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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: 1931 Model A Roadster WIW

Cud
Without detailed photographs no one is really going to be able to give you any sound/valuable estimate on this vehicles value. You state it is missing fenders....
What else is missing? How much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: 31 five window value

Pictures definitely helpful.... but remember the old rule....
Double your projected budget for the project.... and you
will probably come out right on track.
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,136
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Car Wax

I use Griots products. All made in the USA....all water base.
I do a once a year hand wax. Rest of the year just spray and wipe with Griots product.
Could not be more happy with their products or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: 31 five window value

We picked up a 31 coupe stalled project this past year.
Deal included a large stash of rebuilt parts. All chrome had been redone etc.
No rust
... most of body work completed and primed.
Engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Tires

Lucas shows Goodyear’s on hand....priced @$210

Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Tires

In my experience.... there is a reason they are priced just a little over $100....
And many others are $175-$200. I got poor mileage with them. But we drive
the car 6,000+ miles a year. Last year...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Are you happy with your Mitchell Overdrive?

Won’t leave home without it!
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Importing from US to Canada

Our experience this year when bringing a car from Canada into the USA
Was no way Canada would allow us to come get the car. We had to hire
a broker and trucker. Professional truckers still have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: I guess I am a Model A person

Garcia nice to see you and the Model A working things out.
Pause and reflect how very fortunate you are. A vehicle many would love to have.
Skills and tools to keep it running. A roof over not only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,268
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Travel Breakdowns

It was the last day of a two week tour. Sparks, Nevada to Yellowstone and back.
We were on the last leg of the beautiful drive around Lake Tahoe when the crank broke.
Two lane road... plenty of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,706
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

Took the Vicky to the gas station this Spring.
Fellow behind me walks up and looks the car over.
As I am putting gas in he says....
Why are you putting gas in the radiator?
Because they run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: A400 Resto-mod

Here is a idea for your consideration
Look at Reno NV Craigslist...... cars for sale.
There you will find a 1931 Victoria.....that has been started in the direction you are wanting.
You might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,996
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Swap meet etiquette / Luray

I find that after walking thru the vendors if I reverse directions
and walk back thru the field I always see things I missed the
first time thru. Wish you well
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Modern engine

Neshkoro
Private message sent
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Interior Question

Appreciate the input. Good information that they have sourced
the same materials as LB.
Thank you
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gil Sissons
Interior Question

We are about ready to need to order a interior for the
1931 Coupe project. With L&B now gone.... what is your
experience with the two current interior manufacturers?
Looking for real nice stuff...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Pinto 2.O transmission options

Model A original transmission combined with a
Mitchell overdrive that they turn into a underdrive.
Works very well!

Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,249
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Wrap the steering wheel with rope?

If you are considering wrapping a steering wheel
Look online for: Wheelskins
Go to their website..... not just all the resellers.
Quality products that stay nice for a very long time.
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Any Model A owners in Sedona - Flagstaff - Cottonwood - Clarkdale - Jerome ?

THE Model A man in the Cornville / Cottonwood area is.....
Bob Burres. Home and very nice shop in Cornville.
Can fix any Model A issue.
Bob is not a computer guy.... at all!
You can reach him via...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,577
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: A parts supply stores Q.

We have had great success with Sam at Arizona Model A.
Family run business..... extremely knowledgeable. Ship prompt
and very reasonable shipping charges.
Also has some good used parts.
Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model-A 01-31-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Gil Sissons
Spotlight

For Sale Sportlite Spotlight. SOLD
1930’s Sportlite. 5-1/2”. Possibly called a “Junior”.
Some years ago has been refinished but has sat for some time indoors.
Chrome looks very nice.
Switch is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,386
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: "Diamond engine"

Another vote of confidence for Sam and the crew
at Arizona Model A. Have found them to be most
helpful... and parts ship on time-

Gil. NoCal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Terry Chapman Model A engine rebuilder.

I would not be interested. Much rather put my money and time
Having a motor rebuilt with components I am confident in.
Next question.... are you more interested in a stock motor
or a Touring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,993
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: price on car

When you compare being able to find a Tudor
that runs well.... has acceptable body and paint
available for around $15K....
Compare with this car needing engine and body
and paint.... this car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By Gil Sissons
Re: Paint Question

Hello Mick
You should look up the local automotive paint supplier.
They usually work with the body shops.
But here we just drive a car to their business.
They come out with their computer.......
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