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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,343
Posted By WRA
Re: New Snyders catalog

I prefer paper catalogs, I use it to find what I need, then order on line
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By WRA
Re: Chickasha info?

There’s some good feedback on the MTFCA Forum. It was said that more than 50% of paid vendors didn’t show on Friday. Guess weather scared folks off.

I was there at Thursday thru Saturday...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2022, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By WRA
Re: chickasha

5 MPG, not sure what your driving but my F150 will get 20 MPG average on highway. I’ll spend about $200 round trip on gas.

Yes, it’s worth it to me.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By WRA
Re: Great T supply house

Lang’s is my primary vendor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By WRA
Re: chickasha

I’m going, I think it’s going to be a good one. All the hotels are booked solid 18-19 March. I had 2 of the hotels say they are booked solid cause of “Old Car Swap Meet”. I think that’s a very...
Forum: Model-T 03-01-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By WRA
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By WRA
Re: 32 B steady rod holder question

They are 1/2 x 13 with 3/4 Head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By WRA
Re: 32 B steady rod holder question

I know this thread is a few years old thread but I found it researching this same problem.

Did you ever find a source for the special countersunk bolt? I’ve looked at 3rd Gen Bolts and nothing...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By WRA
Re: Howell's Sheet metal

Simple Google search will tell you that they are notoriously bad. It’s across the Vintage car hobby. Ive personally had problems with some 34 Ford parts, took almost a year to get my order and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,846
Posted By WRA
Re: The Early Ford V8 Club of America - Application Form.

Ive been a member for over 20 years now. The magazine is first class as are the shows they put on are outstanding. I prefer print and often refer back to them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By WRA
Re: reinstalling model B oil pan

I know this is an old thread, but how will a tweaked oil pan cause a vibration. I’m familiar with shimming of the Model A housing, does the B require the same thing once oil pan is installed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By WRA
Model B Flywheel Housing Alignment

Does the Model B flywheel housing need to be aligned like the Model A housing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By WRA
Re: Dash Plaques

I sold off a bunch few years ago. There’s some real “Niche” collectors that hunt for certain events, locations etc. it’s kind of a dying art. I used to get one or more at every show. Now they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By WRA
Re: Model B Parts Vendor

DavidG, thanks for the leads, I’ll look into this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By WRA
Model B Parts Vendor

Who are you Go To vendors for the basic Model B parts.

Having a hard time finding Things like rear main drain tube, oil fill/breather tube, etc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By WRA
Re: TAMS Model A Parts

Some great points made here and a number of things I didn’t consider.

I was actually able to talk with Joanne this morning and she was great. They are having some tech issues with their web...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By WRA
Re: TAMS Model A Parts

Ok, not a good way to run a business and certainly not a good first impression for me. His web page said he would be at Hershey, but nothing about delayed orders, response etc. Won’t make this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,911
Posted By WRA
Re: Help Im Lost

What was wrong that caused you to change these parts? Was it a running car beforehand?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By WRA
TAMS Model A Parts

Anyone know how to contact them? Are they still in business? I placed an order for a large single item and its been crickets. Ive tried calling the numbers on their web page and Google and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,453
Posted By WRA
Re: What's up with Macs/Ecklers

Macs has been a problem long before COVID. There are years worth of complaints across the car hobby. They have turned into an absolute joke. Incomplete orders, missing items, excessive inflated...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By WRA
Re: Early V8 Garage - Richard Lacy

I went through this same thing about 6 months ago. I’ve bought several kits over the years and have noticed communication has been slow to none in recent years. Emails, voicemails with no response. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,766
Posted By WRA
Re: USPS strikes again destruction of packages

I recently had 4 packages come up missing from USPS. A priority overseas package that used to take 10 days, took 65. The USPS folks tracked it over that period and it went back and forth between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By WRA
Re: Ceramic or Johnson Paste Wax for Patina?

I would leave it. Best thing to maintain patina is to minimize its exposure to weather. Wax or anything else only ruins the look.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,399
Posted By WRA
Re: Ecklers no more

Mac’s and the entire Eklers line is well known across the hobby. Missing and incomplete orders, inflated shipping and extremely poor customer service.

As the OP discovered, anything that is out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By WRA
Model A Bolt ID

Trying to identify these bolts, they were mixed in with some T stuff I had

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