Search found 256 matches

by Gene_French
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find
Replies: 22
Views: 919

Re: Barn Find

John: looks like a great car … sorry we missed you when you came thru several weeks ago … we were picnicking up in the hills … had a great day , but no phone service … will be making a trip to Stevensville to visit family this summer … if you are not able to pickup the motor block before then I will...
by Gene_French
Sat May 23, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 667

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Marshall: thank you … I will pay postage … I do prefer to purchase in quantity since postage is often a "deal breaker " at todays postage charges … I think I have received 10 ball caps in a medium flat rate USPS box in the past … BUT , I also think that the size of the flat rate box's have been redu...
by Gene_French
Fri May 22, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 667

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Still need ball caps for re-babbitting …
by Gene_French
Mon May 18, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 3485

Re: It's a GO!!! ..Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st - 6th - Pioneering the Way Back

too distant for us this year , but I send our best wish's for great weather and great touring … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun May 17, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )

Gentlemen:
should have added my address for the core shipment … Gene French 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648
by Gene_French
Sat May 16, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )
Replies: 1
Views: 182

re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )

Rebabbitted Model T ball caps ( 4th. main) … this is an updated advertisement … due to difficulty in purchasing quantities of ball cap cores I will be requiring that a buyer send a core … the price of ball cap will remain the same ($45.00 plus $15.50 postage in lower 48 states ) … this is a change f...
by Gene_French
Tue May 12, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 667

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

still need ball caps for re-babbitting … I prefer to do this work in quantity to reduce the setup time per cap and to keep cost down for all … always an optimist … Gene French 970-581-2808 or gfrench1953@hotmail.com
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Re: timing cover centering gage

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

to the top again,thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

to the top again, thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 18
Views: 2546

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 21
Views: 2778

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat May 02, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 667

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Henry and Joe:
thank you … will get caps cleaned and re-babbitted … I am able to bore the caps to fit based on the measurement of the clutch plate (tail shaft journal) … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 667

WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Wanted to buy bulk quantities of Model T 4th. main ball caps … prefer to buy quantities of 10 or more to help reduce the cost of shipping … I have been able to purchase in bulk in the past and have taken delivery at the Chickasha swapmeet or other sites … probably will not happen that way this year ...
by Gene_French
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lifter question
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: Lifter question

Mike: also , there are shims that were used over the ends of the tappets to take up excess wear or to correct the clearance when too much material was removed from valve stem or tappet ( lifter) during a valve job … these stamped cups were usually in the .015 to .030 thickness … don't see these very...
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

to the top again, thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Re: timing cover centering gage

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 21
Views: 2778

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 18
Views: 2546

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Rough Front Wheel Bearings
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: FS Rough Front Wheel Bearings

David: did not get pm … check went out on Monday? ,,, all is slow here … I had put check in mailbox last Thursday and I don't think there was any pickup till Monday when I got mail again … mostly sales circulars and internet or cable tv promotions … probably not much reason for the mailman to even s...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)
Replies: 20
Views: 1398

Re: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)

Gentlemen:
some of the best "MUD" images I have seen were in a Dodge Brothers factory film titled "Oil Field Dodge" ...this can be seen on Utube … a real kick to see … always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1156

Re: front cover centering tool

Henry:
no plans to make a socket for the cam nut … I made up a bunch years ago … a machined socket and 1/2" drive , heat treated and stress relieved … not much interest then , so probably not enough interest now … sorry ...always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1156

Re: front cover centering tool

to the top again, thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 18
Views: 2546

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

to the top again , Thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 21
Views: 2778

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

to the top again , thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First timer main caps
Replies: 28
Views: 992

Re: First timer main caps

Jacolb: the endcaps are vented and with proper , even heating will produce a good pour … I see in your final picture that Babbitt spurted out of the vents at the top of the endcaps … this should happen each time you pour … this indicates a full pour and rapid rate of pour … good job … if you have th...
by Gene_French
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First timer main caps
Replies: 28
Views: 992

Re: First timer main caps

Jacolb: you will cut a "well" at the edge of the cap that will eliminate the void seen in your photo … I mill a 45 deg. angle "well" into both the block and cap … stopping about 3.8" from the ends of the bearing … regarding the spru (gate) ...I use a wood chisel to make several cuts into the side of...
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A Cam Crank Centers
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Model A Cam Crank Centers

