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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,513
Posted By 31open-cab
How to install new radiator filler neck??

How do I replace the filler neck on an original radiator?

I just bought a 1931 standard coupe with an original radiator. The radiator filler neck (that the cap twists onto) has the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,951
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: Advice on changing head gasket

When I got my engine rebuilt, it came with a "modern" head gasket with the sealer molded into the fiber type gasket. Was supposed to be great, but after repeated failures, I switched to a copper head...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 30-31 open cab back panel and quarters

Thanks a bunch Flop! I have learned more about this roadster pickup in the last month on the Fordbarn than I have in the last 20 years growing up with it in our garage! (dad bought it when I was 2...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 30-31 open cab back panel and quarters

Herb and Flop,
Thanks very much guys. I usually take pictures of the parts as I remove them so I will know how they should be re-attached, but in this case that wouldn't help; my cab has been cut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 30-31 open cab back panel and quarters

rustyrim,
I am a big fan of Flop's work and have actually been following that thread! I was just hesitant of using a hard top pickup as a guide for an open cab/roadster pickup. I wasn't sure how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 30-31 open cab back panel and quarters

Just wanted to simplify my thread. It's pretty wordy!
My main questions are:
For a 1930-1931 roadster pickup
#1 How was the cab back attached to the floor/subrails originally? (this question...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By 31open-cab
30-31 open cab back panel and quarters

Hello again everyone!
I have a couple more questions for those with 30-31 open cab pickups/ roadster pickups. My cab's back panel was deemed too far in disrepair to save or use as a reference, so I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: non-folding open cab / roadster pickup top irons

Mr.Tahtaras,
Thanks very much for the info! My front bow is perfectly flat across the top but that is ,of course, with no top material on it if that makes any difference? The front bow does however...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: non-folding open cab / roadster pickup top irons

Mr. Tahtaras,
The clamps are present and measure 45 5/8" center to center. Thanks very much for your response! By the way that blue roadster of yours is breathtaking! I have had to reference the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By 31open-cab
non-folding open cab / roadster pickup top irons

Hello again to everyone!
I have non-folding top irons for an open cab model a pickup. My question is: What measurements or features would indicate whether they are for a 28/29 or a 30/31 pickup? I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,089
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 1930-1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup cab brackets and braces

Once again a HUGE HELP! Thanks alot!
Looks like I'm going to be changing my truck's brackets. It may end up being a pain to do, but at least I know what they should look like now. Thanks alot!...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,078
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: Interior of Brookville Roadster Pickup

Thanks very much! I really appreciate you taking the time to post the picture for me!
Sinclerely,
31open-cab
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,089
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 1930-1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup cab brackets and braces

These are exactly the kind of pictures I was looking for! Thanks very much for posting them. I was also hoping to see a picture of the inside lower cab corner area (Where the door jam and lower...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,089
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 1930-1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup cab brackets and braces

I also wanted to say that if y'all don't happen to have pictures of original quarter panel brackets but know that the brookville cabs are equipped exacly like the original open cab 30-31's that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,089
Posted By 31open-cab
Re: 1930-1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup cab brackets and braces

Thanks a lot ctlikon0712, I sent him a message and appreciate the point in that dirrection!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,089
Posted By 31open-cab
1930-1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup cab brackets and braces

Hello everyone. I'm new to all this so I hope i'm doing this right. I am restoring a 1931 open cab pickup / roadster pickup and I am in the metalworking stages now. I noticed that the door jam braces...
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