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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: radiator hose sealant

I used a pipe expander for this exact problem. I put a couple hose clamps on the outside of the inlet and the extender inside. I put just enough tension on both to get the inlet back to round, not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Value for a 1928 Roadster Pickup

I was faced with the same problem with my dads car. In the end my wife's car came out of the garage and the Model A went in.


I've only had it a few weeks but I'm glad we were able to keep it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Value for a 1928 Roadster Pickup

I wish I had space for the truck, it would match my car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Hauler

I used Passport just this week and it went perfect!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Cape Cod, MA... Help

Car arrived yesterday and I found some local help to take a look at it with me today. I plan to reach out to the Model A Ford Cape Cod club and others once I settle in with the car for a few days.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Cape Cod, MA... Help

The time has finally come that my Model A is arriving on Cape Cod any day now!


I'm a newbie with no experience with vehicles this old. I've gotten through the basics of starting and driving to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,898
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Recommendations For Selling

Nice looking car. I'm a Cape Codder just getting into Model A's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Massachusetts Registration... HELP

I agree with both comments above. I’d much rather be registered in FL because it’s a much more friendly state with taxes and such. Unfortunately you have to register motor vehicles in the state that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Massachusetts Registration... HELP

I was able to find where to do this once on the RMV but for the life of me I can't get myself back to where you check.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Massachusetts Registration... HELP

I'm looking forward to trying to find groups and meet whomever I can since I have almost zero knowledge on Model A's.


I rechecked my insurance and it's actually Heacock. Not sure that it makes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Massachusetts Registration... HELP

I currently have the car insured with Hagerty and I had a short conversation with them and they will insure me in MA. The FL title is in my name but I'm planing to bring the car to MA and register...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Massachusetts Registration... HELP

I'm getting ready to complete the registration for a Model A that I'm moving from FL to MA. The first order of business is moving the title over and then registration of the plates.


My question...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Realistic Driving In High Wind

If you're driving on the Cape today you may need a boat! Raining cats and dogs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,452
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Firestone or Goodyear??

This is good to know with the Goodyears. I really had no information to go by when it came to tires so I went on the conversion here on and it sounded like many liked the Goodyear tires.


The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,452
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Firestone or Goodyear??

I just ordered 5 new Goodyear tires and shipping was $145 ($29/tire). I looked around and couldn't find any prices that were much better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: car storage

I'm going through this same process myself. So far in my area it's been very difficult to find rental storage or I may not be looking hard enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,953
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: heavy steering

I'm in your same shoes, just starting at 44. Also, trying to learn and not screw too much up in the process.

I thought I was going to be the young one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: 6 volt jump starter

I'm interested in following this because I had the same question. I've used the NOCO Genius Boost Sport GB20 (says 12 volt on it). I didn't seem to have any problems but I'm not sure it's the correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,452
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Firestone or Goodyear??

I've also been looking and leaning towards Goodyear but I have yet to find free shipping on them whereas I've found Firestone's that ship for free. I'm not planning on letting shipping dictate which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Scary picture

Anyone have a picture of the proper lift points? I know that this a horrible question but I'm brand new to the Model A world (and have never been underneath one yet. Might as well start learning what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Transporting a Model A from FL to MA... Help

I'd love to make a trip like that, but I'm probably still a little too nervous. I live in MA and I'm starting to look for folks in the hobby up here that I can contact in the summer when I have the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,163
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Boy am I glad I am into model A's!

I'm in my early 40's and just inherited a Model A and Model T. My father has owned these cars forever and while I've always enjoyed going for rides in them, I never took a hard initiative to show...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: Transporting a Model A from FL to MA... Help

I'd love to do this! Unfortunately I'm in the learning phase with the Model A right now and I've already learned that there's always tinkering to be done when driving it and I'm starting from knowing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,560
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Transporting a Model A from FL to MA... Help

Last year I inherited a Model A and Model T and they are both located in St. Petersburg, FL. In the spring I'd like to get the Model A up to my home in Massachusetts. I've been driving the A a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,789
Posted By CapeCod_28A
Re: very new owner

Hello from another new guy. Just inherited a 1927 Model T and 1928 A and I’m as green as they come about these types of automobiles. Looking forward to learning more from some local owners this...
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