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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Radiator leaking

Just had my radiator pulled out and sent to a shop to be repaired. The top hose neck was leaking pretty bad from a poor repair job from previous owner. Was $90 to be properly fixed, cleaned up and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By Keeper79
Re: How to Start the Model "A" shown in 45 seconds

Anti-theft for many decades. Heck, sadly a manual transmission is anti-theft device now as so many fail to learn how to do this is as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Keeper79
Re: 29 Tudor side mounted tire question

Have them on my '29 deluxe roadster and the tire may touch the sides just a bit but with the lugs tightened (2 at the top, 1 at the bottom) the whole car shakes when you try to move the mounted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,982
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Seat Belt

Have thought about possible installation of seat belts. Even with it being an open top Deluxe Roadster I don't see more than lap belts being used.

The other flip of the coin is why mess with it....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Keeper79
Re: No Voltage on Ignition 1929 Phaeton

Keep it simple

Follow the power and see where it stops.

Armored wire going to the bottom plate, make sure you didn't screw it in too far.

The flag terminal on the bottom plate that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,978
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Insurance?

some good prices,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,687
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Completion excuses??

when women say it, its the only excuse you need to not do anything. :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,213
Posted By Keeper79
Re: More on Master Cylinders

anyone ever watch Fast and Loud, they used a mastercyclinder on a few A's

mounted to frame under floor board and has linkage to connect it to the brake pedal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By Keeper79
Re: No Spark

glad you got spark. such a great feeling. I spent many evening burning brain cells till that one faithfull night I said "screw it, will redo it again"

then a spark and holly crap we got a spark...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By Keeper79
Re: No Spark

went through this issue last year on the '29. Fought it for 6 months.

flag terminal where the wire connects to the bar where the armored wire contacts on the bottom plate of the distributor was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Never-Wet Waterproofing

Doesnt last forever, really cool stuff if you dont mind reapplying

seen it applied to a sidewalk and after two weeks the sidewalk was back to normal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,241
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Owner of Recovered Ford Model A Doesn’t Want Vehicle Back

Being a young buck (34 yrs old) I love driving my father in laws A. Had it for 14 months working on it. Cruising in a model A is nice and relaxing while holding up traffic on the back roads. I gave...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Painting for my father in law

Thanks guys, he really liked it.

to be honest I liked it enough to keep it for myself, but wrapped it up and give it too him.

He also got two lamps with images of A's on them from my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By Keeper79
Painting for my father in law

Figured some people here would like this.

After spending 14 months and countless hours redoing my father in law '29 A, I felt like doing something else for him. Going to his house today as we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,682
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Original taillight lenses

thought something was wrong with mine as they were funky looking for the turn signal. But its from where the yellow and red were blended some in the glass. Was going to order a set of the STOP red...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,492
Posted By Keeper79
Re: She got hot last night!

Sometimes having an extra set of eyes is a good thing to point out the obvious things.

I plan to drive my '29 to the local classic car drive in tomorrow night. Biggest worry is the heat as its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,552
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Rebuild Model A Rear Axle

That truck is sexy... I would certainly fix it up and pimp it..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Pair of 29 Virginia license plates

I only have a rear tag on my '29, did the cars also have a front tag?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Ethanol

Ethanol is such a waste of energy,

Save the corn for feed for cattle.. Makes my steaks taste better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Its Alive... ALIVE!!!

talking to the wife this morning and told her i had an idea. Their church is only a few miles from the house and on the way. See about this Sunday coming up to drive it and park it outside of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Its Alive... ALIVE!!!

South East VA,Tappahannock is near me (only 11 miles away)

Good idea on the leather and ignition switch. Right now mine is loosing connection and checking the continuity and my multimeter set to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By Keeper79
Its Alive... ALIVE!!!

Little long but I am excited.

After many long troubling nights between electrical gremlins and finding another problem after fixing one for the past year.

Got a call yesterday from the guy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By Keeper79
'29 starters.

rebuilding my starter and got a new armature and bushing ordered. The front end plate bushing is correct, however the brush end plate bushings don't fit.

local ford guy that rebuilds starters...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,694
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Posting a pic just because

very nice.

I was born in Williamsburg, and live 45 minutes north of you in King and Queen.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,253
Posted By Keeper79
Re: Getting younger people interested in the hobby..

I am 32 and been working on my father in laws A for almost a yr. I have always turned wrenches on something be it cars, trucks, motorcycles, 4wheels, lawnmowers.

Love older cars, they are sexy...
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