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by 70shovelhead
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Engine stand adaptor plate
Replies: 0
Views: 99

WTB: Engine stand adaptor plate

Looking for a used engine stand adaptor plate.
by 70shovelhead
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford script TT cab
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Re: Ford script TT cab

Heres the cab it came with. Whether its the one it came off of or not I dont know. The script panals fits right in place on the cab of my 26 trucl where the non script panal goes.
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by 70shovelhead
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford script TT cab
Replies: 4
Views: 368

Ford script TT cab

When did the TT cab have the Ford script above the rear window. I picked up a cab today with Ford above the window but not sure of the year. It is identicle to my 26 cab with no script.
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by 70shovelhead
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT worm drive ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 308

TT worm drive ratio

Can the TT ratio be determined in a sealed housing and the axles stuck. In otherwords are there any outside markings? I am at a swap meet and a fella has a rear end he says is 5:1 but no physical way to check it. Thought about pulling the worm but the bolt heads are about to the point of needing a c...
by 70shovelhead
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 21" split rim
Replies: 1
Views: 159

WTB: 21" split rim

Need to replace one of the front 21" split rims that came with my TT project. Help.
by 70shovelhead
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rim lock help
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Rim lock help

Is this rim lock supposed to be attached permanently to the rim. Ive spent 3 days trying to get the tire mounted and no success. I am using a spreader as pictured but the rim wants to twist and will not align as it should. Words of wisdom welcomed.

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by 70shovelhead
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering box wood block
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: Steering box wood block

Thats what I needed. Thanks Dan
by 70shovelhead
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering box wood block
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Steering box wood block

Can someone provide the diamensions for the wood block spacer at the steering box/frame.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Neat stuff in a barn
Replies: 11
Views: 1669

Re: Neat stuff in a barn

Would love to have the little power unit.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another what is it?
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: Another what is it?

The gentleman is asking $50 for it. A little high I believe. He says Ford made one with script. Is that a fair price?
by 70shovelhead
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another what is it?
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Another what is it?

Fella had this laying on the table at an antique engine show I am at this weekend. Anyone want to guess what it is.
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by 70shovelhead
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT rear tire options
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: TT rear tire options

Won't be going to Hershey but 6.00x20 is what I need. Ruxstel Ill send you an email.
by 70shovelhead
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: The TT project begins

PDGx thanks for the bed offer. Going to go with a conventional flat bed. So we have made some progress and getting closer to getting the chassis rolling. New ring gear, seals and gaskets installed in the rear end. Front end completely rebuilt and replaced the right spindle. New pawl and spring for t...
by 70shovelhead
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: TT rear tire options
Replies: 4
Views: 317

TT rear tire options

Getting ready to start looking for rear rubber for the truck. Need tires, tubes and flaps. Are there any options out there under $600. This truck will not see alot of highway use. Mostly around the neighborhood and shows/parades. Suggestions!
by 70shovelhead
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 4287

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

Got a firewall and steering column mounted today.
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by 70shovelhead
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 4287

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

Spent a day with the paint gun this week. Got the springs assembled and attached the rebuilt and assembled front end and radius rods on the TT chassis. Hurrican Dorian put me a week behind, but that's where the advantage of retirement comes handy. God bless those effected by that storm.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford Motor neon Porcelain sign
Replies: 13
Views: 1531

Re: Ford Motor neon Porcelain sign

My dad (84) is s huge sign collector. We have traveled to alot of sign auctions through the years. He and I currently have several Ford neon faces that are not finished in neon but I can tell you they bring more than non neon signs. And especially if yours is original and working. Dad paid $5000 for...
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Replacing Watford with stock drive line.
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: Replacing Watford with stock drive line.

Hpetrino Im not removing it just not installing it on this rebuild. The PO indicated a problem with it shifting. I know nothing more than that.....so thinking going stock for now, then research the Warford
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Replacing Watford with stock drive line.
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Replacing Watford with stock drive line.

I'm looking at replacing the 3 speed Watford and using a stock drive shaft and tube on my 26 TT project. Is there any other considerations I need to look for beside a drive shaft and tube. I'm looking so if anyone has a set Id be interested. Thanks
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - TT drive shaft and tube.
Replies: 3
Views: 197

WTB - TT drive shaft and tube.

