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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Clutch and brake pedal shaft removal???

This came up recently.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=2136222

The difficulty in my opinion is the removal and installation of the rivet that holds the shaft in place. I did it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Odd Ammeter Reading

Go through the same process but *without* the engine running.

With the engine running the cutout would be closed, completing the circuit, and jumping it would have no effect.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,516
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Laminated Timing Gear

From this it seems the macerated gears are to be avoided.


https://www.fordgarage.com/pages/camshaftgears.htm


This is what is recommended unless you prefer aluminum or bronze.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Spacers? from rear hub/brake

Here is a picture...hope it helps!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Stop light switch?

Here are a couple pics of the inside of the switch. In this position the switch is closed, brake lights would be on.

The shaft on this switch has been altered where it contacts the brake actuating...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Brake Light Switch

My 29 had a 30-31 style brake switch installed.

They went through the trouble of cutting holes in the frame crossmember to mount the switch and altering the pedal to cross shaft rod so it would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Horn quit..need pull steering wheel

6 o'clock is off
5 o'clock is low beam
4 o'clock is hi beam
7 o'clock parking lights

Here is an old thread with pictures and a link to a wiring pdf...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Starter Switch screws.

Bratton's lists them as 10-32 by 5/16"

https://www.brattons.com/29-31-STARTER-SWITCH-SCREWS/productinfo/16080/


Les Andrews mentions 10-32 by 5/16" round head on page 1-289 of Volume 1.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: suggest an article, or video on how to change a tire on 21" rim please...

This thread has a link to a video, and other suggestions.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=225473


Here is another video that seems pretty accurate.

Read the comments as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 28 A CCPU Seat securing issue

Seat riser retainers for seat spring/cushion tangs.....'29 ccpu....


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,210
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Is it possible to date my 28CCPU?

I'm not sure if this applies to the 28's but on my 29 there is a date stamped up-side-down on the fuel tank, driver side, just above the seam, in the engine compartment.

There has been much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 28/29 gas cap marking question (ID help)

Original gas caps were vented but not with a hole in the top...picture is of a 28-29 cap.

Original radiator caps were not vented. The radiator vents through the overflow tube.

Both would have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Anyone have a source for rebuilt Marvel Schembler Carbs?

You might try the fellow mentioned here...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=306704


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,518
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Clean the contacts on the ignition points.....I use a small point file but sandpaper works. And check the gap while you are there..... .018 to.022

I have to clean the points on my ccpu every...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 2 cent on Brake drums

Talk to Randy Gross.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=302980

You can't go wrong.

Get everything in one place, with the drums swaged to your hubs and the shoes arched to your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: How to connect instrument panel light?

A 1928 may be different, but my 1929 has the single light unit wired directly to the ammeter stud.

The unit is a combination light unit and switch, and operates independent of the main headlight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Routing of Speedometer cable on 29 CCPU

Thanks Bob....I went over and took pictures.

Mine is routed like yours.

That extra wire is for the water temp gauge, and the truck used to have a hot water heater where that blocked hole is....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Routing of Speedometer cable on 29 CCPU

I've wondered about that. The picture is old, one I took when I first brought the ccpu home....note the wooden knob on the starter plunger..

Seems I tried to re-route it or maybe just considered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Routing of Speedometer cable on 29 CCPU

I'll give it a shot....

The first picture shows it routed over the muffler, to a clip on the upper frame rail, then forward under the toe board into the engine compartment.

Inside the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,839
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 1929 double a won't start, help

It'll be interesting to see what he used and how it worked out.

I suppose it's really a plier, but this is what I had in mind....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Rear Springs U bolts

Excellent.

You might just replace one u-bolt and then the other. This should keep everything in place.


Seems that one project always leads to another. Keep an eye on things and if it looks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Holes in frame rail

Rivets and bucking tools, rivets set tools, are available here....

http://bigflatsrivet.com/


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Rear Springs U bolts

I have a 29 ccpu.

To replace those u-bolts, the bed needed to be removed. But I replaced the rear
crossmember at the same time. So bed removal was a given.

Other body styles may allow...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,839
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 1929 double a won't start, help

Maybe you could hold it with an oil filter wrench?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,839
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 1929 double a won't start, help

Did you get the special tool for that nut on the cam?

https://www.brattons.com/STOCK-CAMSHAFT-NUT-WRENCH/productinfo/8790/

You may need an impact wrench to loosen it using that nut tool.
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