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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By todd3131
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

So if to clarify my car was a november car that was a deluxe and it probably came with a 31 shell? This was the one detail that kept me from returning the body to the maroon.

I have only once...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By todd3131
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

I am going to start another thread so I don't hijack this one
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By todd3131
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

Pretty cool widget
So memory is correct now when did they start to use the 31 shell?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By todd3131
Re: Color combination for a deluxe 1930 model A roadster (40B) ster

My memory is fallible here so I am asking as much as anything. My body on my roadster was originally burgundy and from the research I did thirty years ago before the internet I found that this was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,311
Posted By todd3131
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

Good idea on the fenders. My car had two nos front fenders and the right was destroyed I looked for a non well but couldn't d find or afford at the time so did the steel repro and have never been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,311
Posted By todd3131
Re: 1930 Tudor accident

Better go over the frame more than likely it is bent. 30 years ago I got hit in my roadster it threw my wife out of the car and broke here pelvis in a couple places she healed and all is good. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By todd3131
Re: Remove Swirls

If you don't have a buffer go to griots and buy there small buffer it is a 3 inch diameter but can adapt other sizes. It really works well for model a and other early cars because you can get into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By todd3131
Re: Remove Swirls

I would suggest you go to you tube and start watching videos. Using hand polishing and old polishing techniques does not work on modern paints. You will find that each and every car will take a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,854
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

I don't think WE have, but people are people and some are 7 graders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,854
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

I have never heard of Mitch or his forum but I can tell this he doesn't impress me. Instead of letting people share information about a member he specifically ask not to share here for whatever...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,854
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

I don't go on that site if someone could cut and paste in this thread I would appreciate it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,854
Posted By todd3131
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

It was deleted due to the political slant I would start another about prayers and information only and delete this one also
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By todd3131
Re: Vinyl wrap instead of paint

The louvers are not that bad they just take a lot of time, and heat to stretch the vinyl without damaging it. I have done some pretty deep louvers and they have looked good just need to make sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By todd3131
Re: Vinyl wrap instead of paint

I have been in the graphics industry since 88 and we print on everything from glass to metal and vinyl. Wrapping a model a body would be possible but wrapping the fender in one piece especially a 28...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,598
Posted By todd3131
Re: 100% Replica Model A

Yes there was a company that was building a reproduction model a in the late 70s early 80s they were sourcing some original parts as you said. I remember they had an original tank block and may cat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,847
Posted By todd3131
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

The only issue I have ever had in using a spray washer is the soap on single stage enamel it can raise hell with it. I always just use water and the ro water and never and issue. Bother cars are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,847
Posted By todd3131
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

Yes I have for 40 years. My father lived on a half mile gravel road so it was the best way to clean the spokes. Now I have well water and the outside taps are not filtered or conditioned so it water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,809
Posted By todd3131
Re: Heavy heart

Brent,
My best prayers for you and your family.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,416
Posted By todd3131
Re: Roadster or Coupe?

As the owner of a roadster and also the victim when a car accident in the same car that put my wife in the hospital for ten days I agree. I rebuilt car and had my small sons in it for years it is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,950
Posted By todd3131
Re: Fading Interest

Actually my first car that I drove on the street was a 64 and a half mustang coupe. One night after work I took a coworker home and it was just 5 30 on a january night I was coming up to a four lane...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,950
Posted By todd3131
Re: Fading Interest

I did the same wanted a model a in the worst way but had to settle for a 67 mustang fastback (400 dollars and was a driver) I did all the paint motor and interior work in high school with the help of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,335
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

I didn't know that. The one I. The show was original you could see it was a nicley restored car they started with. As for Coddington filing for bankruptcy I invested in Boyds wheels and lost some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,335
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

It is typical the guys in their fifties and early sixties buy what was popular when they were kids. Bandit trans ams fox body mustangs and about any sports car you can think of they are not to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,335
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

Exactly,
There is a guy here that is building a 63 split window Corvette for a client. They started out with a numbers matching barn find they spent 70k on. They took the body off and sold the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,335
Posted By todd3131
Re: a 400 on BAT went for 22k

What is sad when boyd Coddington had his show you could see in the background a 400b that was a nice restored car that the took apart and turned into a street rod. I don't normally get to concerned...
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