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by Dennis Prince
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS Next to the barn find TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: FS Next to the barn find TT

The Crew Cab has been sold but the TT is still up for adoption.
by Dennis Prince
Tue May 26, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 69
Views: 4800

Re: How cold do you drive?

I have driven mine in a Christmas Parade at -13 degrees, I even got a special award for being the only idiot in an old car in the parade. The ones that I felt bad for was the marching band.
by Dennis Prince
Fri May 22, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tools
Replies: 5
Views: 521

Re: Tools

Can I get them with an elbow about halfway down the handle/arm?
by Dennis Prince
Thu May 21, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS Next to the barn find TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: FS Next to the barn find TT

More pictures.
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by Dennis Prince
Thu May 21, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS Next to the barn find TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

FS Next to the barn find TT

Engine # makes it a 1925, I don't know TT's well enough to know the difference in years, it has 21 in front wheels and 20 in rear (no rear rims) has cowl and part of a wood cab (don't know what is missing). Engine turns over, had the cover off of trans (26-7) and it looks real good inside, has Ford ...
by Dennis Prince
Thu May 21, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1926 Barn find Coupe
Replies: 2
Views: 1059

Re: FS 1926 Barn find Coupe

Thanks Mark
by Dennis Prince
Wed May 20, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Twin High Transmission accessory
Replies: 22
Views: 1732

Re: Twin High Transmission accessory

Thanks Constintine and Brad, this project is still a ways down the list but glad to know more about it. Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Tue May 19, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Twin High Transmission accessory
Replies: 22
Views: 1732

Re: Twin High Transmission accessory

I have a TT with a Twin-High Hi Lo type and would like to know more about it, like are parts available for it? and those with any experience with one is it noisey and do they shift easily? I bought the truck because of it and haven't gotten it running. I have been keeping my eyes open for doors, if ...
by Dennis Prince
Wed May 13, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muncie question
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Muncie question

Thanks Wayne, I have seen one now also, I am thinking that it would be good in a snow mobile but it is not so good in a pick up.
by Dennis Prince
Tue May 12, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muncie question
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Muncie question

Did Muncie make a aux trans for a T that doesn't have overdrive? My friend just installed a Muncie in his pickup and it seems to have super under, under and direct. I have never run into this before. I am thinking maybe built for a TT.
by Dennis Prince
Tue May 12, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: mores pictures or the 26 barn find coupe
Replies: 4
Views: 1276

Re: mores pictures or the 26 barn find coupe

I have the windshield and there is some things in the back, there are quite a few pieces of wood and trim but I haven't dug through it to see what is there, no seat springs.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue May 12, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1926 Barn find Coupe
Replies: 2
Views: 1059

FS 1926 Barn find Coupe

I have had it for 3 years and haven't done anything but put tires on it so it would roll and clean out an old rat's nest. It sat in a barn in Walla Walla Washington for many years. The fellow the owned it died and his kids decided it was time for it to go. They knew very little about it, they rememb...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: WTB 1927 T closed car
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Re: WTB 1927 T closed car

"A closed car" do you mean a coupe or sedan or either?
by Dennis Prince
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's see your favorite old car picture.
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Let's see your favorite old car picture.

It's not often that the steering wheel is bigger than the tires, what a great story it gives me hope for some of my projects.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's see your favorite old car picture.
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Let's see your favorite old car picture.

I just love this picture, here is something about it that bring out the kid in me, I want that car!, and also safety first, I already have the helmet.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timing gear: Aluminum? Nylon? Generator gear problem
Replies: 21
Views: 1175

Re: Timing gear: Aluminum? Nylon? 7.5 degrees advance?

I have run all different kinds of cam gears and never had a problem with any of them. They ran fiber cam gear on Chevy 6 cylinders for years and there is a lot more stress on them than a Model T. The only reason that I think of that a fiber or a nylon gear would give a problem is if when the main be...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus
Replies: 17
Views: 1084

Re: A change of fuel on my road to Damascus

My 52 chevy pickup and 63 Ranchero won't hardly start on ethanol fuel and the Ranchero idles poorly but put non ethanol in and they start right up and idle well, I can even tell the difference in one of my Ts. Last night I found a station that sells non ethanol for almost 90 cents a gallon less than...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 2861

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

Henry, It was Homestead High in Sunnyvale and 1973.
by Dennis Prince
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 2861

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

This is a picture of a high school project that I had my senior year. The TT belonged to the San Jose Historical Museum (I think it is now the Heritage Park) The teacher tricked me into working my butt off and donating a lot of parts but what a great project and memory. The girls in the picture rese...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 2404

