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by tdump
Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: In car Mag recharge
Replies: 6
Views: 202

Re: In car Mag recharge

Someone in the neighborhood may have a 36 or 48 volt golf cart. The 36 volt cart,just put your jumper cables to the 2 post that the charger wires go to and you have 36 volt. If the cart is 48, then just follow your wiring and use 3 of the batterys that should be wired in seris "spelling". Some charg...
by tdump
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Toilet paper lesson for the housebound....
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Toilet paper lesson for the housebound....

Lets just hope it is not Recycled Toilet paper! :shock:
by tdump
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus
Replies: 17
Views: 851

Re: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus

, I had a typical little repair job come in last week,a Echo SRM-210 straight shaft trimmer. It would start but cut right off. Well the fuel lines were bad,the rubber grommet leaking,air filter missing,So I ordered a kit that had a carb,plug,fuel line kit and all for 11 bucks. Can't get a carb kit f...
by tdump
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Electrolysis
Replies: 9
Views: 686

Re: Electrolysis

I have used that process alot over the past few years. Saves me money from paying someone to sand blast stuff and is less stressful to metal. BUT don't put aluminum or soft metals in there and don't do springs of any kind.
by tdump
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

Same here,thanks for everything.
by tdump
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

Fenders are now in my shop Thanks Neil, And they are in better condition than stated.I am happy.
by tdump
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Last week in our fire district alone we had 3 overdose-poison calls. This week 2 heart related calls. Don't normall have that many of those type calls in 3 months, much less 2 weeks. The folks telling the world to shut down, are just looking at the virus,their blinders are not allowing them to see t...
by tdump
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I was reading this morning that Italys death toll from the virus may be far more than reported.They are not testing elderly in remote rest homes where over half the population died. Before or after. Pnemonia is being wrote down as cause of death if anything. They are also selecting who gets taken to...
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Didn't think about that! you are right,with no one around,they can fly around town how ever fast they want to.
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I can't see a ride in the country in a T or a motorcycle being a problem. Safer actually than normal.
Some people are thinking this means you can not walk out into the yard. I don't think it is quite that draconian. IF it is,well I am breaking the rules I guess.
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: hand brake lever hitting oil pan
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: hand brake lever hitting oil pan

Well, Last night I was pooped,tired and all that other stuff and just could not figure out what was wrong.So I ask about what could be wrong. I had to mow the neighbors yard this morning for my "play money" and then had the old ears ringing headache for a while. BUT The good news is,when I went to t...
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: hand brake lever hitting oil pan
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: hand brake lever hitting oil pan

I have the brackets on the bottom of the chassis.Now that I have had time to think,this thing has been rough handled,maby loaded with a fork lift at some point before i got it. I will compare this hand brake crossover peice to another 1 I have and see if it is bent.Thanks for the hints fellows. I ha...
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Hard to believe
Replies: 11
Views: 632

Re: Hard to believe

That could be repaired with spray welding and cut back to standard.


:)
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 364
Views: 33612

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

I will pass on that trip to the moon. 500,000 Pounds Humans Have Left About 500,000 Pounds of Waste on the Moon. Most of the waste was left behind by astronauts after landing on the moon. Reports from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) say that about 500,000 pounds of garbage h...
by tdump
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: hand brake lever hitting oil pan
Replies: 12
Views: 436

Re: hand brake lever hitting oil pan

thanks for the idea!
by tdump
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

But Hal, churches are not essential,but liquer stores are. Why? Which 1 makes money for the government?
I won't go on a long rant but I agree with what you said Hal.
by tdump
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: hand brake lever hitting oil pan
Replies: 12
Views: 436

hand brake lever hitting oil pan

I finally was able to get the engine in my 26 chassis today. I had a ear on the right hand side of the oil pan that was pushed in towards the transmission so I straightened it before I put it in the chassis. I had a little trouble getting bolts in the top holes and was going to cut some new wood blo...
by tdump
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Gas Tank
Replies: 8
Views: 503

