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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2018, 04:20 PM
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Views: 603
Posted By Jemelton#
Is this anyway to treat your Model A

This club has been providing this entertainment for 70 some years!

What do you think?
I think that the old Model A is one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Show me your Tudor interiors!

These are my photos of the Cartouch product. My first attempt at a DIY interior.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
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Re: It has lasted 40+years, Should I fix it?

Thanks for the suggestions! I really like the idea of selling the Model A Nails on E-Bay:D. I have already put over 10K in the restoration and I didn't want to spend the rest of my 401K on the pins:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By Jemelton#
It has lasted 40+years, Should I fix it?

This was the way the rear spring on my 29 Tudor was when I pulled it out of the barn.
I have been thinking of pulling the nails out and replacing them with the proper cotter pins, but for nostalgia...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
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Re: 1929 Tudor 'Barner' count....

Mine was produced in August (per the motor #) and has 77,000 miles on the odometer:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Jemelton#
Mixing Synthetic with Conventional Motor Oil

I was thinking that before taking out my 29 Tudor for the first time this spring, that when I change the oil I would replace it with a good synthetic.

Would this be a problem because of the amount...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Ammeter for 12 volt model a

When measuring Amperes, Voltage isn't an issue (except for limiting high voltages).
Amperage is a measure of flow, while voltage is a measure of pressure.
an original ammeter will work on a 12v...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,546
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Garage Sale Model A

Barn finds do still exist! This is what I dug out of my mother-in-laws barn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,359
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: extending battery life

Goodness, Gracious, Grate, Balls Of Fire!
Thanks Jerry Lee!:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: To cold to be in garage

-4 here in Southwest Iowa, it is colder here than Fairbanks Alaska, at a balmy 10! :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Patina rules

Is This Patina?:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Hill Climbing Technique

I used to live in Spokane, WA so I know about those Pacific NW hills.

As soon as the weather clears here ( 2" of rain so far today) I will get out the video camera and take you for a ride in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Jemelton#
Hill Climbing Technique

On my daily run to the village post office in my 29 Tudor, I come upon this hill.
What would you suggest as the correct way to climb said hill?
I have been gaining speed on the downhill run,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,355
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: So confusing

I vote for "B"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Maybe I Should Buy a Lottery Ticket!

I bought the ticket and didn't win! Oh well, so much for lucky numbers:(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Jemelton#
Maybe I Should Buy a Lottery Ticket!

While driving to the post office the other day this was on my 29's odometer!
Lucky Sevens across the board:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: unwanted E mail from Mack's auto

Me too! I put a rule filter in my inbox so that it goes into a folder I created that is deleted frequently:mad:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,579
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: What did you do working on you Model A today

Changed the oil, and lubed the beast. it only had about 300 miles on the old oil but I had the time and energy to do it today.

It really helped that I bought a window air conditioner for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By Jemelton#
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Jemelton#
I must have done something right last fall

Or perhaps it was my heated garage.

Saturday the temperature was supposed to be in the 70s here in SW Iowa. So I thought it might be time to get the 29 out.

After mounting and airing up the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Two potentially dumb questions

If you are using flux while soldering the ends make sure that it is rosin and not acid flux. Just don't ask me how I know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,515
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Pitctures of the snow and car.

I remember my Dad telling me that he used to wrap his model A rear wheels with rope thru the spokes to help traction on snow and mud.
I haven't driven mine out of the garage when there's a chance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Jemelton#
Re: Is The early 1928 Radiator shell made on?

I had a similar problem on my 29 Tudor, someone in the past, had soldered the shell to the neck of the radiator.:(

The radiator neck had rusted away and that's how it was fixed?:eek:
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