Brandon: the cam to crankshaft center distance is 4.155" - 4.157" on a Model A Ford engine … the center distance on Model T Ford is 3.937 ( 100mm ) … my locator brackets are clearly marked A/B or T … a locator bracket is used at the front and the rear of the engine block … regarding "centering" betw...
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Future meets the Past
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: The Future meets the Past

Philip: I have thought of using a 3d printer to produce foundry patterns … with proper software the image could be mirrored and shrinkage added to the printed pattern … just a thought … glad I am retired from manufacturing … way too complex ( or simple ) for me sometimes … always an optimist ...Gene...
by Gene_French
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: connecting rod size
Replies: 6
Views: 602

Re: connecting rod size

John:
if you start with the minus .010 rods (1.240" diameter ) you can scrape or bore to the 1.245" diameter needed … can make a smaller bore bigger but not so easy to make a too big bore smaller … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 18
Views: 2546

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

to the top again...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 21
Views: 2778

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

to the top again ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1156

Re: front cover centering tool

to the top again ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

to the top again ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

to the top again ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

to the top again ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

to the top again ...thank you MTFCA
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Re: timing cover centering gage

top,top,top
by Gene_French
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Genrator block off Casting
Replies: 3
Views: 459

Re: Genrator block off Casting

Kurt: I imagine that the Ford garages would have occasion to install these when they replaced a engine block in later years … I have 2 of these , so I guess that it was not uncommon to have to replace an engine due to wear or freeze cracks … could happen real easy here today since it is only 10 deg ...
by Gene_French
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: question for those who have actually adjusted valves
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: question for those who have actually adjusted valves

Tommy: I use the "3" wrench adjustable lifters … I will set the locking nut against the lifter body to effect a slight resistance when turning the adjustment screw … this eliminates or atleast reduces any movement when locking the adjustment … and yes , using the thread pitch like a micrometer is a ...
by Gene_French
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on babbitting
Replies: 17
Views: 1644

Re: Question on babbitting

Will:
have re-sent info. attachment twice … hope this works … always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What's Your Chickasha Space?
Replies: 23
Views: 1665

Re: What's Your Chickasha Space?

Gentlemen: will be in south building spaces SL 4 , SL5 with my linebores , Babbitt bearing molds , several Atwater -Kent and Thomas distributors and possibly my own design direct drive front mount distributor and some other small items … look forward to Chickasha every year and look forward to the c...
by Gene_French
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on babbitting
Replies: 17
Views: 1644

Re: Question on babbitting

Will: I can email my procedure sheets for my design linebore unit and bearing molds … also, I will be at the Chickasha swapmeet in March and will have my tools on display in the south building at spaces SL4 and SL5 … I do invite any who are interested to email and I can send my info. attachment pdf ...
by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Re: timing cover centering gage

top
by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

top
by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Rebuildable Holley Downdraft Model 1904/08 Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: FS Rebuildable Holley Downdraft Model 1904/08 Carburetors

Henry:
sent an email … will take carbs. if still available … always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

Re: Chickasha 2020

Gentlemen: I will be attending again this year ( assuming no blizzard next March) … was snow bound here in northern Colorado for 3 days … will plan on getting out earlier for this meet … I expect it will be well attended next year , if for no other reason than this will be the last at this site … lo...
by Gene_French
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 3634

Re: Merry Christmas

Henry and all others : Merry Christmas to all ! regarding having forgotten the meaning of Christmas and it's religious ,not commercial base … I offer a quote from George Washington … " Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion … Reason and experienc...
by Gene_French
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: babbitt bearing molds and linebore units special offer
Replies: 0
Views: 249

babbitt bearing molds and linebore units special offer

there will be free shipping within the lower 48 states on my linebore units and bearing molds thru Dec. 24th 2019 … Merry Christmas to all ...Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 9
Views: 1347

Re: timing cover centering gage

top
by Gene_French
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ball cap , re-babbitted and bored to Std. or your specified diameter
Replies: 16
Views: 2005

Re: Ball cap , re-babbitted and bored to Std. or your specified diameter

top... purchased a quantity of ball caps for re-Babbitt ...
by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

top
by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brake parts--small drum wrap bands
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Brake parts--small drum wrap bands

John: sent email … am interested in brake bands ...always an optimist ... gene french
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model B Ford main and Rod bearing molds
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Model B Ford main and Rod bearing molds

Model B Ford main and rod bearing molds for the 4 cyl. engine and several of the European revisions of that engine … mainbearing mold is $225.00 + $13.80 postage and rod mold is $125.00 + $13.80 postage ( postage amounts are for lower 48 states , actual postage outside this area ) … instructions are...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 5
Views: 472

