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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Re: Pickup in 1962

Thank you, got it figured out and reposted in landscape format. I like old school tech. Not much "other" in use on this end.
Pickup is so nice. Most everything except body work is like new and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Re: Pickup in 1962

Thank you Ruth. Did it also rotate in the album?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Pickup in 1962

Thought some will enjoy a picture found today by my daddy. This was taken shortly after his pickup was ground towed from Grand Forks, ND to Johnston Co. North Carolina. Note wires for brake and tail...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Water pump lateral motion?

Hello All,

Noticed today water pump has about 1/8 inch lateral motion when running.
Do I worry about something coming loose on impeller end and fan eating the radiator?
No leaks so tightening...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Hand Operated Windshield Wiper

Hello All,


Wondering if there are supposed to be rubber grommets or something between the shaft and windshield frame for a hand operated wiper? Seems like otherwise it would just flop around....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Pickup Progress

For those following this project, check out new pictures in album.
She's coming together in a great way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Early 30 Pickup Floorboard Quandry

I purchased floorboard for pickup with emergency brake to right of shifter.
Size is perfect, however only the 2 screw holes closest to the seat base line up. Holes on each side are off as much as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Re: 1940 or today?

Had a flat tire on one side! We call it "peg leg".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Re: 1940 or today?

M is on rubber, but the WC Allis Chalmers has one of each on the rear!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
1940 or today?

Thought you would enjoy this picture made earlier today. The background is my friend's Meadows sawmill, flat belt driven with his M Farmall. Hope this takes some of you back to fond memories of an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Classic seat spring woes and fixes

Some interesting bits on the seat back. Cover was replaced with new vinyl in the mid 60's and the seat back placed on a high shelf in a dry barn. On Sunday I pulled it down, thinking my Daddy would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
February '30 Pickup Bumper????

Current brackets appear to be the 15 3/4" variety which indicates the later style 2 bar bumper. Holding up the earlier (ends swept back) bumper the ends are very close to the tires. I've read...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Re: It's alive!!!!!

Hood is back on. Visor and seat bench cover coming soon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Re: It's alive!!!!!

Good question. Come-a-long is putting stress on bumper brackets, which at some point were pushed in, I assume due to a slight collision. They've moved some, not quite enough. I relaxed some of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Model BB Window channels?

Posting for a friend with a BB. He's looking for window channels. Are these the same as 31 Model A's or did Henry have a better idea for 32?

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
It's alive!!!!!

For those of you who have been helping and all those who enjoy seeing something come back to life, the following is shared. Sunday afternoon she was driven for the first time since October 1968....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Re: 12 leaf front spring in 82A pickup

Some history on this particular spring. My Dad bought the truck off a farm near Grand Forks, ND in 1960. I'm 100% sure he never changed it. So this narrows the opportunity to replace between...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
12 leaf front spring in 82A pickup

I've seen references and replacements for the 82A pickup that are 10 leaf, but have not seen 12. Just wondering if this was an option, a modification or what.
Any one else have similar or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
rear drums hard to get on and..........

After assembling new cast iron drums on the original hubs, having them turned and installing, the fronts went on like a dream. The right rear a little snug but it would still turn. The left rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Oohga horn screen replacement

Good morning All,
Rebuilding the horn from Daddy's pickup, picking up where he left of in '68. Looks like he was trying to make 1 out of two. I have all the parts located and am curious how the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Re: Pickup turns 90 this month

Good morning,
Pickup is very straight, and I have only found 2 very small spots of rust through. One is a piece that is removeable and overlaps a rear fender and an adjacent piece on the underside....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Pickup turns 90 this month

All new brakes with cast iron drums, runs like a dream after a 51 year nap.
Tank getting coated, wheels and tires coming next. Lots of small things addressed along the way.

Well worth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Correct wiper motor for 82-A pickup

Hello,
Vacuum or electric, which is correct wiper motor and where are they available?

Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Re: Paint Code for Rock Moss Green?

Thanks to all who responded. All good now.

Is there anything special about the black for fenders, etc.?
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