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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By antiquepa
LED Lights

Any pro's or con's on LED Head Lights. I Know there brighter but do they help you see the road any better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By antiquepa
Re: 30-31 roadster seat adjuster

Got a 31 Roadster, never heard of or have an adjustment on mine??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Radius rod rubber ball replacement.

The easy way to install is to just set the solid part of ball onto surface and roll it over the ball, I Put one on my car probably 10 years ago and put grease on mine and it slid right on. All your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,329
Posted By antiquepa
Re: A question for old guys

Payers coming your way, in this crazy world we can all use a little help from all, God Bless the both of you and I hope all gets better in the future.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By antiquepa
Re: posting a pic

Post #18 woffa.express Thanks for the kind words, we were at Henry Ford Geenfield village for the old car fest, years ago. Missed last year because of cov-19. A Great fest. been going for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Replacing king pins

No need to remove the axle!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By antiquepa
Re: posting a pic

I Did it, not sure how!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By antiquepa
Re: posting a pic

100_1945.jpg (https://fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=452127&stc=1&d=1610069094)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Where do I go from here??

Nice looking Roadster, It sounds to me like and looks like the car was well taken care of, drive and enjoy and get with other model A ers, and if you have any problems there sure to help, also stay...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

Post #13, Oldbluoval..Don't know whos after-market hood thats on the car, not on my Roadster, its on my 1930 4 door A, AND JUST ONE SIDE KIND OF BUCKLES WHEN YOU OPEN IT.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

I have an after market on my 1930, was on the car when I bought it. One side buckles when I raise it. I would never buy one, but for now i'm stuck with the one I have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Engine heat in cold weather

I Was told by a used car salesmen that if you have a smaller engine in modern car you should always run your fan on low untill the engine gets warm enough. A model A engine will never get as hot as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,257
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Jumping a 6 volt battery

I jumped my Roadster 6volt, w/12 volt..just don't have any lights on and as soon as it starts...disconect. I connected straight to the battery!! Pos to Pos/ Neg to Neg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,503
Posted By antiquepa
Re: What is a "reasonable" speed in a Model A for one to get "reasonable" engine life

I Bought my roadster in2002, drove it between 40-45 mph, I had 50,000 miles on the engine when it started loss of power on hills, so i put in a rebuilt one in 2018.
not sure of the miles on the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Model A wedding

Yes, I told them that, I used my 4dr. sedan..not my roadster and they were ok with that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Model A wedding

I Used my 1930 Model A .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Model A wedding

Just did a Model A wedding, Bonny & Clyde , had a great time..really nice wedding!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Question ????

Carry one in all my 5 cars, also 1st aid kit. Never had to us either yet, better save then sorry!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By antiquepa
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

Rual King battery 6 volt , 3 year battery..1 year free replacement, after 1st year prorated.. I have pretty good luck with them, get at least 3 years some times 4 yr. I do put a maintainer on them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,419
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Seems funny, the cars have ran a long time and still are, the way Henry built it. New is not always improved. The old model T & A were built to last..OUESTIONS !! Just my 2cents worth, was"nt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Old car festival @ greenfield village

Sorry to hear the old car fest is cancelled but it'll is best for us all. next year will hopefully be bigger and better. We look forward every year for the fest, will miss every one but will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Old car festival @ greenfield village

I Would say they keep delaying out registration in hopes that they will be able to hold the fest. but with all the covus going on everywhere i really dought they will have it this year, they really...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Preference, simple question, I think

Love my 31 Delux!! I hear that the standards are more valuable because harder to find, most took a standard and turned it into a delux. I believe I have a true Delux. Any Model A IS A GREAT CAR!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By antiquepa
Re: Car Stopped Running

Check the fuse w/volt meter. Mine looked good but I Put in a new one. Same problem, so I checked that fuse and to my delight..it was no good, check one I took out , it was no good. Got new fuses and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By antiquepa
Re: 1931 Roadster picture

Nice Car..my 31 is my avatar picture , i don't know how to post pictures. Ive had mine since 2002, worked on it and drove it w/over 50 thousand miles on it and really enjoy my car. Hope you enjoy...
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