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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Ford Garage

He posts over on the MARC Facebook group, try sending him a message there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Old car festival @ greenfield village

From the Henry Ford;

After much consideration we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Old Car Festival in Greenfield Village, scheduled for September 12-13. While we were able to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,470
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Town Car Deliveries

Technically yes; the '30 straight windshield and the '31 slant windshield but the interiors were the same.

Like Jeff said; a sliding door separating cockpit and cargo area as well as a single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,470
Posted By WTSHNN
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Ford's First Recall...The 1928 Service Brake System

Pluck,

I posted on a few facebook groups about it. Will let you know if anyone responds.

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,621
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: So is this pick up a 29 or a 30 ?

Like others have said the '28/'29 square cab was used through mid '30. They then transitioned to the round cab style that was in place until the Steeltop went into production in September of '31.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: What is this called?

https://www.brattons.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=clinch

or

https://modelastore.com/index.php?route=product/search&search=d+nut&category_id=0&page=3
Forum: Model-A 05-06-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By WTSHNN
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,398
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: prefix letter on Ford Badges

I am not an authority and do not know for certain but I have been told by several people that these are fantasy pieces.

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,814
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Is this rumour correct?

From what I hear MARC is doing just fine with membership.

However, all clubs are going to have to figure out how to compete with Facebook...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,699
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Why Only One Color for the Station Wagon?

According to the Paint & Finish Guide they were rubbed out. The Standards don't seem to address it.

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Nice Town car photo

I've been meaning to post this pic because I'm looking to see if anyone knows about the rear quarter. The reflection makes it seem like it's a metal blindback versus the leather commonly seen.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Nice Town car photo

These are my favorite images from the Whittington collection.

Dated 1933 you can see how quickly the top of the line Town Car fell out of favor and was relegated to just another car to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Nice Town car photo

and no whitewalls!!!

Fun fact; of the thousands of Dick Whittington pictures, 856 of them involve Model A's! Most of those are of course the insurance photos picturing accidents but also a lot of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: 1931 Model AA Paddy Wagon

Boston PD had at least two Standard Police Patrols; maybe the one you found was one of theirs!

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: 1931 Model AA Paddy Wagon

Here are the pictures from the auction. They are dated July of 2007. I believe it was up on ebay a few times without selling before someone finally bought it.

As Neil said the doors on Chuck's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: 1931 Model AA Paddy Wagon

Hi John,

Check out the September/October 1993 M.A.N. It is the cover car and there is a short article on the construction of the truck. Chuck built the body himself, it's close to an authentic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Positioning of outside scroll handles on Fordors and other body types

I just went through a few dozen era pictures and the small ball is down on all of the Fordors I looked at including at least seven cowl-vent Fordors.

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: AAA on the move

What year GAAZ truck is that?

-Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Proof wanted about the 1928 60-A 2-Window Fordor Sedan

Pluck,

To be clear, you want to see an actual car. I have many photographs of the debut of the Model A where there are various posters hanging up showing the different body styles including a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,737
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: 6v generater vs 6v alternator

As an FYI...

You can usually find a power gen 6v Model A style alternator on Amazon for $325. It's prime eligible so free shipping for prime members. Walmart.com sometimes has them for that price...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Murray vs. Briggs 2-Window/Slant Window Fordor Sedans 160-C

Does this help?

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/b160differences.htm

Or this

http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/murraybriggs.htm
-Tim
Forum: Model-A 02-23-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By WTSHNN
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,426
Posted By WTSHNN
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

I've probably bought something from all the major suppliers over the years.

I do most of my parts shopping online so the web store interface is important to me. I find that Bratton's is the...
Forum: Model-A 02-16-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By WTSHNN
Henry's Lady

Originally published in 1972 and reprinted many many times in the decades since; Henry's Lady, an Illustrated History of the Model A Ford, is a 320 page book featuring over 1,000 pictures. Drawing...
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