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by 25 roadster john
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nov./Dec. Vintage Ford
Replies: 44
Views: 1492

Re: Nov./Dec. Vintage Ford

Still waiting in Northeast Pennsylvania :(
by 25 roadster john
Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How well will a carport protect our Ts?
Replies: 21
Views: 1056

Re: How well will a carport protect our Ts?

Look into Car capsules. They make outdoor totally enclosed car covers that stay inflated by a dual fan system. The air is constantly circulated. So no moisture build up. There is a heavy duty zipper to open cover and store your car. Plug in fan and car capsule inflates. Look on internet for Car Caps...
by 25 roadster john
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Schrader Valve Stem
Replies: 19
Views: 1040

Re: Schrader Valve Stem

When I see a post titled "Schrader valve stems" I perk up.
Just need 2 more stems and not being a purest 888 valves will do just fine. Anyone willing to part with two? :D
by 25 roadster john
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1925 Roadster wood
Replies: 9
Views: 689

Re: 1925 Roadster wood

Jim Sims, I am in the same situation as Vincent.
I could use 1925 roadster plans. I sent an email to you don't know if you received it.
by 25 roadster john
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

Re: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

Thanks
I just purchased it.
I've got three searches on ebay for Schrader valves and this didn't show up.
by 25 roadster john
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

Re: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

BTT Hello again all, I'm still looking for Schrader 777 valves. With the help and generosity of a club member and an eBay purchase I am now only in need of 3 valves. I do have a third valve but it looks too rough. I realize how these have become hard to find but I'm trying to save tubes made in the ...
by 25 roadster john
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Idea for Fixing Flat Valve Stem Bridge Washers
Replies: 14
Views: 773

Re: Idea for Fixing Flat Valve Stem Bridge Washers

Hello Mark,
They list 2 bridge washers. Which did you buy?
by 25 roadster john
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS WHEEL / TUBE HARDWARE
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Re: FS WHEEL / TUBE HARDWARE

Hello Mark, I want to purchase wheel/ tube hardware.
I don't know why you didn't receive my PM.
Should I contact you by email?
by 25 roadster john
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS WHEEL / TUBE HARDWARE
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Re: FS WHEEL / TUBE HARDWARE

Mark I just sent you a PM
by 25 roadster john
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

Re: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

Mark, just sent PM
by 25 roadster john
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

Re: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

Thanks Mark.
I have a made in USA tube with a rubber stem that cracked. I ran a post last month.
I'll keep a look out for stems and, Thanks to you, I know 😉 my post isn't just floating on the internet.
by 25 roadster john
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

Re: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

BTT
Hello
Still looking for metal tire tube valve stems.
I have wooden wheels, 30x3.5 tires. 1925 roadster
This is my first time using the classifieds. If I'm doing something wrong excuse my ignorance.
Thanks
by 25 roadster john
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds
Replies: 24
Views: 11533

Re: Tips for successful selling on MTFCA classifieds

I posted on Sept 1st a WTB for original metal tire tube valves. Didn't get any responses. Was there something 🤔 wrong with how I posted? This is my first attempt at the classifieds. Hope someone can explain. Thanks
by 25 roadster john
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Original metal tire tube valves
Replies: 13
Views: 745

WTB: Original metal tire tube valves

WTB Metal Tire tube valves with all the mounting hardware also bridge washers need to have the dimple not flat bottom please. Looking to purchase 5.
PM me please
Thanks
by 25 roadster john
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacement air filter element suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: Replacement air filter element suggestions?

Thanks Steve, I'll check out Advance, Auto zone and NAPA. I got a laugh about the bailing wire. Years ago bailing wire and duct tape kept our buses on the road. Once I saw a bus going down 5th Avenue with a Masonite advertising sign , secured with duct taped, in place of a side panel. I'm sure that ...
by 25 roadster john
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Re: Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "

Allen, that was my first thought when I saw it was flat. I installed the valve from the spare. Still went flat and as I was trying to fill tire I heard the air escaping inside the tire.
I've started looking for an original valve to replace the rubber valve.
by 25 roadster john
Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacement air filter element suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 904

Re: Replacement air filter element suggestions?

