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by TFan
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fitting for today
Replies: 6
Views: 793

Re: Fitting for today

And Tim did you notice the open cars were all topless, very hardy folks indeed. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Closed cars
Replies: 13
Views: 939

Re: Closed cars

Number 2 that coupe looks to have broken at least the lower portion of the glass window if you look close it is across the street from the Lincoln Theater. I reversed the photo so I could read the reflection better.
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by TFan
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another Block with No Serial?
Replies: 12
Views: 541

Re: Another Block with No Serial?

I think what we are seeing as a small ledge is actually a brass or similar metal gasket squeezed between two layers of akum pucky. Jim
by TFan
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '26 T popping and running hot
Replies: 10
Views: 633

Re: '26 T popping and running hot

One thing I've not seen mentioned is, did you check the mag post for lint or possible breakage I understand that the symptoms you described sound a lot that could be it. Jim
by TFan
Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off
Replies: 40
Views: 2314

Re: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off

Bruce, You don't say if it is in or out of the car but, if it is out you could lay it across a couple of sawbucks upside down and try what Jim b. suggested. Being upside down would keep most of the particles out or near the opening even if you decide to get more aggressive with it. Jim
by TFan
Sat Feb 06, 2021 12:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: On C/L book
Replies: 1
Views: 339

On C/L book

Not mine just passing along. "The Model T ford Car" . Jim

https://mansfield.craigslist.org/pts/d/ ... 11067.html
by TFan
Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926/27 block with no serial number crack
Replies: 19
Views: 1077

Re: 1926/27 block with no serial number crack

I would be more concerned with the one below the nickel hole, it looks to be weeping oil out of it. If it is indeed a crack it could progress into the water jacket as Dan said. IMHO Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 roadster seat back question
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: 26/27 roadster seat back question

This is the only one I can find so far in my stash if I find any more I will post them. Jim
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by TFan
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fenders on Craigslist
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Fenders on Craigslist

No ties to this just passing along. Jim

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/pts/d/ ... 70512.html

He sent me a pic.
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by TFan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Want To Buy.... removable hand crank accessory
Replies: 21
Views: 1596

Re: Want To Buy.... removable hand crank accessory

Tim, Would this work for you. Jim😊😊
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by TFan
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wanted search Brake band ring 1926/1927
Replies: 9
Views: 451

Re: wanted search Brake band ring 1926/1927

Steve, I believe he is from Germany. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parking a Model T
Replies: 45
Views: 1775

Re: Parking a Model T

My first question would be what type of T are you thinking about. I have a 26 roadster and with the top down you have very good all around vision so I would suggest that you back up the hill for the simple reason that if something goes sour halfway up the incline you would have much better control g...
by TFan
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Stoplight. Sold
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: Stoplight

Mike, How big is it across the lens? Thanks Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta Swap Meet Cancelled
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: Marietta Swap Meet Cancelled

I believe that is the only automobile type function that I attended last year and was hoping it would be the first for this year, lets all hope this vaccine gets us back on track again. I've said it before and I'll say again it is one of the best small swaps around for us T guys and the ladies put o...
by TFan
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Gas tank
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: Gas tank

Not near as nice as the one posted first but it is an oval tank. NOT MINE just passing along. Somewhere around Cleveland, Oh. Jim

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/atq/d/ ... 06720.html
by TFan
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nov./Dec. Vintage Ford
Replies: 58
Views: 2569

Re: Nov./Dec. Vintage Ford

Got mine today, Tim maybe you should move closer to a city. Jim
by TFan
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy New Year from Norwalk
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: Happy New Year from Norwalk

Another ''Happy New Year'' to you from a little farther North. Jim Riedy(not Tim)
by TFan
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cars you once owned it would be nice to have now
Replies: 34
Views: 1417

Re: Cars you once owned it would be nice to have now

For me it was my 69 Mach I. I was fresh home from Viet Nam and the 70's were already out, but I had my heart set on a 69 found one at our local dealer and bought it. Taught my future bride how to drive in it and brought my newborn daughter home in it and put a lot of fire and rescue calls on it when...
by TFan
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My wife has been after me to...
Replies: 12
Views: 977

Re: My wife has been after me to...

