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by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster hoods from Langs
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: Speedster hoods from Langs

From their website https://www.modeltford.com/item/NO.817.aspx
Click on the image with dimensions on their website and you'll get the image below
by TRDxB2
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: '26 Fenders on eBay - expires soon
Replies: 1
Views: 73

'26 Fenders on eBay - expires soon

No connection deal if can be picked up https://www.ebay.com/itm/1926-Model-T-F ... 4201703310
by TRDxB2
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Posting pictures
Replies: 24
Views: 543

Re: Posting pictures

Looks like one discussion about sideways images disappeared. I believe that there are two processes that could cause the sideways images. Both have to do with PORTRAIT and LANDSCAPE settings. Some phones take pictures in PHOTO mode which maintains a horizontal image regardless of the phones orientat...
by TRDxB2
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Why do I have pics I cannot upload
Replies: 31
Views: 1922

Re: Why do I have pics I cannot upload

I click on attachments, and add file. The photo shows up, but there is a yellow triangle under status. It tells me that it does not know the dimensions of the file. Everything is good on the desktop and I can transmit the file with no problems. What is this software looking for? This is a frequent ...
by TRDxB2
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Photo Frustration!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 4134

Re: Photo Frustration!!!

I am trying to determine if MANY of the sideways photo's have to do with downloading them to an ipad and then uploading them to the Forum (resized or not). Why the ipad? The ipad was designed with the premise that users would using it for text based information (that was before video was popular). S...
by TRDxB2
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Charging System
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Charging System

Changed my mind. DISCONNECT THE WIRE ON THE AMP METER and the check continuity from the battery back to that wire end
by TRDxB2
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Posting pictures
Replies: 24
Views: 543

Re: Posting pictures

I am close to figuring out why some show up sideways. If you have posted a sideways picture I would appreciate it if you would email me the original It may have to do with aspect ratio, old TV's were 4:3 and the new flat screes are 16:9. The Forum software doesn't know what is right side-up or how a...
by TRDxB2
Sat Mar 06, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Allen HCCT
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Allen HCCT

back to the top Can you email an original one of these pictures. I am close to figuring out why some show up sideways. f.brandi@mchsi.com Also what did you use to take the picture, please be as specific as you can, because that is the key. It may have to do with aspect ratio, old TV's were 4:3 and ...
by TRDxB2
Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: License plate restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: License plate restoration

plate.png
Steve Jelf wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:35 am
How can they tell the difference between an NOS plate and a properly restored one? They can't.
Likely :roll:
by TRDxB2
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fun Project Voltage Regulator?
Replies: 26
Views: 1099

Re: Fun Project Voltage Regulator?

Luke, you are right on mark. The ubiquitous 555 timer is an obvious candidate for such a project for the electronics hobbyist although one skilled in the art would likely choose a shunt switching regulator controller. They are specifically designed for that purpose with built in features to support...
by TRDxB2
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Howell's Sheet Metal problem
Replies: 16
Views: 925

Re: Howell's Sheet Metal problem

There was a discussion about them not long ago. There was an indication that they responded more quickly to eBay orders.

This is a link to there on-line web site https://www.fordor.com/
and this is the link to their eBay Store https://www.ebay.com/str/09-40-Ford-She ... 7675.l2563
by TRDxB2
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator not building up
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Generator not building up

I noticed that the battery wasn't charging and the cutout was not closing. If I manually make contact with the cutout, it charges! Why won't the generator build up to make the cutout work? Likely the cut-out has reached its life expectancy. I assume its the relay type, non a diode, with contact poi...
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fun Project Voltage Regulator?
Replies: 26
Views: 1099

Re: Fun Project Voltage Regulator?