Re: Camping with a T

Since trailers have come up I am assuming that hitches are next so I thought I would show how I have done them. The first one is on my 26 roadster, I have used it but with everything else that I carry the whole setup gets heavy. IMG_1031.JPG The second one is on my 26 touring and I ran a piece of re...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 2404

Re: Camping with a T

Since the trailer topic came up I thought I would share what I have. The trailer for the T I haven't had a chance to use it yet but it has a vintage kitchen on the front, the tongue is extendable so it can be slid in under the kitchen when it is open and be out of the way, there are drop down legs o...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 2404

Re: Camping with a T

Yes Phillip that was a trip to Saline Valley, there was 3 vehicles and it still bothers my brother that my T was the only rig to not have any problems , the others were modern rigs. I really enjoy getting into places like that, so I spend a lot of time making sure that my T is in the best mechanical...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn Signals vs. Hand Signals
Replies: 7
Views: 690

Re: Turn Signals vs. Hand Signals

I use my turn signals when I feel that a hand signal will not be safe and after dark, I also make sure that my arm is straight for a left turn and a right angle for a right turn and make sure that I am pointing my finger so people don't think that I am waving, I also make it a habit to use my signal...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 2404

Re: Camping with a T

I do quite a bit of camping with a T and as long as there are no low bridges you can stack it to the rafters with stuff, of course the more you carry the more it slows you down. The more you go camping the more you realize that you don't really need a whole lot of stuff also you come to realize that...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Portland Swap Meet Cancelled
Replies: 1
Views: 501

Re: Portland Swap Meet Cancelled

Sorry to hear that the swap meet is cancelled but I think that was a good choice, everything will be a year older next year and worth more.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Signs of Spring
Replies: 19
Views: 1931

Re: Signs of Spring

When I was in the towing business the two sure signs of spring were increased number of lock outs and old guys on mopeds. Now I listen for the frogs after dark, so far no frogs.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Original 1911 Model T Hubcaps
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: WTB Original 1911 Model T Hubcaps

A picture would help, I might have some and not know it.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: high compression head modification ?
Replies: 9
Views: 769

Re: high compression head modification ?

I run a Z head and have driven over The Trail Ridge Road at over 13,000 ft elevation and I didn't notice any difference, I didn't even mess with the carb adjustment, it is set the same as when I am at sea level and runs great at all altitudes.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mill the Z-Head for higher C.R.?
Replies: 13
Views: 1450

Re: Mill the Z-Head for higher C.R.?

I had to mill .034 off of my Z head to make it flat and it caused no problems and it didn't seem to change performance any. If you mill it now and need to later you may be out of luck, I would say leave it alone.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are front cross members all the same?
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Are front cross members all the same?

Thank you all, It looks like with a little work I can make it work.
by Dennis Prince
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Slow Speedsters
Replies: 13
Views: 1135

Re: Slow Speedsters

Mine is built for fun not for speed so it is a Funster. It has a Muncie but only gets used to load and unload and reverse so I can use the low pedal to go backwards.
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by Dennis Prince
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are front cross members all the same?
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Are front cross members all the same?

Thanks Pete, I thought that they look the same but I knew two sisters that looked the same but they weren't.
by Dennis Prince
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are front cross members all the same?
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Are front cross members all the same?

Need to replace the front cross member on a 27 pick up and I have some older frames that I could get a donor cross member out of if they are the same. Thanks, Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Seals
Replies: 31
Views: 2849

Re: Crankshaft Seals

You don't have to pull the pan with a neoprene seal to get the timing cover off unless you are going to replace the seal. I have had a number of timing covers off and just clean out the old sealer and put new in the groove when putting it back together.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: High enough
Replies: 7
Views: 1368

Re: High enough

I like it, please keep up updated on the build, I have a camp trailer for behind my Model A pick up that looks similar in design.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rear diff roller thrust bearings.
Replies: 5
Views: 544

Rear diff roller thrust bearings.

The other day I had a young fellow near me ask what I knew about the rear diff roller thrust bearing and I hadn't even heard about them, I checked and Snyder's has them but I still know nothing. Does anyone have any experience with or know about these? Thanks, Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: question about exhaust/intake manifold stud bolt material ???
Replies: 14
Views: 1073

Re: question about exhaust/intake manifold stud bolt material ???

