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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,549
Posted By elklake
Re: Veterans Day

My father, 31 Model A coupe owner:
Marines - 1942 - 1945, Iwo Jima, Nagasaki
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By elklake
Re: rumble seat ins & outs

I have one of these. Works great!

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By elklake
Re: English 180A de luxe pheaton in "The Restorer"

Here is a short list of some of the differences on the right hand drive car vs. a standard one. We used this list as a poster in the Model A Museum display of the car.

MAFFI Trustee
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By elklake
Re: Cutaway Chassis at the Model A Museum


As a Trustee of the Model A Ford Foundation (MAFFI) and the museum I want to thank you for the nice comments about the cutaway chassis and the thought of starting a project to get it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,664
Posted By elklake
Re: What to paint first 29 Roadster, belt line or body.

I sprayed the pin stripe because of my lack of experience brushing a pinstripe by hand - none! Also there was no one local who could do it.

I used a 3M fine line masking tape made just for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,664
Posted By elklake
Re: What to paint first 29 Roadster, belt line or body.

Here is the sequence of painting my coupe:
First - Sprayed the lower body color
Second - Masked the lower body and then sprayed the upper body and belt color
Third - Masked everything again and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,009
Posted By elklake
Re: 31 Ford Model A Ice Cream Truck

Here is a brochure created by Joe Hornacek, owner of the Good Humor Ice Cream Truck in the Model A Museum at the Gilmore complex. It gives details and pictures of the restoration of this fantastic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By elklake
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 28,637
Posted By elklake
Re: To paint or not to paint a trailer floor

I purchased a used 20' 2012 enclosed trailer this year and the previous owner applied the roll on bed liner.

I works great! - Easy to clean, durable and good traction. I would recommend it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,988
Posted By elklake
Re: Model A Museum - New Display


The plane was installed in the Model A Museum on Thursday, June 5th.

The assembly of the plane inside the museum and the lifting and installation on a permanent stand went very well,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,988
Posted By elklake
Model A Museum - New Display

I thought some of you might be interested in getting a preview of the new addition to the Model A Museum at the Gilmore Auto Museum in Hickory Corners, Mi.

It is a Pietenpol Sky Scout plane...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By elklake
Re: Spring Trip to Gilmore Museum

Please send me a private message with your email and I will send you pictures.

Our company, Valley City Sign, produced and installed all of the exterior and interior signs for the Model A Museum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By elklake
Rumble Seat Mounting

I have a 1931 Deluxe Coupe with a rumble seat. A long time ago my Dad purchased an aftermarket upholstered seat and back. The seat cushion bottom has only the wire frame. How is it supposed to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,975
Posted By elklake

Kevin in NJ:
Excellent feedback!
Your detailed response is what makes this site so valuable to those of us that are new to the hobby and have a lot to learn.
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