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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Bert’s Model A Center. The Place to “GO”.

I trust everything Steve sells and if the only a available repro is less then perfect he will tell you upfront. He has actually steered be back to looking for an original because the repro he sold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,705
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Brake advice needed

I second Chris’s comment. All three of my cars have mechanical brake. All three lock. All three have cast iron drums and the soft bonded linings Randy Gross sells. I recently out broke an hydraulic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By Pmsqrd
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,176
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Spark advance question

Up to start. 9 o'clock to run. all the way down over 50.
Forum: Model-A 03-21-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Pmsqrd
A-4209 3:78 ring and pinion set

Used 3.78 ring and pinion for early threaded drive shaft. Shipping cost $15.00
via USPS. USA sales only.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By Pmsqrd
Everyday driver insurance

I am considering making my 31 pick-up an everyday driver. Those of you out there that do use an "A" as an everyday driver, how did you handle the insurance? AAA, my modern car insurer, will not write...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 1931 Victoria Door Hinge Mirror

I bought a set of outside mirrors from Berts. Steve sends the pins you need for a Vic. The mirrors will need to have the hinge mounting hole enlarged to accept the slightly bigger pin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,270
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model "A" Cars vs. Their Successors

I had the pleasure of driving a low mileage untouched 32 B Tudor. My what a step up in all regards. It is more than a warmed over A. However I will keep my slant window with the more challenging...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 1931 slant windshield

Try Berts in Denver or Regulator Roy (serious) 609-828-8537.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Coupe versus Tudor survival rates

Just a guess but coupes were the perfect commuter car. If you look at old factory parking lot pictures from the 30/40/50’s you can spot a lot of coupes. They are also dominant in old high school...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Pmsqrd
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By Pmsqrd
Sound deadening suggestions

Considering applying some sound deadening to the inside of some doors. Any suggestion based on past experience?

Thanks guys.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: headlight sockets

I have sockets from Berts in my cars. No issues.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,774
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Love the patina. They are only original once. Good rubber and restored mechanics and electrical with a nice seat, backrest, and windshield and off you go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

My wife and I will be there. We made it part of her post retirement cross country trip. Looking forward to experiencing mid west Model A life.0
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

My wife and I will be there. We made it part of her post retirement cross country trip. Looking forward to experiencing mid west Model A life.0
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,403
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

I had a dear friend who swore by MMO. He used it in his 41 Fordor fro 40 years and never had a valve problem. In fact his car is still running the stuff under his son's care. I use it in all three of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Parking brake interchangeable?

All 3 speed Model A transmission cases will accept all towers. However the parts down stream from the handle can be different.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: Buyer Beware...Emergency Brake Linings...Where is the Quality Control?

Just an FYI Randy Gross sells exchange e brake lining assembles that use bonded linings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 31 slant window outside door handle sag

Blue oval,

Thanks for your detailed explanation . I will investigate further and it looks like a winter project for me.

Regards,


Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: 31 slant window outside door handle sag

Purdy,

Thanks for the reply.

Are those springs in the latch mechanism that the handle shaft engages?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: stumped

Sounds like the pressure plate failed. Lucky it happened at home.

You might remove the floorboards and check the clutch action by removing the inspection plate on the clutch housing. It is also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Pmsqrd
31 slant window outside door handle sag

Who out there has a fix for sagging slant window outside door handles? Can it be corrected without dis-assembling the doors? If not what can be done if you do have to dis-assemble the doors?

Have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,660
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: How much better was the last Model A than the first?

Having driven all the years and various models from roadsters to fordors, it is hard to beat a slant window fordor for comfort and road ability. My friends original low mileage 1932 tudor drives just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By Pmsqrd
Re: ford overdrive

You will not be disappointed. My Ranger 4 sped works great. Copy on the closed drive line.
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