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Forum: Model-A 06-04-2021, 09:38 PM
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Posted By dean from bozeman
MARC Oshkosh Swap Meet

Just want you all to know that there are four of us (2 from California, 1 from Idaho and myself from Montana) who will be sharing a giant swap space at the MARC meet in Oshkosh. Lots ...maybe tons......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,037
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Swap meet etiquette / Luray

I had that happen to me at the Big Three Swap meet in SD. It was a $15 part and I offered $12. The old man said 'Put it down. I'm not selling anything to you. I know what my things are worth'. ..or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Modern engine

Neshkoro,

You stated, 'I like shifting gears. Not too happy with the fact there are no syncros in the transmission.'

If you like driving your "A" but don't like to drive with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Gilmore "Model A Day" - Sept 18. 2021

The Model A Day at the Gilmore Museum is a top event for Model A enthusiasts.

The Model A museum is a hobbyist's dream. An entire building dedicated to our beloved Model A's.

The Saturday...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Don Bivens has Passed today!!

So Don was restoring A616 about the time that I was restoring A495. He actually had a head start of a few years (read "many"). It seemed like he had been dragging his feet for a few years though. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,426
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: photo on new Snyder catalog

Photoshopped: view out the back window doesn't seem to match well with the rest of the background.

Car has been "placed on" the scene.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: More kudos for Randy Gross' brake drums

Hey Marshall, good reporting.

Now I'm not in the need of new brake drums but if a Model A'er was how would he/she get ahold of Randy Gross? Thanks.

Got it from #6 Thanks Marshall. Gotta have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,423
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: 80 Engines SOLD Middletown, NJ

Ronn, I would if they were one, two, three or four digit engines from early production.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: OSHKOSH Update!!!

do they sell between vendors before open to the public?

No. Some meets have a day to set up and that's when the vendors can sell to each other. Usually MARC swap meets begin when vendors arrive....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Victoria Changeover To Steel-Back

Pluck, what you suggests is just what I have thought for a while, Henry forecasted the creation of the Judging Standards and did his best to mess with us!

Seriously, your hypothesis is quite...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,108
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

From the Hershey AAC website:

What are the dates for Fall Meet 2021?
Fall Meet 2021 dates are October 6-9
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,108
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

MARC meets and Model A Days at the Model A Museum in Gilmore are as good as it gets for Model A swaps. I'm really looking forward to Hershey this year also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,274
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

Ruth, you are way too funny!!


2many cars....what fender?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Which Books?

Volumes. You need volumes!

MAFCA - "How to Restore your Model A" Volumes 1 thru 7

MARC - "Technically Speaking" Volumes 1 thru 14

In 1967 while in high school study halls, I would bring out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Big 3 Swap Meet Memories

Sad. It's like the passing of an old, dear friend.

For 15 out of the last 18 years it was my place to thaw out, meet with friends and buy some early '28 parts.

It was the place where we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,895
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: A question for old guys

My dad was active until he was 91. It is then that we took him to an assisted living place to check it out. After the visit he said it was a nice place but there were too many old people there.

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,073
Posted By dean from bozeman
Marvel Mystery Oil

I have an engine that last ran about 10 years ago. A while back I had heard good things about Marvel Mystery Oil. Now that I am thinking of using some in this engine I find that they have products...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,693
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: 28 model A VIN location

I had to laugh when I first registered A495 for a title in Montana. No inspection but the woman at the desk was, 'Wow, I've never seen a VIN number that low.'
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,693
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: 28 model A VIN location

What possessed Henry to put one of the VIN numbers in such an inaccessible place? So many frames are pitted because of standing water. If it would have been stamped on the outward side of the frame...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,477
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Bill Williamson

Goodbye Bill.
Thanks for the memories.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,277
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: 1930 Model A 170B on the road after 6 yrs.

Good going. Great to have a little helper too!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,595
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Your most useless NOS parts

Ronn, I totally agree with you that NOS spark plugs are beautiful. I can't explain it. They just are.

The most useless NOS part that I used to have was a 1928 running board splash apron. I was so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: New member and project

Great work. It's always good to see one get saved. Please keep us informed on the progress.
Forum: Model-A 09-29-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By dean from bozeman
Wanted: '29 Leatherback back seat bottom cushion

Need a back seat, bottom cushion for my '29 Leatherback. Prefer it to be upholstered with some type of material.

Both cushions for the back seat would be fine.

Please send photos and a price...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,054
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Carlisle

Hi Will,

I really enjoyed reading your words. I agree with much. Some…not as much.

There are certain kinds of people who get their information from CNN and the like who consider themselves...
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