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by Adam
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Drive shaft pinion bearing. $30, shipping included.
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Drive shaft pinion bearing. $30, shipping included.

Here is a nice used original style pinion bearing. It has been ultrasonic cleaned so there is no dirt or grease inside the roller tubes. It is ready to install. Rollers look smooth and clean and measure .560”/.561” on one end and .557”/.558” on the other. Shipping inside the continental USA is inclu...
by Adam
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wood spokes, originals $50
Replies: 7
Views: 494

Re: Wood spokes, originals $50

Franklin is right! They do!

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by Adam
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS spindle , and 5z band tool for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: NOS spindle , and 5z band tool for sale

I don’t see anything wrong with it... It’s a nice band wrench for the price. The “modification” surely doesn’t hurt it’s value. I know what the modification is, but I’ll let others guess for a while first!


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by Adam
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: new sheet metal prep
Replies: 8
Views: 521

Re: new sheet metal prep

It’s always best to follow the tech sheets for the primer and paint you are using. Advice from others may not be appropriate for your product, or may leave some details out.
by Adam
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I CAN'T FIND PARTS
Replies: 27
Views: 1434

Re: I CAN'T FIND PARTS

The good Kevlar linings have mostly been on backorder from the manufacturer since May, 2019.
by Adam
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How not to buy something in the classified ads
Replies: 27
Views: 1640

Re: How not to buy something in the classified ads

I think that forum and classified posts are just like “instruction sheets” to some people. People look at the pictures and maybe read a little of the text, but won’t read it all... Therefore they don’t follow the directions.
by Adam
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: UPDATE
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: I need some help concerning Sirenman aka Joe Dorgan

Mail him a certified letter.
by Adam
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T sputters when turning a corner or hits bump
Replies: 19
Views: 744

Re: T sputters when turning a corner or hits bump

Sounds like a broken choke lever spring...
by Adam
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTD TT truck tire
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: WTD TT truck tire

Yes Steve... I did logically assume “wanted to buy”, but I got to thinking that the D & B aren’t right next to each other on the keyboard, so I was wondering if he was maybe looking for some other info... Some people do type in abbreviations and assume most everyone understands.
by Adam
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTD TT truck tire
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: WTD TT truck tire

I googled “WTD” and it means “What To Do?”... What do you want to know?
by Adam
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition Coils
Replies: 14
Views: 924

Re: Ignition Coils

He said the car came with “an all in one box”. I’m thinking this is a “True Fire” or similar ignition system. He replaced that with regular coils, but didn’t mention doing anything with the timer or wiring... I think some of those “spurious” ignition systems include timer and/or wiring modifications...
by Adam
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring end gap
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Ring end gap

If its using a “gallon of oil to six gallons of gas”, and there are no major leaks, then you must have a hole in a piston!

Or your pistons are TOTALLY SHOT...

A quart of oil in 75 miles is highly excessive...
by Adam
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: oil can 1912
Replies: 12
Views: 1212

Re: oil can 1912

$500 for a nice one?

(It’s in my personal collection but most things do have their price...)
by Adam
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring end gap
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Ring end gap

Also be sure to check the fit of the rings in the piston grooves. If they have any perceptible up-and-down play, then that is very likely one source of your oil burning. If you can insert a .003” or larger feeler gauge above or below the ring, the piston should be replaced. I recently had an engine ...
by Adam
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For sale. Excellent wire wheel rear hub with new drum & lugs installed
Replies: 0
Views: 218

For sale. Excellent wire wheel rear hub with new drum & lugs installed

This is an excellent quality rear wire wheel hub. It is a very good used hub with a new McLaren drum and new lugs installed. The lugs are properly press-swedged with the proper tool. I tried the hub on a new axle shaft and it is a good fit. The taper isn’t worn. It is clean bare steel and hasn’t bee...
by Adam
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB reverse drum and gear
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: WTB reverse drum and gear

If the cracks are just a couple and from the rivet holes, extending towards the gear, they are generally of little concern. If cracks are between the webs, or on the circumference, then the drum should be replaced. I do have a good usable reverse drum that has been Magnafluxed that I could sell for ...
by Adam
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 20 coupe gas tank
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Re: 20 coupe gas tank

It’s likely to be the wrong tank AND in the wrong place. Most coupes had a square tank in the trunk.
However... According to Bruce’s book, At some point in late ‘20 some coupes did have oval tanks installed as an “experiment”. Your seat base doesn’t look right for an oval tank though.
by Adam
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spiral Tube Radiator.
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Spiral Tube Radiator.

