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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,007
Posted By flipp
Re: Looking for Model A Car Club In So Cal

Thanks guys for all of your responses, I knew I could count on you all..

Gyrodoc, I will definitely be in contact with you soon. :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,007
Posted By flipp
Looking for Model A Car Club In So Cal

Hello fellow Model A'ers.

My family and I are looking to join a local Model A car club in Southern California particularly in the area of Ontario, California. We've emailed a couple in the area...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,395
Posted By flipp
Re: Horn Button Adjustment?

Today I removed and cleaned out the light switch assembly at the bottom of the steering column. It was full of gunky grease/oil.. It was nasty to say the least. Now my horn works all the time. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By flipp
Re: 1930 Steering column support change

Thanks, Carl! This is exactly what I needed. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By flipp
Re: 1930 Steering column support change

Can I add this column support to my 1929 Model A or is this for 30 and 31 only?

Thanks, Flamingo!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By flipp
Re: 1930 Steering column support change

Ok, I'm going to find someone who can do this for me here in So Cal. Do any of you know someone who can do this type of work? I'll pay good money.

Thanks guys!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By flipp
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By flipp
Re: 1930 Steering column support change

I just found a small gas leak in this particular area. I think I screwed up by adding a rubber bushing to the steering shaft. It has a very small crack on the solder. No wonder there's a strong gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,131
Posted By flipp
Re: DMV Inspection Failed, Now CHP California

They said it needed inspection because it was an out-of-state car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,131
Posted By flipp
Re: DMV Inspection Failed, Now CHP California

Hello Neil.. I certainly dont want them to rebrand my Model A. :eek:
Thanks for the heads up. I will be in contact with you soon to get more advice from you on the other options.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,131
Posted By flipp
Re: DMV Inspection Failed, Now CHP California

The VIN number on the chassis matches the title certificate but the engine doesn't.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,131
Posted By flipp
Re: DMV Inspection Failed, Now CHP California

Thanks CarlG.. I agree. I think the engine has been replaced. But weird thing is that the out of state (Colorado in this case) title certificate shows a different VIN number on it.

Is that going...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,131
Posted By flipp
DMV Inspection Failed, Now CHP California

Guys,

I bought my Model A out of state.

I need to register it in California.

I just got back from DMV and my Model A didn't pass inspection because the engine serial number didn't match the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Go Team USA!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

I agree. Thanks Purdy for your advice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

I did call. They are out of stock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

I've heard of this also. The tablespoon oil, the Rust inhibitor, and cool-aid… I don't know anymore!! :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By flipp
Re: snow pic

She is beautiful!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

No, it never freezes here in So Cal where I'm at. The lowest it gets in the winter is 40 degrees.

Yeah, I've been pulled in 20 million different directions when it comes to the type of radiator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Where can I get this gasket sealer from?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 54,726
Posted By flipp
Re: Yes, they are still out there!!!

Wow!! Beautiful car! I want one like that :(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Dang it!! I just got a called from Steve at Bert's and he said that he doesn't have the 2 Blade Cast Aluminum Fan in stock and that they probably won't get them until March!! I called all other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Hi Mike.. Yes, I just ordered the "Mechanics Manual Vol.1 Book" from Bert's. The book looks interesting and I hope that it guides me along the way. Thanks for the additional information you provided....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Green?? I don't think I've ever seen green fenders on a stock Model A. :-/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,211
Posted By flipp
Re: Antifreeze Leak Help!

Ok guys, I went ahead an bought a whole new leakless pump assembly and a 2 blade aluminum fan. That 4 blade fan coming apart and almost killing someone story was enough to get me to make the move. I...
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