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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Exploded View of a '28 Trans and Clutch

Great exploded view
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,280
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: The 60-A, B, C Fordor Sedans

My 60A has body tag # 190-43392
Engine # is A390XXX
Firewall date stamp is 9-25-28
No vent
Car is my avatar
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,458
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: 29 Fordor Gas Tank Removal

My Sep 25 1928 Briggs 60A has the wood piece behind the dash.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,853
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Model A Amature Radio Operators

First licensed in 1958, KN6CEX, was only on CW. Current license is KE6SN, however have not been on the air for years. Have a few early Hallicrafters 30's, 40's and 50's. Always thought when I get old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,919
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Has anyone received the new Judging Standard?

Got mine yesterday. Glad to see a lot of my questions answered.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,425
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Just ran across this photo

Ref Post #10
Same for me! Had a job at Lathrop Hoffman Studebaker (son of Paul Hoffman) in Huntington Park, CA while in high school and first year of college (1955 -1957). Use to drive new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Backing plate lock washers?

My Oct '28 parts list mentions only 2 long and 2 short bolts with castle nuts and cotters, no lock washers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Original, all steel, trunk racks...

I have a folding trunk rack like the one shown in the Service Bulletins June 1929.
Fig 725. It measures 16 X 33 between the leather strap pieces.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,436
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Why would they do that?

I'm curious what they did for "just north of 81,000 dollars".
Any list of the work done?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,777
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Who still uses a 'stick shift' in their modern vehicle ?

My modern is a 1985 Porsche 911 and some times 1967 Porsche 912
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Open car snap hole locations

I also wondered about the two holes (#3 and #5) close to the wiper arm shaft. They look like someone may have added them to provide snaps close to the wiper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Open car snap hole locations

An early open car windshield frame I have has the following measurements
all from the left edge (driver side)
# 1 1-1/2”
# 2 9 “
# 3 10-3/4”
# 4 11-1/2” (wiper arm shaft)
# 5 ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,495
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Rear spring

Ref to post # 9, the spacer/dummy leaf is located on the bottom of the spring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,212
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Rear spring u bolts won't tighten

You said you are using the original springs and brackets that you removed from the car and the brackets are 3/4" high as opposed to 5/8". I’m not sure about the ” bars.
My vender parts catalogs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Rumble Seat Trim Retainers

My Aug ’28 roadster that originally came with a rumble seat has what I believe are the original wood slats and the dimensions are 28 x 1-1/4 x 1/4.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Any 1928 Briggs Leatherbacks out there?

See my avatar. Had this car since 1976
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,202
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Clacking sound.

I had a similar sounding problem and it was the timing gear.
It was a two piece type with an aluminum center part and a fiber outer gear part.
The two sections were starting to separate from each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,961
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Converting 1929 Coupe from Rumble Seat to Trunk...

The following was copied from A Body Parts list:

+A-52664 Cardboard (deck side) R.H. + Use on cars with rumble seat
+A-52665 Cardboard (deck side) L.H. + Use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Restoration Qs...rumble/ trunk seat platform

One of the previous owners said the car came to Calif during the 30’s from PA.
I have yet to find any factory ID stampings on the cross member under the front seat or anywhere else I looked so I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Restoration Qs...rumble/ trunk seat platform

My unrestored Aug 1928 roadster with factory rumble seat has 3 rivets on each side of the platform that mounts to the subrails and 6 rivets across the front edge of the platform that mounts to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,458
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Three interesting pictures

I did get a ticket in the 50’s in my ’49 Chevy (sorry) for being "too low" and believe it or not for “excessive acceleration” (drag racing), but not for being souped up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,841
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Henry Fords personal 1928 Coupe - where is picture?

The car is also in the "50th Anniversary Model A Ford" calendar for April 1977.
The picture is in color and the car is black and shows a vent clearly on the driver's side.
BTW, I own the 1928 60A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,134
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Emergency cross shaft questions.

There are two holes for the main rod to connect to on the cross shaft lever. Why two holes and which one is right for a Tudor? Not sure why there are two holes, however the bottom one is used for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: Running Board bracket differences

From the October 1, 1928 Parts book
A-5125 Running board to frame bracket-front 1928 No. Req. per car 2
A-5130-B Running board to frame bracket-rear R.H. 1928 No. Req. per car 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,554
Posted By chuckstinn
Re: 440/450-21+ used tire

How do you access the wanted section?
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