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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Ordsgt
engine ticking sound

Found source of ticking. Engine was running fine before and after accident. Dropped pan to inspect and found this. Installing new cam gear. I am sure it was close to complete failure
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Electrical issues?

There was an issue with some wiring harness that did not fit well into the switch not allowing proper contact. I also came across a switch (new) that was assembled wrong.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

I am not putting a plug in for a company but even though my car will have a clean title it will still show up as a total loss in Car Fax. Whatever I sell goes with the honest history of that item. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

Whether a car gets a salvage title or not varies by state. I will not have a salvage title. Yes I under insured it ($10,000)based on what I had paid for the car not looking at what I then put into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

I am totally going over the whole car. Engine , trans are out all fenders off floor out and body lifting off frame next week. Body will stay at body shop for sanding, painting, I will check out the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

Thanks for putting in the picture it would not go in for me. First indication of real damage was pieces of flywheel and clutch housing under the car
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

The buy back was $4100. I inquired as to how they came to that figure I was told it was given to them by COPARTS which is a company that specializes in auctioning damaged vehicles for insurance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

I am definitely getting the forged bumper mounts, The bracket are good.
As for the insurance, my policy is with Hagerty, and the only complaint I have is at times they are a little slow in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ordsgt
1930 Tudor accident

Had an accident about 1 month ago vehicle cut in front of truck in front of me then slammed on brakes as did the pickup in front of me. I locked up brakes and steered to the left of the truck but...
Forum: Model-A 12-09-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By Ordsgt
1930 model a flywheel housing wanted

After being involved in a traffic accident My bellhousing and Flywheel housing broke. Have a spare bell housing but need the flywheel housing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,876
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

I understand your thoughts on the turn signal but you need to check with the authorities in your state. As a retired Law Enforcement officer I can tell you that the first time you put that strobe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Decided against Tires.....what about this idea?

expensive but I put 5 on my car and after almost 1500 miles I love them. Used regular tubes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Body blocks

That would really be appreciated
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Body blocks

Mine are missing(not installed by previous owner) The second link would be ideal to make one but it is for a 28/29 and as I understand the 30/31 is different Thanks for the response
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Ordsgt
Body blocks

I am in need of the first set of body wood blocks for the frame of my 1930 model a Tudor. I see that most suppliers all sell them but unfortunately they sell them as complete sets only. I just need...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Tubes for American Classic 19 inch radials

I put those tires on my car and after speaking with Universal tire in Pa about the inner tube confusion they stated they put in standard tubes. I put in the old tubes (which were in good shape) and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Radial tires

I have no complaints once I got over the cost. I have been looking to buy them for months and no one had them, Supposedly the factory (US made) was short about 80 workers and no one wanted to work....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Radial tires

American classic Bias look radial whitewall 475/500R19
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ordsgt
Radial tires

I know this has been discussed before but wanted to give my experience. First off I drive a 1930 Tudor. It is pretty stock other than FSI ignition and an alternator (6v). I have put 4000 miles on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Light issue

I will try the ohm meter tomarrow
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Light issue

Correction to post. the high beam would go on high setting but not low beam. As I drive this daily I needed headlight to at least work on low beam so i flipped the bulb so on the high setting it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Ordsgt
Re: Light issue

The switch that used to send power to the lights came apart inside and that was why it was replaced. The current switch has the same positioning as the switch that did work. with wires disconnected...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Ordsgt
Light issue

My 1930 Tudor was working fine and all the lights worked as they should. I installed new reflectors and my problems began. Had ground issues and then my switch came apart. A friend gave me two new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Ordsgt
1930 Tudor purchase order

This may be a little strange but I am looking for a reproduction purchase order that the dealer would provide to customer showing price , payment terms etc. I have seen these in the past but can't...
Forum: Model-A 02-23-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Ordsgt
!930 headlight bar

I am in need of a 1930 model A Tudor light bar. My car was made in Aug of 1930 if that makes any difference. Would prefer original but would take aftermarket as long as it fits. Not a show car but...
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