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by Loftbed
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TEXAS T High volume oil like kit (NEW)
Replies: 6
Views: 1613

Re: FS TEXAS T High volume oil like kit (NEW)

Sold!

Thanks Scott!
Thanks MTFCA
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TEXAS T High volume oil like kit (NEW)
Replies: 6
Views: 1613

FS TEXAS T High volume oil like kit (NEW)

Never installed NEW Texax T High Volume oil return line kit: Item # T3081-HVOL Bought this for a car I sold ASKING $ 65.00 shipping to lower 48 included. PAYPAL PAYMENT PREFERRED Use: rod@customfurniture.net for paypal This IS new, I only oped the package to view the contents, it is complete! Cost w...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1915 headlights
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

FS 1915 headlights

A complete set of 1915 "T" headlights Includeing: Buckets (Pristine condition). New reflectors Polished Brass rims Original purple lenses. High output bulbs (Russ Francis high/low beam 124/75 CP part # B-112t). These headlights are near flawless with just a small chip on the bottom of each bracket (...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Little snow in Montana
Replies: 24
Views: 4035

Re: Little snow in Montana

Spring!!! What Spring???

Got this yesterday! Hey snow gods, this is Eugene for ch.... sake! Maybe I'll move back to North Dakota?

Rod
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: back yard brake up grade
Replies: 21
Views: 3972

Re: back yard brake up grade

Well, I kind of understand what some of you are saying with regard to traveling (touring) among similarly equipped vehicles. However, I for one am not a tour participant (no club in Eugene) and pretty much exclusively do my T driving in the midst of everyday road hogs. SO, I greatly appreciate my la...
by Loftbed
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hog head oil leak
Replies: 11
Views: 1996

Re: Hog head oil leak

After replacing the HH on the 26, I has a small drip coming from the bottom of the Universal cap. I wiped it down and forced some Hylomar Blue up into it and it hasn't dripped sense. That stuff is amazing, never hardens.

Rod
by Loftbed
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

Re: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER

I have just placed this Huckster on EBAY https://www.ebay.com/itm/132956920239?ul_noapp=true With a "Buy It Now" price of $16,500.00 as well as the make offer feature. If you're looking for a no nonsense, needs nothing and go touring or show car circuit, this is the car. I am so convinced of this c...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

Re: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER

Well lets try another reduction. :(
How bout $17,500.00 OBO
Can't build one like this for that price!!

Rod
by Loftbed
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Regarding the Adventures of KD
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Regarding the Adventures of KD

I have been passing over this thread for some time now. Well BAD on me!!! If any of you have been doing the same, Bad on you!!! I just spent the last couple of hours perusing this great 'composition". IT IS ABSOLUTELY HILLARIOUS!! My better half came in the room and asked why I was crying? I think t...
by Loftbed
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

Re: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER

by Loftbed
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What kind of steering box is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

What kind of steering box is this?

Title says it all.
by Loftbed
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: rajo with water in oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1729

Re: rajo with water in oil

I think I have fond the problem, :!: The previous owner speculated that an existing radiator leak might be traveling down the block and pan, thus ending up on the drain pipe and might be what I was seeing and concluding that it was a leaking drain plug. Made sense, so I started investigating. I clea...
by Loftbed
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: Rajo model?

Mark, Rod mentioned in another thread about oil in the cooling system and pressurized oiling. I assume oil has to get up there to lube the rockers. Do you have a picture of the oil passage or the gasket ? Dave, look at the photo below, note the line going into the valve cover, I think that's the oi...
by Loftbed
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: rajo with water in oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1729

Re: rajo with water in oil

Probably a blown head gasket. It would help to know what head you have. Is it a 8-valve or a 4-valve. ?? Post a couple pictures of the head if you can ... The 4-valves are very prone to blown head gaskets. But there is a fix, if you have a 4-valve Rajo... I've found out that the Rajo is a C-35 8 va...
by Loftbed
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: Rajo model?

Mark, Rod mentioned in another thread about oil in the cooling system and pressurized oiling. I assume oil has to get up there to lube the rockers. Do you have a picture of the oil passage or the gasket ? Ruxtell, I talked to the previous owner today, and he surmised that the oil in the radiator po...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: Rajo model?

Most likely a Model 35 - can't see under the manifolds to any verify short bolts Model 30 - if it has conventional head bolts, it's a Model 35. According to the link above, the 30 had 4 exhaust ports while the 35 only had 3, If that's the case, then mine would be the 35 based on the number of exhau...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: Rajo model?

Most likely a Model 35 - can't see under the manifolds to any verify short bolts Model 30 - if it has conventional head bolts, it's a Model 35. Would it take the same head gasket for 30 or 35? I'm thinking of ordering one from Olsen? Any special tricks to know when changing the gasket? This will be...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: Rajo model?

