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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By holdover
Re: Battery price

++ Rural King, got mine in Pulaski VA 2 yres ago, still working great.. Believe they are made by Exide.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By holdover
Re: What to do w Virginia?

Not Model A but worth the trip; Sharpsburg MD Battlefield, Downtown Old Town Winchester, at MP 264 Rte 81 New Market Battle Field and museum Many things to do..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By holdover
Re: Hubs for new cast drums

Why don't you call Randy and ask. I am sure with all the brake work he does on Model A's he would be a good resource for the answer. I can attest to the quality of his work also..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By holdover
Re: Junkyard Memories

Railcarmover,


Spent many a night at Islip in the late 50s and 60s. Crewed on Ted & Freddy Harbacks modified team from Huntington.. Those were the says...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By holdover
Re: misdiagnosis based on assumptions

surprised the wheel didn't fall off..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,920
Posted By holdover
Re: Pulled over by the Police!

Back in my hometown, Huntington New York in the early 60's the local officers enjoyed seeing my original '31 coupe, one commented that they didn't have to worry about one teenager driving at a high...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By holdover
Re: How Old Are Your Tires?

The ones on my '29 CCPU are about 20 yrs old. They looked good till about a year ago then started cracking. Bought new ones last night for the PU and got my taste of sticker shock. Between tires,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By holdover
Re: Lebaron Bonney

Very satisfied with the quality of Classtique, was concerned when LB closed but Mike is a class act..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By holdover
Re: Shipping

Rock auto shipping is fair BUT often times the parts come from different warehouses in their system, then your shipping is multiplied because you get charged for each location, often eliminating any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,629
Posted By holdover
Re: letting go

Sorry to hear about your health condition. At 73 I am facing issues that I never thought I would have to deal with. I am fortunate that I have a son and two grandsons that enjoy my five model As and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By holdover
Re: Starter issue

If you can turn it over easily with the crank, when the plugs are in, it is not an engine problem or bolts interfering (remember starter bolts no longer than 1"). As to the starter when you bench...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,468
Posted By holdover
Re: Masking Carburetor

You can purchase Krylon Lacquer paint at Lowes in a spray can
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By holdover
Re: Driving The "A" In a Parade

Usually I stay in 1st gear and leave a bit of following distance to allow for the slow/fast movement. It is not my favorite form of driving, but the grand kids love it. I do not have an over heating...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 948
Posted By holdover
Re: HF infrared gun reviews

My HF unit is about 5 yrs old, no problems and accurate as well. As a plus my cats like running after the laser (just don't shine it in their eyes!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By holdover
Re: I think I killed my starter

"Can I use a 12v jumped pack to test the starter and see if it spins?"


Yes you can use a 12V battery pack to test the starter on the bench, or use jumper cables attached to a good 6 or 12V...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,572
Posted By holdover
Re: Electrical problem has me stumped

I have 11 vehicles licensed and insured, 6 modern 5 antique, plus a couple of farm vehicles. Most of them sit for long periods of time, some with battery maintainers plugged in, some without. When I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By holdover
Re: Insuring '28 coupe

I have five with Hagerty all with agreed value, towing etc $491.00


'29 coupe, '29 CCPU, '31 Tudor, '31 AA LWB, '82 CJ7
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By holdover
Re: Tudor Value

First off what does the guy want for it. Also what do you want to do with it. Do you want to do a restoration or leave it as a driver and fix the items you mentioned. Can you do the work yourself, or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By holdover
Re: Clear Coat over Lacquer

years ago we sprayed several coats of clear acrylic lacquer over a lacquer base color mixed with metal flake to give the finish depth. As to working with a old well cured base, I'm not sure. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By holdover
Re: Rim flaps

I have had good luck over the years with 3M All weather Flashing tape 8067 it comes in different widths, 3 or 4" works great for most wheels and it is remarkable how well it sticks and is flexible. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By holdover
Re: Snow Flyer !

You are right Synchro909, I looked and the axle is there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By holdover
Re: Snow Flyer !

looks like this was meant to be a full time conversion. Notice how they modified the front door to accommodate the length of the track. Also the front axle was completely removed, rather than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,052
Posted By holdover
Re: What the...$1000+ for a motometer ???

A fool is born every day! At least they don't claim it as an original, and state that it is made by Vintique.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By holdover
Re: Is Arcing shoes necessary for brake job?

back in the late 50s to the mid 70s the local parts dealer where I lived at the time in Huntington NY, Suffolk Auto parts, would always arc the shoes to your drums, if you brought the drums in to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By holdover
Re: what does "insurance" on shipping actually cover?

I have a pending claim in for damage to items shipped. Been over a month with no word yet, I have pics of the box at the PO before being shipped, and a PIC of the box crushed and destroyed when...
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