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by Michael Peternell
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Another White for Rich Eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Another White for Rich Eagle

Good eye Rich!
15th from the end of 1919 production.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Another White for Rich Eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Another White for Rich Eagle

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And another White for Rich!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Another White for Rich Eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Another White for Rich Eagle

Whitebird pass. Driving lowboy grossing a couple hundred thousand pounds and looked down on single engine airplanes flying in the valley below.
Odd sensation.
by Michael Peternell
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1924 Hood shelf question
Replies: 25
Views: 581

Re: 1924 Hood shelf question

Billdizer,Spencer In wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:52 am
Dan, I once heard a description "he's so dumb, he don't know if his ear holes are punched or bored" !
The way I heard it, it wasn't an ear hole!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1915 Speedster
Replies: 12
Views: 1659

Re: FS 1915 Speedster

That is a steal! Your offer of a discount to a young person is awesome! Maybe post it on a more hot rodder site? Kids look at what there dad's do.
You maybe able to bring one to the dark side! No distributor!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Running without coolant?
Replies: 17
Views: 778

Re: Running without coolant?

https://youtu.be/NKyQ_twyPMA
My example. Reassembled engine from 4 donor engines. Not exactly ideling. The man that did the work is running it. I'm the guy at the end smiling out loud!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Running without coolant?
Replies: 17
Views: 778

Re: Running without coolant?

If your stock engine can't idle a couple minutes without coolant before burning up you have a bigger issue than no coolant.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOME T STUFF FOR SALE--CENTRAL N.H.
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: SOME T STUFF FOR SALE--CENTRAL N.H.

Why is everything I would like to have always on the opposite side of the continent. Just a frustrating thought. Frank Made me think. Google searched population Arizona 1915. Answer: hardly had a population. Kind of like looking for prairie tractor parts on the east coast but different. No offense ...
by Michael Peternell
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator drain petcock
Replies: 18
Views: 541

Re: Radiator drain petcock

"Never" and "always" will never go unpunished. Said a wise mine to me! You nailed it Jeffery!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: EARLY WISHBONES
Replies: 23
Views: 848

Re: EARLY WISHBONES

I get why the geometry of the wishbone on top is a bad design. Just asking if there are any recent examples of failure's on our modern day roads? In the day roads were a bit different. Just asking.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Prices going down ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1677

Re: Prices going down ?

Well played Stan!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Matching Grant for the MTFCA ends on Tue Nov 10, 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: Matching Grant for the MTFCA ends on Tue Nov 10, 2020

I did a quick search of the MTFCA sight for membership numbers. Estimated 7500 in 2018. So if half the membership threw in a 10 spot that's a $75,000.00 dollor donation! Seems like a no brainer to me!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Tree hugger
Replies: 34
Views: 1502

Re: Tree hugger

Just think of nrg given off from our wives heat flashes. Not harnessed! Not funny I know. But my wife would give me the finger and laugh.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: removing engine from a 15 roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: removing engine from a 15 roadster

Oh gosh! Please don't! It took me a good part of a day the first time. A few weeks later only a couple hours.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: removing engine from a 15 roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: removing engine from a 15 roadster

Don't over think the "lift". A good pry bar and two 3/4" pieces of wood and two pieces of 1 3/4" wood. Neal's advice is spot on!
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: removing engine from a 15 roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: removing engine from a 15 roadster

If the firewall is the same as a touring you will. The pan ears won't clear it. I believe there's another post discussing the same thing.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1920 Cleveland six model 40
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: 1920 Cleveland six model 40

https://youtu.be/NKyQ_twyPMA
Here is a link to the first start up.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 t speedster
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: 1914 t speedster

And what makes it a ‘14 ? The hood former perhaps or maybe the repop oil filler cap. So they made bitsas way back in the 50s too. Won't argue that a bit! Just that there's a lot of bitsas sold that brought a lot more with absolutely no provenance. I thought the chassis modifications were interestin...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 t speedster
Replies: 5
Views: 567

1914 t speedster

https://nixonauctioneers.proxibid.com/F ... n/57154706
Wow!
This sure seems like it was a deal!
by Michael Peternell
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: BOSCH outside magneto mount for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 1033

Re: BOSCH outside magneto mount for sale

Only one left if Tim got my email.
by Michael Peternell
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mystery Engine. Need help Identifying
Replies: 19
Views: 1096

Re: Mystery Engine. Need help Identifying

Live in Minnesota. You can tell the nastiest German/Polish/Scandahuvian joke and everyone gets it!
by Michael Peternell
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re installing engine
Replies: 19
Views: 532

