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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

Thanks Bick. Interesting The green with a gold stripe. I like it!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Finding Canadian and Export Colours

Thanks Ronn. I'll check into that one. Every bit of info helps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Off Topic Help Correct fancy wood damage

It could be Lacquer. That will leave a mark like that. Try a little toothpaste and give it a rub, see if it will bring it back. Another thing to try is "Brasso" That will rub it out. Look for the old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Tinbasher
Lightbulb Finding Canadian and Export Colours

The other day I spoke about Canadian Colours.

The process that I follow is to find a colour chip with the same name as the Canadian colour. Then from that chip have some paint mixed up and spray...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Jim and Bick. Great info. Isn't it amazing what you can find out now with the internet. In a matter of days or hours. Compaired to the days when we would make phone calls and write letters to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

That's right, because it's Canadian. There are approx. 16 different Canadian colours that aren't in the Paint guide.

So far we've been able to identify 3 of the original colours, Cameo Cream,( a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Tinbasher
Question Pelican Grey, Canadian and Export Cars

Does anyone have a picture of a Model A in Pelican Grey? and long with the colours that where used for the moulding colour and stripe.

This colour was only used on Canadian cars and cars exported...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Bick. Yes that's it. I have a sample for the door panel and it's the same as what is in your pictures. Excellent. So that's the trim I'm looking for. Another step closer. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Bob, I have that book so I'll take a look. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: cowl patch

The bead along the bottom of the cowl has a slight curve in it from the A pillar to the firewall. Also most of the repair panels do not have the correct shape on them. They are usually square instead...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Gary. This gives me an idea of what I'm looking for. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

Thanks Guys, So now I need to find out what the Broadlace looked like. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Tinbasher
28 Broadlace trim

Can anyone tell me when the "Broadlace" trim was deleted in 28. This is the piece of material that went along the top of the door trim panel.

I've gone through the Judging Standards and can't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: 30/31 Roadster tack strip

What Tack strip are you looking for? Where does it go? I can't think of one on a 30 - 31 Roadster.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Most Difficult Restoration Tasks

Well, there's lots of input. Being in the Body and paint trade, you guys are making me feel better. The hours spent to get panels to fit and a nice paint job, I can see some of you have a idea of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: How to clean rat/mouse urine from sheet metal parts ?

Try using baking soda and water. a saturated solution. and scrub to well. then rinse with water and dry. You'll know there's acid there as the solution will turn blue.

Hope this helps. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Loose door handles

There should also be a small lock washer under the door latch handle nut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: correct finish

The finish you see when you buy new bolts. It like a sanding looking semi-gloss black. That's how I see it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: help needed w/steering wheel problem

Also check the horn rod for how it moves inside the steering shaft. the A/M ones are too big and you have to file them down at the bottom 6 inches or so. Make sure it doesn't hang up. Then you'll be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Finishing the Belt Rail on 68C Cabriolet

I always used Tremclad cut 50% with mineral spirits. 2 or 3 coats over 2 or 3 days gave it a chance to soak in. Closest thing to chassis black like they us to use back in the day.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Tinbasher
Question 28 7 tooth Steering gear

Does anyone know if an adjustable lower bearing is available. I have replaced the bearings, the worm gear, the sectorshaft. Rebuilt the end of the steering shaft, etc. etc. but I still have about 2"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Same thing her in Ontario. The VIN. is the important number. But not a big deal to get a ownership. A bill of sale, a Affidavid and a appraisal and your all set. The big part is the province getting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Paint color

Good Idea. The Paint and Finish Guide has everything you need to know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Custom building vintage style wiring

Restoration Supply Co. in California. JP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tinbasher
Re: Rear Fender Identification Help

Odd one to me. Looks like a Coupe or Roadster but it's too narrow. Plus the rolled edge looks like a Aftermarket fender as it's not rolled nicely and it's missing the fine lines along the rolled...
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