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by TWrenn
Sun May 31, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: old photo
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: old photo

I see quite a few axle housings buried in there. Of course all the rims easily seen. Man that's a pretty good sized boat propeller too, looks like what we used to call a "hard water situation". :lol: No easy task getting that thing up on the pile. Wonder what it was off of ...
by TWrenn
Sat May 30, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Set of white 30 x 3 1/2 tires.
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: WTB Set of white 30 x 3 1/2 tires.

Good luck! Hope ya can find some, cause word has it white tires are all but gone forever. Doesnt sound like the Asians are gonna make them anymore. I've been waiting for a year for a pair of warranty exchange and it seems hopeless.
by TWrenn
Sat May 30, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Want opinions on new 30 X 3 1/2 tires
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: Want opinions on new 30 X 3 1/2 tires

Steve...I read that same paragraph from Blockley.
I looked far and wide for 30x3, did not see it listed. Maybe they're still in development or just haven't upgraded their website. Still have to wonder about shipping cost though.
by TWrenn
Sat May 30, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??

David, that's a good question. I had my local glass shop do that, and it worked okay. Maybe touch base with them first. Is your car a 13 or 14? As you saw above I suspect, a guy in CA has a 14 windshield to part with, I'm assuming he means top and bottom...May wanna check into that first if you have...
by TWrenn
Sat May 30, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Want opinions on new 30 X 3 1/2 tires
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: Want opinions on new 30 X 3 1/2 tires

Okay, it's great they have the 30x3.5", at $165 US, not a bad price, but of course it'll probably be $65 per tire to ship.
Then, they don't show a 30 x 3 tire....so what're ya gonna do? The fronts of the '12 need 30 x 3.... Just saying.
by TWrenn
Sat May 30, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "I promise you this, pal..."
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: "I promise you this, pal..."

John, thanks for sharing that wonderful, touching story. Sad that it is, it's good you have memories of the better moments.
May he rest in peace, may you get your flivver soon. God bless young man.
by TWrenn
Fri May 29, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??

Well if it isn't too late, see what their return policy is.
by TWrenn
Fri May 29, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dressing/Protection for Black Tires
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: Dressing/Protection for Black Tires

Good point John, but something tells me todays "stuff" may have something else in it. Whow knows, I'm just not taking any chances.
They didn't use it "back in the day"...so why start now? LOL
by TWrenn
Fri May 29, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: 1914 Windshield from Speedway Motors??

Nope neighbor! (I'm in N.Central Ohio!)....but, if they're made in the good ol' USA they can't be all bad, can they?? :)
by TWrenn
Fri May 29, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Social Distancing Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Social Distancing Tour

Aww heck..so did our club last Saturday! Started out with 6 cars plus one modern...ended up with 5 at our destination as the last car got a flat tire. Good thing for the modern car following!
In the group photo my 13 is far left...and did Russ fall down or just checking something? LOL
by TWrenn
Fri May 29, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dressing/Protection for Black Tires
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: Dressing/Protection for Black Tires

I can't remember the details anymore (nothing new there) as it was several years ago, but the guy who put the tires on my previous Ford pickup truck vehemently said that any and all "tire treatments" are detrimental to the rubber. That's all I can remember. But he went into detail, and certainly sou...
by TWrenn
Thu May 28, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS..1926 Hood
Replies: 0
Views: 173

FS..1926 Hood

Posting this for a friend. Very nice hood for a '26.
$275 plus shipping from 44870. Call or text Tom at 419-656-5909. Prefer PayPal. Thanks.
by TWrenn
Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We’re moving
Replies: 12
Views: 1145

Re: We’re moving

Good eye Scott! Frankly, I don't pay that much attention to the details! Upon looking further for a change, looks like
all 4 tires are that way, but you already knew that!! :D
by TWrenn
Thu May 21, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brass "conversion"
Replies: 20
Views: 695

Re: Brass "conversion"

It'd be a waste of time in my book, don't know why anyone would even bother. Just look for a brass car of your choice and
budget and buy it.
by TWrenn
Thu May 21, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Breaks on my caw
Replies: 11
Views: 643

