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by TRDxB2
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms
Replies: 5
Views: 186

Re: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms

Sometimes when you cut-n-past of the email address that was in a sentence you get the period at the end of the sentence too. Just
graybeard77@hotmail.com should be good
by TRDxB2
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Possible Scam
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: Possible Scam

Several reverse phone number look-up sites indicate (707) 210-2457 to be in Benicia CA and as a Verizon Mobile Number.
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Weight of bare chassis
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: Weight of bare chassis

A '26 chassis without out engine, axles etc is about 50 -75 lbs else I couldn't left it up.
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Langs catalog
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Langs catalog

Nor sure what happened to the link I sent above but I just verified these before I submitted them and they go to the correct place
Online site https://www.modeltford.com/
Download catalogue https://cdn.modeltford.com/uploads/catalog/catalog.pdf
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: original accessory wishbone support
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Wanted: original accessory wishbone support

There is a se, with a wishbone too, in Ebay. Check the pictures out - may need a little work
ttps://www.ebay.com/itm/1909-1916-Model-T-Ford ... -1&vxp=mtr
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

Area code 312 and exchange 487 is in the Chicago area do you have the address you shipped to?
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear axle work table, fixtures and tooling.
Replies: 19
Views: 799

Re: Rear axle work table, fixtures and tooling.

Poor man's rear axle work table and tools. Just doing one axle. Flipped the old bushing over to push the new one in - used a roll of cardboard between the threaded rod an new bushing to keep it somewhat center and protect the surface of the new busing. Removal tool is as described in the Ford Fix.
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

Bob, Can you post (or email the forums admin) the email address of the scammer's "son" used in PayPal. This would likely lead to the real perpetrator and that email address needs to be blocked from the forum as well. PayPal requires their users to link to a bank account to receive their funds or if ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hunting for toy T or A .
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Hunting for toy T or A .

I have gotten to Ebay sites at other countries. Try this link. its setup to search USA site for toy model T's.
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R ... cat=180507
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Langs catalog
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: lands catalog

Two answers to your question. To get to the on-line ordering site/catalog use this link https://cdn.modeltford.com To view or download their hard copy catalog use this link https://cdn.modeltford.com/uploads/catalog/catalog.pdf The latter takes time to fully download so you can see it. But you can s...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Radiator wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Radiator wanted

After some members mentions Berg's Radiators I thought I'd look into it - result bought one. Built in Bluford, IL. Check it out. 4+hr drive from Cincinnati OH. I'm about 5 hrs away and had it shipped - was cheaper than me driving there and back. More cooling fins than the other guy. http://www.bergs...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Gas Tank...Rust?
Replies: 5
Views: 449

Re: New Gas Tank...Rust?

There have been many threads about tank rust attributed to ethanol gas and other factors. "When exposed to air, ethanol will pull moisture out of that air and into whatever fuel it's blended with. If the ethanol fuel pulls too much water out of the air, phase separation occurs - the ethanol comes ou...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

Yes Genem365@gmail.com and wend555 are one in the same. In searching the INTERNET I found a few other clubs that reported "Gene". Now this can be a setup that the person sending the message about Gene Morgan, Kross23, may in fact be he scammer masquerading as a helpful friend.
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

BOB, Here is the LINK to user wend555 Scam in MTFCA (note the extra 5 so may not be the same) - compare your info to what's in the link to verify https://mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=7101&p=53401&hilit=gene#p53401 Email me a copy of his email address he used and I'll see if I can track him d...
by TRDxB2
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 239
Views: 15188

Re: Foto of the Day

Not me nor are all the straw hats Boaters.
by TRDxB2
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 239
Views: 15188

Re: Foto of the Day

Is that who I think it is under the dark canopy in the top right corner ;)
by TRDxB2
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB belt pulley accessory.
Replies: 6
Views: 307

Re: WTB belt pulley accessory.

