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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Fender Welt and Running Board Install

Should have included

1931

Standard Coupe

Thanks Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Question Fender Welt and Running Board Install

Looks like I did not post my message properly.

I am reinstalling my front fenders and running boards. I have new fender welt and have the old welt for comparison.

I know that the welt goes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Running Board Brackets

I am in no way putting my car in Fine Point judging - hence this question.

When replacing the front running board brackets are the 'replacement bolts' a suitable substitute for riviets?

I had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,239
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
FBI Returns Tommy Gun Stolen by Dillinger

From WANE TV in Fort Wayne

http://wane.com/news/crime/gun-stolen-by-dillinger-gang-returned/

Could be on display at the Auburn-Cord-Duesenburg Museum?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,053
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Question Re: Fordbarn merchandise/swag poll, cast your vote.

When and where do these Polls post? I have not been able to participate in any of these.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Talking Not at all Model A - however . . .

This came across my Facebook page the other day and I had to share it here.

Maybe the styling of the car would make this more appropriate for the HAMB ;)

Coming from a family with a long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,361
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Rodent Control

I got home yesterday and after several sub freezing days decided I absolutely had to winterize the Coupe.

I have been too busy to do this before now, and to be honest could not remember if I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,412
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: facebook

The beauty of any website - freedom to choose whether to use it or not. Informed decisions and risk assessments need to be done by each individual.

Personally, I find that there are distinct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Bring along Tire Jack suggestions

I carry an old bottle jack from a '97 Jeep Cherokee.

I have used it three times:

1. To help a stranded motorist (modern car) replace a flat (they did not have a jack)
2. On a 1929 Chevy I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,922
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Need help with brakes

Leo,

I would suggest taking a screwdriver or drift punch and pushing at various points on the forward shoe to get an idea of what might be hanging up. You may have to do this a couple times. . . ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,288
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Dyna Beads with Filtered Valve Cores

I had a recent issue after replacing my inner tubes (rubber valve stems.)

This is a long message - so bear with me.

To get the Dyna Beads into the tube, I used a bamboo 'skewer' to open the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,033
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Best tires for touring? Anyone using the Coker Comp V's

Mark, where did you find the $81 tires? Do you have phone/website?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,412
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: facebook

I use Fordbarn for text based discussions. It's a discussion board. Sharing pictures on fordbarn is not as easy as on Facebook.

Facebook is a tool for sharing short messages and pictures...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,037
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Smile Re: 1930's Tunes in the Model A!

I know it's not as robust as an iPod - but - it gets a lot of attention.

I have a mobile, wireless device that stores nicely in my rear trunk. Unfortunately, I am only able to play one song...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,518
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Question Stewart Warner Horn - Not sounding good

I have gone through my SW horn, cleaning the contacts, replaced brushes, adjusted, oiled, etc.

This past weekend we joined with 37 other pre-WWII vehicles for a car show at the Village of Winona...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,712
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Thumbs up Re: RARE 1932 CHICAGO " VERTICLE AUTOMATIC PARKING LOT" Film Found

Look at all the steel and mechanisms; and to think it was during the Great Depression.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Clutch cover hole??

Check out this thread on FordBarn -

While this describes the 'alignment' it also shows the hole in the flywheel housing quite well.

http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34484
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Sparton Horn Stopped Working

Look at the back of the horn cover. There are two screws. One holds the cover on, the other adjusts the pressure of the agitator on the horn diaphragm (adjusting screw).

Turn the adjusting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,972
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Where should I mount this?

I purchased woven wire loom and fed all the wires through the cloth loom.

I used the A Style connectors and bullets to create disconnect points between the inside and outside.

Then mounted the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,276
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: The Model A Ignition System

At the risk of being thrown under the bus. . . If I loosen the cam screw on the distributor and turn the cam, what direction do I have to rotate the cam to retard the timing?

I recently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Cruising by the Model A Museum.

We saw you cruising south around the lake today. We stopped in at the Kellogg Manor Home and research station. Nice day for drivin' the Model A - and a speedster too!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Not Model A - BUT it could be. . .

Great information! I played a few disks last night - and my kids LOVED IT! I'll have to check out

"Can you imagine sitting outside at a picnic and having to change the record all the time?" ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Question Not Model A - BUT it could be. . .

I was the highest bidder for an antique 'picnic' record player (Birch). From what I can tell these were popular into the 40‛s -

So now, I'm looking for some period music in the form of 78ís to...
Forum: Model-A 05-06-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Eight original Model A Ford bellhousings

I might be interested in a flywheel housing - if it is solid. I might be able to make a trip there in the next week or so.

Keep me posted and don't scrap yet.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,218
Posted By Mike in NRN IN
Re: Who will be at meusem opening?

I'm driving north - just a few counties away - looking forward to it too.
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