Re: Breaks on my caw

I just figured Susanne has a case of Coronaquarantineitis!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed May 20, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Before and After
Replies: 7
Views: 540

Re: Before and After

Holy crap! What a gorgeous transformation! Spill your guts buddy!...What kind of paint, engine work, etc. etc. etc. If you're willing to divulge "private info"...how much did this empty your wallet? Just curious. If you're idea is to flip it then of course you can't give away your "profit margin". B...
by TWrenn
Tue May 19, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You need "Informed Delivery" from Post Office - particularly with virus making the rounds
Replies: 4
Views: 472

Re: You need "Informed Delivery" from Post Office - particularly with virus making the rounds

I have had Informed Delivery for over a year now. It's great. Just nice to know what's coming, especially out in the sticks where the mailbox is "free game" for idiots passing by maybe wanting to score a quick treasure. Or just aggravate us. That way if something's missing, you can check with the P....
by TWrenn
Mon May 18, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Our Buckeye treasure
Replies: 22
Views: 1267

Re: Our Buckeye treasure

Allan, I did that. I did a letter writing campaing, etc. Of course, I have no idea of how many people followed through on their promise to send letters. I guess it is what it is. BTW Tim & Joe...with all due respect, and humor of course!...that picture sort of blinded me by "the shine"!! :lol: Actua...
by TWrenn
Mon May 18, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Our Buckeye treasure
Replies: 22
Views: 1267

Re: Our Buckeye treasure

Ditto to everyone. I tried twice to get him nominated for the Rosenthal award with no success. Don't know why. :( And yeh Tim, the "other hobby evidence" is right there, aint it!! Maybe others just missed it? That cat is a hoot BTW. His shop is too cool, for all the stuff he has, he can find everyth...
by TWrenn
Mon May 18, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Windshield and glass replacement help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: Windshield and glass replacement help needed

Mike, do what Allen just said. Let those who deal with it daily handle it. It's worth the money. You break your glass once, maybe twice, trying to install it, now you've spent more than what it would be to let them do it. I've done two sets of windshields through the glass company and no regrets.
by TWrenn
Sat May 16, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The new I timer
Replies: 20
Views: 1094

Re: The new I timer

Aaaaand the debate begins!!! ;)
by TWrenn
Wed May 13, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Finally got a nice day after 19 rotten days in a row. After running errands in town met up with a T buddy and off we went, social distancing in separate cars of course! Was a great afternoon.
by TWrenn
Tue May 12, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question re Dizzy points
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: Question re Dizzy points

Mark & Leo, I basically agree with you. However, given past experience, after trying the "leave it be" thing, I have found myself with trouble well into the season. Preventive maintenance is just that...repair/replace before it breaks. With the hope of course it makes it through the full year also! ...
by TWrenn
Tue May 12, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Paint for hood.
Replies: 9
Views: 471

Re: Paint for hood.

Whoops! Thought I was responding to Ien!! My bad! Hope he sees this all eventually!!
by TWrenn
Tue May 12, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Paint for hood.
Replies: 9
Views: 471

Re: Paint for hood.

True. But a Google search should get you what you want. Concept is just a "run of the mill" Urethane enamel. Anyone should be able to produce it I would think. Good luck to you. I will admit also, in previous posts where one guy showed the excellent results from just a good old rattle can of applian...
by TWrenn
Tue May 12, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Teach ‘em young
Replies: 4
Views: 453

Re: Teach ‘em young

Nice pics, but the family in the top photo sure doesn't look happy. In fact, the dad looks downright mean. Wonder if that's some sort of military garb, left over from WWI? Maybe the memories of that awful time are still showing on him. Sadly, the kids don't look any happier. At least the girl in the...
by TWrenn
Tue May 12, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Paint for hood.
Replies: 9
Views: 471

Re: Paint for hood.

