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by Gene_French
Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Montana's Virginia and Nevada Cities
Replies: 14
Views: 788

Re: Montana's Virginia and Nevada Cities

Rich:
spent a day in Virginia city 40 years ago ... i don't think there was another person anywhere near ... maybe in the whole county ... was GREAT ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 27, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HEADS UP ON NEW TAX LIABILITY ON OCCASIONAL SALES
Replies: 18
Views: 2112

Re: HEADS UP ON NEW TAX LIABILITY ON OCCASIONAL SALES

Steve:
that is why we call an envelope with cash a "TEXAS CHECK" ... works here in Colorado and i suspect that it would work elsewhere ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Front timing cover centering tool
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Front timing cover centering tool

front timing cover centering gage … this is the tool used to center the timer recess to assure uniform timing from cylinder to cylinder … this is often overlooked when re-assembling an engine and a poorly centered timer will result in poor performance … this tool centers the actual timer recess to t...
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T main bearing mold
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Model T main bearing mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 6
Views: 1439

Re: Model A ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Main bearing linebore unit Model T and A Ford
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Main bearing linebore unit Model T and A Ford

Note :
Model T main bearing mold is sold separately
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Main bearing linebore unit Model T and A Ford
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Main bearing linebore unit Model T and A Ford

linebore unit for boring the mainbearings and cutting thrust surfaces on models T or A Ford mainbearings … includes 4 bearing linebore frame , boring bar and bits and radius/facing bit to cut thrust surfaces and clearance radii , false cam and locator brackets and bushings and dial indicator tool se...
by Gene_French
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set
Replies: 0
Views: 131

Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set

For sale : Rebabbitted Model T main bearing sets , laminated shim set and timesaver lapping compound ... re-babbitted using tin base automotive high speed babbitt (SAE#2 Government Genuine alloy )... will supply caps bored to Standard diameter or customer specified dimension ... price of $145.00 inc...
by Gene_French
Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

still have 2 sets of standard diameter , X groove connecting rods available ... $280 per set plus $15.50 postage in lower 48 states ... NO EXCHANGE needed ... Gene French 970-581-2808 ... paypal or check accepted
by Gene_French
Wed Jun 02, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: McMillan cylinder head questions
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: McMillan cylinder head questions

Kevin: thank you ... pictures would be helpful ... i want to be careful with the spark plug placement since i don't have any info. on foundry patterns and material thickness ... i am certain that the plugs will be centered in cylinders on the intake side ,BUT , may be angled and elevation is uncerta...
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 01, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: McMillan cylinder head questions
Replies: 3
Views: 357

McMillan cylinder head questions

I will be beginning the finish machining operations and rocker fabrication on a McMillan overhead valve cylinder head casting ... many of the operations are clear , standard operations ... i am interested in any information regarding the placement and type of spark plug used ... any photos or drawin...
by Gene_French
Mon May 31, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting
Replies: 14
Views: 2046

Re: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting

Dan M.: Recieved cyl. head in good condition Friday ... did you happen to have any info. regarding spark plug location specifics ... valve and rocker setup should be fairly simple and will have hard valve seats installed after machining basic bore for valve seat ... any info. including photos of com...
by Gene_French
Sun May 30, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

to the top again ... still have several sets of standard diameter connecting rods
by Gene_French
Sat May 15, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted Model A Ford main bearing caps
Replies: 0
Views: 275

Re-babbitted Model A Ford main bearing caps

Rebabbitted Model A Ford main bearing caps sets for sale ... i am offering these in response to several requests for re-babbitted A main bearing caps ... the caps are bored using .016 " shims inplace and are oil grooved as the picture indicates ... NO EXCHANGE NEEDED ... i am not including the shim ...
by Gene_French
Thu May 13, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: T rods used good condition
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: T rods used good condition

Connecting rods are spoken for ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: T tool assortment
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Re: T tool assortment

tool assortment is spoken for ... thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor

A-K dist. is spoken for ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor

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pictures ... A-K Dist.
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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Atwater-Kent front plate and Distributor

for sale ... i believe this to be a Model M Atwater-Kent distributor ... it is for the NON-GENERATOR engine blocks ... unit is incomplete ... that being the cam gear is missing , the points plate and points are missing the cap and rotor are missing ... the front plate casting is in good condition an...
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: T rods used good condition
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: T rods used good condition

fyi ... yes this is for the set of 4 rods ... not a price for an individual rod ... $40 + postage for the set of 4 rods ... always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: T tool assortment
Replies: 1
Views: 492

