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by Mel King
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Trans cover 13-15 FS
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: Trans cover 13-15 FS

How about $100 plus shipping? MEL.
by Mel King
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Trans cover 13-15 FS
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Trans cover 13-15 FS

Nice 13-15 cover with C and R pedals $ 125 pick up only. MEL.
by Mel King
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trans cover
Replies: 5
Views: 602

Trans cover

Is 13-15 trans cover the same but the pedals? MEL
by Mel King
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re-spoking wood wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 1168

Re: Re-spoking wood wheels

I just sent my hubs and fellows to Callimers wheel Shop in PA,he did agreat job and was reasonable. MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Heavy conn rods
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Heavy conn rods

Who would rebabbitt heavy rods and return them ? MEL.
by Mel King
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another question
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: Another question

What I meant is the disc drum slides on the main shaft instead of presses on like the later ones with the three washers .MEL.
by Mel King
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another question
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Another question

I have run into two 1915 trans with brake drums that have the big bushings and the clutch disc drum does not press on and they both were running. Has anybody else run across this? Oh,and they are not worn . MEL.
by Mel King
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Connecting rod side play
Replies: 13
Views: 1477

Re: Connecting rod side play

Thanks for all the advice . MEL.
by Mel King
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Connecting rod side play
Replies: 13
Views: 1477

Re: Connecting rod side play

Whoops! There it goes! :lol: :lol:
by Mel King
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Connecting rod side play
Replies: 13
Views: 1477

Re: Connecting rod side play

The reason I asked is the ones in my 15 have up to 60 tho side to side play on almost new babbitt . MEL
by Mel King
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Connecting rod side play
Replies: 13
Views: 1477

Connecting rod side play

Does anyone know what the rod side play should be on a rebuilt engine that has not been run much ? What is it suppose yo be originally? MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F S 1 Pr. 1923-5 front pass. fenders Sold
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: F S 1 Pr. 1923-5 front pass. fenders

Bob, sent an email. Let me know 757-636-2473. Thanks MEL.
by Mel King
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 4580

Re: Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas and save journeys. MEL. ;) ;)
by Mel King
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 4580

Re: Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas and save journeys. MEL. ;) ;)
by Mel King
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 4580

Re: Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas and save journeys. MEL. ;) ;)
by Mel King
Sun Dec 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 engine
Replies: 4
Views: 668

1915 engine

What would the price of a complete 15 engine cost if parts bought separately to replace the one you have Including trans and pan? MEL>
by Mel King
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB reverse drum and gear
Replies: 2
Views: 418

WTB reverse drum and gear

I just bought one on ebay ,it turned out to be cracked. so I am looking again for areal nice one that will not break the bank. MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: installing demountable rims
Replies: 16
Views: 1572

Re: installing demountable rims

What should the torque be on Hayes rims? MEL.
by Mel King
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 884

Help needed

I have tried to mount my 30 inch clincher tire on my rim and between my back and wrong tools I can not do it ,is there anybody that could help me in Portsmouth, VA ?.I could pay a reasonable amount. MEL. :(
by Mel King
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 77
Views: 9177

Re: What have you done to your T in October?

I promised some pics of Lucille ,here is a couple . What do you think so far :?: MEL.[image][/image]
by Mel King
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 77
Views: 9177

Re: What have you done to your T in October?

I just painted Lucille, our 15 roadster bright canyon red like my wife wanted . She got it ! :lol: :lol: It has a long way to go to be able to drive ,but it is a start . I asked ones that saw both which one they liked better ,and Lucille got more votes ,I wonder why? Vernon is a lot more along ready...
by Mel King
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1925 firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 932

Re: FS 1925 firewall

Sold ,thanks mtfca. MEL.
by Mel King
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 17-25 runabout body
Replies: 15
Views: 1677

Re: WTB 17-25 runabout body

Call Charley Shaver he might still have parts, he built Vernon and Lucille for me so all I had to do was the outer body work and paint ,he does not do body`s but he might still have parts. 23&15 roadsters. MEL.
by Mel King
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 8644

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

More pics.[image][image][image][/image][/image][/image]
by Mel King
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 8644

