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by Sarikatime
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.
Replies: 6
Views: 1671

Re: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.

There are more pictures down the page in a different posting. I didn’t know how to post all the pictures together. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.
Replies: 6
Views: 1671

Re: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.

Thank you Hank, you are a good friend. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.
Replies: 6
Views: 1671

Re: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.

There are two gentleman seriously looking but they have no model T to include as part of the sale. The only way my wife is going to allow me to have a second model T after the sale is if someone includes one as part of the payment. There are many things on this car that has not been mentioned that i...
by Sarikatime
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Straightened my frame yesterday.
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Re: Straightened my frame yesterday.

Well, a lot of good ideas, thank you. I did forget to put a wood piece between the rails but got lucky. Did tie the chains to extreme front and back, figured the sway would be on the whole frame and not just the part under the front door section. The body was on and I did not remove the bolts to the...
by Sarikatime
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Straightened my frame yesterday.
Replies: 12
Views: 840

Straightened my frame yesterday.

I bought a touring body two years ago, but after installing it I realized the passenger doors won’t close. I tried shimming the body up, grinding the door to make it smaller and several other remedies without success. After reading all the posts on frame straightening, the horrendous big and complic...
by Sarikatime
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Identify this belly band? Help
Replies: 14
Views: 738

Re: Identify this belly band? Help

George, there were a lot of gadgets on the market in those days to improve your T. I bought this as a cutesy for my car many years ago and the gentleman told my it is merely a backup support. I bought it because I liked the looks only, but it could possibly save me if the pan arms actually break. Th...
by Sarikatime
Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Identify this belly band? Help
Replies: 14
Views: 738

Re: Identify this belly band? Help

I have one identical to yours but no name anywhere. Don’t put it too tight, it is merely a backup safety device only. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Model T parts
Replies: 26
Views: 1677

Re: For Sale: Model T parts

Russ Firstnow is always looking for speedometer parts, you should call him. Let me know if you need his number. Frank
by Sarikatime
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Additional 1912 Towncar pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 1151

Additional 1912 Towncar pictures

The full description for the car is further down in a different ad.
Can consider a trade for partial or full value. A 12 - 13 - or 14 model T or a high wheeler would be ideal.
I have more pictures or can take more pictures of whatever part you would like to see.
by Sarikatime
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.
Replies: 6
Views: 1671

F.S. 1912 Ford model T Towncar.

I am selling my beautiful and rare towncar due to personal reasons, unhappily. This car received a new all wood body some 30 years ago by Ray Wells, but did not get paint till three years ago. Leather is to original factory specs and installed by Ernie Romero less than two years ago. All body off re...
by Sarikatime
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cartouche or Classtique upholstery
Replies: 15
Views: 938

Cartouche or Classtique upholstery

I am ready to upholster my 21 touring but which one is better in quality and or price. Each specify different materials options. Which is better or which is cheaper.
Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F.S. Touring rear floor board. Barn find.
Replies: 0
Views: 218

F.S. Touring rear floor board. Barn find.

Barn find touring rear compartment floorboard. Not sure if it is original or home made. Looks really nice. 28-1/2 x 14-1/4 $30. OBO Plus actual shipping cost. Frank
Eight one eight two five four six seven nine seven.
by Sarikatime
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mighty Reagan Spoke Press Awakes!
Replies: 20
Views: 1860

Re: Mighty Reagan Spoke Press Awakes!

