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by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

Those are accessory spun brass hub covers - sure "dress up" the wheels - I have sets of spun aluminum ones on my Racer & the Centerdoor (before the Buffalos went on !)
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 24, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information Needed !
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Information Needed !

No need - already in contact.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

A little history: original car was located in Ballard, WA in the mid sixties, original wood & most sheet metal with the exception of the running boards, original JNO lamps, all of them, re-upholstered & painted in late sixties and inspected & licensed by the Washington State Patrol - we're the third...
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

Here's ours Paul.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information Needed !
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Information Needed !

I was kinda hoping he'd chime in - a fellow dropped one off a week ago & am contemplating a restoration.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

Me too - I had "Stewart" on the brain !
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rubber Tubes
Replies: 24
Views: 636

Re: Rubber Tubes

Drop the bridge washer onto the stem with the "wings" pointing up, install nut and cinch down tight.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Information Needed !
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Information Needed !

Anyone here have a KR Wilson A/T generator test stand ? I have one that I need to determine where several wires need to go ! I would greatly appreciate any assistance.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

Paul states that the demountable wheels are Stewarts - they appear to be 30 x 3.5 - kinda rare !
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My 1914 Project
Replies: 20
Views: 696

Re: My 1914 Project

Pretty nice looking ride there Paul - I also have a '14 Touring just up North a ways !
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rubber Tubes
Replies: 24
Views: 636

Re: Rubber Tubes

Figured as much Scott - mine all use metal stem but the Racer which 30 years ago when I built it, one could get the correct sized rubber stems !
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Egypt Garage e-lights
Replies: 10
Views: 492

Re: Egypt Garage e-lights

Here's how I mounted mine Eido - Egypt Garage has about every type of mount you might need without "major" modifications.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rubber Tubes
Replies: 24
Views: 636

Re: Rubber Tubes

That was my suggestion above Scott - metal stem tubes.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Egypt Garage e-lights
Replies: 10
Views: 492

Re: Egypt Garage e-lights

I use Egypt's brackets on both T's - I'll have to look & see if I had to modify the bracket as the Centerdoor has an original 1919 Washington plate that is longer than modern plates - on the '14, I attached the Egypt bracket to my original "Neverout" license bracket - I'll try & get a couple photos.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Egypt Garage e-lights
Replies: 10
Views: 492

Re: Egypt Garage e-lights

I'm running them on both the '19 Centerdoor & the '14 Touring - nice product - no problems & have had them on for 4-5 years.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rubber Tubes
Replies: 24
Views: 636

Re: Rubber Tubes

Consider drilling the rim/wheel hole larger to accommodate OR get metal stem tubes. I drilled out 21" split rims for those larger r.s. tubes - not the "proper" fix but !
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: missing wheel lug, what kind, where source
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Re: missing wheel lug, what kind, where source

Some lugs have 2 tabs & some have 3 - I always "tack weld" the backside for safety.
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about the clutch spring
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Question about the clutch spring

Not easy but it will turn & seat.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB spindle
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: WTB spindle

O.K. - thanks for the reply.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spindle thread repair
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Spindle thread repair

No repair that I'd be comfortable with - I'll dig one out for you !
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Day Timer Question
Replies: 14
Views: 608

Re: New Day Timer Question

Could also be the timing cover has/was never centered using the proper centering tool.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB spindle
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: WTB spindle

I'll see if i have an "orphan".
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is this for?
Replies: 8
Views: 461

Re: What is this for?

It was an accessory front spring clamp bar - apparently, the earlier double u-bolt bracket was a "better idea" !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26 touring cowl gas tank cover with hinge
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: WTB 26 touring cowl gas tank cover with hinge

I believe I have one - be back after lunch !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Electric Model T?
Replies: 13
Views: 550

Re: Electric Model T?

There was a thread a while back on that subject.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trouble Mounting a Tire on a Non-demountable Wheel
Replies: 22
Views: 676

Re: Trouble Mountaing a Tire on a Non-demountable Wheel

You might consider the advice stated here regarding replacement - that tire has used up it's usefulness ! I've mounted dozens of clinchers as no one around my area will tackle the task - I even purchased a manual tire machine as my knees don't appreciate the concrete floor much anymore ! I always st...
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for Krafve intake manifold
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: Looking for Krafve intake manifold

Good to see you back on here, Jay !!!
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Show Me Your Drum Balancing Mandrels!
Replies: 6
Views: 618

Re: Show Me Your Drum Balancing Mandrels!

