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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Enclosed car trailer

John that's the main reason I bought my 16' enclosed. I have a coupe in the garage that I'm working on and I keep my truck in the trailer. I've had no problems. I drive it in and out of the trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Window removal tips?

Using a lot of WD-40 helps too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Battery powered creeper

I suspect you better have very deep pocket and plenty of ground clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,924
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Veterans Day

USAF 1961-1986, Chief Master Sergeant
Vietnam Nam 1967-68 , 40th Air Rescue and Recovery out of Nakom Phanom, Thailand and "other places".
Retired: Chief Air Traffic Controller, Dover AFB,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,122
Posted By MickeyT
Re: VIN number 1930-A

Actually it should be " VIN ( vehicle identification number ) " the first time you use the abbreviation and then just VIN after that. Some of the abbreviations used around here really do need to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,436
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Looks to be modern in at least one respect it appears to have a nice sun roof.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Fan cracked!!

Yes, the two blades from Snyders and Bratton's are good. A lot of folks are using them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By MickeyT
Re: What does "All STeel" mean?

Is there ANY Model A that has NO wood in it? I have a late '31 coupe and pickup that both have wood in them. If you start saying it has this or that wood part but they don't count then it's possible...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By MickeyT
Re: shimmy or death wobble

Because you think the front end is going to fall apart and you are going to die.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By MickeyT
Re: New Tires...going just a little crazy...

As long as the wheel spokes are welded you don't really need the liners. They do not protrude inside the wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Source for Powder Coating near Atlanta

$100-$125 per wheel is pretty normal now days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Road trip - past two non model A trucks

The second one is early 50s GMC or Chevy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Model A sculpture

To me the work is a little too crude. I don't mind caricatures but prefer a bit more finished work if I was going to pay those prices. Just my opinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Sand blasting gas tank

Had mine done. They used aluminum oxide particles. $85
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Drag Link to Pitman Grease Seal 1930 Sport Coupe

Try rotating the rubber seal 180 degrees.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Pulled over by the Police!

Nice story.I haven't had that happen yet but looking forward to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Brattons Radiators

I bought one from them for my '31 CCPU. No problems and it's been about a year and a half now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,422
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Lebaron Bonney has closed????

Classtique is just about the only game in town. Fortunately they produce an excellent product.

https://www.classtiqueupholstery.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,520
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Scary ... What the hell happened ?

Sounds like you have experienced the notorious "death wobble". If so it could be any number of issues. Wheel bearings, king pins, steering gear box, steerng linkage, wheels and tires among other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Need help with 30 coupe broken bolts in seat sliders

I don't know if it's the same on the '30 but on my late '31 it's riveted to thefloor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Fit problem with reskined rumble lid

It might be something else. I bought a new complete lid and at first it didn't fit either but as I continued working the rear end (lots of rust) it began to fit better. Not sure what opened it up but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By MickeyT
Re: 29 Coupe B pillar length needed

This may help.

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/bodymeasurements.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Trailer Dimensions

I use a 16' which give me a little room to get around for the tie down and some supplies. A 14' would work but is starting to get a little tight. Now this would be for a pickup or coupe. A 2 or 4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Sport Coupe Adjustable Seat

Well if it's like the standard coupe the seat does have a slider underneath on each side that needs to be lubed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By MickeyT
Re: 30/31 cowl lace

Just hook the metal clip into one of the three slots you see on the right of the picture.
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