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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By JOHN CT
A&L Connecticut

I was on the MTFCA form and they are saying that A&L moved to NJ. And isnít selling to the public anymore. Has anyone hear anything about this?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,279
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Annoying ads

I took a second look. I canít believe my eyes. Advertisements here too!! :mad:
I vote no adds
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Okay
I think I’m getting closer to a safer model a. The sway is getting 75% better. With all of the adjustments I’ve been doing it’s getting better. So far I found the LR backing plate was lose....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Hello all
I removed the rear drums. Tighten up the backing plates. Re-torqued the rear axle nuts to 90 lbs. Tire pressure is still at 45lbs. It seams to be better. But still a little sway going on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

No I didnít over tighten the nuts. They were a little too loose so I I just put a full turn and pinned it. Then grease.
Tomorrow Iím pulling the drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

I just tried what you said to do. I put a wrench on the nuts and they were hand tight ,but the cotter pin‘s are staying in place when I turn The nut. I removed the Cotter pins and got a few turns on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Thanks for the responses. I’ll be checking the shackles. I want to check everything that I can before I call the supplier.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By JOHN CT
Radial sway

I had a set of Firestones on my 31 Tudor 450/500 19s. They were just worn out. So this year I did my research and decided to purchase 5 new 450/500 19s American classics radials. With the old tires...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Garage lights

I just switched over to these LEDís last week. I had the T12 Now they are much brighter . No wiring change plug and play.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Tire Ooze Cleaner

https://images.app.goo.gl/m37s5r3GCgsQYdy47

I’ve had pretty good luck with this on discolored tires
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: New Marvel Scheibler Carburetor?

I already have one on my car I just gave a new model a owner my spear marvel Schreiber carburetor he likes it and he wonít give it back:D So Iím looking to replace mine at his coast :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By JOHN CT
New Marvel Scheibler Carburetor?

Has anyone tried with one of these? It looks easy to modify to make it work on a model a https://www.ebay.com/itm/154030651120
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: 31 tires

I bought a set of Coker American classics for my 31. I don’t remember what I paid. Without getting the paperwork out. It wasn’t much difference in the price compared to the bias ply tires. What a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Rearend Leak

I had the same problem after a rebuild. I removed paint from the seam Cleaned the area well and put a light coating of Permatex PX 90min Right Stuff on it itís been fine for a year now :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By JOHN CT
Emergency brake handle

My emergency brake stopped locking into place. I did have it adjusted so when I pull it back 3 clicks it locked well. Never had a problem it worked fine. Out of the blue it wonít catch. I took a look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

[QUOTE=Dave in MN;1900768]

I just borrowed Ideal aligning gauge. Iíll get on level ground and do it the right way tomorrow
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

[QUOTE=Dave in MN;1900768]

The car is on the ground. I switched the to front tires. Tomorrow Iíll go for a ride and hopefully my problem will go away
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires again

I appreciate all the ideas but when I set the toe in on the LF to the the 1/6 that I need. Then I check the right front I have a 0 tie in. When I turn the tie rod to get 1/6 the LF becomes out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By JOHN CT
Radial tires again

I just installed a set of American Classic 4.75/5.00 radial tires. My old Firestones tires were getting worn. The old tires wore perfectly even. The A never drifted or pulled either way. So I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,903
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Hershey cancelled

It is with great regret that the AACA Hershey Region Executive Board informs you that the 2020 Hershey Fall Meet has been cancelled. This decision was not arrived at lightly. Our Club prides itself...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Flame arrestor?

I believe everyone on what they are saying spark resistor and filtering. The question I have is how many people still have them in the gas tanks? :confused:I still have mine in the tank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,830
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Miles Per Gallon

Not me
Iíve tried different carburetors and plugs never got over 18 mpg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: A&L Parts

I’m lucky Our model A club and members live about a hours ride in a modern car. I personally go there 3 or 4 times a year. Great bunch of people. One Saturday afternoon they opened up to give our...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,913
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Itís not a A but itís a Ford
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Trunk to luggage rack bolt or straps.

Well that pretty well sums it up. I use both I thought I was going a little overboard. But I see everyone here did it to.:D
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