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by Dennis Prince
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Triple Gear Pins
Replies: 11
Views: 899

Re: Triple Gear Pins

I think Larry is asking about wear on the pins, if you have .002 wear on the pin, check and see if the wear is all the way around the pin, if not .002 out of round wound make a big difference on how the gear runs and I would replace the pins if that were the case. My .002 cents.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Covid 19 Shot?
Replies: 50
Views: 1986

Re: Covid 19 Shot?

I took my 96 year old mother for her first shot the other day, she is really with it for 96 and she didn't even feel the shot and had no ill effect from the shot. She got a Phizer vaccine and when I told my sister in law who is a nurse that she got the Phizer shot, she said that Phizer make Viagra a...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Are balloon tires the same as clinchers?
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Are balloon tires the same as clinchers?

I run only Firestones anymore, I find that they last longer and don't weather like the others. I run 525-21 tires on a couple of my cars because they are 6 plies and are oversized. Mostly I run Firestones because they last so much longer and I hate tire work. Also I can't tell any difference in ride...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: UPDATE: Model Ts Attracting Model Ts in the Malibu Hills, March 13th - 15th
Replies: 13
Views: 799

Re: UPDATE: Model Ts Attracting Model Ts in the Malibu Hills, March 13th and 14th

You guys have different definition of camping out in the hills.
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by Dennis Prince
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What name have you given your T
Replies: 61
Views: 2196

Re: What name have you given your T

My Funster is called T-Tanic it was built for fun not for speed.
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by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted Four Steel Hub Caps
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Re: Wanted Four Steel Hub Caps

I have a number of them in differing condition, I want 7.50 each I can be reached at (541) four 75 6 five 05 Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1925 TT rear wheel spokes
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: 1925 TT rear wheel spokes

John, I tried to private message you but it wouldn't work, A friend Ted Holloway ask me to contact you about spokes, he has some contacts that make spokes at a reasonable price and would like to talk to you about them (he is not good with a confuser) Ted can be reached at seven 75 four 65 one812.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT - Cross Country In a Model A
Replies: 24
Views: 1176

Re: OT - Cross Country In a Model A

Nickolas, Good for you! I started planning a trip like that at your age and finally did it at age 53, it was a 6,000 mile trip from Oregon to the Centennial Celebration in Indiana in 2008 in a model T. The best advise that I can give you is to plan well but not a time line so that if an opportunity ...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early vs late crankshaft
Replies: 9
Views: 702

Re: Early vs late crankshaft

Thank you all for responding and the info, just to make sure I have it. The early cranks have the diamond shaped throws and they were used up to 1925. The later cranks have parallel sided throws and the EE cranks are the later cranks and have the EE forged into the side of one of the throws and on t...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early vs late crankshaft
Replies: 9
Views: 702

Early vs late crankshaft

Everyone says use a late crank but I can't find how to tell the early from late or how to id a EE crank, I think I know which is which but I want to be sure. Explaination with pictures would be appreciated. Thanks.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...
Replies: 26
Views: 1825

Re: Crankshaft Balancing...

I thought that pictures of the Vibration Displacement Indicator might help to identify its operation.
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by Dennis Prince
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crankshaft Balancing...
Replies: 26
Views: 1825

Re: Crankshaft Balancing...

A question for those in the know, a few of us in our group just acquired a crankshaft balancer and unfortunately before we could get any instruction on it the fellow we got it from passed away, I have been able to figure out how to set it up and make it work but it came with a Vibration Displacement...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The 2021 National Tour and Western Montana
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: The 2021 National Tour and Western Montana

Thank you for responding, Steve, we have Bannock on our list, we at this time not planning on going east as far as Great Falls but we are just starting the planning phase. Stan, thank you for the great offer to stay at you ranch but at this point it is to far east, your description of the state is a...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ring gear attachment
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: Ring gear attachment

I put my old ring gear and spools on to throw oil and it does a great job.
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by Dennis Prince
Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The 2021 National Tour and Western Montana
Replies: 5
Views: 582

The 2021 National Tour and Western Montana

A group of us (4 T's) are planning on going to the 2021 National Tour in Spokane (our first National Tour) and the driving the back roads in Western Montana for a couple of weeks. Any info or help about where to go and what to see would be greatly appreciate. We like to drive on dirt, gravel or less...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pressurized radiator
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Pressurized radiator

I hit post before I was done with it, I don't think that there is any advantage on a Model T to pressurize the cooling system, it might actually hinder the thermosyphon effect. With a properly working cooling system the only modification I do is add a thermostat and I have had no heating problems.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pressurized radiator
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Pressurized radiator

For every pound of pressure the boiling point raises 3 degrees, so a 15 lbs system won't boil until 257 degrees.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drill Bit Quality
Replies: 15
Views: 1211

Re: Drill Bit Quality

One important thing to know about using a drill chuck is to tighten all 3 of the jaws and the drill bit won't spin in the chuck, it was years of frustration before I figured that out. Just my 2 cents worth.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Walbro Carb
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Walbro Carb

I have run a Walbro on my Funster and it ran good and strong but would run low on gas after a while, I think that if I put a fuel pump on it I would still be running it but I didn't want to put on a fuel pump so now it hangs on the wall.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How well will a carport protect our Ts?
Replies: 21
Views: 1277

Re: How well will a carport protect our Ts?

