Al agreed to this silly bet. What wonderful memories I have of this car - we went for a ride every Sunday afternoon. Inger eventually moved to Sweden where I met her and married her. If you are not familiar with the shift lever spring, Be Careful! The 1940 and later models used the 01A-7510 shaft and therefore did not have the 7511 clutch arm. He assumes that it was assembled in the Ford factory in Geelong. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. He said we should go take a look at it, which we did.
Johnny is now 75 and rebuilt this car in 7 months. Burnett is under indictment for possession of intoxicating liquor and his trial has been set for next week. Before long, I was married, Al was married, and the truck was in storage 'for a while'. Gearbox Housing 7005 If you have read our website page on the gearbox cases, you already have the basics about what the choices are. Doesn't Simply End with a New Car: We Also Offer a Wide Range of Owner Services to Great Neck Drivers Here at Tower Ford Inc. During the return trip, Al and I had a discussion about the truck and the restoration of it.
These shafts carry the 01A-7510 part number. This allows it to fit between the fork rails, and over the spring and retainer clip. When I got out and raised one side of the hood, by bending down, I could see the other side of the hood straight through the engine. If the plungers in your transmission are worn, your car will have a tendency to slip out of gear! Approach the task with safety and common sense foremost in your mind. Our site is always being updated with additional products, so please check our site regularly.
Contact our ©Copyright 1999-2017 Sacramento Vintage Ford Parts, Inc. Nobody wanted to paint this truck. It is painted Ford maroon and black with vermilion red stripe and wheels. Late Shifter Housing on Early Gearboxes Let's say that you have a late style shifter housing 68-7222 or 81A-7222 and wish to mount this to a gearbox that is built with the early 1932-35 gears. Add the new E-Fire electronic distributor for the flathead V8 and you have the perfect setup. I brought this car home in pieces. My brother was apartner there Now it resides in Craig, Montana.
The was owned by his Gt. He managed to get it stuck in two gears at the same time and then pulled so hard on the shifter he broke part of the shift tower. I would also like to invite any of my visitors that have a picture of a Model A Ford that they would like to have shown on this page to e mail me a copy. I made him a little wager that he would never restore the truck. You need to look at the ball that would go between the shifter forks. I have also seen certain trans fluid cocktail brews foam to much.
You can substitute the 67-7100 gear in place of the B-7100 gear. Refer to the for pictures and part numbers. I just figured it was a done deal. The engine had a displacement of 200. In 1970, Al, and another friend of mine, Jack DeBrunner, had just purchased a large assortment of Model A parts and vehicles from a man in Cheboygan after Jack had spotted them, in a field, on his many trips to this Michigan City for his work.
Jack and Al worked out a plan to travel to Michigan on numerous weekends to load and bring back all of the parts and most of the vehicles. All these cars were 1931 Models Click on this image for a larger view in a new window Click on this image for a larger view in a new window Model A Ford Coupe Model A Ford Coupe Model A Ford Tudor Model A Ford Tudor 1931 Model A Ford Phaeton 1931 Model A Ford Phaeton On October 3 2008 part of a Model A Ford tour passed through Truro Nova Scotia where I happened to be at the time. I wrote it all down on a napkin that was laying on the seat, signed it, and had Al sign it. You can weld it up and grind it back to shape without much effort. The question often comes up about using later gears in early cases, different shifter top housings and levers, different rear mounts, clutch release shafts, and even choosing the gearbox case itself. We even went a little crazy and had the wizard of pin stripping, Dan Shaw paint a nice straw pin stripe matching the wheels. The engines had a long stroke, which made for a lot of centrifugal force, and the bearings were cast from Babbitt metal, whatever Babbitt metal was.
At any rate, we got the truck loaded and started our journey home. The car contained over 1800 more parts then the Model T 6800 compared to 5000. This is how I will do most of my design to build work. Al Audette, my long time friend, and I were making our way back to Cincinnati, Ohio after picking up a 1931 Model A Panel Delivery Truck from a field in Cheboygan, Michigan. They worked on the truck for months, but it sure didn't look like it was coming together. Transmission Gear Sets The changes in the Ford transmission gears were, in general, an ongoing process over the years. Burial will be in the New Addition cemetery.
Al is still driving his car almost daily. It's now easy to install the main drive gear into the gearbox. He was unconscious and was taken to the hospital as soon as an ambulance could arrive. The 1942 to 1952 rear mount 21C-7085 was used on the light trucks with the open driveshaft, so if your vehicle will have a regular open driveshaft, you will have to use this rear mount in conjunction with the open drive mainshaft inside the gearbox. Finally we found Automotive Enterprises. Rear Bearing Retainer or Rear Mount 7085 There were about seven different rear mount choices used on these transmissions, and they can all be interchanged. We brought our LeBaron Bonney roof material to the shop and helped install it on a bright sunny day.