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by Ruxstel24
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Yes.... 8-)
by Ruxstel24
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What other Dumb thing did you do today?
Replies: 21
Views: 981

Re: What other Dumb thing did you do today?

Look on the sunny side Rich....
You got a nice clean spot on the floor now !! :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: My Original

FreighTer Jim wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:25 pm
The Future Of Car Swap Meets
The Future...... :(
by Ruxstel24
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: F.O.R.D.
Replies: 27
Views: 1270

Re: F.O.R.D.

F**king Over Rated Dodge.... :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Purchased an 8’ tall Grandfather clock
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Re: Purchased an 8’ tall Grandfather clock

Boy that's a beauty Jim !! How's it sound ??
Not only tall, but just huge all around, nice find/save. :D
by Ruxstel24
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Moving a Grandfather clock
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Moving a Grandfather clock

Yeah, I guess it would be called the crutch adjustment screw, it shows a picture in the book but I noseeum. I was going to hook my borescope up and look that way. The tick tock pause is annoying the crap out of me also !! :lol: I believe mine has a panel that comes off the side to get to the works.....
by Ruxstel24
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Moving a Grandfather clock
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Moving a Grandfather clock

Thanks again fellas. Marv, I love the mantle clock. I've elected to use some plastic pads underneath the adjustable feet. It leveled out nice and is pretty stable and in a safe spot. David, I hope being a fireplace with an insert with a fan that blows out into the room will be not a big concern. The...
by Ruxstel24
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Moving a Grandfather clock
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Moving a Grandfather clock

Thanks to a little help from my friends here and another T friend.... The clock made it across the yard with no issues !! 8-) This clock is a Sligh, made in Holland, MI. Papers say 1980, which sounds right, I was a teenager when my parents got it. I had guessed 40 years ago, nailed that one ! :lol: ...
by Ruxstel24
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Moving a Grandfather clock
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: Moving a Grandfather clock

Most appreciated gentlemen ! Very nice work Marv !!
David, I have the key wind in the face style. No need to tie anything after winding and removing weights ?
It's a beautiful clock, I'll get a picture after I get it moved. ;)
by Ruxstel24
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Funny how that works, eh Denny ? :roll:
by Ruxstel24
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Moving a Grandfather clock
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Moving a Grandfather clock

I know a couple of you fellas are clock repair/collectors.
Do I need to do anything other the take off the pendulum and weights ?
OK to lay on it's back, or should it stay upright ?
It's only coming from next door, I could hand dolly it over here.
TIA, Dave :)
by Ruxstel24
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.

Tried the camera out today for what I bought it for.
Pretty clear view of the top of the piston through the plug hole.
And just a shot out back. $20 well spent ! ;)
by Ruxstel24
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What kind of pocket knife do you carry?
Replies: 21
Views: 1387

Re: What kind of pocket knife do you carry?

I carry the little made in China Buck in my work pants.
The Army issue Camillus was given to me and I carry it in my T driving jeans.
Has a nice little screwdriver and a church key too ! :D
by Ruxstel24
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.

How about a link? I need one. Cooked my borescope camera working on a RV generator. You say works with smartphones? Thanks Dan Yes has a 3 in one cord for USB, micro USB and Type C. https://www.amazon.com/Seesi-Endoscope-Waterproof-Inspection-Semi-Rigid/dp/B07PBF6DX5/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=us...
by Ruxstel24
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.
Replies: 6
Views: 922

New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.

The reason I bought this is OT, but it surely would come in handy on a T... ;) I've been wanting a borescope for a while, but they were kinda pricey. They have came down. $60-$100s for something decent, with a built in screen. I have a car here that I determined has a leaking fuel injector when the ...
by Ruxstel24
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: That was an easy $20
Replies: 12
Views: 1319

Re: That was an easy $20

Your touring car just made a gigolo out of you Dave !!

