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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Steve Plucker
Unknown issue (year) of Ford Industries booklet...

I have information from an unknown year of the Ford Industries booklet. It is well over 100 pages in length and starting on page 80 thru 98 there is an article pertaining to Ford's Lumber...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-22-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Steve Plucker
Unknown issue (year) of Ford Industries booklet

I have information from an unknown year of the Ford Industries booklet. It is well over 100 pages in length and starting on page 80 thru 98 there is an article pertaining to Ford's Lumber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Top kit advice

I am not sure what all comes in a "kit" from one of the repro parts houses BUT you might have to peice it together yourself...

Top Materal only from LeBaron Bonney or Cartouche or whoever;...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Marco;s FRONT Spring Chart...

Further study of the July 1931 Parts Price List got me on the right track as far as what spring leaf went where when considering those leaves that were longer and did not fit the original question.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Marco;s FRONT Spring Chart...

Brent,

The reason I asked is that I am finding a couple of different sizes of "A" spring leafs and was just trying to figure where they went in the scheme of things.

It appears that all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Steve Plucker
Marco;s FRONT Spring Chart...

Marco Tahtaras did an excelent REAR Spring Chart showing just where the different individual springs went in a assembled REAR spring.

That being the case ...did he ever do one for the FRONT Spring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Front and Rear Spring Restoration

Thanks guys for the tips...will go from here.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Steve Plucker
Caswell's Copy Cad...

We all know that plating services are getting fewer and far between...and the cost is rising to get a job done especially the Cad Plating process.

I always worry about "Am I getting the exact...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By Steve Plucker
Front and Rear Spring Restoration

What is the best way to restore the leaf springs?

Electrolisis...Sand blast...wire wheel...all the above ...none of the above...

Followed by painting each leaf or not?...or use graphite...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Steve Plucker
O-Ring size for shocks...

What are the correct measurements for the LARGE O-ring that fits the outside of a Model A shock?

It is so flimsy that I can not get a good reading...at least with the ID and OD readings.

It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Vents in Bell Housing

Thanks Bob for that extra clarification...and you are right...I forgot the early version had no vents and I am working on just that...a July 1928 OCPU. It is hell getting OLD!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Vents in Bell Housing

The only "vent" in a Model A/AA Bell housing from begining of production to the end was on top which was the Inspection Plate which was screwed on to the Bell Housing with two slotted screws.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Steve Plucker
Body Tag "153-XXXX" for 160-C Slant Window Fordor Sedan

Body Tag "153-XXXX" for 160-C Slant Window Fordor Sedan

Does anyone have an original Body Tag for a 160-C Slant Window Fordor Sedan?

It is Body Tag 153-XXXX.

I just need a photo of it for an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1931 De Luxe Tudor Sedan

Here is a bunch of articles on the Deluxe Tudor:

55-B: De Luxe Tudor Sedan
MAN/14/3/8-10 (1967)
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1930 rumble seat original but rubber pads too big

There were originally approximatly three (3) sizes of A-41518 Deck Door Bumpers to choose from. Just what each pertained to, year wise, is not known.

The reproduction that is made is taller than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Removing rust by electrolis...Problem...

Yes guys...it was the galvinized pipe...replaced wirh solid steel rods...works like a champ!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Steve Plucker
Ford's USA Assembly Plants...Then and Now...

Have you ever wondered just what the assembly plant looked like for which your Model A/AA Ford was assembled and what it is today?

Well now you can...on my website is a article called "Ford's USA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Common Wealth Engines

Most, not all, answers to your Canadian questions might be better found at the "Ford Motor Company Archives" rather than at the Benson Ford Archives.

I never knew this till about a year ago but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Steve Plucker
Snyder's New Spring shackels...

Has anyone had a chance to get, look at or review the new "authentic" type shackles that Snyders advertises?

I wonder if they come WITHOUT the holes drilled for the cotter keys so as one can make...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1928/1929 Tudor Front Seat Frames

My February 1929 Tudor has the stampings for the seat rests.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Long Beach, CA Assembly Plant...

Chris,

I believe the spot is in the upper right corner where the bridge crosses the channel???

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 927
Posted By Steve Plucker
Talking Re: Copying sections of Google Maps

And me!https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/images/icons/icon10.gif
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Ford's Texas Assembly Plants...

Darn...I do not have that feature on my Google Maps site.

How does on acquire it?

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 927
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Copying sections of Google Maps

I do not have a 3D option...Darn!

Windows XP

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Missing Cap, Inner Universal Joint Housing

Here is an article I di9d on the assembly if you are interested...if not...oh well!

http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/studies/ujoint/U-joint%20study_restorer.pdf

Pluck
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