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by ModelTWoods
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Dennis, I posted the above notice. I didn't have your phone number. Went this last Sunday 140 miles, one way to my parts. Did not hear from you, so didn't bring back head, Same story for another member wanting exhaust parts. I had his phone number but could never get him to answer. left his parts, t...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: $1,155.00 Ford script Hall tail/stop light on EBAY
Replies: 3
Views: 346

$1,155.00 Ford script Hall tail/stop light on EBAY

What a bargain ! On Ebay, (#143672020194) a two for one deal ! One Ford script stoplight and one Dodge Brothers DB Type 2 stoplight, Both are complete and need restoring, but very restoreable. Forgot whether its an auction or Buy It Now. Either way, they'll cost you a minimum of $1,155.00. Geez, I'l...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator
Replies: 13
Views: 847

Re: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator

The alternator from Buckeye looks similar to the one Teaxs T sells. Pretty much a ACDelco looking unit. Driving the car today, it would appear there is a gear mesh problem, as was mentioned previously. I was feeling and hearing a vibration that I could no identify. Talked to Joe at Buckeye and he w...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Dennis, If you're still interested in my W-R head, I have plans to go fetch it and some other parts for other buyers this coming Sunday.
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator
Replies: 13
Views: 847

Re: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator

Tom, No offense meant toward you. I was just pointing out that even though Buckeye may not show an alternator for a Model T that looks like a T generator on their website or catalog, Snyders sell Buckeye starter, generators, and alternators and Snyder's does list a T alternator in their catalog that...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator
Replies: 13
Views: 847

Re: Buckeye Auto Electric Alternator

Help me understand here. Their website shows nothing that looks like what we might recognize as an alternator. Do they somehow fit a small alternator inside a Model T generator housing?? If so, they don't seem to say so. An alternator hidden within a T generator housing would be a huge selling poin...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Re: Did somebody say Ice Cream?!?

" You Scream; I Scream; We All Scream for Ice Cream " (couldn't resist posting).
by ModelTWoods
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Horn bracket
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: WTB Horn bracket

Jay, Have bracket ready to ship pending payment. Payment received will ship today, 07/24
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Horn bracket
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: WTB Horn bracket

Jay, If my bracket, shown above, is too nice for your horn, I can strip the paint; let it sit in acid, and let it rust a little for you at no extra charge. The cheapest that I saw reproductions in Snyder's or Lang's catalogs was around $15.00 and Priority Mail to you would be over $5.00. Of course i...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T versus Model A Valve Springs
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Model T versus Model A Valve Springs

Thanks Erik and Joe. You answered my concern.
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926 Holley NH carburetor
Replies: 6
Views: 818

Re: 1926 Holley NH carburetor

Corey, I know that you have listed rebuilt NH carbs, previously, and one you said, had a special float to be used with a cowl mounted tank, if I'm not mistaken. I would be using this carb on a four door sedan with an under front seat mounted tank. Will this carb work for this body style and tank? If...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T versus Model A Valve Springs
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Model T versus Model A Valve Springs

What is the difference in diameter, length, and spring pressure of Model T, Model A, and flathead V8 valve springs? If a owner wanted slightly more spring pressure to run with a high lift cam, could A or V8 springs be used if they provided higher spring pressure and were compatible in size? Would us...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Horn bracket
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: WTB Horn bracket

20200720_160407.jpg I've got a pre 26 electric horn bracket that I removed from a horn and replaced with a 26-27 bracket. It's been carefully restored. The bracket has been used, as there is a circular mark on the attaching arm that a head bolt would go through. Also, this bracket came off of an AM...
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT but can apply to Model T - turn signal wiring mystery
Replies: 20
Views: 1324

Re: OT but can apply to Model T - turn signal wiring mystery

Are you trying to use your turn signal system on BATTERY or MAGNETO? Most turn signal flashers are designed for DC only and while running on magneto, you have "AC" current, more or less. So, does your system work better when using just the battery? As was stated above, flasher units work on heating...
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light

YellowTRacer wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:52 pm
But it's got Dodge germs on it and that could spread!

