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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Engine Oil

Yowsa well said.

I was told some time back that WalMart brand motor oil was recycled oil from Mobil.

I don't use it myself but a buddy does and has for a number of years with good results in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Yet another 36 pickup post

Exactly my feelings also.

I see so many high end restorations done where they do the bed floor in wood. To me that takes away from the looks of these trucks and to me, that should dampen the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,094
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 Pickup bed floor question

Almost sounds like they are going thru a management change:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,094
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 Pickup bed floor question

Yes, wood work doesn't look to be up to Hils' normal standards, don't know what is up with that?

It sure looks like they could have done a better job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Yet another 36 pickup post

I wondered that too but the trees in the background looks like the MidWest.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Yet another 36 pickup post

WOW beautiful '36 Ford Pickup, LOVE IT:):):)

Welcome and THANKS for posting a picture of your '36! You can't beat a '35 or '36 Ford pickup, a sharper looking truck was never built!

Only problem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 P/U Metalshaping

Wow that is cool, I admire your skill:):):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

77Birdman, actually all you really need when storing your antique car for the winter, is Comprehensive. You don't need Full Coverage. If you can show the insurance company that the car is not stored...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: J.R. Bullock Did Another Fine Job

Good to know. Thanks for the info.

I've bookmarked this in my 'Model A Ford' file.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: if you could go back in time, what Model "A" parts would you bring back?

Quail radiator caps
Gas tanks (good idea:))
Instrument panels/for oval speedometers
HEADLIGHT SOCKETS single and double bulb headlamps.........

AND a whole pallet box full of original fan...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

I had an incident with a modern car several years ago with Insurance.

Young girl flying down an icy street rams into my car parked along the curb. Really does a lot of damage.

My insurance...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1935 Pickup Windshield Regulator

Some guy that had our '37 PU got tired of it leaking so he globbed a bunch of silicone caulk all over it. After I dug all of that out and WD-40'ed the gear mechanism it worked good. New seal replaced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 946
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Correct replacement for Fram C181-A?

Ford Motorcraft lists a cartridge filter for these as FL-20.

I'm not a fan of Fram. Bought one of their air filters for a 2016 Ford Escape we had and it didn't fit very well. In fact it was a REAL...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: whats the best & worst car to buy in 1930

Model A Ford hands down.

1960 Popular Mechanics had an article that said the Model A Ford was by far the best car for the money EVER sold in America, and was built with quality components.

1930...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,056
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

I've had Hagerty for a number of years, and had Grundy before that.

Both good companies no problems. Good folks nice customer reps. Friendly and helpful.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,444
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Tim I'm closer to the St. Louis area than you are, and still no sign of MAN:confused: Our mail routes thru Peoria maybe the Illinois River overflowed:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 46,358
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Atlas tire tubes

Not sure about the year, but Standard Gas Stations carried Atlas brand parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,444
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Same here, NW Illinois no sign of it.

USPS is nothing like it used to be. And they wonder why they are going under.

Priority Mail?? Took three weeks for a 'Priority Mail' package to arrive to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

The biggest difference you see between an original '30-'31 hood and a repop is, the reproduction doesn't have the radius at the lower rear part of the hood to match the curve of the cowl in that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1939-55 Ford 6 Volt Voltage regulator on Modlel A

Tom's EVR is the best thing we ever did to a Model A Ford. Batteries last crazy long now! Original 6V POS ground, original long generator 1930 Roadster. All stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1935 Pickup Windshield Regulator

Out of habit I guess, I always gave the w/s a slight helping hand as I cranked the regulator with the other hand at the same time.

Did that on the '37 PU and do it now on our '36PU, just a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1929 Tudor lower firewall holes

That's how our '29 Tudor was, had a pretty nifty hot water heater in the car. Car came out of northern Wisconsin!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,218
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 1936 Truck restoration

1stFord, your '36 pickup is truly outstanding!

I love it:):):)

(From the owner of a '36 PU who is very partial to the '35-'36 Ford pickups and ton and a half's! Probably one of the sharpest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,670
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Never Tried To Restore

That shocked me when I first read this:eek:

I think this fellow is thinking about Bill Williamson. He DID die recently had been in an extended care home. Bill was a pretty good source of Model A...
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