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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:41 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

From the previous story.

The $2k motorcar is on the left and the $32k motorcar is on the right. Yes, they are the same motorcar except the one on the right has had a large cash injection.
Henry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I just couldn’t wait to show Stan.

I didn’t want just any vintage car; I wanted a Model A and ever since I was a school kid. My first was a Tourer. Americans call it a Phaeton. I purchased it from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 07:41 PM
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Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

What’s the origin of that common quote?

When a person drops a well known saying such as “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” I ask what does that mean and frequently they don’t know. If I don’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 08:41 PM
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Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

A stay at the beach.

There are 2 reasons people holiday at the beach. There are those who like the surf and that’s great.
And the second reason is those who like to hang around the shops and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

We hear some funny sayings and quotes dont we?
I must share with you a recent one I heard. It was said of a person who took soooo long to do something, and Im going to quote this by example.
you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Answer to wanted postings

I have a second email address; the carrier been a search engine. it is 02jmfgary@ carriers id. jmfgary stands for junk mail for gary and the 02 is because the original jmfgary became too congested...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

This opinion is almost universal.

The two tooth steering box is better than the 7 tooth that is. Steering in my 28 ute was so heavy so I fitted a shorter pitman arm but as a result it had more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Differing opinions.

On almost every matter. I find this amongst owners of Model A’s. You too would have seen it in the forum. It’s also a syndrome with some pilots and aeroplane owners and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 782
Posted By woofa.express
Re: new battery goin dead

I have found 6V batteries have a shorter life compared with 12V.
Now my 6V has died I have made the decision to convert. I believe it is important to change the starter at the same time otherwise...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Jim. I looked up Temecula on google maps, (I look up many places of forum contributors). It looks great. Away from the large cities. Many crops but predominantly vines I see. Water from several...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 01:28 PM
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Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

From Mr Moose. I was asked to drive my nephew and his new bride to the reception, so of course I said yes. I dressed in a tux, had the de riguer tin cans dragging behind, and flags with their names...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I once saw a DC3 takeoff at an airshow. JATO assisted. It must have layed the pilots to the back of their seats. An ex military man once told me they were also fitted to the maritime patrol Neptunes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

To Mister Moose. the aeroplane was very cramped and the natural and comfortable place for Jack's right foot was infact on the trainees left rudder pedal. I think the worst thing Jack did was not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Jim.

The things I remember about England were narrow country roads plus overcast skys, even in mid-summer. My forebears originated from there. They were thieves. My g g g grandfather was given...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

In an endeavour to tidy up my computer files I came across this story. I'm uncertain whether or not I have posted it previously. Because of the doubt here it is.

Initiative and Resourcefulness of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,767
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

I've typed this story 3 times this morning and each time lost it somewhere on my computer. I'm not doing it 4 times so it's picture only. sorry

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Perfect in nearly every aspect.

My wifes name is Patricia and I call her Patsy. She is a great woman in every aspect except mechanics.
The Model A club sent a bag of goodies which included a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,730
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Bill Williamson

saddened to hear this but I was pleased to have known him (through the Ford Forum).
Gary Mexted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,767
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

Great on a summer day. g
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,767
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

This is a nice car but I haven't used it for some time as it has been lent to a friend. I have 3 other vintages including 2 other A's. I have 4 kids and when I had plenty of money (in days gone) I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

A quite unrelated story to Model A's, even aeroplanes.

Some folk continue to be confused in the transition from imperial to metric measurement, (including Gary at times). Here's one such story.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 112,078
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

It can be a curse, but I like it.

On the 1st September my telephone service and internet failed. Both were running again a few days later but in the interim I mistakenly changed my passwords...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,696
Posted By woofa.express
Re: What is a "reasonable" speed in a Model A for one to get "reasonable" engine life

Some people tell fibs.
I often speak of the greatest lies ever told.
The yield of crops. The size of fish caught especially the ones that got away and thirdly the speed of Model A’s.
Why doesn’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By woofa.express
Re: 7 Tooth vs. 2 Tooth

Thanks Synchro.
That dog of your seems to be taking it's time eating that leg bone. Tibia?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By woofa.express
Re: 7 Tooth vs. 2 Tooth

I have known for a long time the F100 b0xes were a good substitute but I have tried and been unable to locate one for sale. they were all gone some years ago to put in the Model A and roadsters. We...
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