I bet the aluminum tanks all corroded out in a couple years and there are none left!
by Adam
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?

I’m following up. According to my paint dealer, the DS127 is a gray-green and the DS135 is also gray-green “but just a hair” greener. I ordered the DS135 in a 2k single stage urethane & will post a photo & opinion next week.
by Adam
Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can you show the original of this?
Replies: 15
Views: 1229

Re: Can you show the original of this?

This sort of part likely came from a 3rd party manufacturer and therefore wasn’t made in the actual Ford factory, so there were probably several minor variations. These types of items were widely used “general hardware” items and were likely sourced from whoever had the best price and was reasonably...
by Adam
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Used magneto headlamp dimmer, $20
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: Used magneto headlamp dimmer, $20

Yes, they mount in place of the ammeter and a metal plate covers the hole and hides the transformer.
by Adam
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: E&J pat 1908 black & brass side lamp for parts, $25
Replies: 0
Views: 137

E&J pat 1908 black & brass side lamp for parts, $25

Very nice quality brass top, maybe a couple other salvageable parts too. $25 plus shipping. Please email if interested. I may not see a post here or receive a pm.


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by Adam
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Used magneto headlamp dimmer, $20
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Used magneto headlamp dimmer, $20

$20 plus USPS small flat rate box postage. Email if interested. I might not see a post here or receive a pm.


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by Adam
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Pair of Black & brass acetylene headlight shells with nice bonnets *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Pair of Black & brass acetylene headlight shells with nice bonnets *sold*

I’m doing some cleaning and found these. They have no markings on them, but the brass bonnets are excellent. They look similar to Corcorans or Victor 2’s. $60 for the pair plus shipping. Email if interested. I might not see a post here or receive a pm. 958B9C9D-5B9E-46BA-8CDD-6A5CBF15F47A.jpeg 33C02...
by Adam
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ‘15-‘27 Brass side lamp door with lens for sale $50
Replies: 0
Views: 144

‘15-‘27 Brass side lamp door with lens for sale $50

This is brass plated steel and was probably done a long time ago. It looks very nice. The vendors get around $120 each. Looking for $50. Will ship inside the USA for $10. Please email. I might not see a post here or receive a pm. Thank you. ADCFC8D9-4D66-423A-B254-FD372420E5DC.jpeg 28B4F4FA-6404-4B5...
by Adam
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New member, can you identify this Hack?
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: New member, can you identify this Hack?

The hack is mostly plywood and not something too appropriate to the chassis it is on. If you like it, think you’ll have more fun in it than the touring, are not concerned with resale value or historical accuracy, then go for it. If the touring is in good shape physically and mechanically, and is a c...
by Adam
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 151
Views: 5355

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

Maybe I need to clarify my post... I was saying that I doubt a $15 open source do-it-yourself electronic coil tester will hurt any existing products.
by Adam
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: wrist pin bushing
Replies: 12
Views: 657

Re: wrist pin bushing

If you can’t find someone locally, I can do it for $20. Of course, there would be shipping each way to consider.
by Adam
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?

Original Smith wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:44 am
I believe you can purchase Model A engine paint in spray cans from the A vendors.

And all the vendors put the correct size rear windows in the correct location on all the ‘23-‘25 top kits they sell...

(But seriously, I need the product in a good automotive quality single stage urethane)
by Adam
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB FUEL SHUT OFF
Replies: 6
Views: 494

Re: WTB FUEL SHUT OFF

I’ve got one on a nice original N,R,S, sediment bulb for $495. Just mentioning it in case you are in dire need. You would eventually be able to sell the sediment bulb...
by Adam
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Does anyone have a paint code for Model A engine green?

I know many of you also work on A’s, so I figured I might get a quick answer here.

