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by Colin Mavins
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey 2019 Photos
Replies: 78
Views: 6098

Re: Hershey 2019 Photos

That Steve is like the energizer bunny he just keeps going and going . I am exhausted Thanks for the photos Steve. Cheers Colin From the how white North
by Colin Mavins
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How much time to pull an engine?
Replies: 19
Views: 882

Re: How much time to pull an engine?

I pulled the engine on my 1912 I pulled all the thing you listed my engine was hanging on the hook 4.5 hours 2 more hours it was stripped to a bare block
by Colin Mavins
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???
Replies: 18
Views: 962

Re: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???

16 engine with a later flywheel and a later starter hogs head a 6 volt battery that you charge at night when your not using your car.
by Colin Mavins
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 12 column tube
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: 12 column tube

on my 12 the off set hole lines up with the fire wall bracket cheers colin
by Colin Mavins
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Need photos of 1914 Roadster body wood
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Re: Need photos of 1914 Roadster body wood

these are from the 14 touring -roadster plans Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: needed wood plans 24 roadster
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: needed wood plans 24 roadster

I have roadster plans but they are 1915 to 1922 so I do not know what the difference is in 1924
by Colin Mavins
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: just for fun
Replies: 3
Views: 527

Re: just for fun

Thanks Keith I have a complete spare cable and a box full of links and ends we knew it had to break sooner than later. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: just for fun
Replies: 3
Views: 527

just for fun

I asked my Father 5 years ago how long will the speedometer cable last , me did not have an answer other than it was original to the car and it works all is good . Today I took the car in a parade and it happened ,one of the links broke. So the answer to the question is 107 years,my guess is the war...
by Colin Mavins
Sun May 26, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question regarding details of top installation on my '13 Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 789

Re: Question regarding details of top installation on my '13 Touring

Hello my late 12 Canadian car does not have the flap and never did , the original top was replaced in 1967. The original top is in the garage in a box.
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by Colin Mavins
Mon May 20, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What timer do you use
Replies: 43
Views: 2538

Re: What timer do you use

We have always used Tiger timers Dad picked up a stock of about 100 nos Tiger timers back in 1965 . The T uses 1 every 2-3 years, and its the roller that wears out. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Sat May 11, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1912 Top Strap Bracket at Windshield information needed
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: 1912 Top Strap Bracket at Windshield information needed

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If you print the drawing it should be the exact size Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Sat May 11, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1912 Firewall Question
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: 1912 Firewall Question

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here is a close up the brass trim is original as are the brackets Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri May 10, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1912 Firewall Question
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: 1912 Firewall Question

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Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri May 10, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1912 Firewall Question
Replies: 5
Views: 548

Re: 1912 Firewall Question

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if you enlarge you can see the clamps cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1937 Horch
Replies: 0
Views: 247

1937 Horch

I have been working on a 1937 Horch I have just finished with mounting tail light and the grill and rad shell on and its off to paint. The 1967 Ambassador has all the body work done as far as welding goes, It was a show room car so it is fully loaded but it was well used. I start the varnishing of t...
by Colin Mavins
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 11261

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

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I am working on going faster so not working on the T but did have it out for a drive then changed the oil and filled the oilers and grease cups . Now back to the ambassador we now have the wheel well done . Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question about the turbo 400 clutch kits
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

Re: Question about the turbo 400 clutch kits

When we did our transmission we bought new 400 turbo disc's from the local trany shop and fix them to the original drum by removing the unwanted material. This has worked perfectly for the last 10 years with no problems Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My old 30 X 3 1/2 tires
Replies: 22
Views: 1821

Re: My old 30 X 3 1/2 tires

Yes they are a tight fix but we have had over size tires on the 12 T since 1952 that we know of and there is no problem 1952 to 2009 were original goodyear 2009 till now are T drivers all Over size.
by Colin Mavins
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Blue 1911 T , mother inlaw seat
Replies: 9
Views: 1057

