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by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: shorten steering shaft
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: shorten steering shaft

Would that coupler give the clearance of the timing and throttle rods?
by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: shorten steering shaft
Replies: 10
Views: 239

shorten steering shaft

Well as most of you know my steering shaft broke on me last weekend. The upper part just slipped out. The lower part was a challenge. I was finally able to pull the lower part out. I laid it down next to an old worn out steering shaft that I had. As it turns out the shaft that I pulled out was about...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '26-'27 body blocks
Replies: 2
Views: 161

'26-'27 body blocks

I found a bunch of body block for a '26-'27 T in my father-in-law garage. Trying to research where they belong, it seems that go on a roadster or coupe. Does the touring car need blocks? If so, where can I find where they go? I have been under the '26 T, and have not seen any place for blocks. I am ...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where is your T?
Replies: 25
Views: 1119

Re: Where is your T?

I have to finish the upholstery and top before the pic.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Guardian Angel Found the issue!
Replies: 30
Views: 979

Re: Guardian Angel Found the issue!

I was able to pull the top half of the steering column out.
It does not look like it's hollow.
Still does not look like one piece of solid steel.
IMG_2504.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Guardian Angel Found the issue!
Replies: 30
Views: 979

Re: Guardian Angel Found the issue!

George, You're just a couple of hours south of me.
I will PM you to make arrangements.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Guardian Angel Found the issue!
Replies: 30
Views: 979

Re: Guardian Angel

Found the steering issue. Dodged a bullet.
I thought the steering columns were solid.
IMG_2503.jpg
Now to find a good straight column.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Guardian Angel Found the issue!
Replies: 30
Views: 979

Re: Guardian Angel

Yes. I will inspect the steering from wheel to wheel.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Guardian Angel Found the issue!
Replies: 30
Views: 979

Guardian Angel Found the issue!

I had never really believed in a guardian angel until the events of this past weekend. We have an old/new T in the garage, and I was trying to get it ready for the road. After several attempts of getting her around the block. I was able to take her on a three-mile loop around the neighborhood. Got b...
by Mustang1964s
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alternator voltage output
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Alternator voltage output

I have been getting the T ready for a tour. The wood is in and waiting for the upholstery. While waiting, I have turned my attention to the mechanicals. I made sure it started and ran just like before. The T is 12 volts, distributor and a Texas T Parts alternator. While it was running I checked the ...
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - First Car Show
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: 13T - First Car Show

Last spring before c-19 we took our '26 touring to a show for the first time. We didn't win any awards. Was not really trying to. I think we made the other participants mad. The other participants would be busy dusting/waxing/polishing we just talked to the spectators. When a family would stop and w...
by Mustang1964s
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front tack strip placement
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Front tack strip placement

I'm going to anchor it as it is.
Thank you guys.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Routing Distributor wire
Replies: 6
Views: 380

Re: Routing Distributor wire

I really like the idea of relocating to the passenger side.
The only issue might be the heat off of the exhaust manifold.

I will take a look at it tomorrow.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T with out Water
Replies: 9
Views: 794

Model T with out Water

Just watched another video about T's first start in x years.
How long can a T motor run with out Water?

This would make me extremely nervous with the potential of over heating.

Why would someone risk tearing up a fresh motor with out any kind of wather?
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front tack strip placement
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Front tack strip placement

Here are the tack strip clamped into place.
Does this look right?
Should it line up with the back of the seat sheet metal?
IMG_1078.jpg
IMG_1075.jpg
IMG_1076.jpg
IMG_1077.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Routing Distributor wire
Replies: 6
Views: 380

Re: Routing Distributor wire

I purchased 12 gauge wire to do the run around front and down the side.
The wire on the condenser seems to be very small.
Hope this works.
by Mustang1964s
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Routing Distributor wire
Replies: 6
Views: 380

Routing Distributor wire

I am thinking of re-routing the wire to the distributor to match the path of the wiring loom.
Is this going to cause issues with the length of the wire extended?
What gauge of wire should I use?

The coil is up on the firewall on the drivers side.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rookie mistake: driven gear upside down...
Replies: 9
Views: 797

Re: Rookie mistake: driven gear upside down...

Just consider that to be the first of many.
The number of times I had to redo a fix/repair would be to numerous to count.
Everyone need at least two T's. One to learn on, the second to do things right.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: fit of the rear tack strip
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: fit of the rear tack strip

One more question.
How is the best way to attach the tack strip to the sheet metal?
by Mustang1964s
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: fit of the rear tack strip
Replies: 2
Views: 149

fit of the rear tack strip

Here are the pics of the first piece of the rear tack strip.
Does this fit ok? The end point just does not seem right.

