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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Re: Sparking at starter switch

Sound like the starter switch is not isolated and the switch is short to ground?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Re: Removing windshield question

Nope should not "unhook" but should slide out. I use two people one to receive, the other to push. Some times a few wacks with a rubber mallet to get it moving. Oh and lube the hinge well before you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,348
Re: Model A starter clunk then no electrical

Check and see if the bendix is jammed.(Strange Clunk noise)
Clean and file the copper button and the strap in the switch.
carefully inspect the post coming through the switch housing to ensure it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Re: Turning over but won’t start-slight electrical short

Maybe hot lead to ignition switch got loose behind the dash?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

Perhaps you have a starter bolt too long and when the clutch is pushed the flywheel is rubbing the bolt end?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Re: Electrical Problem?

How old is the Battery.
How much voltage is the Battery holding?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Re: Proper Bolt placement for Brake Equalizer Operating Shaft...

That's they way I found mine, bolts up from the bottom. When I re installed the equalizer I tried it the other way, then ended up checking my pictures and flipped them to save my sanity.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Re: Look at all the holes!

I remember redoing the 31 AA truck cowl,- 51- holes including a 2" and an 11/2".
Took a long time and a whole bunch of plugs to bring her back to stock.
We figured the original Unit had a Hydraulic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,327
Re: New distributor skips a beat

Maybe you've already tried, but does the old cap produce the same miss?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Re: GAV Knob Question

I'll second DD931 they can come loose and mess with you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,548
Re: rear wheel

If they are stamp "L" try turning them the opposite way.
My "AA" gave me fits when I forgot the studs were leftys:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Re: Canadian tool mark

Could be from ETF Tools in Ontario but hard to see from your shot the trade mark.
Been around since early teens into thirties and fifties under different names.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Re: Multi Disc Clutch

I wonder why there was little provision in the design to aid in the removal of the clutch disc dust. a few more vent holes in the splined drum would have helped dissipate the accumulation and keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Re: Painting question

I think you'd have a better profile for adhesion using a sand/glass blast.
Often I'll blast first and wire wheel it after to ensure it's really clean.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Re: Top kit advice

Dean if you want to double check your roof bow height, lay a sheet over the bows with some weights attached at the corners. Stand back and check the lay from all angles. Now you can see how the roof...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Re: Body Shudder - Rear Motor Mounts

Checked Muffler rear hanger?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Re: Common Wealth Engines

So what kind of gray did you see?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Common Wealth Engines

One for all the other countries, I know a lot of Ford shipped out of Canada to other nations did not use the Ford Engine Green paint and I've seen a few that were a shade of gray. What color do you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

If you do the repair you can cheat a bit using the same size in copper tubing. it bends easily and will tin very quickly so soldering it in is easy. Once tested you can paint it with BBQ Flat Black...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Re: AA truck body NOS parts

I have been looking for these.
Please send pix to farrell.white@vancouver.ca
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

Here's a quick fix, pick up a length of shrink tube that will just slide over the over-flow tube. Warm it up with a BBQ lighter and seal that crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Re: Firewall mystery

Maybe the P/O ran out of washers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Re: Stuck oil Pan

Try an Olfa Knife (Box Cutter)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,051
Re: Help please

Might pull the instrument panel and check the tightness of the ignition switch wires.
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