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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

I remember a friend got married back in 1964 in a brand new 64 fairlane. Some one wrote just married on the side of it with shaving cream. After washing it off it still could be seen in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Making new hole in firewall for heater

I used a hole saw once up on a time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 913
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: 12 volt coil with resistor

I'm not too technological on electronics and electrical. That being said I have done real well keeping trucks and cars running up till all of this new computer age. Here's one for you, I bought a 30...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,990
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Who Remembers Model "A" Parts in the Sears Catalog?

I bought 5 tires and tubes from Sears in 69 and they are still running on the car today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Water Glass

I've used it for the passed 50 years with success on all but one engine. I've never had to use it on a model a or t engine. I never have had water pump trouble that I could tell. Used it on heavy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: odd Model A Part???

All the old military trucks back in the 50s had what some called velocity governors on them to keep from over revving. I had a welder that had a 85 horse v8 on it with one of those for a 2 barrel 97...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Xxl

Wonder what kind of power divider was used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

I have a 1930 AA that the paint is faded and gone in places. Those places that are bare have lite rust on them and I keep it inside and give it a coat of WD40 every year to keep it from doing any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: What have you found working on your A?

Found a well used Case pocket knife down in the side of the body of a 25 T I bought when I was a kid. Think I still have it some where.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Mallory Ignition

Some of the old Gleaner combine engines were model a power units. The ones that I've encountered that were used in this area had Mallory distributors with dual points. I have one but never have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Greco Model A

After a closer look it has WW2 jeep combat wheels. Maybe it was easier to come by 16 inch tires sometime in its life.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Greco Model A

Looks like jeep wheels on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: heater

when I was a kid my uncle was always coming up with a different model a. One I remember was a tudor and he had a kerosene stove tied between the back seat window cranks, worked real well as long as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,096
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Holes drilled in dipper tray

I remember a friend that has been long pasted on told me he raced model A's down in Texas in the days of model A's. He told me the secret of running them was to drill more and bigger holes in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,893
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

I went to see my mother that was living in a nursing home at the time and when I drove my roadster pickup in the women working there asked if that was my new pickup I was driving. I said yes and my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: 6 V Bull/Fog Horn Info Needed

I have two that I've picked up at flea markets that are red with some kind of small decal partially still on. I've never known for sure if they are 6 or 12 volt. got one on my golf cart and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Towing my Model A

I pull my straps down tight enough that the car don't bounce.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Towing my Model A

I've hauled my "A's" thousands of miles in the past years. I used to tie to the axles but in the last couple years I've been throwing heavy duty ratchet straps over the front and rear bumper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Wind Wings 31 Roadster [fell off]

Someone on here suggested quite a few years ago for me to drill holes in the glass and make some short dowels that go threw the glass but not all the way threw the clamps and then glue. Works good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Mikes model A ford parts

I've done business with Mike's for 7 or 8 years and have never been disappointed in service or quality. I can say that about some of the others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,248
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Transmission Issues

Not on a Model A but on a truck I once had, the pilot bearing was bad and caused a drag on the pilot shaft of the transmission. This truck had a ball bearing pilot bearing. Just a thought.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,138
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Original Price?

I got a 29 tudor with an original Oklahoma title that says it sold for 595 new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Model A Improvements

Everybody has been trying to out do "old Henry" for the last 90 years and it's a tough job if everything is original and in good shape. But there is parts that are superior to the parts and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Colonel Sanders

I'm almost sure I remember seeing a Real McCoy's show with the Mexican hired hand driving a 28 or 29 phaeton. The one shown here is a 1931 I think. Must have had to up date somewhere in the show.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Gold Digger
Re: Securing the exhaust better

I've owned and operated a tool & Die shop for over 35 years and have made lots of rear exhaust hangers for my friends Model A's. Not bragging but about the best I've seen for fixing the rear hanger....
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