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by Joe Bell
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Thought some might like mini t
Replies: 10
Views: 522

Re: Thought some might like mini t

Great work, you are close to home, by chance do you know Todd Goodings from Marion? the carousel guy.
by Joe Bell
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb early 12 engine pan
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Wtb early 12 engine pan

That is a hard item to find even in the states, no one ever wants to get rid of any, looked four years for one.
by Joe Bell
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR

Stan, I have one on the shelf and have never tried it out and always wondering how it would run ? Thanks for explaining about it.
by Joe Bell
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My new intake manifold
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: My new intake manifold

That should flow real well.
by Joe Bell
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed

I would say that carb is pre T?
by Joe Bell
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed

The intake looks like the one they use for the UJ carb?
by Joe Bell
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making space
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Making space

Thanks Tom for the great pictures, how did you ever get all of these?
by Joe Bell
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing the hogshead: Is there a better way?
Replies: 23
Views: 848

Re: Installing the hogshead: Is there a better way?

I have often thought of cutting the low speed shaft shorter, I do on the cast iron ones but the Aluminum covers I think that gives the shaft more support for wear? Am I just thinking to much?
by Joe Bell
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Body to Frame Brackets
Replies: 10
Views: 318

Re: WTB Body to Frame Brackets

Doc Shanabrook gave some to Lang's old car parts a couple years ago, they may still have some ?
by Joe Bell
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timing gear, aluminum, nylon, bronze ???
Replies: 11
Views: 552

Re: Timing gear, aluminum, nylon, bronze ???

DMC bronze are the best on the market, the aluminum ones are a little more noise, the fiber and nylon I do not like with the generator, what if a bearing goes out in the generator? it will take them gears right out. Just my thoughts on this, I am too old to remember the 69 Pontiac 400 with the nylon...
by Joe Bell
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: K R Wilson false cam question.
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: K R Wilson false cam question.

All the ones I have seen are 1.000 same as the rear cam bearing hole.
by Joe Bell
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS BKF Corp timer !SOLD!
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: FS BKF Corp timer

I have one just like that, just saw it yesterday looking for the 09 rollers.
by Joe Bell
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

I am sure there is two of them. same area code as you 618-1025
by Joe Bell
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

I have half a dozen of the brass ones, some have a bigger backing plate.
by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

I have had only one Model T engine show up clean, the rest are oily cruddy messes, the only time my hands are clean is when the wife talks me into a weeks vacation down south!
by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

Here's the pictures.
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by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

I looked in the barn and found the new one.
by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: 1909-10 Brass Timer contact ring

I think there is one in a box of timers and a few of the brass rollers are there also, you are close enough to come see if it is what you want?
by Joe Bell
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Heater
Replies: 11
Views: 794

Re: Heater

I have an original sheet metal one the clamps to the original exhaust manifold that you are welcome to borrow and duplicate since you are close to home.
by Joe Bell
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WhatTo Buy side DOOR window wiper? 24 Coupe
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: WhatTo Buy side DOOR window wiper? 24 Coupe

I bought a car windshield wiper that was long enough and made it work, you have to trim some off the back side.
by Joe Bell
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1927 Model Coupe
Replies: 16
Views: 1005

Re: My 1927 Model Coupe

I think the yellow trim was cute back in the day, at least you could see the peddles at night! Looks like a good crew helping and learning maybe some day they will be the care taker of one?
by Joe Bell
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders, 23-25 rear coupe fenders
Replies: 0
Views: 150

15-16 front fenders, 23-25 rear coupe fenders

I was at Gaslight auto parts in Urbana Ohio last week and on the shelf where two sets of 15-16 front fenders with brackets these where new, Rootlieb's? Also on the shelf where two rear 23-25 rear Coupe and Roadster fenders NOS, Also two rear 23-5 sedan fenders but they where both just one side. I ha...
by Joe Bell
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spoke crack too cracked?
Replies: 27
Views: 1174

Re: Spoke crack too cracked?