That's what I have & use for any part that rotates - mine is a Sundstrand balancer.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Running a Bosch DU4 magneto- what's needed?
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: Running a Bosch DU4 magneto- what's needed?

After you purchase Tim's bracket, you'll need Art's book !

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7450
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: 1915-1916 headlights with Support
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: Wanted: 1915-1916 headlights with Support

I'll take some photos for you.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: License Plate Bracket on 27 Coupe
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: License Plate Bracket on 27 Coupe

These are examples of original Ford front license plate holders sans the early 2 pc. ones. The 3 side by side are stamped '26 - '27 - why the one has an additional hole is puzzling. The single one at top is pre '26.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: 1915-1916 headlights with Support
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: Wanted: 1915-1916 headlights with Support

Ignacio - '15 - '16 headlamps have the bulb focus screw at the top of the socket unlike the later & more common buckets which are located to the side of the socket. Any Particular reason for your specific request ? I probably have the early buckets but not sure about the sockets & plugs which the co...
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early vs late crankshaft
Replies: 9
Views: 611

Re: Early vs late crankshaft

Pre 1926 crankshafts have a "diamond" shaped throw between journals - '26 - '27 AA & EE cranks have parallel shaped throw. I have both EE cranks that have forged EE in the throw & EE stamped into the front where the fan drive pulley mounts.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First Model T
Replies: 17
Views: 912

Re: First Model T

I'm not sure but I believe it could be a 1924 body as it appears the lower hinge on the door protrudes farther out than the top - indicative of pre '25 body - can you provide a tighter photo of the door ? Also, is the firewall patent plate have 2 or 4 rivets fastening it ?
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted Original 27 Coupe Front License Plate Bracket
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Wanted Original 27 Coupe Front License Plate Bracket

Drop me a note if you can't locate one up North - shipping from the States could be pricey !
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB-32” reddish tan fan belt
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: WTB-32” reddish tan fan belt

I might have a plain one Brent- be this afternoon before I get out to the shop.
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11

Johnny Buck - aren't those w.s. brackets ?
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: snowmobile battery holder wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: snowmobile battery holder wanted

TT battery holders are mounted outboard of the frame - they used to be available repro.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Year and body style?
Replies: 22
Views: 1057

Re: Model T Year and body style?

Common Ford body styles - Runabout is an open 2 seater, Touring is an open 4 seater , Coupe is a closed 2 seater & Sedan was a closed 4 seater
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Aging new reproduction parts
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Aging new reproduction parts

Dan McEachern made those, Allan - not Dan Hatch.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Good Condition Lg Format 20-0-20 Ammeter
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: WTB Good Condition Lg Format 20-0-20 Ammeter

I'll take a look Brad.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11

These just came up on Ebay - is this the type you were seeking ?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Model-T-Ford-E ... zE&vxp=mtr
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Straighten Front Fender Hanger?
Replies: 12
Views: 766

Re: Straighten Front Fender Hanger?

I might have some bits & pieces to assemble a set of lights - drop me a note.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer belt interference
Replies: 15
Views: 706

Re: Timer belt interference

You found the problem !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 1916-20 Steel Hub Fan SOLD
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: FS 1916-20 Steel Hub Fan $80

Jonah - a nice NEW repro fan is available for your year T.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance
Replies: 21
Views: 700

Re: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance

The Runabout photo above from the rear belonged to a friend of mine - I did a full chassis restoration on it years ago and THAT is the proper way to tie down in the rear ! I cross the front straps at the perches.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance
Replies: 21
Views: 700

Re: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance

I towed our '19 Centerdoor from Washington to Montana for the National Tour there in 2010 - open deck at 65 - 70 mph - piece of cake !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hub caps
Replies: 18
Views: 746

Re: Hub caps

Quick edit there, Tim.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer belt interference
Replies: 15
Views: 706

