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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Do not do business with this person

Just the way it goes. More than once I have boxed things up and something happened. I did have a Model T part all ready to go, but it sold later and, so it was already boxed.

The biggest issue...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Best way to sell parts

Trains, boats and planes: EBay, Facebook, Craigslist, Fordbarn, club sites. I have found that car parts do well on eBay.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: video of recovery of AA truck

Most of these videos are too long, but it's great they are out there. Matt and his crew do some great rescues. I ran into him at Hershey this year. Nice to see the younger fellows enthused about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: No Shipping

I guess people don't want to be bothered and don't really want to sell things. I am happy to ship to a buyer and do it all the time. It's a nuisance and the costs have become so high that it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: current phenomena ................

You may need a subscription to read this: https://www.wsj.com/articles/manufacturing-microchips-the-equipment-that-makes-them-11636149507?page=1

Just-in-time manufacturing and globalization were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Craftsman torque wrench, great deal at Lowe's

I was in Lowe's yesterday to get something else, but I bought a 250 ft. lb. torque wrench on line a few weeks ago. That's the way it works sometimes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: 39 pickup Cartouche interior

I'd like to know how you installed the shoulder harness.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Edsel Ford

Maybe the general public has forgotten Edsel, but early Ford enthusiasts have not. A remarkable person in his own right. The book is pricey. I'd like to read it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By mhsprecher
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,756
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Busted Axle

This has been mentioned before, but now's a good time to mention the drum retainers sold by Vern Tardel https://www.verntardel.com/store/p335/Ford_Drum_Brake_Retainers.html. Speedway has them for...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-26-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Model T Haven

A lot of stuff, there. More than just Model T's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Another Led tail light question

Here is a comparison of a white LED with a red LED on the back of my recently acquired 51 Ford. The left side is the new white LED and the right is the red LED that was in the car when a bought it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,186
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Hemmings MOdel A Calendar

Maybe they made a dumb decision, but maybe they weren't selling enough of them? As a rational person, that is what I think. Maybe they aren't rational.

I always bought their Abandoned Vehicle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: New owner 1931 A

Good to hear. Congrats on your purchase.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,135
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

This is only part of your question but any bank transaction over $10,000 is reported to the IRS.

I think you were right to be nervous about taking $87,500 in cash from someone you don't know at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,355
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Consensus of opinion

I have alternators on both of my A's. I went with a Powergen for my 1930 because I hate the way the modern alternators look on a Model A. Expensive, but it's been a great unit. I have halogen...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Hershey Thursday. ..Changes next year

"Let’s hope Covid finally fades and the Canadians and Europeans return."

As of Nov 1, vaccinated foreigners can come here.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Hershey Thursday. ..Changes next year

Most probably know this, but it is through Fri next year, so no Saturday. The show will be on Friday. I assume it starts on Tuesday rather than Wednesday, but I can't remember.

I walked almost...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,054
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Burtz engine

"Has there been anything said publicly over there about us buying nuclear submarines from the US and Britain under the new AUKUS arrangement?"

It's been all over the news. The French were very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Aaca Museum

"Often these things are “too heavy” with admin. I dunno"

It's not hard to find out about how non-profits are run. I looked up the AACA Museum on Charity Navigator and it comes out pretty well. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Roadster or Coupe?

Well, you could buy two, depending upon your budget. I first bought a Town Sedan and love it. Then I bought a roadster. I probably like it more than the sedan, but for touring a sedan can't be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,859
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Theft Prevention Ideas??

I have enough of a time remembering that first gear isn't up to the left. More than once I have realized I have put it in reverse at a stop light. All my moderns are manual trans, too. LOL.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Radial tires

I just ordered through Coker for radials for my 28. Backordered until December.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,568
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

Make sure they are adjusted properly, too.

I know others have switched to discs in the front. I am sure someone will chime in later.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,310
Posted By mhsprecher
Re: Ford Motor Co during the war.

I assume that some of these were Ford designed and some were designed by others and built by Ford. Still a remarkable achievement and worth remembering and commemorating.
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