I have not heard of these. How are they better than the regular cutout? Absolutely better. The original cutouts are a electrical/mechanical relay with points open and closing OR sticking shut (draining battery as it runs the generator). A diode is an electrical component that allows current to only...
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Posting pictures
Replies: 24
Views: 543

Re: Posting pictures

You guys need to realize that not all members are as computer savvy as you and know how to adjust the pictures to be right side up. So why don't you take the time in this discussion to explain how to post a picture, rotate and size the pictures to satisfy your viewing pleasure..
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1919 Model T valuation
Replies: 26
Views: 608

Re: 1919 Model T valuation

I was wondering if any of y'all could help me put a valuation on a 1919 Ford Model T. Here's the description. He's asking $10,500. Also, any potential pitfalls to be aware of for something like this? I know it is going to need frequent work. You are looking at a 1919 Ford Model T 3 door touring car...
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bob's Antique Auto Parts and Fun Projects?
Replies: 6
Views: 713

Re: Bob's Antique Auto Parts and Fun Projects?

Fun Projects site was discussed in January https://mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19139&p=146679&hilit=fun+projects#p146679 by CudaMan » Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:59 am John sold his business to Birdhaven a few years ago. I guess he decided to stop paying to keep his old site on line. Hopefully, the...
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help I D car.
Replies: 39
Views: 1278

Re: Help I D car.

Some more links https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/hf12/hershey/lots/r126-1920-premier-model-6-d-seven-passenger-touring/280897 20 prem3.jpg . . An AD on eBay for $2.99 https://www.ebay.com/itm/1920s-PREMIER-MOTOR-CORP-AUTOMOBILE-AD-INDIANAPOLIS-/203017916714 Another for $15.99 https://www.ebay.com/...
by TRDxB2
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help I D car.
Replies: 39
Views: 1278

Re: Help I D car.

I see the mystery car is still a mystery! ..... The push button shifting that was pointed out earlier is made by C-H Magnetic Gear Shift and used between 1916-1919 so that narrows it down and was used in both Pullman and Premier. ... In 1917-18 the Premier Motor Company offered an aluminum six-cyli...
by TRDxB2
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Body to Frame Brackets
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: WTB Body to Frame Brackets

Just found 2 with round holes for you. Will email or call
by TRDxB2
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How long??
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: How long??

FATMAN wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:20 am
All resolved, he came and had the copy of the money order and I honored it with some parts, but what he bought was long lost or gone, we discussed and I mentioned if you buy leave phone number and there is a time limit, he also bought some good used items, Bob
All's well that ends well.
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How long??
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: How long??

Perhaps you gave it to him and he had needed another and "as time goes by" details fade
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Weight of a Model T Engine/Transmission
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: Weight of a Model T Engine/Transmission

Discussed in the past many times By Dennis Halpin on Friday, August 13, 2010 - 02:47 pm: "If I remember correctly, you're looking at about 475 Pounds, complete with trans. starter, generator, the works." Indicates weight per component too http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/155080.html?12817...
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help I D car.
Replies: 39
Views: 1278

Re: Help I D car.

The steering wheel looks so unique I think that would ID it. FATMAN style? What is the contraption on the right side of the steering column? Could this been a emergency type of vehicle?
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Body to Frame Brackets
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: WTB Body to Frame Brackets

Not eactly sure what you need but B & D differ by round or square holes
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How long??
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: How long??

I tried searching the 2018 MTFCA for any available info that might help resolve. Unfortunately it looks like only "FORM' discussions were saved/findable. Could not find anything on Parts or Vehicles for sale prior to going on the new MTFCA site. This all that is available for Discussions on that day...
by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 wiring
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: 26/27 wiring

Looking for past discussions, I don't know what is correct either but....
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by TRDxB2
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS POWER TAKEOFF ADAPTORS
Replies: 13
Views: 841

Re: FS POWER TAKEOFF ADAPTORS

Jonah D'Avella wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:53 pm
where does it attach?
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info
Replies: 10
Views: 835

Re: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info

Too fuzzy for me to make out, but could see it on a sales rig like this. Bonus points awarded for a better pic. AECFA2DF-EEB8-471B-BA9B-57BDE5386326.jpeg9C45B034-7CAF-4897-B4F3-2330E02DF6A0.jpegD577BD1E-31BF-4CF9-945F-33A9EAD2B355.jpeg Can you add the kinks to the original images for the above phot...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Head Lamp Dimmer - 1918
Replies: 7
Views: 347

