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by AdminJeff
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-7 rear radiouse rods
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: WTB 26-7 rear radiouse rods

I have 2. Call Robert and have him come back to my house and pick them up!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB, 26/27 coupe, sedan firewall
Replies: 12
Views: 332

Re: WTB, 26/27 coupe, sedan firewall

I just found this in my pile today. I think it's a 26/27. Others can weigh in.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: trade my '28 A coupe for another T?
Replies: 21
Views: 864

Re: trade my '28 A coupe for another T?

That is exactly the car I want next. I keep offering Robert Weitzel a nice warm garage to store his (indefinitely) but for some reason, he won't take me up on the offer. If you were closer, I'd offer to "store" your car as well. The gas level might vary from day to day, but the car would always be s...
by AdminJeff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps
Replies: 10
Views: 252

Re: Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps

No free passes. No personal attacks allowed. If it keeps happening, please let the admins know. His posts have been permanently removed.
by AdminJeff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 130
Views: 9211

Re: Model T Special build.

I know that feeling and that smile all too well! Nothing like it!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Building a T in 9 min. Fun Sunday morning video
Replies: 8
Views: 385

Re: Building a T in 9 min. Fun Sunday morning video

Interesting. I'd love to see the rules on that! Lots of ideas come to mind to get it done in even less time.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Building a T in 9 min. Fun Sunday morning video
Replies: 8
Views: 385

Building a T in 9 min. Fun Sunday morning video

I randomly came across this video and it brought a smile while having my coffee:

https://youtu.be/Dxpzc97V5I4

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: For Sale 1922 Touring Car
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: For Sale 1922 Touring Car

Cars for sale can only be posted in the cars for sale forum by current mtfca members. Non members it's $20 per ad.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB, 26/27 coupe, sedan firewall
Replies: 12
Views: 332

Re: WTB, 26/27 coupe, sedan firewall

One of these might be a 26/27
by AdminJeff
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 130
Views: 9211

Re: Model T Special build.

Shane, I'm coming into this thread late in the game but holy cow. You really jumped in head first, very impressive. Totally cool that you and Robert hooked up and you got one of his monster motors. I've spent many days up with Erik and Robert at the Rumble Seat Garage and their knowledge and generou...
by AdminJeff
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today

I knew those pieces looked familiar to me!metal-002.jpg Wow? Ok, I'm not alone here. Clyde, Up to the point that one of the triple gear teeth actually broke, amazingly the car drove pretty well, and nobody could tell me what the rattle can noise was when going downhill (failing triple gear bushings...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today

Told Ya!!!! LOL! Back to washing dishes for you. Hank Hank, No kidding! Let this be a lesson on really cleaning those nether regions for all of us. And Steve, now that I'm a model T owner I'm a cheapo. So, After I welded the surface cracks I took a file and resurfaced that drum. It's good as new. I...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today

When the last failure happened it was epic. The triple gear bushings were so far gone that the gears were tilting into the reverse drum. That eventually ground the lip on that drum to 36 thou which turns out to be the magic snapping point for the whole lip, which then ended up in the bottom of the p...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 2697

Re: Vintage authenticity?

Andyclary wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:41 pm
Awesome thread drift ;)
Andy
Now that is funny! Actually epic thread drift in some ways!
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by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Found these in the oil change today

I’m trying to determine what round bits 0.036” diameter could be..... That is about the diameter of the wire I use for locking nuts but the picture seems to show something solid rather than being flexible like wire. I can’t think of any pin used in the motor that is 0.036” diameter. I guess it coul...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: Found these in the oil change today

You're going to have to define "magnetic". 1.) Meaning they are attracted by a magnet. OR 2.) They are attracted to any ferrous (iron) material meaning they are a magnet or part of a magnet. Not good to find these things in a fresh rebuild. Makes you think there were bad part installed. Good Luck, ...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today

I've put a couple hundred miles on the new T motor so I changed the oil today and found these 3 little bits in the drain plug. They are all 0.036" thick, and magnetic, so it's not Babbitt. Any ideas? Other than that, it looked great.
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Installing a 1926 Radiator.
Replies: 11
Views: 452

Re: Installing a 1926 Radiator.

All of Martyns technical drawings are in our forum gallery. A treasure trove of info! Just click the camera icon that says "Gallery" on the upper right of any page on the forum, or click here:

app.php/gallery/album/5

Jevv
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 2697

Re: Vintage authenticity?

