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by Dom Denio
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We need Model T Facemasks
Replies: 15
Views: 1092

Re: We need Model T Facemasks

During the Memorial Day week the image of these 8 suspects were captured while they invaded a Tennessee pizza restaurant.
The masks were made of Model T Ford pattern fabric by one of the wives.
Model T Facemasks.jpg
by Dom Denio
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,
Replies: 75
Views: 3013

Re: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,

Hank,

Your title of this thread is incorrect. You need to delete the second and fourth words. I GAVE would be more accurate brother!!! :-)

Carry on,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo - T lunch vendor
Replies: 14
Views: 1023

Re: Old Photo - T lunch vendor

The previous photo shows a 1918 Washington DC license plate on the passenger side and a Virginia license plate on the driver side. The photo is cut off so the two digit year below VA does not appear.
by Dom Denio
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Story You Just Cannot Make Up!
Replies: 18
Views: 1629

Re: A Story You Just Cannot Make Up!

Hank,

That is not a radiator. Isn't that the pan Patty was cooking the cornbread briskets we had with lunch? :-)

I'm glad you caught it before shipping.

Too bad buddy,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Mon May 18, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system
Replies: 17
Views: 944

Re: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system

Gary, The Colorado Mountain Disc Brake instructions and photos for small drum for wood spoke wheels (20 pages) are in the mail to you. Best of luck. Frank, Thanks for posting the links for the Sure Stop Brakes they were interesting and informative. Mark, You posted you would like a copy of the instr...
by Dom Denio
Sun May 17, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system
Replies: 17
Views: 944

Re: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system

Gary, I have two sets of instructions. One small drum for wood wheels (17 photos) and one for large drum wire wheels (19 photos). Which do you need? I have to run out to get a new black ink cartridge for my printer this afternoon so I can get this in the mail to you first thing Monday. Have a great ...
by Dom Denio
Sun May 17, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system
Replies: 17
Views: 944

Re: Looking for Bill Tharp Auxilary Brake system

Gary,

I have a complete set that have many photos I can copy for you. Give me your mailing address and they will be on their way to you.

Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri May 15, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Non T--Stolen '27 Chandler & Trailer
Replies: 25
Views: 2389

Re: Non T--Stolen '27 Chandler & Trailer

R.V., Please check with the family to insure that the investigating police agency has listed the TRAILER as stolen by both the license plate # and the vehicle identification # which requires 2 separate computer entries because it is likely the thief will toss the plates. I hope it is found and these...
by Dom Denio
Sun May 10, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Breaking bead
Replies: 18
Views: 1130

Re: Breaking bead

George, I have purchased and use a Harbor Freight Tire Bead Breaker, Item # 92961 that is $54.99. It works well and hangs on my shop wall when not in use. Tire Bead Breaker.jpg IMG_1122.JPG Sorry for the rotated image of hanging bead breaker. It is soooo difficult to get it to hand sideways. :-) Als...
by Dom Denio
Sun May 10, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 3152

Re: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021

Thank you to the Board for looking out for the health and safety of our members many who are, due to age, in a risk group and also to the Host Committee for their offer to repeat all their set up work for us next year. You are appreciated for volunteering to work on our behalf. Wash your hands, :-) ...
by Dom Denio
Fri May 01, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCI National Tour Cancelled
Replies: 9
Views: 906

Re: MTFCI National Tour Cancelled

I got a call from Morris Dillow, MTFCI President, this morning indicating after only 4 minutes of discussion the vote was unanimous to cancel the tour. The host committee has offered to put the tour on next year which I think made the decision easier. I believe that the deadline for a full refund wa...
by Dom Denio
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: More tape please
Replies: 10
Views: 1069

Re: More tape please

All previous post address packaging. One other consideration, especially heavier items being shipped is WHEN! A friend of mine had piece of equipment shipped on July 3rd in a wooden trunk with metal edges and corners for reinforcement. The trunk arrived on July 8th and was heavily damages with 6" wi...
by Dom Denio
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,
Replies: 9
Views: 1065

Re: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,

Hank,

Looking at the attached photo, I can't tell if those headlight buckets are wired in series or parallel. :-) Please attach a diagram so we can reproduce your work safely.

