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by aDave
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Toilet paper lesson for the housebound....
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Toilet paper lesson for the housebound....

> THE HISTORY OF TOILET PAPER > I know that you have always been curious, so now you'll know. > 1. The first recorded use of toilet paper was in 6th Century China. > 2. By the 14th Century, the Chinese government was mass-producing it. > 3. Packaged toilet paper wasn't sold in the United States unti...
by aDave
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Canceling classified adds
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Canceling classified adds

Send a note to the Admin staff..maybe they can help.
...otherwise, be patient..wait awhile...the ad will drop off the bottom of the screen in time.
by aDave
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)
Replies: 20
Views: 1116

Re: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)

Norm, it wasn't muddy when he left home! 😁
by aDave
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 59
Views: 3244

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Good Luck Steve - thanks for the update1

I hope that it is not too serious...(may be selfish of me, but I do not wish to have you take so much time repairing things that you don't have time for your pictorial explanations.

Dave
by aDave
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 59
Views: 3244

Re: The frustration of incompetence

Hi Steve...

I see that you are now online...any update on your situation? Dave
by aDave
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 59
Views: 3244

Re: The frustration of incompetence

I'll bid $30.00 for Steve....his pictures are worth more than that, and the effort he puts into describing hois travails...and the responses that his words elicit are PRICELESS!

Dave
by aDave
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for a book
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: Looking for a book

Now this is in my price range:


http://gingerybookstore.com/product53.html
by aDave
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for a book
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: Looking for a book

wow...

used books are pretty valuable...


https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/Search ... _-1-_-used
by aDave
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for a book
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: Looking for a book

by aDave
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: model T problem
Replies: 27
Views: 1251

Re: model T problem

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by aDave
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anderson Timer question
Replies: 12
Views: 499

Re: Anderson Timer question

Boy, thoser 1st two answers make this old mind really, terribly confused.....two different answers from extremely knowledgeable people...
by aDave
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: EARLY WISHBONE
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: WTB: EARLY WISHBONE

Shane, If frank doesn't have what you want, some snowless day take a ride down to Lang's...surely there will be some metal there that fits your needs. It's a plesant drive...if no snow.

cheers,
by aDave
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 Center door engine locks up and then starts again???
Replies: 33
Views: 1538

Re: 23 Center door engine locks up and then starts again???

Don't drive it any more...get the rebuilder to fix the issue.
by aDave
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lang's Old Car Parts
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: Lang's Old Car Parts

And the weather inside is always agreeable! https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/posting.ph ... f=2&t=9658#
by aDave
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Tool Kit for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: Model T Tool Kit for sale

Glenn,

Go to the eBay site...
(already ended)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Model-T-1913-1 ... SwSydeJKqO
by aDave
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: firewall pattern needed
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: firewall pattern needed

Will this thread help?

Scroll down for the diagram...
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/11 ... 1288184242
by aDave
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wheel Balancing weight diagnosis
Replies: 15
Views: 912

Re: Wheel Balancing weight diagnosis

short answer: (from the 'net) Recommendation. Disclaimer: To achieve maximum results it is important to use the proper package size for each tire. As a rule of thumb, the amount of Counteract required per tire is based on one ounce per thirteen pounds of tire. Longer answer...more detailed: http://w...
by aDave
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: My T hauler is finished.Almost.
Replies: 14
Views: 1382

Re: My T hauler is finished.Almost.

Mack,

Good for you for appealing that nasty mistake!

And kudos for a nice job.

Dave
by aDave
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I’m back - well almost
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: I’m back - well almost

Nice guy you are....
leaving town with the snow coming down, and leaving the Mrs. with the snowblower!

No more gifts of wine for you Fred! (Peanut Butter and jelly instead!)

Cheers,

Dave
by aDave
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Memory
Replies: 55
Views: 3661

Re: Memory

The Shadow Knows - all this !

Favorite radio story time.
by aDave
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Why won't my 1915 engine start unless I tow (bump-start) the car.
Replies: 31
Views: 1843

Re: Why won't my 1915 engine start unless I tow (bump-start) the car.

Steve, My '15 floods when I choke it. Granted, the float may be incorrectly adjusted, but for the most part, without choking...throttle down about 3-4 notches, timer down one notch, 4 out of 5 times it starts and runs by the third 1/4 pull. Just for grins and giggles....try starting without choking ...
by aDave
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I CAN'T FIND PARTS
Replies: 27
Views: 2050

Re: I CAN'T FIND PARTS

There is INDEED a light at the end of the tunnel.

Thanks John.

