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by modelt46
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

NICE PHOTOS. DOES ANYONE ELSE USE THESE EARLY CARBS?
by modelt46
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Amazing postcard set
Replies: 9
Views: 684

Re: Amazing postcard set

I have an original of this 18567 Currier large folio print. It is of Currier only, it was before Ives joioned the firm. The image shoukld be here now
by modelt46
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Amazing postcard set
Replies: 9
Views: 684

Re: Amazing postcard set

I have an original of this 18567 Currier large folio print. It is of Currier only, it was before Ives joioned the firm.
by modelt46
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Early Schebler Carburetors

does anyone else use one of these carbs or know oif their use?
by modelt46
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Early Schebler Carburetors
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Early Schebler Carburetors

I bought two early brass Schebler carbs from the Harris sale here in Minnesota. I am interested it the applications of them. One is Model T size and one is much larger.
by modelt46
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Chickasha 2020

Their web site does not have the current registration form. You can use the 2018 form. The address is the same as is the fee of $50 a space. The sent me a form and I have registered for FL 8&9, same as last year. Not many stayed for Saturday and I urge all to stay until Saturday. Some good vendors s...
by modelt46
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Is this a TT ring gear?
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: Is this a TT ring gear?

Hear is a TT ring gear. I sold it several years ago. It was NOS.
by modelt46
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2662

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

Good stuff is becoming scarce and becoming costly. The rare good Model T and Model A Ford items, but not as much as,say, 10 or 15 years ago. There is odd stuff for many other makes. I first attended this meet about 7 years ago and sold for the first time last year. Friday was the only good day. I pu...
by modelt46
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2662

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

I will be at FL 7 and 8, same as last year/ Will bring brass items and other goodies. Will see what I can dig out. Have some nice early literature, manuals and sales stuff. Some early operators manuals. Do not have a list as yet. Ir will be nice to visit old friends. The early Ford group will have t...
by modelt46
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Keys!
Replies: 4
Views: 366

Re: Keys!

here is one of my original boards with some of my keys.[image]
by modelt46
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB T steering wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 332

Re: WTB T steering wheel

The original wood ones were not one piece. The one on my 1910 is made of several pieces fingered to geather, as is my spare one.
by modelt46
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED, original Babbitt rear axle thrust washers.
Replies: 10
Views: 587

Re: WANTED, original Babbitt rear axle thrust washers.

A post from several years ago stated the alloy is not babbitt, but a similar looking one.
by modelt46
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1909 frame evolution and build sheets
Replies: 26
Views: 1514

Re: 1909 frame evolution and build sheets

Lewis and Spangler signatures are n may inspection/build sheet dated March 7, 1910. This T was then shipped on March 8, 1910.
by modelt46
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Double celling fan
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Double celling fan

I joined the forum of the fan club and now know that it was made in the early 20s and that the company probably ceased around 1924. It was based on an early patent from around 1902 and the that company was assorbed by Nationa Screw Co. that made my fan.
by modelt46
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Is a water pump necessary?
Replies: 39
Views: 1579

Is a water pump necessary?

The discussion of the need for a water pump breaks into a great battle/
by modelt46
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Double celling fan
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Double celling fan

I know of those modern ones. A fan collector once told me that the value could be enough to buy a nice restored early Model T. Time will tell. I am going out to seek a fan club to get more up to date data.
by modelt46
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Double celling fan
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: Double celling fan

This is a special item and the market is limited to those who are familiar with what it is. I want to reach those who know. Is there a "fan" club?
by modelt46
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Double celling fan
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Double celling fan

I have a double celling fan from the late 20s or early 30s. I have been told that there are very few of them left and they are coveted by fan collectors with a very substantial value. I may sell it, but do not know where to list it. It seems complete and when plugged in, runs. Here is a photo of it....
by modelt46
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A word to the wise salesman
Replies: 14
Views: 890

Re: A word to the wise salesman

There many stories like that around. Be careful on how you judge people. In the past at my store a wealthy and well dresses man always tried to get me down on even small items. On the other hand I have a customer you dresses plain, as many people do, and he never asks the price of various replacemen...
by modelt46
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear hubs taper for 1910 rea end.
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Rear hubs taper for 1910 rea end.