Re: Re installing engine

Are you going to install the engine in the frame and roll the frame under the suspended body, or install the motor onto the frame with the body already mounted on the frame? I assume the latter, in which case, disconnect the body and all fuel and steering column connections from the frame and raise...
by Michael Peternell
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alternate History Question 2: Modern Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Alternate History Question 2: Modern Model T

It looks exactly like the cheapest new Ford car you can buy today. Unless the company learned absolutely nothing from Henry.
by Michael Peternell
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dutch traffic in 1927
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: Dutch traffic in 1927

That's fascinating. Weet je nog wel, oudje? What strikes me in this film is the same thing I see in films from that period in the U.S. Pedestrians seem constantly to be wandering into the street and crossing the street, picking their way among the moving motorized vehicles. Also children who today ...
by Michael Peternell
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1920 Cleveland six model 40
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: 1920 Cleveland six model 40

Lot's of Cleveland hubcaps around. I've never seen a brass one! Very cool!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1920 Cleveland six model 40
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: 1920 Cleveland six model 40

Yes it did! They were also the first car's I ever collected. I truly thank for the opportunity Rudy! Without the little nudge from you I'd probably still be a tractor/engine guy! I'm really starting to like this automotive thing. Doesn't take a lowboy to move your toys! You start mowing the grass ye...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: oil gage ID - Thanks Jay!
Replies: 1
Views: 240

Re: oil gage ID - Thanks Jay!

Hope all is well with Jay and his tribe. I've spent more than I should have from him. Made this comment before. The only thing wrong with Jay's stuff is it has no shelf life! Better get it when you see it.
by Michael Peternell
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1920 Cleveland six model 40
Replies: 10
Views: 669

1920 Cleveland six model 40

I got a pair of them a few years back. A bit rough.
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Three parts engines later and a great friend l have this.https://youtu.be/NKyQ_twyPMA
by Michael Peternell
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gasoline Evaporation "Tip"
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Re: Gasoline Evaporation "Tip"

My first thought is if it actually evaporated out of the tank it would be a lacquered up mess. Both tank and carb. IMHO.
by Michael Peternell
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camerons swap meet new date and other changes
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Camerons swap meet new date and other changes

Gonna happen Rudy! We talked about it this weekend!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Options for spark ignition for twin plug heads
Replies: 24
Views: 928

Re: Options for spark ignition for twin plug heads

Very cool Mr Anderson. What is the new build?
by Michael Peternell
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camerons swap meet new date and other changes
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Camerons swap meet new date and other changes

got10carz wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:12 am
This is a great swap. I travel 300 miles to be there. If the weather is good, lots of good rust shows up.
Hey Steve!
You should bring along some of your extra goodies and Rudy too!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS real nice set of hassler shocks
Replies: 3
Views: 612

Re: FS real nice set of hassler shocks

Ouch! Says everyone that baught a full set roached for the same money at a flea market!
by Michael Peternell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory gas pedals. Sold
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Accessory gas pedals

Zoomed in a bit, cool radiator for sure! Got a smudge of JB Weld on it. Should wipe off with a tissue. Seriously an interesting radiator! Great for tractor conversion!
by Michael Peternell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory gas pedals. Sold
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Accessory gas pedals

Zoomed in a bit, cool radiator for sure! Got a smudge of JB Weld on it. Should wipe off with a tissue. Seriously an interesting radiator! Great for tractor conversion!
by Michael Peternell
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory gas pedals. Sold
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Accessory gas pedals

Gas pedals? What gas pedals?
by Michael Peternell
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch 3 gear aluminum cross drive magneto
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Bosch 3 gear aluminum cross drive magneto

I'm asking about the gear noise. The first one I purchased center gear was really worn/ sharp. Replaced it with a very good one. Less noise, but still some.
Pumped it full of grease helped a bunch. Still a bit of noise. I have nothing to compare it to. Any insight would be appreciated!
by Michael Peternell
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Still in Minnesota
Replies: 10
Views: 377

Re: Still in Minnesota

I get around a bit in Minnesota. I'll try and get some updated pictures. My '17 jetta just turned 205,000.
Awesome pictures! Story about the pictures origination?
by Michael Peternell
Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Let’s go to Minnesota
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: Let’s go to Minnesota

BobP wrote:
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:27 pm
I just had my original sign redone on my 1916 Ford garage in Kenyon Mn. It was completed yesterday by Mike Meyer signs from Mazeppa , Mn. Note the sign is exactly as it appeared in 1916 including the colors and size. It features Firestone red sidewall, black tread tires.
Very cool Bob!
by Michael Peternell
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: any photos fro Bob Peterson's swap meet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: any photos fro Bob Peterson's swap meet?

