No announcement yet.

Lifting an A

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts
    No photos found.

Related Topics


  • Afordman31
    Two post lift
    by Afordman31
    Any pictures of Model A's on a two post lift?
    11-24-2017, 08:30 AM
  • 2manycars
    New lift
    by 2manycars
    I am getting older each day, and am tired of climbing under the car, so I bought a lift.
    You do not have permission to view this gallery.
    This gallery has 3 photos.
    08-10-2018, 05:14 PM
  • Sunnybrook Farm
    A buddy with a lift
    by Sunnybrook Farm
    It was too cold to do much outside so I went over and helped a buddy work on his 31 fordoor which he saved last fall. He had got a lift since i was there last and it sure made things easier. The car had been put back together by a guy but things were not assembled properly so that is a lot of what we are working on. The steering was put together without gaskets and the front motor mount was not put...
    You do not have permission to view this gallery.
    This gallery has 2 photos.
    01-31-2018, 08:00 AM
  • Tom Wesenberg
    Last Summer Model A Day Trip Discovery
    by Tom Wesenberg
    Last summer, after our club's pancake breakfast, we went on a mystery tour for the day. One of the stops was to visit a guy's antique car shop and collection of cars. To save space, he'd lift cars up with his drive on ramps, then park more cars under them. He had some double car lifts where each 4 post drive on ramp could lift 2 cars parked side by side. I'd never heard of a double car lift before....
    03-17-2018, 04:58 AM
  • Tom Wesenberg
    Engine Lift Winch Hoist Puzzle
    by Tom Wesenberg
    Here's a couple pictures of the engine lift I made about 20 years ago to pull my Model A engine. I haven't used my differential hoist since I made this one. Two weeks ago a storm blew down a large tree in my back yard, and this is the last of the logs I have to stack. I'm wondering what the mechanical advantage (reduction ratio) is of this hoist?

    The handle is 7" long.
    07-03-2017, 09:46 PM
  • Joop
    How to set up the 15 degree tilt on the front brake actuator
    by Joop
    I was wondering if someone on the forum can describe to me the the proper way to set up the 15 degree tilt on the front brake actuator.
    I have read several articles and watched YouTube on the brakes but do not get a clear answer on how to really do this.
    Thanks in advance
    11-24-2017, 08:02 AM
  • Mitch
    Brake Information & Adjustment Procedure
    by Mitch
    Brake Adjustment Procedure:

    I've noticed posts about sticking brake pedals and poor brakes. If the brake rods are not set up correctly , the brakes will be poor even if all parts are new . Here is how I do mine . I first adjust the brake adjustment wedges at each wheel with the brake rods disconnected at the clevis end . I start by adjusting the wedges at the rear wheels...
    05-13-2017, 03:04 PM
  • Hoogah
    Dismantling rear brakes to replace linings
    by Hoogah
    I’m pulling my rear brakes apart so I can replace the brake linings, and have run up against two issues that have stopped me.
    1. One of the castellated nuts in the grease baffle is not turning on the stud, but is turning the stud with it (I’m presuming it’s a stud, or is there a bolt head behind there?). I’ve soaked it with WD40 but don’t really expect that to make a difference because...
    07-29-2018, 06:16 AM
  • Tom Hicks
    Model TT Build
    by Tom Hicks
    I am not a mechanic and I have only been messing with T's for a few years, so working on a T is mostly a learning experience for me and it takes me a lot longer to do something both for that reason and limited health. I am building a TT and I think this forum would be a good place to show my progress, which will be slow, and get advice.

    I will be trying to get a little something done...
    You do not have permission to view this gallery.
    This gallery has 9 photos.
    09-15-2018, 02:04 PM
  • Doctor J
    Front end/brake problems
    by Doctor J
    My 1930 Town sedan was parked for over 9 months. When I got it out to drive, it started right up, but the front end shuttered every time the brakes were applied. I thought some rust had built up. Drove it around for a while, gently riding the brakes and it seemed better. But going down a real steep hill, I applied the brakes and the whole car jumped to the right every time the brakes were applied....
    08-01-2018, 03:29 PM