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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By RRW
Re: speedometer

Papanick did a very fine job with my speedometer.
Very quick turnaround and I live in AZ.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By RRW
Re: Opinions on tires wanted-

I bought Lucas tires and tubes directly from Lucas 8 years ago for my 30 Tudor.

Very happy with them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By RRW
Re: Radiator using water verse antifreeze

I have used Red Line Water Wetter since 2001 with no problems and 'it' stays quite clear. I switch 'it' once a year.

However, I live in Bullhead City, AZ which reaches 126 degrees in the summer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By RRW
Distributor Body Electrodes

Is there a preference in using a distributor body with brass electrodes over a body with steel electrodes?
I have been using one with brass since 1963. No problem.

I 'discovered' a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By RRW
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

I bought one at Tractor Supply last week for $107.59 including tax with a

one year warranty.

M previous battery, Interstate, only 'lasted' 10 months and had a 6 month warranty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By RRW
Re: New Tire Recommendation

Very pleased with my Lucas tires and tubes ordered directly from Lucas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 40,283
Posted By RRW
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

July 1947
Bought my Early 30 Tudor for $500 in July 1963
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By RRW
Re: 6 volt battery

Interstate in both my A and Jeep. Subaru in my Subaru.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By RRW
Re: New gasket for 1930 radiator cap question....

Thank you both for your replies.
No sealant 'it is'.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By RRW
New gasket for 1930 radiator cap question....

I removed the original gasket from my repro cap and my new gasket 'floats' in the cap between the copper 'gasket' and twist clamp.

Original gasket was larger and was a snug fit as it was installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,338
Posted By RRW
Re: insurance

American Collectors Insurance thru USAA
Early 1930 Tudor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By RRW
Re: Windshield Wiper

My early 30 Tudor has a vacuum wiper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,049
Posted By RRW
Re: Veterans Day

USMC 65-68, Vietnam 66-67 grunt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,716
Posted By RRW
Re: Mikes model A ford parts

I also get good advice and fine service from Sammie at AZ Model A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By RRW
Re: Roof Vinyl Protection

To finish my last post.....hot spot - Bullhead City, AZ. Have been using the 303 for last three years. Apply once per year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By RRW
Re: Roof Vinyl Protection

I also use the '303' and I live in the "hot spot of the nation", B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,290
Posted By RRW
Re: I need help

I have an early 30 Briggs Tudor.
When I replaced my Bendix I did not have to move or remove anything to remove my starter.
PS - if you buy a new Bendix be sure you remove the excess grease it may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By RRW
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

Cool Hand Lurker.....
I bought my total complete interior in 1995, 24 years ago.
I had already stripped my interior and replaced all the top bows so the measurements were easy.

At that time I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By RRW
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

I ordered my complete interior set in person at LeBaron Bonney's location in Amesbury, MA on 5/3/95.

1930 STD Tudor 55-B
For the headliner I was required to submit my top bow measurements.
I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By RRW
Re: Insuring '28 coupe

I have American Collectors Insurance thru my USAA insurance.
Agreed Value of $16,500 for $166.07 per year.
Had J.C. Taylor previously.
I also have had AAA Plus for +15 years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By RRW
Re: Another quality product from MAC

I'm not blaming Mac's but the the spray can of Antique Ford Engine Green Engine Enamel, RSP6, I bought from them also sprayed black when I first used it in 2017. However, the printed expiration date...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By RRW
Re: Trico 1062X Wiper Kit

Yes, it is cosmolene wrapped.
I didn't want to take mine apart w/o some input as yours.
I took it off this afternoon and halted.....
I'll go ahead with repair now.

Thank you very much Barnstuf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By RRW
Trico 1062X Wiper Kit

Per MAFCA website photo I have an original#, RCX-1 windshield wiper w/2 screws holding the cover on my early 30 Tudor wiper.
I have a TRICO 1062x Wiper Kit still sealed in the box which I purchased ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By RRW
Re: 1930 ford 2 dr sedan rear side window

I have an early 30 Tudor and I am the 2nd owner with the

original owner being one of my Dad's best friends.
Original rear and front windows were replaced in 1963 with safety glass in MN and 'DO'...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,175
Posted By RRW
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

72 in July.
Bought my A in 1963 for $500.
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