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by TFan
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Too nice NOT to drive
Replies: 6
Views: 608

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: 738

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: 769

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: 430

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: 1397

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: 1419

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: 495

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: 750

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: 750

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: 1364

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: 340

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: 240
Views: 9080

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: 426

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: 658

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: 1373

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: 1106

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: 422

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: 221

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: 1175

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: 1846

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: 141
Views: 6529

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: 863

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: 276

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: 2344

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: 2065

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: 2065

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: 1054

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: 1054

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: 761

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: 953

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: 1553

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: 2456

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: 1421

27 tudor on Craigslist

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

https://sandusky.craigslist.org/cto/d/s ... 64438.html
by TFan
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LEDs when turned off
Replies: 23
Views: 2456

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: 2308

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: 1845

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: 1699

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: 414

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: 1812

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: 2290

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: 2290

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: 1972

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: 810

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: 2045

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: 688

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: 688

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: 1163

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: 3966

Re: Is this some kind of joke?

Steve, Must have been "new old stock", that is a Hershey price for sure. ;) Jim
by TFan
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - MODEL T VALVE TOOL SUITE
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

Re: FOR SALE - MODEL T VALVE TOOL SUITE

I will hazard a guess and say that it fits over the exhaust manifold and the chain goes through the keyhole type hole on the two pieces that resemble wrenches. They would then be used for compressing the valve spring for removal of the pin. Jim
by TFan
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 5377

Re: Coolant Recommendation

If you want free from the sky why not use rain water, It's free and it should not have a bunch of minerals to plug up your radiators. It may contain some acid but that would help keep the rust out of the system. Yes, No, Maybe. Jim
by TFan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question re pulling a 27 engine
Replies: 17
Views: 2107

Re: Question re pulling a 27 engine

I save my used up gift cards and reuse them for spreading things like Bondo or JB weld they would work good for this purpose also. Jim
by TFan
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Demountable rim plating
Replies: 13
Views: 1715

Re: Demountable rim plating

There used to be a product in a spray can called "Cold Galvanizing" how would this work for our rims. Jim
by TFan
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's go back to the old Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 7307

Re: lets go back to the old Form

Tom, Thanks for the tip about right clicking on a link. I also missed that feature now I can open a different site and be able to go back and forth between the two when needed. 8-) Jim
by TFan
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear Axle Mystery Part
Replies: 9
Views: 1709

Re: Rear Axle Mystery Part

Maybe it's for air pressure, hook a hose up to it and an air pump and pressurize to keep the oil up in the engine. :lol: Jim
by TFan
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 3327

Re: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?

Philip, Tell us more about this spray stuff please. Jim
by TFan
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's go back to the old Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 7307

Re: lets go back to the old Form

The new forum is good but there is still one thing I would like to see done and that is to change color or have an icon pop up when I come out of a post. I know if I refresh it will change color but that is a pain in the ol posterior. If they can put that silly preview thing on here why can't they d...
by TFan
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Was it ever a stock part?
Replies: 10
Views: 2081

Re: Was it ever a stock part?

Would they have been raven or nickel depending on what year you have? Jim
by TFan
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 3327

Re: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?

In doing this type of weld or braze or whatever other method we can come up with I have a question. Should the head be bolted in place and maybe even torqued to say 45# with or without a gasket to keep every thing kind of on an even keel? And I would ask the same about boring an engine, should the m...
by TFan
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Was it ever a stock part?
Replies: 10
Views: 2081

Re: Was it ever a stock part?

Steve, That is what my 26 had in it when I tore into the column several years ago it appeared stock so I replaced with same. Jim
by TFan
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Start-up problems after lay-off.
Replies: 16
Views: 2266

Re: Start-up problems after lay-off.

Does it have a vented cap on the fuel tank? It could be plugged with a bit of dirt or something creating a vacuum and stopping the flow after a few minutes. Jim
by TFan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is Florida ethanol different?
Replies: 34
Views: 3411

Re: Is Florida ethanol different?