#5 ^ :lol: What good is old wine besides enjoying and remembering the taste. If it's still even good to drink! You drink the wine, it's gone 12 hours later. You use the car, and it's still in the garage tomorrow. Not a great example. I think it's a great analogy... but 12 hours...I want to drink wi...
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content

Dallas Landers wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:26 pm
Not quite that old Jeff. Just my mind! :D
Amen!
by AdminJeff
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content

Dallas Landers wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:15 pm
I grew up in the loud stereo days Jeff. Problem was my 53 chev was 6 volt. I installed a AM-FM cassete player. I could listen to the radio on FM but tape deck didnt work so good. :ugeek:
What about your 8-track player? :lol:
by AdminJeff
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 2697

Re: Vintage authenticity?

I wonder, if you bought, say, 1908 Model T serial #25 that was essentially original construction or restored to original specs, engine, drivetrain, etc., who here would pull the engine out and replace it so as to have an engine with a starter, alternator, turnsignals and add disk brakes to make it ...
by AdminJeff
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: History of the VW beetle, even has a little Ford content

Fascinating read. I built and restored a 1969 that won the BugOlympics as a "best of show" car in 1982 at Sears Point raceway in Sonoma. Pearl White with BBS rims. I was a senior in high school. I sold the car when I went to Chico state the next yr for $5,000. A tidy sum for a '69 beetle, but the ca...
by AdminJeff
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 2697

Re: Vintage authenticity?

Now if do not like “improvements” such as lights, clean burning ignition systems, reliability, and the likes, make sure all those young drivers know hand signals, impair their cars from a cell phone and pay attention. Amen. I was driving the T not long ago and went to make a right turn. I was in th...
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these doors?
Replies: 5
Views: 385

What are these doors?

What year/ car?

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair

This is the part I need. Of the many of Speedo cables I've seen and disassembled from cars and motorcycles from the 60's thru the 70's, I've never seen one with a plastic end like mine has. Someone somewhere at some point in time thought this up and clearly it was not a good solution. This type of p...
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair

"might be BETTER hardware" - D.S.T. change sucks ! I saw that on their site. It's the whole cable. I only need one end. I might need to spin up my "new" South Bend lathe and see what I can come up with to replicate that plastic piece. I think there's enough room inside the cable for a small Allen h...
by AdminJeff
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Need help with Stewart Speedo cable repair

One of the ends of the drive cable (Speedo side) is perfect and formed from the spring cable itself. The other end has a plastic ferrule that is attached to the spring cable and it has been deformed, twisted and has a groove that allows it to spin and is at the end of its useful life. To fix it I cu...
by AdminJeff
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: *SCAM* Alert - Jayson in California
Replies: 10
Views: 912

Re: *SCAM* Alert - Jayson in California

He's been banned and deleted
by AdminJeff
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Neat youtube video
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: Neat youtube video

Someone is really good with autocad!! Impressive.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.

Mother nature won here in 2017, there were thousands of determined firefighters, air tankers, helicopters and law enforcement that would not allow her to win this week. And no fire related deaths. Andy Boy, you captured it! Amazing how hard they worked to keep it in check. 4500 firefighters at the ...
by AdminJeff
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.

Jeff has been able to keep up with his duties here, which is good as we won't have to dock his pay this month! Looks like you have a good place to hang out and nice of the guy to loan you power & wifi. Chris phew. I was wondering how I'd pay rent... We're finally back home after 4 days. I took the ...
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.

Andyclary wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:56 pm
Wait to come back Jeff. The winds died down, which is a great help for the fire fighters. The flip side is that the smoke just lingers and it's pretty thick right now.
Andy
Oh, don't worry... I'm perfectly happy right here.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Santa Rosa Fire update. With the T, of course.

Thanks to everyone who has reached out with calls, emails and txt messages, it's a trying time for sure. We evacuated yesterday at 4am once we found out our house was surrounded on 3 sides by mandatory evacuations.. . 6C82A017-9263-4C7A-884E-8C8D8C998CE0.jpeg . The circle is my house. Fire is 10 mil...
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Finally back in the road!
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Re: Finally back in the road!