Looking at pulling the Watford 3 speed out of my 26 TT and would like to find a stock drive line.
by 70shovelhead
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spindle differences
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Spindle differences

Thanks for the replys George and RojaRacer. I had forgot about thread direction. I did have T Haven find a passenger side spindle, bearing and nut. Seems that this TT trucks rt spindle was replaced years ago with a 26-27 left side spindle(notice right hand threads). This explains why the threads are...
by 70shovelhead
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spindle differences
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Spindle differences

So I ran across a couple of left side spindles a friend gave me. The problem is I need to replace the right spindle due to worn out threads. My question is this. With regard to the geometry only(not concerned with casting numbers or machining for the tie rod arm) will a left spindle work on the righ...
by 70shovelhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Looking for a bare front axle
Replies: 4
Views: 414

Looking for a bare front axle

Looking for a front axle for a 26 TT. Dont need spindles or king pins.
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - Texas T Parts Gas Pedal
Replies: 6
Views: 792

Re: For Sale - Texas T Parts Gas Pedal

Is this still available?
by 70shovelhead
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Some recent auction prices.
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Re: Some recent auction prices.

I had not seen that. Very cool.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo, TT Fuel Tanker
Replies: 2
Views: 486

Re: Old Photo, TT Fuel Tanker

I have a 4' Red Crown Ethyl sign just like the one in the picture.
by 70shovelhead
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: The TT project begins

Well the TT frame made it to the sand blast/powder coat shop yesterday. In the mean time Im preping suspension parts for primer and paint. The spindles have to be replaced so I spent 4 hours and the blue wrench to get the rt steering arm off. Also dove into the genny only to find a bad brush plate. ...
by 70shovelhead
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another generator brush holder question
Replies: 3
Views: 322

Another generator brush holder question

So I started into the generator for the TT. It turned freely and would even motor with 6v applied. The armature checked out ok on the growler so it is a rebuild candidate. But after removing the brush plate I noticed the insulated brush mount was loose, actually to the point it would pull out of the...
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spindle differences
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Spidle differances

Sent you an email George.
by 70shovelhead
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spindle differences
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Spindle differences

Need to replace both spindles on the front of my 26 TT. Project. There are several choices of individual spindles and a couple of pairs on ebay, all 1920 and later. Will these work to replace mine? I am assuming the TT front end is the same as the car.
by 70shovelhead
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T driving lessons today
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Re: Model T driving lessons today

Outstanding.
by 70shovelhead
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Visited the Model T Museum this year? Willing to share your experience?
Replies: 9
Views: 774

Re: Visited the Model T Museum this year? Willing to share your experience?

My friend John and I stopped in for a visit back in May on our way home from the Portland Gas Engine Swap Meet. Enjoyed at entire museum and guest center. And as other have shared especially the replica shop display. The autos on display were fantastic as well. Best of luck in the effort to preserve...
by 70shovelhead
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine knock
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Engine knock

When you tighten the cylinder up with a piston/ring replacement you will increase compression, (providing the cylinder is round) and put more strain on the lower end (rod journals). If the the rod or main bearings are marginal the increased compression will cause any bottom end wear to be amplified ...
by 70shovelhead
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What front end is this
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: What front end is this

Thats intresting to know. Im like O Smith never hearing of the Mutual Wheel Co. I had an opportunity to buy this assembly but really have no use for it.
by 70shovelhead
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What front end is this
Replies: 8
Views: 796

What front end is this

Had a guy send me pics of this front end and wheels. Ford is embossed on the axle. What wheels are these? What years was this axle used.
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by 70shovelhead
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2814

Re: Show us your TT

Just aquired this 26 TT a few weeks ago. It arrived pretty much in boxes and bags. But she'll be there one day.
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by 70shovelhead
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: The TT project begins

The engine, cab and sheet metal and radiator will be picked up in a few weeks.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The TT project begins
Replies: 7
Views: 714

The TT project begins

Been about a year trying to get this truck. Finally got it bought and took deliver of most of the chassis and "wheel kits". Got front wheels with new felleos, tires, tubes and flaps. Just grabbed a pair of rings on ebay so should be good there. Have 4 rears and 4 rings to choose (that will come late...
by 70shovelhead
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Touring model year ??
Replies: 7
Views: 566

Touring model year ??