I’m looking for a paint code for the green that was used on Model A engines. I don’t have a good sample to match. Please post it here and / or email me. Thanks!
by Adam
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 151
Views: 5355

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

What Luke is doing is the electronic version of building a hand cranked coil tester from scratch. A properly functioning hand-cranked coil tester can be made in an afternoon out of items from the average Model T hobbyists scrap pile (so long as you have aptitude for such endeavors). TOTAL COST proba...
by Adam
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Early starting crank
Replies: 12
Views: 541

Re: WTB Early starting crank

Original Smith wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:27 am
What annoys me, is I've never seen the high dome rivet for the handle reproduced, only the flat one! I wonder why?
Invest $1,000 into having 250 of them made, then sell 20 a year at $8 each... That’s why!
by Adam
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Early starting crank
Replies: 12
Views: 541

Re: WTB Early starting crank

Probably not what you’re after, but I’ve got a 1909 available for $300. Email if interested.
by Adam
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS- 33 x 3-1/2 Dunlop Tires
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: FS- 33 x 3-1/2 Dunlop Tires

That would be a tire for a 26” rim... What did it come off of? It wouldn’t fit on any Model T or TT.
by Adam
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is this a "dummy" flywheel ring gear for a non-starter car?
Replies: 40
Views: 1765

Re: Is this a "dummy" flywheel ring gear for a non-starter car?

I think you have something else going on there. The earliest flywheels with ring gears had two dowel pins 180 degrees apart from each other that acted as keys as a safeguard to prevent the action of the starter from shearing the 16 brass screws. These are only found on the very earliest starter type...
by Adam
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Remove Hogshead
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: Remove Hogshead

He has a ‘27 roadster... That’s probably one of the easiest ones to pull the hogshead on. There is plenty of access thru both front doors. Even better access if you remove the door hinge pins and take the doors off.
by Adam
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1913-1917 Hubcaps
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: 1913-1917 Hubcaps

I would have thought that the one on the right in Jim’s picture is a ‘13...

My fairly original late May / early June ‘13 doesn’t have holes for a carbide generator in the passenger side running board.
by Adam
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1923 Rear Curtain
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: 1923 Rear Curtain

I remember seeing some info on these several years ago that said something to the effect that there was a wide variation of spacing on original Ford tops.
by Adam
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: System update successful
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: System update successful

Steve, I understand what is happening. It’s a nuisance. It didn’t happen in the first few months of the forum. It’s good to know Jeff knows why it’s happening and is trying to work on it. Knowing how to get around it by jumping thru some hoops when you post a photo is just like running on battery wh...
by Adam
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: System update successful
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: System update successful

Jeff, For what it’s worth, I never noticed an issue on my photos or anyone elses in the first few months of the new forum up till the time those hackers were around. Is it possible something changed around that time?
by Adam
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: System update successful
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: System update successful

I wonder if the sideways and upside down photos will go away...
by Adam
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mounting A Stubborn 30 x 3
Replies: 32
Views: 1282

Re: Mounting A Stubborn 30 x 3

Start at the valve stem and finish up 180 degrees from it. If you use a good, new rim flap, it’s much easier.
by Adam
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 21" tires for a driver
Replies: 21
Views: 1120

Re: 21" tires for a driver

The Universal 4.50-4.75x21 tires are the cheapest, and slightly fatter than the “stock” tire. Universal has free shipping on everything thru this afternoon. Its a once-per-year deal they only do on the four days after Thanksgiving. Free shipping should save you an additional $80 or more.
by Adam
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Lot Of 20 Champion X Spark Plugs
Replies: 2
Views: 230

Re: For Sale Lot Of 20 Champion X Spark Plugs

Sold. I’ll take them. I just sent an email too. Thanks.
by Adam
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fuel tank sediment bulb & valves, Model N, R, S.
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: Fuel tank sediment bulb & valves, Model N, R, S.

Photo of the opposite side.

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by Adam
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ‘23-‘25 Tudor nice original rear seat back assembly For Sale.
Replies: 1
Views: 129

‘23-‘25 Tudor nice original rear seat back assembly For Sale.

I’m figuring this is ‘23-‘25 Tudor based on the upholstery pattern. Might also be a fair fit in a ‘26-‘27. If you want it, I have access to both those body styles not too far away and if you want me to, I can try it in them to verify fit before you mail payment. First $200 gets it. Shipping would be...
by Adam
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fuel tank sediment bulb & valves, Model N, R, S.
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Fuel tank sediment bulb & valves, Model N, R, S.

