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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,032
Posted By Marcus
Re: Drive Collector cars How Much?

GeneF - Here in Mississippi we can (and do) drive year 'round; however, since I have six antiques, two ranch trucks, and four "daily drivers" - I only average 500-600 miles on any given vehicle. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-23-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Marcus
Re: Keep the autochoke on my 55 Thunderbird? Or abort and install manual choke?

Thank you, Good Sir! My education continues!
Stay safe, my friend!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-23-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Marcus
Re: Keep the autochoke on my 55 Thunderbird? Or abort and install manual choke?

Sal - Just for my education: any reason Soundquest could not switch to an electric choke, similar to the ones you installed on my Mustang carburators?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Marcus
Re: Removing mice crap from fabric ?

Russcc: May I advise that you proceed slowly; contact the manufacturer of your tonneau cover for advice on cleaning techniques for these kinds of stains. I had raccoons get into one of my garages...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By Marcus
Re: Covid up date....Charlie

Dear Charlie and Alice: Prayers continue; hopefully the "bad and worse" days will soon be "good and better!"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Posted By Marcus
Re: Covid

Dearest Charlie and Alice: Prayers for your sister and BIL, and (of course) for you both! This Covid is not for the faint of heart, but our God is stronger and I pray will provide you comfort in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,050
Posted By Marcus
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Very, very cool, Kube: as always, ready to step in and help! And I know your gracious wife would be all in, as well! ( Assuming you can get her off the horses, of course)! I much prefer a polo...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,050
Posted By Marcus
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Thank you for weighing in, Model A Lady - great to hear from you! And thank you for validating my memory. The '09 meet was very special in so many ways ...... I think it was Roy that furnished both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,050
Posted By Marcus
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Tom - I don't recall the exact year, but I think Shelly sold Fordbarn in 2010; I recall we had a Fordbarn meet in 2009 (in Auburn?), and I had them at that time. I am guessing 2007 or 08 - I do know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,050
Posted By Marcus
Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

ALL: Over the past several years, I have observed several Fordbarn Family discussing Fordbarn shirts, etc. Years ago, under the tuteledge of Shelly, Fordbarn shirts as well as a poster, made from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By Marcus
Re: Still sober

So proud of you, dear friend! Stay the course! I used you as an example numerous times, especially showing pictures of the puppies as they were born - to show my Drug Court participants there IS...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-01-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Marcus
Re: Locate Carb. Part

James - Try Sal Cicala: sal_cicala@yahoo.com - he is the "magic man" when it comes to these carbs!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Marcus
Battery Comment - Not What You Think!

Remember when your mentor (Dad, Uncle, Cousin, whomever) told you to ALWAYS use two wrenches when loosening and/or tightening the battery cables to the terminals, or you risk breakng the battery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Marcus
Re: Not Ford, But Definitely Timely

Hi Jeff - We had hopes of making it back to Gettysburg, but life and Covid sure interfered! Sold the '47, and the deal for the '36 failed to materialize, so in between flatheads right now and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Marcus
Not Ford, But Definitely Timely

Recognizing that many 'Barner's have age-related maladies, I want to share a discovery: "Warm and Cozy Heated Mattress Pad." This is basically a heated blanket that is placed on the mattress and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 706,806
Posted By Marcus
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

HI Vic! Glad to see you are still kickin' and smokin'! Hope you and Ms. Sherry have avoided the Covid - and all the other perils of the day!! Margretha and I HOPE to make it to the November show...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-17-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Marcus
Re: Carburator guru !! Sal cicala !!

Well my friend: stand by to again "supplement your retirement" because the Sprint 200 carb will be on its way in Tuesday's mail! Hope you have fun with this.......��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Marcus
Re: J.R. Bullock Did Another Fine Job

And I am remiss in not noting J.R. previously! He restored two carbs for me, both were returned in as-new condition, and operated perfectly out-of-the-box. We are, indeed, blessed to have him to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-16-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Marcus
Carburator guru !! Sal cicala !!

Needed a carb rebuilt, 2 bbl, 289: contacted Sal Cicala (FordBarn member for years) - the rebuilt unit arrived today, very rapid turnaround, very reasonable cost, and looked like a new unit. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,232
Posted By Marcus
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

Hardtimes - Count me strongly in the Hagerty arena; all the above favorable comments, plus something that I have never heard of with other insurers (and I have USAA on my daily drivers): Hagerty now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,754
Posted By Marcus
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

Brad - Have to chime in here with a shout-out to Hagerty! Been a member for many years, and their service has always been exemplary ..... No questions asked, just prompt service.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,754
Posted By Marcus
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

40ACRZ: where are you located? I have two car haulers, and will gladly assist if possible. Also, might consider a local flatbed tow; cost is minimal compared to the hassle of loading and guessing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Marcus
Happy new year from mississippi

Dear Fordbarn Family - Margretha and I wish each of you and your families a most Happy New Year, filled with happiness, health, peace and prosperity. Please know that you are all in our prayers for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Marcus
LAWSON COX: And Still A New Year of Life!

Dear Friend: today marks the beginning of a new year of life for you; Margretha and I pray that it will be the best ever for you, filled with whatever you most desire. We wish you health, peace and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Marcus
Re: "Santa's Annual Trip, Reprised.....

Bill - believe me, I looked long and hard at that "Jailbar" ....... Just can't bring myself to initiate another total restoration, especially with all the Mustangs I have cluttering up the garages. ...
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