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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 564
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: What is driving an A on snow/ice like? Can you add studs to A tyres?

They go well in snow due to gearing
Little does well in ice
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Difference in rear panels

And profile of the reveals is different
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Vicky Question

Well the early seats were the same size as a pair
The later seats had a wider drivers seat than the passenger.
Also the floor mounts are different between the early and late seats
Need to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I still look occasionally but trade seldom; sell almost never
The reason(s) I’ve backed off include fees but also misrepresentation and......
There’s seldom
Anything of interest. People list junk...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Substitute for Satin Golden Beryl

Most paint dealers have a chip book or cards that phase colors
If you have the paint guide take it there and match it to chips that they have formulas for.
I’ve done this often especially wood...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

Jim is spot on as I know it. Depending on state, there could be state tax issues
CPA (ret)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Any shaky can preference on small parts??

It sorta depends on what u are
Trying to achieve .....
Sometimes I just use $.99 cheap stuff to get something primed, temp covered or all one color
If I need a decent finish I use rustoleum ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

That’s way in the rear view mirror
thank goodness! Not enough energy to endure tax seasons again!!,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

Ask your own tax advisor.
There is a lot of Misinformation herein
There is a difference in a taxable gift and a taxable estate
As well as non-taxable both !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

It wasn’t that long ago ( I guess!) that you could get a short block from Sears
We used several and they were very good as I remember....no problems
Maybe expectations weren’t as high as today....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,252
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Model A Estate Plans

What I’m seeing is that what we now perceive the values to be is waning greatly.
Also the market (interested parties) is shrinking. If you have an abundance of “stuff” you should consider thinning ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Cabriolet window channel

Go to billiard table sales company. They will have black felt cheaply
Permatex makes Right Stuff for gluing
You’ll have to improvise from there
Not easy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 2020 Hershey Spaces

Accountability!
It would be a nightmare if some wanted refund some rollover.
Besides 2021 will require new year for AACA dues
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Rumble Lid and Hinge installation 68C

Often you have to tweak the hinges (bend) in or out to align well
But repo hinges will break if you stress them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Who sells the best repro radiator shell?

Were you specific with Bert’s?
I’ve found if I tell them what I wand and don’t want they are usually spot-on
This is not what almost 100% of posters report on them
And they always make it right ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Rear Fender Identification Help

Bob what is a wide body? Do you mean wide bed PU?
It is not a wide bed. Purdy, dlx phaeton is same as coupe with extra skirt for valance
Looks like a coupe/rdstr to me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Victoria on ebay

Well someone could probably have some fun if bought correctly with NO other expectations
I agree with scicala...looks like some one ruined a good Vic. Maybe it was a leatherback and the wood had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Victoria Garnish Paint Color

I believe on Vince Falters 4ever4 website there are pics of original mahogany wood grain
Take a look and make your own assessment
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Long Beach Employee Badge

Those used to be pretty hot items but cooled of late imho
Unfortunately that one looks in poor condition compared to those I’ve seen and traded on. As with any collectible condition is a huge deal....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: LeBarron Bonney name bought by Ekler's

Hopefully Eklers got material and/or patterns or something tangible.
The goodwill is long gone
LB was typical of a lot of business these days....
They ran out of quality craftsmen to make their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Hinge bolt removal

Are you speaking of a removal that is trying to maintain paint etc
Or, will you be repainting etc?

If the former, heat and kroil will do wonders
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Is there a header bow weatherstrip retainer use on a 1930 Deluxe roadsters?

There is a flap made as part of the canvas top
It snaps to the outside of the windshield frame top.
That’s what those snaps are for....assuming they are present
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 160 Series Slant Window Sedan ID

Go to Vince Falters forever 4 website and there’s a full article on his site about the differences
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,778
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

There are several originals and some that have been cloned
I don’t know who has what in that arena and really unconcerned ifthere are clones.
This was told to me by the late Tim Kelly
This...
Forum: Early V8 06-13-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Ford 33-34 Floor pan (Bradley)

Bump one time
Will consider REASONABLE offer
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