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by Duey_C
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T in Los Angeles
Replies: 15
Views: 906

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles
Replies: 28
Views: 916

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: 6
Views: 170

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: 146

Re: A different speedster

Cool. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Spam
Replies: 4
Views: 161

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: 298

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...
Replies: 22
Views: 1320

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Suggestion for emergency brake extension.
Replies: 11
Views: 556

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...
Replies: 22
Views: 1320

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stevens Tool Catalog. any interest in a run of reprints ??
Replies: 33
Views: 1099

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: 3
Views: 196

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: 479

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: 405

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 15,000,000 Ford video
Replies: 7
Views: 643

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 860

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: 991

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

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: 415

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: 1182

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Inflation !!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1279

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 860

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The ups and downs of driving a Ford.
Replies: 5
Views: 860

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

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: 1182

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: 122
Views: 7720

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: 1182

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: 1016

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in November ?
Replies: 42
Views: 2323

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New to your forum / Is it Model T hardware?
Replies: 14
Views: 966

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Snow, good or bad?
Replies: 27
Views: 1077

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 10533

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Critique needed..is this a 1919?
Replies: 13
Views: 852

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Don, you are so right.
by Duey_C
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Member from Scotland
Replies: 20
Views: 668

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I swear...
Replies: 14
Views: 1013

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 2095

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body
Replies: 61
Views: 2819

Re: Just bought a 1926 unmolested Fordor Body

Beautiful. Lucky find too.
by Duey_C
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Disappearing act
Replies: 5
Views: 678

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: 626

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Done the Seat Cushion
Replies: 23
Views: 946

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Done the Seat Cushion
Replies: 23
Views: 946

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: 216
Views: 13661

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: 216
Views: 13661

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: 216
Views: 13661

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 2175

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need confirmation of problem
Replies: 40
Views: 2301

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Adjusting #4 ConRod on 3 dip pan?
Replies: 22
Views: 956

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...
by Duey_C
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: flat towing a T
Replies: 40
Views: 2116

Re: flat towing a T

Jack, THAT was the exact photo I was thinking of too!
I didn't see the dates at all but thought the same about "the lancaster spammer".
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ready for Hershey
Replies: 5
Views: 552

Re: Ready for Hershey

Grief: Funny the spokes on said wheels aren't painted... Dare I say it? No.
Good for you on the new wheels!
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Jackson
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Jackson

Eehehehe! I taught myself John's harmOnizin' ways some years back. Will sing it with my daughter publicly one day... Ya, his shoes seemed a little diff...... Darned steering wheel is facing the wrong way and what t is up with those wheel hubs? Love this song! "Mmmm, we got married in a fever, hotter...
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Now I'm embarrassed Don! Muriatic acid and (duh Duane) batteries. :roll: I was looking for some Clean Cast Iron paint and a tiny can of naptha thinner at the store and the muriatic is right there next to all those nasty thinners. Didn't find either. Muriatic is good for a flush thru a high mile heat...
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Waltham Orient
Replies: 12
Views: 1110

Re: Waltham Orient

Keep watching Rob. I'm glad you're not kicking yourself and I do hope you run across the Waltham that's meant to be yours. You'll know.
Almost like the elusive, used N Ford. I missed the last one. The poor little beauty is prob'ly being restored.
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 7720

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

"But Henry would be proud."
If kinda original for a Mack? OK.
If not? Noooooooooooooo!
:lol:
Oh oh, now you have to... No, please no, I have these Twin City's and the T's to finish yet... :(
:lol:
Gloss, satin or flat? :lol:
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

I think Freddie Prinze said this way back in the day on Chico And The Man with Jack Albertson. Loooking goood! :) Up here, 1st coil box for me was Mayor Keith's 25 TT. Been done for months but both of us are too darned busy to put it in! Shoot, I'm just gonna ask. What is HCI used for otherwise? Man...
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 7720

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

Art? It sure is! That drive is gorgeous Paul and those sprockets look great! What color? No wait, show us when painted. :) 8-)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Yesss! Great to know that Fun Projects coil box kit has breathed new life back into your 24! :)
The 18 is 3rd in line here for the Fun Projects kits. 18 Tin Cup works OK but getting a bit less than OK. A 40 yr old wood kit.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tranny drum de-glasing?
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Tranny drum de-glasing?

Nice links Scott! Thanks for bringing them up. :) I used Toon's re-lining notions and found them to be very good for me too! Jed, I sat down with the fresh bands, in my chair, with another good drum on my lap. I closed the gap with my hands and oh my! My bands were so very far from round! Yuck. High...
by Duey_C
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Digital model of 1912 Torpedo
Replies: 17
Views: 1277

Re: Digital model of 1912 Torpedo

Wow. That did turn out nice.
Itching to see it in the scene!
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 1591

Re: Is a water pump necessary?

