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by NorthSouth
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Joshua Tree Tour
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Our Accomodations

Miracle Springs Spa Hotel, Desert Hot Springs.
by NorthSouth
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Joshua Tree Tour
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Mary Pickford's Ranch

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Sunday at the Bar B, Mary Pickford's Ranch.
by NorthSouth
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Joshua Tree Tour
Replies: 13
Views: 455

Re: Joshua Tree Tour - January 15-18, 2021

- Hey John (winner of the Coolest Driver Award), Thank you for posting your pictures. We really had a blast with you touring Joshua Tree National Park, and that intimate tour of the Palm Springs Warbird Museum, and exploring the Mary Pickford/ Douglas Fairbanks ranch, and climbing those 5,000 feet a...
by NorthSouth
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Two Man Top Front Flap
Replies: 13
Views: 624

Re: Two Man Top Front Flap

- My 15 touring had a wind-flap when I bought it. It was very helpful when we drove through a mile long swarm of bees on the Bakersfield Tour. I ordered a new original style top when the old one became too tattered. Classique sent it to Ernie Romez Upholstery in Chula Vista without a wind-flap. I wa...
by NorthSouth
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Now better photos. "Does anyone have a recommendation for an air filter?"
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Now better photos. "Does anyone have a recommendation for an air filter?"

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Hello fellow Model T-ers,

My "new to me" 1912 Warren Speedster has a Model A manifold and carburator. Would any of you have a suggestion on where I might find an air cleaner that would fit in these tight quarters?

Thank you for any ideas you may offer.

Steven
by NorthSouth
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How can I know that my trailer's electric brakes are actually working?
Replies: 17
Views: 640

Re: How can I know that my trailer's electric brakes are actually working?

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I want to thank all of you for your useful comments above. You have got me thinking about far more than my original question. Because of this thread, the trailer and Chevy will be taken to a professional hitch shop and be thoroughly checked out.

Cheers,
Steven
by NorthSouth
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How can I know that my trailer's electric brakes are actually working?
Replies: 17
Views: 640

How can I know that my trailer's electric brakes are actually working?

- Hello fellow large trailer pullers, Yesterday I purchased a 1999 8'x20' Pace aluminum enclosed auto-hauler. My 2019 Chevrolet tow vehicle has the factory tow package with "tow mode" and a 7 prong plug. The trailer's plug matches the Chevy's, and its running lights, break lights, turn signals, and ...
by NorthSouth
Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby
Replies: 20
Views: 1334

Re: Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby

As usual, Original Smith was at the HCCSC annual New Year's Day Holiday Excursion in Pasadena, California. He had this 1915 Touring arrested for a code 56.75.20, "bastardization of bulb horn placement".
by NorthSouth
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby
Replies: 20
Views: 1334

Re: Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby

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Well......., It just so happens that I will be touring with this "Original Smith" character today, New Years Day, along the Tournament of Roses route. I will be sure he knows about this thread.
by NorthSouth
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby
Replies: 20
Views: 1334

Original Smith Is Good For Our Hobby

- Original Smith, and "T Masters" like him, are good for our hobby and good for our Club. It's my experience that, more often than not, home garage mechanics who have accumulated decades, (in this case 60+ years), of Tin Lizzy maintenance knowledge are not willing to tinker on cars along side the ge...
by NorthSouth
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steve Lang was right. Update. "Is there a solution to this speedo-to-swivel mismatch?"
Replies: 3
Views: 483

Steve Lang was right. Update. "Is there a solution to this speedo-to-swivel mismatch?"

- Steve Lang was right. The final outcome of the problem posted below was that the previous speedometer cable "key" sheared off in the swivel when the speedometer head imploded and seized with 35 mph of force. This is why the beautiful new $225.00 reproduction cable with brass ended casing, that Lan...
by NorthSouth
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How much water-soluble oil do you put in a Model T radiator?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: How much water-soluble oil do you put in a Model T radiator?

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Thank you everyone. This was excellent information. I will be following the distilled water recommendation with 1-1/2 cups of Stay-Lube soluble oil added to the full radiator.

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

Steven
by NorthSouth
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How much water-soluble oil do you put in a Model T radiator?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

How much water-soluble oil do you put in a Model T radiator?

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Hello fellow Model T-ers,

I just had my radiator repaired and flushed. I'm starting anew. I ordered a quart of water-soluble oil from Amazon. Can any of you tell me how much of it I need to put in my refreshed Model T radiator along with the garden hose water?

