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by katjack78
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Emergency brakes converted to service brakes
Replies: 20
Views: 807

Re: Emergency brakes converted to service brakes

Bruce.....I thank you for taking the time and effort to share your rear brake upgrade. Your results look very carefully executed. Certainly has to provide a marked improvement to the standard "push and pray" Ford foot brake......Regards, John
by katjack78
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We lost another one
Replies: 28
Views: 2097

Re: We lost another one

While I did not personally know Herm, I followed all his posts and respected his experienced opinions. This will be a great loss to our hobby community. My condolences to his family.....John Jackson
by katjack78
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster engine rear main sealing (Non T trans)
Replies: 12
Views: 970

Re: Speedster engine rear main sealing (Non T trans)

Dan.....I thank you very much for posting your photos on dry clutch conversion. There are of great help......John
by katjack78
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Model T Friend Dies.
Replies: 9
Views: 1456

Re: My Model T Friend Dies.

Bob,
So sorry for the loss of your dear friend. It is very obvious he meant a lot to you by your dedication to drive your model T to his funeral during a snow storm as a sign of great friendship. I am sure your friend would have greatly appreciated your loyalty.......Regards, John
by katjack78
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need help on this mystery cylinder
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

Re: Need help on this mystery cylinder

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Mark........I have used UCF machine shop in Carlisle, PA with excellent results. The shop foreman is Mike McCommon........Regards, John Jackson
by katjack78
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: McLaren Wires and Universal T Drivers --- Years of Tire Trouble
Replies: 41
Views: 3772

Re: McLaren Wires and Universal T Drivers --- Years of Tire Trouble

One thing I noticed that will cause the problem you are having is the use of rubber stems. I believe you can eliminate your cut stems by changing to metal stem tubes with bridge washers, locking nuts, dust covers. I run Firestone (black) tires with metal stem tubes on 30x3-1/2 Buffalo wheels using 6...
by katjack78
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Rebuild by Kohnke Rebabbitting
Replies: 14
Views: 2928

Re: Transmission Rebuild by Kohnke Rebabbitting

Herm.....I want to personally thank you for taking the time to document and share your techniques for transmission rebuilding. It is greatly appreciated.......John Jackson
by katjack78
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virginia State Inspection
Replies: 32
Views: 3841

Re: Virginia State Inspection

Good 'ole Virginia, the communist state as the truckers refer to it. I too used to live in Virginia until I went off to college in 1968. I guess the cop would prefer you replace the Plexiglas with original plate glass like it originally had back in the day? Do you have a windshield wiper? I know whe...