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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 500
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Connecticut license plate color

Just in case anyone is interested in Texas you can use an antique plate as long as the number is not currently in use and it can be restored (correct color) but MUST be an original plate. No...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,376
Posted By MickeyT
Re: My First Model A - Questions

At least you have one of the 3 or 4 best supply houses for Model A parts just down the road in Mt. Airy. Brattons will have the parts you need and can answer a lot of questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By MickeyT
Re: "Diamond engine"

I've got a "diamond" as well in my 1931 CCPU. Mfg. date Aug. of '37.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Wide bed A pickup

I took the metal floor out of my late '31 wide bed and replaced with a wood floor. You can see a number of photos at my website.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Never started 55 year old rebuild

You can also pour the oil through the distributor hole if the valve cover is back on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By MickeyT
Re: 1931 Pickup Build

Here are a couple of photos of my 31 PU. You can see the mount on the steering column. The flasher is mounted behind the drivers kick panel with the wiring going down and out into the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,971
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Signs, back in the day

From a photography studio: Photos that look like you $ 10
Photos that don't look like you $20
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By MickeyT
Re: headlight current tied to ignition switch?

I use the electrical cut-out mentioned above. Then in case I forget that I've got in the habit of tapping the horn button when I get out of the vehicle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,822
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Renumbering question

The number on the title for my 1931 coupe matches the numbers on the engine and frame but the numbers on the engine and frame, while the same number, do not quite match each other. The engine turned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Pick Up Seat Bottom Question

As I remember there is only the screw. The board in mine was also missing. I added a second screw, upper and lower to the board.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Which thread?

"Never Seez" It's a paste like material that helps keep the screw/bolt threads from seizing (binding, freezing up, as in "won't let go") due to heat and rust. Can buy most anywhere car parts are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

How about one more shot right side up? You're showing it with the logo side ways.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Transport recommendations

Why not just rent a UHAUL vehicle transporter (trailer) and tow it to your home?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Enclosed car trailer

John that's the main reason I bought my 16' enclosed. I have a coupe in the garage that I'm working on and I keep my truck in the trailer. I've had no problems. I drive it in and out of the trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Window removal tips?

Using a lot of WD-40 helps too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Battery powered creeper

I suspect you better have very deep pocket and plenty of ground clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,699
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Veterans Day

USAF 1961-1986, Chief Master Sergeant
Vietnam Nam 1967-68 , 40th Air Rescue and Recovery out of Nakom Phanom, Thailand and "other places".
Retired: Chief Air Traffic Controller, Dover AFB,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,004
Posted By MickeyT
Re: VIN number 1930-A

Actually it should be " VIN ( vehicle identification number ) " the first time you use the abbreviation and then just VIN after that. Some of the abbreviations used around here really do need to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,455
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Looks to be modern in at least one respect it appears to have a nice sun roof.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Fan cracked!!

Yes, the two blades from Snyders and Bratton's are good. A lot of folks are using them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,015
Posted By MickeyT
Re: What does "All STeel" mean?

Is there ANY Model A that has NO wood in it? I have a late '31 coupe and pickup that both have wood in them. If you start saying it has this or that wood part but they don't count then it's possible...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By MickeyT
Re: shimmy or death wobble

Because you think the front end is going to fall apart and you are going to die.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By MickeyT
Re: New Tires...going just a little crazy...

As long as the wheel spokes are welded you don't really need the liners. They do not protrude inside the wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Source for Powder Coating near Atlanta

$100-$125 per wheel is pretty normal now days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Road trip - past two non model A trucks

The second one is early 50s GMC or Chevy.
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