Michael, Here a few pictures of the PTO and the 2014 forum link to the original thread about it. there are many more pictures of it in the this thread http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/411944/489320.html
PTO1.jpg
PTO5.jpg
PTO4.jpg
by TRDxB2
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ***1920-1925 Fuel Tank Assembly & 1926-1927 Fordoor Sedans***
Replies: 22
Views: 430

Re: ***1920-1925 Fuel Tank Assembly & 1926-1927 Fordoor Sedans***

I hope you mean this is a joke "I live in Sylmar and the freaking power keeps going on and off for some stupid reason" if not you'd better check the news.
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NEED Help in Locating some items for my NYPD MODEL T TOURING
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: NEED Help in Locating some items for my NYPD MODEL T TOURING

Here is a WWI vintage han crank - missing mounting brackets https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-FIND-WW1-SPARTON-USH-HAND-CRANK-SIREN-US-ARMY-FOR-CHEMICAL-WARFARE-SERVICE/183931457520?hash=item2ad32b4ff0:g:mLIAAOSwz8xdZJVr there are many other "new" on Ebay (from $30 - $300) Lights https://www.ebay.com/it...
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: NEED Help in Locating some items for my NYPD MODEL T TOURING
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: NEED Help in Locating some items for my NYPD MODEL T TOURING

Hand Crank sirens https://www.ebay.com/b/Hand-Crank-Sirens/bn_7024818967 Red Lights https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Police-Car-Light-Blue-Red-Glass-Lens-Emergency-Fender-or-Cab-1930s-40s/143402679760?hash=item2163773dd0:g:0bUAAOSw0mxdcvuP https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Red-Chrome-Warning-Caution-...
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 37
Views: 1678

Re: Buying on Craig's List

Whenever you've been looking for something out of the ordinary and then find one - there is always risk and reward. Maybe you could have found one closer but then again someone else may have bought that one while you were looking for another.
Don't worry be happy. :D
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: An Updraft Manifold Used as a Downdraft
Replies: 3
Views: 307

An Updraft Manifold Used as a Downdraft

Stumbled on this photo was wondering if any ever tried it.
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 37
Views: 1678

Re: Buying on Craig's List

Just keep an eye on your bank account - and close the Zelle account since you no longer need it. You can always create it again. I am not saying you've been scammed - just a good practice to follow. https://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/instant-fraud-consumers-see-funds-disappear-zelle-account-s...
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Sinclair Dinosaur yard art
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Sinclair Dinosaur yard art

Two show up on Ebay This includes shipping https://www.ebay.com/i/223604696664?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=223604696664&targetid=596465828828&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=&poi=&campaignid=6470719340&mkgroupid=77931583832&rlsatarget=pla-596465828828&abcId=1140476...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 37
Views: 1678

Re: Buying on Craig's List

One sign of a possible Craig's List scam is when the seller or buyer wishes to communicate via your email address and not through Craig's List. Then if they ask to use a @gmail.com email account (which can be okay but...) be extra careful. If they send an email under one email address then ask you t...
by TRDxB2
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Diff case wtb
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Diff case wtb

I have several pairs (16-25) that a collector had stored away indoors. Can email pictures if interested. $25 + shipping for the pair. Unless someone can pickup on the way back from Hershey. I'm just a few miles off I-80
by TRDxB2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Tool
Replies: 29
Views: 1861

Re: New Tool

A bit confused by this discussion about a Ban on Marketing. The definition of marketing "the action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising". So isn't that what people are doing in the "Classifieds". So is it Okay to do it there but not in...
by TRDxB2
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: CAR SHOW SPECTATOR DAMAGE
Replies: 25
Views: 1649

Re: CAR SHOW SPECTATOR DAMAGE

One way to keep people from touching your car is to put a sign on it -
Looking at the car - Free
Touching the car - $10
Hand Cranking - $50 each try
Sitting in the car - $100 person/minute
NOTE: I'm watching you now.
by TRDxB2
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 1186

Re: Is a water pump necessary?