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

I do not know if this counts ,but I was showed how to post pics from desk top . I also got my firewall on and bought Firestone tires and EEC tubes.[image][/image]
by Mel King
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1925 firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 932

Re: FS 1925 firewall

[image][/image]Here are close ups. MEL
by Mel King
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1925 firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 932

Re: FS 1925 firewall

TTT
by Mel King
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1925 firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 932

FS 1925 firewall

I believe this to be a firewall that has not been on a car except on my my chassis until I found out it was the wrong one for my car. I am asking $150+shipping. MEL.[image][/image]
by Mel King
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 11838

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Here is a couple of pics. i said i would try to post. MEL.
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by Mel King
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: Firewall

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Here is a picture of a 1925 firewall I would like to sell. $150 for shpping
by Mel King
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 11838

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Thanks to Hank I finally got the correct firewall on Vernon .It looks new .I wish I could post pics. to show you,I think you might agree maybe. The wiring is 40+years old tho , it still looks great . :D :D :lol:
by Mel King
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

Bob I sent pm but have not heard from you. MEL.
by Mel King
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

I wish I could post pics but I am not computer savvy . I was going to use it on my 15 until I found out it was 12-13 . No cracks or holes, bead blasted,primed, it has the groove for the felt seal. It is 3:54 MEL.
by Mel King
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

TTT
by Mel King
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inner Tubes
Replies: 47
Views: 4414

Re: Inner Tubes

What about EEC tubes? They seem to be pretty thick rubber. MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inner Tubes
Replies: 47
Views: 4414

Re: Inner Tubes

What about EEC tubes? They seem to be pretty thick rubber. MEL.
by Mel King
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 11838

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Are you shore they are not your T`s fenders? :lol: :lol: MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 4 firestone 30x30 1/2 tire and five rubber stem tubes for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1227

Re: 4 firestone 30x30 1/2 tire and five rubber stem tubes for sale

Why did you change them and how old are they? MEL
by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

TTT
by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Firewall

Like new 1925 firewall to sell or trade for same high late 23-24 firewall,prefer to trade . MEL
by Mel King
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

FS 12-13 timing cover

12-13 timing cover bead blasted & primed $40 + medium flat rate . MEL. :)
by Mel King
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 14168

Re: What have you done to your Model T in July?

I finally got the rest of vernon's pants on and he looks good with them on. :lol:
by Mel King
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

Bolts ,clamps,lacing sold .Thanks, MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 434

A thanks

A thank you to Forum members who helped me .Thank you for time and info. I was able to get the left rear iron ,and now I can put the rest of Vernon`s pants on. :lol: :D MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

I have an electric tail lite that fits on a blade type mount that I will take $40 for it. MEL.
by Mel King
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

TTT
by Mel King
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB fender iron
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: WTB fender iron

Thank you very much for all your help , I have one coming so Vernon can have the rest of his pants on . MEL.
by Mel King
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB fender iron
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: WTB fender iron

What would you sell it for, and could you send a pic
by Mel King
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB fender iron
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: WTB fender iron

It is the longer 12 inch iron, sorry I do not know how to post pics.
by Mel King
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magnet bolt torque
Replies: 1
Views: 461

Magnet bolt torque

Just how many ft. lbs. should the magnet bolts be? Thanks.
by Mel King
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB fender iron
Replies: 6
Views: 895

WTB fender iron

Does anyone have a 24-25 coupe roadster left rear fender iron that I could buy? MEL
by Mel King
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Re: Parts for sale

Let us try this , timing gear, manifold clamps, windshield hinge , shackles , motor mount ,timing cover shipped to your door.
by Mel King
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2907

Parts for sale

26-27 clutch drive bolts 4 for $4,fiber cam gear $35, 24-27 manifold clamps 6 for $20, 4 to 1 steering gears?$10, 25 door hinge $20, 15-16 left windshield hinge $20, 12-13 timing cover $40, 2 sets rear and 1/2 set front 15-16 shackles $110, 26-27 front motor mount $35, 17-27 shell lacing $3/50, 15-1...
by Mel King
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 14460

