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by Matt_A_1926
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wtb sheet metal missing from my 26 27 Touring body
Replies: 1
Views: 132

wtb sheet metal missing from my 26 27 Touring body

Hey guys. I got a mostly complete 26 27 Touring front tub this past weekend in solid and actually mostly rebuilt condition. I'm missing some pieces though to complete it. Someone cut the seat metal down short for a hotrod so I need that. I also need the back seat panel, the whole sheet metal for the...
by Matt_A_1926
Sat May 16, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 Front Fender Bracket FS
Replies: 7
Views: 461

Re: 26/27 Front Fender Bracket FS

Dan, these have the hole for.the headlights as well correct?
by Matt_A_1926
Thu May 14, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 26 27 roadster or touring body
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Wtb 26 27 roadster or touring body

Thatbks to covid I was unable to travel to grab a nice roadster body and missed out. Should have done it anyway. I'm looking for a 26 27 roadster or touring body for my T gowjob project.
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: More "modern" steering column
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Re: More "modern" steering column

Good looking setup. It looks like I'd have to run the roadster with no sides of the hood though. Hmm, hadn't thought about that.
by Matt_A_1926
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: More "modern" steering column
Replies: 8
Views: 750

More "modern" steering column

Hey guys. So I've started assembling a 27 roadster gowjob/speedster. The T motor is just about squared away. I'm looking at setting up steering soon. Pop has a couple T columns, but also some A columns. I'm playing with the idea of a 30s Ford steering column to give a less sensitive steering for spe...
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Strictly Model T Humor
Replies: 99
Views: 11555

Re: Strictly Model T Humor

The guy who has a block under each arm... That was my late uncle Bucky - Extremely, um, "Heavy set", worked in the auto wrecking industry, he would pick up long blocks and move them around the yard... V8 short blocks , one in each hand. Always knew that if ever got him mad at me, I'd best just shoo...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wtb updraft to sidedraft adapter
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: wtb updraft to sidedraft adapter

ThreePedalTapDancer wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:55 am
I have an original cast iron adapter to put a T carb on an updrafts or A intake.
Pm sent
by Matt_A_1926
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wtb updraft to sidedraft adapter
Replies: 2
Views: 335

wtb updraft to sidedraft adapter

I just installed a Schebler updraft manifold to this engine I am working on. I have a Model A carb but for test firing the engine I'd like to install my NH or Kingston. I'm looking for an adapter that was made to install sidedraft carbs to an updraft manifold.
by Matt_A_1926
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb warford parts
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: Wtb warford parts

DontKnowMuch wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:56 am
Do you need a shortened drive shaft?
I do.
by Matt_A_1926
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb warford parts
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Wtb warford parts

I picked up an iron warford yesterday that's about half complete. I'm missing some gears and a shaft inside, as well as the top cover unit with the shifter.
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb riley multi lift set
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Re: Wtb riley multi lift set

Matt, if you haven’t already call Lang’s and talk to Steve. Think of as many things you need as possible. You may be surprised the amazing stuff they have. Or if you haven’t already take a trip down to Lang’s. If you like gow jobs they have the two best ever built sitting side by side surrounded by...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator prices
Replies: 28
Views: 3012

Re: radiator prices

I'm sorry and not being tongue in cheek!!!! My own experience tells me Gery is the better choice. My words as to that conclusion...let me say it a different way... Next time I need a black radiator, I'm not going to shop it, I'm calling Gery at Bergs...we'll spend 5 minutes on the phone, he'll ship...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Timer
Replies: 15
Views: 1617

Re: I Timer

While I have not run an E or I timer, i have followed many posts including from the creator of them. While the idea of the E or I timer may not flow with more purist guys, I think both seem like phenomenal products. Better timing and ignition that's all around more consistent leading to better engin...
by Matt_A_1926
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chaffin's Garage is not closing
Replies: 45
Views: 4887

Re: Chaffin's Garage is not closing

This is great news. I am very glad to hear that someone is picking up the job. Chaffin's produces many increasingly hard to find parts such as replacement Ruckstell parts, distributor gears, etc.
by Matt_A_1926
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb riley multi lift set
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Re: Wtb riley multi lift set

richardb wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:33 pm
I have a 1915 roadster with complete riley system please call 860 345 3056 drive it home for sale ?
Hey Richard. It sounds like a lovely car, but I'm working on doing up an early-mid 30s style 27 T roadster gowjob and have many parts already collected.
by Matt_A_1926
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb riley multi lift set
Replies: 6
Views: 1160

Wtb riley multi lift set

Looking for a complete set of riley multi lifts, repro or original.
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: for sale 3 CHICAGO transmissions
Replies: 10
Views: 1569

Re: for sale 3 CHICAGO transmissions

drat! "Missed it by, that much!" Congratulations to the buyer :) been looking for a good Warford or Chicago.
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS ALUMINUM PISTONS
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: FS ALUMINUM PISTONS

I'll take them.
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb special pistons or.shortened rods for.model.A crank conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Wtb special pistons or.shortened rods for.model.A crank conversion

As the title says, I'm looking for special rods or pistons so I can.complete a model A crankshaft conversion for.a.T block. I'm told vendors don't carry these any more.
by Matt_A_1926
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spacer for Model A crankshaft in T block F/S
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Spacer for Model A crankshaft in T block F/S

