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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Original Owner

thanks, Dale.
glad everyone's memory has not gone south....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: vehicle transport needed- NC to GA

Enjoyed meeting and chatting with Jim.
Very impressed with his equipment and procedures.
Consider Truly Vintage if you need a car transported......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Original Owner

Mike Peters- I cannot remember the man's name either, but I had the good fortune to park next to him after the mandatory tour in Dayton and talked with him about the Roadster. I believe upon his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Wisdom of Stopping Engine by Choking It Out

growing up on the farm in the 1950s-60s, we had a 1938 Allis-Chalmers styled WC tractor.
sometime before my memories began, the magneto ground which stopped the engine broke or otherwise went south....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Maybe they are OCD like me and want to actually have the engine number on the title,
rather than a non-Model A state-assigned serial number.
I would not consider litigation worth the cost, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Licensed to kill-
And you also missed my point- I did not say it was necessarily LEGAL to re-stamp an engine, just that is was by no means the equivalent of stealing a car as you implied.
Done...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Trying Something Different For Heat

depends on the quality of the seat covers, I guess.
we got one for the passenger seat in my 2000 Ranger truck and were not satisfied with the performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: vehicle transport needed- NC to GA

He is 80 years old and evidently does not wish to drive it home.
Came to my house and bought the car driving a new GMC 2500 pickup.
I told him that it would pull a U-Haul car transport easily, he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Licensed to Kill-
Restamping your replacement engine to match your title is a LOT different from stealing a car.
No evil intent and no defrauding of anyone, including a subsequent buyer....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Chris in WNC
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Spartan Ahooga horn question

Two wires go into the horn, they plug into separate terminals.

the screw you reference is for the adjustment of diaphragm tension.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Early 60-A 2-window Fordor Sedans

There was one in Jacksonville FL, fine point restored & for sale in Hemmings recently but the ad has expired. Would you like me to check on that for you?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Charlie Stephens-

I did not give the opinion that it is legal to re-stamp a frame, just that it is easy if the body is off. :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

A fun problem to study.

I would expect the title to follow the frame because the engine can be easily re-stamped to match the title of the car it is put into.

But if this is a bare frame, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Chris in WNC
vehicle transport needed- NC to GA

I know this is a long shot, but I just sold our '35 Chevrolet and the buyer needs it transported from Charlotte NC to Cornelia GA - about 190 miles, sometime in the next week or so.
anyone in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Tudor front seat "cups"; 2 different heights??

Tall one is '30 Tudor.
Don't know what the short one is but the Judging Standards should tell you.
Everyone who has a Model A should own or have access to them.
I have never and will never have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Engine Splash Pans

if they weren't necessary, Ford would have left them off to save the cost......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,207
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: It ran when parked ..... at the bottom of the lake

boat anchor. no wonder it was at the bottom of the lake.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Tough Old Ford

looks like a Chrysler to me, but clearly a 60s-70s car.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Ownership History

Each state will be a little different.

Florida database only goes back to 1978.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

A few days ago I was looking at a 1977 issue of the Model A News.

Looking at the Regional News section I noticed many of the clubs in the southeast from 1977 are gone.

But there are sill...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Fire Department license plates

here's another one -

https://www.alpca.org/

did not see classified ads on their home page but for special plates like these it might be worth asking......

do NOT restore them! let the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Earthquake

hey, Lurker, howya doing?

Alice was at the kitchen table reading the paper and felt the quake + it rattled the coffee mugs on the shelf. Being a California girl, she knew exactly what it was.
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,258
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Save it or drive it

Drive it......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,941
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Finding local A people

driving around your area as much as possible is good, as is parking it occasionally where people can see it.

put a "Model A people wanted" posting in the nearest CraigList and another on Facebook...
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