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by drtrcrV-8
December 26th, 2013, 6:18 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1 ton or 2 ton?
Replies: 5
Views: 1830

Re: 1 ton or 2 ton?

I'm gonna ask Neil for a "Coaches call" on this question, as I was under the impression that Ford AA trucks with 2 wheel rearends were 1 1/2 ton & that 4 wheel rearends("duallys") were 2 1/2 ton, & that those ratings were from the Ford Factory & apparently based on tire capacity. We all have seen ma...
by drtrcrV-8
December 7th, 2013, 4:15 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Switched rear ends on early 28.
Replies: 5
Views: 1268

Re: Switched rear ends on early 28.

If you go back about 7 or 8 "topics" I posted a safety concern about the early '28AA multi-link brake 'mess' & a 'fix' for it by replacing the 'multi-link' with a later single cross-shaft. I didn't mention that the original left side brake handle connects to the multi-linkage with a slotted rod so t...
by drtrcrV-8
December 5th, 2013, 3:20 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1928 brake questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2429

Re: 1928 brake questions

Note to those restoring/rebuilding EARLY '28/AR(?) multi link brake systems: Those were discontinued because IF ANY PART OF THE SYSTEM FAILS YOU LOSE ALL(EVEN EMERGENCY!!!) BRAKES RIGHT NOW!!! THE RECCOMMENDED "FIX" IS TO CHANGE TO A LATE '28 (OR NEWER) BRAKE CROSS-SHAFT: EVEN IF ONE PART FAILS YOU ...