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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Ted Duke
Smile Re: Engine Oil

NOT unless it is need of an overhaul. But, IMHO, any oil in 2021 is better than any oil in 1928-1931. Over talked. Fill it drive it, change it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Engine Oil

use motor oil
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Connecticut license plate color

Mot all states or at least all DMV offices require original paint. I took some in for my 1970 Ghia that were never used, still in the envelope with tissue between them. Lady said, "Nice job of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: “The Restorer” for Jan/Feb 2021

Our local PO is only getting LARGE batches of mail sporadically. We just got a Christmas card mailed Dec 8th.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Length Limit for Priority Mail Shipping

USPS priority mail from Wisconsin to Virginia, another mailed 13 days later arrived in two days. FEDEX lost a package for a week and notified me everyday it would be delivered. The last three days...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,003
Posted By Ted Duke
Smile Re: Signs, back in the day

I'm old and from the country. As a kid I remember the cats eyes reflectors. We didn't have road signs. It was 'turn right two roads past the school, unless you took the fork, then you double back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,003
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Signs, back in the day

In a Texaco where I grew up.



Oil change $3.25
if you watch $5.00
If you talk $7.95
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Heated Seats In The Model "A"

Yes, the heat in my 1951 Chevy BelAir wasn't very good on the passenger side. Girls liked to be comfy next to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,573
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Bill Williamson

RIP old friend!

Cindy, a lot of the WORLD will miss Bill Williamson. My condolences.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,614
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

I have AAA and may dump it next year. Local tow companies don't like ti deal with them. My Chrysler T&C has tow, etc coverage through the lifetime warranty. My Dodge Dakota seldom goes more than 60...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: MHS Students Model A

NOT mine.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/968641703654147

1931 ford model A Fordor Town Sedan. Unmolested car. Looks like original interior. Have put new pistons in engine and other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: New Top

https://www.classtiqueupholstery.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Push pedal bell ??

I would guess the huckster driver would use it to alert the lady of the house that he was there with fresh veggies, butter and eggs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Ted Duke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Ted Duke
Smile Re: Distributor lower shaft removal

PalAl,

Oh my, that brings back funny memories. Funny for other people then and funny for me 60 yrs later. I did that on the Sunday morning the day after my marriage to my wonderful wife. We went...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Factory VIN - ID Numbers

We could find no numbers on my 1929 Roadster PU frame. Since then it has been sandblasted and painted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Title

Skylander,
Check with your state DMV. All states are different.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,568
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Garage Hoist

I have an Atlas 4 post. Wish I had bought it sooner. Works with my 1970 VW Karmann Ghia, 1965 Mustang (wife's), 1961 CORVAIR, 2001 Dodge Dakota, 2011 T&C and will work with the Model A when it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 37,751
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

37, Woody, keep the pedal to the metal, slowdown, but don't stop. LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,991
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Is this rumour correct?

I suspect that to most of us the cost of belonging to MARC and MAFCA is not a big deal. The quality of the magazine is like the quality of the local chapter/region.

What YOU put into to it has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,365
Posted By Ted Duke
Smile Re: Which Model A for a coast to coast trip?

It sure is, google map offered me three choices from Fairfield,Virginia to LA if I entered option avoid highways. I'm not going even after I get un-quarantined.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Anecdotes About Stalling on Train Tracks in the Model "A" Era

There are still MANY crossings with just a sign. We have vehicles it near me several times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Shock oil

I asked an old-timer that once and he said, "Shocks, what shocks?"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By Ted Duke
Smile Re: Flame arrestor?

Looks just like the one on my 29 RDSTRPU
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By Ted Duke
Re: Russian barn find - photos added as they come in

RIGHT click and the left click on VIEW PICTURE
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