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by blgitn
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in January?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

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

Finishing up building a ZOOM ZOOM engine and still working the dual exhaust for Danny Deaton. IMG_5235.jpeg IMG_5234.jpeg Hank, Those are some big mufflers! Do recommend them over tractor supply variety on your speedster? Santa brought me a dual outlet manifold so I've begun planning my new system....
by blgitn
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hershey in the 1960's
Replies: 9
Views: 869

Re: Hershey in the 1960's

That's a really cool movie! Thanks for sharing!!
by blgitn
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Same size?
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Same size?

Are the outer front wheel bearing and the camshaft nut the same size?I

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Christmas village
Replies: 13
Views: 1226

Re: Model T Christmas village

At first I thought they were parked at 'artististic' angles too, but they're probably facing down hill for a rolling start.
by blgitn
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT
Replies: 19
Views: 941

Re: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT

"The black Iron pipe is my design to make the brake rod collapsible when I apply the rear brakes....I can use them as service brakes.... The truck stops much quicker. I also wanted to keep my brake rods in their original position, and have a backup braking connection." That's really creative! Glad ...
by blgitn
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT
Replies: 19
Views: 941

Re: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT

Steve,
It's gorgeous, and ready to work! I see lots of cool accessories, but please tell us about the black iron on pipe on the brake rods...
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT
Replies: 19
Views: 941

Re: IT'S DONE, MY 1924 MODEL TT FARM TRUCK, BEEN DRIVING IT

Steve,
It's gorgeous, and ready to work! I see lots of cool accessories, but please tell us about the black iron on pipe on the brake rods...
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing tranny bands/hogs head. Bands won't sit back far enough?
Replies: 15
Views: 1517

Re: Installing tranny bands/hogs head. Bands won't sit back far enough?

Ok, thanks. I'll try to find a local, earlier hogs head for the 'spare'.

Next; nobody knows anything about the aftermarket 'Rusco' hinged bands?I

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RUSCO non-chatter brake bands
Replies: 0
Views: 227

RUSCO non-chatter brake bands

Happy Holidays to All, I'm looking for some info on these hinged bands. I have a set(?) of 3. All three have demountable ends. Two are the same, with a single hinge. The single-hinge bands have an extra detachable piece. The third has two hinges. I'm trying to learn if I have different models or if ...
by blgitn
Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing tranny bands/hogs head. Bands won't sit back far enough?
Replies: 15
Views: 1517

Re: Installing tranny bands/hogs head. Bands won't sit back far enough?

The type of pedal installed is imaterial in the scheme of things. Both do the same job. It is the location of the shafts which is varied, to account for the different applications. Why someone would change the wider pedals for the diamond shaped earlier ones is something I cannot fathom. Allan from...
by blgitn
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Those roads we used to travel
Replies: 18
Views: 932

Re: Those roads we used to travel

Very cool, thanks!
by blgitn
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: muffler s - revisit...
Replies: 5
Views: 656

Re: muffler s - revisit...

Dennis, My experience is that the style where the exhaust pipe goes through the muffler to the aft end is slightly quieter than the new style replacements, where the pipe stops at the forward end. Both those styles, with pressed steel ends, are prone to unexpected disassembly underway if you have a ...
by blgitn
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mountain pan.
Replies: 22
Views: 1656

Mountain pan.

Happy Halloween All,

Is anyone manufacturing/selling a Horlick-style mountain pan (4-dip)? I'd like to install one on my current rebuild.
Thanks.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magnets Vs. Slingers
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: Magnets Vs. Slingers

Am I setting myself up for failure here? Do the brass screws fail without the magnets?

R/Roger.
by blgitn
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 14 T lit up after a 20 year nap
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: 14 T lit up after a 20 year nap

Looks great! Congratulations!
by blgitn
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Big Timing Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Big Timing Gear

Les Schubert wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:43 pm
I’ll take the nylon gear. I’ve run various fiber and nylon gears for 48 years without a problem. But I am scrupulously careful about 100 mm cam to crank spacing and generator gear lash.
I'll keep you in mind, Les.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Big Timing Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Re: Big Timing Gear

Ok, thanks. Steel it is! I'll check the backlash when I get it together.

