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Forum: Model-A 06-28-2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By cooke
1931 Ford Model A coupe

Now on eBay $15,600 or offer. Great running coupe, ready for touring, new tires see eBay ad for full description. Martin 860 301 9621 Thanks...
Forum: Model-A 06-22-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,534
Posted By cooke
Re: 1931 Model A for sale

now on ebay closing in on reserve.

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Forum: Model-A 06-14-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,534
Posted By cooke
1931 Model A for sale

Selling my A, need a bigger car for now.
1931 Ford Model A coupe with rumble seat. Frame up restoration about 6 years ago and driven very few miles since. I purchased the car last October and have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By cooke
Re: steering wheel movement

Not sure but I think what ever a 31 came with. I can out and check, anything I should look for to tell the difference??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By cooke
steering wheel movement

When I started driving my 31 A about two months ago the steering wheel had NO play, none, if you turned it a fraction of an inch the front wheels moved. Now I have about 3/4ths of an inch play, that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,754
Posted By cooke
Re: LED Turn signals

I too use the signal stat with the LED brake lights and the original bulbs in the cowl lights, works great 6V pos ground. The high 3rd brake light by J & L Enterprises is the BEST. It really gets the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By cooke
Re: New Tires

I just bought a set of Lesterís blackwall 550/19 they are bigger than stock but look great and it changed the drivability of the car tremendously, it really goes where you want it and does now not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By cooke
ammeter problems

I have what I think is a repop ammeter that is not working properly. It is at 3 amps plus when the car is off and goes to 18 when I am running the car then when I shut the car off it is at 10 til I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,484
Posted By cooke
Re: lets see the roughest car you started with

I started out with this frame and running gear for a model T and built this speedster. Lowered front axel, lowered rear frame cross member, HC head 3 to 1 Ruxtel, great driving car. I did the body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By cooke
Re: rear shock question

Thanks Paul I will check out the diagram, let me know if you hear of any other businesses for sale, the one you mentioned is up in the air for now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By cooke
Re: starter problem

Patrick, thanks, that did it put in high and rocked, heard a sound and tried starting it, started perfectly how does that happen?

Tom, I just bought the car last fall with this battery in it. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By cooke
rear shock question

I removed the rear shock today and when I removed the cotter pin and large screw it came off fine but shouldnít there be a spring under the screw holding the cup down? I donít have one but not sure I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By cooke
Re: starter problem

Lights and horn work great, but... I did just try to turn the engine over with the crank, it seems stuck I can not move it, could the started be jamed??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By cooke
starter problem

Started the A up today and it cranked over slowly but it was about 30 degrees so not too surprised, it started. Drove it about 15 minutes and shut it off, attempted to start and it cranked very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,792
Posted By cooke
Re: Vote for Model A Video

Great video, I voted, I cant stand people who use a cell phone while driving all over the road.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By cooke
Re: Lester VS Firestone update with pictures

I was going to mount the tires myself, as I have done with model T"s. Model T's tires are almost like bicycle tires compared to these and are much easier to mount. So, I took them to a local shop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By cooke
Lester VS Firestone update with pictures

I got the Lester 550X19s on the car and took it for a ride yesterday. The difference is unbelievable. I am sure its not because they are lesters but because they are new, the old ones were from 1971...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By cooke
Re: Spring Driving

Martin,

I too was out for a drive testing out out my new tires, great day here in Connecticut.
Martin Cooke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,505
Posted By cooke
Re: Lester VS Firestone

Got the tires on and balanced, and went out for test drive. The difference in drivability is night and day. It really makes the car feel like you are in control. The old tires made it feel as if the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,505
Posted By cooke
Re: Lester VS Firestone

Update, I just bought 5 Lester 550, 19, they arrived today. I purchased them from TAMs model A in Massachusetts they had them drop shipped to me and they showed up today. I ordered them Monday...
Forum: Model-T 03-25-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By cooke
WANTED TO BUY auto related business

I am looking for a small auto related business must be able to be moved to Connecticut. Parts supplier, small manufacturer, small parts refurbished (generator, starter or??) open to other auto...
Forum: Model-A 03-25-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By cooke
WANTED TO BUY auto related business

I am looking for a small auto related business must be able to be moved to Connecticut. Parts supplier, small manufacturer, small parts refurbished (generator, starter or??) open to other auto...
Forum: Model-T 03-25-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By cooke
WANTED TO BUY auto related business

I am looking for a small auto related business must be able to be moved to Connecticut. Parts supplier, small manufacturer, small parts refurbished (generator, starter or??) open to other auto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,505
Posted By cooke
Lester VS Firestone

I am replacing my tires on the 31 model A I was thinking of radial tires but they are almost $1,700.00 for a set of 5 with tubes, seems a bit much. I like the idea of radials but thats just too much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By cooke
Re: driving question from new owner

HardTimes,

I too was a bit shocked when I looked at the tires closely to see the date, yikes. I bought the car and new the tires were older, the seller had receipts for new tubes and flaps but...
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