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by kelly mt
Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T starter
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Re: Model T starter

Just talked to a guy on our tour that has one, works great.
by kelly mt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Water or 50-50 Antifreeze ?
Replies: 17
Views: 546

Re: Water or 50-50 Antifreeze ?

I run 50/50 green antifreeze in all my T's. With a good radiator they cool real good.
by kelly mt
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 417
Views: 56002

Re: Foto of the Day

Another RMMT 2020 Fall Tour picture. Near Jefferson City MT. This place is still owned by the family who built these buildings. This barn is built hell for stout. Held tons of loose hay in the loft.
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by kelly mt
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Forums Dead
Replies: 33
Views: 1183

Re: Model T Forums Dead

Yes, post that Speedster stuff. I have a Speedster and like seeing peoples ideas and work.
by kelly mt
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 417
Views: 56002

Re: Foto of the Day

As part of our RMMT club fall tour this week we visited Elkhorn, MT. An old mining town most of which is a ghost town in nature. A few people still live here but only a couple stay all winter. This picture is of the Fraternity Hall. We spent all week traveling the back country roads visiting old min...
by kelly mt
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: aughhh...nuts
Replies: 3
Views: 442

Re: aughhh...nuts

Check McMaster-Carr. Might have what you need.

https://www.mcmaster.com/nuts/square-nuts/
by kelly mt
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo - Salmon Idaho 1913?
Replies: 8
Views: 597

Re: Old Photo - Salmon Idaho 1913?

I really like salmon. Our club ran a tour out of there several years ago. I could live in that area.
by kelly mt
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 417
Views: 56002

Re: Foto of the Day

Went down to the river last night to check out the sun set and looked over and saw this.
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by kelly mt
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 64
Views: 8386

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

Our club did our town cafes first car show on Saturday and another Bull River mini tour Sunday. Up the Bull River Hwy. to the Ross Creek Cedars. Then on to Troy for lunch and then to the Kootneai Falls and the Swinging Bridge. Ended the day at my place with pizza and beer. Perfect weather and day. I...
by kelly mt
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in August ?
Replies: 52
Views: 2969

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

I replaced the repro ammeter on my speedster with this vintage Weston aircraft meter. These aircraft meters are very high quality and easy to read.
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by kelly mt
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Free Stromberg OF information
Replies: 12
Views: 634

Re: Free Stromberg OF information

Thanks Stan, I'll have to look at my OF now. The bolt holes were not quite right.
by kelly mt
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.
Replies: 6
Views: 716

Re: New Tool, Great value. Could be a lifesaver.

It saved me pulling the hogs head. The old bolt down the the trans hole. The only way I found it, it was in the triple gears. Great tool for $20.
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by kelly mt
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I love where I live!
Replies: 17
Views: 1021

Re: I love where I live!

Love the old iron. It's nice living out in the sticks. My old 1925 Case 12-20 is the oldest running tractor in my neighborhood.
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by kelly mt
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Playin in the shop today...
Replies: 17
Views: 2064

Re: Playin in the shop today...

Very nice work!
by kelly mt
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oh No !
Replies: 20
Views: 1767

Re: Oh No !

I do like that truck.
by kelly mt
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 12v Alternator gear or belt? Best price with quality?
Replies: 9
Views: 727

Re: 12v Alternator gear or belt? Best price with quality?

If you are going 12v the Texas T (Birdhaven) alternators work good. I'm running two of them. They cool fine with good customer service also. I'm also running a stock 6v generator with a Fun Projects voltage regulator. Works good and is a quality product.
by kelly mt
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NOVICE QUESTION
Replies: 18
Views: 1000

Re: NOVICE QUESTION

I thought I'd try a downdraft set up for my 27 Tudor. I used a Antique Auto Ranch 300 Race cam, chevy valves, Prus head 80 over pistons and every engine and trans part is balanced. The carb is a Winfield RS. The intake manifold is one of the simi finished parts and is larger that the stock manifold....
by kelly mt
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Battery charger
Replies: 6
Views: 607

Re: Battery charger

Find one of these, been in service for 70+ years.
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by kelly mt
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Comet Gazing
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Comet Gazing

We took the Speedster out the other night to see if we could see the comet. We just caught the tip of the crescent moon setting on Loveland Peak. This was around 11:30 pm. It doesn't get really dark around here until near midnight. Didn't find it but it was a nice night to be out in an open car. IMG...
by kelly mt
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post Your 4th T Pictures
Replies: 34
Views: 2480

Re: Post Your 4th T Pictures

I really like the action shots and just found out how to grab a still off of a video. This is this years parade as we just circled the building supply and met the tail end float as we started the second pass. Quite a commotion with cars critters and floats.
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by kelly mt
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post Your 4th T Pictures
Replies: 34
Views: 2480

