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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By 160B
Re: Model a instruction book

Check out the MAFCA website on original and reprint manuals

https://www.mafca.com/tqa_instructionbooks.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By 160B
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

Below is a great web site with lots of information to help you with your seminar.

here are some of the sections

Assembling Carburetors
Back fires at high speeds
Basic Info
Cap Jet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By 160B
Re: Remove rear axle seal

I use an old tire iron for working on split rims, see attached photos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By 160B
Re: 160-A Standard Fordor?

When Ford built the 31 Slant Window, he had Murray and Briggs build the bodies the same so parts were interchangeable. So all slant windows, Murray and Briggs, have the curved top on the side window...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By 160B
Re: Push pedal bell ??

there is two on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Tu-tone-Chimes-Foot-Bell-Bermuda-Gong-Sutone-Corp-Accessory-Rat-Rod-Hot/124329197348?hash=item1cf298ff24:g:fmsAAOSwx~dfVuVi

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By 160B
Re: Condensers

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=KsylDsrP&id=B001D64F6BB93AE46F6C05CB755DF378A3096345&thid=OIP.KsylDsrPQ5ufMK2D9AqvlgHaD4&mediaurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.tractorshed.com%2fgallery%2fpie...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By 160B
Re: First Time Tire Change

[QUOTE=shew01;1928797]How big is the hole that you cut into the plywood? /QUOTE]

See attached photo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By 160B
Re: First Time Tire Change

The best way to change a tire is to build a platform using 2X4 and plywood. Cut out the center so you can lay the wheel hubcap side down and remove the tire from the back side. Cover the platform...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By 160B
Re: Mounting new tires on freshly painted wheels

The best way to change a tire is to build a platform using 2X4 and plywood. Cut out the center so you can lay the wheel hubcap side down and remove the tire from the back side. Cover the platform...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By 160B
Re: Speedometer error

Read the section on calibration in the below article on rebuilding speedometers by Gordon Fisher.

"The odometer and trip are gear driven and no adjustment can be made. Drive a measured mile, or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By 160B
Re: Rear backing plate/brake installation Les Andrews instructions

I prefer to remove the rear radius rods and install the backing plates with the emergency return spring in place.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By 160B
Re: 160 Series Slant Window Sedan ID

Here is the information that I have gathered
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By 160B
Re: Brake centering

A word on brake shoes.
IMHO

In the past Raybestos sold a tool for bending the brake shoe core to arc the brakes to fit the drum. This tool was called Raybestos Kam Way. See attached page from a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By 160B
Re: What is this called?

I call it a "D" nut, in Brattons catalog they are called clinch nuts. They are on page 164 of the 2018 catalog under special hardware.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By 160B
Re: Hub Production History

Synchro,
In post #2 the attached file is the Mitchell drum puller. The problem is the text refers to green and black components and they are all black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

use the advanced search for your subject and check completed or sold

https://www.ebay.com/sch/ebayadvsearch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

here is a link to the Model A's for sale on the MARC website

https://model-a-ford.org/classifieds/?category=cars-for-sale
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

here is a link to the vehicles for sale on the MAFCA web site

https://www.mafca.com/cl/cl-v-sale.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By 160B
Re: first time looking at a 30 Model A

Here is a link on how to post a photo on Ford Barn

https://www.fordbarn.com/are-ya-lost/posting-images/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By 160B
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

I remember my twin brother going out of the car when the right rear door opened and he hit the road, 1939 Plymouth. I think he was trying to get up on the seat from the floor and grabbed the door...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By 160B
Re: Air-balancing a Zenith Carburetor

I ran my own calculations 12 years ago using the formulas at the K&N web site and 200.5 cubic engine running at 2100 rpm and selected a K&N E-3050. To date I have over 30,000 miles using a K&N...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By 160B
Re: Keri Keen Trunk Installation

Here is a link to an article by Steve Plucker

THE KARI-KEEN TRUNK ASSEMBLY AND A VERY EARLY 1929 TUDOR SEDAN
BY STEVE PLUCKER
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,451
Posted By 160B
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

HOW TO COMPUTE TORQUE WHEN USING ADAPTORS

http://www.torqwrench.com/Info/FAQ.html


If an adaptor or extension is attached to the square drive of a click-type torque wrench and this adds to its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,699
Posted By 160B
Re: Good time to check your fan blades

NO it is not aluminum. It is an original two bladed steel fan. The aluminum fans are cast aluminum and thus they are solid.
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