Oil system on the Model T

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2018: Oil system on the Model T
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Brice Chalanšon on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 01:41 am:

I have broken/bend parts in my gearbox cover and the lower crankcase. These parts are useful for the great functionning of the oil circuit?
I am sure there already a thread on this topic, but I don't find it.



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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Wayne Sheldon, Grass Valley, CA on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 05:33 am:

Wonderful to see you posting Brice. You have a very rare, very special, set of parts here. You will need some special advice from one of the very few people with experience in what you have.
I will start another thread and link to here with a title to hopefully catch their attention.

I have been wondering about your wonderful project. I am very pleased to see that you are working on it.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dan Treace, North FL on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm:

Know next to nothing about the early crank case pan, other than it is one piece :-)

But that little strip riveted to the inside parallel with the center, seems to be original design as you can see it in the Aug 1, 1909 Model T Parts and Price list book.

The crankcase sure looks real good condition to me.



Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jim Eubanks, Powell, TN on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 04:58 pm:

Is that a early pan with a door cut in the bottom that someone did to be able to service the rods?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dan Treace, North FL on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 05:32 pm:

Jim

No door, that solder joint you see is for retaining the 'back splash' dam that is soldered across the deep sump. Ford though it necessary to retain oil in the pan dips.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ed Baudoux Grayling Michigan on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 07:54 pm:

There is an early one-piece pan here in Northern Michigan. I have seen it in person, but did not touch it to move it around for photographs. I can supply the contact info for anyone who wishes to get in touch with the shop the pan was seen in, for more information. -Ed


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ed Baudoux Grayling Michigan on Friday, September 21, 2018 - 07:57 pm:


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Brice Chalanšon on Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 01:46 am:

This is the following of my project :

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/599638/618385.html?1460906092

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/331880/344427.html?1370812637

How these parts have to be to be sure to get a great oil system ?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Brice Chalanšon on Monday, September 24, 2018 - 01:24 pm:

Ed : Sorry, I did not understand you message at my first reading. Yes It could be interesting to see the other side of the part.

But on the later model T it is not the same ? These parts are useful for the oil "pressure"? How they are made?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ed Baudoux Grayling Michigan on Monday, September 24, 2018 - 02:02 pm:

Brice, I have contacted the shop that has the early pan. He will try to get pictures Wednesday.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Brice Chalanšon on Monday, September 24, 2018 - 02:15 pm:

Thank you!


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