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by aDave
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Memory
Replies: 55
Views: 3661

Re: Memory

And I remember our family's little 4 cylinder Crosley...great gas mileage!
Dad eventually upgraded to a Nash Rambler Station Wagon...sure wish I had the nickles to buy it from him when he upgraded to the Plymouth Belvedere...Power-Flite transmission....the cat's meow!!
by aDave
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 26
Views: 1240

Re: Where to start?

Owning a T requires a LOT of personal decisions....in my opinion, the least of which is "which one will enable me to make a profit"...or at least get my money back. Really HARD to do when you dispose of one. Most important reason is "What do I want to do with it?" - you said what you wanted in the f...
by aDave
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals
Replies: 21
Views: 1407

Re: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals

Gregory & Susanne... years ago...just kept it charged...did not let it sit unused/unattended for months on end. Agreed, some modern ones aren't that good. I forget the brand...local gas station sold them. Problem I used to have was leave them unattended in the car during the winter...not good..I use...
by aDave
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals
Replies: 21
Views: 1407

Re: Tail lights, brake lights, and turn signals

Scott, Your marbles (your game - your car), so definitely you can do as you please...and I will not fault you for that. Only disagreement that I have with your posts is this: "....it's cheaper for me to switch over to a 12v gear driven alternator..." . I am not at all sure that will be true after al...
by aDave
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing wishbone support
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Re: Installing wishbone support

Fairly easy...only problem I had was getting the perch nut tight enough to get the cotter pin holes lined up.
Two solutions (maybe more) - grind a little off your present castle nut, or buy two of the thinner pinion nuts - if need be.
Happy New Year !
by aDave
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Modern advances in the lubrication of the original roller type timer
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: Modern advances in the lubrication of the original roller type timer

Hi Jim,
Good to read your posts again... I trust the RR cars are OK.

Cold, sleety, nasty day up here, and the garage is cold, so I looked back at what Royce had to say... I think that this is what George was mentioning...

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/257047/267441.html
by aDave
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Looking up members
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Looking up members

G R E A T addition !!

Thanks Jeff
by aDave
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Restored Stromberg OF
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Restored Stromberg OF

Sometimes I think that in his early years that Stan went to the Penn and Teller school of magic.

Seeing an example of his work like this, I believe even more.....

(After all, Virginia, there IS a Santa Claus)>
by aDave
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY
Replies: 51
Views: 3589

Re: A LITTLE FRIDAY LEVITY

Sunday will be here in jig time...so as to not be late for your special day, I offer:
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by aDave
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Top shrunk
Replies: 22
Views: 1184

Re: Top shrunk

Highly recommended by many: https://www.classtiqueupholstery.com/index.php/component/content/article/15-ctup/22-welcome (Yes, I am a very satisfied customer....not an "influencer" - just very satisfied with the product and service - both before and after the sale). Seriously...order now, if you wish...
by aDave
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Miss America riding in class
Replies: 6
Views: 850

Re: Miss America riding in class

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by aDave
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Back to school
Replies: 16
Views: 1251

Re: Back to school

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by aDave
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?
Replies: 44
Views: 2957

Re: What do you use to heat your (freezing) shop for your T?

Jeff, As has been said...section off a smaller area...as small as you can comfortably fit a vehicle to work on, the tools and workbench. You may move?...no problem...section it off with clear plastic if you wish. Install a propane fired Rinnai (or equivalent) https://www.totalhomesupply.com/p/rinnai...
by aDave
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE - ENAL DASH MOUNT OIL GAUGE NEW OLD STOCK WITH THE ORIGINAL BOX AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: FOR SALE - ENAL DASH MOUNT OIL GAUGE NEW OLD STOCK WITH THE ORIGINAL BOX AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Rather thick skull on this keyboard here.... Can someone please explain how the oil level registers in the gauge on the dash when the "real" level of the oil is maybe three (3) feet - give or take a little - below the gauge? There is no electrical pickup, sending and receiving units...how doe the ga...
by aDave
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Facebook...Thoughts?
Replies: 15
Views: 1314

Re: Saw this on Facebook...Thoughts?

And there are bungee jumpers, base jumpers ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF214wDC4L8) and other thrill seekers. I suppose it's one thing to put the T through it's paces like that if you have access to $100.00 running vehicles....me - I value my T a little more than treating it that way. I'll tru...
by aDave
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Mechanics Handbook
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Re: Model A Mechanics Handbook

Anybody want one? Since I downsized, the Model A's have new homes...so I no longer need the copy that I have. If you want one, let me know, and I will try to find it amongst the other literature...I don't think that my cover is as nice as George's ...the inside is clean, though. If interested, I can...
by aDave
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 887

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Hi Tim, Oh - I was happy...I used to have a '26 touring that had a chrome radiator shroud...would have gone well with it. "Downsizing" meant giving up the storage space...I was able to find room for only the '15, and when you said the structural metal was BRASS, I was happy to acquire them. However,...
by aDave
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars
Replies: 62
Views: 3857

