shocks on front end

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gunmetal
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shocks on front end

Post by gunmetal » January 15th, 2011, 5:11 am

I have a 1929 AA CCPU early on, it has the A front suspension. Do this come with front shocks, was that a oppision.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by mbailout2 » January 15th, 2011, 6:20 am

The 28-31 AA came equiped with front shock absorbers, part# A-18015-8
I believe your reference to CCPU is the Closed Cab Pick/up? Which is a Model A.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Neil Wilson » January 15th, 2011, 9:40 am

Only the AA's through 1929 came with front shocks. And the shocks are A parts. The spring perches are different for the AA and carry an AA part id.
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Re: shocks on front end

Post by mbailout2 » January 15th, 2011, 10:00 am

Got me there Neil :oops: I should have said 28-29 AA.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Erskine48 » January 15th, 2011, 7:28 pm

Don't forget the shock arms are longer on the AA! Bob E.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Neil Wilson » January 16th, 2011, 9:05 am

Yea, I forgot that the arms are AA unique. And, there were several different designs.
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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Chris Haynes » January 16th, 2011, 7:55 pm

I have heard that in 1931 some models of AA had front shocks. Hearse's and Parlor panels if I heard correctly.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Neil Wilson » January 17th, 2011, 9:43 am

As far as I know, some of the '31 AA's (like the ambulance) came with rear shocks.
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Re: shocks on front end

Post by gunmetal » January 18th, 2011, 12:59 pm

Thank you all it really helps having people like all of you to help each other out, and me.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by elfox » April 16th, 2011, 8:29 am

Neil Wilson wrote:Only the AA's through 1929 came with front shocks. And the shocks are A parts. The spring perches are different for the AA and carry an AA part id.
Do you know what the part# is for the AA perches? I just realized I installed the wrong ones in my '29 AA truck :(

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by flatford39 » April 16th, 2011, 9:00 am

They are easily identified as there is an AA on them and the ball sits up higher than an A. They are hard to come by.

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Re: shocks on front end

Post by Brian T » April 16th, 2011, 9:11 am

Hello Elfox,
The part # is AA 3030 AR, I do not see a # stamped on the one I have , the best way to know is they have AA stamped on them and the ball is set higher, see attached pic,------ Should you find an extra one let me know, I have every thing ready to install except one perch.
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