The biggest problem I have found with long shag carpet is that the carpet hairs get cought in between the wood and metal rim and can’t take it out without taking everything apart again. Don’t ask me how I know. Frank
by Sarikatime
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wishbone ball end
Replies: 8
Views: 547

Re: Wishbone ball end

What was the actual size of the ball when new. How can you replace one if the old one is worn too small? Is anyone making new balls? Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance
Replies: 21
Views: 880

Re: Advice for towing '22 Center Door long distance

I towed my 18 centerdoor a little over 400 miles in 2014 when I moved. I put it on the trailer nose first but after the first rest stop I turned it around, facing backwards, since the floorboards flew up and created a huge pressure inside the cab. Make sure your hood is secured well but if not just ...
by Sarikatime
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in January?
Replies: 56
Views: 3963

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

Hank, I was always told that the exhaust pipes have to be equal length from the exhaust manifold to the muffler when fabricating a duel exhaust system. I may be wrong, I usually am, but opposing comments welcome, or explanations to prove me wrong. Frank
by Sarikatime
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pick your choice
Replies: 13
Views: 885

Re: Pick your choice

If you are giving away any of them, I will not refuse, I will make room in my garage even if I have keep my wife’s car in the driveway. Lol Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Years Candy.
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: New Years Candy.

Looks like a little rough on the old teeth but love the enginuity and enthusiasm. Frank
by Sarikatime
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Electric Model T Conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 1177

Re: Electric Model T Conversion

I think I saw Tesla motors on eBay that are ready to install, in a T. As John stated, the rear axle may get too much torque so you would have to put a gavernor on it. Can you imagine, a T coming off the line at a red light and going 60 mph within 5 seconds? Insanely dangerous, but it sounds like a n...
by Sarikatime
Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Home page not working?
Replies: 7
Views: 428

Re: Home page not working?

Lately every time I open the website the page always opens in the discussion page but it never signs me in automatically, even though I check remember me. ??????
by Sarikatime
Wed Dec 23, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas..
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Merry Christmas..

My wife and I would also like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and hopefully a much deserved and improved new year from this one.
As Joseph Galamb would have wished everyone at the time,
“Kellemes Karácsonyi Ünnepeket és boldog új évet kivanok mindenkinek.”
Frank
by Sarikatime
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Too busy
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Re: Too busy

It is not April 1st but good thread. Lol. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.
Replies: 10
Views: 624

Re: What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.

Got it Steve, the project is out of commission as you suggested and resume in January. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: STUCK!!!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1377

Re: STUCK!!!!!

If you are going to hammer on the puller, put some wood under the spider as close as possible to the center so you won’t break the steering wheel rim. That would make it all garbage and you would have to buy a new steering wheel and shaft. That would be one solution to your problem, new everything. ...
by Sarikatime
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 30x3.5 non demountable rim needed
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: 30x3.5 non demountable rim needed

I think the 30x3-1/2 is 22-1/2 in and the 30x3 is 23-1/2 or maybe I have it backwards. Check what you need and it might be easier for get one. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: roughest car you have ever restored?
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: roughest car you have ever restored?

I bought a 19 Star when I was 16 that someone had totally taken apart and then the garage burned down. After I got it home my mom made the seller, George, come and take it back while I was at school. George did put it together and turned out to be beautiful a year or so later. George was a Buick man...
by Sarikatime
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: looking for complete rebuilt 6v starter w/ drive
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: looking for complete rebuilt 6v starter w/ drive

Call Hank Lee in Tennessee.
by Sarikatime
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.
Replies: 10
Views: 624

Re: What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.

Thank you everyone for all the help. I just got my Holly g back from Russ Potter a few days ago and had I known I was going to have a problem with the choke I would have told him to put the two lever piece on the all brass carburator. I talked to Russ and he told me to send it back and he will chang...
by Sarikatime
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.
Replies: 10
Views: 624

What choke setup you have for a Holly G from inside the cab.

I put a starter on my 12 and it has a Holly G carburator, but with the cold weather I cannot start it unless i choke it by hand on the carburator from the outside. What setup do you have so I can choke it from the drivers seat instead from the front of the radiator or from the carburator. I’m sure o...
by Sarikatime
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dealer and other
Replies: 4
Views: 590

Re: Dealer and other

That first picture is more desirable than a well stocked candy store. Love the pictures. It is interesting that they called the mechanics shop a livery. Was it called from gone by days of the horse stables? I know, it is dangerous for me to think. Frank
by Sarikatime
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 Center Door, pulling the engine
Replies: 11
Views: 663

