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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Painting

Obviously a great paint job will require deep, deep pockets. What were you expecting to pay?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: where is the most idiot-proof diagram of terminal box wiring?

just to explain there was no harm meant in my jingles remark. It was indeed an attempt at complimentary humour. Wayne
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: latest issue of restorer

No you’re not. It’s a PITA !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Need help identifying tool

My 1931 Chevrolet has one in the trunk but whether it is original or a flea market find, I have no idea. I know it works well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: 12 volt Battery in Battery Box

Just one of the consequences of playing games with Henry’s design.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: A Day In So Florida

Snow in winter is what we looked forward to as a child. You can’t make snowmen or snow angels in Florida. You’ve got the best of two worlds. I maintain my cottage in Michigan on the shores of Lake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Engine Oil

They were not changing oil, they were adding a quart to stop the engine from seizing up. Times were tough, think about it !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Engine Oil

Your story is very authentic and was repeated over and over. My father owned a service station and was part of that process.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Leakless water pump weep hole

Obviously the mistake was trying to do your own repairs. One more of life’s little lessons.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Ignition cylinder removal

I think good sound advice !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Leakless water pump weep hole

Talk to the supplier. Don’t mess with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Engine Oil

Well stated, the perfect answer !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: how do you clear the vent hole in shifter tower

That certainly makes sense ! Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: seat covers slip on type

I will be somewhat surprised if you find custom made covers for an A.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Walker Radiator

Brassworks is a class act. Their product and service are both outstanding. I speak from experience !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Connecticut license plate color

So the solution is register the plate and paint it later.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Diesel Conversion

With all the modifications to this vehicle the holes in the fenders are insignificant.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Registration process in North Carolina

I’ve found that with a wide variety of opinions ( some very outdated ) it’s better to contact the local DMV and ask the question to the people that know today’s rules.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

I used double ought 00 wire I got from a welding shop. The difference in starting was remarkable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Need Info on Rear Bumper Flag Mount

Quick on and quick off and very appropriate!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-24-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Just joined

Welcome to the Barn. This place is full of very informative folks that love helping us less knowledgeable. Ask away!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Need Info on Rear Bumper Flag Mount

Looks like yours is supported by spare tire whereas the pickup flag seems to be leaning.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: The Perrymobile!

There would be a market for that nowadays.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Connecticut license plate color

If any doubt why not go directly to the DMV and ask the horses mouth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By McMimmcs
Re: Connecticut license plate color

I chose to run two plates on the vehicle. One current and one historic. I’ve had No problem at all.
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