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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,806
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Bob Bidonde I had put this together prices from Brattons book!
I would think there are a couple other things hat have to be considered: Does the block have to be cleaned up (filing/grinding)? Also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: SW Town Sedan - Source or plans for rear seat wood.

O.K. Thanks for the info Oldbluoval! Thought they could be compatible as the back of the cars look similar.
Thanks again!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: SW Town Sedan - Source or plans for rear seat wood.

I would like to know for dbknorr and myself if a '30/'31 Tudor Sedan rear seat back rest is one in the same? Also, could either be interchangeable with the SW that dbknorr has. I have the parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: SW Town Sedan - Source or plans for rear seat wood.

I think you need to put more info as to the year of your SW Town Sedan and whether it is a Murray or Briggs!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Sub rail to frame??

Having checked the Model A Motor Numbers listed in "The Ford Model A As henry Built It". It shows that the last number in December of '29 is 2742695 so any number less[I] than that [I]shouldbe a '29...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Clutch Adjusting 101

I sure would like an idea of how many of you use modern 85W-140 G5 oil in the transmission vs the 600W in the Transmission?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Horn Rod / Spider Installation

Well, Snyders called today and I had a chat with them.
The gentleman I talked to said I can return it to them for a full refund!
Will be putting the old horn rod back into the car and try and drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
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: 7
Views: 595
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: 380
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: 1,111
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: 844
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: 844
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: 406
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: 1,296
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: 1,296
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: 1,296
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: 718
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: 955
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: 3,205
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: 711
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
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: 1,141
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: 742
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: 742
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!
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