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by Mel King
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 335

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 30
Views: 1665

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 30
Views: 1665

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: 416

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: 687

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 3871

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 11:13 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 3871

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

More pics.[image][/image]
by Mel King
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 3871

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: 416

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: 416

Re: FS 1925 firewall

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by Mel King
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1925 firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 416

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 4414

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: 646

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 4414

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: 723

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: 723

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 723

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

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by Mel King
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Inner Tubes
Replies: 47
Views: 2137

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Inner Tubes
Replies: 47
Views: 2137

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 4414

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: 704

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 12-13 timing cover
Replies: 8
Views: 723

Re: FS 12-13 timing cover

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by Mel King
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Firewall
Replies: 7
Views: 646

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: 723

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Parts for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6184

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

Bolts ,clamps,lacing sold .Thanks, MEL.
by Mel King
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 237

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: 2203

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: 2203

Re: Parts for sale

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by Mel King
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB fender iron
Replies: 6
Views: 384

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: 384

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: 384

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Magnet bolt torque
Replies: 1
Views: 237

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: 384

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: 2203

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: 2203

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 6182

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear fender irons
Replies: 3
Views: 330

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: what would you do ?
Replies: 4
Views: 621

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spring shackles
Replies: 6
Views: 535

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spring shackles
Replies: 6
Views: 535

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ignition switch panel
Replies: 3
Views: 388

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1026

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1026

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Piston pin clamp
Replies: 13
Views: 1026

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Torque on mains.
Replies: 4
Views: 479

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: 993

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: D.S. spool
Replies: 1
Views: 325

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: cartridge pinion bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 669

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 10920

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: t swap meet
Replies: 5
Views: 686

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: 643

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: 643

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Crankshaftt
Replies: 3
Views: 881

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: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Crankshaftt
Replies: 3
Views: 881

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 ...