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by philip
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Climbing Hills
Replies: 6
Views: 449

Re: Climbing Hills

have the coils rebuilt or at least checked they likely need new capps. in them and new points. make sure the timer is good
take the hot air stove off of the carb and get some old champion x plugs. these things improved the speed and hill climbing
power on my car good luck. philip
by philip
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for 1909 block casting
Replies: 15
Views: 935

Re: Looking for 1909 block casting

I suppose I understand that if all you want is to drive your car you can use later engines.philip
by philip
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for 1909 block casting
Replies: 15
Views: 935

Re: Looking for 1909 block casting

I'm just curious why would someone want to not let the pattern be used it's not like they
Wearout. The people that make patterns use special scales that are graduated to allow for
Shrinkage. I've seen ones for iron alum. And brass
by philip
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Battery question
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Battery question

the starter dont care but everything else does so dont do that. philip
by philip
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Source of knock found!
Replies: 6
Views: 511

Re: Source of knock found!

I would mic. The crank good and it is round send the rods off with the measurements and get the
Custom poured. Philip
by philip
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Loading trailer for Hershey
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: Loading trailer for Hershey

I won't be there but a friend will I am get him to have a look
by philip
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Loading trailer for Hershey
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: Loading trailer for Hershey

How much for 21 split rims
by philip
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Lg.collection Model A,T,parts,tools etc
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: For Sale Lg.collection Model A,T,parts,tools etc

do you have any high radiators
by philip
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts,Got to go
Replies: 9
Views: 969

Re: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts,Got to go

do you have a 24 radiator
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

Re: radiator

He's I may go the record route I have also been looking at the alum. T bucket radiators
That I could modify. Philip
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

Re: radiator

I do not have the long fan hub. At this point I would rather try another radiator.
Philip
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

Re: radiator

mine leaks and i can likely fix it. but the core is only 1 inch or so thick so i thought i would try my luck with another one.
sometimes i have to make do with what i can afford. i dont plan to pay alot for a used rad. philip
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

Re: radiator

fatman i sent you an email. philip
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

Re: radiator

yea i cant afford a new one now. i think i can patch mine up but its one of those thin core jobs that dont cool well. philip
by philip
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: radiator
Replies: 15
Views: 699

radiator

anyone taking any decent used high radiators to hershey ? or have one to sell in general for that matter. philip
by philip
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Motor knock
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: Motor knock

Mind tends to make that sound when I have the spark too advanced. My chapter
Bought one of the solid-state coil testers we put new capps. And points in the coils and set them.
Now I don't need as much advance. Philip
by philip
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: tripple gear bushings
Replies: 58
Views: 1737

Re: tripple gear bushings

I didnt mean to get all of this going again I only wanted an opinion on the
Clearance I have On the old bushings I think I will use the old ones with new pins. Philip
by philip
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: tripple gear bushings
Replies: 58
Views: 1737

Re: tripple gear bushings

i am going to replace the pins only and let it roll. philip
by philip
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: tripple gear bushings
Replies: 58
Views: 1737

Re: tripple gear bushings

they measure .684 is that runable? philip
by philip
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: tripple gear bushings
Replies: 58
Views: 1737

tripple gear bushings

i am in need of new pins and triple gear bushings. the vendor has cheap ones and the z bronze at 21.00 ea.
i have read the whole story about clearance z bronze and gears locking up. i would like to hear from people using both and your
results. philip
by philip
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New exhaust manifold porblems.
Replies: 12
Views: 835

Re: New exhaust manifold porblems.

i found the flimsy split rings that came with the ring and gland to be not strong enough to prevent warping so i made solid ones. philip
by philip
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A different option to the fuel sediment bowl
Replies: 29
Views: 1146

Re: A different option to the fuel sediment bowl

i use one works great. philip
by philip
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Alternator
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: For Sale: Alternator

does it work? philip
by philip
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

i will take 2 sets i will call you later i also want to discuss your boring cutter setting indicator. philip
by philip
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: oil seal
Replies: 5
Views: 477

oil seal

Tried to do the glue on oil seal trick on a fellow
Club members car. I got the seal from langs
Split it every 1\4 inch or so flattened it out
And put it on backwards but it is too thick to allow the pulley to go on. Is there a thinner
Seal. Philip
by philip
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Checking for rod bend on a lathe
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Re: Checking for rod bend on a lathe

A false crank pin and a wrist pin in v blocks on a surface plate will show you
What is bent. And most are bent and I suspect they get that way soon after
They Re installed. Philip
by philip
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Clatter! Clatter!
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Clatter! Clatter!

when i first got my car it had a noise like that i found a 3\8 nut in the number 1 cylinder. philip
by philip
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...
Replies: 37
Views: 1988

Re: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...

likely caused by the tow strap. philip
by philip
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...
Replies: 37
Views: 1988

Re: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...

guys look closely its not a wire you are seeing its the band from the edge way view. philip
by philip
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Help ID aluminum high compression head
Replies: 19
Views: 1368

