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by Jim, Sr.
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913-1917 Hubcaps
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Re: 1913-1917 Hubcaps

So, this is a 1912 with two 1914-16?
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913-1917 Hubcaps
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Re: 1913-1917 Hubcaps

Larry, what years are these two old brass hubcaps?
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: side curtains 1927 runabout pickup
Replies: 15
Views: 1251

Re: side curtains 1927 runabout pickup

More photos.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: side curtains 1927 runabout pickup
Replies: 15
Views: 1251

Re: side curtains 1927 runabout pickup

Even though this NOS side curtain is labeled for 1925, I think that it is actually for 1926-27 roadsters. The "sockets" that are installed inside the rear top bows on 1926-27 roadsters and tourings must have the extra lip to project through the grommets on the rear side curtains. ( I think Larry Smi...
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tail Light ID
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Re: Tail Light ID

No, Keith, that is the only one that I've seen. I checked my tail lamps and my extra lenses, but none have the Ford script.
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tail Light ID
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Re: Tail Light ID

This type of tail lamp was used from 1919 through 1923 on the Model T's with starters and generators. I would imagine some probably could have been on some 1924 models before they starting using the new type tail lamp assembly with the license bracket, as noted by Larry Smith. The tire carrier still...
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Authentic Top Trim Pieces
Replies: 14
Views: 692

Re: Authentic Top Trim Pieces

These are photos of an original 1924 touring.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1915 Parts
Replies: 20
Views: 1261

Re: 1915 Parts

The 1915 horn does not need to be a Rubes horn. Standard and Nonpareil also supplied the bulb horns to Ford. These two horns were made by Standard. The black horn pictured has a reed, and is actually quite loud.
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: '24 T Barn Find
Replies: 20
Views: 1105

Re: '24 T Barn Find

Adam is right about paint sometimes coming off in chunks, leaving clean, bare steel. This example is an original well preserved 1922 coupe that reportedly had nice original paint until it got stored in a cold damp steel pole barn in Wisconsin. There is no sign of any primer under the black paint on ...
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Himico Cylinder Head
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Himico Cylinder Head

Tim, I wonder if the complete engine unit that you have is the Heavy Duty HIMICO like the one in the later literature that I posted? The Heavy Duty type as shown should have 2 inch journals for the connecting rods and main bearings and a gear driven oil pump. It also does not have magnets on the fly...
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Himico Cylinder Head
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Himico Cylinder Head

I found another piece of HIMICO literature recently that is probably later than the other photos that I posted in August when you bought the HIMICO from Model T Haven. Because this piece has the wide pedals like a stock 1926-27 Model T engine, rather than the narrow paddles like the earlier engines,...
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1914 Windshield Support Braces
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: 1914 Windshield Support Braces

Now $25 for the pair of windshield braces, includes shipping.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1914 Windshield Support Braces
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: 1914 Windshield Support Braces

How about $30, including shipping?
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1914 Windshield Support Braces
Replies: 2
Views: 364

1914 Windshield Support Braces

Here is a nice pair of support braces for the windshield on a 1914 touring or roadster. The lower end of one was broken and will need to be repaired. $40 for the pair, including shipping. The new reproductions are priced at $144.95, so a little work can save you over $100. I also have complete 1914 ...
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 5-Z-161 T handle Wrench
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: FS 5-Z-161 T handle Wrench

This 5-Z-161 is proper for the 1926-27 wire wheel lug nuts
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1913-14 Corcoran Lamps
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: 1913-14 Corcoran Lamps

If someone buys these lamps, and wants to complete the set, I have the mate for the head lamp. Even the knob for the brass rim is on the opposite side. It does have the heavy glass reflector, but has a crack part way across. The reflector is still very usable. It also has the burner assembly and an ...
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey find
Replies: 9
Views: 1675

Re: Hershey find

Dean,
Am I seeing double, or did you find two of them?
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question for Trent Boggess
Replies: 11
Views: 760

Re: Question for Trent Boggess

Correction!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Bells and Whistles Tour will be Saturday, September 28th. :D
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Question for Trent Boggess
Replies: 11
Views: 760

Re: Question for Trent Boggess

Dave, I have "The Atlas Of Wisconsin". This was printed by The University Of Wisconsin Press in 1974 after 8 years of research and preparation. This is a large book that lists every lake, stream, village, city, neighborhood, crossroads, rural locality, etc., that ever existed in Wisconsin, and the m...
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1926 Ignition Switch Screws
Replies: 5
Views: 578

