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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By pjdeb
Need Advice on Emergency Brake Shoes

I recently put cast iron drums on my 1930 pick up. Installed all new service brake components. Fronts and rears work great. Will lock up if needed.

When adjusting the brakes my right rear wheel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By pjdeb
Re: How often does a Model A have a need for a tow truck?

So, if you need a tow or pull onto a flatbed, where is the best place to hook up?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

A convex round mirror placed on your side mirror may help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By pjdeb
Re: cleaning 28 gas tank

Member of local club kept having fuel problems. Picture attached to show old sealant that was floating in tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Battery/Starter Advice Needed

Oh yes! Bolt broken off. Now I have to find it. Looks like I have to go fishin'.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Battery/Starter Advice Needed

Well, it has been a learning experience, anyway. Removed the starter. Expected to find broken bendix spring. Looks good. Am I missing something in the attached picture?

Back on the idea that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By pjdeb
Battery/Starter Advice Needed

I have been focusing my headlights. So the battery was drawn down. Battery is two years old. When starting the A, the starter whirls, but does not engage.

Recharged the battery. Read 6.2 volts....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

Thank you for the information. Yes, I was referring to the reflectors. Great explanation from MikeK.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By pjdeb
Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

Fact or fiction: the neoprene gasket for the headlight lens has an adverse effect on the bucket finish? It tarnishes the aluminum surface?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Headlight Help

Please describe what you mean by a relay set up. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Headlight Help

OK. So now you know I do not see very well. It is 6000K and 3000K
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,470
Posted By pjdeb
Headlight Help

I am trying to improve headlight performance. Need some advice. I have been using standard two filament 32 CP bulbs.

1. One of my lenses might be original or at least older than the other. One...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By pjdeb
1930 CCPU Right Side Mirror

I am looking for a BLACK right side mirror. My pin is free and ready to go. The repos all seem to be chrome. Any suggestions?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Brake Drum Help

I did call Fhane. He was a great help. I hope to drive to Stuart sometime to meet him.

Finally got the drum on without the ebrake shoe. Still a little tight but I will drive it a bit. Left the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Brake Drum Help

I gave up on trying to get the ebrake band fit. If

I take the emergency band out, the keyway out, the hub will go on very tight on the service brake. So tight that I can not pull it off by hand....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Brake Drum Help

Thanks. Mine has to be the shoes, I think. The hub from the other side would not go on either. Both hubs went on the driver rear. Neither go on the passenger rear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By pjdeb
Brake Drum Help

I have searched the threads. Tons of info on this. Maybe too much for my aging mind to sort out. Just new cast iron drums. All new brake parts. New composite service shoes. New woven ebrake shoes....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Help! Brakes!

Thanks for the help. I had put one roller pin in upside down. The cotter pin was interfering.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By pjdeb
Help! Brakes!

New to this thing. At 72, I thought I could learn something new. Maybe not.

Took all four wheels assemblies off including backing plates. Cleaned everything. Sent shoes out for relining.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Rear Brake Assembly

Thank you, I thought it was just me not being able to figure it out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Rear Brake Assembly

I just saw a YouTube video that suggests taking the radius arm down. Any comments would be appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By pjdeb
Rear Brake Assembly

Need some advice. Following Les's book on reassembly of rear brakes. Call s for assembling the emergency brake carrier with shaft, return spring, and arm onto backing plate.

After doing that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By pjdeb
Re: Can anyone recommend a rear hub puller?

Mitchell. The best. www.mitchmanf@fontier.net Comes with two rings for the different style hubs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By pjdeb
Brake Info Needed

It is my first time taking 1930 A brakes off. First of all, Henry could have put a little more meat on the backing plat bolts. Struggle to get them off as they spin. Anyone put a slot in the head?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By pjdeb
Hub Production History

Pulled the rear wheel hubs today. Found that the are different. Someone must have replaced on somewhere along the line.

One side has 1/2" groove. Perfect for the red flanges on a Mitchell puller....
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