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by Novice
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: NON T FS 1930 Ford Deluxe Roadster
Replies: 19
Views: 3357

Re: NON T FS 1930 Ford Deluxe Roadster

Wives are temporary. Fords are forever.
by Novice
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1925 Model T. TT TRUCK
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: 1925 Model T. TT TRUCK

Located in Paso Robles , Ca
Tony Palopoli (palopoli@aol.com)
by Novice
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model TT
Replies: 8
Views: 4129

Re: Model TT

Located in Paso Robles , Ca
Tony Palopoli (palopoli@aol.com)
by Novice
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1925 Model T. TT TRUCK
Replies: 3
Views: 557

1925 Model T. TT TRUCK

Model TT Post by model T Tony » Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:45 pm Model TT Truck for sale. 1925..No cab doors, runs $3500. Repost for Tony with photo.it also comes with a uninstalled two speed rear end and a set of rocky Mountain Brakes uninstalled. see original posts Tony has been down with back trouble and...
by Novice
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Not on the road 5 minutes and look what happened!
Replies: 21
Views: 1532

POW POP BANG

I backfired for the first time recently in the open express switching from Battery to mag. I have switched over many times before with no pow pop or bang. Need to make sure I don't dally in changing over and the revs are low next time. Thanks for the post. Guess I got a free pass this time. Lucky Me
by Novice
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Transcendent Moment Followed by a Sharp Warning
Replies: 17
Views: 996

Not Your first Rodeo.

Paul. Enjoyed Your entertaining story. You have been a MTFCA member for 16 years so this is not Your first Rodeo You know the drill. But since moving to a new unfamiliar part of the country keeping Your drives in cell coverage area's and the towing company on speed dial might be advisable. Good luck...
by Novice
Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I still have not received my November/December Vintage Ford
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Nov/Dec Vintage Ford. Checks in the Male ( Cat Joke)

I got mine in Texas the first of January. Mail is all messed up right now and bulk mailing is always a crap shoot as to when it will arrive. Contact MTFCA they will send You another copy. I had one lost a while back and they replaced it no problem. ph # 765-373-3106 or e-mail to admin@mtfca.com.a lo...
by Novice
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: STOLEN 1915 MODEL T in Enclosed trailer
Replies: 16
Views: 2737

Re: STOLEN 1915 MODEL T in Enclosed trailer

Seems like some of the reply's to this post have disappeared ?
by Novice
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Roadster - Stolen in Early December 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 2128

Re: 1915 Roadster - Stolen in Early December 2020

They probably just wanted the trailer. area junk and salvage yards might be a good place to look for the car. also Hemmings motor news. antique automobile club of America and other classic car auction houses and antique auto sales. Crooks like enclosed trailers to hide their contraband often dump wh...
by Novice
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Motometer Glo-Light what size would it fit
Replies: 8
Views: 428

PICTURES OF MOTOMETER LIGHT

FYI. One for sale on e-bay. with plenty of good pictures. I can not figure out how to post.

NOS BOYCE MOTO METER LIGHT IN ORIGINAL BOX, WORKING, MOTO-LITE, HOOD ORNAMENT
$210.00
Item number 133626696101
by Novice
Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ac brakes
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Ac brakes

Matthew. He has a ad in the Vintage ford page 61. November / December issue.
Larry Sidmore 15625 Corte Laguna Vista. Senora, CA 95370 Ph # 209-533-9207
Give Him a call. He will send You a order / disclaimer form to fill out. Delivery may take a few weeks.
by Novice
Mon Jan 25, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Langs catalog came today
Replies: 29
Views: 1646

One Page at a Time.

Got Mine in Texas Saturday. and with the soft paper its printed on. next year it can be read and recycled at the half moon Inn one page at a time.
by Novice
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing alternator
Replies: 19
Views: 768

6 volt LED lights.

