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by Duey_C
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 248
Views: 18010

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

:lol:
For some: "We don't' need no stinking badges!"
For the others: The Vesparados look sorta like some fellas from Blazing Saddles!
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 134
Views: 9449

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Thank you! :) You have me as the 4 cylinder engine behind my radiator above is at 413 cubes at 4-11/16x6 right now. 4-3/4 is my limit at 425 cubes. Big Mack engine! No wonder you ponder cranking. Me too. I don't happen to have enough belt pulley parts and a belt to spin... I'd bet you'll rev your Ma...
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Made some petcocks
Replies: 6
Views: 898

Re: Made some petcocks

Can't help it: COOL thread! 'Scuse me, wonderful thread. Bless you all that who see that small! Dang. A valve grinder to taper. Too simple but who would've thought. Brass get jambed up/embedded in the stone? I know you could come up with the tooling to retain the plug. Hmmm, perhaps a non threaded p...
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: More aero engined brass cars
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: More aero engined brass cars

Thanks Leo! That was fun!
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Tools! And more tools.
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Tools! And more tools.

Those are fantastic! :mrgreen: ;)
We have one retired guy working on radiators at his home shop here in central MN. No clue where the next closest guy is located.
He's busy.
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 134
Views: 9449

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

The Mack is looking really nice Paul! How many cubes is the engine?
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Ford Tractor (1) old man (0)
Replies: 43
Views: 4193

Re: OT - Ford Tractor (1) old man (0)

Good to hear Tim! Improvement is improvement. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cranking an early hand crank T
Replies: 13
Views: 1143

Re: Cranking an early hand crank T

Looking good Tony! like Dave Gingery said to a buddy and I once in Wyandotte "If it works, that's the right way to do it!".
I like the air break-in solenoid method. Super simple with a Ford timer.
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trip back in time restoration summary of what it takes.
Replies: 5
Views: 666

Re: Trip back in time restoration summary of what it takes.

What got me Ignacio is the time it's been since. It's flown. Here too, in my own OT madness. :)
Thanks for putting this together as it'll likely help someone down the road.
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: gotta get busy and get our T back together
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: gotta get busy and get our T back together

It's probably SADD (seasonal depression disorder). :lol:
Yet, what does happen to the "spark" to keep at it/ get back to it sometimes?
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear axle and drive shaft rebuild
Replies: 11
Views: 809

Re: Rear axle and drive shaft rebuild

Ya, the rear axle on my 18 cost me a bundle $$$ too but the only things able to be reused were the grease cups! John didn't want to sell me the adjustable pinion either. Worked out great! I set the gear clearance tighter than most here but that axle sounds so good and it's done until something break...
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my model T seized up?
Replies: 40
Views: 1326

Re: Is my model T seized up?

I type similar and I hit the Post button and all is gone. Poof! Darn it. Let's try this No Information Post...
Carson, keep us up to date. :)
Carson, the starter had me right away and was hoping something so simple.... :)
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Update#2 first batch ready :Stevens Tool Catalog. any interest in a run of reprints ??
Replies: 57
Views: 2281

Re: Update#2 first batch ready :Stevens Tool Catalog. any interest in a run of reprints ??

Best as I can tell, I'm number 25 above so I keep my trap shut and fingers off the keyboard right now. :)
Can't wait to hear feedback here! Exciting times!
:)
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 73
Views: 3451

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Beautiful views! Thank you!
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ...Bad Ford-BAD FORD!!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1088

Re: ...Bad Ford-BAD FORD!!!!!

Rob, you have a Bentley and yet are between jobs. This does not compute... :lol: Fun story! Did your lady friend forgive yet? I like Dave's notions and not to start arguments, if you go that route with the Diesel rinse after cleaning and neutralizing, would you add a little two cycle oil mixed in th...
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha News
Replies: 16
Views: 1213

Re: Chickasha News

Yesss! :)
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Ford (1914) starts for the first time in over 100 years
Replies: 12
Views: 930

Re: Model T Ford (1914) starts for the first time in over 100 years

Excellent video! Thanks Mario!
Yes, when you get a chance we'd like to see a video about your '11 too.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Gadgets Galore
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Gadgets Galore

Probably been posted before. I was out on the net looking at White trucks and found this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhx57TfxI30 Apparently from 1955, silly and likely contrived but some interesting tiller steer autos. One automobile even comes to perch on some "flash" for an explosive, smoky e...
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hyatt bearings stuffed with hair?
Replies: 8
Views: 670

Re: Hyatt bearings stuffed with hair?

