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by Billy Vrana
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 16 headlight wiring question
Replies: 4
Views: 132

16 headlight wiring question

Working on a 16 cutoff touring for a fella. The car has been layed up in a shed since WW2. It has this coil? installed in line from the mag to the switch. Guessing it was to up the power to the headlights. Was this common? Did they work?
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by Billy Vrana
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: F100 transmissions
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: F100 transmissions

I have been doing some homework with the #s I have. Turns out what I have is from a 64' with a 128" wheelbase. I have to find out if I have a wide or close ratio yet. We have a few older yards around so I'll have to start looking,
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by Billy Vrana
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: F100 transmissions
Replies: 3
Views: 324

F100 transmissions

I have a '58 ford pickup I'm trying to get back on the road. It has a 312 y block and a 3 spd topload with a Hurst shifter. The input bearing is growling pretty bad and the hardening is worn off the countershaft. From what I gather the toploads didn't come out until '63. It has the big input shaft, ...
by Billy Vrana
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 234
Views: 14890

Re: Foto of the Day

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Jim Rodell Sr. following me home from the Baraboo show,
by Billy Vrana
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 234
Views: 14890

Re: Foto of the Day

Not T related but it was today,
by Billy Vrana
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Let's Play "What's that sound?"
Replies: 12
Views: 1080

Re: Let's Play "What's that sound?"

Pull the cam and check it between two dead centers on a lathe. Use a dial indicator on the middle bearing surface. I had one sound just like that, it was bent about 25 thou in the center
by Billy Vrana
Thu May 30, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old photo
Replies: 10
Views: 888

Re: Old photo

And dont forget the thought of the smell of fresh bakery,
by Billy Vrana
Tue May 21, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 234
Views: 14890

Re: Foto of the Day

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My T by my pal on a saw day,
by Billy Vrana
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Paul Wilcox help
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Re: Paul Wilcox help

I know Paul, I sent him a text that your looking for him
by Billy Vrana
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT, T, & AA Parts for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: TT, T, & AA Parts for sale

Hi Jack, I'll take the 2 26/27 wire wheels and the TT torque tube, can you bring them to the spring meeting on Sunday? If not I can stop up by you.
by Billy Vrana
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT wheels?
Replies: 0
Views: 325

TT wheels?

Picked these up a while back. I can make out Firestone max i cushion, 32x4 on the side wall. Wondering if they came from a TT.
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by Billy Vrana
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these holes in the cylinder wall of a Ford Special motor?
Replies: 60
Views: 4104

Re: What are these holes in the cylinder wall of a Ford Special motor?

I once saw an early hit and miss engine with an exhaust port at the base of the stroke as well as in the head. They called it a fluted cylinder. The exhaust note had a studder to it. The theory was it would use the velocity of the intake stroke to get a little more charge in the cylinder. Might have...
by Billy Vrana
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T university
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: Model T university

Your idea of junk is 3 stages above my idea of good, cant wait,
by Billy Vrana
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T university
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: Model T university

Btt, I noticed Jim Sr. is on the forum tonight, feeling like a stalker, but Jim wait till you see the '16 that showed up for tomorrow, its going to be a good day. I'll post pics tomorrow night,
by Billy Vrana
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T university
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Model T university

Saturday January 19th the Dairyland Tin Lizzie's will be having their annual University at our bodyshop in West Bend Wi. It will start at 9am with a swapmeet, lunch at noon (by donations). Then seminars to follow. We will be doing seat apolstering, a first time startup and a few other topics. If you...
by Billy Vrana
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My first T
Replies: 26
Views: 1869

Re: My first T

This was my first,