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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,344
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 3.27 Gear without an Overdrive

I didn't think the 3.27 was available any more, so took a look as Snyder's, they now offer a 3.25.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,241
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 100% Replica Model A

Not aware of any gas tanks being made to match the original.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Home plating kits

Yes, Nickel and chrome and many others can be plated directly on various metals. Copper is used under these as a way to smooth out pits and other imperfections. The copper is plated because it is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: SW Town Sedan - what material is used for tack strip above doors?

The upholstery guy that did my Slant Window decades ago used used fan belts he obtained from junk yards. Said it held a tac better than anything else he used.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Recent SwP Meet at tThe Gilmore

You could send @MSMaron a pm. I think he ran the swap meet at Gilmore.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Station wagon

The cowl on a '29 (150A) is unique. Start there...

If you PM me with your email, I can send pics.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model A Woody

The biggest issue faced with building a Station Wagon are the metal parts and the wood. Just not being reproduced at this point.

As stated above if you have a true Special Delivery, it is very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: visit to Carlisle yesterday.......

Wick, were are located at Hershey?
Forum: Model-A 07-30-2021, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Parking (Emergency) Brake Anti-Rattle Spring

Found a set.... Thanks for the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Anyone Ever Repair A....

If you want to plug up the petcock. Why don't you just braze up the tip, re-dress it and seat it down.

Have you looked at the seat in the sediment bowl. Is it damaged?
Forum: Model-A 07-17-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

I wish to be a bit more encouraging. You are asking questions of people that should have the experience to help you. If you want to learn, go for it. Dropping the pan and taking a peek at the main...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

Here a link to the tool offered by Snyders.

https://snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-6621-R_OIL-PUMP-RETAINER?fromCategory=Products/model-a/engine/oil-pump-pan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

Well at least they will be easy to remove. I think it is possible to remove the valve cover without removing the manifolds.

If you are only looking at the rear main for why it's leaking maybe you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

The front two mains take a square 9/16" on the inside and 3/4 on the nuts outside, the rear main just need the 3/4 IIRC.

I think the 21/32 is for the rods, if they are still original nuts.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Seat springs

No Quite the opposite. But they also happily answer the phone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Seat springs

Snyders

https://snydersantiqueauto.com/Products/seat-springs/model-a/convertible-sedan
Forum: Model-A 07-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By jwmckenzie
'31 Clutch Pedal

Part Found. - delete thread


I am looking for a Clutch pedal for a late '31. Below is a pic of the Brake pedal to show the construction of the pedal. It will also have zert installed on the...
Forum: Model-A 07-03-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Motor wheel hub cap

We had a discussion regarding wood spoke wheels a few months ago.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=290538&highlight=Wood+spoke

@31 Woody has information regarding these wheels. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Victoria with moveable stick shift

Not sure it was designed to be done while moving, and I wouldn't try it.

More of a Safety feature, which allowed entry and exit to the car from the passenger side of the vehicle. That's also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model A Club meetings

Some sort of program for each meeting, sometimes technical, sometimes not Model A related, and sometimes just a fun game Example: sew up some bags with random Model A parts inside and have people...
Forum: Model-A 06-05-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By jwmckenzie
Parking (Emergency) Brake Anti-Rattle Spring

I am looking for the two Anti-Rattle springs that go on the parking (emergency) brake rods. I am looking for the wire type used after Sept '31. Just need the parking brake ones. I have the service...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Distributor shaft end play

I can't talk to the proper clearance. But here are my thoughts on the issue: May be binding on the lower bushing, if it was not pressed all the way in. You could just hit the bottom of the...
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