Correct for Ford Models N, R, S, and perhaps other earlier Ford models too. May also be correct for some other very early makes. All the valves turn. This is the real deal. $500. Might be negotiable if you have a genuine need for it and I’m also open to trades. Please email if interested. I may not ...
by Adam
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909-1911 Frame for sale. $700
Replies: 0
Views: 244

1909-1911 Frame for sale. $700

1909-1911 frame. A pair of excellent original cast rear body brackets are included, but not pictured (they still have some original paint on them). $700. It is located in Oconomowoc, WI. Email if interested. I might not see a response here.

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by Adam
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: coil point arc
Replies: 9
Views: 727

Re: coil point arc

Much visible arcing at the points is usually an indication that the capacitor is failing or failed. If the capacitor is failing, you can sometimes also see pitting on the points. There still are some new coils being sold by the major vendors that use an incorrect capacitor which tends to fail quickl...
by Adam
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An Alternative Way to Install Transmission Bands
Replies: 14
Views: 1339

Re: An Alternative Way to Install Transmission Bands

You will very likely have the very best results by following the instructions that come with the new linings you purchase.
by Adam
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: flatbed on CL-just in case someone is looking...
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Re: flatbed on CL-just in case someone is looking...

I have a TT flatbed in Wisconsin that I would sell for $500 If it’s any nearer to anyone looking. Email if interested.
by Adam
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '15-16 Runabout Body
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: '15-16 Runabout Body

People that don’t look at the classifieds don’t want to buy or sell anything! I don’t know how posting an item for sale on the forum would help sell it, but if it works for you, let me know and maybe I’ll post all my stuff here too.
by Adam
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Loose rivets in brakedrum
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Re: Loose rivets in brakedrum

Cold riveting is the way to go on transmission drums and it really should be carefully done in a press. The rivets then need to be faced in a lathe.

Round trip shipping might be too pricey to be worthwhile for you, but I re-rivet transmission drums for $40.
by Adam
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Auto Wash Bowl
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Auto Wash Bowl

Get your front wheel bearings rusted, rear axle full of water, and connecting rods bent...
by Adam
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas tank sediment bowl
Replies: 7
Views: 577

Re: Gas tank sediment bowl

How do you know the ones in the picture are steel and not bronze? Appearance of both oval and round tanks? It doesn’t make sense that round and oval tanks would be in the same photo. The change-over was in ‘20. Is it possible that the photo is much earlier, maybe around ‘14, and the tanks that appea...
by Adam
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 steering column
Replies: 13
Views: 888

Re: 1911 steering column

I have a stock '25 T that has original 5-1 gears. I have several other T's that have the original 4-1 setup. I honestly don't see why changing to the 5-1 ratio is worth it. Does your ‘25 have 21” balloon tires? If you drove all day with 4:1 steering gears and 21” tires you sure would notice the dif...
by Adam
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine was running, now seized
Replies: 25
Views: 1913

Re: Engine was running, now seized

brendan.hoban wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:07 am
The crud on the bores looked like crystallised brown sugar, I assume that was dried anti-freeze...
Interesting that you would say that. When I originally posted that it was likely a seized wrist pin, I was also going to say “either that or someone put sugar in your gas tank”...
by Adam
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine was running, now seized
Replies: 25
Views: 1913

Re: Engine was running, now seized

I’d be very surprised if just putting the head back on and trying to start it solves the problem. An engine seized so bad that the starting crank breaks is very very likely to require more investigation and a proper fix. If I had an engine with the same symptoms, I would pull all the pistons, examin...
by Adam
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 steering column
Replies: 13
Views: 888

Re: 1011 steering column

Yes and no. The fit of the gears in a pre ‘15 is usually disappointing. At the straight ahead position where there is normally the most wear, you can usually get the gears to go in and the fit sometimes seems okay. As you turn it a little left and right, the gears bind. Sometimes they bind quite bad...
by Adam
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine was running, now seized
Replies: 25
Views: 1913

Re: Engine was running, now seized

It’s probably a seized wrist pin.
by Adam
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '24 T Barn Find
Replies: 20
Views: 1319

Re: '24 T Barn Find

Original T’s with original paint DO shed paint in big hunks (and/or small crumbles), HOWEVER, what is under the original paint is bare, clean, shiny, un-sanded steel. NOT white primer like in those pictures!
by Adam
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Running Model T engine and complete chassis $1,500.
Replies: 0
Views: 591

Running Model T engine and complete chassis $1,500.

