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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

Although the subject article described a highly collectible muscle car being restored to new, or better than new, condition, the unmistakable take away is that contracted restoration work is very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: 1930 Model A Tudor Value?

Asking $10-15K would be closer to the mark , followed by negotiation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,213
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Club Thinning

Great comments and I agree with all of them. If survival and expansion of a club is the goal, attracting youth is the key – and the challenge. The evolution of youth culture development and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Veterans Day

Thanks to all who responded and shared their military history. Everyone is a unique story and those with military time often look back at their uniform years as a special chapter. Behind everyone’s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By Mulletwagon
Cold Weather Operation

Getting cooler down here in Florida where the wind chill is starting to dip below 70. Just wondering how Model As handle the serious cold up North and way up North. Do you install thermostats ? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Veterans Day

barnstuf,

I believe you are our senior vet and applaud your service. I think I speak for most of us if I was to ask you to tell us more about your WWII experience. Veterans like yourself are now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Old problem but new twist? Coolant loss

Had some minor seepage around a head bolt. Fixed the problem with some aluminized stop leak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: NC? Request for Antique Vehicle exam

Might check out the stamp sets at Harbor Freight. Just saying .....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: '28 Phaeton is reborn

Mikko,
Great pictures. At 70 I wish I was 27 again - but know what I know now LOL.
Good Luck on your resto.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mulletwagon
Veterans Day

As we approach Veterans Day I suspect many of our members date back to a time when most young men spent a few years in uniform. Just curious how the services are represented in our membership and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Stop Quick, engine dies

Had the same problem despite proper fuel level. Fixed problem by blowing out the idle passage and jet with carb cleaner. The passage goes from the idle jet in the bowl, up the top half of the carb,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,060
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Watching "Grapes of Wrath" tonight - and there it is ! Actually it is a 1926 Hudson modified to look like a truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,213
Posted By Mulletwagon
Club Thinning

About ten years ago I am told our local club had over 100 members. Some five years ago we were down to about 60. We currently number just 33 and enthusiasm seems to be declining. Model As will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Mulletwagon
Spring Prep

Just got a new rear spring fir the 31. It is in raw steel. Any special prep, other than painting, required before installation ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Choke to start all the time?

Should easily start with no choke. Might look for a vacuum leak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Torque dimension

kein Untershied
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: VIN number 1930-A

VIN numbers did not come into being until 1955. During assembly the engine serial number on the left side of the block was stamped on the top of the frame just aft of the left forward body bolt and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear Spring

Going with a 10-leaf. More concerned with ride height and zero lean than comfort. Only backseat riders are the grandkids - comfort not an issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear Spring

Joe K - You da man !!
Thanx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear Spring

Not getting much insight. How many leafs were originally on the rear springs of the Tudors. I can count at least six on mine but more are shielded by the frame shrouding retaining the spring. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mulletwagon
Rear Spring

Planning on changing the rear spring on the 31 Tudor. Should I go 8 leafs or 10 leafs ? Does any supplier provide springs made in the good old USA ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,420
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

Great ending - thanks for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Frame serial number to obtain a title?

Not actually a VIN since the VIN concept was not established until 1955. When the engine was set on the frame during assembly, the engine number was stamped on the frame. The number is on the top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,060
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Unless you have been offered a part in the remake of "The Grapes of Wrath", a factory fresh rebuild would be awesome.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

The condition you describe is "too much pedal free travel". What is happening is the clutch is not completely disengaged while you are trying to shift. Recommend you do some homework and then...
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