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I can't believe this was brought up from 2 1/2 years ago.
I ended up doing it the Silversink way.
Removed the floorboards, lifted the body off &...
Great info on the senate bill. Everyone should print it and keep it on file.
I agree the inspectors make on the spot decisions...
I went through the NCDMV inspector thing twice. Once for a 1930 Model A & once for a 1952 F1. Both times the title came in as the year & make of...
Absolutely perfect, Thanks.
Anyone have a photo of how these are positioned?
I could use a little help from a F1 owner. Can you attach a photo of an installed hood support device that is attached to the firewall? The...
Single stage acrylic urethane.
Which do you think is a better quality, TCP Global Restoration shop or Summit Racing bran
The last car I painted came out OK, nothing special but OK. I tried my best as an amateur.
I used PPG single stage urethane. put on a few coats....
It sounds like the capacity is about 10 quarts. Can I get a confirmation on this ?
Don't want to over fill it or run it too dry.
GM 350 Trans.
I had the Trans on a bench, emptied the torque converter, dropped the pan & replaced the screen. There should be no ATF in the...
Any opinions on Centric brake hoses ?
They are about 1/2 the price, but are they 1/2 as good ?
What else would I look for ?
Any suggestions ?
I'm having a hard time deciding which way to go on peep mirrors for a 1930 Model A. Clamp on door type.
I kinda like the short curved style, they...
Any recommendations for a Holley 94 Carb. rebuild ?
Looking for a quality rebuild at a decent price.
I ask again.
I have no idea what this belongs to. Anyone know?
The only material I find for the Model A coupe is the Long Grain Cobra, sold by Mac's in kit form. I'm looking for something that looks a little...
Cheap oven cleaner from the dollar store. Rattle can type. Spray it on, wait a few minutes, hose it off.
I thought if I had a template it would give me a jumpstart on the cardboard & scissor thing.
Anyone have a pattern for door glass in a 1930 Model A coupe?
I know I could make one out of plywood, but it would save me a lot of time & fitting...
Now that would be really different, west coast mirrors on a Model A. I could hook up my CB antennas to the mirrors frame.
My problem is that I drive using mirrors, I don't like spinning my head around constantly to find out what's going on around me. And I always...
Any suggestions for side view mirrors on a 1930 Model A Coupe ?
I don't want to use the hinge pin style, so am probably limited to the clamp on...
I normally don't respond to rants, but much was said in some previous posts. I would like to set the record straight & answer some questions.
I do not need nor want your approval.
Yes, I would do it the same way. This is a budget build and learning process, total cost to stretch the hood was about $7.29.
As far as posting...
OK, I'm done with the hood. Not too bad for a first try. It works for me. Kept the hinge & belt line, which was my target.
To those that...
How much dry time is needed between coats with PPG , JAU , Acrylic urethane ? Temp. will be about 75 degrees.
Is humidity a factor ?
How much time between coats at about 75 degrees
PPG Shopline JAU
Is humidity a problem?
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