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by Michael Paul
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1 cylinder model t motor
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: 1 cylinder model t motor

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by Michael Paul
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1 cylinder model t motor
Replies: 3
Views: 216

1 cylinder model t motor

I have a one cylinder motor that uses all model T parts. I was planning on building a model t motorcycle using model t parts for the frame. I'd like to get $500 for it. It's missing the head but everything else seems to be there. These were made for a short time, I'm sure Henry put the kibosh on the...
by Michael Paul
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 project
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: 1911 project

Ok I'll sell the car for $8,000 minus the engine. Everything is correct 1911 steering column one year only special length, Axels, frame, body, Mae west shackles, top sockets, windshield, new radiator, new hood. + I'll take $8000 for the engine with 7 rivet pan, correct early head , completely rebuil...
by Michael Paul
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 touring body
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: 1911 touring body

Has paint and pin stripe on the seats
by Michael Paul
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 touring body
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: 1911 touring body

$1500 or best offer, needs to go
by Michael Paul
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 project
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: 1911 project

Still for sale
by Michael Paul
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruxstell rear end
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Re: Ruxstell rear end

Sold! Thanks mtfca!
by Michael Paul
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 project
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: 1911 project

I'll try and post engine photos this weekend. It has a EE crank , it's the best available other than a new scat.
by Michael Paul
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 touring body
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: 1911 touring body

It's a Hayes body, I have the original wood from the front seat with the body number on it. Lower section is new, seats and doors are original.
by Michael Paul
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 touring body
Replies: 3
Views: 688

1911 touring body

$1700 picked up in Northern California
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by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT high speed gears and differential
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Re: TT high speed gears and differential

Sold thanks mtfca!
by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruxstell rear end
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Re: Ruxstell rear end

Gears look good, seems to work fine. $600
by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 project
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

Re: 1911 project

This is a very good project,. I don't want to part it out.
by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1916 engine
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: 1916 engine

Ok, sold for $600
by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1916 engine
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: 1916 engine

This engine starts and runs on the magneto!
by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT high speed gears and differential
Replies: 1
Views: 294

TT high speed gears and differential

Very nice gears, very
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little wear. $700
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by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ruxstell rear end
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Ruxstell rear end

Nice rear end. $650
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by Michael Paul
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Hi Andrew, the hood is in primer, mint condition. Its probably a reproduction from years ago. There are no handles on it.
Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Hogs head sold
by Michael Paul
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Hood former sold pending payment
by Michael Paul
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Body is sold pending payment, radiator is sold pending payment, cast brake lever sold pending payment, top sockets sold pending payment
by Michael Paul
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Sorry Bob your message said you were interested in the Axels frame and engine. The axles sold in less than 15 minutes. I still have the engine it's an early 1911 open valve engine completely rebuilt asking $8500 if you're interested in that I can give you first choice on it. I do have a couple more ...
by Michael Paul
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1916 engine
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: 1916 engine

Here you go
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by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1916 engine
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: 1916 engine

This is a great running engine, you can drop in and go.
How about $650
by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Windshield
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by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Steering wheel sold
by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Two piece timer sold
by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Body photo
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by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

The hogshead is narrow 1909.
by Michael Paul
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Front axle rear axle and pan are sold pending payment
by Michael Paul
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Parting out 1909 touring project

Plus early 09 steel hood (first 2500 cars) $250
New reproduction two piece timer $600
Extra 09 hood former ( repo) $150
Rear butterfly fender brackets (repo) $250
09 top sockets $700
by Michael Paul
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parting out 1909 touring project
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Parting out 1909 touring project

The following list of parts. Original beaudette body with original upholstery and paint, body number B- 5629 $4000. Bare frame $700 PhotoPictureResizer_191221_091639673-2195x2270.jpg (09 steering column with lower frame bracket $1200- 6 Rivet rear end with two piece driveshaft, and cast brackets $25...
by Michael Paul
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919 chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: 1919 chassis

Sold pending payment
by Michael Paul
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 project
Replies: 7
Views: 1690

