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by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.

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If you have a set of 4 that you don't want to break up, let me know. Still looking for plugs
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 T Front mount
Replies: 11
Views: 295

Re: 23 T Front mount

Looks like there is a nub on the backside of the front engine bearing mount that is on the frame, that is hitting the oil pan. Does this bearing have a front and back? I think, if I turn the mount 180 degrees it will work. Or, is the bearing just worn out? 0302211926a.jpg0302211926a (1).jpg Yes it ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: K R Wilson false cam question.
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: K R Wilson false cam question.

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Not the best of examples, I know, but it is what I have. Checked at 3 different points along the length and each one comes in at 1.001". Hopefully this is helpful for you.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.

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Still in need of 2 plugs, any help is appreciated.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Generator Mounting Bolts
Replies: 11
Views: 298

Re: Generator Mounting Bolts

My non running, new to me, 1924 TT has a starter and a generator block off plate. I'm not sure why someone put the plate on it? I bought a used generator and need the mounting bolts to get it hooked up. Are the bolts something that I can pick up at the hardware store if so what size, or do I need t...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.

Yes it was posted before - BUT no video's were indicated About 20 years ago!! Bud. :D I guess I should clarify; I don't know if any VIDEOS of this have been posted before? It does not look like that is the case, although there are previous threads on the topic that do include photographs.
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Transmission Inspection Cover, Plexiglass.

I don't know if videos of this had been posted before but I came across these last night and thought I would share a couple of the links. The standard inspection cover was changed out with a plexiglass one so you can see what is happening inside. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m-za3o-lWo https://w...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1925 Model T Ford scale model running
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: 1925 Model T Ford scale model running

He says in the comments for the video;
"Hola la maqueta tiene un motor a pilas que simula el sonido del motor."

This would translate to;
"Hello, the model has a battery-powered motor that simulates the sound of the motor."

A great and very detailed model, but not a gas engine.
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What safety wire?
Replies: 26
Views: 905

Re: What safety wire?

I have always used the 0.041" diameter wire with no problems, it works/fits for every location on the T. I definitely would not use anything less than the 0.032" diameter wire, but I prefer the 0.041" diameter. As you have stated, the 0.020" diameter will break too easily.
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 246

WANTED, AMOCO TF Spark Plugs, N.O.S. 2 needed.

I am looking for 2 N.O.S. AMOCO, TF spark plugs just like the one pictured below. Boxes are not necessary but would be appreciated. Please let me know what you might have available, you can contact me through a Private Message here on the Forum or directly through e-mail. Thank you for looking. IMG_...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: stupid men
Replies: 32
Views: 2044

Re: stupid men

Here is one of the listings in question, as well as one from a " gentleman " that is making a fine joke of listings like that as well. Do not look if easily offended! :o https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Antique-FORD-Model-T-T1387-Adjustable-Monkey-Wrench-MOORE-DROP-FORGE-CO/233883503175?hash=item367...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, N.O.S. Steering Gear Drive Pinion T-3519, 4:1
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: WANTED, N.O.S. Steering Gear Drive Pinion T-3519, 4:1

Yes, please. Four would be very nice, but I only need 1.
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, N.O.S. Steering Gear Drive Pinion T-3519, 4:1
Replies: 4
Views: 305

WANTED, N.O.S. Steering Gear Drive Pinion T-3519, 4:1

Just as the title says, I am looking for a N.O.S. Steering Gear Drive Pinion, 4:1 ratio (T-3519) just like the one in the photo shown below (stolen from the internet without permission and credited to Dan Treace). If anyone might have a spare or a line on someone that might, any and all help is appr...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F-S Original magneto shims
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: F-S Original magneto shims

Called and ordered today, thank you.
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F-S Original magneto shims
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: F-S Original magneto shims

I would like to get one of the shims as well. I will call tomorrow during business hours, thank you for your help.

Joe
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Three shifts?
Replies: 5
Views: 693

Re: Three shifts?