Dick. Another option. keep Your current 6 volt system and generator. switch lights over to 6 volt LEDs. brighter than incandescent and halogen bulbs with a fraction of the amps. When I switched to LED. headlights current went from about ten amps to so little You can barley see the needle move. and n...
by Novice
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parking a Model T
Replies: 45
Views: 1689

Re: Parking a Model T

My take is it Will require a little driving skill as mentioned. a garage back door would be helpful if You over shoot. drive through garages and sheds are easier to navigate. The bigger problem as I see it will be backing down the 20% grade. Backing up the grade into Your garage might work better. s...
by Novice
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: UNUSUAL T BODY
Replies: 19
Views: 1705

Re: UNUSUAL T BODY

Stephen. I enjoyed Your post and pictures of Your truck looks a lot like My open express. I also liked the jack stand Tim posted. but unless You are going to leave it jacked up in the center for a prolonged period I don't see a problem. But then I am a newbie got My first T in 2017 at 73. My truck w...
by Novice
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magneto troubleshooting help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Magnetometer

Several members mentioned checking the the switch. some haft to be jiggled to find the sweet spot. Vendors sell a under dash magnetometer / AC Voltmeter. that would allow You to keep tabs on Mag output as You start and drive.
by Novice
Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester

LOOKS GOOD. e-bay has everything! And now if You decide to put a 8 volt battery in Your model T for a little extra starting power. You have a tester to check it.
by Novice
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stop Light Wire
Replies: 13
Views: 1132

Dual Filament bulbs use straight and off set pins.

Many dual filament bulbs have straight/parallel pins. such as the model T headlight bulbs. I have what appears to be a original 1926 tail light / stop light. It has a clear window for license plate lighting. it uses two single base contact bulbs with parallel pins. one high wattage bulb for stop and...
by Novice
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED headlight
Replies: 31
Views: 1922

Re: LED headlight

ba15d-60-smdt.jpg ba15d-60-smdt.jpg I tried both types of bulbs. the wedge shaped bulb produced a C or U pattern and both Your headlight sockets must be the same orientation or You have one C pattern and one U pattern. They are too bright and on coming traffic wont be pleased. I went with the round...
by Novice
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model T Collection
Replies: 64
Views: 13871

Don't wait!

Dave wish You well. Please ask Your Doctor about "Remdesivir" it's the Covid-19 treatment that turned the Presidents condition around. Don't wait for this to get better on its own. the first five to ten days are critical in getting treatment started regardless of what drugs they prescribe for Your c...
by Novice
Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rescuing a 23 Fordor on YouTube
Replies: 26
Views: 2244

Re: Rescuing a 23 Fordor on YouTube

Very interesting video. "But I don't think Hank done it this a way"
by Novice
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 19
Views: 987

INVISIBLE CAR

IMG_20180626_203930210_LL.jpg This is the set up on My 26 touring. Dual color HF trailer lights amber front. red to the rear. mount to top tie down saddle posts can be removed with quick disconnects and stowed out of sight in five minutes. color washed out in photo. Your butt! Your choice! small st...
by Novice
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RM brakes?
Replies: 11
Views: 777

AC/RM brake parts for sale MTFCA classified ads

Jonah. In classified parts. Donne Brown / Dobro1956 has a bunch of ac and rocky mountain brake parts for sale including a set of both five & six hole. wood / wire wheel drums.which may be the parts You need to complete the project.
by Novice
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester

A 6/12 volt load tester will work on 8 volts. The load resistor in the tester will work on any voltage it will draw max current on 12 volts and less on 8 and 6 volts. the only difference is the scale markings on the meter. You can use existing markings and figure where a good 8 volt battery would be...
by Novice
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: electric fuel cut off
Replies: 26
Views: 1133

MIGHT WORK BUTT

Might work. Reminds me of vacuum windshield wipers I had on a 51 chevy. just when You needed them the most accelerating or lugging up a hill they would stop working. wipers stopping in the rain is bad enough but the motor stalling going up a hill due to the fuel valve shutting off could be a lot wor...
by Novice
Mon Nov 02, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Where to get an 8 volt battery load tester

Jim. The HF 6/12 volt tester $19.95 should work just fine for what Your are doing. it is not calibrated for 8 volts. So You test it on a known good battery and establish Your own base line for a good battery. The load resistor in the tester is most likely the same for 6/12 volts just the meter scale...
by Novice
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: electric fuel cut off
Replies: 26
Views: 1133

Re: electric fuel cut off

Only problem was when they finished their cigarette and threw it on the ground. WHOOSH
by Novice
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Christmas Parade Question
Replies: 8
Views: 679

