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by Duey_C
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.

The 18 Runabout (that's up in a buddy's little shed for the time being) may have seen a lot of yuck a hundred years ago with the "Spanish flu"... Oh! What am I doing in these completely new/unprecedented times? 1 Matt, there are $$ valves coming for a 413 cubic inch tractor engine that loves to have...
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The History of Motor Racing
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: The History of Motor Racing

:lol: Dale! :lol:
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 99
Views: 3074

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

"I didn't look for hand sanitizer, as I have enough Boraxo to last several years." Steve, would you elaborate? I should know but forget about good ol' Boraxo. Gave a young fellow at work (with a small daughter that has an immune deficiency of some kind and he's spooked) two bottles of hand sanitizer...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: $5 Rigid shop vac!
Replies: 22
Views: 609

Re: $5 Rigid shop vac!

The centuries old sickness: "Hell, I can fix that!" is far older than any virus! Worked in a little shop for a short time in between "careers" and told a fellow that walked in: "We can fix almost anything but a broken heart." :) That trolling motor was just too far gone tho when it got here. I turne...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Ford Shutting Down
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Ford Shutting Down

Yep, the other two also.
Barny Fife: Nip it! In the bud!
by Duey_C
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A T at work welding the pipeline.
Replies: 11
Views: 1528

Re: A T at work welding the pipeline.

Burger!... We're the ones that talk funny to these fellows. Shoot, I'm a Minnesotan. EVERYONE thinks we talk funny ya know... Too bad we cannot hear the accents of all of us in our typed sentences. Really neat photos Dane! I just blew a half hour looking and scrolling. Welders: I find some close sim...
by Duey_C
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: COVID 19 and the Model T Hobby- A letter to my fellow hobbyist.

Aww poop. You had some positive responses over on the regular forum. They're lost I guess.
Nice write-up sir!
Let's carry on. :-)
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Fastest car in the world" 1907 (not Ford)
Replies: 5
Views: 497

Re: "Fastest car in the world" 1907 (not Ford)

Very fun stuff!
Such naughty engines!
Thanks Leo! I had my first look at Camille Janatzy!
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Temporary closing
Replies: 10
Views: 1341

Re: Temporary closing

:)
Enjoy this time best as you can.
And what Dom said. ^
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another odd early carburetor part, what is this ?
Replies: 9
Views: 525

Re: Another odd early carburetor part, what is this ?

It's a novel approach. No gaskets!
A spare Stromberg M-3 here.
Poop, can't post pics today I guess...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Footage of the 1906 VanderBilt Cup race
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: Footage of the 1906 VanderBilt Cup race

That video I have not seen before. Pretty darn cool! One note I found interesting to me was Camille Jenatzy, in a Mercedes at 2:24. Apparently, his red leather jacket and racing outfit was the inspiration for "Fritz The Flyer" of Bosch magneto fame and still recognized the world over for their magne...
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coil capacitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1805

Re: Coil capacitors

Thank you gentlemen. Gives me info to consider. :) Looking for 0.22 MFD 400 volt. Darn it. Thought I had dV/dT ratings in hand. Robust enough for the ZR-4 and possibly the same capacitor for the DU-4. Working with the U-4's. I need to contact the info-man whether it's Millifarad or Microfarad... I l...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coil capacitors
Replies: 21
Views: 1805

Re: Coil capacitors

Dare I ask this? Do you fellows have FULL particulars on these capacitors, including micro farad ratings? I thought sadly lacking in the T world where I looked. I should've just contacted Bob! :) I admit my focus is for OT reasons at this time. Wait, the DU-4 and ZR-4 magnetos are oft-times associat...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winter Project: Late 1912/13 Heinze Coil Box & Coil Rebuild
Replies: 9
Views: 755

Re: Winter Project: Late 1912/13 Heinze Coil Box & Coil Rebuild

Notes from the peanut gallery:
Darren, I think it's fantastic there's a new light cast on the Heinze coil set-up!
Thank you! :)
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Special build.
Replies: 177
Views: 16567

Re: Model T Special build.

Holy cats! The holy grail!
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y
Replies: 17
Views: 1456

Re: Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y

That's concrete! Cool side delivery box and solid front tires.
Look at that ol' boy lean into that heavy side load!
Cool pic.
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Screen Drool .. This is what I've been doing.
Replies: 21
Views: 1597

Re: Screen Drool .. This is what I've been doing.

