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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:43 PM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

The Undertaker’s Dog.

Well it got to the neighbour’s hen house and before it could be caught it maimed “his very best” chook.
Chook was carefully picked up and cradled enroute to the vet. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
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Re: tell a Model A related story

Sick doggy. No, itís sick society.

Australia has a large national pharmaceutical retailer called chemist warehouse. Their shops are large and have shelves packed with every possible product one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 03:43 AM
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Views: 2,001
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,001
Posted By woofa.express
Re: What are some of the counter intuitive things you have learned about a Model A?

I reckon many A owners add 10 mph or more to the max speed their motor cars achieve. Mine won't hold a candle to speeds that are quoted. hope that explanation suffices. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
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Re: tell a Model A related story

Battery findings.

I replaced the battery in my Toyota ute with a Delco. Opinions I sort on battery life were unanimous with a Delco. It was only 5 months following installation that it failed. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,001
Posted By woofa.express
Re: What are some of the counter intuitive things you have learned about a Model A?

1. More lies are told about the size of fish, especially ones that got away.
2. More lies are told about the yields of crops.
3. more lies are told about THE SPEED OF MODEL A's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 03:03 PM
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Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

CV report.

Australia has now reached 100 dead from CV. With a population of 25 million thatís 4 per million. The substantial number are related to 2 events. The biggest was passengers disembarking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A Working in 2020

Too Robert in Burton, Texas.

Yes, use your 28 ute. I use mine for all sorts of jobs and why not.
I like your trees. you must have a good water supply to keep them in good condition or had good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 04:04 PM
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Views: 291
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Advertisements

the trash stopped on my computer when I purchased an apple
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 05:01 PM
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Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Coffee Shops.

I cannot help but notice when TV makes an example of CV19 downturn on businesses it is always, without exception, coffee shops. Never manufacturing or agriculture or important...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

MAYBE ALL WILL ENDUP WELL. MAYBE

I spoke about my kids having no interest in my Model Aís. That's disappointing but as I said parents should help their kids reach their own aspirations.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 31,487
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

We all know the date of our first breath but we don't know the date of our last breath do we.
What I would welcome is to live to at least 81 so I can drive my A to the bi annual meet which ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Use of avgas?

I've burned considerable avgas through motor cars including Model A's.
This was because it was available, I used to buy a tanker load at a time.
It gave no extra performance, neither before or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 31,487
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1947 and my love affair with A's started when I was 6 or 7. It has never wained. I bought my first, a Tourer, or Phaeton to an American, in 1988 and was in trouble with my wife because we were broke....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 03:21 PM
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Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

HOW THIS LOVE AFFAIR STARTED.

I remember staying at the beach with my parents in the 50ís. A group of youths had this great motorcar with this funny oogah horn and they were having such fun. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

THIS YEAR THINGS ARE DIFFERENT. UNFORTUNATELY.

Autumn is here, you readers in America know it as fall. Hot days are gone and we now have warm weather. It’s the time of year when vintage cars,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By woofa.express
Re: It's alive!!!!!

WOW, what a gift. It's also a pleasure to give isn't it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Greedy and generous. Selfish and benevolent. That’s us. That’s humanity.

This current world situation shows how different to the extreme we all are. Stripping shop shelves for non-perishable food...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By woofa.express
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

yes Brent you are correct. 19 inch wheels. how silly of me. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By woofa.express
replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

Help requested please.

I am wanting to substitute steel wheels for my wire wheels on my 1930 Roadster.
Why you may well ask? To buy tyres for the original 17 inch wheels is expensive. Our AUD is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Follow-Up Model A Upholstery Mystery

the seat back in both my 28 ute and 28 tourer are sprung and about 5 inches thick. I replaced the ute back with medium density foam about 2 inches thick and moved the seat back, modifying the seat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

What's Hot and Whats Cold?

Our autumn is here and is most welcome. Nightly temps are now falling to a minimum 10C and it is necessary to pull up the doona. And a pullover in the morning to about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,186
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Test your knowledge, what do we have here?

good posting M2M. and thanks Dan Partain for that link. enjoyed watching it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,389
Posted By woofa.express
Re: High Torque Starter 12v to Ford Model A

there seems to be considerable disagreement on the use of a 6v starter in a 12v conversion.
I converted the system and retained my 6V starter. on start the impact was so severe I'd wince. Twice I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 94,517
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Human Gullibility and Stupidity triggered by Social Media.

16 million total deaths resulting from WW1. 50 million by Spanish flue, the year the war ended. One would have to acknowledge todays...
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