Whirnot :
That may be the best solution i've heard... The end result after trim install would be one nail in each hole ...and spaced 5/8" apart...
Thanks for that perspective..
Stan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Roof metal / wood /vinyl nailing pattern

Thanks Redmodelt
I had reasoned that I may do one nail thru vinyl in each hole and one nail thru trim and vinyl in every 2nd or 3rd hole depending on fit. Tape and marking around opening will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Roof metal / wood /vinyl nailing pattern

Dean : Thanks for your reply & info. I measured the oval holes and they are only 1/4" long Spacing is 5/8" on centers. So 2 nails per oval hole seems like a lot to me. And only 5/8" before the next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Turbo26T
Roof metal / wood /vinyl nailing pattern

'31 Std Coupe (45B)
Nailing roof to top wood question
Obviously small hole is to nail metal to top wood around opening.
Whats the pattern /sequence for nailing vinyl top material /roof trim in...
Forum: Late V8 11-15-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
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Forum: Late V8 10-28-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
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Forum: Early V8 10-28-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
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Forum: Early V8 10-11-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
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Forum: Late V8 09-30-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
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Forum: Early V8 09-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
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Forum: Early V8 09-12-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
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Forum: Late V8 09-07-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Turbo26T
WTB '52-'56 Fordomatic stg column

Wanted : '52-'56 Fordomatic (car or truck )steering column assembly. Like the one pictured. Do not need wheel ,stg. shaft or gearbox.
Must be in good condition , shift detent not worn out ,etc
Need...
Forum: Early V8 09-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
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Forum: Late V8 08-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: parts list: '31 fenders, running boards, etc.

Atch : Thats good advice as to conacting a local Model A club. Those guys have tons of experience on restoring an A and can guide you down the right path. Do the homework first ,learn as much as...
Forum: Late V8 07-22-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By Turbo26T
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid hinge prices

MickeyT : Thanks for the reply and very useful info...
As I stated at the first of my post ,Its ---Trunklid hinges --- , I'm asking about.
I am actually replacing a roached out rumble lid and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Turbo26T
Re: Trunklid hinge prices

Joop : Please elaborate on your statement... What hinges have you used and specifically why you chose the more expensive set...
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