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Forum: Model-A 10-06-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By MickeyT

SOLD. This is the late '31 wide bed model. Almost everything on it has been replaced with new or rebuilt. It runs, drives and looks excellent. I just finished the 500 mi. break-in period on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Car Cover???

You're right. I'm coming up empty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Car Cover???

Try Mike's Affordable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Car Cover???

If possible I'd suggest closing in the sides of the carport. There are good quality car covers but they have their own problems like, poor fit for a Model A, abrasion when there's wind, and hiding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Heat Shield Removal

That Snap-On version will cost you a bundle. Just get one from one of the vendors.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Need Scan of Service Bulletin

How about a real one?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By MickeyT
Re: How to Distinguish Repro from Original Instrument Panels?

That's easy. One is old, rusty and dented. The other is shiny chrome and just arrived from Snyder's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,563
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Looking to buy Tacoma Cream powder coat paint for my painter, need help.

I purchased from Model A wheel Color twice. Excellent service both times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Connecticut license plate color

Just in case anyone is interested in Texas you can use an antique plate as long as the number is not currently in use and it can be restored (correct color) but MUST be an original plate. No...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,017
Posted By MickeyT
Re: My First Model A - Questions

At least you have one of the 3 or 4 best supply houses for Model A parts just down the road in Mt. Airy. Brattons will have the parts you need and can answer a lot of questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,570
Posted By MickeyT
Re: "Diamond engine"

I've got a "diamond" as well in my 1931 CCPU. Mfg. date Aug. of '37.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Wide bed A pickup

I took the metal floor out of my late '31 wide bed and replaced with a wood floor. You can see a number of photos at my website.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Never started 55 year old rebuild

You can also pour the oil through the distributor hole if the valve cover is back on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By MickeyT
Re: 1931 Pickup Build

Here are a couple of photos of my 31 PU. You can see the mount on the steering column. The flasher is mounted behind the drivers kick panel with the wiring going down and out into the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,535
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Signs, back in the day

From a photography studio: Photos that look like you $ 10
Photos that don't look like you $20
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,504
Posted By MickeyT
Re: headlight current tied to ignition switch?

I use the electrical cut-out mentioned above. Then in case I forget that I've got in the habit of tapping the horn button when I get out of the vehicle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,679
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Renumbering question

The number on the title for my 1931 coupe matches the numbers on the engine and frame but the numbers on the engine and frame, while the same number, do not quite match each other. The engine turned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Pick Up Seat Bottom Question

As I remember there is only the screw. The board in mine was also missing. I added a second screw, upper and lower to the board.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Which thread?

"Never Seez" It's a paste like material that helps keep the screw/bolt threads from seizing (binding, freezing up, as in "won't let go") due to heat and rust. Can buy most anywhere car parts are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,514
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

How about one more shot right side up? You're showing it with the logo side ways.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Transport recommendations

Why not just rent a UHAUL vehicle transporter (trailer) and tow it to your home?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Enclosed car trailer

John that's the main reason I bought my 16' enclosed. I have a coupe in the garage that I'm working on and I keep my truck in the trailer. I've had no problems. I drive it in and out of the trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Window removal tips?

Using a lot of WD-40 helps too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Battery powered creeper

I suspect you better have very deep pocket and plenty of ground clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,954
Posted By MickeyT
Re: Veterans Day

USAF 1961-1986, Chief Master Sergeant
Vietnam Nam 1967-68 , 40th Air Rescue and Recovery out of Nakom Phanom, Thailand and "other places".
Retired: Chief Air Traffic Controller, Dover AFB,...
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