Well I'll be. Learned something new today Mark! Thank you! Arthur, my brother in law had a WD Allis-Chalmers tractor that needed work in the (drive) in-out clutch box. When he pulled it apart, he found the previous owner had indeed put sawdust in the oil to sweeten the clutch action. I believe the c...
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another New Guy Intro
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: Another New Guy Intro

Doug, that's fun and welcome to the forum. I had a 66 beetle (had 7 people in there at lunch once!) and my brother had a 62 with a gas heater on the passenger's side. Worked good! Your dad would have been a very interesting man to talk to! I'm with Don about that color on your nice looking Touring. ...
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 134
Views: 9449

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Mack, you didn't know all older Dodge pickups toss their transmissions at some point? :oops: :lol: They do. Duey_C says to Mr David_Dewey, it is too bad about the loss of your friend's Porsche. Truly. None of my treasures are insured. Mistake! Right it Du. David, ya think they'll ever get it that we...
by Duey_C
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Test
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Test

Don't know if you're looking for a response on this Rob but it looks pretty good. :)
One sleek machine in color or no.
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: not model T Continental engine
Replies: 15
Views: 1117

Re: not model T Continental engine

Thanks Martin! That's OK.
Very interesting filter. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Where to stay in Chickasha with WIFE for swap meet
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: Where to stay in Chickasha with WIFE for swap meet

Hehehe! Burger... Bill, I'm still thinking along the same lines and I'm a just a regular schmuck. Not near as tough as Steve. I don't travel well, would like to be there and would beg help IF I found anything to bring home. A NICE hotel would be a big plus. Fly in-fly out for me kinda thing here but...
by Duey_C
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 26
Views: 1167

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Fantastic photos! Gotta love old trucks.
by Duey_C
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1920s Model T era banjo
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: 1920s Model T era banjo

Durn it, the instagram clip won't play without sign up.
:)
by Duey_C
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Major surgery to ride again.
Replies: 35
Views: 1697

Re: Major surgery to ride again.

Duey used his left hand to close his gaping jaw/hanging open mouth while he scrolled thru the pics...
Wow.
What Don said. ^
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY
Replies: 51
Views: 2233

Re: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY

Happy Birthday sir!
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ever run out of Gas??????
Replies: 17
Views: 1401

Re: Ever run out of Gas??????

This wore out ol' 24 short box pickup sure loved his tank of racing fuel my son gave me after the season one time. Just opened the carb a bit and Zoom! I'll bet I hit 30 with him! :) I wonder if some coconut rum would make the exhaust smell all nice and sweet? :lol: If Jameson wasn't so darned expen...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition Coils
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Re: Ignition Coils

Good on you! Calling it a Roadster pickup is great! These guys and me love the pickups. :)
How's your timer/commutator? Clean? Or fairly clean? Clean it up and try again
You'll love the sound from that coil box and those four coils when you get it sorted. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Makes its Public Debut
Replies: 12
Views: 580

Re: TT Makes its Public Debut

Gorgeous truck Bruce!
Your son looks nothing like you :lol: Young man, keep that peddle pressed down hard when in low! Slipping bands=wear/heat.
I'd blip the throttle when my granddaughter was driving to test her low speed foot.
Yeehaw! Love the amazon prime referral!
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: fitting crankshaft mains,bearing scrapeing
Replies: 21
Views: 1249

Re: fitting crankshaft mains,bearing scrapeing

Looks good Mack!
Let us know how your work turned out. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY
Replies: 51
Views: 2233

Re: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY

:lol: Love that funeral story!
Oh oh, maybe time to clear the cache on your machines. My old Samsung phone was easy to do and needed it regularly.
I can't figure out how on the new Motorola phone tho.
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A sucker for chocolate
Replies: 22
Views: 693

Re: A sucker for chocolate

:)
Merry Christmas!
Give ol' Milo a squeeze or a pet from me.
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early TT
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Re: Early TT

11. Construction. Pole buildings, houses and barns. Dad and brother were/are wood craftsmen. I smelled steel/iron instead of pine. Can fix almost anything other than a broken heart. Still like the smell of wood. Everything I build of wood is out of square. Super cool photo of that very young man Mar...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 328
Views: 19251

