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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Cool Aftermarket Accessory

Hello Steve,


Your pic looks awful familiar to me.....:confused:;):p


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Strange Gas Cap...help id this!

One of the many, many accessories offered back in the day by aftermarket manufacturers for the Model-A.;)


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,854
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: Barrett-Jackson

Ditto, ditto and double ditto!:(


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,551
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: Scammer warning

We've got active drug dealers on are street and twice the local sheriff's dept. says it has bigger fish to fry then help us...:eek:. I'm thinking about looking
into what the Vigilante laws are in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Air Filter

old31,


It is a Simmons "Swan" manifold from back-in-the-day. There is a copy of an ad for one in the book: Those Wonderful Unauthorized Accessories for the Model A Ford. The car is out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Air Filter

Shown below is the engine bay of my '29 roadster. The "Hi-Boy" filter came with modern hose clamps. I spray painted some repop/original clamps black with brass screws. The carb is a modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,094
Posted By Bob-A
Red face Re: Preservation vs Restoration

To all who have complemented my "A", Virginia. Thank you very much!
She is such a nice car and runs super sweet. I just can't make up my mine
as to whether to sale her or not. The 'ol lady and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,866
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

I drove an original '29 Chevy from 1966 to 1969, daily while I was in high school. During this time I use to marvel at all the parts available for Model-A's in the J.C. Witney catalogs. I told...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,094
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Preservation vs Restoration

Enclosed is a pic of my '31 deluxe roadster: Virginia. From what I know of her history. She was "refurbished" in the early 50's. A "B" block was added,
also paint, top/side curtains and maybe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Got One - Now the VIN search

Ditto on what eagle and Joe K say!;) I "know" someone who has done this before, no problem.:)


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Yet another old car pic.....

Skirts are for women not cars!:mad::rolleyes::p


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: New Years day Car Show - Garland Tx.

The local monthly cruise-in is about all for me. And that is only every now and then too. No cost to get in and come and go as you please. Any more
all I like to do is just get in the 'ol buggy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: Running engine with a Simmons Swan Manifold

Pictured is the Simmon's Swan Manifold on my '29 roadster. Not long after I
attached the manifold along with a Simmon's carb, not pictured here. The gas tank developed a leak on the roadster. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,679
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Tom Endy

Get well soon Mr. Endy, we need you.:)


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: $70 bucks for one spark plug!

I've noticed an unimaginable rise in "tag-topper" prices too!:eek: What's with people these days???:( Greed has really taken over....:mad: Is it: "I better
screw people over before they screw...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,405
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm gon'na be 68 in a few months.:eek: Been into antique cars, '29 Chevy being the first, since I was 15.;) In between antiques it was 4-wheel drives,
muscle car and still into Harley's. Just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Identify this rack/bracket?

Looks like the brackets for mounting a "permanent" or non-removal style
of trunk/rack. With a spare mounted on the back of the trunk if there are
no sidemount spare tire provisions.:confused:;)
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,249
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Photos of "the other love"

Reference message #25. Thanks Purdy :)


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,249
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Photos of "the other love"

My 1965/75 H-D Panhead "Super-Duper" Glide.;):cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: year when colored wheels became available?

Years ago on greedBay an original photo of the first 1928 Model-A roadster.
Sold in the city of Chicago was auctioned off. The pic looked authentic for
the time period. The roadster was covered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Red Distributor

Could he possibly be asking about a "Mallory" distributor on an "A"?:) Are not some of the newer Mallory caps red/reddish plastic type?:eek:


Bob-A:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,404
Posted By Bob-A
Exclamation Re: Head questions

Gavin,


Your question has been bugging me for a while.:eek: I looked up some old
printer-outs from the ...'Barn. I'll give you most of what is on a 12/28/2004
message:



posted by Dick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: What's with this vendor stuff??

Sounds like some "cheap shot" computer bug to steal business.....:eek:


Bob-A:D


I'm not much into computers other then emails, message boards, &

greedBay. I take the book- 1984 -to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Tips to select good Model A wheels

The last time I bought some "A" wheels. I took along a rather heavy, but
accurate home-made tool for checking wheel run-out. A Model-A front spindle C-clamped to a metal jack stand. With bearings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Is this a knockoff Fumaze? Any info?

I wouldn't call if a Fumaze knockoff. It is just another aftermarket oil filler/breather tube accessory from back-in-the-day. More than a few different ones were made for the "A". I had also had...
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