Does anyone know a source for a pair of rear hubs "look a like" for a 1910 that use taper axles? I do have a pair for the straight axle and a pair of straight axles. I have a nice NOS pair of taper axles to use with fake 1910 hubs.
by modelt46
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just an Old Car Painting
Replies: 113
Views: 10967

Re: Just an Old Car Painting

My office reminds me of his painting'
by modelt46
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 6073

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

Is is a Baudette or Wilson body? The height of the back of the back seat is one row higher on the Wilson boy, at least my 1910 Baudette body is one row lower than the Wilson body that was used at one time to duplicate an upholstery set.
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

I was confusing spider gears with pinion gears. I have NOS of both somewhere. I ran into 4 or 5 NOS. 2520s the other day. Now do radiator bolts nos have any value. I have 100 or two of them.
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

YOU ARE RIGHT. I WAS MIXING UP NAMES AND USES. Does 2520 go on each axle? I just checked the parts book and that it is it. My error and I did not check the drive shaft and I now realize that there has to be a variety on number of pinions to drive the ring gears. So does a new 2520 have ny value? Onc...
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

I posted a photo of the 2520 becuse that is what I have. I called it the diferenial gear becasue that is what it is. if you read =my correction, you would know I am correct in what I caled 2520. That is the part I have. It is on the end of the drive shaft and mates with ring gear. If it is not one o...
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

are three photos beter than one? sorry about taking up more space than needed. Do you all now know the part I am writing about?
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

here is a page from the parts book.
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

I will post a page from a 1911 parts book.. the 2520B is a revision.
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

That is studs for the radiator hold down. I have several hundred of the NOS. $2 each. I have an extra 24 tooth 2502B for sale. It has the original black finish, no rust. I do not know what to ask for it. No one lists it for sale.
by modelt46
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Differential gear 2502B

It is not a pinion gear. It is the 24 tooth 2502B gear. Look in your original parts book. It is the gear that goes on the end of the drive shaft. It is called the differenial gear in the parts book. The photo it is the gear. the suds of the short and long radiator studies. i have a box of old NOS on...
by modelt46
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Differential gear 2502B
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Differential gear 2502B

Does anyone make or reproduce the differential gear 2502B that fits on the end of the drive shaft? Does a NOS 2502B have a special value?
by modelt46
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Two Lever '09 on ebay?
Replies: 19
Views: 1578

Re: Two Lever '09 on ebay?

The engine is a later one. The seriall number embosement is fake. The rear end is a 1910 or 1911. The correct 1909 rear end was a plain camshell. The 6 revits were added during 1909 calendar year, but were mostly 1910 models. The front axel is later. The pan is a 4 dip from 1925-27. The hood former ...
by modelt46
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T tan
Replies: 11
Views: 891

Re: Model T tan

I never cover up to block the sun. If I sun burn. in two or three days it turrns to tan. I drive my Ford (Mostly my 31 roadster)with the top down. When I work out side, I will wear a cap to block the sun for my eyes. At 87 I am nicely taned. I guess it runs in my family to tan okay.
by modelt46
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What make and Year
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: What make and Year

The oil can is nice. From Minnesota. A great collector item and has a good value. I have not had one like it, but have had other Minnesota ones and when offered at what I thought was a good, but higher price, it went to the first person by our swap table.
by modelt46
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What make and Year
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: What make and Year

All Motor Meters and other similar plus fancy radiator caps for Fords are after market except for the Model A Ford, where the Motor Meter was and an official Ford item along with the quail radiator cap. The cap illustared is a two part item. The lower have was available as a sperate item and one wou...
by modelt46
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New pre 1920 Screwdrivers
Replies: 24
Views: 1312

Re: New pre 1920 Screwdrivers

The "1917" band adjusting wrench is not the correct wrench. The correct #1917 wrench had a larger opening on one end. Have several correct ones and several of the one illustrated.
by modelt46
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early parts
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Early parts

13-14 rear end, large drum ruxtell, pair 1909 running boards, 1917 steering column with horn button, 1909 gas tank with correct sediment t bowl. Local pickup only near Minneapolis MN.Email is my last name at same with s added.org.
by modelt46
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Still drives first car.... $47.50 bargain
Replies: 7
Views: 852

Re: Still drives first car.... $47.50 bargain

I can beat that. I still drive my first car, a 1910 T touring. I am 87 and bought my car when I was 14 in 1946. Sept.28, 1946. PAID $125. I WILL POST PICKS.
by modelt46
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: low head question
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: low head question

Items such as these heads were cast in numbers at one time, depending up[ the size of the object. Most such casting patterns had a letter or number for each item on the match plate. In that way if a casting showed defects, they knew which one on the match plate was defective. I assume Model T Head w...
by modelt46
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: WWI Ford Times with Ford employees listed
Replies: 0
Views: 242

