ford aa express tail gate chain source

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ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by birdacre » July 10th, 2017, 1:40 pm

i have a 28 express bed. does anyone know of a source for similar scale and proportion chain for this tailgate? does not have to be exact just similar? or does anyone have any used chains they want to sell. thank you. kevin

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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by birdacre » July 14th, 2017, 11:14 am

found an almost perfect chain source. an old set of tractor tire chains. worn, full of patina and almost exact dimensions. maybe a good source for others.

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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by Chris Haynes » July 17th, 2017, 1:47 pm


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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by birdacre » July 17th, 2017, 2:58 pm

i think you will find those links are much smaller than the AA ones. 2.25x 1.5 i think neal lists on his site. those chains are very small. maybe i am wrong, this was my impression, thank you for info. kevin

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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by Neil Wilson » July 18th, 2017, 11:27 am

birdacre wrote:
July 17th, 2017, 2:58 pm
i think you will find those links are much smaller than the AA ones. 2.25x 1.5 i think neal lists on his site. those chains are very small. maybe i am wrong, this was my impression, thank you for info. kevin
Detailed 89-A tail gate chain specifications are found at http://aafords.com/open-bodies/express- ... tails/#tga
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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by rfj52 » July 20th, 2017, 6:56 am

Does anyone make the correct size chain?

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Re: ford aa express tail gate chain source

Post by Neil Wilson » July 20th, 2017, 7:44 am

rfj52 wrote:
July 20th, 2017, 6:56 am
Does anyone make the correct size chain?
Not that I am aware of. I would guess there would not be enough demand to market this part.
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