Ed aka #4
Hey Ed, It ain't like Covid-19.
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light

Blasthemy!!! putting inferior Dodge parts into a treasured Ford script unit. Ed aka #4 Yeah, but the only part of a Hall Manufactured stoplight that has Dodge on it is the body, so what if I told you I gave away all my Dodge light parts, and the ones I'm using came from Ford lights? :lol: :lol:
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Simmons Vaporizer Carburetor
Replies: 6
Views: 370

Re: Simmons Vaporizer Carburetor

I did notice that he called it a Simmons Vaporizer, but I have seen many instances where uninformed people (and I'm certainly not inferring that he is uninformed) call T parts by the incorrect name, especially on EBAY; examples: people calling a T vibrator coil, a battery, and people calling a T hot...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Simmons Vaporizer Carburetor
Replies: 6
Views: 370

Re: Simmons Vaporizer Carburetor

Simmons made two different carburetors for T's. They made a straight through side draft carburetor, also marketed by Western Auto under the Wizard name, and a vaporizer manifold and carburetor setup to compete with the Holley vaporizer carburetor and manifold. Do you have the vaporizer or the side d...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light

Go down to the B type tail light I think it is the same; https://www.myersearlydodge.com/electrical.php The Dodge Brothers Type B stoplight is the same except for embossed logo, but at their prices, I'll pass. I'll be willing to bet that I have more bezels, "stop" silhouettes, red and clear lens th...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Modifying Rear Spare Carrier
Replies: 10
Views: 681

Re: Modifying Rear Spare Carrier

If you want to stay, "Ford", but can stand a little lack of authenicity, why not use a 26-27 touring/sedan gooseneck carrier with the 21" demountable rim "Y"?
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

My $15.00 Ford Script "Bobber" Light

Sometimes you score such an unbelievable purchase at a swap meet or on EBAY, that you can't control your enthusiasm and you want to tell the world. Such is the case of my recently purchased $15.00 Ford script "Bobber" light, complete with original license plate bracket. The EBAY seller was a motorcy...
by ModelTWoods
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 25 years now...
Replies: 15
Views: 1040

Re: 25 years now...

Congratulations to a lucky coupe; (both the car and the wife).
by ModelTWoods
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Suggestions on procedures for refinished the 1927/27 Steering wheel rims made of "Fordite"
Replies: 10
Views: 712

Re: Suggestions on procedures for refinished the 1927/27 Steering wheel rims made of "Fordite"

I guess that you could spray the rim with something like Varathane or a liquid spray on plastic to seal, but after 50 years since my grandfather's 27 coupe was restored, I don't have any problem with residue or smell coming off on my hands. Of course, I've never taken a 8 hour long drive with it, ei...
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tool For Cutting Hole in Dash For Speedometer
Replies: 11
Views: 742

Tool For Cutting Hole in Dash For Speedometer

I asked this question several years ago and got several suggestions, but I didn't follow through and buy the tool at the time. Something about a tool used in cutting holes in radio cabinets, or something like that. I found them for sale on EBAY, but didn't save the information. What am I looking for?
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

I put a Giant Power head on my '25 a couple of years ago, and not impressed one bit. Perhaps, it improved performance by 1%. I had a Simmons head (that I sold a few years ago at Chickasha) whose combustion chamber is almost identical to a Giant. Its combustion chamber was quite a bit smaller than a...
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???
Replies: 11
Views: 885

Re: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???