Re: New Gas Tank

I would spray some soap suds on it and give the tank a little puff of air with something in the bottom output and a rag around the air nozzle on top. UNplug the compressor and let it run down to a lower pressure like 35 psi so it wont hurt anything.If it don't leak your best bet would probably be li...
by tdump
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Final dumb Magneto question for the weekend
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Re: Final dumb Magneto question for the weekend

if you live in a nieghbor hood that allows golf carts, a 36 volt golf cart is ideal for a power supply.
by tdump
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

I responded to the email,postal money order will be in the mail tommorow.Thanks.
Sorry so slow to reply, I have been under the dash of my dads 02 Dodge pickup replacing a ignition switch and repairing the blower motor resister.
by tdump
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I know 2 people personally that came down with Pnemonia and need to be in the hospital but were refused. Another man in such shape from a head injury he has to be lifted from the bed with a crane to be bathed, is in Really bad shape.He went to the hospital about 3 weeks ago,kept him for a day or 2, ...
by tdump
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

I responded, Sorry,about being slow.I don't get online much before 9am kinda slow.
by tdump
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

I did not read the ad well. Thanks to Mr Dewey,I sent a email.
by tdump
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Complicated Man
Replies: 29
Views: 1455

Re: A Complicated Man

I tried to get a pic of that letter when I was in the Henry Ford Museum.
by tdump
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

When this thing first got hold on the US, a plague ship was docked in California,a plague ship is docking in Florida today if it is not already there with over a 100 cases on it. The virus lived 17 days on that first ship . Yet when the people that were turned loose in 2 weeks from getting off the s...
by tdump
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15-16 front fenders for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: 15-16 front fenders for sale

with all the lock down and stay at home stuff, It may be a while but If no one else wants them and they are still avaiable with this mess clears up I would like to have those
I don't know anyone in that area that could pick them up either darn it.
by tdump
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

If I was able to I would draw a really detailed cartoon picture of a group of grubby terrorist sitting back in reclineing chairs on a beach in Libiya somewhere smoking big cigars thanking the Chinese for the vacation time
by tdump
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: gasoline
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: gasoline

Yea,it is about 57 cents a gallon wholesale.it has really dropped. Oil is 21.50 a barrel!!!! Man,can you imagine the amount of work and travel and commerce that would going on if it weren't for this blasted virus thing? I have bought gas and got most everything filled up around here lawnmowers and a...
by tdump
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My whatamacallet project for the shop
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: My whatamacallet project for the shop

My grandfather Cole's first name was Mack and my grandfather on my mothers side was Jefferson,so my first and middle name are after my grandfathers. I brainstormed some additions today as I mowed grass. Some muffin tins from the dollar store will wind up on a rack to hold screws and bolts from whate...
by tdump
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Enforced Isolation - Countrywide Shut Down
Replies: 29
Views: 1302

Re: Enforced Isolation - Countrywide Shut Down

Yea, the local greasy spoon I eat breakfast at is hurting. 2 of the waitress's are cancer survivors and actually worked while on chemo trying to keep their bills paid. I told 1 of the gals this morning that unless the National Guard puts a gun to my face to stop me, I would be geting my damn breakfa...
by tdump
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Big 1913 7 litre Benz racer for sale !
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Big 1913 7 litre Benz racer for sale !

Apparently allready sold! Pics gone!
I like just what little I was able to see of it on here!
by tdump
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I know the locals in the little town I go to have been noticably ABSENT. IF you google it there are alot of citys that have publicly stated they are not jailing prostitutes and what not right now. A Dog catcher sheriffs truck flew by awhile ago but his dad lives a couple houses down so that was wher...
by tdump
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Is the law going to walk around with 2 yard stickes taped together and if you look to be less than 6 foot from someone you get a ticket? How the heck can they enforce some of these rules with no more man power than is avalaible?
by tdump
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My whatamacallet project for the shop
Replies: 2
Views: 245

My whatamacallet project for the shop

I have been brain storming this object for about a year now. I need better lighting in my shop but things just aint worked out for that to happen. BUT I have several old 4 foot lights laying around. I went to a body shop a few weeks ago and saw a light they had rigged up to shine along the side of a...
by tdump
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 364
Views: 33612

