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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,102
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

Like Humperhill I owned part interest in a restoration shop which was an extension of a commercial shop and the cost of materials, labor and time factors became prohibitive, now we only do special...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interior Door Panels on Deluxe Closed Cars

Sorry - There was NO 1930 Deluxe Tudors - Only 1931...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Best Model A flea markets in the country

Moultrie GA in November in the past has been a good source for what you describe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,295
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

As a purist, I agree with the others. There are so many things WRONG with this car, it would take a complete note pad to document them. But some unknowing will think he has bought a super...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,295
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

As a purist,first I agree with Brent, Second there so darn many things wrong with this car, it would take a notebook to record the issues, starting with those "funky" AM cowl lamps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,988
Posted By jimalabam
Re: not your average coupe

Quick Change - Don't let the nay says and wanna be's bother you. I wish I could again be on the flats with you and the others. Good weather = YES YES YES. GOOD LUCK WITH GREAT AND SAFE RUNS. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,418
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Cube: Proceed - I am never to old (82) to learn new information and/or techniques...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Engine Longevity

Miles to go - Endless with proper maintenance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By jimalabam
Re: 40 sedan rear ashtray(s)

Good to see you on the Barn again Ken. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,859
Posted By jimalabam
Smile Re: letting go

Steve: Stay as active as you can. Driving the "A" is great fun, but you can stay BZ with other related "A" hobbies and please stay on the barn. Best wishes, Jim Langley..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By jimalabam
Re: GPS Operation

Thinking back to my Air Force flying days, Nothing better than advising my Navigator to set up something phony and then we would laugh and "argue" with the GPS, because in those days, the GPS female...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Body block paint

Chris's info is correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,089
Posted By jimalabam
Re: So what is an AR?

"AR" cars are misnamed and are more properly called "ER" cars. AR was a part designation as above. ONCE & FOR ALL - Let's settle this issue. THERE ARE NO AR MODEL A's. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jimalabam
Re: 1930 Body Production

Greg: Steve is correct. Going to the Benson will not produce any other info at this time. Either this info was lost OR remains to be found in the many-many boxes in the Archives. This would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Fordoor to Tudor

Without a complete body change Fordor to Tudor It was and is a Tudor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,523
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Cartouche / Macs experience?

Good to see you back on the Barn Ken. Hope you are continuing to progress well. Jim...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,493
Posted By jimalabam
Re: how much assembly did Assembly Plants do?

Correction Guys - Mis step - Ford Motor Company was and is not known as Ford Motors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By jimalabam
Re: A tragic loss to the Model A hobby, Alex Janke

We have lost a GREAT Model A Friend. My prayers and condolences to the family. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Cleaning a crudy Oil filler pipe assembly

Steve: Never soak anything in gasoline. Very dangerous FUMES can cause a disaster. including you. Have a deceased friend somewhere between Heaven and Hell, hopefully Heaven who was soaking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Photo needed...E-Brake handle

I agree with you Benson...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,493
Posted By jimalabam
Re: how much assembly did Assembly Plants do?

eric: Listen to Brent. Brevity is not an answer. My Ford Painting operations cover some 8.5x11 pages alone. Should you have specific questions re, Ford Branches, email me, possibly I can answer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,493
Posted By jimalabam
Re: how much assembly did Assembly Plants do?

Brent: Right on. To try and explain Branches in detail would take forever. Presently, I have Branch history in 14 Volumes of 2" binders, and still research nearly every day. BTW - I began my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Drum Tail light brightness

Hey CHAP 32 - Nothing wrong with being a Purist AND adapting a SAFETY ITEM...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,051
Posted By jimalabam
Re: 1934 Pickup Frustration- Ready to jump out a one story building

Don't jump off that one story building, You might break something. Just try some of the good remedies suggested above...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,173
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Gear shift lever on a Model A

I thought ALL Model A'ers knew this. One of the first things I was told...
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