AA Chassis

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AA Chassis Overview

The Ford model AA’s were produced from December 1927 through February 1932 except the AA Standrive which was produced through July 1932. The AA’s were rated at 1-1/2 tons (an upgrade from the 1 ton TT rated chassis). The initial AA chassis had a 131-1/2” wheel base. Starting in mid 1930 Ford also offered a 157” AA wheel base chassis. A 112” AA wheel base, Standrive, chassis was introduced in August 1931. These three chassis are referenced as AA131, AA157, or AA112 within this AA Fords site.

December 1927 AA131 Chassis

December 1927 AA131 Chassis

The photograph to the left shows what Ford included as a complete AA131. This chassis was offered to customers wanting to add their own body. It included the hood, cowl tank assembly, headlamps, tail lamp, front fenders, running boards, and shields.

Ford issued several releases of a “Parts Price List” booklet covering everything in the photo on the left and some additional parts such as the wheel carriers, cowl lamps, rear view mirror, tools, windshield wiper, and more. Parts were in numerical sequence and sub-divided into groups. Detail information for each grouping of parts is provided as a separate page.



AA Chassis Parts Groupings

Note that items with links have details provided. Groups and/or parts without links are under construction.

AA-1000 WheelsWheel Nuts, Tires/Tubes, Tire Valves, Hub Caps, Hubs/Drums

AA-1400 Wheel Carrier

AA-2000 Service Brake

AA-2400 Service Brake Control

AA-2600 Emergency Brake

AA-2800 Emergency Brake Control

AA-3030 Front Axle

AA-4000 Rear Axle – 1927/1929 Worm Type; 1928/1929 Bevel Gear Type; 1930/1931 Bevel Gear Type

AA-4802 Coupling Shaft

AA-4830 Dual High

AA-5005 FrameFrame Details, Engine Rear Support, Running Board Brackets, Other Brackets

…A-5151 Battery Support – A parts only

AA-5230 Muffler

AA-5310 Front Springs

AA-5560 Rear Springs

…A-6005 Engine – A parts only

AA-7006 Transmission – Four Speed

AA-7208 Gear Shift – Four Speed

AA-7501 Clutch

AA-8005 Radiator

AA-13510 Electrical System – Tail Lamp Support Brackets, Tail Lamp Wiring

AA-16000 Fenders, Running Boards and Shields – includes A parts also

…A-16600 Hood, Hood Shelf, Hood Clips – A parts only

AA-17000 Tools

AA-17200 Speedometer

AA-17680 Mirror Bracket

AA-17750 Bumper

AA-18330 Spare Wheel Lock

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