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Old 05-09-2010, 11:32 AM   #121
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This is my Leatherback 1929. I am in the middle -I hope-of a restoration now.


Update: Car is finished now 10/1/14 . See avitar Bill G
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:46 AM   #122
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That's a really good pic..
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the pic was taken at a restores garage about a block away from my house
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:50 AM   #123
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You can restore them, but you can never make them original again.
My 1930 Coupe Deluxe
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Old 05-09-2010, 11:50 AM   #124
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Here are the parts for my 1930 Roadster just back from American Dry Stripping
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:39 PM   #125
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Here is my 30 pickup.
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Old 05-09-2010, 06:06 PM   #126
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My 29 Roadster
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Old 05-09-2010, 06:36 PM   #127
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So, there comes a time in every Model A guy's journey that he yearns to be a bonafide "restorer." Sometimes it's strong and the first car you buy is out of the barn after years of storage. For me, it was car number four and five. Both are '30 Vicky's. Both had been dismantled down to the truely major components. One, a leatherback, was in worse condition overall, but came with a new LeBaron Bonney interior, a new wood kit, and several crates of Christmas present-type parts. The other, Dolly, a Steel Back from West Miami, FL, was dismantled, sand blasted, and primered in 1966. Dad died, kid lost interest, but his mother kept the project forever -- until I bought it in 2005. In fact, I bought it from the guy who did all the work back in highschool. Now the Leatherback has a new owner and I have fewer and fewer excuses -- other than Model A's number one and six demand an awful lot of love and elbow grease.

Here's some pictures of Dolly "piled high" and my friend, Marty, arranging her in the trailer. Turns out a '30 Roadster fits very nicely in an 18 foot trailer. Fills it side-to-side and about four feet deep!
Lots more has been accumulated and retored, but not enough to drive around the block ... or to claim the title, "Restorer."
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Old 05-09-2010, 07:11 PM   #128
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beautiful cars guys!
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Old 05-09-2010, 07:22 PM   #129
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Here's my 1930 150B Station Wagon at Newburyport (Massachusetts) Harbor Light, also known as Plum Island Light, built in 1788.
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Old 05-09-2010, 07:29 PM   #130
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Nothing new here for most folks, but I need to test the system!







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Old 05-09-2010, 07:40 PM   #131
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Maybe there will be a pic for you all to see. This 1931 4 dr had been in our family for over 25 yrs when I was able to buy it and bring it to Ga. I had a rare 31 Dlx 2 dr sedan myself for over 27 yrs when I decided to get the Slant Window model here, both have been great tourers.
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Old 05-09-2010, 07:48 PM   #132
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good luck with the new ford barn

i like it so far

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Old 05-09-2010, 07:59 PM   #133
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Old 05-09-2010, 08:33 PM   #134
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Bruce, Just so you don't feel alone here are two shots of my 1930 Roadster I took today. An old Hot Rod body I found in 1962, I was just 11 years old at the time. Sold it to a guy who did nothing to it for 25 years, I got it back and just got a burst of interest in putting it back together. Short term goal is to have the body together in finish primer this time next year.
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Old 05-09-2010, 08:34 PM   #135
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Possibly the best color combo I've ever seen! great looking car!


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Old 05-09-2010, 09:09 PM   #136
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:11 PM   #137
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Yes, that is a sharp looking Roadster! Lombard blue?
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:25 PM   #138
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I've got a few in my garage, but my favorite is my '28 Phaeton. CC
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:44 PM   #139
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Here are my two drivers, the green one is a '30 w/rumble seat.
The maroon one is '31 with a trunk.
The '30- is driven upstate NY and the '31 is Driven in Holbrook N.Y.
I don't baby either one I push them hard.
What a great looking coupe Bob! I love the paint job on the '31! Heres a photo of it's long lost twin...

The real eerie part is mine lived most of it's life in upstate NY, thats where my grandpa bought her in 1954...
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Old 05-09-2010, 10:10 PM   #140
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My 28.
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