Thank you in advance.
Steven
by NorthSouth
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: I Found My Used Enclosed Trailer.
Replies: 2
Views: 1312

I Found My Used Enclosed Trailer.

- Hello Fellow Model T-ers, I found one on Christmas Day. A 1999 aluminum 8x19 Pace Auto Hauler. It was unexpectedly difficult to find any suitable enclosed trailer (new or used) here in California. Previous post: Would any of you know of an enclosed trailer in decent condition that might be for sal...
by NorthSouth
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: I Am Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer
Replies: 0
Views: 161

I Am Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer

- Hello Fellow Model T-ers, Would any of you know of an enclosed trailer in decent condition that might be for sale in California, Nevada, or Arizona? I can get by with interior dimensions of 7'x12', (it's to store a speedster), but larger will be OK. Steven (323) 497-0601 I Am Looking to Buy a Used...
by NorthSouth
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 364

Re: Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer

Hello David,

Does this photo help answer your question?
by NorthSouth
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 364

Looking to Buy a Used Enclosed Trailer

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Hello Fellow Model T-ers,

Would any of you know of an enclosed trailer in decent condition that might be for sale in California, Nevada, or Arizona? I can get by with interior dimensions of 7'x12', (it's to store a speedster), but larger will be OK.

Steven
(323) 497-0601
by NorthSouth
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for a "working" Brass Dash Clock
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Looking for a "working" Brass Dash Clock

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If anyone out there has (or may know where one is) a "working" brass dash clock I sure would like one for my new 1912 speedster. I know about Ebay.
My email address is in the attached picture.
by NorthSouth
Fri Oct 30, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1916 Runabout Roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 4225

Re: 1916 Runabout Roadster

Ruckstell and/or Rocky Mountains?
Thank you,
Steven
by NorthSouth
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?
Replies: 6
Views: 903

I found Royce Peterson

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I found Royce and he is a really swell guy. Because of his expert advice I now have a beautiful period correct brass ended speedometer cable and its housing on its way to my 15 Touring. No more insults from Original Smith, at least surrounding this part of my car.
Royce's website is posted above.
by NorthSouth
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1911 Touring For Sale - with Pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 5240

Re: 1911 Touring - with Pictures

Hey Jim,
Why didn't you return Original Smith's and my phone call?
-Steven
(323) 497-0601
by NorthSouth
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?
Replies: 6
Views: 903

Re: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?

Steve Jelf wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:56 pm
He also has a website.
https://modeltfordfix.com/
Steve,
Thank you very much. I will try to get him here.
https://modeltfordfix.com/
by NorthSouth
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?
Replies: 6
Views: 903

Re: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?

He is on facebook. Send him an IM. Hello DHort, Unfortunately, I do not do facebook. Maybe one of you kind fellow Model T-ers might "facebook" Royce for me and alert him that Steven Chase from Sausalito, CA. would like to chat with him. My telephone # is (323) 497-0601. My email address is: NewNort...
by NorthSouth
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?
Replies: 6
Views: 903

Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?

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Does anyone know how to get in contact with "Royce in Dallas TX"?
He posted a speedometer thread way back in 2014 and I would like to chat with him about it.

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by NorthSouth
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Why does my engine labor when I honk my magnito horn?
Replies: 5
Views: 1076

Why does my engine labor when I honk my magnito horn?

Why does my engine labor when I honk my magnito horn?
by NorthSouth
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?

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I went with the "Romona T.B." temporary-permanent fix. High temp gasket silicone. So far it's not leaking. I will fill the oil pan up to the upper petcock until such time I need to pull the engine for other reasons. Thank you all for your generous guidance.
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by NorthSouth
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?

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Here's a picture. This Forum will not allow me to post a video of the insert spinning around as I turn the brass fitting counterclockwise.
by NorthSouth
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Petcock insert spinning in the oil pan. Do I need to pull the engine?

- So, ...I was trying to remove the aftermarket 'Sight Gage' glass tube thingamajig from the lower petcock port on my oil pan so that I could replace it with a beautiful brass Ford petcock that Original Smith gave me. A simple enough job, so I thought. To make a long story short, it didn't come out....
by NorthSouth
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1914 Touring For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2858

Re: 1914 Touring For Sale

I just heard that this car sold yesterday to a really cool "gentleman" just a few miles away. He got a great deal.
by NorthSouth
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First time out for my 1909 Model T touring
Replies: 22
Views: 2784

Re: First time out for my 1909 Model T touring

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Hey Tony,

Great video.
Please remind me, is this the T that you tried to start by holding the industrial drill motor to the crank and got flipped over head first onto your barn floor?