As expensive as it is, I now prefer PPG's Concept, it sure puts out a nice finish, pretty easy to use, and seems to be as close to "Model T black" as it gets. Something that small, you can use one of those Preval spray units with great success. I've painted large parts of cars with it and they look ...
by TWrenn
Mon May 11, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1912 Pie Wagon
Replies: 10
Views: 966

Re: 1912 Pie Wagon

Yeh, at first I wasn't too fond of them. Maybe 'cause they wouldn't fit in a "normal" garage.
But now with a barn and a 12.5' door, I'd love to have one. They are definitely unique looking.
by TWrenn
Sat May 09, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mike Copperthite would like this!
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Mike Copperthite would like this!

I use AOL for my homepage. On the scrolling newsfeed up came this pic of Copperthite's company's Pie Wagon. It accompanied a story on some guy named Strausse...from Indiana..supposedly the inventor of pie or something like that. No other pic of the pie wagon in the story though. And of course its si...
by TWrenn
Fri May 08, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Well Bill, at least they knew what they were saying.
Too bad the '13s & '14s didn't keep the "all brass" look going,
but I know for money reasons it had to be.
by TWrenn
Fri May 08, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Source of 6 Volt Battery
Replies: 32
Views: 1132

Re: Source of 6 Volt Battery

Steve, I sure hope the idiot at your local farm store isn't allowed to VOTE!!
Man there's a lot of stupid out there. :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed May 06, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Bill, your sidelights would be correct for your engine number. Your '14 is a very early one. About mid-point to even late '14 the so-called "built in" bracket lights showed up. Re your horn..I believe yours should be the oval mount, but since your '14 is an early one, it too may have the round mount...
by TWrenn
Wed May 06, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question re Dizzy points
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: Question re Dizzy points

I don't have a dizzy on my Ts, but when I had a Model A, of course it did.
From that experience, I would recommend replacing the points and condenser every spring just as a matter of
preventive maintenance. It's not that expensive. Just my humble (?) opinion!
by TWrenn
Mon May 04, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

According to the encyclopedia the 666 were also used on the '13s, along with a few Victors, Browns and Corcorans.
His triple-6 (I hate the actual number) should be considered okay.
by TWrenn
Mon May 04, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Forgot something about your nice looking sidelamp...the bracket. Does this lamp slide onto a separate bracket, or is the bracket "integral" to the lamp? Cause '13s lamps slide/clamp onto the bracket. The lamps with the so-called built-in bracket are '14. A few '13s are seen with them, probably due t...
by TWrenn
Mon May 04, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Darin, the "argument" if you will about the horn is almost like the argument about oil. Yes, plenty of cars, probably very early '13s had all brass horns, I suspect they were leftover from late '12s. But in the spirit of "correctness", it is generally assumed to follow the Judging Guidelines, not ju...
by TWrenn
Sun May 03, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

I was able to gather a nice bunch of club members for a 2 hr. Sunday drive, not bad since I sent the text out Saturday! We had spectacular weather finally. I will apologize right now as I'm positive no matter what I do my pics will be sideways!! One will be Jim Riedy and his faithful passenger, Cham...
by TWrenn
Sun May 03, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This car is Beautiful - have a look
Replies: 18
Views: 1668

Re: This car is Beautiful - have a look

If I didnt k ow better I'd say the chauffeur is Captain Smith from the RMS Titanic!!
Beautiful car.
by TWrenn
Sat May 02, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 4106

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Yep, like Dave & others...I DROVE them! 2 trips in the Fordor, then after supper a trip out in the country in the '13 Touring. Fantastic. Finally a warm day!! Next week, definitely Fordor weather again. After previewing I see again we're laying on our side! Uff. I've tried correcting it to no avail,...
by TWrenn
Sat May 02, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Richard, I would say yes, probably for a late '12, definitely for a '13. It looks all brass, with the body painted black.
My early '12 had an E & J taillight which was about the same other than the font securing handles, and was all brass. It was gorgeous.
by TWrenn
Sat May 02, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Scott is correct, that is a correct '13 horn, and thankfully mounted correctly also!! (Used to be a thorn in Royce Peterson's side!) However, I really believe that the machine screws were not "factory". Maybe Larry Smith knows better, as he's probably got more '13 knowledge than anyone around. The J...
by TWrenn
Fri May 01, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCI. July Tour 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Re: MTFCI. July Tour 2020