Joe I know Dan's work, though have never used his needle bearing triple gears. That said, ask HIM which pins to use on the flywheel. You don't want used pins if worn undersize or worn eliptical (and they all are), and you don't want new pins of unknown or inferior metalurgy. The gears will be fine,...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ
Replies: 14
Views: 952

Re: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ

I just got an update from Erik and Robert. They got a couple good runs in today beating a certain Dan McEachern on one run, and then had fuel pump problems. Still, fun was had by all.

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Finally back in the road!
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Re: Finally back in the road!

Well.... power just went out at 5pm and mandatory evacuations are in effect 10 miles to the north of us in Windsor and Healdsburg all the way to the coast. My motorhome is loaded, guns loaded, it's gassed up, and one of my most prized possessions, my T is loaded in the trailer . If we are evacuated ...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Finally back in the road!
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Finally back in the road!

It's been 2 months since my epic triple gear meltdown failure, but I took George for a drive yesterday with the new motor & trans. Holy cow were there a lot of steps to figure out between then and now. At this point, I've ridden in a fair number of T's and can say my transmission is as quiet and smo...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 2 Model T frames, 1928
Replies: 3
Views: 608

Re: 2 Model T frames, 1928

Wayne, I also have several and am in Santa Rosa.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=7862&p=58359#p58359
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: several T frames, Black era and 26/27
Replies: 1
Views: 206

FS: several T frames, Black era and 26/27

I have several. $100 each, come get them, No way I'm lifting them or shipping them! I'm in Santa Rosa, CA, soon to be without power.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ
Replies: 14
Views: 952

Re: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ

Admin Jeff did a fabulous job wiring the car. You can tell he is used to working with high end cars. Very meticulous. The car had a quarter mile test drive today and went into the trailer for the races. Robert came back kind of pale so I think it is running well. We are southbound at this time on I...
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Billy Poohbah’s hill climber
Replies: 13
Views: 1264

Re: Billy Poohbah’s hill climber

Erik Barrett wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:20 pm
Got it running last night. Sounds very potent. Won’t idle, need to work on the Winfield D model carb. We hope to race it on Saturday at RPM nationals in Santa Margarita.
I got the txt from Robert late last nite! AWESOME. glad all my wiring worked!
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by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ
Replies: 14
Views: 952

Re: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ

Update from last nite from Robert and Erik:
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by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Don't you love it when?
Replies: 11
Views: 888

Re: Don't you love it when?

Hey there Admin Jeff! If you can't remember the "standard codes", you are not alone. Oh, I remember all right... the resistor color code was also easy for a budding young college electrical engineering student to remember "Bad boys rape our young girls, but Violet gives willingly" Or "Bad Boze Rots...
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Billy Poohbah’s hill climber
Replies: 13
Views: 1264

Re: Billy Poohbah’s hill climber

This is such fun stuff going back thru time with these old racers. I discovered that my car, previously owned by George Romain in So Cal did the hill climb in 1969 and I just randomly came across this pic of him and my car #60 driving up the hill.
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ
Replies: 14
Views: 952

Rumble Seat Garage - the new racer - Chris Egsgaard’s 1973 Long Beach champ

I’m super proud to be a small part of the team that’s putting Robert Weitzel’s new race car together. With any luck he and Erik Barrett will make the Santa Margarita races next weekend. I’m not going to give background on the car as Robert has the full scoop, but I wired the whole thing from scratch...
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Front fender needed
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Front fender needed

I’m sure I have one in my shed. I’m in Santa tosa ca.
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Help identify T in this old photo
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Help identify T in this old photo

I got this email today from someone who needs help identifying the year of the model T in the picture. It looks a lot like my ‘21 but you guys are the experts. Hello, I'm writing from belgium. English is not my mother talk, please except the mistakes i make. I try to put a date on this picture you'l...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Don't you love it when?
Replies: 11
Views: 888

Re: Don't you love it when?

I was on a tour earlier this year with Jeff, and I must admit it's good to see someone as fired up as this guy. We need more of them in this hobby. Passion rules! I've never been as into a hobby like this as much as I am with these cars. Im glad I got the Porsche's and go-fast racing out of my syst...
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Don't you love it when?
Replies: 11
Views: 888

Don't you love it when?

Your motor blows up, it's a total loss including a cracked block (probably been there a long time) and you don't know what to do. So, getting creative, you contact "that random guy who gave you his number in the parking lot when he saw your T" and buy all 5 of his dads model T cars that are all take...
by AdminJeff
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

I've deactivated his account a while ago.

