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by John Warren
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Running poorly.
Replies: 56
Views: 1993

Re: Running poorly.

Looks like you have burn't exhaust valves on 3 and 4, I suspect a bad intake gasket on 3and4.
by John Warren
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rob has a cover car
Replies: 15
Views: 933

Re: Rob has a cover car

Thanks Rob, Your car defiantly deserves the cover and a good story. Cheers!!!!
by John Warren
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Has anyone tried these tires?
Replies: 45
Views: 1951

Re: Has anyone tried these tires?

Nice looking tyres, Keep us posted!
by John Warren
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: model B Ford update
Replies: 29
Views: 1401

Re: model B Ford update

What a monumental task Kim, Looking great! Thanks for sharing.
by John Warren
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1924 Coupe Project
Replies: 28
Views: 1139

Re: 1924 Coupe Project

Just want to encourage you!! It is great that you are doing this. The car looks very salvageable and there is nothing more satisfying to drive something that you have brought back from the dead. Thanks and keep us posted.
by John Warren
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It’s not Ford vs. Ferrari, but it did happen
Replies: 19
Views: 920

Re: It’s not Ford vs. Ferrari, but it did happen

Rob thanks for sharing such researched stories. All ways intrigued.
by John Warren
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my model T seized up?
Replies: 40
Views: 1365

Re: Is my model T seized up?

Thanks Steve , looks like he got it😁👏
by John Warren
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my model T seized up?
Replies: 40
Views: 1365

Re: Is my model T seized up?

Carson and his family did meet us for breakfast and guess what...... 8651EBFB-783C-44D7-998A-24B5FEBC1C90.jpeg C0A565DF-E7B1-42F4-947E-0A2E67E890F5.jpeg We were all excited to see his new T. It sounds like the previous owner wanted for Carson to be the new owner. Very nice original car and Carson wa...
by John Warren
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Removing the #3317 driven gear: Am I doing it wrong?
Replies: 20
Views: 983

Re: Removing the #3317 driven gear: Am I doing it wrong?

Wow Anthonie, that is a nicely built puller. Steve I would definitely check the oil lines and all oil holes for debris. Good luck on everything.
by John Warren
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Interesting racecar
Replies: 9
Views: 943

Re: Interesting racecar

Wayne, what do you think, Harley? It is way cool simple with the engine mounted there. Good for circle tracks, easy to tune while driving Ha ha. Thanks for your comments, always love reading them.
by John Warren
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my model T seized up?
Replies: 40
Views: 1365

Re: Is my model T seized up?

Carson, Like mentioned, it may be in gear, It sounds like you know what makes it go, so you should know where neutral is, 1/2 to all the way back on the emergency brake lever. You may have had the linkage come undone between the clutch peddle and the clutch, next I have had the starter bind up engag...
by John Warren
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rob has a cover car
Replies: 15
Views: 933

Re: Rob has a cover car

Congratulations Rob, Can anyone share it? Thanks
by John Warren
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 61
Views: 3909

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

g-8a.JPG 11 AB Maxwell.JPG photo b.jpg i phone 11-1-17 1679.jpg dsc_0011__large.jpg The only noticeable differences between the 1910 AA and the 1911 AB was the color and the radiator neck. My 1911 AB is supposed to be blue with cream wheels and would also have the tall radiator neck. I am planning ...
by John Warren
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 61
Views: 3909

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

Wow nice sketch of the Maxwell Thanks Looks like an AA
by John Warren
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Good Day
Replies: 13
Views: 705

Re: A Good Day

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Good looking car! Red wheels don't look to bad on old things, maybe kinda like putting lipstick on a pig, but I like it.
by John Warren
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 76
Views: 3560

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve, If you ever decide to come out this way, you are welcome to base here if you want to drive the rest of the way with your T.
by John Warren
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adding Model A crank to T engine early ideas
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Adding Model A crank to T engine early ideas

That is a nice way of doing it Les!
by John Warren
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Removing and replacing rear axle gears.
Replies: 13
Views: 597

Re: Removing and replacing rear axle gears.

It looks like it fits in the press, just put a piece of tubing under the gear to space it up. The problem comes when you re-install it. Then the bed has to go far enough down to get the axle and the gear in between it.
by John Warren
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CUSTOMER APPRECIATION SALE 20%
Replies: 35
Views: 3077

Re: CUSTOMER APPRECIATION SALE 20%

Glen, I too am very sad these days are here. I want to sincerely thank you for what you have done. Something that I want to say is; even thinking about doing what you have done scares the bajesus out of most people. I'm sure that if someone did step up you could get them pointed in the correct direc...
by John Warren
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making a wide-track rear axle
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Making a wide-track rear axle

I think I have a set of wide track axles. The gears are made on the axles
by John Warren
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale 1926-7 Pickup Box with fenders $500
Replies: 14
Views: 1534

Re: For Sale 1926-7 Pickup Box with fenders $500

Bob, I would like it. 702 three five three, 4 four 3 six John,
by John Warren
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T’s big brother? Maybe older big step-brother?
Replies: 18
Views: 1245

Re: Model T’s big brother? Maybe older big step-brother?

