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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Grier
Re: U joint felt seals.. how do you fit them?

I have used this. It is working for me. O-ring upgrade....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,863
Posted By Grier
Re: K.R. Wilson tools.

I know this is an old thread, however I found a spring at McMaster Carr that works -at least for me. It is part number 9657K439 cost $9.68 plus shipping for a bag of 6. The outside diameter is 0.845”...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,029
Posted By Grier
Re: 130B Deluxe Delivery For Sale On Ebay

It’s back on eBay but this time at $39,900 with “best offer”.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Grier
Re: Generator Operation

The Fun Projects electronic regulator for the Model A has been “backordered” for over a year. With that said they probably will never have it in stock again. There is another regulator device that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,029
Posted By Grier
Re: 130B Deluxe Delivery For Sale On Ebay

This was sold at auction this past Hershey show at RM Sotheby’s for $25,850 (includes buyer fees in that price)
See link:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

Just updated our Coastal Carolina A's BlogSpot with our latest progress on the refurbishment of the 1931 Passenger Bus Chassis. Please check it out if you are interested at:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Grier
AA-2042 Brake Adjust Shaft

I am in need of a matching pair of brake adjust shafts for the MAFFI 1931 Passenger Bus project. I thought I had a source for the part as a NOS but the parts canít be located or are misplaced. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Grier
Re: NC? Request for Antique Vehicle exam

I had to do this for my Phaeton. The title had a Washington State assigned VIN. I choose to get the VIN off of the frame which did not match the engine or Washington VIN. I believed it was better to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

That’s interesting Bob. We learn something everyday on this project. The beat up one that I used as the donor was actually the one that was on the bus originally. That’s why we thought it should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

We are coming along with the refurbishment of the bus chassis. Our latest workday was 10/24/2019. Please take a look at our progress at:
www.coastalcarolinaas.blogspot.com...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,965
Posted By Grier
Re: How Far In One Day?

I say a good days drive of around 350 miles is good target if you are on a multi-day tour that you need to get somewhere to (all on secondary roads - no interstate). That's about 2 1/2 to 3 tanks of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

Hello everybody, I have posted another update on our blog for last weekend’s work. Check it out at: www.coastalcarolinaas.blogspot.com

Pat I did send you a pm earlier today. Also on the other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

We have had two more workdays on the 1931 Passenger Bus chassis. See our progress at
www.coastalcarolinaas.blogspot.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Grier
Small Bore AF Engine

Does anyone know of a source where parts for this engine can be acquired. Specifically we need new pistons, and I assume the head gasket is different too. We haven't yet disassembled the engine, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

Hi Jim, Right off the bat we see a need for two parts that we believe will be hard to find. The first part is specific to the AA157 chassis (157 inch wheelbase) and it is the short shaft tube (the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,981
Posted By Grier
1931 Passenger Bus

Our Coastal Carolina A's Club has volunteered to help restore a 1931 Model AA Passenger Bus (330-B). Once this bus is restored it will go into service at the Gilmore Model A Ford Museum as a shuttle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,261
Posted By Grier
Re: Thoughts on Hershey

This was my first Hershey experience. I enjoyed it. Went with someone who has been going for 44 years. Enjoyed all the stories told etc. I also was able to acquire an OD-O3 Model A ford windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Grier
Re: 1928-1929 Ford Trunk Racks

I just put one of Varcoís trunk rack and trunk on my 29 Phaeton. Very pleased with the workmanship.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,684
Posted By Grier
Re: Buying an out of state car on the internet

Dave and that wasn't the most expensive quote I got. The cheapest quote was around $1500 if I remember. The difference between a modern car and antique is that I required a enclosed cab plus further...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,684
Posted By Grier
Re: Buying an out of state car on the internet

I did exactly what abachman3 suggested. Kept looking on eBay too, but ultimately found a beautiful 1929 Phaeton. Emailed and received further pictures etc and decided the car looked good enough to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By Grier
Re: Engine Compartment Light

Yes I did. If you can zoom in on the photo you can see a push button under the flexible conduit. I actually pushed it in and on. Click in and on. Click out and off. The light looked like maybe 7...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By Grier
Re: Engine Compartment Light

What I have learned phones put what is called an exif data file on the picture to instruct software how to orient the picture. This is basically a shortcut that cell phones use. Most blogs or forums...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By Grier
Engine Compartment Light

While waiting for service on my GL at the Merecedes, I noticed in their showroom a 1930 Roadster that was traded in. In the engine compartment I saw an aftermarket engine compartment light. It has a...
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