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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By A bones
Re: A THANK YOU to two posters

No one can match the depth and diversity of coopmans library.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-30-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By A bones
Re: Old Philadelphia ford dealership paper weight

Thanks for sharing that, very unique piece.
I just took a look on google Earth. Presently that address is vacant. Broad and Wood it is next to The Packard Building. Packard Sold and serviced cars...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By A bones
Re: Fordbarn membership

In other words Google it.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-23-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By A bones
Re: How obsolete was the model t in the late 20s

As told to me first by my dad, then later by my mom's mother.
The A brought to the public, four wheel brakes versus no wheel brakes. Three forward gears versus two, and twice the horsepower. (...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-14-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By A bones
Re: 1927 T Roadster

Just keep off the big roads. Take the roads that were there when it was built

As far as getting in the way everyone seems surprised with the launch of my sedan. When it is time to go, we get.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-14-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By A bones
Re: Resto Question

Welcome to T world. If it comes to pass that you get a hold of one, I always like to give caution.

Here it is, say you get an electric start; and say, the day will come when You play with band...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-03-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By A bones
Re: 12 volt or 6 volt

We mostly do not testify about Datsun equipment.

Myself I would gamble on 12 volt. Datsun hadn't run 6 volt for decades. If it smokes, how difficult would it be to replace the parts with 12 volts....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By A bones
Re: 12 Volt Bosch blue coil PN-00012

A failed ballast resistor had me hitchhiking to work one morning. :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,744
Posted By A bones
Re: Congratulation Ronninroadster !!

Happy for you Thanks for the video.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-17-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By A bones
Re: What Made You Choose The Model T Over the A

My Dad was an A fanatic. I found mine when i was 20. One day while looking at pictures from a meet I noticed each T that I had shot received two views. After remarking to my wife this outcome she...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-01-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By A bones
Re: Lots of A's but not so many T's

The War did indeed eat up many, many Fords. Ts were aged, and more difficult to maintain, The flipside of the coin tho, is, The War did preserve many, many A models.
Since new replacement...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By A bones
Re: Distributor Crap

Coopman where does Ford Barn begin?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,920
Posted By A bones
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

Can't find suitable words. So I'll borrow John's.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-27-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By A bones
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-18-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By A bones
Re: Tire question

I don't remember hearing that. I can see how that might work well. Thanks!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-15-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By A bones
Re: Installing Roof

Excellent observation. My headliner is only 50 years old. Most of the history was spent inside.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-14-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By A bones
Re: Installing Roof

There are books around that explain the process. The main thing, I believe is to have a helper, work from front to back, and go slowly. My plan involves marking off the center line of the material,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-14-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By A bones
Re: 1925 Model T fordor top

My tudor '24 still sports the original but ratty tatty covering. When I look at the offered 'Cobra' material I'm not interested. It seems substantial enough but not a match to my eyes.

My plan is...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-12-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By A bones
Re: Were T's black only?

To answer your title, let us not overlook the "Improved T" of 26 + 7. I haven't the choices of color available.

When most were pining for a new version of Ford. ( the most popular car brand )...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By A bones
Re: Convex mirror

A side note, in rainy weather, convex mirrors perform much better with a coat of RainX.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-05-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By A bones
Re: Changing front spring...

A friend of mine once insisted that I understand the importance of unhooking the battery when changing bands.

It seems that having his hand in the trans and accidently leaning on the start button...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-29-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By A bones
Re: Changing front spring...

Congrats. Tell us how it works. When you can.

I've considered doing the same; After several needier chores.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-18-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By A bones
Re: Model T in Roundabout

My practice always, was to take off with a stomp on the slow pedal, at the same moment I open the gas valve full. As soon as I hit say 10 MPH I knock off the gas and release the slow pedal. From...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-28-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,092
Posted By A bones
Re: Dip Stick

Exactly, I used one for a while. Now it lives in a box of miscellaneous souvenirs.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-15-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,951
Posted By A bones
Re: Is this radiator worth recoring?

Good, flat tube is best.
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