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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: "A" First for Everything ??

This is a rare car indeed. It has been quite some time since I have seen a Ford Model T, that was built in 1929. A '29 Model A is quite common, but this '29 Model T is rare indeed. In a certain...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,381
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: front license plate mount

You CAN have "your cake, and eat it too"!

During the twenty's and thirty's and forties - there were available accessory license plate holders that mounted on the 'horn' of the front bumper. Looks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,573
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Scary picture

Marsall, post #10: "Had this been a Chevy of that era, do you think those hollow and splindly radius rods would have held up like this? Me thinks not! They would have bent and broken in short order."...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: High School Builds an A for TROG

I bought my late '31 Deluxe Coupe as a restored car that was built for the 2001 Great Race - by a team of High School Auto Shop (all phases) students. This was done by the Ponca City High School, in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: The Price is Right

On another site, the same owner is also selling - the Brooklyn Bridge and also the Staten Island Ferry. Both have a 'reserve', so don't get your hopes up of actually buying either. The competition...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Am I Missing a Part?

These accessory "Tire Bands" have not been made since their introduction in the 1930's. No reproductions have been made. However, you may find them during your search for 'Hens Teeth', at swap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: victoria footmans loops

Hand "Assist straps" ? I thought they were called 'Ankle straps".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,053
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Screw on gas cap

Rusty's post # 7 is how I have been doing it for 50 years. It may work for you too. Of course, the cap on my '28 is an original from the Ford Motor Company; that may make a difference, as Tom...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Two questions about oil leaks

If it does not rattle . . . . . how do you know it is there ?

In fact, rattles are a very important and necessary part of an old car. So much so that in 1913 (April 1st) a patent was issued...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Fumeaze gasket

If it does not rattle . . . . . how do you know it is there ?

In fact, rattles are a very important and necessary part of an old car. So much so that in 1913 (April 1st) a patent was issued...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: 4 wheel drive model A?

There was no front-drive 4-wheel Ford Model A conversion. This of course, excludes any Klet-Trac rear-wheel drive options.
The first 4-wheel option to come on the market for Fords, was in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: What Kind of 1928-1929 Cowl is This?

it looks to have an after-market accessory (hinged) locking cap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Gas tank capacity

10 gallons for '28-'29 tanks.
11 gallons for the '30-'31 tanks.
However, it can get tricky on the '29-'30 commercial vehicles, with their unique 'carry over' situation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Engine Pan Installation

Bill, to answer your question - yes, they do flex and become prone to cracking and breaking. However, that being said, it does take several decades of driving for anything significant to happen, so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: 1928-1929 Ford Trunk Racks

At $350 for the VARCO reproduction of the FORD AUTHORIZED accessory luggage/trunk rack for the '28-'29 Ford Model A (and it can be used on later '30-'31 cars too), the VARCO rack is more than twice...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: 1928-1929 Ford Trunk Racks

Contact VARCO in Oklahoma City. They have a website. http://www.varcoinc.com/

Black Powder Coated...............................$350.00/pp cont./USA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: 1928-1929 Ford Trunk Racks

Look to the MAFCA/MARC Restoration Guidelines and ALL shall be revealed. Look under "ACCESSORIES" in your index (area 16).

There were a host of auxillary manufacturers of luggage/trunk racks made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: tires

Others above have mentioned other brands, but that is not what you were asking. In your specific question regarding which of the two brands - Coker or Universal - is thought to be the better, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Model a parts

Slammin, post #8 -

Yes, you are most definitely right !

Remember the old adage: "Be careful what you wish for . . . . it MIGHT come true !"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Model a parts

It is not a circumstance that is unique to the Ford Model A.
In the free and open marketplace, it is called "Supply and Demand".
And it some instances it is merely a matter of 'throwing mud against...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Winfield Valve Cover

Sold mine for $35.


in 1963
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,977
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: To cold to be in garage

"The coldest Winter I ever spent . . . was a Summer in San Francisco."
~ Mark Twain
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,837
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: When do parts become junk ?

Living on a remote wilderness ranch, we throw nothing away !
Everything that has outlived its intended use, can very often (especially if you wait long enough) be re-purposed into another item or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: To a or not to a

"To B or not to B", that is the question.
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Shakespear or Lubich ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By DougVieyra
Re: Identify this intake manifold

it is one of over 50 various after-market makers of optional parts and equipment for the Ford Model A/B.
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