Republished in 1990 with a new introduction by. European manufactured Model As failed to achieve the sales success in Europe that would greet their in England and Germany. February 16th 2014 Assembly of the big rearward sheet metal penal. Add a bead to the places with no squish to assure full sealing. March 15th 2013 After the floor wood, most of body wood excluding top wood was copied from the original parts and the door wood was placed in the doors we started assembling the body. Its successor was the , which featured an updated , as well as the , which introduced Ford's new.
The process of body aligment has begun. Then we adjusted the doors for a proper fit and uniform clearance. Thanks also to the other folks that replied. But the header and the cornes were among the worst conserved parts of the car see. How do I do this installation? Although in general the Model A is a lower priced collector car which makes it affordable for many. Section A-A above shows the Model B glass edge treatment for movable laminated safety glass.
The transmission was a conventional unsynchronized three-speed sliding gear with a single speed reverse. These new features and a low price were a big reason why Ford outsold Chevrolet in both 1929 and 1930. I then lubricated it with a soap solution and pushed the door glass down into the channel. See detailed explanations in the accompaning texts of the following pictures: March 14th 2014. They cut the first set just like the glass that I took in. Then turn over and repeat on other side.
I am thinking that this will not work for the windshield glass as I would have the additional friction area of the sides as well as the bottom to overcome. I have new glass from Mac's Antique Auto and the rubberized cork material that goes between the frame and the glass. Had to tap on the ends of the top section with a rubber mallet to get the 'L' brackets all the way in place. The 1930 and 1931 models were available with stainless steel radiator cowling and headlamp housings. It had a visual fuel gauge, and the fuel flowed to the carburetor by gravity. I have used silicone on side glass channels and works great.
There was quite a lot of car priced into a relatively low new car price. The Model A also had four wheel mechanical brakes versus the old two wheel only. I have a copy of those in my shop. It was time for a change. By on Sunday, December 02, 2007 - 07:10 pm: James,Book number is T-11 from Ford.
Hence, the best way is to buy your windshield frame first, trial fit it to your car, then make a template to fit the frame. Todays windshields are more of a structural member to the body, that's why they use urethane. The Vintage Car Pocketbook ; The Motoring Encyclopaedia 1935? The car required minimal service, including a flat tire and transmission work in , and is now housed in the. This was tricky, as the right side panel was severel cm higher than the door hight, and even is bend some cm outward. Keep turning the towel to a clean spot and wipe some more. They all used the same shorter glass. Henry Ford had a reputation for liking the status quo and as a result some of his competitors were not only duplicating his production capability but also offering car buyers many more choices.
The chamfered edge shown is typical on the bottoms of the movable glass where it is seated in the metal regulator channel. When I reach the windshield state, knowing the original was not safety glass, and assuming through the vagaries of time due to the variations in the measurement by someone now with the angels hopefully and the bad day, worse day scenario of assembly line production, I am going to use Masonite. The first few search results are always Google recommended ads that I don't control or profit from Please try the Search! Put some urethane into the channel in the top part and install that. Also shown is the specification and placement of the black edge sealer to protect the celluloid. Put a thick bead in the channel all around, then slide the glass into the channel. Or: If you are supposed to wrap the rubberized cork material around the glass first and then attempt to slide this into the frame, how do you hold the material to the glass? The Model A laminated safety glass thickness tolerance is shown as 0.
However, during the mid-1920s, this dominance eroded as competitors, especially the various General Motors divisions, caught up with Ford's mass production system and began to better Ford in some areas, especially by offering more powerful engines, new convenience features, or cosmetic customization. Well I'll tell ya how I did the one on my deuce. I know my grandfather used that to set the glass in on his solar roof on his house back in about '72 and it's still leak free. The channel that the glass fits into is all cleaned out. The radiused edge shown in Section A-A was specified for the top edge and the side edges which move in the felt window channels. The radiused edge was specified for the top edge and the side edges which move in the felt window channels. The largest seller was the Two Door Sedan at nearly 150,000 vehicles.