Re: WTB - Head Lamp Dimmer - 1918

The same dimmer was used on the switch plate and firewall. I have several dimmers for switch plates in various states - refurbished, NOS, found in good condition and one needing refurbishing. A loaned one to a fellow club member for him to get some readings from. He refurbished it and sent it back t...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info
Replies: 10
Views: 835

Re: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info

I had Googled combinations of bird, eagle, dragon and even gargoyle - with "hood ornament" and didn't get a hit. Positively, Mike got it, Now searches with MOBIL Gargoyle show
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How long??
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: How long??

Yesterday I had a customer call up and said he will be in my area on Monday and wants to pick up a wheel he bought, I asked when he bought it and I think he said Sep.18 - 2018 ... I kind of remember putting a sold tag on one with a name but no phone number... Bob Not sure if "sold" also means "paid...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info
Replies: 10
Views: 835

Re: Unusual hood ornament , seeking info

I'm thinking that it might not be a hood ornament (although someone may have obtained it for that purpose). Did a google search and almost all bird-in-flight ornaments have the wings spread out to some degree. The hole in the base may be forcing a conclusion that its for a Motometer device but the f...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 Roadster starter pan?
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: 23 Roadster starter pan?

There is a reason for everything - And like in modern cars the hood and splash pans keep water, dirt and mud off the engine and out of filters as well as assisting in cooling. When traveling the air in front of the radiator is at a high pressure and the air flow through it can be enhanced by creatin...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: You Get What You Pay For
Replies: 38
Views: 1703

Re: You Get What You Pay For

I drove over 40 mile therefore I was able to top off with premium {not from wall mart ] gas after that it ran as good as it ever has ,although pump said 87 octane it had to be E 85 junk!!! or something less !!!! You know that they used to mix gas and kerosene back in the day, maybe you found the se...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 26, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Dipstick?
Replies: 43
Views: 1879

Re: Oil Dipstick?

My knees are shot, to the point I have an extension on the gas shut off so I don't have to get on my knees and then spend a painful 5 minutes getting back to my feet. Not that I *can't*, but it takes the enjoyment of working under my car. And callling me "lazy" would get you 2 words from me, the se...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: You Get What You Pay For
Replies: 38
Views: 1703

Re: You Get What You Pay For

Gasoline is essentially a shared commodity, often stored in common containers until it is purchased by a major retailer. After that, the retailer treats the gas with a specific additive, thereby giving the fuel its brand identity. Top Tier gasoline was developed in 2004 to go beyond the minimum stan...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crank Handle
Replies: 12
Views: 1170

Re: Crank Handle

Not a good idea to rely on modern repro parts catalogs! Absolutely! There "repro" ("will fit") parts all years. Some may match some years or none. The INTERNET & Forum can help resolve. There were repro 19-25 coil box lids that looked good from across the street but were spot welded instead of tabs...
by TRDxB2
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator Outputs
Replies: 8
Views: 530

Re: Generator Outputs

..... As for setting the charging rate please read the other generator articles posted on the Model T Ford Fix website . In no case in todays driving conditions should the generator be set at 12 Amps per Ford's recommendation. The generator is capable of producing a 100 Watts of power, continuously...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying/bringing a T from Canada T into the USA
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: Buying/bringing a T from Canada T into the USA

When my late Dad brought his unrestored original '23 Canadian coupe over the border in '05, the only border delay was answering the US Customs' agents questions about the cool car! The trouble came when he tried to license it. Everyone in the DMV whose job it was to know the answers to Dad's questi...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off
Replies: 40
Views: 2320

Re: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off

I got mine out using Gibbs penetrating fluid. I used plumbers putty and built a dam around the neck of the tank so as to make a pool of Gibbs soaking the threads continuously. I smacked with a hammer daily and filled the pool daily. Did this for a week. Took the cap off with a barrel bung wrench. T...
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying/bringing a T from Canada T into the USA
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: Buying/bringing a T from Canada T into the USA

Canada/US land border crossing are presently closed, with the exception of essential workers, due to COVID. Even in normal times you cannot cross without a passport. Consult with a Bonded Customs Broker re the correct procedure to have a vehicle cleared through US Customs After the boarder is open:...
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.