The beauty of clean brass... Neat photos Stan. :)
Other than keeping them on a shelf, there just isn't much we can do to keep them pretty other than enjoying them running an engine is there?
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate

Welcome to The Forum Nate! I think John and plenty others sum it up pretty nicely. KNOW what you're getting before pulling the trigger. But if the shop has the engine all apart already, they may feel they "have you over a barrel". If they're close on parts pricing perhaps let them but do they know A...
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Compressed Air Breakin
Replies: 16
Views: 1206

Re: Compressed Air Breakin

Kim sure nailed it. Pretty darn cool video David!
Nice OT Wallis in the background. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 159
Views: 8592

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Leo, you might get the intention of this. Dale used to run the Jeffrey quad truck thru his four wheel steering paces in the parades.
Smooth four cylinder, Wisconsin? engine. Dale at the controls, me on the mic...
There's a Jeffrey hiding close by. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1937 Horch
Replies: 11
Views: 875

Re: 1937 Horch

An Audi Burger. NOT like your belly button... :) Cripes. An outee? ;)
Ya, me too Wayne. I did go with the last French class offered here as a chaperone. Too much to type about that on this fantastic thread. :)
Collin, would you post some more photos?
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1937 Horch
Replies: 11
Views: 875

Re: 1937 Horch

Beautiful automobile Collin! IF I may: "Audi is the Latin translation of horch, from the German verb "horchen", which means "listen!" (compare English "hark")." For correct pronunciation of Horch. I knew already. :) Not Larry Storch but the baby-bringing Stork. ;) This automobile looks so much nicer...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Insurance company recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 2335

Re: Insurance company recommendations

I'm gonna dare post. I had state farm liability for the 24 T, 20 years ago. Was same as the insurance he put on a model A. Cake. Dave retired and when I went to check insurance for the 18 in 2016, they had no clue how to insure an antique... American family took care of the 18 for a year and were cl...
by Duey_C
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A Little Presidential Trivia
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: A Little Presidential Trivia

Very interesting Henry! Thank you.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The first alphabet Ford collection? 1904 - 1910
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

Re: The first alphabet Ford collection? 1904 - 1910

Not a jest: I'll bet E J liked the cool breezes coming off the big lake up in Duluth. I hope he enjoyed his stay in northern Minnesota. I imagine Mr DuMee saw Chester and Clara Congdon's Glensheen Manor nearing completion! Pretty neat. The jest: Jeez, the hired man did a fine job of keeping an eye o...
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: tips n tricks on installing curved wood pieces top bows...
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: tips n tricks on installing curved wood pieces top bows...

Keep us updated on your progress! This is for the '18 ya?
It's good for these subjects to be brought up. OR: I'll be watching closely...
:)
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Cold winters can be cruel - we can be smarter!
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: Cold winters can be cruel - we can be smarter!

That's neat! A nicely fitting door verses a floppy close-enough fitting door.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New video from Robert Merz
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Re: New video from Robert Merz

With 900 acres, it'll take a little time to get to the cows.
You bet I watched it!
Robert does fantastic videos.
You found this very fresh out of the hopper as it were, it's a brand new video. :)
Thanks Steve!
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 TT Comes to Life
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: 1926 TT Comes to Life

Burger broke loose a memory of mine: I was 15 or 16 when I first slithered around and under a TT. Dad didn't want me to buy THAT one. OK. The seller was a bit of a shyster... Flash forward near 40. Got one! He's....... Well, he's neat. ;) Very rare the family has owned that truck. Very cool! Nice tr...
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjusting coils
Replies: 13
Views: 1725

Re: Adjusting coils

From the outfield for Newb's and shade tree-ers. Chastise me if you wish yet bare with me for a moment. :) The answer is yes Bob. Even flakey, dirty, crummy, half dead coils can be fiddled with in the coil box, on a running engine with your bare fingers! Just fiddle with the moving point until that ...
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Distributor??
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Re: Distributor??

