Search found 496 matches

by Duey_C
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ready for Hershey
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Ready for Hershey

Grief: Funny the spokes on said wheels aren't painted... Dare I say it? No.
Good for you on the new wheels!
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Jackson
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Jackson

Eehehehe! I taught myself John's harmOnizin' ways some years back. Will sing it with my daughter publicly one day... Ya, his shoes seemed a little diff...... Darned steering wheel is facing the wrong way and what t is up with those wheel hubs? Love this song! "Mmmm, we got married in a fever, hotter...
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 228
Views: 12927

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Now I'm embarrassed Don! Muriatic acid and (duh Duane) batteries. :roll: I was looking for some Clean Cast Iron paint and a tiny can of naptha thinner at the store and the muriatic is right there next to all those nasty thinners. Didn't find either. Muriatic is good for a flush thru a high mile heat...
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Waltham Orient
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Waltham Orient

Keep watching Rob. I'm glad you're not kicking yourself and I do hope you run across the Waltham that's meant to be yours. You'll know.
Almost like the elusive, used N Ford. I missed the last one. The poor little beauty is prob'ly being restored.
by Duey_C
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 112
Views: 5550

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

"But Henry would be proud."
If kinda original for a Mack? OK.
If not? Noooooooooooooo!
:lol:
Oh oh, now you have to... No, please no, I have these Twin City's and the T's to finish yet... :(
:lol:
Gloss, satin or flat? :lol:
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 228
Views: 12927

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

I think Freddie Prinze said this way back in the day on Chico And The Man with Jack Albertson. Loooking goood! :) Up here, 1st coil box for me was Mayor Keith's 25 TT. Been done for months but both of us are too darned busy to put it in! Shoot, I'm just gonna ask. What is HCI used for otherwise? Man...
by Duey_C
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 112
Views: 5550

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Art? It sure is! That drive is gorgeous Paul and those sprockets look great! What color? No wait, show us when painted. :) 8-)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 228
Views: 12927

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Yesss! Great to know that Fun Projects coil box kit has breathed new life back into your 24! :)
The 18 is 3rd in line here for the Fun Projects kits. 18 Tin Cup works OK but getting a bit less than OK. A 40 yr old wood kit.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tranny drum de-glasing?
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Tranny drum de-glasing?

Nice links Scott! Thanks for bringing them up. :) I used Toon's re-lining notions and found them to be very good for me too! Jed, I sat down with the fresh bands, in my chair, with another good drum on my lap. I closed the gap with my hands and oh my! My bands were so very far from round! Yuck. High...
by Duey_C
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Digital model of 1912 Torpedo
Replies: 17
Views: 1106

Re: Digital model of 1912 Torpedo

Wow. That did turn out nice.
Itching to see it in the scene!
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 1192

Re: Is a water pump necessary?

For me. The 18 with a 23 engine, top rebuilt and snug, knocks like a door downstairs, needed help after I started it, 30 some year old "rebuild", he over heated at the very notion and I put a pump from the pile on the engine. Happy. He doesn't need the pump anymore and it will go. I like the smell o...
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A nice send off
Replies: 10
Views: 616

Re: A nice send off

Perfect last ride.
Beautiful casket to lay in and looks like a lovely day.
He'll rest now yet I think you already take-in the beauty of the day/situ. We must. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: WINTR IS COMMING
Replies: 12
Views: 530

Re: WINTR IS COMMING

That's too funny Steve. I wonder how many of us remember the rice in the shaker? I still rap the shaker on the table from time to time. Hmmm, why doesn't pepper have the same issue... GREG, same here. Fear of frost, drained the T and got the pressure washer inside the grudge for now. :) Only to fill...
by Duey_C
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Building a 1903 Wright Brothers engine
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: Building a 1903 Wright Brothers engine

Both videos are very interesting!
Some with abstract thoughts will love the pattern maker's/casting video as ya really have to think.
I can see the casting in the core. Too cool.
Your links led me further to flights with The Flyer and far beyond in that era this evening!
Thanks Herb!
by Duey_C
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to tell when it is time to change transmission bands?
Replies: 34
Views: 2618

Re: How to tell when it is time to change transmission bands?

