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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,826
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

I don't go on that site if someone could cut and paste in this thread I would appreciate it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,826
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

It was deleted due to the political slant I would start another about prayers and information only and delete this one also
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By todd3131
Re: Vinyl wrap instead of paint

The louvers are not that bad they just take a lot of time, and heat to stretch the vinyl without damaging it. I have done some pretty deep louvers and they have looked good just need to make sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By todd3131
Re: Vinyl wrap instead of paint

I have been in the graphics industry since 88 and we print on everything from glass to metal and vinyl. Wrapping a model a body would be possible but wrapping the fender in one piece especially a 28...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By todd3131
Re: 100% Replica Model A

Yes there was a company that was building a reproduction model a in the late 70s early 80s they were sourcing some original parts as you said. I remember they had an original tank block and may cat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,572
Posted By todd3131
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

The only issue I have ever had in using a spray washer is the soap on single stage enamel it can raise hell with it. I always just use water and the ro water and never and issue. Bother cars are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,572
Posted By todd3131
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

Yes I have for 40 years. My father lived on a half mile gravel road so it was the best way to clean the spokes. Now I have well water and the outside taps are not filtered or conditioned so it water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,530
Posted By todd3131
Re: Heavy heart

Brent,
My best prayers for you and your family.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,013
Posted By todd3131
Re: Roadster or Coupe?

As the owner of a roadster and also the victim when a car accident in the same car that put my wife in the hospital for ten days I agree. I rebuilt car and had my small sons in it for years it is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,383
Posted By todd3131
Re: Fading Interest

Actually my first car that I drove on the street was a 64 and a half mustang coupe. One night after work I took a coworker home and it was just 5 30 on a january night I was coming up to a four lane...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,383
Posted By todd3131
Re: Fading Interest

I did the same wanted a model a in the worst way but had to settle for a 67 mustang fastback (400 dollars and was a driver) I did all the paint motor and interior work in high school with the help of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

I didn't know that. The one I. The show was original you could see it was a nicley restored car they started with. As for Coddington filing for bankruptcy I invested in Boyds wheels and lost some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

It is typical the guys in their fifties and early sixties buy what was popular when they were kids. Bandit trans ams fox body mustangs and about any sports car you can think of they are not to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Exactly,
There is a guy here that is building a 63 split window Corvette for a client. They started out with a numbers matching barn find they spent 70k on. They took the body off and sold the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

What is sad when boyd Coddington had his show you could see in the background a 400b that was a nice restored car that the took apart and turned into a street rod. I don't normally get to concerned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By todd3131
Re: Event Signage?

This the kind of thing we have made for other clubs. Folds up and won't blow over
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,045
Posted By todd3131
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Easy
I was born into it like a crack baby. My father had a collection that he restored from the late 40s on. You hear stories that a baby after being born will recognize their mothers voice. My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By todd3131
Re: Sears Rebuilt Engines

Is that number correct? Seems like a lot of money for then.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

No she is pretty good I bought a 560 sl five years ago and I was going to do a quick flip on it. I just put 25 thousand miles on it and she won't let me sell it. My real hold back is I'm looking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Thank you I sent a message. Once I find a car the hard part begins...... The wife.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Cool story. I am going to find one and it will be my last.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Weird story! What did you do with the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

I agree with you about the 68c but I had a 31 Chevrolet cabriolet and it is similar to it and that kind of filled that void. Sold the car for 25 k and it resold a few years back for 37k need that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,866
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

I tried to buy a basket case in 2009 that was just the sheet metal no seats no top no wood and no chassis. The POS went for 14k! I have wanted a 400 my entire life but wasn't willing to pay the money...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By todd3131
Re: Bent frame--how bad is it?

Good information thank you! Maybe the best part is I bring it to you to get it right. At this point in my life I just want it done and done correctly.
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