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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Couldn't Resist It

On adjustable lifters? Sounds like someone had a hard time with the grinder.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,727
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Veterans Day

As of Sept. 2020 I will have enough time in to retire from the Air National Guard. Not going to as I like shop and unit. We are a rescue unit and have over 1190 saves!!!! Started in 'The ISO Dock'...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Bud vases and brackets

Next week I am going to see about starting them. They will be either cast or printed. But seeing as how I have serious life altering issues coming up next year they will be a slow burn. So don’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Bud vases and brackets

Bill,


Thanks, That is what I was looking for. I am starting the process of making some new brackets just not sure how I will get them made yet.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: VIN number 1930-A

When I registered my car from Oregon, they had put a sticker in the door jamb and the DMV used that. I DID NOT tell them about the frame number.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By 1930artdeco
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 4 Blackened Spark Plugs?

For a comp gauge adaptor just order/use the base to a 3X plug. The suppliers carry them for a few dollars each.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New To The Model A Forum

Welcome to this side of the hill:). Great car to cruise around in due to to the weight of the wood. Which probably needs to be checked to make sure it is is still solid. I am guessing that since he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: First day in my possesion!!

You should be fine with the top. Co congratulations on your new girl she looks really pretty.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: On the move

I like how the rear rear axle pivots.



Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: The Fordor you have when you're not having a Fordor.

I don’t think it is a funeral coach-to short. I think what they did is stretch a Tudor and added either more legroom or a third seat facing backwards. I have seen it in other cars of our era.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Gurgling

My car gurgled...but it was the cooling system due to a blown head gasket. Just a thought.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By 1930artdeco
winter wood project need ideas

It is 'winter project time' again. This time the rain gutters are coming off and the wood needs to be repaired. I cannot replace it as of yet due to space and life. As you can see the front header is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By 1930artdeco
Bud Vase bracket

Hi all,


Does anyone know where I can pick up two brackets for some bud vase that I got from the antique store? They are the carnival style glass vases.


Thanks,


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New to Ford Model A

Welcome to the club and and very nice truck. Contact Dick Crabtree about the ignition switch assuming it is original. His info is in the sticky at the top of the page.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Was there a Model A "Kampar" ?

I wouldn't put it past someone back then to make a kit up to sell. That is cool though.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,753
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: What have you found working on your A?

Apparently when some club members pulled the 30 coupe body off of the frame they found a squished dragonfly. The body had never been off the frame. So somehow it got mashed at the factory. I don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Model A as a mobile studio

He did say that it was a food review at the beginning...He just happens to be in his Model A.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Which 2 tooth steering make to use?

I bought a core as a back for a rebuild this winter. It might be a Ford box, are they interchangeable with the different columns? One would think the parts will fit both boxes correct?


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: different points in my distributor

Looks like a modern point set up to me. They are Ford points from 54-75 V8’s if I remember the years right.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: heater

There are some out there that go up through the floor boards. Also, they can work VERY well. So whomever sits in the passenger seat will get roasted.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Insert Main Bearings

From what little I know.....there are pluses and minuses to both set ups. Plus, tighter tolerance and much longer engine life. Minus, a little piece of metal destroys the insert bearing and you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: What is the spring and turn knob for on the bottom of the Zenith

It is the cast iron sediment bowl that got moved from the firewall to the carb body. I think that is correct.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: no keys

Any locksmith should be able to do that.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: '28 sport coupe, would you or not?

Size wise the A should be bigger, more power etc. As long as the top is good you will be good and remember if you are caught in the rain...RainX is your best friend.


Mike
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