This item is a set of 3 books entitled: "1928-1931 Ford Model A Mechanic's Handbook" Volumes one and two, as well as "1928-1931 Model A Ford Troubleshooting & Diagnostics: A Complete Guide."
"1928-1931 Ford Model A Mechanic's Handbook Volume 1" Les Andrews, the leading authority on A's, has written today's best-selling restoration guide. A Model A restorer's dream! This book was designed to be your ultimate resource for restoring and maintaining the Ford Model A. You will find complete, step-by-step illustrated instructions for maintenance, disassembly, repair, and installation of every mechanical component in section one (368 pages). Section two (24 pages) explains all the adjustments and alignments--all based on original Ford specifications. Section three (6 pages) contains lubrication charts with points and fittings, as well as intervals and required fluids. Section four (4 pages) offers a troubleshooting guide for engine, cooling, ignition, fuel, and electrical systems. You will also find a handy preventative maintenance checklist, a safety checklist, cotter pin usage chart, bolt torque comparison chart and a specification card for easy reference.
"1928-1931 Ford Model A Mechanic's Handbook Vol. 2" This book is your ultimate resource on installation procedures for body wood, hydraulic brake system, accessories, and aftermarket products. You will find step-by-step illustrated instructions for improving speed, power, and performance in section one (44 pages); you'll learn about bolt-on power, building a touring engine, reducing vibrations, and "degree-ing" the engine. Section two (40 pages) explains how to install hydraulic brakes. Section three (114 pages) contains information on installing top wood on the pickup, tudor, and coupe. This chapter covers the supportive wood above the doors in what Ford called its "all steel bodies." You'll find out how to install the front header, door headers, door posts, and the wood around windows. Section four (116 pages) contains specifics on installing 40 different additions and accessories, such as lights, modern ignition system, brake floaters, cast iron drums, Mitchell or Borg-Warner overdrive, CB radio, seat belts, gauges, rumble seat, tube shocks, and much more. You'll also learn about converting the electrical system from 6 to 12 volt, pitman arm modifications, hood alignment, frame straightening, body parts interchangeability between different years. Over 700 photographs and illustrations. 319 pages.
"1928-1931 Model A Ford Troubleshooting & Diagnostics: A Complete Guide" Written by one of today's leading experts on Model A repair, this book includes over 200 pages. You will find over 100 in-shop diagnostic tests and troubleshooting aids, hundreds of symptoms-causes-and-fixes, and complete theory of operation and system description of every electrical and mechanical system on the Model A. Includes hundreds of illustrations. Find out how to diagnose the cranking system, ignition & timing, fuel system, engine performance, cooling system, electrical circuits, clutch, transmission, differential/rear end, front end, and brake system. Troubleshoot individual leaks, failures, noises, and vibrations. You will also learn how to correctly adjust brakes, carburetor, clutch fan belts, headlights, horn, shock absorbers, ignition timing, valves, and the flywheel.
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