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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,536
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Is there a way to determine the original color?

Only thing I can add to what Jay-Jay said is ti look at back side of gas tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,959
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Old sayings

If your liabilities exceed your assets....your ass sets in jail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,774
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

With almost no car shows, only 2 small private parades and nowhere to go I put on a little less than 2,000 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Compression tester

Most of the suppliers sell a spark plug adapter so you can run modern 14mm plugs. This will let you run a compression test using a standard 14mm fitting. Snyder's part# is A-12405-ADP $6.75. It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
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: 1,307
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: 1,368
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Cool Video of cut away model a engine

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

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,191
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: 1,211
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
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
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: 1,750
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: 1,288
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: 2,122
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: 945
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: 1,137
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: 4,716
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: 1,218
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: 5,443
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: 3,047
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: Ford's Texas Assembly Plants...


Dates, addresses, and drawings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,737
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: 1,965
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: 1,272
Posted By 29closedcabguy
Re: 1928, 1929 Closed Cab Pickup

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

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,019
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: 2,019
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: 2,019
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.
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