Bob, did you ever solve your stop light problem?
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spanish Flu Photo
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Spanish Flu Photo

Thanks for posting these, John.
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926-‘27 Fordor
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: 1926-‘27 Fordor

I agree with Tom Miller. if you examine 26-27 sales figures, you'll see that the fordor was the lowest in sales of all body styles, and i bet that was true of the years of production prior to 1926, too. The fordor was the most expensive body style at a time when Ford was trying to sell an affordable...
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Nothing To See Here - Move Along Now
Replies: 46
Views: 3953

Re: FJ - Nothing To See Here - Move Along Now

Enough of teasing, FJ. Give us a hint of the location that a moron could figure out.
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spanish Flu Photo
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Spanish Flu Photo

Cool photo... interesting how both the ambulances are chained up - wonder if that's because of the dirt roads and pretty usual flooding in San Antonio or what, as on cobblestones it would make for a slippery ride! :shock: Also noticed they're something other than T's (or TT's)... the fenders and ru...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Dennis, The head is still available, but I haven't made the 300 mile round trip to get it and other parts that other people want. Unfortunately, when Texas stay-at-home restrictions were relaxed (by our Moron Republican Governor) and I was planning to go, the pandemic flared up again very quickly wi...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spanish Flu Photo
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Spanish Flu Photo

Click on highlighted attachment
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Aluminum doors...any idea what car they go on?
Replies: 5
Views: 453

Re: Aluminum doors...any idea what car they go on?

Having had two 1926 fordors, I don't think any 26-27 fordors were built with aluminum doors. I have seen and heard of plenty of fordors in the 23-24 era that did.
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 12 Volt Geared Starter
Replies: 9
Views: 530

Re: 12 Volt Geared Starter

Reams Auto Electric shop in the Dallas, TX area will rebuild and rewire your stock 6 volt to 12 volts for $395.00, and they'll include a rebuilt bendix and bendix cover They have one on EBAY 324203613968, as I write.
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core

R.V.Anderson wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:08 pm
I do rebuild field coils; have done many thousands in nearly 30 years.
Thanks for the info, R. V.
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core

Henry, Thanks for the offer and I accept. Does R.V. rebuild them, or do I need to send it to Total Recoil, or send it in as a core to Lang's? Could also use a good usable T flywheel as I added to first post.
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core
Replies: 5
Views: 344

WTB or Trade For Late T Mag Ring Core

Want to buy, OR will trade other parts for a rebuild-able late T magneto ring. R.V. Anderson advises the casting number on this magneto ring is T-4389. Lang's lists the part number for this ring as 3250 F. If ring is rebuilt, or a good usable ring, as is; so much the better; otherwise a rebuild-able...
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Ring Casting Number?
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Mag Ring Casting Number?

Thanks, R. V. . I'm looking at a mag ring from a Canadian engine. It has the starter cut out and single stack coils but I don't know the original wire thickness. As best I can make out, the casting number looks to be T 5932 B . Any Canadian T owners: are canadian T casting numbers THAT far off from ...
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fastenal shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Fastenal shipping

I had heard weeks ago, that they had suspended ALL third party shipping. Maybe now, they are just shipping from and to selected areas.
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???
Replies: 11
Views: 885

Re: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???

Bob, I may have an old rusted out Dodge Brothers light that you can have for the postage that you can swipe the needed socket from.
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???
Replies: 11
Views: 885

Re: Ford accessory Stop/Tail light parts ???

A picture of what you have might help locate what your missing Robert, as with the previous part that I helped you with, I may be able to help. If you just need a bulb; that's one thing, but if something self destructed in the lamp housing, that's not going to be something that you can buy, anywhere.
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Exhaust pipe close to the hogshead
Replies: 17
Views: 935

Re: Exhaust pipe close to the hogshead

For peace of mind, and if you're not worried about authenticity, you could buy and wrap about 12 inches of the exhaust pipe closest to the hogshead with exhaust header insulation tape, like Speedway Motors and most speed shops, sell.
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Ring Casting Number?
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Mag Ring Casting Number?

What is the casting number on the late mag ring, used until the end of production?
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil weight
Replies: 18
Views: 989

Re: Oil weight

No not oil weight : Oil type ! I've read discussion on the forum where using Shell Rotella 15W-40 diesel oil was discussed. Any merit to it?
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 14 mm spark plugs
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: 14 mm spark plugs

I'm not sure whether the plug heat range makes a big difference depending on whether you are running an iron or aluminum head, but it might. Snyder's recommends using Champion RC12YC in their aluminum Model A head. From a previous discussion of this subject on the MTFCA forum, question posed by Mark...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Suggestions: moving a car with no engine.
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Suggestions: moving a car with no engine.

