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by Ed Baudoux
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Swap Meet?
Replies: 9
Views: 578

Re: Michigan Swap Meet?

It sets on a shelf in my shop.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Swap Meet?
Replies: 9
Views: 578

Re: Michigan Swap Meet?

Yes, Tim. That Tony's is owned by a classmate of mine, Tim Howhart. It is the nicest and cleanest Tony's there is. Tom, the founder of McDonald Pontiac-Cadillac, was a friend of Dad's. He's partially to blame for my fascination with old cars. He had a collection of interesting vehicles, and used to ...
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Swap Meet?
Replies: 9
Views: 578

Re: Michigan Swap Meet?

I will try to make it to this one. I haven't been there in years. My childhood home is one block away.
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: '19 Centerdoor restore... :)
Replies: 120
Views: 4619

Re: '19 Centerdoor restore... :)

Mark Nunn wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:05 am
I would put some old shoes on those running board brackets. You don't want to find those brackets "the hard way".
I don't want Don out there working barefoot, though. :)
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Crivitz Wisconsin and farther north
Replies: 33
Views: 1170

Re: Crivitz Wisconsin and farther north

I too, was on the Jamboree in Harris. Our Fordor lived at Grand Marais for 20 years, and participated in a few 4th of July parades in it's then un-restored state. We took it there again for the 2018 parade, and were delighted to meet Eric McLeod in the crowd!! The town is so small, the parade circle...
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Crank I.D. ?
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Crank I.D. ?

A friend's father used to own an early Oldsmobile. He wonders if this was from Dad's car?
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey find
Replies: 9
Views: 1702

Re: Hershey find

Is it for facing the main bearing babbitt?
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hershey find
Replies: 9
Views: 1702

Re: Hershey find

Dean, I will bite! What is this? Some kind of bushing facer/cutter?
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford script stamped Mohnke wrench?
Replies: 9
Views: 664

Re: Ford script stamped Mohnke wrench?

Thanks for the replies. I snapped a closer view of the RR. What follows the RR, is the manufacturer's stamp. It reads "COES WRENCH CO. WORCESTER MASS USA"
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford script stamped Mohnke wrench?
Replies: 9
Views: 664

Ford script stamped Mohnke wrench?

Do you suppose that the RR is for Railroad or River Rouge?
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Wrench marked Ford
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Old Wrench marked Ford

Do you suppose the "RR" is for Railroad, or River Rouge Plant?
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Camshaft Pitting- How much is too much?
Replies: 11
Views: 631

Re: Camshaft Pitting- How much is too much?

That camshaft is junk. I would not run it.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Somebody please make some good OCF 2019 videos
Replies: 11
Views: 828

Re: Somebody please make some good OCF 2019 videos

Jeff does a fantastic job with the videos! The only way that could have been better, were if he had included this stunning young man.
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 4428

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

We brought the Fordor to Greenfield Village for the 6th time, and visited with some good people. Spotted several other Improved Fordors, including this one and Eric's.
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT

Couple more pics
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT

Great buncha folks!
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: OCF Meet and Greet URGENT

We put a few faces to names.
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF Meet and Greet
Replies: 43
Views: 2540

Re: OCF Meet and Greet

Stan, the parking lot at Fairlane Town Center is where the trailer parking and RV camping is. Lots of old car people are here.
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Seen any of these?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Seen any of these?

If you can use these, I'll mail them to you. They are 10/32. -Ed
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 42091

Re: Here I go again

You'd probably make better time, if you didn't stop and take so many pictures! :D
( Of course I'm joking. Thanks for taking us all along with you.) Safe travels, and I hope to see you Friday at Piquette.
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1927 Engine with Model A crank ??
Replies: 28
Views: 1431

Re: 1927 Engine with Model A crank ??

I would drop the inspection cover at the bottom of the pan and peek inside.
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF?
Replies: 9
Views: 739

Re: OCF?