Really fishing here. There was an older couple there who had a pair of rebuilt DU4 Bosch magnetos. I believe they were from out of state.
Anyone remember or know them? Might have been from Nebraska?
Thanks for your consideration.
Mike P.
by Michael Peternell
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bay to Birdwood
Replies: 6
Views: 475

Re: Bay to Birdwood

1255 entries!!! Has to be an awesome event! Any pics of the 1240 some other cars? Obviously not one at a time.lol!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 63
Views: 2206

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

As told to me by a local moonshiner from central Minnesota. " I was walking through the woods as a young boy with my grandpa's single shot 22. All of a sudden two wolves were coming at me. Not sure what to do, I drew my hunting knife from my belt and threw it at a tree between the two wolves. It stu...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

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Brass era 5-10 Avery. Belongs to my youngest brother.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Brass era Avery
Replies: 2
Views: 327

Brass era Avery

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by Michael Peternell
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T related
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: Model T related

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Funny you should mention that!. This also will not be on display at Pioneer Day's.
by Michael Peternell
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T related
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Model T related

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Not sure if it's even Model T related. Bought it from a great friend that didn't come to Albany Pioneer day's this weekend.
Your thoughts on it's original purpose?
by Michael Peternell
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Re: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING

I am a General Contractor. I am booked out through next June. When this COVID business hit, people stayed home more, saw work they wanted done, and set my phone on fire. It's been insane. On top of that, since I employ vets, I called my vet recruiters with various agencies. All have been pulled off...
by Michael Peternell
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS Simmons/Wizzard straight through carb
Replies: 6
Views: 867

Re: NOS Simmons/Wizzard straight through carb

If it has original decals almost has to be NOS. Restoration externally would devalue IMHO. Nice piece!
by Michael Peternell
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 63
Views: 2206

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

In the Stutzman thread on the General Discussion forum, Steve Jelf made the comment that something was "pretty far-fetched." My grandfather often used the expression (generally in response to something I had told him). I still use it occasionally, but probably not as often as it was used in days pa...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo - Salmon Idaho 1913?
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: Old Photo - Salmon Idaho 1913?

Hauled big dozers and equipment out of Stibnite to a job in Salmon Idaho. As the crow flies not that far, as the lowboy goes along ways!
One of the prettiest parts of our country! Unless you're grossing a couple hundred thousand pounds! Both were breathtaking!
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T's in Duluth.
Replies: 3
Views: 502

Re: Model T's in Duluth.

Lol! Did the train museum and ride than drove a couple miles and watched a ship go through. Aquarium in the morning!
Model T mind's must think alike!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T's in Duluth.
Replies: 3
Views: 502

Model T's in Duluth.

Taking wife and kids up north this weekend. Any T guys in the area with things to suggest?
Tried googling things but everything is adds. Looking for local insight.
by Michael Peternell
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Tractor Conversion Hubs
Replies: 18
Views: 1597

Re: Model T Tractor Conversion Hubs

So Mr Weiss, inquiring minds want to know. What's the manufacturer? My guess monkey Ward's?
by Michael Peternell
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Tractor Conversion Hubs
Replies: 18
Views: 1597

Re: Model T Tractor Conversion Hubs

Your gears are in great shape. One tooth light and a flange heavy for Shaw. Worth twice what you are asking if the right guy wants them.
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New Shaw gears. I do not have any for sale. Not trying to highjack an add!
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ad-on brakes
Replies: 38
Views: 1537

Re: Ad-on brakes

Newbie question to add a twist. Rubber on the road when stopping. Not much there? Has to a point of diminishing returns.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts Illegal?
Replies: 33
Views: 2214

Re: Model Ts Illegal?

I know that Model T Fords are the pride and joy of hundreds of thousands of owners today. They are driven regularly, cared for, and shown off every day by many people. But it would seem like the poor car is getting left behind. And I'm not talking about them becoming obsolete by 1927. Just last wee...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts Illegal?
Replies: 33
Views: 2214

Re: Model Ts Illegal?

