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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door latch Mechanism

Did you look at “for sale”?
I have one posted!........
Forum: Model-A Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Slant windshield passenger door latch SOLD

Top....
Going to eBay in 3 days
Make reasonable! Offer
Forum: Model-A 05-03-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Oldbluoval
Slant windshield passenger door latch SOLD

Sold!
Thanks



Fully restored latch for passenger door
This passenger side is made for the locking scroll
Professionally restored with all wear fixed and new plunger.
Genuine Ford . Repos...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 47,740
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Paint A Car With Rustoleum?

Have the CA air police not raided your garage?
Now that you’ve posted look out!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Gas Tank Cleaning

Brent is correct in both responses
Do a search the subject is hammered way too much but informative info therein
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,168
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

Actually don’t remember but I’m sure it was fused in several places. Aluminum can be soldered or leaded together as well. Im not sure of aluminum technology that far back. MiG/tig not invented but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Window problems 30 Coupe

He’s talking of the metal guide that the felt channel
Sets in up and down
I think
It can be made on a metal break
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,168
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

The rear body shell came apart at the belt line
However that leaves a lot of forming for those panels and the rear section adjoining thereto
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Cabriolet Top Installation

When setting the body you have to allow for the forward draw. Usually a good 1/8”
Also set the assembly with landau irons et al to set the pressure. Most of the pressure comes from the assembled top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Window problems 30 Coupe

Are you speaking of a missing metal channel or the felt channel that fits therein?
Brattons sells felt channel for $20 a run
Doubt you’ll stir someone for less!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 33 dash engine turned instrument panel.(thickness)

It’s 19 gauge and finished as Ted says
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door hinges

Yep sorta slang for them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Door hinges

Yes some are knuckled forward and the door part of the hinge is ahead of the door seam
A cabby is that way for sure
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Internal engine paint

How much oil could the surface retain? 1-2 oz??
I’d never do it but I’ve seen it mostly 60’s drag racers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,168
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

I was involved with one a
Long time ago
Yes the doors and cowl are same as slants but there are differences. The header is different from cabby and a400
The rear section is aluminum and the sills...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Thank You Bob Bidonde

Bob has been a tremendous asset to the hobby
Particularly with Vickeys but not limited thereto!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Coupe Body Weight?

The body only with no fenders upholstery etc is not that heavy
Two people can move it from sawhorse to sawhorse
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Coupe Body Weight?

Guessing......from experience. With gas tank
200-300 pounds
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Steering arms

I don’t know of any new. Not knowing exactly where or who built “new” ones... I’d opt for correctly re-balled ones. The correct way is to fly cut the old ball and press and weld a new ball on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,168
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Town Car Deliveries

“The tribute Town Car Delivery......”
I get a charge out of this term especially on B-J auctions. Often used on converted GTO etc
To me it equates to fake, knock-off, etc.
However as long as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Correct rearview mirror

All “correct” mirrors are detailed in the JS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Proper way to fold down top

All phaetons really take two people to up and down. IMHO
They are a bit flimsy and warp and bend fairly easily; particularly the deluxe phaeton
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Hershey?

TN has what is commonly referred to as “Girl Scout Cookie sale law”
If a person is only doing one sale and not a perpetual vendor they do not have to collect and remit sales tax
Yeah the tax man...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Hershey?

They took my money like there will be
I guess like everything it’s moving target...wait see
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Parts that don't fit

I wonder of Drake has them or “out of stock”
He has good stuff .....if he has it! Make sense??
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