Re: 1915 Center Door, pulling the engine

Steve, that is a fantastic body lifter that you made. It may not be a bad idea to put a rag or something on the wood firewall before lifting to keep that 100 year old wood from shattering. I always removed the firewall on my 18 when I removed the motor but I was not concerned with damaging paint of ...
by Sarikatime
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil funnel twisting
Replies: 6
Views: 528

Re: Oil funnel twisting

Put a washer under the nut and the nut will turn with the washer only, a little grease like Steve said will help with it as well. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine installation in a TT truck
Replies: 10
Views: 706

Re: Engine installation in a TT truck

Jeff, you post that your TT is original, I am not doubting it just I have never seen springs like on the radiator to secure the pan ears before. I like that idea since you tipically only finger tighten those nuts and bolts on the pan ears. Appearantly the TT frame moves more than a regular T would o...
by Sarikatime
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Personal Challenge (Contest): How cheap can I purchase/make a Model T for?
Replies: 57
Views: 3333

Re: Personal Challenge (Contest): How cheap can I purchase/make a Model T for?

I am just now almost finished with a bitsa touring with parts left over from previous builds and parts bought from friends on the website or t-bay. The most frustrating at times is that you finally see a part you have been looking for, at a good price, but no one is bidding on it or buying it, inclu...
by Sarikatime
Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Lenses and font for Jno Brown Model 78/85
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Re: WTB Lenses and font for Jno Brown Model 78/85

Lang’s sells the red electric tail light lens, 3 inch diameter, item number 6484BRX.
Maybe that would work for you. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Non-Starter vs Starter Equipped Coil Box
Replies: 22
Views: 1007

Re: Non-Starter vs Starter Equipped Coil Box

Someone just post a diagram of each situation, non starter versus starter coil box wireing.
by Sarikatime
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have to frequently adjust Ooogah horn to make it work.
Replies: 9
Views: 598

Re: Have to frequently adjust Ooogah horn to make it work.

Clean to bare metal on each side of the head bolt and the bracket to get really good ground. Or install a second ground wire. Just a thought. Frank
by Sarikatime
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 19
Views: 1015

Re: Turn signals

I went through the whole wireing thing three times, wire, tear out, rewire, tear out, with all the experts instructions and suggestions as to how to do it but it did not work properly no matter what I did. Then I called a friend of mine that told me that every LED bulb has to have it’s own resister ...
by Sarikatime
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Any info on the very first Model T?
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Any info on the very first Model T?

I know I may be silly, but, the hoodformer on #1 in the picture above, seems like it may have been unpainted brass, or is it just the lighting. The brass radiator in front and the brass hoodformer in behind the hood would look beautiful.
by Sarikatime
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOME T STUFF FOR SALE--CENTRAL N.H.
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: SOME T STUFF FOR SALE--CENTRAL N.H.

Why is everything I would like to have always on the opposite side of the continent. Just a frustrating thought. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What name have you given your T
Replies: 61
Views: 2196

Re: What name have you given your T

My 18 centerdoor was Sarika which is Sarah in English. Unfortunately I sold her. My second car, the 12 towncar is Mari which is Mary in English and the 14 touring is Bozsi with two dots over the letter o, which is slang for Elizabeth. My wife is naming my cars, that way there is a little more peace ...
by Sarikatime
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How to install modern needle replacement in NH Carb
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Re: How to install modern needle replacement in NH Carb

I would highly recommend you talk to Russ Potter for guidance. He is installing two of those float valves on my two holly G carburators. As he advertises he is the King/prime authority on model T carburators. He has done great job on carburators for me in the past. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gland rings
Replies: 18
Views: 1265

Re: Gland rings

I fully agree with the method of installation, and that is the way I have always done it. But, I have always wondered while putting on the rings which side is in and which side is out. The rings have a slight opening with a asbestos type of material inside. The opening is not in the middle but on on...
by Sarikatime
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An addition to John Warren's Early Wishbone post
Replies: 6
Views: 525

Re: An addition to John Warren's Early Wishbone post

Great story Bryan. Was this where the talents for the model T began and through the years/generations refined to a point where you earned the prestigious Rosenthal award?
Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB. Aluminum intake manifold.
Replies: 0
Views: 263

WTB. Aluminum intake manifold.

