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by Joe Bell
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I wish I had this problem- too much money in hand
Replies: 14
Views: 506

Re: I wish I had this problem- too much money in hand

Bob, That babbitt does not look like it has ever ran a crank in it? NOS block?
by Joe Bell
Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone ever seen a Miller T head ?
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Anyone ever seen a Miller T head ?

The time it takes to make patterns and machining,and foundry cost, most do not want to pay for what it would cost, been down this road.
by Joe Bell
Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 09-10 Oil Fill
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Re: FS 09-10 Oil Fill

I would hate to say how many of them I have thrown away.
by Joe Bell
Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1924 Engine color
Replies: 15
Views: 443

Re: 1924 Engine color

I have seen 24-5 Canadian engines that where original engines and they where green in color???
by Joe Bell
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Bridgeport Brass Tire Pump
Replies: 9
Views: 484

Re: WTB - Bridgeport Brass Tire Pump

Told you Tim!
by Joe Bell
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Odds and ends
Replies: 15
Views: 731

Re: Odds and ends

Great collection of pictures Tom, Thanks
by Joe Bell
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Replacement Pistons
Replies: 10
Views: 371

Re: Ford Replacement Pistons

Ford did not throw nothing out, if blocks where bored to big they waited and ran a bunch that way, I have found lifters smaller than stock, so I had to bore them out to except std. tappets, I found bores bored on an angle where something was under the deck when clamped down, decks of blocks off .015...
by Joe Bell
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Unknown Cylinder Head and Lubrication Questions
Replies: 27
Views: 1213

Re: Unknown Cylinder Head and Lubrication Questions

I have seen them before, had heard Reeder got in trouble for casting with FORD name on them so he went to this style?
by Joe Bell
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Am i missing front 4th main bearing cap ?
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: Am i missing front 4th main bearing cap ?

Some may not know that the early driven plates had a different spring locking retainer, with that they take a shorter fourth main, I have came across this a couple times, just in case you are ordering one some one that way they send you the correct style.
by Joe Bell
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What 1/2 inch Pipe Thread Spark Plugs Work in a Model T ?
Replies: 17
Views: 778

Re: What 1/2 inch Pipe Thread Spark Plugs Work in a Model T ?

Steve, I like the Plutonium plug, I installed them years ago in a Anderson overhead looked cool in there!
by Joe Bell
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Intake Manifold Dates
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: Model T Intake Manifold Dates

Thanks Keith, that is what I had thought but never saw one before.
by Joe Bell
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Intake Manifold Dates
Replies: 6
Views: 411

Re: Model T Intake Manifold Dates

I have a cast iron one with the numbers cast from the early aluminum one, has the large intake hole, did they cast some iron ones with the hi volume ports early on?? Thanks Joe
by Joe Bell
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early cylinder head dates
Replies: 8
Views: 393

Re: Early cylinder head dates

To find an early head that is a good one, I would not care of the day and month, you are lucky to find one at all!
by Joe Bell
Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Help identifying door
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Re: Help identifying door

center door
by Joe Bell
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB trans brake drum (narrow)
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: WTB trans brake drum (narrow)

Not trying to make a sell for some one else but for what you would spend for a used one that may have crappy lugs in it you could install one of Dave Noltings new ones that balance well and will last your life time, just saying!
by Joe Bell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926-27 Engine Color
Replies: 25
Views: 1200

Re: 1926-27 Engine Color

I figured the green was from one factory of Ford, I have seen a lot of 26-7 engines black and they where originals, there has only been a few green ones that where originals and one was a 24 Canadian engine I know was original from bolt patterns, shims, gaskets. So I do not know if Canada painted th...
by Joe Bell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Check this out
Replies: 13
Views: 1280

Re: Check this out

That one looks like the one I hauled to hershey last year for a friend to find a new home.
by Joe Bell
Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Various brass carb/parts FS
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Various brass carb/parts FS

That one is a two screw, worth that just for it!
by Joe Bell
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Valve Guide Chip ; Correction : Lifter Boss Chip
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: Valve Guide Chip

Years ago people use to cut off the guides so they could adjust the three wrench lifters, so if they where not worried about it then why now?
by Joe Bell
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How do I tell if my engine has been rebuilt?
Replies: 19
Views: 974

Re: How do I tell if my engine has been rebuilt?

