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by Graybeard77
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS OUTER FRONT WHEEL BEARING SETS (PRICE REDUCTION!!!!!)
Replies: 19
Views: 517

Re: FS OUTER FRONT WHEEL BEARING SETS (PRICE REDUCTION!!!!!)

Mark. Please e-mail your address . I misplaced it somewhere. Thanks.. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Join or Renew
Replies: 46
Views: 1917

Re: Join or Renew

I really enjoy the magazine and all the information on the forum. It is cheap and enjoyable
by Graybeard77
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where To Get A Transmission Rebuilt Near VA
Replies: 9
Views: 586

Re: Where To Get A Transmission Rebuilt Near VA

I spent a lot of money to get my rebuilt after the Florida tour last year. It lasted 300 miles and came apart. From now on I will do my own work. He did’t put locktite of the bolts in the slingers. And 2 bolts came loose and locked my motor up. I have been buying the tools to do all my work. Have a ...
by Graybeard77
Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TIMING COVER CENTERING TOOL
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: FS TIMING COVER CENTERING TOOL

I will put the check in the mail in a.m. on the way to church.
by Graybeard77
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in February?
Replies: 46
Views: 2939

Re: What have you done to your Model T in February?

Going to get the T out of the trailer and get it ready for Florida. My outdoor shop is going to be in the 40’s today. Have a great day, Clyde
by Graybeard77
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TIMING COVER CENTERING TOOL
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: FS TIMING COVER CENTERING TOOL

I will take the timing tool.
by Graybeard77
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Philly PA tour anyone?
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: New Philly PA tour anyone?

Clyde and Linda Gibson plan on going. Should be fun. I will get my paperwork in this weekend.
by Graybeard77
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Taps are done!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 1365

Re: Taps are done!!!

Received my today . It is on loan already. Thanks. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available

I will take one of your tools. I already have your float valves
by Graybeard77
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Taps are done!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 1365

Re: Taps are done!!!

Dan. My address is Clyde Gibson. 1958 East Smith Springfield, Missouri. 65803
by Graybeard77
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available

I have the float valve you made so I will take the tool also. Clyde Gibson
by Graybeard77
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: New NH and Vaporizor Float Valve install tool available

I have the float valve you made so I will take the tool also. Clyde Gibson
by Graybeard77
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Remove Hogshead
Replies: 17
Views: 1040

Re: Remove Hogshead

I found for myself it is easier for me to,pull the motor. I can can get the hogsheads off all right but not back on easy. Have a good day. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 2435

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

I work outside year round. I keep my driver in the trailer and so far it starts down to 15 pretty easy. We have good weather here most of the time. Nice about being retired now I can work when I want to. The ole saying here in Missouri is “wait a couple of hours the weather will change”. Have a good...
by Graybeard77
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Front left side spindle for 1926 T
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: Front left side spindle for 1926 T

Thanks to MTFCA for helping me find parts for my T.
by Graybeard77
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Front left side spindle for 1926 T
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Front left side spindle for 1926 T

WTB. Drivers side spindle for 1926 Model T, 4-door. graybeard77@hotmail.com
by Graybeard77
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13/32x16 Taps
Replies: 30
Views: 1456

Re: 13/32x16 Taps

I will still take one. Thanks Clyde
by Graybeard77
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inflation !!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1551

Re: Inflation !!!

My father worked in the oil fields in 1923 for dollar a day. He bought his first Model T at the Ford dealer in Emporia, Kansas for 250.00. The dealer told him he would put a starter on for another 100.00. Dad told him that was all the money he had, so he cranked it. It is not how much you make, it i...
by Graybeard77
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Sparkplug Tire Inflater Kits
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Re: FS Sparkplug Tire Inflater Kits

I will take the inflator kit if you still have it. graybeard77@hotmail.com
by Graybeard77
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about new tool??
Replies: 31
Views: 1725

Re: Question about new tool??

I will take one also. Clyde Gibson
by Graybeard77
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question about new tool??
Replies: 31
Views: 1725

Re: Question about new tool??

I will take one also.
by Graybeard77
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 10 tooth pinion
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: 10 tooth pinion

Money order on the way.
by Graybeard77
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 10 tooth pinion
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: 10 tooth pinion

I would like to buy your 10 tooth gear. Let me know how you want paid. graybeard77@ hotmail.com. Thanks Clyde
by Graybeard77
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today
Replies: 17
Views: 1823

Re: Mystery solved! Found these in the oil change today

Last spring before going on the Florida tour and had a broken tooth from metal fatigue on a triple gear. I made the Florida tour without any trouble because of no hills. When I got home replaced thansmission. If your triple gears were that worn I would have replaced them. It is to much work to do ov...
by Graybeard77
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Duct Hunt with the T
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: Duct Hunt with the T

Just finished the duck hunt. Had a blast. We met several people for the first time. Chris and his Dad did a great job. We plan on coming back in the spring for the Memorial Day tour. Will head back to Springfield in the morning. Clyde.
by Graybeard77
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Duct Hunt with the T
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Duct Hunt with the T

Out here in Kansas for the Model T duck hunt today. Don’t know what it is but sure it will be fun with the “T”. Have a blessed day. Clyde.
by Graybeard77
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 2933

Re: How cold do you drive?

