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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Steve Plucker
Model A's and Woodstock...

Did anybody take their Model A to the Woodstock Music Festival 50 years ago?

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Correct placement of front and rear grease baffles...

It is the orentation of the grease baffles that have the round metal spacers attached to them that are assembled to the front and rear backing plates. They can be assembled two ways...which is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Steve Plucker
Correct placement of front and rear grease baffles...

What is the correct placement of the early front and rear grease baffles...those with the metal round spacers that are attached to them. These are the grease baffles located within the hub area next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Steve Plucker
Now what...Foot Rest Rubber insert

Just found out that the rubber insert for the Accelerator Foot Rest is no longer made. Was discontinued 15 years ago (Brattons). Had a nice one that was Cad Plated but the rubber part got removed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Steve Plucker
Oil Capacities...Which is it?

I was taking a look at several publications looking up "oil capacities" and see that they are all over the place OR there are some typographical errors.

Ford Service Bulletins:Page 227:
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Rear Lower Trunk Panel

Here is some data to help you along:

http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/studies/TRUNK_INSTRUCTIONS_Part_%203.pdf

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 07-30-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Steve Plucker
Junker Pickup Bed with METAL Bracket for attaching Rear tail Light bracket

I am in need of the metal bracket that is riveted to the Model A Pickup bed that will attach the rear tail light bracket to.

It is part number A-78084 Floor Side Sill to License Bracket Support...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Steve Plucker
Gas tank gasoline shut-off valve removal tool

Has anyone ever designed a good tool for removing the gas tank gasoline shut-off valve without any damage to the valve itself?

That sure would save a lot of headaches if one were out there.
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Forum: Model-A 07-27-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Steve Plucker
For 1928-29 Windshield Stanchions...

I am in need of just one (1) SMALL Windshield Post (Stanchion) Curtain Stud.

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 07-27-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Steve Plucker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Fuel Shut-off Valve

Thanks Jackson...That is probably the reason.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Steve Plucker
Fuel Shut-off Valve

I know that the tapered inside part of the fuel shut-off valve should just pull right out of the casing (have everything removed to do so). But the darn thing will not come out. I can move it back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Brackets . . .

DannL,

Check this out for the rest of the story:

http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/studies/THE%20KARI%20KEEN%20TRUNK%20ASSEMBLY.pdf

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 07-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Steve Plucker
LEFT Emergency Brake Carrier/Backing Plate...

Guys,

Would any of you have a extra, very good, not twisted or deformed, late Emergency Brake backing plate for the LEFT side of the rear axle WITH the "tabs" on the plate itself? One that...
Forum: Model-A 07-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Steve Plucker
Non-adjustable Brake Rods

I am in need of 4 good Non-adjustable Brake Rods for my July 1928 Open Cab Pickup restoration.

Thanks.

Steve Plucker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1928

"Pro ally"...Never heard that expression before!

I need to go over my coupe...got something wrong with it also.

Hope you found the problem.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,533
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Dave Lopes Fordor Model A

I saw the car at the 2004 MAFCA National Meet in Portland, Oregon.

Very impressive...Both David and the car!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Model A Brake rivets

Please explain a "5-5" rivet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Rear Backing Plate Bolts

The bolts are the LONG bolts used in production. The bolt on the left is the EARLY LONG bolt used with the grease baffle with the reinforcement studs. This bolt is 2-7/64 inches long and apparently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1930 Sport Coupe finally!!

First of all it is not threaded...it is pressed onto the spindle.

In the repro parts books it is refered to as "Front Axle Inner Dust Ring".

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Roof trim on a 29 Tudor

Show/ points or not..if it were me...and you know me Bill...I would chuck the reproduction crap and take the time to find the original parts, which are out there, and forget the headachs...then sit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Need help on literature

Weather you are restoring or maintaining...Here is Les's book: Model A Ford Mechanics Handbook...A Complete Guide for Service and Maintenance.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Repop Dust Rings...

Bob,

I just spent some time examining my fronts and sure enough...I was trying to put dust rings that should go on the front...on the back...I just had to think about it over night and sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Steve Plucker
Repop Dust Rings...

The "dust rings" are those wire rings that go between the front brake lever and the front brake shaft housing assembly/rear brake camshaft lever and rear backing plate to keep the dust and dirt out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: The Rear Brake Camshaft Lever...A-2235R-2236L

Got it figured out...First of all there is no left or right rear backing plate; there is no left or right rear brake camshaft; BUT there is a left and right Rear brake Camshaft lever.

One can...
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