If any one has cut as much wood as I have you can see in the picture that some of them are hickory from the color and grain, The crack can come from any piece of wood that is not sealed at an end. Years ago I took a hickory down just for the making of spokes, I did not paint the end while it was dry...
by Joe Bell
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Weld on R Pedal Head- Free
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Weld on R Pedal Head- Free

Have you ever tried welding one on? I wired welded a couple of them and what ever they are made of broke right back off, I then brazed them on and that held but did not like that ideal of brass instead of steel!
by Joe Bell
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: brake/reverse external band adjusters
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: brake/reverse external band adjusters

As Adam said the tabs break off and you have to open the inspection cover any ways, just hope the tab does not drop down in and then you go fishing!
by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Closed cars
Replies: 13
Views: 935

Re: Closed cars

The one in the dealership has a new hood, maybe a reman from Rootlieb?
by Joe Bell
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Macbeth Headlight Lens
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Macbeth Headlight Lens

Those are how I find my car out of 100 black Model T's!
by Joe Bell
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOUND 1914 Reflector or mirror for gas headlight
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: WTB 1914 Reflector or mirror for gas headlight

What is the diameter of the mirror? I have a couple sizes on the shelf.
by Joe Bell
Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag coil experts
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: Mag coil experts

If I was rebuilding an older engine it would have the 1/4 field coil with a ring geared flywheel in it, no one will know and some day we are all going to get old and hand cranking an old car or hitting a starter switch is the choice you may take some day of driving which car, I have seen it happen m...
by Joe Bell
Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag coil experts
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: Mag coil experts

The 13 has a field coil all by it self, it takes the small round double stack,the magnet plates are the long ones, Years ago Wally told me these where the ones that gave every one the broken wrist. I would run the double stack oval that is 14 year and have no problems, noe one but you would know wha...
by Joe Bell
Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Cylinder Head
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: WTB: Cylinder Head

I have one ground and ready to go for 75., I have a little brother that lives in Kokomo ind. that comes home often to save shipping if you are not in a great big hurry?
by Joe Bell
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Later double stack vrs single stack mag coil ring question
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: Later double stack vrs single stack mag coil ring question

When an engine is running they make no difference but if you are showing off in a later car mag starting it the double stack will start easiest on mag, they will fit in with out notching anything, the 1/4 will mag start also but not as good.
by Joe Bell
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fenders on Craigslist
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: Fenders on Craigslist

I looked for years for 25 rear coupe fenders, have bought four different sets, now that I have a good NOS set I see them every where.
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Langs catalog came today
Replies: 29
Views: 1689

Re: New Langs catalog came today

It has got thicker, means more goodies in it!
by Joe Bell
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Harden Valve Seats---1927 Engine
Replies: 12
Views: 787

Re: Harden Valve Seats---1927 Engine

Years ago I found a NOS block so I built it with out hardened seats, it has the Stainless steel valves that are hard and since then I have had to adjust my valves fro the hard valve pounding down into the block. Originally they had cast valves with a cast block to soft materials, now if you add a ha...
by Joe Bell
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Remove brazed on parts
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: Remove brazed on parts

I had better luck heating from the inside, metal is thinner.
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question ,what is the side to side clearance of the rods
Replies: 9
Views: 510

Re: Question ,what is the side to side clearance of the rods

Some people do not hold the wrist pin in place when tightening the wrist pin bolt and you bend the rod causing a knock?
by Joe Bell
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: 1915-16 Fenders.
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Wanted: 1915-16 Fenders.

I saw a set of brand new ones laying on the shelf at Gaslight antique auto parts the first of the week they have been there for a while?
by Joe Bell
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Field Coils: Must they all have even turns?
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: Field Coils: Must they all have even turns?