Love the History and all your research. Happy New Year. Thanks
by John Warren
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Super is ready
Replies: 17
Views: 798

Re: Super is ready

Soup is on, Yes it does give you one good shot! What's Momma say about it ? :lol:
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Major surgery to ride again.
Replies: 35
Views: 1716

Re: Major surgery to ride again.

Dallas, It looks like a great project, It should keep you busy for at least the winter. Keep us posted. I have a similar project that I hope to get to. Thanks.
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Jacking up a rear wheel: Does it matter which one?
Replies: 32
Views: 1414

Re: Jacking up a rear wheel: Does it matter which one?

Always great to hear from you Hap, Love your wisdom. Happy New Year to you.
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new DIY electronic coil tester.
Replies: 158
Views: 5850

Re: A new DIY electronic coil tester.

I think the real reason that advertising was some what band was the problem that one vendor in particular, was inundating the form with adds. The same vendor was making surfing eBay for used parts almost impossible. The discussions would become covered up and people would get disgusted and no longer...
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 306
Views: 22569

Re: Foto of the Day

Looks a little cold in Pocatello ! Happy New Year.
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo-An Auto polo Team
Replies: 10
Views: 443

Re: Old Photo-An Auto polo Team

Good photos, and sporting the first roll over bars! thanks.
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Jacking up a rear wheel: Does it matter which one?
Replies: 32
Views: 1414

Re: Jacking up a rear wheel: Does it matter which one?

Leo has a very good point, and Bud has apparently had to remove a jack while the engine is running :lol: Be sure and block the front wheels. Now that the engine is running , in sorta neutral , emergency brake on half way, I mount the Beast and slowly , to keep the engine from stalling, push it into ...
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo, Brother in Dad’s RPU. 1955
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Old Photo, Brother in Dad’s RPU. 1955

Good photo Dave,Thanks, Happy New Year!!
by John Warren
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Model T Is A Over Powered Beast.....
Replies: 3
Views: 709

Re: The Model T Is A Over Powered Beast.....

Love it!! Especially The BEAST part. The Messerschmitt looks fun though. Happy New Year!!
by John Warren
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 61
Views: 3909

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

Rich,I sure do love all your art. Thanks for sharing.
by John Warren
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old photo Speedster
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Re: Old photo Speedster

love it thanks
by John Warren
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 1866

Re: Merry Christmas

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by John Warren
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Strictly Model T Humor
Replies: 25
Views: 3365

Re: Strictly Model T Humor

Thanks for the Laughs, Merry Christmas you guys.
by John Warren
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Decorating for Christmas
Replies: 25
Views: 1147

Re: Decorating for Christmas

Cool Ideas :D
by John Warren
Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: modern connecting rods with insert bearings
Replies: 9
Views: 975

Re: modern connecting rods with insert bearings

A lot of Model A guys are going with inserts with no mods to the oil system. Hi mileage is at 60,000+ miles. My race car has all insert bearings, only about 2,000 miles on it now. It is a must to keep clean oil in it!. Model A's have an oil pump, but not a pressured system. It floods the lifter area...
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are the symptoms of an intake leak?
Replies: 11
Views: 698

Re: What are the symptoms of an intake leak?

It could be a valve seal problem, at higher speed the problem would disappear. I would check out the intake manifold, carb gasket first. One of the old timers here would take a hammer and tap on the intake manifold near the clamp and re-tighten it. With it coughing at an idle means it is lean, but i...
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...
Replies: 22
Views: 1559

Re: A new shelter for my Speedster and a little contest...

So what's in the jar? Nice Shop, congratulations.
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Interesting clutch on ebay
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Interesting clutch on ebay

I was riding in a 60's car when I was 7 or 8 , not sure what it was , and the driver was showing me how it always coasted when you weren't under power. So coming up to stop sign there was no engine assisted stop. It was an automatic transmission of some sort, and I also remembered that she had to le...
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Valve Springs
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Valve Springs

If you are not running a racing engine of some sort, there is not much of a requirement, so probably safe from any of the vendors.
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Convert my 1921 Kerosene tail light to electric
Replies: 10
Views: 572

Re: Convert my 1921 Kerosene tail light to electric

There are a few guys here that have installed led lights in their side lamps that was circular and had its own battery, I think they were from harbor freight. They didn't have to modify it them at all. It would work well if you are only using it for a tail light.
by John Warren
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Talk about speedsters please
Replies: 18
Views: 1060

Re: Talk about speedsters please

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Here is a speedster that Shane Latch is building that looks similar to the Bugatti.
by John Warren
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 2340

Re: Speedster rebuild

Peter, Looking great! Also thanks for the additional photos and info on the steering gear.
by John Warren
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T road trip in 1924
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: Model T road trip in 1924

Very Nice Thanks for sharing.
by John Warren
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 11471

Re: Model T Special build.

