RESTORING HISTORY ONE CAR AT A TIME

1931

NEW FLOOR MAT

To reduce the number of floor mats carried for service, a new floor mat has been released. This mat can be used in replacement of a number of the old style mats as it has markings on top indicating where it may be cut in order to fit the different type bodies. (see Fig. 1186.) …

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CHANGE IN DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLIES

A change has been made in the location of the screw which fastens the remote control connecting link to the door lock unit. This change has been made in all door locks used on the following type bodies: 160A, Band C. Sedans 190A Victoria 79B “A” Panel Delivery 225A “A” Panel Delivery Drop Floor 85B …

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STARTER DRIVE SERVICE SUGGESTIONS

Three different type starter drive assemblies have been used on Ford cars, namely: T-5018-1883 drive-Used on Model T cars. A-11350-DR drive-Service replacement for the Abell drive used on early Model A cars. A-11350-C drive-used in present production and service. While the parts used in these drives resemble each other somewhat, there is considerable difference in …

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STARTER DRIVE HEAD

Fig. 1195 shows the different type starter drive heads used on Ford cars. None of these parts are interchangeable and under no circumstances should they be confused or mixed. The A-11381-C can be distinguished from the A-11381-DR and T-5019-2007, by the bore diameter. The A-11381-C has a 5/8“ bore, the other two heads have but …

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INSTALLING LOCK WASHERS

Fig. 1196 shows how the lip of the lock washer on the starter drive spring screw should be bent to hold the screw tightly in place. The lip of the washer must be bent upward until it presses tightly against a flat side of the screw head. New washers should be used every time a …

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RETARD SPARK LEVER WHEN STARTING

In addition to using the correct parts with each drive, caution owners on the importance of retarding the spark lever when starting so as to avoid the possibility of a back kick occurring. If the first attempt does not result in the engine starting wait and make certain that the engine and starting motor have …

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HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SPRING

A 16-leaf heavy duty truck rear spring AA-5558-G has been released for use in the Model 205-A coal body (see Fig. 1179). This spring is serviced less the spring clip and the pivot seat assembly and will be listed in the parts book under AA-5560-G.

NEW HIGH POWER HEAD LAMP BULBS

Offer Opportunity for Profit Due to various State laws and regulations established many years ago, original installation of bulbs in head lamps and spot lamps have been limited to 21 candlepower. State officials have recognized the need for unusually bright road illumination for high speed night driving and the regulations have been revised so that …

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48″ LONG SPRING

Fig. 1180 shows the new AA-5558-F 4811 long spring used under the school bus. This spring can also be used under trucks equipped with 16-leaf springs when the customer prefers more spring resiliency. It should, however, be explained to the customer that, in replacing a 16-leaf spring with the 48″ long spring, the truck must …

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REPLACEMENTS

A-13007-E (32-32 C. P.) Head Lamp Bulb When an owner desires brighter illumination this bulb can he used to replace the A-13007-C, 21-21 C. P. standard equipment bulb in all Model A and Model AA except those manufactured prior to March, 1929. This new bulb gives SO% brighter headlights both for high speed driving and …

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