Re: Post Your 4th T Pictures

Yep, dress it up and just drive around town throwing firecrackers. Our parade is real small for a small town. We go through town and go around the building supply and back through town again. You have to ration the candy supply or you get some long faces from the kids on the second pass. Busted, out...
by kelly mt
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post Your 4th T Pictures
Replies: 34
Views: 2480

Post Your 4th T Pictures

Ready for the 4th parade tomorrow. Post some pictures of your 4th set up.
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by kelly mt
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Truck Running Boards
Replies: 25
Views: 1494

Re: TT Truck Running Boards

What running board is this on m y '25? I'm not up on the different types.
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by kelly mt
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Cradle v. Engine Stand
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: Engine Cradle v. Engine Stand

I really like this engine stand. Very stable. As far as cradle I use three jack stands.
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by kelly mt
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done in June 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 4639

Re: What have you done in June 2020

My starter quit working so I pulled it and found the lug solder connection had broken. So I repaired it and decided to check my three shelf starters. Two of the three had the same problem. It turned out to be a starter fest with help from Shop Cat #3.
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by kelly mt
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ultra black gasket maker plus gasket?
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: ultra black gasket maker plus gasket?

I don't use the felt seal but do use the side gaskets with Ultra-Black. I use a bead of Ultra-Black in place of the felt. I also wipe the gasket surfaces with oil to leave a slight film so the parts will come apart.
by kelly mt
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: boring a T block
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: boring a T block

I'm running .080" pistons, no problems except You will have clearance problems with high compression heads. I had to do some grinding on the combustion chamber of my Prus head to get clearance without a head gasket.
by kelly mt
Sun May 31, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 6336

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Took the Roadster up the river a few miles to check out the spill at Noxon Rapids Dam. Worked there for 30 years. The Clark Fork River is running pretty big this week.
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by kelly mt
Sun May 31, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 28-9 wire wheels hub cap question
Replies: 11
Views: 787

Re: 28-9 wire wheels hub cap question

I put four dabs of Ultra-Black right where the cap meets the wheel then bend four tabs only like the others advised. Works real god.
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by kelly mt
Sun May 17, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 6336

Re: What did you do with your T Model in May ?

Made an adapter so I could mount a racing gas filler cap on my speedster. This addition should get me 5 MPH at least.
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by kelly mt
Fri May 08, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 3519

Re: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021

Sorry to hear the tour is canceled. Our club put on a national tour several years ago and it is a lot of time and effort to pull it off. Thumbs up to all the people and effort involved. I couldn't make the tour this summer but next year I can. PK.
by kelly mt
Fri May 08, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Show me your TT beds!
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

Re: Show me your TT beds!

Your fenders look similar to mine.
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by kelly mt
Tue May 05, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Measuring tools back in the day
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: Measuring tools back in the day

This old indicator is pretty cool. You can read it from any angle. I've used it on my T several times. I've checked it against my modern indicators and it's very accurate.
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by kelly mt
Mon May 04, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: speedster dashes
Replies: 18
Views: 1619

Re: speedster dashes

My dash is bare bones.
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by kelly mt
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedsters
Replies: 92
Views: 8282

Re: Speedsters

Love seeing all the speedsters.

My '23 speedster last fall.
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by kelly mt
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition
Replies: 81
Views: 7122

Re: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition

More spring maintenance. One of the front wheel bearings had a growl when rotated so I pulled it and re-packed it. Still has a little growl so I think a replacement is in order. The TT is up next.
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by kelly mt
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 4268

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

Leaving the auction. At least it ran.
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by kelly mt
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: From the "why do I do this stuff?" department - new Stromberg OF idle jets
Replies: 8
Views: 878

Re: From the "why do I do this stuff?" department - new Stromberg OF idle jets

Nice work! I have to make a needle for a Winfield I have. Haven't made one before, should be interesting.
by kelly mt
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dog days
Replies: 16
Views: 2132

Re: Dog days

Old Bandit taking a break from the cows for a run up the creek.
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by kelly mt
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My approach to pressure oil lines
Replies: 14
Views: 1593

Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Nice looking work.
by kelly mt
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?
Replies: 98
Views: 10231

Re: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?