I keep Lulubell in the trailer. If it will start I drive it. I started last winter at 14 degrees, it is on 6volt. Being enclosed makes it warmer. My granddaughter likes to be picked up at school a lot in the “T”. She wanted me to pick her up in the roadster last spring on a cold day, grandpa said it...
by Graybeard77
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms
Replies: 6
Views: 501

Re: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms

Can’t get your e-mail to work. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms
Replies: 6
Views: 501

Re: For Sale - 26-27 Rebuilt Spindles and Steering arms

I can send a credit card city. Don’t mail the parts until city clears. I have bought parts from Dan Hatch this way with no problems. I need to know how much to write the check for Clyde Gibson, 1958 east smith st. Springfield, Mo. 65803. My e-mail is. graybeard77@hotmail.com. 417-328-8381.
by Graybeard77
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Attention: Owners with Z head experience!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1236

Re: Attention: Owners with Z head experience!!!

I haven’t checked the comp. on my engine since I put the Z head on. Have over 1,000 miles on it and has really made difference in the hills. Drove to St. Louis, Mo. Last Friday on old Rt. 66. My for-dor is heavy but only in low once. Best money I spent on my 26 T. Improved my mileage also. Clyde.
by Graybeard77
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A word to the wise salesman
Replies: 14
Views: 1072

Re: A word to the wise salesman

When I was 18 I went to the IHC dealer in Springfield, mo. I wanted a new truck for my milk route. The salesman laughed at me because he didn’t I could buy it. He gave a real cheap price on it thinking I couldn’t afford it. I pulled out the cash and paid him . He tried to get out of the deal but the...
by Graybeard77
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 5277

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

Getting our ‘T’ ready for a drive from Springfield, Mo. To St. Louis on old Rt66. I have 2 kids there so will be good trip.
by Graybeard77
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 5277

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

Getting the T ready for drive to St. Louis on old Rt66. Packed the wheel bearings today and going to check all the bolts for tightness. My son took his T home to St. Louis yesterday to start working on it. We have been waiting for a new bridge to be finished on old 66. I won’t drive on the interstat...
by Graybeard77
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 6157

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Going to get our "T" ready for the Route 66 parade here in Springfield, Mo. This Friday evening. Will be several old cars and classic cars in parade.
by Graybeard77
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low speed clutch sticking - Need Help
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Low speed clutch sticking - Need Help

I keep my low pedal 1 and a 1/2 inch off the floor. It doesn't stick any more. I also readjusted my clevis. Low pedal works fine now.
by Graybeard77
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT; Where were you 50 years ago?
Replies: 21
Views: 1453

Re: OT; Where were you 50 years ago?

I was up near the DMZ in Veitnam. Just hoping to get home in one piece.
by Graybeard77
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help needed with missing trans parts
Replies: 18
Views: 1204

Re: Help needed with missing trans parts

If by chance it has oil slingers instead of mag ring check to see if the bolts on slingers have locktite on them. I purchased a trans ready to,install without checking. Less than 300 miles on it one came loose. From now on I will do my own repairs. Learned the hard way.
by Graybeard77
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Berg's has an A+ from me
Replies: 10
Views: 1233

Re: Berg's has an A+ from me

I put a Berg's rad. In almost 3 years ago. No heating problems at all. I carry a temp gun to check now and then. The young people don't understand how they cool without a water pump, so the temp gun help's
by Graybeard77
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Could it be the Oil ?!
Replies: 26
Views: 1954

Re: Could it be the Oil ?!

I run 15-40 year round. No problems with the bands or engine.
by Graybeard77
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 8409

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

After 300 miles one of the oil slingers came off. What a mess. Two more had loose bolts. I have everything cleaned and waiting for parts. Will do the work myself this as I had purchased a trans ready to install. Will put red lock-tite on the bolts. I found all the broken parts . Hope to have the mot...
by Graybeard77
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 8409

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

Took the 'T' for a drive. Have it ready for Missouri Tour next week. The Z head made a big difference. I don't have a ruxell so the extra power helped out. Have a good safe June. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Mon May 27, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bad weather, getting ready for Kansas Tour
Replies: 14
Views: 1401

Re: Bad weather, getting ready for Kansas Tour

We had a great time. The countryside was beautiful and good tour directions. Great job Chris. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Thu May 23, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bad weather, getting ready for Kansas Tour
Replies: 14
Views: 1401

