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by AdminJeff
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: FS 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter

pcarreras wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:36 pm
I would like to purchase your rebuilt starter if still available.
Please call me at 804-556-4152.
Paul Carreras
Sold to Paul pending payment. Paul, check your email.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: FS 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter

Thanks Guys! It's a blast to do these units. Half the fun was figuring out all the tooling. Jeff, if I don't have any takers, Feb is probably fine. I'm not unpacking anything from my move until at least next summer. The shipper container was made by Adam Spatto in NY, and I *have* to get that back -...
by AdminJeff
Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter
Replies: 6
Views: 528

SOLD 1919-1927 Professionally Rebuilt Starter

I have exactly 1 (one) Professionally Rebuilt Ford Model T starter. Fits 1919-1927 starter cars including TT. This was really good rehab for my left hand as I just got it out of a cast after breaking it from a fall. Getting old sucks. This will be it for a while for both starters and generators as I...
by AdminJeff
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not showing charge on meter
Replies: 18
Views: 955

Re: Generator not showing charge on meter

My Henrietta sat for 63 years before I brought her home. Two days after I first had her running again, the ammeter started up and she has been charging ever since, with no interference by me in either the generator or original old cut out. I couldn't believe my luck. I guess a little bit of running...
by AdminJeff
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Aluminum Head Saver to Use
Replies: 13
Views: 817

Re: What Aluminum Head Saver to Use

How long generally do the Ford head savers work? I put mine in a not so great place. Wondering when to check on it. I love Kevin's suggestion.
by AdminJeff
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not showing charge on meter
Replies: 18
Views: 955

Re: Generator not showing charge on meter

Our '19 Centerdoor does that after sitting a spell - runs a minute then takes off charging. After rebuilding many generators now, I've seen this Quite a few times on the cores I get back. Sometimes (rarely) it can be solved by adjusting the third brush, or it's just bad brushes. Most of the time it...
by AdminJeff
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not showing charge on meter
Replies: 18
Views: 955

Re: Generator not showing charge on meter

What I have done a couple of times is dip a small paint brush in some gasoline and touch the commutator while it is running. If there is any hydrocarbon residue on the commutator it will dissolve it, it only takes about 2 seconds and I had instant charge. This is Not a good idea... I can tell you t...
by AdminJeff
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Found this not so old pic...
Replies: 28
Views: 1705

Re: Found this not so old pic...

Ok, I'll bite. Where/what is it?

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Re: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.

I've had 3 carbs on this car. Stock Holley NH, zenith s4bh and the Winfield S. The Winfield is by far the best performer of the 3, from idle to jumping off the line, to just cruising. It Especially Shined when climbing hills. A hill I had to do in low ruckstell with the zenith I could do in Ford low...
by AdminJeff
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Re: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.

Jeff, I run a Winfield S 1 B on my 27 Tudor. I used the reproduction Winfield manifold from Chaffin's with an adapter plate drilled for the Winfield and the manifold. John, Where do you get the adapter plate??? Can you send me some pics of your linkage setup? mine goes thru the block right now. You...
by AdminJeff
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Do they make a self advancing distributor?
Replies: 30
Views: 1147

Re: Do they make a self advancing distributor?

I an presently running a Bosch clip on with cent. advance. It works quite well and gives the engine a real "rap" on acceleration. I also have a front plate original Bosch set up which appears to have some sort of built in cent. advance as well as a connection for the spark lever. Please expand on t...
by AdminJeff
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Re: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.

Jeff: That failed brazed joint appears to me to have been made with a minimum of heat, all the brass is on the outer surface, none has flowed into the joint gap, making it a weak, fatigue prone mechanical joint. I suspect this was intentional to insure none of the brass seeped inside the manifold w...
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: SHOW US YOUR LATHE
Replies: 40
Views: 3737

Re: SHOW US YOUR LATHE

1943 Southbend 9" model A off of a Navy ship according to Southbend. Got it in 2018 for $400, and completely rebuilt it. I don't know how I lived without it for so long...I mostly use it for rebuilding starters and generators, but I'm constantly finding new uses for it.
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A GREAT article for us "Car Guys"......
Replies: 6
Views: 727

Re: A GREAT article for us "Car Guys"......

