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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,846
Posted By Skibb
Re: Caveat with Mac's Auto Parts

When I have ordered from Mac's a "black cloud" appeared. Something always would go wrong. TomW's recommendations are the ones I use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Skibb
Re: Hurricane Mathews landing

The thing we have here, post hurricane, is theft of gensets in the middle of the night. We chain and lock with a shotgun handy at the door. Mathew was my 4th here.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Skibb
Re: Hurricane Mathews landing

We got the hurricane in Jupiter but dodged the Worse. Only a fence torn down. The A's were protected in the garage, F150 outside but no problem. Gusts here only to 84.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,770
Posted By Skibb
Re: 31 Deluxe Roadster too much oil, should I drain some?

This is the advice I got in 1956 when I got my first Model A. It worked then and will work now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,770
Posted By Skibb
Re: 31 Deluxe Roadster too much oil, should I drain some?

To drain a quart, have someone tightly cover the oil fill tube while you loosen the oil drain plug. But, this could be messy. You are not the only one who's done this at least once or twice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,373
Posted By Skibb
Re: Fun Oscar Meyer picture on MAFCA website

In 1948 when I was 6 the Oscar Meyer Mobile drove past my house. It stopped and a young man got halfway out (no roll down Windows) and asked for directions for which I had a sort of answer. I ran...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,638
Posted By Skibb
Re: Restorers: Did your body metal parts assemble easily?

This is the story on our 1930 TS...... What a job. If I had known would have bought a finished car. Yes, it was fun, I loved learning and the comradeship.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,201
Posted By Skibb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,314
Posted By Skibb
Re: video of my first drive in my model A fordoor

Welcome Mike, you made my day! Thanks for sharing your video.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,381
Posted By Skibb
Re: Anyone else having difficulties with Mac's Antique Auto Parts?

Two years ago, I orderred carpet for the rear floor of our 1931 TS from MACs. Paid them $$$ for it. They sent the wrong item. Wont take it back and wont send a replacement. Have spoken to a dozen ppl...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By Skibb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,277
Posted By Skibb
Re: How do you avoid people swarming your car when you stop?

Excellent list Carl. "I get does it run?" quite often.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,169
Posted By Skibb
Re: Interesting comment on Facebook about Model-A Brakes

MikesK, would there be a chance there will be a video/CD/YouTube of your your seminar available to those fascinated by Model A life.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,303
Posted By Skibb
Re: Tyree Harris's Model A Wiring Harness...

I too am installing a Tyree wiring kit. Ty Brent for the idea
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Skibb
Re: Need help - Identifying rear trunk/steel with side door access

And, if you didn't want to undo the straps..... Buster could jump in there but a closed space wouldn't be right for him
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,399
Posted By Skibb
Re: model a style 28-29 or 30-31

Drove an early 1928 Briggs Sedan for seven years as a kid. I loved that car. Back to A's fifty years later, problem is my waistline isn't 32/34 anymore. So, it's the '30/31s today. I love them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,257
Posted By Skibb
Re: MMO success

[QUOTE=WestCoast;1148238]every body who has ever used mmo knows it works, got a valve that's stuck or sticking adding mmo fixed that problem, got a stuck engine mmo will help unstick it, don't take...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 35,683
Posted By Skibb
Re: Fellas... I've had enough...

Me too Wbedwards...

And, this Forum is fantastic for this all thumbs kid that just loves Model As. Brent's superb post explains a lot.

Thanks a million Ryan for saving and enhancing the Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By Skibb
Re: Just a Dust Cover

Great ideas... Thank you.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By Skibb
Just a Dust Cover

I've been looking for just a Dust Cover. Nothing against waterproof, rain proof, breathable covers but all I need is to cover Duke in the garage. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By Skibb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By Skibb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By Skibb
Was it Chrome or Stainless for Bumpers

For the 1930 Restro what is the "correct" bumper.
I thought it was stainless but so sure
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,216
Posted By Skibb
Re: New Front and Rear Carpet and how to Insulate the Floor

Wow, what great responses. Thank you much gents for your ideas. H.L. you sure do have a handle on this topic. TY all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,216
Posted By Skibb
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