If you flip your manifold clamps over you won't need such long studs and you might find long enough studs.
by Dennis Prince
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Jed Smith Park was the last time on the trip that we would have the cars off of the trailers. From there we went toward home and could have made it all the way home that day but something said take your time to us. We went past the road to Crater Lake but since we have been there on T trips in the p...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Thanks Steve, That works sometime and not others, for me it seems to matter more what day than what device, I guess I could have bigger problems.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

While we were asleep the power was shut off for what turned out to be days. From The Avenue of the Giants we went north up the coast and stayed at the Elk Prarie state park thankfully they were open with no power, just about everything was shut down, luckily we didn't need fuel at that point. We wen...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

After Yosemite we started for the coast and the Redwoods, on the way we drove up hwy 49 through the gold country, my wife and I drove our T through this area in 05 and there is much more traffic now than back then. We spent the first night outside of Placerville in a RV park, we had gotten to the pa...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 283
Views: 16594

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

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by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

We headed to Yosemite up over Tioga Pass (9943ft) after some of the roads that we had driven in Utah and Death Valley it wasn't as bad as we had imagined and a very pretty drive. We drove through the park and found a camp on the west side just out side of the park on the road to Hetch Hetchy Reservo...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Thanks Dallas, Glad your enjoying following our trip, thankfully we didn't need the winch but came close a couple of times. We did have a few minor problems but considering where we went and what we ask are cars to do, they did real good. When we left the Alabama Hills we went north, stopped at Scha...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

From Death Valley we headed to the Alabama Hills out of Lone Pine California. This is where a lot of the old black and white cowboy movies were shot, I wanted to go here ever since I was a kid, I just didn't know where it was. It is another unique area of rock formations, if you watch enough old mov...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TT Warford Front Coupler
Replies: 8
Views: 495

Re: FS TT Warford Front Coupler

Thanks Hank, I hadn't thought about a pto u-joint.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TT Warford Front Coupler
Replies: 8
Views: 495

Re: FS TT Warford Front Coupler

Thanks Hank, Do you make it from scratch or modify a standard T u-joint?
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS TT Warford Front Coupler
Replies: 8
Views: 495

Re: FS TT Warford Front Coupler

Do you have a front u-joint for a Muncie by any chance?
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

We wanted to beat the heat and the traffic so we hit the road at sun up, It always amazes me how hot it can be during the day and cold at night, we beat the heat, it was cold when we set out. We were worried about holding up traffic going up Daylight Pass, it is steep and winding with few places to ...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve, The road to Scotty's Castle is still closed from a huge wash out in 2015. My memory is getting so good that I can remember things that never even happened. Fun fact about a 20 mule team, it was 18 mules and 2 draft horses, the mules could pull longer but they needed the draft horses to get th...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

When we got to Death Valley we stayed at Furnace Creek in what was a parking lot with a picnic table at each site but it was reasonably priced and had access to showers, laundry and a swimming pool, we used them all. It was the first place that we camped where we had to remove the trailers and park ...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Thanks Pat, I will be getting ahold of you. Leaving Yucca we headed toward Death Valley, on the way we spent some time out of Tacopa California. We camped out the Furnace Wash Road and drove the cars into Tacopa, there is a hot spring and 2 brewerys but the place was like a episode of the Twight Zon...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

When we left the Grand Canyon we headed down to Yucca Arizona to visit a old friend that we hadn't seen in over 25 years, he and his wife built a home way off grid and I am glad we had the Ts because there is no way we could have gotten the motorhomes out to his place. On the way there we drove abou...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Pat, We may be coming up your way later in the year to explore that part of the world. We left the north rim and headed for the south rim, it is only 7 miles across the canyon but it takes 204 miles to drive from one side to the other. When we left the north side they were getting ready to close for...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve, In that valley I think that one of those old Fords was John Ford. After Monument Valley we went down to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. If you are going to the Grand Canyon the north rim is the place to go, only about 10% of the visitors go to the north side and I think it is a prettier pl...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

From The Goosenecks we heared vto Munument Valley in Arizona, I was at Monument Valley many years ago but didn't get to drive the valley loop and have wanted to go back ever since. We got there early enough to go out to the park but there was so much traffic on the loop road that the dust was terrib...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve , There is a camping area of the Alabama Hills called the Lone Ranger. Let me know when you want to go to some of these places and I will meet you there, I really want to go back to almost all of these places and there are more to come on this trip.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

George, Wait until we get to the Alabama Hills where a lot of the old black and white movies were shot. I didn't feel like I was in an old movie, I was.
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Next day we drove up the Moki Dugway and out to Muley Point and then to Valley of the Gods. The Moki Dugway is a road that was cut into the side of the cliff (like the Shafer Trail) in 1949 for Urainium trucks to get to and from the mine, it a fairly good dirt road as a matter of fact it is a state ...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