T tool assortment

a small group of 8 Model T service tools for sale ... several brands of tools as pictured ... price is $20.00 + $15.50 postage in lower 48 states ...actual postage outside this area or International ... Gene French 970-581-2808 payment by paypal prefered ... gfrench1953@hotmail.com
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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: T rods used good condition
Replies: 2
Views: 420

T rods used good condition

i have a set of USED .... STANDARD diameter Model T connecting rods that i removed from a running engine about 25 years ago during a complete rebuild for a customer ... these are in serviceable condition and could be used in an engine used for moderate service ... great for a "Budget" rebuild/repair...
by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 21
Views: 4431

Re: timing cover centering gage

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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 6
Views: 1439

Re: Model A ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T main bearing mold
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Model T main bearing mold

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by Gene_French
Sat May 08, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 33
Views: 6624

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Fri May 07, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

Michael:
sent email ... i did not get an email from you ... please re-send your's ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed May 05, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

still a few sets of standard diameter rods and standard diameter rods with bushing wristpin end ( .750" diameter wristpin ) ... 1 set -.020" diameter ... these are from the same batch of old stock inventory as described above ... these will probably be the last from this source as the remaining stoc...
by Gene_French
Tue May 04, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting
Replies: 14
Views: 2046

Re: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting

Terry:
if you locate the Becker catalog with these heads listed i would appreciate a scanning and others would probably enjoy seeing it here or in the forum topics ... always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

G.R.
rods will go out Monday afternoon ... thanks and thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear main cap removal advice
Replies: 19
Views: 1106

Re: Rear main cap removal advice

Bruce: this can be done ... moderate difficulty ... 1 flywheel bolt is removed so the rear cap can drop down for removal ...you will also have to push upward on rear main bolts to allow cap to drop down ... the thrust flange may be built up with babbitt or the cap replaced ... it will be a good idea...
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting
Replies: 14
Views: 2046

Re: FS- McMillan Overhead Valve Cylinder Head Casting

Dan:
also sent email ... am interested in purchase ,and i have facilities to finish machining and build rockers ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

have several sets of "late" connecting rods ... these were for the stamped steel pistons and use a floating wrist pin ...they are bushed pin ends and DO NOT have the clamp bolt... they will require pistons with floating wrist pins or teflon pads to be inserted in ends of wristpins to prevent pins sc...
by Gene_French
Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wanted: transport for 5 wire wheels Tenn. to N. Colorado
Replies: 2
Views: 300

wanted: transport for 5 wire wheels Tenn. to N. Colorado

wanted : a ride for 5 21" wire wheels from S.Pittsburg Tenn. to Nunn Colorado or close ... i can pickup in Denver on I-70 or at Cheyenne,Wy. on I-80... i am MUCH closer to Cheyenne than Denver ...will help with fuel ... thank you MTFCA ...always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: mystery connecting rod identity
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Re: mystery connecting identity

i had thought of the later style rod ... i have only seen the X type with integral oil dipper on the cap ... this cap is of the common type without any dipper ... the big end is drilled and X grooved as would be common with re-conditioned rods ... these are from an obsolete inventory from a closed a...
by Gene_French
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: mystery connecting rod identity
Replies: 6
Views: 711

Re: mystery connecting identity

another photo ... missed this one in first post ...
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by Gene_French
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: mystery connecting rod identity
Replies: 6
Views: 711

mystery connecting rod identity

i have some "mystery" connecting rods to identify ... they are the same dimensions as Model T , EXCEPT for the wrist pin ... the photos will show that detail ... all other dimensions are the same as Model T ...the wristpin is bushed with bronze bushing .750" diameter ... these may be an aftermarket ...
by Gene_French
Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: ball caps ( 4th. mains)
Replies: 0
Views: 220

WTB: ball caps ( 4th. mains)

WTB: ball caps (4th. mains) for re-babbitt ... quantities of 10 to 50 pieces are prefered to help offset the cost of postage ... always an optimist ...Gene French 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648 phone 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

have 1 more set of -.020" rods and 3 sets of Standard rods ... thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And now, for something entirely different !
Replies: 18
Views: 1509

Re: And now, for something entirely different !

not a Sheppard ... cuffs of his britches are not tucked into his boots ... also seems to have painted face white ? also there is a home in background ... probably not a "sheep camp " ... always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set

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by Gene_French
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 33
Views: 6624