Yes it was posted before - BUT no video's were indicated 2008 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/50893/67996.html?1223329722 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/29/42422.html?1198010173 2009 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/80257/113635.html?1258233883 2012 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/message...
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Dipstick?
Replies: 43
Views: 1879

Re: Oil Dipstick?

Wonder where one could get that size banjo fitting and Banjo bolt ?
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: White tires...where do things stand now?
Replies: 8
Views: 660

Re: White tires...where do things stand now?

Never sure if the sites are updated you'll need to confirm with the supplier and on size https://www.modeltford.com/model-t-parts/tire-wheels-bearings-and-caps/tires-tubes-and-parts/tires/white/ https://www.lucasclassictires.com/Model-T-Tires_c226.htm From Lang's site *These items are running on a l...
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres
Replies: 19
Views: 1153

Re: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres

I learned a lesson in purchasing some goods from the UK that were made in China and had to pay a hefty import fee. I am only recapping some information from discussions with my Importer - FedEX. So not all of this information may be correct - but as they say "Buyer be aware" Tariffs are determined o...
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres
Replies: 19
Views: 1153

Re: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres

Chris Haynes wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:34 pm
My Blockley tires arrived in Los Angeles from England.
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Not concerned with the cost of the tires just the shipping and any import fees. Can you share?
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Learning to post phots----This is a trial
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Learning to post phots----This is a trial

You can add up to 5 photos to a reply to a post - you can add more to the same post by starting another reply no need to start a New Post. There something else yo u can do but we'll wait till you get adding more to the same post. Remember you need at least a message with at least 10 characters for a...
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Learning how to post photos---This is a trial
Replies: 14
Views: 499

Re: Learning how to post photos---This is a trial

I simply have not been able to do this with Win 10. Probably easy enough just not enough between the ears. I now have an IPad in addition to the pc. Would that perhaps be easier? The process to post photos is basically independent of the computer that is being used. (phones a bit harder). Not sure ...
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Dipstick?
Replies: 43
Views: 1879

Re: Oil Dipstick?

OilyBill wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:10 pm
How much is an "Advantage Dipstick"?
I couldn't find anything about an "Advantage Dipstick" but did find some options
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 model t questions
Replies: 22
Views: 888

Re: 1926 model t questions

So I joined the board to figure out whether I am going to get myself in over my head. There is a 1926 model T ford that a family friend has that has only been owned by 2 owners both in the same town in which the model t was originally purchased. I don't want to see it leave the area since if it wou...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres
Replies: 19
Views: 1153

Re: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres

I am currently working with the CEO of Blockley, Julian, to see if it would be more cost effective for me to become the US dealer for Blockley tires just ..... Their is apparently a worldwide shortage of shipping container and shipping overseas has gone up 5 times compared to before covid. But then...
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB right angle headlight plug.
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: WTB right angle headlight plug.

Oooh they are pricey but it appears that Lang's has 2 versions of Double Contact right angle plugs Item Number: 6592-15 Headlight plug with thimble, right angle, double contact. This is an exact reproduction of the hard to find headlight plug. It is for use with a headlight socket that has the tab f...
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres
Replies: 19
Views: 1153

Re: Blockley 30 x 3 tyres

R.V.Anderson wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:43 pm
At the current exchange rate, that's $250.53 U$D. I'm sure that for good quality, most T owners would spring for that.
You need to add shipping charges and import duty (%tax charged is on the total of the cost of items + shipping ) might be 3.4% or 0 if they were made in the UK
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reaching administrator
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: Reaching administrator

Login using your current MTFCA UserId and password Then click on the user id (TRDxB2 is mine) to see the drop down menu and select User Control Panel Then when the User Control Panel screen pops up Select Profile and in the menu on the left select Edit Account Settings Then enter you desired email a...
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What to you, gives a Model T its charm?
Replies: 72
Views: 2859

Re: What to you, gives a Model T its charm?

