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by Novice
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New engine start-up ----- NOISE!
Replies: 16
Views: 325

Re: New engine start-up ----- NOISE!

Mike. Give Ross Lilleker a call. " Mr Model T" in College Station. 979-218-4083. He has probably heard ever strange sound a model t can make.
Good Luck
by Novice
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1281

Hockey Puck Lights

If You don't want to install turn signals or additional lighting. But would still like to improve the visibility of the back of Your black car You can use the rechargeable hockey puck magnetic lights with a programmable flash pattern to get the most visibility attention from tailgaters.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,

Well said. Many folks refused to be confused by the facts! They would rather be dead right then admit their wrong. Dom Is that a 5 MPH bumper ?
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1281

Re: Turn signals

Color of lights is washed out in photos. tail lights are Bright red with brake lights on. forward facing lights are amber in running light mode.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1281

Re: Turn signals

Pictures of dual face amber/Red saddle post mount lights.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1281

Re: Turn signals

I used harbor freight dual face red/amber trailer lights. Bob Doris fabricated the brackets which attach to the top tie down post on each side of the touring. The set of lights on the rear has good visibility of the amber lights from the front of the car as well as red Tail,stop,turn. from the rear....
by Novice
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas life span
Replies: 14
Views: 692

Sta-Bil gas treatment

When they started putting ethanol in gasoline that's when the trouble started with fuel going bad in as little as three months. I now use sta-bil fuel stabilizer in all my gas engine fuel. Model T, lawn mowers, power generator. any thing that is not used on a regular basic and sits for long periods ...
by Novice
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my MotoMeter normal?
Replies: 10
Views: 581

Re: Is my MotoMeter normal?

I have 2 Ts with Motometers both come up into viewing range after the engine warms up but never get into the circle "summer average" the 26 touring has a water pump and when I shut the engine off it pegs the MotoMeter for about a minute belching a little coolant out the over flow. The 23/26 open exp...
by Novice
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Corner Store
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Period Picture- The Corner Store

How many starts are on the flag.
by Novice
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chaffin's Garage is not closing
Replies: 42
Views: 3633

Re: Chaffin's Garage is not closing

Congratulation's ? I hope the deal is sealed and Mark has it in writing.
by Novice
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Insurance company recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 2363

Re: Insurance company recommendations

I have had Classic Car Insurance for many years before I got My first T. Full coverage,towing,glass,fire U name it. They also insure Classic collector cars that are less than 20 years old. Only requirements. Car is Garaged and You have another car for general transportation. I pay less for four old ...
by Novice
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- KABOOM!
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Re: Period Picture- KABOOM!

Mark. Your right! it was fused after all. In a perfect world You don't need them.
by Novice
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- KABOOM!
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

Re: Period Picture- KABOOM! NO FUSE

That's what can happen when the electrical system is not fused.
by Novice
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition key stolen!
Replies: 25
Views: 1509

Re: Ignition key stolen!

Go Figure! Some people will steal anything. When I go to the big auto show in Houston there are always some new cars with gear shift and radio knobs missing. And when I take My T to a show I remove the Key. At My first show a small kid while sitting in my car tried to turn the key and then take it o...
by Novice
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LEDs when turned off
Replies: 23
Views: 1970

6 volt LED lights when turned off

I bought both types for My 26. The round ones like kevin has seem to work the best. I have knock off logo lights from a different Co which were less than half price of the logo lights which are pricey. The problem I found with the wedge shaped lights was two fold. the lights put out a funny pattern ...
by Novice
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New gasoline shut off valve sticking?
Replies: 28
Views: 1951

Electric gas valve

A electric valve at the gas tank will eliminate the problem and be out of sight on pre 26 models and eliminate the need to raise the hood every time You start the car reducing wear on the hood hinges and catches. The vendors sell both 6 & 12 volt valves. Both of my Ts have the cheap brass valves tha...
by Novice
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: SOLD. 1923 Chevy Superior
Replies: 8
Views: 2126

Re: Price Drop: 1923 Chevy Superior $7300

GREAT! It is amazing to Me how far Chevy design was ahead of Ford until the model A came out in 28. I have a 26 T touring and the 23 chevy was much more advanced than My Ford. But trailing edge makes for a cheaper more affordable car. You follow the leader and adapt tried and true features that the ...
by Novice
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: SOLD. 1923 Chevy Superior
Replies: 8
Views: 2126

