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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Model A parts Suppliers.

AZ Model A Parts, Sammy Guthrie was working on parts that he was supplying to other vendors one day I was picking up parts there. So parts vendors do use the same sources for the same part. Sammy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Four-Ways Work, Turn Signals Don't !!!

It seems counter productive that you have to install led lights then have to install resistors to get them to work with a thermal flasher. I installed LED turn signal bulbs, but could not find a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By jrelliott
Re: 29 Tudor electric wiper

Just to make sure the motor works, check with an additional ground wire to a real frame ground. Not just some where on the body. If you have 6 Volts at the motor from the harness, then check the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Model A Ford Trunks

I have a set of plans that I got years ago off the internet. If you would like them send me you email address so I can send them to you. My email is jrelliott42@gmail.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Checking 6 volt neg ground output with multi meter

To charge the battery, you will need about 7.2 Volts from the alternator as measured on the battery terminals.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By jrelliott
Re: No electricity. No crank. No horn

Check the posative side of the battery to the frame connection. There are only two connections in this circuit, the one from the battery to the starter and the other from the battery to the frame. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Headlight Ground

In order to prevent headlight problems when I rebuilt my A, I removed the connections from the conduits to the headlight buckets. I then put bullet connectors on the wires from the headlight socket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,773
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Need Help in Identifying Location of Short

Take a small 6V bulb and attach alligator clips on insulated wires about 6" long for each wire to the bulb on the end where it makes contact in a socket and the sides with solder. Would suggest you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Does anyone know this generator?

It is a single wire alternator. If it is the early Delco, you can easily get 35 Amps. The two terminals you allude to are for the field and remote voltage sense. The regulator that is used in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Check out car of the day on MAFCA

I like it! Enjoy the great AZ weather this time of the year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,605
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Easter bunny left some not too nice eggs this morning for me.

That is some large hail. Years ago in Boulder, CO got caught in a hail storm at a stop light in front of the IBM plant there in a VW Beetle. Had to use a blanket against the windshield to keep the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By jrelliott
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Generator noise, '30 Tudor

There was a video out not long ago about some young guys that replaced the engine oil with WD-40. The engine finally seized. Definitely WD-40 is not a lubricant.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By jrelliott
Re: 6V Turn Signal Buzzer

Just wire the buzzer into the wire from the P terminal on the flasher. This wire goes to the pilot light bulb on the stick out of the control box on the steering column. I do think the buzzers are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By jrelliott
Re: 12 volt conversion question

The regulator that I am working on fits inside the generator and adjusts the field current to set the amount of Voltage and Current like the regulators in the vehicles today. It measures the voltage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Briggs Fordor Cowl to Header Bracket?

You may have trouble finding the curved sheet metal that ran from the header to the back over the doors. I could not find them (right and left side) and no one had an English wheel to form them. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By jrelliott
Re: 12 volt conversion question

The generator will put out over 40 Volts if there is no load. The battery is the load and the limiting factor for the voltage output. You can use the same generator just change the battery to 12V,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,654
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Engine facelift

Looks Good. Like new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,429
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Test your knowledge, what do we have here?

Need a larger picture to get all the details. Looks like a selector for choke from cold air and heated air. Where is the gas line?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,587
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

For us in Arizona, Arizona Model A Parts. Sammy has a lot of new and used parts. Great person to deal with. Just a phone call and will send the part. Shipping is cheaper and can drive there in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Moulding Gray Paint

I found some model (enamel paint) at a hobby store that is very close to the gray on the '28 blind back with the dark blue body color. Depending on the age of my color chip this one looked the same....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Logical Decision Thought

Mine was a complete basket case that had been parked somewhere around 1957 as per license plate in a pole barn in MN. I purchased in 2000 after previous owner had disassembled. No fenders, hood,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By jrelliott
Re: wiring

Get the complete harness and not have any problems. Old wiring is prone to decaying due to the age of the materials. If you get a complete harness for your particular model, ie with cowl lights or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Dadís 1928 Model A

Welcome to Model A ownership. Enjoyed your videos. Luckily when I rebuilt my '28 Fordor, was a complete ground up so was able to get all the parts for brakes, steering, and drive train rebuilt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,604
Posted By jrelliott
Re: Brake Light Switch

You can repair the switch by taking it apart and bending the contacts so they touch better. I also found some brass tubing about 1/4" long and soldered it at both ends of the switch housing where the...
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