I love this story!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Why do I have pics I cannot upload
Replies: 28
Views: 1155

Re: Why do I have pics I cannot upload

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by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Re: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.

AndyClary wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:47 pm
If it's going to happen to anyone it's going to happen to you Jeff.
Andy
So true... but, we're all here to learn, and this car never disappoints in that regard. :shock:
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??
Replies: 48
Views: 1657

Re: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??

My water pump was one of the first things I removed when I first got my car and threw into the trash can. Car immediately ran cooler. Of course, Your mileage may vary...

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T starter
Replies: 14
Views: 1072

Re: Model T starter

If you convert a 6v starter to 12v I *highly* recommend buying new field coils and using those for the conversion. I've done several of these 6 to 12v conversions and using old coils is just asking for trouble... you might be able to rewrap the outer coil but that does nothing for the 100 year old i...
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Why do I have pics I cannot upload
Replies: 28
Views: 1155

Re: Why do I have pics I cannot upload

As I thought, no problem... you need to zip the ORIGINAL file and send it fir me to really see what's wrong.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.
Replies: 17
Views: 988

Winfield carb intake manifold fun... and braising cast iron.

So a month ago "George" started running a little rough. At first I thought it was a spark problem as shorting #1 had zero effect. Hours down that path proved useless, so I just kept driving and Trying to adjust the mixture on the carb to no avail. Then Last Tuesday I took a drive to get a flu shot a...
by AdminJeff
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New triple gear pins?
Replies: 9
Views: 766

Re: New triple gear pins?

I can say the triple gear pin bearing upgrade from Dan is rock solid and worth a look. Just a really, really happy customer. The pic on the bottom is what it prevents, especially when you climb as many massive hills as I do.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: General question moved to forum support?
Replies: 1
Views: 547

Re: General question moved to forum support?

25 roadster john wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:28 pm
why is my General discussion question posted in forum support? It is Model T related.
That's where you posted it. I just moved it to General forum.
by AdminJeff
Tue May 12, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coil Testing/Tuning Webinar PDF now available
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Coil Testing/Tuning Webinar PDF now available

Knock me over with a feather! I never even suspected using the pics in Mike's very cool presentation for a set of PDF's to look thru... Thanks for doing that Jeff. :) Sometime we have good ideas... And you can thank Mike for taking the time to export the PowerPoint into a usable format. Quietly, I ...
by AdminJeff
Sun May 10, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Webinars now on new MTFCA YouTube Channel
Replies: 0
Views: 640

MTFCA Webinars now on new MTFCA YouTube Channel

I have created a YouTube Channel dedicated to MTFCA Sponsored webinars

https://tinyurl.com/mtfcawebinars

All videos will be posted there once the event has finished. Also any presentation materials or other media will be linked in the descriptions of each video. Have fun!

Admins
by AdminJeff
Sun May 10, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #2 - Coil Testing/Tuning
Replies: 67
Views: 7458

Re: Coil Testing/Tuning Webinar #3

Rendering a 2 hour long video is a painstaking ordeal, and I have all the cool toys to do it. Not to mention then uploading it to YouTube. I'll post the link here when I'm done, with any luck, later today. All in all, this webinar really went well. Nice job Mike! I'm still looking for Actual contrib...
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How to use ZOOM - explained
Replies: 0
Views: 769

How to use ZOOM - explained

Look at the Announcements and I give you a link to a very helpful YouTube video.
Announcements live at the very top of the forum.
Get used to looking there when you visit the Forums, as Announcements live there until admins take them down.
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AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: To ZOOM or not to ZOOM - How to use this new app!
Replies: 0
Views: 782

