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Forum: Model-A 10-25-2018, 10:33 PM
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Forum: Model-A 10-22-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Engine, 4 speeds, Worm-Drive, PTO-Water Pump

Everything sold now except the remaining good 4 speed.
Forum: Model-A 10-18-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Engine, 4 speeds, Worm-Drive, PTO-Water Pump

Sold the parts transmission, drive-line couplings and PTO and PUMP. Will listen to reasonable offers. Thanks!
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Liberty Garage
Forum: Model-A 09-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Engine, 4 speeds, Worm-Drive, PTO-Water Pump

Prices are negotiable, especially for a package deal. =)
Forum: Model-A 09-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Liberty Garage
Engine, 4 speeds, Worm-Drive, PTO-Water Pump

A or AA Engine: Clean complete engine, stamped # not legible, may have been a rebuild and re-stamp at some point, was told it came out of a running vehicle. Uncertain as to internal condition but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Wheels, brake drums, spacers, studs, nuts and other fun things;

Mounting the tires on the newly cleaned and painted wheels was easy enough, it was the prep work to try and get it done safely with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Thanks! It took a moment to even register that I was actually driving the thing. Did a few more small fixes this morning and drove again, it's a fun little rig and will only get better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Drove it!

Today after wrestling with ancient split rims and mounting tires, finally got to a point where it could at least be driven out of the shop, down the driveway and a few circles around my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Service brake swap out;

Finally got to the rear brakes, the original setup was a real mishmash, luckily I was able to buy a worm drive rear end that had complete brakes in good condition including...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Interesting idea, will have to give that some thought!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Thanks Bob, this is really helpful! Are the two service brake cross shafts the same ones out on ebay, are they yours? i have them on my watch list.

From what I can see, the e-brake rod would come...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Need some help from you more experienced Model A guys; because my doodlebug started life as an early '29 without emergency brakes, but at some point received a worm drive differential WITH emergency...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Made a lot of progress today. Got the 2 speed coupled to the trans and the rear end coupled to the 2 speed. Spent more time cleaning parts then the actual bolting up process.

Next up was the 2...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,343
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Life with the Ford Model A

What a great story, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Lessons learned the hard way;

Once the trans and clutch were installed, hooked up the clutch linkage and had a hard pedal and zero release of the clutch. Nothing I changed or adjusted seemed to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,368
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: This is the hobby in Russia

Love this young man's determination and ingenuity, creating a fender from an oil drum is amazing!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: 1929 roadster pickup addition

Nice looking pickup!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Another busy day, wheels and lock ring cleaning is completed, now just getting them painted. Between coats of primer & paint, worked on other things.

Moved on to installing the clutch and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Oh great, now I'm looking for rocking chairs!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

After Les Schwab removed the old tires from the rear rims, the wheels were worse off than originally thought. If these were going on a road worthy vehicle, I'd get better wheels. Since it is going...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Last few days have been working on wheels and steering, the original front wheels we first used were rusted out and only safe enough to roll around in the shop, this "new" set is a lot better and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,646
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Haha, yes it is quite a jolt to the eyeballs! Would it help if i paint it black?

Wire-wheeled the rear wheels yesterday, as you can see from my selfie, they were pretty grungy!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-30-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Model T one ton truck overdrive

Nice doodlebug! I'm wondering if there is any chance that the rear differential on your doodlebug is actually model AA? I've gone thru a steep learning curve on my doodlebug and initially thought it...
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