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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By holdover
Re: Craigslist / Rebuilt Engine

this could be a gem, or a buyer beware. The older I get the more these deals are a buyer beware. The price is not cheap, the money might be better invested in a new rebuilt with a guarantee.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By holdover
Re: Double Nutting advice

if it has to come out and everything else fails, and you plan on replacing the stud, double nut it and ARC weld the stud to the top nut. This after Kroil, PB Blaster, wax, heat etc, AND A LOT OF...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,743
Posted By holdover
Re: Front cross member needed badly

I am a welder, if this was on my vehicle I would replace it. It is not just cracked, it is destroyed!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By holdover
Re: Long distance buying

As most everyone has said, Look, touch and drive it. What someone else sees in a vehicle may be different than what you see, but there are some people that I know who I would trust, only problem was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By holdover
Re: Besides carefully, how do you move an A' with no rear axle?

the car dolly is a great idea. Some blocking, 6X6 and a few tow straps cinched down tight around the frame blocks and dolly and a SLOW move should get you there safely. and a big plus is the dolly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,230
Posted By holdover
Re: Terriable backfiring

When I get into something like this it sure can be frustrating, I like to eliminate many items at one time, just a thought have you considered "Hot Wiring" to eliminate the key switch, and all other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By holdover
Re: A Model A Thinking out Loud.

"Wait! Shouldn't the 7 year old be able to read it on his own (with a little help on some tough words)??!"


Well he could and can, but I didn't want this to take too long, as it was the 11 yr...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By holdover
Re: A Model A Thinking out Loud.

Jack, nice Job! My 7 & 11 yr old Grand Kids love the As like I do, tomorrow I'll have the 11 yr old read this to the 7 yr old..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By holdover
Re: AA hearse

contacted them and explained it was not a AA, he changed the wording removing reference to a AA.


As not being authentic to any early era, not exactly. There were some crazy looking horse drawn...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By holdover
Re: One thing I've learned as a new A owner....

The various quirks of a Model A are part of the enjoyment of owning one, each has their own personality. Most times the fix is easy, sometimes a bit expensive, but in most cases with a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By holdover
Re: Buyer Beware

"The banker informed me that back in May there had been a similar withdrawal for about four cents and that made these other withdrawals all fall under that crime as being in the starting date of my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By holdover
Re: AA hearse

maybe a snake charmer's last ride...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By holdover
Re: Front axle repair or replacement

"why is so dang hard to get a replacement axle" I would say to cost to manufacture a new unit , to the tolerance needed is pretty high, and with the cost high and demand low for a new one it would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,393
Posted By holdover
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

Used it in the USMC to clean my M14. Now use it for machining. Years ago when there wasn't much of anything else in a spray can used it to fix noises in car suspension. To me it is a oil and kerosene...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By holdover
Re: quick tire sale-ebay!

that is a good price Universal wants 99 ea Plus shipping of 20 EA to my zip..couldn't see where you put in the code, they are listed for 396.. from Calif.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By holdover
Re: Rain Day internet surfing

"black grill shell when it left the factory" yes and many other things aren't correct or fitted out like they should be. Be a driver..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By holdover
Rain Day internet surfing

Surfing on the internet with my 7 yr old grand son and we googled for 1929 Model A pickups for sale. My grand son claims ownership to the '29 Pickup I have and is quite an authority on Model As in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By holdover
Re: head studs

As Said

"For 16.00 for chrome Molly over stock studs are worth it to me just to be on the safety side" Or any other head specific bolt from a quality vendor.



I would use new studs over 80+...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By holdover
Re: New car

5'9" 235 lbs with bad knees. Driving my '29 CCPU is one of the great joys in my life.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,616
Posted By holdover
Re: Battery??

Got an Exide 6 volt at rural King for $44.00 2 yrs ago, still good to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By holdover
Re: Synchromesh or Overdrive

Bob C where did that trans come from, looks like a near bolt in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By holdover
Re: 3rd place is just second loser.

a rally like the great race?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By holdover
Re: A new distributor

have both original and modern top plate in my 5 As, see no difference in either. They are easy to rebuild if you are into things like this, except for the fact you will need to buy a reamer for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By holdover
Re: Lloyd Young Car Auction Today

really need to do your homework at an auction. Most auctions where I live have a preview day if there is equipment or vehicles for sale, it is your one chance to check something out before you bid....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By holdover
Re: Cool AA

very nicely done, Really like SWB DRW AAs
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