Blue 1911 T , mother inlaw seat

The Blue 1911 T that sold on the forum 16,500 is how on ebay bidding at 22,100 It will be interesting to see how high it goes
by Colin Mavins
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another E-10 experience
Replies: 21
Views: 1870

Re: Another E-10 experience

Here in Canada our ethanol I believe is 10% ,I have no problem running the T on this fuel. Yes after 7-8 months it will be crap, at the end of driving season I drain the tank and run it out off gas. I just started it this weekend fresh gas ,two pulls it was running like a clock.
by Colin Mavins
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Identifying correct coil box for early 1913
Replies: 28
Views: 1975

Re: Identifying correct coil box for early 1913

Hello again there are 3 1913 here in Manitoba one of which is not restored with a B block all 3 are Canadian cars and all are wood coil box with the triangle KW switch key on the right side,The brass plate has no paint on it . As for what you have how my 1912 had the same upgrade, the picture is the...
by Colin Mavins
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question about 1912 Dash and Steering Column
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Question about 1912 Dash and Steering Column

My 12 is a one piece dash but what you will find is the repro dash is made from one pattern most likely 1910 or 11 and sold as fits 09 to 12 . Just a possibility .
by Colin Mavins
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Magazine Article on 50 mph...
Replies: 53
Views: 3604

Re: MTFCA Magazine Article on 50 mph...

I had my 1912 T up to 45 mph and there was more to go but lose my nerve, you have to ask the question . How fast are you willing to go on 100 year old hickory spokes. Its runs very nice between 25 and 35 . I keep it to 30-35 on the highway and 20 around town. I have all ways said if you want fast bu...
by Colin Mavins
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1ST of 3 to come home, check it out
Replies: 35
Views: 3228

Re: 1ST of 3 to come home, check it out

Hello Robert You mentioned that the low head on your 1912 T has Made in USA so it is a replacement , My original head on my 1912 has Made in USA on it ,but is much smaller than the later heads. Cheers Colin model t 11-02-13 003.jpg
by Colin Mavins
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in March?
Replies: 83
Views: 7569

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

I lifted the cover and it was still there ,another month should do it Cheers from the not so frozen north
by Colin Mavins
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Draining Block
Replies: 6
Views: 725

Re: Draining Block

I always drain the car hot any water left will evaporate with the heat in the block we have done this since 1960 with no problems
by Colin Mavins
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dash Clock Repair?
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Re: Dash Clock Repair?

Hello My 1912 has a Stewart clock in it and was told the same thing ,I got brave one day I bought a spare clock with the thought of using it for parts it did not run. I opened it up it was a very simple rim wind clock ,used clock oil on all the moving parts and it started to run. I also did this to ...
by Colin Mavins
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 3422

Re: Coolant Recommendation

On my 1912 we always used water because the anti freeze would leak at the brass fittings and at the water pump. I have removed the water pump and used a valve lapping compound on the brass fitting to seat it better . Anti freeze would work now but force of habit and I'm an old dog I will use water ,...
by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Walkerville ford factory Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 307

Walkerville ford factory Canada

This was in the 1916 Winnipeg news paper
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by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: old photo Winnipeg 1912
Replies: 8
Views: 1165

old photo Winnipeg 1912

27 early Russell cars, today there are none in Winnipeg . This is Winnipeg 1912 the cars you can see all have 1912 plates black with white crest and numbers this was a cab service
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by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Where did you get your rear axle shafts
Replies: 25
Views: 2286

Re: Where did you get your rear axle shafts

I picked up nos axles on two swap meets locally here in Winnipeg , I am surprised there is not more NOS parts in the States to be had, when we rebuilt the rear end most of internal parts were found NOS locally. As of late I have been buying up all the NOS that is correct for the 12 , Dad always said...
by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Low head questions
Replies: 6
Views: 826

Re: Low head questions

model t 11-02-13 003.jpg This is the original low head on my Sept 1912 Canadian touring , the casting date is above the ford and split by the head bolt one part on each side.As it sits the cast date is not readable. In the summer when the car is out in the sunlight I will have try and read it maybe...
by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this a 1912 steering column?
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Re: Is this a 1912 steering column?