Gigolo:
Noun,
"A young man paid or financially supported by an older woman to be her escort or lover"
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Garage Doors
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: New Garage Doors

Thanks guys !
Marv, these new door really don't have any gaps. They also have very nice seals around the edges and the bottom seals up nice.
I see zero light coming in with the sun shining right on them. They're made in Ohio too !! ;)
Here's a before pic... :?
by Ruxstel24
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Garage Doors
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: New Garage Doors

Dallas Landers wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:26 pm
Will save some $ with insulated doors and good seals come winter.
Absolutely !! :D
I feel much comfort with a torsion spring and the old stretch springs gone too.
All done !
As Red Green would say..."now I got to paint the walls" :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gouged pinion gear?
Replies: 13
Views: 1641

Re: Gouged pinion gear?

A little JB weld and both those pinion gears are good as new !! :lol: My 13 tooth had a missing tooth that developed last fall....it's in the scrap bucket. Excessive side shim wear and a loose pinion nut were my assumption of the cause. New spool FP bearings and reshimmed and all good so far, shifti...
by Ruxstel24
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Garage Doors
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

New Garage Doors

The shop is getting badly needed new 10' doors today !!
One of our fellow T owners is doing the work :D
New tracks, torsion springs, full windows and insulated.... 8-)
Old rotted wood doors are off and new are going up soon.
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 69
Views: 9667

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

Very nice Rich, but there's no rust... :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in July ?
Replies: 69
Views: 6413

Re: What have you done with your T in July ?

Went for a nice drive to my accountant again, hopefully adding to my wallet instead of lightening it this time. :)
Went down the big hill from my previous post, but went a different route home.
Beautiful day here, not quite as hot as it has been, but the 90s return for the weekend....
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Racing.
Replies: 55
Views: 3374

Re: TT Racing.

That's awesome Dallas !! 8-)
I suppose you were hangin on for dear life or I'd razz you for no pictures. :P :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How Fast is Too Fast?
Replies: 43
Views: 3538

Re: How Fast is Too Fast?

I will start by say, I neither recommend nor condone ANYTHING I've ever done in my lifetime !! :lol: My touring with a Ruckstel and 3:1 gears, along with a distributor and HC head will easily do 55.... That being said, I have not tried to do so for anymore that a few miles on a smooth road w/no traf...
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Top Material
Replies: 12
Views: 2007

Re: Top Material

I remember my dad was getting what he said was a close match from an Amish buggy maker.
Stuff held up well also. My top was done probably 30 years ago or more.
Unfortunately he left us 17 years ago, and bought his last bolt of material at least 10-15 years before that.
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: You meet the nicest people with a Model T.
Replies: 18
Views: 1662

Re: You meet the nicest people with a Model T.

Always good to meet new T people and put faces to the name on the forum. :D
Jay was here a few months ago and bought a low honeycomb radiator from me. Nice fellow, gave him the $0.50 tour. :lol:
Hopefully I will get to meet Hank sometime.
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in July ?
Replies: 69
Views: 6413

Re: What have you done with your T in July ?

When I saw Wolf Creek I thought of this. Somewhat different. Not many wolves left around here, but plenty of coyotes, Steve. Here’s a little bit about Wolf Creek in NE Ohio. http://www.nefcoplanning.org/upper_wolf.html At the top of the hill in my picture is The Wolf Creek Winery... https://www.win...
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in July ?
Replies: 69
Views: 6413

What have you done with your T in July ?

Went to my accountant today and picked up my income tax filings so I can kiss some money goodbye :roll: Pulled the big hill past Wolf Creek on old Rt-21 on the way home....hit the bottom at close to 50 and crested at about 28mph, in Ruckstell direct !! Not bad for 3:1 gears ! :D Almost 85 degrees al...
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wheels up!
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Re: Wheels up!

