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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By History
Re: Starter

Don't know who you are but you gave me a word I've never heard, "graunchy". I will use it often, thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,411
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Re: 1929 Pickup interior

I shouldn't but I'm going to,,,,,,. Information that was obtained through hard work and put into a book to be purchased so as to obtain the information needs to be protected BUT,,,. With the internet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By History
Re: 29 modelA panel delivery

I will be picking up an open trailer in Texas pretty soon and coming back to Nw NC/VA line. I have no idea if that would help in your quest? I do understand how to take care of a vehicle if this is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By History
Re: Preserved Time Warp - Unrestored Two-Owner 36K Mile Early 29 with Wonderful Patin

Back to the top in case some missed it and so everyone can see it again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,688
Posted By History
Re: Zenith Rebuilding

I used Toms page to rebuild my zenith as well as help from members here and it is as perfect as can be. I didn't think the gav adjustment was making any difference but it works exactly as it should....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By History
Re: Bad New Year Start

Sorry for your bad luck on the Achilles. I have tendinitis in mine which will go away if I let it rest enough but I'm so busy.�� I do know it is painful and mine isn't ruptured. Make sure you get a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By History
Re: Lost Another Member

Very sorry for the loss of your dad. He had the look of a good person. It took myself awhile to stop calling my dad with questions almost everyday. It’s gets easier and if we’re right with god we’ll...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By History
Re: Victoria Roof Dent

I watched a video yesterday of a planishing hammer being used and he mentioned roofs. He did a sample on some welded seams he had repaired and of the type he usually does you couldn't tell there was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By History
Re: Brakes

Dick, if by “can’t” you mean you want to save the old drums” then ups I guess. If by “can’t” you meant you don’t have the tools or equipment, just go to a decent welding shop and they should be able...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By History
Re: Sweet spot with new points

They do work great, especially for people like myself that know enough to be dangerous.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By History
Re: Ford Greyhound Hood Ornament

That's an awesome photo, especially when it's your dad living it up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,768
Posted By History
Re: Lloyd Young Car Auction Today

I figured as much on the verbal training but what's up with having the title as "Colonel"?

I grew up with a guy who's first name is Richard and that's all I've ever heard him called. Thirty five...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,768
Posted By History
Re: Lloyd Young Car Auction Today

We call them fiddles round these parts.;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,838
Posted By History
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

I'd also like to send well wishes to Tom as he has helped me in the past and seems to be a very nice fellow. I hope he recovers fast and returns to normal. I also want to apologize for the comments I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,464
Posted By History
Re: Is it possible to date my 28CCPU?

Don't go too fast either or try and rush things.


Seriously there are people who are sexually attracted to vehicles and have been caught doing crazy things on camera. That's a beautiful truck,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By History
Re: USPS problems?

I agree, my mother paid too much in taxes one year by about 20k as the "accountant" she had at the time said that's what was owed. She got another accountant a few years later (I don't remember how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By History
Re: may need temp garage space for my cars

If you have items stored anywhere other than home you need renters insurance. The place you rent storage from can’t carry insurance on your items, that’s up to you. I know this because I rent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,233
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Re: Hagerty Insurance

I got a whopper jr the other day and was amazed at how small it is now. Its not much bigger than a biscuit. Everything is going this way now as every penny is squeezed until every last drop of value...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By History
Re: I know my Ford has the original engine

I remember in high school my uncle had an old truck similar to the one in the photo above. He was an ag teacher and had access to the school shop and wasn't always doing stuff to that old truck. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,233
Posted By History
Re: Hagerty Insurance

Wow, imagine you've went to get new tires put on and an uninsured hits you or you react to an animal in the road and have an accident???? Who would have guessed you'd only be covered for a club...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By History
Re: Front brake arms

Thank all of you for the replies. Those slides are wonderful, thank you BOB.

My rods may be shorter than the stock 7 1/4". I may weld those ends and smooth them up if that's the case or just get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By History
Re: Decided against Tires.....what about this idea?

The car in your avatar is one of the appropriate cars, it looks great!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By History
Re: Front brake arms

Thanks for the reply,,, what you said is what I had originally thought but a fellow model a guy told me the adjusting wedge would take up all the slack. I couldn't get my brain around that completely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By History
Front brake arms

Mine are over center toward the rear of the car. I know at that angle I have lost mechanical advantage. To remedy this will this procedure work?????,,,, I will unhook all rods from clevis and adjust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By History
Re: Decided against Tires.....what about this idea?

There are cars that whitewalls are appropriate, most would look better with black walls IMO. Opinions are varied.
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