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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By oldredford
Re: blasting

Powder coating requires the metal to be absolutely clean. After I blast mine, I wrap them in a plastic trash bag and take them imediately to the powder man. I just finished blasting 19 inch wheels....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By oldredford
Re: blasting

I have an Ingersoll Rand 185 Diesel powered compressor. I can blast one Model A wheel in 20 minutes. I use the Dustless water blaster and it really kicks ass. I was wondering about the price...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By oldredford
blasting

The cost of blasting is like everything else going thru the roof. I got a price of $60. per Model A wheel. Is that about normal?
Forum: Early V8 09-20-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By oldredford
uphostery

Looking for the piece of metal that tacks to the top of the door that gets uphostered. Looking for a Standard one.
Forum: Early V8 09-19-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By oldredford
Re: 39 and 40 radiators

I have seen these radiators in the same condition sell for $200. at Hershey.
Forum: Early V8 09-19-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By oldredford
39 and 40 radiators

Top and bottom tanks good, cores not so good.
Forum: Model-A 08-30-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By oldredford
cleaning out the garage

1928 and 29 Model A Frame. Needs sandblast, no rust out anywhere.

Free
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,691
Posted By oldredford
Tires

Any one have experience with universal tires for the Model A 19 inch?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By oldredford
Re: High Compression Head Replacement

The new heads have a better combustion and intake flow. The difference between stock and 6.1 is amazing. Also if you plan to install a Mitchel overdrive you need the higher compression head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By oldredford
Re: Is Cartouche still in business?

I installed a cartouche in my 1940 coupe. I removed a LB kit that was 20 years old. Side by side LB material has more thread count than Cartouche. So in my opinion LB is a better material than...
Forum: Model-A 08-06-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By oldredford
1928/29 Frame

Nice frame, some rust pitting, good front cross member.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By oldredford
Re: Steering box grease?

I use 600 weight. Or 80-140 lube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By oldredford
Re: saving a bumper

When possible I have my bumpers replated. Good shop in Elizabethton, Tn does mine. Cost more but his plating his far better than Taiwan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,915
Posted By oldredford
Re: Columbia vs Mitchell overdrive

IMO The mitchel over drive is better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By oldredford
Re: Upholstery kit

I just recently installed a Cartouche kit in my 1940 and the material is inferior in my opinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By oldredford
Upholstery kit

Any body have any thing to say about Lee Chatterton upholstery kit for Model A ? I need to buy one. Disappointed with Cartouche....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By oldredford
uphostery

Installed LB upholstery kit in my forty coupe 5 years back. Installed recently Cartouche upholstery kit in my forty coupe. There is a difference in quality.
The difference is in Thread count. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By oldredford
Re: dennis carpenter water pumps

Half the stuff Carpenter industries sells comes from China.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By oldredford
Re: “Normal” model a temp

I always heard 160 to 180 is perfect.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By oldredford
Re: Photos will not load

You are not the only one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By oldredford
Re: Model A coupe value

The car has lacquer paint and uphostery attacked by moths. Mechanically it is in good condition. A turn key minus paint and uphostery. Don't know what path to take.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By oldredford
Model A coupe value

What is the fair market value of a 1930 5 window coupe in good condition. Needs paint uphostery.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,364
Posted By oldredford
Re: Engine stumbles on acceleration

My sometimes does stumble on accel. I adjust the GAV to let more gas in. Cures the stumble.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By oldredford
Re: 1940 Deluxe Coupe trunk won't open

I pulled the bench seat out and went in and released it. Did adjusting and now works.
Forum: Model-A 04-17-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By oldredford
1928 Model A Frame

1928 Frame. Yes it is different than a 29-31. One year only. gkohler@homesc.com
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