Re: 1926 Ignition Switch Screws

The proper screw to use for the ignition switch is #6-32. The original screws have 5/16 inch of threads on #6-32 round head screws with small split lock washers. If the screws are too long they will prevent the springy contacts from going into the depressions in the fiber back plate inside the switc...
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Interesting Hub Cap Wrench
Replies: 16
Views: 1030

Re: Interesting Hub Cap Wrench

But, what is the smaller octagon (8-sided) hole used for?
I have not seen an octagon nut on a Model T.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Interesting Hub Cap Wrench
Replies: 16
Views: 1030

Re: Interesting Hub Cap Wrench

Larry,
On the subject of hub cap wrenches---------------
What is the smaller octagon hole used for on the bottom wrench in this photo?
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1915 Coupelet
Replies: 38
Views: 2245

Re: 1915 Coupelet

I recently found this "Price List of ACCESSORIES AND ACCESSORY PARTS". It is undated, but probably issued in later 1915. It lists the special head lights, side lights, and tail light, that were unique to the new 1915 coupelet and sedan models. Surprisingly, these special lights were priced the same ...
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T official sanctioned accessories
Replies: 1
Views: 418

Re: Model T official sanctioned accessories

It appears that they offered the Patterson drive in the transmission for the speedometer, rather than a wheel driven set up.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB JNO Brown
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: WTB JNO Brown

Here are photos of a nice JNO BROWN 105 tail lamp.
This is what Michael is looking for.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Radiator Apron Not Fitting Right
Replies: 12
Views: 760

Re: Radiator Apron Not Fitting Right

Continuing the discussion on radiator aprons------- The first aprons, T-3977, were on the 1924 and 1925 models when Ford added the skirt on the front of the fenders. Then in 1925, Ford offered an accessory nickel plated apron, T-3977-B, to go along with nickel plated radiator shells and headlight ri...
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Radiator Apron Not Fitting Right
Replies: 12
Views: 760

Re: Radiator Apron Not Fitting Right

Adam, Look at the drawing again. On 1926 and 27 the hood shelves are longer and pass under the radiator apron.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Restoring oil side and tail lamps 1915
Replies: 10
Views: 756

Re: Restoring oil side and tail lamps 1915

Here is a pair of E & J Model 8 side lights for the 1915 Model T Fords. Even though they need restoration, they have pretty nice examples of the round "diver's helmet" reflectors that Allan is describing.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hand crank mag / coil tester
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: Hand crank mag / coil tester

If you go to the home page of FUNPROJECTS, and look for "DOCUMENTS", you can print up a copy of the manual for your HCCT.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ford J W Brown Light Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Ford J W Brown Light Wanted

Sam,
I sent you a private message Sunday evening.
Go to the upper right corner of this page and click on "Private messages" to read your messages.
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Himico Cylinder Head
Replies: 15
Views: 1673

Re: Himico Cylinder Head

Tim, It appears that you do have the HIMICO high velocity cylinder head on your engine. In the original 8 page sales literature it shows the head, and it has most of the little knobs on the top of the head like yours does. I do not remember ever seeing them on any other accessory head for a Model T ...
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Needed 1914 windshield hinges
Replies: 15
Views: 673

Re: Needed 1914 windshield hinges

David K., Are you sure that the Diamond hinges with the brass plates do not belong on your 1914 touring? I think that maybe the earlier 1914's could have those hinges, before the standardized "double bump" steel hinges came out on the 1914 windshields made by Rands, Vanguard, and Diamond. Then I thi...
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: headlight socket
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: headlight socket

First, remove the headlight rim with the lens. Then remove the reflector. Then, before you can unscrew the focusing screw from the back of the headlight you will have to remove the little cotter pin from inside the headlight. Then the socket can be pulled out the front.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Broken Door Latch/Lock
Replies: 3
Views: 286

Re: Broken Door Latch/Lock

I have found that a spring for 1939- 46 Chrysler products is a perfect replacement for the 1914 Model T door latch.
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Production Stopped of Parts
Replies: 16
Views: 2012

Re: Production Stopped of Parts

Here are scans of the cover and the first 4 pages of the June, 1941 Price List. I can scan more if there is interest.
This price list is the 8-1/2" X 11" size that would fit into a binder.
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Production Stopped of Parts
Replies: 16
Views: 2012

