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Old 09-21-2019, 10:12 PM   #1
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There's a 31 Victoria listed on eBay, $6,500 or best offer.
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Old 09-21-2019, 10:24 PM   #2
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LOts work!
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1931-Ford-M...IAAOSwy3BdeItd
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Old 09-22-2019, 12:18 AM   #3
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Wow
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Old 09-22-2019, 01:53 AM   #4
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Who wants a winter project...for the next ten winters ???
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Old 09-22-2019, 05:47 AM   #5
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ten? man you are optimistic.............
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Old 09-22-2019, 06:36 AM   #6
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Rough car that is probably overpriced even though Vickies are hard to find.
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Old 09-22-2019, 07:15 AM   #7
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LOTS of wood in a Vicky................................
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Old 09-22-2019, 08:58 AM   #8
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Poor thing!!!
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Old 09-22-2019, 09:28 AM   #9
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A little shop that builds rods near me has been eyeballing that car.He has already decided to build a vicky,finding one is the problem.Transportation for that one is a bit of a problem,it is not near any normal corridors for east-west car hauling.Non-op adds to the price for an off the beaten path pickup too.If that car was only a few hundred miles away he would already own it.He is looking at one here to build from,dented and sound,but is a driver for $10,000.either way,I'm gonna get a free chassis out of it.(I get all of his A leftovers from a build)
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Old 09-22-2019, 09:50 AM   #10
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Does a Flood/Water Damaged title affect a restored Model A value?
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Old 09-22-2019, 10:01 AM   #11
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sure it does.....but it doesnt have to.


would you run out and buy a car that was in a flood over a straight car?
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Old 09-22-2019, 10:24 AM   #12
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That 190A on Ebay is worth restoring to its original configuration in my opinion. Here is what I see from the pictures:
> Car is a leather-back;
> Unique rear valence panel below the body is there. It's a very scarce piece;
> Doors are there. Those doors are unique to the 190A and 400A;
> Slant windshield is there;
> Difficult to find rear floor pan, common to the 190A and 400A is there;
> Although rusty, I suspect that there are few rusted through panels;
> Wood replacement is usually a given on a leather-back;
> Hard to find window mechanisms are there;
> Sandblasting will make this car look much better for restoration.
> If the Murray body number tag is on the firewall, it is a valuable bonus. If not, a body number can derived from the Victoria Associations record of surviving 190As.
This 190A is over-priced, and should be about $2500.
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Old 09-22-2019, 03:16 PM   #13
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so Bob, what will most likely happen is a rodder will buy it for a bit more, lose the fenders and put metal framing in. dont see anyone restoring this car in the condition it is in.


would be too much of a loss.
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Old 09-23-2019, 09:53 AM   #14
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I hope this 190A does not turn into a Rod. Because of the 190A's wood body rails, rodding one is expensive.
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I also think a rod guy will end up with it.That is a very desirable car for rodders.They will step up and pay the price,where a lot of A guys won't.The A guys usually spend time shopping around for the car they want at the price they want.The rod guys will set out to build a car,and they are interested in buying right now,not when they find a bargain.The wood is not an issue for rod guys,it mostly gets replaced with steel,I saw a rod guy make and install a beautiful set of subrails in a cabriolet,they were made and tacked in before we went to lunch.When you don't have to conform to original you can cut dozens of hours off of fitting.
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Old 09-25-2019, 03:27 AM   #16
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I'm with Bob! I think this Victoria would be a good project for a club!
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Old 09-25-2019, 04:45 AM   #17
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If one can’t do the woodwork (leatherback is really tough) and has to have much done professionally and don’t mind putting $70k into it then it’s a viable project !
I’ve worked on several and know the agony of a leatherback

I do agree with Keith as above. This is a rod project imho

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Old 09-25-2019, 04:06 PM   #18
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Interesting rear feet on passenger seat. I wonder what month it was made
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