I will post the other parts as I get to them.
IMG_2426.jpg
IMG_2427.jpg
IMG_2425.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: glue or screw?
Replies: 10
Views: 529

Re: glue or screw?

I know. They are going to be hidden.
The screws that are visible have been special ordered.
Ford almost put square head screws in his cars.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

I have the back raisers in place.

So far, so good
Still have the under seat board.
IMG_2413.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: glue or screw?
Replies: 10
Views: 529

Re: glue or screw?

Thank you,
That is what I was thinking. Just needed verification.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: glue or screw?
Replies: 10
Views: 529

glue or screw?

I am working on the wood in the back seat.
Things are lining up pretty well.
So far all the wood has been pre-drilled and just needed some minor adjustment.
The bottom joint of the rear raisers glued or should the be screwed?
Here is a pic of the joint I am talking about.
IMG_2409.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Heads up on the same old scam
Replies: 16
Views: 861

Re: Heads up on the same old scam

FYI, The pictures that are posted here, end up on GOOGLE.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Here is how I secured the front lower tack strip.
Front_Lower_tack_strip.jpg
It looks like the car previous life color was blue.
Or can just this panel be replaced?
This is the front drivers side.
Blue.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Dan, I found the first picture in your reply on a different thread. It was down loaded and blown up. It was great help on the placement of the board under the front seat and the raisers for the back seat. A good bet would be that the raiser in the front seat has been missing since my father-in-law b...
by Mustang1964s
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Working from front to back. I have a question about the front seat back lower and the front seat lower tack strip. The tack strip is about 4 inches long than the front seat back lower. Does the the tack strip goes all they way down to the seat pedestal? How is it connected to the sheet metal? I am g...
by Mustang1964s
Fri Aug 28, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fatman Steering Wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: Fatman Steering Wheel

Wayne,
You mentioned a "furniture dowel". Is that just a dowel or is it something special.
I can find a dowel at ACE, but is it the same thing?
What kind of epoxy did you use?
by Mustang1964s
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fatman Steering Wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: Fatman Steering Wheel

Can this steering wheel be glued with epoxy or gorilla glue or something equivalent? I just need it to last a few days and about 200 miles. Then off to Kevin Allen. One more point. Does any one know how to remove this fatman? IMG_2388.jpg IMG_2387.jpg IMG_2386.jpg Spider IMG_2385.jpg IMG_2383.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fatman Steering Wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Fatman Steering Wheel

Just acquired a fatman steering wheel with out the wood. I bought the 17 inch steering. It kind of fit but seems a little big. But it will replace the black wheel on the '27 touring. The 16 inch steering wheel arrived today and it was way too small. But will work on the '14. What size of steering wh...
by Mustang1964s
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator hose
Replies: 19
Views: 672

Re: radiator hose

I went to Autozone and found the same size hose. It was on an elbow and I ended up having cutting the hose to fit.
It is still on the car. My car is a kid friendly driver. It will not be a 100 point show car.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need flat screws
Replies: 9
Views: 677

Re: Need flat screws

What I am going to do is stop by Lowes or HD and get a bunch of the small packets. Use them as a guide.
Then I can place the order and just need to get the approximate length that is needed.
This will eliminate some of the guess work.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need flat screws
Replies: 9
Views: 677

Re: Need flat screws

Any idea what size screws that I need?
by Mustang1964s
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need flat screws
Replies: 9
Views: 677

Re: Need flat screws

The Bolt Depot is a great place.
Once I was able to figure out how to navigate the site to the slotted screws.
Thank you very much. Now I just need to get a total number of screw needed and place the order.
This will get my Corona Puzzle moving again.
by Mustang1964s
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need flat screws
Replies: 9
Views: 677

Need flat screws

I am in the process of re-wooding the '26 Touring. Working my way from the front to the back. So now I have the board for the front seat in place. It needs some screws and I noticed that the body is missing a couple of screws as well. Please see the picture of the passenger door jam and the seal pla...
by Mustang1964s
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Towing Model T
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: Towing Model T

I have not because I have a trailer for the T.
What I understand is that the wheel tie down does not work for T wheels and comes off.
Use straps on front and rear axles. Also have one strap from the rear axle to the front of the trailer.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New item: T-3066S
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: New item: T-3066S

Put me down for a set.
Let me know the total and address to send the dead presidents.
by Mustang1964s
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mounting Steering Wheel
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Mounting Steering Wheel