From Colorado we headed back to Utah to The Goosenecks State Park, it is a pretty spartan park but it was only $3 a night and came with a great view. We took a day off and did some repair work on the cars, for the way we had been driving the cars we had very few problems. The tow vehicles were prefo...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

From Bear's Ears we headed to Mesa Verde near Cortez Colorado, We met the daughter of a couple on the trip, we had a really good time with her and she joined us on the drive to Mesa Verde, it is a very interesting and pretty place to visit. The park is a giant mesa(go figure) that had a lot of cliff...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

The next morning we heaed for Beef Basin, it was dirt the whole way for camp it was a little over 100 miles and probably the most challanging drive of our trip, it was steep, winding, rough, rocky, sandy and beautiful. It took up almost all day to do the drive and didn't see another Vehicle until we...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

On the way to The Needles District of Canyonlands we stopped by Newspaper Rock, the most amazing collection of petroglyphs I have ever seen. When we got to Bear's Ears out of Needles and found another great campsite, set up camp and drove into the park. Every one of the places that we went was amazi...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Dave, if that is a trail marker it's not from a Model T (thankfully). After finding out what serious 4 wheeling was like we went back to back roads. The next day we drove the Shafer Trail, another incredible drive. We went back out to Thisland In The Sky District of Canyonlands, you enter the park a...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: This was trucking-Old Photos
Replies: 283
Views: 16594

Re: This was trucking-Old Photos

A couple aren't that old but interesting
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve, I talked to a couple of local 4x4ers about Elephant Hill and one thought we might make it and the other thought we would be crazy to even try. The day after going to Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands, it was time to go to town to do laundry,so we went and after laundry decided that we should g...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Steve, I don't know which District you visited in Canyonlands but outside of The Needles District was my favorite (that trip coming soon to a post near you). It is just waiting for you!
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by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

The next day we went to Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands Island in the Sky District, we found out when we got to Canyolands that it was free National Parks Day, everybody else knew it and man was it crowded and the wind blew hard all day but it was sill a good trip with wonderful scenery....
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

We next headed to Arches National Park and the Moab area, this is a area that we wanted to spend a few days. We camped about 12 miles out of Moab and 10 miles from Arches. The first day we got up early and got to Arches as the sun was coming up and beat the crowds to the park, Arches is another spec...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

On to Red's Canyon.
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I got a lot of video of driving in the creek but evidently no pictures.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

We left Capitol Reef and headed to Goblin Valley which is another incredible place, it isn't very big but is amazing. We spent some time exploring the valley and talking to other tourist. We did a lot of talking to people about the cars and what we were doing, we got some really unusual question and...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

On to Cathedral Valley
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

I have no idea why the pictures didn't post, I will try again.
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

After Kodachrome Basin we went to Capitol Reef, one of my all time favorite places, the red rock country is perfect for Model T touring and there are no bad views. We drove up the Capitol Wash and went for a hike and then toured around a while and found a Fall Festival at Fruita and had a really goo...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

We left Bryce Canyon and went a short distance to the Kodachrome Basin State Park, Steve and Jason recommended that we go to Grosvenors Arch, (we tried to go to as many of the places that that were recommended on the forum) it was a really nice drive out to Arch and more great weather with very few ...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Thanks Dallas, Yes it was an incredible trip. From Zion we went to Bryce Canyon and toured the canyon, mother nature worked over time on this area, it has to be seen to really appreciate it. Not any back roads in this park so we were forced to stay on the pavement. WIN_20190918_18_32_20_Pro.jpg WIN_...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts,Got to go
Replies: 29
Views: 4574

Re: 48 year old collection of Model T Parts,Got to go

Dennis do you have a u-joint for a Muncie aux trans? Thanks, Dennis Prince
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

Re: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner

I am curious if the theorists on the forum just go off someone elses test or if you try it for yourself. I have run my cars with and without the air filter and notice no change of any kind except the fact that the motor isn't ingesting dirt. My theory is if it's stupid but it works, it's not stupid....
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

After Great Basin we went to Virgin Utah out of Zion and drove the Smith Mesa loop, a 80 mile dirt road with spectacular views and only saw 1 other vehicle. The next day we drove into Zion, had to ride the bus in the valley, man was it crowded. We drove on through the park and through the Mount Carm...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

Re: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner

Jim, I did fab them myself and the first one ts over the exhaust manifold and runs along the manifold giving it time to heat the air. I used a Model A air maze and the over sized filter element, a conduit connector a sink drain pipe and a radiator hose with the right bends in it. I built this over 1...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

