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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Rain

When I was growing up in the 1960s, my dad drove British Austins with no heater. We added aftermarket electric demisters to the windscreen. They were held on with suction cups and were basically...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Hoogah
Re: 1928 Radiator Shell Lacing

This is the replacement lacing on my June '28 survivor phaeton. I replaced the original lacing a few years ago (it was falling apart), following the method of fixing (rivets) that was used on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,284
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Removing ONLY the top layer of paint?

It's nine years since the previous post on this thread. So, Tom, how did you go returning your Model A's to original paint? Any success and/or horror stories that might guide others faced with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Model A motor tear down Covid lockdown

Brendan, if you're up for a drive, Norm McCullagh does all the babbit work around this part of the world (Warrnambool). They're getting harder to find.

https://www.nmengine.com/home


Cheers,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,831
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Solution for audio system in model A?

I reckon the use of earbuds while driving is a safety issue due to decreased awareness of external sounds. I wouldn't go down that path.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Model A Working in 2020

My '28 phaeton has to earn its keep, too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,906
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Timely Parts delivery

Mail in Australia is also suffering from huge delays, due to the massive increase in the use of parcel post as a result of COVID-19. Australia Post is about to employ an extra 600 staff and set up 6...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Dual updraft intake manifold install

Verdirick, if you do Facebook, there’s a group called “Model A Modified”. One of the members recently posted a photo of twin Zenith B carbs hooked up via a Vortex intake manifold. His name is Eddie...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Fires

Another scary video that I just came across shows what it's like to be caught in the firestorms created by these fires - this one at Currowan....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Fires

You can see a mob of 'roos in this clip, getting the hell out of there as the plane approaches. Hopefully, they avoided adding themselves to the estimated 1 billion animals that have been lost to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Marvel vs Model B carb?

Synchro, I bought one at the Ballarat Swap last year. Actually thought it was a Tilly until I compared them more closely. Of course, it could have come off an imported car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Engine Swap

[QUOTE=Joe K;1774202]. . . And the original rabbit diesel I4 might be a good transplant - I think that's been done successfully too.

Joe K

So the owner of such a vehicle could rightly claim...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,781
Posted By Hoogah
Re: A shocking Saga....

Just wondering if the 28/29 and 30/31 shock arms differ? Might that be an issue?

Sorry for your disappointment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,031
Posted By Hoogah
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

Up until around 6 years ago I used to see two Model-A vehicles regularly in my town. Both were owned by a pair of bachelor farmer brothers. They had a '29 Phaeton that was purchased by their father...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Original Hand Wiper Blade

The vendors sell complete blades. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/wiper-blade

Are you wanting to keep the original metal section?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,792
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Day

Aussies. We like to share. Hehe!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,676
Posted By Hoogah
Re: 4 for a road trip in a roadster pickup! Sure!

Put a glass bubble over it and you've got yourself a Popemobile! I bet NZ will have rules preventing you from doing this. Good luck with the red tape.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Canadian Engine Numbers

Thanks! Excellent info!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Hoogah
Canadian Engine Numbers

Is there a register of engine numbers by build date for Canadian engines? I'm trying to ascertain the build date for engine number CAQ7994. Cheers!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Andre Hartford Shocks

How so, Updraught?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,451
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Tom Endy

Wishing you a speedy and complete recovery, Tom!! Hang in there!

As a relative newcomer to Model-A-dom, I highly value Tom's input on this forum and elsewhere, and have saved a few of his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Mounting a side mount spare to the chassis

You need to relocate to charming Warrnambool, Synchro! We maxxed out in the low 30s at lunchtime today before a beautiful sea breeze kicked in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,968
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Who's running a Marvel/Schebler carb?

Oh yeah, I remember that. Photo bucket sucks! No worries Purdy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,968
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Who's running a Marvel/Schebler carb?

Interesting! Got a photo of that setup, Purdy? :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,412
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Did you read the blog about the issues with the Judging Standards

I think he knows that quite well. I understood him to be upset that the Resto Guidelines & Judging Standards are being used by some in an attempt to impose their own “thou shalt” opinions on his...
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