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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model A Town Car?

Hi Bob: How about this one.....maybe yours? This photo is from the April 1929 issue of The Ford Times (UK):

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=459234&stc=1&d=1616572068...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model A Town Car?

Bob: Is this your car by chance? This is a photo from the February 1931 issue of The Ford Times from the UK:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=458846&stc=1&d=1616140106...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model A Town Car?

From a 1971 issue of the Restorer:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=458713&stc=1&d=1616020382

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,233
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

....a couple signs from France:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=458629&stc=1&d=1615949382
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model A Town Car?

Bob,

Here is the "Dutch one" that I believe you are referring to, which used to be in the huge Den Hartogh Ford Museum in the Netherlands before they sold everything at auction:
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,233
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

Some of my European Ford signs:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=458539&stc=1&d=1615867947

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model A Town Car?

Here's a YouTube video slide show (https://youtu.be/Ax7DiHIr3Xg), from 2010, with some more photos of this Town Car:

https://youtu.be/Ax7DiHIr3Xg

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: The FORD Script and exporting

Here is an era magazine ad from Russia for the Ford Model A.......clearly with the Ford script on the ad.....obviously no attempt to hide the fact that it was an imported Ford car: ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,501
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Supply chain woes

Forget the cats.......I hoard Model A engines, just in case I might get another Model A some day (LOL) :D:rolleyes::

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=457160&stc=1&d=1614739979
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,496
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Special inscription on cylinder block

Nope, for sure not a German cast engine.

The German cast Model A engine blocks originally did not have any special foundry marks during the normal Model A production years (just like like the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,393
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

The later Russian GAZ-AA and GAZ-MM used a similar type air filter mounted on the firewall....so maybe something like that would work for a RHD Model A.

Here's an excerpt from the GAZ-AA parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Slow post

I bought a used Champion C4X spark plug in the UK back in December. Based on the shipment tracking number, it went from London to New York; back to London; then to Miami, then to Chicago, then to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,393
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Air filter for right-hand drive vehicles?

Helau Andy,

As mentioned in the previous replies, air filters were not original to the Ford Model A, no matter where in the world they were sold.

However, if you are anyway looking for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Deciphering witnessess's signatures on 1929 Soviet- Ford contract

FORD MOTOR COMPANY:
Peter E Martin {Vice President Ford Motor Company}
Henry Ford

SUPREME COUNCIL:
OF NATIONAL ECONOMY OF U.S.S.R.:

Valery I Mezhlauk (Valery Ivanovich...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2021, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,813
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: 1931 Model AA Paddy Wagon

Here are two original Ford photos of the two different Police Patrols:

The 1931 Ford Standard Police Patrol 290-A
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

Here's an original one. Note the intricate interconnected circles and clovers pattern on the face. This one also has the two original correct Dunn water temperature and oil pressure gauges:
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Model AA bus?

Here's an original magazine advertisement from The School Board Journal:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=453415&stc=1&d=1611108217

Brad in Maryland
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Trailering ‘28 Model A Phaeton

If you're a member of the Hagerty Drivers Club...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,096
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: 28 model A VIN location

Just take the original Instruction Manual to the MVA/DMV/Secretary of State and show them the bottom of page 4 which clarifies for them that the engine number is the serial number of the car (see red...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,436
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: French Model A aluminum head

I had a chance to buy a Vevet head several years ago at Rétromobile. Unfortunately, it was for sale with the entire Model A engine and the engine kinda exceeded my suitcase weight allowance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Original point of sale?

Steve Plucker did a study on the Dealership Bills of Sales. These documents might hold the answer to your quest. You can read about Pluck's study in this article...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,840
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

.....a bit OT....but those "wooden wheels" are actually hand made aluminum alloy wheels. Here they are freshly cast and machined:
http://www.mat.fi/images/gallery/68/3299.jpg

....and after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,840
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

Here's the car from eBay:

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Jp0AAOSwkDFftwPs/s-l1600.jpg

.....and here is a Town Car back in 1978 with similar wooden wheels:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By Brad in Germany
Re: Charming Photo of Henry and Edsel Ford

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=447537&stc=1&d=1605462245

This photo you show, of Henry and Edsel Ford, is part of a series of photos taken on one of the several famous...
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