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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: How is it.........

The publications on carbs talk about how an air filter makes them run rich. Both of my cars came with AirMaze filters which I removed and replaced with a K&N Highboy. They seem to run fine, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: PennGrade Motor Oil

I am sure many others remember when both Pennzoil and Quaker State were made from Pennsylvania crude and they were proud of that fact. They were named for where the oil was from. Then they claimed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: More head casting progress...

Cool! Thanks for the update!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 803
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Happy Birthday JM 35 Sedan

Happy birthday, JM. It is been quite a while since I have run into you. Looking forward to the next time!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,594
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: receiving paypal payments

There are other options, like Venmo (owned by PayPal) and Zelle, which I have never used. The biggest problem with Venmo is that there is a maximum amount that you can transfer. No fees, either,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: plating

I had some windshield openers nickel plated here. Metro Plating and Polishing. They also do chrome and other kinds of plating.4110 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 301-493-4009
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Independence Day

I drove mine this morning.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Walt Dupont

I am glad he is still at it. I miss his postings, though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Latest bubba report

Keeping busy is good. Don't overdo it. Glad that you are still doing a few things. Take care of yourself!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,014
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Old Henry

Hong Kong isn't mainland China, although the situation there is changing.

Like everyone else, I loved his travelogues and his photos.
Forum: Early V8 06-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By mhsprecher
Carpet for 42-47 Truck

I have a tan carpet to fit a 42-47 Ford pickup. It may fit earlier models, but I do not know. $10 plus $10 shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: OT June 6

Yes, a very important day in history. Thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Check out this period foto 32 Phaeton

Brand new and needs a quart of oil?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Changing engine oil...

I want to have my oil analyzed next oil change to see how that comes out. I use Blackstone Labs and have done it for my modern cars. I am really interested to see how my Model A oil checks out. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,184
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Jack recall, chinese junk from Harbor Freight

I can remember when Made in Japan meant junk, too. Not true for many years now.

Why are things made in China, because they are cheap and we want cheap. It's one of the ways Walmart became so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,555
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: RIP: Eddie Haskell (Ken Osmond)

Osmond had a 1930 Model A coupe. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,555
Posted By mhsprecher
RIP: Eddie Haskell (Ken Osmond)

The actor who played Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver just died. All of us who saw the show know the character he played. What does that have to do with Ford V8s? Their friend Lumpy had a 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,364
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: New toy....

I second Juliano's for seatbelts. I installed shoulder belts in my 39 Fordor using their B pillar mounting hardware.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,071
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Is this rumour correct?

I have to say I enjoy getting the hard copy magazines and I get a bunch. I belong to both Model T clubs, both Model A clubs, the V8 Club, AACA and the Lincoln Zephyr Club. I also get John Levoy's...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-15-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Pandemic 1918 St Louis

Compare St. Louis to Philadelphia at the same time. https://qz.com/1816060/a-chart-of-the-1918-spanish-flu-shows-why-social-distancing-works/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,071
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Is this rumour correct?

I belong to both and am happy to do so to promote the hobby and all the work the clubs put into the hobby. I like one mag more than the other and participate in one club more than the other, but I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Special Corona Projects

Mostly house stuff - Stripped and refinished an interior door, replaced sash weight cords in a couple of windows, painted the front steps and front and rear storm doors. Replacing some beadboard in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: PayPal and eBay getting a dicorce

You can pay for and print a shipping label at USPS.com. I think you can measure and weigh the package and it will provide the pricing. If it is off, they will bill you the difference. Ask me how I...
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