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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,676
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

I am so sorry to hear about your son. We expect them to be safe when they are stateside and only worry when they are deployed to a hostile area.

When you are up to it, it would be nice if you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Budd cab pickup question

My Budd cab has the Vin Number stamped on the floor as Edgar44 said. I assumed that was a marking made by a DMV person to assign a number tho the truck.

Jim B. don't give up hope on your share of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,402
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Anyone fit toolboxes to the Pickups?

I made a wood one to match my side gates.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Pinion loose bearing

Any machine shop should be able to knurl the bearing surfaces on the carrier.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,337
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Tom Endy

Gary,
You can read Tom's complete library of technical article at santaanitaas.org and clicking his name in the header.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,337
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Tom Endy

Update:
Tom is doing great. He is getting up and moving about. He as been moved out of the hospital to a nursing and rehabilitation center. He will stay there a bit before moving home with is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,337
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Tom Endy

My good friend Tom Endy has had some health issues in the past few weeks.
While he was recovering from a nasty chest cold he had a heart attack which sent him to the hospital.
An angiogram found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Brattons pistons

The problem may not be the clearance. It may be the pistons.
A couple years ago I took some new pistons and a block to a machine shop for fitting. The machinist looked at the pistons and noticed...
Forum: Model-A 10-08-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
19 inch wheels

Five 19 inch Model A wheels with good tires and tubes. The wheels are powder coated "orangish".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,205
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Another Mitchell Overdrive question - 26% or 36%?

I had a 30 Town Sedan with a 5.5 head and a 3.78:rear end. It easily cruised at 55-60 mph
and worked very well when I took it up in the mountains. I have never owned or driven a 36% car but I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Transmission shift rail seal - The Real Deal

I have seen these seals installed with a new synchronized trans with the bell housing off the car.
The instructions say they can be installed through the inspection cover on the bell housing with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Question about a new top.

I bought some of the metal strips for the sides and rear of my Town Sedan.
They came rolled up in a box. After hours of trying to straighten them out, I had to drill holes for the nails. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Speedometer not working

I had the square cable end of the original cable become a bit too rounded to work properly when attached to the Mitchell cable.
Replaced it with a new cable and solved the problem.

My son had an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,032
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Model A insurance?

I have been with AAA for 25 years. Very happy.
Fewer restrictions than some of the others.
Forum: Model-A 02-15-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
1930 Town Sedan

1930 Model A Murry Town Sedan, very original, never restored with original upholstery (covered) and excellent wood. Body very straight and rust free. Engine, trans and rear end overhauled. New top....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,473
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: timing pin substitute

This is the pin that came in my car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,473
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: timing pin substitute

mine is nothing like the one Snyder's sells
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,473
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: timing pin substitute

Well that did not work , did it.
Let me try again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,473
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: timing pin substitute

I have one. I have never posted pictures before so it may take a few tries/Users/wendythompson/Desktop/IMG_0252.JPG
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Budd cab pickup question

If any of you come across a Budd cab wide bed for sale could you please let me know.
Thanks for all the great information.
Bryan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Budd cab pickup question

The truck in question has a AA grille as Mr Mellor pointed out. If an AA grille fits an A hood does that imply that AA cab is the same size an an A cab? Are A and AA bodies interchangeable?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Budd cab pickup question

Bob C.
That is the truck I was referring to.
Thanks
Bryan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Budd cab pickup question

I see on my local Craigslist a 1931 steel top pickup for sale, one of the photos is of the body ID tag. The tag is for a Briggs body.
Did the Budd company just make the top and supply it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,162
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: found an A for sale

V4f
I would be interested in your friends truck.
Could you send me his contact info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,388
Posted By wjbgthom@mac.com
Re: Looking for a 30/31 Model A

John,
I sent a description and a photo of my Town Sedan to your email.
Bryan
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