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by Sarikatime
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Non-Starter vs Starter Equipped Coil Box
Replies: 17
Views: 435

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: 335

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: 652

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: 665

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: 705

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: 44
Views: 1184

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: 407

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: 1028

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: 366

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: 180

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: 913

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: 759

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: 783

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: 10
Views: 802

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: 10
Views: 802

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: 981

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: 500

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: 596

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: 929

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: 180

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: 547

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: 547

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: 481

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: 481

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: 392

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: 1790

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: 359

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: 349

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: 2285

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: 1634

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: 1225

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: 929

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: 605

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: 1376

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: 349

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: 3102

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: 2789

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: 75
Views: 8908

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: 2789

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: 625

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: 1215

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: 24
Views: 5546

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: 1262

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: 24
Views: 5546

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: 2041

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: 3552

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: 566

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: 3552

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: 1339

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: 566

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: 1373

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: 1116

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: 1631

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: 1631

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: 2063

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: 1201

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: 814

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: 1373

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: 1373

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: 1014

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: 1477

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: 1014

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: 1014

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: 2479

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 ...
by Sarikatime
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: side mount spare tire carrier
Replies: 2
Views: 605

Re: WTB: side mount spare tire carrier

There is an ad for brass spare tire carrier for sale about 20 ads up from your ad. The position may change as new ads are posted or this site or it will go to the top as comments are added.
by Sarikatime
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Side Mirror Options
Replies: 8
Views: 1111

Re: Side Mirror Options

I have the same side mirrors attached to the windshield frame. The factory bracket was so flimsy that it was useless, so, I cut 1/8 inch brass plate to put inside of the original holder one for each side and now it is nice and sturdy. Also have an old piece of water hose under the clamp to keep from...
by Sarikatime
Fri May 29, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil Cock Wrench And Gas Gauge
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: Oil Cock Wrench And Gas Gauge

Dallas, that is a fantastic idea. I keep losing my gas gauges, paint sticks. To put in a gallon at a time might be more accurate than what the vendors sell. I learned something again. Now all I have to do is remember to actually do it tomorrow. Frank
by Sarikatime
Thu May 28, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1910 T
Replies: 9
Views: 1745

Re: 1910 T

Ray Wells does a fantastic job and makes it seem easy and fast. Unfortunately he is getting up in years and is thinking of slowing down and or retireing all together. But Ernie Romero makes the upholstery look like a million dollars car. The smell of the new beautiful leather even two years later is...
by Sarikatime
Tue May 26, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Language Packs installed
Replies: 24
Views: 2183

Re: Language Packs installed

Chris, you are much more clever than people give you credit for. You caught on to Magyar as being Hungarian immediately. Thank you. I have been trying to contact a model T someone/anyone in Hungary for a while to meet with in October but no one is willing to reply to my emails. I even sent several e...
by Sarikatime
Tue May 26, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Centerdoor Seat
Replies: 26
Views: 2306

Re: WTB Centerdoor Seat

I think I saw one on eBay a week or so ago. Good luck. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue May 26, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Language Packs installed
Replies: 24
Views: 2183

Re: Language Packs installed

Na mi van, a Magyarok nem számítanak bele a játékba? Feri
by Sarikatime
Fri May 22, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brass "conversion"
Replies: 20
Views: 1847

Re: Brass "conversion"

Thank you Susanne, you are a true patriot. My exact thoughts and beliefs for owning and enjoying my old cars. Frank
by Sarikatime
Tue May 19, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 7356

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

I have been putting together a touring with a 14 runningear and a 21 body for close to a year now. Used up most of the parts I have been gathering for a couple of years, parts from friends, eBay, parts stores, and now it’s a Johny Cash special. Been getting frustrated, so a month ago I rattle can pr...
by Sarikatime
Mon May 18, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Airconditioning in Model T?
Replies: 41
Views: 3902

Re: Airconditioning in Model T?

In the seventies there was a company that manufactured Brand new model A reproductions with all modern runningear that had everything from A/C to cruise control. A friend of mine has one in comiefornia but never uses it since he is too big height wise. I assume it had to pass certain criteria like c...
by Sarikatime
Thu May 14, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13-14 E&J generater
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: 13-14 E&J generater

Kim Dobbins is advertising a whole bunch of brass lamps for sale. Talk to him regarding as to what you need. If he cannot educate and guide you in the right direction, no one can. Frank
by Sarikatime
Mon May 11, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: In Need of one BRASS BALE HANDLE **DISREGARD**
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: In Need of one BRASS BALE HANDLE

Don, don’t get upset, under your personal information of cars owned it states you have a 22 centerdoor. Sorry, my mistake.Congratulations on the restore, it is a beautiful car. I wish I had not sold my 18, I loved that car. I have a brass bail handle, I wrote that also in my last thread. I bought it...
by Sarikatime
Mon May 11, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: In Need of one BRASS BALE HANDLE **DISREGARD**
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: In Need of one BRASS BALE HANDLE

That looks like a beautiful centerdoor. I had an 18 that I did the same thing to as far as lower hood and hood former, brass radiator, brass cap on cowl lights and tail light, sanded all the wood around the windshield along with the mouldings around the windows on the inside, wheel spokes and even t...
by Sarikatime
Wed May 06, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is this what I think???
Replies: 6
Views: 996

Re: Is this what I think???

