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planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by thom » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:10 pm

Weather permitting we, the wife and I, will ride our '21 Touring over to her sister and brother-in-law's for a cook out. If it rains I'll just watch one of
Steve Jelf's ride along videos like I have many times before. Thanks again Steve. 8-)

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by TonyB » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:20 pm

I will be with the San Diego club on the Coronado Parade. It is usually a huge event with close to half a million people on the island and a parade that lasts about 3 1/2 hours. Fortunately they put the Model Ts in the 26th in the first group, there are ten groups. We occasionally loose one to overheating, hopefully we’ll be lucky this year.
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Re: planning to drive youomr T on July 4?

Post by DRB » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:22 pm


Planning, if weather permits going to Shepherd W/V parade

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by havnfun » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:28 pm

Planning on doing the Homedale Idaho parade at 9am, then going to Wilder Idaho for the 11am parade, the clubs theme there will be in honor of a founding brother Pete Burril who passed this past year, Theme 'For Pete's Sake" his hometown was Wilder Idaho.


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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Rich Bingham » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:50 pm

Like any other day, I'll drive Lizzie to check on the irrigation, then maybe a joyride around the neighborhood just for fun.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Steve Jelf » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:24 pm

I expect I'll clamp the flags on the radiator neck and shorty and I will go to town in the touring for the band concert and the fireworks show. She doesn't seem to freak out over fireworks as some dogs do.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by DHort » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:22 pm

Two parades. Brookfield in the morning with the Mayor, Shorewood in the afternoon. Then ice cream.

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by jsaylor » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:46 pm

Will be in the Elks parade in Carmichael with the Sacramanto Valley Model T Club


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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Norman Kling » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:08 am

I plan to be in Coronado parade with Tony. We are usually toward the front of the parade and when we reach the end, we remove our decorations and drive down the strand and have lunch together. By the time we get back to Coronado, the parade is over and we can find our way back home. Coronado is on an Island west of San Diego There are two U.S. Navy bases there so quite a patriotic parade. The island is connected on the south end by a sandy strand of sand called "Silver Strand". which extends south almost to the Mexican border. There is a highway along this strand.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by John Codman » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:11 am

If I have time. We have some friends coming over for dinner and I'll have to shovel out the house first.

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Rich Eagle » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:13 am

We are driving the touring today to a picnic for my Daughter Sally and tomorrow in a small town parade at Menan, ID. 50 some years of larger parades got a bit tedious for us.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by KWTownsend » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:38 am

I plan to take my 1911 to the Corbett parade and my son plans to drive my 1915.

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by RajoRacer » Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:46 am

We have a very small parade in the town of Home near where we live - it runs along the waterfront about 6 blocks, takes a sharp left turn on 10th where the local Fire Dept. hands out pancakes & sausages for everyone ! Our local Dr.'s brass band is usually playing on the grass at one of the routes' front yard - small & lots of fun - this photo was in the line-up last year - tomorrow we'll take the '14 Touring.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Dan_Jensen » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:09 pm

Loaded up and ready to go to Summerhaven AZ for the parade through town. At 7,700' elevation it is a lot cooler than Tucson. Burgers and hot dogs at Rose Canyon lake after. :)
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Duey_C » Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:10 am

I wasn't planning to but Maw brought it up again a little while ago tonight. I told her to leave me be for awhile tomorrow so I can rewire him to correct, lose the small battery and try to wake the ignition again so we can Toodle. She likes Toodling in the T's.
She told me she's not going to leave me be. What the?
Females.
Cut and burn, burn and cut, cut and burn the rest of the downed trees and entertain... We'll see I guess.
I do need to get the Runabouts sorted and running again for the year.
Dormant case of antique tractor gets in the way along with life and she rattles me about the tractors too sometimes. :evil:
The '18 IS licensed/insured Duane... Duh.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by John Codman » Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:10 am

I did take my flag-bedecked T out this AM. After about three miles it dropped a cylinder. It's either plugs or coils - in another post I asked for Ron Patterson's contact information so that I can send my coils to him for rebuilding.


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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by TspokeMan » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:42 pm

The second parade this year for my T roaster pickup is today, July 4. It's a blast seeing reactions from a crowd; old, young and in between.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by KWTownsend » Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:26 pm

My wife and I had two grandsons with us in the 1911 in the Corbett, Oregon parade.
My son drove my 1915.
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Then we drove on up to Crown Point.
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Happy Independence Day!
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by pdgriesse » Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:47 pm

I fired up my 1912----put some air in the tires and went to the Granville parade, one of the best in the area. I like watching parades more than driving in one so we parked in the shade along the route and had tons of people walk over to admire an old car. First time out, this year---ran perfectly! paul


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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by 26troadster » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:29 pm

Plan was to take the grand kids for a ride but the ones who wanted the ride were out of town for a ball tournament and it just got now.


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Drove to Shepherds town W/V for the parade weather was great ,saw a club member and his family talk a bet had a good ti

Post by DRB » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:42 pm

:D

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by RajoRacer » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:45 pm

Great parade - great turn-out & weather - what's better than free pancakes & sausage at the end ?
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by RajoRacer » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:50 pm

Couple more - the pirate ship was loaded with little pirates - great fun !
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Lessumner » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:05 pm

41 years in a row at the Hadley Mi. parade.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Bob McDaniel » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:59 pm

We drove the 09 to the next town today for its first ever car show. Didn't register it so no plastic prize to collect dust but lots of people thanked us for letting them sit in it for pictures and getting to see it crank started, ect. It was a good first drive out of town since the rod was installed last week.
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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Scott C. » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:27 am

Took the wife for nice sunset cruise this evening in the 26 Roadster and she really enjoyed it.

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Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

Post by Bob McDaniel » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:46 am

Someone posted this picture on Facebook of us in downtown Logansport headed out of town to go to Walton for the car show. Pretty cool to see yourself through the eyes of others!
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