Yep, it is a shame. Whole new world of "normal" we're gonna face this summer.
Thanks for the post.
by TWrenn
Fri May 01, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - E&J Model 666
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: 13T - E&J Model 666

Not an expert, but the judging guidelines do call for the 13's horn to be Black and brass. Mine also was all brass, and believe me it killed me to have to paint it mostly black to fall in line with the guidelines. But having it judged at an International Annual tour, (it got the "gold"), it was wort...
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass radiator
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Re: Brass radiator

Bob, it would be helpful if you indicate whether it's a round tube or a flat tube. Just a thought.
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We lost another one
Replies: 28
Views: 1912

Re: We lost another one

Didn't know him from Adam, but what few posts of his I've read, seems like he knew his stuff, and also wasn't afraid to express his opinion. My kind of guy. I'm sure he will be missed. RIP.
by TWrenn
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS-KINGSTON L4 CARB
Replies: 0
Views: 199

FS-KINGSTON L4 CARB

Kingston L4 carb, spray needle in great shape, has the good float needle valve, not that crappy Gros valve. $100 plus shipping from 44847. Estimate it to be $15. PayPal preferred so I can reimburse any ship overcharge easier. Will take check or M.O. though. PM or drop me a call or text at 419-271-54...
by TWrenn
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old gas
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Old gas

I would also take that gummed up carb, and soak it completely in a can of lacquer thinner. There's not much to these carbs,
and soaking it for a day in that just might be what the doctor ordered. I'd definitely try it. I've done it with success. And of course, you'll have to repaint it!!
by TWrenn
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--3-BOLT MUFFLER SHELL
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: FS--3-BOLT MUFFLER SHELL

Sold to Dale. Thanks Dale & MTFCA!
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Rear Differential Oil
Replies: 19
Views: 879

Re: 13T - Rear Differential Oil

If it's possibly (and quite probably) still got the original "tar like goop" in it as I've encountered in a couple of '12s and a '20, frankly no amount of diesel fuel and draining will clear it out adequately. This crap is almost like tar. IF that's what it's got in it, and you should be able to tel...
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy to be out and about
Replies: 7
Views: 608

Re: Happy to be out and about

Makes two of us. But chilly today with a stiff NE breeze off Lake Erie, but plenty nice in the Firsor. Sure glad I bought this car!
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--3-BOLT MUFFLER SHELL
Replies: 2
Views: 343

FS--3-BOLT MUFFLER SHELL

3-bolt muffler shell kit. 3 bolts included...threads could tolerate a little TLC but are repairable with minimal effort. $25 plus shipping from 44847, est. at $12. Prefer PayPal, so if I owe a refund on shipping overage it is easier. But will take check or M.O. Call or text 419-271-5405. Thanks!
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--KEROSENE TAIL LAMP
Replies: 0
Views: 215

FS--KEROSENE TAIL LAMP

Got a pretty decent kerosene tail lamp o ha e no use for. I suspect it's for '17 on up to where kerosene lamps were discontinued. It's an Edmund & Jones. Restore it or can be used as is. Lenses need a bit of cleaning, but no big deal there! $65 plus ship from.44847, est. at $15. Prefer PayPal, so if...
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2 dozen bottles of wine later
Replies: 9
Views: 658

Re: 2 dozen bottles of wine later

Rich, just sniffing the all those corks would get me drunk!! :lol: :oops:
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Re: 1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?

The picture of the public notice sure gives credence to the old saying "Everything old is new again" doesn't it? Sheesh.
Interesting sign hanging from the guys neck in the pic below it..."Wear a mask or go to jail"...wow. They meant business didn't they?
Interesting pics Dom, thanks for posting.
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tim Wrenn's 1913 Touring Wins Gilmore Award
Replies: 15
Views: 659

Re: Tim Wrenn's 1913 Touring Wins Gilmore Award

Thanks again fellas! Makes one feel real good during times that can easily get ya "down"!! She is my pride and joy for sure! And runs smooth and quiet as a mouse. Wayne, interesting you said that, and of course thank you! I sent a pic of "the three" to my good friend in Germany, she basically said t...
by TWrenn
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I'm back on the road.
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: I'm back on the road.