Re: Help ID aluminum high compression head

I see some crude casting lines that my z head doesn't have plus the bolt holes look counted
Bored and lastly z I say it ain't a z head. Philip
by philip
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 26\27 clutch drive plate
Replies: 7
Views: 487

26\27 clutch drive plate

i have been looking at the vendors sites for a 26-27 clutch drive plate and no one sells them that i could find are they scarce. philip
by philip
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pulling my engine
Replies: 7
Views: 634

Pulling my engine

The time has come to pull the vibrating engine out of my 24 touring and see what
Is wrong with it. Will it come out with the fire wall in. Philip
by philip
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: universal hubcap
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: universal hubcap

This hubcap is 3 inch od
by philip
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: universal hubcap
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: universal hubcap

Yes I have considered brazing also I have a metal spray torch the backing is a good idea. One thought I had was to thread a new brass ring leave it a little thick then cut the threaded portion off of the hubcap and silver brake the new ring on and then
Finish the outside. Philip
by philip
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: universal hubcap
Replies: 8
Views: 611

universal hubcap

a fellow chapter member of mine has a set of universal welding co. wire wheels on his 1915 touring. one of the hubcaps is stripped. i an going to try to repair it. its thin brass with really fine threads. does anyone have a process that they use to repair these. also see the picture does anyone have...
by philip
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Upholstery Kits for 24 Roadster
Replies: 13
Views: 1005

Re: Upholstery Kits for 24 Roadster

i used classtiques kit for my 24 touring i was very happy with it. i used their top as well.
by philip
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T water pump For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: Model T water pump For Sale

i am interested how much do you think shipping will be? i will call you after work im on eastern time. philip
by philip
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ee. Crank regrind
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Ee. Crank regrind

I got good news from the shop today my ee crank checked out good and has been Re ground. I am going to use it as a cornerstone for a new engine for my 24 touring. I am using 26 trans also with the narrow band and 3 dip pan. I am going to attempt The babbitt myself I have a set of molds and a line bo...
by philip
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: crankshaft regrind

Took the crank yesterday they said they would do it anyway I wanted so we wrote a recipe
it's a big truck repair shop with full machine shop
Nice people quote on the grind 75.00 plus
The cost of magnaflux. I also took the block
To be cleaned in an oven. Philip
by philip
Fri May 31, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: crankshaft regrind

nice rod lathe. i will be using a bridgeport and a fixture i made. philip
by philip
Fri May 31, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: crankshaft regrind

i am going to do the babbitt work and yes i am going to ask him to make the rod journals the same most of the wear is on the rear main. philip
by philip
Fri May 31, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 8
Views: 807

crankshaft regrind

finally starting my engine project i am taking my ee crank to be ground. the shop says they will do it however i want it. i have checked the crank it is straight and measures within .005 of stock. i am going to tell them just clean it up no more than needed and radius the corners .125 i am also goin...
by philip
Fri May 31, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 0
Views: 236

crankshaft regrind

finally starting my engine project i am taking my ee crank to be ground. the shop says they will do it however i want it. i have checked the crank it is straight and measures within .005 of stock. i am going to tell them just clean it up no more than needed and radius the corners .125 i am also goin...
by philip
Fri May 31, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: crankshaft regrind
Replies: 0
Views: 165

crankshaft regrind

finally starting my engine project i am taking my ee crank to be ground. the shop says they will do it however i want it. i have checked the crank it is straight and measures within .005 of stock. i am going to tell them just clean it up no more than needed and radius the corners .125 i am also goin...
by philip
Thu May 23, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: magnaflux
Replies: 5
Views: 556

Re: magnaflux

thanks guys a chapter member has a block he is willing to give me for my car he just wants the cost of the magnaflux back 100.00
seems like a nice round number. philip
by philip
Thu May 23, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: magnaflux
Replies: 5
Views: 556

magnaflux

has anyone had a block magna fluxed. lately if so what did it cost. philip
by philip
Fri May 17, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: High rpm vibration
Replies: 11
Views: 933

Re: High rpm vibration

rods are good i put a set of rings in it. i also put new valves springs and lifters. i dont see any thing obvious magnets look good
nothing loose that i can see. must be either mains or the 4th main. philip
by philip
Thu May 16, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: High rpm vibration
Replies: 11
Views: 933

Re: High rpm vibration

i too suspect either mains or the 4th main. i need to get in there and find it. philip
by philip
Wed May 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: High rpm vibration
Replies: 11
Views: 933

High rpm vibration

Long story so I will be brief. My 24 touring car has had a vibration since I got it. I have new rings new valves new lifters rebuilt rear end. Coils are set on eccta Anderson timer x plugs. Car cranks and runs good until I rev the motor I get a rough Vibration. When I take off in low I can't build a...
by philip
Thu May 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How Can You Tell If Oil has Graphite in it?
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: How Can You Tell If Oil has Graphite in it?

im pretty sure if you stick with normal 10w30 valvolene penzoil ect you are good
by philip
Sun May 05, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Torque on mains.
Replies: 4
Views: 468

Re: Torque on mains.