"Cabin Fever" reaching high level,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,
Replies: 9
Views: 1065

Re: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,

Hank,

Was this project on Patty's - Bucket List? :-)

Sorry brother. I couldn't resist.

Wash your hands,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?
Replies: 7
Views: 859

1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?

Spanish Flu Ambulance 1918.JPG
Looks like the car in the right background is a Model T. My question is about the ambulance in the foreground.
Spanish Flu Public Notice.JPG
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Flu Masks or go to jail.JPG
The more things change the more they stay the same.

Wash your hands,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Katie Across the Nation
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: Katie Across the Nation

David, Katie is alive and well. I saw her just over a month ago while visiting Luray Caverns in Virginia. BTW she is a new mother and her parents Dennis and Martha are proud grandparents. We who went across the country in 2009 enjoyed and appreciate all of her work to record and preserve our trip of...
by Dom Denio
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Something with Ford on it
Replies: 5
Views: 811

Re: Something with Ford on it

Here you go.
T Hub Cap.jpg
by Dom Denio
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Strictly Model T Humor
Replies: 100
Views: 13122

Re: Strictly Model T Humor

It, like all convicts, is innocent. It is just HANGING around. :-)
by Dom Denio
Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your whole family
Replies: 26
Views: 2233

Re: Lets see your whole family

Ron & Pud, Beautiful family photo on the 41st Anniversary of her 39th birthday. My mother celebrated her 39th birthday anniversary even after we kids passed that age. :-) You are missed my friends since we finished our cross country trip last year. My little granddaughter, Ireland, still talks about...
by Dom Denio
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your whole family
Replies: 26
Views: 2233

Re: Lets see your whole family

Tim,

Great shot. We need to share humor at the time. BTW, I see the family resemblance. :-)

Stay safe and wash your hands,

Dom
by Dom Denio
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: BOLT CHART version 2
Replies: 10
Views: 914

Re: BOLT CHART version 2

FYI, I spoke with Jack yesterday about another subject. He mentioned he sold all of these tools and was not going to make more due to the extensive process required to do them right and the loss he took on them. His wife is having health issues so I wanted to save him from the need to reply to multi...
by Dom Denio
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sign Size
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Re: Sign Size

Dan,

Thanks for the link to this very interesting view of history.

Stay safe and wash your hands,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your whole family
Replies: 26
Views: 2233

Re: Lets see your whole family

John, Hank & Chris,

It is not a contest. My Mom and Dad loved one another and Dad was there for more than the conceptions'. :-) They were mathematic wizards, they proved 1+1=3 18 times.

Have a great day and wash your hands,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your whole family
Replies: 26
Views: 2233

Re: Lets see your whole family

John, I was holding off to see if anyone else would post a photo. I have waited long enough to share this picture of my family's reunion from June 2019. My 1919 Touring was busy giving rides all day. Each of my 17 siblings and I had different color shirts so we knew which grandkids went with each fa...
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: BOLT CHART version 2
Replies: 10
Views: 914

Re: BOLT CHART version 2

To add to Peter's work I have typed the Tap & Die document into an MS Excel Spreadsheet to make it more easily read and future updated as needed.

Stay safe and wash your hands,
Dom
Model T Ford Taps and Dies Chart.xlsx
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by Dom Denio
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New old tool for the workshop collection
Replies: 20
Views: 1697

Re: New old tool for the workshop collection

Wayne, Your post above states, "found two thin open end wrenches that fit the U-joint" from your grandfathers old tool box. When you have time could you take a photo of them with a ruler included for scale and post it. This would allow us to know what to look for at flea markets and auctions where o...
by Dom Denio
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New old tool for the workshop collection
Replies: 20
Views: 1697

Re: New old tool for the workshop collection

John, The gun maker was O. F. Mossberg. Oscar Frederick Mossberg and Sons was founded at Fitchburg, Mass. in 1892. Later it moved to Chicopee Falls, Mass. and moved to its current location in New Haven, CT in 1919. Attleboro is about 70 miles from Fitchburg. How or if it is related to the tool compa...
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 3665

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

Keith,

I took a photo of my T and I just after midnight so it would be an early photo but it turned out to be all black. :-)

Sorry for the sick humor, I think I have "Lack of Touringitous."

