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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
My 1930 Model A

I took her to a small local show this weekend and won a beat in class. I think I got a young guy hooked on the model a bug. He was looking them up as we were talking. After the show I even took him...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Hopefully this will work. I took a couple of short videos of the (what I believe) JC Whitney 6v horn and one of the Sparton Horn after I got the motor cleaned and lubricated. The difference is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,197
Re: Uhaul Auto Transport & Tudor

I used the Uhaul auto transport to get my Tudor from Amarillo area to Dallas (~350 miles). I didnít have to deflate the tires or anything for the nets to fit. I would put some rags between the nets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
My 1930 Model A

So itís been a little bit since Iíve put an update on here. I finally figured out why my battery would always be drained after sitting for a couple of days. There was no insulators on the instrument...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,870
Re: Not showing our cars anymore?

I've put my A in a few shows since I've had it back on the road. I love sitting there listening to the reactions about my car since it's occasionally the oldest one there. The stories that spectators...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Re: Forum Addition

This is kind of what I did. Whenever I complete a small project I add to my post.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Thank you. I had to cut off two of the old tires. The other 3 are still really soft and not cracked. I'm keeping them for emergency spares.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Thank you.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 12:55 AM
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Views: 286,221
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Here's my A.

When the previous owner brought her home.
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His restoration (photo from 1976)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,492
Re: Your Model A

My love of cars started because of my grandfather. My Great-grandfather worked for the Ford Assembly plant in Dallas, TX. They had property that was full of all sorts of cars that they drove, or my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Thank you. New lug nuts and washers. The lug nuts I took off were all different.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

So I got all the wheels done and the new tires mounted today. I was able to take it for a short test drive to check out the new front suspension as well with the Ken Davis shocks. Amazing difference....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

I got one of the tires mounted today. It just got too hot to continue until later this evening. Can't wait to get them all done and see them cleaned up and out in the sun....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,207
Re: Model A air-conditioner

I had a chance to ride with Ken Davis in one of his air conditioned A's. It was really impressive how quickly it cooled the car down and we just drove around the block. He's a great guy to work with....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

I got the new spring installed yesterday, along with new shackles and bushings. And got a coat of color on the last couple of wheels. Hope to get a second coat on all the wheels today....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,833
Re: What did you do working on you Model A today

Yesterday I finished installing my new spring, shackles and bushing on the front end. Painted the axle and degreased the front end a little bit. I also put the first coat of color on the last couple...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Re: Springs, Mystik Grease, Graphite, and Spring Covers

Tom, thank you for reposting the pictures. I'm in the process of replacing my front spring and saw where photobucket had deleted your pictures recently. These are very helpful.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
My 1930 Model A

Got my wheels media blasted today. I got a coat of paint on a few of them. It just get too darn hot out in the garage during the day here. Have a few more coats to go. We'll see how much I can do in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Re: Where do you store the cranckhandle?

I don't have door panels in my Tudor, so the crank stays in the door. Still trying to find a decent jack to use for the car but it will likely go under the back seat. I have a few hand tools and some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Thank you. I'm glad you're enjoying it. I'm sure that many people that are new to Model A's will have similar issues that I'm having. I'm trying to document my progress without being too boring, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 38,834
Re: My 1930 Model A

Lots of changes going on in the shop. I'm working on installing a set of Ken Davis shocks so my car will actually have shocks on it now....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Re: Floor mat or carpet???

I used to live in a town with a carbon black plant. That stuff gets everywhere.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,510
Re: Yet another timing question.

Anytime. I can read the manuals all day long, but nothing beats experience. I will always try to give an update on any issues that I have so that it can possibly help someone else. I've only had my A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,510
Re: Yet another timing question.

Went up to a local Model A parts supplier and picked up some cam lube , went ahead and got a new cam and a few other parts while I was there. The point block was definitely worn down...a lot. I also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,510
Re: Yet another timing question.

I've got the thicker lock washer under the cam screw and then two of the thin washers under that. I went down and looked this morning and it seems like the points block is worn quite a bit. When I...
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