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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg Fund

I agree with Jim Brierley. $17,000 is a respectable total. I put the link up so if anyone wanted to add to the total they would know how to get to the Go Fund Me site.



A handful of Model A'ers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg Fund

Here is the GO FUND Me account set up for Tom Wesenberg:

https://gofund.me/143204dd
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Visit to the Henry Ford Museum

If you go to the ACD Museum then you have to go to the Ford V-8 Museum!

When I was at the MARC National Meet in Grand Rapids, a few of my buddies (Fred Gooding, Dave Cella and Roy Nelson) said...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Gilmore visit: any tips?

If you are only into Model A's then plan for at least a couple hours. If you enjoy all sorts of antique vehicles then plan for at least one day. What ever you decide remember that it won't be enough....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,172
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg

Brent, though your heart is in the right place, donating items is something that should only proceed when Tom is back on his feet and he decides what he wants to do. It may be that he wants to go in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,153
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Go Fund me page for Tom Wesenberg

If you look at the local television feed talking about a fireman, you can see Tom walking shirtless from right to left. Someone must have asked him something and he raises his hands as if to say 'I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,172
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg

Ruth, I corrected it and it now works. Thanks for pointing that out.

I got the incorrect one from the "Go Fund me page for Tom Wesenberg" thread. When I tried it from that thread, even though I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,172
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg

Skimmer Bob, your thoughts are right on. '... helping him when he needs it is a no brainer.'

There are too many people who find it too easy to complain. Though the Internet format is a useful one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,172
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Tom Wesenberg

Tom, this is the first I heard of the fire and it hit me like a gut punch. I have no advice or empty words of encouragement. Only know that you are loved and respected.
Dean
Forum: Model-A 06-04-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By dean from bozeman
MARC Oshkosh Swap Meet

Just want you all to know that there are four of us (2 from California, 1 from Idaho and myself from Montana) who will be sharing a giant swap space at the MARC meet in Oshkosh. Lots ...maybe tons......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,847
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Swap meet etiquette / Luray

I had that happen to me at the Big Three Swap meet in SD. It was a $15 part and I offered $12. The old man said 'Put it down. I'm not selling anything to you. I know what my things are worth'. ..or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Modern engine

Neshkoro,

You stated, 'I like shifting gears. Not too happy with the fact there are no syncros in the transmission.'

If you like driving your "A" but don't like to drive with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Gilmore "Model A Day" - Sept 18. 2021

The Model A Day at the Gilmore Museum is a top event for Model A enthusiasts.

The Model A museum is a hobbyist's dream. An entire building dedicated to our beloved Model A's.

The Saturday...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Don Bivens has Passed today!!

So Don was restoring A616 about the time that I was restoring A495. He actually had a head start of a few years (read "many"). It seemed like he had been dragging his feet for a few years though. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,032
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: photo on new Snyder catalog

Photoshopped: view out the back window doesn't seem to match well with the rest of the background.

Car has been "placed on" the scene.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: More kudos for Randy Gross' brake drums

Hey Marshall, good reporting.

Now I'm not in the need of new brake drums but if a Model A'er was how would he/she get ahold of Randy Gross? Thanks.

Got it from #6 Thanks Marshall. Gotta have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,034
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: 80 Engines SOLD Middletown, NJ

Ronn, I would if they were one, two, three or four digit engines from early production.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: OSHKOSH Update!!!

do they sell between vendors before open to the public?

No. Some meets have a day to set up and that's when the vendors can sell to each other. Usually MARC swap meets begin when vendors arrive....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Victoria Changeover To Steel-Back

Pluck, what you suggests is just what I have thought for a while, Henry forecasted the creation of the Judging Standards and did his best to mess with us!

Seriously, your hypothesis is quite...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,916
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

From the Hershey AAC website:

What are the dates for Fall Meet 2021?
Fall Meet 2021 dates are October 6-9
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,916
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

MARC meets and Model A Days at the Model A Museum in Gilmore are as good as it gets for Model A swaps. I'm really looking forward to Hershey this year also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,206
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Do you have any pin up girls with your Model A?

Ruth, you are way too funny!!


2many cars....what fender?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Which Books?

Volumes. You need volumes!

MAFCA - "How to Restore your Model A" Volumes 1 thru 7

MARC - "Technically Speaking" Volumes 1 thru 14

In 1967 while in high school study halls, I would bring out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: Big 3 Swap Meet Memories

Sad. It's like the passing of an old, dear friend.

For 15 out of the last 18 years it was my place to thaw out, meet with friends and buy some early '28 parts.

It was the place where we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,712
Posted By dean from bozeman
Re: A question for old guys

My dad was active until he was 91. It is then that we took him to an assisted living place to check it out. After the visit he said it was a nice place but there were too many old people there.

I...
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