Stay safe and wash your hands,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bamboo Model T
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Bamboo Model T

Thanks Wayne for posting the photos of the Wicker T for all to see. A truly unique T.
by Dom Denio
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!

4 Generations in Model T 1919 Touring - My Dad, Me, my son and grandson in front of our family home.
4 Generations in Model T.jpg
by Dom Denio
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bamboo Model T
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Bamboo Model T

There was a green wicker bodied Model T Touring or Roadster at the MTFCI National Tour in Baraboo, WI years ago. I wish I had taken a photo of it. If anyone has a photo, please consider sharing.

Thanks,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,

Dennis,

You are very correct. Facts do not to cease to exist even if they are ignored. :-)

Have a great day buddies,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,

Danny,

We practiced social distancing. I have 2 feet, Hank has 2 feet and Patty has 2 feet so we were 6 feet apart. Additionally I am wired for 110 and Hank is wired for 220 so we have to be grounded separately. :-)

Stay safe,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 141
Views: 8422

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

Here are 3 different states to add to the total.
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IMG_0558.JPG
125.JPG
by Dom Denio
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,

Hank,

Thanks for the Bumper I purchased and the tour of the home-40. It was nice to meet you and your bride.

Because we are only an hour apart we will have to start wearing a path back and forth.

You da man,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB SPOKE JACK
Replies: 2
Views: 362

WTB SPOKE JACK

WANTED TO BUY - One working wood wheel spoke jack.

Thanks,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Announces Publication of New Book: "HCCT Handbook" by Bob Cascisa and Ron Patterson
Replies: 22
Views: 2431

Re: MTFCA Announces Publication of New Book: "HCCT Handbook" by Bob Cascisa and Ron Patterson

Thank you to the Board of the MTFCA for the support of this project as well as Ron and Bob for a job well done and generous contribution to the hobby. Additionally thank you to Jerry and Kim for delivering and selling copies at the Winter tour last week in Gainesville, FL. This publication will be g...
by Dom Denio
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Temporary closing
Replies: 10
Views: 1767

Re: Temporary closing

R.V.,

First of all, thank you for all you do to support us in the hobby. I didn't hear you mention carving out time to spend with your ladies!! Take some time for you after getting the chores done, buddy.

We appreciate you and your notification to manage our expectations.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.
Replies: 24
Views: 2084

Re: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.

Erik, May the joy of memories made and shared with your Dad surpass the sadness of such a great loss come sooner rather than later. For each of us this time will be different and the emotional rollercoaster works too well so be kind to yourself as it takes you up and down on the road ahead. God bles...
by Dom Denio
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T museum hours
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: Model T museum hours

Allan,

The only thing I have more trouble with than numbers is words, especially when I talk. :-)

You have a wonderful country. I was in your back yard last July when I ran the Gold Coast Marathon. I hope the fires die down for you guys.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T museum hours
Replies: 8
Views: 897

Re: Model T museum hours

Kelly,

Could the variation between the two be explained by the difference between the Metric and English systems of measurement? :-)

Sorry I can't answer your question but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to share a little humor.