Re: 13T - Christmas Parade Question

My Mechanic says He gets a lot of transmission work every year from damage caused by people driving their model Ts in parades. He says unless You have both a warford and a ruxel You will haft to keeping pushing the low pedal in and out. Less if You are the lead car and set the pace of the parade. ev...
by Novice
Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 23 Huckster
Replies: 19
Views: 4468

Mr Right is out there

Tom. Beautiful truck with all the extras with more work done and features than anyone could ask for. completed and ready to tour. If You can hold on to it till spring it will sell.probably at Your original asking price or above. Put a ad in Vintage Ford & Hemmings.& classic auto trader. Your Truck i...
by Novice
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Procedure for Stopping a Model T Engine
Replies: 18
Views: 1299

Re: A Procedure for Stopping a Model T Engine

I throttle down the engine. turn off the key. Retard the spark and finally open hood and turn off the gas at the carburetor. Thinking about installing a electric gas valve to reduce wear on hood latches. I have had the float stick in both the truck and the touring when the carb was run dry. and when...
by Novice
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: REPAIR ADVICE NEEDED. Contact info added
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: REPAIR ADVICE NEEDED

I called the number for Lisa got Fred. said the Boys were interested in restoring the car and not making it a hotrod. said car barley ran when they got it. and they were having a devil of a time trying to get the clutch out. I hope they knew how a model T clutch works before they tried to fix it. si...
by Novice
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What “heater” options did T’s have for the cold months?
Replies: 19
Views: 1220

It's getting cold outside.

FYI. Goggle car heaters for sale. a number of small low profile hot water operated heaters for sale. small enough to be mounted under the dash or under the seat out of sight in most model Ts and As some have a cable operated defrost damper. in a touring or a a sedan could be mounted under the front ...
by Novice
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: REPAIR ADVICE NEEDED. Contact info added
Replies: 4
Views: 558

REPAIR ADVICE NEEDED. Contact info added

FYI © craigslist Harrisburg. Advise needed on fixing 1926 Model T (Dillsburg) Our teenage boys are trying to restore a Model T . Currently they are having trouble removing the clutch basket. Is there anyone out there that is familiar with these automobiles? We don't mind paying someone a reasonable ...
by Novice
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Direct LED replacement headlight
Replies: 35
Views: 2106

Re: Direct LED replacement headlight

These are the 6 volt Led Headlight bulbs I use in My open express. even 360 degree light. low and high beam/brightness elevated element for proper focus. Ledlight.com part # 87455W 6V dual filament 6000K You can barley see the amp meter needle move on high beam / on. They also make this bulb for 12 ...
by Novice
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Weather vain.
Replies: 19
Views: 1481

Lightning Rod

It also makes a good lightning rod. Be sure You have lightning grade braded ground cable going from wind vane to a ground rod. Especially if You placing it on a roof out in the open.
by Novice
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Even old experienced drivers can mess up very badly ...
Replies: 36
Views: 2023

DRIVER TRAINING

All is well that ends well.Glad it had a injury free outcome. One thing that comes to mind. not to criticize. is the importance of practicing emergency procedures and driver training and ingraining them into Your thinking. So it is automatic when the un thinkable happens. As a retired police Officer...
by Novice
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Direct LED replacement headlight
Replies: 35
Views: 2106

Re: Direct LED replacement headlight

I have used this direct replacement 6 volt bulb made for a model T with elevated elements. The amp meter used to run about 10 amps on bright now You can barley see the needle move. Another LED bulb that looks promising for head lights has four tee pee pole type elements. It looks more like a regular...
by Novice
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Return of the Drive In Theatre
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Re: Return of the Drive In Theatre

We have the only one in the Houston area near My place. and the other night going West on 2920 it had traffic backed up for three miles with folks waiting to get into the place and the line starts about two hours before dark. They plan on building a number of new mini drivein's in select Walmart par...
by Novice
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Auctiion Announcement
Replies: 6
Views: 990

Selling price

Any one know What it sold for for ?
by Novice
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for a car transport.
Replies: 7
Views: 771

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKING

A Great opportunity for some one who needs a good paying job and can drive a truck and transport trailer. A lot of demand for custom car transport services and few custom haulers.
by Novice
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2739

Re: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale

HACK HAS BEEN SOLD.
by Novice
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help! My LF Headlamp Won’t Turn On
Replies: 30
Views: 1123

Re: Help! My LF Headlamp Won’t Turn On

Congratulations. now if You replace your old bulbs with 6 volt leds You get twice the light at a fraction of the current. I can just barley see the amp meter needle move on bright. Good luck with the weeding party.
by Novice
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

Re: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.

