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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By foxfire42
Re: 1930 Model A Tool box

Wow....too bad they were discontinued. I have them on 3 of my cars. They blended so well between the front fenders it almost looked liked original equipment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Tim Johnstone has passed away

At the MARC Meet in San Diego I asked Tim and a friend if they would like to share my table at the very overcrowded Restaurant. I had no idea who he was other than someone looking for dinner with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Model A light switch on 56 f100 steering box

Did you modify the unit yourself for use or purchase one already done? There should be a hole the full length of the shaft to accommodate the light rod. I got the one from Randy Gross. He makes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Need MAFCA Restorer # from Early 70's

WOW, that's a lot of them. Many many thanks Steve!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By foxfire42
Need MAFCA Restorer # from Early 70's

I would like to find the Volume and Issue number for a Restorer Magazine from the early 70's I don't have an index to search. The issue featured an early 1930 68B Cabriolet in Moleskin Brown and may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By foxfire42
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Need key for Cabriolet



There's a Cabriolet Special Interest Group listed in the sticky notes at the top of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,030
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Town Car Deliveries

Very interesting how rumors start..............and they are not always correct.

Barb Birt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By foxfire42
Question on Floor Plate screws

I don't have my Standards with me. What finish should the screws have on the steering column floor plates?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By foxfire42
Re: ORIGINAL FAN BELT restoration?

I see Bill Williamson is back to his old self..............LOL.................

Sounds like I have a couple options. I have some hard rubber parts laying round in junk boxes so perhaps I can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By foxfire42
ORIGINAL FAN BELT restoration?

I have an original fan belt. The seller said it was only good for display purposes since it is rather stiff. Is there any process that will soften the belt up enough to use it in the restored class...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,787
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

Yes.............I've driven over Stevens Pass coming back from an event in Leavenworth. A's do great in the snow. Doing donuts in the skiing parking lot at the top was the most fun.
Forum: Model-A 11-05-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By foxfire42
Wanted original parts show quality

I'm working on fixing things found in the Reno Meet. I need the following
for an early 31 vehicle.

Upper radiator hose
original battery cables
original fan belt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,921
Posted By foxfire42
Re: it is with GREAT SADNESS that I Share with you

I'm weak with sadness over the loss of Mr. Kelly. I never had the opportunity to meet him in person but we shared many telephone conversations over the years. He helped me with my Special Delivery...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,912
Posted By foxfire42
Re: 1930 Blindback Restore to original?

Love to hear your daughters are into helping. That's how I got my start loving vintage cars. I think I was more of a hindrance than help sometimes. I dropped a small wrench into the inspection...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,014
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Model A Day at the Gilmore...Thanks Tim.

Did anyone video Tim's talk?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 35,252
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Model A car names

I did catch them rubbing fenders. Unless it was just my bad parking. I'll keep watching and hoping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 35,252
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Model A car names

Ms Ellie 'cause she's very Elegant
Beau 'cause he's sooooo handsome (it means handsome in French)
Now, Ms Ellie has a Beau and they share the same garage

I wonder if they will decide to have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,520
Posted By foxfire42


Ford A Speed Technology
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By foxfire42
Re: OT-Seattle vacation to do's

There are two "LeMay" museums per se. One is the America's Auto Museum across from the Tacoma Dome. That one is more formal. The other is the LeMay Car Museum at Marymount. I enjoyed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,450
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Another rare eBay find!

Looks like a standard model a motor. With a description of OHV I would expect a Rliey, Crager, Miller etc. Is there somehing I'm missing? I only see an after market dizzy cap and plug wires.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,296
Posted By foxfire42
Re: The Fine Point cars of Reno

Math error brought the Town Car Delivery score up to 490.1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,130
Posted By foxfire42
Re: Air Conditioning

AZ resident requires A/C unless you like to suffer in the heat. I have 2 of Ken Davis' units. My only complaint is you have to have a 12V system.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,592
Posted By foxfire42
Re: model B motor in model A chassis

I have a 34 B engine in my Cabriolet. I just put a higher compression head on it that uses a model A water pump. I've never heard of the actual block being different length. Different length water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,765
Posted By foxfire42
Re: MAFCA National

yes on the A400
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