Pre-Op Appointment ...
Today the prep work began for the removal of the engine and transmission assembly.
The radiator, hood, head lights, and horn all had to be removed in order to open the cavity up for the removal of the engine and transmission. When the fluids were checked, we found coolant in the oil which means the engine will have to be taken apart in order to find why this is happening.
Things are coming along nicely!
Cleanliness is Next to ...
The clean up has begun, degreasing the underside of the vehicle and getting rid of any debris that shouldn't be there. The underside and other components will be freshened up with a coat of black paint so it all needs to be free of contaminants.
And so it begins!
Check out the comparison below for the brake setup on the Model A versus modern day drum brakes. You can see how there are more hard parts like levers and rods to help everything move whereas today's setups use more hydraulics, springs and fluids to make the brake system do what it needs to do.