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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,442
Posted By Jack S.
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

Try 72 on for size. Purchased by first "A" in 1978 - still own it and have added quite a few more to the fleet over the years. Great hobby!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,278
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Unfixable random cutting out

A number of years back I had a similar problem. Long story short I looked into the gas tank with a good bright flashlight. Low and behold I found the short (add on) pipe - normally on the top of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,397
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Runs for about 10 minutes and the just quits

I had an unusual one about 12 years ago. Same issue as you described. Turned out the add on pipe on top of the shutoff inside the tank had come loose and fall off. It was rolling around in the tank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 19,758
Posted By Jack S.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 19,758
Posted By Jack S.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,654
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Fred Page and Page's Model A Garage Haverhill, N.H.

Bill - Enjoyed the website. I recall going there in the late 1970's and remember the barn across the street with the right hand drives piled in there. Great memories and thanks for sharing with all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,508
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Model A car names

We have named our's as follows: Annabelle; Agnes; Penelope (pickup);
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,199
Posted By Jack S.
Re: doodlebugs

I have a 1931 Doodlebug. It is registered , titled & insured. Never plan to run it on the road though. It has "streetsweeper" rear tires. My son learned to drive with it at the age of 12! It has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Jack S.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Jack S.
Cape Cod (Ma.) Website

The Model A Ford Club of Cape Cod (Ma.) has a new, an excellent, website thanks to Rich & Suzie Bowes. Check it out.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,425
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Model A Book

I ordered the book through Amazon and it arrived today. Will read it when time permits. Thanks for the information. I am sure I might learn something that could be helpful at the side of the road.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,249
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Re-core radiator cost

Try $700 for one done for my 1928 last summer on Cape Cod, (Ma.)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,063
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Original 1931 Coupes and Roadsters with trunk compartment...

I have a '30 original with trunk lid - will a check of that one qualify or do you have to see a '31?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,306
Posted By Jack S.
Re: How Long Have You Owned Your Model A?

I have owner my 1931 Tudor "Agnes" since 1978
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,436
Posted By Jack S.
Re: High cost of licensing a Model A

Most all should feel lucky....... Massachusetts is $50 each year. Plates good until ruined. Renewal is December 1 each year - good until November 30 of the following year. Initial plate charge is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By Jack S.
Re: 1928 Sedan not really special except to me

Youngtudor - I have a twin and enjoy it every ride. Today it was one of 10 A's that were lucky enough to display them to the students of a regional high school class here on Cape Cod, Ma. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Who is attending the New England Region Mode A Ford meet on Long Island, New York

I plan on being there. I also know of four others from Cape Cod (Ma.) that will be attending.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,491
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Congratulations to 'barnstuf' for 55 year membership pin

Rich - Congrats from West Yarmouth.Ma. You have served us well for many many years and I feel confident that you will continue for many more. We have all learned a lot about the Model A from you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Jack S.
Wright's Chicken Tour (RI)

The Cape Cod Chapter members attended the annual Wright's Chicken Farm run to Harrisville, RI. We all had a wonderfl time and enjoyed the friendship of the other clubs from New England that attended....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Short in headlight ckt

There is a possibility that poor grounding of the headlights/bar could be the issue if all of the above posts seem ok. A poor ground can result in extra resistance when the lights are turned on, and,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,459
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Off/On Switch between Battery and Starter

While at an electrical seminar during the week long national meet at Lexington, KY., one member reported a serious fire that he witnessed caused by some form of problem of wiring at the starter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,720
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Fine point winners in Lexington

Just a minor correction: Longest distance traveled in the "A" is John Rschnyer (& Debbie) West Yarmouth -( Cape Cod) - Massachusetts Had a great time at the National Meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By Jack S.
Re: MARC National

Meet at Lexington Ky. is going fine. We have taken in most of the bus tours and (of course) the Ice Cream Social this evening. All is well. Heavy rain for about one hour this afternoon but cleared...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By Jack S.
Re: POP POP no power

May be starving for gas. May want to check the gas cap. If it is clogged, then it can prevent the gas from going down and into the carb. Loosen the cap & see if all returns to normal & if so, then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
Posted By Jack S.
Re: Starting out in Connecticut

Welcome to the hobby from Old Cape Cod (Ma.)
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