Smiles.
by NorthSouth
Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: Day Five and Day Six on Golden Gate Tour

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Scott,
The trailer was unhurt.
Smiles
by NorthSouth
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: Day Four on Golden Gate Tour

- DAY SIX on the GOLDEN GATE TOUR Today was our final day of touring. We began by threading ourselves over charming little one lane backroads flanked by cottage wineries and family farms. Then we followed the banks of the Russian River through a redwood forest and out to the grassy shore of the Paci...
by NorthSouth
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: Day Four on Golden Gate Tour

- DAY FIVE of the GOLDEN GATE TOUR On Friday, June 5th, we were joined by four members of the Motherload Model T Club, of Auburn, CA, and meandered through vineyard covered hills and oak tree lined valleys. The Calistoga Inn & Brewery provided a delightful lunch for us on their garden patio and MTFC...
by NorthSouth
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: Day Four on Golden Gate Tour

- DAY FOUR on THE GOLDEN GATE TOUR We are now in the California Wine Country. Perfect skies once again. Today, we left our Mill Valley hotel and twisted north through the majestic inland grasslands of Marin and Sonoma Counties. We were without cell service and gas stations for 85 miles. As you can s...
by NorthSouth
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: More Great Pictures, Day Two on Golden Gate Tour

- Day Three of The Golden Gate Tour Today we had perfect California weather for our trip to the famous houseboat communities of Sausalito. We then crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and onto the historic San Francisco Presidio for a catered gourmet picnic on the parade grounds. This was followed by a ci...
by NorthSouth
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Day Two on Golden Gate Tour

- Day Two of Golden Gate Tour Social Distancing Today, as you can see, was another spectacularly beautiful virus-free day. We traveled out to Coastal Marin County, over the Panoramic Highway, to little Bolinas for a catered picnic in the park, then north to Point Reyes Station, and back to Mill Vall...
by NorthSouth
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: Day One on Golden Gate Tour

Some more Day One Photographs
by NorthSouth
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

Re: PreTour Cocktails on Golden Gate Tour

- DAY ONE on the GOLDEN GATE TOUR We spent this perfect sunny afternoon heading west working ourselves all over the Golden Gate Headlands Nation Park from Fort Cronkhite to the Nike Missile silos to Battery Mendall's bunkers overlooking the Pacific Ocean, to Fort Baker inside the Golden Gate and fin...
by NorthSouth
Sun May 31, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 2915

6 Days of Photographs, Golden Gate Tour

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PRE-TOUR COCKTAIL PARTY AT THE RUSTY WATER BAR

Hello All,
Here we are, pre-tour, in Mill Valley, CA. at Sunday evening's pre-tour cocktail party at John Padlo's RUSTY WATER BAR.
Tomorrow the others arrive and we head into the Golden Gate Recreational Area.
Wish us luck.
by NorthSouth
Thu May 28, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Social Distancing Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: Social Distancing Tour

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Boy!!! You guys are real pioneers. This is the first tour that I have heard of since this whole Covid19 mess started. Your courage and obvious love of the hobby will lead the way for other Model Ts to get out and tour. I think this is wonderful.
Way to go, ...you rebels.
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by NorthSouth
Thu May 28, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.

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MTFCA member #29 will be celebrating his 91st birthday on this tour. Here he is way back in 1960 with his '09 Touring and his dingy The Titanic.
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by NorthSouth
Wed May 27, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?
Replies: 50
Views: 4287

Re: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?

- FWD: From Model T Lee Hello all my friends, "I have been reading your words and am touched by your overwhelming support. There only appears to be two of you who are advising me to stay at home.  As we all know, there are always a couple of those.   Please know that no one actually coming on this t...
by NorthSouth
Wed May 27, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.

I know Jeff (on left) - the other fellow is a buddy of his - a brother Centerdoor owner ! That purple Center Door belongs to Mr Brad Lusk of the Motherload Club. He is a wonderful guy, chocked full of decades of Model T knowledge. What you may not know is that he recently had his leg fractured. He ...
by NorthSouth
Wed May 27, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: The "Stay-In-Pace Order" Expires May 31st. ...The Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!!

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Looks like this tour just picked up another famous California Model T-er.
Does anyone recognize him?