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6XpwmA1JVE

Listen to the story he tells about a minute an a half into the short video.
by tdump
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Enforced Isolation - Countrywide Shut Down
Replies: 29
Views: 1302

Re: Enforced Isolation - Countrywide Shut Down

Next county over from me is going to stay at home orders thursday. Most city folk don't have any method of self entertainment like folks here on the forum. 3 rooms and all those walls. So far my county and the 1 I go to for gas and the store and such are not on "lockdown" But as cases mulitply it pr...
by tdump
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost my Right arm yesterday (sorta)
Replies: 4
Views: 293

Re: Lost my Right arm yesterday (sorta)

Of all times to be out,I am out of oxygen and actylene for my torch outfit.Both of them. So I am planning to load my tanks tonight,call in the morning and see if they are open and if so,make a bee line straight for their loading dock,swap tanks,pay and get out of the belly of the beast, Charlotte.If...
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 364
Views: 33612

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

In reference to a post in the "R they Nuts" thread
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I agree with that.Another baby boom.
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I am considered rebelous myself but I get it honest,my dad is going to be 86 in June, and he was out riding his 69 Electroglide yesterday after filing the points on it. He said yesterday, "damn it I am 86 years old,I aint got long to live and I aint sitting in this damn chair and dieing from bordom ...
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn Signals vs. Hand Signals
Replies: 7
Views: 531

Re: Turn Signals vs. Hand Signals

The trouble with handsignals has been for me,regardless of what I am driving,is people think a hand out the window means go around. I think the handsignals section of the drivers ed book is not pointed out or studied or may not even be in there any more. But 1 thing I do belive, being I was nearly k...
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1285

Re: Turn signals

Mark check your grounds very well,the brake and turn are trying to ground thru the tailights.
Here is what is on the rear of my pickup.The red lens was busted out of it,I used the red lens repair tape from Advance auto and it seems to be holding up well.Double layered,stuck to it's self.
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 62
Views: 3451

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Steve you must have alot more patience than me.That engine would be in it's smallest parts until I found the issue if it was doing that to me.I know,it is better to walk away a day or so,but this long,Nope,I would have torn that thing down today!
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Have faith and be strong Aaron, If it aint your time to go, you aint leaving.
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1285

Re: Turn signals

I used 2 of these on the front. https://www.ebay.com/itm/20pcs-Red-Amber-3LED-Clearance-Marker-Lights-3-4-inch-Round-Truck-Trailer-Bulb/193355006707?hash=item2d04db42f3:g:cmkAAOSwuOZeUZgm You just make a lightwieght L bracket and honestl,I used a very strong 3M double sided tape to put them on the b...
by tdump
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can those top 5 posts be removed now?
Replies: 16
Views: 744

Re: Can those top 5 posts be removed now?

My Goodness, if the worst problem you have right now in these times is having to painfully scroll down 5 post to get to the current 1 you are blessed. I came back to edit to say I don't mean that to be harsh,rude or otherwise uncivilized as I consider you folks good freinds here but with all the suf...
by tdump
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Brake clean is some BAD stuff. DON"T EVER spray it on something and then heat it,say with a torch.It will make a poisonous gas that 1 huff will cause brain damage,a second huff will put you in the ground. I made the almost fatal mistake of spraying it on a foam air filter on a lawn mower engine. I b...
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I sat down in front of the boob tube tonight and watched most of the news cast. Very confusing. First, I learn that the Wuhan virus can live 3 hours in the air and up to 3 days on stainless steel. Then I learn that the state is closeing most of the dmv offices, so if you are buying a car or your tag...
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This thought came to mind today.
Replies: 1
Views: 182

This thought came to mind today.

