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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By ETAModel
Re: IL-2 and AA collison

I can just hear the pilot..."Who the F#$%@ left that D@$%&^ truck in the middle of the F*&#%@ing runway !!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Front end problems

Dad's '58 has been parked for about 30 years...after we came back from hunting and the tie rod fell off on a dirt road at 30 mph and we went into a dirt bank. Dad had me dig it out and find some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By ETAModel
Front end problems

On my friend's 30 Fordor, we just put new Coker tires all around. Took her to the shop for some maintenance, my friend following. Upon arrival he asked me how it drove...I said the same as usual. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Drain plug

When in doubt, get a bigger hammer. And if that doesn't work the problem is electrical :D[/QUOTE]



That's Priceless !!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Failing gas tank sealant

I bought a 56 Farmall that had never seen the inside of a shed...the tank was terrible. I pulled the tank and pressure washed it until clean water came out, drained it and left it in the sun a week...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By ETAModel
Re: The 1930 Deluxe Tudor Sedan...

That's funny, cause I thought that ALL Model A's were Deluxe models... cause everyone you meet tells you their dad had a "Deluxe" model A, and they kept their Stratavarus violin in the back seat, ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

I'm not trying to make money on a hobby, I have a job for that. What I'm asking is do you think prices of model A's have risen or fallen over the last 15-20 years, like i said at the beginning.

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,425
Posted By ETAModel
Model A prices...going which way?

For you guys who have been in the hobby a while would you say the price on model A's in general have held, risen, or fallen over the past 20 years.

Do you think it is a Regional issue, do they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Our new shelf above the windshield in our 28 closed cab pickup

Nice Job...which reminds me...An old man we hunted with told of his cousin's Model A that had Sun Visors on both sides, and a Winchester model 92 carbine would fit perfectly between them and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Oil weight

When I worked with earth moving heavy equipment it was common practice on the inline 6 cylinder Cat motors to pour in 2 gallons of diesel at idle and let it idle a minute of two, then shut it down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By ETAModel
Re: 31 Victoria on ebay

Who wants a winter project...for the next ten winters ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

Was Driving the '30 Fordor a month ago, about dark, & decided to get some gas. Stopped at an OLD gas station/convenience store in a really seedy part of town cause they sell non-ethanol gas. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By ETAModel
Re: No air filter . . .

The '30 Fordor I'm driving didn't come with one; i asked the guys in the local club, was told it could soak up fuel and catch ablaze if she backfires...so she still has no air filter. I dont drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Diving Horses

Watch out for that first step...it's a Doozie !!! What I really wanna know is how they get the horse to jump the SECOND time ???? I dont think dangling a carrot will do it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Air conditioning in a open car

Born and Raised in North Texas, I've seen it 117 and 12 degrees...The 1st car I owned that had air conditioning was in 1993. Up till then i was driving a 1969 chevy pickup with that famous 2/55...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Change

As a big boy I would've liked a little more room in the cab... we as a society have gotten bigger over the years... to many comforts i guess.

Edit, my dad always said every Model A he was in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By ETAModel
Re: 3020 Membership meet

I think I'm gonna wait until 3018 to worry about which seminars I'm gonna attend...on the flip side I'll have plenty of time to get my restoration done !!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,897
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

Now that I can type with both hands I have a MMO story for you guys.

In the early 80's Dad's friend moved to a farm and a 1941 John Deere Model A (no relation) tractor was sitting in a field...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,897
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

My father always said Marvel Mystery Oil would mend anything from a Ferris wheel to a Broken Heart!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By ETAModel
Timing/Spark control arm

The timing/spark control arm on my friend's 30 Model Fordor is different than what I've seen on other A's. There are no "notches" to adjust the spark, and it doesn't seem to stay at full advance. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By ETAModel
Re: New Tires...going just a little crazy...

Duke36, if the Lucas and the Coker are similar nylon, then the only difference is the price, correct ??

If price is the only difference, then Summit has free shipping and a $50 rebate on $500...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By ETAModel
Re: New Tires...going just a little crazy...

hello guys; so the Lucas tire is better than the Coker Universal? I don't see the Lucas Tire on Summit Racing's site...maybe i need to look elsewhere??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,470
Posted By ETAModel
Re: Houdaille Shock Problem

Not to hijack the thread, but I was wondering what kind of oil do you put in your shocks? The Manual says use Shock absorber oil, but if i cant find any what would do as a substitute?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By ETAModel
Re: New Tires...going just a little crazy...

Being the new guy on here i wasnt sure how y'all felt about throwing out company names...but Summit Racing is who the guys in the local club put me onto.

The rims on my 56 Farmall were pretty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By ETAModel
New Tires...going just a little crazy...

My friend's 30 Fordor needs new tires...the ones on her are circa 1970's.

This is a driving car, not a show car, and I'm helping locate tires. We need 19", at least 4 tires, and 4 new tubes,...
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