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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,605
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: what is this?

Thanks Charlie
that,s exactly what it is. When I bought the car the mirror was missing but the mount with the ball stud was there. I bought a complete replacement not knowing I had the needed part...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,605
Posted By qtcoupe
what is this?

Found this in my 31 tudor, any idea what it does?178844

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,463
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: 1931 Model A - Powdercoat Color Yellow?

If you are near a Les Schwab tire store check out their powder coat color choices. I had mine done in the yellow color and it looks just like the original color that was on the wheels when I bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Front plate

Sssssteamer is correct. I would add if you run a year of manufacture plate it must be the correct color for that year. (Don't laugh) i've got a friend that painted his the color of his car, so far...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Wire spokes

Just had mine done at Les Schwab, media blasted & powder coated $30.50 each plus tax. They look great. Took 7 days. no mess to clean up, no cleaning products or paint to buy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Overdrive

My 31 has the borg warner overdrive with the governor bypassed by a switch on the shifter. A kill switch is tapped into the transmission top behind the low/reverse shaft thereby deactivating the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,569
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Headlamp switch orientation

Straight down is off
1 click clockwise is park
back to center and 1 click counter clockwise is low beam
1 more counter clockwise is high beam
That is how my 31 is wired
my harness is without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,193
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: wireless turn signals

Wondering if the same control would operate 2 units. The front would be installed upside down in order to flash the correct direction.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: optima float charger

I have optima batteries in both my 41 plymouth and my 98 corvette and I use the float chargers from harborfreight and have for about 10 years on the plymouth with the same battery. They seem to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: door width differences

My 31 tudor measures 29 1/4 also
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Old pictures of my second A in 1970

There's a 1927 Erskine for sale at www.memorylaneclassiccars.com in Portland Or. you might like to look at just for kicks. I bought my 31 tudor from them 4 months ago
qtcoupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Cleaning Gray Pot Metal Carburetor

I use a ultrasonic cleaner from harborfreight with simple green 1/2 and distilled water 1/2 for all my small parts including carburetors. Can't say how it would do without the sonic cleaner but it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,009
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Turn signal installation

This is how mine is wired. the color code may be different
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,009
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Turn signal installation

Is your car still 6 volt? is the turn signal kit the same voltage as the car? If not the flasher is wrong voltage. So is the light indicator in the turn signal unit. Are the rear lights mounted to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,009
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Turn signal installation

a picture of the wiring diagram would be a big help in determining what your problem is. if the white wire is meant to go to the brake switch it must go on the cold side. that cold side wire you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Pictures

This works for me, choose advanced,click on the paper clip for attachments,in the drop down menu choose browse from your computer and click the pic you want to upload. if it fails your picture is to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: brake lights are on on on

will this help? it's for 30/31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: brake lights are on on on

sounds to me like the brake lights are being fed by the tail light circuit. Is the headlight switch off or in park position?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Throttle control question

on my 31 that part is held on the shaft with a washer and cotter pin. I don't see that on yours so I guess you will have to unbolt the bracket from the bellhousing as al's28/33 said
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By qtcoupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: Cowl Lights..

a couple things you will need. snyder lists a cowl lamp marking tool # A13300-X and the wood spacers that go between the panel and the inside brace # A 13318. The hole position is critical because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: dash rail

Could it be you have a passenger car rail and the center hole is for mounting the instrument panel light?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By qtcoupe
Re: 30-31 Cowl Light Location

Did this on my 31. Bought a tool made just for this from the local model A vendor that goes thru the hole in the inside brace and has a nail in the center to make a dimple on the outside, Had to cut...
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