I had the same thing happen on my 8N a couple of years ago. Hadn't used it for awhile, one day walked past it and noticed the clear glass bowl was green. The same remedy that you had to use worked on it, after the cleansing I would drain and run the gas out when I was done with it. I have been playi...
by TFan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period trailer?
Replies: 11
Views: 1920

Re: Period trailer?

Looks similar to the front axle on my 51 f1 pickup. Jim
by TFan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fordson truck
Replies: 23
Views: 4710

Re: Fordson truck

Going by the straw hat in the pictures I would say it must be around Steve Jelf's area. Cool truck! Jim
by TFan
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T Roadster pickup
Replies: 19
Views: 2585

Re: T Roadster pickup

I would think that the Jeep station wagons from the 40's/50's would qualify as SUV"s although I don't think the term SUV came till later. Jim
by TFan
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Battery relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: Battery relocation

I find it easiest to disconnect the battery then climb underneath and push it up and over to the side, then I can dust pick it out of the trunk. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Lang’s Catalog
Replies: 22
Views: 2651

Re: New Lang’s Catalog

Thanks Martynn, for your excellent drawings very much appreciated. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cleaning an aluminum hogshead
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

Re: Cleaning an aluminum hogshead

I don't know if they still make it, but I used to have some "Aluminum Naval Jelly" I think it was made by Duro Co. that would clean up a degreased but stained hogshead I would think. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo
Replies: 17
Views: 2663

Re: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo

Aw! Steve, he could just use his Visa or MasterCard and the guys on the phone robo calls would straighten it all out when he gets back. :lol: Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Congratulations, Seamus Hnat! 2019 Ben Yumori Award Recipient
Replies: 17
Views: 2434

Re: Congratulations, Seamus Hnat! 2019 Ben Yumori Award Recipient

Good for you Seamus it could not have gone to a better person, It was nice meeting you at Hershey last fall and I think I'm safe in saying the future of our affliction is in good hands. Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Lang’s Catalog
Replies: 22
Views: 2651

Re: New Lang’s Catalog

Just got mine today, it has 16 more pages than the 2017 that I just happen to have near the keyboard. Thank you to everyone at Lang's they must send out literately a ton of their catalogs. Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo
Replies: 17
Views: 2663

Re: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo

If you click the link to Shorpy it says it is Shelter Island, NY. Jim
by TFan
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1927 Ford Pickup Truck
Replies: 3
Views: 925

Re: 1927 Ford Pickup Truck

Ananth, Even with an NH I sometimes have to back out the control knob to give it a little more gas on startup. After it warms up a little it will start to surge that's when I know to turn it back the knob to the sweet spot. Also if you are running a heavier weight oil you might try leaving the hand ...
by TFan
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1925 craigslist truck
Replies: 13
Views: 2209

Re: 1925 craigslist truck

This was in the classified forum back on January 20th. Jim
by TFan
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Magazine
Topic: What is it? - Post Answers or Guesses
Replies: 1
Views: 1999

Re: What is it? - Post Answers or Guesses

Number 1 is a valve facing tool and number 2 is a key cutter. That's my story and I'm stickin to it. Jim
by TFan
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Vintage Ford Magazine
Topic: Model T Shop Mule Tractor
Replies: 2
Views: 1811

Re: Model T Shop Mule Tractor

Aleesa, I did a quick google search for "Vintage shop mule or tug/ tractor" and came up with this. I just went to the pics that they featured and looked for one that looked like it could be a T. If I just put in "shop mule" they wanted to sell me shoes, just gotta know how to phrase things. Jim http...
by TFan
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old
Replies: 6
Views: 1379

Re: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old

They were probably a red hot slug forged around a hardened threaded rod then cooled and unscrewed from the rod. This type of work being done by a Smithy. Jim
by TFan
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Members, registered members and guests
Replies: 39
Views: 4354

Re: MTFCA Members, registered members and guests

I also am a man in black but do not know for sure why. One thing I have noticed when I log in and the page with all the boards comes up on the bottom it tells who all is on the forum at that time, amongst them from time to time is a "hidden" I'm wondering what that is all about. Do we have the Secre...
by TFan
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old
Replies: 6
Views: 1379

