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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,969
Re: Never again!!!!!!!!!!!

I only use mine for people when I am in a parade at very slow speeds.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Smile Mecum ~ Kissimmee, Fl

Just finished looking at the pictures of the entire lineup of all the cars coming to my neck of the woods, and they are awesome. There were some '31 model A's that I wouldn't mind putting in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Re: 28-29 roadster inner door patch panels

You might try giving Bert's in CO a shout.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,782
Re: Newbie question about Tillotson carb

Nealy closing it, as you stated, is very subjective with each carb. On some it might
be 1/8, 1/4,just depends. The way I do mine is by "ear." I've had
both Zenith and Tilly. I have three spare...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,014
Re: Model A's in the snow pics

These are nice pics, thanks for sharing!

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,468
Re: Drive or restore

Personally, I prefer to drive mine anywhere and everywhere, but if you get your
enjoyment out of hauling yours around in a trailer from show to show, who am I
to judge you. To each his own.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,836
Re: Classic Cars chases Model A's

I always try to catch Wayne Carini when I can, but sometimes he misses the mark on setting values on the cars he brings to auction. In the past he had a RPU that he
set a reserve of 30K on and he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,148
Re: wish I couold buy this one!

It's only called rust if you are trying to buy it, and it's called patina if you are trying to sell, lol.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Re: Like old airplanes? check out the Sopwith Camel and Spitfire

Neat stuff, however, as a complete coward, I always remove the chocks BEFORE I fire up the engine, lol.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,929
Re: LED turn signals

For someone not electrically inclined, I would also suggest the Logo-Lite system. It is so easy that even I can do it------and I am the worst person in this forum to have as a helper in all matters...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Re: Period correct listening device

It's a Northern Electric model, Pat. 1915-1920 in perfect working condition and completely restored by a retired ATT employee I bought it from a phone store in Cincinnati 20 years ago. I think I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Talking Veteran's Parade

Orlando's chapter of MAFCA was in full force in the Veteran's day parade yesterday and was televised on local (ch. 13). There were about 10 or 15 cars, all pristine and all appeared to have working...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Re: Period correct listening device

This one is for Rusty. If the image doesn't show it's because of computer problems.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,178
Re: E-85 question

Most folks I know go out of their way to put chemicals in their tanks just to offset
the harm that crap does to their car's performance. JMHO.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Re: Dual spare mounts??

Yeah, kinda rare on a coupe-----but can come in handy on a tour! The old dual
mounts really shine best on a fordor, JMHO. :)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,794
Re: Just curious about your thoughts

Fifty years ago when I got my first A, my dad bought me a set of tires and correct wheels for my birthday. I painted the wheels bright red, lol. When I put the front
set on, I had a picture taken...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,794
Re: Just curious about your thoughts

I knew I could count on you guys for diversity!

Jack :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,794
Just curious about your thoughts

I'm kicking the tires on a '30 Tudor that I will probably buy. The car is currently black with "fire engine wheels" which I will definitely change for a more subdued color. I'm considering Tacoma...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Talking She's baaaaaaaack

Margaret Dunning, the 102 year old lady who is featured on You Tube and other venues who has been seen sporting around coast to coast in her antique Packard has just been awarded a full scholarship...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,120
Re: I witness "History" Endeavour's fly over

Mitch, these are great pictures!

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,120
Re: I witness "History" Endeavour's fly over

I would have liked seeing that! I'm sure it was an awesome sight. I used to watch the launches from the Florida coast from my back yard, another awesome sight. When I worked at Vandenberg AFB, I used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Re: I've heard rumors about those Packard Gals !

She's on You Tube---neat video.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Re: Changing a Fan Belt

The only bolts that I have on mine are the big 3/4" bolt that loosens to allow you to
lift the generator/alternator up to place the belt on the pulley and the 9/16" bolt that
holds the strap that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Re: Pictures

Hooch, when I start a new thread, I do the following:

1. Click on the paper clip symbol.
2. When you see the browse button, click on that to retrieve pictures that are stored.
3. Click on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,281
Re: Where does your club meet?

Once a month at different restaurants, never a charge and usually some sort of a discount-----like free drinks or a set price for a select menu. Most restaurants are happy to get the business.
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