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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,312
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: USPS damage in shipping

Jeff, I truly believe the burden is on the shipper. We all have good and bad stories to share about the transport companies.
Just remember anything can be shipped safely. It (mostly) comes down to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: My FIRST Phone call to Burt's in Colorado

I'm glad to hear this. It's better for everyone than just hauling the stuff to the junk yard.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Heard on Jeopardy tonight

Naw the Judges say he can keep the $800:p

I think Mr. King was Henry's brother-in-law if I recall a story from Ford Life (a great magazine by the way. 1970-1974 Silverado press. Lorin Sorensen,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,312
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: USPS damage in shipping

OUCH:eek: What scares me is, I'm participating in an auction soon on-line, from a sale about 900 miles from home, on a very very delicate antique that won't be cheap. I spoke with the auction house...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Condenser Problem?

Robert with the resistor built in the coil you don't need the firewall resistor any longer.

I had that on our '36 PU and after we changed the coil to the resistor type coil,
and by-passed the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 36 pickup rear view mirror location

Ron ours didn't have a rear view mirror when I bought it, but I found two very small divits in the paint where they had sanded and slightly filled and painted over the mounting holes. Check your's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: help with Model A market values

Roadsters still seem to be very popular especially the '30-'31's. And always will be the rodder's love the style too.

An acquaintence just bought a 'Shelby' F-150 and he told me he paid $105,000....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: help with Model A market values

Well said Ed! And I also second your observation concerning feet placement in a '28-'29 vs a '30-'31 quite true:)

And Mr. Moose, I quite agree "....if you think you are going to get the cost of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Save 10% on Coker Tires

Mecum Auction, Houston. April 8-10 Good for the auction/show only

https://www.cokertire.com/shows/mecum-houston
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: A lovely drive on a Spring day in my '36

Hey Adam go to Safe Lite Auto glass they may be able to fix that.

We had a new Ford Escape that caught a rock in about the same place. I took it to them and they fixed it with some sort of epoxy,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Best Radial Tires

I second that:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Synders radiator vs stock

I agree with the others. Return it and pony up for a Berg's radiator. I wouldn't want to run that thing.

Geez what does it take to make quality parts? Or maybe Model A'ers are just too cheap to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,373
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Deuce Heaven auction

All I can say is..... WOW:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Another Video 36 Pickup

Solid old girl, nice!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,443
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Man I haven't heard THAT term in many years!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1931 Model A Deluxe Roadster

Nice. Looks solid.

Good luck sorry for the reason for your selling. That is never good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

Definitely visit the Early V-8 museum in Auburn, Indiana if you like old Fords especially flathead V-8's.

I love the entire display especially the '36 room' it has every model of Ford offered for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: The Model A versus All Other Fords

This is fun and a neat idea.

Unfortunately I do not have Twitter so could not vote.

Personal experience. After having owned several antique Fords, the Model A has always been the last one to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Sea Foam vs MMO

All I know is, MMO sure worked wonders on the sticking valves in our Flathead Ford. And fuel vapor stalling problems. After using Marvel Mystery Oil and seeing those results I'd never go without it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Yes a Model A Ford Cruise-in cars coming and going and don't forget what people bring and park out on the fringes! There are always neat Early V-8's and cars from the 60's and the like, that come to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: New 1940 Truck project

Hi Mark and welcome!

NEAT '40 Ford pickup that looks like a good one to restore. They are and always will be very collectible. Very desirable trucks.

Well done friend:):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Thanks Mike good to know.

Will definitely be there it is a great time:):) The Rock-Ford-A's are the best! They do a great job putting this on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: tire question

Same here has to do with the big lawsuits against baby powder mfg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: California 1935, Wilshire Blvd in color (remastered film)

I had a '72 Gran Torino Sport with a 351HO engine, that NEEDED a gas station on every corner. Nice car but what a terrible gas hog. It was like the one in the Clint Eastwood movie Gran Torino only...
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