I’ve had this a couple months and won’t have time to do anything with it in the next several months, so my loss is your gain. I bought it not running for parts, but when I removed the cylinder head, the cylinders were in great shape, so I decided to get it running to see how it sounds. I installed n...
by Adam
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adapting a TT Warford to a Conventional Model T-Part 1
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: Adapting a TT Warford to a Conventional Model T-Part 1

I guess I don’t understand what you are making here.

The T & TT u-joint and front end “square” of the T & TT driveshafts are all the same size.

The input and output ends of the Warfords should all be the same size too. There wasn’t really a car model and a truck model.
by Adam
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1915/16 Hood Former
Replies: 5
Views: 428

Re: WTB 1915/16 Hood Former

I have one that is real pitted on the bottom but usable for $150, and a little better one will be here in a couple weeks for $200. Email me if interested.
by Adam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Is this a TT ring gear?
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Is this a TT ring gear?

No
by Adam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909-1911 frame $800 and free delivery to Owatonna MN this weekend.
Replies: 0
Views: 330

1909-1911 frame $800 and free delivery to Owatonna MN this weekend.

1909-1911 frame. A pair of excellent original cast rear body brackets are included, but not pictured (they still have some original paint on them). $800. I’m going to Cameron’s swap meet in Owatonna, MN and can bring it along. Otherwise, it is located in Oconomowoc, WI. Email if interested. I might ...
by Adam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - EVERS SAUVAGE ACCESSORY HOGSHEAD COVER PLATE FOR GREASING TRANSMISSION BANDS
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: FOR SALE - EVERS SAUVAGE ACCESSORY HOGSHEAD COVER PLATE FOR GREASING TRANSMISSION BANDS

I believe it was a mica based grease that was sold by the same company. I’ve seen an original ad somewhere.
by Adam
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A little parts quiz
Replies: 29
Views: 1619

Re: A little parts quiz

Hey Steve, Are you mistaken on #6? The hole looks WAY too big...
by Adam
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just broke off the rivet heads in my driveshaft housing
Replies: 6
Views: 572

Re: Just broke off the rivet heads in my driveshaft housing

From a practical standpoint, the tube is shot. A proper repair would cost more than a good used tube. These were cold riveted in a fixture.
by Adam
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A little parts quiz
Replies: 29
Views: 1619

Re: A little parts quiz

#6 Looks like the seat base mount washer typical to tudor sedan passenger seat bases. I think that’s the one everyone missed.
by Adam
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WtB set of NON DEMOUNTABLE BANDS
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: WtB set of NON DEMOUNTABLE BANDS

$20 per set of 3 plus shipping. They will be good, usable, not kinked, and no excessive rust. Email if interested. I have multiple sets if anyone else needs any.
by Adam
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 623

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Any accessory handles that do not have a set screw are supposed to be an interference fit and are intended to be “hammered” on.
by Adam
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjustable lifters with stainless steel valves...
Replies: 22
Views: 979

Re: Adjustable lifters with stainless steel valves...

I was under the impression that lifters had a slight crown on their cam contact faces so that they would rotate in their bores during operation. Is that not so with model Ts? Cheers, Bill You are correct! T lifters from the Ford factory have a very large radius on their cam-contact surface. Not sur...
by Adam
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I swear...
Replies: 14
Views: 1118

Re: I swear...

He was probably there using the wifi...
by Adam
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars
Replies: 62
Views: 2489

Re: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars

Read the state statutes for your state instead of asking opinions here. They are the factual information you need and are available online on your state’s website. To my knowledge, most states can not prevent children from riding in a car without seatbelts if seatbelts were not original equipment. D...
by Adam
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1917 Depot Hack for sale.
Replies: 12
Views: 2338

Re: 1917 Depot Hack for sale.

I’m surprised this isn’t sold already. If it was within a couple hundred miles of me, it would be sold!
by Adam
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Vintage calcium carbide for your vintage FORD
Replies: 12
Views: 716

Re: Vintage calcium carbide for your vintage FORD

I sold and shipped a bunch of 11oz cans of carbide about 15 years ago. As I recall, they had to be marked: ORM-D Consumer Commodity Surface Transportation Only The specifics are in the USPS tariffs online. I remember the first time I dropped some of those packages off, the lady at the post office gr...
by Adam
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Vintage calcium carbide for your vintage FORD
Replies: 12
Views: 716

Re: Vintage calcium carbide for your vintage FORD

I had an old 1/2 can of the same brand that was crumbly and looked broken down and it still worked just fine.
by Adam
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hot Low Drum ????
Replies: 6
Views: 572

Re: Hot Low Drum ????

