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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 04:06 PM
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Views: 181
Posted By Fdohnke
How to ID 28-29 or 30-31 Phaeton Top Irons?

Does anybody know the difference between 28-29 and 30-31 Phaeton top irons?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,114
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Leatherback '28-'29 Group

Wow, what a save. Just about cried when I saw what you started with. Great work!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,192
Posted By Fdohnke
Talking Re: Introduction and Fordor Question

Hello Tom, I also live in Tehachapi. Did you buy the car? We have a collection of A's in the family. I would love to see the car. All the best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Wood drawings

I need the the same for a 28 Briggs 60A. So far no luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,326
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Model AA versus Model A?

After further review, the correct answer is to get them both. There is no rule limiting you to one A or AA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,326
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Model AA versus Model A?

You can't go wrong on this one, I have a different favorite every week! Go get it, drive it, tinker with it and share it with your friends!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Need help identifying 1929 model AA truck

We've been working on a FABCO modified truck, hope to have some completed pictures next week.

http://www.tresburrosgarage.com/Capay-History.html

Neil Wilson is the guy you want to talk to, he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Need help identifying 1929 model AA truck

That's a great find, looks like your an oil change and a few tires away from a good Sunday drive.

Sure looks like a custom bed, there were many aftermarket frame extension/bed makers, are there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,911
Posted By Fdohnke
Looking for 1928 Briggs Fordor wood plans.

Got the time and tools but need the wood plans for a 1928 Briggs Fordor, where can I get them?:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By Fdohnke
Talking 29 Coupe running gear nearly ready for first test drive!

I've posted an update to our 29 Coupe project... It's almost time for that first test drive!

Www.tresburrosgarage.com

We'll take video of the first drive when it happens.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Picture from "Selma" Swap Meet Plunder

That should say Selma. Just checking to see if you're paying attention.;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By Fdohnke
Picture from Turlock Swap Meet Plunder

I posted some pictures from the Turlock meet this weekend, threat of rain kept some people away, but it was still a fun outing.:D

www.tresburrosgarage.com (http://www.tresburrosgarage.com)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,771
Posted By Fdohnke
Talking Re: how can we get the youth to be come involed in our hobby?

Tiny is onto it.

Its exposure, exposure, exposure. The challenge is that hot-rodding is easy, there is not form or mold to follow and is seen as "cool". While restoration to original can be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Fdohnke
Talking Re: Results from Decatur TX, 2014.

Thanks Fred, If I'm still in OK on that date I will check out Pate for sure, I'll add a link to it on my site. It was a pleasure talking you and I absolutely love the cover art.

I don't think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: San Diego Big 3 swap meet - Nice time! What did you find?

I need to make it down to San Diego for next year's.:(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,171
Posted By Fdohnke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By Fdohnke
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Fdohnke
Results from Decatur TX, 2014.

Just got back from my 12 mile walk around the fairgrounds in Decatur. Was a beautiful day to be outside, posted some pictures on my website of the plunder. I managed to stay under my budget, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,148
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Ford's BEST looking Model A body style is...

28/29 Phaeton with dual side mounts, no tire covers, black top/wheels/tires/trunk, top down... no contest.

The attached picture (not my car) is close to perfect, just take off the tire cover and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Fdohnke
Decatur Swap meet in TX.

Anybody plan on going to the Decatur swap meet this weekend? I'll be there for my 10 mile walk.:D

http://www.wcaac.com/dsm.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,856
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: I'm Torn, please advise

"I got the car from my dad 25 or so years ago" = priceless.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Model "A" Hunting: A more unusual approach.

I'm just looking for Model As;). Hope your doing well up there in Fresno Bill. Must of been a lot of loud Saturdays living that close to Bulldog Stadium! My Dad and I made it up for most of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,943
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Model "A" Hunting: A more unusual approach.

Nice, Love the Luscombe. I once helped a buddy bring one home from the Calaveras Country airport back to Travis AFB in my Model A trailer. That is a nice little airplane and a great story. Can't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By Fdohnke
Re: Another membr passing.

Thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Fdohnke
Modern Day Old Car Hunting: A more unusual approach

So, I know a lot of you guys get exited about "barn finds" and other stories of the thrill of finding an old car in an unexpected place. Here is a story on how we found a truck this past week. ...
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