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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:25 AM
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Re: Model A Ford Mail Truck

I talked with the Postmaster in Gloucester, Massachusetts when I bought their only Model A mail truck three years after it was retired. He told me it had three basic functions and the first of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By barnstuf
Re: 1936 pickup -radiator corrosion inhibitor

My radiator man has told me there are two different types of rust inhibitor. One type will settle to the bottom of the cooling system if a car is laid up for the winter. The other type stays in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 957
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Conversation with a WWII Veteran

As a WWII combat veteran of Normandy I enjoyed the original posters story. However the time difference from Hawaii was such that the attack at dawn in Hawaii was about 1 PM in Massachusetts my home...
Forum: Model-A 12-06-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By barnstuf
NORS Tillotson Model X Carburetor

A brand new Tillotson Model X carburetor. never bolted onto a car. It is one I have kept for years, but the time has come to reduce my collection of A's and parts. The Tillotson Model X is...
Forum: Early V8 12-06-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By barnstuf
NOS Reverse Idler Gear 1932-1935

New old stock 1932-35 REVERSE IDLER GEAR for your transmission. It is Ford part number B-7141. $47 postage paid anywhere in USA .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Model A Ford Mail Truck

I bought my 1931 Mail Truck in 1957 just three years after it was retired from the Gloucester, Massachusetts post office. It was their only mail truck so it was sold by bid for it alone. A local...
Forum: Model-A 12-04-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Original Wiper, 30-31 Open Car, Unrestored

Sold, pending receipt of payment.
Forum: Model-A 12-03-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By barnstuf
Original Wiper, 30-31 Open Car, Unrestored

Original unrestored windshield wiper for a DeLuxe 1930-31 open car. It is complete and unmolested, and ready for restoration. The chrome plating would need to be replated, but if painted black it...
Forum: Late V8 12-02-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By barnstuf
Massachusetts YOM License Plates

Massachusetts Year of Manufacture license plates, just a few from my collection that are with me visiting in Vermont:

1963 pair 697.536 can be used on a 1962 or 1963 vehicles, $45

1964 single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,105
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

It is not nature's way for a parent to lose a child of any age. My prayers are with you. I lost a 63 year old daughter to COPD a year ago and life is returning to normal.
Forum: Model-A 11-29-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By barnstuf
Coupe & Rdstr Rear Bumper Bracket Stands

Two 1928-31 Coupe and Roadster rear bumper bracket stands to the body. They are used originals that are 5 1/4 inch tall.

One has no defects, just sand it and repaint. $12 + postage.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,277
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Sudden rough running, out of ideas

Five pages of information and no one has suggested that an easy way to find ignition system short circuits is to run the engine at night in total darkness. No guaranty of course but sometimes the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By barnstuf
Re: parts for tillotson

The original post says "round bowl" Tillotson which I believe is the Model F1-B. The kits for the Model X and Model XF with rectangular bowl do not fit the round bowl Tillotson. I could use a kit...
Forum: Model-A 11-24-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By barnstuf
Original Front Brake Shaft Ass'y Restored

An original front brake shaft assembly for the RIGHT SIDE, restored with new shaft and bushings, has the lever attached and just needs needs housing repaint and a new grease fitting added. $70 +...
Forum: Model-A 11-24-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By barnstuf
Original Popout Ignition Switch, Restored

A professionally restored and never used original popout ignition switch and cable assembly of the type used mid 1929 and into 1930 on vehicles with the oval speedometer instrument panel. It comes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

In my youth one of my buddies was running kerosene as the fuel for his 1928 Tudor. Performance was mediocre but it ran. Octane when the car was new was far lower than any gasoline sold today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Brakes quiz!! ID the mistery system.

JC Whitney was a retail seller and Warshawsky was ostensibly a wholesale seller. However it was easy to get a Warshawsky catalog as proof of being in business was easy to fabricate if necessary.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Re-lining brake shoes

First I would like to say the original post gave a part number for the brake shoes and that number is NOT a Ford number but the aftermarket suppliers part number.

Secondly as an old timer in the...
Forum: Model-A 11-19-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By barnstuf
New 21 Inch Black Spare Tire Covers

Offering two brand new unused 21 inch spare tire covers in black naugahyde with Ford emblem. These are from Snyders about 7 or 8 years ago for my 1929 Town Sedan with double sidemounts, and I sold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Did the 31 cutout have Ford script

If the mounting screws go through slots it is Model A. If they go through round holes it is a later unit as similar cutouts were used on Model B and on the V8 generators until 1939.
Forum: Model-A 11-17-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By barnstuf
Model B Starter Switch Pull Type

A NEW starter switch for the 1932 Model B, made in the 1930's by Tungsten Contact Mfg Co of North Bergen, New Jersey. It mounts on the Model B starter with a three screw pattern and the switch...
Forum: Model-A 11-17-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By barnstuf
Original Dash Light 1928-early 1930

An original dash lamp as used on the instrument panel for 1928, 1929 and the early 1930 that has an oval speedometer. It is a used original, complete with the hard to find cap, also has the original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By barnstuf
Re: WW II 2 gals a weeh

When I entered military service in August 1943 the basic gas ration was 3 gallons per week. I had a "B" sticker which gave me the basic three gallons plus an allotment to drive to and from work. My...
Forum: Early V8 11-15-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By barnstuf
1947-48 Super DeLuxe Hood Nose Piece

1947-48 Hood nose trim piece with Super Deluxe 8 insignia. No physical damage to the metal and plating would be OK for a driver, but need replating for a show car. It has the original mounting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,018
Posted By barnstuf
Re: Who Remembers Model "A" Parts in the Sears Catalog?

Along with rebuilt engines Sears sold mufflers, engine overhaul gasket sets, tires and tubes, brake linings.
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