Relisted on Craigslist and listed on facebook under model Ts
by Novice
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not showing charge on meter
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

INSTANT FIRE

Does it ever catch fire when You clean it. seems like You have all the requirements. Fuel. Oxygen. spark.
by Novice
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not showing charge on meter
Replies: 18
Views: 1128

Re: Generator not showing charge on meter

I also find that after the T sits for a while the generator will not show any output when the engine is first started. but after a few minutes of running will start charging. Haven't had to jump it off yet.
by Novice
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T garage saling
Replies: 10
Views: 1063

Re: Model T garage saling

ONLY THE SHADOW KNOWS! What a find looks like most of the tubes are included and no visible rodent damage. There are still bargains out there. 100 year old car filled with 100 year old radios. Need to send photos and article to MTFCA & MTFCI be a very interesting story for the Vintage Ford or Model ...
by Novice
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model A CONVERSION TRACTOR $1800
Replies: 0
Views: 919

Model A CONVERSION TRACTOR $1800

FYI. Western Mass CL. Incredibly unique 1930 Model A Ford conversion tractor. Made using a 1930s Sears Thrifty Farmer tractor conversion kit, this unit goes far beyond what you usually see with a doodlebug or conversion tractor. The standard Model A frame was replaced by a custom-made I-beam setup. ...
by Novice
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions
Replies: 51
Views: 3088

EARL SCHEIB

LOOKS GREAT! Like the old Timex commercial "Takes a Licken and keeps on Ticking" or Trucking. Paint looks good. Haven't heard the name Earl Scheib in years. They were in Houston back in the sixties. Paint jobs were $29.95. Google. Earl Scheib interesting story. started painting cars after hours in a...
by Novice
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: SEMAPHORE TURN SIGNAL
Replies: 24
Views: 1387

SEMAPHORE TURN SIGNAL

FYI. Found a 1927 flatbed truck on e-bay with what looks like a commercially made after market accessory turn signal. looks like it might be lighted ? plastic or glass center unit. A improvement ? over the wood stick with a glove on it. See Photo attached below.
by Novice
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions
Replies: 51
Views: 3088

Re: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions

Rick glad You and Hank are ok. like pilots say any crash You can walk away from is not that bad. Rick's TT photo
by Novice
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

1912 Pie wagon. Bo Quentin J Franks 7-6-38 to 5-7-19

Thanks Randy for the information. I googled Bo (Quentin J) Franks and found His Obituary and life video showed photos of several Texas T Party tours in 1992/93 a number of His other cars including a Beautiful Brass. Red 1909 ? no door touring. and a trip to Ronsaky swap meet. His WWII trainer airpla...
by Novice
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

A PIE IN THE SKY

Matt. looking at the dauntless geezer price guide it looks over priced. too bad it was left out in the weather for years. right side has severe wood rot.pieces of wood missing. brass headlights look gutted. speedometer non functional. side lamps look trashed but rebuildable. engine not original ? Ma...
by Novice
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook

FYI. Brass 1912 Pie Wagon on Austin,TX Craig list. Pretty rough looking.
https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/bas ... 31443.html
by Novice
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

WATCH REPAIR VIDEO

This company ad has a video of one of their Techs completely disassembles a Breitling luxury watch cleaning and putting it back together. Makes rebuilding a model T engine look like a piece of cake.
Govberg Watch Repair: Watch Repair | Watch Service Center
www.govbergwatchrepair.com
by Novice
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

SWISS WATCHES

Matt. since a lot of the parts You have are made in switzerland and that country still has a large time industry. Try reaching out to watch makers, clubs,groups in Switzerland.
by Novice
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING
Replies: 13
Views: 1522

MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING

Last Week I called Ross Lilleker. Mr Model T in College Station,TX. Checking on picking up a car and doing some minor work. Haven't heard back from Ross. Got a text back from His Wife Jennifer. said He is booked up for several Months. super busy with jobs that were bigger than anticipated. Guess tha...
by Novice
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1918 Touring on Craigslist
Replies: 1
Views: 1648

Re: 1918 Touring on Craigslist

Restored 2015. still for sale.
by Novice
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2739

Re: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale

Back to the top.
by Novice
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: For Sale a newly restored 1909 Model T
Replies: 17
Views: 6397

Bring A Trailer

Mark. There is a Brass. 1911 Ford Model T touring for sale on Bring A Trailer now. Goggle. bat auctions I bring a trailer. The car spent the past decade in the IMS Museum’s climate-controlled storage facility, and in preparation for the sale museum staff cleaned the carburetor and inspected the spar...
by Novice
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Gas headlight retrofit
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Re: LED Gas headlight retrofit

Bob. makes led replacements for the gas light. go to His 4-25-2020 835 pm post. has a lot of detailed pictures of the product. I cant get to post here. His original post below. Another batch of LED Lights for carbide burners just came in with longer wire leads Post by FATMAN » Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:32 ...
by Novice
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F-S 1926 Model T Ford Touring car priced to sell $6600.00
Replies: 11
Views: 3541

SOLD ON E-Bay

Sold for $6500. Bid sniped by e-bay pro with 7 seconds to go.
by Novice
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t
Replies: 36
Views: 2187

NOTHING TO SELL

With all due respect to the authors Even I as a novice model T guy found a few apparent inaccuracies. statement. each one of the coils draws 1.5 amps You need 6 amps from the mag.1.5 X 4 =6. This would be true if all four coils were activated by the timer at the same time but this is not the case an...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED lights to replace Gas lights
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Buzzer coil hash causing LED lights to flicker when off.

Keith. Sounds like You have a nice set up. light wires hidden in the gas line. The metal gas line can act like a antenna and pick up stray ac voltage from what appears to be the vibrating coils. several ways to go at it. After writing a page full of suggestions I thought of another simple fix that j...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: You Will Never Know What You May Find in a Model T Engine
Replies: 12
Views: 1513

Rebuilt Engine Over Heating

Mario. I am no expert. But did You check to see if Your car has a thermostat. 15 minutes is about the time it takes a T engine to warm up and if a thermostat was added in rebuild it could be stuck. sounds like a coolant flow restriction since with correct timing the engine should not be producing a ...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED lights to replace Gas lights
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Re: LED lights to replace Gas lights

Does the frequency / speed of the pulsation vary with engine speed. Try putting filter caps across the headlight wires as close to the bulbs as possible. The caps will act like a filter and short circuit the pulsating ac voltage. while not affecting the dc voltage going to the Leds.the long wires go...
by Novice
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Touring-National winner-significant price reduction
Replies: 29
Views: 13833

Wheel Color

Great car. I think If it had white wall tires and red spoke wheels it would have sold a long time ago. Don't know if that would have been period or not but would sure look good.
by Novice
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model TT
Replies: 8
Views: 4129

OFF THE MARKET

I Got a e-mail from Tony. He is having back problems and has decided to take the TT off the market.
by Novice
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: NILE VIRUS
Replies: 1
Views: 552

NILE VIRUS

The NILE Virus (Type C) Even the most advanced computer programs from Norton, McAfee and others cannot take care of this one. It appears to target those who were born prior to 1948. This COVID-19 "lock-down" seems to be increasing the chances of being affected. Virus Symptoms Causes you to send the ...
by Novice
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts Illegal?
Replies: 33
Views: 2457

DINOSAURS OF THE HIGHWAY

As long as slow moving tractors. mowing machines and other slow moving implements can share the roads I think the model T will be allowed as well. The key is visibility. most slow moving vehicles Have lots of flashing lights are painted red.green. yellow.orange with a bright slow moving triangle on ...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 1291

TOO BRIGHT

Mark try the BA15D works much better in my estimation. plenty bright. it is made in both 6 & 12 volt. and pattern should have a more even uniform spread. 74475 was well built. super bright to the point of being too bright on a road with other drivers. unless Your driving out in the sticks with Jeff....
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS
Replies: 9
Views: 1166

