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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Don't Forget VOTE

Last time Uncle Sam was pointing his finger at us guys like that, a bunch wound up in Vietnam:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,832
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What tools came 1935 cars

I often wondered, just how many of those tools sprouted legs and ran away, before the customer first got their car? I bet a lot of them.

We bought a new F-150 in 1998. It was the 50th Anniv. of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster - Grant Fleming, Canada

Beautiful car thanks for the pics:):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 703
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What is driving an A on snow/ice like? Can you add studs to A tyres?

The last time I drove in the snow was in April, 1972, with the Tudor.We had a big late spring snowstorm. around 12 inches. I took it out before they salted the roads, and got along OK in the snow,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Not to say it wont happen again tomorrow

I'm going through this same scenario. It sure takes the fun out of having an antique car, the junk Chinese crap coming in here.

Henry Ford warned about bad parts back in the Model A era. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Earthquake

THAT'S funny:):)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Vanderbrink Regehr Auction

Wow that guy had some neat stuff.

Judging by the pre-bidding, and some of the dollar amounts, I'd say the antique car hobby is alive and well and it 'tain't gonna go belly up' any time soon:o
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Mounting new tires on freshly painted wheels

I wonder if that guy is still available and what he'd charge:)

Neat video thanks for posting. He was sure quick. Can you imagine the carpal tunnel these guys had to suffer from for using their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What is this attached to the carb on 1936 Ford

If I wanted a heater I think I would go the hot water route. Plus it would help cool that flathead a bit more. They need all the help they can get to stay cool.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Busted Crab but what happened?

Ouch, I learned a valuable lesson from your mistake. Thanks for posting.

I need to get a back up crab dissy for my 59AB, and they seem to be kind of hard to locate.

Good to know about your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: What Model "A" Book Do You Read the Most?

The 'How To Restore Your Model A' series put out by the Model A Ford Club of America is good reading as is the Model A Restorer's Club 'Technically Speaking' Series.

I need to buy Tiny Snell's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I'm not on FB but a number of my friends, are.

They all buy and sell via that today, none of them do E-Bay for the reasons mentioned. They all have said that they had had enough.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,439
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

mechman NICE Coupe:)

It's hard to beat a '35 or '36 Ford Coupe. You have landed a beauty, love the car!! It will make a nice stable mate for your Model A.

Again, congratulations THAT is cool,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1930 Sport Coupe 11 MPG, backfire when turned off

Our '29 Tudor and '30 Roadster both averaged 20 MPG, running a Tillotson carb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 31 tires

Agree. That will be my next set. Plus they are a good looking tire to boot.

Others may be cheaper but the Goodyears just have 'the look'.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Uncle Max Carb Quality

Nice! Good job on those, good work:)

Only problem I would have would be, they are too nice to get dirtied up I'd display them in an old time Ford Parts Dept. display !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Winterizing a Model A

Full tank of pure gasoline (we can still get it around here, all I run in the antique cars and anything with a small motor, mower, etc.) Plus dump in some Marvel Mystery Oil and fuel stabilizer, run...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Looking for a Top Kit for my 1936 Phaeton

4 MAINS V8 I would kinda stay clear of going that route. I don't think you will be very happy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Random Tire Shortage Information

I hadn't heard that. Probably ought to buy some Bratton's inner tubes to have on hand.

Looks like there are still a number of tire mfg.'s here in the USA, Goodyear and Cooper are American owned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Restoration in India

400 percent... why would they punish people like that for crying out loud:eek:

Those guys did a really nice job on the car! They started out with a pretty rough one. Skilled indeed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,166
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

How cool is THAT!! I love that '38 just the way it sits!

Thanks for the pictures and the story I really enjoyed reading this:):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

Very true, we went through this years ago in Business Law classes at a local college I was attending and which was taught by an Attorney. He was very specific about what you just said. Thank you!
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