Re: Timer belt interference

I'm following Jim here - what year T are you referencing ?
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hub caps
Replies: 18
Views: 746

Re: Hub caps

Tim - I believe "demountable" rims were optional but they all used the same hub cap.
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Physically hard to Crank
Replies: 25
Views: 1122

Re: Physically hard to Crank

There are no shims in the transmission - thrust washers, yes and they wouldn't cause your problem.
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale : NOS Offset/ Self Steering Spindles, $350 Plus Shipping
Replies: 5
Views: 664

Re: For Sale : NOS Offset/ Self Steering Spindles, $350 Plus Shipping

Appear to be MOSPICO - similar to RAJO spindles - cool !
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB early type straight front spindle arms
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: WTB early type straight front spindle arms

I can most likely help you out with both - be later this afternoon after I get home from town.
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T spark plug with only T marking 2 pc. spark plug
Replies: 5
Views: 321

Re: Model T spark plug with only T marking 2 pc. spark plug

I also have dozens of T plugs BUT I don't have one of those !
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

That's the correct way, Daniel. Appears to be an original switch - most likely the insulators both internal & external causing issues. Those type with the "bend over tabs" don't let you get away with multiple openings so you might bend them up easy & just enough to disassemble for inspection then an...
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Battery horn buttons
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Battery horn buttons

Housing is the same just the button profile changed.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

Where's the yellow wire hooked to ?????
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

What's the smaller "black" wire on the starter cable post going ? Battery cable to starter switch should and does have the main (yellow) switch feed wire - opposite post on switch goes to starter.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

That's exactly what happens to the POS imported type !!!
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11

I'll look in my "misc." bracket bin - maybe ?
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 Roadster/newer tranny
Replies: 8
Views: 402

Re: 23 Roadster/newer tranny

Yes, they are bolted onto the bottom front corners of the crankcase - one on each side held on by 4 of the block to c.c. bolts.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: looking for suggestions on location of battery cut off switch
Replies: 31
Views: 935

Re: looking for suggestions on location of battery cut off switch

Good suggestion & remedy Adam - I did the same on my Grandpa's TT.
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: WTB: Two Piece Dash Clips ‘09-11

I thought RV recently introduced repros ?
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today

Allan - you can see in the photos Donnie posted that indeed the facer is a larger diameter than the axle yoke to properly machine the entire surface. A spindle body bushing is 1.0675 - the Stevens mill is 1.183 which is just over and 1/8" but less than 1/4".
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Want to buy 26/7 Transmission Thrust washer.
Replies: 30
Views: 1131

Re: Want to buy 26/7 Transmission Thrust washer.

If J & M installed the bushing, I'm sure it's pressed into the correct depth. From the above photo, it appears to have been pressed in the proper depth for the main shaft radius.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today

Mark - a new spindle body bushing is approx. 1 & 1/16" across the face
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: early perch
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: early perch

Sorry Rich - no orphans !
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Original Brass Schrader Valve Stem Dust Covers - Found!
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: WTB - Original Brass Schrader Valve Stem Dust Covers

I don't have anymore of that style - sorry Mark.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today

Thanks Donnie !

To Mark Nunn - I would assume the O.D. of the mill end would need to be just fractionally over the diameter of a new spindle body bushing.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Used my rare Stevens Front Axle re-facer today

Nice Donnie - I have the Steven handle but not the "business" pieces - I'd sure like to copy that !
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brake Pedal For my 26 Touring
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Brake Pedal For my 26 Touring

I have a bin full - I'll dig one out today.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Late runningboard brackets,very good condition.
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: FS Late runningboard brackets,very good condition.

