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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 12:42 PM
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Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

I know nothing about airplanes other than I'm smart enough to not jump out of a perfectly good one. I worked as a mechanic for a GMC dealer back in the 50's and 60's, a customer once brought in two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

Some policemen are more tolerant than others. When I was 16, a fairly new driver, at least legally, I was stopped for street racing, of which I was guilty. I had 4 or 5 others in my '41 Buick. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

HELP!!! My '13 F-350 w/diesel power has the trouble light on, well mostly on but not always. The code comes from the transmission area and reads "redundant oil level". What the devil is that??? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

Woofa, about lawyers. I worked at/for a little airport in L.A. for almost 10 years, called LAX, you may have heard of it?. There were always law-suits being taken against us, mostly bogus but the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

Let me tell you a story about engineers. In the 1960's and 70's I worked for the Dept. of Water & Power, City of L.A. We had 4 big trucks with an odd and troublesome transmission in International...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

Didn't know Wombats and Koala's were related! Saw many dead Wombats along the road when we were down there. We had been warned to be careful of them, especially at night. I have a small sign in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

Woofa, you forgot to tell us that a radial engine of 9 cylinders has 8 cam lobes, a 7 cylinder 6 lobes, etc. Now, let them figure that out!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

While following a friend's '30 sedan one day, it suddenly started spewing a huge cloud of smoke. He pulled off to the side and we found the 1/8" pipe plug had come out of the block, the one by the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 106,481
Posted By Jim Brierley
Re: tell a Model A related story

In 1958 I was driving my almost new Corvette when a Model A pickup passed, going in the opposite direction. I chased him down and bought it for the outrageous price of $150, about half-again what...
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