First shift is what most would consider the late/night/graveyard shift. Second shift would be the morning and the third would be afternoons (the third watch). Detroit was always a Third Shift town (with the factories), that is why bars and restaurants could star serving alcohol at 7:00AM, the first ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.

A bracket has been located, thank you for looking.
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RHD Parts List
Replies: 16
Views: 665

Re: RHD Parts List

I had not seen the Australian Parts Catalog before and I looked for something specific, the rear view mirror. In the American catalogs it is part 18259X and in the Australian it is listed as 18523X. I had a friend that had a RHD Model T more than 50 years ago and for some reason, the one thing that ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.

Mark Osterman wrote:
Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:35 pm
Is that my picture? I may have another.
Yes it is. I usually credit all of my stolen internet photos, but I forgot on this one. I lifted it from the old Forum.
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.
Replies: 3
Views: 366

WANTED! APCO Steering Column Bracket.

I am looking for an APCO (original or reproduction) steering column support bracket, WITH the groove for the horn wire tube (see photo below). I know that I can buy one from the vendors, but I thought I would ask here first to see if someone might have one they are not planning on using or that they...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: POSTAL ISSUES please read.
Replies: 45
Views: 2100

Re: POSTAL ISSUES please read.

I will hazard one more guess;

James Earl Carter

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by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: POSTAL ISSUES please read.
Replies: 45
Views: 2100

Re: POSTAL ISSUES please read.

Billdizer,Spencer In wrote:
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:54 pm
Harry S Truman, the middle name is"S" nothing else.
Agreed, S and nothing more.

But depending on which guy you are talking about, it could be Bennett.
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Colonel A.B. Warfield, 1942
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: POSTAL ISSUES please read.
Replies: 45
Views: 2100

Re: POSTAL ISSUES please read.

... Hopefully the new administration will appoint a new Postmaster General who knows the postal system and its problems, instead of just appointing a "Good Ol Boy" appointment as the last administration did. ... but I believe that the Postmaster General is appointed by the Board of Governors of the...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: If it were closer, I would buy it just for the challenge.
Replies: 4
Views: 712

If it were closer, I would buy it just for the challenge.

bent.jpg I had seen this listed on Ebay before and it was the shadow that really caught my eye, poor old frame. If it were closer I would definitely buy it for the challenge of trying to straightening it. It reminds me of the "old" swayback plow horses. No connection to it I just thought I would sh...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission

WOW--- GUESS ITS GOING TO BE MORE OF A PROJECT THAN I THOUGHT, It looks and sounds more complicated than it actually is. Aside from a tool for the spring removal-re-installation, all standard mechanics tools. I know the Model A vendors sell a tool for the spring (made from a piece of pipe, I believ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission

I found some photos of the tool I built to disassemble and reassemble the shift tower on the Model A. Like I had said in my earlier post, that spring is dangerous and it seems like it as a guidance system built into it that is aimed right at your face and eyes. Getting it disassembled safely is quit...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: model a 1930-aa-4 speed transmission

whats the best fix on the shift lever that allows the tranny to stick between two gears. i'm told the ball is worn,--weld and re shape ? Definitely looking in the right direction. It is not just the ball on the end of the gear shift lever, it is also the slot on the shifting forks that the ball fit...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NOS???
Replies: 17
Views: 908

Re: NOS???

Remember though, some things are N.O.S. for a reason. This is a picture that I saved from the old Forum (stolen and used without permission, but credited to Dan Treace): nos.jpg So why do you think the center one was never used? And if you look at a lot of Ebay listings, the way some parts are descr...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Re: Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.

Just a note, the videos that are shown in the links WERE NOT SHOT BY THE AUCTIONEER! The videos were shot by some guy with a Youtube channel, and they appear to be about the average quality for what they have posted before/since. They were not trying to show the items for the auction, just content f...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Re: Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.

I found the last link less tedious. You can scan through their images rather than trying to focus on the interesting parts of the video. I found the photos quite nice. Tedious, excellent word choice. It seemed to me that most of the time through the videos the individual filming was more interested...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.
Replies: 11
Views: 1304

Saw this on Youtube, Auction in Douglass, KS Feb. 12th.

