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by birdacre
May 15th, 2015, 3:51 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: wanted 4 speed transmission case for AA
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

Re: wanted 4 speed transmission case for AA

thank you for the lead. i am just about 30 minutes from there. he is right near brimfield i believe. thank you,
by birdacre
May 15th, 2015, 2:14 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: interesting couplingshaft found on 31AA anyone know about?
Replies: 7
Views: 2171

interesting couplingshaft found on 31AA anyone know about?

i have two AA dump trucks. i was not sure of years 30 or 31. i took intermediate shaft out of one and found a gear that bolts on output shaft of the 4 speed. the next truck i took apart has a u joint on the back of the 4 speed. this must be the unique set up that is discussed on page 27 of jim schil...
by birdacre
May 12th, 2015, 6:29 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: wanted 4 speed transmission case for AA
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

wanted 4 speed transmission case for AA

i have discovered that all my 4 spd. cases all have hairline cracks around and under behind filler plug. does anyone have a good case they would want to sell? i am in ct. thank you, kevin
by birdacre
April 21st, 2015, 2:35 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: WOW - still out there!
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: WOW - still out there!

hey if you already closed the sale would you show photos or the link, i would love to see what you got and for how much. thank you, kevin
by birdacre
April 18th, 2015, 8:44 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: need advice on u joint removal on aa
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Re: need advice on u joint removal on aa

today i am going to pull the rear end back on my 28 aa. i have the intermediate shaft from my junk truck, 1930. i could not believe all u joint bolts came free with not even any heat. these trucks have not been on road since 60's. i know neal posted that my u joint from the 30 is needed to connect t...
by birdacre
April 15th, 2015, 6:42 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: need advice on u joint removal on aa
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Re: need advice on u joint removal on aa

thank you neil, this is what i thought, just wanted to get a second opinion. i will remove as you described and then do the same to my 28 to remove the 3 speed intermediate shaft. i understand from what you said that i will then be able to reconnect my drivetrain as long as i have a good u joint fro...
by birdacre
April 14th, 2015, 6:56 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: need advice on u joint removal on aa
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

need advice on u joint removal on aa

question, does anyone know the best procedure for removing the short shaft from a 4 speed transmission back to the torque tube. i thought that if i unbolted it from the transmission and pulled the engine and transmission forward a few inches i could pull it forward out of u joint. does the rear end ...
by birdacre
March 24th, 2015, 5:09 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back

thank you for info. so... if i heated up the brazed 3 speed u joint retainer and removed it, got the proper 6 hole bearing retainer, it should bolt onto my 4 speed housing. if any holes are filled with brazing i could re tap them. now, my final question, do you think the drive shaft i have will work...
by birdacre
March 24th, 2015, 3:14 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back

thank you for info. sounds like a logical idea. my current u joint slides onto shaft coming out of transmission and is held on with a bolt. are you saying that i need a different shaft to mate up to my current transmission case. can brazing be heated and removed? if it can, i would think i would nee...
by birdacre
March 23rd, 2015, 3:34 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

advice on 4 speed transmission u joint cover on back

i have a late 28 aa, with a four speed. it has the lever on the shifter for reverse. on the back of the transmission housing an old farmer brazed the u joint cover onto the back of the transmission housing. it looks like it was originally held in with four bolts. does anyone have an extra transmissi...
by birdacre
February 17th, 2015, 6:48 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Bed strips here soon!
Replies: 24
Views: 8550

Re: Bed strips here soon!

are they for the express body? they would have notched profiles for wheel wells and a 90 degree turn with a lip on the outer most edges? hope this helps, please inform, thank you in advance. kevin
by birdacre
February 17th, 2015, 7:17 am
Forum: AA Club House
Topic: rock moss green paint source
Replies: 5
Views: 6282

Re: rock moss green paint source

thank you for the info. hey how was the price compared to 150 a qt. from the model a catalogues. thank you in advance, kevin
by birdacre
February 16th, 2015, 8:44 am
Forum: AA Club House
Topic: rock moss green paint source
Replies: 5
Views: 6282

rock moss green paint source

has anyone ever come up with a similar formula for rock moss green that is not 150 a quart. i have heard of very similar colors discovered but never by actual name or paint code. thanks for any info, kevin in ct
by birdacre
February 16th, 2015, 8:40 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: found 18 gauge splash fenders for aa at good price.
Replies: 4
Views: 5130

found 18 gauge splash fenders for aa at good price.

i contacted rootlieb and asked if they would make me a pair of 96 inch splash aprons out of 18 gauge instead of 20 gauge. for an extra 40 dollars he said yes. 300 for aprons, and shipping 100 to east coast. sounds good to me, i will keep a post on how they fit. just a reminder i am still looking for...
by birdacre
February 8th, 2015, 7:01 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: LOOKING FOR 28 AA CROSSMEMBER DIRECTLY BEHIND BATTERY BOX
Replies: 2
Views: 1376

Re: LOOKING FOR 28 AA CROSSMEMBER DIRECTLY BEHIND BATTERY BO

i believe it is a late 28. hope this helps. kevin