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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,564
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,273
Posted By Jim M
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

I had the same problem on my 29 Roadster. I had cleaned the carb a number of times myself to no avail. Finally set it to Jim Bullock in Texas and it came back looking like brand new. Put in on and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Jim M
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

Purdy,
I want to order one for my 29 Roadster - 6V. Just looked at the site and it didn't look like there was a diffent one for 6V vs 12V? Am I missing something or will it work on 6 or 12...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,762
Posted By Jim M
Re: What is a "reasonable" speed in a Model A for one to get "reasonable" engine life

40 is pleanty for me. I want to enjoy the scenery and be confident I can avoid any road issues. I stay off 4 lane roads and 65 MPH traffic as much as possible..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Jim M
Re: Bert's number not working?

Amen to that !!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By Jim M
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy Birthday and MANY more. I am a month away from 77 and still in relatively good health and enjoy driving my 29 Roadster. Let's hope we ALL see another year on the calendar. I also enjoy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Jim M
Re: Original body parts vendor

Bert's in Denver has everything. Steve is a great guy to work with!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

This is the last ifno I had: carsruleme@yahoo.com Craig Riker 419-290-4442 (Ohio)

Well worth looking into...GREAT guy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

Not sure what he used buy I sent him my light reflectors and they came back looking like they just came out of the factory. VERY satisified and a great gentleman. Had the good fortune to meet Craig...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,003
Posted By Jim M
Re: Take a gander at this.

OMG it must be a disease....lol. My father in his youth in WV bought an arm surplus Jenney JN-4 in the early 30's and the grass field he flew it out of is STILL in use today. I flew control line...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Jim M
Re: Clutch pressure plate New or Reconditioned?

x2 for Bert's. I opened the box and did not have to do a thing. Put it in and still perfect!! Highly recommend Steve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By Jim M
Re: Question about selling A parts

FWIW I use ebay and have pretty good luck. I have NOT sold anything as big as an engine. I always sell the various components. I usually start with a very low starting bid and use the PO boxes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

437363 think I got it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Send me a PM if you have any trouble or questions
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Just tried uploading a couple of pictures but no luck. But the swith attaches to one of the bolts that hold the starter on (the one you actually see when you look at the started.. After you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

I have one on my 29 Roadster that works Great!! I put it inside the engine compartment. Came with a mounting tabe. It cuts ALL power to the car and is out of site. Got it from Bert's in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By Jim M
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Wow - old memories. i had a used Renault in 1961 that I had to take the engine out to replace the clutch. Forgot to put the throw out bearing back in. Got about 2 days out of it and finally junked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Jim M
Re: New Tire Recommendation

I am another happy Lucas customer. The garbage bag trick works fine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Jim M
Re: 29 Roadster seat question (Upholstery)

I had exactly the same problem on my 29 Roadster. It had been in a barn for over 20 years and the mice had a comunity in there. Many of the springs were broken and/or bent. A local upholstery shop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By Jim M
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

Agree 1000%. We are fortunate to have a number of great suppliers. That being said Berts and Steve is at the top of the list. Not only that but if I need a small part that can go USPS I can order...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,005
Posted By Jim M
Re: So is this pick up a 29 or a 30 ?

Just curious - why don't you want a '29?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jim M
Re: Balancing tires/wheels

Forgot to ask a question. Brent, how many ozs do you use in the 21" tires?? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jim M
Re: Balancing tires/wheels

I have been using them for YEARS in my 40' Motor home and they are GREAT. Actually putting two new tires on MH this Monday morning and they will have the beads. Rig handles great and tire wear is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,450
Posted By Jim M
Re: rear wheel bearing grease

If Randy says use it - take it for Gospel!! He knows what he is doing and is a GREAT guy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Jim M
Re: Answers To Many Questions

Where did you get it??
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