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by Banjoe
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: To All Of You and Yours...,
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: To All Of You and Yours...,

Bless you for such a lovely thought, Hank. You have captured the true values of Christmas in very few words.

May your experiences help us to appreciate how fortunate we truly are and to share with those who need a helping hand or heart.

Thank you for this.
by Banjoe
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 41
Views: 1590

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

In floor heating is the way to go but a huge retrofit cost. Wait until the move to Boise to invest that level of energy. For now, you are heating a huge volume when trying to work in a small space. If you can partition this off, it will make an impressive change in heating demand. A simple tarp can ...
by Banjoe
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Issue Has Me Stumped
Replies: 18
Views: 1106

Re: Steering Issue Has Me Stumped

Thanks for closing the loop on this challenge, John.

Have been following your challenge and it's great to hear of the positive outcome.

Joe
by Banjoe
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just hauled home 1911 runabout
Replies: 37
Views: 1980

Re: Just hauled home 1911 runabout

What an amazing treasure, Bob. Congratulations on becoming the caretaker of this slice of history.
by Banjoe
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ***1926-1927 Cowl Mounted Fuel Tank***
Replies: 24
Views: 907

Re: ***1926-1927 Cowl Mounted Fuel Tank***

Martynn, this an incredible work of art. It now gives me x-ray vision and a clear understanding when it comes to my 1927 Tudor gas tank installation.

Many thanks for this outstanding research, effort, and production.
by Banjoe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 10323

Re: Model T Special build.

What an amazing set of skills you have adopted and mastered, Shane. You have created a truly impressive vehicle.

Many thanks for sharing this adventure with those of us watching in admiration and amazement.
by Banjoe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rustitus
Replies: 12
Views: 598

Re: Rustitus

Yup, definitely have it but very happy to hear that there is no cure.

Thanks for making my day.
by Banjoe
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Source for Hard-to-Find Fasteners
Replies: 18
Views: 1409

Re: Source for Hard-to-Find Fasteners

What a great resource. Even have elevator bolts that I need right now.

Many thanks for this link, John
by Banjoe
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 3054

Re: Vintage authenticity?

A pretty heavy discussion during the day's first cup of coffee and each view has clear and valuable insight. The Boyd Coddington / Ship of Theseus diversion was an excellent learning opportunity, by the way. Reading not only the lines but between them as well, there seems to be a strong consensus he...
by Banjoe
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford history questions
Replies: 41
Views: 1315

Re: Ford history questions

The collective wisdom here is pretty impressive and is generating a fascinating discussion. Thank you to all contributors.
by Banjoe
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New accessory item, GUESS
Replies: 43
Views: 1885

Re: New accessory item, GUESS

I don't have one, but it's powder coated and just in time for Christmas, so I really need this......... whatever it is.

If I have to guess, I'll go with an air foil to keep the rear of the car fixed on the ground at high speeds.
by Banjoe
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Done the Seat Cushion
Replies: 23
Views: 862

Re: Done the Seat Cushion

This first upholstery work looks great. I bet if feels pretty good getting this first piece done and done so well .... and single handed, no less.

Looking forward to your completed project photos and knowing that there's a big (and well deserved) smile on your face.
by Banjoe
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2565

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

Hearing that this will be the last gathering and having never attended, I'll be making the 1.123 mile trek to catch that experience. Great to see that so many will be making it a memorable event.
by Banjoe
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Don't you love it when?
Replies: 11
Views: 953

Re: Don't you love it when?

I really appreciate all the "bring them back to life" stories. I'm on the resuscitation trail myself so am learning about the huge challenges required by these simple machines. Also appreciating the value of everyone that has gone before and am thankful to those willing to help, advise, and even giv...
by Banjoe
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 23
Views: 1647

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

When I started on my latest restoration adventure, I was wisely advised to deal only with responsible members of this group for the endless parts that I have and will need over the years ahead and not go wondering off to oddball deals. This sad tale has proven yet again to be very wise and valuable ...
by Banjoe
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Brake or Break
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: Brake or Break

That is some fine, factual, and fun writing, Jugster.