Making it your own, despite all the other ones that look the same but aren't :lol:
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brownie #2
Replies: 34
Views: 1062

Re: Brownie #2

Didn't collect these , just saved Grandparents, Parents and mine. Also have a folding No. 2 out of reach of the Grand-kids
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Dipstick?
Replies: 43
Views: 1879

Re: Oil Dipstick?

Andy Loso wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:12 am
Any photos Tom?
Picked this up sometime ago with a bunch of T parts. The stick level markings don't matter, just score a line at the full mark etc
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gasoline Oder
Replies: 15
Views: 684

Re: Gasoline Oder

Mark Gregush wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:38 pm
Are you guys forgetting the open to the world vented gas cap? Even if you do get any drips taken care off, that cap is still venting to outside.
Didn't forget it, just focused on gas getting on the carpet.
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: glass
Replies: 9
Views: 457

Re: glass

Ive never worked on early lights before where do you find glass lens's for 1914 & older headlights? Thanks Go to a Stained Glass shop that makes windows etc - they have various thickness of clear (or other if you want) glass etc. I had local shop make a speedometer lens using "lens" glass came out ...
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Welding machines
Replies: 31
Views: 1397

Re: Welding machines

Not suggesting this - but its interesting that some ca n MIG, TIG, and Stick weld. for a price
Here are some reviews -
https://weldguru.com/best-multi-process-welder/
https://inboxq.com/best-multi-process-welders/
are they worth it >? https://makeitfrommetal.com/are-multi-p ... -worth-it/
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gasoline Oder
Replies: 15
Views: 684

Re: Gasoline Oder

There may be an issue you need to resolve. Reason for the questions: The fuel to the engine is gravity fed so you need to take some steps to stop the flow. All things fixed - you should not have any smell (may some just after the engine is shutdown. I have assumed that this is about the Model T in y...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What happened to Fun Projects website?
Replies: 17
Views: 1351

Re: What happened to Fun Projects website?

Steve Jelf wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:39 pm
Here are John's drawings for the Regan press. The PDF is better, but I can't post it on this software.
If you email it to me f.brandi@mchsi.com I'll see if I can post it as a PDF and as enhanced images
Model T Owner's Manual.pdf
(1.21 MiB) Downloaded 16 times
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Contamination in gas tank
Replies: 10
Views: 579

Re: Contamination in gas tank

I'm with mouse house , wonder how big the glob is and cylindrical shape. Likely the ongoing claim that unfiltered fuel can get into your tank while the fuel truck is filling the stations tank, is no longer. Couldn't find a date that fuel filters were added inside the gas pump but here they are.
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 12 volt voltage regulator
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: 12 volt voltage regulator

What brand/model generator or alternator? Oh, just saw the other posting for # 5055-12 Lang's lists them but could be out
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB brass GE light bulb socket
Replies: 8
Views: 393

Re: WTB brass GE light bulb socket

I n searching it appears that the bulb is type B22 - and most references relate to a British or English style socket. So here is an option allows the use of the B22 into a conversion socket so regular socket can be used. All depends on what you goal is. Unfortunately stock in the USA is limited and ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What happened to Fun Projects website?
Replies: 17
Views: 1351

Re: What happened to Fun Projects website?

Here are a few links that will help you make one and use it. The calculator should really help to get outer ring dimensions. The only input is R. (30 inch felloe + 2 inch outer boarder) / 2 = 16 radius for outer boarder . Cut 4x4 with B = 12-3/8 (I rounded it down see instructions in chart) And the ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Welding machines
Replies: 31
Views: 1397

Re: Welding machines

What you learn in class will drive your decision. You need to think about what you would be doing with it in the mean time (metal type, thickness, duty cycle). MILLER welders are what many professionals who do lots of welding prefer. HOBART welders are made by Miller and use Miller parts. BUT like e...
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spoke crack too cracked?
Replies: 27
Views: 1193

Re: Spoke crack too cracked?