I just saw these on Youtube and thought I would post them here. The camera work is absolutely horrible but it does show a huge lot of rusty and rotting piles of Model T and Model A stuff (and later 30's Fords). I have included a link to 2 different videos and a link to the upcoming auction. Library-...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS SUNDAY SWAP MEET
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Re: FS SUNDAY SWAP MEET

PM sent on #6 and the NORS steering gear set
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 582

Re: Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.

The ring is 3.485 ID, 3.835 OD and 1.255 tall. The slug used to pull the trans gear is .760 tall, 1.560 wide, .312 tall at the first step and .975 wide at the top. Kim, Thank you for posting the photos and dimensions (especially the slug/spacer for the transmission gear), it is very much appreciate...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 582

Re: Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.

You beat me by seconds ...... and it was a "buy it now" steal. Congratulations, "well played". Thank you. Once I saw it, I could not hit the Buy It Now fast enough. Even for a generic puller the price was a steal. I agree about the slip fit and my thoughts (before posting) were going along the same...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 582

Stevens T-120 DUPLEX Gear Puller, help needed.

So I was fortunate enough to walk this out the front door of someones Ebay store without anyone stopping me (labeled as a Stevens Mystery Tool). Overall, in excellent condition, not beaten up or damaged in any way, just the normal problem that I have always had when it comes to finding/buying tools ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on axle shaft straightening, Original Ford Service.
Replies: 2
Views: 356

Question on axle shaft straightening, Original Ford Service.

So my son today told me that I owed him 0.60 cents for fixing the windshield hinge, as per the Ford Schedule Of Repair Charges. When I went to look it up (I want to be sure that I am throwing the right number of pennies at him when he is not looking), I saw something that caught my eye that I wanted...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does my rear axle housing need to be straightened?
Replies: 37
Views: 1729

Re: Does my rear axle housing need to be straightened?

Just a quick question: Have you used a straight edge against the outside of the axle housing/tube to see if it is bent, or how much?
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Late Motor Mount Bolt Spacer/Washers?
Replies: 20
Views: 911

Re: Late Motor Mount Bolt Spacer/Washers?

So these just tended to have a lot of extra thread to accommodate various spring packs? -- IV In a word, no. There were/are 3 different versions of the Front Bearing and Spring Clip Assembly that you are showing. The one that you have all painted (white) and ready to go is the later/latest version ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.
Replies: 11
Views: 793

Re: WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.

A front axle has been located and will be picked-up next week, thank you for the help.

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by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: photos of Model T assembly off the train
Replies: 34
Views: 1832

Re: photos of Model T assembly off the train

No later than 1920, the round fuel tank changed to oval in 1920. Also it looks as though the drive shaft spool is the earlier style using studs instead of the later style with exposed bolts, so 1918 to 1920.
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Late Motor Mount Bolt Spacer/Washers?
Replies: 20
Views: 911

Re: Late Motor Mount Bolt Spacer/Washers?

How many leaves are in the spring, 7 or 8 leaves? For the 26/27 it should be 8 leaves. Do you have a spring pad on top of the springs? A 7 leaf spring instead of an 8, plus a missing spring pad would cause a gap, but I do not think it would be that much. here is a link to a thread on this topic abou...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.
Replies: 11
Views: 793

Re: WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.

Marc, Thank you for posting, I looked for your PM but there is nothing in my inbox. Mark (model T Mark), I will send you a PM. Tim, I am confused about your post about advising Mark, " to not get involved in this ". Is there something I am not aware of? Would/Could you please clarify this either her...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Wire Wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: TT Wire Wheels

Am I dreaming, or did some AA trucks come with wire wheels at the rear? Allan from down under. And the front as well. Almost all of the ones that I have seen were on firetrucks, but I have also seen them on an AA ambulance and hearse. AA wire wheels,they do exist, but just about as hard to come by....
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are you thinking about LED lights for your Model T?
Replies: 11
Views: 1062

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

Before installation, I focused and aimed the incandescent bulbs according to the Model T Ford manual. After installation of the LED's the only adjustment was aiming each of the lights to the outside slightly so that the edges of the road are lit. Would it be possible for you to list a bulb number a...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.
Replies: 11
Views: 793

WANTED, Front Axle, reasonable driving distance from Detroit.

