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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Ron52
Re: Who Needs Original 1930 Break shoes

Folks I don't need the money, Just let me know if YOU need the shoes. I love the hobby and will go out of my way to help you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Ron52
Re: Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

Now that sounds good I have purchased Pills from MAC. I will try that tomorrow morning it is 2330 here in Vinece Italy, Thank you hope that a pill will rise the bar enough to get 15 degrees on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Ron52
Who Needs Original 1930 Break shoes

I just changed my front break shoes on my 1930 ford Model A. it appears that the shoes have never been worn on the drum. and they appear new. I replaced them with a complete new set because I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Ron52
Re: Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

How and at what step in the catalog? The angle is AT zero, how many pills do I add and can i do it at the step that I am at now?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 92,509
Posted By Ron52
Re: Manners... A new rule...

damm u people are Human, I think I will stay here for quite a while...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Ron52
Re: Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

What is your method to replace the PIN?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Ron52
Re: Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

If i remove the spring I think the operating wedge will fall out and the Pin can be removed. then I can replace the pin new and reinsert the wedge then the operating wedge stud with replacement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Ron52
Need immediate help with front breaks OPERATING ACUPIN.

Help Please:I would like to try a short cut to replace the operating PIN. I have everything broken down by the model A Mechanics Hand Book but not he removal of the bottled immediate om spring. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Smile Re: 1930 Brakes

I can see from all the assistance that I got, that I just have to pull all parts and check, Check and Check again. I had less sponge action after adjusting the acuating Bar on the front. Brakes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

T B lots of slack in the right actuating arm front. To remove all the slack makes the arm straight up and down, however the book calls for 15%. Any comment please anyone..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

Curtis I am going to have to study that subject Pills, to properly understand the movement there. That could explain why the Brake adj wedge was all the way in at the 15% arm position and no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

It is too late tonight for pictures. Tomorrow I will take pictures and post them here. I think from what I am getting on here tonight that I need to get that arm at 15% and have some one step on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

All break parts in the Drum were replaced from what I see on the front. However, one never really knows until the Drums are pulled and looked at. Appears all the Pins have been replaced, they look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

Probably the front Arm may need to be leaned more to the front, may be 5% now, not 15. ABACHMAN what is PILLS? where do they go? I did disconnect the brake rod at that arm point. There was all play...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

All break parts in the hub were replaced from what I see on the front. However, one never really knows until the Drums are pulled and looked at. Appears all the Pins have been replaced, they look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Brakes

curtis I have the Les Andrew"s handbook. I will start with the Pedal movement first. Then I will remove all the Drums and review the brakes. I do know that the shoes are not the same, The right is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Breaks

Charlie, where do I get this information on location of Drums? They do look high.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
Re: 1930 Breaks

Thanks cpf240 I needed that. Any comments on the issue Brakes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ron52
1930 Brakes

Time to ask the professionals. My Brakes they do not do too well. Press hard there's that moment of sponge like feeling (stepping on a rubber ball) push harder and the brakes slow you down to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Ron52
Re: Lower Window Seals for a 1930 Model A

Tacoma Bob, I am in Italy close to VENICE. Cant get help here. Only know of one more model A ford in all the Northern Part of Italy. Lets make E-Mail Contact so I can get the pictures to you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Ron52
Angry Lower Window Seals for a 1930 Model A

Help! New to Ownership of a 1930 Tudor Model A. First wash of my Model A revealed a very large Approx 1-1/2 inch space between the Windows and the frame. Looked everywhere to get information on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,285
Posted By Ron52
Re: Tire pressure for tires on a model A Ford

Only measure in bar here in Europe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,285
Posted By Ron52
Tire pressure for tires on a model A Ford

Here in Europe when you pull into the Gas Station either for gas or Check the Air in your tires, Very close to $8.00 a gallon for gas, the air is free. Problem not the price of gas, but the measure...
Forum: Model-A 11-06-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Ron52
Need an Autolite Heater for a 1930 Tudor

Would like to purchase a heater and all the parts to complete it for my 1930 Model A. Ron52@Outlook.com
Forum: Model-A 11-06-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Ron52
Ron52

I'm looking to buy a AUTOLITE heater plus Valve for my 1930 Tudor. Anyone have a heater for sale out there?
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