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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By 1ton
Re: 2 guys trying to start a Ford

"uh oh, I see a couple of cracks"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By 1ton
Re: The things we go through for our hobby.....

Or the right to bare arms = sleeveless shirts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By 1ton
Re: The things we go through for our hobby.....

I thought it was going to end with "the right to arm bears" or something along that line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By 1ton
Re: Question

Remember the guy trying to quit smoking? Step 1) quit buying them and start smoking op's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By 1ton
Re: A ragged bunch in Hershey

You guys crack me up. Whats so friggin funny? Did somebody fart or something?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,758
Posted By 1ton
Re: Why would you waste your money on that Model A

It just makes good sense to drive vehicles that are appreciating in value then to lose money on them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By 1ton
Re: Besides carefully, how do you move an A' with no rear axle?

A couple of 10 foot 2 x 4's , with legs, lashed to the frame rails and make like a wheel barrow or a rick shaw. Two sturdy young men and a six pack.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By 1ton
Re: T tour in Colorado.....

I bet you guys had a great time. How many miles did you go and what's with that rock wall with the hole in it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By 1ton
rarest of the all

While reading the wife's latest edition of Country Living magazine, I noticed that on page seven, The editor made reference to a Chevy Bronco. Wow, those are pretty rare, aren't they?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,915
Posted By 1ton
Re: Model A cross-country migration

I love it. Combining the fact that you are fricken nuts and have the balls of a rhinocerous will certainly make this a trip of a lifetime, No, it will not be easy but go for it. And remember, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By 1ton
Re: wide bed box value

Saw a pair of WB fenders on ebay once, the price was $900 and they sold.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,434
Posted By 1ton
Re: Battery??

I've had great performance from Deka batteries. Had one in my skidsteer for years. It would crank that diesel over in below freezing temps no problem. Put one in my lawn tractor 6 years ago without...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,775
Posted By 1ton
Re: Gas 10% ethanol

Try this. Since you've been running 10% in your car for awhile, do a mileage check. See what your mpg is. Now go find ethanol free gas and check it again. On average, you will find a 2 mpg increase....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By 1ton
Re: Pickup truck cab restoration table..

I started out with a full platform on top but changed it so the main frame is on the bottom with a plywood cover to make it rigid and for tool storage. Just the four corner posts stand up vertically...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By 1ton
Re: Pickup truck cab restoration table..

I'm making one out of 2x4's. Obviously picking up on the mounting points of the cab. Using construction screws for the frame and adjustable scaffold wheels to allow for leveling. I screwed blocks on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By 1ton
Re: Hat in my hand apology.

Ballsey......10-4
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,408
Posted By 1ton
Re: Any brake geniuses out there?

My humble opinion is that heat is the problem. Whether it be from something dragging or heat from the exhaust near a brakeline. Any heat is going to expand the brake fluid causing tighter braking....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By 1ton
Re: You've probably seen this pic before...

Right there is the problem with drinkin and drivin, you might spill your beer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By 1ton
Re: Engine hesitation

X2 what rotorwrench said !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By 1ton
Re: Honey, can you help at Preschool? Heck, yes!

Now you've gone and wrecked at least a couple of those preschoolers minds. They will never forget that day and they're going to sit around dreaming of old cars. They will waste hours and hours, for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,301
Posted By 1ton
Re: Springtime in Minnesnota

This year the early bird isn't getting the worm, its got a frozen pecker.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 22,780
Posted By 1ton
Re: tell a Model A related story

now comes later in the year that one of my neighbors complained to the county about me having a truck in the back yard. Sure enough, here they come and tell me that I can't do that and I have to move...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 22,780
Posted By 1ton
Re: tell a Model A related story

15 years ago, I was browsing the local auto trader. There is a 1931 model a pickup for $1250. It's a complete truck with lower rust on the cab. So off I go with trailer in tow. When I got there,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,499
Posted By 1ton
Re: Electrolysis solution?

This talks about the ph balance of the coolant. I've heard about this over the years. We've talked about the new orange coolant that GM was using. Is it because of the more prevalent use of aluminum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,724
Posted By 1ton
Re: You may like to know

After being -5 to -10 degrees for a couple weeks, yesterday it got to 15 degrees and everybody I met commented on how warm it felt. Weird, I know, but it really did feel nice.
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