I don't use a car cover mostly because it makes it dark inside and the rodents like to build in the dark, I would rather clean dirt off the car than rodent housing out of the car and of course they are using the car for a builder supply center. If you enclose your carport make sure to put some sort ...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Enclosed trailer tie downs
Replies: 15
Views: 975

Re: Enclosed trailer tie downs

The weakest part of a winch cable is the crimp to make the eye on the end of the cable, when you transport a vehicle with the cable tight it is constantly jerking on the cable at it weakest point and you are relaying on the winch brake to hold it. With a enclosed trailer if the brake doesn't hold or...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine installation question... 1925 coupe
Replies: 11
Views: 794

Re: Engine installation question... 1925 coupe

Yes, it can be done, as stated I would remove the steering column and headlights and get a helper, the hard part is tilting the engine and moving the hoist and raising and lowering it by yourself. It is easier if the pedals are loose but with some finesse and patience it can be done with the pedals ...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Air filter
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Air filter

If you do it right you can have both hot and clean air.
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Capabilities on Hills?
Replies: 39
Views: 2175

Re: Model T Capabilities on Hills?

Katie, The rocky Mountain brakes work great going forward but not good at all going backwards so if you don't make it to the top of a hill you can't always rely on the Rockies to stop or even hold you on a steep hill. I would go with a Ruckstell over a Warford because with out good brakes it is poss...
by Dennis Prince
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Boat Trailer Axle Guidance Please
Replies: 9
Views: 798

Re: Boat Trailer Axle Guidance Please

I always find a seal that is the same id and od but 1/2 the width and put 1 in to hold the grease in and another in backwards to hold the water out, seems to work real well, and be sure to use blue boat trailer grease.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gonna do it !
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: Gonna do it !

Seeing the suit cases on the back of Rich's car reminded me of something I saw a while back that I thought was a great idea.
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by Dennis Prince
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s Your T Tip?
Replies: 30
Views: 2011

Re: What’s Your T Tip?

Remember you do this for fun and never leave home without your sense of adventure (but be prepared).
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A GREAT article for us "Car Guys"......
Replies: 6
Views: 919

Re: A GREAT article for us "Car Guys"......

Thanks Paul, Reading this article was a great way to start my day and I am sure it will be a better day because of it.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need ideas on weird noise
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Need ideas on weird noise

I hadn't checked the pinch bolt on the aluminum pulley but it was tight and no movement from the pulley, Thanks for the idea it did seem to make the most sense. With a stethoscope there is no noise coming from the timing cover, only from the water outlet.
by Dennis Prince
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need ideas on weird noise
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Need ideas on weird noise

I don't know what happened to the post that described the noise but it is more of a valve tick than a rod knock noise, it changes with rpm and makes it hot or cold, it changes speed but not intensity.
by Dennis Prince
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need ideas on weird noise
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Need ideas on weird noise

I have replaced the timing gear,took out nylon and put in aluminum, no excessive end play on cam, have run it with a block off plate for generator and no change. I drove it to coffee and took a stethoscope and everyone agreed it is a weird noise but no ideas, a couple of them said that if their moto...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need ideas on weird noise
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Re: Need ideas on weird noise

Thanks Norm, If you reread the original post it does it without the pulley (and belt ) on it, the pulley and fan seem to work kind of like a speaker to magnify the noise but it is very much still there with everything removed.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need ideas on weird noise
Replies: 15
Views: 1051

Need ideas on weird noise

I have a 26 touring that has a noise coming from the water outlet, worst where the fan pulley bolts on. It make the noise worse when you put the pulley back on(no fan and a ball bearing pulley) but it still makes the noise without the pulley, the rest of the engine sound like a sewing machine. It ha...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coast to Coast in a T
Replies: 16
Views: 1933

Re: Coast to Coast in a T

Darin, you haven't mentioned what year and model you are talking about taking, I drove from Oregon to the Centennial party in Indiana and would do it again, I would not go any further east than that the roads get to crowded to make the trip enjoyable. I took a 26 roadster and did a lot of camping al...
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: trailer design
Replies: 32
Views: 3463

Re: trailer design

You need to remember that your trailer may not always have a load on it so you would need some tongue weight when empty also are you going to put a tool box up front and how much weight will that carry, better to have a little to much than not enough, you can always move your car back a little if yo...
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone from Northeast Oregon?
Replies: 13
Views: 1875

Re: Anyone from Northeast Oregon?

David, I heard a a story about that garage in Imnaha was that they were experts at changing brake band linings because most of the Model T's that came down the grade to Imnaha burnt up the brake linings. it is a beautiful place and I look forward to getting the locals ideas for trips.
by Dennis Prince
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone from Northeast Oregon?
Replies: 13
Views: 1875

Re: Anyone from Northeast Oregon?

