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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,508
Posted By old car guy
Re: Fire in Redding, CA

Dear Jeery I can imagine the emotional toil thatís going on with you and the missus . What can any of us unaffected do to help you?
Itís un believable how quick ones life can change and go into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,273
Posted By old car guy
Re: Beware

Just a ignorant question. Why if the lower pipe diameter is to small couldnít you you a muffler tailpipe expander to increase the diameter or size of the pipe with out much difficulty. I use to do on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,831
Posted By old car guy
Re: Mail truck question

When you get Home and start to feel human again . Donít and I repeat donít try to play Superman and lift anything other than the dr gave instructions for. Give it a little time to heal . And your be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,626
Posted By old car guy
Re: Positive thoughts and Prayers for Ol Jenny

Wishing your Dad and all of the family a speedy recovery to this disease. Have been thru it with a whole slew of my family. And now itís attached itself to my older brother. But with some luck and i...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,516
Posted By old car guy
Re: Millennials decided on an "A"

Tim welcome to the Barn. One suggestion is to buy the best that you can afford. In the long run you will be money ahead. And get a club member or members in your area to go With you to help on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By old car guy
Re: Model A time machine

Burner yep the cars were indeed cheap in the late thirties. in reality they were cheap into the middle to late seventies. I wish I could go back to that time frame and buy buy buy. Even the higher...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By old car guy
Re: Degreasing a tranny

Help full hint on the pressure washing to keep the mess to a minimum. Take a pallet ant take a old sheet and tack on top of it. Take any old plywood and make a box with a lid to go over the top ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,216
Posted By old car guy
Re: Rainmaker ron

Never got the meet the man . But did get to know him thru the posts he made. Sad but it’s what ii coming to all of us. I have a great friend and he has collected for over fifty years and he has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,660
Posted By old car guy
Re: Removing caked on grease and crud

The oven cleaner will do the trick. But be mindful when you are brushing it ,to wear a long sleeve shirt and gloves and most importantly good eye protection. That stuff will burn like hades. And...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By old car guy
Re: How Wierd is This.

Take a long straight coat hanger and dig around as deep as you can go. Then take a good vacuum and seal off any place the air is escaping and start sucking . You will be amazed at what comes out. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By old car guy
Re: Has Anyone Seen A Breather Cap Like This Before?

To the best of my memory they were a stocking sku in our stores. I worked at three different locations. The years were 1964 to 1971 Wished I could go back and get some of the parts that we sold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By old car guy
Re: Has Anyone Seen A Breather Cap Like This Before?

Sold many of them back in the day from good old Western Auto.if memory is any where near correct they were ei29 or 39cents .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,380
Posted By old car guy
Re: NOS factory engines

In the middle nineties I bought. Out a relatively small Ford dealership that had been operating since the early twenty model T days. No cars but a boat load of nos parts. Lots of unusual sheeet metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By old car guy
Re: Best Ideas on Moving Cars and Garage

Your best solution would to be use 40 foot storage shipping containers . Fill them up and then have them hauled to your new location . I did this in the early 80 ties and again when I moved again in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By old car guy
Re: How Did Henry Do It?

Many years ago when I was in my 20ties the wife and I met a older gentleman sitting on the Veranda of the hotel we were vacationing at. He was just taking a break and worked their as a watchman just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By old car guy
Re: Does Someone Recognize This Vintage Centrifugal Air Cleaner?

I could be wrong but I believe western auto used to sell one either like this or very similar to it. Itís been close to fifty years since I worked for them and the memory is not always as good as I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By old car guy
Re: How long ?

A 1923 tall coupe that had only the lower half of the motor but the straightest body of any car I have owned since. Kept them for awhile and had to sell to buy the next phase of my life a 1933 Chevy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,175
Posted By old car guy
Re: Antique car dealerships

Another answer to your questions . As to how a lot of the cars are obtained if the dealer has been the business for a reasonable time he starts having a lot of people who know where the cars are and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,502
Posted By old car guy
Re: Zephyrs loaded to a new home

Beautiful collection of automotive history. Would you be so kind to give a small description of the cars and their history. I have been blessed to have had a 1940 for a short period of time years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,041
Posted By old car guy
Re: Why did I buy this?

JOHN sorry about the past sickness but it might not have had anything to do with your memory. I am constantly finding things previously bought that I had forgotten about. Sometimes it’s like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,853
Posted By old car guy
Re: First Model A 1930

Sorry to hear about the heart attack. That’s nothing to play with. Went thru that with my wife a number of years ago. It can be a life changing event. Since you were a survivor the fun part now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By old car guy
Re: Finally a space just for the As

Very nice indeed . Glad you posted what you did . I am nearly ready to start building my new home in the next few months and the garage was going to be the same size as yours. After reading your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,550
Posted By old car guy
Re: finally some paint

Doesn't make you feel good when you finally get some color on the body. Your happiness is only overshadowed by the big smile on your face for a job that been well done.
Simply gorgeous enjoy the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,510
Posted By old car guy
Re: Irma

To all my fellow Floridians. Please take heed and be safe. No matter where this monster goes in the state from what's showing we all are going to have some effects. I have been doing this weather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By old car guy
Re: frame change

I understand you do not have a engine hoist to remove the motor and transmission. But unless you live in the most remote areas of the u.s. There has to be a rental store in your vicinity.
If you...
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