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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2018: What the...!?!?!
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Steve Jelf, Parkerfield KS on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 08:51 am:


Can anybody explain what's going on here? All four wheels were like this.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Tim Rogers - South of the Adirondacks NY on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 09:01 am:

Simple case of a lack of knowledge. Did you give the owner an education?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Steve Jelf, Parkerfield KS on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 09:05 am:

I didn't see anybody around.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Mark Strange - Hillsboro, MO on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 09:13 am:

Oops, that'll cost some judging points. :-)


For the newbies, here is the correct setup (from an old forum post):


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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dave Hanlon N.E.Ohio on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 09:29 am:

Probably another NTB installment, probably charged extra for new valve stems and road hazard protection.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Darryl Bobzin, Kannapolis, NC on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 09:48 am:

It keeps the valve stem from sucking into the rim at speeds over 125 mph.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Steve Tomaso - Longbranch,WA on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:12 am:

"Can't Fix Stupid" !


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ron Mc Willie on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:18 am:

After spending twelve long and exhausting hours mounting some very difficult and stiff clincher tires, the owner realized he forgot to install a few parts inside so.....


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By kep on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:03 pm:

I'm guessing they forgot to put them inside first & didn't want to leave them off.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Evan in Paso Robles on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 03:44 pm:

Isn't Stupid self-correcting? This looks like a case where the person installing the metal stem tubes was simply unfamiliar with the process and did not have a mentor.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Tim Eckensviller - Thunder Bay, ON on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 03:45 pm:

Looks like they tried that bridge washer on the other way but didn't like how it was digging into the felloe. Good call.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dave Hanlon N.E.Ohio on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 04:26 pm:

One good hard stop and they'll be trying it again !!


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Bob Cascisa - Poulsbo, Washington on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 04:29 pm:

"What the...!?!?!"

Wasn't it Mr Jelf that once lamented about vague topic descriptions? <grin>

Be_Zero_Be


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By James A Bartsch on Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 06:14 pm:

That's the correct set up if the wheel wood is red oak. Possibly owner does not know s/he has hickory wheels????


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