WWI Ford Times with Ford employees listed

A while back someone was seeking a Ford Times that was WWI issue and listed Ford Co. employees in the service. It is, I know find out, is available on the club web site under "Books".. It is listed as an Canadian issue. Look it up.
by modelt46
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Muncie tt transmission
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: Muncie tt transmission

Which one had a reverse? I have one I took out of a 26 coupe 60 years ago and it has a reverse, butI have not looked at it in 50 years to check that it does have a reverse.
by modelt46
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Wire wheel hubs 1926-27
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Wire wheel hubs 1926-27

I have several front wheel wire hubs, but do no know if they are original Ford 1926-27 hubs. Does anyone have a photo of these hubs?
by modelt46
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Running board step plates
Replies: 14
Views: 872

Re: Running board step plates

As far as I know, there were no step plates from Ford. Only aftermarket ones, which came in a variety of shapes and sizes.
by modelt46
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: RHD Engine Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: RHD Engine Questions

65 years ago I turned a 1909 roadster into a right hand drive. I changed a steering column into a right hand , used a right hand timer, a right hand trans cover, changed the lever to a right hand and other small items. Not much trouble at all. The car went to California. I wondered where it is now.
by modelt46
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 6073

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

According to the data at the
Ford research center this Ford is a 1910 model year made in 1909. It is the model year that counts and not when made. By all accounts, it is a 1910.
Year
by modelt46
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 6073

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

I notice there is a patent/number plate on the firewall. The 1909s and 1910s and most 1911s had that patent/serial late of the body and it was not the plate on your firewall. Is that a dealer plate and does your body have the correct plate on the vertical wood peice under the front seat? Also brewst...
by modelt46
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 6073

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

I notice there is a patent/number plate on the firewall. The 1909s and 1910s and most 1911s had that patent/serial late of the body and it was not the plate on your firewall. Is that a dealer plate and does your body have the correct plate on the vertical wood peice under the front seat? Also brewst...
by modelt46
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: US Veteran
Replies: 1
Views: 269

US Veteran

Today they let in free any US Veteran, so I am going over there at noon. I served active duty from 1950 to 53 and in the Ready Reserves until late 1956.
by modelt46
Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: "DYKES" Motor Encyclopedia
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: "DYKES" Motor Encyclopedia

It is a great book.. Interesting and covers many items . Great reading.
by modelt46
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The First Ford sold.
Replies: 44
Views: 2792

Re: The First Ford sold.

The comments over the years on the first Ford sold all agree it was not number one. The one that William Clay bought had long been called the first one sold.
by modelt46
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The First Ford sold.
Replies: 44
Views: 2792

Re: The First Ford sold.

I forgot the F, a 2 cylinder for 1904 and 5. The C was called the AC by many.
by modelt46
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The First Ford sold.
Replies: 44
Views: 2792

The First Ford sold.

Not all correct, but interesting. Copied from the internet: It was on this day in 1903 that the Ford Motor Company sold its first car, a two-cylinder Model A. It was sold to a Chicago dentist named Ernst Pfenning, who paid $850 for it. The Model A was painted red, with a seat that fit two people, an...
by modelt46
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Progress on my 1910 T
Replies: 9
Views: 890

Re: Progress on my 1910 T

What is the build date? My 1910 is May 8, 1910.
by modelt46
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Large drum Ruxtel (sp)
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Large drum Ruxtel (sp)

any fair offer. I do not want to ship. Crating and shipping could run $500. If you have a friend close to me, they could build a crate for you. Shipping would still run perhaps $300 by truck. The offer should be around $600.
by modelt46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Large drum Ruxtel (sp)
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Large drum Ruxtel (sp)

1926-27 large drum Ruxtel (sp) One backing plate is bent. Just the unit, no controls. In Minnesota. Pickup only. Offer?
by modelt46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1925 engine in Minnesota
Replies: 0
Views: 310

1925 engine in Minnesota

I have a 1925 engine here in Minnesota. Dry storage. No head or trans cover. Domed pistons. Engine number starts with 12. will check complete number and will take a photo. For pickup only. Does appear to have low use. best offer.
by modelt46
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1913-14 rear end FS
Replies: 0
Views: 286

1913-14 rear end FS

Complete with xels. 12 rivets Rusty. Will post photos later. Best if picked up. $400. In Minnesota. Still have the 1909 running boards. Nice round gas tank with sediment bowl and original gas cap. $150.Will post photos. Best if picked up.
by modelt46
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1910 running boards on Ebay
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: 1910 running boards on Ebay

The 1910 running boards not not have a diamond pattern.
by modelt46
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: For Sale: 1910 Touring
Replies: 7
Views: 4104

Re: For Sale: 1910 Touring

As the owner of a March 1910 touring, I would like to see a photo on the open valve side of the engine.
by modelt46
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo - the Irma Hotel
Replies: 11
Views: 888

Re: Old Photo - the Irma Hotel

That is Bill Cody with a child on the horse by the White.
by modelt46
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909 original pair running boards.
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: 1909 original pair running boards.