When replacing a couple linings in the 24 in 15, used a spare drum here to be sure the bands were round in a relaxed state, clamped down on the drum too and would fit nicely on the drums in use. Drum on the lap and started tweaking the re-lined bands around the drum. Found the bands were very tweake...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 149
Views: 8825

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

I saw this someplace, typed it out, printed it and put it on my office wall a LONG time ago.
:lol:
FJ, I'd go out into that "maze" and still forget what I was doing. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Home-Built HCCT Project
Replies: 37
Views: 1794

Re: Home-Built HCCT Project

Really neat project and it turned out gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this with us Joe! :)
by Duey_C
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Home made electronic timer
Replies: 7
Views: 1027

Re: Home made electronic timer

Kep is King! Of the cheap... Been there.
Cool stuff Kep.
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.
Replies: 24
Views: 865

Re: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.

Erik: What a dip! Sounds like that guy should've had his tab broken off for that "favor". Head, ear, finger, arm etc. :evil:
Hope it wasn't a friend.
I often worry the door will flop open when my eyes aren't facing backward and the flame will go out.
I still like the wire. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?

Getting closer for a name on the Type B_______ (I think I see) coil set. I'll check with Keith this weekend to be sure he brought it back home so it can get closely inspected. Perhaps I'll drop R V a note and see if I can lead him here. Once this one is sorted, I'll go to the curio cabinet and grab ...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

Dallas's tongue in cheek question and Stan's response reminded me of my own thoughts and understand both sides. There's an OT big (to me) Stromberg M-3 in Stan's queue (his shelf) that he knows I'm not ready for quite yet. :) I had thought the same thing when I ordered it. It should look like the re...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What coil set has my May-ur friend found?
Replies: 4
Views: 252

What coil set has my May-ur friend found?

He picked this up at a garage sale lately. What's it for? Very cool find, I thought. Mayor Keith just put it on top of the display case at the show-grounds. I hid it up in the cupboards. Thankfully, he found it in my absence. IMG_20190831_141222724.jpg IMG_20190831_141210940.jpg IMG_20190831_1412330...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New old parts
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: New old parts

I have one or two of the "blue box" linings in my 24 since 2000-15. A friend gave the box of linings to me. We'll see. ;)
As I was looking around for that blue box I realized it's 50 miles away at the showgrounds in the display case. :)
Nice finds Dallas!
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.
Replies: 24
Views: 865

Re: ISO 1921 Kerosene tail light bracket.

Interesting topic! Have the cast bracket on my 18 Runabout. Original, far as I can tell. The bolts have been pulled thru the rear cross frame so much they needed a second nut to secure the bracket. It is what it is. :) Wondering if I have the correct red-lensed Kero tail lamp... ;) Like the wire Eri...
by Duey_C
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: At the Bike Show
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: At the Bike Show

I'd bet I'm not the only one that likes your bike the best. 30 years ago I was at an auction looking at a parts tractor/project. There was a 20's motorcycle frame that said Harley-Davidson on the back. The license plate holder or somewhere. Started out at $50 and ended at $2600, I was appalled! A fe...
by Duey_C
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The next best thing?
Replies: 8
Views: 433

Re: The next best thing?

Yuck. Intrusion. There'll never be any alexa like device around this place. I was messing around on the way back machine a few months ago. Handy archive once in awhile. Started looking around and found the company that owns the way back machine. Their name is.....wait for it alexa Handy: The phone c...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can you ID the source of these diagrams?
Replies: 11
Views: 707

Re: Can you ID the source of these diagrams?

Watching this closely as I have the same diagrams along with Mart's drawings but no idea where I found the diagrams...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential Leak.
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Differential Leak.

At least you got two years out of it before it leaked Ignacio! :) Mine leaked right away. :oops: Smooth, clean surfaces with the dings and high spots brought down with a file... I need to do this yet: Perhaps clean the bottom mating surfaces with thinner, dry it and smear on some ultra black. Good r...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Extreme Trivia
Replies: 7
Views: 827

Re: Extreme Trivia

Larry, you are of the few that would catch that and I'm glad you did!
The holes are there if we look. :)
Kim, your notions are clear and this car is another to keep as is. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you do when the boss says “I want you to build a car that will beat the fastest racer in the world?”
Replies: 59
Views: 2485

Re: What do you do when the boss says “I want you to build a car that will beat the fastest racer in the world?”