I had to do this once it came to mind after watching the stock market.That is part of the motivation to get a T in the first place for me was my grandfathers storys of taking his T to the beach carrying Grandmal with him,of course not married yet.Had to use ration tickets for kerosene,get the car ho...
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster build.
Replies: 32
Views: 2337

Re: Speedster build.

so you took 3 brass screws out of the flywheel and used those holes?
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

You are correct Hal, the past due notices will be in the mail shortly for alot of people regardless of what the talking heads say on tv. I may be nuts, but I made a decision the other day I was going to try to continue to live as normal a life as I can.To worry about all this and prompt a heart atta...
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

3pedal, there comes a time when you just shake your head and walk away.Some folks are just to lost for mortal man to help. Although I do believe the rulings of putting millions of people in apartment buildings with central heat and air units ,no long term food storage and so on is abit like making a...
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.
Replies: 9
Views: 615

Re: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.

But there are those that trust in God when it comes to their money,thier jobs and so forth.But let a virus come along and it is just to much for God,the government can handle this 1. :shock:

Um danged if I would want to honestly feel that way about it.
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster build.
Replies: 32
Views: 2337

Re: Speedster build.

I didn't drop the finished unit,I dropped a clunker I had removed parts from. The good 1 is safely on a table waiting on me to figure out how to lift it!Thank goodness I didn't drop the finished 1,had I dropped it,you woulda heard me clear out there in Califunny squalling like a baby!
by tdump
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Status - NOW CANCELED
Replies: 34
Views: 4356

Re: Chickasha Status - NOW CANCELED

There has probably been some deals made and cars and what not to be sold and swapped that were already paid for or whatever.So yea,I would say there will be some folks meeting at the local Walmart or something for big money items.
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster build.
Replies: 32
Views: 2337

Re: Speedster build.

I have 1 of the old green Carolina 2 ton shop engine cranes. It does not fold up like the harbor freight 1's but it is a good lift. My dad has a Coffing chain fall,that I am going to hang from the engine crane so I can make a straight up and down pull on the transmission. I am just trying to find a ...
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster build.
Replies: 32
Views: 2337

Re: Speedster build.

ok, thanks . I finally got the engine on a stand that it is level on instead of leaned back. So now I am trying to figure out how to safely lift the transmssion.I am not in pain but that little knot that has come up in not so good a place is letting me know it is there and does not want to be distur...
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 62
Views: 3451

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Well that rules out bad tools,scratch that off the flow chart
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 62
Views: 3451

Re: The frustration of incompetence

You still have a valve issue of some sort,if it was rings, those middle readings would change a bit more with oil. Another thing, Your gauges could be messed up.Are you useing a screw in gauge or a gauge that is pushed into the plug hole and held in place while cranking? If I remember correctly,didn...
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

A bats body temp averages 105.So his "bugs" are hard for our bodys to kill off using fever. I have checked and can't find anything about it,but I am just wondering if our neighbor hood deer,squrriels and birds that carry tick,fleas will bringing it to the back yards of people staying home,kinda null...
by tdump
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled
Replies: 28
Views: 2359

Re: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled

We aint even hit the iceburg yet.
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - How far are you driving to Chickasha Swap Meet ?
Replies: 64
Views: 2839

Re: FJ - How far are you driving to Chickasha Swap Meet ?

I would assume there is alot of deals that have been made and folks will just be meeting in the parking lot,making their exchanges and leaving even though the main event is sadly canceled.
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster build.
Replies: 32
Views: 2337

Re: Speedster build.

Well I have a nice little hernia now I think from picking this thing up and putting it in the press to compress the clutch spring. But at least this part of the jig saw puzzle was assembled over the weekend. I know my methods and such can't produce a 100% back to factory spec transmission.BUT the wa...
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Virtual swap meet
Replies: 22
Views: 1196

Re: Virtual swap meet

I think 1 thing for sure,high dollar items we would normally look at and buy at a swap meet,need to have PLENTY of insurance and need to be WELL packed.
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Virtual swap meet
Replies: 22
Views: 1196

Re: Virtual swap meet

Thanks for the info. I will probably miss out on a few bucks I would make taking some of my other topic junk to a couple swap meets this spring and I might go to ebaying or something a bit more to make up the difference. I don't have alot that I could post here that is T oriented
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster for only $39,500!
Replies: 17
Views: 1190

Re: Speedster for only $39,500!