WOW Shane, You have been making progress. The crumb cruncher is a special touch. I am sure, like me, you have done many hours of barn flying. Thanks for sharing and Happy Thanks Giving.
by John Warren
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: diy valve spring compressor?
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: diy valve spring compressor?

I’m with Scott on the manifolds and I like Steve’s first spring compressor
by John Warren
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster rebuild
Replies: 32
Views: 2340

Re: Speedster rebuild

Peter, Is there any chance of getting better photos of the steering box, and any other info you may have on it? I purchased the one on ebay and it is missing the top and the input gear. Thanks in advance.
by John Warren
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Any news about Larry Sigworth ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1398

Re: Any news about Larry Sigworth ?

I did get to meet Larry at the speedster reunion in Lincoln this year. Great guy that will be missed. Prayers and condolences to his family and friends.
by John Warren
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing a 1926 Radiator.
Replies: 11
Views: 657

Re: Installing a 1926 Radiator.

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Thanks to Martyn Vowell
by John Warren
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ron Carey Dies in London to Brighton
Replies: 14
Views: 1867

Re: Ron Carey Dies in London to Brighton

A sad day, Condolences to family and friends.
by John Warren
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjustable lifters with stainless steel valves...
Replies: 22
Views: 991

Re: Adjustable lifters with stainless steel valves...

Well as long as we are talking about valves. These came with some model t parts. 🤷‍♂️ 😁
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by John Warren
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: REVERSE FLOW ENGINE
Replies: 27
Views: 2821

Re: REVERSE FLOW ENGINE

It should help rpms. I have a reverse ground cam and would like to try it some day.
by John Warren
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 11471

Re: Model T Special build.

Beautiful baby girl. Yes you need to let her absorb you. Looks like a very nice engine set up. Is it in good shape? Looking forward to updates. Thanks
by John Warren
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 139
Views: 11471

Re: Model T Special build.

Hi Shane, How are thing going? Making any new progress? Eric's and Roberts new car sure looks great!
by John Warren
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford stamping on front cross member
Replies: 9
Views: 564

Re: Ford stamping on front cross member

Yes that is my speedster/race car. I happened to have a small piece of a cross member that happened to have that stamp on it and I needed something to make the u-bolts to fit correctly, and yes the frame that it is atatched to has the stamp also. Not in the center, they were both just like yours.
by John Warren
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Leather rear axle seals
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: Leather rear axle seals

Hi Guys, I have thought about this some for a while. I have been installing a bearing/seal setup on most of my model T's. It works well with a modern bearing and seal. I would also like to see a free floating seal that could be used with stock bearings. The modern seals for this don't float and can'...
by John Warren
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pen and ink and sketches.
Replies: 61
Views: 3909

Re: Pen and ink and sketches.

Great stuff!!! thanks
by John Warren
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Artwork
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Model T Artwork

👍😁
by John Warren
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas up the Ford
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Re: Gas up the Ford

Love it, thanks.
by John Warren
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Buying on Craig's List
Replies: 69
Views: 3909

Re: Buying on Craig's List

Probably not in neutral. Easy mistake.
by John Warren
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dodged a bullet yesterday.
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Re: Dodged a bullet yesterday.

A couple of photos of findings. The bolts were were sorta still in place along with the spring. The cover was keeping it sorta together.
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by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: the model A and church.
Replies: 9
Views: 924

Re: the model A and church.

Been there done that. A dead battery just never happens at a good time. If it happens at home, would be the only exception. The hand crank can definitely bail us out. I have had to push start the race car more than once. At times I wish I could have hand cranked it. In my case it is not an option. ...
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dodged a bullet yesterday.
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Re: Dodged a bullet yesterday.

A little luck or devine intervention, I’ll take it! Thanks Hank.
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dodged a bullet yesterday.
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Dodged a bullet yesterday.

Yesterday, I dusted off my 25 roadster pickup and took it on our clubs breakfast run. Some 25 miles later after breakfast, I go to start it with the crank and it is being unusually stubborn. I go ahead and use the starter but it sounds different when cranking. After it starts it is running great ju...
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Font size.

And Thanks Dave
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Font size.