That’s a drum from Nolting Machine. I believe they are machined from billet ductile iron. They can get so hot they are blue to the center and don’t crack. Check it for roundness and concentricity on a mandrel in the lathe. Probably won’t need any, but turn and grind it if it does. Bead blast the col...
by Adam
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Vintage Ford Magazine forum could be dropped
Replies: 4
Views: 536

Re: The Vintage Ford Magazine forum could be dropped

I’d love to know what the photos of the Model A engine inside the front cover of the last issue were all about... I didn’t see any explanation, nor did I see anything in the rest of the magazine that related to those pictures!
by Adam
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Leak in Overflow Tube
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Leak in Overflow Tube

Quick fix is to shove a piece of rubber tubing over it that just fits snugly. If that fixes the leak, then the overflow tube has some internal perforations and should be fixed correctly by a radiator repair shop.
by Adam
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Axle keyhole too wide
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: Able keyhole too wide

In other bad news, I remember inspecting and rejecting some supposedly “Texas” axle shafts a customer wanted me to install several years ago. They were fully machined from one end to the other, the bearing surfaces were not ground or polished (the lathe turning marks were quite visible), and they we...
by Adam
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fun projects coil box kit
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Fun projects coil box kit

Snyders makes coil box replacement wood kits in a black plastic material. I’ve installed several, and run one myself. They work great.
by Adam
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Very early tie rod and drag link
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Very early tie rod and drag link

They have been shortened, but the ends look decent. Will be at Hershey. Green Field. Price negotiable. Email for my phone number.
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by Adam
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909-1910-1911 Frame for sale at Hershey
Replies: 0
Views: 346

1909-1910-1911 Frame for sale at Hershey

$995. Includes a pair of excellent original rear body brackets that have never been rusty and have traces of original paint. Email for my phone number. 62DAB754-D48E-48A0-B677-FA67063A3262.jpeg 5E1C18AE-B447-4564-99EB-7B25037727BF.jpeg 229A8AF2-BDF0-4BD0-947A-EB79F323A1ED.jpeg D5D384BC-EEC7-4797-93C...
by Adam
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Caulking Recommendition
Replies: 2
Views: 435

Re: Caulking Recommendition

On a ‘26-‘27 “all steel body” (coupe or tudor); Use urethane caulk under the wood (wood to body, inside the “L” channel that holds the top wood). You want to seal the wood to the body so your headliner and panels don’t get wet in the rain or while washing the car. This is the same urethane that you ...
by Adam
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my pinion bearing worn too far?
Replies: 10
Views: 905

Re: Is my pinion bearing worn too far?

He did mic the rollers. The info is in the original post. Read it and offer an opinion...
by Adam
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: SWAN Carburetor What is it for?
Replies: 6
Views: 434

Re: SWAN Carburetor What is it for?

Its a part of a hokey aftermarket vaporizer carburetor setup.
by Adam
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gary Hylton's Ames
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Re: Gary Hylton's Ames

https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5871

I was somehow under the impression that the new owners were relatives.
by Adam
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Auction
Replies: 19
Views: 2424

Re: Model T Auction

Real bummer that the auction is the week of Hershey.
by Adam
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Auction
Replies: 19
Views: 2424

Re: Model T Auction

I certainly don’t understand anybody's viewpoint that the people who buy stuff at auctions to resale are at all driving prices up for hobbyists. If you buy used parts for resale, you have to buy at much less than you sell at in order to cover expenses and have any money left over. Therefore, a re-se...
by Adam
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 35 inch fan belt
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: Wtb 35 inch fan belt

I’m pretty sure that would be a special size you would have to make with a belt binder. ‘27 Roadster with a water pump does usually take a 36” belt if everything is correct. You should have a large style engine pulley and the fan bracket should be on the upper water outlet. Also the direction you tu...
by Adam
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question for Trent Boggess
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: Question for Trent Boggess

Ripon, WI