Category Archives: 1928 Ford Model A Special Coupe

Be careful where you buy the rear fenders for a Ford Model A

The owner of the Model A coupe I’m working on only wanted me to only go as far as to put it in primer. His son owns a local body shop and is going to paint the car there. I certainly don’t want … Continue reading

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A quick article

So one of the neat things about setting up this blog site is that I get to see the search strings that lead people here. One of the strings that I’ve seen for two months now is a question about what the … Continue reading

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Repairing the rust

First, you all get the standard speech on rust repair. It’s the speech I give when any of my regular customers wants me to repair the rust on their modern car. Here goes… YOU CAN’T STOP IT. Once it is … Continue reading

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Preparing to fill the dents and weld seams – 1928 Model A Special Coupe

Now that the coupe is back from the stripper, there are 3 things that I want to accomplish before I start spreading the body filler in earnest. First I want to protect the metal by applying etch primer (also called e-coat … Continue reading

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A Quick Update – 1928 Model A Coupe

It’s Thursday today and last Monday I picked up the coupe from the chemical dipper. Unfortunately they were unable to give the car body an acid bath they had to sandblast instead. There is still wood bracing that the owner … Continue reading

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1928 Model A Coupe

This is a Model A Special Coupe – or I’ve heard it called a business coupe. If you will notice, the right rear quarter panel is quite rusty. Actually the left quarter panel is too as well as the trunk floor and … Continue reading

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