Ok let’s try this. It is the large size. Thanks Now the huge size. Thanks Steve
I mean Thanks Steve
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: High Gear
Replies: 8
Views: 629

Re: High Gear

Like Scott said. If it has modern clutch discs in it, it will chatter unless you rpms are matched.
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Font size.

Not being able to change the font size maybe a iPhone thing. Steve what say you?
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Font size.

When I poke the size button it brings up different sizes. I move it from normal to large and it is not changing anything.
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Font size.

ok I poked the size button first
by John Warren
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Font size.
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Font size.

When using my iPhone to browse the forum I see Steve Jelf’s posts are much easy to read. I am looking at changing my posts to also make them easier to read. I have poked the size size=150][/size] button but it doesn’t seem to change anything. I probably have to do it first thing and not midway throu...
by John Warren
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Winfield 5V parts
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: WTB Winfield 5V parts

I am still looking for 6V stuff. Thanks
by John Warren
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Winfield 5V parts
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: WTB Winfield 5V parts

Gene Morgan probably has what you need. DON’T deal with him.
by John Warren
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Re: Has anyone bought from Gene Morgan?

Wow. I get a response to my add wanting to buy a Windfield carburetor from Wendell loadholt telling me to try gene morgan. He sent me a photo of a Windfield but wasn’t the one I was looking for. I did some research on that carburetor trying to see if it was still something worth buying. The only pho...
by John Warren
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the vacuum test telling me?
Replies: 22
Views: 1553

Re: What is the vacuum test telling me?

Hi Steve, You may have already done this, but you can check valve , ring and head gasket problems by doing a leak down test. Take out all of your plugs, pull your pistons top dead center on compression stroke, put your car in hi gear and block your tires. Now build up an air hose and fitting that wi...
by John Warren
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hard starting: I'm out of ideas.
Replies: 38
Views: 2145

Re: Hard starting: I'm out of ideas.

Hi Steve, You say you now have to jack up the rear wheel when you start it cold and you didn't use to have to do that. Did you change the clutch when did the rebuild? Have you checked the adjustment. My 25 RPU has a ford clutch, I have to jack up the rear wheel to start it cold with the crank. My 26...
by John Warren
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A nice send off
Replies: 10
Views: 881

Re: A nice send off

Very nicely done. I’m sure he would have approved! Bless you and your family.
by John Warren
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: KIDS AND CARS
Replies: 46
Views: 2694

Re: KIDS AND CARS

Grand niece and nephew
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by John Warren
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear axle seal vs. shims
Replies: 14
Views: 927

Re: Rear axle seal vs. shims

Rich looks like a great idea and thanks for sharing. I have had the same problem. This is what I have done with some success.
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by John Warren
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OPS!! dropped a washer!
Replies: 27
Views: 1566

Re: OPS!! dropped a washer!

Dick, Did you tell your son he was a God Da__ Genius. What a great Idea!! Thanks
by John Warren
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Source of knock found!
Replies: 6
Views: 685

Re: Source of knock found!

I have rounded up cranks using emery cloth, more of an emergency repair or get you by for a while. Another thing to check is barreling of the journals, this is where the crank pins are fatter in the middle. This is caused from twisted rods. Just wondering if the same guy did the main bearings.( not ...
by John Warren
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Covered Bridge Tour
Replies: 26
Views: 2446

Re: Covered Bridge Tour

That sure looks like fun, It's on my bucket list. How can we get some notice before it happens. Thanks all for sharing.
by John Warren
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Home-Built HCCT Project
Replies: 37
Views: 2527

Re: Home-Built HCCT Project

Thanks for taking the time to share the build, Great job!! Loved seeing it go together. In the day it would have been as good as it gets. Thanks again.
by John Warren
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Scrap iron
Replies: 17
Views: 1222

Re: Scrap iron

Certain things are needed ! Thanks for sharing, both look like they would work well.
by John Warren
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Maxwell Fenders
Replies: 8
Views: 524

Re: WTB Maxwell Fenders

Bob, I also need fenders and brackets. I do have some patterns, may be we can have them reproduced?
by John Warren
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Maxwell Fenders
Replies: 8
Views: 524

Re: WTB Maxwell Fenders

I need a Maxwell # 33 or # 34 head lamp or chimney thanks
by John Warren
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Milwaukee to Detroit and back again in a Model T
Replies: 28
Views: 1816

Re: Milwaukee to Detroit and back again in a Model T

Thanks David, Loved reading it. Be safe!
by John Warren
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making some crude drawings
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Making some crude drawings

I like it, It looks like you were successful.
by John Warren
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 59832

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Great times Steve, for now I can only dream about. Thanks so much for taking us along and great to know you are safe and sound! Glad Shorty did well while you were away.