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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: step plate location

my favorite location is: hanging on the garage wall......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Tire wheel balancing: is it needed ?

NO.
I've driven over 50,000 highway miles in Model As without wheel balancing.
Just recently had new tires put on our 35 Chevy, asked the tire store if they recommended balancing, they said "save...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,698
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Mikesspeedshop NC-Shock Rebuilder BEWARE

John Holland in Valley City, Ohio is the go-to guy for shocks.
knowledgeable and affordable.
(330) 483-3896
ship them in USPS flat rate boxes to reduce the cost.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Chris in WNC
Forum: Model-A 01-04-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Chris in WNC
National Meet Programs and other related things

Cleaning house again; things I'm not keeping but do not want to put in the recycling bin-----

I have program books from several (not all) MARC and MAFCA meets, beginning with 1990 and ending with...
Forum: Model-A 10-28-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: free back issues Model A News

GONE!

thanks, FordBarn…..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,514
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Model A cross-country migration

oops.

I posted some excellent advice without noticing the date of the original post.

as Emily Litella always said, "never mind"...…..
Forum: Model-A 10-28-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Chris in WNC
free back issues Model A News

Model A News (MARC magazine)

Jul-Aug 2016 through Sep-Oct 2018

free, you pay postage
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: unusual brake drum accessory?

Tom , I think you were joking but that makes as much sense as the slinger theory.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: unusual brake drum accessory?

that's what I suspect they are.
must be fairly uncommon.
I have looked at many brake drums over the years and never saw any before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chris in WNC
Question unusual brake drum accessory?

Preparing a pair of front drums for sale and discovered they have an unusual stamped steel collar around the inside of the hub, like some sort of slinger or baffle.

Never seen any like this before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,762
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Other Hobby Interests

1935 Chevrolet
1944 John Deere B
Aladdin brand kerosene lamps
Brewery and RC Cola collectibles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Model A in TV series NCIS

love NCIS, love Abby, dislike red cars......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By Chris in WNC
Question current price of 19" wheels ?

what have straight, solid, unrestored 19" wheels been selling for lately in the southeastern US?

I have 6 or 7 I no longer need....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,142
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Meaningless Motor Vehicle Inspection Process in NJ

Tim Ayers, you just lucked into an overzealous cop.
Most of them have better things to do than hassle you like this.

I was stopped in a speed trap once in Jacksonville FL, driving our 37 Plymouth...
Forum: Model-A 06-30-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By Chris in WNC
Back issues Model A News & Restorer magazines

cleaning house again.

Jan/Feb 2008 through Jan/Feb 2016

you pay postage or pick up at our house.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,626
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: I Want to Buy a Model A

the advice to be wary of shiny paint jobs is spot on.
frequently this distracts you from a car that needs everything mechanical. (BIG$$$)

Rainmaker Ron said it best: if it can't go 45 mph for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,163
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: So, really, in a well tuned Model A, how much vibration is 'normal'?

extremely subjective from car to car. some anecdotal examples:

our Town Sedan had a counterbalanced crank and was smooth as silk even at 60MPH.

our low mileage unrestored Coupe NEVER ran...
Forum: Model-A 09-10-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Chris in WNC
Front Axle and Wishbone

SOLD last week on eBay........

Ryan, why isn't there a "delete" option for ads?
Forum: Model-A 09-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By Chris in WNC
31 right Front Fender

Good restorable condition.
Poor repair attempt on the bead and sheet metal about halfway down + an extra hole near the headlight bar holes.
Easy fix for those who know how, like Rock Hill Will or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,650
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Noisy Neighbor

Hoop and Greg are on the short list of people I wish I could have transplanted to the mountains with me.
I miss hanging out with them and am glad FordBarn gives this glimpse of what's going on down...
Forum: Model-A 03-05-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By Chris in WNC
Free Book- Model A Construction, Operation,Repair for the Restorer 1970

Already GONE. thanks, guys.......

how can I delete the whole ad?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,060
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Do you carry a fire extinguisher?

You betcha- not only in antique cars but in all modern cars and our camper trailer.
Really cheap insurace against any of them becoming a "crispy critter".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,421
Posted By Chris in WNC
Fasten your Seat Belts!

I'm honoring RichardW's wishes that his thread about today's tragically fatal collision not become a seat belt rant.

but echoing Fred Carlton's FaceBook post earlier today, PLEASE put seat belts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,887
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Parts Hoarding: a Discouragement to Newbies?

idle curiosity, H.L. - did the young lady indicate if her wheeling & dealing was the source of her wealth or was she wealthy before she started?
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