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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: More ?'s about vibration...

Update
Replaced u-joint several weeks ago, old one was actually just fine...vibration was still there...
Yesterday was able to determine rear axle is the issue, although attempts to remove hubs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 82a ccpu roof installation

I used fender welting on mine,If you didn't order a kit, Bratton's does sell the following:

29400 CLOSED CAB PICKUP HEADLINER
29410 4' TOP PADDING
29370 4' TOP MATERIAL
29460 HIDUM WELT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: More ?'s about vibration...

Will be takng it apart in a couple weeks to find the cause, both of these have been suggested as potential causes!

Tires may be a factor, however it feels more like it's under my feet or below cab...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: More ?'s about vibration...

Purdy, it doesn't seem like lagging to me, but I've only been in one other Model A for comparison....it sure seems like everything is functioning as it should. I've even tried it out earlier today on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: More ?'s about vibration...

It very likely not the flywheel and pressure plate from running motor, this motor had been rebuilt, run for several years, then car was in an accident, motor pulled and put into another car for ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: More ?'s about vibration...

No, flywheel was not marked nor was there any work done to ensure everything was balanced. This was a running motor that had sat for many years, have asked if in fact flywheel was replacement....
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,310
Posted By Papa's CCPU
More ?'s about vibration...

I started another thread since my scenario seems a bit different then what I've been reading thus far about shuddering or vibration..

My truck has a vibration after shifting to 3rd gear, at around...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 82-A upper quarter panel holes...

Thank you Bob, I had not checked there...

The hole spacing is wider, approx 2-3/4" with two 5/8" dia holes
Holes on side of panel are 1/4"dia and 3-3/4" apart.


Would like to see how the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Papa's CCPU
82-A upper quarter panel holes...

Anyone know what these were for?


Cab is off a AA, late 29 thru early 30 San Francisco Plant, may have had a dump bed,...
if that's any help to determine what was attached here!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Fitting Glass and Channels in a 29 Closed Cab Pickup

Having just done mine a few weeks ago, I'd have to say Dan's method would have worked better then channels first. Seems much easier then sliding glass down into channels already in place..!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: And another Model A brought back to life!

Yes Chris, I am aware that it wasn't a requirement. I was just thankful the frame number was clear, an the CHP inspector appreciated vintage cars...he was older and understood what I was putting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: And another Model A brought back to life!

Chris,

I also wondered if it was a 28 cab, thought it might even be an early one because of the body number...it's from the San Francisco Plant, cab is stamped is SFAA 450, but after searching...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: And another Model A brought back to life!

I can' disagree, it probably close to dawn gray....but so far I haven't found much to go on for any "original" Commercial Drab references...and images on your computer screen are never what they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: And another Model A brought back to life!

Thanks everyone,
There is more to this trucks story that I will get to when time permits, short version for now is I planned for full restoration...but circumstances dictated getting it assembled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Papa's CCPU
And another Model A brought back to life!

With the help of all of the knowledge the incredible members of this forum have shared, this truck is now back together after being in pieces since sometime in the late 60's when by brother brought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: '29 CCPU seat shopping - what do I need?

Neil, I have contacted you in the past regarding my 82-A cab....I am now getting things going and this thread thankfully stopped me in my tracks before ordering seat cover materials.....
Would you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: '29 CCPU seat shopping - what do I need?

Was about to place an order this week for springs, and then the seat kit....need to rethink that now....thanks for the photo.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: '29 CCPU seat shopping - what do I need?

Anyone have pictures they can post for a vendor comparison....???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,540
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Hood Shelf Blocks

Maybe this will help...not the best picture , but only one I could find.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Papa's CCPU
79-A Wood Kit Availabilty?

Are these available?

I did check with Classic Wood, they will be getting back to me on Monday....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: New Judging Standards

MAFCA website...."Revised delivery date will now be November 2016."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,819
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Mystery Ford Commercial Gray color paint!

Those were your pictures, not sure what happened....

I was able to find another of that Pickup, along with what you posted. Good example of difference in coloring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,819
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Mystery Ford Commercial Gray color paint!

That's as close as I've ever seen to what I imagine an original later 28 or 29 Pickup would have looked like in the Commercial Drab color....while keeping in mind that computer images come with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,819
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Mystery Ford Commercial Gray color paint!

Here it is, thanks to Scott62
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,819
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Mystery Ford Commercial Gray color paint!

Here is another thread regarding Gunmetal Blue and the Commercial colors....
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21423 near the end the thread picks up with Commercial Drab that was...
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