There were several styles of T radiators so the answer to the general question "the need for a water pump" is "it all depends". N/R/S radiators had a water pump built into the core; then there were several types flat tubs, round tubes, honey comb, 3 row flat tube and other after-market suppliers, no...
by TRDxB2
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: CAR SHOW SPECTATOR DAMAGE
Replies: 25
Views: 1649

Re: CAR SHOW SPECTATOR DAMAGE

Looks like that paint chip landed on your shoulder. If you don't show it or drive it then don't question why the value of your T is dropping and suppliers and manufacturers are pulling out of "the hobby". :twisted: If Henry didn't expect the paint to chip he wouldn't have painted them in the first p...
by TRDxB2
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: rear springs same
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: rear springs same

There is a difference in the arch of the springs, 09-25 (small drum) vs 26-27 (large drum), and the spread length 46-3/8" vs 43-1/4" respectively. Also the rear cross member on the frame needs to match. Haven't tried it so can't answer the question - will it fit
by TRDxB2
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is the Model T considered a compact/sub car?
Replies: 12
Views: 571

Re: Is the Model T considered a compact/sub car?

Did a little INTERNET search interesting results. The definition has changed over the years 1950 - present. Compact car is a vehicle size class— predominantly used in North America— that sits between subcompact cars and mid-size cars. Prior to the downsizing of the United States car industry in the ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleaning fuel line?
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: Cleaning fuel line?

Get a some steel cable, fray one end and pull/push (scrub) it through one end to the other. Flush it out with gas. A new line may be quicker and cheaper though.
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: HELP ...
Replies: 8
Views: 549

Re: HELP ...

Not sure how long a few seconds is - but if it suns on BAT and not on MAG - I'd start with checking continuity of the switch in MAG position
by TRDxB2
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to stop gas seeping from the sediment bowl?
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: How to stop gas seeping from the sediment bowl?

If its the valve cone (main or petcock) EZTurn is recommended - sold by Lang's and others
by TRDxB2
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Daytime Running Lights
Replies: 12
Views: 772

Re: Daytime Running Lights

The purpose for Daytime Running lights and/or having your headlights on when its not dark is so others can see you better, a must for motorcycles.
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???
Replies: 18
Views: 945

Re: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???

The notch
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cold weather storage tips please
Replies: 14
Views: 536

Re: Cold weather storage tips please

Make sure there is no way mice can get into the cab and nest under your seat - a mouse can crawl through a hole the size of a dime!
AND From past threads - If you haven't dropped the inspection pan in awhile, do so before you put fresh oil in, and clean out any sludge.
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stevens axle reamer
Replies: 14
Views: 662

Re: Stevens axle reamer

I agree with Dan Mc. If you don't have a good reason to keep the old axle - get another one. The one you have could have more issues than elongated yoke holes. My guess is getting that corrected would cost more than another good used axle. Lang's has used ones listed for $125 and you should be able ...
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear Hassler Shock Parts Question
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: Rear Hassler Shock Parts Question

Agree they are the same. Note: they will not work on '26-'27 large drum rear axle - not enough clearance for the drum
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stevens axle reamer
Replies: 14
Views: 662

Re: Stevens axle reamer

Don't know much about them but have you tried calling Smith and Jones Antique Auto Parts in West Columbia SC. They may be able to help or know someone in the area who can.
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tire carrier . What am I missing to mount it ?
Replies: 12
Views: 507

Re: Tire carrier . What am I missing to mount it ?

Model T? Seriously what year/body.
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1914 Wiring Question
Replies: 21
Views: 774

Re: 1914 Wiring Question

I think this diagram will help in answering the question as to where the battery ground strap was attached for cars with a battery & battery box. There are no other wiring runs to provide better ground connections to other parts of the T. Having said that, everyone has provided excellent advise on h...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Driving a speedster a long way - how do u prepare and what do u take with
Replies: 16
Views: 916

Re: Driving a speedster a long way - how do u prepare and what do u take with

Don't forget to take us with you. I agree with Kim - post your route. I'm certain that you would get some feedback of interesting places to see along the way and if you needed any help someone might be nearby to give a hand (part) to get you going. Like Hank eluded to, there aren't many places left ...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The next best thing?
Replies: 8
Views: 431

The next best thing?

