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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Horn

I use sewing machine oil to oil my horn. The outside temperature plays a part in the horn efficiency. If I know I'm going to be using it: I back off the screw, press the button and spin the motor to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,050
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: First Time Tire Change

The next time is always easier. May I suggest to follow Ford's instruction manual, rumor has it he knows a bit about these cars. The design of the tire and rim allows it to be easily changed along...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By 30ccpickup
Independence Day

I'm tired of the negatives I am looking for the positives. Let's drive our A's and/or display them at your home. Add an American flag and post a picture. If you see an A on the road honk like hell....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Horn not working

You got me curious so I did some googling and this is what I found on the horn button.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Tips for shorter drivers

Good time to buy a roadster pickup. They're tight. You can say it is for her.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Gilmore Museum, Mon. June 8 Members Only

When joining MAFFI you become part of the membership of the museum and admission is free. http://www.maffi.org/WSContent/Membership.html

Note to whom it concerns. The MAFFI web page does not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By 30ccpickup
Gilmore Museum, Mon. June 8 Members Only

The museum is going to be open on Monday for members only. I plan to venture out with one of my A's. Anyone else?

Link to announcement:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: 5/16 Press in Grease Fitting Doesn't Fit (too small)

First Issue

If you purchased the tool to press fit the zerk using a hammer ,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,089
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: So you have an all original car...OK...


It looks like you have had a few years to ponder your own question. Where do you stand?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Horn Cleaning

This may help http://modelabasics.com/horn.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,867
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Virus time off from school

With everyone at home it is a good time to do family fun things. Today I plan on bonding with my youngest and make rice crispy treats. He is 26.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By 30ccpickup
Genuine Ford Jacks

I added a unit on my website for Genuine Ford Jacks. I just semi-finished the section on Model A cars. It is close to being wrapped up, but I still consider it a prototype. The main goal is to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,950
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Model "A" Cars vs. Their Successors

Good topic, I would like to know more. I am amazed at how reliable my Model A's are (once understood). Are the '32s and early V8s the same? Or did the production of a faster car out Trump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: zenith 1

Nice!! Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Champion 3 x plugs

Hopefully this will help answer some 3x questions.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Model a Coupe Roll up rear window

Besides ventalation, the window works well in allowing conversation between the rumble seat and cab.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Push Button Turn Signals

Agree!! Real tight to get too on a truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Route to MARC 2019 National Meet

The route works, my wife and I have travelled it several times and we live in Wakarusa about fifteen minutes from Nappanee.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Preservation vs Restoration

You did it right! A little restoration, with a little preservation, as needed. I bet it drives nice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Canadian tool mark

I see Rotorwrench already posted the correct answer in #8 and here I thought I was doing a good deed. Nice info thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Canadian tool mark

I found this on another thread. May or may not be worth looking into.

" Made In Canada' appears on the 2 wrenches,[ previous usually no Ford script], ; an 'E' or 'E' encircled are Canadian [...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,435
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

What is my age?, comes with a story. I am a high-school teacher, I joined the Model A Club to hang out with adults. They are all old. My new two new best friends are in their 80s. After an endearing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,343
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Why the Model A

Why?, it is a chick magnet. For every twenty geezers, one girl shows up.

It is an old man's toy. I can go out to my barn, take it apart, put it back together and go for a drive within a 24 hour...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: value of a model B horn vs an A horn?

True, It has been my experienc, Model A people are a lot more picky on having the proper horn. Even though there are fewer boat tail horns they sale for about the same price as.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By 30ccpickup
Re: Strange Ford Wrench

Good site for tools and tool logos

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