ARE THERE NOT THAT MANY real 1909s being restored?. The very first had wood boards cover with grey material. The 1910 came out in early August and the boards had a different pattern. Is there anyone out there that has a 1909 without correct original running boards?
by modelt46
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted: 1915-16 spindle bolts & headlight Elbows
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: Wanted: 1915-16 spindle bolts & headlight Elbows

Gary, I may still have pair ofNOS or nice ones. I will take a look when I locate my box of headlight parts.
by modelt46
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909 original pair running boards.
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: 1909 original pair running boards.

Thank you,]Tom. These are nice originals.
by modelt46
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rushmore Searchlight
Replies: 9
Views: 1002

Re: Rushmore Searchlight

I have. One of those search lights. The reflector needs re silvering. Thank U for the info.p
by modelt46
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I am 87 today
Replies: 33
Views: 1976

Re: I am 87 today

The play we saw is called "Five Presidents" and is about the 4 living past US presidents and the current one at that time, Bill Clinton. They gathered at the memorial service for Richard Nixon. Present beside Clinton was Jimmy Carter, Gerold Ford, Ronald Reagan and George H W Bush. It was very enter...
by modelt46
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I am 87 today
Replies: 33
Views: 1976

Re: I am 87 today

Thank you to all my friend and well wishers. I feel well and drive my old Fords. Tonight we are going to see a play and have dinner there. Many of you know I still have my 1910 touring I bought in 1946 at the age of 14 for $125 . I had $75 of my own and my dad gave me $50 . I am lucky in that my wif...
by modelt46
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: `11 Touring
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

Re: `11 Touring

I see it has a big drum ruxtell. What are other changes besides the wheels? The lights, I see, are E&Js.
by modelt46
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: `11 Touring
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

Re: `11 Touring

A good looking T. Original engine? what is the build date?
by modelt46
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I am 87 today
Replies: 33
Views: 1976

I am 87 today

Today is my 87th birthday. I am doing well and still go to our store. every day.

Darel
by modelt46
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909 original pair running boards.
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: 1909 original pair running boards.

I tried to post photos, but could not. How is it done? Will send photos by email if you ask.
by modelt46
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OLD PHOTO - Down home
Replies: 25
Views: 2244

Re: OLD PHOTO - Down home

Listen to grandma. My mother was born in 1904. Her grandmother, born in 1825 lived to 1918. She would talk about Abraham Lincoln to my mother. The reason is she had lived in New Salem, Ill and knew Lincoln when he ran the store. Treasure what your elders have to say. I will be 87 on this Friday. My ...
by modelt46
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909 original pair running boards.
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: 1909 original pair running boards.

I have some nice photos. I forgot to post them. will do so today. I will send them also.
by modelt46
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Insurance: does anyone use Grundy?
Replies: 8
Views: 817

Re: Insurance: does anyone use Grundy?

I have used Taylor for over 30 years. Never have had a claim.
by modelt46
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OLD PHOTO - July 7, 1913 A Model T Stands Alone Among Horse Drawn Carriages
Replies: 8
Views: 1103

Re: OLD PHOTO - July 7, 1913 A Model T Stands Alone Among Horse Drawn Carriages

The photo is interesting in that it is a 3/4th rear view of a 1912 torpedo. Most vintage photos of this model are side or front views.
by modelt46
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1909 original pair running boards.
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

1909 original pair running boards.

I have for sale a nice pair of 1909 running boards. They are the steel ones with the long ridges. I have had them since the 1950s. They probably were taken off when a pair of NOS were found. Solid with smooth up side. the bottoms are not as smooth. The repaint is as found. The square holes are sharp...
by modelt46
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Minnesota Area Model T Reunion, June 8 & 9.
Replies: 8
Views: 661

Re: Minnesota Area Model T Reunion, June 8 & 9.