1911 project

Original body, original frame running gear, motor has been completely rebuilt by Erik Barrett, serial number 63,xxx Two-piece driveshaft, all the lights, original fenders. $14,000 firm. Picked up in Northern California. IMG_20200618_062604731.jpg Also 1909 project , original body B5629 with original...
by Michael Paul
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919 chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: 1919 chassis

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by Michael Paul
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919 chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 529

1919 chassis

Very nice chassis, good compression. engine was refreshed years ago and has been in storage should start and go. $1000 picked up in Northern California
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by Michael Paul
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1916 engine
Replies: 7
Views: 918

1916 engine

Good running 1916 engine ready to drop in and use.
$750
Must be picked up in Northern California
Michael Paul (707)
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by Michael Paul
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb Kingston coil box switch
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Wtb Kingston coil box switch

Good morning, does anyone have a 1909 style brass Kingston coil box switch and the mounting brackets?
I see the suppliers have reproductions available, but I would like to find originals.
Thanks Mike
yubaranch(at)aol.com
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by Michael Paul
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911/ 12 parts?
Replies: 1
Views: 450

1911/ 12 parts?

Just wanted to pass this on, check the cars for sale section of this forum. There's been a commercial roadster listed for a week and hasn't sold yet. Crazy! New body, lights, carbide generator, new white tires, 12 rivet rear end, correct engine, head, pan, radiator, coil box, just to list some if it...
by Michael Paul
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: brackets
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: brackets

Hi Rudy, I don't have any extras, but I attached a photo to show the difference between the 09/10 brackets,and the 11 and later. The early brackets are shorter and the mounting holes are counter sunk. There are a pair on eBay now, but in my opinion the price is to high. Have you tried chaffins? They...
by Michael Paul
Sat May 30, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1907 - 1909 Ford Model T prototype, courtesy of Trent B.
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: 1907 - 1909 Ford Model T prototype, courtesy of Trent B.

Wow that was great! One could only dream about finding one if those early cars, imagine finding it in a
basement or barn, covered with canvas and a two inch layer of dust.



Thanks again, that was very educational!
Mike
by Michael Paul
Mon May 25, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Want to buy pitman arm
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Want to buy pitman arm

Thanks for the great information. It's amazing how many subtle changes Henry Ford made. So if I understand this correctly, the 26/27 and the 09 are a very close match other than the keyway depth? I was told using the longer pitman arm can be problematic with the one piece spindle axel, but it appear...
by Michael Paul
Sun May 24, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Want to buy pitman arm
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Want to buy pitman arm

Happy memorial weekend! Trying to assemble my 09 chassis and have learned the the early pitman arms are shorter than the later ones. How long did they use the short one? Does anyone have one they would like to part with? Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Wed May 20, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 firewall drawing
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: 1909 firewall drawing

Yes, thank you Jerry.
by Michael Paul
Wed May 20, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 firewall drawing
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: 1909 firewall drawing

Thank you so much for the information John, that's just what I needed. My pattern has the cutout hole for the column at 11 1/2" from the bottom so it is 9/16" to low. Now I can proceed with the project. And thank you for the file to fit info, I was planning on drilling it on my Bridgeport with an an...
by Michael Paul
Wed May 20, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 firewall drawing
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: 1909 firewall drawing

Thank you for the great drawing. All I need is the measurements from the top of the firewall to the center of the steering column hole similar to the way it's shown on the 1913 drawing. If someone with an original 09 firewall could give me that, I will be good to go. What I have as a pattern seems t...
by Michael Paul
Tue May 19, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 firewall drawing
Replies: 10
Views: 577

Re: 1909 firewall drawing

Thank you,. I'll try and connect with them.
Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Tue May 19, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 firewall drawing
Replies: 10
Views: 577

1909 firewall drawing

Good morning, is there a drawing of the 09/ 10 firewall with bolt holes and steering wheel location out there?
Any help appreciated.
Thanks Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Sun May 17, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear end housings need transportation.
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Re: Rear end housings need transportation.

