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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Importing from US to Canada

Don’t know about going into Canada but coming from Canada is a piece of cake. Stop and fill out a us customs form,takes bout ten minutes and you are on your way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Starting the Model A with a crank

Ez trick is to attach a piece of wire to the choke arm, on the carb, if so equipped and thread it out thru the radiator, form a finger loop in it. Then you can choke it and crank it without moving...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By vern hodgson
Rubbing

Have a 29 special coupe, hard turn causes rubbing on front tire, all stock, 21” tires. Any thoughts?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By vern hodgson
Model A on the moon? Wow

Just for fun saw this on recent trip, good idea, saves nasa lots of money.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: How many miles?

Good point. How many miles could a new engine expect to get?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: How many miles?

Environment with lots of dirt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: How many miles?

That is what I thought, I would venture to say a good number of cars never came near rolling over 999,000. Modern cars rarely do that and we do much more incidental driving than in those days, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By vern hodgson
How many miles?

Just curious, how many miles do think your A has travelled since it rolled off the assembly line? Cars certainly would not have annual mileage as we have today, and certainly as the years rolled by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By vern hodgson
Shocks

When filling the shock body with the rotor in place is it filled to the top of the rotor?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,842
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Hood supports

Hmmmmm, maybe an over site on his part??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,842
Posted By vern hodgson
Hood supports

Gentlemen, I there a consensus of opinion as to whether hood props are a real asset, and if so, in the expert opinion of those who have them, which is the best??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Dr window handle

Perhaps the hole you are encountering is a roll pin which needs to be pushed out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Coast to Coast in a Model A

What is the name of the book. Quite an adventure for a female at that time period
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Frame spreader

Cupla PCs of 3/4” pipe and a coupling, all you need is bout 1/4 to 1/2 inch movement, one side at a time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,554
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Fraud

Although I was sent a photo asking if the interior door panel was what I wanted. It was taken on a vehicle. I asked for a photo of both sides, off the car, ready to ship . Silence, no further contact.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,554
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Fraud

Here are four, all connected attempted to scam me on one item, one kept referring to another. Songregg, somjohn, sandroamelie, and mitchsandy22. Beware!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,635
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Answer to wanted postings

Yes, be wary of the referral to a “friend or buddy etc.” big red flag.ask lots of questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Tail lite switch

Good idea, I now have in hand an original switch which actually has a hole thru the shaft as if to nstall a cotter pin. Any one see this on any other original switches?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Tail lite switch

[QUOTE=bobbader;1995482]Vern, I'm thinking you have a 28/29 switch as the problem you speak of is not unheard of on these switches. The bad news is ............... NO A&L does not reproduce these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Tail lite switch

Brake, I cannot imagine why something so simple can be made so crappy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By vern hodgson
Tail lite switch

Working on my tailite began to notice an odd smell, was tired and called it a day, disconnected battery. Next morning,, returned to scene of the crime. Again odd smell, discovered repop tail lite...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Best method to clean heavy grease off engine and frame

Saturate with oven cleaner,give it about 30 min. Rinse w/ water, repeat,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,771
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: 28, 29 vs 30,31 What do you like any why?

Likewise, 28-29 I like an antique to look more antique is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Upholstery question

I bought mine at Perfect Fit upholstery supply. Twenty dollars for two boards, enough to do both doors. Picked up at will call to save on shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By vern hodgson
Re: Upholstery question

Oh yeah, a special coupe
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