Model A Ford connecting rod mold

Model A Ford connecting rod mold for pouring the Babbitt bearings … my original design since 1979 … will pour bearing diameter undersize with excess materials on side flanges to allow for finish machining … instructions are included as well as my phone ( your call) or email support … price is $95 pl...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Model A Ford mainbearing mold

Model A Ford mainbearing mold for pouring the Babbitt bearings in the model A Ford engine block … this mold pours the bearings at 1/8" undersize on diameter and allows approx. .025" excess material per side on the thrust surfaces … this is my original design mold( since 1979 ) that will pour both th...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Master rim tool
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: Master rim tool

top
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 16
Views: 2163

Re: model T connecting rod mold

top
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What does this six blade fan belong to?
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: What does this six blade fan belong to?

Vern:
you are right … my 1917 DB has exactly that fan and bracket … always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 69
Views: 4792

Re: How cold do you drive?

Drove the 1917 Dodge Bros. touring at -19 F. … New Years Eve tour … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 3829

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

Don:
I will be in attendance next year … same spaces as many years … FQ2 and SL4 … will have my Babbitt bearing fixtures and some other goodies … will see you all there … always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 19
Views: 2421

Re: Mainbearing mold

top
by Gene_French
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sinclair Dinosaur yard art
Replies: 1
Views: 514

Sinclair Dinosaur yard art

Gentlemen :
I am looking for a Sinclair Dino. for use with my yard art … anyone know of a "used" dino available ?
always an optimist
Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston Options For “A” Crank T Engine
Replies: 15
Views: 1303

Re: Piston Options For “A” Crank T Engine

Les: I think we have spoken of this before … regarding aluminum connecting rods … Lycoming used aluminum connecting rods that were Babbitted ( with pressure oil) … I have re-babbitted 2 sets of these rods without any difficulty … you should be able to bore the rods to allow for .030 to .050 Babbitt ...
by Gene_French
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: early ? rear frame crossmember question
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: early ? rear frame crossmember question

Dan:
thanks for the photos … I was uncertain that this was a correct frame since some of the details were poorly finished … always an optimist ...gene french
by Gene_French
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: early ? rear frame crossmember question
Replies: 3
Views: 499

early ? rear frame crossmember question

Gentlemen: I have a frame portion with a short rear crossmember … it may have been cut off or may be original … there is some signs of breakage or "tampering"... not sure what the early frame really looked like to be certain ...there is no front crossmember or frame brackets or running board bracket...
by Gene_French
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front Plate Oil Pump ID
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: Front Plate Oil Pump ID

Les: the pump looks very much like the pump on my Dodge Brothers … a similar pump was used on Dodge Bro. engines from 1914 thru the 4 cyl. era … it appears to be bolted to a plate that is attached to the Ford front timing cover … the DB pump came in a 2 or 3 bolt mounting depending on year and engin...
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 912

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

David: all the rods and caps are serviceable … regarding rod bolts … I make it a practice to replace all bolts in a re-build ,since most are fatigued and stretched or bent … you may RETURN the rods and caps if you are unhappy … I will refund your postage … always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2...
by Gene_French
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Whippet radiator
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: FS Whippet radiator

Tom:
had sent an email regarding your light bracket drawing … and payment info. on my balance … thought you were going to call me back based on our phone conversation of several weeks past ?
by Gene_French
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings

Gentlemen:
the block is spoken for … thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 51 st. Annual AACA Swapmeet ,Loveland,Co.
Replies: 0
Views: 258

51 st. Annual AACA Swapmeet ,Loveland,Co.

Sept 21-22 will be our 51st. annual AACA Swapmeet at the "Ranch" aka Larimer County Fair grounds … this meet will have a variety of early thru late model cars and parts … myself and several other regional Model T and Model A vendors will have a good selection of parts onsite … always an optimist ......
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings

Gentlemen: will have this block and my linebore units and bearing molds at the AACA swapmeet on Sept 21/22 … this is the 51 st. annual meet and has a mix of early and later parts … there will be several model T and model A parts vendors including myself … always an optimist ...gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 912

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

David: all the rods are of the light series … all are mixed , in that I got them in boxes … the caps were removed from the rods … some have the Babbitt melted out in preparation for re-babbitting … none are "matched" sets … all will need re-babbitting , boring and alignment checked … always an optim...