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...and, believe it or not, there are still a couple of "late-comer" spots available. So, you may now jump in too.
by NorthSouth
Tue May 26, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 252
Views: 18310

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

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Is anyone interested in touring with us next week in Northern California?
Golden Gate Tour, June 1-6, 2020
(323) 497-0601
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by NorthSouth
Tue May 26, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s your opinion ? Rocky mt . Hydraulic .
Replies: 20
Views: 2193

Re: What’s your opinion ? Rocky mt . Hydraulic .

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You made me laugh George. That's pretty funny.
I like the idea of increased confidence in breaking. This makes modern hydraulic disks appealing. What would this cost? ...And, what pitfalls if any, other than aesthetic, would there be?
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by NorthSouth
Tue May 26, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?
Replies: 50
Views: 4287

Re: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?

I find this whole thread totally invasive and inappropriate. It is none of anyone's business except for #29 and his family. How would any of us like to have a family member scrutinized like this on a public forum? "I have been reading your words and am touched by your overwhelming support. Please k...
by NorthSouth
Mon May 25, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: The "Stay-In-Pace Order" Expires May 31st. ...The Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!!

Gitty Up!!! Less than a week away. Are you sure you don't want to fill one of the available late-comer spots?
by NorthSouth
Mon May 25, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?
Replies: 50
Views: 4287

Re: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?

- In answer to a few of your questions, MTFCA Member #29 is Lee Chase and he has been a constant presence in our hobby since the early 50s. He was a founding member of the Model T Ford Club of Southern California, a group involved in the creation of our national club. Lee is of sound mind and, altho...
by NorthSouth
Mon May 25, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?
Replies: 50
Views: 4287

Re: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?

- The National Parks Service has announced that group river rafting will now be allowed again starting June 14th. These trips are two rafts with 12 adventurers each plus guide and crew floating, dining, and hiking together for 6 full days from Lake Powell to Lake Mead. It appears that the federal go...
by NorthSouth
Mon May 25, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?
Replies: 50
Views: 4287

Should MTFCA Member #29 Be Allowed to Go On Tour If He Wants To?

- Hello fellow Model T-ers, Do you feel that MTFCA member #29, who will be 91 years old on June 4th, should be allowed to go along on the Golden Gate "T" Tour next week? This question is being asked because, despite his excitement and his commitment to going, there are some in our club who are advis...
by NorthSouth
Sun May 24, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: The "Stay-In-Pace Order" Expires May 31st. ...The Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!!

GOLDEN GATE TOUR 2.0 - JUNE 1ST THROUGH 6TH, 2020 This plan is subject to change per state and local Covid19 restrictions. Pre-Tour Cocktail Party at the Travelodge, Sunday, May 31st, 5:PM, Early arrivers check into Mill Valley Travelodge that afternoon. Day One 25 miles Monday, June 1st - (Afternoo...
by NorthSouth
Sun May 24, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is June's California "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?
Replies: 14
Views: 2112

Re: Is June's Golden Gate "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?

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Announcement:

This tour will now have a porta potty traveling along with it.

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by NorthSouth
Sun May 24, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Virtual Model T Tour
Replies: 252
Views: 18310

Re: Virtual Model T Tour

- Pictures of last year's Golden Gate Tour. - This year's 2020 Golden Gate Tour (leaving next week) did not get canceled. Twelve Model Ts are convening in Mill Valley, CA. on June 1st. We are pioneers on the way back to the "old normal". And, there are still a couple latecomer spots available if you...
by NorthSouth
Sun May 24, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is June's California "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?
Replies: 14
Views: 2112

Re: Is June's Golden Gate "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?

- Ed brings up a very good, if not awkward, point and it concerns me. That is 'on tour' bathrooms. I have pre-run all 6 routes and have been worried about this nonavailability of public restrooms. We don't yet know which National or State Parks will be open to us, if any. We will be out in rural cou...
by NorthSouth
Fri May 22, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: It's a GO!!! ..Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st - 6th - Pioneering the Way Back

- Hello Linus, The answer to your question is yes. You may bring your 26 Lincoln on this tour. If you decide to join us your car will be #12. We would look forward to getting to know you in the hopes that you might invite our Model Ts to your club's Old Fashion Camp-Out later this year. That sounds ...
by NorthSouth
Wed May 20, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is June's California "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?
Replies: 14
Views: 2112

Re: June's "Return to Touring" to be a Test Case

Mark,
The original post was removed and replaced with this one.
by NorthSouth
Tue May 19, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should I get a Model T or A?
Replies: 25
Views: 2451

Re: Should I get a Model T or A?