I have seen many T engines for sale with fresh paint on them and add says rebuilt, most the time if lucky rings and valves if that.
by Joe Bell
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help Identify Door
Replies: 14
Views: 518

Re: Help Identify Door

Can not tell how wide it is from photo, need a measurement, it is 25 door but do not know if coupe, fordor or a tudor from width.
by Joe Bell
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB-rear door window regulator
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: WTB-rear door window regulator

Jack Putnam had some lasered out give him a call,
by Joe Bell
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Why does transmission engage when starting engine?
Replies: 13
Views: 673

Re: Why does transmission engage when starting engine?

Years ago the clutch springs where not availible, so they use to take a ball peened hammer and beat the the clutch disc to take up the slop, makes the clutch grab better but not so good for neutral.
by Joe Bell
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted to buy: Holley G venturi - FOUND !
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: Wanted to buy: Holley G venturi

is it the brass carb or cast? I have a bunch of the cast ones, have no ideal what the venturi's look like? 419-618-1025 Joe
by Joe Bell
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can I use ‘15 ribbed pedals on a T with a starter?
Replies: 7
Views: 500

Re: Can I use ‘15 ribbed pedals on a T with a starter?

The clutch arm on a non starter peddle is straight, the starter peddle has a bend in it to clear the bendix cover, I have used them but heated them to bend to clear the cover, hope this helps. Joe
by Joe Bell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1924 Tudor Photos Needed
Replies: 9
Views: 441

Re: 1924 Tudor Photos Needed

Frank, rain gutter does not close the gap, if wooden door, the interior has a flap that hangs down to cover air from coming in, or adjust the door up?
by Joe Bell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 Fords
Replies: 15
Views: 896

Re: 1909 Fords

There is quite a few 09's that have newer blocks that look like the earlier ones but you can sure tell once you are inside, I am glad who ever made these blocks because they sure are stronger on the rear mains than originals.
by Joe Bell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 Fords
Replies: 15
Views: 896

Re: 1909 Fords

If you say there is only six around then I must be lucky cause there is two real close to where I live 962 roadster and 1513? tourabout one is a pump engine and the other when they did away with the pump.I have wrench on both and took many pictures to look at later for reference.
by Joe Bell
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '27 Fordor Restore......# 5 !!!
Replies: 63
Views: 3296

Re: '27 Fordor Restore......# 5 !!!

Years ago a few of us got together and made four sets of Fordor wood, I still have many pieces up in the barn, these where for the 23-25 style, I notice the base had changed in 26-7 from your pictures. Did they still use the angled bolts on the front door post to roof in 26-7? We mad some extra's if...
by Joe Bell
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Slingers for flywheel FS
Replies: 3
Views: 274

Re: Slingers for flywheel FS

I guess I did not see them fast enough, those are the better ones that are not being made any more.
by Joe Bell
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wanted: Tudor window moldings
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: Wanted: Tudor window moldings

Frank,Give me a call and the measurements of what you need I think I have them. Joe Bell
by Joe Bell
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hershey With Drawls
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Re: Hershey With Drawls

This is the first year in 15 that I have not been busting my butt to get things done in time for Hershey and everything packed, I would be in the cattle walk camping right now thinking of setting up in the morning. I always stop at the grocery store up on the hill and meet my T friends from Iowa and...
by Joe Bell
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hershey With Drawls
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Hershey With Drawls

Well normally I would be packed up and ready to go for Monday morning to head to Hershey for a fun filled week but thanks to China that is not happening this year. I could go to Luray but how much extra stuff do I need? If I did go I am sure there would be a bunch of T friends there! I hope some one...
by Joe Bell
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need a distributor drive gear (not TTP version) Gear found Thanks
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: Need a distributor drive gear (not TTP version)

I just posted some pictures of some drive gears I have in the parts section.
by Joe Bell
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted - Distributor Drive Gear - Gear found Thanks
Replies: 11
Views: 543

Re: Wanted - Distributor Drive Gear

This is the gears that I have. They are all different by rows. Let me know if any of these is what you need.
Joe
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by Joe Bell
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED 26/27 FORDOR GARNISH MLDS & WINDOW REG
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: WANTED 26/27 FORDOR GARNISH MLDS & WINDOW REG

I have a five gallon bucket of door moldings some are three screws to hold them on and some are four screw, let me know what you have and for what doors and I will look. The window regulator, what style do you need, there are four styles out there for them?
by Joe Bell
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted - Distributor Drive Gear - Gear found Thanks
Replies: 11
Views: 543

Re: Wanted - Distributor Drive Gear

I have all kinds of cam gears for distributors but none of the ones I have thread on, they are locked with the pin and the nut,forward like the timers are.
by Joe Bell
Wed Sep 30, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Pistons for use in T block with A crank and rods.
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: WTB Pistons for use in T block with A crank and rods.