Still looking for ride for these parts. Be glad to meet you on the interstate , either I-5 or 80 . Or if you make it to the ranch, you can look through my pile of parts and find a treasure!
Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Sat May 16, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear end housings need transportation.
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Re: Rear end housings need transportation.

Hi, still need a ride for the housings from harbor city to Northern California near Grass Valley.
Also have a brass radiator to ad to the pile. Anyone heading this way that can help would be greatly appreciated. I'd be glad to pay for the trip.
Thanks Mike 707 4868420
by Michael Paul
Tue May 05, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS brass winged script radiator
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: FS brass winged script radiator

I'll take it
by Michael Paul
Fri May 01, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear end housings need transportation.
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Re: Rear end housings need transportation.

Hi Ed, thanks for the post. Hayward is still a distance from me. Kim is in Harbor City a few hours south of Visalia. A little too much driving for a model t part. The mtfca is an amazing club, so many great people always willing to help. Thanks again, I really appreciate the offer.
Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Fri May 01, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear end housings need transportation.
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Rear end housings need transportation.

Good morning,. I have a pair of rear end housings at Kim Dobbins that need a ride to Northern California. I'm in the foothills near Grass Valley, but can meet you on the interstate, either I-80 or I- 5 . Glad to pay for your time and gas.

Thanks Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Later flywheel fit in narrow pan?
Replies: 11
Views: 759

Re: Later flywheel fit in narrow pan?

Thank you everyone for your input. I'm a little confused now, so there were 3 square hole aluminum hogshead sizes? 16" , 16 1/4" and 16 3/4" ? I'd like to build the engine with a starter ring gear. My idea was when I get tired of cranking in a few years, I could swap out the pan and hogshead to a la...
by Michael Paul
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB winged script radiator
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: WTB winged script radiator

Yes thank you, I saw those... They are both repos, I was hoping to find and original even if the core is bad. I have a new core and can recore it.
Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Later flywheel fit in narrow pan?
Replies: 11
Views: 759

Later flywheel fit in narrow pan?

I haven't tried this yet, but will a later flywheel fit in the 09/10 narrow pan/ hogshead?
Thanks for any information, Mike
by Michael Paul
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB winged script radiator
Replies: 4
Views: 421

WTB winged script radiator

Looking for an original 09/10 radiator. Also 09/10 narrow pan.
Thanks Michael Paul
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by Michael Paul
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F S N.O.S. Push rod guides
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: F S N.O.S. Push rod guides

I'll take them
by Michael Paul
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Jones speedometer parts
Replies: 3
Views: 416

WTB Jones speedometer parts

Good morning, I'm looking for the cable, swivel and gears for this Jones speedometer. Any help appreciated.
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Thanks Mike
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by Michael Paul
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: New item - Speedometer/Tachometer
Replies: 21
Views: 1594

Re: FS: New item - Speedometer/Tachometer

What a great idea! I'll take one!
Email sent....
Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hard crank on my 1909 touring.
Replies: 74
Views: 5797

Re: Hard crank on my 1909 touring.

Hi Tony, Erik Barrett has a lathe setup that he straightens rear axle housings with. You should contact him. He routinely uses it whenever it rebuilds a rear axle.
Hope this helps.
Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 gas tank
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: 26/27 gas tank

How's $100 sound?
by Michael Paul
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 gas tank
Replies: 2
Views: 353

26/27 gas tank

Very nice gas tank, $125 plus shipping
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by Michael Paul
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Click-A-Shay
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: Click-A-Shay

Good morning, I know I promised a table full of parts yesterday, but rain kept me from digging things out. I did find this very nice condition 26/27 gas tank. Asking $125 plus shipping. I'll try and post more tomorrow if weather cooperates. IMG_20200316_164559685.jpg IMG_20200316_164559685.jpg It's ...
by Michael Paul
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Virtual swap meet
Replies: 23
Views: 1803

Re: Virtual swap meet

I'm with you Tim, we had the same idea you beat me by a few minutes. I'm sure we're just a couple of the many thinking the same thing

I'd like to propose all of us in the old car Hobie come together on this.