Re: Price Drop: 1923 Chevy Superior $7300

BTT 1923 Chevy Superior.
by Novice
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rehabilitating a Motometer
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Re: Rehabilitating a Motometer

I have two reproduction Motometers No red can be seen in either till the engine heats up or I put the end in hot water. I also have one that came with the car and have tapped in on the spare tire and put it in hot water with no success. bought replacements off E-Bay.
by Novice
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals
Replies: 21
Views: 1404

Re: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals

If You rewind the starter for 12 volts or replace the starter with a 12 volt one. that will be more expensive. If the 6 volt Generator is good add a fun projects voltage regulator to replace the cutout. They also sell 6 to 12 volt converters that are cheap and will power Your 12 volt devices. I have...
by Novice
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Chevy 490 Steering Box/Column
Replies: 4
Views: 696

Four Letter Word.

That's what Chevrolet said about Ford being a four letter word back in the twenties when many of Chevy innovations were winding up on later model Fords. Chevy was on the cutting edge and Ford was on the trailing edge for many of the early years. Competition was good for both of them. They fed off ea...
by Novice
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: SOLD. 1923 Chevy Superior
Replies: 8
Views: 2126

Re: Off Topic: For Sale- 1923 Chevy Superior

Looks a lot like the 26/27 New Improved model Ts that came out 3 years later with a more streamline look. one man top and the raked windshield.
by Novice
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ever run out of Gas??????
Replies: 17
Views: 1640

OUT of Gas! Dont pull Choke.

Ran out of gas sitting under the car port running the engine for a few minutes to keep it limbered up. when it ran out of gas. I pulled the choke and it started ran rough for a half a minute or so and stopped. started again same thing. I turned off the gas valve at the carb. and the next day put gas...
by Novice
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Ford Pilot Light MT-3948 on E-Bay
Replies: 0
Views: 292

Model T Ford Pilot Light MT-3948 on E-Bay

This light turns with the steering of the car You turn left it shines left. Looks like a early version of a ditch light. Found on e-bay thought someone here might be interested. Buy it now $50. + 15 shipping.
by Novice
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1927 Ford Model T Speedster armadillo body OK USA $14,000 OBO
Replies: 15
Views: 2295

Re: 1927 Ford Model T Speedster armadillo body OK USA $14,000 OBO

I think it may sound normal for a engine with a high compression head and a performance cam. Engine lopes when Idling and smooths out when You nail it. May also have a little valve clatter and may run smoother with high octane fuel ? I remember the pre computer high compression. high performance eng...
by Novice
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1921 Express Delivery
Replies: 19
Views: 4205

Re: FS 1921 Express Delivery

LOOKS GREAT' What kind of Headlights are on the truck. Look like early Chevrolet.
by Novice
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 2952

HEAT PUMP

Most Heat Pumps use outside air heat exchangers and stop working when the temp gets close to 40 degrees . and switch over to a resistance heating element. A water source heat pump that uses a loop of pipe buried under the ground or well water is most efficient and will work year round. even up North...
by Novice
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T accident in Kerrville TX yesterday
Replies: 46
Views: 4614

EXTRA SAFETY LIGHTS

Bob Doris designed this bracket to fit on My model T touring tie down post. Use's standard tractor supply trailer lights with 1157 dual filament bulbs and dual facing amber front and red rear lens or amber front and back. can be seen well from the front and rear of the car. tri function. running, st...
by Novice
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: FS 1923 stretch
Replies: 10
Views: 2016

Post moved by Jeff Assistant to the Grand Poobah.

Fordrelic originally posted the stretch 23 in classified parts for sale section back on Sept 22 because it was a parts car. On Oct 20 Mark Osterman questioned Fordrelic if it was indeed a 1923. Fordrelic answered on Oct 21 that it was indeed a 1923. and a few days later. Jeff Assistant to the Grand ...
by Novice
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Model T coupe restored.
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Re: 1926 Model T coupe restored.

Carl. I have no connection to the car. just thought it was a very nice car that should be exposed to a larger audience on the Forum classified ads.
Jasper Alabama is a small town with a population of 13,600
by Novice
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Model T coupe restored.
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

Re: 1926 Model T coupe restored.

BTT
by Novice
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 26953
Replies: 8
Views: 3020

1912 Touring

BTT
by Novice
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 69
Views: 5348

Re: Buying on Craig's List

Here or two types of LED Headlight dual filament bulbs. The round one is 6 volt and seems to work the best and can be used for a rear stop / tail light depending on light housing. it is not dependent on headlight socket pin orientation like the wedge shaped bulb is. which operates on 6 to 30 volts v...
by Novice
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vintage authenticity?
Replies: 97
Views: 5290

Re: Vintage authenticity?