Well the steering wheel had a major come apart. The new wheel just arrived. Now I get to wait till morning till because 105 is to warm to be in the garage. The big question is should the screws go into the joints or the solid wood part? Or does it really make a difference. The joints look great and ...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Russ Potter Carb
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: Russ Potter Carb

Any pics of the carb?
I would love to see one.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Settle a dispute about RAJO heads
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Settle a dispute about RAJO heads

I was talking to a neighbor about his T. He would like to go a Z head, because the RAJO is way to many horses and has to keep the top oiled. He is saying that he would need a to replace the block as well. I was thinking that he should be able to pull the head put valves back in and should be pretty ...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1927 Tudor comes to its new home
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: 1927 Tudor comes to its new home

Sounds like his health issues have affected more than that meets the eye.
Sorry to hear.
Double check everything.
I would bet that some areas of the build are spot on, while other are not so much.
We are all getting to an age that we need prayers and be grateful for what we have and can do.
by Mustang1964s
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Any Idea what this mirror came from?
Replies: 0
Views: 453

Any Idea what this mirror came from?

I am looking for a set of mirror just like this.
Do any of you know what this mirror came from?
Car, Motorcycle, bicycle?
Mirror.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Parts Organization
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Parts Organization

I have a new bigger garage that is filling fast. Shelves are being built. The parts are being sorted, the issue is how to get them organized. I need some ideas on how to keep the little stuff like head gaskets/ header gaskets/ specialty bolts ect... How do you store engine parts and transmission and...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How Fast is Too Fast?
Replies: 43
Views: 2780

Re: How Fast is Too Fast?

I tell people that the T was built to run.
Breaks are a suggestion.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Interesting 1916 Engine Block
Replies: 5
Views: 970

Re: Interesting 1916 Engine Block

The guy putting the form together had aixelsyd.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: trailer design
Replies: 32
Views: 2493

Re: trailer design

I had bought a used utility trailer to haul a mustang shell. It is single axle. Since then I haul the T on it. The front rails are great to run the T up to. The straps go from the front axle to the tong of the trailer. The rear axle get a cross strap tie down. Then I run a strap from the back axle t...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How Fast is Too Fast?
Replies: 43
Views: 2780

Re: How Fast is Too Fast?

My wife's T likes to run at between 30-35. Anything faster or slower it has issues with hills. The motor just hums. I had it up to 41 and the motor was not happy and very vocal about it. Settled down to about 35 and everything gets quite and smooth. The main reason to driving the T is to slow down a...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

As pretty much normal with the Model T, I over think it.
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Dan,
One more question. What tool did you use to crimp the seat channels?
Thank you,
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Dan,
Thank you for the photos.
Well I don't need the wood in the cowl.
I will put them away and proceed to the wood in the door jam.
Thank you very much.

I will post pictures and questions as I go.

Thank you again.
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

I am trying to work my way from the front to the back. How is this connected to the sheet metal. This T is a ‘27. It’s has the pinch channels for the rear seat. These two cowl pieces seem to be just wedge in and that just doesn’t seem right. Could I get a picture of one installed? Picture is worth a...
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

My question is how does the wood stay secured in this rail?
by Mustang1964s
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making a gas gauge for a cowl tank
Replies: 18
Views: 1492

Re: Making a gas gauge for a cowl tank

One of our senior club members ran out of gas. He check the level. Looked at the discolor of the stick. The stick had been used for so many years it was permanently discolored. Another member brought over a new stick and sure enough the tank was empty. Needless to say. He received the new stick as a...
by Mustang1964s
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

The re-wooding starts! The sort of triangle piece that tucks up under the cowl. Here is how it look now. I am thinking I need to cut the nose a little until it is tight behind the tab. Let me know your thoughts. Here is the pic of the cowl rail. IMG_2315.jpg Here are two pics of how the wood fits be...
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: They hung up on me!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Re: They hung up on me!!

I received a call about my wife's car. This was a few years ago and it was about 4 or 5 years old. They wanted to warranty the car. I said sure. I double checked. I said. "ok, you called me and want to warranty the car". He was all fired up and had the sell. He asked about the mileage. My reply was ...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Touring Door and Interior Panel INstallation
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: 1926 Touring Door and Interior Panel INstallation

Picture is worth 1,000 words.
Can you please post pictures?
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Upholstery Tool Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Upholstery Tool Needed

Henry, Great idea.
Thank you.
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Upholstery Tool Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Upholstery Tool Needed

Just to be clear. I am willing to buy them.
by Mustang1964s
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Upholstery Tool Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Upholstery Tool Needed

Looking for the upholstery tool to pinch the channel for the new seat springs. The tool looks like this. pliers.jpg It seems that Harbor Freight is having supply issues. If you have one that is not needed any more please drop me an email. Touring 1926 at yahoo.com replace at with @ and drop the spac...
by Mustang1964s
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clean brake shoe/Lining
Replies: 11
Views: 804

Re: Clean brake shoe/Lining

My go to is LA's Awesome Cleaner - 20 oz - Dollar General.