Let's show what American get it done spirit is all about!

Michael Paul
by Michael Paul
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Click-A-Shay
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Click-A-Shay

Since the chickasha swap meet is postponed, and Bakersfield in question, how about having a swap meet online? (Click-A-Shay) I know that may seem a little silly since we have this forum available everyday, but we could open up our mtfca site to all prewar parts for a few weeks. Executive order of so...
by Michael Paul
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F S 1910 touring
Replies: 15
Views: 7316

Re: F S 1910 touring

Yes extra funds are always scarce around here too.... Lots of rusty stuff though...😁
by Michael Paul
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y
Replies: 17
Views: 1894

Re: Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y

My guess is 1 yard of concrete in each dump, that's a lot of weight hanging out there! I yard weighs a little over 4000# it looks like a very dry mix, I wonder if there are any counter weights on the other side we don't see.
Have a great day, Mike
by Michael Paul
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F S 1910 touring
Replies: 15
Views: 7316

Re: F S 1910 touring

That makes it May of 1910
by Michael Paul
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F S 1910 touring
Replies: 15
Views: 7316

Re: F S 1910 touring

Looks like 26319
by Michael Paul
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SAVE THIS TT !!
Replies: 14
Views: 1457

Re: SAVE THIS TT !!

Yes I agree, very sketchy! Look at his other items for sale on eBay. Shows a picture of a 31 roadster for 800, but the description says parts and accessories and 3 available.
by Michael Paul
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F S 1910 touring
Replies: 15
Views: 7316

Re: F S 1910 touring

I saw this in person today, you can still see the original pinstripe on the body. Someone will have a great early t with a little work. I wish I had some extra funds !
by Michael Paul
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 touring
Replies: 3
Views: 2859

Re: 1920 touring

Sold, thanks mtfca!
by Michael Paul
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Solution to rodents in upholstery
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Solution to rodents in upholstery

Free to all model T owners, very large barn cats that wandered on the ranch. You will have to come at pick them up, I will not deliver. 2789.jpeg Also great for racoons, possums, deer. Bring your own leash This is what protection measures do, I can't wait for the wolf and grizzly to be reintroduced ...
by Michael Paul
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 touring
Replies: 3
Views: 2859

Re: 1920 touring

Here's an engine photo
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by Michael Paul
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 touring
Replies: 3
Views: 2859

Re: 1920 touring

Still for sale. Wood is very solid. Would make great car for someone just starting out with model T s.
by Michael Paul
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Healthcare in 1943
Replies: 7
Views: 1092

Healthcare in 1943

Take a look at the cost of child birth in the 1940s
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by Michael Paul
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Understanding the CORONAVIRUS misleading news
Replies: 10
Views: 1176

Re: Understanding the CORONAVIRUS misleading news

An interesting new study shows if you have the common cold it prevents you from getting the flu. And if you have the flu it blocks the cold. I wonder if they can identify these antibodys and make a treatment. An old remedy for the flu was elderberry syrup. The flu virus looks like a round ball with ...
by Michael Paul
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crossing the Yuba river
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Re: Crossing the Yuba river

Looks like the rear wheels are covered with burlap or canvas for traction, never saw that before.
by Michael Paul
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crossing the Yuba river
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Crossing the Yuba river

Found this great photo from the 1910 era, not sure if has been posted here before, but what a wild ride!
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by Michael Paul
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.
Replies: 24
Views: 1840

Re: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.

