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by Model T Mark
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lost a great guy. Steve Stapley
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Re: Lost a great guy. Steve Stapley

The Model T World lost a great one. He will be greatly missed by the Eyre family. Steve always had a smile on his face and a story to tell. Gone way too soon! The Model T hobby was a better place with him in it.
by Model T Mark
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mig welder for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Re: Mig welder for sale

Sold! Thank you MTFCA!
by Model T Mark
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mig welder for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Mig welder for sale

I have used this welder for years restoring Model T Fords it is a Century 160, 220 volts. Could stand a liner. Comes with cart and gas gauges. 250.00 pick up hear. Mark Eyre 269-719-7542. Battle Creek Michigan.
by Model T Mark
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please critique my 1916 Touring
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: Please critique my 1916 Touring

Should it have man hole Oilers on the tie rod bolts and spindle bolts, steel ones?
by Model T Mark
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB window cranks
Replies: 3
Views: 373

Re: WTB window cranks

1925 Tudor. I can email a picture.
by Model T Mark
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB window cranks
Replies: 3
Views: 373

WTB window cranks

I’m trying to find three window cranks that attach with a screw in the center of the window regulators with threads. Trying to collect up the parts to keep an original car basically original. meyre14t@yahoo.com Mark Eyre
by Model T Mark
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1925 window regulator
Replies: 0
Views: 291

WTB 1925 window regulator

WTB 1925 Tudor Driver’s side rear window regulator.
please contact me at meyre14t@yahoo.com or text to 269-719-7542. Thanks Mark Eyre Battle Creek, Michigan.
by Model T Mark
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Walter Bernard Szumowski 1933-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1309

Re: Walter Bernard Szumowski 1933-2020

One of the best. He will be missed!
by Model T Mark
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 27 Engine details
Replies: 30
Views: 1299

Re: 27 Engine details

Should have domed nickel plated bolts on manifold clamps water inlet on head and block and valve cover to. I made mine out of stainless and buffed them.
by Model T Mark
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F,S. 1926 Model T Ford Touring car National winner on t bay Sold
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

Re: F,S. 1926 Model T Ford Touring car National winner on t bay Sold

I painted this car and Eric and I are childhood friends. Our dads were in the hobby and that is the way our friendship started. Hated to see it go and it’s not even mine. The smile and the thumbs up makes me think it found a good home. Stay safe out there!
by Model T Mark
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chassis parts for Hay Wagon to Speedster project wanted.
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: Chassis parts for Hay Wagon to Speedster project wanted.

I have a hand brake quadrant with four holes that mount to the frame good teeth. Yours for the cost of shipping.
meyre14t@yahoo.com
by Model T Mark
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steering gear case play
Replies: 14
Views: 741

Re: Steering gear case play

Oversized rivets didn’t take care of mine I took the cut off wheel and made one cut in the tube on the side about 3 inches long. Then tapped it together with a body hammer wire welded it and ground it flushed. Then reinstalled the quadrant, case and then reriveted it. Little bit of bodywork and done...
by Model T Mark
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 Torpedo gas tank wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 312

1911 Torpedo gas tank wanted

Does anybody have a 1911 torpedo gas tank(a new one) that they bought for a project and haven’t gotten around to using it? I have one ordered and have checked all suppliers to see if somebody had one in stock. They are saying 6 weeks to however many months. My repo that I bought like 17 years ago is...
by Model T Mark
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2nd generation T guy who knew better!
Replies: 7
Views: 784

Re: 2nd generation T guy who knew better!

I’m surprised how fast the strength left it. It was difficult to even eat with it. Made the muscles in my neck sore even. The frustrating thing for me is how long it is taking to get this process started in this Covid19 era. Freaks me out a bit to even go in these doctors offices right now. I have b...
by Model T Mark
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2nd generation T guy who knew better!
Replies: 7
Views: 784

2nd generation T guy who knew better!

Be careful with the crank. Three weeks ago starting the freshly restored 11 torpedo which is very tight to crank I decided to after cranking for a bit to stop and pull the choke and give it a good priming. Someone talked to me for a bit and I want back to turning the crank with the choke on. Was wai...
by Model T Mark
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Cowl lamp issue. How to fix this?
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: 1914 Cowl lamp issue. How to fix this?

