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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Will there be any model As left?

The A's and gasoline cars will be around forever, just you wait and see. ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Push pedal bell ??

Yes thats it, how much? ;)
Seriously though, if it's for sale let me know or does anyone know where I might get one?
Thanks,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By John Dayhuff
Push pedal bell ??

I looked at a 1930 Huckster the other day and on the passenger's side floor board just in front of the seat there was a small push pedal sticking up out of the floor board, just in front of the seat....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Ownership History

I can go back a good 50+ years of ownership on my Phaeton..., but anything before that I have no idea and the DMV was no help at all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Mountig Spotlight On Roadster

I have one on my Phaeton that my dad mounted on it in the early seventy's and it works, pretty cool looking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Ownership History

I tried Michigan, sent in all the paperwork they requested/payment....waited, waited, waited and they finally sent it back to me basically saying they were not interested in looking into it. :(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

Yes, the Battle Creek car club which used to put on the Charelton Park show in Hastings Michigan. And I'm not sure but I don't think the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club is no longer in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Comparison Cost of Driving Our A's

Insured for $44,000 and State Farm charges $238 for six months.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: U-haul open trailer

Mine only took a 60 mile or so trip to get here but the only way I would do it was in a covered trailer. Paid the guy $150 to bring it down here and it was money we'll spent.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

Wow, great picture thanks for sharing. I can remember my dad had a shift knob that had a picture of a women under glass. I don't think it was home made as I always remember it looking factory. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

I like the looks of them but I prefer the black stock knobs, keep it original and it will never go out of style.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Is there any differences between the original quail and a reproduction?? ANYONE??

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Does anybody out there rebuild these radiator hood ornaments? It kills me to have to put a REPRODUCTION one on this car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Still no answer to these questions. Is this going to mean I have to buy a reproduction? Anyone got a good original? Are the reproductions the same quality as the original? Is there any certain...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Hi John,
Yes thats exactly what I did and found, gee your pretty smart. ;)
I'd still like to know how this actually works though and goes together. Does that outer ring screw into the center...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Ok, let me try this.

Hi John,
I think you can remove that center ring from the base ring by cleaning off some of the crude and oxidation and gently prying between the two with a small knife or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,706
Posted By John Dayhuff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

The "anyone?" bump.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Whoops there we go, got it figured out. Now what?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

I'd post a few pictures to make it easier but I could never figure out how to do it on here as it ask for a URL link and I have no idea what that is....LOL.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

Ok now I've got a problem with mine and I can't figure this out. I've been taking the entire lock ring off the radiator each time I was checking the water level even though I knew that the quail...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,782
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Gas shutoff valve handle direction

Same here, I think Tom has the right idea but I'm going to label mine anyways since it can't hurt anything.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By John Dayhuff
Re: Is Les Andrews still around?

Very cool Tom, thanks for the info. Do you know if he ever post on this forum or not? I hope to meet Les some day and shake his hand and thank him for all that he's done in the hobby. I know that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By John Dayhuff
Is Les Andrews still around?

First off let me say that I mean no disrespect to the man but I've been admiring the wonderful books that he's published and I can't help but wonder if he's still doing what he loves to do or has he...
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