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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,453
Posted By rocket1
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I was doing some volunteer work and I mentioned to one of the gentlemen I was working with that I had to get a new windshield for my ccpu.His remark was where would one even get a new windshield,dah...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By rocket1
Re: Looking for info for restoring model A pickup

I agree with russ/40 I have the book,mostly pictures and no detail on interior,not worth $30. bucks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By rocket1
Re: Late 1930 pickup restoration project

dispatch box on 29ccpu is on both sides shoulder heigth fastened to side panel of cab,not sure of late 30
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,052
Posted By rocket1
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

$2.16 Passaic county N.J.lowest I've seen,but corn gas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By rocket1
Re: 30 Model A oil pump installation

easy to make tool,brass pipe plug drill and tap hole down center insert proper size screw and thread plug into block then snug up center screw.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By rocket1
Re: Windshield Glass Type

If there is no vehicle inspection in your state for antique cars it is possible to get a windshield cut out of a sheet of safety glass with no markings,I had one cut from a scrap sheet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By rocket1
Re: Andre Hartford Shocks

I installed friction shocks on my ccpu in the late 60's,I think I purchased them from JCWhitney,they worked well then replaced them with more original looking after market shocks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By rocket1
Christmas story junked cars

I was watching the xmas story again and again! looks like model a's used as props,can anyone identify them? what is the car in the barn?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By rocket1
Re: Gas Shutoff Valve

try Brattons and then rebuild the carb so the float will shut the gas off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,557
Posted By rocket1
Re: Possible Radiator Problem???

I don't understand the statement leaking out of the radiator cap,they cap should be tightly sealed to the radiator,leak would be out the overflow to the ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By rocket1
Re: Slow leak

Brattons,all tubes are imports.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By rocket1
Re: Proportioner on Hydraulic Brakes?

It is the size of the bore of the master cylinder that determines the pressure going to the wheel cylinders,smaller bore higher pressure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By rocket1
Re: Tail light problem

I would surmise if you did not have the problem before it is the taillight wiring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By rocket1
Re: king pin fit

King pin has to be a snug fit into the axle,no bushings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,882
Posted By rocket1
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm 76,had my A since 1961,don't see many young people,sad!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By rocket1
Re: Easy Oil Pan Baffel Removel

you know how most things fall apart when you drop them!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By rocket1
Re: Head Gasket

My Dad reused head gaskets by coating them with grease,worked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,555
Posted By rocket1
Re: Thoughts on Hershey

I have been attending Hershey since the 60's and selling "junk" since the 80's,lately I have been telling myself going to quit attending but it's addictive and I keep going back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,919
Posted By rocket1
Re: New guy

It is a hot rod,sorry don't speak the language,but wish you luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By rocket1
Re: Burning Out Ignition Coils

I will stick to the stock ignition,very dependable,since 1961!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By rocket1
Re: leaking shut-off

I hope you saved the original,rebuild it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By rocket1
Re: Sector two tooth shaft

I have a nos sector that I picked up in the early 60's,it is not stamped,years ago there were many nos A parts available whether they are good quality or not remains to be seen.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By rocket1
Re: Car appraiser

If I where you I would go myself,A person could offer the seller more money and leave you hanging,money talks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,073
Posted By rocket1
Re: Oil drain tube

I had purchased a rebuilt engine from a shop in N.C.I wound up with a terrible oil leak at the rear of the engine.I dropped the pan and found a short home made tube,replaced it with a original tube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,112
Posted By rocket1
Re: Photos of "the other love"

1950 Merc custom,1954 Chevrolet convertible,1950 Olds club coupe not completely stock and 1957 Studebaker Commander.They are all stuffed into a four car garage with the Model A
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