Radiator rod brackets on the cowl got reinforcement padsor backups late in 1930 I believe. The other three edges have a moulding pressed into the rubber. Model A 1930 splash apron shields Originally these were all one piece with the running board on everything except the pick-up trucks. However, the transition period commenced in October 1930 and continued to year end. The doors themselves are the same length, though, so if you swapped the entire cowl with windshield frame and both doors, you might be able to make it work.
Bodies to the best of my knowledge are identical. To make things even more difficult, Henry was known to 'use up' parts from a previous model year on the current year's model to reduce costs, so there are exceptions to many of these rules. Trick is to be able to identify features that are highly unlikely to have been changed or swapped out. Easiest way to quickly tell them apart. .
The 1931 board has pyramid design rubber, but only a metal trim on the outside edge. Used only on the 1930 with the short splash aprons. Specify left side driver or right side passenger. With its reputation for quality materials, workmanship and, most important, accuracy of every original detail, Brookville Roadster components and patch panels are in demand by both collectors and street rodders and a mainstay of the street rodding world. The main piece was integral with the running board, and the small front section was bolted to this assembly. You can put a 31 body on a 28 frame. Identify your running boards: The 1928-29 running board has ribbed design rubber, with a metal trim around all four edges.
The 1931 vehicles used a separate, one-piece splash apron that bolted to the running boards. Because it has a deuce grille shell and no fenders not to mention a '32 frame you can't go by the grille shell '30s and '31s are different or the splash guards two piece vs. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0700 The Ford F-150 joins the likes of the Taurus and the Explorer in offering a package aimed specifically at those who protect and serve. From what I understand, 1928 cars had forged running board brackets and in 1929 they switched to stamped steel brackets. They are dated 1928 on the back side. Who knows what you'd really find.
Specify left side driver or right side passenger. Model A Ford Running Board Bolts Used for Model A's with Steel board braces. However, the transition period commenced in October 1930 and continued to year end. The 1931 board has pyramid design rubber, but only a metal trim on the outside edge. Bodies The All-Steel 28-29 reproduction Roadster body is the most accurate reproduction body available today. Fenders are made of heavy duty fiberglass and feature a glossy gelcoat finish.
The 1931 passenger boards are vulcanized with genuine rubber at 250 pounds of pressure at 350 degree heat with the rubber protruding through the holes on the bottom. A 28-29 Roadster on 32 rails is an all-time hot rodding favorite. The 1930 vehicles used a two-piece splash apron. The frames are interchangeable all 4 years with minor variations. The 1930 running board has pyramid design rubber, with a metal trim around all four edges. Try holding a slotted screw on the end of a slot screw driver when reaching into a tight space! These unique lines make the 28-29 Roadster one of the most popular body styles on the market today. Early 1931 cars had the 1930 grille shell.
My '28 has one; thought it was for access to the body mount bolt. The other three edges have a moulding pressed into the rubber. The front sheet metal section that attaches to the splash apron and the front fender. Model A 1930 splash apron shields Originally these were all one piece with the running board on everything except the pick-up trucks. Come with zinc trim, and the rubber matting.
Look at the sides of the cowl. The indented firewall did not show up until May of 1931. Rich Poke around the site below for more info. Sacramento Vintage Ford Traditional Modern Model A: Running Boards Click On Image For Additional Information Now displaying records 21 to 40 of 49. Reach under the running boards and check which kind of bracket it has. Look at the sides of the cowl. Edges are folded and the holes and contours are exactly as the originals.
On an early thirty the cowl band goes all the way to the bottom of the side cowl panel, after that the cowl band stops at the lower bead. Or, view the sheet metal section of online catalog. There are also Briggs and other bodies to add to the confusion. These are also the ones to use on a street rod. However, if it is not, please allow three to four weeks for delivery.
The firewall configurations are completely different. This has an adhesive backing so all you need to do is pull the backing off, and stick them on the running board. Headlights are different and the very early tailights are different from later ones. The 1930 running board has pyramid design rubber, with a metal trim around all four edges. Are you tired of trying to make or use old rusty panels? There may be more differences that I am not aware of.