It probely will rain. Is the buslding open for use?
by modelt46
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just watched a movie the other night not T's but funny old car stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Just watched a movie the other night not T's but funny old car stuff

With Fred McMurry, Spencer Tracy, the man who played Co. on Mash and other Old Timmers.
by modelt46
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9

Go to the club web site and click on EVENTS. Scoll down to June 8-9 Farmington and then click on brochure or similar. The info will come up.
by modelt46
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9
Replies: 2
Views: 339

FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9

Pair of no name black gas lights and then See general forum for list of what else I will bring. A fun swap meet. There is always some "good stuff" for sale, so come early.
by modelt46
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9
Replies: 3
Views: 465

FARMINGTON MN SWAP MEET SUNDAY JUNE 9

A fun swap meet with30 or so nice Model Ts on display. Lots of good stuff for sale. Perhaps 25 dealers with Model T only items. I will have a high and low radiator (reasonable), a round gas tank with bulb, an oval tank with one strap, a 1910 tank (loose baffle) A 1917 steering column with switch, ea...
by modelt46
Fri May 31, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hardback Ford Service Book
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Hardback Ford Service Book

There are at least two editions. The one used up to 1925 and the improved T edition for 1926-7. The later one has been reproduced as a soft cover.
by modelt46
Fri May 24, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: JB coil box 1910 style
Replies: 2
Views: 457

JB coil box 1910 style

Are new coil boxes made that have JB fittings and will take later coils (1914-27) ? I have the switch and key. If available, does someone wire them?
by modelt46
Mon May 20, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: OT Pirce Arrow hub cap center
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: OT Pirce Arrow hub cap center

Where did these come from? Twin City Stamp and Stencil did some for Harrah about 1958. I have one some place.
by modelt46
Sat May 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Buick piston used in Model T??
Replies: 16
Views: 1704

Re: Buick piston used in Model T??

50 years ago many used the piston from 55 Chev. V8 They pin opening was bushed to use a Model T Ford pin.
by modelt46
Wed May 15, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT? Not Really, Model T Related
Replies: 9
Views: 893

Re: OT? Not Really, Model T Related

That Johnson motor looks like a 1930 or so Model A Johnson. I have two of them., 1932 and a 1933.
by modelt46
Wed May 15, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1912 STEERING COLUMN COMPLETE
Replies: 1
Views: 519

1912 STEERING COLUMN COMPLETE

[image][/image]Sold the 1909-10 column. Have this 1912 column with the off set bolt hole. $800. oney this is for sale. the rear end was sold.
by modelt46
Tue May 14, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Taking family to The Henry Ford in June
Replies: 11
Views: 982

Re: Taking family to The Henry Ford in June

In the Henry Ford, there is so much, one could spend several days, and still miss much. The settings of the past, using vintage items to illustrate camping with a Model T Ford, vintage service stations and drive in fast food, home settings are interesting to both the young and old. In the Village, s...
by modelt46
Wed May 08, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Brass motometer
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: WTB - Brass motometer

I am not aware of any Motor Meters with solid brass bodies. The oldest ones I have date from about 1913 and the material is "pot metal" and then painted black. I have some old ones made by other companies and they are similar in construction. The Mesco German company made or makes modern ones and th...
by modelt46
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: old brass radiator caps
Replies: 6
Views: 748

Re: old brass radiator caps

I have a collection of Motormers None are brass. Even the very early ones. They are nickel plated over pot metal.
by modelt46
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: old brass radiator caps
Replies: 6
Views: 748

Re: old brass radiator caps

For other autos of the time period of the T many radiator caps where made of "pot metal
".
by modelt46
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1910 streeing column
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: WTB 1910 streeing column

I have one 1909-10 column with correct bracket. Shaft had some rust. will post or send photo. $1200.
by modelt46
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: WTB Steering Column

The 1912 column is on the right. The rear end was sold last summer. The drive shaft belongs to my T.
by modelt46
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: WTB Steering Column

[image][/image] the column only - other items NFS
by modelt46
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: WTB Steering Column

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by modelt46
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Steering Column
Replies: 7
Views: 818

Re: WTB Steering Column

I have a .1912 column complete with bracket and arm. Has off sethole. Has some rust. $800.
by modelt46
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Tiger Woods like a Model T Ford?
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Tiger Woods like a Model T Ford?

If Tiger can take a worn out body and rebuild it into a winner, so can you with that extra Model T Ford lurking in back of your garage or even out side. It takes time and excellent care, but that old T can shine on the meet course. Take a swing at it and hit the ball long and score. My Model T is 10...
by modelt46
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old photo - along the road,idyllic farm scene
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Old photo - along the road,idyllic farm scene

Those are plumb hens. Might be White Rocks or Rhode Island Reds.