Yea,I was thinking "guts" or something along that line :) would be more of a requirement for a 100 mph in a T.
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Click-A-Shay
Replies: 4
Views: 625

Re: Click-A-Shay

A virtual pizza party might not work as well though.:)
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Virtual swap meet
Replies: 22
Views: 1196

Re: Virtual swap meet

How does the free boxes thing work?
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled
Replies: 28
Views: 2359

Re: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled

Canceled, postponed would have been a bit better.
Sad news. i was expecting to see it though. Maby next year unless a nother bug comes along. 1 day I hope to go back.
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I went to eat breakfast this morning.Mostly normal except they had took the jelly and such from the table and just brought what you ask for. Went to the bank to get money out to pay my car insurance, all normal. But once I got to the insurance office,got out of the truck and petted the dog and went ...
by tdump
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1923 Model T for sale in Sydney
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: 1923 Model T for sale in Sydney

I must admit,I would like to learn how that gold plating was applied.There is way to much on the car but it would look nice .
The girl, sadly her front bumpers have been changed over to the 5mph safety bumpers from back in the 70's from a much larger car.
by tdump
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Status - NOW CANCELED
Replies: 34
Views: 4356

Re: Chickasha Status

With things changing,sometimes twice a day,It would behoove all of you to keep checking the website and other sources of info because just as it happened here friday about the schools,the govenor could drop the bomb at any minute on events in the state.
by tdump
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

That must have happened on the 2 that I used to see out by the road in Union county that I wanted so bad.
by tdump
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I don't think people are joking about the virus and the harm it can do.Some us are jokeing about the STUPID prices of stuff and the hoarding of stuff and the fact that there is Corona beer, Toyoda Corona wagons and so on. Humor is sometime good medicine. We only have about 25 cases of the virus in N...
by tdump
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster for only $39,500!
Replies: 17
Views: 1190

Re: Speedster for only $39,500!

I don't think Jim would haul it that fast on the hwy either! I know what a Bosch magneto is but I didn't know Bosch made Magnets? Were they stronger? :roll:
by tdump
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

For this topic to be discussed more freely it might oughta been in the non topic but If this is how America and the rest of the world is going to react to a virus,that will pass in a matter of weeks,what the heck would they do if a nuclear accident happened? You know we don't hear or read much from ...
by tdump
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 118
Views: 3969

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Yea, not to get long winded but yea,things have just went crazy.
by tdump
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A nice surprise
Replies: 2
Views: 736

Re: A nice surprise

that has a newer date on it than mine.
by tdump
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 fordor rear fenders
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: WTB 27 fordor rear fenders

OK,I checked the email,message left on answering machine thingy.
by tdump
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 fordor rear fenders
Replies: 6
Views: 375

Re: WTB 27 fordor rear fenders

Is this what you need?
The 1 picture shows a tiny crack around a hole,that is the only real problem besides surface rust from storage.
I have never shipped a fender so this would be a learning experiance but if this will work,send me a email. 75 bucks and shipping.
by tdump
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Research in Detroit-1911(?) T police cars. Right hand drive?
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Research in Detroit-1911(?) T police cars. Right hand drive?

I like the front bumpers! Must have been to push rioters out of the way?
by tdump
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rivet or Bolt
Replies: 9
Views: 946

Re: Rivet or Bolt

I think I used a metric bolt in some of the rivot holes like on the running board brackets.The metric bolt was a snugger fit than the statdard bolt which means stronger
by tdump
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Himico pan and 3 speed transmission setup F/S
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Re: Himico pan and 3 speed transmission setup F/S

I know of 1 of these in a 27 TT.It is 1 neat setup.
by tdump
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front floor board
Replies: 13
Views: 1236

Re: Front floor board

Art,where were you a couple years ago with that "tip'? :D I scratched my head bare trying to figure it out and finally just decided 1 day to lay some boards together,make it way to wide and trim it down.
by tdump
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chaffin's Garage is not closing
Replies: 42
Views: 3643

