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by Ken Buhler
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: SHOW US YOUR LATHE
Replies: 17
Views: 491

Re: SHOW US YOUR LATHE

Atlas Lathe.jpg I am blessed to have met a nice 93 year old man who decided to hang up his guns and lighten his load. He certainly did not use it much. This Atlas 12 - 36 is from about March 1981 at the end of production. He saved the original manual in mint condition, many South Bend 1938 Bulletin...
by Ken Buhler
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: craftsman lathe
Replies: 18
Views: 1057

Re: craftsman lathe

I am very grateful to have recently found a barely used Atlas 12 36 lathe from the end of production in 1981. It has the dual belts and motor in the cabinet. It came with many tools and attachments. Now I need to spend a few weeks with you Stan to learn the way! Plus an update of your instrument rep...
by Ken Buhler
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB running chassis.......Florida
Replies: 13
Views: 711

Re: WTB running chassis.......Florida

Scraping bottom can work, but I'm not sure it is endearing. I think it is time for buyers to appreciate the fair value of what they are looking for. I feel that it is an insult to the seller for the buyer to outright reject the offer without at least acknowledging what was done. I'm waiting for the ...
by Ken Buhler
Wed May 20, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We’re moving
Replies: 12
Views: 1258

Re: We’re moving

I think Tom is trying to tell you he is now writing from Ohio.
by Ken Buhler
Fri May 01, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We lost another one
Replies: 28
Views: 2067

Re: We lost another one

Herman was always kind and helpful In the conversations I had with him. He never expressed a need to end our time, and always invited me to call him again. I had hoped to speak with him again soon. There was a man who was not afraid of telling you how he felt and I thanked him for that. For those of...
by Ken Buhler
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS - New Stromberg Idle Jets - Sold Out
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: FS - New Stromberg Idle Jets - Sold Out

In a moment of panic, I confused myself. Thank you Mark for your consideration and thoughtfulness.
Thank you Scott for correcting me.
by Ken Buhler
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS - New Stromberg Idle Jets - Sold Out
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: FS - New Stromberg Idle Jets - Now only 1 available

Hello Scott,
Please look to our emails of March 7. I hope you still have one.
Ken
by Ken Buhler
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926-7 Hood
Replies: 3
Views: 538

Re: 1926-7 Hood

Hello Dennis, Did you get my email?
Ken
by Ken Buhler
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #2 - Coil Testing/Tuning
Replies: 67
Views: 3935

Re: Coil Testing/Tuning Webinar

Thank you for such a valuable experience, to learn from the collective knowledge and wisdom in an area many of us do not totally understand.
I'm in and grateful.
by Ken Buhler
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926-7 Hood
Replies: 3
Views: 538

Re: 1926-7 Hood

Hello Dennis, email sent.
by Ken Buhler
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS PINION GEARS
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: FS PINION GEARS

I'll take #1 if it doesn't sell.
by Ken Buhler
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, 26-27 Fuel tank
Replies: 4
Views: 635

Re: FS, 26-27 Fuel tank

Email sent.
by Ken Buhler
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 26 & 27 Water Necks
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Re: FS 26 & 27 Water Necks

Some time ago I called the tech dept. at JB Weld to discuss uses and limitations of the product. They say we can use it to build up deeply pitted parts like the neck and even deeply pitted sheet metal. I will be doing some on my runabout trunk side panels inside. Clean blast first.
by Ken Buhler
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Oil tail lamp and license bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: WTB Oil tail lamp and license bracket

What do they look like?
by Ken Buhler
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - Stromberg throttle and choke plate screws
Replies: 4
Views: 510

Re: For Sale - Stromberg throttle and choke plate screws

Hello Scott, Where do these screws apply? Are there different models of the OF?
by Ken Buhler
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS trunk key
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: NOS trunk key

Hello Bill, I re-sent the email to you.
Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: *SCAM* Alert - Jayson in California
Replies: 24
Views: 2977

Re: *SCAM* Alert - Jayson in California

If the Fed cut off foreign aid to Nigeria (if they do) until they fix this, would it help?
by Ken Buhler
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear axle bearing problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1283

Re: Rear axle bearing problem

This is an interesting situation. First, I welcome thicker sleeves but it would be good to know which ones and what spec. I wonder if you first check the tube for burrs, measure the tube and then use another one the same size to install the sleeve. Then hone it out to the desired size and refit it i...
by Ken Buhler
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trunk lid skin replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 797

Re: Trunk lid skin replacement

Thank you Allan, I see I got lucky with my roadster lid.
Kevin, good tip, thank you.
by Ken Buhler
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trunk lid skin replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 797

Re: Trunk lid skin replacement

The deck lids are assembled like a hand in glove. Carefully go through the spot welds with a small burr and then slip the shell out of the skin. You then have easy access to both panels. During the repair, you can slide the shell in and out to see how you are doing. When you are satisfied with the f...
by Ken Buhler
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: Top Iron Holder
Replies: 10
Views: 766

Re: Wanted: Top Iron Holder

I have a lot of these parts in varying shapes. Were they mostly for Canadian cars or is that another car story? I also have a small pile of roof bow elbows/joints. Please keep that in mind and pass it on if anyone is in need. Thank you.
Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the Axle shaft diameter ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

Re: What is the Axle shaft diameter ?