Thank you for your digging, commentary, introductions to the diggin's you find, the dream, living it and re-waking Henry's, Frank's, Joe's and Ed's dreams/work on fast Fords as you dream/live it now and bringing us along the ride. CudaMan Mark, I was thinking the same thing, what a beautiful manifol...
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Battery Box
Replies: 13
Views: 777

Re: Battery Box

Wow, what a cool find Craig! 11,500 out of 825,545 or so produced that year and the mounting bolts still inside. :) You gone after it with WD-40 or some-such and a soft scrub brush yet? There's color under the rust on the back at least! Wow. Yes, great pictures Craig! Thank you! Tiny bit of garbage ...
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear axle housing freeze plug, any idea why?
Replies: 3
Views: 457

Re: Rear axle housing freeze plug, any idea why?

By gum, someone figured out how to get those welch plug monsters into those little holes and expand 'em into place. See the punch marks?
I struggled with those little buggers and now I cannot recall what I did.
I believe I laid them in place and stuffed the modern cover on, over the top. :?
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14598

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

The data for a "smart" phone can be expensive tho and did anyone ever pay attention when Steve has said he's a little frugal? :lol: Me too. I spend like a madman sometimes but I cheep like a bird. My best computer is my desktop, my new phone works real good but simply put, it sucks. And then there's...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I don't think this a magnet charger
Replies: 8
Views: 690

Re: I don't think this a magnet charger

Gorgeous little magnet charger! $100 bucks? Oh yeah and worse sometimes. And a Niehoff to boot! If the windings are still good, plop a magneto magnet on there, hook it up to 36 volts, give the magnet a bunch of short jolts, maybe even tapping the magnet top with a wooden hammer HANDLE while jolting ...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Recent Hot Rod Car Show
Replies: 6
Views: 512

Re: Recent Hot Rod Car Show

I'm glad you did that Robert. And a trophy too!
Welcome to the forum!
George, like Red Skelton said so many times on the Dean Martin roasts "Never got a dinner!"
Recognition schmeckognition. You made a lot of people's day at that big show... :)
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF video
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: OCF video

Great video! I'm also glad that Jeff showed your 8-in-1 bed conversions!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Stuff - Steam festival / Vaporium Ruhr 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Old Stuff - Steam festival / Vaporium Ruhr 2017

Oh yeah. :)
Thanks Marv!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whoops .. foot got stuck
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: Whoops .. foot got stuck

:lol: You guys.... :)

Mark, how is the pedal extension working. OK? I should too.
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Younger Members
Replies: 21
Views: 1265

Re: Younger Members

I'm with Larry and Richard C. If I got a couple of memberships for a couple of grandkids, the others'll scramble to get their own, young as they may be and later on, we might grab a couple of 'em for life too. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Henry Ford Is Running For Sheriif In Louisiana ...
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: FJ - Henry Ford Is Running For Sheriif In Louisiana ...

Clyde sure did like grabbing the V-8 Ford when he could...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FREIGHTER JIM
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Re: FREIGHTER JIM

:lol:
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Milwaukee to Detroit and back again in a Model T
Replies: 28
Views: 1358

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

Funny how it works, you have a car assembled in Minneapolis and I have one assembled in Milwaukee. :)
Thank you for showing us your trip Dave!
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Re: The TT project begins

Looking great!
Preston, is that a 12-24 H-P (code ;) ) sittin' close by to your TT? Cool. My brain said 12-24.
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 105
Views: 7386

Re: Model T Special build.

Congratulations! I looked in today and thought "When I grow up, I want a shop like that." :) Reference back to July 10th, 1:35 & 1:48, Rich and Dallas. Right there with you guys! Shop is way too cool Shane, should be illegal or something. :lol: "...someone else......can reference this thread for at ...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Failure
Replies: 18
Views: 1383

Re: Failure

Neat thread. :) Kuhner is kinda right too, It does take money to supply nice prizes for some participants to bring stuff.... It works, beautiful cars show up. I like the '66 and '67 Pontiac Tempest/Le Mans' personally. We usually get a couple of nice/blue Poncho's. Beautiful! They are not perfect, t...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Latest Project: Manhole cover kingpins
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Latest Project: Manhole cover kingpins

They're beautiful! Wow.
Found the lower pins for the springs. Cool and simple. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 228
Views: 12927

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Glad I stopped in here again. Enjoy your time with those kids, I had written and then X'd out. Then maybe grandkids will come in a few. Even more fun! :) You guys have me thinking about plug gap on the '18 here. That's a good thing as I have a funky 35 year old X that isn't that happy so I have thin...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Post your favorite sign
Replies: 48
Views: 2559

Re: Post your favorite sign

:lol:
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lost my Mom today
Replies: 16
Views: 918

Re: Lost my Mom today

Your mom rests now. I'm glad you took the pupper to see her. That simple act eased her mind.
Take care of you and your lady now.
by Duey_C
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What do you think about "Build Threads"?
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: What do you think about "Build Threads"?

