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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,659
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Seems funny, the cars have ran a long time and still are, the way Henry built it. New is not always improved. The old model T & A were built to last..OUESTIONS !! Just my 2cents worth, was"nt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Old car festival @ greenfield village

Sorry to hear the old car fest is cancelled but it'll is best for us all. next year will hopefully be bigger and better. We look forward every year for the fest, will miss every one but will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Old car festival @ greenfield village

I Would say they keep delaying out registration in hopes that they will be able to hold the fest. but with all the covus going on everywhere i really dought they will have it this year, they really...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Preference, simple question, I think

Love my 31 Delux!! I hear that the standards are more valuable because harder to find, most took a standard and turned it into a delux. I believe I have a true Delux. Any Model A IS A GREAT CAR!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Car Stopped Running

Check the fuse w/volt meter. Mine looked good but I Put in a new one. Same problem, so I checked that fuse and to my delight..it was no good, check one I took out , it was no good. Got new fuses and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By antiquepa
Re: 1931 Roadster picture

Nice Car..my 31 is my avatar picture , i don't know how to post pictures. Ive had mine since 2002, worked on it and drove it w/over 50 thousand miles on it and really enjoy my car. Hope you enjoy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By antiquepa
Re: 6 volt battery

Rual King...Tractor Supply... Group one battery..they last me at least 5 years.



I always put my battery's on a 1 amp maintainer in the winter.. always last 5 years or more. Rual King usually...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,896
Posted By antiquepa
Re: insurance

Hagerty, 6 cars insured with them, had 1 claim and they were quick and fair.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Curved or straight back trunk

Have a straight on my 31 Roadster and a curved on my 4 door, they both look good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Where do I store stuff??

Is there room under the seat...not sure if there is!! I do have a little room under my Roadster, but also have an add-on trunk.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By antiquepa
Re: roadster top treatment?

I Would go to a fabric shop [where they do restorations] and ask them, i had a top put on my 31 and was told not to seal it. He [she] can tell you what to clean it with, if you use simple green i...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Old car festival 2019

Will be there..It's my 8th year..look forward to it every year!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Wind Wings 31 Roadster [fell off]

Thanks to all for the in-put..I will buy the new pads and bracket and give it a try..never had problem before but i do like the idea of the thicker rubber.!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Towing my Model A

I Tow my 31 roadster on a flat trailer to michigan every year, i don't go over 55 because of the top. [unless you put top down]. I Use heavy duty ratchet straps on the axels [4 straps] and i keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By antiquepa
Exclamation Wind Wings 31 Roadster [fell off]

My wind wing on driver side fell off. I Put it back on using the rubber pads and glue. Thought I had it fixed,,fell off tonight [din't break] so any idea of how to keep it from falling off. I Know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By antiquepa
Re: The Leans

On my 1930 4 door the rear cross member where the spring fits into was cracked under the u bolt. You have to pull rear seat and the pan cover, i almost din't see it, be sure to check under each u...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,582
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Insurance

Highly recommend Hagerty, had claim and were very quick. Reasonable premium and little restrictions, would recommend to call them..very happy with there service!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,669
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Nu-rex Timing wrench

30 closed cab pickup..post no. 39...the answer is YES..Thats the point i was trying to make..really simple..you don't have to find the high on the cam. If you ever find you have to adjust the points...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,669
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Nu-rex Timing wrench

I found this to be a great tool when my distributor cam came loose while on a tour, my friend had one in his tool box..great tool, i now carry one in each 'A'..another great tool is the quick point...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Again with 6 to 12 volt inverters

Put one on my 39 chevy, i wired it direct from battery w/fuse to the cig. lighter so i can use a gps or other 12 volt devise. Make it simple, hope this helps!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,173
Posted By antiquepa
Re: "Gener-Nator"?

[it sat on top of bottom radiator hose]
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,173
Posted By antiquepa
Re: "Gener-Nator"?

I have one on my 31 roadster, my problem was that it sat on top radiator hose so i got a little shorter belt, so far so good. sounds like you'll need a little longer belt. I do like my gen/alt. and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,748
Posted By antiquepa
Re: chirp, chirp, chirp - Update

OL JENNY. Thanks for the post..I Think you just answered my problem!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,323
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Four post drive-on lift

Ive had a 2 post lift for years before i got my model A. You can use this lift if you can position the A in the right place. This lift is great for modern cars, but if your going to use it for model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,153
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Timing wrench

Great tool, I carry one in each 'A'..Works for me!!
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