Anybody need a nylon one?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Big Timing Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 694

Big Timing Gear

Can anybody identify the metal timing gear pictured? The number on it is: T415B and looks to be in pretty good condition. I can't locate any reference to that number.

Given the choice, would you install the used metal one of the new nylon one?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS(?) Tappets and valves for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Re: NOS(?) Tappets and valves for sale

A hundred views and no takers....

$20 and I'll buy the small flat rate box.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS(?) Tappets and valves for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 351

NOS(?) Tappets and valves for sale

I got these with some other parts and do not need them.
8 tappets marked "Ford E", unused.
4 two-piece valves, unmarked, unused.
See the pictures for details.

How about $40 and I'll buy the small flat-rate box.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine building considerations
Replies: 10
Views: 1383

Re: Engine building considerations

On my speedster, I left out the mag ring and magnets but kept the spools on the flywheel to help fling the oil. Not sure about long term but it's worked for me since '94. On a stock T I would keep the mag ring and magnets. The momentum from the flywheel is good for the heavier car and you or the ne...
by blgitn
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: H/C pistons
Replies: 5
Views: 468

H/C pistons

What c/r do they come in; Can you get 6:1?

R/Roger.
by blgitn
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Forums Dead
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Model T Forums Dead

I'll go start a new one.
by blgitn
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Luray Swap Meet, October 6-8 - What are you bringing to sell?
Replies: 71
Views: 5178

Re: Luray Swap Meet, October 6-8 - What are you bringing to sell?

Dennis Fleming wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:26 pm
I have a friend that I think is coming that has a 26-27 gas tank for sale.
I'll be looking for him! :o
by blgitn
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Luray Swap Meet, October 6-8 - What are you bringing to sell?
Replies: 71
Views: 5178

Re: Luray Swap Meet, October 6-8 - What are you bringing to sell?

I'll be looking for a 27 Roadster gas tank with a baffle that doesn't rattle!
by blgitn
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rajo oil level gauges
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Rajo oil level gauges

Those are pretty cool!
by blgitn
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Block ID
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Block ID

I got this block last week. It's a 26/7 style. No serial. I've been researching printed and digital references but can't pin down a YOM. Can anybody help? Thanks in advance.
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cam I.D.
Replies: 1
Views: 257

Cam I.D.

I picked up a spare engine that's had a lot of work done to it. The cam isn't marked that I can see. How do I tell if it's a stock cam or higher performance grind?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spare Tire Carrier Heresy
Replies: 15
Views: 959

Re: Spare Tire Carrier Heresy

The vendors sell 'improved car' right side tail light brackets too.
Here's mine.
by blgitn
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,
Replies: 92
Views: 6786

Re: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,

That,.. Is fantastic!

R/Roger.
by blgitn
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wake up call
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Wake up call

My family found this to be quite funny. I failed to see the humor..... :lol:
by blgitn
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!
Replies: 35
Views: 2325

Re: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!

I fixed one up for my Roadster.
by blgitn
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark & Gas levers
Replies: 21
Views: 2338

Re: Spark & Gas levers

D Stroud wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 3:41 am
Roger, can you post a link to the you tube video? What did you use for a source of nickel? Thanks, Dave

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=G-PtnwtOR24

Dave,

Sorry for the wait. Here's the link. I got the source nickel on ebay because it was easy.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark & Gas levers
Replies: 21
Views: 2338

Re: Spark & Gas levers

Back together, waiting for re-read install.
by blgitn
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark & Gas levers
Replies: 21
Views: 2338

Re: Spark & Gas levers

I got it back together; thanks! I did a little YouTube plating while it was apart. All you need is vinegar, salt, some nickel and a phone charger. I masked the sanded (most of) the pits out, masked the threads with some paraffin, and plugged it in. I'm pleased with the results, for a twenty dollar i...
by blgitn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s going on here?
Replies: 13
Views: 1409

Re: What’s going on here?

