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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,113
Posted By steve hackel
Re: t 5 tranmission

Can someone please explain the mechanics of the shifter and its twin brother as shown in post #23 ? Obviously the forward shifters position has nothing to do with the transmission itself, but I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Coupe Glass Replacement

I bought mine from Vintage Glass, 50 Ward Street, Rockville, CT 06066 860-872-0018
It fit great without issues, came packaged in a double industrial box, and they were wonderful to deal with. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By steve hackel
Re: T5 Valley Machining Kit

PotvinV8 ; do you have any other pictures of the additional /modified Tremec shifter assembly that moves the 2nd shifter forward to the original position? I have seen pictures of this or similar...
Forum: Model-A 09-19-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB rear frame section only

BTT - still looking for the RR frame rail.
Forum: Model-A 09-09-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB rear frame section only

Just a follow up - if no one has a pair, I can easily get by with the passengers side rear rail and then eventually straighten the drivers side. The passenger side is paramount to repairing my frame....
Forum: Model-A 09-05-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By steve hackel
WTB rear frame section only

I am looking to buy the 2 rear frame sections only - I do not need the rear cross member, nor do I need the center cross member. If someone has a pair of rails, just remove the rivets from the rear...
Forum: Model-A 08-07-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By steve hackel
WTB oil pan dipper tray

I am looking for a good model A' oil pan dipper tray to replace mine.
Initially when I got my coupe, it had sat idle for a number of years and I never ran it much before the engine was rebuilt. Once...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,321
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Ammco brake shoe chart

Please add me to your list s.hackel@att.net Thanks, Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By steve hackel
Your best method for drilling out rivets?

I'm in the slow process of pulling the firewall for eventual access to the cowl panels for repairs, and also the front sub rail extensions for replacement.


Whether it's going to be a seat frames...
Forum: Model-A 06-20-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By steve hackel
WTB 1930/31 frame - Chicago /NW Indiana

Looking for a good straight frame, preferably 1930/31 in the general area
of Chicago or NW Indiana, I will come to pick it up. I pulled the body off of mine and have discovered that it has been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By steve hackel
Who makes the best fiberglass fenders

Please, don't jump all over me for asking the question.... ! :eek: I have steel fronts, and even with all my skills and equipment at hand, I could not make these much better than "poor" examples...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Removing the entire side of a 30 coupe - 1 piece?

Honestly, I have no issues with pulling the quarter panel(s), as I have pulled Corvette bodies, 57 Chevy bodies, and others that were far worse in similar ways. MY original question was to find the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By steve hackel
Removing the entire side of a 30 coupe - 1 piece?

Obviously, Just because I am asking - my coupe needs some metal work, but it's not as bad as it sounds. The rear sub rails are very solid, but both are damaged at the body bolt holes, the rear inner...
Forum: Model-A 06-09-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Same situation as before, still wanted.
Forum: Model-A 05-30-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Thanks to all those who have answered. I am not looking for the cheap flat replacement
style panels that Mac's and possibly a few others sell. The panels I am looking for have the rear brace...
Forum: Model-A 05-28-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Back to the top; I also called Snyders today and they are currently out of them also.
Surely someone is willing to let a pair of these go to a good home so I can finish the body work on my coupe. ...
Forum: Model-A 05-28-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By steve hackel
WTB brake drum reinforcement bands

I am looking for a pair (2) of brake drum bands for an original pair of front drums. My original fronts are not cut too far, and rather than send these out to Randy Gross and have them replaced with...
Forum: Model-A 05-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By steve hackel
WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Hello; I am looking for a pair of rear inner wheel wells / inner fenders for my 1931 couple. I am interested in the good style panels that Brattons had advertised for years: these would have all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By steve hackel
Talking Attempt to remove body bolts, or just cut them off?

I'll admit, it's been nearly 50 years since either my friend Dave or I have removed a body for any reason, and 50 years ago the body mount bolts were 50 years newer in the A's we were working on. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Besides the extension, are 30/31 front fenders the same?

Hi Larry; since my fenders are still on the car (for now) I am not exactly sure which sheet metal flange you are referring to? Would a picture or drawing of the piece xp
o I could start making them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By steve hackel
Besides the extension, are 30/31 front fenders the same?

I am not sure, so asking the experienced restorers this question; :o
besides the short splash extension that is welded to the 1930 front fenders, are the fenders actually the same? Both my splash...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Cleaning Parts with a Rock Tumbler

Regarding vibratory tumblers and their media: keep in mind that silica sand is only effective when striking a surface at speed or under pressure and not in general contact. Once struck, most of it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Need Picture of Cutaway Water Jacket

Great, but Tod needs to seriously look at this one for us un-original type guys....
Forum: Model-A 03-04-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By steve hackel
WTB late 30, 1931 Emergency brake cross shaft

Hello, looking for the later style 30/31 emergency brake cross shaft assembly with both (good) arms. Mine was missing when I bought the car years ago, and apparently the previous owner felt this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By steve hackel
Re: High compression head

Hi Tod. Do you have any picture that can be posted of both the Thomas and Winfield exterior configurations? I am curious about the looks of each one. Thanks, Steve
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