Drive safely and enjoy the trip,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Electrical Dilemma/Request for Information
Replies: 23
Views: 1727

Re: Model T Electrical Dilemma/Request for Information

Doug, Scott, Jeff, Jim, Frank, Jeff, Henry, Frank, John, Charlie and Leo; Thank you for taking the time to share your information, experience and suggestions. I will need time to digest all you have shared before I take any next step. You all are appreciated for the assistance given. Have a great da...
by Dom Denio
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Electrical Dilemma/Request for Information
Replies: 23
Views: 1727

Model T Electrical Dilemma/Request for Information

I have a 1919 Touring with an original 6 volt system running coils. The lights are inadequate for my liking in terms of safety and the fact it has the slight purple headlight lenses. I want to keep the 6 volt ignition system but would like to know if anyone has a diagram for a separate 12 volt syste...
by Dom Denio
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Warford Support Brackets
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Re: Warford Support Brackets

Gary,

Does this include the u bolts and installation instructions?

Thanks,
Dom Denio
by Dom Denio
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers
Replies: 44
Views: 2916

Re: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers

Bob,

The red circle in your earlier post shows an outline shadow on the coil holder box that looks similar in shape to the KR Wilson decal pictured below.

Thanks to you and Ron for your support of our hobby members,
Dom Denio
KR Wilson Decal.docx
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by Dom Denio
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Forum changeover from 2019 to 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1381

Re: Forum changeover from 2019 to 2020

Chris,

Thank you for all your efforts to keep our members connected.

Happy New Year,
Dom Denio
by Dom Denio
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Any Idea what year and make of this car
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Any Idea what year and make of this car

Any Idea What Year & Make of this NY State Police Car
NY State Police Troop Car.docx
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by Dom Denio
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Official 2019 Election Results – MTFCA Board
Replies: 6
Views: 950

Re: Official 2019 Election Results – MTFCA Board

Susan,

Thank you for posting the results, also to those who ran and to all who serve and support our hobby.

Merry Christmas,
Dom Denio
by Dom Denio
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Miss America riding in class
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: Miss America riding in class

Dennis,

Good Job buddy. She is the third Queen to ride with you.

Ms. Martha and Ms. Katie are your real Queens. Has the grandbaby arrived yet?

Merry Christmas,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: To All Of You and Yours...,
Replies: 8
Views: 1076

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

Hank, Thank you for your profound words. We all need one another. When I hear of a friend who has experienced the loss of a close loved one I share these words: “May the pain of such a great loss be surpassed by the joy of the memories made and shared, sooner rather than later.” For each of us this ...
by Dom Denio
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Universal Car image
Replies: 6
Views: 1100

Re: Ford Universal Car image

Harry, Dan and Elllen Killecut of Hannibal, NY hosted the MTFCI tour in Auburn, NY a few years ago. In the goodie bag had a 5" metal logo like you describe. (See attached image) I'm not sure where or how they were made. Ellen is on the MTFCI Board and can be reached at secretary at modelt dot org. I...
by Dom Denio
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old photos - stripping a wrecked 1914 T
Replies: 18
Views: 2129

Re: Old photos - stripping a wrecked 1914 T

The fourth photo with the driver behind the wheel shows the broken top irons removed. It is logical to determine it is the last photo because the three previous photos show the broken top still connected to the car. Just saying!!!:-)
by Dom Denio
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Boyco Running Board Rack
Replies: 6
Views: 809

WTB Boyco Running Board Rack

I have a set of Boyco Service Unit gas, oil and water cans. (two 2 gal. & one 1 gal.) I would like to purchase the running board, clamp on, rack to hold these cans.

Email address is ggunrunratattdotnet
Thanks in advance.
Dom
by Dom Denio
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marking on rear spring
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Marking on rear spring

Joseph,

Thanks for the information in your reply.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New accessory item, GUESS
Replies: 43
Views: 4085

Re: New accessory item, GUESS

A Gunkalator Armature
by Dom Denio
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marking on rear spring
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Marking on rear spring

Don, I have just restored (sandblasted, primed and painted) a set of rear springs. On the end of the largest spring eye that same word is impressed with no number. I was wondering if it was the name of the manufacturer/supplier because also impressed on the spring leaf upper surface in two place is ...
by Dom Denio
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Misc for sale, L@@K !
Replies: 15
Views: 2082

Re: Misc for sale, L@@K !

