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by Tim Rogers
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Jan-Feb 2021 FORUM has arrived !!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Jan-Feb 2021 FORUM has arrived !!!!!

...ok, I guess you mean the magazine.
by Tim Rogers
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Jan-Feb 2021 FORUM has arrived !!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Jan-Feb 2021 FORUM has arrived !!!!!

Jan-Feb 2021 FORUM? What am I missing?
by Tim Rogers
Fri Feb 12, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 50
Views: 1934

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

Thanks for the info Scott!

My question still stands- where is all the concern for the approved vaccines that combat other deadly disease? Why is it just covid?

Turn the TV off!!!

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by Tim Rogers
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 50
Views: 1934

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

"One of the keys to resuming our tours and other activities this year is going to be how many of us have gotten vaccinated against Covid_19" I'm curious to know why you are singling out the experimental (and unapproved) covid vaccine? Are you not concerned with all the other deadly diseases out ther...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I was warned about powder coating hubs and now...
Replies: 11
Views: 896

Re: I was warned about powder coating hubs and now...

Powder coating is overkill for a Model T and many applicators do not know what they're doing. Have to keep in mind when and how these cars were engineered and built...
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by Tim Rogers
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 50
Views: 1934

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

" in accordance with state law"

FYI- there are no laws anywhere in this country that require a US citizen to get a covid vaccination or to wear a mask...

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 50
Views: 1934

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

I wonder how the Horseless Carriage Club of America New England Gas and Brass Tour (or any other organization) can legally demand and acquire an individual's personal health information that is protected under HIPPA? How can one trust what they will do with this information? I'm pretty sure that den...
by Tim Rogers
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need A Discussion Regarding Coating Inside of Engine/Hogshead
Replies: 29
Views: 1148

Re: Need A Discussion Regarding Coating Inside of Engine/Hogshead

"A buddy of mine restores antique aircraft. Many of those aircraft engines used the glyptal in the crankcases but later found that it was contaminating the oil." "I don't think it makes much difference personally, unless you don't prep the block for it correctly and it peels off and stops up the oil...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need A Discussion Regarding Coating Inside of Engine/Hogshead
Replies: 29
Views: 1148

Re: Need A Discussion Regarding Coating Inside of Engine/Hogshead

Bruce- applying Glyptal to the inside of you engine and hogs head is completely un-necessary and will yield no measurable increase in performance. Use your common sense, why go through all the trouble of making sure that every last bit of petroleum residue has been removed from the interior of your ...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fix your car, Mister ?
Replies: 14
Views: 1292

Re: Fix your car, Mister ?

Love the line shaft going all the way across the back wall...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Jaxon Wheel Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 283

WTB - Jaxon Wheel Bolts

I need at least 4 Jaxon wheel bolts, 7/16 x 3 or 3 1/4- 1927 or 1928 chevy I believe. Let me know what you have!

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gaslight Drive Last Night
Replies: 8
Views: 570

Re: Gaslight Drive Last Night

Awesome! But I can't believe you haven't ditched the gas lights for a 6 volt alternator! :D
by Tim Rogers
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing alternator
Replies: 19
Views: 810

Re: Installing alternator

I swear to God- if vendors had a "bolt on" Ginsu knife set for the Model T people would buy it and champion it's greatness...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Lowered Axle Parts
Replies: 8
Views: 902

Re: WTB - Lowered Axle Parts

Still looking for a lowered front axle...
by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Bosch DU4 Newbie

I will be using this Bosch DU4 on my project but noticed this lose wire on the bottom- what should be done with it?


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by Tim Rogers
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021

Wrong- the Governor (who has no power over the citizens) probably advised folks to limit the number of people in large gatherings (probably even placed a number on it). The Governor NEVER canceled or closed any events as he/she does not have the authority to do so. Again- swap meets are canceled by ...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

Re: Chickasha Swapmeet 2021

FYI- no state Governor or the President has the authority to cancel this swap meet (or any others). If this meet is canceled it will be due to the organizers deciding not to have it. Too much misinformation going around...
by Tim Rogers
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Show Me Your Drum Balancing Mandrels!
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Show Me Your Drum Balancing Mandrels!

Going to balance my transmission drums and would like to see what you have used...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Ford Model T modification
Replies: 23
Views: 1399

Re: 1926 Ford Model T modification

Patrick- don't let that plate scare you! Keep in mind that a 12 volt conversion is not an "upgrade" and isn't trouble free. I would just repair whatever is wrong and continue using the excellent original ignition system...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - 21" Jaxon Split Rims
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: WTB - 21" Jaxon Split Rims

Hank- I need 2 rims to fit wheels that measure just shy of 2 5/8" wide. Hardware would be nice too...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - 21" Jaxon Split Rims
Replies: 2
Views: 208

WTB - 21" Jaxon Split Rims

Need at least 2 Chevy 21" Jaxon split rims for my project...