Re: Production Stopped of Parts

Larry, The latest Genuine Ford Model T and TT Price List of Parts that I have is from June , 1941. If you study it you will see that many parts are not available. Right side rear axle housings are listed for 1915-25, but none for the left side, and none at all for 1926-27. For the front axle, they h...
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: U & J adjustment
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: U & J adjustment

U & J Carburetor Co.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Completing the picture - history of a Ford sign
Replies: 5
Views: 821

Re: Completing the picture - history of a Ford sign

H.A. Geeting Auto Company was appointed as a FORD dealer in West Manchester, Ohio on October 15, 1914.
They were still a FORD dealer in February, 1951, but I do not know when they ended being a dealer.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed May 29, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Do you register your old plates?
Replies: 29
Views: 1845

Re: Do you register your old plates?

In Wisconsin it costs $5.00 to register an antique car, and you receive a pair of ANTIQUE plates that are non expiring for as long as you own that car. They are supposed to be restricted to "special occasions", but any time you drive a Model T it is a special occasion. I have had some over 50 years,...
by Jim, Sr.
Fri May 17, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Scandinavian Bands soaking or not?
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Re: Scandinavian Bands soaking or not?

Put the bands in and close up the cover. Start the engine and let it idle for a while. With all that oil splashing around they will be soaked up quickly.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue May 14, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: '27 Radiator Apron
Replies: 14
Views: 1271

Re: '27 Radiator Apron

All radiator aprons with a hole for the screw are not for 1926-27 cars. 3977-F has the hole, but it is for 1926-27 TT trucks. The radiator apron started in1924-25 as part 3977 In 1925 Ford came out with an accessory nickel plated radiator and apron. that apron is 3977-B. (See Bruce's Black Book, pag...
by Jim, Sr.
Tue May 07, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 roadster roof install question
Replies: 11
Views: 869

Re: 1925 roadster roof install question

Here are three more.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue May 07, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 roadster roof install question
Replies: 11
Views: 869

Re: 1925 roadster roof install question

Here are some photos of the wind flap on a 1924 Touring that has the original top and upholstery. I have more photos of the details if you need them.
by Jim, Sr.
Fri May 03, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 Roadster Curtains
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: 1925 Roadster Curtains

About ten years ago I took many photos of an original 1924 Touring that was at a local tractor and engine show. It still had its original top and interior, so it was nice to capture some details of the special caps on the ends of the hidem welts, fasteners, and stitching, etc. Many of those details ...
by Jim, Sr.
Thu May 02, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Am I missing something on 1915 horn?
Replies: 12
Views: 967

Re: Am I missing something on 1915 horn?

Take a look at this original 1915 set-up. The reed is inside the long brass upper fitting. The horn bulb slips onto the fitting. The reed is tapered to wedge into the bracket, and the "duck bill" goes toward the bulb. It is hard to tell in your photo, but that fitting that covers the reed may be stu...
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 Roadster Curtains
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: 1925 Roadster Curtains

The photos of the side curtains that I posted were never "fitted" to a car. I think that when curtains were made for dealer stock that some of the fasteners were omitted and that would allow the dealer or owner to place the final fasteners where they would make the curtains fit well. Where you see f...
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 Roadster Curtains
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: 1925 Roadster Curtains

Here is another variation of the left side. The hand hole is located further ahead. Maybe it is easier to get an arm out to make arm signals for turning???? Or, if you are crank starting, maybe it is easier to reach in to adjust the spark and gas levers????
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 Roadster Curtains
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: 1925 Roadster Curtains

Here is the left side.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1925 Roadster Curtains
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: 1925 Roadster Curtains

Here are photos of NOS original side curtains that we have. I can only post 5 photos in a posting, so first I will show the right side.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Ford Magazine
Topic: CLASSIFIED IN VINTAGE FORD ?
Replies: 1
Views: 775

Re: CLASSIFIED IN VINTAGE FORD ?

