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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: MARC's Model A News

I wish Helen a recovery soon because a back and neck problem is no easy thing to deal with.:(.. Helen does a "SUPER" JOB and it would be very hard to find anyone else to take her place and do the job...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Puyallup Meet and Judging

Dean , I had "why i had Deductions on my MARC sheets... most of them. Not a original battery , lower hoses [ early, early replacements i had] my original ones had some late minute leak due to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: not the sharpest tool

Yes , i want to thank Dean for making it to the French Lick MARC MEET! [ i believe with 3 hours to spare]nothing like cutting it close ! ... no one on the outside of Fine point restoration knows the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: 1930 Roadster rear bumper question

Yes , but the frame had 4 dimples to locate and drill the 3 small holes for the nuts and bolts and a larger hole in the middle of the 3 for the side arm and ,,,nut/washer inside the frame. Later the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: 1930 Roadster rear bumper question

Brito36 .... 1930 Deluxe Phaeton and Roadster did not come from the factory with dual side mounts....add on at the dealership.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: 1930 Roadster rear bumper question

I can not say for sure but i was told that full size bumpers became standard in mid to late 1931. ????? It was not a Ford option before hand or a after-market option. I am going what i have been told...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: What is Black Japan frame paint?

You know over the MANY years i spent on Ford Barn ,,,I just love this question when it comes up....And all i know too ,,is when sand blasting the parts and you come across the original drips here and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: What model is this?

60-A / 60-B is a Leatherback .60-C is a steelback ..170-A is a standard Fordor 1928/29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: What model is this?

1929 , Briggs, two window Fordor sedan. 170-a is a steel back 1929 .this picture is not a 1930 , 170-B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,578
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Rumble Seat vs. trunk values

This question was asked before ...Rumble seat gets a few more bucks .The "A" people in the know... that a roadster [30/31] is RARE with a trunk. The trunk is more practical in all ways... Over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Ryan's father passed away

Ryan , sorry to hear of your loss... My Father died this past May. And as a Father he always told me to enjoy the hobby you have in old cars. So we buried him on a Thursday and i made the A.A.C.A....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: "raven" finish equals rust finish

it all depends on the person or company that does the plating. I used Danbury Plating in Conn. ,,They do industrial plating /finish. The key is when using original BOLTS and NUTS ["NOT" LOCK...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Original Cowl Lights how to tell?

They are very close. Do you have the rivet ,[Mid. 1930-to end-1931 ]or screw[early 1930] on the back side of the shell. A picture of the mounting bracket inside the cowl bucket will help.. That...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Huge Barn find of model A's and other Early Fords

I am about to checkout the same about 1-1/2 hours from me...It pays to ware car tee shirts ...A woman in her late 60's came in [Sunday] to visit her brother on the lake and stopped by for something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,310
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Inserts vs. Babbitt?

Doug Bruce , N.Y. 1-607- 849-3454 . ANYONE THAT KNOWS ABOUT INFO ON THIS ENGINE???? 1932 /33/34 Ford block 4 banger...Someone said its a Engine for time trials [one shot]. Aluminum front timing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,310
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Inserts vs. Babbitt?

My 1935 Chevy Standard coupe has babbit only on the piston rods. The Filling Station ,Chevrolet & GMC Reproduction parts house :Replace your worn out babbit rod with NEW "MODERN" style insert...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: 2015 MARC National Meet

i am guessing there will be no kind of flea market for Model "A'' parts ? ...A CURRENT passport to enter Canada... Maybe the meet should be in Mexico :confused: I had problems coming back from Canada...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,310
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Inserts vs. Babbitt?

today i spoke to a old time racer of Model "A"s in Danbury Conn. track in the good old days. I am trying to buy 1 of the very many trophies he won which are very cool.Dan is also into restoring old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: 2015 MARC National Meet

2015 MARC is in Canada [make sure all your paper work on the car IS IN ORDER ! ][ i myself like French Lick] BEST OF EVERYTHING . So i will be going back next year for a vacation . I with my 180A or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,310
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Inserts vs. Babbitt?

if you read about old HENRY he was a cheap ass ! that's why he was pouring babbit and not inserts. I went with inserts [ twice] 2 motors/2 cars and never looked back
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: How Fine is Fine Enough?

What kind of body filler???? NOT body man in a can i hope..:eek:.. i am with James R. 800 grit for last sanding...:D.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: plating a original early 28 instrument panel

Plater can fill pits with copper and it will fill pits but will cost more. copper sand , copper sand layer after layer they will fill in pits but labor cost will be more. Custom Plating [Terry Meetz]...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Manifold -to- block studs ?

Gunmetal blue2 ...if you are on facebook FRED CARLTON has a site for MODEL AA FORD TRUCK LOVERS .there are to date 296 members...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By peters180a/170b
Re: Manifold -to- block studs ?

Received word that the way Bratton's catalog is correct [studs flat after Feb. 1929] and not domed. Will be corrected in the next Judging standards .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By peters180a/170b
good news for some......

:D just got off the phone with Bob Burdick [ ZINC running board trim] and he is moving his shop as we speak and VERY soon after that coming back out the the trim pieces... "Very" soon .Bob said look...
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