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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

One more question - now that I am putting things back, what's the easiest way to mushroom the ends of the new camshaft lever pin?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Thanks @100IH and @alexiskai for the tips.

I already bought Timken's wheel bearing grease as I saw it was being sold by Bratton's (https://www.brattons.com/wheel-bearing-grease.html)

Would this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By tintin
Re: Painting Model A/AA Hubs and Backing Plates

Thanks. Found the same paint on Bratton's (https://www.brattons.com/gloss-black-900-deg-spray-paint.html).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By tintin
Re: Painting Model A/AA Hubs and Backing Plates

So would it be OK to use brake caliper spray paint?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By tintin
Re: Rear Bearing Shim?

I am also new to maintaining a Model A. So I am looking for guidance on my first major lubrication job as I reassemble the rear brakes. I have Les Andrews book but could not find the details about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By tintin
Re: Painting Model A/AA Hubs and Backing Plates

Great to see the question regarding painting the brakes on the same day that I intent to do the job. I was planning on using the black caliper spray paint. Would that be OK or should I use something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Hello All,

I was able to disassemble all components of the rear brakes. Everything that needs to be painted has been sandblasted and prep'ed for painting. I need help on a few more things before I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Does anyone have this article in their archives that they can share?

I am a newbie Model A owner with more than 40 years difference between me and my car. So any help from more experienced owners...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

I am also debating whether there is any real value in removing the camshaft lever.The camshaft seems to be in good shape. All other parts of the rear brakes on both sides have been removed. My only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Thanks for all the suggestions. I was able to remove the lever by sliding it out with a pry bar. The backing plate came off easily after that even with the camshaft lever still attached. The next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

oops...are both of them supposed to be facing upwards?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

There are no springs on either side but the emergency brakes were working fine before I started opening things. Should I add the springs?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Thanks everyone for your tips. I have sprayed penetrating oil and will leave it overnight. Since I don't have access to a torch to heat it up, I am afraid of breaking the piece when spreading it with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,069
Posted By tintin
Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Hello All,

I am trying to service left rear brakes on my 1929 Model A. I am unable to disconnect the emergency brake lever behind the backing plate from the toggle lever which it is attached to. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By tintin
Re: Placement of jack stands

Thanks everyone. I should probably find and join a local club before taking on this work as a new owner and also invest in a couple of books and tools.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By tintin
Re: Placement of jack stands

Are there any clubs in the Kalamazoo, MI area where I can rent/borrow a puller from?

If I have to buy, can you please suggest a good website?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By tintin
Re: Placement of jack stands

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll check the brake lining first.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By tintin
Re: Placement of jack stands

Perfect. Thanks.

Is adjusting the brake rods the correct thing to do or should I open the brakes to check the pads first?

Are there any instructions anywhere that I can refer to? I am thinking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By tintin
Placement of jack stands

Hello. I am a new member and a new owner of a 1929 Ford Model A Coupe in the Kalamazoo, MI area.

I have to adjust the brakes and have looked at various videos on how to do it. With the adjustment...
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