If you look in your latest issue of The Vintage Ford, March/April, 2019, it shows the ways that you can place a free ad. The information is on page 49.
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring
Replies: 37
Views: 3501

Re: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring

Thanks Alex, that is what I was hoping you had for an oil filler cap. A few months ago I saw another original 1916 with the 3 flute steel cap with the Ford script. The touring was still owned by the family that bought it new. I have one also, that was on an engine that I bought about 40 years ago. T...
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring
Replies: 37
Views: 3501

Re: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring

Alex
Will you please show us a photo of the oil filler cap?
Does the steel oil filler cap have 3 flutes or 6 flutes and Ford script?
Also, the engine number, or when it was built?
Thanks for showing your wonderful car.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS
Replies: 9
Views: 786

Re: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS

Apparently FORD Motor Co. changed the brace wrench 3-Z-2304 to 5-Z-325.
Then, both types of wrenches with the 5/8"socket and a universal joint have the same number.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS
Replies: 9
Views: 786

Re: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS

If you "click" on the list and picture they are easier to read.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS
Replies: 9
Views: 786

Re: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS

Darryl,
This is the picture and tool list from the May 1925 Wholesale Parts List. Are you trying to find every tool in the picture?
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Patent Search Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1160

Re: Patent Search Help

"Click" on the pictures and they will enlarge and are easier to read.
In 1917 this starter and generator system with an Exide battery was $85 installed.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Top Bow Fabric
Replies: 20
Views: 1663

Re: Top Bow Fabric

If your bows are just full of holes from the tacks used on previous tops you can fix that. Get a box of round toothpicks and cut them in half with a wire cutter. Dip them in wood glue and tap them into the holes. After the glue dries nip them off close to the bow. Now sand everything smooth with a b...
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1915 horn bulb bracket
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: 1915 horn bulb bracket

Keith, These are photos of an original 1915 horn setup that I have. The horn bulb bracket and the rivet are brass on this one , that was made by STANDARD. With 3 or 4 suppliers to Ford in 1915, some may be brass and some may be steel. The brass stock that was used to make this bracket is 5/8" wide b...
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone ever tried this?
Replies: 4
Views: 918

Re: Has anyone ever tried this?

Allen Bradley is a big company in Milwaukee, now known as Rockwell Automation.
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Patent Search Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1160

Re: Patent Search Help

Your starter unit was made by A.B.C. Starter Co. in Detroit. It should include a belt driven generator, but if you do not have it, that would be easy to fabricate. I hope these scans will help.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS
Replies: 9
Views: 786

Re: WTB 5-Z- TOOLS

5-Z-325 is a "T" shaped wrench with a universal joint 5/8" socket for the #4 connecting rod cap, not a brace wrench. It is shown on page 602 of Bruce's big black book. On page 603 there is an error in the description for 5-Z-325. 3-Z-2304 is a brace wrench with a universal joint 5/8" socket for #4 c...
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Victor Head Lamp 1913?
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: Victor Head Lamp 1913?

In 2008, at the Big "T" Party in Indiana, there was a pair of Victor #1's in the swap meet that had solid brass bonnets, not plated.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Victor Head Lamp 1913?
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: Victor Head Lamp 1913?

This is a NOS Victor #1, or used very little. It shows no indication of brass plating on the steel bonnet.
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wheel and stripe memo 26-7
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Re: Wheel and stripe memo 26-7

Look in Bruce's big Black book on page 570. It lists the wheel colors and striping colors.
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: "Ford ordered the new sedan bodies from an outside vendor"
Replies: 9
Views: 1194

Re: "Ford ordered the new sedan bodies from an outside vendor"

I think that the 1919 to 1923 coupes, with the doors that open at the front, were made by Briggs. Our 1922 coupe has a body number that starts with a "B" for Briggs.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Patent Search Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1160

Re: Patent Search Help

Show us some photos. We can probably help to identify it.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Model T Times
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: New Model T Times

The last issue of the Vintage Ford, Jan./Feb. 2019, has a 1914 touring on the cover, too. It also has the horn mounted upside down.
The Rootlieb advertisement also shows a 1913 roadster with the upside down horn.
Why does this happen so often?
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Magneto Horn Repair
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: Magneto Horn Repair

Magneto horns need to be tested and adjusted with AC power, not DC. An old electric toy train transformer or door bell transformer works good.
I know someone that has a magneto horn hooked up as his door bell.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Firestone 5 lug accessory wheels
Replies: 4
Views: 739

Re: Firestone 5 lug accessory wheels

firestone wheels and rims  with lug wrench.jpg
I do not have these wheels, but I do have the special Firestone socket wrench shown in the lower left corner in the ad.
It is available.
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Original Upholstery ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Original Upholstery ?

