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    After 55 years of riding bikes, I had my final crash two weeks ago. A shattered right elbow and a torn ACL. Lucky to be on this side of the dirt. I grew up with Model "A"s.. My HS parking lot was full of them. I had a 30 coupe in the early 70s. I always wanted another " A Bone" to fool around with. I guess it's time. As soon as I am back up to speed, I will be looking for one. Sorta have my eyes out for a 28/29 rumble seat coupe or a Tudor, somewhere south of 10K . Just a nice driver. I will be joining the San Fernando Valley Chapter once I find my car
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    Has it ever occurred to you that the sole purpose for your existence might be to serve as a warning to others?

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    Welcome to the best Model A site on the internet. Tudors are nice and they have the easiest seats to move back for added leg room.

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    • #3
      Well Carl, WELCOME to the VFF!!

      Have a 31 rumble seat coupe for sale in Buena Park, solid ride, solid mechanical, all stock except LED tail lights.

      The guy want $14k, but I think I can sell it to you for $13k.

      PM me and I will give you his number if interested.

      J.C.
      You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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      • #4
        Welcome Carl!!
        Enjoy the site & get well soon!
        3 ~ Tudor's
        Henry Ford said
        "It's all nuts and bolts"


        Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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        • #5
          Welcome! This is the place to be for information, advice, and entertainment!

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          • #6
            Carl,
            Welcome to the forum. You will find friendly people willing to help guide you. Some of the most knowledgeable Model A folks are here.

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            • #7
              Hey Carl, what city you in? We have a chapter in Downey if it is closer to you. PM me and we can chat.
              You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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              • #8
                I'm in Santa Clarita. I think we have an old car club here but there is a MAFCA chapter over the hill in the Valley
                Has it ever occurred to you that the sole purpose for your existence might be to serve as a warning to others?

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                • DaWizard
                  DaWizard commented
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                  Oh, ok, you are farther away than I was hoping. Well, the coupe is still up for sale. Let me know if you want to see and fondle it.

                • Ray Horton
                  Ray Horton commented
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                  Join the club before you buy a car. Clubs are a good source for leads and advice. Great alias. I wish I had thought of that one!

              • #9
                Sounds like a good move, don't forget to put seat belts in the A as the door will fly open on impact, especially the coupe and tudor bodies.
                Lots of them on Craigslist, price depends on how much you want to work on one. Someone said to buy two, one in driving condition and one
                to work on. :-)

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                • #10
                  We have a couple threads in the tech area about new purchases
                  Here is one of those FYI, but you may know most of this
                  https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...-purchase-an-a
                  3 ~ Tudor's
                  Henry Ford said
                  "It's all nuts and bolts"


                  Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                  • #11
                    Slammin said "Some of the most knowledgeable Model A folks are here." that's true but I'm not one of them, I bid you a hearty welcome anyway!!!

                    Ed to you and the other fellas but Edonis to the ladies!!!!!! :rolling
                    "Bullshit and Brilliance Comes with Age and Experience"

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