As long as you are trailering it, nothing should be needed, as the only movement will be loading and unloading on and off of a trailer. Towing with the wheels on the ground may be different.
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mystery Carburetor
Replies: 0
Views: 383

Mystery Carburetor

I bought this carburetor from Mark Friemiller. It has no name and has two throttle plates/ valves, connected by progressive, adjustable linkage, and then has the usual choke valve, as well. It is a straight through bore carburetor; the carburetor throttle bore measures 1 1/8" and the choke bore meas...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The 15,000 000 gallons of oil.
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: The 15,000 000 gallons of oil.

I'm probably wrong, but my memory recalls that some Model T's (probably the the brass era production) were shipped in boxcars with the bodies and fenders disassembled from the chassis, and I seem to recall pictures of chassis loaded into boxcars with the chassis tipped (tilted) in extreme angles. As...
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How to get double seat like this?
Replies: 6
Views: 572

Re: How to get double seat like this?

Looks like a "one off" custom seat to me.
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Nice 26/27 coil box. SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 482

Re: Nice 26/27 coil box.

Is it still for sale? Is the wood, plywood , hardwood , or the new material that's moisture resistant?
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Manifold Adapter ***SPP***
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re: Model A Manifold Adapter ***SPP***

Have you received payment, yet?
by ModelTWoods
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pay pal users beware
Replies: 29
Views: 1332

Re: Pay pal users beware

I don't know why PP couldn't require a second level of verification for transactions over, say, $500. R.V., Any Paypal member can set up a second level verification to log in to Paypal. To do so, follow the instructions on Paypal. You will be asked if you want a "code" texted to your cell phone, wh...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Recharged Magnets and Rebuilt Magneto Coil
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: FS Recharged Magnets and Rebuilt Magneto Coil

Is mag ring for late engines with starter? I don't see notch in frame for starter drive.
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Survey
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Re: Survey

Just a little food for thought here... Survey results can be biased. They are the opinions of people who answer surveys... Opinions are obvious, and if a person likes what he has, they can be biased, but that kind of information is what I wanted to hear and read. I have my opinions and biases, too....
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Survey
Replies: 11
Views: 673

Survey

Just would like to see the results. I know some of you say "just use all steel plates in the transmission the way the factory built them'. There are others who want a more positive neutral without having to be a master T mechanic and fine tune a transmission, so, for those not using all steel plates...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1929 Model T
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: 1929 Model T

I have a late rebuilt short block that was apparently a stationary engine. I can't get to it to look, but I remember the number and letters stamped on the pad were nothing like 27 production numbers. Being a stationary engine, the cylinders were worn way beyond .080 and the cylinders had to be sleev...
by ModelTWoods
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Posting Photos to Classified or Discussion Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Posting Photos to Classified or Discussion Forum

In reading a post on the classifieds forum, if I read the answer to a post correctly, the poster answering the original post, seemed to be insinuating that he was 'challenged', when it came to posting photos on either the classified or discussion forum. I don't claim to be a computer wiz. Recently, ...
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T wire NORS looms
Replies: 10
Views: 965

Re: Model T wire NORS looms

$35 for the 5041E ? T. Woods
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Howells Sheet Metal delays
Replies: 26
Views: 1377

Re: Howells Sheet Metal delays

I’m not for sure but I think Howells makes the T panels in Houston along with other sheet metal items. Or at least they use to. Howell’s is out toward Beaumont...about an hour or so east of Houston. Back in the 1960's, Howell's got their start in east Houston, directly across Adams Street from Tomm...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Member Email Hack !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 956

Re: Member Email Hack !!!