Was at a family reunion recently and saw this picture of my great grandfather and grandmother hanging in my cousins hall. Can anyone pin what year their touring was. I would be certain this car was purchased new from an Orlando FL. Ford dealer.
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by 70shovelhead
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Clutch lever adjusting bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Clutch lever adjusting bolt

Perfect, thanks Dan
by 70shovelhead
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Clutch lever adjusting bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Clutch lever adjusting bolt

Can someone provide the dimentions and TPI of the clutch lever adjusting bolt.
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T owned for 70 Years story
Replies: 7
Views: 832

Re: T owned for 70 Years story

Very nice story. Thanks for sharing.
by 70shovelhead
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo - the Irma Hotel
Replies: 11
Views: 879

Re: Old Photo - the Irma Hotel

Had supper there last week.
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Where Did People Buy Gasoline?
Replies: 8
Views: 809

Re: Where Did People Buy Gasoline?

Early sidewalk pumps were located in front of businesses in both city and rural areas. The local business provided this service.
by 70shovelhead
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hub puller I.D.
Replies: 9
Views: 669

Re: Hub puller I.D.

I found this in doing a search.
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by 70shovelhead
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hub puller I.D.
Replies: 9
Views: 669

Hub puller I.D.

Can anyone tell me which of the pullers in this pic is a T hub puller. Maybe they both are. How much of this tool collection is Model T? I have a chance to buy them all but mostly concerened about the pullers.
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by 70shovelhead
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Uncle Josh Buys an Automobile
Replies: 5
Views: 752

Re: Uncle Josh Buys an Automobile

Ok that didnt seem to work. Try this link.
https://youtu.be/JAEaGPzJEhc
by 70shovelhead
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Uncle Josh Buys an Automobile
Replies: 5
Views: 752

Uncle Josh Buys an Automobile

A little off topic but good for a laugh. You can only assume a Model T as the culprit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAEa...7bCKXnTCu1d2XI
by 70shovelhead
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant in thermosiphon systems
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Coolant in thremosiphon systems

Alot of good replies. Thanks for all.
by 70shovelhead
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant in thermosiphon systems
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Coolant in thremosiphon systems

Guess I was looking more for overheating issues.
by 70shovelhead
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant in thermosiphon systems
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Coolant in thermosiphon systems

Im going to ask a question here that comes up occasionally at antique farm engine shows I attend. I've always been told, and have done this with my thermosiphen tractors, that you are not to run anything but straight water in thermosiphen cooling systems. Reason being that "coolent" raises the temp ...
by 70shovelhead
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: FP Voltage Regulator
Replies: 6
Views: 794

Re: FP Voltage Regulator

Just installed on on my roadster. Dialed in the 3rd brush as the instructions suggest and it works great.
by 70shovelhead
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays
Replies: 12
Views: 993

Re: Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays

Thank you, thank you for the suggestions. I made it to the auto museum in Murdo SD about 25 years ago. I was able to buy a couple of petrolium signs from them that are hanging in my shop.
by 70shovelhead
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays
Replies: 12
Views: 993

Looking for Some Midwest Museums/Displays

The wife and I will be in Denver, Rapid City, Cody and Yellowstone the end of this month. Are there any good collections of autos particularly T's and early Fords to be seen? Any shows going on?
by 70shovelhead
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Regulator arrived Sat afternoon. Got Peaches out and installed as instructed. Have max amp setting about 10 amps but she settles right down to around 4-5 amps at cruising speed. I think I dodged the bullet as I thought I was looking at replacing the gen. when all this started. Instead Im getting out...
by 70shovelhead
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Called Fun Projects this morning. After some checking my payment was processed and the VR was mailed out last thursday. :P So I'm guessing they have some available.
by 70shovelhead
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Well Doug...I say one is coming. I placed an order about 2 weeks ago and recieved a paypal invoice. I went ahead and made the payment soooooo. I guess we'll wait and see how long it takes to process. I'll keep you up to date.
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

I have a new VR from Fun Projects on the way.
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

That will be tomorrows agenda. Thanks.
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: HCCT value
Replies: 13
Views: 1450

HCCT value

I went to a guys house today to look at a truck load of T parts hes wanting to get rid of. He showed me this beauty. We pit a good coil in and it works as it should. What should I offer him for it. It has been mostly a static exhibit in his living room but his wife wants it to go. 0606190952.jpg 060...
by 70shovelhead
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Pretty good day today. Got the gen. back together, set the brush plate to null position with the gen. motoring. Installed and fired the engine. 3rd brush set full clockwise (from front) it will kick out 20 amps but set it down to about 6 at cruising speed. However at this setting Im getting about 8 ...
by 70shovelhead
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Armature was turned, polished and undercut.
by 70shovelhead
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

Thanks for the replies. Dan thanks for the video link. That explains everything very well. I went ahead and pulled the armature and went to the growler. Checked out good and the 3rd brush insulator is good as well. So Eklers sent a rebuild kit and I should be back together tomorrow. Mainly to replac...
by 70shovelhead
Fri May 31, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Re: Generator brush plate position

"The brush plate must be set on a way corresponding the way the field coils are set in the body."

