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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By holdover
Re: AA on Display

to each his own, my two AAs are garage queens except on nice dry days, then they play in the streets.. but sleep under roof overnight
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,544
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

Mine is not a HF one, but for the last 20 yrs I could not have worked without this. I have both a backhoe and a tractor with a FEL, but they don't hold a candle to one of these..


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,544
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

Being it was running I suppose in neutral, that should eliminate the trans and rear. But a lose bolt jamming the flywheel could lock it. I am sure you tried the screwdriver deal on the starter ring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By holdover
Re: Yet another old car pic.....

I worked at a gas station in the late 50s and 60s(in Huntington NY) that had one of those rail lifts. It was very stable. There were 4 pcs that hooked onto the rails and slid to whatever position you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By holdover
Re: 29 CCPU vs. 29 Fordor 60B Driver Comfort

I have a '29 CCPU, a '29Coupe, 2 '31 AAs and a '31 Tudor. The TuDor has more room for me compared to all the others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By holdover
Re: Classtique Upholstery

Thanks all, Classtique it will be. Ted Duke, correct STILL no answer from LeBaron... Ypu would think with change of ownership they would man the phones 24 hours a day..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By holdover
Classtique Upholstery

Read about the LeBaron Bonney deal. Sent them an email a week ago asking about delivery times with no response. Classitque was mentioned on my request of an alternative. Has anyone actually purchased...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,432
Posted By holdover
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

Sure have kicked this one around a bit.... I have 5 As all have seat belts that I put in. They are only lap belts and MIGHT help in an accident. All are secured to a frame member, not just to body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By holdover
Re: 1956 f-100

just noticed that Hagerty does not have a listing for values of 30s vehicles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,201
Posted By holdover
Re: LeBaron Bonney Co.

I was just getting ready to order the interior kit for my '31 CCPU indented firewall project. Any suggestions where else I can get a quality kit? Has any one purchased anything from LeBaron Bonney...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By holdover
Re: Removing rust by electrolis...Problem...

polarity is important, as I recall check out this for a nice setup


https://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolytic-Rust-Removal-aka-Magic/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By holdover
Re: Hope you had a safe New Year = Pics

Like the one with the kids selling soda... Safety first
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,926
Posted By holdover
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

paid right at 2.00a gallon here in Roanoke Va a couple of days ago for 87
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By holdover
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all, and a hope of many more years enjoying Model As and communicating on the barn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By holdover
Re: Shipping

used Fastenal a couple of years ago for 3 front fenders half way cross country, was about 150
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By holdover
Re: New video on How to Do a Lube Job on a Model A Ford

those of you that have the old style fittings and use the adapter on your grease gun, soon discover that a lot of grease does not go where it is suppose to. If you put a very small O ring in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By holdover
Ebay model A

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1931-Ford-Model-A-deluxe-roadster/332934663891?hash=item4d8473ced3:g:vqcAAOSwAyJbZ6WT:rk:8:pf:0&vxp=mtr


Said to have a 20K paint job, Pics look nice not completely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By holdover
Re: Question about posts

I like to think that this site is a community of friends who have an interest in Model As. When one of us has a problem we post it and get answers or do a search for a solution. We also discuss...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,255
Posted By holdover
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I have four that I usually drive, '29 CCPU, '29 Coupe, 31 AA LWB and a '31 Tudor. Most of the comments are positive such as, what year, how fast can it go, is it original, can you get parts, is it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,858
Posted By holdover
Re: Recap of the "Let's get personal" thread

Have 7 & 11 yr old grand kids that love them, will that continue, who knows. My son likes them, will he keep all of them or sell a few or all, who knows. I know this, I enjoy them and will as long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,499
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I believe that Barnstuf # 44 holds that honor, being older than ANY Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,499
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

73, and still many projects to finish! Funny thing is when I wake up in the morning I feel like I am 18, and can do anything, at about lunch time I wonder how I did anything, and it is all down hill...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,540
Posted By holdover
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

Back in the 60s I drove my 30 coupe year round, except when the roads were icy. That was when I was young and lived in Huntington New York. Without a heater it was cold at times, even with a blanket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By holdover
Re: Radiator soldering

Yes, " Can I use regular solder and a propane torch" Clamp it back together clean where you are going to apply the solder, flux it and try to copy the pattern of the other side. Don't use too much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,962
Posted By holdover
Re: coker tire has sold out-mentioned on AACA

not good news, Coker was more than just tires. I read an interview of the CEO Ken in hot rod, they asked him what the wildest tire they made, he said the tires that fit on the rear of an A when you...
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