For the price of welding an A crank and the mods you have to do to make it fit,pan,rods,mains,and price of the special made pistons, you can buy the Scat crank with A journals, his rods and a normal T piston fits them. I am not trying to sell any one on this set up but it does come out even on money...
by Joe Bell
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pinion gear---is this normal?
Replies: 11
Views: 954

Re: Pinion gear---is this normal?

The early pinion gears where notched like that for the closed spool drive shaft, more clearance.
by Joe Bell
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911-1912 oil pan
Replies: 17
Views: 1097

Re: 1911-1912 oil pan

The pan arms look like early 13's, would really like to see the top view of the arms? Thanks, not doubting but would like to make sure before I forward it.
by Joe Bell
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T head, how can I tell if a T head has been milled?
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Model T head, how can I tell if a T head has been milled?

The best way to tell is the stamped letters that will be on them, if no letters then it has been milled.
by Joe Bell
Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fs accessory mag
Replies: 12
Views: 1144

Re: Fs accessory mag

First time I saw this style, interesting!
by Joe Bell
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dare we analyze my cracked crankshaft?? I say we do.. but INTELLIGENTLY
Replies: 23
Views: 1337

Re: Dare we analyze my cracked crankshaft?? I say we do.. but INTELLIGENTLY

I have seen forging lines run across two throws of a crank, they look like cracks on a wet mag machine but they are rolled pieces of steel in the forging, this could be one of those? not saying it is but possible?
by Joe Bell
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted Triple Gears
Replies: 1
Views: 257

Re: Wanted Triple Gears

I have a whole big box of them, you are welcome to come and take your pick, there has to be at least fifty of them in there.
by Joe Bell
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should You Balance Transmission Drums
Replies: 10
Views: 729

Re: Should You Balance Transmission Drums

Dave Nolting sells new ones that are almost perfect in balance when mounted, I have ground and widdled at many to get the originals to balance. I found out with the driven plate and brake drum one out of six positions will ballance really well, so less grinding.
by Joe Bell
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Car stopped runnning on magneto today
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Car stopped runnning on magneto today

Pull the mag post 90% that is it, another is the wire in the back of the switch, ohm it out.
by Joe Bell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly
Replies: 8
Views: 990

Re: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly

I have 50 engines on the racks but always looking for more, wish you guys where closer.
by Joe Bell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly
Replies: 8
Views: 990

Re: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly

I am always looking for extra parts to tear down to return to service. How much ? I am in Ohio, Joe Bell Thanks
by Joe Bell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly
Replies: 8
Views: 990

Re: For Sale Model t engine and trans complete assembly

I am always looking for extra parts to tear down to return to service. How much ? I am in Ohio, Joe Bell Thanks
by Joe Bell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Popcorn truck
Replies: 14
Views: 1051

Re: Popcorn truck

George Stoiber on Put in Bay had one a few years ago along with a Hearst.
by Joe Bell
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB NRS rear end half
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Re: WTB NRS rear end half

I know some of them got casted a couple years ago when a friend was working on some F's and early Caddy axles, he was on the early Ford registry, should say pictures of his work was on there. I am not going to mention his name on here since he has plenty to do and he might get mad at me and we do no...
by Joe Bell
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shim Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 828

Re: Shim Removal

Just in case you do not know the shims peel apart a thousand and a half every layer, you need to take a razor blade to get them started.
by Joe Bell
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1941 Model T motor
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: 1941 Model T motor

I would say it is a 22 late or 23 from the small hole on the valve door and the smaller area at the serial number plate.
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does this look fine
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: Does this look fine

Nice safety wire, you must be an aircraft mechanic also?
by Joe Bell
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB drive shaft ball casting and retaining ring.
Replies: 7
Views: 683

Re: WTB drive shaft ball casting and retaining ring.