Cut it off, drill it out get a piece of brazing rod and solder it in place. I went a bit longer on mine and filed it to fit. Wasn’t very difficult but in took two tries before I was happy.
by Model T Mark
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: data plates available
Replies: 30
Views: 1871

Re: data plates available

Do you still have the 09-11 plate? If so I’ll take it send me an email at meyre14t@yahoo.com and I’ll get you a check. Mark Eyre
by Model T Mark
Thu May 21, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Thread Size
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Thread Size

Thanks I’m missing that in my stuff. I somehow managed to cross thread that on my torpedo shut off this past weekend. I hate doing dumb stuff.
by Model T Mark
Thu May 21, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Thread Size
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Thread Size

What is the thread size of the carb. Elbow and sediment bulb at the gas line connection? It seems to be between two sizes on my thread gauge.
by Model T Mark
Sun May 17, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1912 DB front axle markings
Replies: 7
Views: 537

Re: 1912 DB front axle markings

From years of studying 12’s I believe the T 202 dB markings where towards the inside of the axle near the hump where the perch goes through. I probably can yet you a picture if you email me at meyre14t@yahoo.com. This may not be the only location.
by Model T Mark
Sun May 10, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1913-14 Ford T headlights and sidelights.
Replies: 11
Views: 1324

Re: FS 1913-14 Ford T headlights and sidelights.

Should say with not smith. I hate auto correct.
by Model T Mark
Sun May 10, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1913-14 Ford T headlights and sidelights.
Replies: 11
Views: 1324

Re: FS 1913-14 Ford T headlights and sidelights.

Do you have a single 1913 Headlamp Smith the steel chimney that is the a Victor? I’d buy a how lamp but would be happy with just a chimney.
Mark Eyre
by Model T Mark
Wed May 06, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is this what I think???
Replies: 6
Views: 702

Re: Is this what I think???

Yes it is. It is the same one that I painted for Gordon Koll 26 non starter roadster a few years back. It is a rare bird.
by Model T Mark
Sat May 02, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Freighter Jim please call for a possible haul
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Freighter Jim please call for a possible haul

Always trying to send work your way. Thanks for what you do for the hobby!
by Model T Mark
Sat May 02, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Freighter Jim please call for a possible haul
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Freighter Jim please call for a possible haul

Posting for a friend. Dave Krill would like you to Please call him 805-748-5538 possible haul .
by Model T Mark
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Black Centerdor Body for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 492

Black Centerdor Body for sale

20’s Centerdor Body for sale. This body is apart with a lot of wood for patterns. Doors together, includes seats and garnish moldings. Has most of its black paint on it. I’m sure there may be a couple of things missing. Would make a good body for somebody capable of doing wood work. $1000.00 obo. Al...
by Model T Mark
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Interesting H1 look a like
Replies: 15
Views: 2233

Re: Interesting H1 look a like

Dad and I have a two cylinder plan car. It’s about half restored. They are very interesting little cars. I’d have it done but Model T projects seem to get in the way.
by Model T Mark
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '16 Centerdoor restore...
Replies: 604
Views: 47970

Re: '16 Centerdoor restore...

I measured our front window opening it’s the same at the bottom as it is at the top. 39 inches and our top wind folds out and the bottom one in.
by Model T Mark
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '16 Centerdoor restore...
Replies: 604
Views: 47970

Re: '16 Centerdoor restore...

Dad and I have a late 16 with a lot of early features on it if you want to drive to Battle Creek to check it out. Great job.
by Model T Mark
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb TT Cab sheet metal
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Re: Wtb TT Cab sheet metal

Email me your phone number and I’ll text you a photo of the c cab panel. meyre14t@yahoo.com
by Model T Mark
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb TT Cab sheet metal
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Re: Wtb TT Cab sheet metal

I have one side panel but I’m in Michigan. Email me at meyre14t@yahoo.com and I’ll send you a picture this week.
by Model T Mark
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '16 Centerdoor restore...
Replies: 604
Views: 47970

Re: '19 Centerdoor restore... :)

