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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,967
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Bill Williamson

I sure hope he's OK with the current health issues. Be Safe Bill...….
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,356
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

It's a matter of common sense guys, keep hygiene essential and you wont catch the common cold, flu or this new one. The big hype is that there's no vaccine yet for this. At least Advil or Tylenol...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Spark/Gas Notched Plate

Dave just call Berts they will have one. That's the first thing I had to replace on my Phaeton when I first got it. My original had one half broke off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Gas gauge repair question

Use the BRASS FLOAT you will not have to replace it.


The Zenith carbs were originally made with brass floats, why did the gas tank use a cork float ? Henry should have thought about that.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,827
Posted By al's28/33
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

BE SMART, do your part and ISOLATE!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Do 33-34 pickup trucks have rear view mirrors?

Perhaps a previous owner drilled the holes but I have mounted my mirror and air-conditioner from the header brace. It's a mirror used on the "open" Model "A"s and I can see just fine outside the rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Do 33-34 pickup trucks have rear view mirrors?

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Do 33-34 pickup trucks have rear view mirrors?

On the angled lip above the windshield there are a string of pre-drilled holes that I mounted a rear-view mirror from my '28 Model "A" open phaeton. It has just the right amount of angle and length...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

Shadetree, we wish you a speedy recovery. Be thankful for your friends and family who are only thinking of your best interests. We know you have a strong determination to pull thru this and we are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Virus time off from school

Be careful in having your grandchildren over and how much interaction they are having with other kids...… that's the whole thing about SOCIAL DISTANCING, it will help keep the spike in virus spread...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By al's28/33
Re: MAFCA Sticker

I must comment, sorry to possibly steer this thread in another direction …………….
BUT...…..
I have an issue with the depiction of a coupe on the logo. I questioned long ago and the response from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,356
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

JayJay, I am just down the road from you. What an eeeeerie feeling, no traffic on the 101. It's only been 4 days and my children are bouncing off the walls. I have an 8 and 10 year old. Newson...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Still sober

Courage and Faith to all of us, thank you for sharing, that's how we learn and work to overcome our fears.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By al's28/33
Re: All Ford Parts Campbell CA

They are in Santa Clara County and under a California state mandate to shelter in place for two weeks due to this crazy health scare. Might assume they are all home for the time being so be patient....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Restored Radiator Shells?

local swap meet maybe, go to Hershey this summer, should be some there. or look on the internet but most likely you'll have to repair and restore one then have it plated yourself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,780
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Dumbest Reproduction Parts

My phaeton had an exhaust manifold from ARGENTINA with 1/8" misaligned ports. That was one of the first things I tossed in the recycle heap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,105
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

How interesting to note all the idiosyncrasies of Mr. Ford. …...


I wonder if any modern car manufacturers have similar criteria for autos coming off the container ships from China ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Tom Wesenberg and my generators

Jeff I must agree 100% with you. I sent Tom a couple of Powerhouse gennys to rebuild several years ago and it did take him quite some time to rebuild and ship back to me. He is a genuine true-blue...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,536
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Aries Muffler

I got mine from Joe in 2001. Never any issues with it, he is as honest at they come, will give you any details and help as best he can.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1928 60-A 2-Window Fordor Sedan "air vents"......

Steve check the book "Henrys Lady" or one of the other "A" books. There is a note about that vent somewhere mentioning it was only on the driver side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Engine pans

I think they help with cooling. Had them on my Phaeton since 2001 and never had any issues with over-heating. Motometer gauge never shows any signs of stress and with a thermostat as extra safety...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Throttle linkage

Take a look for your frame number along the driver side top frame rail, can you read it ????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Frame engine numbers

My '33 pickup has the engine stamping on the driver side top frame rail as David mentioned. The flange edge of that front fender has a notch-out to visibly see the stamping, clear as day. I wish...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,458
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

GREAT STORY.....keep the girlfriend!...….. drive it, drive it, drive it!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,439
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Broke down

right front tire looks low to me, keep her under 55.
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