Are you looking for the later ball or the early two piece one? I have a NOS later one. Joe
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted tail light mount
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: Wanted tail light mount

Bob, there is a couple around on the shelf will try to look tomorrow.
by Joe Bell
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted tail light mount
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: Wanted tail light mount

Bob, I think I have one bu tit has the license plate mount bolted to the other hole.
by Joe Bell
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Economy Motor Head Company
Replies: 13
Views: 1206

Re: Economy Motor Head Company

Jerry, I have seen two different style's of the lizard head, one was by the valve area and the other had the flame trail casted into the head.
by Joe Bell
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Sold
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: For Sale 1911 1912 1913 1914 Hood Former

Benji, Glad to see you out and about again, this former will not last long! Joe
by Joe Bell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Is this an early Gene French design?
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: Is this an early Gene French design?

At least it has brass pilots instead of Babbitt like KR Wilson had better unit.
by Joe Bell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ad-on brakes
Replies: 38
Views: 1542

Re: Ad-on brakes

I know some do not use the band inside the transmission, I would rather have it just in case!
by Joe Bell
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Restored pair of TT rear fenders for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: Restored pair of TT rear fenders for sale

You are never going to finish the TT if you keep selling parts off of it! How old where you when you started on it 15-16??
by Joe Bell
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pinion Bearing question
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Pinion Bearing question

The Hyatt bearing should be able to float, drive shaft should stay still on end play in the tube.
by Joe Bell
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kingston 5 Ball for 1909
Replies: 11
Views: 1090

Re: Kingston 5 Ball for 1909

The mushroom seems to be always missing, they must of vibrated off in the day.
by Joe Bell
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: National Road Ohio-A look back
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: National Road Ohio-A look back

I sure like the double barrel one ! Thanks Tom.
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old photo Solid rubber tires
Replies: 11
Views: 1106

Re: Old photo Solid rubber tires

I just recently repaired a Chain driven T that had "New" solid rubber tires on it they where made in Canton Ohio.
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fresh mag ring?
Replies: 29
Views: 1879

Re: Fresh mag ring?

A quick easy way to clean the copper is Drano, let it set in a bucket over night then scotch brite the copper and good to go.
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fresh mag ring?
Replies: 29
Views: 1879

Re: Fresh mag ring?

Bill Lucius is not set up for the double stacks, they can do them but prefer not to. If you do your own be careful on soldiering the doubles together so you do not pull a short. All the supplies are easily found and most of the time is in the labor.
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re-steaming top bows?
Replies: 14
Views: 1029

Re: Re-steaming top bows?

Mike, I had a set like that, I soaked them in the cow tank for a couple days and then tied a wire to each end where I wanted them to be and let them dry for a week and they where like new again. Hope this helps, Joe
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

So now you want to haggle on them, Sorry they are not for sale now!!
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

I was thinking 30 on the cracked one and 30 on the one that needs silvered,plus freight. The geometry looks the same on both.
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

I was told Mercury and silver nitrate will do it, I bought both years ago but have never tried it being afraid of going through the cloves?
by Joe Bell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

Here are pics of the reflectors
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by Joe Bell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hay wagon to Speedster Project.
Replies: 85
Views: 7730

Re: Hay wagon to Speedster Project.

The low head is a big buck head, early, no Made In USA on it.
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Part needed
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: Part needed

To bad you are so far away have a few hanging in the barn you are welcome to!
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

I looked and I have one perfect 7" the two 6" one has a crack but perfect silver the other has no silver but perfect lense then a 5'' with perfect silver and lense.
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: HEADLIGHT REFLECTOR

I think I have one but some of the silvering is gone?
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for info on points
Replies: 17
Views: 1588

Re: Looking for info on points

You might want to check with Gaslight Old Car parts, they have a bunch of the old stuff from Argentina from back in the day still on the shelves??
by Joe Bell
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for info on points
Replies: 17
Views: 1588

Re: Looking for info on points

Dan, Sorry it took me a bit to find his card it was in the old Hershey trailer, Tom Vanmeeteren 402-359-5762 Hope this helps, Joe
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for a 1970 to 80 Snyder’s cat
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Re: Looking for a 1970 to 80 Snyder’s cat

Did you check with Van meteren for parts? he has all kinds of parts for the old ones.
by Joe Bell
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NOVICE QUESTION
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: NOVICE QUESTION

