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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 08:27 PM
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Views: 4,290
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

You should see the photoos I have of her and that car. Her headlights are bigger that that 30 tudor has.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,290
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

Look closely at the front of the fender and on early 30 fenders, the bead that runs along the side of the fender extends across the front. Later fenders have the bead stop just at the curve around...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,290
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,290
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

It may not make the car run better, but it will probably make your motor hum!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,290
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

I have several of this woman, but only a few with clothes on. note the early 30 eyebrow fenders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,361
Posted By 2manycars
Re: "Doodlebug"

That is a model A 4 speed on the engine, and a Ford V8 4 speed behind that. With both in first gear, you could walk faster than the machine will go. I have had several of them, and they are fun.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By 2manycars
Another old timer is gone

We have lost another amazing member of the model A community Richmond Bell has died. My father bought parts from him in the 70's, and I visited him in Wellfleet about 10 years ago. Read the obit,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,232
Posted By 2manycars
Re: High compression head choice.

Higher compression, oversize intake valves, and a B carb make a world of difference.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,616
Posted By 2manycars
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By 2manycars
Happy Birthday

On this day in 1927, the new Model A Ford was introduced to the public.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Bud vases and brackets

I got those brackets several years ago, I think at Hershey. They are reproductions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By 2manycars
Bud vases and brackets

I was asked to take photos of a bud vase and bracket, but cannot send the photos by message, so I am posting the photos here.411987

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,093
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Model "A" Era Accessories

Some of my collection.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Any AA trucks running 55mph?

I restored an AA dumper for a customer several years ago and he followed us home from a show at 45MPH with no problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,573
Posted By 2manycars
Re: MARC ballot and Constitution change

The national and regional meets are more of a convention than a car show. that may explain why visitors are not welcome. When I was involved in putting on meets, we would let visitors in to see the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By 2manycars
Re: brakes

My old buddy that used to stop at the shop every day has died, so I no longer have anybody at the ready to help. Someone was supposed to come by thursday eve, but failed to show up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By 2manycars
Re: brakes

I have read that it is not important. Perhaps the short shoe was to save money.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By 2manycars
Re: brakes

All Frictions, Portland, Connecticut. He even had me measure my newly machined drums and contoured the shoes to match. $20 per shoe. He did the brakes for both model A Fords also.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,573
Posted By 2manycars
Re: MARC ballot and Constitution change

I am not a fan of driverless cars, but I think the would be amusing in nascar.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By 2manycars
brakes

A while ago I asked about improving brakes on my 40. I installed the Bendix kit from Boling Brothers, and just finished rebuilding the Lockheeds on the rear. I had soft linings bonded on at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By 2manycars
Re: 1940s cars & city traffic

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Thanks for that info. I also have a mellon head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By 2manycars
Re: rear hub grease seals

Mine have one snap ring, and it is right at the bearing, not at the seal. You may have done many of these, but not this one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By 2manycars
Re: Scam or ledigiment

I got a similar offer a few years ago. they had buyers waiting to buy my car. Send $89 right now. I checked out the offer, and there were law suits and better business bureau reports saying what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By 2manycars
Re: 1940s cars & city traffic

My father wore a hat when I was a kid, as all gentlemen did, until Kennedy was elected president, who did not wear a hat, and so followed the general public. I dont think you can find a hat in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,573
Posted By 2manycars
Re: MARC ballot and Constitution change

This reminds me of the MG club. Several members with modified cars asked for a class at the annual show for modified cars, but the one guy who is the "chairman" of the non existing show committe...
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