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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,443
Posted By CarlG
Re: Main Wiring Harness 1929 Questions

I just replaced my wire harness. My truck is a ‘31. The harness i got from Sacramento Vintage fit perfectly. They did ask what year it was for so they must have a different one for the earlier models.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

Hmmmm...... $900 and the work has only begun.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By CarlG
Re: Wiring for trailer

I have LED tail lights on my truck, incondesent bulbs on my trailer. They seem to work together just fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By CarlG
Re: Wheel Balance with Dyna Beads

They also compensate for all those tiny rocks that seem to work their way into the treads of your tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By CarlG
Re: Late 31 steel top pickup

I have a "like new" set on my bench. Went another way with mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

Lathe, milling, machine, welder, technical abilities, etc. Of course we all have those, Right?


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

Following Al’s rational reminded me of an old legal saying: When a lawyer represents himself in a legal action he has a fool for a client. I feel the same way when getting into things I know nothing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

Shoot him an email.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

The torque tube, drive shaft, and radius rods all have to be shortened about an inch or so. All that is included in Dave’s kit.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By CarlG
Re: F 150 OD trans

Dave Delmue
dave4564@msn.com
408-722-2518

He is still making the F150 kits. (Just finished # 189) His kits include everything to make it a complete "bolt in" operation, including the pedals and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,361
Posted By CarlG
Re: Mitchell transmission or overdrive

I have the F150 OD with 3.78 rear. This gives me Synchronized gears plus OD. Does very well on the flat or hills.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By CarlG
Re: Oil Pan baffle

You need to be careful putting a threaded bolt in that hole. Those are pipe threads and can be screwed up very easily. The vendors sell a couple different styles of a tool that is used just for that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By CarlG
Re: H&H Model A motor thrust bearing issue

When I bought it, my pickup had an H&H engine in it. The center main was "fixed" that way.

Long story made short, the engine was literally crap. It had just over 1,000 miles on it when I bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By CarlG
Re: ORIGINAL Standard Hardware needed (nuts)

Don Turley Model A
607 Fox Hunt Lane
Evans, GA 30809-4093

www.DonTurley.com
don@donturley.com

Phone 706-863-4867
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By CarlG
Re: 19” radial tire question

I could only say "ditto" to the above. I think they are great!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By CarlG
Re: Window and window tint

I had my rear window tinted in order to cut down on the glare reflected on the windshield as well as reducing the glare from headlights from cars behind me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By CarlG
Re: Tire changers, do you use the DIY units?

For dismounting tires, I have a bead breaker (made for motorcycle tires) that helps in getting things started. I work them off the wheel with a couple of tire irons I bought from Snyder's.

For...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,569
Posted By CarlG
Re: Scammer warning

"Hi Grandpa, this is your grandson"

Had this one several times, always wanting me to wire money to get him out of jail or some cockamamy story.

A couple of times I played along, asking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By CarlG
Re: 1931 Pickup Headliner

I did a little special treatment to mine. I took out the steel roof bows and had them powder coated black. While they were out, I lined the underside of the steel roof with "Road Kill", an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,053
Posted By CarlG
Re: Engine Stand

You have to take the rest of the pan bolts out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By CarlG
Re: Additional Fuses

Bill,
I divided the fuse block in half, switched and unswitched;

Switched
• Heater
• Air Conditioner
• Windshield Wipers
• Turn Signals
• Back-up Lights
• GPS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,053
Posted By CarlG
Re: Engine Stand

You don’t have to remove the pan, only the two bolts where the engine mount goes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By CarlG
Re: Additional Fuses

Here's mine:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,601
Posted By CarlG
Re: F150 trans or 39 Ford trans for banger?

Some of us have those skills. Those of us who don't pay the piper!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By CarlG
Re: Need help identifying Mallory distributor model.

Try Bubba's Ignition in Indianapolis
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