And as the saying goes "and that is when the fight started" Jim
by TFan
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 8
Views: 597

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from northern Ohio Jonah. I think you got one of the best gifts a young feller could get. The respect of a bunch of old guys that appreciate when a young person such as yourself steps up to the plate, we need more like you. Plus you have a pretty cool car also. Jim
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by TFan
Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: help deciding about holes on cross member
Replies: 15
Views: 662

Re: help deciding about holes on cross member

This is from the forum a few years ago, it says 1910 but may still be the same in later years. Jim
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by TFan
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RIP Jay Klehfoth
Replies: 27
Views: 2259

Re: RIP Jay Klehfoth

Jay will certainly be missed in the Model T community I don't think I would be wrong in saying he WAS the MTFCA for quite a few years when he was at the helm. He and Barb were two of the friendliest people I ever met, and always enjoyed visiting with them at Hershey. Very sad day indeed. Jim
by TFan
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Little off Topic....., Butt
Replies: 13
Views: 1184

Re: A Little off Topic....., Butt

Hank, That isn't off topic after all it is "T" p isn't it. Jim
by TFan
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about Alt on T?
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Question about Alt on T?

That could be a Larry Becker unit, he built them in both 6 and 12 volt but I don't know if they were marked in any way. They carried a lifetime warranty but sadly his ran out a few years back. Nice guy who knew his stuff. Jim
by TFan
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Most likely our last tour
Replies: 10
Views: 1059

Re: Most likely our last tour

Tim, Did you get slammed by the storm? I got into town before I got a few sprinkles on the windshield and that was it. Everything else went around us and later pretty much the same scenario when the second wave came through. It was a fun little tour Champ and I really enjoyed it. Our thanks to you a...
by TFan
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rust removal Evapo-Rust
Replies: 36
Views: 2463

Re: Rust removal Evapo-Rust

Alright group, I read about how well Evaporust worked and went out and acquired some. I was amazed at how well it worked but I have a question, I de-rusted the dials of my Bridgeport mill and boy do they look nice. But how do I keep them that way? They look to be cast and will constantly rust in my ...
by TFan
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Weather vain.
Replies: 19
Views: 1490

Re: Model T Weather vain.

Looks like something Tim Mosher ought to have so he could make replicas for the rest of us. Jim
by TFan
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fs neway valve seat cutter sold
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Fs neway valve seat cutter sold

Benjamin, If you still have them in your possession could you possibly give me the numbers of the individual cutters? I have several that might do the job but not sure of which ones would be correct. Thanks Jim
by TFan
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP! Can Get some pics of interior upholstery from 26 or 27 Touring please?!
Replies: 12
Views: 667

Re: HELP! Can Get some pics of interior upholstery from 26 or 27 Touring please?!

Jonah, Try this link to Clastique, scroll down through the videos and there is one for a 26-7 touring this should be of some help to you. Jim

https://www.classtiqueupholstery.com/in ... ion-videos
by TFan
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter pins tips
Replies: 23
Views: 1502

Re: Cotter pins tips

Mike, I finally dug it out haven't used it in awhile, it is made in USA and named Zim cotter pin puller. It looks as if it may have been plated at one time. Jim
by TFan
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A steam powered Model T? On Craigslist for the person who needs everything.
Replies: 12
Views: 1256

Re: A steam powered Model T? On Craigslist for the person who needs everything.

