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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Oil weight

I personally don't use Walmart oil in any of my cars, but it probably isn't too bad of stuff,,,, a mechanic told me years ago it is recycled oil done at the Mobil Refineries. They clean it up and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: White crap in carb bowl - Pic

Keith my first thought before reading your post was 'Ethanol' but you are running pure gasoline and driving the car regularly so it's not sitting a lot, sure looks like old gas/water contamination...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Dipstick level

Daniel, BEAUTIFUL Roadster I love it! Welcome and you will find a lot of good advice here.

I put back in 4 and a half quarts after I drain the old oil as the old timers told me years ago that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '28 sport coupe, would you or not?

thom I think you'll do fine, go for it:) Sport Coupes are a very desirable Model A. You'll have a lot of fun in a Model A Ford.

And having a Model A Ford to tool around town in will greatly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Another new Model A owner.

Absolutely, the best of both worlds:):) Keith ya got some nice looking rides good choices! They both look fun!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hershey restaurants

Good suggestions,,,, anything but the (ugh) national chain fast food restaurants they get very old very fast. I'd go to the local grocery stores and buy a loaf of bread and a jar of peanut butter if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Another new Model A owner.

Nice!! I like your little Coupe good looking car!!

Do the basics as the guys here said, and the more you can drive it around the better it will run I'm sure:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: haggerty model A time lapse engine rebuild video on youtube

That's neat thanks! You wouldn't mind paying those guys even $200/hour if they worked that fast!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

I use MMO and it does work. Un-stuck a valve in our '36 Ford Flathead from today's dry gasolines. Dump a pint in the Model A doesn't hurt a thing.

Another better cleaner/stabilizer, better than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What would identify a Brookville 1931 Roadster Body

True.. And good points all plus as Nosetime says, another Model A is able to hit the road.

Brent I recall that Roadster you are talking about, the one your shop did, and it was spot-on, a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What would identify a Brookville 1931 Roadster Body

In the petroliana hobby, reproduction or 'new' mfg. gas pump globes are supposed to be marked at the bottom of the globe face or lens by law, either dated or marked 'licensed product' or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: MARC facebook site

You are very correct sir in what you just said:o
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 3020 Membership meet

.... 'In the year, 2510, if God's gonna make it by th-en'


Remember that song from about 1969:):)

Wait here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izQB2-Kmiic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

California definitely has blue skies and cleaner air again. All you have to do is watch an episode of Adam-12 filmed in 1970 and look at the difference today. Back then the sky was all kinda brown...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Snyders or Randy Gross for rear brake rebuild.

What/who is the preferred method for shipping from the Midwest to the West Coast for Randy's services?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: MARC facebook site

I meant the 'latter';) I'm not a part of FaceBook. Never say never but I don't see myself par-taking any time soon. Too much drama and all of that waste of time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,596
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

Oh my...........that car would not be for ME:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Incredible NEW Member program from MARC

That's a good deal. and a smart thing to do:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,503
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Henry Fords Pay Scale

The news said that the leadership is under Federal investigation for fraud and all sorts of financial misappropriations.

At a local Labor Day parade Monday there were UAW members marching with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A I think I need another

You're never too old for old cars. They have a soothing affect on frayed and stressed bodies:)

If nothing else just for sitting in the garage with the TV on and looking at them while sipping a Dr....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: This Drives me Crazy!!

Hope he doesn't drive around with that sign covering the radiator:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: New to the Addiction...

Welcome to the hobby:)

Don't start throwing parts at the car, especially a new radiator they are pretty pricey.

Do the basics, like double check the timing, make sure the brakes aren't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Buying radial tires

Duke are 'rayon' tires the same as 'nylon' tires? Reason I ask is we are running a set of 40 some year old ugh bug Garfield zig zag tires that refuse to wear out. They say 'rayon' on the side in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Toyota chassis

In the 70's it was popular to put in a Pinto motor, a guy near me has a '30 Coupe with that set up. Looks stock until you pop the hood. He runs all over in that car drives it everywhere.

Another...
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