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Forum: Model-A 03-16-2019, 11:43 AM
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Posted By insomniacshotrods
Wanted: non working model A horn

Just gonna buy a $8 harbor freight one and paint flat black and wire it up with remote horn button.
Forum: Model-A 03-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By insomniacshotrods
WANTED: 1930-31 Model A front fenders for wall art

Wanting old unusable split ripped front 1930-31 front fender halves to make wall art. Cheaper the better. Roughly 22” from front fender back needed. Thanks. Picture at this link of what I’m going to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Tudor sedan top material size?

Called the company, said it should be 63 not 62 1/2. Not sure 63 would cut it either ,and certainly has no extra to leave room for error. Hopefully I can stretch it to work. If not I’ll buy another...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Tudor sedan top material size?

My top material from labarron Bonney looks too short side to side in the back, it measures 62 1/2 wide. Plenty of material front to back and side to side in the front. In my videos they have 2 feet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,502
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Ahooga Horn

Macsautoparts has the horn bell
Part #: 28-21303-1
Alt Part #: A13807B OEM Part #: A13807
Price:
$64.95 ea.
Fitment:
1928 thru 31.

They also have 12 to 6 volt reducers but from what I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: replacing header bracket

Sorry,1930 tudor sedan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By insomniacshotrods
replacing header bracket

After a couple years of recovery from injuries/surgery, and other things that kept me away from working on the Model A, Im getting ready to start replacing the wood. Another problem I have is that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,614
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Introducing the new 1928 Ford

Dvd still for sale for $9.99 plus $2.75 shipping. Not allowed to link ebay sales so just search for MODEL "A" FORD DVD, it will come up. Great video.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,994
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Lowering a Model A

Sorry, I didnt build it, but looking back over the info he gave me I have the following.

Front: 4" drop axle from Okie Joe Axles
Reversed eye main leaf

Rear: "T" spring with 3 and 5 leafs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,994
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Lowering a Model A

Model T spring back and 4 inch dropped front, mech brakes and all stock running gear, 40 ford wheels. Someday 35 wire wheels. http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp251/insomniacshotrods/027_crop.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 44
Stp
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Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Stp

My Dad was a mechanic for most of his life, and took apart an engine a guy had always used stp in. When removing the crankshaft to build a stroker engine for the guy, he had a hard time holding onto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Loosening top bow nuts

Not sure what your supposed to use, but this method worked well for me yesterday. 3/8 12 point socket and a 3/8 allen wrench.

http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp251/insomniacshotrods/057.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,406
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Unusual Gearshift Knobs

Not sure what kind of car this came from had to get an adapter made for the different threads. Safety device for anybody new driving the car.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,709
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: My new Model A

I love how these cars make people smile. Great little coupe sir.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,329
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Moto Meters

Here is what i got for my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,063
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: front turn signals

Really like the 21cp painted bulbs I put in better than these 10cp, made another thread for it. https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=161651
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,552
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Parking light turn signals

Using pebeo Vitrail orange glass paint to make the elusive hi watt 6 volt amber bulb. I took a 21cp bulb used in tail lights and painted it. Also tried the 10cp and made videos of results. Hope this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,063
Posted By insomniacshotrods
front turn signals

http://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/A13405T6.html any pictures of these on a model A? Thanks. Currently mocking up painted 10 watt bulbs as signals, not sure if they are going to be bright...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,683
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Tail light safety and modern traffic

It also comes with two sticky round pads thats what i used and still holding strong after a year. I used the suction ones to mount it ,then made a circle with a magic marker on the outside of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,804
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Looking for help

You can use two of these to pull it,http://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/T17022.html but I wouldnt pull it when its easier to diagnose it when in car and all hooked up. You can check for spark, you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,028
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Model A car names

Had cars ive built through the years but never named them. My sister called my 63 nova Baby Nova but i never did. My 23 T Bucket project I named the Plastic Bi_ch only because it doesnt want to live....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,926
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Hub puller

Is this the mitchell one from berts your talking about? http://parts.modelastore.com/show_Product.asp?ID=3371
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,916
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Basic question about Model A car models.

Hmmmm! They do dont they, I was only thinking hardtop. Forgot about the sport coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,024
Posted By insomniacshotrods
Re: Seat belts (AGAIN!)

Wow! Cool hupp Karl.
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