Search found 64 matches

by halftracknut
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Found this not so old pic...
Replies: 23
Views: 969

Re: Found this not so old pic...

looks like the spruce goose...
by halftracknut
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: glue or screw?
Replies: 10
Views: 529

Re: glue or screw?

I use 3/16 flat head bolts and lock washer and nuts
by halftracknut
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What kind of pocket knife do you carry?
Replies: 21
Views: 983

Re: What kind of pocket knife do you carry?

DSCN2728.JPG
DSCN2727.JPG
you guys will have to figure it out.... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by halftracknut
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

DSCN2725.JPG
by halftracknut
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas tank repair thoughts/ideas
Replies: 16
Views: 716

Re: Gas tank repair thoughts/ideas

I shined mine up with 80 grit paper and JB weld it then put the white gas tank sealer from snyders and it has been great for over a year now...
by halftracknut
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s going on here?
Replies: 13
Views: 950

Re: What’s going on here?

I guess the Float-A-Car accessory did not work...the other guy is removing his kit.... :shock:
by halftracknut
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?
Replies: 31
Views: 2570

Re: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?

I think the chair object is actually a faded NO Parking sign :lol:
by halftracknut
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

just a bit costly :shock: MV clubs good idea...sad thing is I had a spare set of doors 30 years ago and junked them....
by halftracknut
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

out of stock
by halftracknut
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

Come on guys, someone has an old dodge on the back 40 that is just rusting away...I need the left and right latches ????? thanks rl
by halftracknut
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: exhaust manifold replacement
Replies: 21
Views: 1381

Re: exhaust manifold replacement

I agree with tightening above, as for gas I run aviation gas (100LL) ....worn out engine runs great...
by halftracknut
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

please move to top..thanks
by halftracknut
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?
Replies: 8
Views: 922

1947 dodge 1 ton door latch?

Would anyone happen to have a left door latch for a 1947 dodge wd 20 or power wagon they would part with? thanks rl
by halftracknut
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mid-Atlantic Prewar FALL Swap Meet in LURAY
Replies: 5
Views: 573

Re: Mid-Atlantic Prewar FALL Swap Meet in LURAY

I have marked my calendar.... :D
by halftracknut
Thu May 28, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Things Went KLUNK!!! - Rusty Coupe
Replies: 33
Views: 3144

Re: Things Went KLUNK!!! - Rusty Coupe

my father told me to tie a bath towel to a magnet then turn engine over slowly and nut will come up...it did... :D
by halftracknut
Sun May 24, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Things Went KLUNK!!! - Rusty Coupe
Replies: 33
Views: 3144

Re: Things Went KLUNK!!! - Rusty Coupe

Mine did the same thing ....it dropped a magnet....not nice... put 2 used magnets and took out the coil ring ....now runs good...
by halftracknut
Sun May 24, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Shredded lining shows why....
Replies: 11
Views: 1073

Re: Shredded lining shows why....

I am not trying to jack your thread. I would like to add I bought and installed a new screen in my truck and the the brakes went soft so I checked the drum temp. and it was close to 400...long story short I drilled the two rear holes out to 5/8 and more oil dumping on my brake drum temp. went down t...
by halftracknut
Fri May 22, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 423
Views: 57200

Re: Foto of the Day

My finished Lawn Ornament...Eye Candy
DSCN2672.JPG
y..
by halftracknut
Thu May 21, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Harbor Freight jack stands
Replies: 28
Views: 2481

Re: Harbor Freight jack stands

This Jackstand recall is very true! A friend of mine had is his vehicle on these stands and one broke loose, scared him to death and this happened about three months ago..I have six of these and just wrote my friends accident as just one bad stand ....I will stop using mine immediately....there are ...
by halftracknut
Wed May 20, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should I get a Model T or A?
Replies: 25
Views: 1792

Re: Should I get a Model T or A?