I put it in a plastic container with lid. Let it soak over night. Pull the part. Scrub with wire brush, rinse and repeat.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: upholstery tool
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: upholstery tool

The one with the red handle will crimp around the cord.
The other one would just crimp the channel and a couple of the videos mentioned not to use the straight clams because the cord will slip out and be impossible to fix it.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: upholstery tool
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: upholstery tool

I stopped by Harbor Freight at lunch.
They were out. Are these really that popular?
Does anyone have a HF number of these?

They do not show up on the HF website.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vintage License Plate Vendor - Colorado Plates?
Replies: 19
Views: 1384

Re: Vintage License Plate Vendor - Colorado Plates?

Rich,
Can you provide the contact information or the name of the company in Denver?
I have a couple of plate that needs some TLC.
Since I am going to have to ship them, they can go to Denver.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vinegar radiator flush question
Replies: 27
Views: 2466

Re: Vinegar radiator flush question

Be careful with the flush.
I finally got all the crud out of the block and radiator.
Now the petcock leaks and I have to change the casting plugs.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: upholstery tool
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: upholstery tool

David,
That is the tool I need.
Any idea where to get one?
by Mustang1964s
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: upholstery tool
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

Re: upholstery tool

Yes I’m looking for the channel tool.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: upholstery tool
Replies: 12
Views: 1197

upholstery tool

The upholstery has been ordered and the new set of springs is here. Watching the videos and there seems to be tool that is needed for the seats. The new springs really have a good wide channel for the new upholstery. They guy mentions a tool that is required and not to use just any pliers will work....
by Mustang1964s
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

The springs arrived this week.
One the many videos talked to mentioned about painting the springs.
What kind of rattle can should I use?
The upholstery and top have been ordered but will not be ready until middle of October.
IMG_2288.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are these?
Replies: 4
Views: 644

What are these?

I received these in a box from my brother-in-law.
Not sure what they are.
Thank you
What_1.jpg
What_2A.jpg
by Mustang1964s
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Real Men Use Three Pedals
Replies: 11
Views: 1271

Re: Real Men Use Three Pedals

I hope you don't mind. The picture is now saved in my mass bundle of pictures and will be pulled out when I remember.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

The guy doing the sheet metal work just called and the car is ready to pick up.
Saturday is the pick up day.
Look for pics soon.
by Mustang1964s
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: When you buy something
Replies: 6
Views: 690

Re: When you buy something

I send a letter with the description of the item. The price. My return address in big bold. Just in case it is use as the label. Then I fill then second page full of XXXX's Fold it in thirds, like I was taught in high school business class, and put the dead presidents in. I round up to the next doll...
by Mustang1964s
Fri May 22, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front axle?
Replies: 5
Views: 569

Re: Front axle?

Take a look at this thread.
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/25 ... 1339967930

It shows some good close ups.
by Mustang1964s
Tue May 19, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Here is a picture just one piece of wood. It is almost too pretty to cover up. IMG_2239.jpg Now for the questions. Here are the pictures of the rear door jams. One has what seems to be a rubber plug the other does not. What is the purpose of the plug and what is it called so I can look it up. IMG_21...
by Mustang1964s
Sat May 16, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

I have all the wood out. That was not a bit job. The new pieces have been test fitted. There is a lot more sheet metal work that needs to be done that I had thought. I have an appointment with a son of a club member that does nothing but custom work on older cars. With luck it should be in and out o...
by Mustang1964s
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Sorry, I should have mentioned her T is a ‘27.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

Here is the old wood that came out of the car.
Seems to be missing some.
old_wood.jpg
seems to be a big difference.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Conversation starter...Oh the possibilities
Replies: 25
Views: 1859

Re: Conversation starter...Oh the possibilities

How hot does it get?
This would start limiting the possibilities.

