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by TFan
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Proper torque for manifolds on 1920 roadster?
Replies: 6
Views: 382

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: 9
Views: 794

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: 315

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: 315

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: 361

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this some kind of joke?
Replies: 23
Views: 2943

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: 872

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 3483

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question re pulling a 27 engine
Replies: 17
Views: 1421

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Demountable rim plating
Replies: 13
Views: 1124

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: 5124

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear Axle Mystery Part
Replies: 9
Views: 1185

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 2500

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: 5124

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Was it ever a stock part?
Replies: 10
Views: 1479

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine block worth saving/can it be saved?
Replies: 24
Views: 2500

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Was it ever a stock part?
Replies: 10
Views: 1479

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Start-up problems after lay-off.
Replies: 16
Views: 1604

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is Florida ethanol different?
Replies: 34
Views: 2316

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Period trailer?
Replies: 11
Views: 1334

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fordson truck
Replies: 23
Views: 3527

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T Roadster pickup
Replies: 19
Views: 1653

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Battery relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1178

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Lang’s Catalog
Replies: 22
Views: 1871

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleaning an aluminum hogshead
Replies: 8
Views: 965

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo
Replies: 17
Views: 1798

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Congratulations, Seamus Hnat! 2019 Ben Yumori Award Recipient
Replies: 17
Views: 1689

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Lang’s Catalog
Replies: 22
Views: 1871

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: O.T. But interesting Shorpy Photo
Replies: 17
Views: 1798

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1927 Ford Pickup Truck
Replies: 3
Views: 615

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 craigslist truck
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

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: 672

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: 950

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old
Replies: 6
Views: 935

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Members, registered members and guests
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wierd bolt attn blacksmith era not t but old
Replies: 6
Views: 935

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: 2013

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are they doing here?? 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are they doing here?? 1912
Replies: 13
Views: 1441

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Bauer Steering Wheel Lock Key
Replies: 3
Views: 542

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: 547

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT--But really need Ebay help!!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1712

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Sagging Steering Column
Replies: 16
Views: 1391

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Post Production Model T Service Ad SD
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pictures of why "ALL" lifters have to be Butt, New, or Used!
Replies: 12
Views: 2116

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Axle housing reattachment ?
Replies: 8
Views: 740

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 11:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pictures of why "ALL" lifters have to be Butt, New, or Used!
Replies: 12
Views: 2116

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

In my experience we would call that faced. Jim
by TFan
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT model T engine powered submarine
Replies: 20
Views: 2100

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Topic Preview in Forums working now
Replies: 6
Views: 616

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: 849

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Exhaust Nut Wrench
Replies: 44
Views: 3717

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fred Houston
Replies: 32
Views: 2916

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?
Replies: 73
Views: 6608

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 6 Volt LED headlamp bulbs
Replies: 18
Views: 1703

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
by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Exhaust Nut Wrench
Replies: 44
Views: 3717

Re: Exhaust Nut Wrench

This is my exhaust nut wrench that I picked up this past summer at a garage sale $2.00 just an old wrench to that guy like gold to me. The other is for Raoul this is what I use for that type of nut on a toilet and under the sink on the basket nuts. Jim
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by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fleeing the Dust Bowl
Replies: 12
Views: 1391

Re: Fleeing the Dust Bowl

Those dang scrappers are everywhere! I don't see any spotting on the ground, must be empty. Hope he's got some Boyco's somewhere. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can you ID this part?
Replies: 15
Views: 1499

Re: Can you ID this part?

Maybe you should have used a steel penny Steve, it would have been more period correct. Jim
by TFan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT kinda .this video will make you smile
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: OT kinda .this video will make you smile

Thanks for posting the link Rod. That's what I kinda feel like every time I get behind the wheel of the T, there is nothing to compare with that feeling. The more cars involved just enhance the feeling. Now if the weather would just behave maybe I could get a fix. Jim
by TFan
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Board temporarily unavailable ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3554

Re: Board temporarily unavailable ?

Tony, I find that on some of the pictures also, but I think it has something to do with an attached photo versus one that is a drag and drop. Jim
by TFan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Board temporarily unavailable ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3554

Re: Board temporarily unavailable ?

Same here Fellas takes 2 maybe 3 try's to open some messages. Jim
by TFan
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old photo Short T
Replies: 8
Views: 1126

Re: Old photo Short T

I like the little tractors where the headlights should be and the very large spotlight mounted on the radiator and no fenders. Jim
by TFan
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: “….reeking of popcorn and lollipops” W. C. Fields
Replies: 15
Views: 1365

Re: “….reeking of popcorn and lollipops” W. C. Fields

Several years ago they were having a summer school type event in a nearby village and ask our local car club if we could bring some cars to show on a day that they were discussing industrialization. Well I think that about 15 cars showed up anything from a Sears auto buggy to a very nice 59 Cadillac...
by TFan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB BOSCH FRONT PLATE DISTRIBUTOR
Replies: 15
Views: 1433

Re: WTB BOSCH FRONT PLATE DISTRIBUTOR

Don't know if this one would work but I saw it when I just now visited the other ebay site. Jim

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Atwater-Kent-K ... :rk:1:pf:0
by TFan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to Add an Avatar Photo
Replies: 112
Views: 6832

Re: How to Add an Avatar Photo

You have posted. Don't know where toy came from. Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to Add an Avatar Photo
Replies: 112
Views: 6832

Re: How to Add an Avatar Photo

Finally got it! Using the gif format worked for me. Thanks fellas for all the info toy have posted. Jim
by TFan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT Be fashionable and safe.
Replies: 26
Views: 2383

Re: OT Be fashionable and safe.

