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by Don ellis
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Timer
Replies: 15
Views: 1290

Re: I Timer

I love mine, no problems what so ever.
by Don ellis
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 4 screw brass top coils
Replies: 20
Views: 1135

4 screw brass top coils

what did the top brass look like originally? polished, painted or dull?
by Don ellis
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in February?
Replies: 76
Views: 6771

Re: What have you done to your Model T in February?

Put a top and headliner in this one.
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by Don ellis
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS MODEL T PARTS
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: FS MODEL T PARTS

Oops I mean 6
by Don ellis
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS MODEL T PARTS
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: FS MODEL T PARTS

I’ll take number 5 , thanks
by Don ellis
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS FRONT WHEEL BEARING SETS
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: FS FRONT WHEEL BEARING SETS

I’ll take two sets if you have them.i sent a PM but bump it to two. Thanks
by Don ellis
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rocky Mountain brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Re: Rocky Mountain brakes

Thanks I’ll give it a shot.
by Don ellis
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rocky Mountain brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Rocky Mountain brakes

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Is it possible to get these things to not drag?
by Don ellis
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: coil capacitors
Replies: 3
Views: 595

coil capacitors

is there a shortage of coil capacitors? They seem to be getting hard to get.
by Don ellis
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 tt closed cab top
Replies: 12
Views: 744

Re: 24 tt closed cab top

No Mack I don’t have a tt. I am finishing up one for a oil company. Their business was started in 24 with a tt delivering coal.
by Don ellis
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 tt closed cab top
Replies: 12
Views: 744

Re: 24 tt closed cab top

Thanks Brad, that’s exactly what I needed. Did you leave the flannel showing for a headliner?
by Don ellis
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 tt closed cab top
Replies: 12
Views: 744

Re: 24 tt closed cab top

Thanks! Is that white canvas? Is the outside canvas or vinyl?
by Don ellis
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 tt closed cab top
Replies: 12
Views: 744

24 tt closed cab top

I am going to be putting a top wood and covering on a closed cab soon. The roof is mostly missing except a few sticks of wood. Does anyone have a plan or pictures of one complete? Both inside and out would be a great help. Thanks
by Don ellis
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in January?
Replies: 62
Views: 4678

Re: What have you done to your Model T in January?

I got my rear axle built. I have a Ruxtell ,high speed ring and pinion, Rocky’s, floating hubs, modern bearing in the pinion. Can’t wait to get it on the road. Going under a 23 touring.
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by Don ellis
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruckstell rivets loose
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Re: Ruckstell rivets loose

That sounds good
by Don ellis
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruckstell rivets loose
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Re: Ruckstell rivets loose

What’s the best fix? Can I replace them with bolts?
by Don ellis
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Plastic coils
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Plastic coils

I checked them with an ECCT, all caps are bad. I’ll give replacement a shot.
by Don ellis
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruckstell rivets loose
Replies: 4
Views: 485

Ruckstell rivets loose

I’m assembling a new never installed Ruckstell. I’ve had it probably ten years or more and never assembled. All but one of the rivets holding the inner end of the tube are loose. I trued bucking and setting with an air hammer but not getting good results. Has anybody ran into this before? A40D1CF0-3...
by Don ellis
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Plastic coils
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Plastic coils

I’ve always heard bad things about them
by Don ellis
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Plastic coils
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Plastic coils

Is there any use for these before I part them out? I figure I can at least get the hardware and tar.
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by Don ellis
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB TT with dump bed
Replies: 0
Views: 209

WTB TT with dump bed

Still looking for a TT, trying to recreate this
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by Don ellis
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring gear bolts
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: Ring gear bolts

That’s what I did, kinda just wanted to make sure it wasn’t just me. Thanks
by Don ellis
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring gear bolts
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: Ring gear bolts

It’s all new, ring gear, pinion, bolts and ruxtel.
by Don ellis
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring gear bolts
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Ring gear bolts

In the past I have had to trim ring gear bolts to keep them from hitting the pinion. This one is very close. Is this a common thing or have I got something wrong?
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by Don ellis
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 24 tt
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Re: Wtb 24 tt

His company started in 24 with a tt. It was a steel closed cab.
by Don ellis
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 24 tt
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Wtb 24 tt

I have a customer wanting a 24 tt with a dump bed preferably an older restoration. I thought I would see what was out there.
by Don ellis
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marking on rear spring
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Marking on rear spring

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should probably add the picture
by Don ellis
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marking on rear spring
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Marking on rear spring