Re: Chaffin's Garage is not closing

Well that is good news for the hobby for sure. It may be that some good help needs to be hired,perhaps at least 1 person that can be taught enough to allow for a couple weeks off once in a while. He Needs to be able to spend time with his dad. My dad is going on 86 now and I understand the time is n...
by tdump
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Pizza Party Two Weeks From Today at Noon
Replies: 5
Views: 624

Re: Chickasha Pizza Party Two Weeks From Today at Noon

You folks have a ball out there and just 1 of these days I might make it back out there.
It was worth the trip for me that year I went as I am still grabbing stuff and repairing it and using it that I bought out there.
by tdump
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pat on back for Scott C. Good Job
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Pat on back for Scott C. Good Job

Hum,it has to be better than that "gross" valve I tried once. Once I got that #*#*$*# thing out of my carbureter,it is 1 of very few things I can honestly say I FLUNG it as far as I could into the neighbors woods so I would not find it again! The other thing was a pair of chineseism vise grips I thr...
by tdump
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Truck Title
Replies: 14
Views: 976

Re: WTB Truck Title

So far I aint spent a dime but 1 place I called for a apprasial wants a 100 bucks! The fellow I went to yesterday,free of charge,he said it does to help folks that usually come back later to sell a car or buy a car.It helps him bring in bussiness and with advertising. I got a number to a state certi...
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta March 7th
Replies: 7
Views: 827

Re: Marietta March 7th

You all have fun.I had thought about coming but I used my tax refund on a parts order to move along my speedster project.Some stuff I want needs to come from a swap meet to save money but the stuff I needed like exhaust gaskets,trans bushings and such had to be new so Oh well,maby next year.
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: very off topic car!
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Re: very off topic car!

Yep,The Cadi has a golf bag compartment. I can't imagine how folks kept the cars nice if people climbed into the rumble seat on those 2 steps. Looks like the fender would just get skint up by gravel and such.
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: very off topic car!
Replies: 4
Views: 741

very off topic car!

I went by a place locally that sells vintage cars to get a apprasiel done on my T pickup.When all was done and I was loaded back up I went inside to look around and gawk at the REAL rides1 I told the fellow that helped me out with the apprasiel that I might would consider trading my T for this. :lol...
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate
Replies: 28
Views: 2552

Re: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate

I am thinking 800 for starter and gen,if all that is functional currently,why swap it?
Some folks go thru 1 like it is a Cadilac 8 that will be flying down the interstate at 80mph for 6 hours straight headed to granma's.
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Truck Title
Replies: 14
Views: 976

Re: WTB Truck Title

Well I felt like it was best to be upfront as I do not want to miss represent the truck even after I keel over.
I would hate for someone to buy it 20 years from now at my estate sale and get screwed thinking it was a original.
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate
Replies: 28
Views: 2552

Re: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate

WOW~! That kinda money keeps the poor people out of the hobby for sure.
by tdump
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator prices
Replies: 28
Views: 2314

Re: radiator prices

It is annoying when a modern radiator is much less exspensive . A 8n Radiator less than 200 bucks. Made in china.
If they made T radiators over in china they would be in the 250 range and would be functional a plenty for most applications.
by tdump
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 364
Views: 33612

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

http://www.msn.com/en-us/video/peopleandplaces/after-watering-plant-for-years-woman-discovers-its-fake/vi-BB10EpIf?ocid=iehp Yep,she was so proud of her plant,She wanted to give it a new pot. Um, foam? Why is that there? Uh,my plant is a fake! :( Of course,today on tv,a back brace commercial was on....
by tdump
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Truck Title
Replies: 14
Views: 976

Re: WTB Truck Title

I looked into all kinds of options about titleing my T. I finally got up the nerve to speak to a Dmv officer. I ask, "I have built a Model T Ford from parts and I would like to get it road legal,what do I do?" He gave me the inspectors name and number,and explained a few things and told me it would ...