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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By holdover
Re: Time lapse Model A engine build

That heat coil is amazing. The local garage that I often help out has one. It works well especially on manifold bolts. Pricey, but once you have one you'll wonder how you lived without it. The next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By holdover
Time lapse Model A engine build

Saw this on Youtube be nice if it would go this fast... enjoy



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGn-5VoS-m8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By holdover
Re: The Battery Game

With over 20 running vehicles I keep a log for everything I do on any of them. Oil changes, parts etc. I also have a folder for all the invoices, which over the last 50+ years have helped with those...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By holdover
Re: New member and project

been there done that, go for it! You can really call it a ground up restoration
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By holdover
The Battery Game

I live on a farm where we raised Clydesdale horses. Stopped that hobby when I got older and had physical problems working with them. Now we just do some hay. Have always been into vehicles even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,239
Posted By holdover
Re: Luray Swap meet

Luray is always a great event, not big but good. The people at the VFW have a food stand so you won't go hungry. Over the years have purchased may items at very fair prices. Great place to sell a car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By holdover
Re: T5 Valley Machining Kit

Just curious what is the all done price of this conversion not including any labor, using the supplied parts?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By holdover
Re: The 1927 film...The New Ford...

Maybe this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OZtR2LWKmw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By holdover
Re: Earthquake

Felt it here in Copper Hill Va. Slight tremor things shook a bit, no damage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,739
Posted By holdover
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I use Ebay only if it is to my advantage, the seller fees are like an auction. For the last couple of years I have been using Craigslist or one of the forum sites. On Ebay there is a great deal of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By holdover
Re: Just took a ride in the 29.

We watch the grand kids, (9 & 13) 3 days a week, Wed.- Fri. If they are not here they are home, no where else, so things are safe. They get academic teaching for a couple of hours every day, then we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

Friend of mine in Ohio had a Jiffy Lube back in the late 90s. There were holes cut in the floor and the floor was supported by steel beams. Underneath there was a movable steel platform that was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

What brand hoists did you go with? What weight load? Thanks



Both are Bend Pac one is a 9K and the other is extra long extra wide to accommodate a F350 14K, they are both 12 yrs old without a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I have used them in the past, good for some jobs, not so for others. When lifts became available for a reasonable price, with rare exception, that was the end of pits. Had a local repair shop where I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,091
Posted By holdover
Re: Rich Bell passed away

Sad to hear about his passing. Over the years bought many parts from him all at fair prices. When I bought my first part years ago and he saw my address he asked if I knew anything about Bedford Va....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,664
Posted By holdover
Re: Killin time with Covid 19 and JC Whitney

Those catalogs were the magic carpet ride for me as a teenager. Looking through the old go fast parts that I didn't have money to buy. I graduated HS in 1963, I remember they even sold Hudson Hornet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,658
Posted By holdover
Re: Title

If the car and title is in the same state you live in and you have any questions about it, have the seller go with you to the DMV and do the purchase paperwork there while you get the title changed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,144
Posted By holdover
Re: Who Lives near Roanoke, VA?

Live in Floyd off the Blue Ridge Parkway, above where Sonnybrook lives. Have 5 A's '29 CCPU, '29 Coupe, '31TuDor, '31 AA SWB & '31 AA LWB. Belong to Blue Ridge Model A. Work on the As and a few other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,153
Posted By holdover
Re: Garage Hoist

I have two Bend-pac 4 post lifts, one a 9K the other a 14K extra wide and extra long, which is bolted down, the 9K can be moved on dollies from Bend-pac but I keep it in one place, it does not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By holdover
Re: Wishing everyone a glorious Sunday!

Same to you, pretty day in Virginia and a good day to take one of the As out for a ride.... Be Safe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By holdover
Re: pickup on CL

they are out there , just wait for the right one. Restoring one is nice, but time consuming, if you can find one done right for a fair price and enjoy it right away it might be a better deal and you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By holdover
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19 Update 4/16/20

And thank you for all you do to allow us to continue our projects with the parts that we need, while we are restricted to being at home.



and be safe!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By holdover
Re: E 85

I live in an area where I can get real gas that is alcohol free, so that is all I use in my Model A , lawn mower and chain saws.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By holdover
Re: Special Corona Projects

Did a couple of Carbs with the grand kids then tested them, worked on the 8 yr old grand kids farm driving 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Now working on our track and autocross 1984 Mazda RX7. Has a Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,837
Posted By holdover
Re: Which Model A for a coast to coast trip?

I would use a TuDor or a 4 door for the extra space, a delivery would be nice for occasional sleeping in the rear. I have 5, a Coupe a CCPU and two AAs as well as a Tudor. The Tudor is the only one I...
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