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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Paint Question

Thanks Alex. I have had this coupe sitting in my shop for 10 years untouched.
I bought it in California while working there. Also bought a trailer and hauled it all the way to New Orleans. I am a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Paint Question

I am just trying to get the paint on hand. Some really off color green was brushed on
to seal some small areas that has chipped off and were showing light rust trying to
establish a hold on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Paint Question

Thank you Sir. That is helpful information. I am sure this coupe has original paint.
I can find no indications of any repaint having been applied.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Paint Question

Thanks Gil. There are several paint suppliers in this area. I did have a supplier
scan a 40 Ford for a color match several years ago. I will drive the A to one and see
what they may come up with. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By mickeyc
Paint Question

Hello Mick here. I am doing some repair and refurbish type work on a 31 Coupe.
The car has what I think is the original paint in place. The paint is the copra drab and chicle drab combination. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Motor question.

Hello Dave. I did speak with you regarding the Galaxie. I also regret not buying
the car. Your workmanship and attention to detail on the Galaxie was superb. As

it happened I had some serious...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mickeyc
Re: Motor question.

Thanks guys. I have had this A for several years and am just now getting into
making it serviceable, so I can tool around town in it. After again pulling the

oil filler tube out of the block and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mickeyc
Motor question.

Hello everyone. Mickey C here. I have been a Hamb member for quite a

while. Several years ago I bought a 31 Model A coupe while in California.
It is an original car with a knock in the motor....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By mickeyc
Re: flathead I.D.

Thanks Alan. What do you mean by a "high revving engine?" I am not
very knowledgeable about Flatheads, but am learning. Is a better breather
because of the relieved block? Or perhaps a shorter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By mickeyc
Re: flathead I.D.

The L is large and by itself directly below the 59 lettering on the block.
The previous owner assured me this motor runs very well? It is currently installed in a 32 chassis. I will try to start it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By mickeyc
Re: flathead I.D.

Thanks guys. I do not want to disassemble this motor as I was assured it is a properly running motor? The motor is currently in a 32 chassis and is about ready to fire up. The previous owner showed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By mickeyc
flathead I.D.

I recently picked up a flat head motor. The block has the number 59 with an L below it. The heads are center of head water outlet with an A cast into the head. I have asked a few flat head guys and...
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,174
Posted By mickeyc
Re: 1932 Ford

I understand the chassis is not for sale. I find the add misleading.
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