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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Frame serial number to obtain a title?

VT will send you a title, unless you plan to drive it you won't have to register it. two different things. When you get the title you can then start the process to change the VT title to a NJ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Towed car lost lots of fluids

There is a tube that comes out of the rear main to direct oil back to the pan, there is no seal back there. It's a gravity drain back to the pan if any oil gets past the rear main. When you tip the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Fire wall grommet

I don't think that one goes on the choke rod if you use the leather washer and metal cup.

I have used that type of rubber on my choke rod with a flat washer. I put the rubber part on the firewall...
Forum: Model-A 09-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By jwmckenzie
Station Wagon Hardware

Looking for Station Wagon Hardware.

Top of the list is a set of original tailgate chains. These chains are made up of 18 links. The links were welded at the end of one loop instead of along the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Best location for master switch in a Tudor

I mounted one in my pickup in the floorboard, It was just under my right leg close to the seat riser. Had to pick the location so it wouldn't interfere with the frame cross member. I am a big guy,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 1929 Ford Station Wagon in need of seats

A few more things you will need to make the seats:

The springs are available from Snyders

Upholstery, don't know yet. I have about 90% of a kit from LaBaron Bonney, have a call into Mike at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 1929 Ford Station Wagon in need of seats

Correct, Pleasantville went out of business in Dec 2016. S&S has continued to supply metal parts. I have found S&S is sometimes out of stock on an item, but at other times will have them. Call and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 1929 Ford Station Wagon in need of seats

Many parts are still available from Ruth at S&S Industries, 716-753-2238. Within the past year I have purchased all the metal parts needed to build, and attach to the floor, the jump seats and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: New England Tour

There is a New England tour every September.

63rd Annual New England Model "A" Ford Meet,
Tour the Berkshires, Sept 13 - 15, 2019
Hosted by Western Massachusetts Model A Ford Restorers Club
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Good Garage in New England Area

Maybe a bit far, but the guys that bought PV Antique are now offering repair services. they are in Tewksbury, MA. Might give them a call. Here is their web page. http://pvford.com/

I was in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: What to look for to determine if a shock is rebuildable.

I would think it would be pretty hard to find shocks that meet all three of these requirements. Great if you can find them.

I have taken probably 30 shocks apart. Here is what I have found:
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,895
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Color of the engine

I don't know if this gets you any closer, but..... I painted my '29 Pickup Gunmetal Blue. I needed to do some touchup in an area not visible so I sprayed the spot with some Engine Green. To my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Anyone fit toolboxes to the Pickups?

Thanks,

I haven't gotten around to putting a lock on it yet. The plan is to use a Rumble seat set up, with a locking handle. Maybe this summer.

I used draw slides that have the self closing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Anyone fit toolboxes to the Pickups?

Here is a picture of my storage drawer under the bed.

https://beamingpix.com/images/2019/01/19/IMG_0136.jpg

https://beamingpix.com/images/2019/01/19/IMG_0135.jpg

Used rear bumper brackets to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Upholstery fabric

LaBonny Barron provided material by the yard several years ago. I would start there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Broken bolt on Bendix Spring

I like the idea of a magnet.

Many have just put a glob of grease on the flywheel and rotated the engine and hope to pick up the broken bolt with the grease.

The magnet would seem to be more apt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Penske car trailer

I have hauled my Model A on a U-haul with tire straps, also hauled my '67 jeep with 15 inch on the same trailer, strap slipped off my jeep not my Model A. It's really about the total diameter of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Ford Model A Running Board Splash To Fender Reinforce

I would guess that Ahooga A&T Parts is the manufacture. Try their web site, although I don't see them listed.

http://www.ahoogaparts.com/

There is a phone number in the web site.

Jon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Shipping

Fastenal, Greyhound bus, are options not normally considered. I know someone going from the Denver area to Dallas in April, but that is not "anytime soon"
Forum: Model-A 10-07-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 28/29 Fordor Cowl

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Forum: Model-A 09-24-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By jwmckenzie
28/29 Fordor Cowl

I have a 28/29 Fordor Cowl. Pretty tough but may be useful to someone. I can bring it to Hershey. Asking $50.

Jon.

https://beamingpix.com/images/2018/09/24/IMG_2419.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By jwmckenzie
New Pickup Bed Vs. rebuilding the Original?

I restored a bed in the late 80s. Used Mack Hils sheet metal and original metal. Worked out great.

http://mack-products.com/

He wrote the book on Pickups.

I suspect the Brookville bed...
Forum: Model-A 06-05-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Victoria Wood

Alright making some progress. The part numbers are A190030/1, for the sills. Going to try the Ford Archives next.


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Forum: Model-A 05-24-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By jwmckenzie
Victoria Wood

Looking for some old wood from a Victoria. Looking for sills and cross pieces as well as top wood. Please let me know what you have. We are looking for anything we can use as patterns or patches.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Cape Cod, MA... Help

PM Sent.

Jon.
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