Mike Bender did dyno testing years ago The intake made no different on HP, bigger intake valves did, bigger cam also, but yet when you add a Model A or B intake and exhaust with larger carb it makes a big difference?
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A question about brass
Replies: 12
Views: 1326

Re: A question about brass

Ole Doc had all the lights and hand brake Gold plated on 962 just so he did not have to polish any more.
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spare tire holder - SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1164

Re: Spare tire holder

That is a truck mount roadster rare piece, you gave that one away!
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mysterious ticking from left rear wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 1661

Re: Mysterious ticking from left rear wheel

wheel nuts hitting the nut for the leaf spring bracket, you might want to check the Babbitt washers out inside the rear axle before you go through a stop sign.
by Joe Bell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT Parts Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 730

Re: TT Parts Wanted

I have a 26-7 oil tail light and pressed steel bracket, these are rare pieces since most where electric from that era except the mininites.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Best way to remove drum rivets?
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Best way to remove drum rivets?

I use a center drill then drift after.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB. Electric fork mounted Headlights
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Re: WTB. Electric fork mounted Headlights

I think I have one the second one looks different from non Ford car.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB low radiator
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: WTB low radiator

It is already in a brass work box so easy to ship.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB low radiator
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: WTB low radiator

I have one, picked up some T stuff a while back, the ole boy said it worked but he did not want to use it with new engine that was cleaned out. Tiffin Ohio, Joe, 419-618-1025
by Joe Bell
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Ton Truck Rolling Chassie with Original Cab/Box
Replies: 9
Views: 1168

Re: Model T Ton Truck Rolling Chassie with Original Cab/Box

The nice part is all the patterns are there for bad pieces and all the hardware is there, good price!
by Joe Bell
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Urgently Wanted to Buy Model T Ford Ignition Coils
Replies: 11
Views: 1691

Re: Urgently Wanted to Buy Model T Ford Ignition Coils

Sorry Ron, but Brent just got a big box full yesterday.
by Joe Bell
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Identify this Transmission? 1918 Cyclecar
Replies: 17
Views: 1471

Re: Identify this Transmission? 1918 Cyclecar

Years ago I poured and bored a henderson block, the rods and crank where real close to a T's.
by Joe Bell
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Found this NOS part?
Replies: 11
Views: 1628

Re: Found this NOS part?

Where your headlight wires go through the hood shelf.
by Joe Bell
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Rebuilt Motor
Replies: 5
Views: 910

Re: WTB Rebuilt Motor

Are you sure you need an engine? or just a valve job and set of rebuilt coils? Do not jump the gun if you do not have to. Just saying, have some one in your area that know T's check it out first. Hope this helps. Joe
by Joe Bell
Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brass Plating in MI.
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Brass Plating in MI.

Ole Doc's car has been done for 10 years now and they still look like where just done, He does not store it in the driest places either, so that sort of made a believer to me, they said for how much gold is used in plating it was not much more money, so I was told?
by Joe Bell
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T versus Model A Valve Springs
Replies: 5
Views: 608

Re: Model T versus Model A Valve Springs

years ago I did a valve job on a T that had crap for compression, all the exhaust valves where mushroomed out from have a heavier spring they looked like A's but might have been some thing else?? All I know once the valves and springs where changed out it ran well after?? I have asked about extra sp...
by Joe Bell
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brass Plating in MI.
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Brass Plating in MI.

I was told years ago it is Gold plating instead since it will not tarnish, A good friend had his headlights and side lights plated for his 09 since he did not want to deal with polishing all the time.
by Joe Bell
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Interesting 1916 Engine Block
Replies: 5
Views: 1163

Re: Interesting 1916 Engine Block

There is one at the Henry Ford museum that is upside down.
by Joe Bell
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How Fast is Too Fast?
Replies: 43
Views: 3593

Re: How Fast is Too Fast?

At 50 mph you out run out the std. ignition and you feel like your on a ten speed bike at 40mph, they float in the front end and the brakes are shit, a mag drive or distributer will get you faster but the steering is not there or brakes???? Been there done this!
by Joe Bell
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch finger screws
Replies: 11
Views: 1037

Re: Clutch finger screws

If you can not figure it out would be glad to help you out, I am only a couple hours away. Joe