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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Looks like we need to find cheaper hobbies:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tough guy !

Shoot, that's what driving on Illinois roads is like all the time:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Gulf tire co. tires

I just drove by a full service BP gasoline station Friday in Savanna, Illinois on Ill. 84 along the Mississippi River. It made me crank my neck and do a double take. You are right, you never see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: IL-2 and AA collison

That AA was too high up:)

Looks like Soviet markings on the plane.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Who has the Best Deals on Frye Gas Pump Parts

A Mae West pump! The Frye 117.

Post pictures when you are done, they are a work of art. Beautiful antique gas pump. Oh and make sure it is under lock and key INDOORS they are known to sprout legs....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,280
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

Interesting thread:eek::eek:

I'm more scared now to even leave town! Been getting gun shy about driving the Model A on the local 55 MPH highways. There are way too many people anymore, too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hershey chatter

Sounds like the golf cart type vehicles are going to cause more than their share of trouble.

About the time some yeah-hoo runs over someone and either kills them or maims them you can kiss...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: New to Ford Model A

That IS a nice old truck, looks pretty solid!!

You can run down a cab someday if you want to go that route, or make a 'Roadster AA' looks like that may have been what somebody had in mind......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hershey chatter

[QUOTE=ronn;1808132]

PS Jeff good on you for finding that NOS horn. Always something better out there, if you keep your eyes open.)


I'd better clarify,,, ronn I was only joking I'm not at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: I Drive A PicUp

Jim you need a new Ford GT they are low and mean the wind won't blow them around sideways backways up or down:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hershey chatter

[QUOTE=ronn;1808010]picked up an original Sparton horn for 18. bucks in an old cardboard box


has a few dents but pretty much complete.................




ronn you missed the one next to it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

I've used John Deere Corn Head grease with good luck. I bought a separate grease gun to use it with, separate from my Mystic Red chassis lube grease.

I suppose the best way is to use the tube and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

Yeah I kinda agree with you. At least you can get behind the wheel and start having fun right away:) I'm not skilled enough to take a Coupe like that to the next level so for me anyway it wouldn't be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

I see plenty wrong with the car. '30 Coupes aren't that hard to come by.

If I wanted one that badly, I'd rather pony up double that amount for a better car. Have you priced paint and body work...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,592
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: ROTELLA 15W 40 Oil

Well said Werner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: The Latest Scam

Unfortunately, extremely poor English grammar doesn't put up the warning sign like it used to. We can't go by that like we did in the old days.

With people texting so much today, and making all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

One quick last story on the 'stealerships':p:p ( I like that)

Several years after I left the Ford garage I worked at, the manager and a local BIG Ford dealer did a car for car trade for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Engine Oil Analysis

That is exactly what the Ford garage I worked at many years ago would do, in analyzing engines especially GM trade in's. When Pontiac was having all that trouble with their nylon gear timing gears...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

Once I ordered a new Ford from a dealership, and they said 'no problem' we don't have the car but another dealer does we'll do a dealer trade.

I had worked at a Ford dealership many years ago and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

Bob you are correct sorry for the typo yes NADA is what I meant to say;) I went back and corrected it thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

Kinda sorta the reality of auctions is that price is only good at that time and place and situation, so the numbers get skewed. They aren't good indicators of value.(The way that Bob set his research...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Ammeter Reading

The best remedy for that for me was a Tom Wesenberg professional gennie rebuild with his Electronic Voltage Regulator in place of the third brush. Using either a GOOD correctly air-gapped original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Engine Oil Analysis

A lady we know that teaches in the same small town she lives in bought a new Ford Fusion several years ago and basically only drove the car back and forth to school, maybe 3/4ths of a mile. She had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marco's Roadster Colors

The color combo in post #8, the Bronson Yellow, looks good in that picture I like that too, but every Bronson Yellow Model A I ever saw seemed to be more of a brighter Canary yellow. Even the Bronson...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hershey Weather forecast

As Tim said, call ahead to vendors sounds like a good idea. And if you are buying a set of tires or something bulky they could bring them to the Meet and hand them over save on shipping.
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