You definitely picked the right time for knee surgery. Glad you're doing better and back on the road. Stay healthy and safe.
Nice of the truck driver to slow up for you!
by TWrenn
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tim Wrenn's 1913 Touring Wins Gilmore Award
Replies: 15
Views: 659

Re: Tim Wrenn's 1913 Touring Wins Gilmore Award

Awwww, shucks. Thank you both! :)
by TWrenn
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First Start of the Season Fuel Mixture Problems
Replies: 15
Views: 666

Re: First Start of the Season Fuel Mixture Problems

I agree with John. Shouldn't have to run at all with the choke pulled any way out once it gets going. Check your timing, clean your plugs, did you put stabilizer in the fuel last fall...because you SHOULD. Trust me, it works! That ethanol is hard on fuel systems. I bet ur carb is buggered up with ba...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--Switch wire harness
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: FS--Switch wire harness

SOLD! Thanks Bill & MTFCA
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--8-wire harness
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: FS--8-wire harness

SOLD! Thanks Jimbo & MTFCA
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted 1916 tail light, door latches and strikers.
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Parts wanted

Is this what you need for a lamp? $50 plus ship, est. $15. Prefer PayPal. Call or text me 419-271-5405. Thanks.
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--Switch wire harness
Replies: 2
Views: 159

FS--Switch wire harness

Nice clean almost new switch wire harness. Wires check out with continuity and are marked. Retail $26, gimme $15 plus shipping and it's yours. Ship est. at $9 in the flat rate box I think. Prefer PayPal, easier to reimburse ship overcharge if necessary. Check or M.O. of you dont have P.P. Call/text ...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS--8-wire harness
Replies: 1
Views: 155

FS--8-wire harness

Practically new 8-wire harness for 26-27, part #5041E. Probly could be used with earlier models. All wires test good continuity. Running around $50 in vendors. $30 plus shipping from 44847, estimated at $10. PayPal preferred, makes it easier for me to reimburse any ship overcharge. Will take check o...
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Almost There
Replies: 14
Views: 782

Re: 13T - Almost There

Last one, I promise!! :lol: If I'm not mistaken, the wood hood shelves should be black, as also should the hood former be. Again, it's in the Judging Guide. Also, the repro firewall should've had the "slot" cut in it where the steering column opening is.
Good night!!
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Almost There
Replies: 14
Views: 782

Re: 13T - Almost There

Okay, boy I must be blind!! :lol: :shock: .... I see the horn IS on the outside!! Don't know why it looked like under the hood on the one pic, never looked closely at the others. So, that said, technically it should be mostly black, with just the front screen/cover being brass. At least that's what ...
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Almost There
Replies: 14
Views: 782

Re: 13T - Almost There

Well one thing that jumps out, and it's really not all that bad, as they are stronger, is that the pan looks to be the later wide-nose pan. Like I said, not the end of the world. Interesting that the horn is under the hood, I guess some were, maybe depending on the model year. That said, even if it ...
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Thanks Jim...don't know why it wouldn't work right for me...I rotated it, and figured it would rotate upright...NOT!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Headed to one of our many breakfasts at the "world famous" Havanna Tavern...the one with the floor that slopes about 26" from one end to the other. No kidding!! We have a great time there, usually just the guys. Somehow sitting at a long set of tables is a lot of fun that way, you can see everyone e...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low compression.
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: Low compression.

Well I'm no expert mechanic by any means, but looks like a ring job's in order. And also an oil change!!
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s wrong with this picture?
Replies: 13
Views: 871

Re: What’s wrong with this picture?