"Cialis shampoo" -- that is a classic, as is your entire article. Many thanks for this insightful, informative, and humorous education.
by Banjoe
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: For Those Concerned
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: For Those Concerned

An excellent display of an honorable person in action. This hobby certainly gathers some outstanding people and I'm comfortably happy to be just starting on this restoration trail populated by persons of such character.
by Banjoe
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Confessions of a first time Model T Painter
Replies: 19
Views: 1483

Re: Confessions of a first time Model T Painter

Amazing bravery, amazing diligence, and amazing results, Neil. Finish painting was something that I hadn't remotely contemplated as part of my restoration project but you have taken us along the learning curve to a remarkable outcome. Clearly there should be no fear tackling this job and I thank you...
by Banjoe
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:01 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: 2878

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?”

I've haven't come across this part of the early Ford days before and it's fascinating stuff. Really appreciating your work, Rob, and your serial story feels like way I'm right back listening to The Lone Ranger on the radio. Can't wait for the next episode to see how Joe Galamb gets out of a sticky s...
by Banjoe
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going
Replies: 35
Views: 2084

Re: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going

The world of the Model T is certainly unique with its outdated technologies, parts, processes, and even participants. There is nothing modern or leading edge about any aspect of this hobby. These are just basic machines, operated with basic rules, by basic, but unusually incredible, folk. It is also...
by Banjoe
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford, Edison, Rockefeller, scenes of American life
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: Ford, Edison, Rockefeller, scenes of American life

What a great presentation of an incredible slice of history. Thanks for posting this.
by Banjoe
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo, Broken drive axle
Replies: 9
Views: 916

Re: Old Photo, Broken drive axle

It seems that the right wheel is quite a distance away from the axle backing plate.

Perhaps the axle hasn't broken but rather has just pulled out of the differential far enough to stress the axle housing to the point of breaking?
by Banjoe
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor
Replies: 14
Views: 664

Re: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor

Axle and tie rod resolved -- thank you, MTFCA.
by Banjoe
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor
Replies: 14
Views: 664

Re: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor

Life is good when you have a great front axle. Thanks to Hank, my axle quest is a total success.

Only 2,879 days to go to get ready for the 100th birthday so better get back to work.

1 down and only 14,657 more parts to go and this T is back on the road.

Thanks for this step, Hank!
by Banjoe
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor
Replies: 14
Views: 664

Re: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor

You nailed it, Dan. According to my collected minutes of wisdom watching on-line videos, this axle definitely needs the skilled application of the Stevens Front Axle Tool and the addition of the inserts to restore needed clearances and threads. This poor axle has only the faintest suggestion of thre...
by Banjoe
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor
Replies: 14
Views: 664

Re: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor

This axle is indeed dipped with the middle being lower than the ends. The bend that I'm concerned with is the front to back shape. A "pulled out of a ditch by the axle" looking bend. I've read here that cold pressing it works but don't use heat as it affects the heat treatment of this tough little a...
by Banjoe
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor
Replies: 14
Views: 664

WTB Front Axle for 1927 Tudor

Just dismantled the front axle assembly and discovered that the spindle bolts have worn the axle holes badly. The bolts wobble all about and the threads are now just a suggestion. Looking for a replacement axle (but in much better condition) before going the repair route on this one.

Thank you.
by Banjoe
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: complete 1926 frame and his accessories for sales
Replies: 7
Views: 808

Re: complete 1926 frame and his accessories for sales

Quebec City is a real gem and absolutely beautiful. Wish I lived a lot closer but Winnipeg is a long way away.
by Banjoe
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: complete 1926 frame and his accessories for sales
Replies: 7
Views: 808

Re: complete 1926 frame and his accessories for sales

The frame looks recently painted - what treatment has it had?

Has any restoration work been done on the front and/or rear ends?

The tires are coming off but the rims will stay with this assembly so only new tires needed to be rolling again?

Where in Canada are you located?