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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By ronn
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

Many companies have yrly mileage limits of say 2500 miles,


but not all bother to check the mileage you are driving.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By ronn
Re: ammeter problems

I bought a couple at Carlisle this fall and they were repos from possibly the 1960s?


very good quality.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By ronn
Re: Model A Town Cars?

Not to hijack the thread, but I have often wondered how the folks who rode in comfort in the back would get heat. The manifold heater would seemingly only heat the driver's compartment.


...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By ronn
Re: Gas Tank Sealer

only Hirsch located in Newark NJ


they use it in airplanes.........so think of the failure rate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By ronn
Re: 30-31 pickup cab parts

as Jim states- these are often on the bay...........
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By ronn
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

somebody could probably step up and have 500 made. sure they would be a hit.........


the fact that you have to polish the aluminum is labor intensive.


stamped from stainless would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By ronn
Re: Model A Town Cars?

yep that was a surprise to me. he has always offered xlnt advice!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By ronn
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

Brad from Germany has the market cornered on the originals...........


;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By ronn
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

I couldnt find it. as Ive mentioned in the past, the repros are of generally poor quality compared to the originals. there is NO comparison.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By ronn
Re: Model A Town Cars?

THERE IS A WHOLE THREAD ON THIS HERE.


bOB JOHNSON IS IN cALI AND RESTORING HIS TOWNCAR AND FREQUENTS THIS SITE.


sorry bout the caps! there are about 25 cars known.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By ronn
Re: Model A Clubs near Syracuse

there is a good sized club near cortland, that are centered on cut down A tractors.


they meet once a month. dont know much more.......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By ronn
Re: Can't message, Can't reply

you are already at 5.....


what did you have for breakfast?


lol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By ronn
Re: Can't message, Can't reply

I believe Paul is correct. so start writing and you hit 10 in minutes.......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By ronn
Re: Early '28 Model A - possible AR?

as Gary mentions- narrower hubs on the wheels.........


Ive seen so many repro red steering wheels in all my years. they are the worst indicator.


yes on the powerhouse and engine serial...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By ronn
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

You are right 31- chevy was cleaning henrys clock with their 6 cylinder.


A lot more car for a little more $
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By ronn
Re: Window glass size

company in CT sells glass by the piece reasonably and are listed on ebay.


send them a note and they will cut your piece for you. they have the patterns.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,647
Posted By ronn
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

very interesting thread. lots of knowledge to be learned.


I would agree that the drive was 50% for moral.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By ronn
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

on the worst car note-


Ild guess something like an Austin............
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By ronn
Re: if you could go back in time, what Model "A" parts would you bring back?

Walk right past the ford agency and find the local Duesenberg dealer



overcome 10k for a chassis? dont think that would have been plausible for the likes of me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By ronn
Re: Anyone used Irontite block sealer in a Flathead?

as Tim and Ford say and use a shop vac set on blow. will be dry in 2 hours.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By ronn
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

Yes JM, a Buick Marquette- cheapest of the line was 990.


but I would have just bought a "demonstrator" with a 1000 or two of miles on it.


:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By ronn
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

pound for pound- dollar for dollar a nice Buick.


wouldnt you really rather have a Buick?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By ronn
Re: cyclone head.........

guy makes them out in Cali- was his Dads business. he still makes them from time to time


and is on the HAMB
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By ronn
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

nobody is as inexpensive as JC Taylor. they are the largest for a reason.......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By ronn
Re: Finding Canadian and Export Colours

Richelieu Blue this was an actual early brass car. might find this color through looking up the model of car........


just a thought.


my mistake- late teens. high end car.
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