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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,632
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm 74.... Thanks for asking. Great question....

BTW: I found my 68C in 1969, so come this Spring I'll have been an A owner for fifty years(!)... I'm the Cabriolet's third owner, and it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,571
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: 1920s Car Found in lake Huron

They've pulled up a bunch of WWII Warbirds from the Great Lakes (it's fresh, cold, and deep...).
And over the years some of them (I'm fairly sure) have been fully restored and actually flown......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: I got the LAST Goodyear Tire!

Inspired!
What a fine idea...


Would you be able to post a shot of those hubcaps?

Great fusion. Pre-A look, meets modern Hi-Tec fabrication, plus an incredible use of wood.

Another ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Windshield teardown

E.D.M...... O.M.G!

Thanks, indeed Don, for so many reasons!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,703
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Looking for rare welt tips

I'll take two sets.
Thanks
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Battery Help

Thanks Mike V,
Great suggestion.
I wonder how the vendors who's catalogs say that a particular repop part they are supplying is the ''most accurate part made'' (or something like that...) would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Battery Help

I've wanted to replace my Ford script battery (a real nice 70's repro) since it was lost in a flood 15 yrs ago. So I'm glad to learn somebody is making them available today.
When I followed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Model A Deluxe Roadster windhield wiper motor

Seems the Cabriolet wiper motor has been sold or delisted. Wondering if any Barners got it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: AA Panel Truck Rarity

What a great set of images!!!

You really gotta smile at those custom commercial jobs: Model A Paddy Wagons, stretched-out custom hearses, all-white ambulances!!!!! Go Henry, go!

Are some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Model A Deluxe Roadster windhield wiper motor

I just went to the seller's additional eBay listings... Impressive!
I've been looking for a motor for my 68C for some time. So I enlarged the picture of the waffle-top details shown on the cover of...
Forum: Late V8 09-29-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Country Squire 1967

I'm an A guy, but I thought I'd ask you big-block folks to help me find a servceable wagon... Looking for a reliable, nine passenger woodie with a 390 (or larger!?! LOL). Must have rust-free frame, ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 809
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: -40

Gotta love the anti-tank gun mounted on those wire wheels...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,682
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,682
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

If you've ever seen somebody given one of those horrible "Don't Park Here" stick- on-warning labels that's been plastered on their car's window, tell 'em to stop trying to scrape it off, that won't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,577
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: This is the hobby in Russia

Sorry for the resend.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,577
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: This is the hobby in Russia

Looks like he could also use a Ziploc full of cotter pins. Check out the nail holding the choke rod on. Wish Henry could have seen it. The truck, for sure, the nail not so much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,577
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: This is the hobby in Russia

Looks like he could also use a Ziploc full of cotter pins. Check out the nail holding the choke rod on. Wish Henry could have seen it. The truck, for sure, the nail not so much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,545
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: A 400

Somewhat off-topic, (but directly related to the value of anything): What are recognized numbers for the original production runs for the A400s? Do we know, roughly, how many still survive? Is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: M.A.R.C. meet

What a great response!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,011
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Hubby tried to help with housework

BTW. Strong agreement on that Miele mention! Quiet, great dust filter, easy to handle... Stole one of my wife's (she's got 2!)... It's a fine little vacuum for the Cabriolet, or for any Model A at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,011
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Hubby tried to help with housework

BTW. Strong agreement on that Miele mention! Quiet, great dust filter, easy to handle... Stole one of my wife's (she's got 2!)... It's a fine little vacuum for the Cabriolet, or for any Model A at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,011
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Hubby tried to help with housework

As a great cartoonist once explained,

"The less you appear able to do, the less you will actually have to do!"

Dollars to doughnuts, she went ahead vacuumed the rug.......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,856
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: A400 68C rubber stem bumpers

Any more bumpers available? I'm a new member of the Barn, and I'm looking at old posts... Thanks, John Baldwin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Door Glass Dimensions-1931 S/W 68-C ?

I may be able to help since both the side windows are currently out of my Cabriolet. However, since the glass is still in the frames, I can only provide accurate dimensions of what's called the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,178
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: CT. Ford Barners

A fellow built a mansion in Greenwich eqjuipt with an underground climate controlled garage that holds 100 vintage cars. At $500/plate his taxes are based on $50,000. It's full or six- and...
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