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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,628
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Finally got the correct wheels and brake parts home from Eastern Oregon. The wheels are in rough shape, but that's ok, we know how to make them usable.

Made new rear lower cowl to frame wood...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,628
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Thanks 40! Enjoying the build, just have to find time between many other projects, we are mostly a motorcycle addicted bunch. Really looking forward to actually driving it as a parade rig or similar....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,628
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Some updates;

Found the correct wheels and some brake cross shafts in Eastern Oregon, headed over to pick them up tomorrow.

Shortened the super tall bus seat-back so it wouldn't looks so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,277
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: Anybody modified an ATV/mower snow plow for Model A?

One other idea; using a rubber plow edge that bolts to the bottom of the steel plow. Will reduce the jolting and damage when the blade hits projections in the driveway.
Forum: Model-A 10-25-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Liberty Garage
Forum: Model-A 10-22-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
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: 717
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: 717
Posted By Liberty Garage
Forum: Model-A 09-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
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: 717
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
Posted By Liberty Garage
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 3,519
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: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 3,852
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: 810
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: 1929 roadster pickup addition

Nice looking pickup!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,628
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: 82
Views: 11,628
Posted By Liberty Garage
Re: New Doodlebug Owner

Oh great, now I'm looking for rocking chairs!
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