Here is a link to an article on overheads. https://www.nwvs.org/Technical/MTFCA/Articles/1804OHVs.pdf Thanks for the link, Near as I can figure out from that site is what I have is a Model c-35 or possibly the B-8 (but that is doubtful. On mine both the intake and exhaust are on the right side, wit...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rajo model?
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Rajo model?

How do I determine which Rajo head I have, I have found a gasket source but don't know which one to order?

Rod
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: rajo with water in oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1729

Re: rajo with water in oil

I would suspect the head gasket, you can do a cylinder leak test before pulling the head and maybe see where/which cylinders are leaking. TDC, hold the engine from turning and pressurize the cylinder at TDC, check for bubbles in the radiator... Does oil pressure run up top ? I didn't install the ra...
by Loftbed
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: rajo with water in oil
Replies: 8
Views: 1729

rajo with water in oil

oK, I have discovered water/antifreeze in the oil and oil in the radiator, this on an engine with a Rajo head installed as well as a pressurized oil system. I'm not real familiar with this Rajo head, is this the result of a head gasket leak or something worse? bummer!!! New to me car, with only abou...
by Loftbed
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: FS 4 firestone tires

SOLD
Pending payment[/image]


Thanks MTFCA
by Loftbed
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: FS 4 firestone tires

OK guys, the price of shipping is just killing the sale of these tires, so I will cut the price to $75.00 + shipping.

Rod
by Loftbed
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: FS 4 firestone tires

Mike Lebsack-Iowa wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:43 am
PM sent, thanks Mike

Shipping quote sent via PM (I don't text).

Rod
by Loftbed
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: FS 4 firestone tires

Price cut to $150.00 plus shipping!!
by Loftbed
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

Re: FS 4 firestone tires

If you're not aware, these tires when new have 9/32" tread, so 2/3 of the tread is still on them. New they are around $158.00 each. That being said, I will lower the price to $225.00 for the lot, + shipping .

Rod
by Loftbed
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?
Replies: 73
Views: 12117

Re: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?

Changed from black to something more dazzling!! :)

What do you think, should I paint the wheel spokes red or leave them natural varnish?
by Loftbed
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 4 firestone tires
Replies: 7
Views: 1917

FS 4 firestone tires

four(4) Firestone 440/450 x 21 blackwall tires 6/32" tread remaining on all 4 reason for selling, I replaced these with whitewalls. Asking $250.00 + shipping Paypal payment preferred If interested send me your zip code and I will calculate the shipping. They will be shipped in two shrink wrapped "pa...
by Loftbed
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Seeking info on this Speedster
Replies: 6
Views: 1698

Re: Seeking info on this Speedster

Yes, I am aware that Chuck Oakley was the previous owner (I bought it from him and he provided most of what I know about the car). I'm more interested in finding out who was the first owner and what HE did with the car.

Rod

PS
History can be a bit allusive.
by Loftbed
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Split rim wheel lug tightening
Replies: 7
Views: 1462

Re: Split rim wheel lug tightening

Thanks Mark, 40 ft lbs, That's good to know. When I removed them they maybe had 10ft lbs, good thing I haven't been speedstering!!! :o


rod
by Loftbed
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Split rim wheel lug tightening
Replies: 7
Views: 1462

Split rim wheel lug tightening

Here's the issue: Went to remove the wheels/tires on the 13, this car has wood spoke split rims on it. First thing I noticed was all the lug nuts were not very tight (probably finger tight with a 1/2 turn on the nut added) every tite/wheel the same. Then I noticed that there was about 3/16" space be...
by Loftbed
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Seeking info on this Speedster
Replies: 6
Views: 1698

Seeking info on this Speedster

I bought this 26 Speedster a few weeks ago, I like to find out more about its origin and what exactly was done when building the engine. Here’s what I know so far. Some guy (the builder) who had a radiator shop near Kenmore Washington had collected the parts and built the car, it is believed that th...
by Loftbed
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magazine Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: Magazine Wanted

Stop looking, I found a nearly new copy in my own collection. Who knew? it seems that one of the cars I bought some time ago came with a large collection of T magazines, on the off chance that the one I was looking for might be inthe stack, I dug them out and EUREKA!! there it was. Thank for looking...
by Loftbed
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your Speedster
Replies: 81
Views: 11246

Re: Lets see your Speedster

Loftbed wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:16 pm
i'll start it off with my 22 Armadillo body, I got three all told, but two I just bought and will wait a bit to expose them. :twisted:
Here's the third one, an engineering masterpiece. Thanks Hal

Rod
by Loftbed
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magazine Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: Magazine Wanted

Excellent!! As my grandson would say, "You guys Rock!!
Thanks many times over.