Re: Carburetor intake air pre-heater as a cleaner

I am retired automotive mechanic and just couldn't drive a T on dirt roads without a air filter. I have 3 Ts with differing designs but all 3 work well,don't ice up and there is no change in performance. I will try to attach pictures of them. IMG_20170522_154210.jpg IMG_20170522_154219.jpg IMG_20170...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 7816

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Finally got caught up on things and have time to post about our trip. There were 3 Ts and 5 people, we took motor homes and towed the cars from place to place and then drove the back roads. We put 4,150 miles on the motor homes and close to 2,000 miles on the Ts, went to 13 National parks, 8 Nationa...
by Dennis Prince
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26 Roadster cab/seat help
Replies: 19
Views: 894

Re: 26 Roadster cab/seat help

A tubeless tire valve will fit nicely in that hole and if need be you can trim a little off the end for a better fit.
by Dennis Prince
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Your thoughts please.
Replies: 37
Views: 2419

Re: Your thoughts please.

I kick start 1 of my Ts on a regular basis, like hand propping it you need to make sure that it is retarded and I only kick start the car that sits low enough to get my leg high enough to push down easily. It is great fun to tell a bunch of guys with motorcycle that a real man kick starts his ride a...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Not able to send a email
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Not able to send a email

Tim Moore (the one from England)
by Dennis Prince
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A different speedster
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: A different speedster

A friend has a Hudson hood like that for the back of a 29 Plymouth Speedster it's like they were made to be used for that purpose. That looks like a fun project.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Not able to send a email
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Not able to send a email

Jeff, I have done that and compose a email and when I hit send it says that my password is not correct, I am using the same login and password that I use to log onto the forum. I have tried repeatedly with no success. Thanks, Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Not able to send a email
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Not able to send a email

Howdy, I am trying to send another forum member a email and it won't except the same user name and password that gets me onto the forum, can you help me figure out what I am doing wrong. Thanks, Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 21" tires for a driver
Replies: 21
Views: 1777

Re: 21" tires for a driver

If you hate changing tires as much as I do, I would step up and get Firestones. They will last a whole lot longer, also don't forget to check you toe in when you put the new tires on.
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by Dennis Prince
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Coker Tire Discount
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Coker Tire Discount

Thanks for the heads up on Cokers sale, I needed to order some tires and I actually saved some money. Now what to do with the money I saved.
by Dennis Prince
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Snow anyone????
Replies: 23
Views: 2012

Re: Snow anyone????

I use 1/2 in rope for sand (5/8 is hard to get tight) and chains for snow, chain grip a lot better in the snow. Either way it is always fun.
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 381
Views: 39710

Re: Foto of the Day

I just sent a copy of this picture to 3 year old grand niece that is really into the movie Cars.
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by Dennis Prince
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 55
Views: 5939

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

Just got home after almost 2 months on the road in Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and California. We towed 3 T's behind motor homes and took the T's on some truly awesome drives. We put 4,250 miles on the motor homes and almost 2,000 miles on the Ts. When I have a chance I will try and post...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 55
Views: 5939

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

IMG_9595.JPG Thanks Dallas and Bill, We will mostly be on radio silence so updates may not happen but I will post about the trip when we get back. Bill, I have included some pictures of the kitchen and a handy rack on the back of the roadster as well as a couple of other camping rig that I have. Th...
by Dennis Prince
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 55
Views: 5939

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

Getting ready to leave in 3 to 4 days for 2 months to the Southwest with our T's on trailer and will be going to Nevada,Utah,Colorado, Arizona and California to a bunch of National parks and out of the way places. We plan to drive the T's (3 of us) on as many back roads as we can and will be spendin...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: camshaft end play
Replies: 13
Views: 1197

Re: camshaft end play

Has anyone tried using the thrust washer kit to take up the end play? I was thinking that might be a way to get rid of the excess play if the pin hole is worn in an egg shape.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: camshaft end play
Replies: 13
Views: 1197

Re: camshaft end play

Has anyone tried using the thrust washer kit to take up the end play? I was thinking that might be a way to get rid of the excess play if the pin hole is worn in an egg shape.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Bonneville Speed week
Replies: 11
Views: 1248

Re: Bonneville Speed week

Thanks Mike I had no idea that I was being photographed. We had a great time out on the salt even tho we didn't get to watch them run, we had to leave before the delay was over. Burger, you are right the back of the bout makes a great pickup box. The other half of the boat is on my friends 30 model ...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 10542

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Just loaded the car to head to the Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week
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