Is that taillight sideways or is it just my old eyes. There should be a red lens where the clear lens on the door lens is and a clear lens where the red lens is pointing to the side. I think but I am frequently wrong. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed May 06, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Touring Seat Back Spring Mounting
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Re: Touring Seat Back Spring Mounting

So the seat springs should be about two inches below the top of the tack rail? Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed May 06, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Glenn Chaffin Just Might Be Enjoying Retirement
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

Re: FJ - Glenn Chaffin Just Might Be Enjoying Retirement

You see the “ Corona “ emblem on Glenn’s roadster. About 20 years ago I was in Chaffins and Dave was not in and Glenn and I were talking and I made the unthinking comment that he must like corona beer a lot. Glenn just gave me a dirty look and said this is city of Corona. Talk about making an ass of...
by Sarikatime
Mon May 04, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Good Idea's Needed!
Replies: 20
Views: 1800

Re: Good Idea's Needed!

When I got my towncar body back from getting new upholstery I used two 4x4s since that body is considerably heavier. Raised the body above the gastank with a ladder on each corner and just rolled the chassy under it and then slowly lowered it down. The ladders as it turned out was not the smartest i...
by Sarikatime
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Sold.- F.S. 12-13-14-15-16 Splash shield/aprons
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Re: F.S. 12-13-14-15-16 Splash shield/aprons

They are folded over on all sides and cut out for the hand brake.
by Sarikatime
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Sold.- F.S. 12-13-14-15-16 Splash shield/aprons
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Sold.- F.S. 12-13-14-15-16 Splash shield/aprons

I have for sale 1912 to 16 model T touring or roadster splash aprons available. They are repops made in the 70s or 80s but never installed on a vehicle. Never been primed or painted. They do have surface rust but No pitting. From front to back they are 57-1/2 inches long. Someday I will learn to pos...
by Sarikatime
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Re: I Have to Brag on my Gal...,

Well Hank, in light of the situation she has some electrifying ideas. Looking good.
by Sarikatime
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Re-spoking wood wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 1813

Re: Re-spoking wood wheels

If you are going to change out all your spokes it would be better to send them off to stutmans in Ohio. Recently I had paint and bad or rotten and split spokes so I used spokes from a spare wheel, cleaned them up and reinstalled them. They look nice but what a pain in the backside. Had to build a sp...
by Sarikatime
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted To Buy - Goose neck spare tire carrier for a wire wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 1098

Re: WTB - Goose neck spare tire carrier for a wire wheel

I just checked and the 21 inch spare tire carrier is still available but the y piece is being sold by someone else in a different place. FYI. Frank
by Sarikatime
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted To Buy - Goose neck spare tire carrier for a wire wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 1098

Re: WTB - Goose neck spare tire carrier for a wire wheel

There was one on tbay just recently, maybe still there.
by Sarikatime
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Data plates
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Re: Data plates

Darel, do you still have a plate for a 12 ? I know I have asked before but life got in the way. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rewooding instructions needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 1177

Re: Rewording instructions.

After reading the heading, I realized the confuser corrected me and instead of Rewooding instructions .......
sorry. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rewooding instructions needed please.
Replies: 9
Views: 1177

Rewooding instructions needed please.

Is there any information on rewooding a 21 model T touring? I don’t need to redo all the wood but some of it is either rotten, bent, broken or missing. I have a nice table saw and a bandsaw, and belt sander but no installation instructions. Thank you. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What's wrong with this photo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1795

Re: What's wrong with this photo?

If that firewall bracket is on the wrong side of the firewall, how did he get the hood to fit right. The hoodformer should be much further from center since the hood is wider than the frame on each side and the firewall bracket should be In front of the firewall and be farther from the frame. I have...
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New guy here
Replies: 58
Views: 4189

Re: New guy here

Dave, you have received a lot of excellent advice but the best would be to contact one of the club members in your area and have them look over the car with you. The car looks like it has stood out in the rain and snow for many years so shake the body and doors well in case the small amount of wood ...
by Sarikatime
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Loads of parts forsale
Replies: 2
Views: 1077

Re: Loads of parts forsale

Bob, sent you a p.m. regarding the touring body. Frank
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction
Replies: 13
Views: 1816

Re: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction

Beautiful building. Just a coat of brown paint on that white door would be a huge improvement to make it period correct looking. Maybe someone that has some period correct posters or wall decorations could donate to bob to make it more welcoming for for the old timers like me in case we go to visit....
by Sarikatime
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: hand brake lever hitting oil pan
Replies: 12
Views: 1410

Re: hand brake lever hitting oil pan

Is your handbrake cross shaft bolted with the ears on each side to the underside of the frame or topside of the u shape bottom part. Since the holes line up it has been a common mistake. Just a thought. Frank
by Sarikatime
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Actual Model T Values
Replies: 4
Views: 1010

Re: Actual Model T Values

Could it be that some of the prices reflect condition of the car. For instance the motor is in such condition that you couldn’t go to the end of the street and back with it. Or it has been in a museum somewhere for an extended period of time because it was a place for the owner to park it till he co...
by Sarikatime
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Repairing 21" Split Rims That Use A Lock Screw
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Re: Repairing 21" Split Rims That Use A Lock Screw

Terry, I ran into the same problem but three out of five had broken bolts in the treads that wouldn’t budge for the life of me. I took it to my welder and he knocked out the original pieces and welded in those nuts that you just ordered. The nut protrudes just right to hold the split rim tab and no ...
by Sarikatime
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 4191

Re: Camping with a T

Tim, it is interesting as to what some of the minute details we notice on pictures posted, not just here but on other posts as well. This should not be a deterrent to post pictures in the future but a reminder to the rest of us that shows we are paying attention and would like to see more. Speaking ...
by Sarikatime
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS 14 engine freshened up w title
Replies: 4
Views: 1152

Re: FS 14 engine freshened up w title

Bob, sent you a p.m. Frank