Started spring maintenance. T's and tractors have the shop full up.
by kelly mt
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 141
Views: 10138

Re: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate

My speedster came with 1923 Washington plates.
by kelly mt
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wire Wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 1791

Re: Wire Wheels

I need a Model-A wheel for my speedster spare, what are they worth?
by kelly mt
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Signs of Spring
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

Re: Signs of Spring

Mud season has arrived here in Montana, along with more snow. Spring for sure.
by kelly mt
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Insurance company recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 4233

Re: Insurance company recommendations

I have four T's with American Collectors. Never had a claim, rates are low and customer service is good.
by kelly mt
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mill the Z-Head for higher C.R.?
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

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

Couple more heads.
by kelly mt
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mill the Z-Head for higher C.R.?
Replies: 13
Views: 1955

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

Several makes of heads that have different combustion chambers and claim high compression. A Waukesha Recardo, Sherman and a Prus.The Prus is on the right in the combustion chamber comparison photo. As you can see the Sherman has very high compression. I was told not to run it on a stock lower.
by kelly mt
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: high compression head modification ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1123

Re: high compression head modification ?

I run a Prus head on two of my cars and have pulled nearly every major pass in Montana with them. They pull long grades and operate real good at high altitude. Pulled Beartooth Pass Montana at 10,947 feet real good. The thing to remember is the lower end.
by kelly mt
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Curses! Low compression.
Replies: 12
Views: 1742

Re: Curses! Low compression.

I tore a speedster motor down last summer and all but two valves had zero clearance. It has adjustable lifters. Might be a good check.
by kelly mt
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Distributor??
Replies: 17
Views: 1841

Re: Distributor??

Works good. You can sometimes find parts on Ebay. The ground wire is good advice.Got one on my TT.
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by kelly mt
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Missing Ruckstell linkage
Replies: 6
Views: 815

Re: Missing Ruckstell linkage

I used conduit also and made an adjustable end so I could position the shift lever where I wanted it.
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by kelly mt
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Speedster look alikes
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: Speedster look alikes

My speedster has a T motor and a Ruckstell. The hot rod parts are a low head, distributor and a Simmons carb. It's very comfortable for long drives and moves right along.
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by kelly mt
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in February?
Replies: 76
Views: 9844

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

Fired up the old 25 TT and hauled some salt blocks in to the sheep.
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by kelly mt
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 9631

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

About 30 years ago I had a small ranch just over the hill in the Mono basin about 8 miles away. Bodie is really cool.
by kelly mt
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 9631

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

Dennis, let me know when you're coming up. We'll be up in Canada on our spring tour in mid June but should be around most of the time.
by kelly mt
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Driving back roads in southern Utah
Replies: 86
Views: 9631

Re: Driving back roads in southern Utah

This is an area I want to explore in my T. On the list for happening soon. Great photos.
by kelly mt
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: TT Makes its Public Debut
Replies: 12
Views: 1514

Re: TT Makes its Public Debut

Very nice truck.
by kelly mt
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 4567

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

I use a 250,000 btu Modine propane heater and wood. I use the propane heater to take the edge off in the morning then wood. I use a mobile home size propane unit to keep my machine shop at 40* which is a good working temp. The coldest I've seen in the shop is +2*, that was a bit to cold to work in.
by kelly mt
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in November ?
Replies: 42
Views: 4648

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

Got the Rocky Mountain brakes installed on my speedster. It might even stop now.
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by kelly mt
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in November ?
Replies: 42
Views: 4648

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

After years of needing and wanting a car lift I finally found a used one and got it going last week. This is the first T I lifted with it, I'm getting ready to put a set of RM brakes on my Speedster. Happy camper for sure.
by kelly mt
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Roadsters New Top
Replies: 8
Views: 1255

Re: Roadsters New Top

Nice work!
by kelly mt
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 10 vs 11 tooth pinion
Replies: 6
Views: 1001

Re: 10 vs 11 tooth pinion

I'm running the set up Scott mentions. 10 tooth with a KC Warford and a built motor in a 27 Tudor. It is a great set up here in the mountains of Montana and Idaho. I never have to use low pedal unless I creeping over rocks on a logging road.
by kelly mt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need help identifying a radiator and cap
Replies: 11
Views: 1305

Re: Need help identifying a radiator and cap

Got one on my speedster. This one came with a Model A cap and T era wings & Moto-meter.
by kelly mt
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Couple questions regarding oversize pistons/valves
Replies: 11
Views: 1191

Re: Couple questions regarding oversize pistons/valves

I put a Prus head on a motor with 80 over pistons and had plenty of contact with a test fit and no head gasket. I used a bur on the head and got clearance. Every hole needed work. 80 over is tight with a HC head.
by kelly mt
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 64
Views: 8386

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

One of our favorite day trips is up to Troy, MT on the Bull River Hwy, MT 56. In this picture we are crossing the Kootenay River at Troy. We usually go over to Kootenay Falls just up stream and walk across the swinging bridge.
by kelly mt
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Safety Hub Options Preference and Opinions
Replies: 10
Views: 1413

Re: Safety Hub Options Preference and Opinions

I'm running a set of Stoltz hubs on my Roadster. No issues, work great.
by kelly mt
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 69
Views: 6590

Re: How cold do you drive?

