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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,362
Posted By psimet
Re: Tire price hikes coming at us

I work in the cycling industry and while tires and tubes have been impossible to find since the pandemic started we have received word of the rubber/latex "shortages" in Malaysia combined with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

Here’s the disc - original on the left.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

So I finally got around to installing the harness I bought. I spiced in the sealed headlights using new wires - as well as the taillight. New stop switch, etc.

So I finish everything up last...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By psimet
Re: Stop Leak

I patched my block but it still has a small pinhole it seems to be weeping from. I also noticed the top driver's side fins on my radiator seem to be wet - I picked up this exact bottle based on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

It's the splicing in I don't want to do. I like the new harness and don't want to cut off the brass ends and spoil it with some modern wire. I figured going back to the original setup would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

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And since we’re talking about it anyway what am I going to have to fix on the stop light as well? [emoji16]
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

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Sealed light unit removed. As you can see there’s no socket or anything else. Just wires. Looks like he took an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

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Screwed through some stamped steel u nuts holding the whole assembly in place
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

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“Sealed beam”, that bezel, then the normal hoop in place
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

Light has the following in it

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The original ring to clamp it together and this bezel that looks old and has remnants...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

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So I have the 5/8 conduit, the little bushing from the light can you the conduit. The cover that twists to put them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

I can only post 1 picture per post so … I apologize but now that I am home maybe I can explain this a bit better.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

This! Thank you. That’s what I was wanting to hear. Based on this I took the cover off and found there are brass clips left and it looks like my uncle just kept the ends with the bullets on them and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Re: Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

Yeah - sorry if I didn't explain it right but I have the right replacement wiring harness/kit and it's not missing parts. I got what I ordered and what I ordered is part of what I need.

I'm asking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By psimet
Wiring Harness Issues - Lights - Need Ideas

I have a '28 (One bulb headlights and single taillight). When I recently got it back up and running I noticed we had a short somewhere near the battery box. Looks like it was that wire for the stop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By psimet
Re: Spark Plug Question

OMG I am in love with that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By psimet
Re: 28 battery box

Sorry my picture link didn’t work


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By psimet
Re: 28 battery box

Just to close this out - Found the correct replacement box. Bert's in Colorado had it. It's fabulous and just what I needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,464
Posted By psimet
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

I spent a little time living and working down the road in the Plymouth/Canton area. Was able to visit the museum multiple times. Really enjoyed it and think it's one of the best museums in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By psimet
7 Tooth Steering Gearbox Lubrication

Was advised to start a new thread on this -

Looking for advice: Reviving my 28 with a 7-tooth setup. There are grease fittings on it. Look like possibly more modern versions that my uncle may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By psimet
Re: Should I be worried about any of these noises?

I use that same approach on my body: let it
Limber up and see what gets worse or better.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,918
Posted By psimet
Re: Why Grease should not be used in a Steering Gearbox

Here to raise the thread from the dead... I appreciate the nuances of these discussions but I also find (as a recovering engineer) that I experience heavy "analysis paralysis".

Reviving my 28...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By psimet
Re: Should I be worried about any of these noises?

John in Illinois - hello from Illinois as well! If you ever find yourself round Elgin way and want to check out a run of the mill survivor '28 tudor then let me know!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By psimet
Re: Should I be worried about any of these noises?

Yeah I picked up some wheels with some decent tires on them from a club member this afternoon. Was thinking I would check the wheel bearings and re-pack them - gotta figure out how to pull the rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By psimet
Re: Should I be worried about any of these noises?

I do have some MMO in the gas. I used 5 gallons to help remove rust from the tank. Removed the shut off valve and replaced it with the largest tubing barb I could. Fill the tank, shake it, drain...
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