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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By packrat6
interior upholstery kits

Ready to tackle the job of restoring the interior on my '30 fodor. Have been reading previous posts regarding different "kit" makers and places to buy currently available. Would appreciate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By packrat6
Re: wiring question?

thanks for the heads up guys. cheers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By packrat6
Re: wiring question?

so the answer is that they connect to the same post on the alternator as the yellow/black wire from the terminal box?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By packrat6
wiring question?

The double yellow wires coming from the light swithch which normally connect to the cutout.......what do you do with them if you have an alternator instead of generator?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By packrat6
Re: gas gauge float replacement

Thanks to all for feedback. Putting a replacement gauge/float on my list of to-dos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By packrat6
Re: gas gauge float replacement

i'm convinced. tanx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By packrat6
gas gauge float replacement

is it possible to replace the cork float without removing the whole gauge....ie, bending wire arm enough to get float off and putting new cork on then "unbending" the wire arm?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By packrat6
Re: '30 Fordor Drip Rails

Thanks Bob and Art. Glad to have the suggestions on mounting the rails. However, I have a question which precedes that step. I've been working on this car for several years and when i took the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By packrat6
Re: '30 Fordor Drip Rails

and...thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By packrat6
Re: '30 Fordor Drip Rails

ya. i read that one but he is working with new parts and i'm working with the originals which i think are a bit trickier. hope someone will come to my rescue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By packrat6
'30 Fordor Drip Rails

Reinstalling the original two-piece drip rails on 30 Birggs Fordor. Anyone have experience doing this......could use some coaching.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By packrat6
hidem question

Lots of threads talking about hidem for roof trim ('30 fodor).......of the options of "split" type versus "wire" type, what are pros and cons. The split type is 3/16 inch wider than the wire (once...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By packrat6
speedo cable lubrication??

putting my '30 fordor back together now after a llooonnnngggg hietus. speedometer was working ok when dismantled. should i lubricate the cable somehow or just leave it alone?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By packrat6
Re: roof replacement

thanks for the link bob C. it hooked me up......don't know why the other links i used didn't work but maybe because my computer is older than the car i'm working on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By packrat6
roof replacement

Next project on my '30 fordor is replacing the roof material. There seems to be a lot of differing opinions on what materials to use and where they go.
My questions are:
Should there be a fabric...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By packrat6
Re: Gas tank clening?

thanks all!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By packrat6
Gas tank clening?

I have been working on my restoration for.....well, longer than i had planned. The engine was running fine when i started and i am ready to hook all of the "stuff" back up and get it going again. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By packrat6
Re: roof kits

1930 fordor three window. brattons and snyders don't have anything. Berts has individual parts which i guess are the same as macs kits. any other options or recommendations?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By packrat6
roof kits

so do i understand correctly that mac's (eckler) is the only option now for roof kits?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By packrat6
Re: Refitting doors

Mr. Swoft.....you da man. Only took about an hour and a few different permutations and door is now fitting perfectly. Truth and justice has won over evil once again. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By packrat6
Re: Refitting doors

thanks for the reply. when i replaced the body on the frame, i put no shims in except the one under the cowl. do you you think it would be better to remove that one or place one behind the cowl. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By packrat6
Refitting doors

Am seeking some advice on solving a door refitting problem. Working on a '30 fordor with frame off restoration. I removed all of the doors(which all fit properly before removal) to rebuild and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By packrat6
Re: roof/door trim rail.....perplexed

i keep getting a message saying i do not have the "security token" wtf that is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By packrat6
Re: roof/door trim rail.....perplexed

what is the secret to uploading pics......can't seem to make it happen.???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By packrat6
Re: roof/door trim rail.....perplexed

I agree with "drip rails". However, i didn't find any such animal or its gasket at brattons, snyders or macs. I just felt it was odd that there is no mention of them. Trying to post pics but...
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