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by Tim Rogers
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Slingers- Yay or Nay?
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Oil Slingers- Yay or Nay?

Building an engine with an external mag and I have found some competing info on the forum concerning slingers. What do you think?


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by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Lowered Axle Parts
Replies: 8
Views: 902

WTB - Lowered Axle Parts

Looking for a lowered (3 inch) front axle and a lowered rear cross member as pictured:

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...Part II
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Crankshaft Balancing...Part II

Thanks Scott- I believe I understand now.
by Tim Rogers
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...Part II
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Crankshaft Balancing...Part II

Thank you all for your great input on my original post! However, based on the advice given, am I to understand that this counterweighted crank cannot be successfully balanced statically? If so, why?


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by Tim Rogers
Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Show Me Your Chevy Disc Wheel Setup!
Replies: 9
Views: 571

Show Me Your Chevy Disc Wheel Setup!

Looking for ideas on how to mount 21 inch Chevy wheels for a speedster project...

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...
Replies: 26
Views: 1822

Crankshaft Balancing...

For people in the know- should the crank and flywheel be balanced separately and then balanced again as an assembly or just balance the assembly only?
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by Tim Rogers
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are you thinking about LED lights for your Model T?
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

Re: Are you thinking about LED lights for your Model T?

No, my original incandescent setup works great...

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by Tim Rogers
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Repo electric horn advice requested
Replies: 16
Views: 835

Re: Repo electric horn advice requested

Why not just buy an original one?
by Tim Rogers
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?
Replies: 28
Views: 1085

Re: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?

I appreciate all the info, thanks! I'm in the market for a restored or fully functional clockwise DU4, let me know what you have...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?
Replies: 28
Views: 1085

Bosch DU4 - Correct For A Model T?

I want to install a Bosch magneto and have acquired the mounting bracket below. Are all Bosch DU4s the same or am I looking for something specific? Any help would be appreciated.

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Walker radiator
Replies: 18
Views: 1227

Re: Walker radiator

This belongs in the "Off Topic" section...

Lots of non T related threads all over the portion of the forum dedicated to "all things Model T"...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Dec 11, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: headlight lense for sale
Replies: 17
Views: 918

Re: headlight lense for sale

No typos- I offered him $5.00 and he countered with $500.00!

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by Tim Rogers
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is a Warford ???
Replies: 16
Views: 919

Re: What is a Warford ???

It's a common aftermarket add-on transmission for the Model T. Gives you under & over drive.
by Tim Rogers
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Lowered Crossmember
Replies: 3
Views: 349

WTB - Lowered Crossmember

Is someone still selling these? Would like to buy one...

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by Tim Rogers
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: For the Record - An Objection
Replies: 18
Views: 1306

Re: For the Record - An Objection

The "rules" mean nothing. It's a private club and the people in charge can do what ever they want. On the old forum I regularly posted multiple period photos on a daily basis to the delight of many forum members but someone complained because my posts moved their thread down the line and out of view...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dressed for Christmas and Covid
Replies: 6
Views: 979

Re: Dressed for Christmas and Covid

Mark- would like a close up of those mirrors, please.
by Tim Rogers
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Repairing a Broken Warford Case
Replies: 12
Views: 841

Re: Repairing a Broken Warford Case

Nice Henry!

Hopefully you have an "apprentice" that you are passing on all of your experience and methods to...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Dec 04, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in December
Replies: 41
Views: 3520

Re: What have you done with your T in December

So when can we start sending you our mag ring cores for rebuilding?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 19
Views: 1012

Re: Turn signals

Never understood how one obtains a sense of security and safety by installing directional signals on a Model T. I always use turn signals in my modern vehicles but never ever rely on them for safety nor do they make me feel secure.
by Tim Rogers
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2 up 2 down project
Replies: 23
Views: 1638

Re: 2 up 2 down project

Wow! This is going to be a great opportunity for someone!
by Tim Rogers
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fuel pump
Replies: 10
Views: 808

Re: Fuel pump

Never had a T start to stall on a hill as I always keep the tank full.
by Tim Rogers
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Compression test
Replies: 16
Views: 937

Re: Compression test

55 PSI would be nice...
by Tim Rogers
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Compression test
Replies: 16
Views: 937

Re: Compression test

Run the wheels off of it or do a complete rebuild.
by Tim Rogers
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Un-Distributor FS
Replies: 15
Views: 1602

Re: Un-Distributor FS

"stigma"?- please explain.
by Tim Rogers
Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A new day has arrived
Replies: 9
Views: 1168

Re: A new day has arrived

C'mon man!
by Tim Rogers
Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: muffler s - revisit...
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: muffler s - revisit...