Nothin like a good old counterbalance... :D
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:

All sold, thanks MTFCA !!
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: FS, 5031 wire harness

3 left..... email please
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Distributor and burnt points
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: Distributor and burnt points

I agree with Hank...
Ignition coils either have internal resistance or need an external resistor.
Normally you should have around 6V at the points when running. 12V will cook them quickly.
by Ruxstel24
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What should salvage value be?
Replies: 32
Views: 2736

Re: What should salvage value be?

Scrap cars are bringing $80-$100 per ton....
I guess that’s a starting point.
Steel is way down.
I hope you can negotiate and make all this a little less painful.
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Need source for signs????
Replies: 11
Views: 1709

Re: Need source for signs????

eBay or Amazon ;)
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: FS, 5031 wire harness

4 have been paid/shipped...6 available
$32.50 plus shipping from vendors. $25 shipped USA
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 88th birthday June 21
Replies: 25
Views: 1883

Re: My 88th birthday June 21

Happy birthday/Father’s Day :D
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cork Gaskets
Replies: 28
Views: 2034

Re: Cork Gaskets

Are you wanting a specific gasket in cork, or a set Dan ? I think Mr Morsher cleaned me out.
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Or a T :mrgreen: hehe
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done in June 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 5469

Re: What have you done in June 2020

Changed the oil and adjusted the low and brake bands, lubed everything, and checked the tire pressure.
Adjusted my OF once more and I really think I found the sweet spot.
Went to get some gas yesterday, as soon as I back out of the garage and turn around, it started pouring !!
Maybe today.... :)
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Working on the T with my 15 year old daughter
Replies: 19
Views: 2751

Re: Working on the T with my 15 year old daughter

She’s Speaking from experience, eh Bob ? :shock: :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: FS, 5031 wire harness

1 paid for, 3 pending....6 left.
by Ruxstel24
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pay pal users beware
Replies: 29
Views: 2301

Re: Pay pal users beware

That’s a load of bullcorn Bob !! I was steamed when they put money on a 21 day hold a while back for a part going to Canada. Even though the buyer contacted them several times and they promised to release it in 24hrs they waited the whole 21 days and I had to cough up $80 shipping beforehand. Then t...
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:
Replies: 7
Views: 884

FS, 5031 wire harness :SOLD:

Just ran across these from my previous ones.
These are the 5031 commutator harness with generator 19-25 and some 26-27 TT.
Well made reproduction from the early 80s.
$25 each delivered ContUS. I have 10, so git em quick !
Email please from forum contact information
Thanks Dave
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Re: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

The basement is where the old man had mostly HO stuff setup and enjoyed with the grandkids ;)
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Re: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

Just an idea of what I have.... :shock:
There is some American Flyer stuff. :)
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Re: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

Here’s my 4 control transformer...Lionel Trainmaster.
How many transformers do you need Wayne ? :D
by Ruxstel24
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Re: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

Cool Rich, I have a 4way like that !! :mrgreen:
Forgot my phone this weekend when I was there, but found 1 pic from before of a small section.
I’ll get more.
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 13292

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Glad she’s in competent hands.
I’m betting the rings and valves are the low compression readings. Both having some problems from overheating.
by Ruxstel24
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Today is Flag Day
Replies: 6
Views: 1484

Re: Today is Flag Day

👍🏼 Here’s mine. :D
by Ruxstel24
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done in June 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 5469

Re: What have you done in June 2020

Dallas Landers wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:03 pm
Well after 2 1/2 days without power after the storm, it was time to clean up some damage.
20200613_150813.jpg
Who says work cant have fun mixed in.
You back on the grid now buddy ?
by Ruxstel24
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

:mrgreen: ...
by Ruxstel24
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Re: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

Thanks fellas !! Burger, not sure what your abbreviations are, but lots of HO Bachman stuff. David, Most O gauge stuff is Lionel, post war and some newer O27 gauge. I think I have a couple engines that might be worth a little more, but know very little. A little bit of Marx, but not much. That looks...
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Recommendations for a friendly model train forum
Replies: 19
Views: 1749

Recommendations for a friendly model train forum

I know some of y’all collect model trains. I have oodles of HO and O gauge trains, track, engines, cars, switches, accessories etc. All collected by my dad over the years. I have boxes stacked 3 high taking up a whole bay in the garage and about that much more in the basement !! I plan to gather som...
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Yep.... :shock:
by Ruxstel24
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Virtual swap meet LQQK ! Cheap, cheap !
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

Re: Virtual swap meet LQQK ! Cheap, cheap !

