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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Pet Names For Significant Other

"Miss Management" when we first moved in together....('84).
"Ms Management" after we got married.... ('88)...

(PS, I'm the luckiest guy on earth.... And yes, she drives stick shift!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Trailering tips for protection

Certainly put it on backwards, however you wrap it up....

Now... Since the OP was about the safety of the finish, I guess it may seem a bit off topic, but I have an overall project safety...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,343
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

What's an A worth? Great question!
Two key elements in all value statements turn on supply and liquidity.
The Hemmings- based chart is very informative...
So over 20 years the # of A's for sale in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: starting my A tool collection


The RG/JS section on tools is not only fascinating reading, but for putting together a complete and accurate tool set the Guidelines would be essential...

If that's the way you plan...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: The 1930 Deluxe Tudor Sedan...

Just wondering...

What actually are the options listed on line four:

"Toggle Grips"?

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Marco's Roadster Colors

Thanks All,

What a great site that is

And please forgive the protocol error on the "Search" function...

Today was the first time my wife has visited the Barn, and the first time she
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Marco's Roadster Colors

Is there a current link to Marco's color chart site? Thanks, John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Towing my Model A

Back it on the trailer...
Towing it with the grill facing forward exposes a lot more glass (all the lamps and the windshield), as well as the fins on the radiator, to whatever debris gets kicked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Radiator Emblem

Slightly off topic, but:

Did all of the original emblems have 'Robbins' marked inside them?
From 1928 through 1931?
Were they the only suppliers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Pinstriping

Well, I just got new specs from Lens Crafters yesterday...
Kind of the same deal as a Home Depot for your eyes.
So, am I possibly seeing correctly that the upper pin stripe is consistently...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,319
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Bat piss

All of the above!!!!!
But get 'em OUT any way you're comfortable with...
Turn on the lights!
Block up the holes!
Amp up the ultrasound!
Build em a bunch of roosting boxes.
But DON'T kill.em....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,920
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: not your average coupe

So do you run with a pair of original engine-to-frame splash pans? Or?
Love to get a look under the hood...
Great machine!
Luck be with you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Roy Nacewicz

There's hope for Roy's business to be saved!
Check out the new post on the Early.V8 section of the Barn.
Or search the Barn for: Roy Nacewicz...!!
This would be the equivalent (IMHO....) of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,078
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

This is great news. After great sadness...
Congratulations on the decision.
It will be welcomed by so many restoration folks.
I'm sure I can speak for everyone who has been helped by Roy, that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Windshield gasket replacement

I'm sure you don't ever want to have to replace the whole windshield... Who would?
Nevertheless, it's never going to be any easier than it is right now...
For safety reasons, it's a really good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: 31 Locking Door Handle Shaft Dimensions

Overall I see 1 3/32"
For the first measurment inward I see 9/16"
For the next inward area I see 7/32"
For the third dimension I see 5/16"

However, there are irregular chamfers, crimps, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: new seat cover

Shift knob is a perfect match!
Forum: Model-A 07-04-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
1931 Sportlite

Looking for a restored Unity Sportlite, correct per RG/JS, for my S/W Cabriolet.
Any leads would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Electrolock?

I meant to say NO need to answer......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Starter Not Running

Thanks for the insight and info... Makes good sense....
So, still, what actually determines why the engines will always have to stop only in those
two identical locations, every time??? I just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Electrolock?

So who are you actually directing your question to in Post # 12??? Was it meant for the OP, was it for Synchro99, was it for Werner (who has English as a.second language)? And while I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Starter Not Running

I'm having a hard time understanding why the engine must always stop with the ring gear in 'one of two places' and thus create two ring-gear sweet spots.... I'm sure it does, I've seen many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,394
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Steering Damper

So many pros and cons on this short thread, like any great
group exchange.....
I'm thinking Post #2 basically says it all. If you are going to
be facing grooved pavements (Something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

Here's another suggestion, based on your great ("tzing, tzing, tzing...") description...
Could a loose (warped, broken, bent!?!??!.) fan blade be wobbling just enough, to gently sweep over the lower...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By 31Cabriolet68-C
Re: wiper motors

Also Ron Monte has some good looking ones on eBay right now.
Just search eBay for: Model A parts, wipers... Or " Wiper Motors, Model A"
He provided a beautiful one for me...
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