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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,091
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: A question about colors

If you look up how the system works you will find that the scanner finds the closest color to what they have in their database not how to custom mix a color to match the sample.

"MeasureColor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Factory VIN - ID Numbers

All engines were assembled constructed, tested and
numbered at the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd plant
in Windsor, Ontario. Engines and frames were stamped with
matching numbers through late...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Tool Display Box

The problem is the link to the new maker of the tool boxes cannot be entered here due to restrictions the owner of fordbarn has in place.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Is this a Model A fender?

Me too.


Brent, what do you say?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,144
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: To rebuild or not to rebuild - that is the question.

I'm with the others, see how it drives before you tear into it. The sad reality is it will take far more money to do a complete restoration then it will be worth at the end. Now if you plan to keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,506
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: prefix letter on Ford Badges

How sad, you never saw Blazing Saddles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: License Plates

Same here had a YOM plate on the car, but I did have the correct historical plate in the trunk and some "business" cards in the seat pocket.


If stopped I was ready with " Oh crap officer I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Pictures and computer scanning/transfering

You can also place it under glass and (to flatten it) and take a picture.


http://www.rideau-info.com/photos/images/tripod.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,515
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

I was thinking the same thing.
List it as new using the exact title he used, put a price of 80.00 free shipping, refer to the ended listing to "justify" your amount, emphases on it being new and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,515
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Hood prop on Ebay going nuts.

Ebay used to let you warn buyers directly when this happened but now it's truly buyer beware.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,409
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: So when would my car actually have been made?

The guidelines and standards call out as much as 3 months after the engine was stamped it would have been placed into a car.


"Engines were placed into production vehicles up to three (3) months...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,032
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Fuel Tank Purchase

Try Steve at Bert's.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,394
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: “Do not use a file” to dress down breaker points

Yea they meant a standard file. the "modern" points file is more of a burnishing tool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,422
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 6 volt battery

Online look up a Group 1 battery for 6 volts.

9 1/8 length, 7 1/8 width, 9 3/8 height

6v group 1 batteries are found by the following numbers;

NAPA - BAT 7244
Exide - 7200
Tractor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1931 Tool kit screwdriver

There were no manufacturer markings on the screwdriver, so it might have been possible but I have never heard exactly who made them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Fine point judging...a simple question

So why mention paint color? That is what threw me off. If you simply asked "I'm curious as to whether or not the number of cars at national meets seeking a fine point judging ribbon are increasing or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Fine point judging...a simple question

Are you trying to make the point that fine point entries are decreasing because of car paint color?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,658
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

Wait a minute, you asked for opinion, you colored the asking for opinions in red, and now your pitching on the opinions you received?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,658
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

I was judging at a concours event when we came upon a 1920's car with a metallic paint job. The owner pitched a fit when his car did not win best in class complaining on how about how much money he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,658
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

My opinion, its your car paint it any color you want.


But, by doing so you void your right to complain when you can't sell the car for what you think it's worth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Value of parts

Contact the International Ford Victoria Association. They have a youth restoration program for those under the age of 21. They might has a use for the parts and you would be helping the next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Stainless Restoration

Here is one from the list of suppliers on this site;


Stainless Steel Polishing
1. www.customplatingspecialistinc.com (http://www.customplatingspecialistinc.com/) (Wisconsin)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Proper License Plate??

https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1585_1595_52364---,00.html


Historical vehicles
A historical vehicle must be:

26 or more years old
Owned solely as a collector's item
Used only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Proper License Plate??

https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127--179800--,00.html


The Department has two types of commercial plates available - a "regular" commercial plate and an elected gross vehicle weight (GVW)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Wierd compression

If the motor runs, try a vacuum meter to see what is going on.
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