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Old 02-01-2019, 03:04 PM   #21
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Hello dear oldtimer friends.


For several weeks I use this forum here. At home there are few connoisseurs.

I bought my '28 Roadster in November from a dealer. He bought the car from 'Classic Car Auctions' (Florida or California).

I still have a 1947 "Gangster" limousine. The Citroen 11 CV. He is restored exactly. So it will be my "A" too.

In the 70's, I was in quality control at Ford factory. (At that time the same key was used for the oil screw in the rear axle as in the "A"!)

One of my problems is that I'm overly ambitious when restoring. But I always get the old patina or I do make it like old.

It is very nice, how well one here in this forum is helped.




Good cooperations! (My English is not good.)


Wrote 5 books about model engines. Other hobbies are flying big model airplanes,. As co flying airplanes (Cessna 140, C 172 Rocket, JoDel R 400). Amazonas & salt water tanks. (Aquarium).

Hi Werner. don't worry about your English, it's okay. I live in an English only speaking country and I couldn't get a pass of 30 marks in English for our school certificate which is a national exam of an ordinary standard. What saves my ass today is spell check on the computer otherwise I cna't spell my way out of a wet paper bag. cheers, gary
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Old 02-21-2019, 05:05 PM   #22
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Hello Barn Members!


Since yesterday my little Green Roadster is almost finished.

265 hours of work and several thousand dollars later, it has now become a very good car.

An indispensable help was and are the many patient answers I received in this friendly forum! Thanks at all!

Now also my three beauties can smile too!
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Werner, That is a wonderful photo. Congratulations. I'm sure all three will play a part in your life and you in theirs.
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:56 PM   #24
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Thanks for the update, congratulations.
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Old 02-23-2019, 02:20 AM   #25
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Hallo Werner,

Will you be going to this year's "Ford Modell A Oldtimer-Treffen" from Friday 5 July to Sunday 7 July in the Technikmuseum Freudenberg?



It sounds like a fun time and will be great to see a bunch of Model A's in Germany all in one place.



To find more details about this event, you can click here to go to their website.

...and for the linguistically disadvantaged persons, you can read the english version (via Google Translate) by clicking here.



....and if you can not make up your mind whether to go or not, you can read about last year's "Ford Modell A Oldtimer-Treffen" by clicking here. (and the english translated version here).

MfG,
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Old 02-23-2019, 08:39 AM   #26
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Hello at all.


Sometimes I want to write something about how I feel about my roadster.



It was bought by a dealer: http://www.classic-carauction.com/se...auctionid=9188



I bought it in Germany in November. Unfortunately, the previous owner hid, he does not want to have any contact. I can not understand that and find that very sad. I like to hear old stories and pictes of the car's live in the past.


I stripped the car and preserved it with Ardrox AV 15. This is a special very thin transparent corrosion protection wax used by Boeing and airbus. At the moment I am still working on the rear axle. New spring, new dampers, fixed brakes. That will take one week I think & hope.



Hi Werner,


Just re-read this. The ad says everything is in good/excellent shape. If advertised good/excellent should have only needed minor or no repairs. With all the things you are finding wrong on the car the previous owner may be afraid to talk to you.
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Old 02-23-2019, 04:46 PM   #27
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That's the way it is!

See picture: ball bearing at distance holder.
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Old 02-24-2019, 03:02 PM   #28
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N'Abend Brad,

whether we go there is depends on two factors: That our dog until then will ride in the ruble-seat. And that the weather is dry.

The journey takes about >3 hours.
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:12 PM   #29
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Good evening all together!


Today photo day was announced for the nearly restored roadster. Sunshine, little wind and a relatively mild temperature - the season begins!
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:17 PM   #30
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Old 04-22-2019, 02:31 PM   #31
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Hallo Freunde,

yesterday I made the first big exit. Through the Belgian Ardennes to 'Spa'. Anyone who wants to know roughly how road conditions used to be at the time of the construction of our A would only need to drive through Belgium once. Here I realized where the limits of chassis and shock absorbers are.

But it's nice that my Little Green Roadster is now almost finished and can be driven every day.
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Old 04-22-2019, 02:41 PM   #32
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Werner - Nice looking car, nice looking family (if your family). Thanks for the pictures.
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Today photo day was announced for the nearly restored roadster. Sunshine, little wind and a relatively mild temperature - the season begins!





Where'd you find that Ford Tool Box?
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Old 04-23-2019, 02:56 PM   #34
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Hallo Fitzpatrick,

the box is homemade. An old steel box from Ebay. I cut the lettering from balsa wood. Then roughly painted with hammer blow lacquer.
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