I still have a chunk of front tooth missing from smacking the dashboard of a 54 Ford wagon when dad had to hit the brakes, I was standing in the back seat with my brothers. Seat belts Hah. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Very OT- But Well Worth It
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: Very OT- But Well Worth It

How in the HE double hockey sticks did Rowdy Yates get to be 88 years old we haven't aged that much have we? The Mule is a most excellent movie. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Two piece valves
Replies: 14
Views: 1461

Re: Two piece valves

This is the one I removed last spring. It stretched on me and would not seat at all, I now have another that I believe has done the same thing, no compression on number 3 cylinder. When I say stretched I think the valve is in it's last days and is about to blow it's top and it starts to separate the...
by TFan
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Single Barrel Bridgeport Tire Pumps
Replies: 10
Views: 895

Re: Single Barrel Bridgeport Tire Pumps

Rick, According to my most recent issue of Model T Times page 22, 1915 used the same pump as had been used since 1911. Calling it the Bridgeport Brass and the photo with the paragraph shows a double barrel. Say nothing about being Ford badged. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT Here it comes...
Replies: 22
Views: 1722

Re: OT Here it comes...

Tim, Just going out to do battle with this white stuff probably be out a couple of hours behind the snowblower. I have drifts about two feet or better between the house and garage I hate to think what the drive looks like. Champ and I did our good deed for the day last night my neighbor up the stree...
by TFan
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Two piece valves
Replies: 14
Views: 1461

Re: Two piece valves

I had #4 stretch on me last spring replaced with a solid one, ran all summer and fall and developed a miss back in December a compression check shows nothing on number 3 I'm guessing I stretched another one. The first one did not come completely apart and I can see both valve heads when I look down ...
by TFan
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT Here it comes...
Replies: 22
Views: 1722

Re: OT Here it comes...

We are sitting right along Lake Erie/ Sandusky Bay area with 29 degrees and about 3-4 " hard to tell with the wind drifting it so bad. we will get plenty of snow but not what the "gloom and doomers " are saying. Sandusky bay helps us a lot, these storms hit it and tend to split going north and south...
by TFan
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Starter bolts
Replies: 8
Views: 977

Re: Starter bolts

If you use a square shank screwdriver you can put a FORD adjustable wrench (or any other) to it and get it plenty tight. Jim
by TFan
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear wheel nut torque
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: Rear wheel nut torque

I always heard "tighten till failure then 1/4 turn" . Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

Re: permissions???

Rod, Are you logging in first? If so try without logging in first and see if that works. Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

Re: permissions???

If I DON'T log in it says I can start a new subject but if I DO log in I can't. So non members should be able to post cars on the classifieds? Go figure. Jim
by TFan
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wheels on Ebay, what do they fit
Replies: 13
Views: 1622

Re: Wheels on Ebay, what do they fit

Maybe early T I think they had a straight axle with a pin through it. Jim
by TFan
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whats your favorite TOOL?
Replies: 25
Views: 1839

Re: Whats your favorite TOOL?

Have been carrying one of these tools in my pocket most of my life. I would have to say it's my favorite. As for regular type tools it would be a toss up between my welder or lathe. Jim
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by TFan
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A Big Photo
Replies: 45
Views: 3361

Re: A Big Photo

This is one my buddy photoshopped me into several years ago. Original 548x382. Jim
by TFan
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Stock Wards Riverside Rings for Cast Iron Pistons
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: FS Stock Wards Riverside Rings for Cast Iron Pistons

Hank just so you know I could not find the "New Posting" on the car classified section either, but just checked and it is back. Jim
by TFan
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Stock Wards Riverside Rings for Cast Iron Pistons
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: FS Stock Wards Riverside Rings for Cast Iron Pistons

Hank, Did you post the pics on your own? If so, Good on you. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another one in with questions
Replies: 4
Views: 574

Re: Another one in with questions

Thanks Steve I knew I could do this but that might not work in a couple of weeks. Jim
by TFan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Image test
Replies: 17
Views: 1310

Re: Image test

By jove I think you got it Dallas. JIm
by TFan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Image test
Replies: 17
Views: 1310

Re: Image test

Well lets see if I can do this . Here's the boys.
by TFan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another one in with questions
Replies: 4
Views: 574

Another one in with questions

Just got confirmed but already have a question. Will there be a link to the MTFCA home page like there was on the old forum? Will that page be changed as well and also I saw no place to add a profile picture am I missing that. Thanks Chris for all you do. Jim