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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,281
Posted By rfitzpatrick
At What Age Do You Give It Up?

We have a Club Member, he's 97, Drives this '31 Tudor. His adult daughter is right-seat, always. No need to take away his key, he'd just hot-wire.
Enjoying the Holidays

His name is Tony!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,123
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: go buy a new/rebuilt one

Most of what I've learned was done by someone whom knew what he was doing. I watch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Changing coolant for the winter

In Florida, just change your T-Shirt to Long-Sleeves
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: current phenomena ................

There's a 2004 Honda one block my house -- $3,500.00, 114k miles. Come fix my '31 Ford PicUp rear-main oil leak and I'll buy you the Honda!! I've got Money and Hip-Arthritis.
PM me and I can send...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: current phenomena ................

On December 31st, 2020 I bought a brand new '21 Camry. I've had it serviced by the dealer once. He's plenty cars. But I don't know what they're selling for.
I walked away three times, he followed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: current phenomena ................

In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the used-car lots are full. Now, I haven't priced one. The new cars aren't selling either, going by the stock parked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,932
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Positive Ground

What's the Story why Ford went positive ground? What did the industry consider common, not just Ford Motor Company, during the Era?
Tks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Model A & Philco

I have a GG 110. I was thinking to use the control head to actually control a modern radio or really audio device of some sort. There are options these days.[/QUOTE]



I Had Turnswitch build me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Model A & Philco

Could you send me that ebay reference plz?
Tks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Model A & Philco

Does anyone have a photo for model year '31? I have a '33 Cathedral Controller right now, interested in the correct year.
Tks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Model A & Philco

From the Philco Library
"William M. Heina invented a Control Unit for a car radio, to be mounted on the steering column of the car. Patent December 14th, 1928, granted December 16th, 1930. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Edsel Ford

In none of the photos of Edsel, have I seen a smile.
Whom was the better Man?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Medal Roof

Why did Ford take so long to go with a medal roof? He didn't do so all thru the Model A Era, except for the Budd Cab PicUp, late '31. I've read on the Studebaker web site that air turbulence across...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Walter Thornton Oct 29th, 1929

Created the "Pin-Up Girls" photos too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Walter Thornton Oct 29th, 1929

The picture date: Oct., 30th, 1929. The car cost $1,555.00 in '28.
I've found the colorized, thanks Sinbad.
This happen 92 years ago, is why I find it interesting. It fits the Model A Era
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Walter Thornton Oct 29th, 1929

Thanks, hopefully a colorized. I'd like to purchase - as a reminder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Walter Thornton Oct 29th, 1929

Where can I purchase a photo of Mr Thornton trying to sell his 1928 Chrysler Roadster Imperial 75 for $100.00 (about $1,500.00 in 2020) during the Stock Market Crash Oct., 29th, 1929.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: main seal leak

Same question with the Rear Main Bearing.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,018
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Burtz engine

[Q -- just my thoughts sorry it's so long[/QUOTE]


Actually I read every word -- twice
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Door pockets drooping

[QUOTE=nkaminar;2062010]I have the same problem with my drawers.





It's Your BedTime Now
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Gas bowl Q

Now that was a neat response !!
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Rumble Seat

When Henry made the Coupes that came with a trunk -- where the trunks also roughed in for the rumble seating? My first was a '29, the trunk floor
wasn't flat, but looked curved somewhat. I assumed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,943
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: A parts dealer catalogs

Well -- If Bratton's goes, my PicUp goes
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