Scott_Conger wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:09 am
Tim, you could have easily turned this into at least 50 postings. What were you thinking?
That would closely resemble work Scott... :P :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Leak Test Results - What Now?
Replies: 16
Views: 1348

Re: Leak Test Results - What Now?

Steve... What Mark is sayin is what you need. Don’t worry about the gauges on the leak tester. Just get one cylinder at a time at TDC, valves closed, hold engine from turning, chock wheels and blow air in. Listen for air coming out of either the exhaust or carb. (Open the throttle all the way). If y...
by Ruxstel24
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Zajicek HC Head
Replies: 19
Views: 2001

Re: Zajicek HC Head

My car had a Z head when I inherited it. Unfortunately it cracked the year Pop passed away from the heater malfunctioning in the garage. I put THE Jensen head that Kevin Prus told me he used to make his mold. I also honed and ringed it/touched up and adjusted the oversized valves at the same time. A...
by Ruxstel24
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Haircut
Replies: 16
Views: 2051

Re: Haircut

Bout due for my bi-annual trim....
Wife took this of me on the house garage roof trimming branches away from the house with a pole saw.
She says “this is why women live longer than men” ! Oh you’re a riot Alice, says I !! :mrgreen:
by Ruxstel24
Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old gas
Replies: 20
Views: 1849

Re: Old gas

I run an auto repair shop here at my house. I do and always have, even before in the dealerships, tried my best to contain waste fluids. Any bad gas I have goes in my 55g waste oil drum. 4-5 gallons mixed with oil is not really volatile anymore and I give it to a buddy with a shop with a waste oil f...
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 29, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Puff, Loud Puff, Very Loud Puffing Exhaust
Replies: 16
Views: 1673

Re: Puff, Loud Puff, Very Loud Puffing Exhaust

For a sticking valve. Start by shorting each plug wire one at a time...if one has no change=that cylinder is not firing. They generally run pretty poorly on 3 cylinders though. Then I would check compression if you found a problem. Actually if it’s a authentic T muffler, they do come apart. Where do...
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 29, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!
Replies: 13
Views: 1684

Re: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!

Mom’s dad who lived next door to us, was born in 1897....he had some stories for sure. Always called my dad’s car the T Model. He lived through 2 world wars, was unable to serve from issues with his feet from Rheumatic fever as a kid. But worked at B.F.Goodrich for 35 years. Living through the depre...
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 29, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ohio Jamboree
Replies: 16
Views: 1644

Re: Ohio Jamboree

Perhaps sometime we could host the Ohio Jamboree in Ashtabula County and visit the longest covered bridge in the USA at 613 feet. Many covered bridges to see and other places of interest. Dennis, are talking about the 5 weeks a year that it doesn’t snow in Ashtabula ?? Just kidding... :lol: Sounds ...
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 29, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Puff, Loud Puff, Very Loud Puffing Exhaust
Replies: 16
Views: 1673

Re: Puff, Loud Puff, Very Loud Puffing Exhaust

Couple of maybes here Steve.
If it seems to be rough running also, maybe a valve is sticking ?
Possibly something nested in the muffler over the winter ?
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 29, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Yikes !! :shock:
by Ruxstel24
Wed May 27, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brass brazing rods
Replies: 18
Views: 1716

Re: Brass brazing rods

No on the home torch, you’ll need oxygen/acetylene.