Got my packet today was well. We will be camping at the shopping mall near Fairlane.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF?
Replies: 9
Views: 739

Re: OCF?

Me too! This event gets better every year, I'm really looking forward to it. :P
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF?
Replies: 9
Views: 739

OCF?

Have any of you received your participant information? I have the acceptance email, but nothing else. Their website has not been updated with this year's plan. I'm curious about the camping and parking situation this year.
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 5214

Re: What have you done to your T in August

I finally adjusted the generator third brush. :P Now I can drive at night without worry. The Fun Projects Regulator is a great product! We are fortunate to have things like this available to our hobby.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF Meet and Greet
Replies: 43
Views: 2540

Re: OCF Meet and Greet

Good idea, Steve. Count us in.
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Re: Michigan Jamboree

Wayne, it was nice meeting you guys at the jamboree. T people are the best! Here's the link for the jamboree site, where you can find the 2019 photo album. http://www.michiganjamboree.org/ If any of you have never been to this event, I recommend attending. You will not regret it.
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Re: Michigan Jamboree

More
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Re: Michigan Jamboree

More
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Re: Michigan Jamboree

Saturday took us to St. Ignace for a picnic lunch. Beautiful weather.
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Re: Michigan Jamboree

More photos
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Michigan Jamboree
Replies: 11
Views: 812

Michigan Jamboree

Our friend Dennis Hoshield had a tire problem, to which he applied a remedy with incredible haste and skill, despite the harassment of onlookers.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Today made it all worth it
Replies: 25
Views: 1721

Re: Today made it all worth it

That's a great looking Ford. I am looking forward to seeing you this week!
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Standish
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Standish

The 2019 Standish Depot A and T show has come and gone. I met with a few of my favorite old car people. Don Booth, Bob and Jim Matoy, Jim Derocher, George and Sherry Rutkowski, even Bud Delong and his Wife Dianne made an appearance, without a T. Bud is looking good, (Dianne looks better :mrgreen: ) ...
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hood Rods
Replies: 19
Views: 1069

Re: Hood Rods

Our local Ace Hardware stocks round bar stock in stainless steel, and in brass. I used stainless on our Fordor.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF Meet and Greet
Replies: 43
Views: 2540

Re: OCF Meet and Greet

I will bring a roll of name tag stickers, and a black Sharpie
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6953

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

I mounted my Bob Scherzer radiator ornament. And followed that up with a starter button extension. I still need to install the modern rear axle seals before the Michigan Jamboree. I have a month, so I am pacing myself.
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Jelfified?
Replies: 13
Views: 1476

Re: Jelfified?

I too, drew inspiration from Steve Jelf.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF Application
Replies: 28
Views: 2343

Re: OCF Application

Mid-July, or when they reach capacity. You have time, Dallas.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OCF Application
Replies: 28
Views: 2343

Re: OCF Application

I recieved the acceptance email today. We'll see you there!
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: recommendation on 6 volt battery purchase
Replies: 17
Views: 1300

Re: recommendation on 6 volt battery purchase

I have had very good results with Napa 6 volt batteries. My last one lasted 12 years.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 9279

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

Dallas, is your little Roadster "Pee-Cup" getting jealous? Make sure you give it enough attention.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 7086

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

Pulled it out of the trailer and snapped some fresh pictures for the Greenfield Village Old Car Festival registration.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon May 27, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 9279

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

I would sure like to see this in person. Will it be at the OCF this year?
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone powder coated their running boards?
Replies: 7
Views: 910

Re: Has anyone powder coated their running boards?

Rust Bullet has held up very well for me.
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 11892

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

Dallas, that looks amazing!! :shock: :shock:
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 11892

Re: What have you done with your Model T in April?