DEFAULT TO HAGGERTY

Thanks. Rich & Dick for the information. Dick I too have a assortment of cars. and 100% coverage value is what I now have with Classic So their default to Haggerty might work out. I will be waiting to see what Haggerty does in the take over and if they will cover all My cars. and see what their rate...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 1291

LED HEADLIGHTS

David. The BA15D is a 6 volt only bulb. The 74475 is a 5-30 volt bulb and will work on 6,8,12 and even Military 24 volt systems. Cost was about $7 for BA15D best I remember. and about $15 for the 74475 still half price or less for the same LED from other companies. The 74475 wedge shaped bulb must b...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS
Replies: 9
Views: 1166

CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS

I got a Dear Jim letter from Classic Collectors ins co stating they would no longer conduct business in Texas as of 11-25-2020. I have been a customer of theirs for close to twenty years and always thought they were a good company. no problems or claims in that time. They are trying to get all their...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 1291

Re: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs

James the lumen numbers You listed are incorrect. CP is much higher. I tried both the 74475 and the BA15D The 74475 had funny pattern and was too bright but worked on 6 volt never tried it on 12 volt car. also You had to be concerned about the headlight sockets in Your car. many have incorrect polar...
by Novice
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3-speed transmission questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1152

Razor Strap

And in addition to the sound of the belt going through the loops. learning what a razor strap is good for besides sharping a straight razor. Ax Me How I know!
by Novice
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model TT
Replies: 8
Views: 4129

Re: Model TT

Tony. said it comes with uninstalled 2 speed differential and rocky mountain brake parts. He has problems sending pictures. I received one but can't seem to get it to post here. Stake Bed 1925 TT with tail gate and ford script. No Doors.
by Novice
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Brake Is Pretty Good
Replies: 10
Views: 1240

REAR VIEW CAMERA

They make small wireless back up and bluetooth cameras You can put on the rear of Your car about the size of Your thumb some mount on the license plate frame and You can view the rear of Your car on Your I phone or small screen. even record video of who tailended You while You were eating dinner.
by Novice
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Brand New Never Installed Livingston Super V Radiator Pictures! SOLD!
Replies: 14
Views: 2643

Golden Goose.

Who said Model T people are Broke! Beautiful radiator a blast from the past.
by Novice
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1929 Model A Coupe.
Replies: 22
Views: 7587

Period Cars

I like seeing model A ads and other period cars which I don't often see since I don't frequent the other sites.
by Novice
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: So why so little interest?
Replies: 39
Views: 4954

BE A BEACON FOR MODEL T's

Exposure and education is the key. Park Your T outside at least one day a week or so that people driving by can see it and know Henry's car is on the road alive and well. not just in museums. it will help generate interest. Take it to the local fast food or walmart and just sit in the parking lot fo...
by Novice
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Damn Pigeons
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: Damn Pigeons

I think there's a small one on her hat.
by Novice
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919 CONNECTICUT LICENSE PLATE PAIR
Replies: 0
Views: 485

1919 CONNECTICUT LICENSE PLATE PAIR

FYI. ON T BAY 1919 Connecticut car license plates NICE ORIGINAL PAIR. very good, used 100% original matched pair of 1919 Connecticut passenger car license plates with no extra holes, no touch-ups, no tears or repairs. Some mild wear from use & age. Condition:Used Price:US $85.00Buy It Now Shipping:$...
by Novice
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Polarity of battery
Replies: 10
Views: 1336

REVERSE CHARGE

The person who gave You the jump is not happy either. You can reverse charge a battery. AX Me how I know.
by Novice
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NOVICE QUESTION
Replies: 18
Views: 1708

NOVICE QUESTION

How much difference do the high flow aluminum intake manifolds that Langs and other vendors sell make in T engine performance ? They claim 60% more in take air flow. and then the follow up question. if You have 60% more intake air do You need to go to a larger or dual exhaust system. perhaps larger ...
by Novice
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: trouble in River City.
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Right or Happy

You can be right or You can be HAPPY! "John Mays"
by Novice
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT Parts Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: TT Parts Wanted

Rick. Congratulation's on truck #3 ? Pictures please. Your old open express being delivered to Texas 2018.
by Novice
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Services
Topic: NATIONWIDE SINGLE CAR TRANSPORT, OPEN OR ENCLOSED
Replies: 88
Views: 14391