Tom. Night driving can be dangerous depending on the car, road and traffic. I don't think there is much of a head on threat but there is GREAT DANGER from vehicles coming up behind You. Black rear end of a Model T very hard to see in the dark. You are going 25 to 30 MPH with drivers behind You doing...
by Novice
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: thermostat part number
Replies: 2
Views: 265

COOD BLOODED T

Langs has 160 & 180 degree Thermostat's and gaskets $8.25 & Gasket $1.95 P/N A-TH160 & A-TH180. My 26 touring with a water pump and no hot air pipe runs too cool and is slow to warm up could use a thermostat. The 26 truck without a WP and with a hot air pipe seems to warm up OK here in Texas but up ...
by Novice
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1914 Touring Car
Replies: 8
Views: 4183

Model T fordor

Please post information and pictures on the fordor if it is still for sale. Thanks
by Novice
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926 Fordor Body
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

Re: 1926 Fordor Body

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION. Nice when You can hop in the truck and go pick it up. A different story when its 2400 miles away at 1.25 per mile.
A Young mans project. Good Luck with the completion.
by Novice
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Motometer thermo replacement part
Replies: 28
Views: 2102

Mercury Danger

"What doesn't KILL You makes You stronger" ? There are thousands of mercury switches still out there in every thing under the sun many inside a glass bulb waiting to get broken.
by Novice
Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New accessory item, GUESS
Replies: 43
Views: 3008

Re: New accessory item, GUESS

Emergency axle. Cable operated brake equalizer.
by Novice
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Electrics and autonomouses
Replies: 33
Views: 2368

Standardized Quick Change Electric Car Batteries

This electric car thing wont fly well until Bucky's installs fast chargers. Gas Today at Murphy's was $2.08 a gallon hard for electric cars to compete with cheap gas and if every one had a electric car the grid couldn't handle the load and You would haft to schedule when to charge your car. To make ...
by Novice
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 69
Views: 5348

Arizona Sleeper

Tom. That is one beautiful car. and has a lot of extras that were not mentioned or shown in the original cL ad. that only had a front & back photo and no mention of the many things done to the car except engine work. If the ad had stated every thing the car had done to it with more photos like You p...
by Novice
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Model T coupe restored.
Replies: 4
Views: 2002

1926 Model T coupe restored.

FYI CraigsList. Jasper Alabama.
1926 Model T - $9500 (jasper)
Delivery available.
1926 Model T restored, new interior, 6 volt electric start. may trade for tractor with bucket.
https://bham.craigslist.org/grd/6997944667.html
by Novice
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 3669

Heated Clothing

For the die hard winter drivers. You might try what the Motorcycle Cops use. heated socks, gloves,pants,vest. Goggle heated clothing. most run off a lithium battery good for 10 hours between charge or run off 12 volt car battery.
by Novice
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '26-'27 brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: '26-'27 brakes

Tinkerin Tips Volume I. Copy Right 1988 by Ted Aschman has a project article called. " Poor Man's Rocky Mountain Brakes". Pg 48. where the rear emergency brakes are connected to the regular brake pedal. and the emergency brake leaver still can operate independently of the transmission brake. using a...
by Novice
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 26953
Replies: 8
Views: 3020

1912 Touring. Legit Ad 1912/13. 25 engine $15,000

I spoke with Bill on the phone. He sounds legit. Had a nice conversation about Ts. He seems to know His stuff. long time MTFCA member. He has three Ts and wants to sell this one. has had the engine gone through. It is a touring that came from Louisiana 6 years ago.Has electric starter six volt, Mag ...
by Novice
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 69
Views: 5348

Fudge Stick

Tom. The free neutral in My 26 does not work. I cut a 2x4 that goes between the seat frame and clutch pedal to disengage the clutch for moving the car around the shop without the motor running.

Have Fun
Jim
by Novice
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 3669

4 Dr Sedan

Tom. This winter You will have Your soon to be delivered 26 sedan to putt around in. But You might want to install a Hot Air pipe for faster warm up on Your winter drives.
by Novice
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: O.T. RARE 30'S KERMATH SEA CUB INBOARD BOAT MOTOR Complete. $300.
Replies: 1
Views: 526

O.T. RARE 30'S KERMATH SEA CUB INBOARD BOAT MOTOR Complete. $300.