Hello Les, That is a great idea. I have a few hundred good Hyatt bearings of varying measurements and at this time they have limited or specific applications. We could then juggle the bearings based on their specs, to match inside or outside placements. Also, if they were made longer as well. Thank ...
by Ken Buhler
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 3638

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

You CO detector should be 4-5 feet off the floor. Most CO & smoke alarms have a lifespan of 7 to 10 years and if not hard wired, replace the batteries every year. A detector with a lithium battery or a hard-wired smoke detector can last 10 years, at which time you would just replace the whole unit....
by Ken Buhler
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 3638

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

Like Les, I have a glycol in floor gas fired heat system. My shop is seriously insulated. I can work in a shirt and it has no cold corners. If I open the door for a while, the heat is recovered quickly afterward because everything is at temperature. Radiant floor heat saves money.
by Ken Buhler
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about new tool??
Replies: 31
Views: 2493

Re: Question about new tool??

Dan I am interested if the price is under $20. jab35<at>cornell(dot)edu Thanks for making the offer, jb James, We can't tell the supplier what they should sell it for. I think that if you can't afford the part, do without unless you can provide a better part for less. We need to turn this hobby fro...
by Ken Buhler
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 15
Views: 2112

Re: Sad News

I am so very sorry Mike, I know that pain. Unfortunately there is no cure for that. I hope you can find strength from all of the people who are thinking of you, yet you have never met.
by Ken Buhler
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about new tool??
Replies: 31
Views: 2493

Re: Question about new tool??

I also. Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New transmission drums and triple gears for sale or trade! LOOK NEW LOWER PRICE!
Replies: 16
Views: 2562

Re: New transmission drums and triple gears for sale or trade! LOOK NEW LOWER PRICE!

David, As I embark on refurbishing the many motors and hundreds of parts I have, I am absolutely amazed that no one has shown an appreciation for what you are offering. I hope you can hold out. We need to change this hobby from cheap to fair.
Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1915 Brasco mag horn
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: FS 1915 Brasco mag horn

Tom, are those cracks that I am looking at?
by Ken Buhler
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on the radiator mounting kit plate nut
Replies: 17
Views: 1393

Re: Question on the radiator mounting kit plate nut

Putting both type of nuts in the kit will give an option of which you want to use. Make it a combo kit. Probably would cost a bit more but not all that much. That would solve any issue. I bought a kit for my 24 Coupe and it had an info sheet in it. Adding the info about both styles that can used in...
by Ken Buhler
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 39-13 Ring and pinion
Replies: 5
Views: 614

Re: 39-13 Ring and pinion

Michael, I have a 13/39 set with the identical stamping (B23S then a large C with small FF inside it and then tiny A9) on a unused set that I bought from Specialized Antique Auto Parts in Huston in about 1983. I have been trying to identify the manufacturer. Do you or anyone here know how to find th...
by Ken Buhler
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Miss the Ol' Timers
Replies: 22
Views: 2461

Re: I Miss the Ol' Timers

I shared a quite long conversation with Wally Szumowski very recently. He is now 87 and still lives in his home but his dear wife is in intensive care yet may be able to join him again with help. Having been here on the forum for many years I have gotten to know a lot of us as camaraderie and charac...
by Ken Buhler
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, Differential case and spider gear shaft
Replies: 10
Views: 1088

Re: FS, Differential case and spider gear shaft

Please Dave,
The spider shaft shows significant pitting and something else. That piece looks un-useable. What are the measurements of the gear case ID?
Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drive shafts
Replies: 17
Views: 1432

Re: Drive shafts

In the early 1980's I collected a lot of Model T parts. My findings are that the Canadian production was using tapered torque tubes, not stepped, in the later years. Was this yet another cost saving decision? I would welcome any other perspectives as I may have learned a lot about Model T's but I ha...
by Ken Buhler
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What am I looking at?
Replies: 10
Views: 1164

Re: What am I looking at?

The hub is off something else.
by Ken Buhler
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: early ? rear frame crossmember question
Replies: 3
Views: 542

Re: early ? rear frame crossmember question

It was cut off. Easy to replace but first check the rails for correctness and straighten before replacement.
by Ken Buhler
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 runabout: wrong door?
Replies: 27
Views: 2176

Re: 1915 runabout: wrong door?

Being a body man, I disagree with bending hinges. The hinges were made in a jig and the bodies were also. All cars are built from the firewall back. First you set the cowl and firewall vertical and diagonal on a level frame (datum line). Then attach the front door to fit. Then you fit the body to ma...
by Ken Buhler
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muffler mounting.
Replies: 26
Views: 2551

Re: Muffler mounting.