I take my T's out all winter but I wait for the roads to freeze tight. No salt on the county roads. It's usually in the 20's when I drive so it's pretty nice.
by kelly mt
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WINTR IS COMMING
Replies: 12
Views: 1678

Re: WINTR IS COMMING

27* yesterday morning. Snow just above us in the mountains. Some places here in Montana got 4 feet of snow. Way to early for all this.
by kelly mt
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in October?
Replies: 77
Views: 9796

Re: What have you done to your T in October?

Used the old 25 TT to haul the drive chain off the excavator back to the shop to repair a broken link. That chain weighs a couple hundred pounds.
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by kelly mt
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: KIDS AND CARS
Replies: 46
Views: 5110

Re: KIDS AND CARS

Our club visited a Hutterite Colony a couple weeks ago and the kids were great. They got rids to.
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by kelly mt
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OPS!! dropped a washer!
Replies: 27
Views: 2958

Re: OPS!! dropped a washer!

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This is how I got the screw out of my trans. The bore scope plugs into the computer USB port. I could not get an angle to grab the screw except through that screw hole. A magnet couldn't get it.
by kelly mt
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wearing straw hats
Replies: 24
Views: 3254

Re: Wearing straw hats

Don't forget the speedster bunch.
by kelly mt
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes
Replies: 17
Views: 2454

Re: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes

Scott, they were stock cotton linings that were old and came apart. It was my first T so lack of experience and an unknown road added up. That road was like driving off a ball, it just kept getting steeper.
by kelly mt
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes
Replies: 17
Views: 2454

Re: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes

I lost the brakes in my Roadster on a very steep mountain road over in Idaho and the last thing I wanted was seat belts. I wanted ejection seats!
by kelly mt
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 9316

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

Neal, what paint are you using?
by kelly mt
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: How do you post pictures?
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: How do you post pictures?

Another way is to drag and drop a photo right into your message box. Just open a folder with your pictures in a minimized window and then just drag it over and drop it in the message box you are typing in. Works slick.
by kelly mt
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 9316

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

Finished up the August overhaul on the 23 Speedster and took it for a run. I kind of miss all the knocking it did. Well maybe not. This little speedster runs right along.
by kelly mt
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

John, yes it's quite a fan. That thing moves a lot of air. New car so I'm not sure I need all that fan yet.
by kelly mt
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Got the motor set in the speedster. Hope to have it running tomorrow.
by kelly mt
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Got the speedster motor finished tonight. Ready to set in the car.
by kelly mt
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Started assembling the speedster motor yesterday. Hope to be back on the road soon.
by kelly mt
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inductive Tachometer
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Inductive Tachometer

I have one on my Tudor like you describe, but I have a distributor. I use it for top end driving. I run 48 to 50 pretty regular. I have an overdrive Warford and like to keep an eye on the RPM. Don't know that they will work with coils.
by kelly mt
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Finished cleaning up the valve seats and ground the valves. Got the bend in the crank to .0005". Waiting for gaskets and paint.
by kelly mt
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 417
Views: 56002

Re: Foto of the Day

I do like this moon shot.
by kelly mt
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 12530

Re: What have you done to your T in August

My new speedster had some bad noises so I pulled it down. The odd measurement in the clutch turned out to be the retaining bolt left and everything moved back running on the 4th main. The center main and two rods were very loose. The front cam bearing was bad. Looked like it was new but the locating...
by kelly mt
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Journey's and Joyrides.
Replies: 64
Views: 8386

Re: Journey's and Joyrides.

We do a lot of day trips around our area, lots to see and little traffic. One of our favorites is the Bull River Hwy, MT Hwy 56. It runs up between the Cabinet Mountains and the West Cabinets for about 35 miles with Bull River running down the middle.
by kelly mt
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 417
Views: 56002

Re: Foto of the Day

Fall always gives me lots of photo ops. Love the color contrasts.
by kelly mt
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 6484

Re: Show us your TT

My 1925 TT. Great old truck.
by kelly mt
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 14936

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

Got the motor apart today and found the clutch disc drum retaining bolt came out which allowed the clutch to move to the rear. Also found the low drum is cracked. the reverse band liner is falling apart with lint and fiber everywhere and #3&4 rods are loose. Mains this afternoon. Also has a fiber ca...
by kelly mt
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 14936

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

The new speedster has to many things to fix and adjust so I pulled the motor which will make them all much easier to fix. Going to adjust all the bearings, see what's up with the cam end play, re-line the bands and see if I have two piece valves. I'm also adding a outside oiler. Who knows what else ...
by kelly mt
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 14936

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

Working to find a knock in the new speedster. It has quite the fan, one piece aluminum. Also, any idea who made this distributor drive?