Just as the title says, I am looking for a front axle within driving distance of Detroit, 100 to 150 miles, something I (my son actually) can pick-up “locally”. As complete as possible would be preferable, but the spring is definitely NOT NEEDED and neither are the steering drag links. In short, fro...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Has anyone heard of INPACO spark plugs?
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Has anyone heard of INPACO spark plugs?

Just as the title says, has anyone heard of INPACO? A friend has some spark plugs for sale and this is a brand that I have never heard of and can find next to nothing on-line. All I can find are some old auction listings and some Ebay listings but not much else. I know there were a ton of different ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 21, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Someone please buy this for me this Christmas ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1156

Re: Someone please buy this for me this Christmas ...

That was the information from someone that is in the know. So long as it is something that he wanted to do and not something that he had to do. He doesn't have anything listed on Ebay right now, seller is hehillsy. I always found it just by searching "kr wilson" and his stuff would be right at the ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Someone please buy this for me this Christmas ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1156

Re: Someone please buy this for me this Christmas ...

bet it is this guy; http://krwilsontools.com/ He is closing up, moving and guess retiring. Yes, that is Tim. I don't know about the closing up and retiring though. I had bought items from him in the past, and sold to him as well. He did sell a lot on Ebay over the last couple of months. Seriously s...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 20, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steaming Radiator
Replies: 24
Views: 1282

Re: Steaming Radiator

Herr_Wiebold wrote:
Sun Dec 20, 2020 6:52 pm
Running about a gallon of "out of the jug" 50/50 coolant.

Any thoughts? Advice? I'm new to this, so anything helps! :lol:

Is that 1 gallon all that you have in it? If so, you are about 2 gallons short.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: STABIL shelf life
Replies: 21
Views: 1101

Re: STABIL shelf life

IMG_6490_2_2.JPG That is a picture of an unopened bottle that I had when this question was asked earlier. It has since been opened and the top line filled in with the date. One of those neat little things that they put on the label. I am also the guy that writes the date of purchase on manuals and ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shipping T parts
Replies: 51
Views: 2622

Re: Shipping T parts

There is a 24 to 48 hour wait for semi-trucks to even get into the lot at the Allen Park sorting facility here in Metro-Detroit. The problem is not isolated to one region or area, plenty of news stories coming out of both coasts and in between. Here is a link to a local news story about a week old. ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Your oldest favorite chainsaw?
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Re: Your oldest favorite chainsaw?

Joe, I had never seen or heard of the xl100, so I looked on eBay just to see what it is. You may want to look for yours! Starting price on a half way decent one, missing the blade was $475.00, and it had 10 buyers watching it! Looks like a real handy tool! It is either in the garage here at home wi...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front engine mount - 1924 Tudor
Replies: 4
Views: 409

Re: Front engine mount - 1924 Tudor

That is a 26-27 Front Bearing with the boss/hole for securing the apron, it would also be for an 8 leaf spring. But is that the 1164-B Front Bearing and Spring Clip Assembly for the TT Truck, using a 9 leaf spring? The non-TT part would be 3076-B. Either one of those points would explain the "extra"...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Your oldest favorite chainsaw?
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Re: Your oldest favorite chainsaw?