Bad weather, getting ready for Kansas Tour

I think I loaded the wrong item in the trailer. Should have loaded the bass boat instead of the 'T'. We are having way more rain than we need here in Springfield, Mo. Hope to see some of you on the Kansas Tour. Have a safe day. Clyde.
by Graybeard77
Thu May 16, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 9197

Re: What are you doing with your "T" in May

Finally, Lulubell is running. I drove it and believe it is still off on timing. Will try to adjust it some and go for another drive. Getting close to running well.
by Graybeard77
Fri May 03, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 9197

Re: What are you doing with your "T" in May

The rain has stopped. Hope to get the 'T' running tomorrow. The week has been long. This was my first rib injury and I hope my last. Haven't driven the 'T' since Florida tour. Hope for good news tomorrow.
by Graybeard77
Wed May 01, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 9197

What are you doing with your "T" in May

When the rain stops I hope to finish 'Lulubell'. I fell a couple of weeks ago and cracked a rib and then came down with the flu. I have to get her ready for the Kansas tour .
by Graybeard77
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 13256

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

I put the motor back in "Lulabel". My outdoor shop is going to leak tommorow so won't get it running until next week. Looking forward to driving the for-door. The new Z head ought to help her climb the hills better.
by Graybeard77
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stripped threads in block
Replies: 8
Views: 1398

Re: Stripped threads in block

I just finished putting coil in one of my block head bolt holes today. I put the new Z head on and torqued the bolts . It worked just fine. Will put the motor back in tomorrow.
by Graybeard77
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Full Flow Float Valves - now with lead washer included
Replies: 3
Views: 690

Re: Full Flow Float Valves - now with lead washer included

I will take the full flow valve with lead washer. E-Mail how you want paid. graybeard77@hotmail.com .
by Graybeard77
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Head decision, what would you do?
Replies: 12
Views: 1792

Re: Engine Head decision, what would you do?

I just pulled motor and trans out of my 1926 4-dr sedan. I knew the trans was bad. But the car ran fine. I decided while I had the motor out to check the head. Sent it to the machine shop and they found 2 cracks in it. Now I am installing a new Z head. So glad I checked it. Had time to do it now. It...
by Graybeard77
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 10852

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

Finally have all of my parts. Will start putting my 26 4-door sedan back together Sat. Ross rebuilt my trans and my new z head came today. Have to get ready for the Kansas tour in May.
by Graybeard77
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in March?
Replies: 81
Views: 8895

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

Took transmission apart and found a very fatigued tranny. Will pick up one from Ross at Chickasha. I have a month to get Lulabell ready so will get her ready touring season. Will put a new head gasket on while I can get to back bolts to torque them. Have a good day.
by Graybeard77
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in March?
Replies: 81
Views: 8895

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

I pulled the motor out of my sedan yesterday. I will remove the transmission tommorow. I made it in Florida just fine with the broken tooth. I have to work outside but finally had a day to work on the T. I can put the motor inside, so the weather won't stop me know. You all have a good week. Will dr...
by Graybeard77
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Broken tooth in trans
Replies: 1
Views: 533

Broken tooth in trans

I want to thank everyone who gave me advise on the trans. I just finished the tour in Florida, made it just fine . Will work on it when I get home. Thanks again. Clyde
by Graybeard77
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tooth off low gear in Trans
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Re: Tooth off low gear in Trans

Thanks to all for the Imput on my trans. I flush the trans and found nothing in it. So going to Florida with it. When we get back to Springfield I will fix it. I don't have a shop to work in or I would have torn it down now. The magnet showed no damage. At least it should be warmer in Florida the he...
by Graybeard77
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tooth off low gear in Trans
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Re: Tooth off low gear in Trans

I have a distrubor so no magnets. Thanks for the insight.
by Graybeard77
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tooth off low gear in Trans
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Tooth off low gear in Trans

Took our T on a 130 mile tour to see if I needed to make any repairs before Florida. Everything seemed fine. After reading about Hanks problem with the magnet in his trans I decided to look in mine. My magnet was ready to fall in. I found a piece of gear tooth on it. After looking at the triple gear...
by Graybeard77
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Billings tour - Anyone going to Yellowstone after?
Replies: 18
Views: 1626

Re: Billings tour - Anyone going to Yellowstone after?

Clyde and Linda Gibson. We are going there after the Billings tour. Will be staying in west Yellowstone RV park. We plan to drive around for a few days in our T. Will see you in Billings. Steve the tour is from July 16 - 20.
by Graybeard77
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Billings tour - Anyone going to Yellowstone after?
Replies: 18
Views: 1626

Re: Billings tour - Anyone going to Yellowstone after?

Clyde and Linda Gibson. We are going there after the Billings tour. Will be staying in west Yellowstone RV park. We plan to drive around for a few days in our T. Will see you in Billings.