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by dlmyers
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleaning up is a good thing
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Cleaning up is a good thing

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Here's mine.
The word "Tractor" is below the Ford script.
I have no idea why the first photo posted twice. Or why the gauge photo is below the text.
by dlmyers
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 1267

Re: Is a water pump necessary?

I think this discussion proves "Poe's Law".
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poe's_law
by dlmyers
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Toledo Torch
Replies: 4
Views: 503

Re: Toledo Torch

by dlmyers
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Graphics on a Model T
Replies: 19
Views: 1067

Re: Graphics on a Model T

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People have been putting graphics on T's for years.
by dlmyers
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 17938

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

Wasn't Herb Shriner the guy that said he spent the war in a "rear echelon mess kit repair battalion "?
by dlmyers
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My T broke my wrist DAMN
Replies: 36
Views: 1817

Re: My T broke my wrist DAMN

Rich Eagle, if you paint with your right hand please please please please start cranking with your left!!!!
by dlmyers
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: flat towing a T
Replies: 40
Views: 1798

Re: flat towing a T

by dlmyers
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My Goodwill Purchase.
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Re: My Goodwill Purchase.

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This one was free. It matches my Son's roadster and my Tudor perfectly.
by dlmyers
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Roads to Cookeville
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: Roads to Cookeville

Dean, does that old Garmin Nuvi find these roads for you?
by dlmyers
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Aftermarket carburators to 1920's Model T
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Aftermarket carburators to 1920's Model T

Here are links to some old forum posts on carburetors. There are more. http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/719874.html?1485831888 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/50893/70303.html?1227126594 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/50893/72982.html?1228628229 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/mess...
by dlmyers
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleaning
Replies: 23
Views: 1388

Re: Cleaning

When I'm under my unrestored Tudor I'm working on something not cleaning but I do think about the last time some of the bolts had a wrench on them it was when the car was built or maybe when my Grandfather worked on it. But when the little specks of original paint or rust or maybe dirt from some roa...
by dlmyers
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Re: Large drum hydraulic brakes

005 R.jpg Dennis, I think you grind the shoe to allow room for the brake cam to clear. The cam will press on the back of the shoe. I don't know about the adjuster clearance. Frank, I guess the bolt holes are 5 X 5-1/2' in those drums. I believe Mid 50's Chevy drums are 5 X 4-3/4". You would have to...
by dlmyers
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Re: Large drum hydraulic brakes

I wish I had a parts list. The owner said he thought the master cylinder was 55 T-bird. The parts shown are what he had when I was there except the last photo of the anchor pins which I found on ebay after looking at dozens of photos. They are 55-62 Chevy (maybe Corvette) #3705732 and are being repr...
by dlmyers
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Re: Large drum hydraulic brakes

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He is working on a set for another car.
by dlmyers
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Re: Large drum hydraulic brakes

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by dlmyers
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Re: Large drum hydraulic brakes

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by dlmyers
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Large drum hydraulic brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 1507

Large drum hydraulic brakes

These were on a friend's car when he bought it.
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by dlmyers
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 1370

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

T bucket3 1 c.jpg This interesting T bucket was at our local Heritage Day cruise in last Saturday. Attendance was down this year due to the rain but last year the weather was perfect and nearly 1000 cars showed up. Everything from rat rods to Mclarens and race cars and modified pulling tractors. Ve...
by dlmyers
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Muffler mounting.
Replies: 26
Views: 1367

Re: Muffler mounting.

Here are some links to earlier discussions about this. Sorry they are not in chronological order. http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/506218/597992.html?1451271115 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/506218/593082.html?1450198042 http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/257047/276918.html?1332411157 h...
by dlmyers
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: In-line fuel filter recomendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1221

Re: In-line fuel filter recomendations

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I believe this is the filter recommended by Stan Howe. It came from MODEL A GARAGE in Luray Va.
I have one on my 26 tudor with a U&J carb and my son has one on his 26 roadster with a Model B carb and both cars run great with no fuel delivery problems.
by dlmyers
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hood Corners Pads - what are they?
Replies: 11
Views: 1056

Re: Hood Corners Pads - what are they?

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They would come in handy to prevent this.
by dlmyers
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 266
Views: 16998

Re: Foto of the Day

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I'm no artist but I do have some junk in the back yard.
Hope Model A is OK.
by dlmyers
Tue May 28, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How important is wire size?
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: How important is wire size?

