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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Simmons swan intake

I've got one on my '29 roadster and it uses the stock original choke/GAV rod.
On a '32 Ford, of which I am not familiar with, it may be a different set up.
As far as I know the Simmons Swan intake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,693
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Irma

The eye of Irma supposedly sailed right over us hear in Hernando County, FL. Lot's of wind and rain, but thankfully, no flooding in my neighbor hood. The wind did topple over a good size pine tree...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Odd pipe in oil gallery, any ideas please?

Mr. Flood,

Can you display a couple of pics of your Simmons Power Head.:cool:
I've got one that I'm hoping to put on a car in the near future, I hope.;)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Bob-A
Exclamation Re: Hurricane Harvey Barners

I saw on the Reddit social message board where a BMW car owner in Houston. Saved his three Bimmers by putting them on jack stands on top of blocks. In his drive way, garage and one car on a car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Pilot bearing in Flywheel

Kind'a off the main subject, but when I had to take the tranny out of my
'29 Cast Iron Wonder (Ford's arch enemy).:p I found that there was "no" bronze pilot bearing!:eek: And there never was any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,622
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: What do you regret?

Buying my '29 roadster I call the "Clown Car". Hard to explain what happened, but a combination of: trust being taken advantage of, starry
eyed ignorance and more money than brains!:mad: The car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Engine Compartment Light

I've seen lights like that on eBay more than once. Sure is neat, but I don't like drilling holes in my cars to mount things.:( The trick is to make up what I call a genuine Bob-o adapt-o bracket and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,673
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Head Gasket Confusion

John (ref. #26 message),

My dad was a friend of Smokey back in the day. And dad with Fireball Roberts were the first people to go around the Daytona track after the last coat of asphalt was laid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,673
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Head Gasket Confusion

Correction: Bill's thread message is #14 not #17. Bob-A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,673
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Head Gasket Confusion

Reference thread #17 from Bill,

I wondered when some one would mention silver (aluminum) paint for a head gasket sealer.:) Old bikers use to use the silver paint on their Harley
head gaskets. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: emptying mail box

TRP & Mike V. Florida,

Thanks for the info!:) Just what I was needing to clean out my PM box.;)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: eBay prices

You do occasionally still find deals on uncommon (rare is such an over used word) Model-A parts.:) Last week I won on eBay a pair of 28-29 front fender lights.:eek: They are not in the best of shape,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: eBay prices

I personally think good 'ole Greed has a lot to do with it too!:eek: And not just the seller, but eBay also with all their tacked on fee's, commissions, etc. I've been on the ...'Bay since 1999. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: 31 model a coupe barn find

Please keep it original :) and not a "you-know-what" :( !

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,713
Posted By Bob-A
Re: A400

Jeff P. / MN,

Sir, would you please explain why you did NOT like driving your 400-A?:confused:

Was it to small and cramped in the drivers seat?:eek:

I'm 6 ft, 230 lbs an very cramped in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Photo of curved back trunk?

Bob Bidonde,

Where is the pic of the 190-A Leather-Back from? She sure is one sharp looking "A"!;) I especially like the double sided white walls.:eek: Could they be "factory" installed for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Old picture. Can you id this car?

The Chevy could be a '29 or '30 Sport Coupe. The left front wheel hubcap
faintly looks like it may have a painted Chevy bow-tie in the middle. Which
would make it a '30. The '29 Chevy hubcap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,320
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: sep plates- polishing?

I believe 1936 was the first year for Phillips Head screws. It was also the
first year for yellow tinted fog/driving light lenses.;)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Spotlight For A Model-A Open Car....

34 Gaz,

Thanks for the info with the correct name for my spotlight!:)

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: An old time accessory for a GAZ Ford Model A

A model 1928 accessory for my 1931 roadster.:eek: Generally this was an accessory for more high end cars. Such as Cadillacs (Al Capone's favorite),
Lincolns, Packards, Hudsons, etc.;)

Bob-A:D
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Spotlight For A Model-A Open Car....

Synchro909,

Thanks for the good tip about old clock glass lenses!;) However, I'm not so sure the spotlight had a curved (convex) glass in it. The rim retainer has a flat rim face and most if not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: AA tow truck

The crane does not look home made to me, from what little I can see.
A '28 AA dump truck and any year AA tow truck. Are definitely on my to buy list, if and when I ever win the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: I just bought a 1928 Tudor

Nice find, Dude!:) Good luck with it and I see it has what looks like an accessory cover flap for the gas cap too...Cool!:cool:

Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Spotlight For A Model-A Open Car....

DougVieyra,

The stock wind wings would definitely have to be modified to be used with the spotlight. I do have an extra pair of wings that I had cut down on all
four sides. Due to the safety...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Spotlight For A Model-A Open Car....

A couple of weeks ago I was surfing eBay. Hoping to find a "hit" to appease
my addiction to antique car accessory lights.:rolleyes: Well, I find this little beauty
and make a bid (low) for the...
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