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Holy molten metal, BabbitMan - pouring Babbit bearings
Replies: 4
Views: 547

Re: Holy molten metal, BabbitMan - pouring Babbit bearings

andrefordt wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:15 am
How do you do to write between the photos? I tried but I always get the text first and the photos are always posted under the text.
Andre
Belgium
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Like This. First position your cursor so it goes where you want it to go...then click "Place Inline"

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Holy molten metal, BabbitMan - pouring Babbit bearings
Replies: 4
Views: 547

Holy molten metal, BabbitMan - pouring Babbit bearings

I Just crawled into bed after another Marathon weekend at the Rumble Seat garage with Erik (and dad) Barrett and Robert Weitzel. Exhausted, stiff and sore, but happy as a clam. I had no idea just how much complexity there is to fabricating Babbitt bearings. The videos online make it look waaay to ea...
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

I did think of something else; DO NOT BOGART SOMEONE ELSE'S AD. Start your own. Bogart (slang verb) To keep something all for oneself, thus depriving anyone else of having any. A slang term derived from the last name of famous actor Humphrey Bogart because he often kept a cigarette in the corner of...
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Photo Frustration!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 925

Re: Photo Frustration!!!

Thorlick wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:07 pm
all are PDF files
That's your problem. A pdf file is not a photo - it is a document. Portable Document Format - pdf. Great for instructions manuals, no good for pics. Use jpg, gif, or png for all picture formats.

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...
Replies: 9
Views: 1531

Re: Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...

Since you got a whole new box of powder, there other places on the block to check. Call me if interested, I'm not into a lot of typing on my tablet. Others may chime in. Andy My check was cursory only. The machine shop you recommended did a full mag on the block this time before they bored it today...
by AdminJeff
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Restored front axle F/S
Replies: 3
Views: 424

Re: Restored front axle F/S

Your first pic didn't work. You might want to redo it.
by AdminJeff
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...
Replies: 9
Views: 1531

Re: Things that you never expect to find...cracked block

jeff- those cracks in the brake drum can't go anywhere- use it. Dan Thanks Dan. I'm getting that same info from asking around. I'll find the best one and use it. Major bummer today... I got the block back from the machine shop and it was cracked in several spots. Luckily I have 2 more. What a pain....
by AdminJeff
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...
Replies: 9
Views: 1531

Re: Things that you never expect to find...

I carefully checked each of the other drum's webbing as well as the drums themselves and all is good. So interesting how things you can't see with the naked eye come screaming forward with the right tools. Talk about an education!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

Mark, all great points.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...
Replies: 9
Views: 1531

Cracked block -Things that you never expect to find...

I found a real mag testing unit in all my parts a couple weeks ago and had fun with it today after I got some yellow mag powder in the mail. The flywheel I was going to use had a crack from one of the pins all the way to the center. I have three others that are ok. . 6DB17CC3-D1DD-4383-86BA-1C4EB84E...
by AdminJeff
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Re: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

All great points. I think everyone can benefit from this thread. It's why I opened it up to comments.

AdminJefv
by AdminJeff
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruckstell rear end
Replies: 12
Views: 1443

Re: Ruckstell rear end

They haven't made it to the classifieds yet. I waned to figure out what I had first. First pass info gathering from those in the know says $600 or so for the housing and bits. I have one person interested, but the Problem is shipping.... im in Santa Rosa. This is big, bulky and heavy and that presen...
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 77
Views: 3686

Re: What have you done to your T in October?

I disassembled 3 '27 motors, found good trans parts and 3 EE cranks. I Discovered Zepp Purple (all you can get in Socialist Ca) actually does a decent job of getting 90+ year old grease and grime loose from old engine blocks and internal parts. It's also good at bleaching bare hands. :oops: Thanks t...
by AdminJeff
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 12
Views: 572

Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

We set up this forum in Jan and 1000's of items have been sold. That's good. Speaking from personal experience both selling and watching numerous transactions unfold, there are things that work, and others that don't work as well. Here are some pointers to get the most out of placing an ad: - keep y...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: How to edit classified post
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: How to edit classified post

I do not get those boxes, No pencil icon. I get only 2 boxes. What do I need to do? Ok, I'm vexed, very vexed. This one is ahead scratcher. I'm going to have to ask the phpbb gods who wrote this board what's going on...it may take a few days. I. The meantime, if there are edits to a post you need t...
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 828

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

I mailed it out yesterday.