What gauge are the spark plug cables supposed to be?
by dlmyers
Thu May 16, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 26-27 Roadster Body Questions
Replies: 56
Views: 3132

Re: 26-27 Roadster Body Questions

Early roadster cowl
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by dlmyers
Sun May 12, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: U & J carburetor and manifold
Replies: 23
Views: 2456

Re: U & J carburetor and manifold

Dan, I sent you an email thru the forum. It may be in your spam email.
by dlmyers
Fri May 10, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford Racer drawing mystery - any idea what this is?
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Re: Ford Racer drawing mystery - any idea what this is?

The drawing looks like an escutcheon plate. It does not look like what is on the tank in your enlarged photo.
The faint lines on the drawing may mean that the part was changed but not the drawing.
by dlmyers
Fri May 03, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 50 worst cars of all time?
Replies: 26
Views: 2052

Re: 50 worst cars of all time?

My wife's grandfather was born in 1903. One time I asked him if he had ever owned a Model T. "Hell no" he said "I wouldn't own that junk!"
At the time he was driving an early 70's AMC Hornet station wagon.
by dlmyers
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: U & J carburetor and manifold
Replies: 23
Views: 2456

Re: U & J carburetor and manifold

Mark the car runs great. Zoom Zoom as Stan says.
Not ever a hint of fuel starvation with the fuel filter.
by dlmyers
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: U & J carburetor and manifold
Replies: 23
Views: 2456

Re: U & J carburetor and manifold

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Here is one of Stan's U & J carbs with a straight down manifold on a generator equipped car.
The generator was rebuilt by Ron Patterson and has a sealed bearing so the oiler is not necessary. I plugged the hole with a screw which leaves about 1/8th inch clearance.
by dlmyers
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 115
Views: 6254

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Dennis, thank you for that information.
by dlmyers
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Current events reminded of this OT post from 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Current events reminded of this OT post from 2013

The usual suspects were complaining about the April fools day posts (IIRC) so I posted this.

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/33 ... 1364914305
by dlmyers
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wow! All alone!
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Wow! All alone!

9:44 PM Eastern on a Saturday and I'm the only one on here. Reminds me of this. Global Facts About Sex At Any Given Moment: FACT: 79,000,000 people are engaged in sex - right now. FACT: 58,000,000 are kissing. FACT: 37,000,000 are relaxing after having sex. FACT: 1 old person is reading the MTFCA fo...
by dlmyers
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Beamish Open Air Museum "Steam Fair" photo link
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Beamish Open Air Museum "Steam Fair" photo link

It looks like it was a frabjous day in Beamish.
by dlmyers
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: April fools
Replies: 18
Views: 1566

Re: April fools

by dlmyers
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 115
Views: 6254

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

C 1.jpg We recently changed the clutch in our museum's 1913 Empire. C 3.jpg It is a wet, cork clutch similar to the ones used by Hudson. Fortunately there are 2 knowledgeable Hudson owners available to give us advice. 10-17-2018.jpg This is one museum car that is kept in running condition and does ...
by dlmyers
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Steam Cars
Replies: 49
Views: 3395

Re: OT - Steam Cars

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I have posted this 1908 photo before. My maternal grandfather is at the wheel of the car on the left.

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Is this an early Locomobile or something else?
These unlabeled photos were among my grandfather's belongings.
by dlmyers
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1911 Regal Underslung engine startup
Replies: 15
Views: 1148

Re: 1911 Regal Underslung engine startup

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This is the only model pictured in the "ALAM Hand Book Of Gasoline Automobiles" for 1911.
by dlmyers
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: HACKERS... again
Replies: 30
Views: 2285

Re: HACKERS... again

I caught it at 4AM today and got everything back. Last thing I want to have is a bunch of cranky, crusty, old retired dudes sitting down to their fresh-brewed coffee and not able to get in to their favorite porn... errr Forum site.
I resemble that remark!

Thank you again for your efforts
by dlmyers
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why Do You Do it ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1391

Re: Why Do You Do it ?

