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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,477
Posted By caboose
Re: Rear Rubber Mat for Phaeton

I need one for my 29 Phaeton.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By caboose
Re: pitman ball 28phaeton


And, dealing with them is a pleasure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,240
Posted By caboose
Re: Car shows

Some writer (Senior moments are longer now) whose name escapes me stated, "the car was so ugly that looking at it would damage your retinas".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By caboose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,223
Posted By caboose
Re: What do you regret?

Don't pry on a Model A fuel gauge for ANY REASON!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,670
Posted By caboose
Re: What did you do working on you Model A today

Finishing up the replacement of the steering arms and tie rod ends on the 29 Phaeton.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By caboose
Re: JB Weld


I love your analogy re scotch tape. Sad, but true. I've used both JB Weld and PC - 7. My failure with PC -7 was due to inadequate prep work on my part. I used JB on badly grooved backing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By caboose
Re: Help with phaeton seats

Thanks Verrence and Rusty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By caboose
Re: Toe-in tool

Has anyone in the forum tried Tenhulzen Auto 2200 Toe Plates?

Looks promising to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,530
Posted By caboose
Re: Forgive My Blasphamy

I have a 55 first series Chevy pickup that is Juniper Green. It's a beautiful color, although I'm not sure what it would look like on an A. Give it a look.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,739
Posted By caboose
Re: I May Have Found a New Rodent Control

I had a kidney disease when I was in the third grade (actually damage due to sulfa drugs). I had to eat liver daily to "build up my iron count".

I'd rather starve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By caboose
Re: Cowtown swap this Sunday-correct?

You confused this Texan, down here Cowtown is Ft Worth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,483
Posted By caboose
Re: How many model A's do you own


29 Phaeton
31 Deluxe roadster
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,705
Posted By caboose
Re: Model A classification

B : 1
D to B : 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,498
Posted By caboose
Smile Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1940, which makes me 39, give or take a few years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,823
Posted By caboose
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

Rich? Not necessarily.

57 Corvette, 40 years ago $650 shot engine
56 Chevy Sports Sedan, 25 years ago $850 no engine no transmission
56 Chevy Nomad, 30 years ago bad shape $2,000


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,823
Posted By caboose
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

29 Ford Phaeton
31 Ford Roadster
55 First Series Chevy pickup
56 Chevy Sports Sedan
56 Chevy Nomad
57 Corvette
84 Chevy Pickup
87 Wangler
88 Corvette
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By caboose
Re: Ethanol free gas in Sulphur Springs, Texas

Oops, it definitely floated on me. Either that, or I'll dread getting my credit card bill.

I'm a retired math prof; absentmindedness is part of the package:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By caboose
Ethanol free gas in Sulphur Springs, Texas

Not free gas, of course. Sulphur Springs, Texas is on I 30, about halfway between Texarkana and Dallas. Hall Oil Co. has a couple of self service stations which sell ethanol free gas. It was $264.9...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,324
Posted By caboose
Re: You cant trust these kids working in a Automotive store.

I'll quote a friend, "If you can't trust the pimply faced kid behind the parts counter, who can you trust?":confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,593
Posted By caboose
Re: OOOPS I think I had a senior moment!

Actually, I’ve been scatterbrains since birth (that’s what granny called me), and I’m now the epitome of an absentminded math professor. Many years ago, I finally got an old lawnmower running, when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,505
Posted By caboose
Re: Happy 4th of July !!!!!!!

Happy 4th!

We'll be marching with the SAR Chapter in the Rockwall parade. I'm afraid it will be a scorcher.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,525
Posted By caboose
Re: Memorial Day

We placed 93 flags on veteran's graves in Saltillo, Texas and with fellow SAR members, took part in a memorial service in Terrell, Texas. On behalf of my father and four distant cousins who died in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By caboose
Re: taking body to work to paint

Good luck. Looks good so far.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By caboose
Re: Old Mower Engine GREAT Teacher

My first engine was a small B & S. The next was a Whizzer that I added to my bike.
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