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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,483
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Re: A Chinese radiator in a Model A?!!!

It is a lot less expensive than our American made ones. Alum. is less expensive than brass, but the main cost in American products is the cost of labor, for those items that can't be made totally by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,283
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Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

Lived in NY before I moved to VA in 1975. The roads up in NY were salted to the extreme. Here living in the Mtns of the Blue Ridge they pre-treat the roads with a brine solution before the ice and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By holdover
Re: engine won't crank

Just a note to help all with this sort of problem checking the battery. I live on a farm and between farm vehicles, 5 Model As tagged and insured and six other on road vehicles, checking batteries is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By holdover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By holdover
Re: Newly acquired '31 AA

Ryan, Welcome aboard. Nice to have a truck that belonged to a loved one, now keep the memories rolling. When the weather breaks check the battery & starter for your starting problems. Looks like it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By holdover
Re: Quiet Ride Sound Deadening and Insulation

"Has anyone used 1/4" thick jute or something similar" this works and was used on many older cars such as early mustangs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By holdover
Re: Quiet Ride Sound Deadening and Insulation

I have done a few vehicles using the foil backed small air pocket insulation from Lowes and HD which costs 1/10th the price. You have to cut it to size. I used 3M spray adhesive to hold it in place....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,017
Posted By holdover
Re: Insurance

Ditto, Have 5 vehicles with them '29 Coupe, '29 CCPU, '31 Tudor, '31 AA, 1982 Jeep CJ7. Total cost is about 500.00, I live in rural VA retired and do not drive them to work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By holdover
Re: AA on Display

to each his own, my two AAs are garage queens except on nice dry days, then they play in the streets.. but sleep under roof overnight
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,483
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

Mine is not a HF one, but for the last 20 yrs I could not have worked without this. I have both a backhoe and a tractor with a FEL, but they don't hold a candle to one of these..


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,483
Posted By holdover
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

Being it was running I suppose in neutral, that should eliminate the trans and rear. But a lose bolt jamming the flywheel could lock it. I am sure you tried the screwdriver deal on the starter ring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By holdover
Re: Yet another old car pic.....

I worked at a gas station in the late 50s and 60s(in Huntington NY) that had one of those rail lifts. It was very stable. There were 4 pcs that hooked onto the rails and slid to whatever position you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By holdover
Re: 29 CCPU vs. 29 Fordor 60B Driver Comfort

I have a '29 CCPU, a '29Coupe, 2 '31 AAs and a '31 Tudor. The TuDor has more room for me compared to all the others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By holdover
Re: Classtique Upholstery

Thanks all, Classtique it will be. Ted Duke, correct STILL no answer from LeBaron... Ypu would think with change of ownership they would man the phones 24 hours a day..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By holdover
Classtique Upholstery

Read about the LeBaron Bonney deal. Sent them an email a week ago asking about delivery times with no response. Classitque was mentioned on my request of an alternative. Has anyone actually purchased...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,544
Posted By holdover
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

Sure have kicked this one around a bit.... I have 5 As all have seat belts that I put in. They are only lap belts and MIGHT help in an accident. All are secured to a frame member, not just to body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By holdover
Re: 1956 f-100

just noticed that Hagerty does not have a listing for values of 30s vehicles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,335
Posted By holdover
Re: LeBaron Bonney Co.

I was just getting ready to order the interior kit for my '31 CCPU indented firewall project. Any suggestions where else I can get a quality kit? Has any one purchased anything from LeBaron Bonney...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By holdover
Re: Removing rust by electrolis...Problem...

polarity is important, as I recall check out this for a nice setup


https://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolytic-Rust-Removal-aka-Magic/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By holdover
Re: Hope you had a safe New Year = Pics

Like the one with the kids selling soda... Safety first
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,091
Posted By holdover
Re: Gas today-can you beat this?

paid right at 2.00a gallon here in Roanoke Va a couple of days ago for 87
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By holdover
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all, and a hope of many more years enjoying Model As and communicating on the barn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By holdover
Re: Shipping

used Fastenal a couple of years ago for 3 front fenders half way cross country, was about 150
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By holdover
Re: New video on How to Do a Lube Job on a Model A Ford

those of you that have the old style fittings and use the adapter on your grease gun, soon discover that a lot of grease does not go where it is suppose to. If you put a very small O ring in the...
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