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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By RRW
Re: Storage for summer

Thanks for the 'civil' replies.I'vr been alternating empty/full tank storage for 58 years ownership of my A.
2 float replacements in that time period and tank is fine.

This year I'll go full with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By RRW
Storage for summer

I leave Bullhead City, AZ each summer because of the heat and return in the middle of Sept. My A is garaged stored year around.

For the last 10 years I have been either emptying my fuel system...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By RRW
Re: speedometer

Papanick did a very fine job with my speedometer.
Very quick turnaround and I live in AZ.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By RRW
Re: Opinions on tires wanted-

I bought Lucas tires and tubes directly from Lucas 8 years ago for my 30 Tudor.

Very happy with them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By RRW
Re: Radiator using water verse antifreeze

I have used Red Line Water Wetter since 2001 with no problems and 'it' stays quite clear. I switch 'it' once a year.

However, I live in Bullhead City, AZ which reaches 126 degrees in the summer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By RRW
Distributor Body Electrodes

Question:
Is there a preference in using a distributor body with brass electrodes over a body with steel electrodes?
I have been using one with brass since 1963. No problem.

I 'discovered' a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By RRW
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

I bought one at Tractor Supply last week for $107.59 including tax with a

one year warranty.

M previous battery, Interstate, only 'lasted' 10 months and had a 6 month warranty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,322
Posted By RRW
Re: New Tire Recommendation

Very pleased with my Lucas tires and tubes ordered directly from Lucas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 41,207
Posted By RRW
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

July 1947
Bought my Early 30 Tudor for $500 in July 1963
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,033
Posted By RRW
Re: 6 volt battery

Interstate in both my A and Jeep. Subaru in my Subaru.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By RRW
Re: New gasket for 1930 radiator cap question....

Thank you both for your replies.
No sealant 'it is'.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By RRW
New gasket for 1930 radiator cap question....

I removed the original gasket from my repro cap and my new gasket 'floats' in the cap between the copper 'gasket' and twist clamp.

Original gasket was larger and was a snug fit as it was installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By RRW
Re: insurance

American Collectors Insurance thru USAA
Early 1930 Tudor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By RRW
Re: Windshield Wiper

My early 30 Tudor has a vacuum wiper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,202
Posted By RRW
Re: Veterans Day

USMC 65-68, Vietnam 66-67 grunt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,786
Posted By RRW
Re: Mikes model A ford parts

I also get good advice and fine service from Sammie at AZ Model A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By RRW
Re: Roof Vinyl Protection

To finish my last post.....hot spot - Bullhead City, AZ. Have been using the 303 for last three years. Apply once per year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By RRW
Re: Roof Vinyl Protection

I also use the '303' and I live in the "hot spot of the nation", B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By RRW
Re: I need help

I have an early 30 Briggs Tudor.
When I replaced my Bendix I did not have to move or remove anything to remove my starter.
PS - if you buy a new Bendix be sure you remove the excess grease it may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By RRW
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

Cool Hand Lurker.....
I bought my total complete interior in 1995, 24 years ago.
I had already stripped my interior and replaced all the top bows so the measurements were easy.

At that time I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By RRW
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

I ordered my complete interior set in person at LeBaron Bonney's location in Amesbury, MA on 5/3/95.

1930 STD Tudor 55-B
For the headliner I was required to submit my top bow measurements.
I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By RRW
Re: Insuring '28 coupe

I have American Collectors Insurance thru my USAA insurance.
Agreed Value of $16,500 for $166.07 per year.
Had J.C. Taylor previously.
I also have had AAA Plus for +15 years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,470
Posted By RRW
Re: Another quality product from MAC

I'm not blaming Mac's but the the spray can of Antique Ford Engine Green Engine Enamel, RSP6, I bought from them also sprayed black when I first used it in 2017. However, the printed expiration date...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By RRW
Re: Trico 1062X Wiper Kit

Yes, it is cosmolene wrapped.
I didn't want to take mine apart w/o some input as yours.
I took it off this afternoon and halted.....
I'll go ahead with repair now.

Thank you very much Barnstuf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By RRW
Trico 1062X Wiper Kit

Per MAFCA website photo I have an original#, RCX-1 windshield wiper w/2 screws holding the cover on my early 30 Tudor wiper.
I have a TRICO 1062x Wiper Kit still sealed in the box which I purchased ...
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