I know that Model T Fords are the pride and joy of hundreds of thousands of owners today. They are driven regularly, cared for, and shown off every day by many people. But it would seem like the poor car is getting left behind. And I'm not talking about them becoming obsolete by 1927. Just last wee...
by Michael Peternell
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shout out for Smith and Jones
Replies: 7
Views: 754

Re: Shout out for Smith and Jones

Hello I am glad some one is happy with "Smith and Jones". A few years back I ordered a $9.95 book from them which shipping weight was about 6oz.I was charged $13(+/-) shipping. When I called about the shipping charge I was told "If you do not like the charge then do not buy from us". and they hung ...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles
Replies: 21
Views: 1655

Re: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles

Love the compressor drive on the rear wheel. Agreed! I would assume the wheel would be jacked up and the compressor ran. Photo appears to show the belt off the pulley so a bit posed. Would be an awesome build for someone! I remember the picture being posted before. It was long enough ago I thought ...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in August ?
Replies: 52
Views: 3664

Re: What have you done with your T in August ?

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Decalled a T! Didn't do a search on the site but guessing not many post's.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...
Replies: 24
Views: 1886

Re: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...

Watch out Mr Jelf,
If you get any calls from Zip Strip call an attorney!
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...
Replies: 24
Views: 1886

Re: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...

Oh gosh Mr Jelf! A sweaty shirt did that!
by Michael Peternell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Buick barn find
Replies: 42
Views: 6738

Re: 1916 Buick barn find

Well...... I disassembled the rockers and pulled the lifters “roller type”, cleaned and greased. Very little to no moisture pits. All the valves as were the lifters were either sticky or stuck. Everything went together nicely. Tried to crank engine, it’s still stuck. I think my next step is to drop...
by Michael Peternell
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Thanks Michael. Very happy to have this power unit injected into this puzzle. :) Of course it doesn't run. Stuck. Valves are all loose tho. Rod, nice 8N. And a working tractor! :) I think I can dare post this... Last piece in my very centric puzzle. "Eccentric" if you're like me. ;) Early 20-35 Twi...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

All in fun! But got a visual in my mind's eye. Now that would be patina! A little blood and guts on the edges. Again I apologise!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 23
Views: 10360

Re: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

Personally if posted and I want it I'll pm or email. Cool new repops are fun to say I'll take one ! Be sure to follow through. That said, anything more than a few hundred dollars doesn't need to be posted unless you're trying to impress someone.
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Playin in the shop today...
Replies: 45
Views: 5258

Re: Playin in the shop today...

Awesome workmanship!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

Very well built! Check out the front axle. Definitely not a half scale model of it but a serious
attempt was made!
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by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

I took the new owners to check out their car. Doesn't seem to be any buyers remorse!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

I am just finishing a pretty thorough restoration on my Model T go cart. I would not consider myself an expert, but have had mine completely torn down and put back together. What kind of questions did you have? Mostly along the lines of history and who made them. No real mechanical questions but th...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

There was a company in the late 50's and 60's that were making these shriner cars, Briggs motor, can't remember all the details... but no T's were harmed during the operatation of these vehicles. Pretty sure you are are spot on. Guy I bought from dated it by the engine his brother rebuilt. ' 78. ??...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Shriner T's

Got one today. Did a bit googling, mostly complete. Guessing like most things someone knows everything about these.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Staude Tractor Conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 1580

Re: Staude Tractor Conversion

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Mine is waiting for an engine in the works. No hitch to show. Powered by a 625 watt bulb for now.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And this tractor in Arizona...
Replies: 11
Views: 2320

Re: And this tractor in Arizona...

TractorGlenn wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:49 pm
This tractor is a unique homemade tractor but it is not a commercially manufactured attachment or conversion.
You are very correct! But if Emerson ever built a conversion that would be it.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shriner T's
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Shriner T's

Shot in the dark, but hoping there's a Shiner T guru in our bunch. Anyone?
by Michael Peternell
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Damn Pigeons
Replies: 7
Views: 1102

Re: Damn Pigeons

Parked in a abandoned silo for an hour? Or there's a seriously pissed off pigeon. Did you call a pigeons mom a bad name? :D :D
by Michael Peternell
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The “almost” tour
Replies: 13
Views: 1602

Re: The “almost” tour

Rob wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:17 am
Michael, could we look Into it next year?

