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by spectria
March 6th, 2015, 11:04 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: starter was cranking strong, now barely at all!
Replies: 25
Views: 3579

Re: starter was cranking strong, now barely at all!

You mentioned that you were working in the snow... Is there a chance that water accumulated in your exhaust which has now become a freeze plug? The hissing noise could be a pressurized exhaust, and your starter is basically trying to crank over a big air compressor. Figure of speech. It's been gara...
by spectria
March 5th, 2015, 10:01 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Rear leaf to shackle bolts
Replies: 14
Views: 2952

Re: Rear leaf to shackle bolts

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by spectria
March 5th, 2015, 1:01 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Another thread about 1928 AA rims
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Re: Another thread about 1928 AA rims

Hello everyone, this is my first post here. I have been reviewing and researching on the site and I can't find an answer yet. I recently acquired a 1928 AA with solid disc wheels. The previous owner was restoring the truck but passed away. It has four tires mounted on these rims and has two new tir...
by spectria
March 2nd, 2015, 10:35 am
Forum: AA Club House
Topic: www.aafords.com - new release
Replies: 4
Views: 4212

Re: www.aafords.com - new release

Thank You Neil, for your awesome tireless efforts, Fantastic!
by spectria
February 20th, 2015, 8:41 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Found some bushings
Replies: 2
Views: 2024

Re: Found some bushings

Well as you can see in the pic below I needed a new bushing in one of the rear shackles of my 29 AA, been broke for a very long time. Figured it would be much cheaper and quicker to source them locally as they are a plain bushing with no oil/grease groove inside. Measurements are 1" ID, 1.125" OD, ...
by spectria
February 20th, 2015, 8:40 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: coupling shaft
Replies: 9
Views: 2980

Re: coupling shaft

Hi, I am working on a 1931 AA 157 WB. It has the coupling shaft with the male female gear on the back of the transmission. The tube that covers the shaft is in rough shape. It has cracked and been welded and cracked again. I am wondering if their is supposed to be a crimp on both ends. Also, I am w...
by spectria
February 18th, 2015, 11:29 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: A new guy and my intro
Replies: 9
Views: 2336

Re: A new guy and my intro

JEFF I wrote:I have a 1931 unrestored AA for sale on craigslist Seattle.
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/4890463400.html
by spectria
February 17th, 2015, 8:44 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Bed strips here soon!
Replies: 24
Views: 7633

Re: Bed strips here soon!

Hello everyone. Good news! It is looking like the bed strips will be done a little sooner than expected. ETA, 3rd to 4th week of March. Pictures will be soon. The middle strips are done and the end strips will be soon to follow. Just wanted to pass along this info. The price when they are released ...
by spectria
February 17th, 2015, 1:46 pm
Forum: AA Club House
Topic: My truck...
Replies: 5
Views: 4756

Re: My truck...

Eric, Nice looking truck. Glad to see that you are making progress and have been getting it back out on the road. I took a look at your original post on the forum and you mentioned the steering issues in that one as well. You need to get that sorted out so you can drive your truck without worry. Lo...
by spectria
February 16th, 2015, 8:37 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Wire spoke wheels and drive shaft coupler.
Replies: 4
Views: 1172

Re: Wire spoke wheels and drive shaft coupler.

I have three 1928 wire spoke wheels. one 1929 wheel and a coupling shaft for behind a four speed transmission for sale. Wheels are serviceable. One of the wire spoke wheels has a small hole in the center of the wide part of the rim that is about 3/16" in diameter. Can be welded shut. On the exterio...
by spectria
February 15th, 2015, 8:10 pm
Forum: AA Club House
Topic: Completed - FMAATC Membership Renewal via PayPal
Replies: 5
Views: 4246

Re: Completed - FMAATC Membership Renewal via PayPal

FMAATC renewal membership payment via PayPal has been implemented. So, anyone wanting to renew via PayPal can find out the requirements at http://fmaatc.org/membership/ Thanks to Clark Sawyer for his input and helpful testing. Original posting text. Does anyone have the time to check out and docume...
by spectria
February 14th, 2015, 11:27 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: A new guy and my intro
Replies: 9
Views: 2336

Re: A new guy and my intro

Good Morning, I thought I would introduce myself. I've been lurking on this board for a few years but finally decided it was time to join. I do not own a AA as of yet but I am actively searching. I am a Model A owner though and a member of the Rambling A's MAFCA chapter out of Redding CA. I have a ...
by spectria
February 12th, 2015, 9:33 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1931 Rear Hub Problem
Replies: 16
Views: 3707

Re: 1931 Rear Hub Problem

JEFF I wrote:Thanks everyone for all the great tips. Today I put heat to it and what ever was stuck broke free with out taking the hub off. I'll go with that for now but if it acts up again I of course might need to remove the hub in the future.
I'd want to know what it was...
by spectria
February 11th, 2015, 9:38 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1931 Rear Hub Problem
Replies: 16
Views: 3707

Re: 1931 Rear Hub Problem

Thanks Chris , I found one today. I have a friend that had some wood spoke wheels restored by a local guy here and I went with him today to pick them up. As my friend was paying the bill , I looked over at a table full of at leased a dozen styles of hub pullers .... and found the correct style that...
by spectria
February 11th, 2015, 3:12 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Coupling shaft parts needed
Replies: 15
Views: 4560

Re: Coupling shaft parts needed

Hi Folks, I guess I'm newbie and this is my first post to the AA board. I'm looking for a front universal joint cover for my AA truck – this is the cover that bolts to the transmission. I also need the coupling shaft tube. That's all I need for now, but I'll probably need a few hundred more parts a...