You're hogging the wheel, and even though the girl looks too young to drive, she's chomping at the bit to drive!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Head Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Head Issues

Looks like it's on backwards. Look at the semi-circular holes in the block vs. whats on your gasket. That's the tell-tale.
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

That's a pretty little church Wayne! Here's three of us on an early spring tour coupla years ago, on South Bass Island, Ohio, a.k.a. "Put-In-Bay". PIB is actually just the little village on the island. Everyone calls the island Put In Bay instead. Some people don't even know the correct name of the ...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 1411

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

Correct me if I'm wrong, which I usually am, trouble with Zoom is, it costs money per month. Unless of course you "mooch" on their 14 day free trial!! :lol: But it is a good idea. Maybe I'll still register, maybe I'll just pick it up on YouTube. I love YouTube!!! Frohe Ostern gentlemen! Happy Easter...
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

I believe this was our last club tour the end of Oct. '19. Had another breakfast with several other guys who couldn't finish the morning with a nice little fall tour, at this neat little ramshackle bar called Havanna Tavern. We always have a blast there. The floor in the area we eat literally has a ...
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T pics
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Re: T pics

I just looked at the middle picture again, this time paid more attention. Great example of exactly how the top boot for the '14, and also the '13 should look like with the little "flap" along the front part on the side. So many re-pops do not have those. Mike from Classtique will produce them that w...
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T pics
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Re: T pics

Well I do like the middle one of the '14, but yeh the bottom one speaks volumes of survivorship! They drove the fenders
right off of that poor thing!! :o
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your whole family
Replies: 26
Views: 1832

Re: Lets see your whole family

Hey Bobby! Nice picture!! Sure looks like a nice car. Oh yeh...my "old Christine"!!! She looks great. So do you and the Missus.

Tim, leave it to you to come up with a funny one!! Loved it. You're giving Perry Kete a run for his money!!
The other Tim
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Here's mine for today. Coupla years ago got brave, and it was getting toward the end of the season, so I decided to take
my now former '20 Runabout for a spin to the local big box hardware store, down a usual busy road. No problem! Everyone
loved seeing the car, gave me plenty of space.
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Thanks Wayne!! I will try to remember to do that on the next submission!!!
Then watch, it'll end up sideways differently as it would otherwise post "normal"!! Always my luck!
But I will preview it first and go from there.
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Dan...I love the UP, Mackinac bridge and the island and St. Ignace. Never had a T there, but would be a thrill crossing the bridge in one. Meanwhile, heres a tour pic from last year in a bit more sedate fall setting!
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1909 Touring photo
Replies: 10
Views: 797

Re: 1909 Touring photo

Rather interesting too is how low the top sits on the rear when folded. I always saw pics where it was obnoxiously high up, impeding one's rear vision severely.
by TWrenn
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Two years ago, a quick pause at the village Railroad Station.
by TWrenn
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An interesting video of a European Model T journey
Replies: 19
Views: 861

Re: An interesting video of a European Model T journey

Thanks Jeff! Heckuva video. Seldom do things hold my attention that long!! Pity the production crew, outside across frozen fields, up high on hills, filming that car as it went by, presumably in a chill factor well below zero! Crazy if you ask me!! :lol: Wonder how he fared in Deutschland, that coun...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T pictures prior to social distancing.
Replies: 9
Views: 811

Re: Model T pictures prior to social distancing.

Here's a classic example as to why Ohio led the nation in shutting down schools to make sure there WAS social distancing!! But, they had a super great time. This was a while back when our local club hosted a Model T school. I do feel bad for the kids, who more than likely will not finish school in t...
by TWrenn
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Attaching Data Plate 1913 Touring
Replies: 6
Views: 399

Re: Attaching Data Plate 1913 Touring

Either teeny-tiny brass slotted screws, or teeny-tiny brass nails.
Good luck trying to hang onto them! Buy extra, you'll need 'em!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)
Replies: 12
Views: 976

Re: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)

Ahhhh, Perry Kete! I should've known!! Problem is I'm way too gullible for my own good! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Thanks for trying Wayne!! I always was weird!! Only goes my pics are too!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 240
Views: 7539

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

Took Clarabelle, my '13 Touring on the MTFCI annual tour in 2016 to the Finger Lakes in New York State. Great time. Beautiful scenery everywhere. Probly some of the best touring country this side of the Mississippi. But then, I haven't been to that many areas, so who knows! Dang it! Sorry it went si...
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Good Statements for Our Well Being!
Replies: 14
Views: 1006

Re: Good Statements for Our Well Being!

