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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

I want to thank everyone who replied to this post. I just spoke Steve at Bert's about the situation with the stop light switches. I found out that the switch that I bought last year is the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply--

It seems that there are others that had the same problem! Read them!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply--

I purchased this switch on Oct 10, 2019

Lucky me!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply--

I can't stay that the brakes have been adjusted per what ever books are out there, but I do know the the pedal does not go to the floor when pressed. I adjusted all four...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply,

When the switch rod went past the rear support of the housing and fell inside the housing, the rod had no place to go when the brake pedal was released. So what happened is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply Gary,

The reproduction stop light switch that I purchased from Bert's only extends one inch, when in the relaxed position (see photo)

I guess that puts the finger on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Thanks for your reply--

The spring option at first sounded like a good idea, but the more I thought about the less I liked it.

So I decided to remove the switch and make the internal rod...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks for the service bulletin info-I agree and I will adjust the points to .022"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks for your reply--

One question--if I leave the setting as it is, the max advance would be 35* is that a problem?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By fred93
29 Tudor stop light switch question

I replaced the old stop light switch with a new one and I adjusted it so the stop lights would not stay on when the brake pedal is released. After the owner drove the car a few times he said the the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks for your reply--

I have no idea if the timing pin is stock. I can feel the pin fall into the dimple as I turn the crank, so I know that it is on top dead center.

I don't know why I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks for your reply--

Please check post #19 item number 1.That reading was somewhat of a guess because the Nu-Rex degree indicator only goes up to 15* retarded. The reading with the lever all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks for your reply--- I finally got back to the timing read out--

With the NuRex degree indicator--

1--With the timing light hooked up (and without making any adjustments) the timing with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By fred93
Re: What is the best Diode cutout

Thanks for the reply--according to they web site those cutout are for negative ground systems. What needs to be changed to make that happen?

Okay--sorry--I just read the other post--they do sell a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By fred93
What is the best Diode cutout

What is the best diode cutout for the Model A?

I have been trying to contact Tom Wesenberg but to no avail.

He and I had talked about this question back in June but now I am having trouble...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Re: Ignition timing question

Thanks Bob--Yes I have the NuRex Timing set-up.

The owner is complaining that the car lacks power. I wanted to see where the timing is currently set before I start changing anything.

I set up a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By fred93
Ignition timing question

I will be checking and adjusting (if needed) a friends 30 Coupe ignition timing.

I have read Les Andrews section on timing and I have read many posts here until my eyes started to cross!

My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By fred93
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By fred93
Looking for seller of Penrite steering box lube

I am trying to find someone that sells the Penrite steering box lube in the US. All that I find is in Great Britain or Australia and they want outrageous shipping fees.

Please help!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By fred93
Re: 1930 Coupe front end shimmy

I moved the 30 Coupe to my shop. I removed the old radius rod rubber ball set-up. The radius rod steel ball looks pretty good as far as I can tell. So I am gong to install the original style radius...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By fred93
Re: Need to purchase an outside rear view mirror for a 29 Tudor

Thanks for the reply Brent. Great idea!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By fred93
Re: Need to purchase an outside rear view mirror for a 29 Tudor

Does that have a bolt and nut attachment?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By fred93
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By fred93
Re: Need to purchase an outside rear view mirror for a 29 Tudor

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Thanks for the reply--

The one that you have sounds like a better deal. Do you remember where you bought it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By fred93
Re: Need to purchase an outside rear view mirror for a 29 Tudor

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Is this the one you used?
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