(Original), any hacker who hacks another persons email; harvests that person's contact list, and then sends out emails to al your contacts asking for money or gift cards, is doing it for the money. They usually reside in poorer countries such as Vietnam, and supplement, or live on the income from ha...
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts

Shane, I think I'll stick to the type of support that I have. I can make U bolts for it. I will send private message about Model A/Model B manifold setup.
by ModelTWoods
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts

Dan, the support that you pictured is at model T haven. I have messaged mark through EBAY to get the measurements from him for the U bolt, but after two requests, he still has not responded, so I posted here.
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Measurements on Auxiliary Transmission Support U Bolts

Does anyone have an auxiliary transmission support like the one pictured? It is suspended from the frame by two U bolts. I have the bar but need the dimensions to make U bolts to fit. The slotted holes in the support are big enough for 3/8 to 7/16 bolts. The measurements of the slotted holes in the ...
by ModelTWoods
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Member Email Hack !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 956

Re: Member Email Hack !!!

No, Walter, I haven't but I'm going to. If anyone has a Yahoo account and ever has trouble with it, Yahoo has an account support service called Yahoo Account Pro Support which can be reached at eight hundred,35one, 56ten. It costs $4.95 a month and you can cancel at any time, but in my case it was w...
by ModelTWoods
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Member Email Hack !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 956

Re: Member Email Hack !!!

To every forum member who has read this and to everyone who has my email address, a BIG Thank You to Walter Higgins, above. My Yahoo email account is fixed and once again restored. My email contact list was able to be retreived from the hacker, but all emails sent to me in the last 2 or 3 days, were...
by ModelTWoods
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Member Email Hack !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 956

Re: Member Email Hack !!!

Guys, I am well aware of my email problems, and I regret any trouble it has caused any of you. Its sure causing me grief. Because its easier to contact The White House than Microsoft or Yahoo, all that I have been able to do thus far, is change my password on my email account. What the last poster s...
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Email Hacked
Replies: 2
Views: 416

Email Hacked

To anyone on the MTFCA Forum who may receive a suspicious email from someone using the email username MODELTWOODS, My email account has been hacked and I have already received notification from one Forum member that he received a suspicious email from someone using a : modeltwoo@outlook.com address....
by ModelTWoods
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find
Replies: 22
Views: 1605

Re: Barn Find

Stan, My Grandfather's 27 coupe was done the same way as your coupe. At sometime in the car's life, Granddad, evidently backed the car into a large tree (at least 8 to 10 inches or more in diameter), or else some vehicle hit him awfully hard from the rear. I believe the former, as if he had got hit ...
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Auction Result
Replies: 27
Views: 1967

Re: Model T Auction Result

Stan, Who was it that uttered the famous phase, "There's a Sucker born every minute. Was it P.T.Barnum?
by ModelTWoods
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: boring a T block
Replies: 8
Views: 962

Re: boring a T block

I have two 1926-27 blocks. Both were, or are beyond .080. The 27 has already been rebuilt and was sleeved back to standard. The 26 will go to the machine shop this summer and it will very likely have to be sleeved, also. I have some new .060 aluminum pistons and when I placed one in the top of a cyl...
by ModelTWoods
Fri May 29, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS on eBay Ford Script Battery Cap
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: FS on eBay Ford Script Battery Cap

Its not a good example, though. Its supposed to be knurled around the outer edge, but knurling has been worn or cut off. I sent message to seller to let him know. I purchased three near perfect off of EBAY earlier this year for only a few dollars more a cap.
by ModelTWoods
Wed May 27, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt Battery Cap
Replies: 11
Views: 836

Re: 6 Volt Battery Cap

I was checking the water in my 6 volt battery. I placed one of the screw-off caps somewhere and for the life of me can’t find it after searching, searching, and more searching. So, now I’m tired of looking and just want to buy a new cap. My local auto store looked strangely at me and even questione...
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 26, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-27 Fordor Lower Steering Bracket 3539E - T933
Replies: 10
Views: 821