In Pennsylvania one of the restrictions of having antique license plates on a truck is that you cannot use it to haul anything.
A display of old junk that you take to a car show would probably be OK but a load of lumber might get you pulled over.
by dlmyers
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 3421

Re: Coolant Recommendation

I believe dehumidifier water is as good as distilled water for this and it is free.
by dlmyers
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Forum Feature and OFF Topic Forum created
Replies: 10
Views: 2416

Re: OFF Topic Forum created

Great idea. Thank you.
by dlmyers
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OFF Topic Forum created
Replies: 7
Views: 747

Re: OFF Topic Forum created

Great idea. Thank you.
by dlmyers
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Vintage Stan Howe
Replies: 16
Views: 2109

Re: Vintage Stan Howe

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by dlmyers
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Vintage Stan Howe
Replies: 16
Views: 2109

Re: Vintage Stan Howe

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by dlmyers
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Vintage Stan Howe
Replies: 16
Views: 2109

Vintage Stan Howe

The archived forums only go back to 2005.
This is from 2004 and is (with his blessing) Stan's attempt to educate the non-cowboys/farmers on the forum.
First post.
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by dlmyers
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Montgomery Ward Model T Engine power unit kit
Replies: 7
Views: 942

Re: WTB Montgomery Ward Model T Engine power unit kit

Not sure why the first photo posted twice.
by dlmyers
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Montgomery Ward Model T Engine power unit kit
Replies: 7
Views: 942

Re: WTB Montgomery Ward Model T Engine power unit kit

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These were in one of my computer photo files. Probably from an old forum post.
by dlmyers
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wood stove
Replies: 18
Views: 2029

Re: Wood stove

Raoul, I buy my coal in 40 lb. bags from an Amish gentleman who lives about 10 miles away. It comes from a town 60 miles northeast of Hershey.
Anthracite (hard coal) burns clean. No smoke, no soot, no smell.
by dlmyers
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wood stove
Replies: 18
Views: 2029

Re: Wood stove

About 6 or 7 years ago I got tired of cutting firewood so I replaced the wood stove in my basement with one that burns anthracite coal. It's a lot less work.
by dlmyers
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 175
Views: 10229

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Here is some serious humor from the old forum.
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/11 ... 1290390035
by dlmyers
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Snow in San Diego county
Replies: 10
Views: 942

Re: Snow in San Diego county

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My Model A roadster in Tucson AZ December 1971
by dlmyers
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: slip cover for Coupe bench seat???
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: slip cover for Coupe bench seat???

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I bought two old US Army wool blankets on ebay and had a seamstress friend sew seat covers.
A coupe seat would be easier.
The blankets were not expensive and I only had to give the seamstress an old cast iron skillet.
by dlmyers
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are these holes in the cylinder wall of a Ford Special motor?
Replies: 60
Views: 4247

Re: What are these holes in the cylinder wall of a Ford Special motor?

Since the front wheels don't seem to be throwing up any dust does that mean that the cloud around the car is oil smoke and exhaust?
by dlmyers
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Symbols
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: Symbols

The symbols all have meaning. So does the color.
They are a tool of sorts to help use the forum.
by dlmyers
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1171
Views: 46246

Re: The Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Rich E. Thank you and pretty sure. What a mess.
Rich B. Whistle pig stew on ground hog day sounds perfect!
by dlmyers
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1171
Views: 46246

Re: The Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

Since the forum has been fixed I thought I would re-read this entire thread and try to digest all this information and it gave me heart

I've gotta go. My wife's cat just got creamed by a milk truck.
by dlmyers
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Can you ID this part?
Replies: 15
Views: 1453

Re: Can you ID this part?

An abused coin of the realm?
by dlmyers
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Forum and Site problems Thursday Jan 31
Replies: 11
Views: 1032

Re: Forum and Site problems today

Jeff, I think your job is safe.
Thank you.
by dlmyers
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whats the Name of your T?
Replies: 69
Views: 3859

Re: Whats the Name of your T?

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by dlmyers
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just an Old Car Painting
Replies: 110
Views: 10201

Re: Just an Old Car Painting

Rich, thank you for posting those links to your drawings.
I like them all but the cartoons like "Splish" and "Contact!" Are my favorites.
by dlmyers
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Many thanks to Chris for all his Work!
Replies: 28
Views: 1508

Re: Many thanks to Chris for all his Work!

Thank You Chris. And thanx also to your helpers whoever they may be.
by dlmyers
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A Big Photo
Replies: 45
Views: 3310

Re: A Big Photo

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I think I have it.
Who says us old fogeys can't learn something new?
by dlmyers
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A Big Photo
Replies: 45
Views: 3310

Re: A Big Photo

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Well that worked.
Still not sure what "drag and drop" is.
by dlmyers
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to Add an Avatar Photo
Replies: 112
Views: 6669

Re: How to Add an Avatar Photo

If I can do it anybody should be able to.