Are you worth more than $12 to your family? The general price range for a wooden caskets is $1,000 to $3,550. :shock:
I have sold many used spokes on eBay to people who turn t hem down and make pens out of them $3 -$5 each + shipping. They usually want a box full and shipped cheaply
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Congestion Road Signs
Replies: 15
Views: 1163

Re: Congestion Road Signs

There wasn't the usual "NO PASSING" sign before the no passing zone just this one at the start of it. Scares me to think that it was needed. :shock:
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: Four Original Knurled Nuts For ignition Wires
Replies: 9
Views: 578

Re: Wanted: Four Original Knurled Nuts For ignition Wires

I have seen so many different patterns of knurled spark plug nuts with an xxxx pattern I'm not sure what original is but an old ad looks like MAc'S.
So is what is correct? By the way many old ads show the nut that way.
knurled.jpg
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor to manifold gasket material
Replies: 13
Views: 440

Re: Carburetor to manifold gasket material

I would use it - watch this video to see how to make it with a ball peen hammer - gently. No cutting needed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Lsn6B6RsNQ
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Valley floor
Replies: 8
Views: 592

Re: Valley floor

Humblej wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:47 am
looks like Yosemite National Park to me, with a view of Bridalveil Falls and Half Dome.
Yosemite it is
by TRDxB2
Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster or not ?
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: Speedster or not ?

RajoRacer wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:23 am
That appears to be a side-drive magneto Norm.
Yup! and the tires need air
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted. Regulator
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: Wanted. Regulator

Just looked around. Birdhaven/Texas-T made them now they don't even list them nor do they list cut-outs. Lang's lists 8 & 12 volt. While your looking or when you give up - update a cut-out with the diode they sell.
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Homemade Manifold oven
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Homemade Manifold oven

Jonah D'Avella wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:39 pm
How can I make an inexpensive manifold oven?
Easy and efficient double wrap https://static1.squarespace.com/static/ ... nifold.pdf
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is this Ford sign correct?
Replies: 5
Views: 572

Re: Is this Ford sign correct?

Best reference I could fin https://1000logos.net/ford-logo/ shows all on the sign + 1976 & 2003
If color is important then no - some where black on white and ....
ford2.jpg
References
https://autowise.com/ford-emblem-history/
ford1.jpg
https://inkbotdesign.com/ford-logo-design/
by TRDxB2
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tasty Ts
Replies: 11
Views: 796

Re: Tasty Ts

by TRDxB2
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mannequins Faces Blurred Out
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Mannequins Faces Blurred Out

The Link to the tour of the Museum indicated "Matterport" so I figured they were doing the imaging. So the have software like Google uses to put you on the street. The software automatically detects people (and mannequins) and blurs faces https://matterport.com/blog/we-are-changing-face-blurring-her...
by TRDxB2
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: gull wing and meter
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: gull wing and meter

I loaded Darel's separate photo
by TRDxB2
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Very early carb drain elbows for sale.
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: Very early carb drain elbows for sale.

Trying to decide whether to move forward with these. If you need or want one or more, please let me hear from you. No money needed until ready to ship. At that point, you are always welcome to change your mind. If we go forward or not, I’ll post here again. Choice of 1/8” thread or 1/4” thread, oth...
by TRDxB2
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I was warned about powder coating hubs and now...
Replies: 11
Views: 896

Re: I was warned about powder coating hubs and now...

If filing, sanding or grinding the excess coating doesn't work - these will .... and any place it gets on
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dual carb?
Replies: 20
Views: 1102

Re: Dual carb?

Jonah D'Avella wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:56 pm
Ok. Is splicing two ntake manifolds together very dificult?
I'll let the others with the proper skills respond
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SCAM ALERT!
Replies: 22
Views: 1147

Re: SCAM ALERT!