Thanks Ralph, I will call you this evening. Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7792

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

Duey, I think it might have looked better in the first picture, it is a 67 with 250,000 miles on it and all stock, 6 cyl, 4spd, 4x4 manual steering, a real plain jane, it hasn't even gotten a radio (yet).
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by Dennis Prince
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Emergency brakes converted to service brakes
Replies: 21
Views: 2661

Re: Emergency brakes converted to service brakes

I would be interested in pictures of how you made them work, thanks. Dennis
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone from Northeast Oregon?
Replies: 13
Views: 1875

Anyone from Northeast Oregon?

Howdy, We are planning a trip in August to Northeast Oregon and wondering if there are any Model Ters in that neck of the woods to maybe visit and get advise on good places to go. We are thinking of using the Joseph area as a base. There will be 4 cars and 7 people, we all have rv's with car trailer...
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 861
Views: 114977

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

These would only post sideways.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)
Replies: 82
Views: 7792

Re: Share Your Tractor(s) - old ones that is ;-)

My old tractors are a 29 Farmall regular that has been put on rubber.
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46 Case VAO orchard model with the faring removed.
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52 John Deere A
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: SHOW US YOUR LATHE
Replies: 40
Views: 4260

Re: SHOW US YOUR LATHE

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Mine is a old Atlas that came out of the Nasa shop at Moffett field a long time ago, I got it out of a retired from Nasa machinist that had it stored in his chicken shed, it even came with the original manuals.
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Modifying Rear Spare Carrier
Replies: 10
Views: 1411

Re: Modifying Rear Spare Carrier

This is how I modified a 30x3 1/2 carrier to except a 21 in spare and it can be reversed if you want to.
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by Dennis Prince
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muncie parts
Replies: 7
Views: 914

Re: Muncie parts

It was many years ago but I found sealed bearings front and rear and then removed the inner seal so the bearing would oil from the inside but seal to the outside that really helped to hold the oil in the trans.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post Your 4th T Pictures
Replies: 34
Views: 3666

Re: Post Your 4th T Pictures

A friend took this at the parade, I think he caught the moment.
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by Dennis Prince
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Truck Rear End & Transmission Grease Capacity
Replies: 3
Views: 608

Re: TT Truck Rear End & Transmission Grease Capacity

I use GL4 140w in my Muncies and Ruckstells, GL4 doesn't have a lot of sulfur that can damage bronze bushings.
by Dennis Prince
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator stop leak
Replies: 16
Views: 1953

Re: Radiator stop leak

An old radiator repair man told me years ago to put a about 4 table spoons of ground ginger in a cup of hot water, run the car until it's up to temp and pour it in and run it for a while, it has worked many times for me. I go to the Dollar store and get my ginger there, I always carry a small bottle...
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fastenal shipping
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Fastenal shipping

I am working with another T guy trying to get a Muncie trans from Oregon to Virginia and he was told by the people at Fastenal that until further notice they will not be shipping anything in or out of the Northwest, I don't know why just that for now they aren't.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Non-demountable wheels needed.
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Re: Non-demountable wheels needed.

Chris, the 3 wheels without hubs that I have are wood felloed, I have 1 like what you are looking for but it sounds like Gary has you covered and closer.
by Dennis Prince
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Muncie Gears.
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Re: WTB Muncie Gears.

I have a whole transmission with a broken case, the gears look like all of the others that I have seen,meaning they look serviceable but you won't know if it is noisy until you drive it. It is to late to call so I will try and call you tomorrow
by Dennis Prince
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Non-demountable wheels needed.
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Re: Non-demountable wheels needed.

I may have a couple of wheels, do you need the hubs? I will check tomorrow and get back to you.
by Dennis Prince
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS Next to the barn find TT
Replies: 5
Views: 3200

Re: FS Next to the barn find TT

The truck has found a new home, thanks to those that checked it out.
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How many of us ?
Replies: 29
Views: 2836

Re: How many of us ?

My first car wasn't a T but it was a 1924 Dodge Brothers Screen Side.
by Dennis Prince
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS Next to the barn find TT
Replies: 5
Views: 3200

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: 8188

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: 1060

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: 5
Views: 3200

Re: FS Next to the barn find TT

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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: 5
Views: 3200

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: 2076

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: 3275

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: 3275

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: 713

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: 713

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: 2231

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: 2076

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: 1495

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: 1249

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: 1249

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: 2474

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: 2259

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: 5907

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: 5907

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: 4656

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: 4656

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: 4656

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: 1436

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: 4656

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: 787

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: 3182

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: 1565

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: 1562

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: 2585

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: 1948

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: 2126

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: 1948

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: 1948

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: 4598

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: 2011

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: 1078

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: 2104

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: 11795

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: 11795

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: 11795

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: 11795

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: 513
Views: 53907

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: 11795

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: 11795

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...