A Homelite 360 with a 20 and a 24 inch bar. I bought it new in 1978 and also have cut a lot of firewood with it, I paid an extra $1.25 for the plastic storage/carrying case. About 6 years ago the rubber boot that connects the carburetor and intake rotted away and everything was gone through clean/re...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Factory Wiring
Replies: 9
Views: 716

Re: Factory Wiring

Where would the loose yellow wire from the cutout,DSC_0136.JPG tie into the 5 terminal block? You say it is a 1921, I think it is earlier and wired correctly. The wiring harness with the loose/unconnected wire is a "later" style harness (more than likely a replacement) with the wire for the cutout ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Factory Wiring
Replies: 9
Views: 716

Re: Factory Wiring

Correct early style rectangular cutout, you can faintly see the Ford script stamped into the cover in the posted photo by Sarvert's. IMG.jpg Please correct me if I am wrong, but I do believe that the single wire going from the cutout to the ammeter is correct, for the early F.A. electrical system (r...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where can you find new Model T parts?
Replies: 16
Views: 1109

Re: Where can you find new Model T parts?

I would start by clicking on the header at the top of this page. You will be directed to the Model T Ford Club of America website, once there click on RESOURCES and then the drop-down MODEL T FORD SUPPLIERS. A pretty good list of suppliers and services, or just click the link below: https://www.mtfc...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How well will a carport protect our Ts?
Replies: 21
Views: 1269

Re: How well will a carport protect our Ts?

If you have room for one, an enclosed trailer makes a good parking place for a Model T. Just make sure that it is VERY WELL SECURED! How often have we read the posts and stories of someones trailer being stolen with the vehicle inside, there is a post right now in the Forum Support Questions sectio...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Reamer Set.
Replies: 9
Views: 883

Re: Stevens Reamer Set.

For those that have one or just may be interested I transcribed the instructions from the sheet that was show in one of the photos in the listing (misspelling included), as well as the card saying it can be used for the Brake Shoe Support Bolt Hole. DIRECTION FOR USING STEVENS AXLE BUSHING OUTFIT -...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information on spindle arm
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Information on spindle arm

Dan beat me to it while I was typing.
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information on spindle arm
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Information on spindle arm

84008.jpg You can see the S.F.Co supplier trademark at the bottom of the middle column and The Dodge Brothers mark 2 above that one. I can't remember the name for the CH logo but they did a lot of forgings for the early-28 Model A Brake system and I.D.F. made the early Pistol Grip Brake Handles for...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Reamer Set.
Replies: 9
Views: 883

Stevens Reamer Set.

I am not one to normally post a link to something that is listed on Ebay, but I came across this while updating my search to help eliminate the weekly Ecklers dump and thought it deserved some notice. A nice looking set and the axle reaming fixture (although missing the tapered reamer) has the origi...
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: BUSHING FACING TOOL QUESTIONS?
Replies: 12
Views: 1210

Re: BUSHING FACING TOOL QUESTIONS?

I can not comment on the one that you have shown (sold by the vendors), but I can say that the one that I have works very well. IMG_6703.JPG IMG_6704.JPG I bought a surplus piloted spot-facer and the correct size pilot and was into it for less than half of what the one you have shown cost. I had the...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3-Piece Bendix cover.
Replies: 7
Views: 871

Re: 3-Piece Bendix cover.

Could those "odd" bendix covers have been from aftermarket makers? Definitely not aftermarket. The 3 piece cover was only used from late December of 1918 until mid-April of 1919. Not a " rare " part, but also not a " common " part either. DEC 24 Acc. 575, Box 11, #718, Ford Archives Bendix cover fl...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3-Piece Bendix cover.
Replies: 7
Views: 871

3-Piece Bendix cover.

I just wanted to share my “ new ” 3-piece Bendix cover that I just got. It only has a small dent in it that needs to be straightened out. After I get around to doing that I will have to send it out to get zinc plated. IMG_6894.JPG You can see how it compares to the later style Bendix covers. IMG_689...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Perch puller
Replies: 19
Views: 1487

Re: Ford Perch puller

I had seen this video in the link below a while ago. Pay attention at 00:45 into the video, it will show you the intricate and delicate assembly method of the perches to the front axle:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6ZdjL4XwR8
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ring and Pinion set #1
Replies: 11
Views: 1248