Back when I was the Facilities Manager at a local school, I was thrust into one challenge after another. I loved it. Most of 'em anyway. The challenge of also dealing with the public was probably the worst! But one thing it taught me, was to never back down from a challenge. Still don't. I don't lik...
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: a garage mate for our '21 T?
Replies: 8
Views: 920

Re: a garage mate for our '21 T?

Oh, the thought of it!! Say it aint so Tommy!!! :lol:
Just kidding. Buy it and enjoy it. It'll keep your T's "in-line"!!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)
Replies: 12
Views: 976

Re: Nice Day For A Swim (photo)

I agree Wayne. No River Ferry would be that wide anyway, back in that day. Some were lucky to be wide enough for one car,
let alone two. Just a good old fashioned flood. Good thing these old cars sat up so high...looks to me the water would
just barely be touching the underside of the engines.
by TWrenn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus
Replies: 17
Views: 1077

Re: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus

Nice to hear someone now agrees with what I've said all along! Ethanol gas is S--t! It draws water to it! It turns your gas yellow with age. That's one way of telling when it's going bad. As for my T's, yes I lay them up with this stupid stuff. I can't afford Ethanol Free fuel, frankly. What I have ...
by TWrenn
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: GOOD NEWS IN DIFFICULT TIMES: $5,000 Donated for Scholarships! EVERY MTFCA MEMBER SHOULD READ THIS!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Re: GOOD NEWS IN DIFFICULT TIMES: $5,000 Donated for Scholarships! EVERY MTFCA MEMBER SHOULD READ THIS!!!

That IS fantastic! That's what makes this country a GREAT country. People always ready to step up to the plate and help share in their fortunes. I only wish I had the ability to duplicate the same. God bless whomever it was that donated this!
by TWrenn
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1916 or earlier wire harness routing pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 612

Re: 1916 or earlier wire harness routing pictures

Except the otherwise fantastic photos show the harness running above the choke wire, whereas Royce's pics show it running
underneath it. Just thought I'd mention it. Frankly, makes no difference to me, but others might care. As often is said, "do what you want, it's your car!"
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Curtains Drawn (photo)
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: Curtains Drawn (photo)

Great pic Tim! Gotta be South Bend Indiana of course! Lousy, cold weather. Note the radiator blanket on the one car.
And the poor paint condition on all of them. I doubt that is salt residue, as I also doubt they used it back then like they do now.
Love the great pic quality.
The "other Tim" :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction
Replies: 13
Views: 995

Re: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction

Nice batch of pics Jim! Thanks!
Makes me wonder if my beloved Clarabelle, my '13 Touring which was a Minnesota car, might have come
from that dealer. From what I've learned, it's always been in the Minneapolis area.
by TWrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New old tool for the workshop collection
Replies: 20
Views: 1439

Re: New old tool for the workshop collection

Jeff, I hate to be a Negative Nancy, but frankly I have never ever felt the need for any such tool. I've had 4 engines out, used different ways on all, the first one, I just lined up the position of the U-joint to the square hole at the end of the tranny, and (fortunately for me, cause I was all alo...
by TWrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1762

Re: Massacre (photo)

Good though Jim! I also noticed these cars sure did not look like junkers to me!
Still a shame, patriotism or not. High respect for those people if indeed that was the reason though.
by TWrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: Model T Insurance

I'll chime in again, as I did on the post from "Pep C Strebeck" did... just be sure whoever you choose, covers your car if you ever "provide it" for things such as a charity event, festival event, etc. where you are providing passenger rides, be it pro-bono, or any exchange of funds transpires. Most...
by TWrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1762

Re: Massacre (photo)

Absolutely sacraligious!! (sp?) So hard to believe so many cars would be trashed like that. Man, think of all the parts
we could be cannibalizing today!!