AMAZON just announced Alexa wireless earbuds with health-tracking features
"The Presidents Analyst" 1967 just 2 1/2 minutes of viewing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PebCB0IIANI
Technology takes time to become reality - "1984" Big brother IS watching
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted plate bracket
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: Wanted plate bracket

I do not have one but is this what you are looking for?
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The cost of Model T travel
Replies: 24
Views: 1482

Re: The cost of Model T travel

Out of curiosity I Google Mapped the cities mentioned in your travels. I don't expect that they are exact routes by close enough for us to appreciate the effort put into the journey.
To Michigan via Mulberry IN
Jelf.jpg
leg 2
Jelf1.jpg
leg 3
Jelf2.jpg
Back Home
Jelf3.jpg
Made it
Jelf4.jpg
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Auction
Replies: 19
Views: 2129

Re: Model T Auction

Forrest, with Hershey overlapping your auction date it would be in your interest to post a list of what you have prepared so far in order to generate interest in your auction. You can add additional pages as they become available.
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can anyone give me info about this badge?
Replies: 9
Views: 707

Re: Can anyone give me info about this badge?

1.To expel hot gases
2.Become a Politician
3.Congress
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleaning nickel safely.
Replies: 10
Views: 788

Re: Cleaning nickel safely.

What type of tape was it (masking, duct, electrical....)? Is it an actual stain or glue residue?
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Auction
Replies: 19
Views: 2129

Re: Model T Auction

by TRDxB2
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can anyone give me info about this badge?
Replies: 9
Views: 707

Re: Can anyone give me info about this badge?

Google & Facebook has The Main Obsolete Automobile League alive a kicking: https://maineobsoleteautoleague.vpweb.com/
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T camping equipment
Replies: 10
Views: 1070

Re: Model T camping equipment

For really long trips
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T camping equipment
Replies: 10
Views: 1070

Re: Model T camping equipment

Period correct trailers
T1.jpg
Or sleep in luxury
T2.jpg
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford primer color
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Ford primer color

Trent Boggess' article notes that different paints, primers and painting techniques were used on different parts. So there was not one answer as to "what primer was used". "F-111 Red Body Prime Bodies Air" was one, and Don may have verified that was used on the body of his car.
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford primer color
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Ford primer color

I did a search on past Forum Discussion on this subject. This one is quite extensive but I copied a bit of it to answer the initial question about "primer color" up to 1925. I'm still looking to answer the second part of he question for:1926/27 . http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/126638.ht...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Recent Hot Rod Car Show
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: Recent Hot Rod Car Show

Congratulations! And "Thank You" for showing it to the general public - that's what needs to be done to get people interested in the hobby. Frank
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Magneto headlight problem
Replies: 9
Views: 470

Re: Magneto headlight problem

Some LED bulbs are + - insensitive. LED flickering is usually associated with a voltage fluctuations - loose wire or circuit drain. So have you checked the voltage at the base of each light while on? Since they are connected in parallel is the one farthest from the source the one flickering? Might h...
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Would like to see a new Forum section for discussing modern accessories for your Model T
Replies: 20
Views: 764

Re: Would like to see a new Forum section for discussing modern accessories for your Model T

Consider the following: The "Hobby" membership has been largely populated by members having grown up with first hand "T" experience and having the appropriate skill set to fabricate parts. The list of part providers, manufacturers (like voltage regulators, castings etc) and sellers (Fun Projects, Te...
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Natural finish on wood wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: Natural finish on wood wheels

Don't be taken back by the description but you might want to consider using Minwax® High Performance Wood Hardener. While the product was formulated to strengthen and reinforce decayed or rotting wood. It is a quick drying liquid that is absorbed deep into the wood fibers. So its not just an externa...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, Rear Spring Shackle '17-'23
Replies: 16
Views: 532

Re: WANTED, Rear Spring Shackle '17-'23

What I have needs refurbish
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, Rear Spring Shackle '17-'23
Replies: 16
Views: 532