I wonder if a T with a crappy old radiator could make enough steam to run it, I also wonder what they use for brakes since the tranny is no longer used? Jim :lol:
by TFan
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter pins tips
Replies: 23
Views: 1502

Re: Cotter pins tips

I should mention that tool I posted works well on newer or recent applications but if your working on something that has not been apart in 100 years or so they won't come out so easy. This is what I have had good luck with, I just back the nut that I'm working on off shearing the cotter off then I t...
by TFan
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas & Grub
Replies: 10
Views: 779

Re: Gas & Grub

I would have to say that particular set of two photos was taken in Ohio. If you blow up the first of the two Floyd pics you can see Sohio gas and oil signs in the background to the left, and as far as I know Sohio was only sold in Ohio. ''Standard Oil of Ohio'' Also the sign across her fanny says "O...
by TFan
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter pins tips
Replies: 23
Views: 1502

Re: Cotter pins tips

I've posted this in the past but here it is again. Found at a garage sale most likely. Jim
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by TFan
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Identify this event please
Replies: 11
Views: 1042

Re: Identify this event please

Some of those banners seem to have a cross on them maybe a Red Cross relief caravan of some sort. Jim
by TFan
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: F.O.R.D.
Replies: 27
Views: 1564

Re: F.O.R.D.

This one is so ''T'' related. Jim
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by TFan
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A motor into a T?
Replies: 38
Views: 4008

Re: Model A motor into a T?

Did someone say Hemi this was my dream car when I was about 13 years old. And I do have one available. Jim
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by TFan
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: More Fall Fun- Part Deux
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: More Fall Fun- Part Deux

But Tim you needed to look a little closer there was chocolate under the strawberry.YUMMY! Jim
by TFan
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26-27 roadsters....
Replies: 9
Views: 736

Re: 26-27 roadsters....

Rob, check this one out if you like RED. From the Redster subject on this forum. JIm
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by TFan
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bumper Stickers on Model t's
Replies: 31
Views: 2221

Re: Bumper Stickers on Model t's

Here's mine I put it on some magnetic backing so it's easy on easy off. Jim

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Now you don't
Now you don't
by TFan
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I am 14 and I bought a 1926 T. Now what?...
Replies: 92
Views: 4716

Re: I am 14 and I bought a 1926 T. Now what?...

Jonah, Glad to see you are posting on the Forum, when I talked to you a couple of weeks ago you seem very enthusiastic about your T. All I can say is Try to maintain that level of love for this hobby and you will certainly turn it into a lifetime of good times and fellowship. And as far as what's ne...
by TFan
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 21'' rollers FREE
Replies: 1
Views: 809

Re: 21'' rollers FREE

Tires have gone to a young man down in Tinasee (sp. thanks Hank) named Jonah just got his first T, a 27 touring he sounds really excited about it and can't wait to start driving it. Jim
by TFan
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 21'' rollers FREE
Replies: 1
Views: 809

21'' rollers FREE

What we have here is a pair(2) of 21'' New Zealand Firestone tires that would be good if you have a project that you need to move around the shop or if you need some slicks for the back of your T drag car. Tires only no tubes or liners. I won't ship so local pickup only unless you set up your own sh...
by TFan
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 1393

Re: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?

Not today he is still nursing a sick tummy from the Forth of July all the IDIOTS around our house shooting off their fireworks upset him so much that he ended up at the Vets getting fluids and shots. Not a good time. Jim
by TFan
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 1393

Re: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?

Tim, You forgot to give Champ honorable mention. Jim
by TFan
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fender bender
Replies: 9
Views: 1472

Re: Fender bender

That 26-27 roadster looks to have a aftermarket rumble seat conversion, you can see the step plates on the rear fender. I'd kinda like to have that. Jim
by TFan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Great country tour
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: Great country tour

Tim's pictures don't do that place justice there are a lot more rooms and things to see, just when we thought we saw it all the manager would open a door and there would be another room. All in all a very good day touring. It always amazes me what we find when we are out just riding around in our T'...
by TFan
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Too nice NOT to drive
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: Too nice NOT to drive

Looks like the old Sandusky bay bridge. Do I get an ice cream if I'm correct Tim? I'll have to try that route some time it could be a good one. The trip on Sunday was a real blast. Jim
by TFan
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I can’t be the only one...?!
Replies: 17
Views: 1874

Re: I can’t be the only one...?!

