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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Kudos to Snyder's- Good vendor alert

Hello again, yes have to pay Pennsylvania tax at 6percent excuse for road trip and go to the Dutch House restaurant, that is the important part, keeps wife happy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Buying my first A

Good luck on your purchase, I always take lots of pictures and look at a car the second time if possible. Usually 1 st time they look good but sometimes looking at it again I find things not noticed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By gdmn852
Re: differential issues?

Hello again, I should have said thicknesses of gaskets, you may need micrometers to measure they come in various thickness to set the backlash in the gears in gasket pack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By gdmn852
Re: removing the pinion race, how

Hello,also note IF any shims are between race and pinion housing,some were shimmed to get correct gear tooth setting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Hello again, knowing the history on your car is nice I wouldn’t change the radiator shell,as you said probably original to the car .My car history is unknown, more I work on it I think it may have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Hello, as discussed on other posts, what an assembly plant was supposed to do and what they did may have been to separate things.Also does your car have the two piece splash apron shields or are the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By gdmn852
Re: differential issues?

Hello,also keep track of the size of gaskets on axle housing to center, they are used to set the backlash in ring and pinion gears.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Hello again, the burgundy color you mentioned was probably Ford Maroon with black molding and red stripes and wheels. Mine car is a late 31 and of course has the 31 type radiator shell.In 1931 Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Hello again, I have to correct myself, special ordered color were available in 1930 on deluxe models,and some of them were a solid body color, Lombard blue with Hessian blue stripe and wheels,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Yes information from 1989 would be somewhat dated, best idea would be to use current judging standards , my car is painted and incorrect Kewanee green from years ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Hello, restored 1930 31 Deluxe Roadster I have seen , they are always the two tone combinations,with cream stripes and wheels.A 1930 would have had single side mounted spare on driver side , luggage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Kudos to Snyder's- Good vendor alert

I am lucky that I only live a couple of hours away from Snyders, make a road trip at the cost of shipping anymore about pays for gas ⛽️ which is cheaper in Ohio .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Transmission flush

Hello,you may also want to check the play in clutch and brake pedals and also the clutch linkage usually a lot of wear in them causing the clutch not to release completely.Some models also have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Atlas Propeller Radiator Ornament Questions

Hello somewhat of a side question, but didn’t the Roadster in the movie,Paper Moon , have a radiator ornament like that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Famous '20s Band in Model "A" Publicity Stunt

Looks like they may have there music on YouTube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By gdmn852
Re: 2022 Model "A" Resolutions

Roadster, are great on warm sunny days,not so much when it’s wet raining and cold. appreciate roll up window more that way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Do these side curtains look familiar?

I have a deluxe roadster also this parts don’t look familiar.maybe for a Deluxe Phantom? I will have to check if I have photos of my for comparison.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Paint color

Rock moss green was a standard truck color of the era,with black fenders .The one episode that has John boy working for the car 1929 Coupe, I think it was dark blue or black.As mentioned in earlier...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By gdmn852
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By gdmn852
Re: 1930 spring shackle question

Yes it does be careful, using 2x4 blocks of wood between top of axle and under shackle , Will a floor jack you can relive pressure on the spring, remove shackle when spring tension is not holding it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Shimming axles

Hello again, did a search on axle shim on the forum , many posts on this subject. I believe in my case the shims were added as it was converted to hydraulic brakes and without out shimming, the brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By gdmn852
Re: 1930 spring shackle question

Hello, I had a 1930 coupe that had those on , as said in other post they were aftermarket items, on mine they had been on so long the blots were wearing into the rubber bushings explained why it had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By gdmn852
Re: NADA Pricing Guide

Hagarty also has a valuation guide also, but it seems to be more for post war cars ,like muscle cars, another triumph of advertising over engineering.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By gdmn852
Re: NADA Pricing Guide

Probably driven to a certain extent by demand,the latest craze seems to be “ratrod”bs . I noticed that many people today can’t drive a standard shift car , imagine how lost they would be a car that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Shimming axles

Also on my particular car I think the po handled the rear axle similar to the front spindles they tightened and backed off two slots on nut .Probably saw bearings in rear hub and thought that what...
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