Re: WANTED, Rear Spring Shackle '17-'23

What I have needs refurbish
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Set of quick change bands
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: FS Set of 26-27 quick change bands

Email sent for slotted
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New New York License Plates
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: New New York License Plates

Here are the NY state DMV rules for HISTORIC and VINTAGE plates (there is a difference) https://dmv.ny.gov/learn-about-historical-and-vintage-plates https://dmv.ny.gov/apply-vintage-plates To "prove" you have an original pictures help (just say you got it from the INTERNET ;) ) But print it off & sa...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Elbow bolts
Replies: 12
Views: 642

Re: Elbow bolts

:lol: steeper slope needed
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Radiator Shell Legs
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Radiator Shell Legs

Does anyone make the bottom sections of the radiator shell '24-'27? See photo. It could be used to repair rusted out ones or make a high out of a low. I am aware of the shell mounting bracket
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Younger Members
Replies: 21
Views: 1263

Re: Younger Members

I totally agree with Martynn. If you want to sell something you need to go to the people, you can't wait for the people to come to you. Showing up at the local "Cruze-in" would get a T more attention then the Vet's that everyone there has seen 100 times. As they say: know your audience. Park in near...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 2557

Re: Post your favorite sign

In Washington DC - where else!
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 2557

Re: Post your favorite sign

Exit signs on the Autobahn
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Oil sight gauge issue
Replies: 27
Views: 1248

Re: Oil sight gauge issue

Did someone say dip stick?
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Elbow bolts
Replies: 12
Views: 642

Re: Elbow bolts

You can also park (or jack up the rear) to cause the water inlet to be higher than the water level in the radiator.
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Graphics on a Model T
Replies: 19
Views: 1023

Re: Graphics on a Model T

I put this vinyl decal on the side of my daily driver in 2009 and 70k miles ago. Was claimed to use 7yr vinyl - still looks good after several 1800 mile Interstate trips in all kinds of weather. Hit it with the sprayer at the car wash, not recommended, and the Dealer's auto washer after maintenance....
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Younger Members
Replies: 21
Views: 1263

Re: Younger Members

Need to careful in collecting demographics for identity theft reasons. Having said that - given just a name, city and state, Its possible to find loads of information about a person on the internet. I just did an internet search on a name, city & state. I did not get any of this as a MTFCA member. I...
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What is this hood?
Replies: 13
Views: 534

Re: What is this hood?

Hood dimensions
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 2557

Re: Post your favorite sign

Really?
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New New York License Plates
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: New New York License Plates

You should get a set (2 plates, front & back) EBAY has 2 sets of NY 1915 for sale ($125 needs restor3- $300 ready to go) https://www.ebay.com/itm/1915-NY-License-Plates-Front-Back/362732320480?hash=item547487f6e0:g:DXgAAOSwyhRdXIdH I'm in the process of refurbishing as set of 1921 IL plates. First w...
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New New York License Plates
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: New New York License Plates

You should be happy that it only costs $25. Illinois fee is $101 for random numbered plate (renewals just get a sticker)- but if you want to support an ideology there are about 70 various designs to choose from (at additional cost). Here are just a few...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Seen any of these?
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: Seen any of these?

check your email
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14499

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

I feel like I've been riding along - feel asleep and when I woke up I see what Steve is looking at. I don't want to be there yet...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1936 Ford hood ornament
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: WTB 1936 Ford hood ornament

In looking on the INTERNET I see some pictures of '36 Ford Cabriolet with/without a Grayhound - no idea whats correct or if its two pieces. What are we to look for?
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I am coming after you Steve - to OCF
Replies: 20
Views: 1263

Re: I am coming after you Steve - to OCF

From AAA rules of driving in another state https://drivinglaws.aaa.com/tag/registration-for-non-residents/ Illinois' Rule Non-residents may operate vehicles not registered in the state so long as such vehicles have at all times duly registered in, and displayed upon it, a valid registration card and...
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Good Used/Serviceable Bosch Distributor Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: FS Good Used/Serviceable Bosch Distributor Parts

