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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Big feet

Maybe you either need new feet or to stop wearing those clown shoes.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: 1941 Convertible- 10,000 Original Miles !!!

Thanks. Great story and better car!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Dave Lopes Fordor Model A

Nice thread. Thanks to all who added to the story.

I had to chuckle when I saw the interior door photo with the sagging door pocket. I was at a local show and the guy who was judging my car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Bubbas Orders gettin it done..........

You take care of yourself now. It's good to be busy, but take it in good time and when you are fully up to it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: ford diaries

These are great documents. I have read a few and they are very informative and interesting. I highly recommend reading them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Voltage Regulator:

I agree. I would find a NOS one. There are lots around. I bought a bunch at Hershey a couple of years ago. PM me if you want to buy one of mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Bring a Trailer

Hard to know? There are younger people getting into the hobby, but not many.

When I was a teen in the mid 1960's, guys were into Tri-5s and the new muscle cars of the day. I always liked Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Warning

Mine only goes to third. I would like a fourth sometimes.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-30-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: My first Model T

Congrats. I rescued a Model T from a garage last fall. I can't wait to get started in it in earnest.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Map software

I heard a talk by some folks who took a cross country trip in a Model T and used the bicycle route map for their trip. An interesting idea, but that can identify roads that are not for motor...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-07-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,888
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: It ran when parked ..... at the bottom of the lake

I have some pics of an AA on the bottom of a lake in Maine.

People driving on the ice too late in the year can result in a vehicle on the bottom.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Greyhound shipping advice offered

When I tried to schedule Fastenal, the web site said no space available. Maybe I should have called them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By mhsprecher
Greyhound shipping advice offered

I had to ship a Model T door to Colorado to someone who wanted it. I checked FedEx (outrageously expensive), Fastenal (no empty trucks going there) and Greyhound. I packed it up and took it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Securing the exhaust better

It's my view that the original arrangement works well when you have the proper flange on the pipe where it meets the exhaust manifold. Sometimes the manifolds droop toward the end due to the heat of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,014
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: STP and Transmission: any negative experience ?

I use the tranny oil from Bratton's.

FWIW, last weekend on a drive to a cars and coffee, I was crashing gears like crazy. Once it warmed up, I was fine. It was not really cold, just cool and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Doin' the Windmill? Temp. Gauge Tricks

Good work. Old Yankee ingenuity at work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Stocking Dealers for Drake

Tyree Harris supplies exactly what you need. 804-556-5200
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Drum Tail light brightness

LEDs are good. You can also paint the inside of the tail light housing white. That helps a lot, too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Model A's in movie

I have seen some contemporary photos with pretty beat up cars in them that are only a few years old. Also, they get cars on site from folks like us. I suspect that is a lot of trouble for them....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Craigs List / Early "28" Chassis

Didn’t stray too far from home.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Jumping in - (hope I'm ready)

I had a 54 F250. A great truck. If you get it nicely restored your wife might like it? Not sure you are going to go that route.
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