This is for T type A B distributors:
4 & 6 cylinder distributor .020".
8 cylinder .014-.016".
I say do it. File the points to get some gap. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to model T’s -24 Coupe mixed engine parts
Replies: 24
Views: 1362

Re: New to model T’s -24 Coupe mixed engine parts

Welcome to the affliction Mark! We really like pics. Hint hint. :) Is the engine out of the car and off of the big pan or is just the inspection pan off? I ask only as there may be a cheat code or 6 to loosen that stuck clutch. One running engine I have here had been sitting in a granary for 50 and ...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 342
Views: 32166

Re: Foto of the Day

Good grief! You folks catch some wonderful moments!
Aleesa, no wonder you're the editor! You sure have an eye...
Jason... that stirs my soul. I didn't know! I'd ask how many men pitching bundles (don't answer that) but this is the main forum.
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Spring and little sportscars
Replies: 8
Views: 721

Re: Spring and little sportscars

Cool cars Leo! I test drove a '68 TR-250 once. Wish I had bought it now. $1250.00 in '82. Slinked down into a 70's MG many years ago also. Tall and lanky so it took a minute or so. Lots of room and very comfy once in there! Then took another minute to get out... Heck, I have trouble getting in and o...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fords at the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup race
Replies: 16
Views: 1003

Re: Fords at the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup race

What John said.
I find the digging and the details fascinating. Boring? Au contraire mon fraire.
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Craigs list this am; Stolen 1923 touring Yakima Wa
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: Saw this on Craigs list this am; Stolen 1923 touring Yakima Wa

:evil:
Bump.
They stole the car out of the trailer. Just the car!
:evil:
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Zee-ing the parking brake lever.
Replies: 19
Views: 1850

Re: Zee-ing the parking brake lever.

David, I bet that helps a bunch, especially with the gas pedal! Cool cruiser. 8-) I like your thinking! :lol: Hey Ed and Adrian, thanks for posting the pics. I likeys. David and Adrian's forming's were a bit warm I'd bet. ;) I like the fact that threads drift, a fella can get associated and pertinen...
by Duey_C
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model N, not T...
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: Model N, not T...

Thanks R. V.!
by Duey_C
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.
Replies: 24
Views: 1304

Re: Roger Barrett 1934-2020.

Thoughts and a prayer of strength and comfort along with a smile sent to you folks.
by Duey_C
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 159
Views: 8592

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Might as well plug my favorite brand! Twin City. “Built to do the work not to meet the price.” Minneapolis Steel and Machinery. The 2 ton truck used a 4 x 5-1/2 Buda engine. The 3-1/2 ton truck used the same four cylinder, twin cam, 16 valve, 4-1/4 x 6, 340 cu. in. engine as the 12-20 and 17-28 trac...
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 350
Views: 32050

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

I see my name too much on the OT page... :roll: With that said: :lol: Oooh! That Ferrari is on a standard LD-7(?) "can" pallet for freight, riding on a roller slave pallet, will get strapped down on the floor of a freight 747 most likely, after flipping the yellow pallet stops down and rolling onto ...
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD OUT, Stevens Tool Catalogs. second run
Replies: 14
Views: 832

Re: SOLD OUT, Stevens Tool Catalogs. second run

And a big thank you to you sir!
Very, very nice catalog!
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Distributor??
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Re: Distributor??

Pep's quite correct! Fritz the flyer!
Not associated with these guys but lots of Bosch info on the site. Didn't spy any distributers tho... https://oldcroak.com/american-bosch-1/
Lotsa good stuff.
Neat distributer Mike!
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '15 Roadster on e-bay
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Re: '15 Roadster on e-bay

$12,400 won it.
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model N, not T...
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: Model N, not T...

Beautiful! R. V. may I ask how these coils are hooked into the wiring? I saw this thread, hopped up to grab a coil out of my curio cabinet and it's this type and wondered what for. Says Splitdorf New York in a diamond on the Bakelite top. I'd guess that the rail is positive on the posts closest to u...
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale:Storm Vulcan Crankshaft Grinder No. 15
Replies: 7
Views: 1328

Re: For Sale:Storm Vulcan Crankshaft Grinder No. 15

Bump for James. Hang in there buddy.
I'll send a couple feelers out for you in my part of the world.
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Homework Assignment for You
Replies: 17
Views: 1597

Re: A Homework Assignment for You

If anyone (like me) has trouble finding the Gallery, look up on the right by your user-name and presto! It's right there. On the main page, click Photos. Took me some time to find and I should include a pic... just to be me. :) Did it! :lol: Hey Steve, can we add a pic or two to make a small album? ...
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: model T problem
Replies: 27
Views: 1242