The column in My 1912 is one offset hole and square holes ,and my spare column also has one offset hole and square holes. It is my understanding that the one offset hole would make it a 1912 column, the round holes maybe a different manufacture,or someone over the past 100 years or so has drilled th...
by Colin Mavins
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA resource guide & membership directory
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: MTFCA resource guide & membership directory

I was just wondering how often these are issued I found the 2005 and this 2010 is there a 2015
by Colin Mavins
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford advertising from Winnipeg 1909-10-11
Replies: 6
Views: 610

Re: Ford advertising from Winnipeg 1909-10-11

Our first Ford agent not til Dec 1909 all Ford cars in Western Canada sold through Winnipeg to dealers west of here. The advertising really increases in 1912 I have over 50 different ads for just 1912 some are the same ad as the States but I would say 90% different.There are 43 different ads with th...
by Colin Mavins
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford advertising from Winnipeg 1909-10-11
Replies: 6
Views: 610

Re: Ford advertising from Winnipeg 1909-10-11

Our first Ford agent not til Dec 1909 all Ford cars in Western Canada sold through Winnipeg to dealers west of here. The advertising really increases in 1912 I have over 50 different ads for just 1912 some are the same ad as the States but I would say 90% different. fgfggg (2).png DSCN5375.jpg downl...
by Colin Mavins
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA resource guide & membership directory
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: MTFCA resource guide & membership directory

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Here is a picture is this a every year book?
by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 938

Re: Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers

Thank you I was going through pictures and found some from 2013 when we were fixing the crank. It seems that with out a picture to prove it your wrong so my thought was to let the pictures do the talking . It must be working ,i have no PM's calling me wrong. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 938

Re: Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers

There was no problem with the number it was the fact that the casting date was above the engine number. There was no date on the transmission.
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA resource guide & membership directory
Replies: 5
Views: 855

MTFCA resource guide & membership directory

I found one of these books in Dad stuff but do not recall ever see it > It is 450 pages hard cover from 2010. Are these books a yearly -every 5- every 10 years book or a one off Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ‘Matching Numbers’ Add any Monetary Value to a Model T?
Replies: 20
Views: 1614

Re: ‘Matching Numbers’ Add any Monetary Value to a Model T?

The early cars the engine and dash plate match until the production numbers took of and then there is separation.
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Grandchildren and Model T's
Replies: 20
Views: 1692

Re: Grandchildren and Model T's

This is my son's first driving lesson He seemed to be the only one that Dad let touch the brass he's 25 how.
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by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 938

Original Canadian 1912 Engine Casting numbers

model t 11-02-13 013.JPG 2014t 034.jpg model t 11-02-13 014.JPG 814036.jpg 814038.jpg Over the past 4 Years I have been blasted by the experts ,that every thing I say about my 12 is wrong so I will let the pictures talk for he. As for the ford there is no Made in the USA on this block never had nev...
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: CANADIAN OR US BUILT 1913 TOURING?
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: CANADIAN OR US BUILT 1913 TOURING?

I would check the serial number it may be a poorly stamped B If it is a C ,it may be a Us car with a Canadian Block. My Sept 1912 an original car that was complete running driving car with original engine only has Ford on the block nothing removed the casting date is above the serial number ,the bod...
by Colin Mavins
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

It would also look like the flying Pyramid was used here in Canada all the way through the Model T Years.
by Colin Mavins
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

May 23 1925 Winnipeg Tribune How the plan works
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by Colin Mavins
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

Winnipeg Evening Tribune Decmber 30 1924 page 9
by Colin Mavins
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

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Easy to find when you know were to look Winnipeg 1924
by Colin Mavins
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

Well that answered the question I will go looking in the local papers a little later than 1912 and see what I can find Thank you every body Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

Re: What are these

My guess is Dad had them because of the winged pyramid and being 1912, But I have never seen any thing related to selling used cars that far back
by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913 owners manual
Replies: 21
Views: 1684

Re: 1913 owners manual

Its nice to have the real deal and my Dad over the years pick up almost all of the original literature ,but it is nice to have a copy you can handle and not worry about damaging it. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How Long Have You Owned Your Old Iron?
Replies: 62
Views: 3971

Re: How Long Have You Owned Your Old Iron?

