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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Model A tech advisors team from Paul Shinn

Good on using the search tool
You’re likely one of about 2%
Sometimes the redundancy of questions here amazes me!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Where were Marvel-Schebler carbs made?

Computers are not my friend….but stuck with them. Everything I do has to go thru a portal or some crap like that!
I hope I don’t get stuck with electric cars!
I’m probably old enough I can keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Interior trim panels

It’s called upholstery board and available in regular and “waterproof “…much different than cardboard
Or was available
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Checking Fluid in Rear Shocks on 31 Victoria

Yes the cover may should have been positioned differently.
Not an easy fix at this point due to creating possible leakage
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Model A tech advisors team from Paul Shinn

Sorry folks, YouTube posts are much better than words posted anywhere whether Model A or whatever. “Picture worth a thousand words “!?
Visuals are rather absolute and can be revisited.
Folks often...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Kudos to Snyder's- Good vendor alert

Put Berts on that list too!
The Big 3 to me.
Also Joe at Tam’s does a great job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Frame - difference 28-29/30-31

Agree with Brent
The only ones that I consider unrestorable are those very very deeply(in the southern USA we have high humidity and acidic trees!) pitted with rust or been in a hot fire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,652
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Storing restored model A without a garage or carport

but I could only have access when it fits their schedule.

I think I’d just be inconvenienced for a few months…
Can’t have your cake and eat it too!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,344
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: USPS problems?

Their problems all started with promises to employees…
Called post-retirement benefits

Then came operational problems
Then came revenue decline

If a commercial entity ….they’d have filed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,344
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: USPS problems?

Unofficial USPS slogan here in the States

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds

Regretfully I’m calling BS...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

Yeah a wire brush was our sand blaster too!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

it is always easier to go through life doing nothing...

That would be nice! I have 30 years of backlog if I get it all done!! It’s been that way for 20 years. I used to do full resto but have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

When I was daydreaming of cloning a 3 window….
It was noted the rear clip is far different than Model A. More like a 32 which could be since it’s a slant and late in A production
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

easier to buy a 32 3 window old blue............


Easier on the back and billfold to do without either……that dream was when I was 50!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

Yep seen it …prototype not production
I’d considered building one but life is getting by! Won’t happen
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

Yeah there ain’t one out there that I know of……not sure where Roy’s went but think it stayed in the south…..
Money will flush out a lot of stuff! Every thing has a price except my dog……my wife...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

I said maybe 10-12 originals, hip shoot! I’ve actually heard 8; I know of 5 personally.
I yield but I thought there were more than one 30 town car deliveries?. Tim Kelly had one(?) I saw one in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,477
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extinct Model A

There are very few actual slant town car deliveries. I know of several originals (10-12, maybe??) but there’s several that are “tributes”, clones, knock-offs, counterfeit ….whatever one wishes to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Best quality rattle can paint

“Depends on what you are doing with it.”

Yep that’s the good question
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Nashville Swap Meet

I went about 10 years ago. Model a stuff not plentiful back then and same old, same old.
Other fleas within my driving distance have shown a steady dwindle of A stuff. But every FM is a snowflake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,407
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1929 Pickup interior

https://www.ecklers.com/media/catalog/product/cache/e8278bb62b6191f0a2c63cf38a3ced70/6/4/64-51740.jpg

Macs and others
Might be good, lots of volume, never seen it in person
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Primer paint

And rubber gloves…
Avoid skin contact as mentioned previously
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Ford model A Door Trim

I actually restored a very early 30 fordor TS years ago. It was an original car with eyebrow fenders and had the single point garnishes.
My theory is nothing is set in stone on Model A’s. Henry ran...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,363
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: What has gone wrong on the road?

Coil, distributor, generator, fuel system……I’ve seen about equal amounts of such
Sometimes tires…
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Painted Tudor Body

Red and black
But….apple green is great too. Just be sure and get the original apple green. Most use something much too close to chartreuse. Little too neon for me
The original has less yellow and...
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