FYI. Not a Ford engine but could have some Ford DNA. Perfect for a antique boat to tow behind Your model T.

RARE 30'S KERMATH SEA CUB INBOARD BOAT MOTOR
https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/boa/6979222439.html
by Novice
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: For sale (in a jingle)
Replies: 7
Views: 891

GERITOL

John. Sounds like You got a hold of a bad bottle of Geritol. Need to take that bucket of Bolts to Ross.
by Novice
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS nice original 1916 Touring
Replies: 25
Views: 8267

SOLD 1915 BRASS Touring

Seems like Ts aren't selling for what they are worth or what they used to sell for. Recent listing on this forum. Re: 1915 Model T Touring Post » Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:43 pm I realize that $14,500.00 is probably on the upper limit of what Model T would sell for these days so, as I mention, I am interes...
by Novice
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NEED Help in Locating some items for my NYPD MODEL T TOURING
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Red Spot Light

You can mount twin spot lights one on each side of the car and have a red light bulb in one, and white in the other. Spot lights are plentiful and cheap both here on the forum and E-Bay. ledlights.com has lots of 6 volt bulbs all colors ready to plug in.
by Novice
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: WTB '26 or '27 touring or runabout
Replies: 54
Views: 6222

HAPPY MOTORING

Tom. HAPPY MOTORING with Your new Scat Crank ride.

Jim
by Novice
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 69
Views: 5348

Validity Check.

A scammer wont usually post a contact phone number or more than one picture. This ad has a phone number and two pics one of the front. and one of the back of the car. both show same original DOM plate number front and back. which can be traced back to the registered owner and will show owners name. ...
by Novice
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster
Replies: 6
Views: 3200

Still for sale ?

Is Sophia's car still for sale ? a lot of the reply's to this post have been removed.
by Novice
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Model T Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 4955

BRASS. 1915 Model T Ford Touring. $9100. on E-Bay

BTT. 1915 BRASS Model T Touring. On E-Bay Current bid $9100. Reserve not met. 2 days to go. Auction end Tuesday October 8th 6:44 PM This car is Jam up Jelly tight. ready to Drive, Tour, Show. This is about the Cheapest Brass 1915 in Mint condition You are going to find. All the Model Ts John has own...
by Novice
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help with LED/headlamps...
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Wiring problem ?

What year is Your car. Have the Led headlights been working or is this a new installation. on 1919-1927 cars one wire from each light should be going to dim terminals on the terminal block / switch. the other wire from each light to the ON terminals / switch. with the ground connection to the light ...
by Novice
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 2602

Thermosiphon with engine off.

I have two Ts. both have 26 engines. one has a water pump. and one does not. The T without the water pump has pretty good temp differential between the top tank and the lower hose. Had it out today 93 degrees drove car for a little over a mile monomotor barley showing red at bottom. Turned engine of...
by Novice
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Model T Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 4955

Listed on E-bay

FYI. Car now on E-Bay. Current bid $9100. Reserve not met. 5 days to go. Auction end Tuesday 6:44 PM
Good Luck John
by Novice
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1924 Model T Huckster $13,500
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

Re: 1924 Model T Huckster $11000.

REDUCED PRICE. NOW $11000. Also listed on CraigsList Tampa Bay.
by Novice
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1924 Model T Huckster $13,500
Replies: 8
Views: 1960

Re: 1924 Model T Huckster $11,000.00

Now on Craigslist Tampa Bay for $11,000.00
by Novice
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fuel level / Pressure effects on engine operation
Replies: 17
Views: 1188

Fuel level / Pressure effects on engine operation

My open express has a 9 gallon oval tank under the front seat. I started it up today and ran it for about 5 minutes before it died. while it was running it ran somewhat rough and didn't want to run on magneto and was popping back a little and I couldn't find the sweet spot with spark and gas. switch...
by Novice
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Daytime Running Lights
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: Daytime Running Lights

Steve. The round 87455W 6000K white. is what I use from LEDLIGHT.com they also make a 12 volt version. and the 74475W 5-30 volt non polarized bulb which I don't recommend for several reasons. See the post LED Headlights. I just BTT 6V LED Headlight BA15D Product Code: 87455 Price : $7.33 - $7.97 spa...
by Novice
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

Re: LED Headlights

BTT
by Novice
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Sparton and brass horn
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Re: Sparton and brass horn

E-Mail sent.
by Novice
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Daytime Running Lights
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: Daytime Running Lights

