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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By duke36
Re: F 150 OD trans

Also , if using the F150 or other setup, check the caster angle at the axle (4-5 deg per later Ford service specs) with the AA housing and if Float A Motor mounts. The radius ball clamp may need some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By duke36
Re: F 150 OD trans

Thanks for the update.I talked to him in 2016 and understood he wasn't supplying them any longer. Glad he's back at it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By duke36
Re: F 150 OD trans

Dave was in San Jose, Ca. (try his address ,modelaonly.com) and supposedly isn't providing the 1980's F150 setups any longer. Some have posted elsewhere that the 4 speed blocks any venting of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By duke36
Re: wiper motors

Ficken Wiper service
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By duke36
Re: Forming the front upper corner after welding

Concur. That corner has to withstand a lot of stress and flexing on the slant windows.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By duke36
Re: 6V electric Fuel Pump

My 6 volt Carter vane type (+ ground) has the polarity marked for proper flow direction. Does your pump have a model no. on it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By duke36
Re: body shimming

Concur; start with the hood gaps at the cowl and check hood at radiator shell, etc. Sometimes a small flat prybar/nail puller can be needed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By duke36
Re: Body to frame to help sagging doors

Also, the hood is part of the alignment process. As Brent mentioned, the cowl is important and needs to be elevated/ lowered accordingly to get the hood /cowl gaps even when placed on the radiator....
Forum: Early V8 02-28-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By duke36
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By duke36
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By duke36
Re: rubber parts

You may want to try Steel Rubber products in their universal line and try to match up profiles. They only (incorrectly) list the window setting rubber with lip for Model A's but should be only for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,177
Posted By duke36
Re: Anti Rattler Pics

Should be a small angle bracket attached to the frame web directly to the rear of the sidemount bracket
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By duke36
Re: Tube shocks

Look for mid 60's VW shocks with after market vendors that are oil filled only, no gas assist.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By duke36
Re: Interior Sun Visor

Bob Drake Repro's has black visors and brackets for 38-47 pickups. Or buy the brackets and use 1/8" art board (like Masonite finished on both sides) painted black to a size you prefer.
Assume you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By duke36
Re: Interior Sun Visor

Yes, what year and model do you have? Most '31 slant window sedan family of models (no outside visor) had inside visor(s) , approx 7.5 x 11, headliner material covered and with brackets as shown....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By duke36
Re: Bad manifold gaskets

Same with me. The manifolds should be surfaced unless new. Also, I use the gland rings but filing them a little to ensure the gasket seats.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By duke36
Re: Spring clips

I removed an original spring from our late '31 which had Ford script on the clips, but not rivet head bolts. Sometimes old inventory could be used up ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By duke36
Re: Vibration

Perhaps start with the easy stuff 1st: as mentioned, fan, front motor mount tightness and springs (if original), replace FAM biscuits if 12 years old and side frame rubbers(vendors sell new ones....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By duke36
Re: Mitchell Overdrive - Shifter Modification

Yes, I have a mid 30's with Mitchell OD and the cable shifter. The T handle is mounted under the dash with home made L bracket which allows more for more leg room . The provided cable is sheathed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By duke36
Re: Paint type

Try TCP Global in s. Ca. They have the Model A formulas in Lacquer and Acry. enamel.
Restoration Line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By duke36
Re: overdrive

Dave Delmue in N. Ca. Not sure he is still doing the complete kits.Sent you a PM.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By duke36
Re: Meaning of btt on Swap Meet

bump or relocate to top of threads.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,238
Posted By duke36
Re: Modern post manufacture shock absorbers

Home Depot in US has a graphite spray that appears to work well. Dries fine and can be layered to suit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,021
Posted By duke36
Re: Check your fan blades

Agree with Bob B's posts. The vendors sell new bolts that have nuts on them to look original so the pump is easier to remove or just buy replacement hex head bolts to replace the studs in the block...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,238
Posted By duke36
Re: Modern post manufacture shock absorbers

See Empi 9600 series; pure oil filled, no gas charged.
Eyes both ends, metric holes.
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