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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Forddan
I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Hi all

I wanted to share my happiness.

As you many have read, I had a couple of postings at the start of the summer season concerning Gear Oil and STP. After all the suggestions, I finally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By Forddan
Re: Cold Weather Operation

MASSACHUSETTS.

I got my 1929 this past January. We didn't have to much snow during December (almost nothing). I took it out of the barn the second Weekend of January 2019. A week later after I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:18 PM
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Views: 901
Posted By Forddan
Re: 28 Tudor Sedan

I like the watch. Where did you get it ?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice video of the model T in action inserted on this blog.

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2011/07/wanderwell-expedition-with-car-and.html?m=1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2011/07/wanderwell-expedition-with-car-and.html?m=1

My last posting about her. I just bought the book at Amazon. I am going to take a look to the videos in that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice to know for when we Tour with our model As. :-)


.....On their trip they used kerosene for gasoline, crushed bananas for grease in the differential and water and elephant fat for oil in the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Somehow, this answer your question. I am sure other companies were involved too.


....In 1922, Idris Galcia Hall was a 16 year old schoolgirl when she answered an ad placed in the Paris Herald...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

To my question, i found this:

....In 1922, Idris Galcia Hall was a 16 year old schoolgirl when she answered an ad placed in the Paris Herald by self-styled adventurer Walter Wanderwell, who was...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

https://www.alohawanderwell.com/

Achievements

First woman to drive around the globe. (Wikipedia)
Drove 43 countries in a Ford Model-T at age 16.
Earliest films of the Bororo people of Brazil....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

https://www.alohawanderwell.com/

Achievements

First woman to drive around the globe. (Wikipedia)
Drove 43 countries in a Ford Model-T at age 16.
Earliest films of the Bororo people of Brazil....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Nice pictures attached. Thank you.

What an adventurer life. I will read back the article I posted. I think a book is mentioned. I will look for it.

Have Henry Ford financially supported her...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-26-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Forddan
The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Hi

I allway post in the Model A forum because I have a 1929 Tudor. But, I just read this story, the car was a model T, and I though that many of you would like to read it. In particular, I didn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Forddan
The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Hi

It's not a model A, it's a T, but nevertheless I thought it is a story that many would like to read. In my case I didn't have idea that she existed.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Fascinating discussions and I agree with all them. Cost will be around 1000 to 1500, as someone mentioned. I got the price from a respected antique/classic car shop. This goes in line with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

LOL.... I will talk with the club guys for sure.

The rate of $3.25 per hour in 1938 will be around $56.7 today with an annual inflation average of 3.59.

Thank you for your answers. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Thank you all !! I started to have an idea of potential costs.

~ $70-80 is the shop rate hour in my area.

Best
Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Looks like the clutch is almost at the end of the adjustment, so I was told that in the near future I will have to replace it. The person who tested it said that I have to push all the pedal to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By Forddan
Clutch replacement costs...

Hi

Could be I have to do a clutch replacement in my early 1929 Tudor.

If I would take the car to a shop, can anybody provide me a bulk idea of total costs.

In other words, if someone have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Forddan
Re: 1931 steering column brace bracket installation in......

Great help !!

Thank you all !!!!

Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By Forddan
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

Hi

Can someone explain me what exactly will be the process of "Double Clutching ".

What I quoted above I always assumed that was double clutching.

1. Clutch out of gear
2. “De-clutch”...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Forddan
1931 steering column brace bracket installation in......

Hi

I need to install a 1931 steering column brace bracket in my early 1929 Ford Tudor as I have a small gas tank leak to solve.

Anyone have some pictures to share on how to attach/install it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Forddan
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

LOL.. now i understand. These guys are amazing.

I have my A in my barn. In winter my barn is a 5 starts hotel for mice. I am a new owner and the car was stored only this past winter for the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Forddan
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

Sorry if this is a very stupid question, but how did the supposed mouse food was stored in the radiator or any other place and finished mixed with the water radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Forddan
Re: Model A as a mobile studio

Marketing is all about picking your attention in a way that you will remember the ad. At least I see it in that way. In this case the catch is the model A. And here we are, commenting about the ad. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Forddan
Re: door lock & handle questions

I wrap a chain around the steering wheel and column. I believe, that will discourage any one that would like to steal the car in a parking lot.

Beside the car I do not leave anything of real...
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