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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2014, 07:57 PM
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Views: 5,601
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2014, 01:34 PM
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Views: 5,601
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 10:25 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,601
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: New Tires - 1.5 years old

No need to bring up the vendor at this point....but they are used by many on this forum and I don't recall reading anything bad. My experience with them has been outstanding.

My main question...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,845
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Bratton's Model A tubes

The pickup is a dually?? I want one!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,601
Posted By MrWzrd
New Tires - 1.5 years old

Anyone else bought new tires recently?

How old where your brand new tires?

Mine arrived yesterday and as I mounted the first one I noticed that the mfg code was from 2012... the week of August...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Cut-out - What to buy: Diode or Relay?

The cutout prevents the generator from trying to be an electric motor when the engine is not running.

Whether you go with a EVR (voltage regulator) or not you still need a cutout.

The original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By MrWzrd
Leatherback top just tacked on?

Am I understanding it correctly?
The top on my leatherback is simply laid over padding, stretched and tacked down around the edges?

I want to make sure there are no adhesives used as I need to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Logged in and some photos not showing

I see the first one but not the second one.
But... I don't usually put www in front of my URLs any more. (URL = The web page address. (Universal Resource Locator if you are interested))

In my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Logged in and some photos not showing

fordbarn.com and www.fordbarn.com (http://www.fordbarn.com) will both get you here but the cookies that are set when you log in are different.
Most likely you went to fordbarn.com, logged in and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Happy New Year from Denmark

From across the pond... May you have a happy and prosperous New Year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Aftermarket 28-29 trim

Wouldn't they destroy the aerodynamics of the car? :eek:

Oh, wait.... I forgot... our cars have the aerodynamics of a brick with wheels. :D

Never mind....... :p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,157
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: castle nut question

Brent.... sorry... either I didn't convey my sarcasm properly or you missed it.

Les Andrews Vol I, Page 1-44. 125ft/lbs. I read that and was scratching my head as to how one would be able to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,157
Posted By MrWzrd
castle nut question

ok, I know what to do on other antiques and airplanes.... but on Ford A's I need to know the accepted procedure when a specific torque is called for on a castle nut.

Axle nut - Torque to 125...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Rear Hub scare

Nobody put Mud in the differential.... the lube level was low and old. It was 600W that was in there but it was about as fluid as grease. I've been working my way from front to back putting this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By MrWzrd
Rear Hub scare

Decided today was a good day to go through the rear end on the A.

Started with banjo and, although the fluid was very low and twice as thick as 600W should be, all gears were intact and surfaces...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Double thickness fan construction

Thanks Brent, my sentiments exactly. (and I know we are not alone) :D

I know where they are coming from though. They are in the camp that does not understand preventive maintenance but waits for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Busted leaf in front

I'm sorry, but this is not the right approach to get the job done right. You usually end up with a less than satisfactory result or having to make the repair again because it wore out or broke.

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By MrWzrd
Busted leaf in front

Ok... I've been reversing out the repro's after overhauling the original.

But now... busted leaf in front spring..... and a second that looks cracked..

I see some major chest beating on quality...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Double thickness fan construction

all the diagrams and drawings I have been able to come up with show the leading edge planar. They only form a bowl when pulling air. (like pulling collective in a helicopter)

Can you direct me to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Double thickness fan construction

great. Thanks Tom.

This blade has no bumps. The surface has no blemishes. (and right now has no paint) I'll have to make sure to get the seams sealed with paint.

I have found that the two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Double thickness fan construction

I got to thinking... and decided to fire up the lathe and make a cone that would allow me to center up the fan using an old pump shaft.
Fan was actually close to balanced once I was able to get it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: Won't start?

"never bumped at all'....would have me looking at no spark. Ignition switch, ground, points, timing, etc.

No spark will usually lead to "flooding" in the attempt to get it started.

Since you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By MrWzrd
Double thickness fan construction

Anyone know the actual manufacturing / construction method for the double thickness propeller type two bladed fan?

What bonding method was used to secure the two layers to each other?

Were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,959
Posted By MrWzrd
Re: A Safe Way to Mail Parts

I have never received a USPS package that wasn't beat to hell and priority mail takes F O R E V E R to get anywhere. (currently waiting for package from MT to IL, 2nd day priority, sent on 16th,...
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