Re: WTB 26-27 Fordor Lower Steering Bracket 3539E - T933

There is currently a T933 bracket advertised for a 26-27 fordor on EBAY, right NOW. EBAY item number 114049783629. A vendor called Applewood Merchantile is the seller.
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 25, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Set of 26-27 Four Door Sedan Doors
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Set of 26-27 Four Door Sedan Doors

Listed as Model A doors. Seen on Houston, TX Craigslist. I have no connection with these. A set of 26-27 T four door sedan doors. All have door handles and hinges. I only assume that they are complete with regulators and interior trim, also. Ad states they came from dry West Texas. All have surface ...
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 25, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Proper Tire Size
Replies: 11
Views: 554

Re: Proper Tire Size

Additional information on my 1926 Touring. It is a car with a starter and with demountable rims on wood spoke wheels. Given this, is it ok/proper for all four tires to be sized at 30 X 3.5? Thanks again for any guidance/confirmation. With a starter and demountable rims, your car is absolutely corre...
by ModelTWoods
Sun May 24, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: TT truck express bed
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Wanted: TT truck express bed

Alex, I sent P.M. to you. Check your messages. Terry
by ModelTWoods
Sat May 23, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: TT truck express bed
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Wanted: TT truck express bed

I know where one here in central Texas is and it can be bought, complete with original fenders, but you live in Connecticut, over 1000 miles away.
by ModelTWoods
Sat May 23, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetors for non stock engine
Replies: 23
Views: 1147

Re: Carburetors for non stock engine

There have been many reports that the Walbow lawn mower carbs do not run or perform well without a fuel pump. A straight through NH or a Simmons or Wizard straight through would be the easiest and most authentic. A Zenith updraft carb on a Winfield manifold also appear to be popular, though they req...
by ModelTWoods
Thu May 21, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Harbor Freight jack stands
Replies: 28
Views: 2008

Re: Harbor Freight jack stands

I wonder how far back the stand issue, runs. I have 2 pair that I bought maybe 5 years ago, but they see seldom use.
by ModelTWoods
Thu May 21, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muffler installation
Replies: 10
Views: 716

Re: Muffler installation

I agree with those that have suggested that you lengthen the exhaust pipe as much as you can and still get the muffler to fit. If you're using a universal muffler/tailpipe clamp with a rubber insulator, that should solve the problem, however, if you are using a reproduction take apart muffler that h...
by ModelTWoods
Wed May 20, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Paint your car!
Replies: 11
Views: 1179

Re: Paint your car!

Done in the dirt and grass? How did they manage to get not one particle of dirt, or one blade of grass to stick to the paint? Impossible in my book. I smell a Photo Shop job. LOL Its' a wheelbarrow, I don't thing they were worried too much about a little dirt. ;) I don't care if it was a Shovel. I,...
by ModelTWoods
Wed May 20, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F S aluminum intake
Replies: 16
Views: 922

Re: F S aluminum intake

Charles j - It appears that "mtntee20" has purchased your manifold, so I can safely post this message. Not to hijack your thread, but I was going to post almost the same exact classified ad as yours sometime this week! What are the odds?!? I had virtually the same experience as you with the new alu...
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 19, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper

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I have (in Texas) original (full length; not split) bumper bars, but they will need to be replated and for the price of plating these days, you could buy reproduction Stainless bars.
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 19, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Paint your car!
Replies: 11
Views: 1179

Re: Paint your car!

Done in the dirt and grass? How did they manage to get not one particle of dirt, or one blade of grass to stick to the paint? Impossible in my book. I smell a Photo Shop job.
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 18, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 15 millionth radiator question.
Replies: 19
Views: 1236

Re: 15 millionth radiator question.

I don't believe that the Nickle-plated radiator shell was standard in 1927. My March-built '27 has a steel, painted shell and I have no reason to believe that it isn't original. Even though, I seem to remember that the Encyclopedia says nickle shells were standard in 1927 (not differentiating betwe...
by ModelTWoods
Sun May 17, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 15 millionth radiator question.
Replies: 19
Views: 1236

Re: 15 millionth radiator question.