Obviously, some of you guys have it figured out already! I think it might be a nice suggestion for Chris or Jeff to add something about "A build thread" if they wish to/are able to for newbies and the oldster's too in the instructions to post. Something like: "Have a build thread?" Try this:... Buil...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: On...or...Off ???
Replies: 11
Views: 790

Re: On...or...Off ???

I'm so darned forgetful and so many valves to remember. 80's Kubota engine coolant drains and even 100 year old water drains on some engines/tractors are opposite of what one might expect but coolant drains are easier to learn. With a piece of wire to test! My solution. UGH, yes I know it's a rats n...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14598

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

",,,,,before I was so rudely interrupted..." All whilst you slumbered... :lol:
People with a real sense of humor are a true joy. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Re: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors

Well Dallas, you made him push the yard huh? Easy for him now, he sits and pulls levers! Good for him! :) When a kid, I just liked STARTING the mower! But I was the trimmer at the cemetery we did and with hand shears with the snakes. :lol: Swear we had a handle and crank-up spring-start 2 cycle Lawn...
by Duey_C
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Rig
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: New Rig

I like that NH governor's thought process! He probably read it 3 times, got it, laughed hard and thought "good idea". :)
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Highland Rim Tour- a new video has been posted
Replies: 8
Views: 526

Re: MTFCA Highland Rim Tour- a new video has been posted

Wonderful video! You folks have some beautiful country to drive in too!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 14598

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

Enjoying this ride of yours Steve! Perhaps like others, I just don't know if I could do that and glad you guys that do, show and tell. :)

ot from above: That Burgoo sounds similar to Bouja (pronounced booya) up in German country to the east of me.
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Leaking oil pan ear
Replies: 16
Views: 623

Re: Leaking oil pan ear

I cleaned it and used some $2 acrylic latex caulk (didn't have any JB Weld) in the late 90's. 8-)
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Do I need a pilots licence for this thing?
Replies: 13
Views: 1113

Re: Do I need a pilots licence for this thing?

Ol' Dave Gingery, the guy that taught us how to make metal working machinery from beer cans and your neighbor's storm door, would've said "If it works, that's the right way to do it." :)
I had to look hard too. A telephone pole in the background with a wired remote? Aha...
Cool pic!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T engine put to good use...
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: Model T engine put to good use...

Excellent!
And those beautiful buildings, man oh man. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: First Ride in MY T!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: First Ride in MY T!!!!

Yesss!
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T auction today
Replies: 22
Views: 1883

Re: T auction today

Yep, with a buddy, that's all it would take, right circumstances. Sad, just sad, but people are people and some are crap. Lets all keep that serial number firmly in our minds. 40218 engine number. I left the building for a half hour and a fella (know who he is-stole a desirable oil can) in '07. The ...
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Met FJ
Replies: 9
Views: 517

Re: Met FJ

Thanks Terry! That should shut the notion that FJ is a non human!
He let you post a pic of him?
Cool.
:)
Ehh hem, now we almost know what you may look like FJ. ;)
Hehehe! I can't see spit.
by Duey_C
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 112
Views: 5550

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Yes. Renault! Darn it Rich, I thought I could almost call you out, showing those very cool pics of that old motorcycle but a Harley IS a VEHICLE isn't it! So I sure cannot. ;) A bunch of years ago a fella came thru from Cali at a farm auction and bought a 20's Harley frame for 2500 bucks. Knocked so...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Open car rear view mirrows
Replies: 28
Views: 1176

Re: Open car rear view mirrows

Watching this cool thread. Need one for a Runabout. :)
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Doctor's Coupe? New to all things "T".
Replies: 13
Views: 634

Re: Doctor's Coupe? New to all things "T".