When ever you rewind old copper it will never come out the way it was before, I have done several and shortened them to fit, it is the right way?? I would rather know I have the same amount of turns on every coil and the same output on every coil to make a smoother flow of current. I quit rewinding ...
by Joe Bell
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOUND!!!! All brass carbide generator for 1912
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

Re: WTB: All brass carbide generator for 1912

I heard they can be drilled to make functional but he does not,for liability issues.
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early vs late crankshaft
Replies: 9
Views: 702

Re: Early vs late crankshaft

I have seen so many of the early style that have been ground for balancing and it is no wonder they crack when 1/4 if the throw is ground off.
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cockpit Choke for Stromberg OF?
Replies: 19
Views: 887

Re: Cockpit Choke for Stromberg OF?

Tim Morsher is repopping them. Norwalk Ohio
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOUND!!!! All brass carbide generator for 1912
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

Re: WTB: All brass carbide generator for 1912

Mike Lepsac in cedar Rapids Iowa was repopping them a couple years ago, non functional.
by Joe Bell
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

When I got my car it had one on it, thought it was an interesting timer but did not want to wear it out from all the running I do, I have put it up some where but have not found it yet, will keep looking. It seemed to me as the one I have had a different name but looked the same with the breaker poi...
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

The one part in the picture is the same as in Ed's picture. Let me know if that is what you are looking for.
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by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Auction....Douglass, Kansas
Replies: 8
Views: 691

Re: Auction....Douglass, Kansas

Looks like a heck of an Auction, lots of buried treasures there, to bad it is so far away.
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Top wood found...original, correct?
Replies: 5
Views: 498

Re: Top wood found...original, correct?

Years ago I had made the special L bolt and tapered nuts for the front door post and top wood for a T, I may have a couple sets left. I made new wood for four fordors when we did that project years ago, it is just as easy to make a couple extra pieces of wood when the saw is set up for it!
by Joe Bell
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Physically hard to Crank
Replies: 25
Views: 1324

Re: Physically hard to Crank

An older friend of mine that has now passed on had an 11 that when hot you could not crank it, it got to where even cold you had issues with it. It was a newer rebuild from some one else than me, I tore it down and two piston's had scores on them. The pistons name was Izumi and two of them was over ...
by Joe Bell
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

Kirby, do you have a smart phone so the wife can send a picture? If so email it to me off line, thanks, I found a couple different styles.
by Joe Bell
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

Yes and I will try to dig them out today and look again.
by Joe Bell
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

I think I have two different ones one is larger than the other and has a face plate against it.
by Joe Bell
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Duntley Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 826

Re: WTB: Duntley Timer

Do you have a picture of what you want? I have a box of odds and ends timer and all kinds of cams, brushs, rollers.
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sheet metal Piston Skirts
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Sheet metal Piston Skirts

You can use the rods, mill the wrist pin side down to fit modern pistons, rebush the wrist hole to the modern piston size, if you want to sell the X rods they go for 300. a set. with the built in dippers.
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sheet metal Piston Skirts
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Sheet metal Piston Skirts

Those are the late 27 pistons they call the tin pistons, 7/8 wrist pins in them, most throw them away and use the earlier rods than the X rods.
by Joe Bell
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How to get free goodies
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: How to get free goodies

I was just at Richard place over Christmas and he doe have a really good collection of the odd stuff for the T's, I think it was the biggest collection of over heads I had ever seen in one place.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Slingers- Yay or Nay?
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Oil Slingers- Yay or Nay?

I have tore several engines down that did not have them and the wrist pins where blued from not enough oil getting to them.
by Joe Bell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: #2
Replies: 15
Views: 993

Re: #2

Bud, That one caught my eye also? interesting!
by Joe Bell
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Old Fashioned Way
Replies: 29
Views: 1976

Re: The Old Fashioned Way

I have to say you guys make me feel good that I am not the only one on a flip phone, texting that is not gonna happen, I can count on both hands how many times I have had to do that, would rather talk to a human!
by Joe Bell
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What other than normal gas, can you run your T on?
Replies: 31
Views: 1576

Re: What other than normal gas, can you run your T on?