Ok, I may not have been around as long of some of the members here but I do remember 18 years of age....soo buy the Model T or A chicks dig old cars.....park the antique....buy a nice mustang or ? .....and invite the girls over to see your old car....there you have it best of both worlds... ;) ....rl
by halftracknut
Mon May 18, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: We’re moving
Replies: 12
Views: 1720

Re: We’re moving

Amos McCoy, wuz from Wes Virginny .........how many here knew that? :lol:
by halftracknut
Mon May 11, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Updated Transmission Oil Video (While Car is "Moving")
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Updated Transmission Oil Video (While Car is "Moving")

I don't know how many types of screens are out there....but my screen does not drop oil on or even close the transmission bands...oil from the screen drops to the rear over the clutch spring and clutch shaft...there are 4 holes ahead of my screen and magnet located on a flat plate these 4 holes dump...
by halftracknut
Mon May 11, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Updated Transmission Oil Video (While Car is "Moving")
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: Updated Transmission Oil Video (While Car is "Moving")

Madmax, Did you raise the front of the car to level ? If the car is level you may see a little more oil on the brake band...I am really glad you made these video's it proved to me that the screen is necessary and I am glad I enlarged the holes and may even make them larger....thanks rl
by halftracknut
Thu May 07, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your T Model in May ?
Replies: 79
Views: 6408

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

I made a spare tire carrier...I could not get in or out of the door anyway...so took my spare out of the bed....
DSCN2648.JPG
by halftracknut
Tue May 05, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

The magnet is one of the super strong ones and is 3/8 thick so it can't get out of screen ... it is so strong I have to pry the top cover off...it may be too strong ...but did you notice I have it wired in place....If I decide I don't like the screen like this my next step is to cut a slot like the ...
by halftracknut
Tue May 05, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

I pulled my screen out and made final modifications drill out all holes to larger size and cleaned my hy-po magnet....
DSCN2646.JPG
by halftracknut
Mon May 04, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

richard, all I can tell you is my rear brake drum was hot and I had brake fade....I drilled holes bigger and installed a magnet with a hole in it was able to get more oil to the rear drum and Now I have better brakes ( not as good as my F150 but better) rl
by halftracknut
Mon May 04, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

I am going to drill 2 more holes out to 3/8 and might decide to bring one even up to 1/2....and a note if you look close at the video you will see the screen area dumps into the rear of the transmission mostly on the clutch spring area and not on the bands that is why I did not enlarge any holes in ...
by halftracknut
Sun May 03, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please God, just one more mile........
Replies: 19
Views: 1816

Re: Please God, just one more mile........

Well, you can put the sidewall from another tire in there...shoe sole...or you can wrap your belt around it....or find a shade tree and take it easy...
by halftracknut
Sat May 02, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

yes, I did use a neodymium magnet...I was thinking about switching the magnet about 10 days ago and in searching the forums found hank lee's post about the death of his magnet and damage it caused....that is when I ordered the HyPo new magnet and as luck would have it a few days later I read your po...
by halftracknut
Sat May 02, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

Update for my post ...I drilled two of 4 holes in front to 5/16 and 3/8, the 3/8 hole is directly over the brake band....I drove the car warmed the oil came back to shop removed the cover as fast as I could (under a minute) and used my laser temp meter and temp was 154 on brake drum the other 2 drum...
by halftracknut
Fri May 01, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission Oil Video
Replies: 53
Views: 3408

Re: Transmission Oil Video

What a Great video! :o 8-) Just what I wanted to see....I think I will open up the upper holes to 1/4...5/16...3/8 respectively and leave the screen alone...and considering Hanks post from last year about his screen magnet that went south...I will remove my magnet and place a very strong magnet on t...
by halftracknut
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

Re: where did this come from???

thought you might get a kick out of photo... :shock:
DSCN2619.JPG
...As Sergent Preston would say "well king this case is closed"......rl
by halftracknut
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

Re: where did this come from???

I do not know the age of the clip...strange thing is it was the only one in it...and the pressure plate bolts were not wired and loose...the clutch disc were about all sticking together and very blue...the truck was running fine the morning this happened went out after lunch and bang grind grind ban...
by halftracknut
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

Re: where did this come from???

Dan, Your post on tranny trouble was great. Just go to show that a model t transmission does not like loose metal...two years ago my farm T lost a magnet now I am talking a mess! ....but they are easy to work on....that is why I love this hobby..... :o :shock: rl
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

Re: where did this come from???

Well I found out what is was a part of...transmission brake drum shoe...which let the steel clutches get bound up also..and took out two teeth on one triple gear a 0ne tooth one another...it's been a fun day...that's why they call it a hobby....Happy motoring rl
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

Re: where did this come from???

my low gear makes bad grinding noise
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: where did this come from???
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

where did this come from???