For me. The 18 with a 23 engine, top rebuilt and snug, knocks like a door downstairs, needed help after I started it, 30 some year old "rebuild", he over heated at the very notion and I put a pump from the pile on the engine. Happy. He doesn't need the pump anymore and it will go. I like the smell o...
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A nice send off
Replies: 10
Views: 786

Re: A nice send off

Perfect last ride.
Beautiful casket to lay in and looks like a lovely day.
He'll rest now yet I think you already take-in the beauty of the day/situ. We must. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: WINTR IS COMMING
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: WINTR IS COMMING

That's too funny Steve. I wonder how many of us remember the rice in the shaker? I still rap the shaker on the table from time to time. Hmmm, why doesn't pepper have the same issue... GREG, same here. Fear of frost, drained the T and got the pressure washer inside the grudge for now. :) Only to fill...
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Building a 1903 Wright Brothers engine
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: Building a 1903 Wright Brothers engine

Both videos are very interesting!
Some with abstract thoughts will love the pattern maker's/casting video as ya really have to think.
I can see the casting in the core. Too cool.
Your links led me further to flights with The Flyer and far beyond in that era this evening!
Thanks Herb!
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to tell when it is time to change transmission bands?
Replies: 34
Views: 2889

Re: How to tell when it is time to change transmission bands?

When replacing a couple linings in the 24 in 15, used a spare drum here to be sure the bands were round in a relaxed state, clamped down on the drum too and would fit nicely on the drums in use. Drum on the lap and started tweaking the re-lined bands around the drum. Found the bands were very tweake...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 216
Views: 13661

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

I saw this someplace, typed it out, printed it and put it on my office wall a LONG time ago.
:lol:
FJ, I'd go out into that "maze" and still forget what I was doing. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Home-Built HCCT Project
Replies: 37
Views: 2237

Re: Home-Built HCCT Project

Really neat project and it turned out gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this with us Joe! :)
by Duey_C
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Home made electronic timer
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Home made electronic timer

Kep is King! Of the cheap... Been there.
Cool stuff Kep.
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.
Replies: 24
Views: 1106

Re: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.

Erik: What a dip! Sounds like that guy should've had his tab broken off for that "favor". Head, ear, finger, arm etc. :evil:
Hope it wasn't a friend.
I often worry the door will flop open when my eyes aren't facing backward and the flame will go out.
I still like the wire. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?
Replies: 7
Views: 626

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

Getting closer for a name on the Type B_______ (I think I see) coil set. I'll check with Keith this weekend to be sure he brought it back home so it can get closely inspected. Perhaps I'll drop R V a note and see if I can lead him here. Once this one is sorted, I'll go to the curio cabinet and grab ...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1302

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

Dallas's tongue in cheek question and Stan's response reminded me of my own thoughts and understand both sides. There's an OT big (to me) Stromberg M-3 in Stan's queue (his shelf) that he knows I'm not ready for quite yet. :) I had thought the same thing when I ordered it. It should look like the re...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?
Replies: 7
Views: 626

What coil set has my May-ur friend found?

He picked this up at a garage sale lately. What's it for? Very cool find, I thought. Mayor Keith just put it on top of the display case at the show-grounds. I hid it up in the cupboards. Thankfully, he found it in my absence. IMG_20190831_141222724.jpg IMG_20190831_141210940.jpg IMG_20190831_1412330...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New old parts
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: New old parts

I have one or two of the "blue box" linings in my 24 since 2000-15. A friend gave the box of linings to me. We'll see. ;)
As I was looking around for that blue box I realized it's 50 miles away at the showgrounds in the display case. :)
Nice finds Dallas!
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.
Replies: 24
Views: 1106

Re: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.

Interesting topic! Have the cast bracket on my 18 Runabout. Original, far as I can tell. The bolts have been pulled thru the rear cross frame so much they needed a second nut to secure the bracket. It is what it is. :) Wondering if I have the correct red-lensed Kero tail lamp... ;) Like the wire Eri...
by Duey_C
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: At the Bike Show
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: At the Bike Show

I'd bet I'm not the only one that likes your bike the best. 30 years ago I was at an auction looking at a parts tractor/project. There was a 20's motorcycle frame that said Harley-Davidson on the back. The license plate holder or somewhere. Started out at $50 and ended at $2600, I was appalled! A fe...
by Duey_C
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The next best thing?
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Re: The next best thing?

Yuck. Intrusion. There'll never be any alexa like device around this place. I was messing around on the way back machine a few months ago. Handy archive once in awhile. Started looking around and found the company that owns the way back machine. Their name is.....wait for it alexa Handy: The phone c...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can you ID the source of these diagrams?
Replies: 11
Views: 808

Re: Can you ID the source of these diagrams?

Watching this closely as I have the same diagrams along with Mart's drawings but no idea where I found the diagrams...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential Leak.
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Differential Leak.

At least you got two years out of it before it leaked Ignacio! :) Mine leaked right away. :oops: Smooth, clean surfaces with the dings and high spots brought down with a file... I need to do this yet: Perhaps clean the bottom mating surfaces with thinner, dry it and smear on some ultra black. Good r...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Extreme Trivia
Replies: 7
Views: 926

Re: Extreme Trivia

Larry, you are of the few that would catch that and I'm glad you did!
The holes are there if we look. :)
Kim, your notions are clear and this car is another to keep as is. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you do when the boss says “I want you to build a car that will beat the fastest racer in the world?”
Replies: 59
Views: 3013

Re: What do you do when the boss says “I want you to build a car that will beat the fastest racer in the world?”

