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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1928

"Pro ally"...Never heard that expression before!

I need to go over my coupe...got something wrong with it also.

Hope you found the problem.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Dave Lopes Fordor Model A

I saw the car at the 2004 MAFCA National Meet in Portland, Oregon.

Very impressive...Both David and the car!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Model A Brake rivets

Please explain a "5-5" rivet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Rear Backing Plate Bolts

The bolts are the LONG bolts used in production. The bolt on the left is the EARLY LONG bolt used with the grease baffle with the reinforcement studs. This bolt is 2-7/64 inches long and apparently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1930 Sport Coupe finally!!

First of all it is not threaded...it is pressed onto the spindle.

In the repro parts books it is refered to as "Front Axle Inner Dust Ring".

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Roof trim on a 29 Tudor

Show/ points or not..if it were me...and you know me Bill...I would chuck the reproduction crap and take the time to find the original parts, which are out there, and forget the headachs...then sit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Need help on literature

Weather you are restoring or maintaining...Here is Les's book: Model A Ford Mechanics Handbook...A Complete Guide for Service and Maintenance.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Repop Dust Rings...

Bob,

I just spent some time examining my fronts and sure enough...I was trying to put dust rings that should go on the front...on the back...I just had to think about it over night and sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Steve Plucker
Repop Dust Rings...

The "dust rings" are those wire rings that go between the front brake lever and the front brake shaft housing assembly/rear brake camshaft lever and rear backing plate to keep the dust and dirt out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: The Rear Brake Camshaft Lever...A-2235R-2236L

Got it figured out...First of all there is no left or right rear backing plate; there is no left or right rear brake camshaft; BUT there is a left and right Rear brake Camshaft lever.

One can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Steve Plucker
The Rear Brake Camshaft Lever...A-2235R-2236L

So you have two (2) Rear Brake Camshaft Levers...A-2235 Right and A-2236 Left to assemble on to the rear backing plates.

HOWEVER...there are no markings on them to distinguish Right from Left.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Firewall Date

I am sure there were no "aftermarket" or "reproduction" tanks ever made by FORD or anyone else as that goes for the Model A/AA Fords.

However many damaged "ORIGINAL to the car or truck" tanks have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Firewall Date

Chuck,

First of all...and this is just my and a few others opinion, that the firewall date was stamped at Dearborn when the tanks were complete and tested...then sent out to the various assembly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Trunklid hinge prices

Turbo26T,

Hell...Trunk hinges can not be that much...$55.00-$80.00!

There is not much to them in the first place.

Check these out if you haven't already...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Steve Plucker
Front Bumper Brackets

A lot of times the Front Bumper Brackets are slightly bent or tweeaked out of shape...some more than others.

That being the case then, just what is correct on a 1928-1929 Model A?

Does anyone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Open Cab Windshield Stanchin bolts...

Thanks Chris...That answers my question...Nickel Plated.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Steve Plucker
Open Cab Windshield Stanchin bolts...

Were the four (4) bolts (screws) that attach the Windshield Stanchins to the body (two (2) each side) on a 1928 Open Cab Pickup, "body" color or were they Nickel plated?

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: CCPU Technical Questions

Get a copy of the MARC/MAFCA Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

28-29 style or 30-31 style?

I have had my round tube radiator from Bergs (at least that is what I was told it came from) since 1980 on my 1929 Standard Coupe and is still going strong.

I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Steve Plucker
Steel or Brass Brake Lining Rivets

Some Brake Lining kits come with Steel rivets, some with brass...Originally they were Brass...What is your preference?

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 06-18-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By Steve Plucker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Radiator Drain Cock rebuild kits...

Thanks Alden but I have their catalog and they do not sell brass cotterkeys that I can see.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By Steve Plucker
Radiator Drain Cock rebuild kits...

Where can I get a rebuild kit, if they even make one, for the A-8115 Radiator Drain Cock?

All it would consist of is 1 Brass cotter key, 1 Steel spring, and 2 steel washers.

Thanks.

May have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Universal Joint Housing Cap

One might be (depends)...the other is not:

Maybe this will help you out...

http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/studies/ujoint/U-joint%20study_restorer.pdf


Enjoy.

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 06-11-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By Steve Plucker
Junker Pickup Narrow bed rear tail light bracket

Does anyone have a Junker Pickup bed with the metal bracket that will attach the Rear Tail light bracket to?

Bert's does not have one.

All I need is the bracket.

Is in the Swap Section.
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