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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Wanted: Fender Welting

Eystein is correct
Mike Driskell took over Roy’s who used to make the best repop
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Wide Bed Replacement Part Available ?

You’re welcome
Years ago I bought a wide bed floor from them and it was very good. Their parts are well regarded
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: '30-'31 Deluxe Delivery interior

I’ve seen some originals and it appears to be black
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Wide Bed Replacement Part Available ?

Mack Products in MO used to....may still
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Engle's A & T Parts

When I was a practicing CPA I worked for many bankruptcy trustees as accountant
It would seem to me that the bank, likely as creditor, did poor due diligence in not search for best value of tooling....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Engle's A & T Parts

I think you may be referring to Felix Engle who made good stuff, I don’t think he’s still alive.
Regrets if wrong!
It was sold and operated as Ahooga parts
Shut down amidst financial problems as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Swap meet etiquette / Luray

As to cash....yes cash only. I’ve only seen one individual who could accept CC on their phone! Generally not a techno bunch!
I took a check at Hershey , once, because the guy was a friend of a guy I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door latch Mechanism

Did you look at “for sale”?
I have one posted!........
Forum: Model-A 05-06-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Slant windshield passenger door latch SOLD

Top....
Going to eBay in 3 days
Make reasonable! Offer
Forum: Model-A 05-03-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Oldbluoval
Slant windshield passenger door latch SOLD

Sold!
Thanks



Fully restored latch for passenger door
This passenger side is made for the locking scroll
Professionally restored with all wear fixed and new plunger.
Genuine Ford . Repos...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 47,887
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Paint A Car With Rustoleum?

Have the CA air police not raided your garage?
Now that you’ve posted look out!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Gas Tank Cleaning

Brent is correct in both responses
Do a search the subject is hammered way too much but informative info therein
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,327
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

Actually don’t remember but I’m sure it was fused in several places. Aluminum can be soldered or leaded together as well. Im not sure of aluminum technology that far back. MiG/tig not invented but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Window problems 30 Coupe

He’s talking of the metal guide that the felt channel
Sets in up and down
I think
It can be made on a metal break
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,327
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

The rear body shell came apart at the belt line
However that leaves a lot of forming for those panels and the rear section adjoining thereto
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Cabriolet Top Installation

When setting the body you have to allow for the forward draw. Usually a good 1/8”
Also set the assembly with landau irons et al to set the pressure. Most of the pressure comes from the assembled top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Window problems 30 Coupe

Are you speaking of a missing metal channel or the felt channel that fits therein?
Brattons sells felt channel for $20 a run
Doubt you’ll stir someone for less!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 33 dash engine turned instrument panel.(thickness)

It’s 19 gauge and finished as Ted says
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door hinges

Yep sorta slang for them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door hinges

Yes some are knuckled forward and the door part of the hinge is ahead of the door seam
A cabby is that way for sure
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Internal engine paint

How much oil could the surface retain? 1-2 oz??
I’d never do it but I’ve seen it mostly 60’s drag racers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,327
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

I was involved with one a
Long time ago
Yes the doors and cowl are same as slants but there are differences. The header is different from cabby and a400
The rear section is aluminum and the sills...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Thank You Bob Bidonde

Bob has been a tremendous asset to the hobby
Particularly with Vickeys but not limited thereto!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Coupe Body Weight?

The body only with no fenders upholstery etc is not that heavy
Two people can move it from sawhorse to sawhorse
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Coupe Body Weight?

Guessing......from experience. With gas tank
200-300 pounds
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