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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By DC 69
Re: Generator Brush Adjustment

Thanks for the help redmodelt & Purdy Swoft.

I was cleaning it up and was able to determine the 3rd brush arm is connected to the slip ring. The other thing I noticed was the 3rd brush arm is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By DC 69
Generator Brush Adjustment

Good morning,

From the description in the Les Andrews book, I believe I have a 30/31 generator (photo of end plate w/brushes attached).

Was driving one day and noticed my ammeter was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By DC 69
Re: Ignition Switch Help

All very helpful. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By DC 69
Ignition Switch Help

Hi All,

Looking for any help on this ignition switch:

1. Switch year: 28/29 or 30/31?
2. How to remove rear plate to replace wire connection
3. How to remove switch from housing; should it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By DC 69
Re: Bracket Number

Thank you F.M. and Bob C.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By DC 69
Bracket Number

Found number, A-13470, and square w/arrow symbol stamped on my license plate bracket on my '29 CCPU. What does this information mean or where can I find?

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By DC 69
Re: 1929 CCPU Tail Light

Wow gentlemen! Thanks for the great education. This is exactly what I hope for on this forum.

My '29 CCPU has fluted headlight lens, which my dad said were original to the vehicle.

Based on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By DC 69
1929 CCPU Tail Light

I don't believe I have the correct style tail light on my 1929 (Aug.) CCPU. Looking for help finding a picture or link of correct light.

Any help greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By DC 69
Re: Engine Number

Thank you all for the helpful information. Greatly appreciated!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By DC 69
Engine Number

My grandfather & father bought a 1929 Model A CCPU in 1940 from a Ford dealership in CA. The Conditional Sale Contract list the motor number as A2095442. I have a Model B engine in the vehicle now.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By DC 69
CCPU Rear Window

Were the original rear windows on a '27, '28, and '29 CCPU the same size or different dimensions? If not, what are their respective sizes?

Thanks for the education in advance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By DC 69
Spark Rod Adjustment

'29 CCPU runs great, but... :confused:

What do I need to adjust in order to use correct 17" Spark Control Rod and get full spark advance? With bent rod I get full retard & full advance. With 17"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,254
Posted By DC 69
Re: Bolt against flywheel?

Same thing happened to me recently. I taped a 1-1/2" cylindrical magnet along the cable end of a 24" flexible cable pickup tool. I removed the starter and fished for the bolt through the starter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By DC 69
Re: Radius Rod Question

My Radius Ball picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By DC 69
Re: Radius Rod Question

Thank you gentlemen.

Found the same kit online after I had posted my question. I'll be ordering soon.

My assembly did not have spacers or springs and was bolted tight, which I have been reading...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By DC 69
Radius Rod Question

I've recently read that a rubber radius rod ball is not recommended. In checking mine, I found a rubber cup around the entire metal ball. There's a crack in the rubber cup. Is this what members are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By DC 69
Re: Shock Install Help

Shock linkage alignment update: I recently installed new front & rear spring shackles. I also removed front & rear springs to inspect/clean/paint/lube.

When I removed the front spring, I found I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,109
Posted By DC 69
Re: Possible Radiator Problem???

Are gas caps the same size as radiator caps? Is it posible to put a gas cap on a radiator?

I was driving on a pretty warm day, up & down a few hills, when antifreeze came out from cap because temp...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By DC 69
Question Rear Spring Perch Repair

Greetings from California.

I'm wanting to repair both rear spring perches on my '29 CCPU. Asking for advise on best/easiest way to remove from pickup in order to deliver to the shop. I have Les...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By DC 69
Re: Oil Return Pipe

Thanks Charlie.This info makes sense.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By DC 69
Re: Oil Return Pipe

Thanks for the replies. Tried to attach photos but kept getting upload error. After reading your replies, I'm sure I have a Model B engine because there's a plate that covers the area for a fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By DC 69
Oil Return Pipe

Leaning something new every day on my '29 CCPU: After looking at other engines, I realized my engine doesn't have an oil return pipe. Since taking ownership, I have driven approx. 500 miles without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By DC 69
Question Re: Rear Spring Perch on Axle

Thanks for the replys. Still checking options...

Is the front spring perch shackle housing the same size as the rear spring perch housing? If so, would it be a viable option to cut off bad rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By DC 69
Question Rear Spring Perch on Axle

I need to replace the rear spring shackles on my '29 CCPU. The perch has an old repair that welded the shackle in the perch. Been reading multiple threads about perch repair.

Q: Is the rear perch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By DC 69
Venturing out

The "A" ran great during a recent 40 mile drive. Venturing out & stretching the legs.
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