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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

Basically one writes the repair estimate. The Estimator submits it to the second company. Basically they split and each pays for half up to their exposure limits.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Early '28 Model A - possible AR?

I can guarantee it is not an "AR" as Ford never designated one of his cars by that acronym. That is a Ford Parts List term only for parts.

Also realize that the left-handed brake lever was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Reamers

Possibly Bob, you need to find a machine shop with a cylindrical grinder. Most tool and die shops can do it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: 30-31 pickup cab parts

Mike, as mentioned above, there is not anyone commercially making that panel. One suggestion I would make for you is that a friend of mine in Hastings, NE (-not sure how far that is from you) named...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: loose venturi

On the factory print, the major diameter of the Venturi was specified to be from 1.3732" - 1.3756", -and the minor diameter size was 1.2370" - 1.2430". It really should be a slip fit and not loose...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Electric wipe motor

Something light enough to not require unnecessary motor torque while the gears are engaging, yet thick enough to cling to the gears to provide lubrication at all times. I have used Lubriplate on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Wheel Spindle Repair

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Joe, if you recall when we were talking on the phone a month or two ago, the way I would approach repairing yours is to place the spindle in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Reamers

If I may make a recommendation, the ROI for you purchasing your own reamers will never be good for a hobbyist mechanic. If I were in your shoes, purchase extra bushings for whatever task you want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Reamers

Tim, adjustable reamers in my view are for emergency scenarios where a piece of machinery needs to be placed back in service immediately and the adjustable reamer allows for a bushing to be sized...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Reamers

You are asking a very loaded question since the quality of finish is directly related to the type of reamer used, the quality of the reamer, and how the reamer will be rotated (power vs. hand). None...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Station wagon wood

Guys, Post #9 that brought up this 5 year old posting is SPAM. This poster (Erik Martin) is not speaking of a Model-A Station Wagon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Wheel Spindle Repair

Sure, send it to me. Or send it to any good machine shop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

John, I think that is a pretty accurate statement.

The leading issue when I deal with an Insurer is "replacement value". What is it going to cost to replace my vehicle with one exactly the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

Colin, I have actually encountered this in my work with customers who had a casualty claim. Passing of the buck is not done. If anything, they are all too excited that you had double coverage. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Body alignment-Sport Coupe

Bob, do you still have the number ending in ***-***-**34??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Babbit job

UPDATE:

David, using the location on one of your classified ads, you are 200 miles away from Ron's Machine in Ohio just outside of Cincinnati. You are just under 250 miles from me in Tennessee. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Babbit job

David, to get a realistic answer, I would think you really need to be a little more specific of where you want to go.

As I see it, if you are in the very top of WV, you are not that far from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Body alignment-Sport Coupe

Bob, I just called you and left a message.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Door cards

Remove the plating with Hydrochloric (Muriatic) Acid and then neutralize well. Media-blast the heads and then dip in a catalyzed urethane paint that matches the color of the fabric. If you chip or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: A working Sedan Delivery

I am guessing the motor was not 220 volt for the demo. A larger, higher voltage motor would be easy enough to switch out upon a sale.

I guess it is plausible for the salesman to bring 100' of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: A working Sedan Delivery

This picture has been around for awhile. The chatter before was always is it a salesman sample that was cast much thinner for weight, -or was it a demo that the salesman could unload immediately on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: AA Truck wire wheel hubcaps

John, I purchased the factory print with the thought of making a small reproduction run of these. I later found a mint set of original hubcaps for $1k and decided that would be cheaper for me on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: Possible gas leak

Yes they can leak inside the instrument panel however generally not inside of the speedometer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By BRENT in 10-uh-C
Re: 31 rear spring free length measurement for a roadster

Before I concede, I want to look at the print to see the name. I am pretty sure that Ford's nomenclature did not call this a 7 leaf spring, ...it called it a Rear Spring Assembly.

Additionally as...
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