Mark, a sense of humor is almost a necessity! :) I haven't had a coupe fall into my lap ever. 2 Roadsters/Runabouts and a tin cab Truck here. A Coupe sure would have special appeal when it's cooler out. I leave the upper floorboards out for heat for the fall. Someone may correct you about "A Doctor'...
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My first "free" start
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: My first "free" start

I was giving classmates rides a couple years ago at our 35th and Tin Cup gave us a'plenty. Such fun, I told the ladies "He likes you!"
:lol:
by Duey_C
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Winter is coming, time to cut wood. Model T buzz saw
Replies: 35
Views: 1652

Re: Winter is coming, time to cut wood. Model T buzz saw

A real clean looking engine inside! That little bugger would be pretty rusty inside, here up in humidity land/northern rust belt. :) Ya, that wasn't quite the best idea for a buzz saw. I hope you keep it like that just for fun. And hang a belt close by. :) Nice original Sandwich Randy! Heck, that 6 ...
by Duey_C
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T working again!
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: T working again!

Excellent! It's fun to drop the jaws of some people too!
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new tool for the shop
Replies: 8
Views: 526

Re: A new tool for the shop

Very good find Dallas!
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2402

Re: Show us your TT

Great truck Duane! That's a Railway Express truck? Cool.
Duane
:lol:
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A different option to the fuel sediment bowl
Replies: 29
Views: 1172

Re: A different option to the fuel sediment bowl

Unless it's the fear of getting a bowl leak while underway and volatile gasoline running down on the hot exhaust pipe. Same issue on an original if ya don't "set" the drain valve with a soft whack from the pliers when closed. Could happen. Rocks, homeless man with hammer, walrus with a Genuine Still...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A Thank You Note
Replies: 8
Views: 773

Re: A Thank You Note

You do help in many ways. I appreciate that but we didn't know about you helping to make certain about some kits til now. :)
Rough around the edges but your heart is in the right place. That, I realize. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2402

Re: Show us your TT

Some unsavory characters in the truck above the Livingood Blue!
Bill, very cool story. Beautiful truck.
Wonderful trucks!
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 4437

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Sweet frontX4 Oliver, Pat! Too much to say about you guys this month, cool, very OT thus far for me still. Will continue for some time. The 18: Took Maw for a Toodle, took Daughter for a Toodle and found a spark plug miss, made it back on 3, cleaned the 40 year old Champ X plugs, might have an intak...
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: State Inspections
Replies: 25
Views: 989

Re: State Inspections

Nice rear lamps!
I've never tried a donut with a T in the snow. Probably should out on the lake! :) This bloody Hill tho. Poor thing might be stuck down there all winter.
I don't know what MN requires and don't really care. I'm IN with vintage Pioneer Plates. :lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 112
Views: 5550

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

What Dallas said and add a wow. :)
Hmmm, removable covers above the cores. Inspection and cleaning if need be. I think, very cool.
Weight: One of my mid sized trac...s... Eh hem OT has a radiator that is 130 pounds and I'd bet that truck rad trumps my OT rad.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Can your car do this?
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Can your car do this?

Yep.
If I get my High Lift (Handy Man) jack out and lift directly in the middle of the rear axle! Then he'll go any direction I want. :lol:
And some I don't want. :lol:
He will.
Cool clip. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Re: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors

Good for you Burger. Nice looking mower. Ya, there is mention of some thing that a reel mower does unless its advert crap when the rotaries were coming... But it's working for you! :) How do you keep him sharp? I pulled a small gang of reels (3) with my T many years ago at our spring show. Worked gr...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Re: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors

That's too cool!
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going
Replies: 35
Views: 1894

Re: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going

I skipped way ahead in what I thought a very interesting thread. OT ahead, OT! OT alert: I brought a water pump/magneto drive shaft and housing for a 1929 Twin City 21-32 to work since my old friend Cliff said "bring it in". I brought the shaft housing also as it needs truing. If it costs me work st...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Metal Lathe turning wood?
Replies: 10
Views: 591

Re: Metal Lathe turning wood?

