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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,962
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: Not much demand for Model As at any price or is it antique cars in general?

Re: Not much demand for Model As at any price or is it antique cars in general?

First of all.....I love my 1930 "A" coupe. Perfect every day driver. We (my wife and I) are in the process of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,550
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: How many miles this years?

In the past year or so, I and my wife, put about 1400 miles on our '29 roadster pick-up -(sold it), and now we have about 3050 miles on our '30 coupe, since it was restored and reborn. It too, is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: It happened again

As of Nov. 17, I still have not received my copy. We are away and won't be back to my mail for another week. Maybe it is in the USM hold box.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,859
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: Restorer Magazine

This is my original Post. I still have NOT received my issue of the Restorer Magazine, here in Spartanburg, SC - as of November 16th. I even emailed the MAFCA office asking, if I am still on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By dlfrisch
Fairview NC Auction - Sales event

I went to the auction / sales event (11-13/14) in Fairview,NC, as one of our Barns guys had posted. They had three “A’s” and each one had a reserve of $14K. They had a blind back, a pick up, and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,859
Posted By dlfrisch
Restorer Magazine

I'm looking for the November/December issue. Has anyone received it yet?
Forum: Model-A 10-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By dlfrisch
1930 Deluxe Coupe

Complete frame-off restoration: Original car- all metal: Engine rebuilt - all new parts, including new babbitt bearings. Rebuilt steering box, transmission, differential, new brakes, new tie rods...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: "A" Selling or Marketing Interest

Rex A Lott....I had the "A" on or in Craigslist, a few weeks ago ( Greenville/Spartanburg). No interest, no sale. I will look into the Charlotte Goodguys car show. It would be a nice Model A trip. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: "A" Selling or Marketing Interest

woops....wife's family
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: "A" Selling or Marketing Interest

Thanks to all....CarlG in Alaska, my grandson (by marriage to my wife) is coming in from Fairbanks to be married in Tennessee, next month. Maybe, I'll have them drive my A back to your place for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By dlfrisch
"A" Selling or Marketing Interest

There was a recent Post, by Jupiter Bandit, about selling his “A” roadster. There were many comments on owning, buying and selling. We are in the process of relocating our residence and have to many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,028
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: UHaul

I used a U-haul to haul my "A" to the engine re-builder garage. About 80 miles each way. No problem. I think the total cost was about $75.00 dollars for (I think - 2 days use) It's like any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,715
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: How many Model A's do you have?

I have owned three A's over the years. Right now I have ONE. A completely rebuild - restored 1930 Deluxe Coupe and it is for sale. Should be in the Restorer Magazine - next issue. We are moving...
Forum: Model-A 09-19-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By dlfrisch
1930 Deluxe Coupe

1930 Deluxe Coupe - Asking $21,000.00 ( Have a lot more $ invested)
Complete frame-off restoration: Original car- all metal: Engine rebuilt - all new parts, including new babbitt bearings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,761
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: Current values of Modal A's

Back to you Barner folks......thanks for the return notes in reference to my Post - Current values of A's

If, mine gets a buyer, I and my wife will not be happy to see it go. I have or we have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,082
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: How do you avoid people swarming your car when you stop?

I hear the story....it was something this.....an "A" owner, about 60 years old, drove to the store in his restored tudor and of course people started to ask questions and view the car. One person was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,761
Posted By dlfrisch
Current values of Modal A's

I have listed my Model A for sale and noting the comments on a recent Posting hear on the Ford Barn - “Current market values on tudors”, I too, have been surprised, that I can’t roust any interest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,820
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: Babbit Bearing Questions

After having my engine rebuilt, it developed a new knock....Checked and rechecked to find the timing gear bearing and some teeth chewed off. Some real scared moments. All is A OK now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,721
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: I've been waiting 35 years for today.

I'm sure, you already have many projects on the back burner. I, taught electrical trades high school, had an electrical construction company in operation, bought and rebuilt residential houses, etc....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,041
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: Model A bug bites again

Nice Coupe.....Is the blue a factory color? We are originally form Saratoga Springs / Albany, NY area. Not as much cold winter snow here in SC. Because of the weather, we get a chance to take the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,911
Posted By dlfrisch
Installing the shortened Pitman arm

The theory seemed to be - a shortened Pitman Arm will make the steering easier to handle. So, I bought and installed a shortened Pitman Arm along with the teflon end caps and springs for the tie rod...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,519
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: motor/gas tank additives

From past experiences - I use Marvel Mystery Oil to all of my mechanical machinery. I add 3 or 4 oz. to my full tank of gas in my "A", add a bit to my pressure washer, generator, lawn mower, etc....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: long time model A owners Oil choice

As - Terry,NJ # 17 and 2manycars # 19 - state: I too use the Rotella T 15- 40. Has the right additives and from what I understand - a lot of on the road diesel haulers use it and they seem to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By dlfrisch
Operating Fuel Gauge

Yesterday, I asked my wife if she would like to take a ride in our “A” Coupe . It was a nice Saturday afternoon, about 5:00 o‘clock. I said, we can put a few miles on and maybe stop at a newly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By dlfrisch
Re: gas treatment/ stabilization that works for me

I have had good unquestionable results, over the past many years, with Marvell Mystery Oil. I add a few ounces into a full fuel tank in my '30 A, my generator, my Harley Davidson motorcycle's and...
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