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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2018, 07:11 AM
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Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/proxy.php?image=https%3A%2F%2Fscontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net%2Fv%2Ft31.0-8%2F15252497_1428736450489574_1081431100651836300_o.jpg%3F_nc_cat%3D0%26oh%3D3f1b27e7962e2f...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Nifty second life for a Ford.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

http://www.bugattibuilder.com/photo/albums/userpics/10062/normal_Transporter___T-35_(1).jpg

A Bugatti Type 35, no less.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

https://d3f5ute1xnzkw4.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2016/12/22110312/Kuva-1.jpg

Thanks to: https://sivustot.kaleva.fi/aine/2016/12/27/mika-tarina-suomen-vanhimman-autoliikkeen/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=301938&d=1485286094
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Just a Tudor, but certainly a commercial application.

301938
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Here's another image from the H.A.M.B. site. Any thoughts on what's going on here?

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/tx297-jpg.3405411/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

1930 Goodyear Airship Services “AA” at the Florence Avenue plant, Los Angeles. In keeping with Goodyear’s promotion of blimps as “yachts of the skies,” “Pilgrim” and “Volunteer” were named after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

In keeping with a picture being worth 1,000 words... here's 2,000 words' worth.

I couldn't resist melding the old and new images of the Davenport Hotel. Despite differences in lenses, angles,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

Oh, oh!

In the 1915 image the gentleman standing on the ramp behind and downslope from the "T" sedan has failed to tuck his necktie into his shirt between the 3rd and 4th buttons, as I was taught...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

Always great to find another print reference to a color depicted in a black and white photo.

Of course, the reporter did not have access to the judging standards, else he would have chosen among...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

Looking at that 1915 image I can't help but notice that there's a rear seat passenger as well as a driver in the "T" sedan! Did he lose a bet?

The winch cable is evident. Absent a cable, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

The Beardmore building, which housed a number of businesses in addition to the Beardmore family hardware store, is in Priest River, about 50 miles NW of Spokane. The Beardmores also had holdings in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

Spokane Chronicle, December 2, 1927. Front page.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

The Spokane Daily Chronicle had a front page picture of the New Ford interior on Saturday, December 3, 1927, and a large ad on Monday. December 5th. Still looking for news articles about the debut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

No prize but a big "thanks" for a job well done. I searched for hotel postcards from every state north of North Carolina from Maine west to Iowa.... but I fell asleep before I got to Washington...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Butts in CT
December, 1927 Introduction Mystery

The attached image appeared recently on the HAMB historic photos thread. I believe it's a shot of a 1928 Tudor being removed from a hotel ballroom after the "New Ford's" introduction gala. I say...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

They seem to agree that whitewalls should be white on both sides. Cheaper that way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model "A" Fords Capture Fred "Killer" Burke

Thanks very much! Lots of Model A detail if you watch closely.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 77,438
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Old Ford Pictures - social group

In the rear view it looks like the plate is in DEEP shadow from the trunk. The last digit is even obscured. I've always understood that 1928 California plates were a deep royal blue with orange...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Here's a railway conversion I've never seen... from our friends over at H.A.M.B....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,537
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Bonnie and Clyde's A?????

FAKE. And a poor one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Here's one that just appeared on the H.A.M.B. Vintage Shots forum.
http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/131160543612_1_0_1.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 242,579
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

The T.C.Harrison business was established by Thomas ‘Cuth’ Harrison on 18th May 1931 at 17 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield and was known as T C Harrison Service and Repair. It was run by the 25 year old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,534
Posted By John Butts in CT
Re: Whatsup with carb setting?

Is the idle adjustment screw original or reproduction? How about the spring?

There are different length repro idle adjustment screws and springs. Combine a too short screw and a too long spring...
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