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Forum: Late V8 02-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Atlasboy
Looking for a 1954 Mercury

Hello, I am still looking for an un-restored 1954 Mercury Convertible, and I will give it the best restoration possible.
Many thanks ( victor6@bellsouth.net )
Forum: Late V8 01-23-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 653
Posted By Atlasboy
1954 Mercury

I would like to locate and purchase an un-restored 1954 Mercury Convertible hopefully in the South. ( victor6@bellsouth.net ) Thank You.
Forum: Early V8 01-03-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Atlasboy
1939 Cabriolet

I would love to find an unrestored 1939 Ford Convertible Cabriolet , or an
older restoration , preferably in the South.
( victor6@bellsouth.net )
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

To all who helped me - -
We have successfully inserted (4) new Sliders. I have attached a Cad file that I drew up, and it is to scale showing just how closely these Sliders fit in. On one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Thanks Kevin , I surely will find out real soon. My new ' Fingers ' should be here today or tomorrow. I have always tried to use original parts whenever possible, so I made a decision not to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Thanks Bill , That's the info I needed ! Will do immediately. Love my Car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Thanks again for your help ; I ordered P/N 30970 but have not received them as yet. Perhaps I will have to get back to you when I receive them. I have not attempted to remove the old ones as yet, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Hello again John and Bill,
You guys are correct , I needed #30970 , and somehow I got a smooth set. I have alleady called Brattons and ordered #30970.
Many thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: 1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Hi John,

I do have the set of fingers that Bratton sells , and there are no slots anywhere. They are as smooth as a baby's rear end.
I felt there should be grooves or slots in order for them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Atlasboy
1931 S/W Door Female Dovetail Latches

Dear Model A Guys,

Before I end up destroying my original Female Dovetail Door Latches in order to replace the 'Sliders' , I thought it wise to ask those who have already restored one of their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Atlasboy
1931 Cabriolet Seat (Original or Not)

Sorry to bother you guys , but I need an answer and don't know where to go. I am going over my Car and under 3 layers of seat covers I find what I thought was the original Front seat , so I ask...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Rumble seat question

I own a 1931 Car with it's original Rumble Seat Cushion and Backrest ; The original screws are #12-24 Round head screws, 5/8 in length.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Best preservative for Wood

Thanks, Jbill. That's what I will do.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Atlasboy
Best preservative for Wood

I am going over a 1931 Cabriolet, and I believe the Front Roof Rail is from 1931.
My question - what preservative should I put on it ?
Most of the Rail still has ( I guess ) it's original shellac...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Atlasboy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Clings Master Cylinder

Many thanks, Guys, that is exactly what I wanted to see.
I have already contacted Clings, they will be making these again soon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Clings Master Cylinder

Yes, my existing Master Cylinder is on the Firewall. ( ugh )
I hate it, but removing all present brake parts and going back to manual brakes will be costly, especially when the hydraulic brakes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Atlasboy
Clings Master Cylinder

Recently I purchased a 1930 Ford Model A with older hydraulic brakes, and they work fine. The problem is that I want to restore the Car as good as I can, keeping the brakes in place, but removing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Removing a Door Handle Pin - Model A

Brian,

Many thanks, I will not need dimensions, as I will have this bad boy tool made by the time you get home.
Thanks again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Atlasboy
Removing a Door Handle Pin - Model A

O.K. , I give up. I have an un-restored Model A on which I cannot seem to get enough space to remove a Door Handle Pin. If I don't watch out I will damage the Escutcheon.
Is there an accepted easy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,495
Posted By Atlasboy
Re: Best Anti-Freeze

Thanks, Mike !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,495
Posted By Atlasboy
Best Anti-Freeze

What would be the best Anti-Freeze to use for protection down to Zero.
My engine is ( I think ) original with no past rebuilding, and it still runs strong.
I just seem to remember that some...
Forum: Model-A 11-12-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Atlasboy
Wanted - 1931 Cabriolet 68C Body

Wanted by an older collector , a 68C Cabriolet Body.
( so does everybody else , I'm told )
Must be perfect and rust free.
E-mail address is victorman@bellsouth.net
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