Can you get a larger rivet ?
by Ruxstel24
Wed May 27, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front crossmember
Replies: 3
Views: 745

Re: Front crossmember

Can’t say about the crossmember Tim....
But that manifold shore looks familiar. :)
by Ruxstel24
Wed May 27, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Centerdoor Seat
Replies: 26
Views: 2289

Re: WTB Centerdoor Seat

Sorry John, I musta let it go, I noseeum. :oops:
by Ruxstel24
Tue May 26, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Centerdoor Seat
Replies: 26
Views: 2289

Re: WTB Centerdoor Seat

John, got Tim’s message...
I have a “jump” seat of a similar style. I’ll try and get a picture for you tomorrow.
Dave
by Ruxstel24
Tue May 26, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can you identify this non-Ford?
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: Can you identify this non-Ford?

Maybe mid 20s Buick ?
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 25, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 7334

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

A couple days ago, I discovered my heat stove was dislocated and holding my choke from opening all the way. I adjusted it and drove it that day and it was like I put a supercharger on the old girl !! :lol: Yesterday I went for a short ride and about 4 miles from home......putt putttt blahhh....dead ...
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 25, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Memorial Day
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Memorial Day

Freedom is not free...thanks and indebted gratitude to all who died for us to be free. (Remember them in November again also) A few facts about Memorial Day that some may have not heard. For instance, 3:00pm today is the official “moment of remembrance” declared by Congress in 2000. https://www.foxn...
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 22, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Steering Damper
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

Re: Period Steering Damper

Just another gizmo to get away with not fixing the front axle properly... ;)
by Ruxstel24
Tue May 12, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question re Dizzy points
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: Question re Dizzy points

Instead of replacing yearly, carry a complete set of ignition parts in your tool box. This is the camp I am in... The points and condenser in my Thomas distributor have been in there for at least 20 years. I cleaned and regapped the points last year. I have a spare cap, rotor, coil, points and cond...
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 11, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Strictly Model T Humor
Replies: 114
Views: 17253

Re: Strictly Model T Humor

Rich, I’m thinking maybe you pilfered that dining room table idea from my Ruckstell rebuild ??
I’ll get a bill out to you tomorrow. And I have longer hair than that fella... :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 11, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: P146 Ruckstell Wear Criteria
Replies: 16
Views: 1854

Re: P146 Ruckstell Wear Criteria

Dan, that’s the same picture in my 2010 version.
I honestly believe your sliding gear is usable.
However the bronze plate and the P-145 plate is not....
Best, Dave
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 08, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 750
Views: 94600

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Watch for falling anvils.... :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Thu May 07, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 13292

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Great job Steve !! Sounds like you’ve made some positive conclusions and can move forward now. I also hope there’s no major hidden damage to the block. Probably a scuff with a hone and new rings will cure the bottom end. I would double check valve clearance before removing them, just to see, but the...
by Ruxstel24
Thu May 07, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Strictly Model T Humor
Replies: 114
Views: 17253

Re: Strictly Model T Humor

I’ve heard a cleaning a chimney with a chicken, but that’s a new one ! :lol:

I would recommend using a brown rabbit first,
then follow up with the white rabbit to see if another brown one is needed... :P
by Ruxstel24
Wed May 06, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Way OT, but still older...93 Toyota Supra upgrade. Super Zoom Zoom !!
Replies: 14
Views: 2140

Re: Way OT, but still older...93 Toyota Supra upgrade. Super Zoom Zoom !!

This is kinda a fill in job, when I don’t have other people trying to get in for “normal” repairs... Had a lot of big jobs come in and haven’t had time to get back into the Yota. Located a correct pair of wire terminal crimping pliers. Got the fuel rail in place with new injectors. Different connect...
by Ruxstel24
Tue May 05, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Took out the 1964 Imperial
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: Took out the 1964 Imperial

I was born in 64 also Duey... :)
I remember my uncle had a few Imperials.
I think one was a 66, what a beast !!