This is on the top leaf on a 20’s rear spring. Does it make any sense to anyone?
by Don ellis
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Safety wire
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Re: Safety wire

I tried that, they have no idea what I’m talking about. Amazon has it though.
by Don ellis
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Safety wire
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Safety wire

What is the most common size used on a model T?
by Don ellis
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mike Kosser's new tool
Replies: 11
Views: 1869

Re: Mike Kosser's new tool

Here’s mine, with a custom grip!
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by Don ellis
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What tool is used for installing seat cushions
Replies: 14
Views: 1083

Re: What tool is used for installing seat cushions

I use a small dead blow hammer, pliers to crimp the corners. Just don’t beat on the material and cut it.
by Don ellis
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs
Replies: 15
Views: 1166

Re: Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs

Some good ideas there Herm, what are you using for a plug in the drain? And are you taking width off the shoe?
by Don ellis
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs
Replies: 15
Views: 1166

Re: Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs

Well it’s a done deal, they are cut. As far as not cutting up original parts, one half is a new ruxtel. I have restored at least ten model t’s to as built condition and driven them a lot. But this one I have been picking up parts for years to build like I want it. It’s going to be a great driver. A ...
by Don ellis
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs
Replies: 15
Views: 1166

Cutting axle tubes for floating hubs

So one inch is basically to the shoulder? Is that right? Yes I’m a little nervous.
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by Don ellis
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ok who did it?
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: Ok who did it?

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by Don ellis
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ok who did it?
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Ok who did it?

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by Don ellis
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Larry Rutt - what new tool?
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Re: Larry Rutt - what new tool?

I put a custom wrap on mine!
by Don ellis
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: reducing 12v to 6v
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: reducing 12v to 6v

Thanks guys, I’ll be trying some of these.
by Don ellis
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: reducing 12v to 6v
Replies: 9
Views: 827

reducing 12v to 6v

I have a model a aooga horn I want to use. What's the best way to knock it 12 down to 6? besides putting a 6v battery in.
thanks
by Don ellis
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: camping at Hershey
Replies: 1
Views: 404

camping at Hershey

A buddy and I are coming up Wednesday and probably won't get there till 6 o'clock or so. Are we going to be able to get in the camping section? We used to go every year but haven't been in probably 10 years or so. He wants to go one more time, he figures it may be his last time there. I would hate t...
by Don ellis
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early two piece timer
Replies: 3
Views: 678

Re: Early two piece timer

What’s it worth?
by Don ellis
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early two piece timer
Replies: 3
Views: 678

Early two piece timer

This is the real thing, not reproduction. Listing as is, needs rebuilding. 450.00$
by Don ellis
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: E-Timer
Replies: 2
Views: 832

Re: E-Timer

Hey Mike, Besides running on battery and mag is there any advantage to an I timer over the E timer? I have an E timer but after getting the ECCT and seeing the difference the coils make in run ability I am curious.
by Don ellis
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Langs
Replies: 15
Views: 1862

Langs

Langs has come a long ways sense 1983!
by Don ellis
Thu May 23, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum

pm sent Dan, thanks
by Don ellis
Wed May 22, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum

that would be great, just let me know. thanks
by Don ellis
Tue May 21, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum
Replies: 4
Views: 593

WTB 26-27 wire wheel brake drum

I am in need of a usable rear wire wheel brake drum for a 26-27, anybody have one?
by Don ellis
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: correct capacitor for coils
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: correct capacitor for coils

Ah, just found an old post from Ron Patterson. Answers the question
by Don ellis
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: correct capacitor for coils
Replies: 4
Views: 798

correct capacitor for coils

The Tarheel T's model T club just purchased a ECCT from Mike Kossor, We are looking for the correct capacitor because of the forty or so coils I have all of them are in need.I know we can order from suppliers but we need bulk. This is a great tool and will be a huge asset to the club. Thanks
by Don ellis
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: balancing beads
Replies: 14
Views: 1675

balancing beads

Does anybody have any experience with these things? Do they work?
by Don ellis
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils

pre15dale i sent you a PM, did you get it?
by Don ellis
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils

Boxes are sold, thanks
by Don ellis
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils

300.00$ plus shipping. If that's not a fair price, pm me. these things are doing no good on my shelf.
by Don ellis
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

late 12 early 13 coilboxs and coils

as seen, I don't know the condition of the coils. The switch is worn out. only one lid. I may have a few
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more coils to go with it. Any interest?