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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,049
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Fading Interest

Good luck in whatever you do bud. Sounds like you have a plan.

One comment on the 29% interest..... YIKES..... glad I don't live in Canada that is crazy:eek: At that kind of money you WOULD stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 35-36 pickup dash lights

Our '36 PU, same thing.

To counter it I just don't drive after dark.

One time this summer when I DID come home in the dark one night, I had a small LED flashlight I shined on the gauges to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,908
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

I like that you aren't charged 20 bucks to send a 1 dollar part

They find the least expensive shipping route they can.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: MMO: How much is a little?

As far as I know, it doesn't have a shelf life like Sta-Bil gas treatment does. Once you break the seal on Sta-Bil I believe you have about 12 months to use it up.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Local Estate Auction 1935 Roadster Sells for $53,925.00

[QUOTE=Jeff/Illinois;2053423]I was watching the RM Auburn Indiana sale live Friday, Glen Hague Collection, and I thought that some of the car prices were soft. '40 Ford Coupes they were struggling to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Local Estate Auction 1935 Roadster Sells for $53,925.00

Tim I've been noticing that too.

I don't really know why.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: MMO: How much is a little?

I'd just 'glug' some in each cylinder and not worry about measuring it.

Good stuff I use it regularly always in my gasoline.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

California Proposition 65 Cancer Warning:

'Caution: living may be hazardous to your long term health. Eventually, and often over time, death has been known to occur....'
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Local Estate Auction 1935 Roadster Sells for $53,925.00

I was watching the RM Auburn Indiana sale live Friday, Glen Hague Collection, and I thought that some of the car prices were soft. '40 Ford Coupes they were struggling to get $7000- $9000 dollars. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,016
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Boyd Coddington was a scoundrel. Not an easy person to get along with and filed bankruptcy what, twice?? The guy was a jerk. Didn't like to pay his bills. Treated his help like crap.

I agree with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,527
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Bad rebuilt starter from NAPA

I worked as the Parts Manager at the local Ford dealership in the mid 70's.

We sourced a TON of Rebuilt Ford parts from the Ford rebuilder in Peoria, Illinois. I think they were called 'Universal'...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

Good point.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

Terry everybody back here tells me that very same thing:)

I believe in what seasoned Model A veterans have also said, that a Model A Ford set up to exact factory specs runs and drives and handles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

Yes and I apologize for leading this thread astray. Back to the subject.

I have been on the phone calling around about Goodyear's and it seems about everyone is out of them. I spoke with a guy at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

Yes, and two siblings and a spouse that would shoot me for selling it they like the car!!

Worst Model A Ford I EVER got in and out of was a '28 Roadster PU. I love them they are neat cars, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

Ray same here. I've been driving the Model A less and less. I probably don't have 40 miles on it this year. Mainly because it is so darn hard to get in and out of it for me anymore. I don't bend like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,685
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Ecklers no more

Mac's shipping charges.

About as bad as one time I bought a Morgan Silver Dollar on E-Bay way back when I was fooling with coins. The seller quoted '$7.95 S&H'

When the coin arrived it was in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What year is this truck?

Yes a '35 or a '36 and dang somebody already ran off with the rear fenders:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,023
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tire price hikes coming at us

Ph. Company I'm working for now need a set for the 2018 Chevy 3/4 ton.

A technician went to the local tire shop last month and the quote was for $1824. Granted they are a heavier ply truck tire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Tires

A friend has a set on his '30 Coupe, had them for probably 12-15 years and they still look really good.

I don't think you can go wrong with them. The prices are better too:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,261
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: "It ran well when I parked it!"

That is exactly what I would do too. Worth a try. Simpler than starting to pull parts off. Breaking a mounting stud on your intake, etc.

I have been a firm believer in MMO in my gasoline for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: U.S.Customs seize Malaysian tires

A neighbor bought CHEAP Made in China tires for his Chevy van last winter. He was crowing about how much $$ he had saved. I don't recall the name it was some off brand thing he found on Amazon.

4...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Battery Tender 6V

I bought a couple of the NOCO battery boosters and keep them in the everyday cars for a battery boost other than using battery booster cables, off of Amazon.

They work great. Compact and don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Some Progress has been made

Car looks great! Nice job!

And good for him wanting to drive a Model A Ford to school! I did that in MY Senior year 50 years ago, and I STILL have the love of Model A's.

He is a very bright...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Photo of Henry Ford in Dealerships

In he 60's at the local Ford dealership they used to sneak in the new model cars at night on a transport truck They unloaded them and would park a couple in the showroom and wrap them in heavy brown...
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