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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,632
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

We love them and if we take care of them they will give us many hours of fun and enjoyment. I have had numerous instances when people see me coming and still wait till the very last minute to pull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By al's28/33
Re: '28 Phaeton Windshield Frame

I believe the finger pulls were standard for later '28 then all 29-30-31. My mid-year 28 does not have them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New Radiator, Berg vs Brassworks

Brassworks since 2001, no issues ever! and use a thermostat. Never had one issue with overheating even on 105 degree afternoons......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,401
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Road trip: making it there and back

GREAT Adventure!!!!! Thank you for posting pics and sharing your story!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By al's28/33
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Four Blade Fan

The four blade fans were also common on Early V8's from 1932 thru 1936 and there are thousands of those cars still on the road and they travel at higher speeds and RPMS than "A"s and there are no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,042
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Any recourse for this recurring scam

Dean you are the owner and can thus stipulate in your contract..... "Owner has the right to refuse business with anyone."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Ron Rude A1276 Light Delivery

Could someone post a few pics of the early features? I know there are the obvious square starter switch and red steering wheel but what about a few other not-so-obvious items?

Ron was always so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,743
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New to Model A and Starter Question

That looks like the EARLY starter copper contact and you may have the early starter motor for your '28 if it has a 1/2" shaft. The mid/late starter motors have a thicker shaft and flat copper contact...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Additional Fuses

Please post pictures of all your fuse mountings, we would like to see!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,044
Posted By al's28/33
Re: The passing of Ron Rude

My condolences to the family. I purchased a few items from Ron many years ago and he was very generous with his Model "A" knowledge as well as being a genuine Gentleman.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,698
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Pronunciations

we say, WILL-EEES … out here in California
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,256
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

I got my Phaeton from the VOLO Auto Museum in Illinois and actually flew there to view the car before purchasing. It was December 2000 and they had just received a 2 inch dusting of snow the week...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Famous restorer Call Allan Died

He restored my banana style pop-out and was a jewel to talk with. He shared all his wealth of knowledge with everyone. God bless him and consolation to his family!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Turlock

I got there at 6:30am on Saturday to wait in line nearly an hour to park in the fairgrounds lot. That wasn't too bad. Weather was GREAT!! I saw Model "A" horns, gennys, carbs, fenders, rims, bumpers,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Battery tender Jr. BUZZING??!?!?!?!

It maintains the charge on my battery just perfectly, however I noticed the other day that there is a definite faint buzzing melody coming from the transformer unit at the wall plug. After the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Battery tender Jr. BUZZING??!?!?!?!

maybe only three years old for 6 volt batteries.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By al's28/33
Battery tender Jr. BUZZING??!?!?!?!

I've been using my battery tender this winter and so far so good HOWEVER, when the green light is flashing, it has been faintly buzzing with what sounds like a video game intermission melody.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,004
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

I have lap belts and are all mounted thru the back of the seat risers with large fender washers. It's mostly for peace of mind that the belt will help keep us in the car and not get thrown out if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,809
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 34 stock looking alternator

Can someone running the Whitney alternator post a picture here ???????????????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,809
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 34 stock looking alternator

Whitney uses a stock generator housing. Very personable and talented. I would recommend them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 28 Phaeton Top question

They go down behind and over it. The top material itself folds over itself to help the weight burden. The two top iron supports on either side of the body rest in saddles, that's the main support for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,656
Posted By al's28/33
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I just turned 49.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Love to have a copy of Doc Kalinka's Early Bird Survey


Yes that's one of the old RESTORERS that I have. I would read the line about the survey as Doc's method for compiling information for THAT specific article. I think it's the most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,868
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New Guy Old Truck

Keep it original and in your family! Pass it down to the next generation. Once you sell it and get the $$$ MONEY, you'll never have your truck again and later spend the money and you'll feel bad you...
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