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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By holdover
Re: Rich Bell passed away

Sad to hear about his passing. Over the years bought many parts from him all at fair prices. When I bought my first part years ago and he saw my address he asked if I knew anything about Bedford Va....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By holdover
Re: Killin time with Covid 19 and JC Whitney

Those catalogs were the magic carpet ride for me as a teenager. Looking through the old go fast parts that I didn't have money to buy. I graduated HS in 1963, I remember they even sold Hudson Hornet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,348
Posted By holdover
Re: Title

If the car and title is in the same state you live in and you have any questions about it, have the seller go with you to the DMV and do the purchase paperwork there while you get the title changed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By holdover
Re: Who Lives near Roanoke, VA?

Live in Floyd off the Blue Ridge Parkway, above where Sonnybrook lives. Have 5 A's '29 CCPU, '29 Coupe, '31TuDor, '31 AA SWB & '31 AA LWB. Belong to Blue Ridge Model A. Work on the As and a few other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,644
Posted By holdover
Re: Garage Hoist

I have two Bend-pac 4 post lifts, one a 9K the other a 14K extra wide and extra long, which is bolted down, the 9K can be moved on dollies from Bend-pac but I keep it in one place, it does not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By holdover
Re: Wishing everyone a glorious Sunday!

Same to you, pretty day in Virginia and a good day to take one of the As out for a ride.... Be Safe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By holdover
Re: pickup on CL

they are out there , just wait for the right one. Restoring one is nice, but time consuming, if you can find one done right for a fair price and enjoy it right away it might be a better deal and you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By holdover
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19 Update 4/16/20

And thank you for all you do to allow us to continue our projects with the parts that we need, while we are restricted to being at home.



and be safe!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By holdover
Re: E 85

I live in an area where I can get real gas that is alcohol free, so that is all I use in my Model A , lawn mower and chain saws.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By holdover
Re: Special Corona Projects

Did a couple of Carbs with the grand kids then tested them, worked on the 8 yr old grand kids farm driving 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Now working on our track and autocross 1984 Mazda RX7. Has a Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,210
Posted By holdover
Re: Which Model A for a coast to coast trip?

I would use a TuDor or a 4 door for the extra space, a delivery would be nice for occasional sleeping in the rear. I have 5, a Coupe a CCPU and two AAs as well as a Tudor. The Tudor is the only one I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By holdover
Re: 1929 AA / Craigslist

Well for those who would like one I have one in VA near Roanoke, It is a LWB, that a new paint job would bring it over the top, although it looks good as is. Asking 8000.00 firm, Starts Runs and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By holdover
Re: New York Times Full Page Model A Article

didn't see where a free account is available on their web page
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By holdover
Re: Virus time off from school

3.6rs Thanks for your concern. I understand what you are saying but our circumstances are a bit different from a casual, see your grand kids on occasion. They are too young to stay by themselves...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By holdover
Re: Virus time off from school

Al's 28/33, No interaction Face To Face with other kids, and very limited movement from home. Live on a farm in a rural area with no neighbors with children. Sunnybrook Farm, if this lasts long might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By holdover
Re: Virus time off from school

MikeK and Juan, I understand it is not vacation and all the school work is done interlaced with other things, as a former teacher and present school board member, with grand-ma a retired educator,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By holdover
Virus time off from school

Well schools here in Virginia are closed for at least the next week, and maybe a lot longer. Being their mom and dad have to work that means the grand sons age 8 & 12 will be here, which is great ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,320
Posted By holdover
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

Yes people do die from the flu every year, but at the rate about 30-to 40 times less that of the Coronavirus. It is turning into a wildfire with cases going up more each day. Today in the USA it went...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By holdover
Re: 130B Deluxe Delivery For Sale On Ebay

on post 19 pics, that fan looks close to the radiator... My '31 indented firewall only has one fuel shutoff on the engine side of the firewall... Like everything else, buyer beware..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By holdover
1928-1931 trans gears

anyone have a direct link to Mark Auto USA, who sells trans gears that they manufacture



thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By holdover
Re: Restoration painter needed

Earl Scheib's I remember well, back in the early 60's I believe it was 19.99
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By holdover
Re: Driver Licneses In a Model A -- After Oct., 1st

In Virginia no special test, costs a few dollars more, and you need the required proof of who you are.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By holdover
Re: Restoration painter needed

A guy I worked with had a paint job done a MAACO a number of years ago. When I saw it I asked how he got such a good job, told me he would pay the manager and painter 100 each extra if after job was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By holdover
Re: AAA on the move

I would consider doing this to my LWB AA by using a SWB drive shaft for the front axle after moving it forward and the rear just free wheeling, it looks great with the dual axle. Main problem is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By holdover
Re: NOS Mallory

Great if you were building a HP model A engine...
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