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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 08:45 AM
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Views: 655
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 08:09 AM
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Views: 1,236
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 08:07 AM
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Views: 1,236
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Unhappy Re: A question about colors

Here are two pictures of the same car under different lighting conditions. This car was painted with Ditzler lacquer paint 50 years ago. The painter had access to older Ditzler formula books to mix...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Wall hangings

One of many in my garage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
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Re: Gas Cap leaks

Draining the tank is a good point for a lengthy storage of the car. I failed to also note that this also happens over a shorter period of time. In the space of one or two weeks I have noticed this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Gas Cap leaks

I have experienced the same problem when the car sets for a period of time. Because I use Marvel Mystery Oil, it leaves a small trail of an oil like substance from the gas cap to towards the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Anecdotes About Stalling on Train Tracks in the Model "A" Era

I have a close friend that was very young when her mom's car stalled on the tracks. Her mother managed to get my friend out but the mother was hit and killed before she could get clear. It does and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,273
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Veterans Day

1963-1965 1st Infantry Division (The Big Red One) Adjutant General's Corps. I had the job of interviewing and checking records for correctness of many retiring WWII and Korean Vets from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: A 1920 White, Yellowstone Bus

We saw this one at the Truck Museum in Sanborn, Iowa
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,997
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Re: Take a gander at this.

Ernie Smith, Red Oak, Iowa, at 100 still had his license and and was flying. He is now in Assisted Living and has gave up flying. That was a couple of years ago. He was the oldest licensed pilot in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Flooded Out

Spray electrical components with WD40, engine will usually start right up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,349
Posted By Gary/IA
Ford Tri-Motor

This has been flying over my house all afternoon, must be taking people on rides. I have added some closer pictures. I rode in one in about 1962 in Red Oak, Iowa. I think it was based out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,276
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Why the Model A

Have you noticed how young children react when they see a Model A coming down the street? Never noticed them doing that when a muscle car rolls by.



A Model A just has the magic.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Veterans Day !!!

You made yourself available. I had several friends that were in the Air National Guard that went to Vietnam. I was in the 1st Infantry Division, which was sent to Vietnam in 1965. Just before the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,811
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

Everyone in our group carries WD-40. Many times we have been caught in heavy rains where someone's car will stop running due to the moisture. Spraying the electrical system with WD-40 will get the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Model A Tractor

One more try for picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Model A Tractor

This tractor is in Prescott, Iowa


Can't seem to upload a good picture??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Model A Tractor

A little more info
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Insa Tires

I don't think they are available any more. I purchased a set in 1995 and did not put many miles on them. They are still on the car and look as good as the day I put them on. I have driven the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,817
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Registration Fee$$$

In Iowa, regular plates are $10 per year for my '29 Tudor and $16 for my '29 Coupe. A real bargain but never have figured out why they aren't the same.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,813
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Synthetic oil

How does my Cadi know if I use synthetic, but it does. If I use regular oil it will indicate oil life used up at about 3000 miles, If I use synthetic it will indicate oil life used up at about 8000...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Air Compressor

I purchased and have used this unit several times this past year. I am well pleased with the quality.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 2,324
Posted By Gary/IA
Angry Re: X3

Interesting, I am not sure I will ever use our local O'Reillys again. I parked right in front of the door and when I went to leave my battery was completely dead. Went back in and purchased a new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By Gary/IA
Re: Model A driving tours

Check this site for information concerning GAMARAI (Great Annual Model A Ride Around Iowa) being held September 18-22.

http://www.centraliowamodelaclub.com/
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