I remembered a discussion about this several years ago so I went searching this is what I found. Jim

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/29 ... 1187143172
by TFan
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1925 on craigslist
Replies: 0
Views: 1399

1925 on craigslist

No connection, just happened upon it and thought somebody might be interested. Jim

https://toledo.craigslist.org/cto/d/tem ... 93190.html
by TFan
Fri May 29, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Phonograph
Replies: 7
Views: 1247

Re: Old Phonograph

Mack, Try "Sights and sounds of Edison" in Milan, Ohio the Birthplace of Edison. I'll try to post a link here. Jim

http://www.edisonman.com/
by TFan
Fri May 29, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 4192

Re: Hershey news

Thanks to Scott Adams author of Dillbert. I'll miss Hershey as well it's been a yearly tradition just like all the rest of the things we all are missing out on this year, car shows, tours, homecomings,ect. But we must be safe. Jim
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by TFan
Tue May 19, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Our Buckeye treasure
Replies: 22
Views: 2675

Re: Our Buckeye treasure

Well it looks like Joe could make himself a really cool speedster that would really fly.Or maybe he is going to build a Pietenpol. Tim W. At first I thought it was you also. Tim M. I know what you mean about hair being overrated, I'm kinda streamlined myself. Jim
by TFan
Wed May 06, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: RARE 26/27 Tag Bracket FS
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Re: RARE 26/27 Tag Bracket FS

Would this be correct for the pickup if one was to build a non starter pickup. Jim
by TFan
Wed May 06, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignorance is Bliss or Is this big trouble in little pieces??
Replies: 9
Views: 1411

Re: Ignorance is Bliss or Is this big trouble in little pieces??

You guys called it right I would have to say, I dug out a spare shoe for comparison and I think we have a winner or for me a loser. Looks like a teardown for me. Rats! The wide pieces must still be held in place with the divot. Thanks fellas I couldn't imagine what they were till you showed me the l...
by TFan
Wed May 06, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignorance is Bliss or Is this big trouble in little pieces??
Replies: 9
Views: 1411

Ignorance is Bliss or Is this big trouble in little pieces??

On an other thread they are talking about the oil screen so I thought I would check mine while doing some spring maintenance and whoopteedo look what I found. Most pieces are straight but a couple are bent or curved,all pieces end to end about six inches and about 1/4" wide by 3/32" thick all look t...
by TFan
Sat May 02, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please God, just one more mile........
Replies: 19
Views: 2484

Re: Please God, just one more mile........

Looks like it's time to break out the friction tape. Jim
by TFan
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Time to build my HCCT
Replies: 1
Views: 569

Re: Time to build my HCCT

I built mine using Gary Tillstrom's plans and it turned out very well. Jim

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/80 ... 111947.pdf
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by TFan
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 252
Views: 19421

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Here ya go Tim wouldn't want Tom to slide out of his truck. Jim
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by TFan
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kleps garage down under
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: Kleps garage down under

Not if their on Facebook I can't and won't get on it. But I"m curious enough to ask, What is it? Jim
by TFan
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 39 ford trans
Replies: 9
Views: 1326

Re: Wtb 39 ford trans

This is the tranny for my 51 ford F1 three speed column shift. Sorry for the poor pics. Jim
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by TFan
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Totally Cute Solid Brass Engine Head Water Pimp
Replies: 13
Views: 2350

Re: FS: Totally Cute Solid Brass Engine Head Water Pimp

Adds new meaning to "Pimp my ride" doesn't it. Jim
by TFan
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)
Replies: 12
Views: 2047

Re: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)

AH! Their just tightening up their spokes. Jim
by TFan
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Updraft Intake question
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Re: Updraft Intake question