Re: Ring and Pinion set #1

I can not find the previous post on the subject, but I did save a copy of the pictures that were included in the original post. This was from the May, 1923 Ford Service Bulletin, published by the Ford Motor Company of Canada. Does the ring gear have the same "punch" mark as the pinion gear does? 924...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)
Replies: 22
Views: 1288

Re: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)

The link below is for the Ford Dealer And Service Field magazine for January, 1927. On page 111 they have a nice plan for an engine dolly/stand made from pipe and pipe fittings. Also on page 96 they have an article titled " You Can Build a Slip-On Body for a Roadster ", if you might be interested in...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Capabilities on Hills?
Replies: 39
Views: 2169

Re: Model T Capabilities on Hills?

I just read over this post, and I may have missed this. But I will ask anyway. You say it almost makes it to the top, but not quite. Did I miss this- Is it stalling in high gear or low gear? Tom I agree with Tom, this is a very important question that was not covered in the original post: When the ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 908

Re: Carburetor Problem

When they are saying Grose Jet, they are referring to the float valve, not the needle seat that you are showing in the photo. Grose Jet is a particular style. Slide out the pin holding the float in place to reveal the float valve to see which style it is.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T and others in color
Replies: 12
Views: 1411

Re: Model T and others in color

Very nice looking photos to be sure, but I do not know how much I would actually trust the the colors (or colours) to be accurate, case point: 51ws4Da0WcL._AC_SY445_.jpg The red showed up better for black and white T.V. more than the "correct" black that Car 54 should have been. At best I would thin...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.

I found a broken crank, thanks Dan.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.

Back to the top.
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Looking for used parts for a backhoe??
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: Looking for used parts for a backhoe??

Worthington Ag Parts, St. Johns, Michigan. I have been driving by it for 50 years, just North of Lansing. A long way from Alabama I know, but it is the only yard I know of.
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.

Does it have to be a Scat? No, it does not need to be a Scat crankshaft. A very good friend of mine that I worked with for 40 years (God Rest His Soul) was an avid boater and I remember him yelling at his oldest son when he was first teaching him to pilot/drive a boat: For Christs-sake, if you're g...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Pile of water pumps
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: Pile of water pumps

Private Message sent.
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.
Replies: 8
Views: 777

WANTED! Broken Crankshaft.

Calling on all members of The 2-Piece Crank Club . I am looking for a broken piece of a crankshaft for an upcoming project. In particular I am looking for the section with the rear main journal and the mounting flange, similar to the piece shown in the top of the photo below (picture stolen from the...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What's the difference?
Replies: 11
Views: 893

Re: What's the difference?

I do not believe that the lower spindle in the photo to be a spurious parts. The logo is a C over an H and is shown in the 1920 Service Bulletins as an acceptable maker for exchange (albeit for connecting rods, but it is a forged part supplier). It just came from an outside supplier. http://www.mtfc...
by Pep C Strebeck
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nice little speedster
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Re: Nice little speedster

Also for sale in the classified section here on the forum: https://mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=16395
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Stevens Front Axle Tooling FS
Replies: 39
Views: 3098

Re: Stevens Front Axle Tooling FS

E-mail sent.
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.
Replies: 13
Views: 1022

Re: Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.

Here is a copy of the brochure/instructions that came with it.
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by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.
Replies: 13
Views: 1022

Re: Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.

I am showing it with a tie rod bolt installed (the only thing that I had handy when I took the pictures). With the jig on its side, you install the bolt until it sets flush to the bottom and then tighten the set screw. IMG_6879.JPG Next, turn it back over and drill your hole. IMG_6880.JPG You can se...
by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.
Replies: 13
Views: 1022

Cotter Pin Drilling Jig.

