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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Horn Rod / Spider Installation

burner31 & John the Spider is an original so I didn't want to file it too much!
bobbader Well I'm hoping for a response from Snyder's tomorrow!

Thanks to you all!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Cape Codder
Horn Rod / Spider Installation

Story is I bought a NEW horn rod for the car as I had rebuilt the steering box. While out, figured it would be nice to have a nice chromed Horn/Light control. The NEW rod will not go into the spider...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: sedans

Well I will try to explain the difference.
A '30 Standard Fordor is very sparse in the interior. It has an interior light in the center of the headliner.
A '30 Town Sedan has arm rests on both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: New owner 1931 A

carbone.pkg@gmail.com - AND it has a trunk!!
Sure is really a GREAT looking car you have. My dreamcar because of the trunk and fender mounted wheel wells!!!

WELCOME to The Barn!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: The Restorer Sept/.Oct .

John - Much more like you in #13 post! Even a little more descriptive than usual!
I'm hoping that I could be able to meet you when I come to Great Britain and talk R/H Drive Model A's. Oh, and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: The Restorer Sept/.Oct .

John- nothing about the car but sure am [B]DISAPPOINTED[B] no weather report from Suffolk Reported!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Trunk

I always thought the curved ones are for the Sedans.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old ugly Sure looks like it will work!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old uglyIf you wanted to use a rack you could put blocks to fill the gap between the top and bottom of rack. I'm thinking like 1 3/4". Just a thought, if it would be easier.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old ugly - I think your trunk is looking really nice! I did however measure my trunk rack which I don't see in your picture. Mine is 34 1/2" wide!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1931 Deluxe Vs STD Coupe

I have always thought the tell tale item is that the interior light is in the center of the interior roof and can be felt for thru the headliner by softly pressing on the headliner to see that it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: MMO: How much is a little?

pjdeb - Maybe an oz. in each cylinder but won't hurt if a little more!
Container says ADD 4 oz. MMO to 10 Gals. of gas, is what I do when filling up!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,776
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Wheel Washers

As to the long studs I would cut them to the same length that the other drums have installed. FIRST I would install a nut (I don't know is the lug nut would be to high) but a nut of the same thread....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Cape Codder
LIST of Services

Today I was looking for a lift and thought that what used to be on the top of posts home page would give me a clue where I can get one. I haven't used in some time so I will call it "LIST of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front end shimmy

I have just done all that "goodcar" suggested PLUS had the end of the axles rebushed. BOTH sides were elongated! In my opinion with what I had the King Pins can move even with the locking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Cape Codder
Talking Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

Always could go up the South East Express way if you are bored!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

Bob- Hope you are able to take the short cut on the ferry rather than going toward the city. I'm hoping to get there also but....... Hope you have a GREAT trip!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Event Signage?

I set up a event for the club I used to belong to to a Vocational School to let the students look at the cars and sit in them. We also stood by our respective cars to answer questions about the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,070
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Spindle Bushings

I should hope so as they came with my King Pins in the same box from Brattons!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Cape Codder
Spindle Bushings

Has anyone had a problem with the King Pin Bushings from Brattons?
Just received a call from the machinist that is installing the ones I have and he reports that if he reams them out to fit ,that he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,883
Posted By Cape Codder
Smile Re: Looking for commiseration

OR like I who had to look up the definition of "commiseration"!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,317
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Rarity of a 30-31 Blindback

I'm very surprised to see this subject come up after sitting since 2012 when I added a post to the thread. At the time Marco was kind enough to send me some info about two parts of the car I could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Is this FORD material ??

Y-Blockhead - So is that the comfortable looking seat that you put in your car when you are out and about? HA! HA!
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