Would like to buy an aluminum intake manifold. Can be a regular or dog legged, but with Ford script. Frank. Eight one 8 two five 4679seven. Thank you.
by Sarikatime
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Burlap sack seats?
Replies: 20
Views: 1166

Re: Burlap sack seats?

What about those white sacks that they sell for construction trash clean up or premeasured gravel and sand at the material yards? It is advertised to hold a lot of weight, tear resistant, but some sort of plastic. Would it depend on what is under it? I am right now trying to decide for myself on exa...
by Sarikatime
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: When is a good time to sell a T.
Replies: 8
Views: 932

When is a good time to sell a T.

I have been contemplating on selling my model T but would I get interested buyers and good money now or should I wait till this virus passes or just till March or April of next year? What do you think? A friend of mine told me to put it up for sale and some lucky mans wife will buy it for him for Ch...
by Sarikatime
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Enclosed car trailer
Replies: 5
Views: 905

Re: Enclosed car trailer

20 foot long
by Sarikatime
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Disc brakes on the rear
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Disc brakes on the rear

Yes, Tony, you are right. I meant non demountables but appearantly had my head somewhere else,but I corrected it. The only other thing with the disc brakes that frustrated me was the end play of the rear axle was too great and the discs kept draining the fluid every time I went around the corner. I ...
by Sarikatime
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Disc brakes on the rear
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Disc brakes on the rear

If you have nondemountable wheels it is a pain if you have a flat or need to remove the wheel for any reason. The unit on the axle has to be removed every time and reset and shimmed when you reinstall the wheel. With the demountable wheels it is not a problem since the hub and spokes stay on the car...
by Sarikatime
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice Needed to Install Trans Cover
Replies: 27
Views: 1372

Re: Advice Needed to Install Trans Cover

Make sure to pack the hogshead with rags so in case you drop one of the washers or nuts they will not end up in the bottom of the pan. After all is well and done, make sure to remove all the rags and put the cover back on before you still have a chance to drop something into the transmission. It is ...
by Sarikatime
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Traffic Light Finders
Replies: 9
Views: 706

Re: Traffic Light Finders

The worst is the traffic lights right above you as you stop, not on the opposite side of the intersection. That is how they all are in Eastern Europe. Work around it. My $.02. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory gas pedals. Sold
Replies: 8
Views: 744

Re: Accessory gas pedals

Mike, did you post that picture with that unusual radiator in the background to tickle everyone’s curiosity? Lol, Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: I would really like to find this...
Replies: 6
Views: 1064

Re: I would really like to find this...

Call Russ Furstnow in Flagstaff Arizona, he is the speedometer guru. Let me know if you need his number. I won’t post it for everyone to see cause he may not be very happy with me. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Need Old looking junk 30” wood spokes to make a clock.
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Need Old looking junk 30” wood spokes to make a clock.

I am making a model T 30” wheel clock and need some old wood spokes that you are ready to throw away. Just enough for one wheel. Will pay shipping. Saw this done on a YouTube video and I want to build one also. Let me know what you have. Thank you. Frank
Eight one eight 254- six seven 97
by Sarikatime
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the difference between wood and metal firewall for a 21
Replies: 13
Views: 827

Re: What is the difference between wood and metal firewall for a 21

Thank you guys! Yes I do have a starter on the motor. The frame and runningear is a 14 with a ruckstell and disc brakes and for several years I could not find a 14 body so I bought a 21 touring body to put on but I wanted a brass car and had all the brass lights brass radiator and hood and hoodforme...
by Sarikatime
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the difference between wood and metal firewall for a 21
Replies: 13
Views: 827

What is the difference between wood and metal firewall for a 21

I had to pull the motor for repair on my 21 touring and kind of messed up the wood firewall. It is a 21 body with a 15 style hood former and a wood firewall and a brass radiator. Could I trade out the wood firewall for a metal one and do I need to use a different firewall bracket that holds everythi...
by Sarikatime
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How do I change worn out clutch pedal cam.
Replies: 8
Views: 600

Re: How do I change worn out clutch pedal cam.

