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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Remove hood hinge pins?????

Friends,
Would like to separate my hood into pieces to clean up and paint.
Hinges work freely, but can’t budge pins and don’t want to expand the ends trying to drive them out.
Any experience you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Oshkosh MARC National ???

Thanks to all for your replies.
We are familiar with Oshkosh as I am a long time member of EAA, have attended their Airventure in July and have flown our home built aircraft, a Zenith 650 there the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Oshkosh MARC National ???

Friends.
I am recently retired and so I am doing a DIY restoration of a 1930 Standard Coupe I purchased from a couple bachelor brothers when I was in college in 1975. Car has been mostly in storage...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-18-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Jerold Ebke
‘55 Crown Vic bow lengths/positions???

Friends,
Searched with no luck for an answer.
After 40 years, I have ordered upholstery for my ‘55 Crown Victoria. Car was purchased stripped with everything in boxes. PO had marked headliner bows...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,627
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Model A starter clunk then no electrical

I had a battery cable go bad mid length on an Allis Chalmers tractor. Click only on start attempt.
Not visible outer surface.
Pulled starter, battery etc in most inconvenient location. Carried...
Forum: Model-A 03-31-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Forum: Model-A 03-28-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Jerold Ebke
28/29 headlamps trade for 30/31 same

Desire to trade complete 28/29 headlamps, plating fair, includes 2 bulb reflectors and lenses, one with Ford script. Both lense retainer rings slight damaged. One a tiny dent, the other a small crack...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Body to frame to help sagging doors

Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience.
I am going to hammer / dolly fenders bolted to frame or body. I will then as Brent suggests, set everything back on the frame and start shimming...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Body to frame to help sagging doors

Friends,
A question about mounting body to frame in the future.
I have a 1930 Standard coupe and am just starting body work.
Body is on sawhorses.
My doors sagged at the back latch edge when...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-21-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: ‘55 Crown Vic upholstery kit reccomendations

Thanks for your responses.
I have begun reaching out to sources.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-19-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By Jerold Ebke
‘55 Crown Vic upholstery kit reccomendations

Friends,
I have searched unsuccessfully for upholstery kit threads.
I have not been active in restoring my car now for 15 years. It is complete except for totally devoid of interior.
ABC was the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Misaligned door hinges

Yes, the Ford Barn detectives help again.
When I took a framing square to the windshield opening in the body, the passenger side is almost perfectly square at the top corner and the drivers side top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Misaligned door hinges

Post #2 by Tom
I will try to check the windshield opening in the body for symmetry left to right. Is that what you suggest that the upper part of the body could be skewed left and the upper hinges...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Misaligned door hinges

This concerns my 1930 coupe purchased in 1976 and driven for a few years and then put in storage for the majority of the intervening time.
When I purchased the car in" as is unrestored" condition,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Outer cover u-joint color

I do not have the literature for painting parts and have been getting my info from Barners on this great site.
Was the outer u-joint clam cover black or engine green?
Thanks,
Jerry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Distributor Oil

I have the new shaft and screw with the hole.
How are you people getting the oil down the hole?
When I try to place a drop of oil on the screw, it just seems to bridge over the hole and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: red engine

I am rebuilding mine from a '30 coupe.
It was a dark blue under some green when I hot pressure washed the oil off.
It also does not have any ID number stamped on the flat rectangle on the generator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Gas spark rod ends position

Thanks guys.
Pics helped as well
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Gas spark rod ends position

I had to replace my gas and spark rods. Rusted into column and not moving with out cutting off and driving out.
Now trying to replace rods with catalog ones and my original rod end horn fittings in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Re: Generator Rear Bushing Lube

Thanks,
Today I cut 2 slits in rear bushing and removed. Discovered oil groove in end plate that runs around to cotton plug on bottom of bushing housing. Makes sense now.
Pressed in new bushing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Jerold Ebke
Generator Rear Bushing Lube

I am rebuilding a 1930 standard coupe I have owned since 1977 when I was a college student, but was damaged in a garage fire 17 years ago and has been in storage.
Life now allows time to work on it....
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