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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,460
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Prayers needed Lost my Son

Wick, prayers are with you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,843
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Memorial Day 2015

Thank you to all who served past and present. We will never forget the ones who gave it their all.
I served proudly to protect the freedoms we enjoy.
Randy. US Army 1968-1970
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,372
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Biker's

Harleys and model A's have alot to share. Both companys. Started in 1903 and both are noted for that sweet sound from the exhaust at idle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,904
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: lucy's maiden voyage tomorrow

Mitch, Looks like you've done this afew times:D Great job! Want to hear more as you go along. Super nice body/Paint work. Good shop to work in, for me, space is limited. I want to hear about your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,121
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Thank you Vets

Thank you veterans. "We Will never forget" the sacrafices they made for our freedoms during that massive landing. THANK YOU
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,481
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: 10 jokes only engineers will understand

Funny stuff guys, you dont have to be an engineer to appreciate engineering humor, just work with them for awhile. Thanks for starting my day with a laugh .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: JS Question

I tried to call be the phone number posted is no good. I have recieved my order conformation, and it said that I'll recieve a notice when it's shipped. vendors were more expensive and add more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Randy in Illinois
JS Question

Thought is was time to update my Judgeing Standards,since my last ones are from 1974 and 1981:D so I ordered the new set from the MARC store May 16th, Does anyone know why they haven't been shipped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Wiper Blade Adjusting

Randyta, some blades do and some are tight, model a wipers don't. Wipe as good like modern wipers do no matter what, unless everything NOS . i use rain X, only need to use the wiper, is to show it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,331
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Remember those that served!

Remembering all who served, and those who didn't make it home. Thank You for perserving the freedom in this country of ours.
I fly the red, white and blue on my home 365 days a year for them.
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Enjoying the day

Great day mike, enjoying the day too, low 80s , sunny. Me and the mrs. Just chilling out today, what a great day! Enjoy it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Alemite grease gun

If i rember how to use the grease gun, hold the body on the fitting and pump the handle, short strokes. You can try the technique on the bench first to see if the gun works. It should, very reliable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Alemite grease gun

Hi Gb, the old style alimite grease fittings don't have a check ball like the zerk fitting, modern fitting, so use a small wire to poke through the old hard grease. The original grease. Gun works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,397
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Scary Story: Model A, I-95 Daytona, Tuesday 20th

Jim/Alabam, Agree 110% Visibility is #1 with lights front and rear. long distance in a hurry= very foolish solo. I don't do interstates/toll ways. Back roads and highways are the best. there is alot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,397
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Scary Story: Model A, I-95 Daytona, Tuesday 20th

I always questioned the point of seat belts in a model a, it may be better to be thrown from the car than to roll over or side impact. What ever your comfort zone is. Also you have a gas tank in your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Hnery Ford wanted an automatic trans for the A

I think automatic transmissions came out about 1939-1940. In caddies or oldsmobile, name hydromatic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,627
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Congratulations Bill Williamson 5000 plus posts

5000. Plus posts! You and the dog got alot of time on your hands to be on the barn that much, i enjoy you comments from the dog, congrats. Hope you log many more
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,397
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Scary Story: Model A, I-95 Daytona, Tuesday 20th

Glad the driver w a s not killed. I seen some model a' s. Wrecks and they are not a pretty sight. With old cars or motorcycle they say never drive/ride faster than your angle can fly. Enjoy the ride...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Wiper swipes onto Windshield Frame

Hi colonel, i have a 31 coupe that i had the same issue . I found the wiper arm bends are slightly off. Where it connects to the motor.Just bend the wire wiper arm allittle at a time more or less to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: 1930s carburetor question

Mr tube, impressive car, love them too,but i couldn't. Afford one. I dont think aoutmatic trans wasn't. Availiable until 1939-1940 . The noise might be a relief valve to let the pressure from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,991
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Ear Piercing Squeal

It doesn't. Matter who was right first. We all had the train of thought on the problm. And gave suggestions. And you fixed it. Thats what the ford barn is about
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,991
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Ear Piercing Squeal

If you didnt have the noise before, you should have it now. Check for a vacuum leak at the carb base . Badgasket? Warped carb base, or manifold surface. Check manifold to block for vacuum leakes....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Talking remember your mother today

Do something nice for your mother today.
If it wasn't. For her....... your dad couldn't. Get you started into model A's.
Happy mother's day
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Not A...but another T comes home.

Damn wick, You much have a horseshoe some where were we can't see. Nice cars ! great find and story.:):D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 17,870
Posted By Randy in Illinois
Re: Where is your allegiance?

All good vendors, but depends on who has the best price, quality, of items I need at the time. Shipping is crazy! , over priced for their service. sacromento I think you have to know someone to get...
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