Stan has another one for sale, I'd suggest you don't delay and get ahold of him via email or PM.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Please don't post on spam threads!
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: Please don't post on spam threads!

Just hit the ! Button and report it. I ban the user, and then delete them along with all their posts in one fell swoop.

And yes, don't post in the thread.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: WINTR IS COMMING
Replies: 12
Views: 577

Re: WINTR IS COMMING

85 today, shorts and T-shirt.... this is one of the ONLY thing I'm going to miss after I leave this god-aweful State and retire somewhere tolerable.... I also promise if I pick your state to retire to, I won't act like I'm from the Socialist Republic of California.
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: How to edit classified post
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: How to edit classified post

Click on the pencil icon!
by AdminJeff
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 828

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

Sorry Eab...I honestly didn't see your earlier post. I will say that this carb has been listed since Sept 9th, almost a full month.

TIP: always send the user an email (or a PM) if you want something.

AdminJeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 828

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

Ok Bruce, sold.

Sorry Michael!! You should have closed the deal on the phone!

PayPal jeff (at) provinowines.com use friends and family pls so I don't get hit w/ fees. then send me an email w/ your address.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruckstell rear end
Replies: 12
Views: 1443

Re: Ruckstell rear end

Yes, sort of. This is what I have.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruckstell rear end
Replies: 12
Views: 1443

Re: Ruckstell rear end

the complete one I have is a large drum.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Holley G carb 1914
Replies: 7
Views: 544

Re: For Sale Holley G carb 1914

Ron,
I sent you an email.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 828

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

StanHowe wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:13 am
Did you get my message?
no. I just sent you an email.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale:Aluminum Running board step brand new *sold*
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: For sale:Aluminum Running board step brand new

Sold to Grady pending payment!
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale: Low head excellent condition *sold*
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: For sale: Low head excellent condition

Ok. Sold to Brian. Just sent you an email
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear view mirror - open car *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Rear view mirror - open car *sold*

Sold to David!
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear view mirror - open car *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Rear view mirror - open car *sold*

Original, excellent condition.

$30 shipped anywhere in the USA.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Steering gear ball arm, (pitman arm)
Replies: 2
Views: 248

FS Steering gear ball arm, (pitman arm)

Steering gear ball arm, (pitman arm). Excellent condition, no pitting.

$25 shipped to you.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Holley G carb 1914
Replies: 7
Views: 544

Re: For Sale Holley G carb 1914

Yes it is.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 828

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

Mike Robinson wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:44 pm
Hi, Is this still available and what is the mounting stud measurement between studs? Mike Robinson 209-404-7911
It is. Not sure what you're after? It comes with the manifold and fits on a stock T head...

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale: Low head excellent condition *sold*
Replies: 2
Views: 244

For sale: Low head excellent condition *sold*

Came off my '21. Excellent condition. Cleaned and ready to install.

$150 plus the ride to you.

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Late Steering bracket rebushed new felt *sold*
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Late Steering bracket rebushed new felt *sold*

Late model Steering bracket rebushed, reamed, new felt. Ready to install

$35 shipped anywhere.
by AdminJeff
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale:Aluminum Running board step brand new *sold*
Replies: 2
Views: 167

For sale:Aluminum Running board step brand new *sold*

As pictured. Aluminum. Never installed, brand new.

$25 shipped to anywhere in the USA.
by AdminJeff
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1926 Door hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: WTB 1926 Door hinges

I think I have several. Send me a pic?

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: beware classified spammer
Replies: 4
Views: 518

Re: beware classified spammer

I've banned him and deactivated his account.
by AdminJeff
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale: overload Spring *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 314

Re: For sale: overload Spring *sold*

Sold to Terry Miller!

Jeff
by AdminJeff
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Holley G carb 1914
Replies: 7
Views: 544

Re: For Sale Holley G carb 1914

Btt
by AdminJeff
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Brass Sediment Bulbs
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: For Sale: Brass Sediment Bulbs

Btt
by AdminJeff
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted 1926 1927 Model TT Block
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: Wanted 1926 1927 Model TT Block

Sent you an email.

Jeff