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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,469
Posted By richsfords
Re: What are you doing with your A this winter?

installed new body blocks with bolts (8), took four fenders, running boards, mud shields off, cleaned and repainted everything, had the motor overhauled reinstalled, transmission retoothed,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,693
Posted By richsfords
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,330
Posted By richsfords
Re: Bolts: Motor Mounts to Bell Housing- Safety Wire AND Lock Washers?

My working on SAC bombers forgetting a safety wire and having QC find after
the fact was a NO NO,
Ever lost a bolt from the flywheel?
Ever lose a bolt from a landing gear/motor mount bolt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By richsfords
line up body to frame

Any good ideas on lining up the 4dr body s/w to the frame (one man show) installing new body blocks and bolts, in the mean time it shifted just a bit.
things are off about full bolt hole too more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By richsfords
Quick question

how far back will the numbers be on the frame for ID or VIN.
31 four door SW.
I can see almost to the center post on top of the frame.
this one could be one of those with-out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By richsfords
did some figureing

Had some time to spare:rolleyes:
bare with me
1553 pages (to date) X 33 post per page,= 51,249
I goes back farther??:confused:
May 2010 till Oct 2017 = 88 months
88 months divided into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,782
Posted By richsfords
Re: Knock, knock

Could not help myself,

"Knock Knock"
who's there
USA who
usa see the U S A in a MODEL A

SORRY? it was only
a matter of time, anyway!!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By richsfords
Re: My first year of Model A ownership

what a wonderful trip through the English country side. the Model A should do good every time because of all the electrical systems by Lucas. will be ahead of the pack.
you guys scare me with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By richsfords
Re: Oil Change Surprise

I changed my fiber gear during a overhaul, because of missing teeth, several oil changes ago and still (ever diminishing) getting few bits of fiber gear in the oil during the change. Also put in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,589
Posted By richsfords
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Because I can't own more. small garage. Lambo's and the prancing horse are too expensive. No computers to fuss with, it is as American as you can get. God Bless Henry. and the USA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,063
Posted By richsfords
Re: Information needed please

remove the car from the dirt floor, the moisture will eat it alive. In Fla closed space no air movement :(:(
fresh air and sun shine will add a lot to the life of the car.:)
you can see rust or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By richsfords
Re: Owls Head Museum Auto Auction


the full list of bids et all
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,034
Posted By richsfords
Re: What did you do working on you Model A today

Coming back from Gettysburg, items I found, replaced the neck on the radiator, pulled the rear glass and windshield installed new rubber seal and beding material adjusted the brakes. Replaced the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By richsfords
Re: Gettysburg 2017 Pics and Stuff

great time in Gburg Pa. there were so many fine car to be judged.
I learned that with only 14 we had a easier time than before when there was many many more.
First time for me and learned so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By richsfords
Re: Who's DRIVING to Gettysburg?

something is wrong with that picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By richsfords
Re: Gettysburg UPDATE & Schedule of Events

Also with us. Our first national meet and I will be driving my Town sedan slant window from NC with other club members. Signed up for several activities should be a great time. Just finished a trip...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By richsfords
Re: Who's DRIVING to Gettysburg?

Yesterday we our club did 200 mile for a tour and mid July did 1100 miles round trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway, going to Gburg should be a piece of cake 210 is around the block.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By richsfords
Re: Glycerin? No I Don't Need a Laxative Thank You!

try the nitro brand but stay off bumpy roads
just a thought?
best of luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By richsfords
Re: body bolt tightness

there is a torque chart in Les's how to book for each dia bolt. then back off 5 or so lbs.\ good luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By richsfords
Re: 1930 Model A brake problem.

If you follow the service bulletins and adjust the brakes properly, lubricate properly, use the shoe centering tool that will fix any noise, pulling and or anything else.
Did my today for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,987
Posted By richsfords
Re: Money can't buy happiness

so what's your point
is this not the reason why we are here and do what we do?
If you don't have or like A's DUH:)
lovin it and want to do more!!!!!!!:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,653
Posted By richsfords
what makes a A'er

Today we had a tune up day for my first trip and our clubs first trip to the Blue Ridge:).
Having lunch I wonder what makes up a "Model A" lover, collector, because I want one type person. what you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,202
Posted By richsfords
Re: Amazing Stupidity

remember also that those who fly first class are the first to die when the crashes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,809
Posted By richsfords
Re: Anyone Contacted "American Pickers" lately?

I saw it on this visual machine once so it must be true!

Abe Lincoln
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By richsfords
yes or no

my 31 slant window is getting a make over with a new stuff. the PO had it assembled like drawing and to me doesn't seem right. Or am I wrong:confused:
someone has put it together correctly I hope....
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