BTT
by Novice
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Daytime Running Lights
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Daytime Running Lights

The new Led headlight bulbs being marketed for the model T. Make it possible to have daytime running lights without straining the Ts electrical system since the 55 watt equivalent Led bulb only draws 1 amp for the pair of headlights. and on low the draw is practically nothing but plenty bright for b...
by Novice
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

Socket Confusion

Victor. My 23 open express has one headlight filament vertical and the other horizontal with factory original 1158. 21/3 cp bulbs both adjustments screws are on the left side of the housing. Confusing U Bet. Seems at some point most T vendors supply of bulbs changed from Horizontal filament in OEM s...
by Novice
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lighting issue
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Lighting issue

John. This LED bulb sold by ledlights.com is what I went to in My six volt open express. headlights much much brighter than OEM. Brighter than high current halogen replacements sold by vendors. 50 watt equivalent. dual filaments fit oem or replacement even pin bases. I can barely see the amp meter m...
by Novice
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1923 Depot Hack parts
Replies: 12
Views: 1452

Re: FS 1923 Depot Hack parts

E-Mail sent. Sunday
by Novice
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magneto headlight problem
Replies: 9
Views: 814

Re: Magneto headlight problem

Tim. Some replacement LEDs have one pin positive the other negative with no connection to the case. Your 1917 touring had the original Headlights wired in series for use with the magneto. The car didn't have a on.off.dim position Headlight switch like the 1919 to 1927 cars did. only one brightness l...
by Novice
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magneto headlight problem
Replies: 9
Views: 814

Ground connection.

Tim. Check Your ground connection to the headlight can. Try wiggling the headlight can and see if that effects the headlight. I have a connection problem with the 6 volt LED headlights flickering and going on. off. and dim. on My 23 express. the headlight mounting rod that goes through the fender to...
by Novice
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: WTB '26 or '27 touring or runabout
Replies: 54
Views: 6222

$12,500.00 Delivered. Buyer pays shipping

Tom. Is Your best offer still $12,500.00 Delivered to You. Buyer pays shipping.

Good Luck
by Novice
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: VFW Car Show
Replies: 7
Views: 734

Elly Mae

TOM. THANK YOU! You make My day with the photos of Your truck. what a work of art. I know it brings a smile to the face of all who see's it. Now all You need is a Mannequin of Granny in costume sitting in the rocker with a Shot Gun. I know it was a labor of love that will keep giving joy for many ye...
by Novice
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: VFW Car Show
Replies: 7
Views: 734

Re: VFW Car Show

Looks like You have four wheel disk brakes. That should send Granny's rocker flying if You haft to stop fast. Please post more pictures of Ellie mae.
Thanks for the post and remembering our Veterans.
by Novice
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1919 Engine with no provision or casting to accept a generator?
Replies: 18
Views: 1337

Magneto Charging without a Generator.

There are several Replacement 6 volt lED bulbs now on the market that work well for Headlights and other lighting. The current draw is about a 10th of the regular headlight and tail light bulbs and would allow You to use use a Mag Charger set up using the magneto for charging Your battery without ad...
by Novice
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Model T Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 4955

Old School

Jim. You are on the Money. He is one of a kind.
by Novice
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I need some advice and help into locating some Vintage POLICE items
Replies: 4
Views: 522

Re: I need some advice and help into locating some Vintage POLICE items

Tony. The Police car owner's club of America might be a place for information. I have been involved in a number of Police car conversions mostly fifties and what I found was Police equipment was hard to come by since in general Police cars and equipment or worn out before they are retired. We found ...
by Novice
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Graphics on a Model T
Replies: 19
Views: 1803

Magnetic Signs

You might consider magnetic signs that sick to the doors. They look good and can be removed or changed easily.
by Novice
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magneto voltage tester
Replies: 6
Views: 706

DC VoltMeter.