To ZOOM or not to ZOOM - How to use this new app!

ok, I've watched literally DOZENs of YouTube videos on how to set this up. Most are way too complicated. But... I got lucky - this one is about the best there is. It's clear, concise and she explains everything Sloooowly and clearly. It assumes you're on a PC running Windows. It would be about the s...
by AdminJeff
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #1 - Garage Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 1796

Re: Model T Webinar #1 Featuring our President, Larry Azevedo - THIS SATURDAY! 10:00AM PST, 1pm est

Success! At the peak there were 70 people viewing at the same time. Several of you took the time to fill out the Survey at the end - this helps us improve. Here are the results from that: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-98DXKLJX7/ Link to the recording of the webinar: https://youtu.be/2lkeio...
by AdminJeff
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The discussion of different hobbies.
Replies: 21
Views: 3038

Re: The discussion of different hobbies.

Facts: The OT section of the forum is visited 100’s of times a day by several hundred unique folks. I look at the stats. That’s my job! Just because most of those visitors are “lurkers” and don’t choose to log in does not diminish the value they get from that section of our forums. I’m moving this t...
by AdminJeff
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #1 - Garage Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 1796

Re: Model T Garage Video Webinar - THIS SATURDAY! 10:00AM

Most of the MTFCA board of directors will be on the Webinar tomorrow at 10AM.

Larry Azevedo, our fearless leader of the National MTFCA, will address the group first and then the fun begins!

SIGN UP NOW!! plenty of spots left.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #1 - Garage Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 1796

Model T Webinar #1 - Garage Tour

This may become a regular thing. We got the kinks worked out last Sunday and several members attended so it worked out really well. For us. The next one is this Saturday 4/18/2020 at 10:00AM, PST featuring Tony Bowker giving us a tour of his garage, his 1909 project, and some of his antique tools. R...
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: LIVE Webinar Easter Sunday - Beta April 12, 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: LIVE Webinar Easter Sunday

Youtube video is uploading now. It should be done by about 5:30PM PST.

EDIT - it'sLive now.
Click here to watch it on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/Vn6sUE0j1Vs

Enjoy!

AdminJeff and ChrisB
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 3094

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

dmdeaton wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:36 pm
Was it uploaded to YouTube? I just caught all this a little late. I will try on the next one
Thanks for doing this
I'm working on it now. And cooking Easter Dinner.... not sure which will be done first.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 3094

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

Jeff: BTW, we do not have a microphone for the PC......... yet. I have a sneaking suspicion that will change... For those looking for a good webcam so you can participate next time, check out the logitech series. I have the 920 but any HD version will have both the camera and mic built into it.Or j...
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 3094

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

Correct me if I'm wrong, which I usually am, trouble with Zoom is, it costs money per month. Yes,that's correct and I pay for it and I also have the "Big Boy" license. My company puts on webinars/virtual tastings for wineries for up to 500 attendees. So I'm donating the technology and license use t...
by AdminJeff
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 3094

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

Yup, Easter Sunday. Over 100 registered folks so far seem to think this would be fun. If you don't make it, it'll be on Youtube. If we have spare time to upload it. Why tomorrow? Because some of us still have day jobs during the week and we're trying our best to run our companies during a massive cr...
by AdminJeff
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 3094

LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

Chris Brancaccio and Jeff Stevenson are going to host the first ever LIVE STREAMED MTFCA webinar for the first 500 people who register and attend. You'll get to meet them and even ask questions live. They will give you a first look at the brand new MTFCA website redesign that will be going live soon...
by AdminJeff
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: LIVE Webinar Easter Sunday - Beta April 12, 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 949

LIVE Webinar Easter Sunday - Beta April 12, 2020

Chris Brancaccio and Jeff Stevenson are going to host the first ever MTFCA webinar for the first 500 people who register and attend. They will give you a first look at the brand new MTFCA website redesign that will be going live soon. Since the entire country is sheltered in place, we may use this f...
by AdminJeff
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled
Replies: 28
Views: 4109

Re: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled

Please post items for sale in the FOR SALE Topic, not here.

