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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Roller

Way to go Dennis!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Difference between 28 and 29 pickup....

Using Neil's site as Tim listed above, there is a sub-section on mirrors, https://aafords.com/aa-body-types/mirrors/, check location of mirror mounting holes shown in your first picture. Those...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 1929 closed cab mounting blocks

LeonardS,
Sorry - Didn't mean for you to delete your post, really meant to help anyone who might have similar situation....

Your pic was an excellent example of what's happened over 90+ years!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 1929 closed cab mounting blocks

FWIW, It looks as though your using the AA bolt location on your cab, and your frame was for a car, as it is not drilled for CCPU mounting...

Check this link for details on 82-A cabs from Neil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 28 closed cab pickup colors

Have not ordered the new guide as yet, an unsure I will from some of the posts I've read.
Can clearly see differences and the darkness of the colors.
Thanks Neil


P.S. - Hitman, I humbly stand...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 28 closed cab pickup colors

Thank you Neil,
I was/am aware of the color drop in Aug28 as you had addressed in previous thread - https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=980747#post980747

Was merely looking for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 28 closed cab pickup colors

Wasn't aware of that!
Color chips in the published Paint And Finish Guides therefor must be wrong.
Commercial Gray and the latter Commercial Drab were also available, and not at all dark green from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: Gas Tank Cutaway Photos

Factory
You can see them in the picture on page 4 here in Steve Plucker's doc...
http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/gastank/gas_tank_production.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Papa's CCPU
Re: 29 roadster pick up for sale

Curious what the color is, pics can be tricky?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,948
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: 2,651
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: 2,948
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: 2,948
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: 2,948
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: 2,948
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: 2,948
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: 680
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: 680
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: 691
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: 4,085
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: 4,085
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: 4,085
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: 4,085
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: 4,085
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: 4,412
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...
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