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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By Fairview
Re: Why the Model A

That’s a beauty!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By Fairview
Re: Why the Model A

Some cars just naturally make folks happy. The Model A is one of those marvelous few. And the Model A has a secret weapon to put a smile on the faces of the most hard-hearted: A-oo-gah! Works every...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,100
Posted By Fairview
Re: Bring a Trailer Auction results 1928 Sport Coupe

That is for sure. It is not just limited to Model As. I can’t think of many cars that financially justify a complete and competent restoration, at least in the short term. If you can restore a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,100
Posted By Fairview
Bring a Trailer Auction results 1928 Sport Coupe

Looks like a good result for a decent Model A:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1928-ford-model-a-7/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Fairview
Re: Broken bolt on Bendix Spring

I tried the flexible magnet tool first. It kept sticking everywhere but where I wanted to go. Then I tried the magnet on the flywheel and sweet success!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Fairview
Re: Broken bolt on Bendix Spring

I just had the same puzzling situation, tried all kinds of tricks, but nothing. I did a search here on the site and found a great solution.

Hereís thanks to msprecher who posted the idea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Fairview
Re: Two nice 1948 Super Deluxe Fords for sale within 10 miles of each other!

I seriously thought about it. I even called the green car owner and got some more information-- he says it is from South Carolina, is very solid, he had the engine and transmission rebuilt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Fairview
Two nice 1948 Super Deluxe Fords for sale within 10 miles of each other!

In a recent thread, members here encouraged and enlightened my brother and me about a 1948 Super Deluxe that was near his home in Maryland. Turns out that he bought the car and is happy as can be.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Re: Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

Thanks Seth. I do want to clarify that it was a bit more than the $10,700. That was where the bidding was when the eBay sale was stopped. I think we got a good buy and a fair deal for both parties....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Re: Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

Here are some photos so they can be saved for the thread.

https://photos.smugmug.com/1948-Ford-Super-Deluxe-Tudor/i-RxZtD75/0/c39f88c5/L/482F541F-887E-4127-8976-182A0C5F4B2B-L.jpg
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Re: Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

Okay, got it it done!

And my brother looked it over real good in person after you all started encouraging us this morning. Canít thank you enough for your posts and confirming that the car was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Re: Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

Thanks for the additional advice. The location is fairly convenient for me, so that’s worth something, too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fairview
Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

https://photos.smugmug.com/1948-Ford-Super-Deluxe-Tudor/i-3wJQDXz/0/822758ca/L/2E7AA778-C7EB-441B-8636-A272304C5BAB-L.jpg

I hope the forum protocol allows me to ask for some buying advice. I like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Fairview
Re: Recommendations for washing Sport Coupe top?

Thanks WHN and Old 31!

Iíll vacuum it then, maybe with that soft brush attachment from my wifeís house vacuum.

I appreciate the advice very much.

And Old 31, hereís a link to my SmugMug...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Fairview
Recommendations for washing Sport Coupe top?

Could you help me with recommendations on what to use to wash the fabric Sport Coupe top? Mine is the fabric material and Iím not sure who supplied it, restoration was done probably 15 years ago. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,417
Posted By Fairview
Re: Runs for about 10 minutes and the just quits

Yes, I agree, Iíd guess the coil. It shorts out after getting hot with an abrupt stop as if the switch is turned off. Then after it cools down, will, start back. Such a coil left me on the side of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,239
Posted By Fairview
Re: Picker's & " A " 's Tonight

That is incorrect in that the negotiations for items are completely unscripted. Everything else, such as knocking at the door, finding the place, etc is acted out, but the purchase negotiations are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,311
Posted By Fairview
Re: License plate restoration

Great job! I’ve got a set of 29 Virginia plates that need the same treatment. Those are orange with black numbers. Can you post the name or number of the orange Rustoleum? And do I understand that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Fairview
Re: 1929 Sport Coupe Vagabond Green A1217992

Hi Bill,

Thanks for the post. I feel like you thought you needed to come to my rescue! Thanks for that, but actually I appreciate the input. I think the advice was given in the spirit of helping...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Fairview
Re: 1929 Sport Coupe Vagabond Green A1217992

Yes, I agree that the bars look better the right way. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Fairview
1929 Sport Coupe Vagabond Green A1217992

Thanks for the nice welcome in another thread, and the advice on my backwards landau bars. I worked this morning getting the carburetor cleaned out, timing set, the headlight switch sorted, and those...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Fairview
Re: Rumble seat step plates- round or square for 1929

Thanks very much, 50B. I appreciate the help. Hopefully I can switch the landau bars without damaging anything.

I'd like to post more photos to catch other details that need to be corrected....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Fairview
Rumble seat step plates- round or square for 1929

Does anyone know when the rumble seat step plates switched from square to round? I just bought a 1929 sport coupe, and it has one of each! I'm reasonably sure that can't be correct. My serial number...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,177
Posted By Fairview
Re: What is a fair price for my 1931 Roadster?

Thanks for the posts- just to clarify I did sell the 31 roadster almost seven years ago when this thread was started. Now I am back with a 29 sport coupe being delivered this week. This will be my...
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