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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,563
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: License Plate Letters

I tried rolling, brushing and even blotting. Paint to thin or to thick. Finally did what Dan/Kzo said. Primed and shot 4 or 5 coats of numeral color, followed by 1 good coat of background color. Let...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,277
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: A&l website

Bottom of page 7 has all contact info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,127
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Flint Mi.Membership Meet and Water Situation.

I live in Davison, Michigan 10 miles east of Flint. The water problems are in the city of Flint, not the suburbs!
When the State made Flint change from Detroit (Lake Huron) water to Flint River...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Back to the Bricks Flint MI

Here are pics on 2nd Street. The Script 'A' Chapter of MARC reserves the street and the Livingston "A"s join us. This year there were over 600 Corvettes here celebrating the 60th anniversary of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,609
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Original Quail Cap Value

This is a cap I bought at Hershey last year for $265. It is way to nice to spend $400 to $500 to replate and take a chance on breaking it. Take your time, they're still out there. If you're going to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,476
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Anyone from michigan?

Hello from Davison, 10 miles east of Flint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,887
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: PLEASE HELP - 1931 Cabriolet noise identification

When I got my dad's Model "A", it had a metal to metal grinding sound that was caused by the " Throttle Control Assembly" pivit arm rubbing on the bottom edge of the firewall. Replaced assembly,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,674
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: 1931 Green Murray on e-bay

Thanks Tom for the post a link tutorial, will use in future.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,674
Posted By Pete in Michigan
1931 Green Murray on e-bay

e-bay item #261142978318 . Ads like this just bug me. Here is a car , "frame off restoration", "Restored by very experienced restorer" in showroom condition, for $24,890. I pity the first time buyer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,949
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Fender mount parking lights

Fender mounted parking lights were made for the foreign market, IMO. British and most European cars had fender mounted parking lights.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,518
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Deluxe Phaeton , 1930

You're right 'Roadster62', the top appears to have been installed improperly. The main rear bow is tipped too far forward. Notice the body sheet metal pushing against top material at rear. Also the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,708
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Best Hershey finds.... 2012

Finally figured out how to post pictures, I hope. This is the Quail Peters 180A was referring to. The seller said this was the last of 3 he had brought to Hershey. I sure wish I had gotten there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Model A title information

A2325149 (Sept 1929) is the correct engine-serial number for your truck. The other numbers are for the Sec. of State use and have nothing to do with your truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,764
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Original 30 -31 Brass Dash

Maybe the 'B' was used to designate brass during and after the plating process. Once they were plated, it would be easier to tell the difference between a brass and steel panel.
The J.S. state...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,648
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: water leak in exh port

I had a '89 Cadillac that had a leaking head gasket, dealer said $1800 to replace head gaskets. Said I'd wait and check it out more. At home looking at the engine, I noticed a caution sticker on the...
Forum: Model-A 02-11-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,558
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's CAR COLLECTION

What is the three window coupe? Reminds me of the 1936 Olds my parents had when I was young.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,861
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: the history of your car ???????

My 1929 Standard coupe was built in Indianapolis, Ind. and spent its first 36 years in Joplin, Missouri. The original owners son brought it to Michigan and I bought it in 1966 when he was moving to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,732
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: inside rattle

My throttle control assembly that bolts on the back of the engine would rub on the bottom of the firewall when I hit a bump and make a noise like you discribe. Mine was an easy fix, had wrong...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Judging Standards

New 2011 Judging Standards arrived today!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,469
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Stock Model A 1/4 mile time?

In 1966 I took my 29 coupe to the strip and ran it. Time was 26 seconds and the speed was to slow to record.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,617
Posted By Pete in Michigan
Re: Question about JS

My one owner unmolested 29 coupe had the nuts on the inside when I restored it so I put them back on the inside. I don't think they came from the factory that way because its a real bummer trying to...
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