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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By oldforder
Re: Radiator Paint

Actually, an unpressurized radiator with 50/50 antifreeze in it can get much higher than 212but not that much to worry about.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,448
Posted By oldforder
Re: What is driving an A on snow/ice like? Can you add studs to A tyres?

I, being 77 years old, remember studded tires very well. I had them on my work car, and in my garage, I even had a studding gun, and studded other peoples tires. At one time I even had all 4 tires...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,692
Posted By oldforder
Re: Renumbering question

I agree with eagle, and also, don't sell it in California. Here in Nebraska, we also have to have the numbers (not the rest of the car) inspected on any car bought in another state. I asked the...
Forum: Model-A 02-17-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By oldforder
Model A parts for sale CHEAP

I have a transmission, bell housing, flywheel, clutch pressure plate, intake manifold, exhaust manifold with heater, most of an engine gasket set, A generator, and a distributor, and some misc new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,060
Posted By oldforder
Re: Garage heat

All electric house, so have a 220 volt 5000 watt electric heater.
Forum: Model-A 01-29-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By oldforder
Parts lot for sale CHEAP

I have a transmission, bell housing, clutch pressure plate, pedals, intake manifold, exhaust manifold with heater, distributor, generator, part of a new gasket set, thermostat, and some other misc...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By oldforder
Re: 6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

I can get one of those 1 ohm 100 watt resistors really cheap from eBay, so I think that is what I will do. Thanks all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By oldforder
Re: Corn Head grease source(s)

Tractor supply has it in quart squeeze bottles, and it is the same as "OO" grease. I use it in all Snapper equipment that calls for "OO" grease which is practically everything. I also put in my A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By oldforder
Re: 6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

I am sure that rewinding the coils would be best, but I really would like to keep the horn original, as someday, I will probably put it up for sale. Especially seeing what people are selling horns...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By oldforder
Re: Corn Head Grease Too Fluid for Gun

I have a grease gun with "00" grease in it with no problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By oldforder
6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

I don't know if this questions belongs here or in the newer fords, but here goes. I have a 1928 Ames horn that was on my dads 28 Tudor that is all of it that is left. I would like to mount it on my...
Forum: Model-A 01-09-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By oldforder
29 A parts for sale CHEAP

I have a transmission, bell housing, clutch pressure plate, flywheel, exhaust manifold with heater, intake manifold, generator, distributor, some new gaskets including head gasket, and some misc...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By oldforder
Re: Value of parts

That would be true, but I wanted an A for several years, then when I got one, I found out I really didn't use it enough to warrant having it. I would much rather have a different classic in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By oldforder
Re: Value of parts

Nothing is rebuilt, just used parts. I was hoping to get $100 for the lot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By oldforder
Value of parts

I wonder if you guys can give me a rough Idea of what I should ask for some parts I have? When I bought my 29 Tudor, It came with an extra transmission, a flywheel, a clutch pressure plate, an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,989
Posted By oldforder
Re: insurance

I have used several. but the last few years all my classic cars have been insured with Hagerty.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-03-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,378
Posted By oldforder
Re: Replace any tire over 6 years old.

Well I know everybody has a different opinion about tire age and replacement. My personal experience has been that I have never had any problem with a tire because of age. I had a whole set of 4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By oldforder
Re: Veterans Day

Vietnam 68/69 truck driver Army reserve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,324
Posted By oldforder
Re: MMO non believers

I have been using MMO since I was a teenager (60 years ago) in every vehicle and tractor, and small engine. Except the NEW vehicles. Don't how much good its does, but It sure don't hurt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By oldforder
Re: stained door panels

with the ritz dye, how much water to a box of the dye?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,888
Posted By oldforder
Re: Interesting Florida Restaurant

A few years ago I was to the original one in Ft. Meyers. Neat place. GREAT burgers, and reasonable prices. Also real friendly and might I say good looking waitresses. Wife and I ate there a couple...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By oldforder
Re: rad/gas cap 29 ford

Gas caps are vented.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By oldforder
Re: stained door panels

mixing the ritt dye sounds like something I would like to try. Did you use the liquid or powder, and how much dye with how much water.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,988
Posted By oldforder
Re: Just bought a 1931 Model A

Yah, beautiful garage. Mine would look like that too, if I didn't have so DARN MUCH STUFF. And 4 cars in a 3 car garage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,352
Posted By oldforder
Re: Tire tubes and age.

I notice that a lot of people seem to think that blowing a tire will automatically land the car in a ditch or worse. My question is, are A's that hard to handle with a flat tire? Compared to a 50's...
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