Some blood red water would make folks do a double take.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

Re: My Carona Puzzle

The car was built September 1st 1926. But it has all characteristics of a’27. I’m thinking of putting the two smaller blocks and leaving the bigger top block off. Do you’ll see the big block necessary because it has the rail clamps? The topic of sealing the wood is almost as bad as asking “What oil”...
by Mustang1964s
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Carona Puzzle
Replies: 30
Views: 3166

My Carona Puzzle

I received the wood kit to rewood Susie's T. Well as it turns out a lot of the wood is missing. Here is the first of many pictures and questions. Here is the picture of the puzzle pieces. IMG_2164.jpg The pieces were sorted. These pieces go into the rear seat side. IMG_2166.jpg Here is were they are...
by Mustang1964s
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Body blocks for a '27
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Body blocks for a '27

I will check the frame.
Thank you.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Body blocks for a '27
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Body blocks for a '27

Among the many pieces and parts that came with my wife's '27, was a set of what looks like new body blocks. Does anyone have some pictures of what body blocks go where? The hood does not quite line up and the front of the body needs to come up every so slight. I don't see any adjustment. Am I missin...
by Mustang1964s
Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine miss
Replies: 41
Views: 2630

Re: Engine miss

Thank you for posting the results.
Those little buggers get any and everywhere.
by Mustang1964s
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS '24 Coupe and miscellaneous parts
Replies: 3
Views: 2211

Re: FS '24 Coupe and miscellaneous parts

I went to look at this car.
Please email me if you want my thoughts.
by Mustang1964s
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Board under Rear Seat.
Replies: 21
Views: 1570

Re: Board under Rear Seat.

David,
Can you send me a picture of how the cross board is attached?
Right now is just sits in the slots.
I don't have any holes for screws.

Thank you,
Steve B.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Board under Rear Seat.
Replies: 21
Views: 1570

Board under Rear Seat.

My '27 touring has a board under the rear seat. It not attached, just inserted into both sides. It was taken out about a year ago to give way for a little more storage. To my best conclusion this board is not really needed. Like everything else on the T. Henry put it there for a reason. It might not...
by Mustang1964s
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stuart, Florida
Replies: 13
Views: 1727

Re: Stuart, Florida

Jeff,
Welcome to the forum.
Try making contact with someone from the Suncoast T's.
Go to MTFCA home page => Chapters => FL
There are Three clubs in FLA.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tired of sitting around
Replies: 18
Views: 1496

Re: Tired of sitting around

Please pardon my ignorance.
What did you mean "lightly stone or counter sink your lug nut"
I am about to send my wheels off to the power coaters.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Back Seat wood and panel
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: Back Seat wood and panel

The T is a '27.
I will make an appointment with the sheet metal and paint guy in the next couple of weeks.
The car has been in my wife family for 57 years. It would be nice if it stays in the family for another 57 years.
Might as well get it done right.
by Mustang1964s
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Back Seat wood and panel
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Back Seat wood and panel

Hello Guys, I am trying to get the wood ready for re-upholster. After taking the back of the back seat loose from the wood, the damage to the metal work seems worse. The left side of the panel looks like it could tear more. The screws don't seem to be right. Looking for opinions. Is this fixable? Ho...
by Mustang1964s
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU CANT GO GALAVANTING
Replies: 7
Views: 1114

Re: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU CANT GO GALAVANTING

Before I started on the interior. The grandson was over and announced that he needed some T action.
So I loaded them up drove about 10 minutes. That seemed to satisfy them.
Then the interior work started.

Just can't deny someone from getting their T action.
by Mustang1964s
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: body wood for '27
Replies: 1
Views: 371

body wood for '27

I am in the process of redoing the interior of the touring. Looking at Mac's web page, it shows a polygon at the very front of the body. A picture of the piece in place would be a great. The piece by the door jam can be duplicated. it is in tack. The very forward pieces are missing and I don't seen ...
by Mustang1964s
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 11932

Re: The frustration of incompetence

If all fails go back to the basics.
1) fire/spark
2) fuel
3) compression

Number one run about getting out of a hole is to quite digging.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wind wings
Replies: 9
Views: 1122

Re: Wind wings

Russ,
Please post a picture and the dimensions when you get the template.
I would love to put a set of Wind Wings on my wife's cars.
by Mustang1964s
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rivet or Bolt
Replies: 9
Views: 1574

Re: Rivet or Bolt

Cory,
I like your idea. How to you get the nut tight?
by Mustang1964s
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Searching the forum for pre-2019 threads
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Searching the forum for pre-2019 threads

Google is your friend.
When I want to search the pre-2019 threads.
Type what you're looking for then attach MTFCA

This will bring up every old thread (and new) that is on the MTFCA forum.

searching on the forum is not very friendly.
by Mustang1964s
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale new item for brass cars
Replies: 12
Views: 2512

Re: For Sale new item for brass cars

Bob,
Any plans for a 6 volt version?