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 1448

Re: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings

have done 2 SCAT crankshaft installations and 3 origional crankshaft re-pour so far this year ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

3 sets of -.020" diameter and 2 sets of standard diameter rods sold ... have several sets left for sale ...thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

as i stated in my previous listing several weeks ago the STANDARD diameter connecting rods are an excellent choice for the SCAT crankshafts... i recommend that they be checked for alignment before assembly ... as ALL rods should be checked ... i will be saving 2 sets for my own use... the rods are X...
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 20, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 1448

Re: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings

Brian: we spoke earlier today , for everyones information ,what i mean by standard configuration is : not having to bore the bearing saddles and special caps to fit an oversize diameter crankshaft ... Model A or Chev. etc. ... the SCAT model T crankshaft is a standard configuration crankshaft and i ...
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 1448

Re: Re-Babbitting service , Model T main bearings

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 14
Views: 2553

Re-conditioned Model T connecting rods

i have several sets of -.020 and standard diameter re-conditioned Model T connecting rods ... these are from the same batch of old stock rods that i listed several weeks ago , these are obsolete inventory from a long ago closed auto parts store ... i do not know the re-builder , but the rods appear ...
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just when you know everything.
Replies: 34
Views: 2896

Re: Just when you know everything.

Rich:
humble is good ...NOT BRAGGING BUT , i can write an encyclopedia on what i don't know ! always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: dial indicator toolset for 1" boring bar
Replies: 0
Views: 326

dial indicator toolset for 1" boring bar

per request , i am offering my dial indicator toolset unit separately from my linebore unit ... this is available for 1" or 1.250" diameter boring bars ( buyer must specify ) ... this is used to measure the "offset" of the boring bit and is NOT a " roll over type" toolset as used by Tobin-arp and ot...
by Gene_French
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set

Larry: i will check to be certain , but the laminated shim is .016" thick ... being 8 .002 shims total ... in theory a single .002" shim is removed from 1 side of the cap to effect a .001" adjustment ... if a smaller increment is needed a person may lap the caps ... i will lap with wet 180 sandpaper...
by Gene_French
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Re-babbitted main bearing caps,laminated shim set

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by Gene_French
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 21
Views: 4431

Re: timing cover centering gage

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by Gene_French
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T main bearing mold
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Model T main bearing mold

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by Gene_French
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 33
Views: 6624

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T Model in April ?
Replies: 66
Views: 6480

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

Re-babbitted main bearing caps and ball caps ... am re-stocking items for the summer ... will also post several photos of the ball cap boring process ... have 2 T blocks to re-babbitt the mains and fit Scat crankshafts ... March was a busy month with Chickasha ... now i have to get busy and build in...
by Gene_French
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: KRW tool identity and use
Replies: 4
Views: 659

KRW tool identity and use

krwat1057.jpg i have several KRW tools that i have "dug out" of my archives ... some are of known use ... most are spoken for ... i am wondering about tool # AT1057 ... this seems to be a seal driver ? i have included a picture with dimensions ... any help in identifying is appreciated ...always an...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: reconditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: reconditioned Model T connecting rods

Paul,Steve and Dale:
you each have dibs on a rod set ... i am now SOLD OUT ... thanks MTFCA ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: reconditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: reconditioned Model T connecting rods

i have been asked "why standard diameter when most of our crankshafts require re-grind" ... my thoughts are ,with many people installing a Skat or other aftermarket crankshaft ,these are an excellent choice ... also , they were probably in storage 50 or more years ... back in 1970 we had many T engi...
by Gene_French
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: reconditioned Model T connecting rods
Replies: 5
Views: 737

reconditioned Model T connecting rods

these connecting rods are old inventory from a auto parts store ... i purchased several sets from an obsolete inventory sale ... they are STANDARD diameter , are X grooved and the cap and rod webb are drilled as oil inlet or exit ports ... the rod bolts appear as new and are of the original configur...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Report
Replies: 67
Views: 5709

Re: Chickasha Report

It was a good meet and i did sell many smaller ticket items ... also , many thanks to Steve M. for bringing the 1919 Dodge Brothers engine/trans. and radiator ... will be back next year , i did pre-pay to retain the same spaces as in the past several years ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Had a good meet and un-eventful drive to and return from Chickasha ... have our spaces for next year and are looking forward to more activities this spring and summer ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Tim:
will not be at Tulare ... may be able to do the meet in Phoenix... i have several old friends in Phoenix , probably should visit instead of the occasional phone call ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Mar 16, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Made it to the county road this morning ... is now VERY MUDDY in the drive and there is a 4wd tractor stuck on the county road ... will be at Chickasha Thursday afternoon ... hope the roads are not too bad once we make it to the pavement ... just a little over 1 mile of deep mud , ice and snow ... a...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 15, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post your favorite pictures of a T
Replies: 52
Views: 2976