Maybe your looking at it the wrong way, could it be that it's for a downdraft carb? Jim
by TFan
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1 new solid non-adj oversize tappet
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: WTB 1 new solid non-adj oversize tappet

I have six that I think i picked up at Hershey last fall. They are marked with Ford script and part number T426 AR and also backward E they all measure .450 +- .0005 they are about 2.342 long end to end They appear to be NOS that have been laying around for awhile they are a little scruffy but I thi...
by TFan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Auburn, CA Swap June 7--if it happens, no pie?
Replies: 22
Views: 2598

Re: Auburn, CA Swap June 7--if it happens, no pie?

Well you could always come to Marietta, Ohio next year and get some of their most excellent Pie, this years was YUMMY! Jim
by TFan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 3361

Re: Turn signals

Just posted this pic in the thread about licence plates and thought it was fitting for here also.The switch is like the one Vech posted except I shortened the stem and knob on mine to make it a little more compact. Jim
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by TFan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 162
Views: 15081

Re: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate

Here is mine with my version of turn signals, this could be used in the thread about them. Jim
by TFan
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: White oak bed
Replies: 9
Views: 1674

Re: White oak bed

I believe this is what they speak of. Jim
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by TFan
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Charlotte motorfair postponed
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Charlotte motorfair postponed

For anyone who attends this event as I do will have to wait till at least June. This from their website. Jim Current Charlotte AutoFair is Postponed to June 12-14, 2020 Phone: 704.841.1990 | Vendor Registration Fall Date Change Bulletin Spring Date Postponed - Letter and Information Home General Inf...
by TFan
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LOL HA HA HA HA HA "take a breath" LOL HA HA HA HA HA
Replies: 23
Views: 3766

Re: LOL HA HA HA HA HA "take a breath" LOL HA HA HA HA HA

Scott, I got a tank like that when was a kid, it turned out to be a big cardboard tube with tank graphics on it you got inside and rolled it around on your hands and knees. Little did I know I would playing with the real thing latter in life. Jim
by TFan
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Substituting for a part: Is there a metallurgist in the room?
Replies: 28
Views: 3717

Re: Substituting for a part: Is there a metallurgist in the room?

Jiminbartow., By later I meant 50's- 60's this is what I had in mind. Jim
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by TFan
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Substituting for a part: Is there a metallurgist in the room?
Replies: 28
Views: 3717

Re: Substituting for a part: Is there a metallurgist in the room?

I have asked this before but no response, would the bearing pins out of a later model u-joint work or would they be to brittle. Jim
by TFan
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta March 7th
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Re: Marietta March 7th

Champ and I had a really good time bought some things that I really don't need but the prices were very reasonable so I couldn't resist. Plus the Ladies put on a swell feed with the most excellent multiberry pie I think I have ever tasted. YUMMY! Thanks again to the Country Roads T&A Club for puttin...
by TFan
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta March 7th
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Marietta March 7th

Just a reminder of the date March 7th 2020. That is only two days away the other thread says "in 10 days" that could lead some of us astray. Jim
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by TFan
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta Ohio in 10 days
Replies: 4
Views: 1180

Re: Marietta Ohio in 10 days

More info. Jim

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by TFan
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sport the T model dog
Replies: 8
Views: 1698

Re: Sport the T model dog

Hey! Tim that looks just like me and Champ. Good pic.Here is another. Jim
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by TFan
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Improved cars, actual first date of production?
Replies: 17
Views: 2748

Re: Improved cars, actual first date of production?