I found this in my oli screen...scary...any thoughts? thanks rl
DSCN2616.JPG
DSCN2615.JPG
by halftracknut
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: foam filled tires
Replies: 17
Views: 1715

Re: foam filled tires

I am up for it where to you call?
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: refurbish new day timer

What is his contact info ?? thanks
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: refurbish new day timer

the one on left has the S on it....
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: refurbish new day timer

Ok, I made the tool (use a drill press to make mandrel hole) I did the deed and discovered something hope someone has an answer...one of the timers has pat. pending other has an S which to use? next two of the brushes are same one appears to be aluminum and is a bit taller you can see where is was g...
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: refurbish new day timer

Thanks ...I will try this for sure.. What is the accepted lube for these?
by halftracknut
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

Re: refurbish new day timer

Stan, thanks I will do that...I have 2 to clean up....good info...thanks rl
by halftracknut
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: refurbish new day timer
Replies: 18
Views: 1441

refurbish new day timer

Gentlemen, I have 2 used original new day timers...both have arc lines , is there some way to repair these or are they junk? thanks
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: timer oil
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Re: timer oil

After the 45 minutes it did not quit i shut it off....running fine...I will run it again ....does't get hot...full fuel...coils buzz good...ran fine before I oil it?
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition
Replies: 81
Views: 7238

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

This is my Lawn ornament...actually early spring project...no engine or drive shaft...but still eye candy
DSCN2554.JPG
DSCN2602.JPG
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dog days
Replies: 16
Views: 2167

Re: Dog days

609.JPG
only picture i could find...
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: timer oil
Replies: 6
Views: 651

Re: timer oil

Sorry...roller timer new from snyders
by halftracknut
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: timer oil
Replies: 6
Views: 651

timer oil

How much and what type oil should in the timer...I put a couple of squirts of singer sewing machine oil and my truck started missing and quitting so I removed the timer and wiped it out and ran 45 minutes no problems....what's going on?
by halftracknut
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Found thanks mtfc roller tire
Replies: 0
Views: 327

Found thanks mtfc roller tire

I am looking for a worn tire that I can roll my model t lawn ornament around with....It just has to hold air does not need to be pretty...it will not be used on highway...thanks rl
by halftracknut
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CANCELLED - Luray 2020, Mid Atlantic Prewar Swap Meet
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: CANCELLED - Luray 2020, Mid Atlantic Prewar Swap Meet

My wife and I attended last year for our first time and both really had a great time...I bought a few things and swapped a few things...We were so looking forward to this years meet...Oh well hope to be there next year...
by halftracknut
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP--- WHAT ON EARTH
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

Re: HELP--- WHAT ON EARTH

I don't want to hijack your thread but I have run asbestos brake lining on tranny bands without any problem ...stuff never did wear out...that was before anyone knew it was bad for ya...
by halftracknut
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 21" rims found
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: 21" rims

found..thanks hank
by halftracknut
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 21" rims found
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: 21" rims

I am in central west virginia
by halftracknut
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 21" rims found
Replies: 4
Views: 728

21" rims found

Would anyone have 3 or 4 21" split rims they would part with? I am building a rusty lawn ornament so they could be on the weak side as I will not be driving it . (no drive shaft or engine internals) need to be cheap, rust, cracks ,missing lug, no latch are all ok...thanks rl
by halftracknut
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mid Atlantic Pre War Swap Meet
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Mid Atlantic Pre War Swap Meet

I went to this last year and it was fantastic....thanks Dennis....can''t wait till May.....
by halftracknut
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta March 7th
Replies: 7
Views: 1307

Re: Marietta March 7th

Loved it...they should have this show two times a year...Thanks for the great time...
by halftracknut
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Marietta Ohio in 10 days
Replies: 4
Views: 929

Re: Marietta Ohio in 10 days

I hope someone brings a serviceable complete drive shaft ?
by halftracknut
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Brazing the steering quadrant
Replies: 15
Views: 1829

Re: Brazing the steering quadrant

Then after the repair why not send it out for a brass plating
by halftracknut
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Cry for Help with Re-wooding a Runabout Body
Replies: 84
Views: 7100

Re: A Cry for Help with Re-wooding a Runabout Body

Looks to me like wood needs to be moved toward front of car? was the kit cut to fit or for you to cut to match? how does the door opening look?
by halftracknut
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OIL IS CHEAP
Replies: 8
Views: 1404

Re: OIL IS CHEAP

I too run Mobil 1 in my car and truck....several years ago I thought a can of STP would help my "T" ...wrong...it would not even pull itself one inch. The STP was so slick the bands would not grab. I had to go the kerosene flush route and it was fine after a five gallon flush...just thought I would ...