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That would be great! Looking forward to hearing from you folks next year!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS WATER / OIL PUMP COMBINATION
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: FS WATER / OIL PUMP COMBINATION

Very cool! Please post a few more pics of the oil end. Put a small glass oiler on it for priming. Uber cool on a speedster.
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The “almost” tour
Replies: 13
Views: 1602

Re: The “almost” tour

Hope this doesn't post twice. If you folks can find the Albany pioneer grounds I'll open the buildings! About 12 miles north of that biker bar you mentioned! IMG_20180721_151412.jpg IMG_20180721_151412.jpg if you Google the show you can check it out. There have been sitings of a Osloso on the ground...
by Michael Peternell
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The “almost” tour
Replies: 13
Views: 1602

Re: The “almost” tour

If you folks want to find to find the pioneer grounds in Albany. About 25 miles north. I'll open up the buildings. We had to cancel our show so it would be great to have people come and look anyway!
by Michael Peternell
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Racing.
Replies: 55
Views: 3440

Re: TT Racing.

I can almost hear it! Amish drive by shooting. TT paddy wagon in hot pursuit! Klik klop klik klop bang! Gerr! Here I come. Pow bang floating valves!
by Michael Peternell
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 178
Views: 27858

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Was the wire wheel in the foreground part of your haul? Are the other 3 hubs and wheel centers on the chassis? Acquiring a full set of hubs and wheel centers is 90% of the effort when it comes to converting a car to wire wheels. The rims are almost always toast, and don’t plan on using the spokes f...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 178
Views: 27858

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

As found in the wild! 2016 Not really found but allowed to purchase. 11109.jpeg A pair of 1920 Cleveland six model forties. Both engines were rotted through the oil pans in the dirt. IMG_20161113_132732114_HDR.jpg IMG_20200405_134509.jpg two more parts engines from 2 other states and four years and ...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Very cool power unit Duey!!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

I know I can swing that! Dad would love it!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Wow, that line up is what tractor collector's dreams are made of. I think I can identify most of them. Here goes, from front to rear; 30-60 Rumely Oilpull E 30-60 Rumely Oilpull E 30-60 Hart Parr 45 Mogul 30-60 Aultman & Taylor 30-60 Aultman & Taylor Twin City 40 40-80 Avery 30-50 Flour City 35-70 ...
by Michael Peternell
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

I know I can swing that! Dad would love it!
by Michael Peternell
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

You're right Rudy! Don't think dad would let that one be adopted just yet!
by Michael Peternell
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Just saying. Any of the gentleman that are members are more than welcome to pick one to drive. Just have to show up the second weekend after labor day.. if you really want to come and play , there is a definite a adopt a play option!
by Michael Peternell
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Nathan Pederson wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:34 pm
Michael, Impressive group!!! Albany Pioneer Days is really something to look forward to.


My Grandpa's 27 D and sawmill.
This year I did some sawing on the 4th.
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Very nice! As used, displayed is , is the best!
by Michael Peternell
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Hey there Michael, did that ‘ol reed venturi Tillotson downdraft ever work out for your dozer?? Or maybe just good for a few parts? Hope it went to good use... going to have time this year to try it. We cancelled the show a couple weeks ago! This covid thing is maddening. I do so appreciate you hel...
by Michael Peternell
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 5297

Re: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice

Gotta love this site/thread! Like asking what oil to use. Difference is not so much opinions but life lessons. So many great responses! Looking at the car I would assume wheels and rear axle have been taken care of.? I'm a serious newby also! Until recently all my T's had at least 2 steel wheels min...
by Michael Peternell
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 81
Views: 6651

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

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Part of our collection.
by Michael Peternell
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Splitdorf aluminum 3 gear cross drive magneto
Replies: 5
Views: 1831

Re: Splitdorf aluminum 3 gear cross drive magneto

Hey Rudy!
You are correct. Here in Minnesota we're still restricted to 250 people at a gathering. LOL!!!
by Michael Peternell
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Child Car Seats, Lets hear how you've installed
Replies: 10
Views: 1183

Re: Child Car Seats, Lets hear how you've installed

You're between a rock and a hard place - trying to talk sense to an ex who doesn't get old cars and wants to use your kid and the old car hobby to "get back" at you is like tinkling into the wind... Because now that she's "aware" I'll bet dimes to donuts next time you take your son for a ride, she'...
by Michael Peternell
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Enclosed Trailer Dimensions
Replies: 13
Views: 2021

Re: Enclosed Trailer Dimensions

I am also in the process of ordering an enclosed trailer. Some place there was a discussion and 7' 3" door and interior clearance was mentioned as a minimum for transporting a T. I can't find it back. Is 7' clearance enough? Seems that's more readily available.