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Old 12-06-2018, 12:30 PM   #1
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Default Identifying a model A frame

I know it's here, but I can't seem to find it. How can I tell a 28/29 frame from a30/31 frame? ...from the bare frame alone.

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Old 12-06-2018, 12:56 PM   #2
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Default Re: Identifying a model A frame

Check the serial number on the frame first, if there is one.

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Old 12-06-2018, 01:02 PM   #3
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Here you go...

http://www.plucks329s.org/pdf/frame/..._Assembly2.pdf

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Old 12-07-2018, 09:28 AM   #4
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:59 AM   #5
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Awesome study, Pluck. Lots of good info. Thanks for posting the link.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:01 PM   #6
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Look at the front crossmember. The radiator supports are different. 30 31's are lower.28 29's are even with the frame rail.
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Old 12-08-2018, 12:58 PM   #7
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28/29 frames are drilled both sides for RHD and LHD for the steering box.30/31 frames are mostly drilled on one side depending whether the vehicle was built RHD or LHD .However there are 30/31 frames that are drilled both sides there is one under my P/U which also has the early handbrake cross shaft . This early 30/31 frame is in the minority and does come with the correct "low dip" rad mount area . If you see a frame which at first glance has only one steering box hole it is definately 30/31.

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