'26 - '27 had double holes outboard - those appear to be '25 & earlier.
by RajoRacer
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Original Brass Schrader Valve Stem Dust Covers - Found!
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: WTB - Original Brass Schrader Valve Stem Dust Covers

I'll check Mark - not sure if I have 5.
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1927 Steering Column Attachment
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: 1927 Steering Column Attachment

Should be same length bolts for the bottom.
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Old Fashioned Way
Replies: 29
Views: 1759

Re: The Old Fashioned Way

I'm with you Steve - minimal computer skills and NO smart phone - the old flip phone resides in my old Ford P/U.
by RajoRacer
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

The earliest original Ford switches were held together with two screws much like the good USA repro (I believe they're a Ford tractor replacement) - those are harder to find but much easier to "service" unlike the 4 tab type as shown above.
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

Pardon my spelling - "good old" !
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Problem
Replies: 30
Views: 1197

Re: Starter Switch Problem

As Dan alluded to above - there's a cheap, imported POS available, who knows why - I won't carry them in stock and then there's the gold old Made in USA switch - I sold & installed dozens without any problems. Are you stating that you had the "better" one of the two go North on you, Allan ?
by RajoRacer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Old Fashioned Way
Replies: 29
Views: 1759

Re: The Old Fashioned Way

As a "buyer & seller" on this site, I'll add that as a retired heavy equipment operator, my hearing's not all that great and although I can't type, I can surely read ! The only addition I'll write out here is why, if I had a part for sale would a prospective buyer request I call him - I'm selling & ...
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What lube do you use on your Rajo or other overhead
Replies: 23
Views: 853

Re: What lube do you use on your Rajo or other overhead

I'm running a BB RAJO with a full length cover so I cut out a rather thick piece of cork material for a cover gasket to somewhat capture the oil mess - I manually oil the rockers & shafts with straight 30wt. prior to starting and I have a thick wool/cotton pad that I keep saturated to oil while runn...
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbitt
Replies: 18
Views: 1211

Re: Babbitt

Hopefully a couple of our "Babbitt pourers" will chime in but I believe Premium Nickel was acceptable for our engines.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My cam gear status
Replies: 10
Views: 701

Re: My cam gear status

I concur with Dan - nothing wrong with "Cylent" fiber gears - it's the repros made for the last 40 + years that will "come from together" at the worst possible time !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbitt
Replies: 18
Views: 1211

Re: Babbitt

How did you come across those ?
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbitt
Replies: 18
Views: 1211

Re: Babbitt

I knew the manager at Non-Ferrous Metals in Seattle - I did a considerable amount of work on his father's Runabout.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 15 front perch 2 hole
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: 15 front perch 2 hole

Right or left Rich ?
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does my rear axle housing need to be straightened?
Replies: 37
Views: 1509

Re: Does my rear axle housing need to be straightened?

That's how I check mine - I use my c.c. jig that was ground as a surface plate.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coup deck lid support
Replies: 6
Views: 330

Re: Coup deck lid support

Look at the "#2" post below that Tom R. posted - shows a fairly new coupe with the "hold-up" on the driver's side.
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Ruckstell shift lever part
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: FS Ruckstell shift lever part

Thanks Richard - I remember it "starting with a P" !
by RajoRacer
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: early perch
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: early perch

I'll take a look Rich - I might have an "orphan".
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster Project Update, "Its Alive" "again"
Replies: 17
Views: 893

Re: Speedster Project Update, "Its Alive" "again"

Sounds great Donnie - what type of exhaust system you running ?
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: photos of Model T assembly off the train
Replies: 34
Views: 1601

Re: photos of Model T assembly off the train

Back in the sixties, my Dad went to a warehouse auction near the Seattle waterfront to bid on a new Model T Touring similar to the photo above - no, we didn't bring it home !
by RajoRacer
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Ruckstell shift lever part
Replies: 8
Views: 724

Re: FS Ruckstell shift lever part

Could be early Hall-Scott or I recall another auxiliary shifter - might have been a Planator.
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Check your trailer wheel bearing races !
Replies: 12
Views: 753

Re: FJ - Check your trailer wheel bearing races !

Good suggestion Dan - we trailered the '14 down your way for the National a couple years ago but I did have the Pace serviced with new bearing components & brakes prior to the trip but I believe I'm going to do just what you suggested as we're headed to Spokane for this years National (maybe) albeit...
by RajoRacer
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear Taper Leaf Spring
Replies: 5
Views: 534

Re: Rear Taper Leaf Spring

I have several but Stan's ALOT closer !
by RajoRacer
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Magneto Post
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: WTB Magneto Post

I'll dig one out Daniel - drop me an email to my home & I'll get you a photo.