Re: model T problem

Commutator dirty or the coil box itself? Original wood in the box? That'll shut 'em down especially in the rain. Clean the commutator and try it. Man these guys are fast! Down on the front of the engine in front of the cam. Four wires and one wrench will take it off to look-see. 9/16 or 5/8 wrench o...
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 400 turbo or Jack rabbit clutches
Replies: 18
Views: 945

Re: 400 turbo or Jack rabbit clutches

Like Kerry says, I should've just replaced the spring on my Crappy 24 to stop the slip. No $$$ right then tho. I too had a book-modified set of turbo 400 discs (simple jig with a die grinder bit in the drill) with the smooth faces hanging in the shop and put them in after soaking for 24 in ATF, with...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Photo-Non-Ford speedster
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Old Photo-Non-Ford speedster

Goll, that WOULD be fun to crunch thru the gears and cruise...
Always had the insane idea of a slower turning, long stroke tractor engine in a speedster.
Funky how speedsters still stir us. The open flywheel really does it for me as I have some tractors almost like that...
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I FOUND MY LICENSE PLATES
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: I FOUND MY LICENSE PLATES

GREG, those plates are gorgeous!
Makes me want to send her a single MN plate I found a long time ago for the '29 IH open express speedster that lives here.
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 159
Views: 8592

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

That is a fantastic photo Herb. :) A Chevy truck in the foreground? Perhaps a TT behind the Chevy? The view of the cab is partially blocked by someone in white. I can't tell which of the two is being loaded. Perhaps the far truck? One guy pitching bundles. Could be barley, rye or flax too. Dad was r...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mr Frugal meet your match-Video
Replies: 12
Views: 1024

Re: Mr Frugal meet your match-Video

That was a neat repair on his shoe! That'll keep the spatter out.
His videos are always a pleasure to watch. Borax wagon rear wheels are 1000 lbs each. They make it look easy.
:)
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Major surgery to ride again.
Replies: 83
Views: 7033

Re: Major surgery to ride again.

OK... :lol: So, you didn't tell of your "Overcoming Obstacles with Dallas #13" adventure of stuffing the short driveshaft into the Muncie. Hmmm, don't suppose you loosened the rear end all up, used a handy-man jack or some-such to push it back to gain the clearance? I did that in 15 to put a new clu...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Zee-ing the parking brake lever.
Replies: 19
Views: 1850

Re: Zee-ing the parking brake lever.

Mack, do a little at a time if more comfortable. Uh huh, it got in the way of movement of legs, pedals and the like for me too. That's just cool Allan! Ya, some heat would be welcomed there perhaps. Side note: Allan, remember back when I was in a quandry with my new seat spring not fitting in the se...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 350
Views: 32050

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Linseed oil Mack? That fella gets stoopid drunk eh? I've been... No. I ain't sayin'... But... There's a spot in my skid loader AND motor grader for a can of cold imbibe... Never done anything close. Oh my. "Relaxing after winning argument with wife" Oh no Jim. If Maw and I are giving it relentlessly...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 31 Victoria
Replies: 15
Views: 1678

Re: 31 Victoria

Beautiful automobile Art!
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Buick barn find
Replies: 34
Views: 3043

Re: 1916 Buick barn find

Haha! I wish I were younger too and I'm only 55 Bob!
Update us as you see fit, on your own time or as things progress on your beautiful Buick.
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 159
Views: 8592

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

Yep! A nice looking Avery on Feb 1st! I've wiggled into a '12 (I think). Beautiful trucks with their wooden plugs in the wheels and plush looking upholstery but not very user friendly for anyone around 6 feet tall. Look out for the fan, they like to spit a blade out Avery now and then... :) Wonderfu...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ford fix
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Re: ford fix

Ne'er-do-wells! I say!
Look at those shifty eyes...
Neat Ford!
I just edited this post 2 times. Don't be afraid to touch the "pencil" button if ya mucked up a post. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Haven’t posted progress in a while
Replies: 7
Views: 1083

Re: Haven’t posted progress in a while

Wonderful photos Will!
I think my late, very sad, Center Door has that column bracket. I gotta go look tomorrow! :)
Interesting!
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NRS Project FS in Canada
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: NRS Project FS in Canada

I'd potty my own pants for a chance at a crummy N but that is not to be and this one, like mentioned, is not for the faint of heart. :) I missed out a few years ago on a crappy N for 10 and well... I keep a stiff upper lip. :) Maybe all for a reason I missed out! Lotsa money pits I've brought in her...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Zee-ing the parking brake lever.
Replies: 19
Views: 1850

Zee-ing the parking brake lever.

