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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1934 pickup

My trans cover has two holes on each side and one on the end with slotted head screws to secure it to the floorboard. The battery cover is the Model "A" type with the underside
pressure spring bars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 32-34 Ford Pickup owners-- Hardware question

I think the bolt is 1-1/4" long with both a lock and flat washer. I will check and try to post a picture for you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Rebuilt Powerhouse will not motor

Where's Tom Wesenberg, he's the Powerhouse Guru!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

go leakless. period.
that plate is from a shop that rebuilt your radiator not original from factory.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Double Venturi Carb using?

My double venturi has not let me down in 18 years of ownership. The only fuel issue I had was when I first got the car and had a secondary modern filter on the gas line. It was always in need of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By al's28/33
Re: My "new" 1931 Phaeton

GRRRRREAT Looking '31. Make sure it is road safe, good brakes, reliable electric system no frayed wires.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Trunk to luggage rack bolt or straps.

I only use the two straps with a left over piece of rubber floor mat as a cushion. With all the weight of extra parts inside and the fact I don't drive over 45 and never off-road there's no need for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Post Model A Picture

That is one sharp Tudor, take good care of her and she'll give you years of fun!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,864
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Veterans Day

a hearty "THANK YOU" to all the Veterans who have served.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Air Maze Air Filter on Zenith Carb Question

I agree, if you run an air-maze the use the wire screen DO NOT USE PAPER
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By al's28/33
Re: '33 starter ...click ...click

UPDATE.... I removed the starter and found no missing teeth on the flywheel which was one possibility of the spinning when trying to start. The switch itself is original and that tests fine, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By al's28/33
Re: '33 starter ...click ...click

And what about getting the replacement back in, does the gear or spring have to be set any special way ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Early 1928 rear bumper clamps

The originals, if you ever find any, are heavily pitted from neglect and rust, otherwise you may find a decent reproduction set which have the FORD script in smaller font. Try all the swap meets and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By al's28/33
'33 starter ...click ...click

For some time now, everytime I cold start my '33 pickup the starter seems to disengage the flywheel and spin, then when I step off the switch and try again she'll start. Today there was dead silence,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,786
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

We love them and if we take care of them they will give us many hours of fun and enjoyment. I have had numerous instances when people see me coming and still wait till the very last minute to pull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By al's28/33
Re: '28 Phaeton Windshield Frame

I believe the finger pulls were standard for later '28 then all 29-30-31. My mid-year 28 does not have them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,739
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New Radiator, Berg vs Brassworks

Brassworks since 2001, no issues ever! and use a thermostat. Never had one issue with overheating even on 105 degree afternoons......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,542
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Road trip: making it there and back

GREAT Adventure!!!!! Thank you for posting pics and sharing your story!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By al's28/33
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Four Blade Fan

The four blade fans were also common on Early V8's from 1932 thru 1936 and there are thousands of those cars still on the road and they travel at higher speeds and RPMS than "A"s and there are no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,278
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Any recourse for this recurring scam

Dean you are the owner and can thus stipulate in your contract..... "Owner has the right to refuse business with anyone."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Ron Rude A1276 Light Delivery

Could someone post a few pics of the early features? I know there are the obvious square starter switch and red steering wheel but what about a few other not-so-obvious items?

Ron was always so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New to Model A and Starter Question

That looks like the EARLY starter copper contact and you may have the early starter motor for your '28 if it has a 1/2" shaft. The mid/late starter motors have a thicker shaft and flat copper contact...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Additional Fuses

Please post pictures of all your fuse mountings, we would like to see!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By al's28/33
Re: The passing of Ron Rude

My condolences to the family. I purchased a few items from Ron many years ago and he was very generous with his Model "A" knowledge as well as being a genuine Gentleman.
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