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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Sitting engine - ATF?

Restorer Article:

https://modelatouringclub.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/leakless-pan-gasket-article.pdf


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 28-29 lower firewall clearance notch at throttle linkage pivot

The Service Bulletins page 337, April 1929, mention the new control assembly design.

No mention is made of the firewall cutout/notch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 28-29 lower firewall clearance notch at throttle linkage pivot

Looking in the Judging Standards (1-17) I see what you mean. The earlier assemblies had the foot rod more vertical, instead of having that curve that engaged the hand throttle linkage.

I have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 28-29 lower firewall clearance notch at throttle linkage pivot

I took this when I first brought my 29 ccpu home.

Looks about the same as yours.

Maybe that's the way they were?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Choke

Here is a picture of the choke lever eye...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,545
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Repair Ideas..?

This is a nearly six year old thread.....

The problem was solved and the hole repaired six years ago.

The panel adhesive worked just fine and is holding up perfectly.

And no, that panel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Firewall welding

Five years and still no issues.....maybe 2500 miles?

The catch is, it's sort of expensive, comes in a two part cartridge and requires a special dispenser.

The auto paint store that I got the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Rear Window on 29 Closed cab pickup

Here is a diagram from the service bulletins, page 250.

AA CCPU window in the upper right corner. Should be the same as an A CCPU
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Firewall welding

Here is an eariler thread on what may be a similar issue.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=167860

Note that the fuel tanks are different, earlier cars vs the later ones, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Fun Projects Cutout

Well that is interesting. 5 amps doesn't seem right.....I'd try calling Mike's, maybe they have the answer....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Fun Projects Cutout

I remember the instructions calling for no more than 15 amps....Do you have the same instruction sheet?

There is a link to the instructions on the Fun Projects web page
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,936
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Consensus on brake drums

Give Randy a call, you can't go wrong.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=291301

He provided new drums, new studs swedged to my old hubs, new lined shoes arced to each individual...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By 1955cj5
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: '29 CC PU assembly confusion

I went and found the old blocks.

The blocks that fit at the rear of the cab have only one hole....so only one bolt.

Pictures are of a reproduction set, my old set, and the rear cab blocks by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: '29 CC PU assembly confusion

So I started looking through pictures of when I first brought the ccpu home and was cleaning it up.

Lots of debris under the seat......but this is a picture of the rear of the cab after it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: '29 CC PU assembly confusion

So I took a couple pictures.

The two bolts seen from below in post #8, are at the back wall of the cab behind the seat. (You will notice that this is a different ccpu from the one in post 8.)
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: gas gauge bail threads

I got one from Mikes Afordable.

He has the kits, tools and floats...

Get the better quality tools....and the cork gasket sets seem to work best.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,868
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: clutch problem

Here are a couple pictures...

A broken/repaired arm and it's replacement.

The second picture is it's location.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: '29 CC PU assembly confusion

Here are a couple pictures of the blocks at rear of the cab....is this the block you are asking about?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Brake Light Question

Here is the inside of a possibly original (dirty!) H.A. Douglas Mfg. switch.

Just a couple of contacts that are normally closed when the switch is at rest. Installed the switch is held open, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Original springs and washers

They look like these Model T control rod springs...???

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/T-3527_SPARK-AND-GAS-ROD-SPRINGS?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword

Or better yet....
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,180
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Coil mounting position.

Here is the way I did it...as yet untested though...

The condenser is attached to one of the cowl seam bolts, and the flag end is loose for now, but the idea is to slip it under the nut that holds...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,468
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

I ordered mine through Summit....They have a warehouse in Reno so things get here in just a couple of days..

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pnx-40111


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,468
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

I recently installed a Pertronix 40111 1.5 ohm epoxy coil and the ccpu has never run better.....

I like it so much I got one for my '51 CJ-3a.....it too runs great...

Keep the old coil as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By 1955cj5
Re: 1929 tailpipe clamp picture

This is from the Service Bulletins.

Seems they recommended moving the clamp mounting hole when the new style clamp was fitted...

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