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Here here! Feel the same.
Eh hem, good you're branching out! At least to the soda fountain. I looked at that pic and my brain said "It's just a car."
To us, perhaps that's right. For that, cool. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early Body Bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 909

Re: Early Body Bolts

I second the request from Mart for a pic or two Larry. Would you? :) This thread has also turned interesting for me as these thoughts can be used for some OT applications where the correct hardware size isn't available. :) Seems as if I'm becoming a "rivet counter" of sorts on a different wavelength...
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY
Replies: 51
Views: 2233

Re: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY

Wonderful! Kind of the same here, if I didn't like getting dressed up, I'd prefer jeans and a tee shirt. Plus a zip-up sweatshirt if it's cold out. I don't have a suit anymore either... And for heaven sakes, take my shoes off but leave 'em in there with me. Doggone it you guys, I had to restart my m...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Photo-Highwheeler
Replies: 10
Views: 450

Re: Old Photo-Highwheeler

My power/light pole outside has hundreds of climbing spur marks. I haven't climbed the pole but I've been up a tree with my spurs.
Unique feeling!
The guy on the ground leaves his belt on. Bet he uses the ladder as his pantlegs aren't rumpled from the straps.
Excellent photo Herb!
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My tiny garage built in 1919
Replies: 25
Views: 1227

Re: My tiny garage built in 1919

That clip works great! Very very cool!
Click the link Norm. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: not model T Continental engine
Replies: 15
Views: 1117

Re: not model T Continental engine

Thank you sir. :) Martin, would you help me some more? Are the Continental engines outfitted with Purolater filter assemblies that look like this? If Purolaters: Are your oil filters round cast bases or flat sided bases? :) I know, I know: Who the heXX is wanting info about that trivial matter? Oh! ...
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost a friend
Replies: 21
Views: 628

Re: Lost a friend

I could type volumes but my wet eyes have finally dried and I type. Oop, not fully. Wayne, that interjection makes sense to me today. I pet that dumb cat of mine (or me hers!) for a good half hour tonight to help slide the day away. StinkyTownButt (Rox/Roxy) stayed back when the dogs were here and s...
by Duey_C
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information on Wichita KS model T
Replies: 45
Views: 1804

Re: Information on Wichita KS model T

Very cool photo from a very cool source! EDIT: Shoot, I've been meaning to ask where was your Touring assembled if from Kansas? I figure my 18 Runabout was assembled in Milwaukee and went to Oconomowoc, Jefferson, New Ulm and then here...... In my brain I'm the 5th owner but only the 2nd driver. Add...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: not model T Continental engine
Replies: 15
Views: 1117

Re: not model T Continental engine

Try the multi-cylinder forum after clicking on the XenForo Antique Engine Forums over at smokstak.com if you don't find one. Someone might be able to help over there. Ooh, looks like a Purolater full flow oil filter on that engine. :twisted: What year is that image from Martin? :) MS&M's Twin City t...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost a friend
Replies: 21
Views: 628

Re: Lost a friend

Right there with ya. Wasn't much of a dog lover until Babe (Dayzee) came along. Beautiful dark brown mix&match breed. Her pal Sully, a stocky, block-headed yellow lab was a great boy to have here and I miss them both. I still believe some friends (canine, feline or human) are harder to lose than rel...
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Snow-T
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Re: Snow-T

Yesss!
There's a similar at our show and he looks so macho on his skis, looking out of the building on a small hill!
Thank you!
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information on Wichita KS model T
Replies: 45
Views: 1804

Re: Information on Wichita KS model T

Hahaha! Yep. ;)
Oh! Body numbers: If you run into any issues finding the body number and builder on your Touring's body Michael, give me a ring.
Too much to text. :) Perhaps I can help.
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information on Wichita KS model T
Replies: 45
Views: 1804

Re: Information on Wichita KS model T

Looks good Michael! I want to get over there and see that paint job! We've all seen the posts like this: I have engine number 65X,XXX or some such so privacy can be a factor too. :) OK, gonna be the first to say it. Tear into that rear axle unless you KNOW FOR CERTAIN there are bronze thrust washers...
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T in Los Angeles
Replies: 16
Views: 1256

Re: Model T in Los Angeles

Pretty cool find Mark! Gorgeous for a painted mural.
Have fun! :)
by Duey_C
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles
Replies: 28
Views: 1194