Erik, so sorry to hear about your father. I wanted to say how much I appreciated all of the help both of you have given me. His expertise on bringing an old coil back to life was a joy to watch. I've only known you for a couple years, but in that time it's been the experience of a lifetime. If there...
by Michael Paul
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB front motor mount
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WTB front motor mount

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Here's a view from underneath. Very large cavity! Must have been a problem being that thin.
by Michael Paul
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB front motor mount
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WTB front motor mount

Screenshot_20200209-071340-810x1440.png Here's a photo of the thickness and shape of the early mount next to the later. Notice the thickness of the u bolt location. With all of the stress on that thinner casting, I could see why they thickened things up. Thanks to Lauren Butler for sharing the info...
by Michael Paul
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB front motor mount
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WTB front motor mount

Thank you for the photo, it would be interesting to know if it was just the first 2500 cars. If that's the case I may have the correct one. Anyone have the early style on a later 09 ?
Thanks, Mike
by Michael Paul
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB front motor mount
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WTB front motor mount

Good morning, still looking for the early style front motor mount. Does anyone have an actual photo of one? Any help appreciated, Mike
by Michael Paul
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 touring
Replies: 3
Views: 2859

1920 touring

I'm selling this great old touring car with 1950s era graffiti. I don't have time to restore it, I have too many other irons in the fire. It has good compression and should run. I have the top bows and the rear fenders and the correct front wheels that go with it also. I'd like to get $2500 or best ...
by Michael Paul
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Video of Model B running
Replies: 14
Views: 1368

Re: Video of Model B running

Wow, that was great! History back to life!
by Michael Paul
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 09 running board FS
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: 09 running board FS

I can drive up to save shipping cost. I have a trip to cabbellas planned.
Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 09 running board FS
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: 09 running board FS

I'll take them
by Michael Paul
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Aluminum Body
Replies: 9
Views: 1519

Re: Aluminum Body

Touring car?
by Michael Paul
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Memory
Replies: 55
Views: 4887

Re: Memory

Good morning,. I have a great model t Ford story from Napa valley. While researching a car that was built in Napa in 1899, built by Fred Jacks, a bicycle shop owner. I was fortunate to have found his niece who still lived in the family home just outside of town. She had original photos if the car I ...
by Michael Paul
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 button tufting layout.
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: 1911 button tufting layout.

Thanks for all of the great info.... I didn't know the buttons we're metal topped. I found my button making machine and was ready to start cutting leather plugs to make the buttons. So black painted top pronged buttons we're used originally? Also I've been getting an education on leather thickness. ...
by Michael Paul
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 button tufting layout.
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: 1911 button tufting layout.

I found these on eBay, is 44 sq ft the same size as you bought? The price seems very inexpensive to me.
Any thoughts?

Thanks Mike
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by Michael Paul
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 button tufting layout.
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: 1911 button tufting layout.

Wow, both look great! Thank you Keith and Scott for the great photos and info.

It would be a great help to borrow your patterns Keith.
That would speed things up so much.
Where did you find your leather hides?
by Michael Paul
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 button tufting layout.
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: 1911 button tufting layout.

Thanks Scott for the great idea.......I was planing on tacking the backing in place on the body. Then layout the button location. I had a book some time back that had layout patterns for carriages. The vinyl idea, is the way to go. I do have a Hayes body original with the car. And an extra beaudette...
by Michael Paul
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 button tufting layout.
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

1911 button tufting layout.

Happy New year! My resolution is to get my 11 touring on the road. Just finished rebuilding the engine with Erik Barrett's help. Now on to the upholstery! Fortunately, I worked for a upholstery shop part time in highschool, started off making buttons for the tufting jobs that were lined up. Diamond ...
by Michael Paul
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb dump bed TT
Replies: 7
Views: 722

Re: Wtb dump bed TT

Good morning, still looking for a TT dump bed. Anyone bringing one to chickasha? I think I can get a ride back to California from there.
Any help appreciated, Mike
by Michael Paul
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb dump bed TT
Replies: 7
Views: 722

Re: Wtb dump bed TT

Thanks Herb, if I could get one delivered to chickasha, I could get it hauled back from there.
Thanks Mike
by Michael Paul
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb dump bed TT
Replies: 7
Views: 722

Wtb dump bed TT

Hi, looking for a dump bed to fit a TT truck. Hoping to find one in northern California.
Thanks Mike
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