I put Av gas in all my toys before I put them to sleep for the winter and my winter toys for summer, carbs are always clean when I put fresh gas in them.
by Joe Bell
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...Part II
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Crankshaft Balancing...Part II

At least you pick the heavier one to weld the weights on to, I had an engine that came in with the Dunn's weight on it, had a bad vibration to it, sent it out for dynamic balancing, fired it back up and it still had it, removed the weights and rebalanced and it was gone???? I do not know if to much ...
by Joe Bell
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Want to buy 26/7 Transmission Thrust washer.
Replies: 30
Views: 1262

Re: Want to buy 26/7 Transmission Thrust washer.

Some of the new drums are a tad longer than originals I have had to face the bearing surface off to get the dimension you need for the three washers on a rebuild. You might want to set them up on a flat table and measure what you have and what was on it in the beginning.
by Joe Bell
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help identifying alum pistons
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Help identifying alum pistons

Look like Jahn's pistons
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Thought I had seen it all...
Replies: 11
Views: 946

Re: Thought I had seen it all...

They where only on the intake, It surprised me since the guides where still tight? I thought it would reduce fuel on the intake or some wild ideal of making the fuel atomize better? Tim, the wife took the picture, you do not think I could post some thing like this the dumby I am on computers!!
by Joe Bell
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Thought I had seen it all...
Replies: 11
Views: 946

Thought I had seen it all...

Tore an engine down and found this on the intake valves between the intake and block. The only thing I could figure out was that it was to keep the valve open longer. Probably a gimmick that didn't work.
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by Joe Bell
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Generator accessory bracket Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Generator accessory bracket Wanted

Layden, are you looking for side mount mag drive unit?
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Max a T engine can be bored? And other questions
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Max a T engine can be bored? And other questions

I would pull that chassis with out plugs in it around the yard, add oil into the cylinders and make sure oil is in the engine, you have nothing to loose by trying it, I would push it back wards first that tends to knock them loose first.
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Max a T engine can be bored? And other questions
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Max a T engine can be bored? And other questions

The problem years ago with anything over .060 was head gasket issues, since then the pistons are now radiused on the out side edge to prevent pitons from hitting head gasket. But with all that being said I would rather not go over .060, the walls get thin and more chance of cracks from exhaust into ...
by Joe Bell
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: sure mike cranks
Replies: 27
Views: 1820

Re: sure mike cranks

Adam, one of them was in a customers engine, trying to decide to re install it if it is worth it and they know ahead of time about the crack issues that may or may not happen. The other was one I have had for some time and been a conversation piece, I have Skat's and a Dubatt's on the shelf and have...
by Joe Bell
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: sure mike cranks
Replies: 27
Views: 1820

Re: sure mike cranks

Jerry, Thanks, I have seen both styles, had a light one years ago and magged it, it was cracked inside the front journal, both of these are the heavy style. My real interest was did they help with the extra counter weights? I have welded on the counter weights on several A cranks and it sure makes a...
by Joe Bell
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: sure mike cranks
Replies: 27
Views: 1820

sure mike cranks

Do any one run the Sure Mike cranks? Do they make a difference on pulling hills and vibration? I have a couple and been wondering if they are worth installing. Thanks Joe
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shaving a t cylinder head
Replies: 15
Views: 1055

Re: Shaving a t cylinder head

I was told years ago that there is a high head that has a thumb nail casting on the back, 20-21 era? That the bottom of the head was thicker and you could shave off 1/4 to get your higher compression? I was also told since you have to use a stock head on the Montana 500 this is the head they use? I ...
by Joe Bell
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - good set of straight cut timing gears
Replies: 5
Views: 360

Re: WTB - good set of straight cut timing gears

I have two cam gears and one crank gear, will not be able to ship till after first of the year if of interest, send me an email off line or call 419-618-1o25.
by Joe Bell
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - good set of straight cut timing gears
Replies: 5
Views: 360