Admins
by AdminJeff
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stop posting anything but Model T related info here
Replies: 0
Views: 1442

Stop posting anything but Model T related info here

ALL posts not related to the Model T will be removed from here. If you need to catch up on news, turn on the TV. If you still feel compelled to post something unrelated to the Model T, post on The Off Topic forum. That’s what it’s for.

Admins
by AdminJeff
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Can't move older classified up on the list
Replies: 4
Views: 1300

Re: Can't move older classified up on the list

Michael Davis wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:33 pm
Tried bump and ttt no results?

Mike
It needs to be a new post, not an edited post.
by AdminJeff
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: It's Spring in Wine Country

Speaking of “leaving it there”

Another reason for NV first is we’ll be moving to ID as Nevada transplants with Nevada license plates, not CA. Not that I’ve thought thru this Or anything....

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: It's Spring in Wine Country

These sorts of places can be studied using something like this: http://www.city-data.com/city/Caldwell-Idaho.html You might wish to visit there in Jan/Feb to see if the weather is to your liking. My wife and I visited our adopted state at all sorts of "bad" times of the year to ensure we weren't ma...
by AdminJeff
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: It's Spring in Wine Country

JEFF, check out Prescott Arizona for a beautiful destination. It is up in the mountains at 5500 feet in the mountains with beautiful forests and a mild four seasons. We get snow several times in the winter but it usually melts by noon or the next day, 80 to 85 maximum in the summer and all the shop...
by AdminJeff
Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: It's Spring in Wine Country

Caldwell looks good. Idaho wine country. Spent a week there last wk and the wife and I fell in love with it.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: It's Spring in Wine Country

What did I miss? What did you mean by "If I still live here when the Golden Gate tour is going on", and " I will miss this area." ? Looks like a wonderful place to drive! I have been on several great tours in that general area. I'm tired of giving Nancy Pelosi and Commifirnia my hard earned $$ so M...
by AdminJeff
Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It's Spring in Wine Country
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

It's Spring in Wine Country

Well, the taxes we pay in CA have been paying off just a little bit the last few days... The weather is simply stunning. Brad and Anette Lusk came to stay for a few days (you should see what Brad did to my retaining wall with his 5th wheel on his way in to my house. I didn't know wood could splinter...
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reluctant to start, gutless on hills, and...
Replies: 13
Views: 2430

Re: Reluctant to start, gutless on hills, and...

We've all been there. At least you remembered to put oil in it after the rebuild... I can Accurately report that a newly rebuilt Model T engine will indeed run without oil. At least For a few minutes and about a half mile. That's when you hear the rods start to rattle and then that sinking, gut wren...
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.
Replies: 24
Views: 2935

Re: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.

Erik,
I'm so glad I got to know and spend quality time with both you and your dad, Mister B. His knowledge and passion for all things mechanical was infectious as was his willingness to pass that knowledge on to everyone - you certainly inherited those wonderful genes. May he Rest In Peace.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: Model T generators and Starter measurements

If you have halogen headlamps or your wife has connected her hair dryer to your car (or some other power hogging device) all the above does not apply. Jeff Chuck made a simple instrumented Prony Brake to take the starter measurements on the chart i posted. But my wife demands to use her hair dryer,...
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: Modifying Model T starters to operate on twelve volts

Many years ago Chuck Brant and I conducted some instrumented tests to ascertain the operational characteristics of 1.) original Model T starters operating on six volts, 2.) six volt starters running on twelve volts and a six volt starter with the field windings rewired from series/parallel to full ...
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion

