I decided to go through the steps of bringing this old jack back to life and give it a quick restoration. Before that time there are no references to jacks in the parts manuals, so I have no good idea of what a factory supplied jack, if there was one, looked like. Here is a photo of the later style jacks. They didn't worry about the sales catalogs showing something that might not be exactly correct. Our car has some early '26 features on it, so its possible it was a '25 jack that they simply used up on the early '26s. Our stock is constantly changing. All Model A jacks were painted black enamel.
I think I'm going to attach a carbide lamp housing see my previous post to the swivel top of this jack for one very cool desk lamp! Some are; How far from any help you might be if you don't have one. After about 15 minutes I had a jack that was mostly rust free and covered in blasting media. The screw type works very well, so I guess it will continue living under the back seat just as it has for 50+ years. But by the 1920s, many Americans wanted more than just a sturdy, affordable car. The differences between the two should be obvious, but a lot of people confuse them. If you have a better photo that you'd like to contribute,.
Some of the early Delivery Car artworks are miles off from what the car actually was built like. These days, you most frequently see Model T and A bodies used as the basis of hot rods, in which case all bets are off. An example: the small open end wrenches will have a T1414 part number followed by a number. How late you will be picking up your wife from her appointment. Model A Fords were produced until 1932, with more than 4 million units sold, before the inevitable Model B was introduced, which would be the last of the letter models. By on Monday, October 20, 2008 - 11:23 am: Again, I am surprise no one has cleared up which jacks were available at what time and with what cars? By 1914, the moving assembly line made it possible to produce thousands of cars every week and by 1924, workers at the River Rouge Ford plant in Dearborn, could cast more than 10,000 Model T cylinder blocks in a day. My '12 arrived with one of the screw-type jacks when purchased by my father in 1961.
By on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 01:46 am: Larry- What is the No. In March 1931, still another screw type jack A-17080-C3 was introduced. At the rear, the axle remained halfway up the wheel! By on Friday, September 26, 2008 - 08:48 am: None of the jacks that I found on e-bay were Model T jacks. We also carry a large selection of accessories, books and instructional movies. This jack was discontinued in August 1930.
In October 1928 the A-17080-A jack, made by Walker and by Ajax, was introduced. The letter I referred to states that for 1913 the top boot and the jack was to be included as standard equipment. The one distinguishing feature is that the T version lacked the hole in the flip top. This is a great sign, so I stopped and applied more Kroil to the exposed corroded area. The symbol number of the jack was not adopted until 1913. Add a Message This is a public posting area.
By on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:18 pm: John- If you are referring to the ad that I posted above, it is for a replacement top, not top boot. Your e-mail address is optional. I notice that this jack does require a handle. The A-17080-B2 jack was replaced in March 1930 by the A-17080-B3 jack made by Ajax. Even today if you scour a car sales brochure you may find things in it that are not totally accurate.
The Model T Parts Specialists Welcome to Lang's Old Car Parts Lang's Old Car Parts is a family owned company with a true passion for the Model T Ford. By on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 01:39 pm: Thanks for the education, guys. I will say that it is very dangerous research to assume artists renderings are anything necessarily accurate. A ceramist at heart, that passion is on hold until the time comes to bring that aspect into his current life, but for now Breck's love for old houses, fixing old things and breathing new life into the found objects will hopefully bring you joy in your purchase! Depending on the model, the Model A could weigh 1,000lbs more than its predecessor. I keep watching the Model T tools on ebay thinking somebody is going to try and sell that tool display someday. The ad never says what it is. Hello Tom, This T3390 jack can be found for sale in just about any car flea market.
Kwasniewski on October 7, 1923, after Jack Matte and his riding mechanic won the 1923 Wisconsin State Dirt Track Racing Championship. Model T Ford Forum: Model T Jacks Model T Jacks : : Model T Jacks By on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 08:50 pm: Anyone know much about Model T jacks? Ever since our founding over 35 years ago, we have worked hard to provide the best Model T parts with the great customer service and free technical support. Its matching, rustic lampshade is handmade in Chicago from natural burlap mounted over Dulkote paper and given an ovoid shape with metal hardware. It is not marked with the name Ford script on the handle in the drawing. The A-17080-B3 was replaced in August 1930 by A-17080-C1 made by Auto Specialty.
. It's a strong jack that will lift most cars made in the teens. How much longer you have to put up with the mother-in-law complaining about the delay. Please explore our Model T Parts catalog online and if you would like a catalog mailed to you please go to the. He previously had a Model T and was very excited about the electric start vs.
This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Want to post a comment? The Ford Model A was equipped with a similar flat head four-cylinder engine, this one with 201 cubic inch displacement and twice the power at 40 hp and a top speed of 65 mph. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. In 1925 Ford went to a stamped Tin jack, it was used till the end of production in 1927. By on Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 12:38 pm: There is an official letter I found that was sent to dealerships sometime shortly after the beginning of the 1913 Model year October 1, 1912. If anyone can feed me any information about date or origin of production I would appreciate it. By on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 06:30 pm: What is the correct jack that was issued with an 1914? The Ajax jack had square corners on the base, while the Walker was rounded.