Re: WTB - good set of straight cut timing gears

I will look, I think I have kept some in my cabinet.
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 hubcaps
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: WTB 27 hubcaps

Jonah, these are for wires, I know the difference.
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 hubcaps
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: WTB 27 hubcaps

Jonah, these are for wires, I know the difference.
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: STABIL shelf life
Replies: 21
Views: 1116

Re: STABIL shelf life

The only fuel that is regulated out there is Aviation fuel, years ago some one told me of using it, the other crap settles, if it is vented it does evaporate, I would rather have that than shellac in my tank come spring. Have used it for many years and come spring time lawn mowers fire right up and ...
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 hubcaps
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: WTB 27 hubcaps

Jonah, I have two sets, never been used one set is all brass?? that set is tarnished but prongs have never been bent, the other set looks like steel that have been chromed.
by Joe Bell
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale Two NOS Model T era New Day Timer’s with Brush’s
Replies: 13
Views: 1483

Re: For Sale Two NOS Model T era New Day Timer’s with Brush’s

Those are the good ones, I sure wish the new brushes where made like those!
by Joe Bell
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tomorrow I make a sad journey
Replies: 17
Views: 1798

Re: Tomorrow I make a sad journey

Thanks Steve, nice pictures of a man doing what he enjoys most, helping others!
by Joe Bell
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 hubcaps
Replies: 11
Views: 767

Re: WTB 27 hubcaps

Brent, I have a sent I got from Ole Bill Sieburg years ago, they are still in the crate paper, they are brass and then nickeled.
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A custom body sedan?
Replies: 15
Views: 1219

Re: A custom body sedan?

I recently seen a Columbia bodied Fordor, it was more squared off and the doors shut like a Brewster bodied car, wish I had a picture, any one else ever heard of one?
by Joe Bell
Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB window regulator 24 coupe wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Re: WTB window regulator 24 coupe wanted

Mike, I had some one lazer out a new gear to repair a couple on a Fordor on a friends car, an easy fix.
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Triple gear bushing failures
Replies: 11
Views: 945

Re: Triple gear bushing failures

I have a bag of them that I picked up at an auction, never have used them, no oil groove and they where brittle when I beat on one. I know a few years back there where some that hit the market that where to soft and they wear out quick.
by Joe Bell
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft cleanup
Replies: 17
Views: 1119

Re: Crankshaft cleanup

Not uncommon to see an earlier crank installed in a later block, I have seen many of them, I like even better yet to see two heavy rods and two light ones in the same block, they did what they had to keep them running.
by Joe Bell
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft cleanup
Replies: 17
Views: 1119

Re: Crankshaft cleanup

With all this being said I have an EE that was welded back up and ground to STD. have no ideal who did it, looks great but being a machinist all my life makes me wonder how the metalurgy has changed in that crank from the heat, that is why it is still on the shelf. Had a customer furnish a built up ...
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft cleanup
Replies: 17
Views: 1119

Re: Crankshaft cleanup

An older friend of mine that has passed away a few years ago Bud Scudder told me some hairs on your body are .020 thick so if you turn a crank .040 under it is only a hair on each side. Now that being said I am not one for a .040 under crank but have seen a bunch of .030 unders with no issues. Not e...
by Joe Bell
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: aluminum pistons
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: aluminum pistons

Phillip, If you are going to replace std. aluminum pistons where cast iron have ran they will rattle coming down a hill, the original cast iron have the oil ring on the bottom, that stops the piston rattle. The aluminum ones have all the rings on the top, unless you have a narrower that will stretch...
by Joe Bell
Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Fordor 26/27 window/glass/door parts
Replies: 12
Views: 859

Re: WTB Fordor 26/27 window/glass/door parts

Good luck on the regulator Mike Sleep looked for a year, I sent him my last ones for his Coupe.
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: 21
Views: 1525

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: 31
Views: 2683

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: 1046

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: 770

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: 10
Views: 794

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: 1008

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: 547

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: 1721

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: 767

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: 1134

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: 539

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: 539

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