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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: 1929 Pickup - Frame to body blocks

There are some previous threads on the subject, here is one that may help.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=58395
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Rusty Coolant

If there is no danger of freezing where you live in California, this will work fine to keep the rust out of your engine and radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Windshield frame bracket rivets

The original rivets were solid and countersunk to fit into the bracket. The end of the rivet toward the inside of the frame was peened.
The replacement rivets I have used are also steel but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

The real problem is that your brake pedal is moving too far due to the brake system. The brake pedal won't move very far the brakes are restored and adjusted properly.
In other words, if your brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: 28/29 aa cab door glass question

There is a soft rubber seal at the top of the window opening. Is that seal pushed all the way up in the front? If it is not pushed all the way up it could cause your window to not fully raise. Maybe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Front Brake Shoe Centering

Jack, don't try to bend the tracks for adjustment, that old shade tree mechanic trick has been debunked, there's much info on that in the archives here on FB.

What has worked for me is to weld...
Forum: Model-A 07-08-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: 28-29 Tudor Wood Original

BTT
Make an offer on these wood pieces.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Dan Partain
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: '28-'29 Pickup cab to bed gap

If you haven't seen this, it may be of some help for you.
http://www.wescottsauto.com/WebCatalog/Tech/FrameDiagram1928-31.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: '28-'29 Pickup cab to bed gap

Bob,
I get a measurment of about 3/8" to 7/16" on the one I have that is straight. This is measured at the center of the bed panel to a flat spot on the rear center of the cab.
-DAN
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Tie Rod and ends...

Here's the photo from Pluck.
Forum: Model-A 05-10-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Dan Partain
Pickup Tailgate Chains and Hooks

I'm looking for one or more original Model A pickup tailgate chains, hooks, or parts and pieces.
Forum: Early V8 05-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Dan Partain
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Starter switch parts???

Here's the photo for Pluck.
Forum: Early V8 04-21-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Dan Partain
King Pin Spindle Bolt NOS 1935 1936

Very nice NOS Kingpin for 1935 - 1936, and maybe other years. Has 48 Ford K stamped on the pin. Right hand side. (Thanks guys!)
$15 + shipping
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By Dan Partain
Forum: Early V8 04-11-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Dan Partain
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Brake drum with shim

I purchased shims from 2 vendors and they were very different in thickness. You have the option of buying some shim stock and making your own shims. You can make a paper pattern first, cutting the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Heater door placement in firewall for Otwell heater

I have a door for sale in the swap section. I don't know what heater it fits, but you can take a look here -
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=277133
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Rootlieb vs quality

The 28-29 Rootlieb boards are very good quality, including the mounting brackets. They fit, and look good. I haven't used the 30-31 boards.
One difference you will find in the Rootlieb boards as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Ricks pack

A Blast from the Past.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,484
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Test your knowledge, what do we have here?

Local guys with a gasifier setup.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyGKJTsEbDM
Forum: Model-A 03-08-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Dan Partain
28-29 Tudor Wood Original

28-29 Tudor wood as removed from a low mileage car in dry storage for many, many years. This looks to be all of the wood, or nearly all of the original wood for this body style, and in excellent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Pictures and computer scanning/transfering

Pluck, the problem with scanning out of a book is that the photos in most Model A books, and newspapers, are done in a process known as "halftone." You can do a wiki lookup on that, but basically...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Dan Partain
Re: Correct wiper motor for 82-A pickup

The 82-A came with a manual wiper. There should be a tube in the top of your windshield for the wiper assembly to pass through.
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