Sadness....
by blgitn
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark & Gas levers
Replies: 21
Views: 2338

Re: Spark & Gas levers

Copy all: Heat, cool, pry. Heat, cool, crimp.

As luck would have it, I ran out of acetelyne before I got the first side hot. :| I'll have to refill.
I guess I put the felt anti-rattlers half way between the levers and where the rods come out of the column, right?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark & Gas levers
Replies: 21
Views: 2338

Spark & Gas levers

Hello all,

How on earth do I get the old levers off the steering gear case and still be able to put the new ones back on?
Thanks in advance.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Quadrant rivets
Replies: 11
Views: 1146

Re: Quadrant rivets

The column is out of the car.
The heads are ground off the bottoms of the rivits.
I'll try drilling down a little bit.
What's the correct terminology for the notched semi-circle under the steering wheel that controls the motion of the spark and gas levers?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Quadrant rivets
Replies: 11
Views: 1146

Quadrant rivets

I'm replacing the spark and gas levers:
I've filed the heads off the bottom side of the quadrant rivets but can't seem to knock them out. Is there a secret to doing this?
Thanks in advance.
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 713

Re: WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper

Still looking for a set of bars... 😁
by blgitn
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: COUNTING DOWN to LURAY!
Replies: 5
Views: 804

Re: COUNTING DOWN to LURAY!

See you all there! :D
by blgitn
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Covered Oiler
Replies: 5
Views: 1383

Re: Covered Oiler

Sorry Sunny, it sold to a guy in Sweden.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Luray
Replies: 0
Views: 604

Luray

I'd like to contact the vendor who was selling used and rebuilt steering columns at Luray last year: is he on this forum?

Thanks,

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Covered Oiler
Replies: 5
Views: 1383

Re: Covered Oiler

How about $2.50?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Schrader parts
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: Schrader parts

Sold pending payment.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Covered Oiler
Replies: 5
Views: 1383

Covered Oiler

I found this little guy in with some other stuff I bought.
Five bucks plus postage in a padded envelope.
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R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Schrader parts
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Schrader parts

I found these among some other stuff I bought.

Five bucks plus postage in a padded envelope.
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R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Go fast carb1 ***SPP***
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Go fast carb1 ***SPP***

Dang. Too slow.
by blgitn
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drag link flex
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

Re: Drag link flex

Here are the parts I took off: The drag link is a little wavy but the tire \rod is really curved! I found a straight tie rod in the pile and I'm putting the better end and ball on it. I found a better drag link too, but it's not perfect so I think I'll reinforce it anyway. Spruce-and-cord would be c...
by blgitn
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Go fast carb1 ***SPP***
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Go fast carb1

Brad,

I'll take it! I sent you an email.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drag link flex
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

Re: Drag link flex

All,

I'll get the front wheels off and let you know what I find, thanks!

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drag link flex
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

Drag link flex

I was out for a drive today and as I came in to a left curve it felt like my drag link flexed or bowed, momentarily causing loose steering and tight puckering. The link doesn't look bent. Maybe this is why old racers tied spruce spars to their steering linkages? I once reinforced some early running ...
by blgitn
Tue May 19, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 713

WTB: 26/7 Rear Bumper

I recently got an original accessory front bumper for my Roadster and I love it!
Now I'm looking for the back one.
Rusty and pitted is good.
by blgitn
Tue May 12, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Metro Brake Conversion Parts.
Replies: 8
Views: 1345

Re: WTB: Metro Brake Conversion Parts.

Dan,
Was it old-car-owner-virus? 😂
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Mon May 11, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness

SOLD. Thank you!!
by blgitn
Mon May 11, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Replacement Pan Ear FS #2
Replies: 12
Views: 1804

Re: Replacement Pan Ear FS #2

Dan,
Do you still have two of these?
R/Roger.
by blgitn
Sat May 09, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Double Wishbone
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: FS: Double Wishbone

Over 200 views and no hits...

How about fifty bucks plus postage? USPS tells me around $25 east coast and around $35 as far as texas.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat May 09, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness

Too much?