Re: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old

I believe that is the logo for "Village Blacksmith" tools I think they were around in the late sixties into the seventies. Jim
by TFan
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Coupe Project Car
Replies: 3
Views: 2344

Re: 1926 Coupe Project Car

Ashley, Could it be dropped somewhere along your route to Chickasha? Thanks Jim
by TFan
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are they doing here?? 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 2058

Re: What are they doing here?? 1912

I just did a quick search and found this. Jim https://books.google.com/books?id=PCofAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA3-PA65&lpg=RA3-PA65&dq=thurber+rotary+starter&source=bl&ots=Ojd7aVmhaA&sig=ACfU3U0kanxiFBuf0WOR7rzuJeT57i3mQw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjn_7vih7TgAhUo6YMKHRjUDv4Q6AEwBXoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=thurber%20rotary%...
by TFan
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are they doing here?? 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 2058

Re: What are they doing here?? 1912

The sign on the wall looks to say "Canadian Thurbur rotary starter" any of our friends to the north ever hear of it. Jim
by TFan
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bauer Steering Wheel Lock Key
Replies: 3
Views: 876

Re: Bauer Steering Wheel Lock Key

Jim, I have a steering wheel locking device I don't recall the brand but the lock is a Russwin. I took it into our local locksmith I believe he is second or third generation at the shop. He was able to look up the numbers in some catalog NO computer and was able to modify a present day Master brand ...
by TFan
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fs Distributor
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: Fs Distributor

Looks like you have a 51 ford truck hiding behind that dizzy. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT--But really need Ebay help!!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 2491

Re: OT--But really need Ebay help!!!!

Hooray for Bob! You are one good fellow and I would like to think most of us would have dealt with it in a similar fashion. Cheers to you, Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sagging Steering Column
Replies: 16
Views: 2073

Re: Sagging Steering Column

Arthur, Does your steering column have the square mounting plate at the firewall or a round one? It should be square for the improved cars. I don't know if there is a difference in the angle but if there is this could be your problem. Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post Production Model T Service Ad SD
Replies: 9
Views: 1493

Re: Post Production Model T Service Ad SD

About the only thing a Ford dealership would have for a T nowadays would be air for the tires. Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pictures of why "ALL" lifters have to be Butt, New, or Used!
Replies: 12
Views: 2801

Re: Pictures of why "ALL" lifters have to be Butt, New, or Used!

I'm just talking general machining not just valves. Jim
by TFan
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Axle housing reattachment ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1229

Re: Axle housing reattachment ?

Robert, Check those thrust washers real close, sometimes they look bronze but are just colored from the grease I would recommend trying to scribe a mark on them to see if they really bronze babbit would show silver. There are pins on both surfaces. Jim
by TFan
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT model T engine powered submarine
Replies: 20
Views: 3016

Re: OT model T engine powered submarine

I wonder if they ever had to "Get out and get under". Jim
by TFan
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Topic Preview in Forums working now
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Re: Topic Preview in Forums working now

Don't like it! Is there a way to disable it on my end? Jim
by TFan
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - SIG-NAL-ITE MODEL T ERA ROAD FLARE
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

Re: FOR SALE - SIG-NAL-ITE MODEL T ERA ROAD FLARE

Just passed up one of those last Saturday at an estate sale. Jim
by TFan
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Exhaust Nut Wrench
Replies: 44
Views: 5253

Re: Exhaust Nut Wrench

They were probably rounded off from using a pipe wrench on them and chewing off the corners. Jim
by TFan
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fred Houston
Replies: 32
Views: 4069

Re: Fred Houston

Sorry to hear of Fred's passing I always enjoyed his posts on the forum He most certainly will be missed. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?
Replies: 73
Views: 9745

Re: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?

I moved a spare engine from my 15 degree garage down to my 60 degree basement so I can tear into it and try to make it serviceable. It has been sitting in my garage for 19 years and who knows how long before that. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED headlamp bulbs
Replies: 18
Views: 2424

Re: 6 Volt LED headlamp bulbs

Do you guys figure if the bulbs are 6v-24v could they work for the folks that have magneto headlights? Jim