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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By WHN
Re: Connecticut license plate color

You guys really have to go to ct.gov. The State of Connecticut web site has the true info for all years. Believe me, no question, the State says Black with White letters/numbers for 1930.

We’re...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By WHN
Re: Connecticut license plate color

We’re just having a backyard conversation here so please don’t think I’m question anyone’s views.

I have been told that painting a license plate is altering it even if nothing other than the paint...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By WHN
Re: Connecticut license plate color

In the state of Virginia, it is not legal to repaint license plates.

I wonder what she would have done if you had said they were repainted. Sounds like a loaded question, like being stopped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By WHN
Re: Connecticut license plate color

I don’t like drawing a line in the sand “but”.

In 1930 Connecticut passenger car license plates were BLACK with WHITE letters.

Take the time to go on line. The state of Connecticut will even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By WHN
Re: Connecticut license plate color

1930, car, plates were black with white letters. Connecticut.

Enjoy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By WHN
Re: Sport Coupe Roof

Good looking, I see why you say “she’s no prom date”. Nice hot rod.

Enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By WHN
Re: Sport Coupe Roof

The last time I had a Sport Coupe top done was in the early 90’s. Don’s Auto Interiors in Cortland, New York did the work. At the time they were known for doing quality tops and interiors on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By WHN
Re: Sport Coupe Roof

The top on a Sport Coupe is the one place I would recommend spending money to get it right.

Great paint job, nice interior, and mechanicals done completely.

The top is where the eye will go. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By WHN
Re: Sport Coupe Roof

If you can, checkout other restored Sport Coupe tops before you commit to either installing your self or having a top shop do the work.

The top is always up. If not done correctly, it will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By WHN
Re: Gas Tank Sealer

Don’t be concerned about using a good sealer. Follow the direction completely. The tank on a 29 is not hard to remove.

We did ours 30 plus years ago and it solved all our problems.

Back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By WHN
Re: Thermostat update.

I have mentioned this many times over the years, sorry for doing it again.

For all of us old enough to remember, back in the day, thermostats were removed from cars in the spring and put back in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By WHN
Re: Hood Painting Question

I think it might depend on what your looking for.

On our 29, that we have had for over forty years, the hood was paint together in 1981. No chips on hinges even today. It all depends on your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By WHN
Re: Model A Clubs near Syracuse

Cortland Antique Automobile Club.

I think they are still active. One of the oldest clubs in the country.

Enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By WHN
Re: Noisy Valves

I wouldn’t rush into taking things apart.

The engine has been setting for a long time. Valves are most likely sticking or slow. I would start with some Marvel Mystery Oil in the gas.

I once...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By WHN
Re: Rust in gas tank

If your car is a 28 or 29 it could be an easier fix than a 30 or 31.

We had the same problem many years ago on our keeper 29. The gas tank is not that difficult to remove. We than sloshed it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By WHN
Re: Benefits of a thermostat?

Your opening a can of worms.

I have never used a thermostat in any Model A. We lived in Homer, New York for years. Put car away in early November. Out again in late April.

Enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By WHN
Re: A bad day!!

I am sorry but I have to again add my two cents.

Changing the front spring should not be difficult. If everything is in order, old spring should just be disconnected from car and axel. New...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,180
Posted By WHN
Re: We want our "A"

I have only one comment.

BUY BEWARE!

New car, used car, or antique car. You have to do your homework.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By WHN
Re: A bad day!!

Do you know if car was ever in a front end accident?

When I had our front end rebuilt. We installed a new wishbone, old one was damaged were it connected to the front axel on drivers side.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By WHN
Re: 28 Broadlace trim

I like the colors. Would love to see more pictures of your interior. Very nice.

Enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By WHN
Re: Possible gas leak

This is one reason I do not leave our car with a lot of gas in the tank.

If still leaking, needs new gasket. Very common. Easy fix.

Once fixed, I still would not leave car setting for any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By WHN
Re: Where do I go from here??

Mice!!! They can do a lot of damage.

Nice looking car. You will enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By WHN
Re: Filling Pits on Leaf Springs

We’ve all been there. I just have to say, as a Model A owner for over 60 years and obviously an old man. There are a couple of things that need to be right on your car if you are planning on it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By WHN
Re: Filling Pits on Leaf Springs

Replace the springs. It is money well spent.

Enjoy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,044
Posted By WHN
Re: Troubleshooting advice

Spark, valves, or gas!

Don’t start taking things apart. Try the MMO. Has helped solve a lot of engine problems with stored engines.

Enjoy.
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