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  • Spring in Alaska

    I love this time of year. I did several project to my Model A over the winter. Modern shocks, new 19 inch radials, and a couple cosmetic things. I have been chomping at the bit to get out and see how it feels. IT DRIVES AMAZING! I don't know if its the shocks or the new wheels but wow it hugs the road and feels great. I do need to adjust my doors, the passenger door flew open around a corner, my wife was not too thrilled about that. All in all its in good shape for the season.

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    Super duper Curly
    All that winter work is paying off, enjoy your A this summer. All I ask is that you send some of that Alaskan spring weather down here.
    2 1930 Tudors

    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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    • Curly
      Curly commented
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      I rode my bicycle yesterday in shorts and a t-shirt. April typically throws one last snow storm but so far its warm with a blue sky.

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    I have heard a lot of good reports on the 19 inch radials. I am eagerly awaiting a report on the 21 inch radials.
    Bill
    http://www.brauchauto.com/

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    • #4
      Curly I have them and would never go back.

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      • Curly
        Curly commented
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        I'm shocked at the difference. I had modern radials but these are smoother and definitely faster than 16 inch wheels. 3.5 mph faster.

      • BNCHIEF
        BNCHIEF commented
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        The biggest change I saw was it road fantastic and felt like I added power steering, plus they look really good.

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      According to the song...I thought that when it's “springtime in Alaska" it's forty below.
      Enjoy those new tires Curly. ! Jeff

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      • Keith True
        Keith True commented
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        The first thing that jumped into my head when I saw that title was the same thing.That one line from the old Johnny Horten song,I always call the song,North to Alaska,but I think it really has a different title.

      • 2manycars
        2manycars commented
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        I remember that song.
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