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Old 10-05-2017, 02:41 PM   #1
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I am making an attempt to be the last car over the TZ Bridge (before the old span is officially closed tomorrow PM) in my 1929 Phaeton. This is the bridge that connects Rockland County and Westchester County over the Hudson river. I probably won't be that 'last car', but am hoping to time it to be at least one-of-the-last-1,000. I thought I would share this with Ford Barn.

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Old 10-05-2017, 04:18 PM   #2
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That should be easy, A's are always breaking down! Shut the fuel valve off, maybe it would quit running mid span!
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Old 10-05-2017, 04:26 PM   #3
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That should be easy, A's are always breaking down! Shut the fuel valve off, maybe it would quit running mid span!

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Seth Good for you ! ! !

Hope everything has been "straightened out with the car.

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Old 10-05-2017, 06:12 PM   #5
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I am making an attempt to be the last car over the TZ Bridge (before the old span is officially closed tomorrow PM) in my 1929 Phaeton. This is the bridge that connects Rockland County and Westchester County over the Hudson river. I probably won't be that 'last car', but am hoping to time it to be at least one-of-the-last-1,000. I thought I would share this with Ford Barn.

http://www.lohud.com/videos/news/loc...dge/106337096/
Seth, I hope you have good shocks, I remember going over it last year with a trailer of parts. Good luck and hold on to the wheel!
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I'll bet that if you pull over and talk to the crew that will be putting up the barriers they like your idea and help you out.

Let us know how it works out.

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Old 10-05-2017, 09:02 PM   #7
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I hope the EXPLOSIVES have a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG FUSE!
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Old 10-06-2017, 09:57 AM   #9
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Seth,
Is there anyway to view the wordpress without having to create a password and sign in?
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Old 10-06-2017, 10:30 AM   #10
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Click on the link in his signature
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Old 10-06-2017, 06:07 PM   #11
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https://oldcarroadtrip.wordpress.com/

I guess the prior link didn't do what I thought it was doing. Stay tuned. I'm heading to the garage shortly to check oil and turn the generator up so I can AHOOOGHA appropriately with my headlight on.
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Old 10-06-2017, 08:37 PM   #12
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This is great! We've driven our Model A over mile high mountain passes, but you are waaay braver driving yours into NYC traffic. Did that once in a modern car, not for me. Best of luck! Love your blog by the way, stumbled onto it as a new Model A owner in 2014 and learned a lot.
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Old 10-06-2017, 10:45 PM   #13
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Guess what type of car was the last over the TZ Bridge?

https://twitter.com/NewNYBridge/stat...83607774056448

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/loca...ork/736490001/
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Way to go!!!
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That is so cool! Congratulations Seth!
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Old 10-06-2017, 11:18 PM   #16
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Very cool!! Love the Ahooga horn during the crossing.
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Old 10-07-2017, 12:57 AM   #17
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WELL DONE SETH.
Congrats from South Africa.
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Nice job.
I'm glad you worked it out.
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Old 10-07-2017, 06:09 AM   #19
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Seth, that's fantastic. That is something that you will tell your great-grandchildren about. Did you just get lucky, or were you able to arrange it with the State Troopers?

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Two thumbs up!
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