Re: NATIONWIDE SINGLE CAR TRANSPORT, OPEN OR ENCLOSED

Bill unloading open express from Tennessee. Good thing free neutral was working.
by Novice
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Battery charger
Replies: 6
Views: 975

Re: Battery charger

I have a traveller BCS-2 from TS. it is 6 amp on 6 volt and 6 amp and 2 amp trickle on 12 volt. had it for several years no problem only draw back it is not automatic shut off. Just goggle automotive battery chargers and there are a number of 6/12/volt still being made.such as the ultra below pictur...
by Novice
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parking brake re-lining
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

TINY PARTICLES. NASTY STUFF

John. The tiny fibers You got into sound a lot like the fiber glass particles I got into sanding a fiberglass pole. NASTY stuff need to almost wear a hazmat suit when working with it. At least a good N95 mask, long sleeves, gloves. and pants cuff covering Your ankles and open shoe top's.
by Novice
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT but can apply to Model T - turn signal wiring mystery
Replies: 20
Views: 2484

LEDLIGHTS.COM

LEDLIGHTS.com a good source for 6 & 12 volt led replacement bulbs 1156,1157 and a lot of others.
by Novice
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: old marine engines
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

AOMCI

Spencer. The Antique Outboard Motor Club,Inc publishes the Antique Outboarder magazine quarterly. Mainly outboard motors. but antique inboards as well are featured. with a classified ad section like MTFCA. A meca for marine enthustics.
by Novice
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sticking valves?
Replies: 11
Views: 1256

HOW MUCH SMOKE IS TOO MUCH SMOKE

How much smoke is too much smoke! coming out of the throttle linkage hole ? I have a little after the engine warms up at idle.
by Novice
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Airconditioning in Model T?
Replies: 41
Views: 4427

MODEL A AIR CONDITIONING. KEN DAVIS COLLEYVILLE, TX

Ken Davis. builds a/c system kits for the model A for $1180. looks like they could be used in a model T especially if it had engine mods for more power. a small under dash evaporator and the condenser with a electric fan mounts in the rear behind the axel. lots of photos. cheaper than classic air an...
by Novice
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 6655

SLOW DOWN. TAKE A DEEP BREATH!

Tackle one thing at a time. Back track to when it was driven off the trailer and running and try to put it back like it was when running. and then start working on improvements. Rome wasn't built in a day. it will take time.patience and a little help from your friends. But You will get it figured ou...
by Novice
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 6655

FUSE HOLDER LOCATION

Install black in line fuse holder at or near fire wall electrical block. insert in the power wire going from terminal block to the foot switch battery side post. This gives easy access without crawling under the car to check or replace fuse. and a convenient place to disconnect power if You are work...
by Novice
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

Re: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama

With the left side shift it narrows it down quite a bit. Most non T people think there worth mega bucks little do they know. enclosed trailers are in demand because they can transport contraband and stolen goods in them. large Round trash cans are a target of thieves as well they can put stolen stuf...
by Novice
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: They hung up on me!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2680

JUST DON'T ANSWER

Just don't answer unless You recognize the number or the voice of person or place leaving the message. If You answer a spam call it indicates that is a working number and they sell that information to other scammers. and if You hit the number they say will stop calls they really like that. now they ...
by Novice
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Working on the T with my 15 year old daughter
Replies: 19
Views: 3029

ON LINE TUTORIALS

On line tutorials are good for old farts too. I have used them a lot. used one to repair a instrument gauge digital cluster led illuminator in a 2000 century. $600 + factory fix a three hour shade tree job and $2.00 worth of radio shack replacement resistors. originals had fallen out of the circuit ...
by Novice
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Deleted posts.
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

AX PERMISSION

Tis better to beg forgiveness than to AX permission. No good deed goes unpunished!
by Novice
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?
Replies: 27
Views: 2741

TRAILER QUEEN

DONT FIX IT IF IT AIN'T BROKE. But add a 20/25 amp in line fuse in the wire going from starter switch to the firewall terminal strip and make sure all the terminals screws are tight but not too tight they will strip out. Make sure the battery to starter switch cable is the large gauge 6 volt type an...