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Forum: Model-A 09-03-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By JimTravis
Re: 1931 AA Truck

Still have truck.
Forum: Model-A 08-23-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By JimTravis
1931 AA Truck

For sale: 1931 Ford AA Dump Truck

Run, Drives, and Stops

Factory hydraulic dump works great

Six good tires

Weber carb conversion
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,175
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Non-Tittled in Missouri

Forget about it in Missouri. They will drive you crazy with the red-tape and you still will not have a title. Just speaking from experience. Find a reputiable title specilist and pay him $250 and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,585
Posted By JimTravis
Break adjustment question on 47 Ford

Can someone tell me which way to turn the adjusting nuts to tighten the break shoes? lets say looking at the back side of the rear backing plat, which way would tighten the breaks?
Thanks - an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

I pulled the pan, head, and valve cover plate today. It seems I have lucked-out with this motor. It is as clean as a pin. Must have been just rebuilt before it was stored in 1976. The oil was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

Thanks Ice-Man That makes since and it looks like that is what they did.

jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

Did some cleanup work today to get 34 years of crud off and to see a little better what the car looked like. Was generally pleased as I found no body damage or rust. I was disappointed to find that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

I agree - the trunk is the way to go for a coupe. This trunk was especially nice in that it was full of goodies. Some used parts and Ford wrenches. The best part was a J.C. Whitney order in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

Mike - I put new tires on it today and plan to see about getting the motor running tomorrow. I'm happy when I can find one like this, get it running and cleaned up, and just drive it for a while. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,858
Posted By JimTravis
Couldn't Pass It Up

A neighbor called to tell me about a local sale with a Model A. Went to the sale and came home with a 29 Coupe. It had been in a barn since June of 1979. It saw its first sunlight on May 2, 2013. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Weak Spark Problem

Per your suggestions, I have checked all connections and found them the be good ( yes Rock I have a multi-meter ) from the battery through the distributor. I have ordered a new set of points and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Weak Spark Problem

Thanks for all the reply's. I can put aside a couple suggestions,. The battery is strong and the connections are good. The coil is connected properly (+ and -) . I filed the points and set the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,352
Posted By JimTravis
Weak Spark Problem

What would be the most probable cause for a week spark? With the plug out and grounded to engine, the Spark in a dark shop appears to be extremely weak. I have put this motor together from various...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,224
Posted By JimTravis
1929 Four Door Town Sedan - Interior

I'm working on the interior of a car whose interior has been destroyed by time, moisture, and rats. About all that is left of the seats are the springs and the decayed seat frames and some of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Getting Cam off Distributor ?

Got It !!
Put some PB-Blaster on it. Waited 15 minutes the preyed with screw drive while tapping cam with small hammer.
Thanks
Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By JimTravis
Getting Cam off Distributor ?

I'm having a problem getting the points cam off the distributor shaft. The hold-down screw was extremely tight and now that I have it off the cam it will not slide off the shaft. I'm putting new...
Forum: Model-A 08-21-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By JimTravis
Re: 1929 model AA truck

I'm in Missouri and would love to see some pictures of this Iowa truck.

Thanks
Jim
Forum: Model-A 07-30-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,237
Posted By JimTravis
Forum: Model-A 05-02-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,963
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Bendix Stromberg Accessory Intake Manifold

What Stromberg carb is this made for and whats there availability and cost?

Thanks
Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,696
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Head Bolt Studs

Thanks guys - I'm not framilier with the anti-seize product, but I will try the local auto supply store. I think the threads are all OK, so I won't worry about re-tapping.

Am I correct in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,696
Posted By JimTravis
Head Bolt Studs

I have just removed the head from my '29 Tudor due to water in my oil thinking that I must have a bad head gasket. About half the studs came out of the block in the process. Before reassembly,...
Forum: Early V8 03-08-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By JimTravis
Forum: Early V8 03-06-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By JimTravis
WTB 18" spoked wheels

I would like to buy a couple 18" Ford spoked wheels. If someone in my area has any for sale this could keep the shipping down. or I'll be at the Chickasha Swapmeet in OK this month and could pick...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By JimTravis
Re: Ford Wheels Question

Thanks for the reply. Are they hard to find?

Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By JimTravis
Ford Wheels Question

Did Ford make an 18" spoked wheel? If so, what year and model and whats the availability of them?

Let me know if I should be posting this on the Model A section of the forum.

Thanks
Jim
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