In all the years I have owned and driven Model Ts I have never had one backfire- what am I doing wrong?
by Tim Rogers
Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low radiator- high radiator production cutoff
Replies: 18
Views: 728

Re: Low radiator- high radiator production cutoff

All you need to know is where the wire harness comes through the firewall- above or below the terminal block? No need to worry about pictures or measurements.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Do-it-yourself Santa
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: Do-it-yourself Santa

The new one looks great but it's the attention to details that matter...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: blown head gasket?
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: blown head gasket?

"is there a quick easy repair for until I have the time to change it?"

No.
by Tim Rogers
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator gasket question
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: Generator gasket question

I've installed them dry on many occasion with no problems.
by Tim Rogers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fuel Shutoff Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Fuel Shutoff Valve

Thanks guys. I don't know why but I wasn't sure after my last drive.
by Tim Rogers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fuel Shutoff Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Fuel Shutoff Valve

Need help! Can't remember which position is "OFF" on this style valve. Lever pointed at carb or pointed at fuel line?
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Thanks!
by Tim Rogers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the best way to start a T?
Replies: 11
Views: 674

Re: What is the best way to start a T?

Jonah, Based on some of your previous posts it seems like your car is hard to start- am I correct? If this is true you need to do some trouble shooting because Model Ts are not hard to start. Below are some things that will cause hard starting issues: * low compression * poor fuel delivery * faulty ...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crank modification????
Replies: 29
Views: 1708

Re: Crank modification????

The position of the hand crank is dependent on the position of the engine crankshaft. Bending, twisting or re-drilling the hand crank will not alter this fact.

As stated earlier, with the ignition off just position the hand crank where you want it by rotating the crankshaft.
by Tim Rogers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crank modification????
Replies: 29
Views: 1708

Re: Crank modification????

If everything is up to snuff on your engine it will start easily with a quarter turn of the crank. Are you having trouble getting it started? Some things to consider: * do a compression check- Ts are notorious for worn out vales and seats. 55 PSI per cylinder would be great * prime the engine prior ...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HP At A Minimal Cost
Replies: 14
Views: 1085

Re: HP At A Minimal Cost

Pictured is my intended result so it's not going to be a heavy car and speed is not my goal- just more grunt at the throttle...
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by Tim Rogers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crank modification????
Replies: 29
Views: 1708

Re: Crank modification????

Jonah- I'm not entirely sure what you are asking but the hand crank has no defined position. You can position it wherever you want prior to starting the car.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HP At A Minimal Cost
Replies: 14
Views: 1085

Re: HP At A Minimal Cost

Thanks everyone.

High compression head vs. high compression pistons? Keep in mind the engine is out of the car and completely disassembled.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HP At A Minimal Cost
Replies: 14
Views: 1085

HP At A Minimal Cost

For the guys with Horse Power experience:

I have been collecting parts for an economical engine build with increased HP and here is what I'm thinking...

* weld-on crankshaft counter weights
* model A manifolds
* aluminum domed pistons
* external magneto
* entire assembly balanced

Am I wrong?
by Tim Rogers
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re: 1915 cut-down touring - Project update
Replies: 14
Views: 782

Re: 1915 cut-down touring - Project update

Very, very nice! This is how wood beds are supposed to look (or painted black). Stained and urethaned beds look like furniture or kitchen cabinets.
by Tim Rogers
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wilcox auction?
Replies: 19
Views: 1306

Re: Wilcox auction?

Now we know the current value of a Model T...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gonna do it !
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: Gonna do it !

When you do it be sure to paint the bed black to match the body, otherwise it will look like you have a huge kitchen cabinet on the back of your car.

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Who is this in this ad??
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Who is this in this ad??

It's not pirating, stealing or illegal- the image is in the public domain and free for anyone to use.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pate Swap Meet.....canceled
Replies: 11
Views: 884

Re: Pate Swap Meet.....canceled

It's beyond me why, at this point in time, this would be cancelled. Things will never change and get back to normal until people stop being sheeple.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Re: Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...

Thanks Tom. I'm wondering if it would fit the 23 stanchion firmly as well.
by Tim Rogers
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...

...mirror on a 23, 24 or 25 Runabout windshield stanchion. Is it solid with minimal vibration ?


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by Tim Rogers
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: These Days Are Numbered...
Replies: 4
Views: 806

These Days Are Numbered...

...leaves will be turning soon.

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by Tim Rogers
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Different....
Replies: 21
Views: 2002

Re: Different....

