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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Rebuilding the starter switch

Robert,

Great video! Now all you need to do is write up a good article for Model A News or The Restorer about the restoration!

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Steve Plucker
Early 1928 Model A/AA's Spindle Arms...

I have two A-3131-B Spindle Arms, Left (the two-ball type), that when assembled to the left side of the front axle, and after attachment of the Tie Rod, measures 1-1/16" from the end of the tie-rod...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: How to identify the year without the Vin??

Easy to do...go to this site to determine when the engine was stamped:http://plucks329s.org/studies/studies_ep/studies_ep.html

A lot of times the engines are restamped thus taking away the correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 29 standard top install

G Baese is correct.

The hotter the day the better for streaching the top material.

If you have original raingutters and front and back moulding, it can be taken off by very carefully prying off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Sound deadening? Anyone done it?

Lots of restorers do it all the time (and some do not)...many ways to accomplish this.

There is material that one can spray on, brush on, or paste panels on all interior metal areas before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: New member and project

Hope you have all the parts for that Kari-Keen Trunk on the trailer!

Does it still have the original "tag" within?

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: New member and project

As is San Luis Obispo...Go Mustangs!...Avalia Beach...Ah, the good old days!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Burdick Running Board Trim

Trust me...They are very nicely done!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Milwaukee Plant

Good luck on the "day to day" production...You may spend the next 40 years in trying to figure that one out. If you want to shorten your time, you might want to take a trip to the Ford Archives and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Steve Plucker
Front end measurements

Does anyone have a restored front end that can get some measurements for me?

My concern is the attached Tie Rod going from left to right while conected to the Spindle arms.

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Finishes of bolts

According to the MARC/MAFCA Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards, page 1-18 Revised 2016, they are UNFINISHED all years.

But plain UNFINISHED bolts, nuts and lock washers will rust in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Those were the days....

So I went to the Cartouche website to see just what the material sold for today.

In 1980 it was $14.00 per yard...Today, that same material is $44.95 per yard.

KATY Got it right!

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Steve Plucker
SPAM Letter 101

For those of you who do not know what a SPAM letter looks like...here is one:

Hello,

Thanks for the mail.However,I want you to know that the price is okay by me and as for picking it up that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 29 Tudor stop light switch question

Could it also be due to "reproduction" failure?

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By Steve Plucker
Those were the days....

As I am cleaning up around here I came across a box of upholstery that I used in restoring my 1929 Standard Coupe back in 1980.

In it was the receipt. The product was from Le Barron Bonney from ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Preston “ALL VEHICLES” Antifreeze

Same as Brad...Have used it for years. Might cost a little more than the regular but is safe on animals.

Just bought some from NAPA.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: New Cut-Out Relay . . . Not so good.

Had a similar problem with my 1929 Standard Coupe where the cut-out and the generator both burned up. Repaired the generator and put a diode within the original cutout body. Been going strong now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Steve Plucker
Car hauling service from Washington State to California...

Is there any one in the car hauling service to take a Model A from Washington State to California?

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1929 Dealer Supplement

Tim,

Just what day was this event those photos were taken?

Is the Chicago Tribune the only paper you reviewed?

I also have the monthly production figures for Chicago...and all the other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: 1929 Dealer Supplement

Brad,

Page 168...Crown Point on the Columbia River...Been there many times...have always wanted to take my 1929 Standard Coupe there for a before and after photo opt.

Any idea if the "coupe"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: First generation Rear motor mount

Gary,

Thanks...But I think those photos are of A-5090-A...I am in search for A-5090-B.

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Steve Plucker
First generation Rear motor mount

I am in need of a photo of the first generation Rear Motor Mount as explained in the RG's on page 1-5 Revised 2011.

This would be A-5090-B.

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: pickup cabs

Mike...Can you post some photos?

Thanks.

Pluck
Forum: Model-A 09-20-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Steve Plucker
Original wiring harness

A lot of old original wiring harness just gets tossed out because they are not useable and reproductions are easy to get and use.

If you have any old original harness that you have that you are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Steve Plucker
Re: Early 60-A 2-window Fordor Sedans

No...Just want to get a photo of a mid 1928 2-window fordor with right cowl vent.

Your July body does not have the Right hand vent? Briggs must have discontinued that feature early in life then....
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