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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Fine point judging...a simple question

I agree with the fine point judging comments of Ken Davis, and many others. Speaking as a retired Master Judge, the "specs" for a 500 point car are now almost overwhelming and with the many Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Is this a bad idea?

NEVER use gasoline for cleaning anything !!! I have a deceased friend who would tell you the same IF HE COULD... Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my friends AND would be friends. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to ALL Ford those on Ford Barn, AND HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2020 WILL BE GREAT. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,797
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

So sorry to learn of your loss, my condolences to you and your family. The loss of s dear one will take time to realize he is gone and time for you to recover, though never forgetting the good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,827
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

Like Humperhill I owned part interest in a restoration shop which was an extension of a commercial shop and the cost of materials, labor and time factors became prohibitive, now we only do special...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 931
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interior Door Panels on Deluxe Closed Cars

Sorry - There was NO 1930 Deluxe Tudors - Only 1931...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Best Model A flea markets in the country

Moultrie GA in November in the past has been a good source for what you describe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,805
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

As a purist, I agree with the others. There are so many things WRONG with this car, it would take a complete note pad to document them. But some unknowing will think he has bought a super...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,805
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

As a purist,first I agree with Brent, Second there so darn many things wrong with this car, it would take a notebook to record the issues, starting with those "funky" AM cowl lamps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,170
Posted By jimalabam
Re: not your average coupe

Quick Change - Don't let the nay says and wanna be's bother you. I wish I could again be on the flats with you and the others. Good weather = YES YES YES. GOOD LUCK WITH GREAT AND SAFE RUNS. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,125
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Cube: Proceed - I am never to old (82) to learn new information and/or techniques...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Engine Longevity

Miles to go - Endless with proper maintenance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By jimalabam
Re: 40 sedan rear ashtray(s)

Good to see you on the Barn again Ken. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By jimalabam
Smile Re: letting go

Steve: Stay as active as you can. Driving the "A" is great fun, but you can stay BZ with other related "A" hobbies and please stay on the barn. Best wishes, Jim Langley..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By jimalabam
Re: GPS Operation

Thinking back to my Air Force flying days, Nothing better than advising my Navigator to set up something phony and then we would laugh and "argue" with the GPS, because in those days, the GPS female...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Body block paint

Chris's info is correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,312
Posted By jimalabam
Re: So what is an AR?

"AR" cars are misnamed and are more properly called "ER" cars. AR was a part designation as above. ONCE & FOR ALL - Let's settle this issue. THERE ARE NO AR MODEL A's. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By jimalabam
Re: 1930 Body Production

Greg: Steve is correct. Going to the Benson will not produce any other info at this time. Either this info was lost OR remains to be found in the many-many boxes in the Archives. This would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Fordoor to Tudor

Without a complete body change Fordor to Tudor It was and is a Tudor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,723
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Cartouche / Macs experience?

Good to see you back on the Barn Ken. Hope you are continuing to progress well. Jim...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,703
Posted By jimalabam
Re: how much assembly did Assembly Plants do?

Correction Guys - Mis step - Ford Motor Company was and is not known as Ford Motors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By jimalabam
Re: A tragic loss to the Model A hobby, Alex Janke

We have lost a GREAT Model A Friend. My prayers and condolences to the family. Jim Langley...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Cleaning a crudy Oil filler pipe assembly

Steve: Never soak anything in gasoline. Very dangerous FUMES can cause a disaster. including you. Have a deceased friend somewhere between Heaven and Hell, hopefully Heaven who was soaking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jimalabam
Re: Photo needed...E-Brake handle

I agree with you Benson...
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