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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Forddan
Re: Post Model A Picture

Sorry..misunderstood the posting title and posted pictures if my car.... LOL.

Lovely car yours. Very pretty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

First, thank you all for your comments!!!

Mike659874. Let me clarify some points.

I am a newbie concerning Model A. This is my first season with one. So, I do not know yet if my issues...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Rotorwrench... thank you for your answer and teaching me.

If I understand correctly, the Lubriplate gear oil SAE250 will be of the same "Molasse Density Type" as the Meropa 1500W. Is this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

CHEVRON Meropa info states that the copper corrosion test is 1B.

I searched online what 1B means. I found this video and pasted the below section:

https://youtu.be/WfDRmMXUTy4


....The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Please, provide info of those others and link to vendors. Just remember not all of us can by per gallon.

Thank you !!!
Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Here you go:

https://www.restorationstuff.com/ecommerce/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=111_156&products_id=1088
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

YES !!! I am so sorry. Is Meropa.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Forddan
I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Hi all

I wanted to share my happiness.

As you many have read, I had a couple of postings at the start of the summer season concerning Gear Oil and STP. After all the suggestions, I finally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By Forddan
Re: Cold Weather Operation

MASSACHUSETTS.

I got my 1929 this past January. We didn't have to much snow during December (almost nothing). I took it out of the barn the second Weekend of January 2019. A week later after I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By Forddan
Re: 28 Tudor Sedan

I like the watch. Where did you get it ?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice video of the model T in action inserted on this blog.

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2011/07/wanderwell-expedition-with-car-and.html?m=1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2011/07/wanderwell-expedition-with-car-and.html?m=1

My last posting about her. I just bought the book at Amazon. I am going to take a look to the videos in that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice to know for when we Tour with our model As. :-)


.....On their trip they used kerosene for gasoline, crushed bananas for grease in the differential and water and elephant fat for oil in the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Somehow, this answer your question. I am sure other companies were involved too.


....In 1922, Idris Galcia Hall was a 16 year old schoolgirl when she answered an ad placed in the Paris Herald...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

To my question, i found this:

....In 1922, Idris Galcia Hall was a 16 year old schoolgirl when she answered an ad placed in the Paris Herald by self-styled adventurer Walter Wanderwell, who was...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

https://www.alohawanderwell.com/

Achievements

First woman to drive around the globe. (Wikipedia)
Drove 43 countries in a Ford Model-T at age 16.
Earliest films of the Bororo people of Brazil....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

https://www.alohawanderwell.com/

Achievements

First woman to drive around the globe. (Wikipedia)
Drove 43 countries in a Ford Model-T at age 16.
Earliest films of the Bororo people of Brazil....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice pictures attached. Thank you.

What an adventurer life. I will read back the article I posted. I think a book is mentioned. I will look for it.

Have Henry Ford financially supported her...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-26-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Forddan
The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Hi

I allway post in the Model A forum because I have a 1929 Tudor. But, I just read this story, the car was a model T, and I though that many of you would like to read it. In particular, I didn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Forddan
The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Hi

It's not a model A, it's a T, but nevertheless I thought it is a story that many would like to read. In my case I didn't have idea that she existed.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Fascinating discussions and I agree with all them. Cost will be around 1000 to 1500, as someone mentioned. I got the price from a respected antique/classic car shop. This goes in line with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

LOL.... I will talk with the club guys for sure.

The rate of $3.25 per hour in 1938 will be around $56.7 today with an annual inflation average of 3.59.

Thank you for your answers. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Thank you all !! I started to have an idea of potential costs.

~ $70-80 is the shop rate hour in my area.

Best
Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Looks like the clutch is almost at the end of the adjustment, so I was told that in the near future I will have to replace it. The person who tested it said that I have to push all the pedal to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By Forddan
Clutch replacement costs...

Hi

Could be I have to do a clutch replacement in my early 1929 Tudor.

If I would take the car to a shop, can anybody provide me a bulk idea of total costs.

In other words, if someone have...
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