Good evening, I'm trying to find the dimensions and drawings for the folding one man top. I have a car very similar in style and made to emulate a 'T' that needs a top or 'Hood' as we call it here in the UK. I had this information emailed to me by someone on the forum a good number of months ago but now that I need it, can't find it. It must have become a victim of the 'delete by mistake' key!! seriously any help would be greatly appreciated as this is going to be one of my winter projects.
Maybe this is the sketch
Typical one man top, '23-'25
Dan, thanks for this prompt reply. unfortunately it's not that one. The info I had contained pictures of the irons as well as the sizes. From memory I think that it also had details of the mounting of the irons?
There are some excellent tech articles that used to be easy to access from the MTFCI site, they were collected by Tony Cimorelli and are still available at:
He has great illustrations of installation on his 1923 touring he owned at that time: http://www.cimorelli.com/projects/touring_top_rebuild/index.html
And he has the lengths of the top bows that he used at:
http://www.cimorelli.com/projects/touring_top_rebuild/index.html which is shown below:
Phil Mino has done a great job of documenting the dimensions of the one man top used on the USA 1923-1925 Model T Tourings. See his postings at: http://www.fordfarm.net/25TrgTop.html
(The 1926-27 measurements are at: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/173560.html?1291318078 and they include some relevant information you can use in fitting the bows that overlaps 1918-1927 when the bend is in the metal top irons reinforced with wood.)
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