Re: Post your favorite pictures of a T

My favorite picture of a Model T is a Dodge Brothers ... 1925 Dodge Brothers touring restoration project inside a sizable snow drift along with a camper and boat ! always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 15, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

blizzard3.jpg blizzard.jpg blizzard1.jpg a few pictures of our snow drifts ... got the CAT stuck twice and had to do a bunch of shovel work to get it un-stuck ... drift behind the Dodge Brothers touring is probably at a depth of 7 ' ... will get at it again tomorrow morning when all is frozen ... w...
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Heavy snow storm indeed ... the official snow fall here is 16" with drifting up to 6' in areas ... will fire up the CAT and push a path to the county road ... see you all at Chickasha ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Will be loading items in my pickup and trailer today , have a heavy snow forecast for this afternoon and thru the weekend ... is expected to be good for the trip to Chickasha next week ... looking forward to the meet and seeing many friends ... see you all there ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in March?
Replies: 33
Views: 2924

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

Not much work on the 26 roadster pkup. ... way too cold and windy ... have been getting ready for Chickasha ... did re-babbitt the mains and linebore a 1917 display block ... kinda interesting unit in that it had a "G" prefix to a 3 digit number ... probably a Gleaner combine power unit ... anyway ,...
by Gene_French
Wed Mar 10, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

good time to save on shipping/postage ... i have several items that are pre-paid for pickup at Chickasha ... several items i have listed are already sold , but i am also adding to the pile ... will have a Stromberg LF carb. and a bunch of model a and several model B distributors as well as several A...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Have had several more sales for "pickup" at Chickasha ... save some on postage ... also i will have a small trailer there and can eliminate shipping in one direction for a "home rebuilder special" where i re-babbitt the main bearings and linebore a engine ...will arrive Thursday afternoon and get se...
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

bab2.jpg bab1.jpg bab.jpg re-babbitted a 1917 motor block to use as a display unit for my linebores ...this block was possibly an industrial unit or replacement block since it had an unusual number very lightly stamped above water outlet ...number had a G prefix similar to the Gleaner numbers that ...
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha list
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: Chickasha list

David: i will be in my regular spaces ( SL4 - SL6 ) in the south building with my babbitt bearing molds and linebore units and several rough hoods and distributor ignition units for model T and A/B Fords and some assorted T hand tools ... looking forward to the meet , i re-babbitted the main bearing...
by Gene_French
Thu Mar 04, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha swapmeet
Replies: 36
Views: 3411

Re: Chickasha swapmeet

Mike:
you may be able to sell the coil tester Thursday afternoon before the meet starts ... sales can be pretty lively in the lineup waiting to enter the fair grounds ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha swapmeet
Replies: 36
Views: 3411

Re: Chickasha swapmeet

am receiving calls for items and have 3 deliveries for Chickasha already ... pre-paid sales for Chickasha swapmeet will be delivered at no charge ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - THOMAS DISTRIBUTOR
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: FOR SALE - THOMAS DISTRIBUTOR

Jay:
also sent email ... and i have a cap , with broken base casting ... who would have thought ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha swapmeet
Replies: 36
Views: 3411

Chickasha swapmeet

Not much chatter regarding the coming meet ... just a few weeks away and very little mention here ... this is usually a pretty good meet for Model T items ... I will be looking for ball-cap cores and 26/27 roadster door hinges and A.F.+A.M. memorabilia ... will have my babbitt bearing tools , a Chev...
by Gene_French
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet

Not much chatter about the meet or parts wanted anymore... i will be looking for door hinges for 26/27 roadster and A.F. + A.M. automobile related items ... could be why many swapmeets are in a decline ... hope we see a good turnout and many interesting items show up at the meet ... only a few weeks...
by Gene_French
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RIP- Bakersfield Swap Meet
Replies: 18
Views: 1913

Re: RIP- Bakersfield Swap Meet

it is becoming difficult to host shows and swapmeets ... our local AACA meet is at 52 years ... we cancelled last year due to the plandemic worries , also our members are all "getting old " and our membership is shrinking ... i still enjoy our hobby and enjoy the shows and swapmeets and the fellowsh...
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet
Replies: 15
Views: 2489