Re: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles

I can't even imagine trying to pick up one of those 1/8 balls with a tweezers. Yikes.
by Duey_C
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: marvel mystery oil
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: marvel mystery oil

"I look at my floor and see that it needs degreasing
While my old car gently leaks" :lol:
My brother makes 3 string cigar-box guitars but he sure can't do that!
Thanks Mack, that's really neat!
by Duey_C
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A different speedster
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: A different speedster

Cool. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Spam
Replies: 4
Views: 273

Re: Spam

Aww shoot. Guys, I swear my posts really aren't spam. I live in my own basement! Well, the office feels like one sometimes... Might have to try that Mack but I'll fry my Spam first and dry that salty and tasty little slice/slices on paper towels first. :) Then I can justify more butter. My nephew Ri...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 528

Re: My Christmas Tree Stand and Season's Greetings

Christmas tree stand peddlers around here are for the birds. :lol: Mom probably still has the one very similar to that 40's version Perry! Best idea yet for those Wolf brand doo-dads. "Wolf candle molds hold their string." "Telegram: ZAACY one each FWUEF XAYUZPCTY." Oops, that's a washer for a steer...
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...
Replies: 22
Views: 1550

Re: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...

:lol: Prob'ly best not to go that far but here's a VERY simple pdf for your wife! ;)
Form follows function they say but I haven't passed function quite yet.
Still a real cool Multi-National piece of wood, copper, brass and porcelain.
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Suggestion for emergency brake extension.
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: Suggestion for emergency brake extension.

Man oh man, I like that extension John! Do you happen to have a pic of the extension with brake applied? I'd like to see. Mack, take a couple of railroad/monkey wrenches and get those turkeys out of the way. They bugged me bad until I Zee'd them. Love 'em. Now. There was a good thread for ideas and ...
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...
Replies: 22
Views: 1550

Re: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...

Cool details!
Just gonna say it. Really neat toilet! Nice find/save! And ya can sharpen a pencil while in there!
Looks like a dream shop to me. :)
Oh. I might steal some ides. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Update#2 first batch ready :Stevens Tool Catalog. any interest in a run of reprints ??
Replies: 57
Views: 2281

Re: Stevens Tool Catalog. any interest in a run of reprints ??

Would you sign me up for a copy of the second run also when all is ready Donnie? Thank you. Take your time, make sure all is well and we'll happily wait awhile. We don't have hay down right now. :) Money pits: Right there with ya Chris. I'm working on an (OT Warning!) old tractor and by the time he'...
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FYI New scam using Apple ID
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: FYI New scam using Apple ID

"...bad boys corner" Hehehe! I like it Wayne! :)
I've felt a dork most of my life so being a part of "Wayne Sheldon and the Bad Boys" is kinda cool... :lol:
I'll let my Apple using wife know about the emails. Thanks!
by Duey_C
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: How did they do it?
Replies: 12
Views: 865

Re: How did they do it?

Had a '67 Cadillac Coupe de Ville a long time ago and had used M&S tires from dad's '76 GMC 4X4 on the back. Kinda narrow lookin'. He sure could navigate some snow tho. Maybe the 320 pound piston was in the trunk yet, don't remember. Later the '69 Chevrolet posi pickup had similar good snow tires, e...
by Duey_C
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

The larger carb is very reminiscent of a Hart-Parr 18-36 or so carb.
Once set, they're very reliable carbs.
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 15,000,000 Ford video
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: 15,000,000 Ford video

Pretty cool, I hadn't seen this before.
Was the stamping guide just stuck on the water inlet? Looked as if the guy with the 5 used his third finger to hold the guide in/on.
Thanks for posting this Rob!
by Duey_C
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 905

Re: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.