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

I finally was able to paint Vernen's rear fenders after about a week working on them even they are nos from over 40 years ago. The right one went on great because of the correct iron. I have to buy a left one for 23-25 coupe roadster to put the other on . I also got my rear wheal back and on . :lol:...
by Mel King
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear fender irons
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Rear fender irons

I started to put my rear fenders on my roadster and it lacked 1/2 inch or more at running board too close.Then I saw a difference in length, one was 10+1/2 the other was 12 from base to flat where the fender bolts on. They have not been bent. I thought they were the same length from 15 -25. :? :? Wh...
by Mel King
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: what would you do ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1069

what would you do ?

I have a 7 -18 -15 block that has 1/4-1/4 chip at the top of a bore and the machine shop said they could not fix it . It also has a crack about 2inches above the cam going across the timing valley about 3 inches long. Other than above it is rather basic machining . One thing I do not get is it is st...
by Mel King
Mon May 13, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spring shackles
Replies: 6
Views: 1129

Re: Spring shackles

That is just it ,no one will let me use there machines even though I have the experience so I have to find someone that will do it for me cause I do not have the machines. MEL
by Mel King
Mon May 13, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spring shackles
Replies: 6
Views: 1129

Spring shackles

I have shackles off of a 15 and I went to several machine shops to get them built up and they said they could not do it . What do you suggest, buy new ones ? :?: MEL.
by Mel King
Mon May 13, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition switch panel
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Ignition switch panel

When did the switch changed from 4 rivit to 2 rivit ? :?: MEL
by Mel King
Mon May 13, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1859

Re: Piston pin clamp

What about a lock washer and 30 ft. lbs ,would that work? :? MEL.
by Mel King
Fri May 10, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1859

Re: Piston pin clamp

Could you post a picture of the correct position of the cotter pin? Thanks,MEL.
by Mel King
Wed May 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1859

Piston pin clamp

Does the clamp face away from the cam or toward it? :?: I do not remember. :oops: What is the torque for the bolt? Thanks,MEL.
by Mel King
Sat May 04, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Torque on mains.
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Torque on mains.

I have seen it somewhere ,but I can not find it now. Is the torque for the mains 45 foot lbs? :?: :roll:
by Mel King
Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: What are you bringing to SELL at LURAY??
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: What are you bringing to SELL at LURAY??

I will be bringing 12-13 timing cover,slender mae-west shackles,25 door hinge,15-16 left windshield hinge,lower 17-22 windshield frame,15-16 rear fender,Kelsey front wheel and other parts.
by Mel King
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: D.S. spool
Replies: 1
Views: 627

D.S. spool

I have been reading about the bump & non-bump closed spools . What kind did the 15 have,bump or non- bump ? MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: cartridge pinion bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 1221

cartridge pinion bearing

Has anyone used or know about the cartridge pinion &thrust bearing for the D.S. for a 15? MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 17934

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

I finally got the wind shield & the back two ribs of the top on my roadster. I am still looking for the front rib. MEL. :lol: :D
by Mel King
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: t swap meet
Replies: 5
Views: 1165

t swap meet

I WOULD LIKE to know who ls going to Luray ,VA May 17-18 ? MEL.
by Mel King
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Two man roadster top sockets
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: FS Two man roadster top sockets

I am buying them for my 15 . They look like them but I can not find a clear closeup pic to be 100%. The check will be in the mail soon.Thanks MEL.
by Mel King
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Two man roadster top sockets
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: FS Two man roadster top sockets

It is mel.k@Yahoo.Com . I might have put it in wrong. MEL.
by Mel King
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaftt
Replies: 3
Views: 1254

Re: Crankshaftt

Who is able to straighten a T crank close to Portsmouth ,VA? MEL.
by Mel King
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaftt
Replies: 3
Views: 1254

Crankshaftt

I installed the crank I had ground in 1980 and come to find out it is .003 out in center main and the inner thrust is .007 on one side and drags on the other but the flange is square. :oops: It is fresh .020 all. Any help ?,I live in Portsmouth ,VA. I have 2 other cranks I think are junk but I hate ...