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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Portland Swap Meet cancelled for 2021

Randy is the guy I’ve talked to before, he does the registration and seems to answer the phone, at least when I’ve called. Here’s their number 503-678-2100
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,947
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Harbor Freight changes

I used to have a bunch too, but they expired. Actually, all the coupons that I’ve seen lately, seem to expire within a month.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,241
Posted By fordcragar
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By fordcragar
Portland Swap Meet cancelled for 2021

I just saw this on their website:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By fordcragar
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By fordcragar
Re: 28 Roadster Pickup

What could go wrong in a deal like that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By fordcragar
Re: 28_29 Model A folding stanchions

There's a guy on the HAMB that has advertised chopped w/s posts. You might check with him, he might know where some stock height post could be found.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Brake Switch Wiring Connection

You should be able to get some solder-less connectors that you can crimp onto the ends of the wires. Then push them onto the switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Some ignition slides i found today ??

I get a message that says:

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Then the message comes up:

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,532
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Latest bubba report

Thanks for the update Jim. It’s nice to see you have a project going in the garage. Be careful. Some of the things I used to do require me to slow down.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,368
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

This is sad. I had never met him, but had a chance to tour his shop about 10 years ago. RIP Don.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By fordcragar
Re: PayPal technical problem

Interesting! I would have thought, something like this would be fixed soon, but apparently not.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,949
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Bruce Lancaster

That is very sad to hear. Bruce was a great resource. RIP
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Trailer

I just sold my 14 trailer that Ive had for over 30 years. It worked fine for Model As and it also hauled a lot of other (longer) cars too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Need to replace oxy-acetylene torch set

If you liked your Airco torch, get it rebuilt.

My first torch was a MECO Jet; which is lightweight and not clunky. I tried to buy a cutting torch for it in the mid 1960’s and was offered a good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,090
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Did you restore the car yourself?

Interesting question. Some people will tell you that they did it all, but don’t seem to have the knowledge to answer any questions about the vehicle.

One of my favorites, while looking at a very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Dealing with pitted body panels?

After application, will the top coats reactivate the primer and shrink? Does it matter what top coat you apply?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By fordcragar
Re: eBay seller

I’ve had similar shipping refunds as well. Hi
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Snap on (KO Lee) valve grinder info

Here is where I got mine from:


I just moved and dont know where a lot of my stuff is, or Id try...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,664
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Turn Signals . . . Your Thoughts

I’ve been thinking about putting turn signals on my A. I don’t think people pay attention to arm signals, when they encounter an old car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Bubba report from web site ...

Thanks for the update Jim. This getting old has some draw backs. it sounds like you’re doing all the right things. Take care!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,989
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Mallory distributor parts availability

I haven’t had any problems buying parts for a Mallory 2301105.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Bubble balancer from HF?

The HF balancer looks just like the one I bought 45+ years ago; which is about the same price that I paid for the one I bought. I mount and bubble balance all my own tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Portland Swap Meet, fun places to eat, etc.

If you like fish, there is Joe’s Crab Shack just north on I-5 across the river on the right, on the river. If you are going to go there, use a GPS to get there I always get lost looking for it.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By fordcragar
Re: Portland Swap Meet, fun places to eat, etc.

The swap going on at the race track is all outside, so dress accordingly for that. The swap at the Expo center is inside and outside, so there are places to duck the rain.
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