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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By slammin
Re: Installed battery cutoff switch today.

I mounted mine thru the floor under the driers seat, using #2 copper wire. I also added another ground cable over to the tranny mount.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By slammin
Re: LED tail light kits

I installed the replacement LED bulbs in my 29, it has an added right tail light. To compare brightness, I put one bulb in and tried the lights. I was not impressed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,374
Posted By slammin
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

In Dayton, Ohio, I flew in a Tri motor in the early 60s. I was 12 or 13. The plane was touring the midwest. I don't remember if it flew from the Moraine airport or from the Montgomery County Airport,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By slammin
Re: Ebay model A

I have seen many first class restorations as well as cars equipped as this 31 listed on ebay and elsewhere for less money than the current bid, go unsold. Lets hope this is an indication of general...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By slammin
Re: Wiring help

Even though all the wiring is new, I took the same approach. Plus I added a battery disconnect under the drivers seat. When I pull the car inside, I shut off the gas and throw the disconnect switch....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By slammin
Re: Question about posts

Other forums offer a category for "off topic" threads. The Barn doesn't so those threads tend to wind up where some people feel they don't belong, holiday greetings, etc. I enjoy most of that banter....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By slammin
Re: Lost Another One

He fought a long hard battle. He will be missed. My sympathies to his family and friends. RIP Steve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By slammin
Re: Old Gas

I'm not sure about nationally, but quite a few stations here in Colorado offer ethanol free regular. It's usually about 40 cents a gallon higher than corn gas. Its much cheaper than spending $4+ for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By slammin
Never forget!

Sorry for going off topic, but we should all take a moment today to remember those lost on 9/11/2001, an event that changed the world. God bless America.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By slammin
Re: Remove mold

The only sure fire method I know is bleach. I would dilute it quite a bit and test a small inconspicuous spot. DO NOT USE FULL STRENGTH! Rinse thoroughly and let it air dry. Lots of sunshine will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By slammin
Re: Jay piercy's 30 coupe is on ebay...

Of course the auction closed without a bid. For this quality car eBay is not the venue to use. However it does give you worldwide exposure. Post # 3 has the right idea, start lower maybe 10K with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,497
Posted By slammin
Re: Filter GONE!

That was back when you could get the engine rebuilt for a few hundred dollars. Price having that work done today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By slammin
Re: Bratton's shipping.

The crew at Brattons is first class. Brattons and Berts are my go to vendors for parts and tech advise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By slammin
Re: Mike wings aka "wingski"

I noticed his extended absence from the forum. I will miss his offbeat sense of humor. My thoughts go out to his family and friends. He will be missed. I considered him a friend and wish him the best...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By slammin
Re: Another eBay Model A

Maybe the seller put the zero from his feedback rating in the price.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,246
Posted By slammin
Re: Another rare eBay find!

Look at their feedback rating and read all their negative feedback posts! At 79.1% the only reason eBay doesn't dump them is they must be a real cash cow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,246
Posted By slammin
Re: Another rare eBay find!

That professional wiring job sold me!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,037
Posted By slammin
Re: Thermostat?

The debate rages on! Its a fact that better combustion happens at higher temps. With temperatures below 75 degrees, my 29 never got over 145. I installed a Vintage Precision housing and 160 degree...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By slammin
Re: Fire in Redding, CA

There are dozens of wildfires in the west, affecting thousands of residents. While our thoughts and prayers are with them, lets not forget the firefighters who risk their lives in these hellish...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By slammin
Re: Poss New Purchase...Fender Question

70% of the As I looked at didn't have shocks. In fact the one I bought was shockless. If you are buying a driver, there are several cheaper solutions than Stipes shocks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By slammin
Re: Navel gazing & the future of the car hobby

The generational difference has always been there, but a large percentage of today's youth have no interest in cars. Many never get a drivers license, a far cry from most of us old farts. When I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By slammin
Re: Jim Brierley, follow-up

Thanks for the clarification. I'm sure all who expressed concern and good thoughts over the years will be happy to see your post. As we rush toward that century mark, things just don't work...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,137
Posted By slammin
Re: Cos of A Restoration

The cheapest way to own a restored car, is to buy one that's finished, if you can ever consider one finished. The fellow I bought my 29 from last year had $16,500+ receipts from 1995. According to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By slammin
Re: Sound deadener

Most big box stores sell a foil coated bubble wrap looking product. Most have a self stick adhesive. The cheapest have no stickum, but a 3M spray adhesive will do the job. I bought a product, similar...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,994
Posted By slammin
Re: "one of the rarest model a's produced" ???

The seller MUST be a politician!
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