I have a meter just like it and it is a DC meter. It may well have been used to test old tube type portable radio batteries. voltage range is about right but many had a 90 volt "B" battery along with 45 volt and others. You can test the meter with a 9 volt battery or on Your car. Wire lead on top is...
by Novice
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Buying gas from a visible gas pump
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

The old days and visible gas pump's

My Grandfather was a Mechanic and had a small garage near His house. He worked on model Ts and what ever the local farmers needed repaired. He farmed. had a orchard and experimented with new strains of fruit tree's by grafting them to a hardy wild citrus plan'st with long thorns. Had a small feed st...
by Novice
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 VOLT STARTING PROBLEM.
Replies: 4
Views: 561

6 VOLT STARTING PROBLEM.

6 VOLT STARTING PROBLEM I had a problem with My 6 volt 26 open express. it has always chugged and turned over slowly since I have owned it. But it got to turning over slower and slower and one day I started smelling electrical wire burning and it wouldn't turn over. Turns out the fix was simple the ...
by Novice
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

Re: LED Headlights Photo

Photo of LED Headlight showing space between the base and the led to put it at the right focal length.
by Novice
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Model T Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 4955

Re: 1915 Model T Touring

BTT
by Novice
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

6 VOLT LED HEADLIGHT BULBS

I tried both of the LEDLIGHT.COM LED Headlight bulbs. The 5-30 volt dual filament wedge shaped 75 watt SKU74475W. $13.33 and the round 6 volt dual filament 55 watt SKU87455W. $7.81 Both are excellent headlight bulbs which operate on 6 volts and the 74475W can be used on 6,8,12 volt systems as well. ...
by Novice
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 12 volt Question
Replies: 22
Views: 1644

My 6 volt starting story.

I had a starting problem with My 6 volt 26 open express. it has always chugged and turned over slowly since I have owned it. But it got to turning over slower and slower and one day I started smelling electrical wire burning and it wouldn't turn over. Turns out the fix was simple the cure a little m...
by Novice
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Model T Touring
Replies: 14
Views: 4955

Re: 1915 Model T Touring

BTT
by Novice
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: off topic 1931 Model A ford deluxe roadster
Replies: 14
Views: 3169

E-BAY Fee's

What percentage does e-bay charge for selling a car.
by Novice
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator current tester
Replies: 10
Views: 780

Re: Generator current tester

Scott. I agree. The only reason I would check it would be to establish a base line current when the starter was operating normally for later comparison if You started to have problems. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
by Novice
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator current tester
Replies: 10
Views: 780

NAPA 700-1712 inductive couple starter ammeter. New $10.95 E-Bay free shipping.

Tom. I have a old Sears inductive pickup ammeter # 2173 and it is great for checking starter current. Generator output and current draw from lights, Horn ect. NAPA sells one just like it model # 700-1712 there are 10 on E-Bay now brand new in the box for $10.95.free shipping. I ordered another one f...
by Novice
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 touring FS
Replies: 15
Views: 7997

Re: 1915 touring FS

BTT
by Novice
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

IR radiation

Allen. Glad You mentioned the blue light. I noticed after working on the LED lights for a while trying to look at them as little as possible that I had a slight pain in My eyes which reminded Me of when I first tried to arc weld My eyes hurt even though I used a approved welding hood the entire time...
by Novice
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

Re: LED Headlights Too Bright

Installed the two led headlight bulbs tonight. They are very bright. too bright in My opinion for oncoming traffic even on low beam. The led replacement bulbs are aligned vertical instead of horizontal when mounted in factory OEM socket where the filament is horizontal. the lights produce a U shaped...
by Novice
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 3458

Better choice ?

Couldn't down load the picture. But I found this bulb after I ordered the same one mentioned above. It is cheaper and has a advantage. it will work in either the original socket or the after market sockets with the wrong filament to base pin orientation. where the one mentioned above must be in the ...
by Novice
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Over heating
Replies: 5
Views: 534

Antifreeze

Did You use antifreeze in the old radiator. I read that antifreeze will raise the boiling point well above 212 degrees and if Your not using it in the new one could make a difference But one would think the new brass radiator would be able to dissipate as much heat as a stock T engine produces. If Y...
by Novice
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Roadster Headlight Options
Replies: 8
Views: 669

The Whole Enchilada

Lee. Do You have any pictures of the headlight can's mounted on the car. their enclosure and mounting hardware. Look's like You may need all new Model T headlight assembly if they tore up original's in the sealed beam modification ? or just replaced them with replacement sealed beam light's and hope...
by Novice
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FOR SALE: 23 Model T touring
Replies: 4
Views: 2425

Re: FOR SALE: 23 Model T touring

BTT
by Novice
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: For Those Who Make Their Own Penetrant...
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Flat Head Ford & PB Blaster. Acetone exposure.

PB Blaster work's. I had a 1953 ford F250 with the flat head V8 that had not been run in 35 years. pulled the plugs and flooded the cylinders with PB Blaster let sit a week and the engine turned over both water pumps were frozen but engine turned over dragging the belts. works much better than it sm...