I wasn't even looking for this or anything like it when I found it, but I wasn't going to let it slip by once I saw it. IMG_6875.JPG It had been listed for a while and had a good number of watchers, I made and offer and I am happy to have it. To be honest the thing looks N.O.S. like it was never use...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale-Single windshield hinge 18-22
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Re: For Sale-Single windshield hinge 18-22

Payment sent today.
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: On facebook Marketplace
Replies: 4
Views: 745

Re: On facebook Marketplace

BTW, the Club Museum has a neat period metal parts rack, and if you note beside the new paper tag for the 2597B, you can see original Model T era paper tag. IMG_0076.jpeg I have 2 of the same parts cabinets that you show above, LAPS out of Lupton, Philadelphia. IMG_4528.JPG Probably not as nice as ...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch Drum Puller 5Z314 - Question
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: Clutch Drum Puller 5Z314 - Question

I had gotten 2 of these from Mark Chaffin (both original, 5-Z-314 marked pullers) and each one had different bolts for pulling the drum. One has the 7/16-20 fine thread and the other has the 7/16-14 coarse thread. The fine thread bolts have a different size head and the pin is a different length, as...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster project update, blown head gasket (again)
Replies: 41
Views: 2253

Re: Speedster project update, blown head gasket (again)

dobro1956 wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:22 pm
I have never heard of a water leak bending a rod
Hydraulic Lock or Hydrolock. My neighbor had it happen to an old Farmall C, bent the rod like it was a piece of licorice.
by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bolt threads
Replies: 9
Views: 921

Re: Bolt threads

1/2-12 is British Standard Whitworth thread, the first standarization of threads in 1841. The 1/2-12 is both BSW and UNC. The BIG difference is the degree/angle of the thread. The British 1/2-12 is a 55 degree/angle thread and the U.S. 1/2-12 is a 60 degree/angle thread (mostly pre-WWI, but seen in...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Testing a horn
Replies: 28
Views: 1750

Re: Testing a horn

If it is a Delco-Remy horn I would say that it is a battery horn and not Ford. I do not ever recall Remy making a magneto horn. As for testing a magneto horn you need AC power, the Magneto horn will not work on DC power provided by a battery or battery charger, just a "clunk" that will make you thin...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Broken fan shaft bolt destroyed my radiator
Replies: 42
Views: 2869

Re: Broken fan shaft bolt destroyed my radiator

Look at your bolt holding the fan bracket to engine. Looks like no split pin the stop it from rotating. Not just no cotter pin, no nut either. In the third photo there are 2 lockwashers between the fan arm and the timing gear cover, the bolt is too "short" in that configuration for a nut and cotter...
by Pep C Strebeck
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Testing a horn
Replies: 28
Views: 1750

Re: Testing a horn

Is it a Magneto horn or a Battery horn?

Magneto horn operates on AC power and the Battery horn on DC power.


Magneto horn:
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Battery horn:
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by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Underpowered?
Replies: 13
Views: 1249

Re: Underpowered?

" I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, POWER. " Matthew Boulton, 1776. The mad obsession is nothing new, I think that you hit more on it in your second sentence, time. More power equals the ability to haul with you more things (that you really probably didn't need to begin with), an...
by Pep C Strebeck
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Tools
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Re: Stevens Tools

Joseph - how did you come by to dating that T-122 ? Steve, The examples of the earlier/later styles were shown in a couple of original print ads that I have. They are in 1 of 2 filing cabinets and I will do my best to locate them and post them when I find them. I may have the order mixed up as to w...
by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Tools
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Re: Stevens Tools

There were 2 versions of the tool, utilizing the same number. The later one shown above and the earlier style shown below.

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by Pep C Strebeck
Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stevens Tools
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Re: Stevens Tools

Stevens T-122, Drive Shaft Sleeve Puller:

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by Pep C Strebeck
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED! Esso Gremlin, Batty Ben
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: WANTED! Esso Gremlin, Batty Ben

Back to the top, Nocky Niles misses his friend.

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by Pep C Strebeck
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ***1922-1927 Drive Shaft Assembly***
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: ***1922-1927 Drive Shaft Assembly***

Excellent as always, the only thing that I noticed is the Universal Joint Housing Plug. You only show one but there should be two (top and bottom) and I believe that the suffix for the part is B and not E. It shows the same way in your other drawing for the 14-21 Drive Shaft Assembly and in that cas...