Brent, While I don't claim to be an expert; of the two 26 coupes, the two 26 fordor sedans, and the one 27 coupe that I have owned, all had round tube four or five row core radiators EXCEPT one 26 fordor. While I can't verify that all cars had the original radiator that they had installed from the f...
by ModelTWoods
Sat May 16, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steering column quadrant paint
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Steering column quadrant paint

Gloss black powdercoat won't scratch and looks nice. I have it on one of my two cars. Extra note: you need to have a quadrant with little wear or take a small triangular file to the grooves before having it powdercoated, as the powdercoating if not applied with a minimum coat, with tend to fill the ...
by ModelTWoods
Wed May 13, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stewart Warner Model 490 Cable Suggestions
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Stewart Warner Model 490 Cable Suggestions

The Stewart Warner Model 490 speedometer was made with two different types of attachments for the cable to speedo head. The early (1926) just jammed the end of the cable in a hole in the head and the cable was held in by a retaining bracket and a screw in the head. The later (1927) type used a ferru...
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 12, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Floating Transmission Shafts FS
Replies: 50
Views: 5643

Re: Floating Transmission Shafts FS

Dan, I want one. Email me. We sent and received emails recently. Terry Woods
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 12, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS NEW DAY TIMERS
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: FS NEW DAY TIMERS

Mark, put my name on them. Terry Woods
by ModelTWoods
Fri May 08, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Terry... I'll weigh my high head tomorrow.... Sorry... I read your post about compression, and went to the Tulsa club's technical pahes... but missed this one about the weight. UPS ground should be fine... According to this post: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/155080.html?1281751326 A ...
by ModelTWoods
Thu May 07, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Hello Terry; If Dennis decides against the W-R head I have brand NEW "Z" head I bought but did install because the crankshaft broke in that engine first and my other engine already had "Z" head on it. So we might can talk! regards David(POPS) H. PS What is the rated compression on the W-R? David, a...
by ModelTWoods
Thu May 07, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Terry .... Could you please give me a ballpark figure for shipping to Petoskey, Michigan 49706, for the head ..... and maybe let me know if/when you have an idea of when you can make it available? Maybe I can slap my head back on and to my pre-season run-ins, in the interim. Thanks, Dennis Dennis, ...
by ModelTWoods
Tue May 05, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

Steve Hughes wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 3:04 pm
I believe that the Pruss head is available in cast iron for additional cost.
Kevin did make a run in cast iron in one of his first runs of heads, but as D. Hoshield found out and posted in the post below this one, Kevin hasn't done any more since then.
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 04, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

I would be somewhat on the fence on the W/R head.... Plus time would likely be against it, as mine will be readtly for a head and driving be weeks end. Well, with the limited availability and choice of iron heads (other than stock), I wish you luck finding one before this weekend. If an iron head w...
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 04, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

I have a Waukeshaw-Ricardo head. It isn't super high compression, but it can be milled .050-.060 for a little more compression, plus the combustion chamber design gives better low end torque. Unfortunately, I am 200 miles from my parts and with the virus threat, I may be another month from going to...
by ModelTWoods
Mon May 04, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB cast iron high compression head
Replies: 27
Views: 2142

Re: WTB cast iron high compression head

I have a Waukeshaw-Ricardo head. It isn't super high compression, but it can be milled .050-.060 for a little more compression, plus the combustion chamber design gives better low end torque. Unfortunately, I am 200 miles from my parts and with the virus threat, I may be another month from going to ...
by ModelTWoods
Sun May 03, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Limited Free Parts Transport From Mark Chaffin To Dallas Now
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Limited Free Parts Transport From Mark Chaffin To Dallas Now

I'll bet that you thought that your ship had come in, Dallas. BTY, my brother-in-law's name is Dallas, too.
by ModelTWoods
Sun May 03, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Holley NH swivel top carburetor
Replies: 11
Views: 1302

Re: Holley NH swivel top carburetor

Corey, is it sold? / / /