Chickasha Swapmeet

will be in my usual spaces in the south building ... spaces SL4,SL5 and SL6 ... will have my linebore units and bearing molds , several Arwater-kent ignitions , probably a Bosch ignition an adapter plate for the Chev. cylinder head on model T block and many other items ...looking forward to this mee...
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Chickasha
Replies: 3
Views: 715

Re: Chickasha

Tom:
i too am looking forward to the swapmeet ... not quite as big as in years past , but still a great meet and always enjoy the people ... see you there ... will be in my usual spaces in the south building ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SCAM ALERT!
Replies: 22
Views: 1615

Re: SCAM ALERT!

Mark:
got a text from the same person ... interested in linebore unit ... always the same routine in their verbage ... do be careful ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ball cap , Re-babbitted ball cap bored to your specifications
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Ball cap , Re-babbitted ball cap bored to your specifications

Re-babbitted Ball cap ... i will machine to size for your specific needs ... price is $50.00 + $15.05 postage in lower 48 states ... exchange core is required... i can machine any size ranging from standard down to 1.500" diameter ... Gene French 49519 cr23 Nunn,Co. 80648 ... phone # 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Main bearing linebore unit Model T & A Ford
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Main bearing linebore unit Model T & A Ford

linebore unit for boring the mainbearings and cutting thrust surfaces on models T or A Ford mainbearings … includes 4 bearing linebore frame , boring bar and bits and radius/facing bit to cut thrust surfaces and clearance radii , false cam and locator brackets and bushings and dial indicator tool se...
by Gene_French
Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T main bearing mold
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Model T main bearing mold

mainbearing mold for model T Ford … price $100 plus $13.60 postage in lower 48 states … actual postage outside this area or international … I am unable to add photos as yet ! email for photos or information … gene French 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648 phone 970-581-2808
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by Gene_French
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Model T connecting rod mold

connecting rod mold for Model T Babbitt connecting rods... pours bearing at 1 1/8" diameter with excess material on side flanges for finish machining ...price $85 plus $7.60 priority mail postage in lower 48 states ...actual postage outside this area or international … gene French 49519 cr.23 Nunn,C...
by Gene_French
Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bakersfield Swapmeet 2021 in Phoenix ...a good idea.
Replies: 26
Views: 1800

Re: A Bakersfield Swapmeet 2021 in Phoenix? ...a good idea.

A Phoenix area Brass/Pre War meet in early spring or late fall would be great ... i would plan on attending and making a short vacation in the area ... we have had a mostly mild winter here in northern Colorado so far , BUT i am already ready for some warmer weather ... hope this can come together a...
by Gene_French
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Verde Valley Arizona Automotive Swap Meet October 2021
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: First Annual Brass To Class Swap Meet - Car Tour - Car Show In The Beautiful Verde Valley Arizona Nov 10th - 13th 20

Why would "over 4000 foot elevation " be a problem? also , what happened to the Bakersfield 2021 posting ? always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Jan 22, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021
Replies: 25
Views: 2275

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021

Darel:
you may want to consider coming to the Chickasha meet ... usually much milder weather than even here in northern Colorado ... USUALLY ... anyway , there is always a good bunch of people to meet and visit with and i have always enjoyed the weekend ...always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021
Replies: 25
Views: 2275

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021

March 19-20 ... vendors can usually enter their spaces late Thursday afternoon to get setup for Friday /Saturday sales ... i will be in my usual spaces in the south building and will post items i will have in addition to my babbitt bearing tooling ... others will also list items that they want or wi...
by Gene_French
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021
Replies: 25
Views: 2275

Chickasha Swapmeet 2021

spoke with Sizie Ersland yesterday regarding plans for the Chickasha Swapmeet in March ... plans are for a good meet ... all pending local plandemic restrictions ... at this point restaurants and bars are open for business ( closings at 11:00 pm ) ... i plan on being in my spaces in the south buildi...
by Gene_French
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where did Dodge brothers make parts for the Model T
Replies: 13
Views: 1244

Re: Where did Dodge brothers make parts for the Model T

Gentlemen: the Dodge Brothers were always known for their hard work and honest ethic ... i have never read where they never had a body guard as did Henry ... if they encountered a conflict they would handle it on their own ... i have also read where there was much more to the "crutch" story than is ...