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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By rocket1
Re: Slow post

It is a wonder it did not come postage due!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By rocket1
Re: Lug nut

I just carry the Model A hand crank,solves the problem,you can find them at Hershey.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By rocket1
Re: Cool Bill of Sale All The Way Back

Great Story is that one of those prefab garages I see you have a pan under Her good idea.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By rocket1
Re: Which Books?

The Service Bulletins would be at the top of the list also Les Andrews Service and Maintenance guide I'm sure there are many others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By rocket1
Re: Distributor and cam issue

The good replacement rotors were sold years back in a FoMoCo box that stated carton and contents made in U.S.A.They are a tight fit to the cam.Most likely the present day rotors are foreign made.The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By rocket1
Re: Water Outlet Petcock

I used pipe dope or teflon tape position in so you can easily open and close the valve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By rocket1
Re: Manual wiper

My pickup did not come with the wiper the one I found had a short shaft so I welded a length of rod to make it serviceable possible you could locate the bracket on a junked out windshield frame
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By rocket1
Re: Cool Bill of Sale All The Way Back

Great,it was probably built at the Kearny plant
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By rocket1
Re: Manual wiper

On my ccpu 1929 it came with a manual wiper.The windshield frame has a tube rivited to it that the wiper shaft goes through.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By rocket1
Re: Trico fan

Eons ago 1960's I was using my A as a daily driver I found a nos windshield defroster It was a plate of glass with 6 volt heating wires in it and attached to the windshield with suction cups,worked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,365
Posted By rocket1
Re: A question for old guys

George burns was asked what his doctor thought about him smoking cigars and drinking Martinis he says my doctor is dead,George lived to 100
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,365
Posted By rocket1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By rocket1
Re: Who has a pickup and fitted it with rear bumper bars

I have a 29ccpu I thought about rear bumpers but never acted on it.On your truck are those 2 tail lights void of the license lens and is the plate illuminated?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,365
Posted By rocket1
Re: A question for old guys

I'm 79 and it is getting tough to crawl around under and over the A my suggestion is to get one of the local youths interested in the A teach him all about it and when you depart this orb leave it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By rocket1
Re: How difficult would it be to convert this water heater from 12V to 6V?

I love LED lights how about a red LED next to the heater control switch make a small polished stainless plate and hang it from the bottom screws on the dash.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By rocket1
Re: Cold start

I ran it for at least 25 min.funny you should mention the muffler it has been on the truck for at least 40 years only the tip of the tailpipe rotted off!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By rocket1
Re: Wolf whistle

My wolf whistle that is 30 plus years old quit I removed the clip that holds the whistle part to the housing removed the whistle and cleaned it up with WD40 now good as new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By rocket1
Cold start

I like to start the A periodically and in the winter on the coldest day as an ongoing experiment to see if she will start with no problem.Today it was 13 deg.F and with heavy oil it started on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By rocket1
Re: Leakless water pump weep hole

A lot of pumps are a carbon and ceramic seal set up which are long lasting IE pool filter,dishwashers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By rocket1
Re: Leakless water pump weep hole

CALL THE SUPPLIER don't mess with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By rocket1
Re: leaking head gasket?

Auto parts store for coolant test kit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By rocket1
Re: new to the model a/forum

There are less thick seats available.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By rocket1
Re: new to the model a/forum

I also have a 29ccpu since 1961 a lot of enjoyment except for the drivers side spare a dog to get in and out now that I'm approaching 79 years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By rocket1
Re: 28 Roadster Pickup

looking for a good woman with a truck please send picture of the truck!LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By rocket1
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