Dare I do this? Been awhile since last talked about perhaps but maybe it's time to drag it to the surface again? Greg (Richard G) physically moved his lever OUT for ease of use. If I make it to 80+ years. I'm gonna do what the heck I want too. I had the honor of talking to Greg on the telephone and ...
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Out in the snow
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Out in the snow

What David said. Wonderful.
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 362
Views: 28681

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Yesss! I've been waiting for this Don!
It reminds some of us about steering details that need attention on our own T's. ;)
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My Model T Friend Dies.
Replies: 9
Views: 1112

Re: My Model T Friend Dies.

Good friends are very difficult to lose. Losing an older friend was harder on me than when my dad died.
Delbert's memory lives on thanks to you Bob. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Depression Fender Patch
Replies: 11
Views: 1359

Re: Depression Fender Patch

I have a mid-late open express pickup here (a severe mish-mash of parts) that is almost all patches. I'll bet they had loads of fun with it way before the 80's and looks pretty good still. My son told me we'd have to replace all the fenders and running boards, I said no. Patches on almost all four c...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: my 21 -t-
Replies: 8
Views: 867

Re: my 21 -t-

Neat T Greg!
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Lost a friend
Replies: 28
Views: 2101

Re: Lost a friend

Haha! Look at that face! Good for you sir (well, your daughter...).
:)
I still resist as my cat will kick my backside.
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: band material?
Replies: 9
Views: 901

Re: band material?

BIG lamp if so... ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Join or Renew
Replies: 46
Views: 3199

Re: Join or Renew

I just looked and it does state simply, after touching the Join or Renew button on the front page "All persons interested..." :) It's funny, every due I have in a club is due in the same month... :oops: I do feel proud to be a member, yet will never look down on someone that can't or chooses not to ...
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A better heater
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: A better heater

Did ya try it yet? ;)
Pretty cool!
by Duey_C
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T V8!
Replies: 8
Views: 1385

Re: Model T V8!

Wow. Thanks for posting this Mikey! :)
Now that's one easy flathead 8 distributer to work on...
Have a '45 in a school bus/dump truck chassis and it's no fun getting down to that distributer.
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Paintings that aren't Model Ts
Replies: 92
Views: 8614

Re: Paintings that aren't Model Ts

Wonderful images!
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 143
Views: 13818

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

Correlations: Very interesting! Ignore this... On my front, there's been a lighting generator on this engine in the past also! Yet the late T genny mount holes do not line up to the mounting/adapter plate and fear I may have the uber-rare Robert Bosch lighting adapter yet no unobtanium generator to....
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Internal oiling system - quite ingenious or?
Replies: 16
Views: 1223

Re: Internal oiling system - quite ingenious or?

I think we'd LOVE a pic inside the pan of that lip that's pushed over yet was thinking a top lip in the slit perhaps could've been pushed UP to catch even more oil. When ya get there Terry. :) No pressure... Liked this outfit from the beginning! Thought ultra cool. Kept my trap shut. ;) GLAD other's...
by Duey_C
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How to remove the timing gear from the cam?
Replies: 11
Views: 916

Re: How to remove the timing gear from the cam?

Don't be a bit afraid of wiggling that cam gear off for an oil tube check. For a cam gear nut wrench, I use an old Indestro 1, 1-1/16 or 1-1/8 wrench that has had the open end offset a bit for a specific job dad had on a building somewhere yet it works great for the cam gear nut. :) I believe the su...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bosch DU4 Magneto Manual
Replies: 9
Views: 487

Re: Bosch DU4 Magneto Manual

Ooh Tim! I'm grabbing these pics to supplement the manual I have from oldcroak! Thank you! Danny, grab these pics from Tim. :) Compare the pics to this manual at oldcroak. I certainly believe they are two very different manuals! Cool! :) https://oldcroak.com/du1-du2-du4-ad-nauseum-catalog-50/ Fantas...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1919-20 Model T Invoices
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: 1919-20 Model T Invoices

Well drat, I didn't make the cut. :lol: I do have an engine here that's been in central MN as soon as it got off the train and it's only 7,143 engines newer than the 3,361,714 Touring! Pretty darned cool pile of invoices. Better odds than the lottery! And yep, ya just never know. :) Thanks for posti...
by Duey_C
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 350
Views: 32050

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

:lol:
Love the science fair pics!
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy Birthday Original Smith !
Replies: 17
Views: 1031

Re: Happy Birthday Original Smith !