Interesting set up Steve. Any chance you have information on that filter housing assembly? Also how is the flange attached to the carburetor.
by 25 roadster john
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Re: Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "

Hello again, Maybe my opening sentence should have been   "Just curious but  when were inner tubes last manufactured in the USA?" Doesn't seem to be any answer. Possibly Goodyear but you'd think they'd put their Logo? Yes Steve I did receive the Hartford labeled brand. Hope I do get good service. Al...
by 25 roadster john
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: General question moved to forum support?
Replies: 1
Views: 595

General question moved to forum support?

why is my General discussion question posted in forum support? It is Model T related.
by 25 roadster john
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Inner tubes "MADE IN USA "

Hello All, Just curious 🤔 when were inner tubes made in the USA? I've owned my Model T for 16 years and just got my first flat. The process of R&R the tire went well. I was surprised when I removed the tube to see that it was stamped in blue MADE IN USA 🇺🇸 😳. I figure Previous owner replaced all the...
by 25 roadster john
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: oval exhaust pipe deflector
Replies: 18
Views: 1895

Re: oval exhaust pipe deflector

Thank you Steve
I'll add that to my next order.
by 25 roadster john
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: oval exhaust pipe deflector
Replies: 18
Views: 1895

Re: oval exhaust pipe deflector

Hello 👋
I don't mean to highjack.
But this is related.
Which deflector should I use for my muffler?
Pardon the picture :roll:
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A/C brake linkage instructions
Replies: 10
Views: 1592

Re: A/C brake linkage instructions

How did you make out with the A/C brake linkage installation?
I have the brake system too. Health reasons has put it on the back burner.
I realize it's late for me to be offering but if you still haven't received the instructions I can email.
Take care and be safe
John P
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The 15,000 000 gallons of oil.
Replies: 27
Views: 2713

Re: The 15,000 000 gallons of oil.

Seems like they had oil, water and fuel but drained before shipping. As Bud pointed out those films with all those Model T's shooting out the factory door had to have all there fluids. I'm curious 🤔 about this 15,000.000 gallons of oil? First I'm hearing of it.

John P
by 25 roadster john
Wed May 20, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Before and After
Replies: 7
Views: 1208

Re: Before and After

This is a great inspiration to all of us procrastinators. Beautiful 😍, Chip Foose and his crew couldn't do better! I'm looking closely at the top and windshield . My roadster is registered as a 1925 however I found out through an observation on this website that my windshield and top were actually u...
by 25 roadster john
Tue May 05, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Leon Parker's rewooding plans
Replies: 50
Views: 6900

Re: Leon Parker's rewooding plans

Just curious 🤔 has there been any progress with the future of these rewooding plans?
Was a price for all the plans every established? To paraphrase American Pickers, "What's your crazy price to make this happen"? Just seems a shame that these plans will be lost.
by 25 roadster john
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Leon Parker's rewooding plans
Replies: 50
Views: 6900

Re: Leon Parker's rewooding plans

What kind of money are we talking about to purchase these plans?
I agree that the MTFCA would be ideal to take on this project with proper funding and oversight. However as someone has said there hasn't been any input from the club.
by 25 roadster john
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: brake pedal movement
Replies: 9
Views: 1617

Re: brake pedal movement

Since the transmission brake drum is attached to the engine you really can't keep pressure on the brake pedal with engine running correct? I've been told short applications only. I'm in the process of installing an AC brake system purchased from Larry Skidmore and Rich Baughman . Bill Ramsey is a bi...
by 25 roadster john
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 397606

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

Last year Steve had a major engine problem and was towed to a shop that fixed him up well enough to get home. Can't believe a tire tube is going to stop him on this journey. No one in the area that could part with a new or good used tube? Great public service for Synders or Langs to overnight one. M...
by 25 roadster john
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo, Changing Streetlight Bulbs
Replies: 8
Views: 1763

Re: Old Photo, Changing Streetlight Bulbs

Civil service job
Low pay, good benefits and a pension. ;)
by 25 roadster john
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjusting Bands
Replies: 6
Views: 1313

Re: Adjusting Bands

I always read when adjusting bands that the adjustment is 1 to 1.5 inches from pedal to floor board.
My question is where on the pedal do you start the measurement? :(
by 25 roadster john
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Waltham Orient
Replies: 12
Views: 2575

Re: Waltham Orient

Something about Richard Boone driving an automobile in a western doesn't sit right. But the period dictated change and was appropriate. It was an enjoyable film.
by 25 roadster john
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ammeter does not register a charge
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Re: Ammeter does not register a charge