Luke, It would appear that your car does not have the later front spindles, I've heard that the very early improved cars came that way. In the picture the gray one is the improved lowered one. Jim
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by TFan
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LEDs when turned off
Replies: 23
Views: 3781

Re: LEDs when turned off

The ones from Gaslight are marked "Logo Lites LED Headlight Bulb 236-100 " on the box. I could not find them in the 2019 catalog but at Hershey I think they were calling them a new item so not in the catalog yet? Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 27 tudor on Craigslist
Replies: 1
Views: 1898

27 tudor on Craigslist

Happened upon this on Craigslist not mine or anybody I know. Jim

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by TFan
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LEDs when turned off
Replies: 23
Views: 3781

Re: LEDs when turned off

These are from Gaslight down in Urbana, Ohio got them from Bob at Hershey last fall. After getting hit because some woman didn't see me two years ago I wanted to be seen and these sure do the job. They are not that noticeable with the H lens. Also when I turn the lights on now my amp meter doesn't p...
by TFan
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Garage Exhaust Hose
Replies: 25
Views: 3878

Re: Garage Exhaust Hose

When I replaced my c/o detector I put the old one in the garage, everything was hunky dory till I fired up the T then all he-double hockey sticks broke loose. Found out real quick that that old one still worked. BOY are they loud. Jim
by TFan
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Removing the #3317 driven gear: Am I doing it wrong?
Replies: 20
Views: 2956

Re: Removing the #3317 driven gear: Am I doing it wrong?

Larry, could you post a picture of yours. Thanks Jim
by TFan
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dog days
Replies: 16
Views: 2749

Re: Dog days

Champ on our annual New Years Day run. He really hates when I have to leave him behind. For those from around Ohio that is Cedar Point amusement park in the background across the bay.Jim
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by TFan
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta came in the mail
Replies: 0
Views: 602

Marietta came in the mail

Just came in the mail today don't know if I can wait that long. Jim
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by TFan
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The spark plug controversy
Replies: 26
Views: 3066

Re: The spark plug controversy

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by TFan
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford trimotor sign
Replies: 27
Views: 3633

Re: Ford trimotor sign

Danny, You got me to thinking I thought I got mine at one of the local flea markets but on second thought I may have got it at the museum over in P.C. several years ago. Out of curiosity what part of Ohio are you from. Jim
by TFan
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford trimotor sign
Replies: 27
Views: 3633

Re: Ford trimotor sign

Here is a picture of the one I have had for several years probably at least ten years. When I bought it at a flea market I knew it was a fake but I liked it . It measures 8" x 12" and has the brass gromets on the corners and very nice porcelain. The reason I say "fake" instead reproduction is becaus...
by TFan
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26-27 coil box kit
Replies: 18
Views: 3287

Re: 26-27 coil box kit

This is from the fun projects web sight about the replacement parts for the coil box. Jim Disassembly: NOTE: It is assumed that the coil box assembly has been removed from the engine. It is very desirable to salvage and use the ORIGINAL coil box contacts consisting of 8 spring contact terminals fast...
by TFan
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Proper torque for manifolds on 1920 roadster?
Replies: 6
Views: 1370

Re: Proper torque for manifolds on 1920 roadster?

The one I remember was " Tighten till failure then 1/4 turn" seems about right. :) . Jim
by TFan
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale 1926-7 Pickup Box with fenders $500
Replies: 14
Views: 3019

Re: For Sale 1926-7 Pickup Box with fenders $500

Got any pics of the fenders? Jim
by TFan
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for half rusted out '15-'16 fenders
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Looking for half rusted out '15-'16 fenders

David, I climbed up into the rafters and dug these out, if you can use any of these let me know. They have a D shaped hole in the bill. Jim
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by TFan
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for half rusted out '15-'16 fenders
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Looking for half rusted out '15-'16 fenders

Where at in northwest Ohio are you located? Jim
by TFan
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Old forums not working.
Replies: 6
Views: 2148

Re: Old forums not working.

Same here in Northern Ohio, Can't access any of the old Forums. Jim
by TFan
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is this some kind of joke?
Replies: 23
Views: 5423

Re: Is this some kind of joke?

Steve, Must have been "new old stock", that is a Hershey price for sure. ;) Jim