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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 31 lower cowl patch panel recommendations

Those made by Stipe are the easiest and best imho
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Suggestions on crud removal

Once you scrape it well what about scotchbrite 2-3” discs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Are repo engine pans identical to original?

They also direct air properly for cooling.
Also, “identical” and repo are an oxymoron imho
I can’t name one part that qualifies. Many\some are very acceptable however........some not!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: installing a front crossmember

To me the big thing is to get a good buck (To back up head). It should be heavy enough to not bounce and hold up tight. Also the proper length is important; I let the rivet protrude the diameter of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: canada body screws needed

McMaster Carr carries square drive screws in various head types. Don't know if square drive is exactly Robertson or not. Maybe not machine screws
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,081
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Extended Warranty

Marty share some as I thought I’d heard them all!
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Just kidding !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: A & L Metal Value Stems

Bert's in Denver?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 31 Slant W/S sedan rear bumpers

Marco has a diagram that shows all rear bumpers dimensions
I’ll try to post it in a few days when I get to a desktop
Also one could go to Marco’s Barnyard it should be there
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: vintique stone guard

I should have referenced to 30 Closed Cab statement a few posts above
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: vintique stone guard

School me on the difference in early and late 30
I think some deluxe 30”s came with 31 shell (maybe Vic)
Otherwise what’s the differnce?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Paint recommendations

I always use one mfg from base to finish. If you pay attention to the data sheets, one mfg products should be most/best compatible
While expensive and I don’t do tons of painting anymore, I use PPG...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Most everybody lists them. I understand Oak Bows still makes them albeit under new ownership
Did you look at your fav vendor’s website?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: rebuilding model a shocks

I used to build them......few things
A. Start with something that has a fighting chance of being a viable shock after rebuilding.
Off center shocks and those that open up full of rust won’t do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Eventually........me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Actually a standard roadster is more “friendly”
More room inside. Not as sporty
Besides there are more deluxe roadster Today than ford ever made......likely more roadsters, period
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

This currently doesn’t affect me but....
What are going to be the options for those doing standard roadsters and standard phaeton?
Most if those top irons need help or replacing or missing
Years...
Forum: Model-A 10-14-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 180A/ Deluxe phaeton top irons

Bump
If u have a need email me
I do have sone flex in the price
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: A&L Connecticut

It was posted here as such months ago and best of my knowledge is absolutely true
Lots of info if U do a search
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Well just answer my own question...
Ezra (Paul Ezra) became Metal Fab in early 90”s. Their website says they still make a line of car parts ( looks like way outgrown that). They reference to dealers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: 1931 Standard Roadster top

Back to the subject....
Long time ago the tubular bows (std) were reproduced. I think ?? Ezra Machine made them.
Anybody know what happened to them? No search turns them up. Any successor to them?...
Forum: Model-A 10-11-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Oldbluoval
180A/ Deluxe phaeton top irons

New in the box deluxe top irons made by Girtz; still in their logo box. Girtz quit making car parts 25 years ago and I think their successor is out of business. These are very nice never installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Second guessing history seems to be in vogue these days!
Let’s say it just never happened and it didn’t.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: SPAM Letter 101

Synchro.....
I’m with u there in all respects
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Hendersonville, North Carolina

Brevard is interesting. Go see the albino squirrels! Lots of antique stores with real antiques....not made in China.at least that’s the way it was a few years ago. Dale G is right on above
Asheville...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Oldbluoval
Re: Top Irons Paint

It means it has a flattening agent in it
As does the 180A iron paint
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