Robert, Loosen the pipe at the manifold and move it slightly aside. You must mount the muffler in the frame and then WITHOUT the pipe in place, use a 2X4 or some wood to force the muffler to the correct fore/aft position by bending the mount brackets. Then swing the pipe beside the inlet to see wher...
by Ken Buhler
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26-27 running board brackets
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: 26-27 running board brackets

Google: model t frame dimensions mtfca and you can print it.
Ken
by Ken Buhler
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays
Replies: 12
Views: 1463

Re: Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays

A friend from Kelowna started the Cody Dug Up Gun Museum in downtown Cody Wyoming that is very interesting. I was there in 2013 but do not know if he still has it.
by Ken Buhler
Sat May 18, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26-27 Roadster Pick Up Questions
Replies: 65
Views: 7722

Re: 26-27 Roadster Body Questions

I wanted to edit my post but was timed out. I apologize if I sounded "oh so knowledgeable" about fitting the gas tank or that what I am doing is what others should do. I also should have said my trunk panel was riveted to my sub frame. In the case of a rusted or damaged body I would remove the cowl ...
by Ken Buhler
Sat May 18, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26-27 Roadster Pick Up Questions
Replies: 65
Views: 7722

Re: 26-27 Roadster Body Questions

I hope to shed some light on this subject as the 26/27 Roadster is my passion. I have a very unique '27 Roadster that I got in Alberta in 1978. Being an obsessed auto body man I wanted to gain access to all of the inner panels to be able to repair the skin properly so I drilled out ALL of the rivets...
by Ken Buhler
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Identify parts #4
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: Identify parts #4

Andrew, I sent you a message. If you are still interested, please reply.
Ken Buhler
by Ken Buhler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Help identifying parts
Replies: 2
Views: 720

Re: Help identifying parts

Thank you for that link Mark, I should have said I am aware they are not T.
by Ken Buhler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Identify parts #4
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Identify parts #4

Landau Iron: LI1.JPG LI2.JPG LI3.JPG LI4.JPG I am so very grateful for the willingness of the members of this club to look out for the interest of others in the car restoration hobby, Thank you. Ken Buhler P.S. I have a significant collection of Model T parts. If any of you need something, please ask.
by Ken Buhler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Identify parts #3
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Identify parts #3

Rad Shell:
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RS2.JPG
RS3.JPG
by Ken Buhler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Magazine
Topic: Identify parts #2
Replies: 1
Views: 1515

Identify parts #2

Coach? step plate:
SP1.JPG
SP2.JPG
SP3.JPG
SP4.JPG
It looks like the step can swing to face the opposite side for left or right mount. It seems I can only post 5 pics per topic so... post3...
by Ken Buhler
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Help identifying parts
Replies: 2
Views: 720

Help identifying parts

I have parts that someone may need. When they are identified, I will move them to the classifieds. Thank you in advance.
Bumper Plates:
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BP2.JPG
BP3.JPG
Dome Light:
DL1.JPG
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by Ken Buhler
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tire wear and Toe in adjustment
Replies: 14
Views: 2220

Re: Tire wear and Toe in adjustment

I often wonder how many T owners/builders/restorers have actually removed the perches, installed the gauges and determined the REAL condition/alignment of their axles before moving on to wondering why things shake or tires wear. This is in my opinion absolutely paramount to making your car safe. I r...
by Ken Buhler
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Best Black Paint For Painting a T?
Replies: 25
Views: 3293

Re: Best Black Paint For Painting a T?

During my apprenticeship for auto body and paint we learned there two methods of adhesion, mechanical or chemical. Mechanical comes with etching (sanding) or chemical (solvent). Lacquer is the only paint that is soluble in it's own solvents. Lacquer can theoretically be sprayed over lacquer and it w...
by Ken Buhler
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Door Hinge Mount Loose
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

Re: Door Hinge Mount Loose

Daniel, I have been in the moving business for 30 years and have learned many things that apply to seemingly everything from furniture to relationship issues. When dealing with loose dresser mirror mount screws I found a fix. Toothpicks are made of hardwood and if you use round ones, first you break...
by Ken Buhler
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CANADIAN front license bracket, 26-7
Replies: 32
Views: 3260

Re: CANADIAN front license bracket, 26-7

Hello Les, Unfortunately we missed contact last summer on our camping trip tour through Calgary. Thank you for first of all for your ability to design and make these parts that improve our cars, and more importantly, your interest and willingness to create them. I am building a car like yours and wo...
by Ken Buhler
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Vintage Stan Howe
Replies: 15
Views: 3091

Re: Vintage Stan Howe

Thank you Dale, I have always enjoyed Stan's posts and stories. Burger, I'm glad to see you back! I have missed your wit and sense of humor.
by Ken Buhler
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Main Bearing Shims, a question ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1232

Re: Main Bearing Shims, a question ???

I agree with Dean, I'm glad you are back Herm.