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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Steel or Brass Brake Lining Rivets

Brass for the above reasons.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Horn power wiring

I think the harnesses were 16 gauge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

What ore you trying to do by drying it bone dry? Is it to remove the water used to rinse? Fuel tanks are subject to condensation (water) all the time.


Dump a pint of alcohol in and slosh it and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,806
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Schwalms

I'm they will get back to you. I'm more interested in how it was broken in. You say it was run for about 1.5 hours. I might be wrong but that seems a very short time for the engine to break in. I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: In search of Stainless Steel hardware.

Is she willing to sell the assets to someone that will continue the manufacture of the stock?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A valuation

Valuation for what, sale, insurance, other? I would like to add e-bay under sold heading. Asking and selling prices are not the same. Differences in the part of the country also effects pricing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Gas Aspiration Problem?

The red book has confused some when speaking about the timing and using the wording "opposite number one".


<1


above is the arrow opposite the number 1?


or below is the arrow opposite...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: New production wheels

We have a member that has had them for some time with no problems, Downside is they will not pass fine point.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: GAV adjustment - how to

http://modelabasics.com/carb%20basics%202.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: MARCO's Ford Barnyard

Here is a "backdoor" https://web.archive.org/web/20190314030353/http://www.abarnyard.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Recognize This Horn???

Well used horn at that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: License plates

Here you go,


http://web01.dps.louisiana.gov/Omv1.nsf/$print/1F90C7DB38FC4D10862564AF00640953?OpenDocument


"The law provides for the use of antique license plates issued the same year as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Look at all the holes!

My son had over 20 extra holes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Radiator Recommendation

Did my own. got the core from Robert radiator in Miami and soldered in the tanks myself. I went to a radiator shop to have it tested and no problems.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A printed fabric. Wanted.

Also do a search for "custom printed fabric". There seams to be a number of companies that do this kind of work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,710
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: What the...$1000+ for a motometer ???

I have sold a bunch of the red books for 99.00 on Amazon. In the reviews I even wrote that they can be had for under 40 but once a year or so I sell one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A printed fabric. Wanted.

shirt,


https://www.carshirtsandstuff.com/product/car-shirts/ford-model-a/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Auction purchase

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/timingcovers.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Fuel pump location question.

Not to dis anyone on this site but there is a sister site to this one that specializes in Hot Rods and the like,

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/

This question on that site would get more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: waterpump options for a 1931

They feel the leakless ones are better as they do not require maintenance. The original ones need grease, the packing added to or replaced, occasional tightening.


There are those that have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Charging a dead battery

Get a new battery is my advice. Also, I would change the coil because all the voltage going through the coil, it had to get hot and could act intermittently now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: No start

A defective battery will not provide enough voltage to run the ignition and the starter. Once the starter is off the voltage goes up and the coil fires before the engine stops turning over.


Clip...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1931 rumble seat step pad question.

Beginning in October 1929, through the end of production the side step was changed to unpainted die cast aluminum with a cadmium plated carriage bolt. The raven finished flat washer, lock washer and...
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