I have owned my T for 2 years but Dad owned it for 56 years before me Dad also owned his 47 Chrysler for 58 years I have owned my 66 Barracuda for 43 years. The 42 Jeep and the 47 Chrysler sedan where cars Dad and I worked on in the last 20 years My Barracuda is under going re- restoration 120.jpg 1...
by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these
Replies: 13
Views: 1660

What are these

found these in Dads files I don't know what these are .
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by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913 owners manual
Replies: 21
Views: 1684

Re: 1913 owners manual

Hello Mark you can copy any of the literature from Cimorelly library
by Colin Mavins
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A must have tool
Replies: 8
Views: 1274

A must have tool

I had picked up this tool from ebay and have now had the need to use it on a friends car, and let me tell you it work very well. I still put rags around the work space but this holds the washer and nut ,got things started it was great . I believe they are available at most suppliers, best money I ha...
by Colin Mavins
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Body and Serial Number Data Collection Input Wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 1235

Re: Body and Serial Number Data Collection Input Wanted

116.jpg 1912 Canadian touring a complete car when purchased 1960. Serial number 146808 Built in Walkerville Ontario Canada Sept 1912. Engine and dash plate are the same, body number G7652 built by Gray and sons Chatham Ontario, Radiator number 7102 built in Walkerville . Four opening doors, all Edm...
by Colin Mavins
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gilbert Metal Products
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: Gilbert Metal Products

Thank you I will give them a call on Monday Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gilbert Metal Products
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Gilbert Metal Products

I would like to know if Gilbert Metal Products is still out there . I'm going through more of Dads stuff and I am rebuilding a pair of 666 E+J lamps Dads go to guy was Gilbert Erickson, and since the phone number only has 5 numbers my guess is he's gone or maybe not. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How Long Have You Owned Your Old Iron?
Replies: 62
Views: 3971

Re: How Long Have You Owned Your Old Iron?

Mr Strube Can you tell me about the wheels on your Model T's I have never seen anything like these Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I have a question for the boys down under
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Re: I have a question for the boys down under

101.jpg Yes I would, I have made a right hand light and I am going to add it to my 1912 T I know its not correct but the more red when you hit the brakes the better. Distracted Driving here in Winnipeg Canada is a big problem. The picture was me in 1977 doing a local movie about going to war . Chee...
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I have a question for the boys down under
Replies: 5
Views: 626

I have a question for the boys down under

I was looking through photo's I have saved of the years and I see that on Mr Mullins 1912 car his tail light was on the right but there is a light bracket on the left . Did he have 2 tail lights at some point? The other question is are your tail lights right handed and what I mean ,is the blue lens ...
by Colin Mavins
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Members, registered members and guests
Replies: 39
Views: 2719

Re: MTFCA Members, registered members and guests

You my find some of the guests are members I do not always log in sometimes I just look around see whats happening and leave,you only need to log in to post or look at the photos cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are they doing here?? 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 1419

Re: What are they doing here?? 1912

I dont see any plug wires so they mite be cranking but they are not starting. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Missing Oil Pan Corner Supports
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Re: Missing Oil Pan Corner Supports

As a member of the two crank shaft club I have added them to the 12 T based on it can't hurt and you can buy original for 15-20 bucks a pair. Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Free Start
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Free Start

Our 1912 free starts all the time,and has been doing it since 1960, now I did break the crank after 103 years. I think after 103 years it just got brittle, even cold if I pull it over once and then turn it on it starts. So I can't see free starts breaking a crank. Just my opinion Cheers From Winnipeg
by Colin Mavins
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Heater for model t
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Heater for model t

I have not seen this before found it in the 1917 war issue Ford Times
by Colin Mavins
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I need a lesson on E+J 666 head lamps
Replies: 5
Views: 749

