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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Is this an 'A'?

It is a Russian GAZ-4 (1933-1937)

Here are some more photos from around the web:

https://militaryarms.ru/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/gaz-4.jpg
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,056
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Sale price

Here's an era sales flier for the Kari-Keen trunks for Fords. Sounds like that is what is on the car:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=378786&stc=1&d=1541212967
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Brad in Germany
"For-A-Ford" wrenches - what are they for?

I was cleaning out a box of tools that I had salvaged from my father's garage and ran across this set of wrenches. All are marked "For-A-Ford".
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Largest Size Tires?

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--mNzYzwDD--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/hz8buwfnh5x8ardrpic4.jpg

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/asvEdoUdEEk/default.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: weather at Hershey

Rain predicted for most of the day on Thursday.....but we will still be open CF73 - CF75 under our tent.

Brad in Hershey
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Railroad Inspection Car

...some other Model A's on the rails:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=376227&stc=1&d=1538882818
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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-06-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Hershey Locations

My Dad and my wife and I will be set up, as every year, in the Chocolate Field: CF73 - CF75

Here are some of the things that we will be bringing this year:

- Ford 5Z tools/wrenches for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,277
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Annual Fordbarn members' Hershey Spot thread

My Dad and my wife and I will be set up, as every year, in the Chocolate Field: CF73 - CF75

Here are some of the things that we will be bringing this year:

- Sport Lites for Ford Model A and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Hershey Locations

My Dad and my wife and I will be set up, as every year, in the Chocolate Field: CF73 - CF75

Here are some of the things that we will be bringing this year:

- Sport Lites for Ford Model A and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: 1931 Roadster Picture

Here is the Hallmark Christmas ornament "Roadster" for comparison:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/bGQAAOxy1JBSQgly/s-l640.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
6x4
Views: 1,590
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: 6x4

That was the prototype that let to the GAZ-TK:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=371312&stc=1&d=1535040639


...and the GAZ-AAAA:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
6x4
Views: 1,590
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: 6x4

The Aerowagon or Aeromotowagon (Russian: Аэроваго́н, аэродрези́на) was an experimental high-speed railcar fitted with an aircraft engine and propeller traction invented by Valerian Abakovsky, a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: The story of GAZ A/AA

Most of this text was copied from the Journal of the Society For Industrial Archeology, Volume 37, No 1 and 2, 2011 from the article titled "The Soviet Problem with Two “Unknowns”: How an American...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Cool AA

That is the 1930 Ice Truck that sold at the 2016 Hershey RM auction for $33,000 (including buyer fees). Here is the link to that RM auction
which includes lots more photos of various parts of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Henry ford

Happy Birthday Mr. Ford:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=368587&stc=1&d=1533024943

Best wishes,
Brad in Maryland

PS: Better eat that cake fast before the Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: GAZ AA in 1955

Well, basically the GAZ-MM was just an "improved" GAZ-AA, built in the factory in Molotov (thus the "M" designation), using improvements adopted for primarily wartime use, from the GAZ M-1. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: GAZ AA in 1955

Bruce:

Some of the earlier GAZ-MM's had regular GAZ-AA doors and both split and one piece windshields. The newer GAZ-MM versions lost the doors or had ship-lap wooden doors or even canvas "doors"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: GAZ AA in 1955

With those kind of front fenders, the split windshield, and what appears to be no front brake drums, etc, it looks to me to be a GAZ-MM instead....

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Made in Dagenham

Here's the "Ford Model A" in their collection y'all are talking about with the "rear-hinged ‘suicide’ doors":
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,013
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Fan belt without notches on the underside...

GATES 700...or if you prefer one just slightly longer, try the NAPA B41:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=365682&stc=1&d=1530654078

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Fuel shut off valve - Is this one for a Model A??

Thanks Jwilli....but the one on Mike's has a different squared off area on the gas tank threaded side ??:
http://www.mikes-afordable.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/A9189A.jpg

....as does the one from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Brad in Germany
Fuel shut off valve - Is this one for a Model A??

Is this a Model A fuel shut off valve?? :confused: What is rather puzzling is the odd shaped squared off area, by the threaded part, that screws in towards the gas tank....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Wow, 1928 Snowflyer !

....or this Model A Snow Flyer that was sold ($101,890 :eek:) recently at the Bonhams auction of the Den Hartogh Ford Museum in The Netherlands (click on the picture for more information):...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: My Pet Peeve - Landau Iron Rant

Hi TerryO,

Yup, it looks kinda the same, but it is a different car. The green one in the photo that I posted is (was) my Dad's car (and mine before that) before he sold it several years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: My Pet Peeve - Landau Iron Rant

....center hinge knob on the top part of the landau bar:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=365173&stc=1&d=1530334915
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