We finally got our snow Mark. :) Warnings abound til noon tomorrow.. A let-down here. 4-5 inches so far of 14 predicted. Eastern MN may get it deep. Don't be envious. OK, ya can be! We move along until the snow locks us down some! A melt-down sure may come before January... Not far to go to get all ...
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Age Memory Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 1229

Re: Old Age Memory Problems

Sounds like my days too Burger! :) WTH was I doing? I successfully pulled off the finger test once and now they just will not... :) Back to the OT little shop, WTH was I up to? Oh ya, cleaning! What? Out here: Darn it. Gotta go potty again. Aha! Vacuum more scale out of those heads! Back on track, A...
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 328
Views: 19251

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

That fuel shut-off turned out super neat/cool! You'd warned us about that faucet handle. Ding! Winner! Goll, he's pretty. The Touring, that is. ;) Took the 18 Runabout here up to a friends building for safe keeping for the winter. Haha! About 200-some feet UP and 5 miles. :lol: The brother and our c...
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Coker Tire Discount
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Coker Tire Discount

Glad you saved that big on tires for your Mack! Doggone Friday-back in the black instead of the red deals. IF they had a Late Winter Deals day in Jan or Feb, I'd be happier but need to pay attention... :) TT lucky still waits patiently for tires while I funnel $$$ into OT projects. Itchin' to see th...
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My "New" Lathe!
Replies: 36
Views: 1461

Re: My "New" Lathe!

Another "Dare I post this"... :) Not beatin' that poor horse Jeff, we're just excited to see you have a new friend. :) A lathe is a great friend just as long as he's respected like Walter suggests. I grumbled a little Walter at your post but then was completely appalled that someone deemed that vide...
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inflation !!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1431

Re: Inflation !!!

Looked good to me Tony!
Nice finds! Wow! Those prices! Shoot, now I have to study those Sears pages again. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 905

Re: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.

8 The little lake getting away from us. 9 Stop to see where we’ve been. Looking back at lake level. 10 The road ahead. See the sharp point nearly straight ahead? Destination. 011 Upper water levels. My eyes saw two ORANGE figures out there hunting/waiting. The camera wouldn’t. 012 At the top! The ha...
by Duey_C
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 905

The ups and downs of driving a Ford.

:lol: OR Just taking the psychOdelic 18 Runabout UP to a friend’s place for winter. OR Toodles without Maw. I’m in between two lakes on a small hill in the woods. I have cattailed, swamp-front property at the bottom of my hill. I like it in here but it’s nice to get out and on a hill once in awhile....
by Duey_C
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 328
Views: 19251

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Jeez, that looks worse than the 24 here! I am glad you're enjoying this car as he is. Even new/fresh perches! Woohoo! Perches? How many Saturdays? :lol: Just kidding. Your enthusiasm sure shines thru in your posts! :) Love this thread. You give me inspiration with all projects here! Love that Ford p...
by Duey_C
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My "New" Lathe!
Replies: 36
Views: 1461

Re: My "New" Lathe!

I will argue only one point gentlemen. With a dose of back info. I also have a missing tooth on 975's back gear shaft (perhaps imperative for some SB lathes-I do not know) and he never skips a beat. This back gear shaft looks just like yours Jeff. A tooth gone. Don't ask me how he doesn't mess with ...
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 134
Views: 9449

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

And a dork like me hasn't even shown my toys yet Burger.
Oop, outside the scope of Rich's thread, Carry on.
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My "New" Lathe!
Replies: 36
Views: 1461

Re: My "New" Lathe!

Good lathes for what they are! Get that sweet boy sorted out and ready Jeff!
Charlie, what number is yours? 975 stands out here in the grudge. An '11 or so. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: Sad News

Oh, how we can battle but if I lose my wife I will be a little bit lost.
Prayers for you Mike and your wife.
Don't forget to carry on. With life.
Much respect and condolences.
If ya ever need to bend an ear of a stranger, give me a holler.
by Duey_C
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in November ?
Replies: 42
Views: 2580

Re: What have you done with your T in November ?

You guys are incredibly busy! My efforts are still WAY OT based.
Drove the 18 about 5 miles to Winter Lodgings yester, far and above water level. What a beautiful, breezy fall day!
:)
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to your forum / Is it Model T hardware?
Replies: 14
Views: 1091

Re: New to your forum / Is it Model T hardware?

I've got the same wheels (F&H?) on the rear of my 24 short box pickup but the dish turned the other way. They bolt right on and work good. My set were trailer wheels too. A couple new tubes and your buddy's used 4X4 tires and you've got a trailer again. Or in my case 20 years ago, rear wheels! :) Ne...
by Duey_C
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Snow, good or bad?
Replies: 27
Views: 1296

Re: Snow, good or bad?

Sweet pupper Steve!
Dallas, how these surreal last pics? Very cool.
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 11454

Re: Model T Special build.