Rod
by Loftbed
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magazine Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: Magazine Wanted

Hi Rod. I have (had) a copy of the cover at one time. I'll try to find it and send it. Cheers Thanks Hal, I appreciate the effort. If anyone else has that issue, I'd appreciate a response, at least an date issue number? BTW, the workmanship, detail and engineering that went into this car is nothing...
by Loftbed
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magazine Wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Magazine Wanted

I am looking for a MTFCA or MTFCI Magazine cover that depicts this 1913 Speedster. I don't know what year it was on, but the car was completed in 2004, probably some issue between then and 2012? I just purchased the car and am trying to build a file with as much history as possible. I will compensat...
by Loftbed
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Magazine cover
Replies: 0
Views: 607

WTB Magazine cover

I am looking for a MTFCA or MTFCI Magazine cover that depicts this 1913 Speedster. I don't know what year it was on, but the car was completed in 2004, probably some issue between then and 2012? I just purchased the car and am trying to build a file with as much history as possible. I will compensat...
by Loftbed
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: White tire choice?
Replies: 1
Views: 667

White tire choice?

I'm going to be putting all white tires on one of the speedsters. While I know it's a personal thing, I'm curious as to what those who have done it would pick when choosing between Smooth, Ribbed, or the pattern tread all whites. I have used the Universal ribbed all whites in the past and they are f...
by Loftbed
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: More new snow and smiles
Replies: 44
Views: 6618

Re: More new snow and smiles

I'll bet "Hallmark would buy that middle photo (T in the trees). 8-)

Rod
by Loftbed
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your Speedster
Replies: 81
Views: 11246

Re: Lets see your Speedster

Got this one about 2 weeks ago, one more to be delivered this weekend! :D
Now if someone would buy my huckster, I could look for another. :twisted:
by Loftbed
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your Speedster
Replies: 81
Views: 11246

Re: Lets see your Speedster

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the rest
by Loftbed
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your Speedster
Replies: 81
Views: 11246

Re: Lets see your Speedster

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Just to add to the growing pictorial display here are a few (9) of the speedsters I've had over the years and eventually sold, several of which I have deep regrets about!! :( :cry:
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lets see your Speedster
Replies: 81
Views: 11246

Lets see your Speedster

i'll start it off with my 22 Armadillo body, I got three all told, but two I just bought and will wait a bit to expose them. :twisted:
by Loftbed
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

Re: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER

by Loftbed
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Classifieds Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1825

Re: Classifieds Question

Tim Rogers wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:25 pm
I believe you have to be a club member to post a car for sale.
Yup, I had the same problem trying to post to classifieds, paid my $40.00 and bang, I was allowed in \\


Rod
by Loftbed
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

Re: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER

I would consider trades, especially if they are of the Speedster variety!!

Rod
by Loftbed
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 'T" HUCKSTER
Replies: 10
Views: 4345

1926 'T" HUCKSTER

DSCN4023.JPG 1926 Ford Model “T” HUCKSTER Built from the ground up 1n 1999/2000 by two Ford Motor company engineers: • Hand crafted body of Solid Ash (think baseball bats of old). • All new metal hood, fenders, running boards and aprons. • Engine completely rebuilt by “Steves Antique Auto Repair in...
by Loftbed
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hauling from Boise, ID to Lancaster, CA
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: Hauling from Boise, ID to Lancaster, CA

Eric, I got your PM!
Unfortunately I cant read it because of a system error ( General Error
Module not accessible) what ever that means. I'm the guy who has a car to be picked up in Sacramento. try contacting me at this address:
rod@customfurniture.net
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 2084

Re: permissions???

tfan wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:39 pm
Rod, Are you logging in first? If so try without logging in first and see if that works. Jim
Jim,
If I login there is NO mention of permissions at all in the vehicle classifieds
If I logout I get the "You cannot" messages about permissions. (5 of them I believe).

Rod
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hauling from Boise, ID to Lancaster, CA
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: Hauling from Boise, ID to Lancaster, CA

Erik Larson - Idaho wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:57 pm
I will once again be traveling from Boise to Lancaster, CA in a couple weeks. Not sure what day. Let me know if you need a T car or parts transported. I’d be happy to help. 20ft enclosed.
PM sent
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 2084

Re: permissions???

Well, I always thought I was a member, and if I click on the "members" link on the bottom of the page, it says I am. How else do I check to see if I am indeed a member. Rod Ok, I signed up again, got a receipt from paypal, but nothing from MTFCA to indicte that they got the application and payment....
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 2084

Re: permissions???

Well, I always thought I was a member, and if I click on the "members" link on the bottom of the page, it says I am. How else do I check to see if I am indeed a member.

Rod
by Loftbed
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: permissions???
Replies: 10
Views: 2084

permissions???

How do I get permissions activated on the vehicle classifieds forum? I've tried sending messages to the administrators but am not getting a response.
Is there a button in settings that I'm not seeing? :? :? :?

Rod
by Loftbed
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26 HUCKSTER
Replies: 0
Views: 855

26 HUCKSTER

Yes, I know I'm supposed to put this in the vehicle classifieds, but I don't have permissions authorized for that section (go figure). I keep requesting it, but nothing yet! Anyway I am offering my 26 T Huckster up for sale. This car was a ground up frame off build and has only ~500 miles on it, inc...