Most demolition derbies outlawed them years ago because they were nearly indestructible :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Tue May 05, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Tail Lamp
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: WTB Tail Lamp

Sent you an email Manny.
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 04, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Tail Lamp
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: WTB Tail Lamp

I have one that’s pretty nice, I’ll get you a picture tomorrow...not brass.
Dave
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 04, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please God, just one more mile........
Replies: 19
Views: 2182

Re: Please God, just one more mile........

Tim, A few stitches with a shoelace and you got another 2500 miles in it.... :? :lol:
by Ruxstel24
Mon May 04, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Tail Lamp
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: WTB Tail Lamp

Manny, what year light are you looking for ?
For the 22 coupe in your profile ?
Electric or oil ?
by Ruxstel24
Sun May 03, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 7334

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Bill and his wife met up with me and we went for a nice small trip. Stopped first right down the road at Fred’s place and checked out his barn load of stuff. He was shining brass on his 14 when we showed up and he welcomed us and we shot the poop for a while. Parking in a social distancing position....
by Ruxstel24
Sun May 03, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driveshaft Rebuild Showstopper
Replies: 11
Views: 1364

Re: Driveshaft Rebuild Showstopper

Just curious, is that not a 26-27 torque tube ?
by Ruxstel24
Sun May 03, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: floating hubs.
Replies: 13
Views: 1419

Re: floating hubs.

Just remember these are not safety hubs, just floating hubs. If the axle breaks, the wheel will still come off. That is correct.... I feel that the likelihood of that is greatly decreased, since the weight is moved from the axle shaft to the housing. The ones in my car have been in the for close to...
by Ruxstel24
Sun May 03, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 7334

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Dave, you put in a new Ruckstell and drove that car 55mph the first day? You could drive from Dallas's house to Tim's house in no time. You need to sign up for the Montana 500. Dave, that’s my crazy Russian speedometer... Pictured is about 40mph. The red mark is about 45. I did hit 50mph one time a...
by Ruxstel24
Sat May 02, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: floating hubs.
Replies: 13
Views: 1419

Re: floating hubs.

TBones12 wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 5:50 pm
The instructions were written by Jess Bonar, Florida.

Thank you both!
I knew Jess before he moved to FL :)
He was a member of the Greater Akron club.
by Ruxstel24
Sat May 02, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: PARTS OF MODEL T FORDS USED FOR OTHER THINGS,
Replies: 22
Views: 2870

Re: PARTS OF MODEL T FORDS USED FOR OTHER THINGS,

I have a bottle capper with a T steering wheel on it.
I imagine most have seen a jackstand from axle housings. ;)
by Ruxstel24
Sat May 02, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: floating hubs.
Replies: 13
Views: 1419

Re: floating hubs.

Those are the identical hubs that are in my car.
I was told they’re an early version without the snap-ring on the outside.
No, nothing is missing to my knowledge.
by Ruxstel24
Sat May 02, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 7334

What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Not counting the short trip down the road and back. I took my MAYden voyage today !! :D
Ruckstell rebuild, so far so good...shifts like a dream !! Made it about 10-15 miles and brought me back home. :P
by Ruxstel24
Fri May 01, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Head Lamp Plug Thimble ONLY
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: WTB Head Lamp Plug Thimble ONLY

[quote=Ruxstel24 post_id=93829 time=<a href="tel:1588285176">1588285176</a> user_id=116] I have some Joe, I have to look and see the hole size. You’re about due for a trip east anyway :mrgreen: They're in a coffee can on the shelf to your left as you enter the garage, if you haven't moved them. Tha...
by Ruxstel24
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lack of power questions
Replies: 33
Views: 2667

Re: Lack of power questions

Scott_Conger wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:49 pm
Tomorrow's May 1, not April 1

I still don't get it.
I’m unsure about why the valves are out of cylinder #3....the one cylinder that was firing.
And from the picture, the seats could use some attention.
by Ruxstel24
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo - Chicken Feed
Replies: 16
Views: 2411

Re: Old Photo - Chicken Feed

The girls seem to be enjoying the task :D
Looks like a nickel radiator shell.