That is just what I needed to know. Thanks Andre.
by 70shovelhead
Thu May 30, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Generator brush plate position
Replies: 24
Views: 1557

Generator brush plate position

The previous owner had set the gen. in my '23 roadster to put out 10 amps at half throttle and above. So in an attempt to adjust the 3rd brush and following Royce Pettersons directions to lower the amperage output I discovered the 3rd brush was not accesable and in a different location than in the a...
by 70shovelhead
Sat May 25, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Bent exhaust manifold-fixable?
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Bent exhaust manifold-fixable?

So Im replacing the manifold gaskets from the 3 in 1 to the 12 piece o ring type. But not so fast....the #1 port on the manifld is tweeked about 1/8" or so. Likely the reason the gasket let go. So Iv ordered a new manifold from Eklers but was wondering if anyone has ever salvaged a bent manifold. Th...
by 70shovelhead
Fri May 24, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford Model F Carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 794

Re: Ford Model F Carburetor

Thanks for the replies. The F was in need of a rebuild so we just ran over to Eklers and picked up an NH kit.
by 70shovelhead
Thu May 23, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Secrets to soldering
Replies: 10
Views: 1157

Re: Secrets to soldering

Cant solder pot metal and if you throw enough heat on it to braze it will melt before the bras rod. Not much success salvaging broken pot metal.
by 70shovelhead
Thu May 23, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford Model F Carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 794

Ford Model F Carburetor

What is the difference between the Model F and,the Model NH carbs. Ive been running this Model F on my '23 for about 20 years thinking it was an NH. I know the bowls are different with the drains in different locations.
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by 70shovelhead
Tue May 21, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Manifold Gaskets
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Re: Manifold Gaskets

Thanks for the suggestions. I ordered a set of original Ford type gaskets from Macs. I know I had used these about 20 years ago but cant remember why I went to the 3 in 1 type.
by 70shovelhead
Tue May 21, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Manifold Gaskets
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Re: Manifold Gaskets

How about this?
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by 70shovelhead
Mon May 20, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Manifold Gaskets
Replies: 15
Views: 1297

Manifold Gaskets

What is the prefered type of manifold gasket material. Copper rings or 2 piece asbestos. Currently using asbestos but had one start leaking last week.
by 70shovelhead
Sun May 19, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford timer roller question
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re: Ford timer roller question

Sorry I forgot to include a shot
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of the roller. Missing the timer cap :shock: might have been the problem.
by 70shovelhead
Sun May 19, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resto complete
Replies: 12
Views: 1000

Re: Resto complete

Very nice, clean looking restoration. Enjoy.
by 70shovelhead
Sun May 19, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford timer roller question
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Ford timer roller question

Pulled the timer (stock Ford) off the '23 today after it started dropping a cylinder or 2 at full retard. After removing the nut roller retaining nut I discovered the pin was not in place. However upon further investigation I found the 2 pictured items stuck in grease in the timer cover. My question...
by 70shovelhead
Sat May 18, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Museum visit
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: MTFCA Museum visit

More pics
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by 70shovelhead
Sat May 18, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MTFCA Museum visit
Replies: 2
Views: 399

MTFCA Museum visit

So my buddy and I made a turn around trip to the antique engine swap meet in Portland IN to pick up 1917 IHC Mogul engine I had purchased. We stayed the night in Richmond IN and actually didnt relize the museum was there. Here are some pics for those who havent been. We had a great time and highly r...
by 70shovelhead
Sun May 12, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another neat photo
Replies: 9
Views: 1102

Re: Another neat photo

Heres another of a parts dept. probably at a dealership. Notice the waiting area to the right.
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by 70shovelhead
Sat May 11, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another neat photo
Replies: 9
Views: 1102

Another neat photo

Although been following this forum for quite some time have been making too many post. Anyhow I ran across some photos I had grabbed from the antique engine forum I frequent daily. Thought they might be enjoyed here although they may have already appeared here in the past. The 2 garage shots are ver...
by 70shovelhead
Fri May 03, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 7920

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

Teaching the wife to drive the Runabout.
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