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by gearling
November 13th, 2017, 2:42 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Worm Gear Drive Towing
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Re: Worm Gear Drive Towing

Kingpins are a bit sloppy, so I rented a tow dolly to keep it stable. All went well. Thanks!
by gearling
November 10th, 2017, 9:33 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Worm Gear Drive Towing
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Worm Gear Drive Towing

Using a tow bar, to go a distance of about ten miles at around 25 mph. Is this advisable, or not?
Thanks in advance for responding!
by gearling
November 3rd, 2017, 2:00 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 28aa parts
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: 28aa parts

would you happen to still have the wire wheel caps?
by gearling
October 23rd, 2017, 11:27 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Spare Tire Location
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Spare Tire Location

It's really tempting to put side mount spares on my truck just because I like the look, but I'm at odds with myself to cut on it order to modify it. I'm trying to come up with a way to incorporate them into the flatbed so they'll look 'authentic'. Since I have to refit the bed to the truck, modifyin...
by gearling
October 23rd, 2017, 11:12 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Flatbed
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Re: Flatbed

I greatly appreciate that bit information and will be sure to include the correction in my dialogue when discussing the truck with the 'uninitiated'. Thanks!!!
by gearling
October 23rd, 2017, 11:06 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Putting Wire Spokes on the '28/'29
Replies: 15
Views: 913

Re: Putting Wire Spokes on the '28/'29

Those snap in plugs are a great idea! They could even be attached to a ford script badge so they wouldn't look out of place to the untrained eye, and they'd serve the practical purpose of keeping out dust and water until I find the elusive deal on proper caps. Thank you!!!
by gearling
October 20th, 2017, 7:51 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Flatbed
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Re: Flatbed

"Just because it came off of a '28 doesn't mean it left the factory with it." Copy that! I've come up with some very convincing Frankensteins that give some old timers fits, but Henry was a frugal guy and these were just work trucks. My "29" is actually an early model '30 with a '29 body, rolled off...
by gearling
October 20th, 2017, 9:11 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: 1928/29 Wire Wheel WANTED
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: 1928/29 Wire Wheel WANTED

Denton TX
by gearling
October 19th, 2017, 5:59 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Putting Wire Spokes on the '28/'29
Replies: 15
Views: 913

Re: Putting Wire Spokes on the '28/'29

just fitted up one side to get an idea of how it will look when finished. Always good to contemplate things over a beer or three!
by gearling
October 18th, 2017, 6:47 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: North Dakota to Texas Shipping WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 203

North Dakota to Texas Shipping WANTED

I've purchased 3 tires mounted on wire wheels. Seeking transport for them within the next week or so... Thanks!
by gearling
October 16th, 2017, 7:47 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Vintage Manual Tire Changer!
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Vintage Manual Tire Changer!

Yes, it is. Billy is 77, he got it when he was a teenager, and it was an old machine then.
By all means, come on down! I'll stoke up the smoker, we'll have some bbq and beer!
by gearling
October 16th, 2017, 8:50 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Vintage Manual Tire Changer!
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Vintage Manual Tire Changer!

Got it set up. Ain't she purty?
by gearling
October 16th, 2017, 8:02 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Pictures of the inside of a worm drive #1
Replies: 13
Views: 2679

Re: Pictures of the inside of a worm drive #1

Poking around in the dusty corners...
I just had to bring this one back into the light.
Is there anything more beautiful than this work of art?
No CAD, no CNC, no alien technology, just good old fashioned engineering !
by gearling
October 15th, 2017, 7:45 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: layshaft
Replies: 3
Views: 350

Re: layshaft

Could we be talking about a PTO to run a water pump, dump bed or wrecker sling?
by gearling
October 15th, 2017, 8:17 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: new member
Replies: 14
Views: 733

Re: new member

Douglas Fir Timbers?! That is some beautiful stuff. I haven't even seen any of that in decades!
Hey, don't be shy about posting more pics of that truck!