Fantastic you folks!
Ooh wee! That is one naughty T engine.
Shane, your lady is a perfect "partner in crime". :) Carry on!
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Critique needed..is this a 1919?
Replies: 13
Views: 950

Re: Critique needed..is this a 1919?

Ya, good call. :) From the encyclopedia here: JUL 19 Acc. 235, Box 38, Ford Archives "We wish to call your attention to the new style pressed steel running board brackets which has gone into production and as shipments have been made to some of the branches we ask that you kindly note the changes wh...
by Duey_C
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 328
Views: 19251

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Don, you are so right.
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Member from Scotland
Replies: 20
Views: 758

Re: New Member from Scotland

I'll lip off and say it's a good thing you don't have a stock exhaust in your stash. Once I took off the cobbled together headers and put on original it took all the wind out of the sails and tossed out the torque...
I like your exhaust system!
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I swear...
Replies: 14
Views: 1135

Re: I swear...

And they still claim the time machine hasn't been invented...
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 328
Views: 19251

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

"I LOVE this little car. ❤️"
Sucker.
We all told you and told you and still, ya had to figure it out for yourself, didn't ya. :lol:
You sure have some nice residential streets to drive on. :)
You said you can feel......... when driving.... alive..... This.
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 2333

Re: Speedster rebuild

I'll bet that feels great! Cool speedster.
"The wife has told me to slow down this project is to last the complete winter." :lol:
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body
Replies: 61
Views: 3142

Re: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body

Beautiful. Lucky find too.
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Disappearing act
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: Disappearing act

Pretty neat hideaways, Allan!
by Duey_C
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?

Doggone it, I've been too busy with other things to pay attention. I'm so broke, I can't afford to pay attention. :)
Haven't even bothered RV yet.
I'll try this weekend.
Thanks guys
by Duey_C
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Done the Seat Cushion
Replies: 23
Views: 1118

Re: Done the Seat Cushion

Thanks Erik, I figured as much, he knows he provides an important resource for folks and will help us... Oof! You guys have the Minnesota shows so bloody far south! I felt lucky to have driven BACK, all the way from Delavan some weeks ago on a very OT project! It is a four cylinder tho. :) Erik, You...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Done the Seat Cushion
Replies: 23
Views: 1118

Re: Done the Seat Cushion

That seat looks great! I find the new material goes good with the beautiful original paint on your Runabout. Smooth wire on the canvas against the new material above. It’ll cut it to ribbons... No sharp ends I see, they’re inside. Mark, may I save your pics? My 18 project weighs heavily. When I get ...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 248
Views: 18010

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

FJ Hahahahaha!!!!!!! It took this very busy brain 4 whole minutes whilst doing something else! Fantastic First the brain drops into.... or some.... Wha?....... BAM!! :lol: A joke grenade! Ya pull the pin, sit down with it at the table, release the lever and wait......... EDIT: I hadn't looked at the...
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 248
Views: 18010

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Shoot, I didn't paste the verbiage into my post. Sorry 'bout that.
The "We got this" pic at the airport. :)
All these are are known as are Kubota stands because of the color. :roll:
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 248
Views: 18010

Re: We got this.

I'll be darned, American buys those Kubota (orange) stands from us too. An old co-worker from the other place is part-timing it with the rest of us misfits. :)
Neat pic FJ!
by Duey_C
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 2550

Re: How cold do you drive?

A beautiful winter's eve in December not so very long ago, son and I hauled a big battery out to his fish house on the lake with 2 or 3 feet of ice out there. Fished for awhile, caught nothing so I headed inland. 24 degrees above. Goll, it was nice out. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need confirmation of problem
Replies: 40
Views: 2546

Re: Need confirmation of problem

Great update John! You bet, in fair tune they'll pop right off and run good with a couple cylinders with really crummy compression. Been doing it with one of mine for 20 years, I just pull on one of the good'er' cylinders. 8-) I'll just ask, by chance did you happen to know Robert (Bob I think, 1917...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjusting #4 ConRod on 3 dip pan?
Replies: 22
Views: 1103

Re: Adjusting #4 ConRod on 3 dip pan?

John, it turns up just fine when ya click on it. :) Chad, I'm glad you linked your thread here, sometime between then and now, I commented about "The Marcheese plate". An obvious and important task that can be done "in-car",(dare I?) like another job I did in-car that is not supposed to be. Right no...