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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,401
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Why would you waste your money on that Model A

To use a saying from dear departed Dad”tell him to PI$$ up a drain pipe”advice from WW 2 veteran.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By gdmn852

Interesting reading I will have to clean my tank and perhaps seal it .Thinking of getting rustX that dilutes with water and just fill it up and shake it up,and if it leaks then seal it. I don’t think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By gdmn852
Re: How much paint?

Hello,different type of car ,49 Buick convertible, but I used a gallon of base coat and used it all. This includes painting in doors ,firewall,in trunk, dashboard,interior moldings,and rest of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Snow-Buster Swap Meet

I will be there!!��Gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Help Re-Wooding the inside of 29 Tudor

In How to Restore Your Model A vol 4 ,there is a extensive article about rewooding a 31 Victoria , may have some useful information although yours is a Tudor. Apparently none of the wood kits just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Barrett Jackson Scottsdale

Unless it’s a “blowhard”car they don’t seem to be very knowledgeable about pre war cars . I have seen some nice cars sell for less than it would take to restore them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By gdmn852
Re: 1929 Model A-Wood

Hello,The Model A Ford mechanics handbook,Vol.2 by Les Andrews has a lot of information that you may be looking for ,has a large section dealing with 28 29 Tudor top wood.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By gdmn852
Re: 1933 essex terraplane. John Dillinger's favorite car

Hudson used chromium nickel blocks much harder than cast iron that everyone else had,The Terraplanes were to compete in the lower price field.Parts would be much harder to find than a Ford.From what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By gdmn852
Re: inside paint

Standard equipment on later Hudson’s supposed to help oil flow and seal the castings.Must have worked my ex 49 Hudson is still around.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,168
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

Saw this determined Roadster owner in West Virginia last March sleet all over and temperatures around the 20,s
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Identify Old picture of Model A

Hello ,Thank you for the input, I believe the people in the picture are my father and my grandparents . I had in past a couple of 1930 Model A and currently restoring a Model A chassis.Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By gdmn852
Re: As Promised Another Brochure, Engine Exchange 1934

Hello,according to the 1933 34 restoration manual from the Early Ford V8 Culb,it mentions May 4,1933 reconditioning motors $37.50 4 cylinder and V8 is $40.00. Also April 5, 1933 a kit to change 18 to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By gdmn852
Identify Old picture of Model A

Hello, when going through some old pictures I found this one , I believe it is a 1928 Ford sedan,any comments?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,013
Posted By gdmn852
Re: project 1934 deluxe coupe

Hello,the 1933 and 1934 also known as Model 40 were in my opinion the best looking most attractive Ford ever made.Good luck on your restoration.The restoration book put out for the 33 and 34 is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,686
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Model A Registration Woes

Hello,Pennsylvania will issue a state VIN number to be attached to the car usually on the firewall if the original can’t be found or missing or doesn’t match title. Seems rare to find a Model A still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,646
Posted By gdmn852
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Good luck on your engine project, I hope it works out.As a retired Tool and die maker can appreciate the amount of 3 d modeling and research that had to be done just for the project.Gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,729
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Water pump to buy?

1980 MGB still rear wheel drive with four cylinders and still had wing windows and kingpins!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By gdmn852
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

They used crepe paper ribbons on my 68 Buick when we got married,I think it was blue and white colors,1973 i
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

Hello the aluminum fan always seems to need the water pump cut for clearance due to thickness of the pulley area on the repro blade, mine had instructions on how to mount it, the leekless pump works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,076
Posted By gdmn852
Re: What color is my coupe?

Elk point and Kewanee Green with Apple green pinstripe with apple green wheels on de luxe models was used in both 1930 and 31 I don’t think you will find lacquer paint locally.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By gdmn852
Re: CCA Cold Cranking Amps?

Hello, check your cables and ground if they are too small of gauge ,it increases resistance, and a poor ground will also.CCA equal cold cranking amps higher rating more starting power, in basic terms.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Should I buy it?

I will have that in my chassis project alone !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Fraud Alert

Well he never did reply so assuming he was just scamming. I won’t sell it unless they see and drive it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Fraud Alert

Unfortunately that crap happens,even when trying to sell a car ,I had a listing in Hemmings an offer was made that I accepted, but told him he would have to see the car before I accepted any money...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By gdmn852
Re: Convertible Tops

Hello ,ARO 2000 shows a top available for 1933 34 models.His top aren’t cheap but at least it was accurate and fit well on a 49 Buick convertible that I restored.You may want to contact them.Only ARO...
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