Tim,

I'd like to purchase the red & white Water bag under the top saddles if it is still available.

Let me know when you have a chance.

Thanks,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 3610

Re: Speedster rebuild

Peter,

The photos really show how much work you put into those fender mounts. Great job and thanks for sharing. I will have to just copy them and wait for the time I can tackle a set myself.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 3610

Re: Speedster rebuild

Peter,

Very nice job with the car and the photos. Could you please post photos of the fender mounts and describe the source of parts?

Thanks in advance,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone have an idea what year and make this is?
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: Anyone have an idea what year and make this is?

Mike, I have additional information about the photo that may be of interest. The nine young ladies in he vehicle are the first class of Delta Airline Stewardess on their way to their graduation ceremony. (see banners) :lol: Sorry I couldn't pass up the opportunity to make a few of our forum members ...
by Dom Denio
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carbide generator instructions
Replies: 8
Views: 926

Re: Carbide generator instructions

Another set of Carbide Generator Directions I found on the internet.

Enjoy,

Dom
Corcoran Carbide Generator Directions.docx
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by Dom Denio
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carbide generator instructions
Replies: 8
Views: 926

Re: Carbide generator instructions

Tim,

Thanks for posting this. Attached is a MS Word document that I typed. Feel free to copy for your use.

Have a great day,
Dom
DIRECTIONS FOR USING GENERATOR.docx
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by Dom Denio
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: When is 2020 Hillbilly Tour?
Replies: 9
Views: 1261

Re: When is 2020 Hillbilly Tour?

Dick,

Thanks for the information. I missed Missouri in my list. Too funny. :lol:

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: When is 2020 Hillbilly Tour?
Replies: 9
Views: 1261

Re: When is 2020 Hillbilly Tour?

Dan, I am not familiar with this tour. Because there are numerous locations named Springfield in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, can anyone be more specific? Tha...
by Dom Denio
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Scrap iron
Replies: 17
Views: 2217

Re: Scrap iron

Dean,

How about a scale or some measurements?

Dom
by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is this and want was it used in - Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 528

What is this and want was it used in - Thanks

Below is pictured a KINGSTON MODEL “L” BRASS CARBURETOR with a Model T NH carburetor below to compare size. (details Below)

LENGTH 5 ¾ “ AIR INLET 1.635” OUTLET 1.38”
Pat May 3, 1904
Pat Mar 8, 1916
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by Dom Denio
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tragedy struck. Help, please ?
Replies: 23
Views: 2901

Re: Tragedy struck. Help, please ?

Rich, You didn't mention the distance traveled to the Co-op and whether you discovered the loss at the Co-op or after the entire trip, if the can was on the driver side or passenger side of your car. You may want to consider fabricating a device to hang off your running board involving magnetic swee...
by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Natural finish on wood wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 1432

Re: Natural finish on wood wheels

Here is another option. Two coats of the Sikkens Light Oak 006 and two coats of the Minwax have held up well for more than 10 years.
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by Dom Denio
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I need some advice and help into locating some Vintage POLICE items
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: I need some advice and help into locating some Vintage POLICE items

Tony, Here is my 1919 New York State Police Troop Car at the grand opening of the National Law Enforcement Memorial Museum. There is a very active group called the Delaware Antique Police Car Club. They may be able to point you in the right direction. My hand crank siren and spot light were located ...
by Dom Denio
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is this hood?
Replies: 13
Views: 1385

Re: What is this hood?

Jeff,

Just a suggestion to help us help you would be to include a yard stick/tape measure next to an item so we have a scale as a size reference.

Best of luck with your quest,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 5543

Re: Post your favorite sign

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by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lost my Mom today
Replies: 16
Views: 2101

Re: Lost my Mom today

Bob,

May the pain of such a great loss be surpassed by the joy of memories made and shared sooner rather than latter. Know this time frame is different for each individual and that the emotional roller coaster works all too well but is normal. God bless you and your family.

