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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Safe To Drive.....?

I witnessed recently a fellow club member at a parade who had a real bad rear main oil leak. He said that he just took it to a local antique car professional mechanic. This guy took the oil cap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
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Re: Engine dies

Thought of another past head scratcher to share.

Harbor Freight AG glass fuses that look good but are not connected well internally. Once again they pass visual inspections….
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Engine dies

Here were some head scratching intermittent failures I have witnessed on some past tours.
1. A dime sized foil seal off of a bottle of Heet was acting like a flapper valve in the gas tank outlet. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Well...here we go!

Be careful..... Model A's are like potato chips. You can't eat just one.

Years from now as you peruse your stable of Model A's remember this.

Every so often one will follow you home...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Front spring perch bushings

An air hammer pointed chisel and bushing drivers. In or Out. Easy Peezee!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,200
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: The Jeffery Automobile Company

https://m.facebook.com/WisconsinAutoMuseum/photos/a.174636716005597/1117441895058403/?type=3&source=57&__tn__=EH-R

The Wisconsin Automobile Museum in Hartford, WI used to have 1917 Jeffery on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Turn Signals Again

https://youtu.be/9iLfk08JMYc

YouTube video on this flasher unit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Turn Signals Again

This p/n 84787 solid state positive ground flasher from LEDLights.com solves most issues discussed. It is a three terminal can with an external flying lead that has to be grounded out to your A.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Thank you to all the volunteers, vendors, shop keepers, restaurants, citizens of Sharon, WI. for making the come back 2021 Sharon, WI. Annual Model A Day a success!!!!!

Thank you to all who drove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon photos

I love that I am up at the MARC National Meet and I keep seeing the new Sharon Model A hats being worn here…. Lots of people made it to both events!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Who's in Oshkosh

Attended Model A day in Sharon first
and arrived at Oshkosh at 5 pm Sunday…
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

https://www.lakegenevanews.net/news/local/sharon-model-a-day-is-sunday-june-6-plus-15-photos-from-past-years/collection_c2184cdb-29ee-5c12-a62b-b09e68d136d7.html

Nice Newspaper article on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Dennis be sure to stop at the RockFord As registration tent in front of the funeral home to introduce yourself. You will be a California celebrity! If you need some local support in this area...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Memorial Dayand the A

The RockFord As Model Club paraded in the Pecatonica, Illinois Memorial Day Parade. It is the second largest parade in Illinois and was really well attended this year.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Body assembly and Woody plans

Go to the top of the page. Look at the black color menu tab bar. Open the drop down Community tab. Open Social Groups. Open Huckster group tab. Lots of pixs and useful info here…
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

You are probably are recalling the “Spring Mecum Car Auction” held close to Memorial Day at the Boone County, Ill. Fairgounds. It was always a rainy event and Mecum moved it to Indy because there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

Off topic but if you are into flying and small town airfields, you should plan to come back to this area in July for the Pietenpol AirCamper Reunion in Brodhead, WI.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

The rumor mill in the local Rock Ford A's Model A club is that a few of our club members that are aging out may have their Model A's for sale. But over the years there have always been several cars...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Day in Sharon is on. June 6, 2021

There are several small private airfields in the Sharon, WI area. Delavan, WI., Beloit, WI., Harvard, IL., a favorite is the Poplar Grove, IL airport with it's own museum (including a beautifully...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 87,346
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Any chance of seeing one of these new engines being displayed at the upcoming MARC National in OshKosh, Wi this June?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By modela@aol.com
How often does a Model A have a need for a tow truck?

My local Model A club just had a picnic meeting this past Saurday to start off our new touring season.

One of the members was talking about having a front axle that was all twisted and bent. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,503
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Mystery leak

I always had good luck finding cracks in the outer cooling jacket areas by first air blowing everything dry. Then dust the suspected area (s) with talcum powder. The moisture from any crack is then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,784
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: tool storage

This box was sold years back in a computer store for holding tools to repair PCs..... How could I resist buying a tool box featuring an AA truck!

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