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by YellowTRacer
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Larry Streeter contact info
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Larry Streeter contact info

Trying to locate Larry senior or Jr.?

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Very dark day. Howard is gone.
Replies: 45
Views: 2010

Re: Very dark day. Howard is gone.

Humble Howard's youngest son Tim asked if I would post the attached Celebration of Life announcement. It will be held at The Covenant Presbyterian Church 607 E. 3rd St. Long Beach, CA. 92683, on December 14, beginning at 11:AM. Lunch follows in the Fellowship Hall.
by YellowTRacer
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Very dark day. Howard is gone.
Replies: 45
Views: 2010

Very dark day. Howard is gone.

Howard Genrich, aka Lucky 7 died yesterday afternoon. Decorated WW11 Hero, retired science teacher, legendary model T speedster friend that pretty much touched us all. I was honored to have him as my riding mechanic in our annual endurance runs for the last 15 or so years. Nothing will be the same. ...
by YellowTRacer
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Someone must have a good fender
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: Someone must have a good fender

I think I have one (not sure if it's right or left side) but I'm not sure if there's any original paint on it. It's old paint and black, I suspect very old repaint I may be able to see it tomorrow to verify right or left side and I'll shoot a couple of pictures if you're interested. Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Extreme Trivia
Replies: 8
Views: 1031

Re: Extreme Trivia

Hey Larry, wrong title for this post. A lot of people that love authenticity are going to miss it This is great stuff. Should have been labeled for purists, or the title I like to use, for the Authenticians, those of us that love correct authentic minor details. Thanks for this post. Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Grease for air pump for fuel tank
Replies: 6
Views: 423

Re: Grease for air pump for fuel tank

Right or wrong I've been using 30 wt. engine oil for 50+ years with no problems. Learned it from the old timers

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Headlight bulb non-starter
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Headlight bulb non-starter

I ran a #1009 bulb for the magneto lights in my 1920 ice cream truck I don't remember what kind of bulbs that I first installed in 1965 but they didn't last long and neither did subsequent replacements. Then in around 1972 I put in these 1009 bulbs (I don't know any other description, volts, watts, ...
by YellowTRacer
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fan Problem
Replies: 12
Views: 658

Re: Fan Problema #4

You're running your fan belt way to tight. Scott hit the nail right on the head in his first paragraph. With the engine shut off I can reach in, put a finger on the fan blade and spin it and the blade will turn 3 or 4 inches. I just keep it tight enough to turn the pulley on the water pump (if it ha...
by YellowTRacer
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Three to One Gears
Replies: 15
Views: 1028

Re: Three to One Gears

Well, as usual I'm the wierdo. I love 3 to 1 gears. Had them in the ice cream truck (car chassis) dead stock engine other than aluminum pistons, 2 spd Ruckstell. I love long drives in my cars/trucks, and don't like overworking the engine. For me the good outways the bad. Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 12 v Aahoogah Horn
Replies: 7
Views: 398

Re: WTB 12 v Aahoogah Horn

I have an original (twenties) that along time ago I paid $120.00 for thinking that it was a 6v. I'll let it go for the same price I paid plus shipping.

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How much grease do I need?
Replies: 15
Views: 958

Re: How much grease do I need?

Hey Bud, please explain what your definition of "semi modern car" and "modern hub seals" is. My car runs 1915 era wheel hubs with original style felt seals Not sure what others are running. Allan, glad to hear that I'm not alone. With today's "supersonic' greases we can extend some of HF's original ...
by YellowTRacer
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How much grease do I need?
Replies: 15
Views: 958

Re: How much grease do I need?

I'm a little reluctant to respond here because I'm so far off base compared to most of you with my attention to lubing my Model Ts. I'll stay strictly to lubing Old #4 because I drive it the most. I think I checked and repacked my front wheel bearings (stock wheel hubs and bearings) in 2008 before w...
by YellowTRacer
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 294
Views: 20110

Re: Foto of the Day

Sorry, this isn't a Ford but I love the picture. Taken on April 18th at around 4:45 AM in the morning as we annually drive to San Francisco to attend the 1906 earthquake commemoration ceremony in our 06 Locomobile with lights a blazin. The event is held at Lotta's Fountain (where these pictures were...
by YellowTRacer
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stewart speedometer chains
Replies: 4
Views: 563

Re: Stewart speedometer chains

My guess is that the problem lies in your speedo swivel gears.

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: KampKar for sale One of two originals
Replies: 30
Views: 2728

Re: KampKar for sale One of two originals

Harrah's Kampkar came from Piedmont/Oakland, CA. I was bidding on it at the estate auction held in Berkeley, against Harrah's buyer (a lost cause for me) and I dropped out at I think $625.00 so he got it for $650.00. Since the locals knew I was a model T nut, I got a call from a horseless carriage f...
by YellowTRacer
Wed May 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is this 18% game to steep fore a Model T to descent down?
Replies: 14
Views: 1307

Re: Is this 18% game to steep fore a Model T to descent down?

Old school. You drive down a hill in the same gear that you would drive up it. And continually press hard on the low pedal so no band slippage! Problem solved!

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Wed May 08, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: More Ruckstell info
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

Re: More Ruckstell info

Guys, this is just FYI. i've been running the same Ruckstell in my race car Old #4 for 51 years. I like the single grease fitting idea but have to agree, it's a little overkill. I shift my Ruckstell a lot and after all this time the shifter rod is a little loose in the housing and it still shifts fi...
by YellowTRacer
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Golden Gate Model T Tour, June 3rd
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Re: Marin County and San Francisco June 3rd Tour ?

Not sure I can find the time but I like the format and I'll try if you don't mind locals participating.

Ed aka #4
by YellowTRacer
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Professional Appraiser
Replies: 5
Views: 779

Re: Professional Appraiser

I was trying to avoid commenting on this but as a professional motor vehicle appraiser I feel the need to set the record straight. The fair market value of a vehicle has nothing to do with how much you paid for the vehicle, how much the seller was asking or what the value guides state. It has everyt...