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I am an expert in Model A Fords. I can answer questions about the repair and restoration of Model A's. I also have expertise in the value of Model A's and Model A parts.

Experience in the area

I have restored 3 Model A's totally, doing all the work myself. I have rebuilt about 15 engines, 100 transmissions, 25 steering columns, 200 shock absorbers, 10 front ends, 10 rear ends, and a variety of other components.

Education/Credentials

I have a bachelors and masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, and worked on a variety of automotive related projects for 25 years. I am now retired.

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2014-07-21 Ford Model A:

Sean,    Here is a link to a picture of the drivers side of the engine.    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1928_blue_Ford_Model_A_Tudor_Sedan_engine    The tube coming up between the generator

2014-07-20 Ford Model A:

Sean,    I'm assuming the car is stock, and has a 6 volt electrical system.     You'll probably need a new battery, but trying to charge the old one won't cause any harm.     Check the oil and the fluid

2011-09-05 Can you identifly the make, model and year of this car?:

Marianne,    I'm reading the numbers that are visible as 775, with the middle 7 being a different script. I'm guess you read it 715, with the top of my 7 being something else. You're probably right - -

2011-09-05 Can you identifly the make, model and year of this car?:

Marianne,    Sorry, but I don't think I can be a lot of help.     I can tell you this isn't a Ford. It's generally like a Model T Touring car of the 20's, but it's obviously a nicer car. I really doubt

2011-05-01 1955 chevy:

Joe,    Value depends on condition and a number of other factors, so I can't give you a accurate estimate. If you take a look on Ebay, you'll find a number of similar cars that have sold for a variety

 

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