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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,500
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: my site

Jim,
Thanks for putting your site back up Bulldog! You deserve a free shuburger.
Tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,861
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Non functioning CP air tools

Bill,
Guns are like wrenches. You need a different one for what you are trying to do. Also some of us in the day would stay up till 3 am singing with the President of the NRA.
When I was a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,861
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Non functioning CP air tools

Blaster has a product called Air Tool Conditioner. You can look it up at www.BlasterCorp.com I have used it and it has done a good job for me more times than not. It can be fun watching a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,523
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Assembly Plant period photos...

The Louisville plant (Fern Valley) had quite a few photos posted just off what was the lobby 20 years ago. If you have a contact there they may be able to get you copies. The library there was also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Tudor Wood Header

I ran across American Antique Auto Parts a few months ago and I was wondering if any members has used this supplier. I know that there has been discussions on other suppliers for wood headers but I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: car transportation

Call Cathy's brother Ed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Frank Hagerty of Hagerty Insurance

The local news from Traverse City has reported that Frank Hagerty, the founder of Hagerty Insurance passed away on Tuesday the 18th of March. I am sure detail of Frank's life can be found on line.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: MARC News / Model A News needed for Museum

Pat Williams of The AuSable Valley Region of MARC donated her husband's collection of Model A News to the Museum and I thought it was a complete set. I will check and see if I have a duplicate of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,406
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Gas Tank Date on Firewall question...

Steve,
If I remember correctly the date was stamped on the tank to track the gas tanks in the field. Ford was testing welding processes on the tanks and wanted feedback on failures.
Tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,460
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Hand lettering/sign on truck/Michigan

Bob,
The best sign painter I knew of in the area passed away about 15 years ago. The day of a good sign job for a fifth of Kesslers is long gone.

If I remember correctly his first name is Bob...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Model A bolts

If you have a copy of "Ford Model A Standard Hardware 1928 - 1931" by Mick Isbell you have a good start on your project. It was jointly published by MARC and MAFCA.

I refer to if often and is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,156
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Hagerty and towing trailers get a bad rap!

A good friend of mine who was contacted by Hagerty a couple of years ago while they were doing a customer satisfaction survey. He inquired about hauling a mule in the back of his military truck with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Ford repair shop manuals

I have an eleventh edition Motor's Auto Repair manual printed in 1949. It covers 1935 thru 1948. If they have been around since 1903 they must not have published it evey year.

Tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Hood handles.

There was an excellent artical in the November/December 2006 issue of "Model A News". It had a good breakdown of the restoration and part suppliers for the hood latches. I crossed referenced the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,423
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Paint for the a chassis?

I am very impressed with the "Chassis Saver" from Magnet Paints. The frame horns on my Western Ultra Mount were rusted. I cleaned them up and applied the Chassis Saver and one coat of rattle can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Plank Floorboards

One of the best sources for router bits I have found is Eagle America. A local cabinet maker got me started with them. Their website is EagleAmerica.com.

Tom
Forum: Model-A 09-06-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,365
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Unique Early 1928 Model A Rodeo Clown Car

This car has an interesting history. I first saw it in 1963 in a parade. Doc Stevens had it to entertain guests at Gay-El-Rancho on the east shore of Dixon Lake. One of the last events there was...
Forum: Model-A 07-14-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: Model B engine

Brett,
You have had my money since February of 2004 for a set of connecting rods. I spent 5 hours in Traverse City to meet with you to pick up the parts and you wouldn't answer your phone. I also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,656
Posted By Tom Cogswell
Re: The FORD Model A "As Henry Built It"....

Steve,

The 4th edition had 244 pages and the 5th edition has 246. I recall hearing what the last updates were but that was several years ago. It may have been listed in "Model A News". The...
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