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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By barry022
Re: Thermostat update.

The advantage of operating internal combustion engines at an elevated temperature has been proven to reduce engine wear, but engine failure that may have been precipitated by the installation of a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By barry022
Re: 1927 Introduction of Model A

Ford introducing a 1931 Model A in 1927. Just more Fake News, as if there isn't already enough out there right now to deal with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,338
Posted By barry022
Re: Tough Old Ford

I have no doubt the whole works can take off and go down the road, but stopping that train using Model A brakes even in good condition from a rolling speed of 50 mph is a disaster waiting to happen.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,716
Posted By barry022
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

Interesting read on pits. Now I understand the reason they are no longer common as they used to be.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,433
Posted By barry022
Re: LeBarron Bonney name bought by Ekler's

I'll say this about Lebarron Bonney, I purchased a complete interior kit for a 1930 Model A Ford in the late 1970s and everything about the kit was top notch. Every pleat was sewn straight and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,960
Posted By barry022
Re: Sedan delivery auction

All the vehicles referenced in this thread are delivery vehicles, but would it not be correct to state none of them are sedan deliveries?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By barry022
Re: CAD Model of Model A Engine

nomadpsd, have you applied the animation feature to the solid model? If so, do you think you can make a youtube video available?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By barry022
Re: CAD Model of Model A Engine

nomadpsd, did you use the Ford Engineering prints to construct the components, or did you reverse Engineer the parts by measuring them?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By barry022
Re: Cracked Head

"I have used antifreeze in all of my cars for 58 years ... old one, Model As and modern ... 700,000 miles. NEVER had any problems caused by the antifreeze NEVER. Never had one freeze either!"


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By barry022
Re: Cracked Head

It's amazing that with modern anti-freeze available that people allow engines to freeze-crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,754
Posted By barry022
Re: Interesting project

It appears the truck may have fallen through the ice on frozen lake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By barry022
Re: Gland ring recesses

Why not discard three gland rings and use only the one nearest the exhaust pipe?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By barry022
Re: Fan cracked!!

Bob, you did a service to Model A owners still driving their cars with original style fan blades by posting that image of the hood damaged by a failed blade.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,065
Posted By barry022
Re: Dave Lopes Fordor Model A

Enjoyed viewing photographs of the 1929 Fordor. Thanks for posting them.


I was was always drawn to original cars that maintained most of their their original parts when I was a teenager in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,623
Posted By barry022
Re: Model A Improvements

Let's not forget using a diode instead of a coil assembly in the cutout switch mounted on the generator. Henry Ford would definitely approve of that improvement.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,745
Posted By barry022
Re: Cracked front crossmember

Brent,

The images in your post speak louder than words can ever do!

Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,971
Posted By barry022
Re: think i got f@#$ed

You made everybody on this message board a suspect since you didn't provide a name.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,185
Posted By barry022
Re: Cave in victim?

The car appears to have been in a building that was on fire that collapsed on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,818
Posted By barry022
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of my 14th birthday. Bought my Model A Tudor 42 years ago and painted it and installed new interior and still own the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,188
Posted By barry022
Re: Bring a Trailer Auction results 1928 Sport Coupe

Just because an auction site states a car sold for a certain price, that doesn't mean the car sold for that price or in realty even sold at all.


Happens all the time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,782
Posted By barry022
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,695
Posted By barry022
Re: Bad batch of parts

It's possible the shop that manufactured the clips didn't know they were supposed to be to be manufactured from spring steel, but if they did know that information and still sent them to Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By barry022
Re: bending gutters to curve?

I formed my rain gutter around the tree trunk nearly 40 years ago and do not recall any problems snapping it in place to the base strip nailed to the car. The last time I showed the car it won 2nd...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By barry022
Re: bending gutters to curve?

I bent the rain gutter for my 1930 Tudor by bending it around a small diameter tree trunk. After matching the bend radius of the rain gutter with the the rain gutter mounting location on the car I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By barry022
Popular Science article about the Model A Ford

This 1954 article from the Popular Science Archives recognizes the Model A Ford as the unique vehicle that it is. Go to page 172.
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