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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

So I drove the ol girl about 15 miles friday, when i got home noticed the radiator was steaming a little and looked at the #8 head bolt and it was bubbling around it. It didn' the clamp and no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

I replaced the coil, plugs and condensor. Figured out it was fuel, removed sediment bowl, blew out the line with an air hose and seems to run great. Now i need to install my tank pickup screen. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

QUESTIONS NEED HELP_



Long time no talk. I was having some drivability problems, I ended up buying a "new" to me rebuilt carburetor. Ran it and basally had the same problem. Under a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Thanks for all the great advice, I really appreciate it! I'll check these things this weekend and report back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

I check the points gap, it was way off, reset it and also set the plug gap again. Ran it around for a few miles, as it warmed up/heated up (90 degrees outside) about 15 minutes, under full throttle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

No kids yet but we are getting married in December.

Anyone have any other ideas about running rough when hot. It started after about 40 minutes of stop and go and then going up a big hill (2nd...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Well I took it to town to fill it up with gas, ran great, came back home an picked up Michelle to run some errands and all went well the frist 20 or so miles, then it starting backfiring out of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: OLD Optima still going......

we use them in our jeeps, they have gone down hill since they were bought out. They aren't the same quality. We've had decent lunch keeping a battery tender on them and making them last, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Thanks! My "eagles nest" is a buch of corkscrew willow branches we are going to use for our wedding in December.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

having a hard time with pictures tonight
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

I started putting the bed on tonight, grandpa came out to help. He built the bed out of rough sawed oak from a friends woods, and used the handrails out of a convent. It has been built for over 25...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

The lifts nice, it makes life a lot easier. I've found it makes my buddy's lives easier as well! Its a challenger 10,000 versymetric lift.

I used a base/clear, the brand is Nason and the color...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

My grandparents came out to the barn together last night and she got teary eyed. They are pretty excited to watch the progress. Hopefully I'll have together in teh next two weeks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

I tried to do it myself without buying the Casewell kit. I used vinegar, 99.9% nickel welding rod with the flux removed, salt, and a 6 volt battery charger. It started to work pretty well, but I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Tried to nickel plate the headlight rings, it kind of worked but not great. I realized the headlight lenses that came on the truck when we got it are wrong, but they don't look bad. I also sat the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Some more pics, worked on the wheels. I'm in the process of nickel plating the headlight rings. Its working but taking forever. I'll post pictures when I get a little further along.

I added...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Started on the wheels and bumper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,306
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: What's the future of the Model T and Model A hobbies?

I'm 34 and in the process of restomodding my grandpa's model A. I'm doing all the work and he is having a ball watching it progress. The A has been in my possession for over 6 years and I finally got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Thanks everyone, I put the bed on tonight, mounted the grill and the hood. I also mounted the lights back on and put a stone guard on the radiator. I plan on pulling the wheels this weekend and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

More painting and some new Parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,600
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: Old time gas stations

It looks like that trailer is hooked to a hitch bolted to a wooden bumper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Thanks everyone. I don't have much experience painting, but it turned out good enough for a driver. I just ordered a ton of parts from snyders and macs, should starting showing up Wednesday. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

Laid some color down. Its not perfect but it will do
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-31-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,544
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: Model T Everglades

I used to live in naples, heard that same story, one made it and the other didn't. There are pictures hanging in resturants in Naples of the journey. Pretty cool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,662
Posted By yjwrangler95
Re: 1928 Ford Phaeton/Huckster

I already painted the underside of the body, as well as the frame and running gear with chassis saver, its a black paint that sticks to anything. I plan on masking everything and shooting the body...
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