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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 819
Posted By Keith True
Re: Would you run new 1980s tyres

Sears(Garfields) are kind of an exception.An old A guy told me years ago,if there is ever a nuclear disaster the only thing that will be left will be cockroaches and Garfield tires.I have a set on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By Keith True
Re: Le Baron Bonney, Out of Business?

I've bought individual pieces from Cartouche before.Quite a lot of people jump the gun on buying an interior,and it winds up in a closet or on a shelf for years.Sometimes they get installed at a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By Keith True
Re: Le Baron Bonney, Out of Business?

I was told the later Ford part of the business was sold off quite some time ago.LB had bought it as EZ-Boy interiors,years ago,and somewhere along the line I heard it called ABC.I have no idea what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Keith True
Re: 1930 Model A top

Windshield is the same,but the doors are not.The window opening on a coupe is about 13-1/2,and the tudor is about 14-1/2. That is the measurement taken in the center of the window opening,as in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 903
Posted By Keith True
Re: Urgent RMV issue for Massachusetts Car Guys

How it is done in one state has nothing to do how it is done in another state.Here in N.H. we used to be issued new plates every year,alternating green and white from year to year.The numbers were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,705
Posted By Keith True
Re: Le Baron Bonney, Out of Business?

I have been wondering just how much stuff is left in those buildings.I know they have been moving stuff to Wilton Maine for quite some time now.They had been operating in 10,000 square feet,down from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By Keith True
Re: Brookville Roadster more valuable?

My A truck is like Brent says.My uncle gave it to me when I was 12.It is on it's third body,second frame,but it still has the engine,trans,and horn that I got it with,so it is still the Model A my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Keith True
Re: Model A parts? Your help needed...

i can't recall ever seeing a front fender brace for an A with that divot near the bottom.Almost all cars in that period had braces like that,so unless somebody has a car it fits it will be a wild...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By Keith True
Re: Labaron Bonnie

I just dropped off a piece of equipment in the parking lot.There ain't no way anybody is walking in there and taking anything.The original,Biddle & Smart building there were in has been under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Keith True
Re: Brake adjustment - Frustration

First,throw the board away.Adjust the brakes like Purdy explains.The wheels really need to be on the ground unless you have absolutely zero play in the rear wheel bearings,but that would be hard to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,891
Posted By Keith True
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

There was also a family,some relatives of mine that ran A's right up until maybe the mid 60's.I can remember riding in those cars right up until I was about 10.I also remember riding in them having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,891
Posted By Keith True
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

I set out to drive mine when I got my license in 1972,but it was just too cold to use.I bought a VW with no heat,much warmer than the A.Town next to me had a lot of mills,and there were a lot of A's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Keith True
Re: Worn out 31 roadster value?

Location is a big factor.The price for a car in Iowa or Oklahoma has no bearing on a car in N.H. or Maine.In Southern Maine that car will bring a good price from a street rodder.i find the A guys...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Keith True
Re: Worn out 31 roadster value?

I sold one for somebody that sounds like that,in your area too.I priced it at $6500.and was swamped with calls.I advertised it in the morning,sold it at noon,and that evening it was stripped to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Keith True
Re: Open car arm rest

Wash the car?? Why would I do that? I do usually wash it once a year or so.It's an open car so I just don't squirt much water up around the openings.I will have to look,but I think my door top covers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,827
Posted By Keith True
Re: Lebaron Bonney

I just bought a seat cushion cover for an A pickup.Just the cushion cover,not a whole kit.They said sure,no problem,they called me back in a week and I went down and picked it up.I have no idea who...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Keith True
Re: Open car arm rest

I have them on my 30 RPU. Mine have flexible strip magnets sewn in the outside part.I'm not sure who made them,I bought them at a swap meet 20 years ago.They were in the original box,I just can't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By Keith True
Re: Got One - Now the VIN search

In N.H. if you build a street rod you are supposed to certify it as a street rod.You do NOT use the existing numbers.I've seen it happen a couple of times,it happened once with me.I bought a complete...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By Keith True
Re: A Chinese radiator in a Model A?!!!

About 12 years ago I bought one of these Chinese radiators for my Dodge truck with a Cummins.OEM was about $800,Spectra-Premium out of Canada was $400,and the Chinese one was $220.I bought it,wanting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,820
Posted By Keith True
Re: Pronunciations

It's also a regional thing.Where I am there is no R in,corn,car,wiper,etc.A lot of times there is an R in the word wash though.A couple of years ago we were at a Christmas party(no R) at the salvage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,820
Posted By Keith True
Re: Pronunciations

There was a man in Candia N.H.that had a Waco in the early 70's.He pronounced it,Wawco.Interesting fellow,he claimed he won the plane in a card game just after returning from Korea,where he was a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By Keith True
Re: Can Anyone Identify the Heater Needed for This Manifold?

The lip at the rear for the common Autolite is rounded,this one is square.I have one something like this one,but it is a little different.Mine is marked Director number 9,or number 7.It is marked on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,129
Posted By Keith True
Re: New York State Department of Motor Vehicles

Ronn,It sounds like you are thinking of a VIN inspection,or verification.These guys are talking about the yearly safety inspection done after you get it registered.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Keith True
Re: Caswell's Copy Cad...

I've been kind of wondering about that process myself.I have around 100 pretty nice lug nuts that I really don't need,but I would like to make nice to use on driver cars.Grey would be fine for me.I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,248
Posted By Keith True
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

This morning it is up a nickel from what it was yesterday where I am.
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