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by carnut14
April 24th, 2013, 8:59 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: aa for sale in Azusa CA (ruff!)
Replies: 6
Views: 1524

aa for sale in Azusa CA (ruff!)

http://images.craigslist.org/3Kf3Ia3Na5Ge5H85Jbd41845be1eb01fb1ea6.jpg Azusa is a small community near Los Angeles. I found this listing on the local Craigs list and do not need another project. Although there are some parts I would like to have. This thing is ruff but the asking price was 2K which ...
by carnut14
April 11th, 2013, 8:17 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: stakebed/flatbed strips
Replies: 8
Views: 1669

Re: stakebed/flatbed strips

let me highly recommend mar-k for an alternate source. www.mar-k.com Their strip profile, I believe, is not period correct but its nice! They punch the strips with the correct spacing. They have the correct lengths in stock Strips have the correct square holes They are great folks to work with! The ...
by carnut14
April 2nd, 2013, 10:10 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: ton or ton and a half?
Replies: 19
Views: 4174

ton or ton and a half?

I hear folks describing their AA's as either a ton or ton and a half trucks.
what is the difference? wheels, springs, frame?
by carnut14
March 18th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: door dovetail
Replies: 1
Views: 697

Re: door dovetail

ah-ha found out what was wrong! on the door jamb there is an extra piece of wood that is attached to the jamb. It runs from just below the latch to approx the floor. This extra piece is notched for the dovetail and, lower, a bumper. For the right/left pair of these woden parts I paid 60$ but as my l...
by carnut14
March 16th, 2013, 6:24 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: door dovetail
Replies: 1
Views: 697

door dovetail

does anyone have a picture of how the door dovetail fits in the jam. I have the vintique part number a-80333.
thanks
by carnut14
March 16th, 2013, 5:48 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: door striker plate shild
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

Re: door striker plate shild

now i'm confused. (ok not a dificult thing to do) I have the vintique door striker plate for the 28/29 pickup part no a-80331 which looks like the closeup of the older door frame a few post able, which leads to two questions: A) how is this part mounted to the wood, a pair of wood scres? b) what is ...
by carnut14
March 11th, 2013, 8:27 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: stake "connectors?"
Replies: 4
Views: 1430

Re: stake "connectors?"

I notice the restored trucks seem to have these parts painted. do they get all scraped up?
by carnut14
March 8th, 2013, 7:15 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: stake "connectors?"
Replies: 4
Views: 1430

stake "connectors?"

what do you call those parts that connect one stake side to another?
Are they remade or are there workable equivalents available?
by carnut14
March 7th, 2013, 7:43 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: molasses as a rust remover
Replies: 12
Views: 3111

Re: molasses as a rust remover

I've heard of molassas removing rust. But usualy it was someone who knew someone who had a neighbor who tried it. Nice to meet someone who has first had success. Thanks for posting
by carnut14
March 4th, 2013, 8:01 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: really its not a dumb question
Replies: 3
Views: 1133

really its not a dumb question

I plan on taking the entire bed off the frame while the cab is in the body shop.
so I need to make some sort of structure to hold the bed.
Question, what does a 99 inch bed weigh? please specify with or without the wood.
by carnut14
February 24th, 2013, 6:05 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: two doors one hole?
Replies: 9
Views: 1959

Re: two doors one hole?

appears my enthusium for this subject has caused there to be simultaneous discussion threads. so yesterday the most major thing I accomplished was instlling the rubber plug in the extra door hole. looks cool and makes for a great story how the t doors were used. But i really would like to lock this ...
by carnut14
February 22nd, 2013, 8:10 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Newby to the AA forum
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Re: Newby to the AA forum

nice!
is that a key lock I spy in the right door?
by carnut14
February 19th, 2013, 5:52 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: bed strip hole spacing
Replies: 10
Views: 1542

Re: bed strip hole spacing

Thanks Radar it is a 9" ford (just replaced this weekend!) with coil overs and a four link setup. I will need to tinker with the coilovers as they are a little light for the stock bed thickness. Going whole hog with the 5/4 thick red oak and polished stainless strips. Motor is a slightly warmed over...
by carnut14
February 19th, 2013, 5:28 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: two doors one hole?
Replies: 9
Views: 1959

Re: two doors one hole?

posted under the thread abut hole spacing in the bed strips is a photo of my big red truck. Is someone able to tell me what cab it is?
by carnut14
February 7th, 2013, 6:37 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: bed strip hole spacing
Replies: 10
Views: 1542

Re: bed strip hole spacing (warning potentially diserbing ph

hopefully attached is a picture. also hopefully I have not insulted any traditionalist. as you can tell the end of the bed has been modiied, the part that I call "ribs" is visible as there is no wood. My goal is to make this truck as correct as possible, yet make it a good driving hot rod. ( drove i...