Happy Birthday sir!
by Duey_C
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It’s not a Chebby, but I was a Private
Replies: 5
Views: 929

Re: It’s not a Chebby, but I was a Private

Dropbox seems to be getting more friendly to use/deal with! :) That Chevrolet song fits very well to anyone that thinks! :)
Andrew, F. K. and Spider have your back.
Fantastic and fun video!
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Video of Model B running
Replies: 14
Views: 1054

Re: Video of Model B running

Great people.
Great project.
Great results.
And a free start!
Thank you!
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Major surgery to ride again.
Replies: 83
Views: 7033

Re: Major surgery to ride again.

As my brain plays it back... One episode of the brady bunch I actually liked until the late 60's Pontiac ragtop broke down out on the road and they dumped it. Mike or Greg: Getting all the rust off? Peter: I sure hope not! Mike/Greg: What do ya mean? Peter: It's the only thing holding the car togeth...
by Duey_C
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg/Lathe Fun
Replies: 7
Views: 1369

Re: Stromberg/Lathe Fun

I hesitate to post due to the Walter Mitty (mindless dreamer never actually doing nor finishing anything) reference... ;)
Yet:
Beautiful work Mr C.
An M-3 is quite similar inside.
:)
by Duey_C
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First drive is in a T
Replies: 13
Views: 1162

Re: First drive is in a T

That's fantastic!
by Duey_C
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 350
Views: 32050

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

:lol:
For some: "We don't' need no stinking badges!"
For the others: The Vesparados look sorta like some fellas from Blazing Saddles!
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 143
Views: 13818

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

Thank you! :) You have me as the 4 cylinder engine behind my radiator above is at 413 cubes at 4-11/16x6 right now. 4-3/4 is my limit at 425 cubes. Big Mack engine! No wonder you ponder cranking. Me too. I don't happen to have enough belt pulley parts and a belt to spin... I'd bet you'll rev your Ma...
by Duey_C
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Made some petcocks
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: Made some petcocks

Can't help it: COOL thread! 'Scuse me, wonderful thread. Bless you all that who see that small! Dang. A valve grinder to taper. Too simple but who would've thought. Brass get jambed up/embedded in the stone? I know you could come up with the tooling to retain the plug. Hmmm, perhaps a non threaded p...
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: More aero engined brass cars
Replies: 3
Views: 690

Re: More aero engined brass cars

Thanks Leo! That was fun!
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Tools! And more tools.
Replies: 4
Views: 731

Re: Tools! And more tools.

Those are fantastic! :mrgreen: ;)
We have one retired guy working on radiators at his home shop here in central MN. No clue where the next closest guy is located.
He's busy.
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 143
Views: 13818

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

The Mack is looking really nice Paul! How many cubes is the engine?
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Ford Tractor (1) old man (0)
Replies: 45
Views: 5314

Re: OT - Ford Tractor (1) old man (0)

Good to hear Tim! Improvement is improvement. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cranking an early hand crank T
Replies: 32
Views: 2862

Re: Cranking an early hand crank T

Looking good Tony! like Dave Gingery said to a buddy and I once in Wyandotte "If it works, that's the right way to do it!".
I like the air break-in solenoid method. Super simple with a Ford timer.
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Trip back in time restoration summary of what it takes.
Replies: 5
Views: 916

Re: Trip back in time restoration summary of what it takes.

What got me Ignacio is the time it's been since. It's flown. Here too, in my own OT madness. :)
Thanks for putting this together as it'll likely help someone down the road.
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: gotta get busy and get our T back together
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: gotta get busy and get our T back together

It's probably SADD (seasonal depression disorder). :lol:
Yet, what does happen to the "spark" to keep at it/ get back to it sometimes?
by Duey_C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear axle and drive shaft rebuild
Replies: 11
Views: 1081

Re: Rear axle and drive shaft rebuild

Ya, the rear axle on my 18 cost me a bundle $$$ too but the only things able to be reused were the grease cups! John didn't want to sell me the adjustable pinion either. Worked out great! I set the gear clearance tighter than most here but that axle sounds so good and it's done until something break...