Sincerely,
Dom Denio
by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Next year's tour
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Re: Next year's tour

Kenneth,

At the Cookeville Tour Banquet it was announced the 2020 MTFCA National Tour would be in Spoken, WA 7/18-23/20.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Recommendation for solvent to clean dried grease out of Ft. Wheel Bearings
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Recommendation for solvent to clean dried grease out of Ft. Wheel Bearings

I am going to attempt to clean and restore several front wheel hubs. I have a combination of ball and roller bearings. All are old, some loose grease and some dried grease. I need to clean and inspect all the components. I'd like to determine which bearings and races should be replaced. So the key q...
by Dom Denio
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Open car rear view mirrows
Replies: 28
Views: 2651

Re: Open car rear view mirrows

To solve the problem I suggest the following. I purchased two of the round mirrors that are below the long 18 wheeler mirrors from a local truck stop. I heated, bent and drilled 1/2 inch strap iron to mount them to the windshield hinge screws.

Best of luck,
Dom
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by Dom Denio
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: National Cookville tour
Replies: 14
Views: 1809

Re: National Cookville tour

Tom, It was an honor to serve our guests with the team George and Ramona Akin put together. Members of the Tennessee T’s, MTFCA Board plus their spouses and venue staff such as at the T. B. Sutton General Store, Museum, Garage, Blacksmith Shop in the historic Granville, TN contributed nicely. Teamwo...
by Dom Denio
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roads to Cookeville
Replies: 18
Views: 2146

Re: Roads to Cookeville

Dean,

Thanks for the pictures and updates.

Stay safe,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roads to Cookeville
Replies: 18
Views: 2146

Re: Roads to Cookeville

Dean, Thanks for sharing the photos. Where is the stream you are crossing? We have a nice one waiting for you here is TN. The temperature here in Chattanooga hit 99 today with a heat index of 106 but a front is expected tonight so the humidity is expected to drop so it should be in the mid 80s next ...
by Dom Denio
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Headed to Cookevill
Replies: 6
Views: 1357

Re: Headed to Cookevill

George,

Cookeville is just after prepareville and just before eatville and dessertvillle. :-) Sorry I just couldn't pass up this one. See you there Dean.

Dom
by Dom Denio
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tire blow-out helping a friend out here.
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: tire blow out helping a freind out here.

Mark, More details would be helpful in an attempt to offer a suggestion/suggestions about the situation. Many of us would like to know several facts before offering a response. What is the tire brand, size and any other details? Is there any visual damage to any of the tires - cracking, bulging, gou...
by Dom Denio
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Schrader Valve Stem Tubes
Replies: 15
Views: 1589

Re: Schrader Valve Stem Tubes

Last week I sent Steve an email thanking him for sharing the information in his post. I also informed him I have taken this information and reworked it into a MS Word document so it is printable for user reference. (see attached)

Dom
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by Dom Denio
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Factory frame identification
Replies: 32
Views: 2499

Re: Factory frame identification

John,

The tabs separating the columns of information did not stay when I submitted the post. Sorry. .I have tried to attach a MS Word document with this information.

Dom
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by Dom Denio
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Factory frame identification
Replies: 32
Views: 2499

Re: Factory frame identification

John, Here is a reference I found but do not remember the source. I hope this will help you. Dom Model T Ford Frame Pocket Guide The square holes can be used to identify the differences in Model T Frames. YEAR # □ HOLES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 1909 - 1913 0 short rear cross member with forged body br...
by Dom Denio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 3669

Re: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL

The photo shows the failure of the reverse drum I experienced over 10 years ago with Kevlar bands. I drive my T between 25 to 35 MPH and was in highway traffic when it exploded.
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by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 50 worst cars of all time?
Replies: 26
Views: 3540

Re: 50 worst cars of all time?

My only question to anyone concerned would be, wasn't the Model T Ford recently named the "Car of the Century"? :D

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I had a scare this weekend!
Replies: 19
Views: 2855

Re: I had a scare this weekend!

