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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 12:18 AM
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Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

[QUOTE=Jim Brierley;1972824]I'm a little late with this, but I worked at LAX for almost 10 years, LAX is a small airport on the west side of Los Angeles. We had our own fuel station, pumped gas,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Sorry Katy.

I didn’t explain that well did I, let me start again.
The ski instructor had his students line up, shoulder to shoulder on his right and left. Packed tightly and wearing skis. So...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Battery charger

[QUOTE=eagle;1972137]One thing to remember, slow or trickle chargers are much better for the battery than higher rate chargers. If one of my vehicle batteries gets accidentally discharged, if its not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,031
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Crazy temp gauge idea

I have a new radiator in my tourer and a new pressurised radiator in my ute. Both '28. Today and next 4 days are forecast to be 38c (100F) or excess. Keeping them cool is still a problem even with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By woofa.express
Re: aluminum radiators

I recently saw metal (steel or aluminium) fly screen material covering the exterior of an aluminium radiator. It looked great, It was an excellent disguise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

And to conclude the story of Les Diableties.

A senior ski instructor, a personable fellow, who could be heard yodelling across the mountains was a practical joker. It was the last afternoon of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

thanks Chuck. It's pleasing to know there are people who enjoy reading them. For you I will add an extension to the Les Diablerets story. Here it is.


Les Diaberels (again). Following on from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By woofa.express
Re: posting a pic

Smart costumes,
Smart motorcar antiquepa.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Les Diablerets.

A small Swiss mountain ski resort. From Montreux take a small train up the mountain. This train propels itself by cog and chain, very slowly up the steep slope to the small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,868
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Old sayings

Notice in a workshop that serviced my aeroplanes. Because of the hourly rate it is obvious it wasnít recent.

Workshop rates.
30 dollars an hour.
60 dollars an hour if you have started.
120...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

And this was Moo's glimpse of his wife and kids from the bus, from the previous story.
Written on the brown cardboard is "we love you dad."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

We are feeling downcast today.

We are a close family that frequently celebrate the events of our children and grandchildren but today there is an element of sadness as a result of confinement due...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By woofa.express
Re: model a 21" wheels

and you can attach them to a post and roll your garden hoses onto them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

This is some correspondence I've conducted with my friend Cam

Hi Cam. Thank you for your positive feedback about my stories. It makes it worthwhile knowing people do like them. They are written...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Colouring in off road fuel.

Yes Katy, I understand this is a common practise in many countries including North America.
Our farming and mining fuel has no road tax for by definition it is used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Merry Christm"A"s

good on you mgambuzza. enjoyed watching that. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,786
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Signs, back in the day

it's not only the spartan which sounds great, but the exhaust on your A and the rumble of the 1340 in cruise or work rpm. I love them all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Buying gas.

A small tanker used to visit our farm and fill our 44-gal drums with petrol. We pumped it into the tractors which were 3 Farmall Aís and a W4. In addition we had an International WD4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,786
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Signs, back in the day

hello Mr Rutter. I remember my dad complaining bitterly when gas rose from 5 pence a gallon (Imp gal) to 7 pence a gallon. I had only recently moved from nappies (diapers) to short trousers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Friends at Bright.

Mt Kosciuszko is our highest mountain at 7,300 feet. Many of you would say it is only foothills compared to yours. Yes that may be so. We get winter snow on that mountain and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,868
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Old sayings

As happy as a pig in mud.
Mud can be substituted of course. or
like a seagull with a piece of fat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,868
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Old sayings

He was so slow one could wear out a set of tyres before he finished.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Dining away from home.

English food never appealed to me. Too much is processed, insufficient fruit and vegetables. Fry and bacon: Australians are accustomed to lambís fry but English fry is from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Goodbye my Friend

Bob Caldwell was also a Viet Nam helicopter pilot, I think based in DaNanang. I've seen what I thought to be the hangers there, semi circle construction. Is this correct? He returned to his family...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 120,222
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

A Christmas Story. Part 1.

Christmas has gone and it was a great day. Temp didn’t reach the forecast 31 but was 28 which is even more welcome. Kids enjoyed themselves but we had one catastrophe....
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