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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,986
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Ammco brake shoe chart

Please add me to your list s.hackel@att.net Thanks, Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By steve hackel
Your best method for drilling out rivets?

I'm in the slow process of pulling the firewall for eventual access to the cowl panels for repairs, and also the front sub rail extensions for replacement.


Whether it's going to be a seat frames...
Forum: Model-A 06-20-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By steve hackel
WTB 1930/31 frame - Chicago /NW Indiana

Looking for a good straight frame, preferably 1930/31 in the general area
of Chicago or NW Indiana, I will come to pick it up. I pulled the body off of mine and have discovered that it has been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By steve hackel
Who makes the best fiberglass fenders

Please, don't jump all over me for asking the question.... ! :eek: I have steel fronts, and even with all my skills and equipment at hand, I could not make these much better than "poor" examples...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Removing the entire side of a 30 coupe - 1 piece?

Honestly, I have no issues with pulling the quarter panel(s), as I have pulled Corvette bodies, 57 Chevy bodies, and others that were far worse in similar ways. MY original question was to find the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By steve hackel
Removing the entire side of a 30 coupe - 1 piece?

Obviously, Just because I am asking - my coupe needs some metal work, but it's not as bad as it sounds. The rear sub rails are very solid, but both are damaged at the body bolt holes, the rear inner...
Forum: Model-A 06-09-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Same situation as before, still wanted.
Forum: Model-A 05-30-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Thanks to all those who have answered. I am not looking for the cheap flat replacement
style panels that Mac's and possibly a few others sell. The panels I am looking for have the rear brace...
Forum: Model-A 05-28-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By steve hackel
Re: WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Back to the top; I also called Snyders today and they are currently out of them also.
Surely someone is willing to let a pair of these go to a good home so I can finish the body work on my coupe. ...
Forum: Model-A 05-28-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By steve hackel
WTB brake drum reinforcement bands

I am looking for a pair (2) of brake drum bands for an original pair of front drums. My original fronts are not cut too far, and rather than send these out to Randy Gross and have them replaced with...
Forum: Model-A 05-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By steve hackel
WTB 1930/31 couple rear inner fender panels

Hello; I am looking for a pair of rear inner wheel wells / inner fenders for my 1931 couple. I am interested in the good style panels that Brattons had advertised for years: these would have all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By steve hackel
Talking Attempt to remove body bolts, or just cut them off?

I'll admit, it's been nearly 50 years since either my friend Dave or I have removed a body for any reason, and 50 years ago the body mount bolts were 50 years newer in the A's we were working on. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Besides the extension, are 30/31 front fenders the same?

Hi Larry; since my fenders are still on the car (for now) I am not exactly sure which sheet metal flange you are referring to? Would a picture or drawing of the piece xp
o I could start making them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By steve hackel
Besides the extension, are 30/31 front fenders the same?

I am not sure, so asking the experienced restorers this question; :o
besides the short splash extension that is welded to the 1930 front fenders, are the fenders actually the same? Both my splash...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Cleaning Parts with a Rock Tumbler

Regarding vibratory tumblers and their media: keep in mind that silica sand is only effective when striking a surface at speed or under pressure and not in general contact. Once struck, most of it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Need Picture of Cutaway Water Jacket

Great, but Tod needs to seriously look at this one for us un-original type guys....
Forum: Model-A 03-04-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By steve hackel
WTB late 30, 1931 Emergency brake cross shaft

Hello, looking for the later style 30/31 emergency brake cross shaft assembly with both (good) arms. Mine was missing when I bought the car years ago, and apparently the previous owner felt this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,897
Posted By steve hackel
Re: High compression head

Hi Tod. Do you have any picture that can be posted of both the Thomas and Winfield exterior configurations? I am curious about the looks of each one. Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 02-18-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By steve hackel
WTB; shifter lever for double detent top

I am looking for a good shifter lever & its parts , for a double detent shift cover on a #78 trans case. I bought a "good" one, but our famous USPS system lost the thing in transit, now I am out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Scissor Type Lift

I personally own a 4 post Backyard Buddy and also a Snap ON scissors lift that was sold through NAPA, years ago. Each lift has its benefits and draw backs, and each one will perform a function that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Pictures, part #s, instructions; rebuilding a 39 style trans.

I have ordered the books from Vern Tardel and also Mac Vanpelt and once they arrive I can use them to identify the gears that are damaged (for replacement numbers) and start with a list of items I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By steve hackel
Pictures, part #s, instructions; rebuilding a 39 style trans.

I just purchased a good housing and tower with a shifter, along with many good parts, enough to be a complete assembly. I have most of it apart, needs a main cluster, reverse idler, and probably the...
Forum: Model-A 11-03-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By steve hackel
WTB 1930/31 upper windshield section

Hello; my windshield is finally out, disassembled and cleaned, and the upper straight single piece that fits into the entire frame is bad.... It's hard to believe this is from the same windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By steve hackel
Re: Thread size - windshield frame screws?

This is what I have found so far; the hole size is the same as a 10x32 screw/tap, and I can confirm this with a decimal # drill bit which fits perfectly. The threads per inch do not match up with a...
Forum: Model-A 11-02-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By steve hackel
WTB; 30/31 windshield header cover, below sunvisor

I am in need of a good 1930/31 steel header cover that fits above the windshield and below the sunvisor. Working on my cars windshield and I find that there are a LOT of rust holes in the one that I...
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