I think I was hit by the scammer as well. I sent my address so they could send me a money order and I asked their address so I could send them a carburetor. They answered for me to keep it until I received the payment. All their wording seemed odd so I asked if they had an address in the USA becaus...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Who owns a T with a Gray and Davis starter on it?
Replies: 8
Views: 703

Re: Who owns a T with a Gray and Davis starter on it?

Does anyone know of a Model T in a Museum or Private Collection that has the Gray -Davis setup mounted into it ? I remember seeing a picture of one some years of a small museum in the USA . Is this what you were thinking of http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/179374/225650.html gray-davis.jpg Anot...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SCAM ALERT!
Replies: 22
Views: 1147

Re: SCAM ALERT!

Mark Chaffin wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:08 pm
Unfortunately Dan, the Postal Inspector can care less and will not pursue it. Been there. Done that.
There is no crime until a check is cashed, found fraudulent & you had shipped the part. As they say, no harm no foul.
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hydraulic Front Brakes
Replies: 18
Views: 977

Re: Hydraulic Front Brakes

Les Schubert wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:54 am
The only thing that scares me about my front brakes is the guy behind me that can’t stop!
So I check my mirrors!!!
There is always something in front of you to help you stop, choose wisely.
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dual carb?
Replies: 20
Views: 1102

Re: Dual carb?

Yes, they have either by making their own intake manifold or adopting a dual carb intake manifold for a Model A with an adapter plate between the T engine and the A intake. Then the linkages to them and between them get to be a bit complex. What goes in needs to come out so the exhaust system needs ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Macbeth Headlight Lens
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Re: Macbeth Headlight Lens

WorldChamp1914 wrote:
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:36 pm
Looks like green cloth placed on top of the glass.....fake.
They are painted and flat glass not a raised eyebrow. I said that they are NOT Macbeth
by TRDxB2
Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Macbeth Headlight Lens
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Re: Macbeth Headlight Lens

Are you selling or buying? Correction: I have a nice pair of Green Moon Lenses - have flat eyebrow not raised like Macbeth. Photo removed
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 08, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Plasti-dip battery hold downs.
Replies: 7
Views: 696

Re: Plasti-dip battery hold downs.

If you are using the correct battery box, all you need is a coat of black paint! Help me learn .... is all this required for an "original battery box" configuration? Found info that you made them http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/599638/680364.html?1475281772 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages...
by TRDxB2
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ID car ?
Replies: 15
Views: 758

Re: ID car ?

Started out looking for other year Liberty cars because the windshield base in the picture above was different. Found the Scripps-Booth Roadtser https://www.earlyamericanautomobiles.com/1914.htm the ID in that picture is incorrect - correct id in museum https://owlshead.org/gallery/ViewAlbum.aspx?al...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is a Model T worth today?
Replies: 16
Views: 1156

Re: What is a Model T worth today?

European Market looks good https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/cars/ ... rd/model-t
10,000 GBP equal about $13,750
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off
Replies: 40
Views: 2320

Re: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off

It is a pot metal cap. I like the idea of epoxying a nut on the top of the cap. If the top breaks then chip away the rest and try and salvage the splash insert on the bottom of the cap as shown in the photo. As Larry noted it is often missing and a desirable piece to restore an original. You might ...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26-27 Winter Front and Hood Blanket
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: WTB 26-27 Winter Front and Hood Blanket

I bet these guys can make what your looking for https://www.gassmanautomotive.com/services/upholstery/
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 07, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off
Replies: 40
Views: 2320

Re: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off

Anyone who knows Model T's knows what a 1927 gas cap looks like! That style cap was introduced in 1925. I have an original on my car, and it works fine. Some of them survived, but most haven't. As I noted in an article I wrote years ago for the Vintage Ford, you will often fine the anti splash inse...
by TRDxB2
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off
Replies: 40
Views: 2320

Re: Gas Cap-Still Can't Get It Off

The cap has been on for 60 years so I am not concerned about fumes. Having said that, I think I will take it off in pieces. Any more suggestions on how to do this would be appreciated. I am a little concerned about pieces getting into the tank, especially very small particles. https://mtfca.com/php...