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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Throttle Bracket Rubbing

You'll find that all or most throttle assemblies have been bent at some point with folks removing engines, bodies and farmer fixes. I went thru 4 or 5 assemblies to create my own very neat linkage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris that old '32 has come a long way. She looks great with headlights on and AHOOGA all the way!!! Will you dress her up in any Christmas spirit ?? You mentioned thinking about some signs for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup daily driver project

Pickups are the MOST BESTEST!!!!!!!! I get more attention in my pickup than my Model "A" ….. yours looks terrific!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Congratulations Chris, we appreciate all your stories and sharing your family with us here. For me and my wife we are only 13 years married now. We celebrate with a romantic dinner for two, no kids!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 10, 15, and 20 Millionth Ford

There was a MAFCA article about the 20 millionth. It was originally kept by FORD but then stored away in a warehouse and later sold off. The buyers used it and then stored it away in a garage too. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Beautiful shop trim details Chris. BRRRRRRRRRR get that old truck inside out of the cold! She looks ready to help out on the farm come springtime. I certainly hope you get to enjoy a nice...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Dual Sidemounts on a Cabriolet 68B

I love my dual side mounted phaeton, no issues with access to front seat, no issues with engine access either. Makes you feel like you're driving a bigger car than the Model "A" really is...… and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By al's28/33
Re: CA YOM License Plate Program Question

Just order them as Dick said in Post #5 and have them as "non-operational" then they are yours and reserved for when you want them. You could assign them to an existing vehicle for the "order"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


This has to be one of the all-time greatest threads here on the Barn, lots of pictures and interactions with comments and advice along the way in the rebirth of this beautiful '32....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By al's28/33
Re: My cousin in Florida saw this old picture at a Cracker Barrel, this morning!

No outside door handles so that's a clue more like a 1928 model year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New Member, 34 Pickup

LOVE LOVE your '34..... I have a '33. Clean up those wires and get it to running safe on the road. Check the brakes and steering then the rest is easy peasy. By all means get it under cover before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Walter Thornton Oct 29th, 1929

Does anyone know the life history of this man ?? What happened to him or his family up till now ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,532
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Paul Shinn

Paul and Model T …… I do appreciate your enthusiasm for the hobby and LOVE for the Model "A". I have been watching your videos these past few weeks late at night after everyone else is asleep. I wish...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,528
Posted By al's28/33
Re: The price of a Model A Ford

bitcoin is the new throw-a-way culture collectible...… you cant' see or touch it, but it's worth $350,000.00 a unit to somebody right now.


These are the same people who have no idea where milk...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris paint that alternator flat black and scuff it up a bit, should blend it in nicely so it won't be so bright and shiny.


You have a GREAT family and an awesome shop and thank you for sharing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,515
Posted By al's28/33
Re: New Guy with a 38 Pickup

Jake, sorry about your Dad. Welcome this place has lots of knowledge and free advice.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Is the the correct window crank handle for a 1940 Pickup?

Not to hi-jack this thread but...………


The small handle grip part on my '33 comes off from the pin that secures it to the arm. Is there a way to punch spurs in the pin and better secure the handle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,199
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Chris,


We all LOVE to read and learn from your posts. THANK YOU for being so informative and taking the time to share all your progress!!!!


Question, what about any other parts to this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Phaeton folded down top rests on the spare wheel?

Bengt,
My boot came special order from LeBaron Bonney in 2002, they had standard tan color tan, but I wanted black so as not to see the scuff marks from storage. I think this picture was 15 years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Phaeton folded down top rests on the spare wheel?

you can see mine was also not secured by those rear studs as some of the boot underside is hanging down low over the rear trunkhttps://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=1574&pictureid=12366
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Phaeton folded down top rests on the spare wheel?

Bengt, do you have the top boot to secure over the folded top ??? This is the black or tan cover that protects the folded top. Along the rear belt line molding there should be studs to secure the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By al's28/33
Re: howdy from mrmoose

YES YES I remember Amos..... I remember some of your old posts changing out shocks and springs. Do you still have the green '41 too ? Stay well and keep on the path to better health.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By al's28/33
Re: 28-29 repro radiator shell

Why do some folks use aftermarket repro junk when you can still find decent original parts for about the same money and little effort to restore ? I could see if some parts were so rare it was worth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By al's28/33
Re: Anyone Seen the Early Model With Cowl Ventilator?

they covered the laces and tongue of your shoes. YOWZZA!!!! now that's a sharp dressed man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By al's28/33
Re: help with vibrating mirror !

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=1575&pictureid=24194
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