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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: video of recovery of AA truck

absolutely disgraceful.
at least they could have given the car and tractor to someone.
probably the house and barn, too.
I hate to see waste.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: video of recovery of AA truck

Nothing wrong with earning a profit.
I'm always pleased if I make money on a vehicle.
Just doesn't happen frequently for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Long-shot search

Craigslist has an Asheville page which will be more focused on your area than Charlotte, but post your search on both, and maybe the Greenville-Spartanburg and Knoxville pages too....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Chris in WNC
video of recovery of AA truck

Video is longer than it needed to be but still an interesting event,
rolling a AA out of 30+ years of storage......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv4WEb-ypx0
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Model A owners - you'll love these

NY Times link did not work.

the doodlebug video was great, makes me want to get one of my own....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Contemporary Photos of Model A Fords

Even the Spotre Coupe that is still on the showroom floor does not look nearly as shiny as today's over-restored cars.

Do fine point judges have discretion in scoring for cars that are just too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: go buy a new/rebuilt one

One of my favorite cookbooks is called "Make the Bread, Buy the Butter".

The author gives her opinions regarding which products are cost-effective and worth the trouble to make yourself and which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,105
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: 100% Replica Model A

I have no interest in Shays, but they work for some people.
Many folks can start with linited mechanical skills or knowledge and get up to speed appropriately.
Others can't.
A couple in our FL...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,105
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: 100% Replica Model A

UPDATE:
Tampa Tribune, 29 June 1976:
"Model A Family Begins its Own Assembly Line"
almost full page article with 2 photos.
Frank Laumer and his family in Hernando County FL were building...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,105
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: 100% Replica Model A

Somewhere in my archives, I have a newspaper clipping {Tampa Tribune, early to mid-'70s} about an outfit (family?) in north central FL that was building "new" Model As by using a combination of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Chris in WNC
good quality Dallas World Meet T-shirt

Folding laundry tonight, I noticed my souvenir T-shirt from the 2008 MARC/MAFCA World Meet is starting to fray.
But only after 13 years of frequent wear.
Pretty darned good T-shirt.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Foamy Transmission Oil

I continue to recommend straight STP.
Forum: Model-A 10-16-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By Chris in WNC
Sold

Sold
Forum: Model-A 10-16-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By Chris in WNC
Sold

Sold
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,519
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

I drove my Tudor on Ormond Beach for several years on Thanksgiving weekend.

Always took it after to the wand car wash for some careful cleanup, focused mostly on the undercarriage......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: best guesstimate needed on used part-

thanks, oldblueoval, for some useful info.

and thanks, nkaminar, for fulfilling my prediction that there would be at least one silly answer.....

eagerly awaiting other opinions/experiences...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Chris in WNC
best guesstimate needed on used part-

I have a nice front radius rod to sell and don't know what a fair asking price might be...

it is the 4th type listed in Judging Standards (late '28-early '30)
very straight with little or no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Seam Sealer on 31 Tudor

From my experience working on 3 different 30-31 Tudors, there was NO "seam sealer" applied at factory.
Welting around gas tank, fenders and running boards was it.
If your roof material is installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,616
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: New member with a Tudor Sedan

Paul Shinn has several excellent youTube videos.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,616
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: New member with a Tudor Sedan

go slow on making "improvements", not all are worthwhile.

First make sure your brakes, steering and cooling are working 100%.
If it came from a "classic car" dealer, these items are immediately...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Door pockets drooping

Both unrestored As I have owned with the original 1931 upholstery had droopy door pockets.

My solution: learn to ignore it..... :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Car Cover???

A carport is all you need.
Rain will not hurt your Model A, assuming it has a watertight roof.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,765
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Alexiskai, you can open up a dedicated thread for auction discussions, much like the Aussie poster who started the big "tell a model a related story" thread which seems to have devolved into "tell...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,740
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: how long does a sale usually take?

MARC and MAFCA classifieds got some interest but our Town Sedan sold in less than 48 hours through FordBarn classifieds for asking price.

don't think any of your non-stock accessories are a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By Chris in WNC
Re: Wrong Gear Oil?

when changing the STP in trans and diff, I just open the drain plugs and come back a few days later......
steering box does not get changed, just topped off as needed.
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