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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By olebmw
Re: 29 standard coupe wood

Thank you very much.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By olebmw
29 standard coupe wood

Above the window shield on the inside is a channel that is riveted to the top of both door posts. Is there supposed to be any wood inside the channel?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By olebmw
Re: Buyer Beware...Emergency Brake Linings...Where is the Quality Control?

I ordered a set of pre drilled e-bands and the holes on one end of each shoe was drilled to the side just under 1/8".I sent them back and ordered the un-drilled lining. one lining snapped like a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,521
Posted By olebmw
Re: Rear wheel bearings - Timken part number

Synchro, Keep us updated on your bearing fix. I've looks at and bought a lot of hubs trying to find a good bearing race, still looking. The repo parts reports scare me off and I don't want to use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By olebmw
Re: brake shoe inspection

I found an older post that mentioned that the pins should be tight in the shoes and not spin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By olebmw
Re: brake shoe inspection

I noticed after I posted I wasn't very clear on that.
The brake pin holes in the shoes I was planning on using are .006"-.010"
out of round.
Has anyone tried the 66$ shoes from ebay? Are they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By olebmw
Re: brake shoe inspection

I now see that Bratton's offers a new shoe.
I had talked to another vendor and they offered relined good original shoe.
I tried to find out the pin hole diameter between a good shoe and a cull,but...
Forum: Model-A 08-12-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By olebmw
Rear brake roller track- heavy duty

-I have one, roller track/cam shaft housing that is a one piece casting and made more robust than the originals. probably after-market but don't know for sure.
I would like to buy one more in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By olebmw
brake shoe inspection

I've read all I can find on brake rebuilding,but haven't found any info on the
shoes, other than the pins need to be tight.
I have a bucket of old shoes and most of the pin holes measure around...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,233
Posted By olebmw
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

Thanks for all the info and suggestions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,233
Posted By olebmw
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I recently removed shock mounts from the axle housings.
Jim, how do I check to see if the housings are warped?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-21-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By olebmw
Re: TT window lift stud

I can give you some measurements from a 26 TT if you want to make them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By olebmw
Re: 28 29 5 window body

Thanks for all the information. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated. I have yet to find a date on the firewall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By olebmw
Re: 28 29 5 window body

Thanks for the reply, I have a 29 with a poor repaint from the 50's-60's . It shows some evidence of original paint that was not used in 29. I thought it may be a 28 body transplant. The paint is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By olebmw
Re: 28 29 5 window body

I meant is there any difference in the bare metal body between 28 and 29?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By olebmw
28 29 5 window body

Is a 1928 and 1929 five window coupe body the same? If not, how can I spot the differences? Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,652
Posted By olebmw
Re: How to change out steering Column support

If you decide to change out the bracket please post the details. I've been thinking about doing the same repair. I would use silver solder. Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By olebmw
Re: front engine mount frame hole diameter

I have checked the hole diameter on two other frames,both are not round,but it looks like they started life in the + or - 9/16"-5/8" range. I've looked at the bushing in the parts catalogs but there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,591
Posted By olebmw
Re: Rock tumbler for rust removal

Several years ago I broke the safety glass on a storm door,it shattered into a gazillion pieces about 1/8 " square. It's the best thing I've found for tumbling the rusty inside of a motorcycle tank....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By olebmw
front engine mount frame hole diameter

What should the diameter of the front engine mount hole in the frame be? Mine is worn to about 7/8" x 1". I plan on welding a plug in place. Any advice on getting the front to back measurement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By olebmw
29 Coupe trunk floor

Did the 29 coupe with a trunk lid alway have the same floor panels as a rumble seat car? What is the difference between a standard coupe and a special coupe?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By olebmw
Re: wood and patch panels

Thanks for all the advice, I really appreciate it. I got started today after building up enough courage to start cutting. I took a couple of inches off the bottom of the inner fender. The body frame...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By olebmw
wood and patch panels

I am about to start doing some sheet metal and wood replacement on a 29 standard coupe. Most of the wood needs replaced and the rear fender inner panels and the inner and outer sheetmetal panels...
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