As we progress or digress it is important to determine where we are. :-) Sometimers is half of halfhimers; halfhimers is half of Alltimers :-) I mean dementia.

Best of luck with your assessment.
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WD40
Replies: 15
Views: 2420

Re: WD40

Another 2 cents for you, In my experience WD 40 over time may cake up or solidify creating more of a problem than it was intended to solve. There is a product sold under the name "Break-Free" that is a Teflon impregnated penetrant, lubricant and preservative. It has worked well in many applications ...
by Dom Denio
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Additional New Wiring Diagrams Available
Replies: 8
Views: 1403

Re: Additional New Wiring Diagrams Available

Bob,

Thank you for sharing your knowledge and artistry with us. You contribution now and back in December are appreciated and will be included with my reference material.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trailering Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1631

Re: Trailering Questions

Tim, Attached are several photos of my open and closed trailers that both use 2" wide, 3 ft. long metal straps with two angled wings (3rd photo) that go over each tire to hold my T down during transport. I do use the hand brake in addition to the tie downs. The enclosed trailer channel on the right ...
by Dom Denio
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: firewall brackets
Replies: 7
Views: 1915

Re: firewall brackets

Andre,

You are looking for the following brackets. Lang's Old Car Parts sell a pair of these on-line. The part # is 3640-41B.

Below is a photo of the brackets from their website.

Best of luck,
Dom
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by Dom Denio
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another cool accessory
Replies: 9
Views: 1944

Re: Another cool accessory

Dan,

Once again you pull a "rabbit out of the hat." You are amazing and your willingness to share information is commendable. I don't need to learn another thing today. :-)

My best to Julia too,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cost to get an engine and transmission rebuilt
Replies: 55
Views: 6812

Re: Cost to get an engine and transmission rebuilt

As Leo said...

We offer three kinds of service:
GOOD – FAST – CHEAP
You can pick any two
GOOD, FAST service won’t be CHEAP
FAST, CHEAP service won’t be GOOD
CHEAP, GOOD service won’t be FAST

Feel free to copy, paste and print for the uneducated. :-)
Enjoy,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help identifying this horn
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Re: Help identifying this horn

Thomas,

Thanks for the additional photos. Unfortunately, after looking I don't see anything that would help me identify it.

Nice horn though!!!

Dom
by Dom Denio
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2308

Re: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question

Greg, I would consider fabricating a box that could be set into place to replace the rear seat cushion. That box could raise the seating area equal in height with the top of the rear arm rests that extends wide enough to accommodate all four so they are raised up to be better seen and the extended s...
by Dom Denio
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help identifying this horn
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Re: Help identifying this horn

Thomas,

How much would it cost :-) for more photos of the horn. Front, opposite side, bracket for starts would help us help you.

Have a great day,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Problems with forum
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Re: Problems with forum

Chris & Jeff,

Thank you for fighting on the Cyber Front for us. My wood fired laptop has that HICKORY SMOKED flavor because it is powered by burning old spokes.

Keep up the good work men.

Sincerely,
Dom
by Dom Denio
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sandblaster Cabinet Upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 1332

Re: Sandblaster Cabinet Upgrades

Jason, I have and been please with a sand blasting unit from the company listed below. They sell complete units and/or components (including foot pedals). You can request a catalog or do a google search to get more information. Best of luck, Dom SKAT BLAST INC 7077 STATE ROUTE 446 CANFIELD, OH 44406...
by Dom Denio
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT spring has sprung at my place
Replies: 48
Views: 5445

Re: OT spring has sprung at my place

Like the manatee, I have poor eye sight. Here is a photo of the plant at the edge of my wooded property here in Tennessee. Are these lemons? :D :!:
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by Dom Denio
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED: Tire Bead Break Tool
Replies: 0
Views: 497

WANTED: Tire Bead Break Tool

Wanted: Model T Ford Style 30" Tire Bead break Tool. Contact me via email at ggunrunratattdotnet with photo, price and for additional contact info.

Thanks,
Dom Denio