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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By Marcus
Battery Comment - Not What You Think!

Remember when your mentor (Dad, Uncle, Cousin, whomever) told you to ALWAYS use two wrenches when loosening and/or tightening the battery cables to the terminals, or you risk breakng the battery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Marcus
Re: Not Ford, But Definitely Timely

Hi Jeff - We had hopes of making it back to Gettysburg, but life and Covid sure interfered! Sold the '47, and the deal for the '36 failed to materialize, so in between flatheads right now and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Marcus
Not Ford, But Definitely Timely

Recognizing that many 'Barner's have age-related maladies, I want to share a discovery: "Warm and Cozy Heated Mattress Pad." This is basically a heated blanket that is placed on the mattress and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 676,219
Posted By Marcus
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

HI Vic! Glad to see you are still kickin' and smokin'! Hope you and Ms. Sherry have avoided the Covid - and all the other perils of the day!! Margretha and I HOPE to make it to the November show...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-17-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Marcus
Re: Carburator guru !! Sal cicala !!

Well my friend: stand by to again "supplement your retirement" because the Sprint 200 carb will be on its way in Tuesday's mail! Hope you have fun with this.......��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Marcus
Re: J.R. Bullock Did Another Fine Job

And I am remiss in not noting J.R. previously! He restored two carbs for me, both were returned in as-new condition, and operated perfectly out-of-the-box. We are, indeed, blessed to have him to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-16-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Marcus
Carburator guru !! Sal cicala !!

Needed a carb rebuilt, 2 bbl, 289: contacted Sal Cicala (FordBarn member for years) - the rebuilt unit arrived today, very rapid turnaround, very reasonable cost, and looked like a new unit. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,988
Posted By Marcus
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

Hardtimes - Count me strongly in the Hagerty arena; all the above favorable comments, plus something that I have never heard of with other insurers (and I have USAA on my daily drivers): Hagerty now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By Marcus
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

Brad - Have to chime in here with a shout-out to Hagerty! Been a member for many years, and their service has always been exemplary ..... No questions asked, just prompt service.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By Marcus
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

40ACRZ: where are you located? I have two car haulers, and will gladly assist if possible. Also, might consider a local flatbed tow; cost is minimal compared to the hassle of loading and guessing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Marcus
Happy new year from mississippi

Dear Fordbarn Family - Margretha and I wish each of you and your families a most Happy New Year, filled with happiness, health, peace and prosperity. Please know that you are all in our prayers for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Marcus
LAWSON COX: And Still A New Year of Life!

Dear Friend: today marks the beginning of a new year of life for you; Margretha and I pray that it will be the best ever for you, filled with whatever you most desire. We wish you health, peace and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Marcus
Re: "Santa's Annual Trip, Reprised.....

Bill - believe me, I looked long and hard at that "Jailbar" ....... Just can't bring myself to initiate another total restoration, especially with all the Mustangs I have cluttering up the garages. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Marcus
"Santa's Annual Trip, Reprised.....

T'was the night before Christmas, and out in the shed,
The '47 Fatfender was covered, from his toes to his head.
And I had just sampled hot chocolate, you know why,
Hoping that Ol' Santa soon...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Marcus
Re: Ceramic coatings

Again - thank you all for the assistance: I have a couple of "high end" vehicles that the professional detailers want to coat for me, and several others than I want to try for myself. This brackets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Marcus
Re: Ceramic coatings

No apologies, Brent and thanks Slowmotoring - this exactly the information for which I am searching.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By Marcus
Ceramic coatings

Anyone have experience, good, bad or indifferent, with the new so-called ceramic paint protective systems (exterior finish). Some even advertise "never wax again"...... An automatic question mark in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-18-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Marcus
Re: Ceramic finishes

Well, guess I should have been more specific and/or clear: I was referring to the ceramic products advertised to protect paint finishes. Some even advertise "never wax again." My apologies for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Marcus
Re: Ceramic finishes

Well, guess I should have been more specific: these new ceramic waxes or coatings are supposedly designed to protect the paint finish on the car. Some even advertise "never wax again" ..... Sorry I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Marcus
Ceramic finishes

Anyone have experience, good, bad or ugly with the new, so-called ceramic finishes?? All comments and recommendations appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Marcus
Ceramic finishes

Anyone have any experience with the new, so-called, ceramic finishes? Good, bad, ugly appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,122
Posted By Marcus
Re: Pearl Harbor

No, estout81: no one in this household has forgotten, nor will we ever - but thank you pointing this out on the Barn. My Dad served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. My Uncle, who passed on 30 Aug 20,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Marcus
Re: Question for Charlie, NY

Jeff - Thanks for the up vote; Margretha and i still talk about our adventures at Gettysberg and your kindness. I hope that you still remember you are traveling with your Dad when you fire up that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Marcus
Re: Question for Charlie, NY

DD: Thank you, good sir! I also have that picture (or one very similar) but had totally forgotten it. Mine is from our Auburn meet (2009??); Sweet Alice rescued this southern country boy with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Marcus
Question for Charlie, NY

Sir Charles: I have misplaced your telephone number, and have a question concerning an Autolight 2100 2V (289 Ford).
At your convenience, please give me a shout!
Stay safe, y'all!
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