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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Commerical Head lights

Although some 1930 CCPU owners like to "dress up" the pickup by using passenger car stainless steel 1930-31 headlamps, the factory commercial issue was a painted black headlamp shell with the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By barnstuf
Re: 35-37 window regulators (PU v Passenger) 39 stsndard generator

Window regulators are pictured in the FoMoCo Hardware and Trim book along with the info on year and body type that they fit. I am away from my book at this moment but I recall that 1935 and 1936...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By barnstuf
Re: axle key

The FORD name would indicate they were made by Ford Motor Company. Whether original to the 1929 in question will be hard to prove as during the early 1930's, the height of the depression years, The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Rear axle housing repair sleeves not hardened

In answer to BUD, #25 responder, I was told by a retiree friend, now deceased, who was an automotive engineer for General Motors, and ran a Hyatt bearing factory, that it was part of the General...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,867
Posted By barnstuf
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

I got my 1930 Coupe in February 1941. Aside from my WWII service it was my only car until late 1948. It then became a regularly used second car, my children drove it as they became old enough, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By barnstuf
Re: AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

I had a friend in England, now deceased, and he bought a 1928 Phaeton new in early 1928. I not only have seen this car but have driven it. The car had the small bore engine and on local highways...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By barnstuf
Re: License Plate Clamp Orientation

The clamps in your photo are not Model A clamps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Spindle Kits

I have not purchased a kit for a few years and as you know there are several components in a kit. The pins were imports buts the bearings, bushings, felts, etc were USA. It may be different right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By barnstuf
Long term "A" Ownership

Today, February 22nd, is the day I acquired my 1930 Standard Coupe back in 1941. 78 years of ownership have passed and the 79th year starting. It has been registered and driven every year since...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 541
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Speedo gear

The 19 stamped on your speedometer gear case means it had a 19 tooth gear when the car was made. As the gear can be changed it is easy to remove the gear and case assembly and count the gear teeth...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Rear Fender Brace 1935 Ford Tudor Sedan

A wanted ad right here on the Fordbarn WANTED site would be a starting point for your search.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By barnstuf
Re: A-2492: Equalizer Operating Shaft Retracting Spring reproductions...

I had a small stash of these in new old stock. I sold a few but I am not sure if I sold all or not. When I ran an ad I might sell one. I am away from home for the winter and will not be home for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Model B Headgasket

An important distinction is two small holes in the Model B gasket between cylinders 2 and 3, as the B block has these additional openings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Tubeless 16" tires


1932 Model B and V8 used a 18" rim. \

1933-34 V8 and Model B used 17" rim

The 16" spoke rim was 1935 only
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By barnstuf
Re: shock absorbers which go where?

1) I do not see two mounting flanges but it is likely that the photo angle has one flange hidden.

2) A correct set will have 2 shocks operating clockwise, 2 in opposite direction.

3) Left...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,625
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

When I returned home after WWII the first thing did was get my 1930 Coupe out of storage and it became my daily driver for quite a few years. I put about 8 cement blocks on the rumble seat floor to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,085
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Is fuel bubbling normal

Rusty Karz states the vehicle is a 1931 Tudor but he does not give us the insight of whether it is an early 1931 which would have a firewall sediment bowl or a late 1931 which would have the fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Ammeter

I have not seen a reliable long life ammeter in the replacement market for many years, and originals are hard to find.
Forum: Model-A 02-08-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By barnstuf
Forum: Early V8 02-05-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By barnstuf
1932 Model B Starter Switch NORS

A new old replacement switch made in the 1930's in USA for your 1932 Model B. This switch is the type that mounts with three screws to the starter and is operated by a pull cable. Sorry I have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Need some expertise in identifying a wagon

It is not a true wagon, as its variations from original are numerous and obvious.
Forum: Model-A 01-28-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By barnstuf
Used Original Parts Plus Miscellaneous

Used original parts:

Taillamp bracket, mounts on left rear fender 1929-31, excellent, $6.00

Rumble seat round step with bolt and washer, has old black paint, $5.00

Pair closed car...
Forum: Late V8 01-28-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By barnstuf
1964 1/2 Mustang Coupe Model Car

1964 1/2 Mustang Coupe MODEL car, color white, condition as new. It is a small model, only 5 inches long, but well detailed, no easy to fall off parts, wheels turn Ok. It was Made in China for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,925
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

I also had a ride in a Ford tri motor perhaps 40 years ago. It was owned and restored by a major airline and was visiting airports for publicity. It spent a day at the Provincetown Airport at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By barnstuf
Re: AA on Display

A similar AA stake body truck with a business sign on it sets outside year round just south of Hanover, New Hampshire on I believe Route 10, where the business is located. I've seen it there for...
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