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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Lighting

There is a first and second generation light switch and they will not interchange. You might have 1/2 of one and 1/2 of the other.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Head light focusing procedure

I was not able to focus my headlights or get as much light out of them as I felt they should produce. I tried everything even led bulbs. Finally I discovered I had the poorly designed crome...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Cool Video of cut away model a engine

I thought this was a very cool Video. Hope you enjoy it to.

https://www.facebook.com/100024525605981/posts/616290135865168/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,770
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Early 30 Pickup questions

Floor board pdf plans can be obtained here. http://www.stevewatrous.com/modelaford.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Really hot Christmas lights on an A

My son spotted this hot rod a roadster pickup with Christmas lights. In the comments the owner posted how he did it and a video of the truck
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Pickup bed wood parts

This older post should help. It has the info your looking for. https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15928
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: #6 Flag Ring Wire Terminals

This place will sell just one if that's all you need. The flag style is about 1/2 way the page ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Model A Horn

I only know of sparton name plates. Bratton's list the following #19830 for 28-39 and #19840 for 30-31 both priced at $ 2.05. Snyder's list only one for 28-31 # A-13802 $ 1.00.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,155
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Car won't start

All of the above suggestions are good ones, but let me add this. I would go thru all of the electrical system connections and clean them. It looks like the previous owner may of been having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Engine won"t idle

If #1 is finishing compression cycle and the intake valve is not completely closing and #2 is in it's intake cycle with the intake valve open you could have this condition. You might try your test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: I blew a head gasket

You might give these people a call, they are in college station. https://www.mrmodelt.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,448
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Rest of the Story

The head bolt pattern also tells us it's a 24 stud 239cu version of the flathead used in mercury's starting 1939 and Ford's starting 1946 vs the earlier 21 stud 221 v8.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Original Hand Wiper Blade

I've got a 29ccpu. I picked up a manuel wiper at local used parts supplier who lives less than a mile from me ( lucky me) it had a worn out blade in a crome blade holder. I replaced it with a model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: How many different truck doors are there???

If I'm not mistaken the 28/29 ccpu like yours and the AA truck are the same door as a 26/27 model t coupe door. I believe I've read this more than once.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,464
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Ford's Texas Assembly Plants...

http://askus.thehenryford.org/faq/140528

Dates, addresses, and drawings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,540
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: broken screws in oak, drill or give up?

The tool stew mentioned above is a plug cutter, never used one for this application but it is pure genius. Should work great. Common tool harbor freight, home depot, Lowe's has them. I would by one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Workings of the Dash Light....

It's the same 6cp bulb as tail light bulb. Cover removed counter clockwise then it pulls out if 28 29 early 30 type.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: 1928, 1929 Closed Cab Pickup

Here is some information about the 82-a closed cab.

http://aafords.com/cabs/82-a-closed-cab/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Oil pump and pan repair suggestions.

You are correct. What I meant was that the transmission was later than what should be on my January 29 truck and I believe was changed when the January 32 block number engine was installed. Some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Oil pump and pan repair suggestions.

Thanks for the heads up, but yes I am aware of that. Although it's a 29 ccpu the engine date is January 32. Also has late 31 transmission.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Oil pump and pan repair suggestions.

Replacing both. Lucky me a guy I've been lucky enough to meet that lives a little more than a mile from me that deals in used model a parts has both parts I need. I'll be picking them tomorrow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Rear backing plate welded on.

Thanks for all of the replies. Replacing the axle housing is what I now what I intend to do. I did talk to Randy Gross this morning before posting and he intended to supply a new backing plate for me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Rear backing plate welded on.

Now that I've got my first request for repair suggestions posted here is my second. In removing my brakes to send to Randy Gross to have rebuilt this is what I find. I knew one rear spring perch was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Oil pump and pan repair suggestions.

First let me confess, I've been a lurker till now. Even when I was a member years ago when I had a 52 f1 with a flathead. I love and appreciate this site. I've found that by searching I've been able...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Brake Switch to Brake Pedal connection

Snydersantiqueauto.com part #A-13507 $1.50 stop light link for 28-29.
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