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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By SHEC
Re: Victoria Steelback -- Seats--

Thanks Bill - The Coupe "Annie" as we call her, has SFA 11538. Sold new October 11,1930 from H.M. Lawrence Ford in Oakland. The building is still there downtown but now used as a school and public...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By SHEC
Re: Victoria Steelback -- Seats--

Greetings -

Beautiful Victoria, thanks for sharing. What is the SFA body number if I may ask, as our '30 Deluxe Coupe was also built in San Francisco. Assembly date was 8/6/30 and sold new in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,496
Posted By SHEC
Wink Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

Howdy -

As an update on the Victoria........... what would be the current value on a car like that in long term "stored" condition? Your thoughts?

Thanks - :confused:

Be well -
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By SHEC
Cool Re: Just a nice old pic....

Yes indeed a very nice shot of a proud Daddy and child - the pup helps out also. Sweet little Vicky got them there!


I agree on the whitewall situation. If you truly look at the era photos -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 57,857
Posted By SHEC
Wink Re: Manners... A new rule...

Thank you sir for putting up with us and for providing good oversight. I believe we should go back and restore the standards of civility that the cars we are working with represented "back in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,496
Posted By SHEC
Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

Hey Folks - Happy New Year and safe Model "A" ing to boot!

Be well -

SHEC

C. Shelby
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,496
Posted By SHEC
Cool Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

:cool:

Thanks for the updates ladies and gents. It seems this program generates quite a bit of response with regard to the lack of gearhead knowledge by Frank and Mike.

Maybe someone will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,496
Posted By SHEC
Cool Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

Is this program on the air currently? It seems like they are in "re-run" mode now..........

Thanks -

SHEC :cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,262
Posted By SHEC
Thumbs up Re: He is back again, 1931 Victoria

:) Thanks for sharing the car and the gent presenting it. Interesting all around -

Maybe Santa will drop down the chimney with the VICKY in his sack -

Be well

Merry Christmas and Happy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,387
Posted By SHEC
Re: Preservation of Original Bakelite Steering Wheel.

Greetings -

I was told the 30-31 steering wheels are hard rubber with a unique Ford blend for endurance. We have the original on our '30 Coupe and with use the oil from your hands coats the rascal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,633
Posted By SHEC
Thumbs up Re: Who still uses a 'stick shift' in their modern vehicle ?

Still "rowing thru the gears" with my '70 VW Beetle and the "A".

Love them both as its fun to out accelerate some of the slush boxes since the drivers are just sitting there and not focused on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,931
Posted By SHEC
Re: Major find...very spendy...

Help us out Mate on this one...............

"On ya'?

Love it. Very cool!

Back at ya'.

Be well -
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,587
Posted By SHEC
Re: Production boo boo's

Thanks Steve -

Good to hear from you again. On your Plant study for SFA, you have the car on page 12 with the side note of #3 as a credit for the information I sent you.

At that time I sent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,587
Posted By SHEC
Thumbs up Re: Production boo boo's

Yes the full wire harness, insulators and blocking were there from the factory. I am in Steve's study on VIN's and noted on the SFA portion as to the cars particulars.

Mistake now that we look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,587
Posted By SHEC
Re: Production boo boo's

A Deluxe Coupe would include (partial list): Mohair upholstery with more pleats, Pinstripe on gas tank, Butler satin finish upgraded interior door handles + window crank, rear window shade, and an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,587
Posted By SHEC
Re: Production boo boo's

Our '30 Deluxe Coupe was built without standard (for a Deluxe Coupe), cowl lites. How many cars moved forward without something of this significance being caught before the end of the line?

Built...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,499
Posted By SHEC
Re: Lurker ? What is the meaning ?

Better than being a "creeper", as there are so many areas this one can cover...................:mad::(

It can include the slick little device we use to get in under our cars for oil changes etc. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By SHEC
Re: California license plates

Vern -

GREAT SHOT AND CONGRATS ON THE "NEW" PLATES.
They look terrific -

Enjoy -

Be well - Chris

SHEC :cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By SHEC
Re: California license plates

Something interesting to check on here in California is the "new" issue of the famous (1963 era) black and yellow Ca. plates. A great alternative for new and old vehicles and they are popping up all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,674
Posted By SHEC
Cool Re: Not many Moels A's at Barret Jackson

Love it Seth -

How can you beat a beautiful Victoria - Steelback no less!

Thanks for sharing Sir -

Be well -

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,674
Posted By SHEC
Re: Not many Moels A's at Barret Jackson

Nice Vicky pictured. Is it up for "auction"?

SHEC
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,848
Posted By SHEC
Re: Correct location of tire logo on a 30-31 19" Rim

Further homework on the rim/tire location situation. While at the Turlock Swap Meet, I checked an older MAFCA book on judging standards. It was not specific as to location of valve, brand names,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,848
Posted By SHEC
Re: Correct location of tire logo on a 30-31 19" Rim

Thank you for the quick response. I am leaning toward this type of install - the clear silicone being the key. The new tires are great and now we are after that special finishing touch!

Stay...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,848
Posted By SHEC
Re: Correct location of tire logo on a 30-31 19" Rim

So - on another note but the same loop.................!

How do you keep your hubcaps from spinning or rattling on the rim? Bend the tabs, a spot of clear silicone, or? What works for you folks?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,764
Posted By SHEC
Re: What do you think happened?

I would be "checking" on a new tow operator -

I ran a wrecker for many years during the old Ernie HOLMES days - :o

Best of luck on the repairs -

CS
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