Sorry for the confusion. I meant to say the clutch pedal cam. In a hurry and wife yelling she is in the car ready to go. Thank you Bryan for bringing it to my attention, especially while I was already a 125 miles from home and driving on the freeway in Phoenix. All the replies seemed correct, thank ...
by Sarikatime
Sat Oct 03, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How do I change worn out clutch pedal cam.
Replies: 8
Views: 600

How do I change worn out clutch pedal cam.

My clutch pedal cam is worn way too much and I need to change it. It is a cast iron hogshead with starter. The 21 touring body just doesn’t have any room to work in and I don’t do well standing on my head. I was told I will sweat blood and throw out my back guaranteed if I will pull the hogshead in ...
by Sarikatime
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: shorten steering shaft
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: shorten steering shaft

When I shortened a steering shaft for a special build, I cut the shaft between the firewall and the steering wheel where it will be hidden in the steering tube when finished. Be sure to sharpen both ends of the cut to be welded like a pencil so the welder can fill it in and grind it smooth afterward...
by Sarikatime
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Data and meter plates for Fords.
Replies: 38
Views: 2303

Re: Data and meter plates for Fords.

I will take a 12 plate, where do I send a check. Frank
by Sarikatime
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: getting the pumpkins 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: getting the pumpkins 2020

I really like the beautiful shade of blue on the body with the black fenders. The pumpkins are nice too. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear wheel pullers sold
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Re: Rear wheel pullers

Mike, sent you an email. I will take it. I need a hot air pipe also for a 17. Frank . 8one eight 254six seven 97
by Sarikatime
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000. Relisted on CL and facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 2690

Re: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.

The ad said it has a two speed warford not a ruckstell. Is there such a thing as a two speed warford? If it has a clamshell rear axle it may be worth fixing up but who knows what condition that axle may be in. Looks like there is a starter and smooth pedals along with a cutout switch on the floor. N...
by Sarikatime
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s Your T Tip?
Replies: 30
Views: 2011

Re: What’s Your T Tip?

Be ready to answer inquisitive questions at any time. What color black car are you driving, are you the original owner, can you put unleaded gas in it, how fast will it go, and or stop, where do you go to have it serviced, how often do you have to wind her up? These are just a few, be ready for more...
by Sarikatime
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1919 Model T Roadster
Replies: 0
Views: 1453

Re: 1919 Model T Roadster

Sorry to see that you are selling the T, I guess you like to drive the A better. Missed you at the meetings. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is a Rip Van Winkle car?
Replies: 14
Views: 1142

What is a Rip Van Winkle car?

I know I am asking a stupid question, but..... I have heard the term for the last twenty five years, but, heard so many versions that I am no longer sure. Clarification, or your version greatly appreciated. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Craig Beek contact
Replies: 6
Views: 746

Re: Craig Beek contact

The last time I spoke to him he had cars spread out between different museums all over the east coast. He may have brought home the flock since then. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING
Replies: 13
Views: 1536

Re: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING

Right there with you Henry. Love to hear the positive note on the future of our affliction. So many dreamers are talking about not having private cars and only robot driven cars in the not too near future that somehow does not compute in my head. Just my thought on the subject. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for ‘25 Ignition switch (parts or whole panel)
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: Looking for ‘25 Ignition switch (parts or whole panel)

Thank you John Zibell for Mr. Ben Martins information. I have been looking for someone to repair my ignition switch for a long time. Spoke to Mr. Martin, super nice gentleman. His father was from my neck of the woods and we had a wonderful long conversation. Brett, if you need a new key and tumbler ...
by Sarikatime
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What a useful wrench
Replies: 20
Views: 3486

Re: What a useful wrench

Steve, love your sense of humor. The momma feeding the baby wrenches. Priceless. At first glance at the momma I saw the word COVID on her neck, but after enlarging the picture I saw I was wrong. It would have been even more appropriate for the times. Thank you for the laugh. Frank.
by Sarikatime
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is procedure for Stutzman?
Replies: 57
Views: 3174

Re: What is procedure for Stutzman?