By the way I disagree with our beloved “assistant to the grand pobar” on the generator. Thr generator can reliably put out 6 volts at 10 amps, equivalent to 60 watts. At 12 volts it will overheat badly if the wattage is increased too much, to say 12 volts at 10 amps. I personally have found generat...
by AdminJeff
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

Scott C. wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:05 pm
Still curious about your 12 volt conversations??
I split this 12v discussion as it's worth it's own topic
https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic. ... 958#p75958
by AdminJeff
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

Thanks Hank! Starters are tricky! Lots of things can bite you, especially when doing all the bushings. Here’s all my tooling I’ve come up with. I’m not fortunate like Steve Tomaso to have the complete Stevens starter & Generator rebuild kit. Trial and error and lots of reading/studying landed me her...
by AdminJeff
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6v to 12v model T starter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1872

6v to 12v model T starter conversion

I'm splitting this topic as it generated lots of PMs and emails. Seems that this topic is of much interest in general. I am curious about your " And I can also do 12v conversations." Can you tell us a little more about that? Sure. First off, the stock T generator, properly rebuilt and adjusted with ...
by AdminJeff
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

I do! I now have all the tooling to do both now. And I can also do 12v conversations. I also replace the worn out Babbitt bearing in the starter snout with a bronze bushing on the starters and use the same meticulous rebuild method on the starters as I use on the generators. There's just a lot more ...
by AdminJeff
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Tools! And more tools.
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Tools! And more tools.

So, about 25 years ago I bought a Harbor Freight pan & brake for sheet metal work fabricating my Porsche race cars. What an absolute total piece of junk. The cast iron broke at the base and all my attempts to repair it were basically futile. But it served a purpose and I cursed it every single time ...
by AdminJeff
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 219
Views: 22197

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

PCBs- Recently I found jlcpcb.com can make some very cheap PCB's. They have a special of $2 for small boards. I used them a couple weeks back. I had 10 2x2" boards made and it costed $18 including shipping and I had them in 1 week shipped from China. Additionally they can add SMT components for a f...
by AdminJeff
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Professionally Rebuilt generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars. 90 day warranty
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: Professionally Rebuilt generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars. 90 day warranty

I'll send you yours Erik's and an extra one before you go down!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 10837

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

THIS IS AWESOME!!!

Beats the hell out of driving around town every day!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: sideways photos?
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

Re: sideways photos?

by AdminJeff
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: New forum feature ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1220

Re: New forum feature ?

I use a IPad when I browse the internet. Lately I notice sometimes when I select a post, it brings up a new little window, with the very first post and the last post. Cool, but it doesn’t happen for me all the time. I am sure it’s something to do with a double click, or hovering over for awhile, bu...
by AdminJeff
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc
Replies: 15
Views: 2752

Re: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc

I tried one of these strobe light tachometers once and was disappointed at the performance. Who is the developer of the app you are using? I could not find one with a screen like yours. I assume it is for I-Phone only with no Android version. They are by no means perfect, that's for sure. The one I...
by AdminJeff
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: 26/27 Coil Box, completely rebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: FS: 26/27 Coil Box, completely rebuilt

Sold to cory pending payment!
by AdminJeff
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc
Replies: 15
Views: 2752

Re: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc

Hey Jeff, The apps do have names under them - must be author. You said yours has a trip recorder and that is what I would like to have. Speed is secondary. If and when you have time, maybe you can find that info. Thank you. Here's the "speedometer Simple"app written by Mikrasya. Search by author or...
by AdminJeff
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc
Replies: 15
Views: 2752

Re: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc

David, look at the pics and see if you can find one that looks like what I posted. Or just try one that has good ratings. GEorge, yes, they will all work on an ipad, however, not all apps rwill work holding the ipad sideways because they were made for an iphone. But, the ones I listed all do. Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Used Door Panels and Kick Panels.
Replies: 15
Views: 2094

Re: WTB - Used Door and Kick Panels.

