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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Help wanted for T distributor identification

Send me the whole number and I may be able tell you the year and model car it came from. My T came with 12 volts and and vw distributor, works great. I also have vw books from my time with them.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-03-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,879
Posted By Scottio57
Re: UHaul open car hauler for a Model T?

I used a u-haul car trailer to get my 26 Roadster and later on my 31 sport coupe home. Both were 1 1/2 hours away. No problems. Worked great. I toke the freeways but I kept the speed down to about...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-02-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,484
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Model T as a daily driver

Oh yeah. Your right red. Here in Ca. You cannot use horseless carriage plates for dd but you can use yom or current issue license plates. I declare realistic mileage to my insurance co.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-01-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,484
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Model T as a daily driver

My two cents is absolutely you can use your T as a dd in the that scenario. If you check out the mtfca forum you will find several folks that use their T as dd. I use mine more than any other vehicle...
Forum: Model-A 04-30-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Scottio57
Forum: Model-A 04-29-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Scottio57
Re: 1930 Model A sport coupe

SOLD I see the price I had was too high for the market. I would very much like to get $16,000.00 but I will consider offers. I would rather see a model A guy get this car than someone off CL. This...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By Scottio57
Re: It's Time A Owners Apologize

Ha ha. I had to check which site I was on. Sounds just like the T guys. :)
Forum: Model-A 04-15-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Scottio57
1930 Model A sport coupe

SOLD Great daily driver. Looks and runs great. Paint shines good but has some chips here and there. Top is in good shape. Interior is very good. Has rumble seat. Drive train is in good shape and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,110
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Is it a bad time to sell?

Iíve been thinking of selling my Sport coupe and have the same concerns. I know it isnít how much I have invested but rather what the market will bear. I just wish the market will bear a little more....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Has this ever happened to you?

She doesn’t LET him see his old friends? Did he marry his mom? Yeah I have seen this before but I sure don’t understand it. Time for him to put on his big boy pants.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Cylinder Leak Down Tester

K&L, Snap-on, Matco.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Scottio57
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Pulsing breaks

I had new brakes put on my car. Drums turned and all. I had the same problem with them pulsing. Turned out to be one of the front hubs is slightly bent, .020.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Something to remember

Wow. I like it. On my way to the store.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Scottio57
Re: 1930 wheels- powder coat or enamel?

I noticed when I clean the white walls on my T, with white wall specific cleaner, it dulls the one wheel that is painted and does not change the other three that are powder coated. Someday I will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,891
Posted By Scottio57
Re: Runs for about 10 minutes and the just quits

WELL ????? The suspense is killing me. ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,496
Posted By Scottio57
Re: What are you doing with your A this winter?

I know. I canít tell if itís dry, warm, dry or,,,,,,,,,,,well I guess that is the only options.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,496
Posted By Scottio57
Re: What are you doing with your A this winter?

Driving, tighten fan hub, driving, drive to work, drive home, drive to the store, drive,,,,,,,,,,, well you get the picture. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,415
Posted By Scottio57
Re: 8 volt battery question

I agree. A good working 6 volt system will work the best. Find the problem and fix it. ����
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,415
Posted By Scottio57
Re: 8 volt battery question

MY dad ran 8 volt batteries in all his old cars and trucks for many many years. A 6 volt charging system, or battery charger, will charge up an 8 volt battery just fine without any changes. Your cars...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By Scottio57
Re: My car is worth itís weight in,,,,,,,, tennis balls.

Actually guys, you all have made some very good points. Thanks very much. Your responses are exactly what I needed. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By Scottio57
Re: New parts @#$%^&*!!!

Or maybe grind down the thicker manifold to match the exhaust.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By Scottio57
Re: My car is worth itís weight in,,,,,,,, tennis balls.

I know these old cars are not a good investment, specially my jeep. I have no intention of trying to make a killing on them or break even. I always thought antiques = valuable. I enjoy my model A and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By Scottio57
Re: My car is worth itís weight in,,,,,,,, tennis balls.

I have seen some beautiful hot rods and I can see the advantage of keeping up with traffic on the freeway and looking great doing it. My A has an OD and does ok but with 40 hp one can only do so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By Scottio57
My car is worth itís weight in,,,,,,,, tennis balls.

I have never understood why a stock model A may bring $ 15k but drop a v8 and auto in it and suddenly itís worth twice as much. I donít get it. Most of our cars are stock here. They have survived...
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