I have had a set of wheels respoked with teardrop configuration many years ago and they are still beautiful today. After looking at all the pictures of the shop I would hesitate to think that after so many decades of making wheels and spokes they would make such a foolish mistake as to leave out a s...
by Sarikatime
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Nothing To See Here - Move Along Now
Replies: 78
Views: 10181

Re: FJ - Nothing To See Here - Move Along Now

I always get a kick out of the boat with the skeleton with the huge chain and anchor in the middle of the desert whenever I drive by to pick up parts from L.A. There is a gentleman near there with a beautiful collection of antique cars along with several V12 Cadillac’s and other antique cars in his ...
by Sarikatime
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is procedure for Stutzman?
Replies: 57
Views: 3174

Re: What is procedure for Stutzman?

You can take 1/2 “ inch copper plumbing pipe, flare one end to where you like it, fit Into the stem hole to see where it needs to be cut, cut and put back into the stem hole and flare the inside by placing the flaring tool across the fellow. In other words the flaring tool is touching both ends of t...
by Sarikatime
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: adding choke rod inside of body 1917 touring with starter
Replies: 12
Views: 781

Re: adding choke rod inside of body 1917 touring with starter

Peter, can you post a picture of what the choke rod assembly you created looks like on the motor side of the firewall, please. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How many cars in a T built from parts?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: How many cars in a T built from parts?

I am in the finishing stages on a 14 with similar findings. 15 frame, 17 motor with 14 serial number, ruxstell, disc brakes, touring body of a 21 since that was all I could find after several years of looking, 27 split rims, parts from roughly 25 different people on this website from carburator to f...
by Sarikatime
Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Town Car
Replies: 29
Views: 7061

Re: 1915 Town Car

Come on people, the comments and interests have come to a halt on this beautiful rare automobile. It would look beautiful in your garage and or with you driving it. I have no connection to the seller, just love the car but no money. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: replacing touring top
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: replacing touring top

I helped my friend replace the top on his 25 touring. He watched the tutorial several times and it turned out nice. He is a machinist and knew nothing of upholstery but made key notes to follow as we went along. I am going to be putting on a top on my 21 touring this winter also cause it only has th...
by Sarikatime
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1915 Town Car
Replies: 29
Views: 7061

Re: 1915 Town Car

What year and model T’s does he want to trade for a towncar?
by Sarikatime
Fri Jul 17, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rare TT Truck factory body?
Replies: 26
Views: 2453

Re: Rare TT Truck factory body?

I may be wrong, but, Mark Chaffins was selling a T with that exact body a few months ago.
by Sarikatime
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A motor into a T?
Replies: 38
Views: 3985

Re: Model A motor into a T?

Sounds like a lot of fantastic advice from folks that have actually done it. Thank you. Now Dennis wants to do the whole nine yards but he wants to keep the wood wheels. How can he accomplish putting back the wood spoke wheels onto the model A front and rear axles.? He doesn’t want to fool anyone bu...
by Sarikatime
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Free Step bars for Toyota tundra
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Re: Free Step bars for Toyota tundra

It is free, just pick it up or pay for shipping.
by Sarikatime
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A motor into a T?
Replies: 38
Views: 3985

Model A motor into a T?