I'll take it. I was trying to send a pm here for my details but cant figure it.out. pm me if you can.
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spacer for Model A crankshaft in T block F/S
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Spacer for Model A crankshaft in T block F/S

Layden, is this the spacer you use to set the higs head back and also you'll have to move the front a bit as well?
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Model T Coupe update
Replies: 9
Views: 697

Re: 1926 Model T Coupe update

It is what it is. I've decided while I'm not giving up looking for him, I have to otherwise move on or let it consume me. Can't dwell on it. I'm happy things seem sorted out and I'm having a blast with my car. I have many, many journeys planned for this year.
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Restored and tested Wizzard Straight through carb
Replies: 8
Views: 1298

Re: Restored and tested Wizzard Straight through carb

I'll plug in for this carb here: this is a great little carb. I run one on my coupe. I'd say it's a little more peppy than a Holley NH straight through. Very good carb and Bruce does good work.
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1927 engine , A crank , Over head
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Re: 1927 engine , A crank , Over head

wow! Someone snatch this up and assemble it so I can oggle! That's a fair price for just the ohv unit, but throw in an A crank block? Great buy!
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Model T Coupe update
Replies: 9
Views: 697

Re: 1926 Model T Coupe update

pics 2, little guy is the son of a friend visiting from down South, he loved it!
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Model T Coupe update
Replies: 9
Views: 697

1926 Model T Coupe update

Hey guys, Matt here. It has been a long time since I posted on the MTFCA forum. I'm still using the Facebook one regularly but I thought I'd start posting here more often again. Anyway, my 26 coupe! A lot has happened since I last posted here. The car has now been "90%" totally rebuilt mechanically....
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Splitdorf water pump-mag drive w/ magneto.SOLD,SOLD
Replies: 13
Views: 1771

Re: Splitdorf water pump-mag drive w/ magneto

The gear you're missing is the one that goes from the cam to drive the unit correct? Fantastic looking unit!
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Failure
Replies: 18
Views: 2321

Re: Failure

I go to plenty of car shows and while I usually enter, I have no real interest in winning. I go for the fun, the talking and the sharing. While guys with pristine cars polish their rides and sweat with nerves as kids approach, I open up the door of the coupe and let the kids in to have a seat so lon...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS roll of NOS band lining material
Replies: 18
Views: 2452

Re: FS roll of NOS band lining material

It's not libel, as nothing stated is false, and I do in fact have the photos and video of me discovering one mess up after another on the engine. I also have photos of the carb I received from bruce before it went to him, and the subsequent junk one I pulled off of the car, I'd suggest you stop defe...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS roll of NOS band lining material
Replies: 18
Views: 2452

Re: FS roll of NOS band lining material

I'd be leary about trusting this seller's description about anything he offers for sale. He sold me an "NOS" ring gear for $200 that turned out to be worn and pitted. Here he advertises he has 200 feet of band lining. What he has is 60 feet of what is most likely brake lining. Buyer beware! Spencer...
by Matt_A_1926
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: stromberg of return.spring and access parts.
Replies: 7
Views: 843

Re: Wanted: stromberg of return.spring and access parts.

Yep,that's the spring Bruce and stan. PM sent stan. Thanks guys!
by Matt_A_1926
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: stromberg of return.spring and access parts.
Replies: 7
Views: 843

Wanted: stromberg of return.spring and access parts.

Wanted: Stromberg OF return spring, or really any of the OF carburetor accessory parts. Right now my return spring is a rubber band Haha. Anyone with dimensions on the spring I could probably.get what i need at the local hardware store.
by Matt_A_1926
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Simmons Super Power Carburetor
Replies: 35
Views: 3150

Re: Simmons Super Power Carburetor

They're a great little carb. In many ways an improved NH straight through. The flapper helps with idle, but also will automatically enrichen or lean your mixture as you drive and suction changes. I have one I bought for 10 dollars at a swap meet and clean up.myself. tested it on my coupe. It has def...
by Matt_A_1926
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Giant Head arrived!
Replies: 9
Views: 1591

Re: Giant Head arrived!

Chris, was that cr for a giant or giant super? I believe the giant super was a little higher in cr. It has a minor crack in the water outlet jacket area. A good media blast, pin and stitch the jacket crack, and it should be good to go. I'm not sure on the color, in m trying to decide myself. Spark p...
by Matt_A_1926
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Giant Head arrived!
Replies: 9
Views: 1591

Giant Head arrived!

Arrived in the mail today. I'm as happy as a clam and can't wait to put it on the car.
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by Matt_A_1926
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb, moore, or other rear mounted transmission.
Replies: 6
Views: 1092

Wtb, moore, or other rear mounted transmission.

Been on the lookout for a moore or any other make of auxiliary transmission that mounts just in front of the differential. Looking for a 3 speed or 2 speed direct and over drive. I plan to mate it with my Ruckstell.
by Matt_A_1926
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb haibe, giant, green, or simmons heads.
Replies: 1
Views: 574

Wtb haibe, giant, green, or simmons heads.

Looking for an original high compression head for my coupe. Located a Ricardo that will work for my grandfathers roadster, but want a little more pep for the coupe.