How about twenty bucks plus postage?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed May 06, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Metro Brake Conversion Parts.
Replies: 8
Views: 1345

WTB: Metro Brake Conversion Parts.

I am looking for enough stuff to do the fronts. I have nothing yet.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed May 06, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Double Wishbone
Replies: 2
Views: 834

FS: Double Wishbone

For your early, above axle car.

How about $75 plus postage. This item will NOT fit in a flat rate box.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed May 06, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness
Replies: 2
Views: 640

FS Roller Timer with 26/7 harness

Gently used, with roller.

How about thirty bucks plus postage? It will fit in a small flat rate box.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low speed notch
Replies: 8
Views: 1156

Re: Low speed notch

Norm,
Thank you for the tips and detais. The parts should be here by the weekend :D
R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low speed notch
Replies: 8
Views: 1156

Re: Low speed notch

Thanks all,
I'll order the parts and give it a go!
R/ Roger
by blgitn
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low speed notch
Replies: 8
Views: 1156

Low speed notch

I need to replace my low speed notch and pedal support.
I have to remove the hogs head from the car, right?
There doesn't seem to be enough room to get the hogs head out.
Do I have to lift the body off my Improved Roadster to replace the notch?
by blgitn
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition
Replies: 81
Views: 8648

Re: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition

I got this far today and ran it conservatively. The clutch slips a little when I pull the throttle last 4 oclock.
I adjusted the clutch fingers and will take another trip after re-torquing in the morning.
by blgitn
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rod Jensen Aluminum 6:1 head
Replies: 3
Views: 808

Rod Jensen Aluminum 6:1 head

It seems to require a special head gasket, maybe for bigger valves. Does anyone know of a source for these gaskets?

As always, thanks!

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 5633

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

[attachment=0]My 1910 1946 low.jpg[/attachment I am at the wheel. September 29, 1946. I bought my T the day before for $125. I was 14 at the time. Still own the T, it is in my garage I AND THE MODEL T ARE THE ONLY ONES LEFT. The last of the others to go was my little brother, who is pictured sittin...
by blgitn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?
Replies: 98
Views: 11991

Re: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?

Getting ready for a quick spring...
by blgitn
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, Fair 1923 Ohio plate
Replies: 6
Views: 859

Re: FS, Fair 1923 Ohio plate

Ok, thanks. I have a rough driver that needs 27 Ohio tags. Let me know!
by blgitn
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS, Fair 1923 Ohio plate
Replies: 6
Views: 859

Re: FS, Fair 1923 Ohio plate

Got any 27's?
by blgitn
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lizard head
Replies: 8
Views: 1778

Re: Lizard head

My lizard ran great. I could keep up with the A's on tour. :D
I wish I'd pulled before sold the car.
by blgitn
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Used & usable High Compression head
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: WTB: Used & usable High Compression head

Thanks anyway, Hank!

Tom; I sent you a PM.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Used & usable High Compression head
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

WTB: Used & usable High Compression head

WTB: Useable 6:1 cylinder head for a T driver. Need not be pretty.
by blgitn
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT: Briscoe
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Re: OT: Briscoe

Thanks Scott.
by blgitn
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Freeze Crack Repair

Anyway, Thanks everybody for the help.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Freeze Crack Repair

Well, after several attempts I have achieved limited success. I used Permatex #2 on chevron-shaped crack in the top of the valve chamber between 2 and 3. It had been previously coated with marine-tex from inside the valve chamber. I went in through the oval hole in the deck surface, first with evapo...
by blgitn
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT: Briscoe
Replies: 3
Views: 822

OT: Briscoe

Do any of you know if the Briscoe 'crown' hub caps and gas caps were plated or painted?

Thanks.

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: model T in WWI parade.
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

Re: model T in WWI parade.