Oddly I have a pair of repo 15-16 rear center door fenders available to provided I can find them. Mark Eyre meyre14t@yahoo.com.
by Model T Mark
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '16 Centerdoor restore...
Replies: 604
Views: 47970

Re: '19 Centerdoor restore... :)

I can help with a lot of the chassis stuff when your ready. Rear end steering column and such appropriate for a 15. We are not that far away from you. Mark and Phil Eyre
by Model T Mark
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1911 Torpedo side curtains patterns, anybody?
Replies: 0
Views: 410

1911 Torpedo side curtains patterns, anybody?

I’m in need of 1911 closed door torpedo side curtain patterns. Any information would be appreciated.
meyre14t@yahoo.com
by Model T Mark
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 391136

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

I will bring a right side perch for you look for a red 09 touring in the show car area. Blasted new bushing with a good nut. Yours if you want it I’ll throw it in for the cause! Mark and Phil Eyre dad talked to you at the auction. We will probably only be there Sunday.
by Model T Mark
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How did you acquire your T?
Replies: 16
Views: 2109

Re: How did you acquire your T?

I grew up in the hobby as my dad had one three years before he had me. I’ll be 50 in February this year. Between my farther and I there are about 30 of them in various states of repair. Now my son and daughter have their own and really enjoy them. They are the third generation of my family to be in ...
by Model T Mark
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 11 speedometer parts
Replies: 6
Views: 841

Re: WTB 11 speedometer parts

I to am looking for the washer and small nut for the swivel. I would try have some made if I could find one of each for a pattern. The small gear is available repo at Lang’s. I may have a second wheel gear just like the one in Russ’ book I’d have to find it though. My email meyre14t@yahoo.com.
by Model T Mark
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: TWO PIECE TIMER COMMUTATOR
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: FS: TWO PIECE TIMER COMMUTATOR

My dad Phil Eyre would like to purchase this from you if it is still available. Please email me your contact info at meyre14t@yahoo.com. He is a long time collector past MTFCI president but doesn’t do the computer thing.
by Model T Mark
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts
Replies: 21
Views: 3015

Re: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts

Wow I’m user Name Model T Mark with spaces. This is going to be confusing keeping us apart.
by Model T Mark
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1923 Centerdor body for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 604

1923 Centerdor body for sale

1923 Centerdor knocked down doors still have most of the wood. Sheetmetal is solid little rust here and there. All seats included. This was a complete body that has been in storage a longe time. 85-90% complete will need a complete rewooding. 800.00 you pick up her or will ship for expenses. Phil Ey...
by Model T Mark
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Low Head no Made in USA
Replies: 8
Views: 1769

Re: Low Head no Made in USA

I believe this is a Canadian head. The 12 style US has a distinctive smaller or more crisp Ford Script.
by Model T Mark
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ocean to Ocean Tour
Replies: 29
Views: 4913

Re: Ocean to Ocean Tour

Good luck to all the participants! We did it in 2009 and it was the ride of a life time! Anybody Driving through Michigan that needs pars, tools, pieces or ...... post here on the forum we have a large amount of parts on hand and are near your route in Southern Michigan.
by Model T Mark
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: 1914 Ford Victor "Ugly" Headlight Restorable $35
Replies: 4
Views: 1015

Re: FS: 1914 Ford Victor "Ugly" Headlight Restorable $35

I’ll take it. Get me a price of shipping to 49014. Here is my email meyre14t@yahoo.com and I’ll get you a check. Mark Eyre
by Model T Mark
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: AACA Grand National
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: AACA Grand National

It was just posted the 1911 roadster got its senior grand national award and Eric won what he was up for. The last time we have had the 11 out was in 2011. It was restored in 2001 I did a lot more work on it to make it pretty in 2006-2007.
by Model T Mark
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: AACA Grand National
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: AACA Grand National

I don’t know yet. My son is a senior and was playing in a district baseball game at noon. If they won they were saving him to pitch in the championship game. They won and I left at 3. They lost but he pitched a complete game again. They lost 8-9 after 4 delays for lightning. It was one of the best d...
by Model T Mark
Thu May 30, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: AACA Grand National
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: AACA Grand National