I thought you wanted doors! My mistake. Sorry.
by AdminJeff
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc
Replies: 15
Views: 2752

Re: Interesting test tool - tachometer, strobe light, rpm measurement

I just realized that you guys probably have not have discovered the true power of what's sitting in all your pockets. I was an early investor in GPS and Bluetooth chips that are in all your phones now, and I'm friends with the guy at HP who literally invented the GPS, so I take a lot of this stuff f...
by AdminJeff
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc
Replies: 15
Views: 2752

Phone Apps: Interesting test tools - tachometer, strobe light, rpm, speedometer, elevation, etc

I thought I'd share a recent discovery I haven't seen mentioned here. Strobe lights that measure rpm have been around for decades. Good ones with digital readouts are expensive. Here's a way to get one for free using your smartphone to Measure the RPM of your motor, your wheels, your water pump, lat...
by AdminJeff
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Professionally Rebuilt generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars. 90 day warranty
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Professionally Rebuilt generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars. 90 day warranty

I finished 2 more Professionally Rebuilt Ford Model T generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars including TT. $235 (with $15 core credit) , shipping INCLUDED anywhere in the USA. 90 day, unconditional warranty ALSO included. $250, no core. I'll even pay for the shipping to send your core back. PROCESS USED ON...
by AdminJeff
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Used Door Panels and Kick Panels.
Replies: 15
Views: 2094

Re: WTB - Used Door and Kick Panels.

Take a look at all the pics in my barnfind post where I put the pics on Flickr. I got several doors in that haul. They are all still here.
https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic. ... ckr#p49557
Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Questions from a newbie
Replies: 30
Views: 2839

Re: Questions from a newbie

You might have one or more problems going on with your starter. It could be the terminal bolt (very common), bad brushes (not likely), bad armature (Also not likely), shorted field coils (likely) or binding of the shaft somewhere, or a combination. I've seen all of the above on various starters I've...
by AdminJeff
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: GOLDEN GATE TOUR - Late Spring, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 385

GOLDEN GATE TOUR - Late Spring, 2020

Redwood Empire Model T Club --- Model T Ford Club of Southern California Pre-Tour Cocktail Party at Steve Chase’s home, 5:PM Sunday, May 31st, 5:PM, reservations at Mill Valley Travelodge Day One 25 miles Monday, June 1st - (Afternoon Tour) From Mill Valley Travelodge: into the Marin Headlands, Gold...
by AdminJeff
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T brakes - what are these?
Replies: 2
Views: 712

T brakes - what are these?

More from my pile - At first I thought they were Rocky mtns but on closer inspection, no RM logos anywhere. Any clues? Looks to be a mostly complete setup. The drums are the same as on my '21 which has Rockies.

Jeff
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by AdminJeff
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Looking up members
Replies: 8
Views: 1994

Re: Looking up members

Thanks for that Jeff I didn't even notice that new feature and have no idea when it even popped in. Long long ago in a land far far away 8-) If you look close, you can see another menu called Extra Quick Links, right next to the search box on the upper right of each screen. That gives even quicker ...
by AdminJeff
Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Member
Replies: 11
Views: 1592

Re: New Member

Awesome! I will have a set of large drum Rockies with drums for sale coming up soon. I just ordered some new linings for them. I'll put those new linings in this spare set when I take mine off to replace the linings. They are Missing a few of the bits but nothing that couldn't be fabricated or acqui...
by AdminJeff
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Looking up members
Replies: 8
Views: 1994

Re: Looking up members

Click on 'Quick Links' above then Click on "Members" then search by alphabet click on their username and chose "email" from their member info page good luck...it's worked for me several times A better way, that took me several days and two programmers to implement. It's simple now: 3FA25AB8-4FA5-4B...
by AdminJeff
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ....Beating a: “Dead Horse!”
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: ....Beating a: “Dead Horse!”