I'll take them email sent
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hand cranking, left versus right hand
Replies: 25
Views: 952

Re: Hand cranking, left versus right hand

Hand? The FORCE on the starter I use, you see.
by TRDxB2
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New 26-27 nickel radiator neck
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: New 26-27 nickel radiator neck

I'll take it. Just got a Berg with one.... I'll send you an email Frank
by TRDxB2
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14499

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Whatever brand GPS you buy make sure it includes "lifetime maps" else you need to pay for upgrades.
by TRDxB2
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Switch Wiring Question
Replies: 10
Views: 419

Re: Switch Wiring Question

Maybe you tried this already, With continuity as you described - pull one coil out at a time and test for continuity.
by TRDxB2
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Switch Wiring Question
Replies: 10
Views: 419

Re: Switch Wiring Question

It would help to know exactly how you wired your T. Is it like this? This diagram also implies that the headlights (dim & bright) only work off the battery. What do you get if you disconnect the wire from X to W - do you still get continuity as before. Frank
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Amethyst Headlight Lenses
Replies: 4
Views: 336

Re: WTB - Amethyst Headlight Lenses

Just checked ebay 1 starting bid $15 + shipping https://www.ebay.com/itm/1922-1923-1924-1925-1926-1927-Ford-Model-T-Headlight-Lens-Rose/264444039434?hash=item3d9217d10a:g:pX8AAOSwD59dZLTQ Also a pair of modified buckets with chrome/nickle rims great reflectors $199 or best offer - you could part out...
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14499

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

If they knew you were coming I'm certain that there are enough T owners on your route that would let you sleep safe & secure in their home or driveway (at your discretion).
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 12 volt Question
Replies: 22
Views: 969

Re: 12 volt Question

Not sure what 12 volt devise you need to run or why ts necessary but have you looked into one of these DC 6V 5-11V to 12V 10A Step up Converter Regulator Boost Power Module Input voltage 3.6~30V,output ±3~±30V adjustable There are all kinds & brands this one is < $30 http://www.denontek.com.pk/index...
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Switch Wiring Question
Replies: 10
Views: 419

Re: Switch Wiring Question

Compare your wiring to the diagram - you may have the jumper as described in the red box
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Vega Box installation 101 Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 1287

Re: Vega Box installation 101 Part 1

Thanks Hank - a great help once again. Frank
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Quickener
Replies: 14
Views: 765

Re: Steering Quickener

Hank, Thank you for pointing that out, helps in thinking about everything else too. Yes the first thought was somewhere between the firewall and stock steering box. But I have no measurements yet for where anything will line up. Here is a picture of a Vega Box hooked up to a T frame, any issues with...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Any metal workers out there
Replies: 15
Views: 646

Re: Any metal workers out there

Did an internet search - results Phosphor bronze is an alloy of copper with 0.5–11% of tin and 0.01–0.35% phosphorus. The tin increases the corrosion resistance and strength of the alloy. The phosphorus increases the wear resistance and stiffness of the alloy. Give the results I found went directly ...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Quickener
Replies: 14
Views: 765

Re: Steering Quickener

Thank you all for your input, lots to consider, haven't really started steering design yet.
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: LED Headlights
Replies: 34
Views: 2453

Re: LED Headlights

Two questions 1. What glass lens do you have? I have at least 4 different sets. 2. What did the light pattern look like with regular bulbs at 3'.
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Quickener
Replies: 14
Views: 765

Re: Steering Quickener

Jeff, I don't have any information on quickeners, just sales info, but when you said if I was going to install it upside down you got me to dig further. So is this correct 4:1 steering ration means 4 degrees of turning the steering wheel results in 1 degree of tire turn. BUT a quickener ratio is a d...
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Quickener
Replies: 14
Views: 765

Re: Steering Quickener

There have been many suggestions to convert from 4:1 to 5:1 steering pinion gear set. I calculated that a 4:1 hooked to 1.5:1 would give 6:1 - (2:1 quickener is out of the question). But have no experience with the feel of a 5:1 steering on T as being too much or perhaps room for a bit more. Not int...