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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 08:14 PM
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Re: 28 color magazine ad wanted

Here is one from the Ford of Canada sales brochure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Re: Contact person for Canadian Production

Here is Everett's blue ribbon Canadian AA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Re: Contact person for Canadian Production

Try Everett Hessels he has a pretty good handle on all things Canadian.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,425
Re: Fraud

As you will see from my moniker, I live in New Zealand, and these b.......ds make it really difficult to do business on sites like this. We are fortunate the NZPost has set up a depot in Oregon so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

This has been a great discussion. We have our National Model A Rally in 4 weeks, covid permitting, and I am hopeful we may see that particular vehicle again, and I can get some further details.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,718
Re: Special inscription on cylinder block

I wondered if it was a Gaz A engine from Russia?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

After an exhaustive search on my old computer, I found these photos I took at the 13th National Model A Rally here in NZ. From memory this was in a roadster pickup. I wonder if this is the elusive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

According to my August 1931 Ford of Canada parts book, they offered a R.H.D air filter. It was part number AF- 18500 Air Filter R.H.D 3 1/2 diameter model, A & AA R.H.D.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,339
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

I have a repro one with a stainless insert in my coupe, and am very happy with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

John this raises an issue that I have been interested in for some time now. I have only seen one example of Pelican Grey. That was on a two owner '28 phaeton engine number CA8625 body number F359....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Hey Jim, do you have a larger version of your picture, as it is hard to see any detail?

Cheers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Here are some shots of an original Canadian produced Sport Coupe here in NZ. CA88105 Body No: F807
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Re: 28_29 Model A folding stanchions

didn't someone post a photo on here some years ago of a general Canadian auto exposition from like 1929 and there was a Ford roadster sitting there with the folding stanchions? The photo you are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Re: Rutherford Head

When I first saw the picture, I wondered if that was one of the reproduction heads made by Dick McKee up in Ohio.
There was one of Dick McKee's heads for sale on Ebay years ago. It was the best ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,516
Re: Your most useless NOS parts

Years ago I was shown a wire loop with about 30 NOS Model T sidelight brackets, Ford script and all, that only fitted the 26/27 New Beauty windscreen setup. The were all for one side only!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,979
Re: Loud Noise when car decellerates while i n first and second gears

I had a similar problem many years ago. I had an old friend (RIP) go over things with a stethoscope, his opinion was that it was the pinion bearing. We pulled it apart, and he was dead right. Bearing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,853
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

Interesting posts, just today I came across this picture of a Ford dealership here in New Zealand taken in 1935. Notice the bear knobs under the glass counter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Re: A question about colors

A good tip I read, probably in this forum, is to get a sheet of black paper, and cut out a square the same size as the paint chip. Then pop it over the colour you are after and have a look. You will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Re: Painting whitewalls black

I remember here years ago, when Firestone was making tires and exporting them, you couldn't buy the whitewalls for some reason, but someone quickly discovered they were covering the whitewalls with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,768
Re: Ricks pack

Is the sector LHD or RHD, as Argentina was RHD during the Model A era.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,197
Re: Auto Restorer magazine is belly up

I'll bet the Holden dealers are squealing right now!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Re: Tool Kit

I paint the wrenches with satin black paint and use gun bluing on the knurled adjuster.
Don, when you do this, do you remove the knurled adjuster before bluing?

Bick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Re: Fulton Wind Deflectors

I have a feeling that the slant windows used a different version to what is available as a repro. The ones sold by A&L are excellent, I have a set on my coupe, but they can only used on coupes tudors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Re: Photo of the attached "crowner" needed...

From memory, I seem to recall Doc Kalinka doing a piece in the Model A News, with a picture.
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