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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,263
Posted By fried okra
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

When I was a lil kid in Knoxville, TN in the early fifties the farmers market every weekend was full of Model A pickups selling produce and flowers.

Then in the early sixties a friend had a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By fried okra
Re: tire pressure

Seems to make sense to me.....at least at first thought.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,443
Posted By fried okra
Re: help with Model A market values

I would agree with ronn's assessment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,440
Posted By fried okra
Re: Coast to Coast in a Model A

Yes, thx, look forward to when the tour starts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By fried okra
Re: 1931 Model A Deluxe Roadster

That's an interesting conversion for sure.....a Ford Pinto engine and a non synchro transmission sounds like.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By fried okra
Re: Club Meetings Using Remote Media

Jim Conaway.....you are doin' a GREAT job with zoom meetings here in Charleston, SC for the Low Country local club.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 137,193
Posted By fried okra
Re: tell a Model A related story

Gnater.....it's good to see a post from Knoxville, TN. I used to ride to Young High School on Chapman Hwy in a '28 Tudor back in the early sixties, when that high school was still there.

I hope...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,484
Posted By fried okra
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

I've always had a positive experience with Kirkland brand things.

I'm sure their synthetic oil is good.....hard to say who refines it though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,470
Posted By fried okra
Re: Supply chain woes

Glad to see they are under roof, not out in a field like some pics I've seen.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By fried okra
Re: 29 Steering Wheel Play

The Ford F100 1950's era pickup steering gear box sold by various suppliers on the board has minimal free play, about like any modern manual steering vehicle.

Love the one in my '31.

Yeah, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By fried okra
Re: Dynamite!

Yes, a great pic!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By fried okra
Re: How Many Model A's Are There Now?

I used to work at the GM Proving Ground in Milford, Michigan back in the old muscle car days. Was a great time then.

And remember the Greenfield Village old Ford festivities.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By fried okra
Re: How Many Model A's Are There Now?

McMimmc......this club near Knoxville is still active I think?

https://www.smokymountainmodela.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By fried okra
Re: Cold Outside So Do I Run, Crank, Sit or Ignore?

I would run it until it gets up to operating temperature for 15-20 minutes or so every month.

Just my opinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By fried okra
Re: Tires

If you are buying a whole set, I would spend the money and get radial tires.

Just my opinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,213
Posted By fried okra
Re: A question for old guys

I'm about to turn 75 and doing as well as anyone sounds like.

I've found "gardening knee pads" are a big help to keep from hurting the knees on the concrete garage floor. And I use a lift for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By fried okra
Re: “The Restorer” for Jan/Feb 2021

I get one mag one month, and the next month the other mag comes.

That works for me.

Almost like a monthly mag that way :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By fried okra
Re: Ford Barn sign-in

Love my Acer Chromebook....I'm not keen on Windows.

What is better a Chromebook or Windows 10?
If you want the ability to do basic work – like web surfing, email, writing and some gaming – and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,514
Posted By fried okra
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Got mine in Charleston, SC yesterday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,514
Posted By fried okra
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Mine arrived today, Charleston, SC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By fried okra
Re: An Ordinary Adventure

Thanks....just ordered one :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By fried okra
Re: Easy fix for carburetor fuel line leak

Just checkin', should not be a problem opening the fuel sediment bowl when the fuel line to the tank is shut off I guess?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By fried okra
Re: Alabama Model A title - are A's titled in Alabama?

Be glad you're living there in Alabama......life is good there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,678
Posted By fried okra
Re: Goodbye my Friend

I worked in the Walla Walla and Dayton area of Washington state back in 1967 in the pea and wheat harvest.

Great country and good people out that way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fried okra
Re: wtd- wood worker Philly area

This shop is in northern Virginia, does beautiful work. Probably not real low cost though.

https://whitepost.com/
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