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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: PickUps

that's because the people were small framed lol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Lubrication of the Drive Shaft Roller Bearing

I thank you as well my 29 AA has been apart for so long I didn't remember.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: A-20562 3/8 Hex head bolt

try the oil pan Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: adjusting valves

believe it or not I have a set of Craftsman Tappet wrenches with the holder. Don't know how old, but they have some age to them. There not chrome plated, just plain steel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: dist. testing

Don't forget to lube the top bushing with oil before installing in you A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,426
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Tig welding door panel questions

If you weld it put a flat pcs. of copper behind were your going to weld. This helps to not blow throu as esay. I don't know if it works with tig welding or not. But weld
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Dropping the oil Pan

First disconnect the battery, put emergency brake on. there is a flat head screw straight down from distibutor by the oil pan. This will need to come out, they have a fitting that you screw in this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: 110 years ago

Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Milling the head

You can also cut some of the top of the pistons off. In regards to Jim B. statment
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: New Key vs. New Lock

If it for your "A" if buy a key blank and have him make you a key
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,906
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Transmission Mystery

take the transmission to the right welder and he can weld your transmission back together.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,925
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Where does this piece go?

What ever you do, don't throw it away.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,712
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Model A car names

I was single and 54 year old and bought a 1929 AA CCPU. Henry Ford called his Model A's Henry's Lady, I named mine my old lady.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Model A time machine

I bought my first Model A when I was 15. That was in 1970. Have owned 5 model A's in my time, I now own a 1929 CCPU AA with plate form bed on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,795
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: OT: What to do if you could choose all over again?

I would have followed through with starting a restoration shop in 1970 for Model A &AA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Sun visor 29 CCPU

Thank you Rusty that was more what I was looking for.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Sun visor 29 CCPU

Thank you all my truck is in restore mode. I have it in about a thousand pieces. My retirment project lol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Sun visor 29 CCPU

I will have to recover the sun visor and need to know what is the best way to bend the tabs that hold two stripes of metal on. Do you heat to bend the tabs or just bend them. Don't want them tabs to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Open Cab vs Closed Cab production numbers...

Steve my CCPU is a double A with even body and frame number. That much I do know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: photo of my 29 AA truck

For my truck was going to hang a steel plate from the wood on the back and put the turn signals and brake lights. Nice truck hope mine will look that good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Steering gearbox from steering column - newbie question

Yes the steering wheel has to come off. Some times you get lucky and the wheel with a few tapes with rubber hammer it comes off, remove the nut first. Welcome to the Ford Barn. Were you from help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Have a Model A truck all to peices

When I was 15 I got my first 1929 Town sedan, all in pcs. Wired body to frame. I was young with no internet or books or pics. on how it went together. I put it back together and drove it. You can do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,486
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Running engine without coolant

Just remember when that engine gets hot that will take out the rings, maybe the clinder walls, the head. rings over heat losses it tempper. This take out you piston walls. The head gets to hot and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,759
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Jack Stands

check with auto zone they did have 2-2 ton jacks for around $50.00
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Gunmetal blue2
Re: Balancing the crank shaft

They have weld on ones that I have if you what measurements e-mail me at 1929oldlady@gmail.com My shop that turns the crank down will make it ground straight. Then my machine shop friends balance...
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