GET A MODEL T
My grandfather was a doctor when they still made house calls. All he had was a Model T Ford.
by NorthSouth
Tue May 19, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: It's a GO!!! ..Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st - 6th - Pioneering the Way Back

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As of May 18th, there are Ts coming from Utah, Arizona, and Northern and Southern California.
And, there are still a couple of "latecomer" spots available. So, Climb Aboard.
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Lead Pioneer: Steven ; (323) 497-0601
by NorthSouth
Mon May 18, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is June's California "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?
Replies: 14
Views: 2112

Is June's California "T" Tour doing enough to protect against Covid-19?

- Even though the Shelter in Place Order expires on May 31st at 11:59 PM, our June 1st Golden Gate Tour is still taking Covid-19 seriously. Protective supplies coming along with us will be distributed in our sterilized plastic tour bags. Hand Sanitizer, 99.9% Anti Viral Wipes, 99.9% Single Use Glove...
by NorthSouth
Wed May 13, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: It's a GO!!! ..Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st - 6th - Pioneering the Way Back

Those of us who are committed to touring in June are the pioneers of the "back-to-new normal". We will, of course, be following Marin and Sonoma Counties social distancing and all other guidelines as will those destinations we interact with. Both counties' Stay in Place Orders expire on May 31st. Th...
by NorthSouth
Sun May 10, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Death Valley
Replies: 25
Views: 2187

Re: Death Valley

- Hello Linus, When you are serious about a Model T tour to Death Valley, my dad and I definitely want to join you. If you would like some help I will volunteer and also recruit other Ts to go. Lets do it. Cheers, Steven Chase PS; You are welcome to join us Post Pandemic Pioneers and 11 other Ts (p...
by NorthSouth
Sat May 09, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Member #29 and Family Ready to Get Out of the House
Replies: 2
Views: 650

MTFCA Member #29 and Family Ready to Get Out of the House

- As you can see Lee Chase, MTFCA member 29, just bought a new scaled down open trailer and is all Fired Up to take our 1915 Touring out on the road. He is going on June's Golden Gate Tour 2.0 and was going on HCCA's Harrah's Last Hurrah in Lake Tahoe, now canceled, and was first to sign up for our ...
by NorthSouth
Sat May 09, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4180

Re: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021

- Just a Thought As an alternative, the Golden Gate Tour 2.0 is still on for June 1st - 6th in Coastal Marin County and the Sonoma Wine Country. Although we lost a quarter of our original group, we have 11 T s, 22 T -ers, still very much committed to making this tour happen, (with 5 more cars on the...
by NorthSouth
Sat May 09, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4180

Re: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021

Tears for the Spokane Chapter, My father, MTFCA Member 29, and I were very much looking forward to this Spokane Tour. We were committed to going. More importantly, we know how much effort goes into planning one of these and want the planners to know just how grateful we are for the months of tedious...
by NorthSouth
Sat May 09, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st --6th - Pioneering the Way Back

- May 9, 2020 Great news!!! We are still proceeding with this wonderful Northern California Tour. As you can see from this photograph, My father is ready to lead the way. As of today, there are 10 T s and 20 T -ers committed to coming, ...with 5 more cars still on the fence watching the reopening. L...
by NorthSouth
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?
Replies: 11
Views: 1621

Re: Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?

- Hey Bob, Thank you for your wise observations. I didn't think about how I would go about "tying down" the front of the car in such a confined space. I did, however, recognize that an enclosed trailer would make stuffing the T full of luggage, wheelchair, walker, cold and warm weather gear, etc for...
by NorthSouth
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?
Replies: 11
Views: 1621

Re: Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?

- Mr Jelf, Thank you for your useful reply. I now understand that the total length, "front tire to rear fender = 138"" or 11'-6". However, in theses smaller enclosed trailers the T's top must be put down to get a touring car inside. Therefore, in order to close the rear ramp-door I would need to det...
by NorthSouth
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?
Replies: 11
Views: 1621

Will a 1915 Touring w/ top down fit in a 6'x12' enclosed trailer?

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Please disregard this question. A couple wise members have already answered it for me. We are going with an open trailer.

Smiles

PS, The MTFCA Forum does not allow for the post to be deleted.

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by NorthSouth
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Auburn, CA Swap June 7--if it happens, no pie?
Replies: 22
Views: 2384

Re: Auburn, CA Swap June 7--if it happens, no pie?