You can already do that - find the original post and hit reply. Leave a comment.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ....Beating a: “Dead Horse!”
Replies: 10
Views: 2263

Re: ....Beating a: “Dead Horse!”

Guys, take this offline. Now. This is no place to air grievances. Work your problems out between each other.

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

All my rebuilt generators are now spoken for. If you have one that needs to be rebuilt per the same specs above, send me a note and we can work something out. I can now turn these out in less than a week.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

I have 1 generator left. Gen w new field coils is now SOLD.
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Ignition switch + ammeter complete Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 1017

Re: FS: Ignition switch + ammeter complete Sold

So,d pending payment!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

Re: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

2 generators left. One w new field coils, one without.
Thanks Erik!!
Jeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 219
Views: 22197

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

Yeah battling RFI interface is the bane of my existence - I used to be the go to guy in high school for all the car stereos that invariably had whining engine noises, especially after I installed massive amps that took up most of their trunks or back seats. I knew all the tricks with chokes and caps...
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!
Replies: 16
Views: 1744

1919-1927 Completely Rebuilt Ford Model T Generators With 90 day warranty!

I have 4 (so far) Professionally Rebuilt Ford Model T generators. Fits 1919-1927 cars including TT. These are WAY more fun to rebuild than the ones on Porsche 911's, and I've done many! $250 exchange shipping INCLUDED anywhere in the USA. 90 day, unconditional warranty ALSO included. PROCESS USED ON...
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 219
Views: 22197

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

Great Post Mr Jeff - or may I call you Admin? We could have a poll here to find out how many other people have carefully created solid state blinker modules that worked perfectly......until they started the engine! Merry Christmas from The Olde Country Too funny, and so true! My USB voltage step-up...
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY
Replies: 51
Views: 6352

Re: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY

WOW! That's a long time out now. That was one of the NPR interviews they did with songwriters and singers featuring western or "cowboy" singers. As you may know, I won the Western Music Association Songwriter of the year a couple times as well as the American Songwriter Magazine's Songwriter of the...
by AdminJeff
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 219
Views: 22197

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

Other than the usual rants from the usual suspects (which have NO place in this discussion and have been and will continue to be removed from all forums), I am absolutely loving this thread. My IOT (internet of things) dev platform of choice is the ESP8266, specifically the NodeMCU using LUA which i...
by AdminJeff
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Why are there some photos I can click and some I cannot?
Replies: 4
Views: 1426

Re: Why are there some photos I can click and some I cannot?

It all depends on the source photo. If it’s been resized smaller than the “thumbnail” size before uploading, it won’t expand when clicked.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: attach a video clip?
Replies: 1
Views: 897

Re: attach a video clip?

Is there a way of doing that here on the forum? I wanted to post a 15 second video clip of a running engine and saw no method to do it this morning.I know it was not possiable on the old forum and no biggie if I can't do it here,just wondering if there was a way? Unfortunately no. YouTube and then ...
by AdminJeff
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings
Replies: 16
Views: 2095

Re: Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings

Stephen_heatherly wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:08 am
I got the lining I needed for a set of Rockies from McMaster Carr.

Stephen
Can you post the details? Maybe a pic of the invoice?

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings
Replies: 16
Views: 2095

Re: Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings

Wow. They're still in business. Impressive!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings
Replies: 16
Views: 2095

Replacing Rocky Mountain brake linings

My linings have seen better days and driving this car as much as I do, I think now is a good time to undertake this project. At least the car will be apart while it pours down rain instead of sitting there all pretty, waiting and ready to go for a drive. I've searched everywhere but I can only find ...
by AdminJeff
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Admin Jeff vs The Hill..., Who Will Win?
Replies: 12
Views: 2077

Re: Admin Jeff vs The Hill..., Who Will Win?

You missed the other thread(s) where the discussion of this design has already been tested/vetted, and I already have 3 xternal oilers feeding the front of the motor so there will be plenty of feed.

Jeff