Re: I need a lesson on E+J 666 head lamps

Thank you most reproduction lamps you just know right from the start but these are hard to tell, Dad has collected over the years enough parts to keep the 12 running for about 75 years and spares of all the major stuff . I try to buy only original parts part of the fun is the hunt Thanks Colin
by Colin Mavins
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 13-14 with oil can picture
Replies: 20
Views: 1533

Re: 13-14 with oil can picture

As per oil cans I was told the early ones the top is a half turn and its locked on the later ones screw on 2 turns That can the top does not thread on so it should be early Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT Canada has Arrived
Replies: 25
Views: 1851

Re: OT Canada has Arrived

Winnipeg -36c with a wind chill -51c at -51 it does not matter what temperature scale your using Its a good thing we have global warming Cheers from Winterpeg
by Colin Mavins
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I need a lesson on E+J 666 head lamps
Replies: 5
Views: 749

I need a lesson on E+J 666 head lamps

A pair of 666 lamps are on ebay , Seller said they are original three red flags . The mount to the fork are the right size but the locks are on the out side, all the pictures of original lamps both should open left to right. A original lamps should show so wear these look real straight . The other t...
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 13-14 with oil can picture
Replies: 20
Views: 1533

Re: 13-14 with oil can picture

In the case of the 12 it an accessory but it been there since at least 1960 so its been on the car for better than half its life .
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 13-14 with oil can picture
Replies: 20
Views: 1533

Re: 13-14 with oil can picture

I guess I miss a lot when Im working in the summer Thanks Rich Cheers from frozen Winnipeg
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dash Id number tag on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: Dash Id number tag on ebay

Item no 153350767671 Ebay
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB coil tester
Replies: 8
Views: 817

Re: WTB coil tester

My Dad built one from an old coil box it works well not as good as the fancy ones but we must have done something right car starts on one flip of the crank free starts all the time and bone stock will do 45 miles an hour . the plans for this were in the vintage Ford in the late 60s early 70s . Cheer...
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dash Id number tag on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Dash Id number tag on ebay

I notice a dash id tag for US model t on ebay No in the 85,000 1911? Just thought I would let it be known Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 13-14 with oil can picture
Replies: 20
Views: 1533

Re: 13-14 with oil can picture

May guess is it is an add on my 12 has one it is mounted on the left side Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 13-14 with oil can picture
Replies: 20
Views: 1533

13-14 with oil can picture

I dont see many pictures that show the oil can on the fire wall Cheers Colin
by Colin Mavins
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just an Old Car Painting
Replies: 110
Views: 10203

Re: Just an Old Car Painting

So Rich what do you do with all these painting your walls must be full. I'm going to guess you paint more than just car stuff. I love seeing your painting . Thanks Colin
by Colin Mavins
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: what is a good paint to paint my 1914 radiator core with
Replies: 16
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Re: what is a good paint to paint my 1914 radiator core with

We have always used lamp black it is a powder you mix with solvent and used with a spray bottle we respray the rad every 10 years,the solvent drys and your left with a flat black color and it does not affect heat transfer. I believe this is how it was done in the old days , Dad used it in 1960 our r...
by Colin Mavins
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 8620

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

Its -29 c and with the wind chill -39c cheers from frozen Winnipeg
by Colin Mavins
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How do you tell the difference between a late 11 and early 12
Replies: 7
Views: 991

Re: How do you tell the difference between a late 11 and early 12

Hello Yes I have been to Royce's site and there is no clear answer I just thought I would ask . I know the changes but you will not see that in a photo. I do thank you for the effort ,there are 2 1910 and my 1912 here in Winnipeg but I have never seen an 11 and early 12 together. Cheers from Winnipeg
by Colin Mavins
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How do you tell the difference between a late 11 and early 12
Replies: 7
Views: 991

How do you tell the difference between a late 11 and early 12

I have seen in the past someone will post a picture of a 1911 T or an early 12 and someone will identify it as 11 or 12 but I can see any difference how can I tell the difference between a late 11 touring and early 12 touring by looking at a picture.Cheers From Winnipeg.