- Hey Guys, I enjoyed reading this dynamic chain of comments and riding its theme from anger to comradery. Its ending underscores the strong foundation that ties us Model T-ers together. I really hope that the Mother Load Model T Club will throw this June gathering, pie or no pie. You are a great bu...
by NorthSouth
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bakersfield appears to be Cancelled
Replies: 9
Views: 2153

Re: Bakersfield appears to be Cancelled

From the Kern County Model T Club Tuesday, March 17, 2020 6:33:21 PM Home Current Officers Home Swap Meet 2020 is Canceled Swap Meet 2020 29TH NATIONAL SWAP MEET IS CANCELED DO TO THE CORONA VIRUS April 17th & 18th, 2020 Pre WWII Cars...Parts.....Automobilia...Clothes Kern County Fairgrounds 1142 S...
by NorthSouth
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912/1913 Model T touring for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 7407

Re: 1912/1913 Model T touring for sale

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Could this be an attempted scam?
by NorthSouth
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: IT'S STILL ON - Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

We have no plans to cancel this amazing tour. But, if you like, we will keep the cars 6 feet apart. Smiles
by NorthSouth
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bakersfield appears to be Cancelled
Replies: 9
Views: 2153

Re: Bakersfield appears to be Cancelled

- - It's my understanding that this is NOT an HCCA event. They pulled out of that participation. Therefore, "canceling it" would not be up to them. I have sent an email to Pat Johnson of the Kern County Model T Club asking him to weigh in on this. I will report back here when I hear back from him. H...
by NorthSouth
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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Grab a tasty hamburger in Healdsburg, Sonoma, CA. where we will be spending nights 4 and 5.
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by NorthSouth
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What "Parts" would I need to install a starter on my 1915 Touring
Replies: 13
Views: 2342

What "Parts" would I need to install a starter on my 1915 Touring

- Hello fellow Model T-ers, I have been hand cranking my 1915 Touring for a full year now and think it's time to give it an electric starter. I was hoping to compile a list of all necessary parts so that I may have them on hand before I ask someone to assist me with this effort. Fortunately, during ...
by NorthSouth
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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Here we are on last year's Golden Gate Tour Day 2 through Tamalpais State Park and our Day 3 drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and onto the historic Presidio Army Base.
by NorthSouth
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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After 3 days touring in and around Marin County we will be spending 3 more days in and around the Alexander Valley.
There are two Model T-er rooms still available there in Healdsburg, CA. You really should come along.
by NorthSouth
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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So many points of interest along our route. And, this is just one of our six days.
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by NorthSouth
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ATTN Larry Smith, I think you got hacked
Replies: 23
Views: 4166

Re: ATTN Larry Smith, I think you got hacked

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Hey Larry,

I need your help. There is a completely original 1909 touring for sale in Connecticut. I am traveling right now. Would you please do me a favor and buy it for me, and have it shipped to Los Angeles, and polish the brass for me. I will pay you back.

Your friend,
Charles Ponzi
by NorthSouth
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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A late lunch at Rancho Nicasio will be our final stop on this 6 day tour following a spectacular day of touring down the remote and charming Sonoma Coast.
by NorthSouth
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

This tour announcement is now in the January - February Vintage Ford magazine. Activities Calendar section.
Contact Steve Chase, (323) 497-0601, and get your completed registration form to Debbie.
by NorthSouth
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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Original Smith's Day One "Optional" Loop Out Over the Pacific Ocean
Lee and Steven Chase will be leading the equally spectacular, but less intense, alternative route.
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To get a peek, Click on the blue video link below.

https://images.app.goo.gl/gmcKhdh77WV8Qbaw8
by NorthSouth
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1-6, 2020 - Come join us.

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A picture from last year's Golden Gate Tour.

We have been granted a Special Use Permit from the National Parks Service to return here this year.
Sign up so that you may join us. The info is above.
by NorthSouth
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.

- Come Tour With Us --- JUNE 1ST - 6TH. We are pioneering the way back to the "newer new (old) normal". - As of May 18th, there are Ts coming from Utah, Arizona, and Northern and Southern California. And, there are still a couple of "latecomer" spots available. So, Climb Aboard. - Lead Pioneer: Ste...
by NorthSouth
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Golden Gate Tour
Replies: 11
Views: 2241

Re: Golden Gate Tour, We are doing it again!!! June 1st - 6th, 2020

- WE ARE DOING IT AGAIN !!! JUNE 1ST - 6TH. Please post you pictures and impressions from last year's tour. Here is the new Flyer. GOLDEN GATE TOUR 2.0 - Late Spring, 2020 Redwood Empire Model T Club --- Model T Ford Club of Southern California Pre-Tour Cocktail Party at Steve Chase’s home, Sunday, ...