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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By loubob
Re: 1930 Coupe Acquired 2/22/41, 79 Years ago

Thank you for your story.
Loved those "A's" starting in my early teens but got sidetracked w/Harleys for 30 years.
Your '30 is identical to mine.
Ride on.......................


Loubob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By loubob
Re: 29/30 speedometer cable ?

Look at the speedo cables on page A-180 in Snyder's catalog.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,073
Posted By loubob
Re: Veterans Day

U.S.Army 1965-1990 MP & later a 1st Cook. 1209th Garrison and 403rd C.A. Unit
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By loubob
Re: Choke to start all the time?

Sounds like it is a carb problem/issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,786
Posted By loubob
Re: Radial Tires

I have the 550x19's on my '30 coupe.
They are EXCELLENT!
Customer service was even better.
Coker Tire!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By loubob
Re: brake shoe inspection

Do you live within an area where there is a Model A Club? Contact the club and see if they can direct you to someone familiar w/'A' brakes for help.
You could also order new brakes w/shoes from a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,528
Posted By loubob
Re: Tire Dressing

"Eagle One Tire Shine Swipes"


Contains water & silicone


Dries to an excellent, non- shiny, finish!!!


For blackwalls only.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By loubob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,565
Posted By loubob
Re: letting go

I'm sorry to read of your health situation. No doubt selling your "old friend" was a hard thing to do.
I wish you all the best in your future and stay well.
Please continue to post as there are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By loubob
Re: Preferred Speed

An overdrive unit would be perfect.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By loubob
Re: new 30 roadster electrical...........

Did you tighten the ignition cable where it enters the distributor?
If so, you may have tightened it to much.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By loubob
Re: Butterfly in Marvel Carb

Dave Renner 734-428-8424 10a-4p (EST)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By loubob
Re: Copper Spray

Castle Copper Head
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By loubob
Re: 19 radial tire question

I agree with Steve & Carl.
I have 5.50's on my '30 coupe and they run great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,443
Posted By loubob
Re: Tire changers, do you use the DIY units?

Any shop that sells/installs aftermarket custom wheels should be able to do it.
Call Tire Rack and ask for the names of several shops in your area that buys their wheels.
Some of these shops can be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,271
Posted By loubob
Re: New York State Department of Motor Vehicles

If you register a vehicle in NYS,whether it is 1 day or 100 years old, to drive it on the highway, an inspection is MANDATORY.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,162
Posted By loubob
Re: Call Alan Died

What a great guy!
Spoke with him several times on the phone.
Bought numerous items from him.
His repair/restoration work was excellent.
May he rest in peace.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,133
Posted By loubob
Re: Introducion

Welcome.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By loubob
Re: New Guy

Welcome.
My personal preference are the '30-'31's.
Sit in some diff. body styles to see how it feels.
Take your time. Bring someone with you that knows 'A's" if possible.
Write down any questions...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By loubob
Re: Paint type

I've ordered Andalusite Blue lacquer from TCP Global several times.
Excellent quality and matched perfectly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By loubob
Re: Introduction - from Syracuse, NY

Welcome from another Syracusan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,919
Posted By loubob
Re: LED Headlights

Phone # for the company???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By loubob
Re: Looking for Early Sparton Horn Cover

I was told he retired, poss. due to illness.
Try him @ 315-336-8841.


You could also try Alan Greenleaf. He currently has some 'for sale' items listed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,162
Posted By loubob
Re: Possible Radiator Problem???

Stationary test did not go as planned. So, it's coming out and will be tested by a long time radiator guy IF I can get ahold of him.
I now seem to remember the first radiator guy cleaned the tanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,439
Posted By loubob
Re: Tom Endy

Get well soon Tom!
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