I'm going to get at it again tomorrow. Between the information here and some I found on the Internet I think I'll have it figured out. Thanks for the input.
by 25 roadster john
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ammeter does not register a charge
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Ammeter does not register a charge

Hello all, I see another thread just started about a generator not charging. I've started my own so not to piggyback . My generator appears to be charging, although it is registering the same voltage reading as the battery side on the cutout. The reading is slightly above 6 volts. With engine NOT ru...
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nice Model T Video on PrewarCar.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: Nice Model T Video on PrewarCar.com

Thanks Jeff for posting this video and a special thanks to Steve for letting us ride shotgun on his ride. What made it special was it being an Independence day ride with old glory on the radiator cap. Flags on display at the curbs. What was impressive was the camera work. Truly professional. In anot...
by 25 roadster john
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy 4th of july
Replies: 8
Views: 1707

Re: Happy 4th of july

Happy Independence day to all!
God bless the USA!
I was trying to find a Model T photo done up for the holidays. Surprised that I wasn't able to find one.
Please someone make a liar of me.
I put the photo on its side, hope it comes out upright :oops:
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 16851

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

Hopefully not jinxing myself, but woke up my T today.
Started right up first try. Very happy and unexpected. Now to get some work done. First I'll go over front axle. Many cotter pins missing for starters. Sorry about sideway photo :( Don't know how to make it right side up!
by 25 roadster john
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: VIDEO: How to Replace Front Wheel Bearings on Your Model T
Replies: 4
Views: 1332

Re: VIDEO: How to Replace Front Wheel Bearings on Your Model T

I enjoyed your video and find, at least for me, watching the repair being done is much better than reading the process in a manual. After this video I watched the replacing transmission bands video. It was lacking on how to adjust the bands though. You do have a video on adjusting the bands, however...
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: recommendation on 6 volt battery purchase
Replies: 17
Views: 3024

Re: recommendation on 6 volt battery purchase

Tractor supply have them in stock. At least at my local store. Remember to check the date of manufacture. Make sure you get the freshest battery.
by 25 roadster john
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Today’s project
Replies: 12
Views: 3012

Re: Today’s project

Hello all,
My question is what do you use to form the socket?
Is this something that can be done in a drill press? :shock:
by 25 roadster john
Sat May 04, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Selecting "US Only" on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 1783

Re: Selecting "US Only" on Ebay

Hallmark cards, I took it for granted that they charge plenty for greeting cards. Checked the back of the card for price,
MADE IN CHINA! Really? This is rediculous, they still charge five dollars and up for a piece of paper with a greeting. Another company that I will not support.
by 25 roadster john
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Boyco fluids fender unit
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Boyco fluids fender unit

Curious to know about how much should someone expect to pay for a Boyco fluids fender unit?
There is one list on ebay now for over $400, buy it now. It includes mounting bracket and I believe that the water container is rusted through in places on the bottom.
Seems pricey. :?:
by 25 roadster john
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Price increase on all tires
Replies: 64
Views: 9229

Re: Price increase on all tires

If motorcycle tires are made in America can't understand why Model T tires aren't. And sorry of all places vietnam.
by 25 roadster john
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Weather
Replies: 21
Views: 3323

Re: Weather

I remember the the 1960s and 1970s in New York growing up. We had some heavy snow storms which was normal and they were just dealt with. Then at some point the winter weather became milder. People became used to it and memories fade of what winter is supposed to be. Now when there is snow up in the ...
by 25 roadster john
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT USPS rate hikes
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

Re: OT USPS rate hikes

Isn't it still less then UPS and FedEx?
by 25 roadster john
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: When a novice drops a washer.......
Replies: 50
Views: 6756

Re: When a novice drops a washer.......

Must have been a fairly large washer.
by 25 roadster john
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Something Better Maybe?
Replies: 15
Views: 3242

Re: Something Better Maybe?

How about putting bronze thrust washers in the rear axle instead of the babbitt ones. That was really going cheap.
There where plenty of improvements that existed but Ford was looking for lowest price to keep the Model T affordable
by 25 roadster john
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old photo Short T
Replies: 8
Views: 2235

Re: Old photo Short T

That looks like Snubs Pollard.
Snub Pollard
Snub Pollard
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