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Forum: Model-A 09-17-2017, 11:53 AM
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Views: 329
Posted By k24556
The Complete A Restoration Manual, Less Pearson

Used for one restoration. Complete, but may have a couple pages with fingerprints. $45 shipped to the lower 48
Forum: Model-A 09-17-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By k24556
Model Restoration Books

I have several Model A restoration books, shown in the pic. Price is $50 shipped to the lower 48. Sold Pending funds.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By k24556
Re: Suggestions on soldering SS water pipe fitting

If it is stainless, then it was probably brazed with a 45% silver brazing alloy which melts about 1100 dgF.

Soldering temperatures are much lower, typically below 600dgF. One product that might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By k24556
Vacuum wiper motor

Is there anyone that rebuilds the vacuum motors? I bought one of the kits, but the parts supplied are practically worthless.
Forum: Model-A 02-22-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By k24556
Vacuum Windshield Motor

I'm needing a good outside-mounted vacuum wiper motor for a 29A

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Model-A 02-01-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By k24556
Model B 3-bolt water pump

I'm in the last moments of restoration and found a crack in my 3 bolt B water pump. Needing a casing really bad.

UPDATE. Thanks to several folks who replied. One forum member had just what I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,168
Posted By k24556
rumble seat conversion, 29 coupe

Ma wants a rumble seat to take the grandkids in a parade. Does this panel need to be removed? (see photo and arrow, arrow is kinda faint)

If so, what replaces it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By k24556
Re: Loose Striker Plate

take piece of stranded copper wire, strip about 1/2 inch, pound the bare end on your vise with a hammer until all the strands fan out. put that flattened portion in the hole. Start the screw and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By k24556
Front motor mount

I have a bare block mounted in my chassis to check fits, A "B" engine in a 29A.

The center flange of the front motor mount is about 1/2 inch above the frame cross member. Is this correct or should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By k24556
Re: Hydro Brakes

I just finished getting the hand brake working on my 29A. I came to me with hyd brakes, but a half-baked job with the brake handle buried in the trunk. I used the mechanical brake system cross shaft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By k24556
Re: Steering column 29 A

OK. with the great advice I got here, I'm in the middle of disassembly. I got the switch off and the tube out. Everything cleans up pretty good. I expected a wire or something in the center of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By k24556
Re: Steering column 29 A

I would prefer to stick with this one if possible. The previous owner made a lot of mods, hyd brakes, B engine, now this, so It is not an original by any means. I want to get it back to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By k24556
Re: 1929 a

Update:

All body parts returned from blasting and etch primer coating. All in all, the body work will be minimal. The body work is next, after the chassis is finished.

My grandson is helping...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By k24556
Steering column 29 A

I'm at the stage of restoration where I need to disassemble, clean, paint and fix the steering column. I don't have a good set of instructions to help me separate the steering wheel from the column...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By k24556
Re: fit splash shield/r.fender: help !

I will have my splash shields and fenders back from soday blasting and etch priming. I will be fitting these parts on my 29a coupe in a few weeks, If I can help with a dimension, pm me and I will see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By k24556
Re: 1929 a

looks the same as yours. before starting the renovation. Got some bad news from the machine shop, cracks in the block everywhere, and some of the metalock pin ares of a previous repair have cracks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By k24556
1929 a

thought ya'll might like to see one going back together. It will end up as a driver, as it had a B engine in it and hyd brakes (half finished) when I bought it.

We are at the rolling chassis phase...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By k24556
Re: Model B engine water pump

There is a "C" on the head. The water pump has 3 bolts holding it to the head.

Pics later.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By k24556
Model B engine water pump

The '29 Model A I am restoring has a 1932 Model B engine in it that is in good enough condition to warrant keeping it. I'm looking for an assembly diagram for the water pump so I can try to order...
Forum: Model-A 06-20-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By k24556
21" wheels, tirees, and tubes

SOLD Pending funds. Thanks for looking. I have the following for sale. they came with the project car i bought and I do not need them:

6 21 inch wheels
2 19 inch wheels
4 new 450-21" tires,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By k24556
Re: Tie Rods

I'm at the point of disassembling the tie rods, getting the ball part out is where i'm stopped. I have the cotter pin out and the end cap unscrewed. I expected the ball to come out easily, but it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By k24556
Re: 29 sport coupe seat riser dimensions

I have a 29 coupe, interior metal is in near perfect condition. I would be happy to take all the dimensions you need Going to the soda blaster soon, but it will only be gone a couple days.

PM me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By k24556
Re: cowling that supports the gas tank

Thanks! makes sense. I saw the rivet head, I would guess a 1/4" shank on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By k24556
Re: cowling that supports the gas tank

I see a row of 1/4 inch bolts that attach the cowl to the A pillar. It looks like there are 3 or four small rivets that hold the cowl to the rocker area of the A pillar. I'm guessing they need to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By k24556
Re: cowling that supports the gas tank

I got the wrong pic. Here is a pic of the cowl with the tank removed.
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