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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Price of parts

All you have to do is go to an auction that is selling early v8 stuff and you can witness the crap that is selling for big money. Brass T stuff is like gold. Black T stuff and most model A...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,074
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Craigslist ?

Facebook marketplace is much better. Since it's linked to an account you can actually see what the person looks like and where they live. I never had a problem with craigslist to be honest with you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,307
Posted By oliverguy
Re: ORIGINAL FAN BELT restoration?

I know it's all in good natured fun. Some day though the judging standards is going to have to be changed to except repro hoses and belts. There is no deduction for reproduction tires. Can you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Bring a Trailer Auction results 1928 Sport Coupe

I think the buyers are more educated now. We have the judging standards and these forums where ideas and pitfalls are shared. You can email a picture at an auction to a friend and get instant...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,776
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Thoughts on Hershey

This is my third year vending. I sell Model A and Model T parts. If I break even I'm happy. My stuff is priced to sell and I want it to change over every year. The show has changed a bit over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Jack town Today!

The model A's that you saw at Jacktown in the back field were members of the Lehigh Valley Model A club. We were having our October meeting that morning, and then enjoyed the show and flea market...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Hellertown flea market

I would like to reiterate that the LVMAC Hellertown event is free to attend. There is a $10 fee if you want a flea market space.

I believe the flyer you have in your truck is our membership...
Forum: Early V8 02-10-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By oliverguy
1953 Customline 4 door

Wanted - clean, rust free correct 1953 Customline 4 door sedan. Must have V8 and a manual transmission with overdrive. Excellent original or older correct restoration preferred. Wanted for touring so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,009
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Poor quality ignition points

I always think it's funny that the "modern points" are called modern. Considering they were designed for a 1950s - 1970's cars when they are antiques themselves.

That being said, Lately I've...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,450
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Torowus auction results

So you mean the cars were not good? That's a crazy price for a jeep
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,450
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Torowus auction results

For all the hype, those prices seemed reasonable. Was there a large crowd?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,581
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Harris Coffee Table Book By MARC Update!

I threw both the cards away from the AACA and Marc. I guess they are making the rounds through all the car clubs.

I don't know why on earth something like that would be needed. Reminds me of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,600
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Purchase Advise: 1930 Model A Tudor

also a dealer always makes 50% profit or they wouldn't be in business. I'd rather put that mark up in my pocket by buying from a private party.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,600
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Purchase Advise: 1930 Model A Tudor

why does a restored car have Patina? Why does a restored car need that much work? I'd probably spend 4K for an all orginal car that needed everything and had not ever been messed with (becoming...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,464
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Swap Meets?

I think focused swap meets will continue to grow (all model A, all trucks, all prewar, all brass etc). If the material is focused then the seller and the buyers don't waste their time walking and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By oliverguy
NOMAC swap meet

I was thinking about going to the NOMAC swap meet in Medinah OH in january. I have a relative who lives near there. Does anyone have experience with the size of that meet?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,279
Posted By oliverguy
Re: They make it look MUCH easier than it is!

putting a model A tire on is a walk in the park compaired to dismounting a 60 year old model T tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Transmission Oil Cloudy

Good idea. Ask your mechanic if he used lubriplate or some other white assembly grease. Or drain it out and send it off to be anaylized. That will really tell you what's in it.

I like when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By oliverguy
Re: hand scraped main bearings

i probably should just spend $1500 on a loser air compressor to do my sandblasting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By oliverguy
Re: hand scraped main bearings

Ok thanks for your input. I just wanted to see if I could do it. The mold is like $100, the pot is $40 and the scraper is cheap. I was wondering why I couldn't use the crankshaft as the shaft with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By oliverguy
hand scraped main bearings

If one wanted a winter project, would it be possible to hand scrape the main bearings in a model A engine? The line bore set up is pretty expensive and I can't afford to have a shop do it. I'd like...
Forum: Model-A 07-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By oliverguy
Wanted - complete model a engine

Looking for a complete model A engine for a smith air compressor project. Ideally an old take out that has not been disassembled would be ideal if it's not locked up. A few hours from central PA. ...
Forum: Early V8 07-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By oliverguy
Wanted 1953 Ford Sedan or Victoria

Looking for a nice bone stock 53 ford 4 door sedan or a victoria for touring. Well maintained orginal or cosmetically restored. Not looking for a project, must be dependable and road ready. Must...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,640
Posted By oliverguy
Re: Jerry Isbell Estate Sale

Lots of stuff gets stolen the day of the sale, especially hard to find small items off of equipment. In a large crowd people get sticky fingers. I can't imagine steeling something but somehow...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,304
Posted By oliverguy
Re: condenser problems

Get rid of your "modern" condenser plate. 1950's technology not stocked by auto parts stores any longer. When was the last car made with points, maybe 1985? Brattons makes a nice condenser for the...
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