Bill, thank you. Armstrong tool holder? AND we can drill thru.
Steve, the June, 1911 South Bend 13x6 #926 here doesn't discriminate much either. Steel or wood, it doesn't care. Happy.
Funny, I haven't had an issue with the wood chips...
Get it, enjoy it. Learn from it.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 112
Views: 5550

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

AMC put out some good cars. Those near unkillable Gremlins... Solid and dependable. Had two of them in my woods a long time ago. May-ur Keith rode a OT up The Hill today with son pulling, me right behind Just In Case. The OT has no brakes! I've been lining up my OT up here in the woods. These OT, OT...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Rig
Replies: 6
Views: 408

Re: New Rig

Keep us in he loop on your new Texas Truck! :)
Looks naughty!
My boring ol', loaded 05 Chevy truck is doing good at doing the thing every day but there will be a someday...
On long trips, we carry the title with. 8-)
Nice truck. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fun / Interesting Bumper Stickers, Road Signs, Etc.
Replies: 23
Views: 1066

Re: Fun / Interesting Bumper Stickers, Road Signs, Etc.

When a kid, my older brother admitted he used to think a line in one of Johnny Cash's songs was:
"When I hear that whistle blowing, I hang my head out to dry."
by Duey_C
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Time for work!
Replies: 25
Views: 1162

Re: Time for work!

Or imagine cruising by the cornfields on gravel and tar just moments away by T. You'll find that place Don. NOT lipping off. Lamenting about my good fortune (geographically) like Steve has for himself. That's sweet. Yet, we rib each other... "Look what I can do". I go down and out of the neighborwoo...
by Duey_C
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1720

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

:lol: I got it pretty close Steve. A traveling buddy I thought. :)
Up here we know a little Norwegian, a bishen German and I obviously gravitate to French. Mostly swear words. :lol:
Interesting! :)
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 391

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

I must admit there is a Milton, snap on air chuck in my pickup, waiting for that time with my TT tires.
Scott, thanks for bringing this back. Sorry I Up'd it. :)
Never a dead subject. Like the steel, under the seat and elusive hinges.
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1720

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

Sorry Steve, drifting. Off the deep end but goll (Gol Ducat) I laughed! Intended or no, you guys made my good day great! Again! Don, doggone it, you were speaking the Queen's Spanish and all I heard was French! I saw "Combien du temps" (combien du tom) in my head "How much time?" Hah! still relevant...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Before New London, there was Paynesville
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Before New London, there was Paynesville

Absolutely wonderful video Rob. Thank you!
Couldn't make it to see you folks again. Maybe next year!
:)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 391

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

Hahaha! Yup! George Carlin on the subject of marbles in the mouth too. He was kind of correct also. :lol:
Ick, I will not be looking for clips like you describe.
There it is! Thank you sir! :)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo-Might be an 8 in one bed
Replies: 6
Views: 532

Re: Old Photo-Might be an 8 in one bed

Cool photo Herb! Dallas, you ARE the current American Wagon Co. Convertible Bed expert. Just accept it my friend. :lol: I may laugh but I am serious... ;) Shoot, I might camp in that ol' truck! For a night. Hmm, the box sides are awful tall on the TT that lives here... Room for 1. :) Ya, too bad it ...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1720

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

If it's any small consideration, I got it right away Steve. I imagine some of us have been dealing with grease cups for all sorts of ancient machines for quite awhile. Me since I was a boy and never lost one yet but I am only 55. :lol: Shoot, 5 cups at a time is a stretch! I've lipped off about this...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 391

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

Gonna do it anyway Scott. :) Yuck, you must be talking about the Budd style split RIMS. Would you post a pic of the cage please? I myself and perhaps others may appreciate seeing it. I've an image in my head of one type but no pics. Four or so pieces of heavy tubing bent into a U shape and the ends ...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Engine sound???
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Engine sound???

It has a rolling miss right away, a tiny surge towards the end and maybe a small rattle. If the engine was cold on that start, it may straighten out and...well...ya know. It sounded a carb or more to me but I've never had the pleasure of getting acquainted with one. I drive a 14 year old Chevy picku...
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 5584

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

Beautiful Tony!
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T presentation
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Re: Model T presentation

Hear, hear Dick! Thank you for that. Marty is another comfortable. Michael, just put your heart on your sleeve and babble. Oh wait. You did that already. It takes guts and you crossed that hurdle already. I finally retired from announcing the go kart races last year but yet I have to work at the boa...
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?
Replies: 11
Views: 547

Re: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?

H... ...t. I can't type what I wanted to say about that link! That was outstanding! Thanks Leo! I'm glad you showed your 4 string, tin can job too! Hahaha! "Somehow this thread struck a chord with me ;) " I am one that is far too slow to respond with a relevant quip. :lol: Let's string this along! T...