Find a list of all the cotter pin sizes that you will need for your model A. Click here Cotter Pins Revisited
For a number of years I have been overhauling Model A Ford transmissions for an auto repair shop. Most of the time the customer request is to “go through it”. In most cases it is a functioning transmission, not a failed one. I usually ask the questions, “has it been jumping out of gear, and or has it been noisy”? Since there is not a defined description of what “go through it” means, I had to establish one. I considered the financial aspect, the use that a Model A Ford is generally put to, and most important, the development of a policy that is broad enough to satisfy everyone.
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Overhauling the Model A Starter Motor. This is an excellent article for those who wish to do the overhaul themselves. To read more click here starter motor
Many years ago before one was aware of replacement inner sleeves to fit onto the axle housing and a sleeve and bearing to fit into the hub one had to apply some initiative to effect a repair to provide a solid wheel bearing without all the play & flop of worn components – I resolved my worn axle housings and worn hubs by fitting cup / cone bearings back to back into the rear hubs as follows. – To read more click here Rear Hub Bearings
Maybe something to consider as to why Model A’s may wander “occasionally” when driving on different or the same highways:
1. According to the Model A Ford Service Bulletins Book, & current recommendations, it is advisable today to follow Ford’s revised toe-in measurements from that of the earlier 3/16″ to 1/4″, to the later prescribed toe-in of 1/16″, + 1/32″; & naturally, remembering that this 1/32″ is only about a very tiny dimension of 0.031″.
To read more, click here Front End Aligment