With the tacks, rather than staples, it looks original. If you can not see any old tack holes under the edges of the upholstery material, it must be original.
by Jim, Sr.
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Original Upholstery ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Original Upholstery ?

I know that our 1922 coupe still has its original interior. For 1922 the lift straps were no longer used on the door windows,- only on the quarter windows. The door windows have a lift lever that locks into a series of notches in the side of the window frame. I am surprised that they used braided co...
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory visor
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Accessory visor

bump
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory visor
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Accessory visor

Here is an ad from FORD OWNER and DEALER from 1923, and a picture of a Premier Vizor mounted on a "snazzy" coupe. The ad states that it could be fitted to open or closed cars, but I think it would look best on a suicide door coupe or center door sedan.
by Jim, Sr.
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913 owners manual
Replies: 21
Views: 1771

Re: 1913 owners manual

Larry, Would you please show us your 1913 Owner's Manual? I assumed that the 1913 Instruction Book was the Owner's Manual. It tells how to prepare, drive, and maintain the car, such as adjusting the bands, grinding the valves, and even more major repairs. I am sure my manual is an original, with no ...
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1913 owners manual
Replies: 21
Views: 1771

Re: 1913 owners manual

The 1913 Owner's Manual is actually called an Instruction Book. It is quite small, only 3-1/4" X 6" and has 48 pages. It fits easily into a shirt pocket. Here are a few photos of an original.
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Anybody have a decent ‘12-‘17 pan available?
Replies: 21
Views: 1583

Re: Anybody have a decent ‘12-‘17 pan available?

Adam, can't the original pan be fixed?
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gasket display board
Replies: 15
Views: 1467

Re: Gasket display board

This is my NACO gasket board without any gaskets on it. It is made later than Steve's, as it has a space near the bottom for the long valve cover gasket.
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by Jim, Sr.
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT - New Scam - Beware
Replies: 25
Views: 2630

Re: OT - New Scam - Beware

Today we got five calls from "Nancy" saying "this is your final call" ( about receiving a free back brace)
We did not even know that we needed a back brace. :lol:
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT latch spring
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: TT latch spring

Chris,
I checked all of my latch springs, but none matched yours
I'm sorry that I can't help.
by Jim, Sr.
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT latch spring
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: TT latch spring

Chris,
I will check to see if I have those springs tomorrow.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Let’s try this new forum
Replies: 9
Views: 1037

Re: Let’s try this new forum

C'mon Larry , most of us are old.
One thing that I do like------- Just click on the photo of the 1914 touring ,---it will show up big so I can see it.
Otherwise, I do miss the old forum.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Single Barrel Bridgeport Tire Pumps
Replies: 10
Views: 929

Re: Single Barrel Bridgeport Tire Pumps

I have a pump identical to the one shown. It has a nickel plated barrel. I always thought that they were for the Model A's.
The Model T pump with the brass barrel and the two large FORD script on the base where your feet hold down the pump are the more common pumps that I see.
by Jim, Sr.
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT latch spring
Replies: 7
Views: 805

Re: TT latch spring

I can't tell which spring you need? Just show the one you want. Then show it with a coin the same size as the "snail" part. Also, measure the steel spring stock dimensions so it will fit into the mechanism. I have some trays of door lock spring assortments for cars of the 20's, 30's and 40's. For ex...
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T university
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: Model T university

Hey Billy, I am looking forward to it. I hope that we don't get too much snow tonight. I will be there tomorrow with some of my junk for the swap meet.
by Jim, Sr.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted medal strips that hide the nails
Replies: 8
Views: 784

Re: Wanted medal strips that hide the nails

Charles, If you just want the metal strips that cover the nails, some guys use the metal tape from an old tape measure and paint it. They come in many widths. What size do you need?
by Jim, Sr.
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear wheel nut torque
Replies: 10
Views: 1107

Re: Rear wheel nut torque

Here is the wrench that Ford supplied for the job when our Model T's were new.
This is an original 5Z-248 rear axle Ford wrench. It has a 21 inch long heavy pipe handle.
I have never used it, because i'm afraid I would strip the axle or nut.
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by Jim, Sr.
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Head Light Package
Replies: 10
Views: 1125

Re: Head Light Package

They are also right for all TT trucks, including 1926-27.
by Jim, Sr.
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale vintage Ford wrench
Replies: 8
Views: 1011

Re: For Sale vintage Ford wrench

Your wrench is original for 1933 and 1934 Fords with V-8.