Very cool! Thanks for posting!
by blgitn
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Freeze Crack Repair

Durn. :oops:

What is this SNOOP you speak of?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Freeze Crack Repair

I thought I could see all the cracks... I fixed one chevron-shaped crack on the roof of the valve box (previously puttied), one long crack (previously brazed) running through the center freeze plug above the valve box, one under the fan, and one rear of the water inlet on the drivers side (previousl...
by blgitn
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 31 Panel Delivery
Replies: 5
Views: 4859

FS: 31 Panel Delivery

Hi guys, It looks like I'm going to have to sell the big truck. :cry: It's been a 4 year project; Kind of a mutt, but it runs and drives fine, new 12v negative ground wiring, all the lights work, BUNCHES of new parts, clear Virginia title. Anybody interested at $6500.oo before I put it on eBay? The ...
by blgitn
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Freeze Crack Repair

Dang. Strike one. I located and sealed 4 cracks. Some had been brazed up, some puttied. I had to use a composite head gasket to put the new (good) head on. When I re-torqued it this morning; more water in the valve chamber!! :cry: It's a durn shame too; hardened seats, stainless valves, adjustable l...
by blgitn
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Freeze Crack Repair
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Freeze Crack Repair

I found some water in my lifter galley, and an old repair in the water jacket between 2 & 3. The repair is oil-colored and lifting around the edges. I can't tell if its JB Weld or Marine Tex. One of the freeze plugs is covered in white epoxy; pretty sure that's Marine tex. it will be impossible to g...
by blgitn
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Good Day
Replies: 13
Views: 2127

Re: A Good Day

I guess I'll leave the wheels black for now; I can't un-paint them later... 20191116_093917.jpg 20190725_071906.jpg The white wagon is a '95 Roadmaster. It's a little rusty. I got it from WV for the tan leather interior to put in my gold '96 Roadmaster. My son drives the white car now. The gold wago...
by blgitn
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Good Day
Replies: 13
Views: 2127

Re: A Good Day

Thanks. It's a fun car!
The family wants me to paint the wheels red, like I did on the big truck. What do you guys think?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Good Day
Replies: 13
Views: 2127

A Good Day

Getting the Roadster dialed in: We logged over 50 miles, including 2 ten-mile runs at 40+ mph. Top speed was 45. Dog didn't ride the whole day, but he had a good time!
by blgitn
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in January?
Replies: 62
Views: 8125

Re: What have you done to your Model T in January?

Well, I got some gas and went driving today. I'm going to do it again tomorrow too!
by blgitn
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low pedal sticking.
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: Low pedal sticking.

So far so good; two whole turns and the pedal operates like it should. I took the cover off to make sure I wasn't shredding bands, and took up a couple turns on the brake as well. I guess I just had them too loose. While the cover was off, I pushed the car back a few feet, then forward: The flywheel...
by blgitn
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low pedal sticking.
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Re: Low pedal sticking.

I have not replaced the clutch spring or notch. I'll try adjusting the low band little by little tonight. Thank you all for your help!
by blgitn
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low pedal sticking.
Replies: 13
Views: 1793

Low pedal sticking.

I Re-lined my trans bands today. After a 3 or 4 mile trip the low speed pedal began to stick down. I had to pull it up with my toe, then it would pop up. What'd I do wrong?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1917 Depot Hack for sale.
Replies: 12
Views: 4747

Re: 1917 Depot Hack for sale.

Yes. The hack has gone to its new home. Thanks, and Thank you Forum!

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS; used 21" tires.
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Re: FS; used 21" tires.

Sold.
by blgitn
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS; used 21" tires.
Replies: 1
Views: 555

FS; used 21" tires.

Santa came early. Anyone need these take-offs?
Two are very cracked, two less cracked but stone-bruised. Four rim liners, three metal-stem tubes.
Good for rollers.
How about fourty bucks for the set, buyer pays shipping?
by blgitn
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: One 26/7 open car gas tank strap..
Replies: 3
Views: 796

WTB: One 26/7 open car gas tank strap..

..and overflow tube.

What have you got?

R/ Roger.
by blgitn
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 21" tires for a driver
Replies: 21
Views: 2946

21" tires for a driver

Which are more highly recommend, Lucas (from Snyder's) or Universal brand?