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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By CJH
Re: Unsusal Find

Thank you for the help gentlemen. I do not have the drum here at my place. I will measure it when I see my friend again to do the brake job on his 30 coupe.

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By CJH
Unsusal Find

I am helping a friend work on his 1930 coupe and found this unusual brake drum / hub. Can anyone identify it?

Chris
Forum: Early V8 11-04-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 722
Posted By CJH
1937 Ford Transmission

I have a completely rebuilt 1937 Ford 3-speed. It is the 48 series case. This transmission will accept the bigger 11 inch clutch; it will accept the desirable Zephyr gears with minor modifications....
Forum: Early V8 09-15-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By CJH
1937 Ford Transmission

Completely rebuilt 1937 Ford 3-Speed Transmission. $450.00 OBO Will ship, buyer to pay actual shipping charges. Will email pictures.

cjhall.30coupe@yahoo.com...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,179
Posted By CJH
Re: what do you collect of parts ...and how many?

When I first started in this hobby, I could not understand why someone would spend the time or money on old parts when there are parts stores full of shiny new reproduction parts.

Then I started...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Re: Vibration / Under powered

Well, we re-timed the Town Sedan today before the football game started and were able to get some positive results. We followed Marco's instructions to the letter, it ran much smoother and we picked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Re: Vibration / Under powered

Newshirt

I did get a little bit of forward and aft movement out of the distributor. There was no movement side to side at all. And it was the whole distributor moving not just the cam. I'll be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Re: Vibration / Under powered

Yes the vibration is there while revving the motor in neutral.

I'll also check the front motor mount.

Thanks for all the help. We'll get this one yet!

Chris Hall
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Re: Vibration / Under powered

CarlG, believe me when I say if I had the time and means to get get to Alaska to check out your center main, I would already be booking my flight. I have always wanted to see Alaska!

Do you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Re: Vibration / Under powered

Thanks for all the quick replies. 2manycars, thanks for the response about it being normal. I am going to arrange a ride in another "A" to listen to that noise and see how many other things I worry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By CJH
Vibration / Under powered

Let me begin by saying that I know there are multiple answers for my questions and diagnosing a problem such as this with out putting hands on the car is difficult at best. I have my ideas about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By CJH
Re: vicky stearing drop block

Do you pull on the steering wheel when you get in the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By CJH
Re: Engine install

If at all possible, put them in as a unit. You will be able to a better job on the "workbench" than wrestling with the transmission under the car. Then you can slide the rear end under the car,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By CJH
Re: My first shakedown cruise!

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Congratulations Terry!

The picture is of my first ride in our 30' coupe.

I think I still have that same silly grim on my face today!

Check out the interior, or lack of it. No top,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By CJH
Re: 1930 front fender installation questions

It can be done by carefully using an engine hoist to lift one side of the body at a time, then slide the splash aprons in. Be very careful when lifting the second side as to not damage the installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By CJH
Going Back Together!

This is the first trial fit of the new sub-rail extensions for our 30 Coupe. The nose of the new piece is not shaped exactly like the original where it meets the firewall, so it will take a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By CJH
Re: Taking Bird Cage Theatre night tour tonight ...

I've always wanted to go to Tombstone! Sounds like you will have a great time. Be sure to tell us all about it.

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,921
Posted By CJH
Re: The Brake Debate

My Dad and I just adjusted the brakes on our town sedan last week and we started by adjusting the brake rods to eliminate any slop. Then we used the brake tool to adjust the wedges as described in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By CJH
Re: 31 Coupe body

I just took my 30' coupe apart and there was no seam sealer in that joint, only friction tape.

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By CJH
Re: subrail extention removal

Thanks Flop. I see the spot welds now that I cleaned a little of the crud off.

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By CJH
subrail extention removal

I am having a little difficulty in removing the cracked, broken and rusty sub-rail extensions from my 1930 coupe. I have very carefully removed all the rivets that I can see and there is still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By CJH
Re: Throttle Linkage attached to Engine

Call Bert's Model A Center in Colorado. They should be able to set you up with a good one.

Good Luck,

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,859
Posted By CJH
Re: Fitting gas tank

I have been there. The little strips of cloth just pulled right off of the welting because of the extremely tight fit.

My only advise is to be sure to loosen the two screws that holds the cowl to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By CJH
Re: fuel leak .. Now what ..

We just went through the same problem with our Town Sedan.
We tried three or four sets of old fittings and could not stop the leak at the fuel inlet of the carb.
We got a new line with the fittings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By CJH
Re: The begining of a long project

I mentioned that PART of the reason for restoring the coupe is to honor the Colonel, another huge part is just to hang out with my Dad!

Chris
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