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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,729
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Old sayings

Government Specifications: Measure with a micrometer, Mark with a chalk, and Cut with an axe! :rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Canvas Sport Coupe Top

Does Classtique offer a list of local 'approved installers'?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Visual ID a couple things

It's "PeeDee" car listed in our Swap Meet section. You could PM him/her for additional info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,216
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Model A's and Woodstock...

Nope, stuck on mountain top in Alaska doing radar maintenance for the Air Force. :(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,673
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Bot a new A

But "It was running when parked!" ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,701
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Looking for rare welt tips

I would be interested in one set of four for a 1931 68B.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Door lock for 68B Cariolet

I have a 1931 Model A Cabriolet (68B) and the drivers side door lock is a inside slide lever with no outside key. It has the keyed lock for the passenger door.
I could be wrong, but I assumed that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By jthomas6
Re: '31 Roadster p/u top question

They are called "clinch style wood screws". Most all vendors carry them in various sizes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,611
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Not showing our cars anymore?

I agree, I used to go to several a year (only if they were backing some cause). I have gone to zero this year. Almost made one a couple weeks back, however, a waitress at a small restaurant we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,628
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Changed Fuel Filter-Now won't start

Been there, done that! :rolleyes: I now have a little saying:

OFF to the right; UP and running. ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Its about a Ford, but not a Model A

Thanks for sharing the story and photos Will. I was there at Darlington (Wed-Mon). Being a Mark Martin fan, I was more interested in the 'throw back #6. Unfortunately, it acquired significantly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By jthomas6
Re: vacuum wipers

Here is a link to some good info . . .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,356
Posted By jthomas6
Re: FSI Electronic Ignition Centrifugal Advance Distributor

x2 - I've done it that way many times (I use a 12v JumperPack).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,654
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Brake shop and Floater advice OC, calif

That's what I'd call a service oriented individual! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,999
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Need a New Coil

Yes, mine is 6 volt, positive ground, original points style ignition. Quoting from Patrick L who just posted:
"The pertronix 40111 is a 1.5 ohm epoxy coil. so,
6v; no resistor
12v; resistor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,144
Posted By jthomas6
Re: What's a comfortable model a speed?

Not sure, :rolleyes: but didn't you change tire sizes awhile back? If so, probably need a different gear ratio feeding the speedo. :confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,999
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Need a New Coil

Based on information from knowledgeable people on this forum, I purchased a Pertronix 40111 1.5 ohm "Flame Thrower" coil several years ago. Very happy with it. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,170
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Stolen 1929 model a ford speedster and trailer

That's part of the reason why I have Title and Tag on mine, even though Tn doesn't require it. I seldom use my trailer in state, but didn't want questions from HP when dragging it through other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,170
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Stolen 1929 model a ford speedster and trailer

Small screw gun (and a ladder) - my tag is over 8' up in upper left corner of the drop door. ;)
While parked at home, I'm not too worried - they would have to move a 30,000 lb Motor Home (with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,170
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Stolen 1929 model a ford speedster and trailer

Here in Tennessee, I was told by DMV that I didn't need to 'Title/Tag' my trailer.
I told her I wanted to anyway - she said it would cost. I'm willing to pay a couple dollars every year to know my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,881
Posted By jthomas6
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,955
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Model A Exhaust Manifold

:D I think all those exhaust fumes in the cab would have taken care of any bugs! ;):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,360
Posted By jthomas6
Re: Back to life: Resurrecting my 1930 coupe

Over two years!!! :confused::confused:
Who was your A insured with??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,676
Posted By jthomas6
Unhappy Re: 8 Volt battery

When I obtained my first 'A', I didn't realize the previous owner had installed an 8v battery. I went through two generators, and many light bulbs - before I thought to check the battery (I assumed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By jthomas6
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