My friend wants to replace a worn out T motor with a model A motor in his 25 pickup. Any suggestions and advice on the exchange and things to watch out for. Would appreciate any and all advice, pro or con. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Covered Oiler
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

Re: Covered Oiler

Sunny, sent you a P.M. can you let me know if you got it or not. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Free Step bars for Toyota tundra
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Free Step bars for Toyota tundra

I have a used set, right and left side, Aries brand Stainless steel step bars or nerf bars for a newer Toyota Tundra. It is in a box with the brackets and bolts that I took off from my 2015 truck. I did not clean them, but noticed I dented one on the bottom side which does not show when installed. O...
by Sarikatime
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

Re: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe

Well, after grinding down my fingers to the bone on the keyboard with all the letters I wrote all over Europe, I finally made contact with the model T club president in Hungary. In my quest I also made contact with several wonderful people in Europe, such as the president of the model T club in Aust...
by Sarikatime
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How do you Downshift?
Replies: 10
Views: 1288

Re: How do you Downshift?

Don’t forget, the model T transmission is either in gear or not. It is not a slide transmission like on the modern cars. The pedal has to be either all the way out or all the way in. If you have the pedal partially down and act like with modern sincro transmissions too much you could do damage. It i...
by Sarikatime
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where do you get the prices?
Replies: 15
Views: 1905

Re: Where do you get the prices?

I have had antique cars since I bought my 19 Star touring when I was 16. Been to many antique car swap meets like Bakersfield and Anaheim and many more over the years and even was a seller in my twenties and thirties. I am appearantly are not too smart since I could never catch on. I saw prices all ...
by Sarikatime
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where do you get the prices?
Replies: 15
Views: 1905

Where do you get the prices?

I see a lot of new and mostly used model T parts for sale, but, where do you get the prices? I look on the forum and don’t even get me t bay prices, can never figure out what some of these people are thinking. You may have a part with a price and right after that someone posts the same part for eith...
by Sarikatime
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1910 Model T Touring
Replies: 10
Views: 2276

Re: 1910 Model T Touring

I would love to have that beauty, especially since I was a day old that day in July, but a few years later. Too bad I don’t have space in the garage. Best of luck on the sale.
by Sarikatime
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS headlamp wire bushings
Replies: 11
Views: 1393

Re: NOS headlamp wire bushings

I would like to have a pair. Frank
by Sarikatime
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are these?
Replies: 4
Views: 942

Re: What are these?

Parts to a front end/axle alignment tool. Maybe.
by Sarikatime
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

Re: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe

If you have read the above text, PLEASE COMMENT as to, keep trying, stupid idea, or whatever in between. I have nothing to gain personally with this adventure except maybe hoping that by the time I cannot physically care for my T it will still be worth something to other enthusiasts. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe

I have been trying to find model T owners in Hungary for the past several years to make contact with but keep coming up with dead ends. I have written many emails, private messages and letters to model T people in Europe without any replies. I even reached out to Susan Yeager in the mtfca museum who...
by Sarikatime
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!
Replies: 10
Views: 1220

Re: Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!

[image][/image]More pictures of the towncar. I cannot move it at this time to give side and rear views since I had hernia operation a couple days ago. No lifting or straining.
by Sarikatime
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vibration
Replies: 17
Views: 1689

Re: Vibration

Bernd, I sent you a private message. I hope it did not go into your spam folder. Hope you can get your vibration problem solved. Frank Seress
by Sarikatime
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!
Replies: 10
Views: 1220

Re: Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!

Thank you Hank, I am over the moon that I finally got this far but rotating the pictures is in the next lesson, if Bob has more patience to teach me further.
by Sarikatime
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!
Replies: 10
Views: 1220

Finally learned how to attach a picture, I hope!

My friend Bob Doris has been helping me over the phone now for several days to learn how to post a picture. I am not too bright and the size of the picture and certain steps kept getting hung up and now I just might have it. Hope it works. 7C267D71-7463-42E4-BE21-B65A96657A06.jpeg Now I have to lear...
by Sarikatime
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How many of us ?
Replies: 29
Views: 2836

Re: How many of us ?

My first car was a 19 Star in pieces when I was 16 but after getting it home and spread out in the garage, my mom got so angry at the pile of rust that she made me sell it immediately. Luckily I didn’t lose any money on it but the person that bought it put it together and I did get to ride in it. I ...