I was inspired by Steve Jelf, and made a fuel shut off extension for the Fordor. I'll paint it black someday, so it blends in. No more crawling under the car, which was a hassle when it's inside the trailer.
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Bud DeLong
Replies: 22
Views: 2964

Re: Bud DeLong

Bud made an appearance in Freeland Michigan this weekend. I wish I had been there.
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by Ed Baudoux
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T coil tester advice: HCCT, Strobo-Spark, ECCT
Replies: 79
Views: 6330

Re: Model T coil tester advice: HCCT, Strobo-Spark, ECCT

Any of you people who are attending the Gilmore Classic next month, the Standish Depot T and A meet in July, the OCF at Greenfield Village in September, or the Michigan Jamboree in August this year, look me up. You can use my ECCT to tune your coils to equal dwell-time-to-fire. You will be amazed wi...
by Ed Baudoux
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Paintings that aren't Model Ts
Replies: 80
Views: 5090

Re: Paintings that aren't Model Ts

Rich, your talent amazes me! :shock: :o
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ford Part Puzzle No. 3
Replies: 19
Views: 1839

Re: Ford Part Puzzle No. 3

Art, Steve isn't quite That old :)
by Ed Baudoux
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Fordson truck
Replies: 23
Views: 3636

Re: Fordson truck

Here are the pics, for the non-facebookers.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: English T Wrench? - King Dick
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: English T Wrench? - King Dick

"Earlier British tool kits that I am familiar, MGTC, or Vintage Bentley, contain a King Dick slider of the earlier pattern."
I have a friend who has worked on more "T's and A's" than anyone else I know. I will now refer to him as King Dick Slider. :lol:
by Ed Baudoux
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Bud DeLong
Replies: 22
Views: 2964

Re: Bud DeLong

Dianne said they would be home in Michigan near the end of February. -Ed
by Ed Baudoux
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Bud DeLong
Replies: 22
Views: 2964

Re: Bud DeLong

I received an email response from him and Dianne a few weeks ago. They are in Florida, and Bud only has his cell phone. He was having difficulty signing in with the phone, and planned to be back on the new forum once they return home. -Ed
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine swap trouble!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1817

Re: Engine swap trouble!!!

Dallas, there must be a "Thing" about T's and Firemen. Dad was a founding member of our township volunteer department, and a lifelong T guy :) I have cracked ribs working on things too. Don't eat any tortilla chips. Coughing one up after it goes down the wrong pipe is not good. -Ed
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Clear coat my 1926 fordor body
Replies: 10
Views: 1133

Re: Clear coat my 1926 fordor body

Larry, can you tell us the story of your Fordor? Someone cared for it for a long time, as it looks incredible!
by Ed Baudoux
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What Would You Like to See the Vendors Offer
Replies: 54
Views: 4343

Re: What Would You Like to See the Vendors Offer

Steel 26-27 rear fenders. Fordor/Tudor/Touring, Roadster/Coupe, and Depot Hack style.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: '26 Touring refurb...
Replies: 48
Views: 4182

Re: '26 Touring refurb...

Jason, small world. I recognize your place. I plumbed the farmhouse years ago. Mark and I have done a lot of work on our projects in that little shop. My in-laws live 3 doors west of you. Here's our Fordor. -Ed
by Ed Baudoux
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Where is Bud?
Replies: 15
Views: 1809

Re: Where is Bud?

I emailed him as well.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Explain Your Avatar
Replies: 41
Views: 3177

Re: Explain Your Avatar

Walber, that's Kick @ss!!!!!!! I wish a i had pictures of our childhood creations.
by Ed Baudoux
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Explain Your Avatar
Replies: 41
Views: 3177

Re: Explain Your Avatar

I used a picture of our Fordor at the 2018 Greenfield Village Old Car Festival. We parked behind Rob's Ford K 6-40 Roadster.
by Ed Baudoux
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How to Add an Avatar Photo
Replies: 112
Views: 7132

Re: How to Add an Avatar Photo

Avatar test. :?
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Nickel Plated Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: Nickel Plated Bolts

I believe the manifold clamp bolts are nickel plated on the Improved Ford as well.
by Ed Baudoux
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: test
Replies: 5
Views: 600

Re: test

Testing, testing. Hello Dean!