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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

G'day, Rooboy!! When I retired, the agreement with the State of Mississippi was that they would leave my computer email active, so that I could assist the incoming Director: some bean counter...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

40Cpe - Gene, thanks for posting that link; I had forgotten about it.

58Yeoman - sent email to you.

Seth - rotorwrench pretty much hit the nail on the head; when we upgrade the motor and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

58Yeoman: check your private messages.

Seth: lots of fun to upgrade to a 351; however, larger = heavier and structural / suspension changes are necessary...... However, a blast to drive,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Marcus
Re: Are Mustangs still collectible?

Seth - the answer to your question has several facets: as others have pointed out, and you surmised, the market is somewhat soft right now - and not just for "collectibles." In particular the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By Marcus
Re: My t-Bird had a noise in rear end?

Ken, you seem to be having too much fun with that T-Bird junker: why don't I bring my '68 Mustang Convertible up and trade with you. This is an automatic so Barb can drive it to chase parts for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By Marcus
Memorial day, 2020

As we remember all those who gave their all so that we can have it all, please remember those who are still in harm's way...... Our list of heroes must include all those in uniform AND those first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Marcus
Re: RIP- Stacey Brown - Antique Auto Supply

Many fond memories of Stacy, but a typical one: on the Texas Tour to Paris, TX, we were sitting together, eating lunch. I casually mentioned that I was restoring a '52 International Harvester PU,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Marcus
Shadetree - Update

All: I regret to inform you that our friend Shadetree, Bud Reynolds, passed from this earthly life into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 6 AM today. No more pain, no more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,968
Posted By Marcus
Final Note, re: Shadetree

All - It is with great sorrow that I report to you that Shadetree (Bud Reynolds) departed this life at 6 AM today, and entered the portals of Heaven where he is safely in the arms of Jesus - no more...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Marcus
Re: What the best way to clean Chrome Wire Wheels

Redneck - post a picture of the doghouse you are living in....... I know your sweet wife has placed you in it, especially since you promised her the "last one was the last one...."
HUGE GRIN!! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Marcus
Re: Shadetree - update

Thank you all! Putting a smile on Ol' Shadetree's face!! Linda is pleased, also - keep'm coming!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Marcus
Carburator Update

Well, replaced the carb with a supposedly rebuilt unit: never thought (I know, rookie!) to check if the gav would turn prior to installation - and now discovered it won't turn either direction. Gav...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Marcus
Shadetree - update

All: As you know, our friend Shadetree (Bud Reynolds) has some medical issues; His ever-faithful and loving wife (Linda) has authorized me to explain that he has advanced Parkinson's Disease. Bud...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Marcus
Re: Carb issue - 29 CCPU

Thanks, everyone: I should have indicated that I tried a manual choke - no go. As far as the gav is concerned, it is out about 3/4 turn, and I never have had a need to change it. Ol' Clyde has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Marcus
Carb issue - 29 CCPU

OK, carburator gurus: Ol' Clyde, '29 CCPU, refused to start but spun freely and quickly. He is still 6-volt, with an Optima. All places that should have voltage have the proper voltage.......a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-27-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Marcus
Re: 64 1/2 Mustang catpet

Slumlord44: I have searched diligently, to no available. My early 65 had the same issue and the solution was as you stated: upholstery shop. However, shop around to find one with older,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,565
Posted By Marcus
Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

ALL: Old Timers on the 'Barn will remember Bud Reynolds, who posts as "Shadetree" ...... He has a medical issue (not the COVID-19), and is unable to communicate via the 'Barn. I spoke today with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Marcus
Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

All: Old timers on the 'Barn will remember Bud Reynolds, who posts as "Shadetree" ....... He has a medical issue (not the COVID-19) and is unable to communicate via the 'Barn. I spoke today with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By Marcus
Re: Still sober

Dear Craig! Thank God for you and for sobriety! I preached the mantra for the 20 years I ran the Dug Court - and we were successful in 80% of the cases. You are an inspiration to all, and I've...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-11-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Marcus
Re: Bucket seats

Gino - I suggest National Parts Depot (NPD): they handle repro seat covers for all Mustangs. You can purchase just the fronts, and I found them very reasonable (and the fit was perfect). They also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,598
Posted By Marcus
Re: Driver Licneses In a Model A Lately

Funny stories! Took mine in Lawton, OK, Dad was stationed at Fort Sill. Father-son project was a 1951 Chevy, 2dr post, 327 CI, 4-speed, painted Corvair Midnight Blue. Examiner was a car guy, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Marcus
Re: brake light

Bobsmanstuff: turn your headlight switch on, then depress the brake pedal - if the illuminated light then goes out, you have a ground issue. I had exactly the same problem on one of my carhaulers:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By Marcus
Re: What did I just buy ?

TobbyT: You are correct-you (and I) are in dire need of professional help! Hope all is well with Ms. Chicken and that the upcoming rains don't wash you away (if they do, come on over to the 'Grove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Marcus
Re: 1930 ccpu

Terry : on my 29 (l know yours is a 30, but doubt there is much difference): I simply roll the window all the way down, grasp the roller and guide it back into the channel when I slowly roll the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By Marcus
Re: No key for locking gas cap...help!

Sedona48F1: just a shot in the dark (but it worked for me - similar situation): grasp the edges of the cap and pull upward hard while twisting counterclockwise. My local mechanic called it his...
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