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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Engine Noise - Help-Opinions?

if it is knocking after warming up but it doesn't knock when cold, it might be excessive rod to crank clearance being cushioned by thickened oil. once the oil warms up, my guess is that the oil flows...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

I plan on joining as soon as I can get sometime off of my scrapping. Thanks for the heads up mate:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

Thanks all, first of all, the reason I took the timing cover off was to replace the gasket as I had ripped it when I was installing a partial flow oil filter kit. I had a problem of oil being sprayed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Foamy Transmission Oil

I have used mikes afordable 600w, no complaints other than it smells ghastly. Yuck!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

Didn't think of that, I had to walk away and come back to it later or poor Sunny would have heard blasphemy toward Henry;) I'll try it with a screwdriver carefully in the morning. Btw, is it ok to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

it is, there are no signs of any cracks or missing pieces, so maybe an aftermarket part? anyways I got the bolt out by drilling a small pilot hole and using a self tapping screw to grip and twist the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

This bolt goes all the way through the cover on mine. so I can see both sides of the bolt in question.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,663
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Paul Shinn

Thank God he is still here. His video on why the Model A is the greatest car ever built is what cemented my faith in Fords and got me into the Model A community. Get well soon Paul!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

Thanks for the help yall, Because I have some bolts lying around, I am going to drill the bolt all the way through. I will tap the hole and run a smaller bolt through it and put a jam nut on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Oh shoot...

ok, a little more info, it is the passenger side motor mount bolt on the timing cover, no damage to the cover that I know of. I removed the cover no problem. But the head broke off, and it is tight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Oh shoot...

OK all, I have a problem, I am in the process of removing the front motor mount so I can change the timing cover gasket, and I broke the motor mount bolt by accidently overtightning it :( How do I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

I was doubtful that the info was accurate, and you are right, it is a conversation piece. My truck was built in Dearborn, and I bought it in Grand Rapids, me and my family drove all the way up from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

it is a 31 82b budd body all steel 78b wide bed indented firewall in bronson yellow, with a brown interior, and the industrial black trim. I was told only ten identical trucks with every option that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

I checked the ford records for the exact features that my truck had, and I asked the mafca judges. They both came back as only 10 identical trucks were made. and of the 10 trucks, only three are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,573
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

red was more common than yellow, if you are looking for shocks, I would recommend Mikes a'ford'able shocks, they are $259 each
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

Thanks, but I didn't take those pictures, those are the pics from the place I bought the truck from: GR Auto Gallery. I downloaded all the pictures from the ad and use them when i refer to my truck:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: 1931 wide bed

Is it a car based pickup or a AA? BTW, what color is that truck? is it an indented firewall? I have a 31 indented firewall budd body wide bed in bronson yellow. there are only three identical trucks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Rebuilding my generator...

Thanks mate. I just got back on the forums and just saw your reply. It is a short in the switch body. I discovered that when I pushed up on the switch from the rear after taking the panel off, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Rebuilding my generator...

luckily, my brake light switch is fine at the moment. but, to clarify; the draw only appears when I switch on the pop out switch. the red wire has not been disconnected, i disconnected the wire that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Car Cover???

Thanks Y'all, I appreciate all the advice. My budget is quite tight at the moment, so I suppose I will have to use the tarp method until I can scrape up enough to get the car cover my Sunny deserves...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Car Cover???

you are so right, I want a good cover, but i have to prioritize and get the radiator first. I scrap for a living, and my insurance is somewhat expensive because my truck is registered and titled as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Car Cover???

Mikes A'ford'able is my supplier of choice, and I have had no luck. when I was talking to customer support, they told me that they don't sell an all weather cover for closed cab pickups:(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Car Cover???

I looked on their website and the cover I need from them is close to $600, I am saving up for a radiator and I can't afford a cover of that caliber. but I need one that will fit decent and provides...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Sunny the Model A
Re: Car Cover???

I actually did close the sides but not the front and back with hardy plank. but the weather is so crazy here that the rain still comes in. I cant find an all weather cover for a closed cab pickup. I...
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