Thank you for your digging, commentary, introductions to the diggin's you find, the dream, living it and re-waking Henry's, Frank's, Joe's and Ed's dreams/work on fast Fords as you dream/live it now and bringing us along the ride. CudaMan Mark, I was thinking the same thing, what a beautiful manifol...
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Battery Box
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Battery Box

Wow, what a cool find Craig! 11,500 out of 825,545 or so produced that year and the mounting bolts still inside. :) You gone after it with WD-40 or some-such and a soft scrub brush yet? There's color under the rust on the back at least! Wow. Yes, great pictures Craig! Thank you! Tiny bit of garbage ...
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear axle housing freeze plug, any idea why?
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: Rear axle housing freeze plug, any idea why?

By gum, someone figured out how to get those welch plug monsters into those little holes and expand 'em into place. See the punch marks?
I struggled with those little buggers and now I cannot recall what I did.
I believe I laid them in place and stuffed the modern cover on, over the top. :?
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 43888

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

The data for a "smart" phone can be expensive tho and did anyone ever pay attention when Steve has said he's a little frugal? :lol: Me too. I spend like a madman sometimes but I cheep like a bird. My best computer is my desktop, my new phone works real good but simply put, it sucks. And then there's...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I don't think this a magnet charger
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Re: I don't think this a magnet charger

Gorgeous little magnet charger! $100 bucks? Oh yeah and worse sometimes. And a Niehoff to boot! If the windings are still good, plop a magneto magnet on there, hook it up to 36 volts, give the magnet a bunch of short jolts, maybe even tapping the magnet top with a wooden hammer HANDLE while jolting ...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Recent Hot Rod Car Show
Replies: 6
Views: 577

Re: Recent Hot Rod Car Show

I'm glad you did that Robert. And a trophy too!
Welcome to the forum!
George, like Red Skelton said so many times on the Dean Martin roasts "Never got a dinner!"
Recognition schmeckognition. You made a lot of people's day at that big show... :)
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF video
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: OCF video

Great video! I'm also glad that Jeff showed your 8-in-1 bed conversions!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Stuff - Steam festival / Vaporium Ruhr 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: Old Stuff - Steam festival / Vaporium Ruhr 2017

Oh yeah. :)
Thanks Marv!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whoops .. foot got stuck
Replies: 20
Views: 1371

Re: Whoops .. foot got stuck

:lol: You guys.... :)

Mark, how is the pedal extension working. OK? I should too.
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Younger Members
Replies: 21
Views: 1463

Re: Younger Members

I'm with Larry and Richard C. If I got a couple of memberships for a couple of grandkids, the others'll scramble to get their own, young as they may be and later on, we might grab a couple of 'em for life too. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Henry Ford Is Running For Sheriif In Louisiana ...
Replies: 7
Views: 484

Re: FJ - Henry Ford Is Running For Sheriif In Louisiana ...

Clyde sure did like grabbing the V-8 Ford when he could...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FREIGHTER JIM
Replies: 4
Views: 916

Re: FREIGHTER JIM

:lol:
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Milwaukee to Detroit and back again in a Model T
Replies: 28
Views: 1607

Re: Milwaukee to Detroit and back again in a Model T

Funny how it works, you have a car assembled in Minneapolis and I have one assembled in Milwaukee. :)
Thank you for showing us your trip Dave!
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: The TT project begins

Looking great!
Preston, is that a 12-24 H-P (code ;) ) sittin' close by to your TT? Cool. My brain said 12-24.
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 10533

Re: Model T Special build.

Congratulations! I looked in today and thought "When I grow up, I want a shop like that." :) Reference back to July 10th, 1:35 & 1:48, Rich and Dallas. Right there with you guys! Shop is way too cool Shane, should be illegal or something. :lol: "...someone else......can reference this thread for at ...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Failure
Replies: 18
Views: 1561

Re: Failure

Neat thread. :) Kuhner is kinda right too, It does take money to supply nice prizes for some participants to bring stuff.... It works, beautiful cars show up. I like the '66 and '67 Pontiac Tempest/Le Mans' personally. We usually get a couple of nice/blue Poncho's. Beautiful! They are not perfect, t...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Latest Project: Manhole cover kingpins
Replies: 13
Views: 877

Re: Latest Project: Manhole cover kingpins

They're beautiful! Wow.
Found the lower pins for the springs. Cool and simple. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 282
Views: 16613

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Glad I stopped in here again. Enjoy your time with those kids, I had written and then X'd out. Then maybe grandkids will come in a few. Even more fun! :) You guys have me thinking about plug gap on the '18 here. That's a good thing as I have a funky 35 year old X that isn't that happy so I have thin...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 3075

Re: Post your favorite sign

:lol:
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lost my Mom today
Replies: 16
Views: 1071

Re: Lost my Mom today

Your mom rests now. I'm glad you took the pupper to see her. That simple act eased her mind.
Take care of you and your lady now.