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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: sedans

Well I will try to explain the difference.
A '30 Standard Fordor is very sparse in the interior. It has an interior light in the center of the headliner.
A '30 Town Sedan has arm rests on both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: New owner 1931 A

carbone.pkg@gmail.com - AND it has a trunk!!
Sure is really a GREAT looking car you have. My dreamcar because of the trunk and fender mounted wheel wells!!!

WELCOME to The Barn!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: The Restorer Sept/.Oct .

John - Much more like you in #13 post! Even a little more descriptive than usual!
I'm hoping that I could be able to meet you when I come to Great Britain and talk R/H Drive Model A's. Oh, and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: The Restorer Sept/.Oct .

John- nothing about the car but sure am [B]DISAPPOINTED[B] no weather report from Suffolk Reported!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Trunk

I always thought the curved ones are for the Sedans.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old ugly Sure looks like it will work!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old uglyIf you wanted to use a rack you could put blocks to fill the gap between the top and bottom of rack. I'm thinking like 1 3/4". Just a thought, if it would be easier.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: home built trunk.

old ugly - I think your trunk is looking really nice! I did however measure my trunk rack which I don't see in your picture. Mine is 34 1/2" wide!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1931 Deluxe Vs STD Coupe

I have always thought the tell tale item is that the interior light is in the center of the interior roof and can be felt for thru the headliner by softly pressing on the headliner to see that it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: MMO: How much is a little?

pjdeb - Maybe an oz. in each cylinder but won't hurt if a little more!
Container says ADD 4 oz. MMO to 10 Gals. of gas, is what I do when filling up!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,705
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Wheel Washers

As to the long studs I would cut them to the same length that the other drums have installed. FIRST I would install a nut (I don't know is the lug nut would be to high) but a nut of the same thread....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Cape Codder
LIST of Services

Today I was looking for a lift and thought that what used to be on the top of posts home page would give me a clue where I can get one. I haven't used in some time so I will call it "LIST of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Front end shimmy

I have just done all that "goodcar" suggested PLUS had the end of the axles rebushed. BOTH sides were elongated! In my opinion with what I had the King Pins can move even with the locking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Cape Codder
Talking Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

Always could go up the South East Express way if you are bored!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

Bob- Hope you are able to take the short cut on the ferry rather than going toward the city. I'm hoping to get there also but....... Hope you have a GREAT trip!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Event Signage?

I set up a event for the club I used to belong to to a Vocational School to let the students look at the cars and sit in them. We also stood by our respective cars to answer questions about the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,038
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Spindle Bushings

I should hope so as they came with my King Pins in the same box from Brattons!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Cape Codder
Spindle Bushings

Has anyone had a problem with the King Pin Bushings from Brattons?
Just received a call from the machinist that is installing the ones I have and he reports that if he reams them out to fit ,that he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,878
Posted By Cape Codder
Smile Re: Looking for commiseration

OR like I who had to look up the definition of "commiseration"!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,307
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Rarity of a 30-31 Blindback

I'm very surprised to see this subject come up after sitting since 2012 when I added a post to the thread. At the time Marco was kind enough to send me some info about two parts of the car I could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Is this FORD material ??

Y-Blockhead - So is that the comfortable looking seat that you put in your car when you are out and about? HA! HA!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Is this FORD material ??

Y-Blockhead - So do you put that comfortable chair in the car when you are out and about? HA! HA!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Kwik-Lift

Brent,
I have to respectfully disagree with about "it severely limits your ability to crawl under your Model-A". Well this stand gets the car tires off the floor by 20" and of course the Frame is...
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