I’ll be there with a 1911 Commercial Roadster provided I can make it run tonight and polish all the brass which we half about half done. Making it run is should be no big deal. The last time ours was at an aaca meet was around 2011.
by Model T Mark
Sun May 19, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 11 Torpedo Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 1918

Re: 11 Torpedo Restoration

The owner of the restoration shop would always say “Slow down and think, don’t work like your killing snakes”. Another one he would say “If it was easy everybody would do it” or “It’s like your making a career out of it”. He was a true believer in that your life’s work needs to mean something. In hi...
by Model T Mark
Sun May 19, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 11 Torpedo Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 1918

Re: 11 Torpedo Restoration

It’s very possible to restore a car in a pole barn. I do have some experience restoring cars. I worked as a restoration tech. for Beckley Auto Restorations for ten years. Then a stint for Bud Hicks Buick restoration service. Now I teach grade school but do restoration for others in the Summer. That ...
by Model T Mark
Sat May 18, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 11 Torpedo Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 1918

Re: 11 Torpedo Restoration

Yes that is how it will be. Wheels fenders and springs and axles yet to go. It was too cold to do it when we did the body. Thanks for the good comments.
by Model T Mark
Sat May 18, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 11 Torpedo Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 1918

Re: 11 Torpedo Restoration

The body number is b 6433 and it doesn’t have the biscuit joint just a screw like in one of the pictures on Trents website. Is post pictures but I’m not as tech savvy as my buddy Eric.
by Model T Mark
Sat May 18, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 11 Torpedo Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 1918

Re: 11 Torpedo Restoration

I has a b and then a number under the seat. I’d have to go look at it to see the exact number. It’s in the early 60000 and I do have the build sheet. We have it all including the pedals. It’s pretty much as it’s invoiced but I can’t read the carbide tank maker. It should have brown side lamps and a ...
by Model T Mark
Thu May 02, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1911 Torpedo Upholstery
Replies: 0
Views: 597

1911 Torpedo Upholstery

This is an interior kit in leather that was installed and very lightly used. Includes kick panels covered in leather and all trim. Taken out carefully can text pictures. 450.00 plus actual shipping, good condition over all. Phil Eyre 269-964-9248. Michigan.
by Model T Mark
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Older repo torpedo dash and filler for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 547

Older repo torpedo dash and filler for sale

torpedo dash and filler. Old reproduction needs to be refinished. 75.00 plus actual shipping. Phil Eyre 269-964-9248.
by Model T Mark
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 17650

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

Eric is correct on the 11 torpedo in the above post it has been apart since 1987. We took it apart to store it when I was 17. Next year I’ll be 50 and it was time to get it done. Life certainly gets in the way of the hobby sometimes. I’m not too computer savvy so Eric has been posting pictures as I ...
by Model T Mark
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "14 repair/restoration shops near DC
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

Re: "14 repair/restoration shops near DC

I’m a little further away but have 30 plus years of restoration experience. Mainly Model Ts if your interested, I’m in southern Michigan. I have experience with partial restoration to complete restorations. You may contact me at meyre14t@yahoo.com.
by Model T Mark
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1913 owners manual
Replies: 21
Views: 2716

Re: 1913 owners manual

I’m going need a copy of that if your are willing. Dad and I don’t have one of those. We have the latest 12 manual. It’s great that copy number four is almost in my back yard. Thanks for sharing. It’s one thing to have a lot of knowledge and even better when your willing to share it with the rest of...
by Model T Mark
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1913 model T
Replies: 29
Views: 3621

Re: 1913 model T

I have a 13 touring also. Dark green in color probably assembled in a branch assembly plant. I restored it in 2004 for a friend who passed and I ended up with it. It’s my car I like it green. In my friends honor I probably would never change it. 13-14 in my opinion are the most fun to drive. Enjoy!
by Model T Mark
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13 Engine in
Replies: 17
Views: 2713

Re: 13 Engine in

Everything Eric does is first class! It’s a car that has been used but maintained over the years. I was talking with him last Thursday night and he has the correct rear axle housings and front wheels to change to. He has the actual housings that are original to this car. So as far as homework I’m su...