Classic/Antique Car Repair/Model A Ford jack

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Question
I have a 29 model A ford pickup. One of the jacks I have does not go up and down properly. Its a ratchet type jack. Do you know anyone or place I can send it to get fixed. I want it to work properly.

Answer
The best I can suggest is Snyders. Call them and see if they will fix it. There number is   330 549-5313. Shipping may hit you hard, but they are the experts and should be able to help you. You might take it apart and try to fix it yourself. You can't hurt it. Jack

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Expertise

Only repair type questions on the 1928-1931 Ford Model A.

Experience

Owned one when I was 15 yrs old, and now have owned 5. Still own and play with 2 of them.

Organizations
Oakleaf region of MARC. Model A Restorers Club. I have put several Model A videos on the Oakleaf site that may be of help. Things like how to start the A, how to Time it, how to troubleshoot it.. Go to oakleafregion.org and you will find them. Also, go to youtube.com and search for "jackbahm" and you will find over a hundred videos. Many about the Model A and our outings. jack

Publications
"More than you need to know about cars." Just a small book for Car Nuts. Blurb.com "Model A Ford Tips and Hints" Blurb.com "Get A Horse" (What to do when Henry's Lady quits on you.) Blurb.com or Snyder's Antique Parts. "Engineering Stuff" (For the Kid who likes to take things apart and get them back together). Kids book for ages 10-16. Blurb.com 2012 Many Model A movies that can be found on youtube.com/jackbahm

Education/Credentials
BSME LSU, 1958, Masters of automotive engineering from the Chrysler Institute of engineering, 1960, MBA Mich State, 1976. Worked as an engineer at Chrysler from 1958 to the end of 1991.

Awards and Honors
Two patents while working in auto industry. Go to this site for my Model A videos. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhL36Rc6o5MI4aqHM-yfhqcze8Qq6aS9s

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