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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,892
Posted By kpreed
Re: Tail lights

I put a LED on my 1929. It is a bunch brighter, but be ready to do a bit of work on it to make it fit right. Good Luck!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By kpreed
Re: Driverless-cars...

Did not know we are at this point in time (cars and forum)...sad, I wrote this sitting in my Model "A", so I think it is OK to be here, thanks so much for the video and the education.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By kpreed
Re: The Little Known Leach Automobile, with a Harry Miller Designed sohc-Six

Please do not ever feel some do not want "Education" . I for one, love learning about early manufactures other then "Ford" too. Thank You!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By kpreed
Re: 1940-1950 Plymouth, Dodge4 Parts suppliers

I bought many things from Andy in the 80s, for my 1940 Plymouth and 1946 DeSoto. Always prompt and most times N.O.S. high quality stuff! ✭✭✭✭
Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,955
Posted By kpreed
Re: Your local MARC/MAFCA Club yearly dues...

My Colorado club dues are $40, not sure why they are so steep.:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,284
Posted By kpreed
Re: Ladies in A's

I own and am sole driver (as far as I know ) of my Pick-up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,150
Posted By kpreed
Re: Transmision and Rear End Fluid question.

Hello,
I warm the STP in hot water to make it pore better, then through my funnel, fill the Trans, about 1 pints.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,150
Posted By kpreed
Re: Transmision and Rear End Fluid question.

Hello,
Yes, I use straight STP in the Trans, I not done the rear-end yet, but it will be STP also. I double clutch too, I think it works fine, but do not expect to much from it. I was told about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,240
Posted By kpreed
Re: Wrecking yard-101

Back, many moons ago, I worked at a local "Auto Salvage" after school.
The man I worked for was very grumpy, he had open the yard (about 25 acres) from the early 1920s till the 1970s. A guy found a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,879
Posted By kpreed
Re: Where to get Speedo?

I have had very good luck getting my 29's Speedo from Papanick on this board (he also is in the want ad area). E-mail him your needs at jrnichols642@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,565
Posted By kpreed
Re: Transmission Rebuild about to begin

I did not re-build my own trans., this time (my hands shake too much), but had a well known guy do it for me. He put 90W gear oil in it and it grinds bad! Put the right oil in and you will be fine, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,649
Posted By kpreed
Re: Garage lifts

Before I moved up-here in Colorado, I had a "Lift" put in on my old place. Yes ,it could hoist a much bigger car or truck then an "A", but it was used and from a closed gas station and total cost...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,611
Posted By kpreed
Re: Driving in rain and snow..

Living in the mountains, we do get some bad weather. I find it comes down to two things for me on Ice and Snow. The right kind of tires is number one with me, I find traction tires on the rear (mud...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-04-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,509
Posted By kpreed
Re: Brought home a Nice One

Very Nice! GREAT JOB FINDING SUCH A NICE "T". I wish you where closer, I love to see your truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,274
Posted By kpreed
Re: 16" tires

I run 16s on my truck, but a 21" is in the well. My 6.00 x 16 spare is a bit wide for it to fit.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-30-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,910
Posted By kpreed
Re: Need Advice badly

Not to highjack this, but to address a few things
I would agree with you on this, but for a few reasons:
Reason one, the motor was done by a well known re-builder, who would not even call me back....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,339
Posted By kpreed
Re: high boy air cleaner

I use one on my '29 CCPU and like it fine, plus there is an opening in the bottom for any gas drips. I hope you make one.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-29-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,910
Posted By kpreed
Re: Need Advice badly

I had a problem like this come in to my shop, a fresh re-build also, pulled the head and found the Head Gasket did not have all the water passages punched totally out. They where 3/4 through, but not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

I just got a P.M. saying I sounded like I thought EVERY Model "A" should do a Cow Bell. NO, I never said that! I just feel we as owners can pass these old tales on if we want. How, is totally up to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

Thank You All! This is the kind of things I was looking for and my bells where always a gift.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

I really hope this is the kind of tradition "Old Wive's Tale" we as "A" owners can keep alive, no matter what the history. I find it very sad that the old tales like this, can get lost forever, in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

My '29 CCPU has plenty sounds of its own. The wife said it really does not need more help. lol
Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

Thank You, I am glad it is not something he made-up and alive in the Motorcycle crowd, now I wonder, who had it first, auto or bike?
Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Re: Superstitions

I looked in the bed and under the seat, no B.S., sorry.
I was told this in the mid 60's, by a man whose ranch I worked on. He had a "AA" truck that we used to haul Hay bales, it had a bell on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By kpreed
Superstitions

Last weekend at the county fair, I was asked why I had a Cow Bell under my Model "A" Pick-up. I told them the "road gremlin" tale that I was told years ago (40-50) and how the sound kept them from...
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