Since Ford gave no torque specs I just use the
Sae. Chart that goes by bolt size and pitch
by philip
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: coil adjustment tool
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: coil adjustment tool

thanks jb im not too tight to buy one but need it tomorrow. philip
by philip
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: coil adjustment tool
Replies: 2
Views: 461

coil adjustment tool

could some that has one of the coil cushion spring adjustment tools measure the slot width on each end.
i think one end fits older coils and the other fits repops. thanks philip
by philip
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tool help
Replies: 18
Views: 1041

Re: Tool help

you can get by with a n adjustable wrench and some channel locks. at some point order you a hub wrench it fits the hub cap and the bearing nut. philip
by philip
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Boyco fluids fender unit
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: Boyco fluids fender unit

i think you can get a repop set from langs you have to paint them. philip
by philip
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: hand crank coil tester
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: hand crank coil tester

Click the pics and they go right side up?
by philip
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: hand crank coil tester
Replies: 8
Views: 954

hand crank coil tester

Here are some pics of my hcct. It was given to
Me in pieces by a fellow club member who
Scored a factory made one. I redid some of the
Frame and re wound 3 of the coils using masking
Tape. It is made by the plans that are on the
Board. It works great now I need a meter.
Philip
by philip
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coil tester
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Coil tester

thanks guys i got it going last night i had it wrong. it sparks nicely now i need to order some gauges i have been using my simpson
multi meter. i will post pics when i get it painted up. philip
by philip
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coil tester
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Coil tester

I am building a hand crank coil tester. I have 2 coil rings both check out good
Using a battery charger and hacksaw blade as well as a compass. Magnets are
Charged
I can only get 3 volts out if it any advice?
by philip
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wolf's Head red grease, opinions
Replies: 10
Views: 948

Re: Wolf's Head red grease, opinions

any name brand grease will work just dont mix the colors stay with the same stuff. philip
by philip
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: k&w coils
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: k&w coils

yes our club chapter has a hcct
by philip
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: k&w coils
Replies: 3
Views: 475

k&w coils

can i use the condensers sold by langs in my k&w coils that are marked 1958
by philip
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ignition problem
Replies: 2
Views: 522

ignition problem

my 24 touring has 4 mid 50s kw coils. i took it out for a spin and had a sudden skip. i found that it ran better on the 6v battery and got home. switched back to mag. and found that no 4 was not firing switched the coils around and the problem moved so it is a coil problem. i did the light bulb volt...
by philip
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need a Liquid epoxy liner for repair to damage fuel tank
Replies: 18
Views: 1667

Re: Need a Liquid epoxy liner for repair to damage fuel tank

you want cream seal i find it at motorcycle dealerships. it is white i dont like the red stuff as good. philip
by philip
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Charging Magneto
Replies: 9
Views: 1060

Re: Charging Magneto

i used a dc welder to recharge mine and it worked perfect. do a search and you will find instructions on how to set the welders
polarity this is super important read until you understand it before you bump the mag. all you are doing is using the stater coils
as magnet chargers. philip
by philip
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 2382

Re: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?

the fire power hooks to the oxy acl. torch and uses a powder i use the soft powder you can fill 1\2 inch gaps once you get the
hang of it. philip
by philip
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 2382

Re: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?

I have had fantastic results with the victor fire power
Metal spray torch on cast iron. Philip
by philip
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2019 langs catalog
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

2019 langs catalog

got a new langs book in the mail. much better pictures of their parts and added some assembly illustrations that are helpful
worth ordering for free. philip
by philip
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: generator cut outs
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Re: generator cut outs

i have the same problem with standard size rings. philip
by philip
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New rings
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: New rings

I put new valves in reamed .015 over. There was no smoke out the tail pipe but out of the oil fill. I set the
Gaps up at .012
by philip
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New rings
Replies: 3
Views: 473

New rings

My car had some blow by and smoking so I decided to Put in a new set of rings. I am at standard bore with cast iron pistons. All of the vendors were out of standard Rings so I ordered .010 over and gapped them to .012. I started it up and got smoke out of the crank case once it got hot then the moto...
by philip
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Experimental 6 cylinder Model T
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: Experimental 6 cylinder Model T

I think the California engines were v8s
by philip
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Radial Tires
Replies: 10
Views: 1169

Re: Radial Tires

I bet they are awesome. But expensive. Philip
by philip
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I have this fan...................
Replies: 21
Views: 1594

Re: I have this fan...................

get them hotter with acetylene
by philip
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: new piston rings
Replies: 9
Views: 960

new piston rings

just a followup on my piston ring project. the gaps on my old rings were .070 compression and .150 on the oil rings. the rings are not worn thin so i am not sure what went on there. i ordered some .010 over rings from chaffins. i slid one in the bore and it tight with no gap as it should be so i wil...