Sorry, but these don't appear to be real. Has anyone seen these in person?
by Tim Rogers
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s going on here?
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

Re: What’s going on here?

Peaceful protest...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fresh mag ring?
Replies: 29
Views: 2345

Re: Fresh mag ring?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A brand new 26
Replies: 14
Views: 1611

Re: A brand new 26

Factory wheels? :?:
by Tim Rogers
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB a fonctional used Magneto
Replies: 7
Views: 1197

Re: WTB a fonctional used Magneto

Mario, your request does not make sense. Below is a Model T magneto assembly:

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hot No Start
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: Hot No Start

Valve clearance? Hmmmm...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: July 23, 1903
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Re: July 23, 1903

It may have been FMC's first sale but Henry Ford's previous companies sold many production vehicles prior to this.
by Tim Rogers
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear Axle Rebuild Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1140

Re: Rear Axle Rebuild Question

Gene, because you spelled "axle" correctly I have faith in your abilities to get the work done properly :D
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Evans Coolant
Replies: 26
Views: 2626

Re: Evans Coolant

Sorry, but a water pump on a T does not necessarily result in cooling- this is an ongoing myth...

Circulating water does not universally result in cooling the engine. That's why it's called a "pump" and not a "cooler".
by Tim Rogers
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Evans Coolant
Replies: 26
Views: 2626

Re: Evans Coolant

"A water pump to move coolant will decrease temperature regardless of what you put in as coolant"

Please explain...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Restoration woes.
Replies: 3
Views: 900

Re: Restoration woes.

Applying paint to body panels and pieces is the very last thing that is done during a restoration. The body should be assembled prior to painting to avoid what has happened in your situation.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kevlar band lining sets
Replies: 28
Views: 3536

Re: Kevlar band lining sets

Susanne, the answer to your question is simple. The drums were designed to have cotton applied to them- not something like Kevlar which is 5 times stronger than steel. It's not rocket science- cotton and Kevlar are 2 totally different materials. It's similar to having almond "milk" in the dairy cool...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 runabout hood rod clasp screw
Replies: 10
Views: 1278

Re: 23 runabout hood rod clasp screw

All of a sudden this thread has become less entertaining...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kevlar band lining sets
Replies: 28
Views: 3536

Re: Kevlar band lining sets

Kevlar bands possess the ability to destroy your drums (and transmission)- why risk it?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?
Replies: 27
Views: 2784

Re: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?

"I am afraid that this might change the character of the car an devalue it. Would it actually do that?" Yes, It will most definitely change the character and value of the car. If your car is unreliable it's not because of the 6 volt system. Fix what's broke or worn out and you will have restored th...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 4181

Re: Fall Hershey

Scott- Well said! The nonsense surrounding this 'pandemic" is ridiculous. It's inconceivable to me that so many Americans buy what the media and government "officials" are peddling. Too many people are willing to go along with the blatant infringement and trampling of their rights. * 655,000 people ...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!
Replies: 13
Views: 1960

Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!

Hard to imagine that Robert Weighton was alive when the first Model Ts were hitting the streets...

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by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 4181

Re: Hershey news

Frank- It appears that you are like many other Americans in that you are completely unaware that no SINGLE elected or appointed individual in Federal, State or local government has the authority to instruct free citizens to do anything. The President, state governors, county executives and mayors in...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 4181

Re: Hershey news

"There is nothing fake, or political, about 100,000 lives lost and counting."- agreed, however...

Fake: the "pandemic"
Real: the unconstitutional actions taken by powerless "officials" that are killing our economy

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by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 4181

Re: Hershey news

I am incredibly disappointed to hear this as I look forward to the event every year. It absolutely amazes and scares me that we are allowing government "officials" ruin our lives. These people have zero authority to tell us what to do and this fake pandemic is nothing but a political maneuver to rem...
by Tim Rogers
Sun May 17, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The new I timer
Replies: 20
Views: 2734

Re: The new I timer

Wait a minute- you mean the I timer isn't wired to the carb? :lol: Some folks just can't let a Model T be a Model T...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed May 06, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: yet another misfire diagnosis
Replies: 31
Views: 3585

Re: yet another misfire diagnosis

I have never understood why folks insist on installing those needless and unsightly paper fuel filters. They are totally useless on an original fuel system. Perhaps it's a lack of understanding of what a sediment bulb is and how the fuel delivery system works on a stock T?

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by Tim Rogers
Wed May 06, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Source of 6 Volt Battery
Replies: 32
Views: 2882

Re: Source of 6 Volt Battery

It's a myth that group 1 six volt batteries are hard to come by- any place that sells batteries have them.

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