Re: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars

Charlie, One must read ALL OF THE RSA... look at Roman Numeral II and see these words (please)... II. A person shall not be guilty of a violation of this section if the motor vehicle the person is driving is...........a vehicle manufactured before 1968,........is an antique motor car or motorcycle a...
by aDave
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars
Replies: 62
Views: 3857

Re: Am I right to be upset? Children in old cars

NH Rules...yours may be different: TITLE XXI MOTOR VEHICLES CHAPTER 265 RULES OF THE ROAD Special Rules Section 265:107-a 265:107-a Child Passenger Restraints Required. – I. No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any way while carrying as a passenger a person less than 18 years of age unless such ...
by aDave
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New accessory item, GUESS
Replies: 43
Views: 3013

Re: New accessory item, GUESS

Brake Light
by aDave
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 887

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Sold - pending payment. (my levers are 5/8 " long....put the wrong digit in my earlier post....slot dimensions are correct as previously posted.)

Thanks everyone.

Dave
by aDave
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 887

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Back on the market... I did buy these...they arrived in fine shape...B U T I neglected to ask Tim the size of the slot on the extensions...MY BAD...the extensions do not fit on my handles. The slot is 3/8" wide and 1/2" long...just a little too small for my door levers of 3/8 X 1/4. Sure, the door l...
by aDave
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3
Replies: 10
Views: 887

Re: Accessory door handle extensions, set of 3

Tim,
Save them for me until you can answer my question....please
Dave
by aDave
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Langs catalog
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: Langs catalog

"Lang's old car parts" in the Google search box

gives me this site:

https://www.modeltford.com/
by aDave
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Weight of bare chassis
Replies: 13
Views: 1145

Re: Weight of bare chassis

So, when we tire of type of oil to use, kind of transmission bands to use, waterpump or no, we can talk about the differences between chassis, rolling chassis and frame...no? Wikipedia sets the tone with these two definitions....(prelude to the coming cabin fever season): An example of a chassis is ...
by aDave
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hershey 2019 Photos
Replies: 78
Views: 10894

Re: Hershey 2019 Photos

The difficulty would probably be in finding somebody willing to spend the time. So very true...not only at Hershey, but in most all aspects of life... "Drive thru" banks, beer sellers, food vendors, cash dispensers, wedding chapels - probably funeral homes coming soon. Folks are in W A Y too much o...
by aDave
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hershey 2019 Photos
Replies: 78
Views: 10894

Re: Hershey 2019 — Day 1

Thanks for taking the time to do the pictures, Steve. In that pic. below the Winton, Keith named several folks...the fella between Pete Ratledge & Will Revaz wearing the newspaper boy bag strap across his chest is Carl Goodman from Contoocook NH. What a trooper he is...ask him about his experiences ...
by aDave
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Route 66 Trip
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Route 66 Trip

I'll repeat what someone else said on another post awhile back...

DO NOT GET Neck strain...just click on the picture, and it will MAGICALLY right itself (sometimes).

Worth a try, no?
by aDave
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear view mirror - open car *sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Re: Rear view mirror - open car

In process of attempting to send PM to the Assistant to the Grand Poobah
by aDave
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 301344

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

Steve,
Thank you for the pictures and narratives. Truly appreciate the time and effort you expended to do those things.

DAve
by aDave
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new wireless turn signal for your model T
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: A new wireless turn signal for your model T

One more: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/742967.html?1491608424 It has been noted before....when one is curious about 'accessories' for their T, or interested in any aspect of the Model T, Mr. & Mrs. Google are more than willing to research answers for you...simply type your question in...
by aDave
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A new wireless turn signal for your model T
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: A new wireless turn signal for your model T

More words about signals here: http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/750160.html?1493562917 ( I can't find it now, but my failing memory seems to recollect instances wherein the Magneto output interfered with some manufacturer's lights, and at least one instance where the magnet 'lost' it's gr...
by aDave
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fan, distant from radiator
Replies: 9
Views: 729

Re: Fan, distant from radiator

Phillip, To paraphrase a historic statement... "How hot is hot"? Does the radiator boil over? I have a '15 Touring with a 4-5 year old Brassworks radiator, and yes..my engine gets "hot" in stop and go driving -with a fan...the engine will cool down as soon as I drive a few minutes about 30 mph. I ha...
by aDave
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes
Replies: 17
Views: 1627

Re: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes

1970 Barracuda rolls at a quarter to 1:00 Sunday morning????

How can that possibly influence Model T Fords?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertai ... 188869001/
by aDave
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 301344

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

So much to learn... so little time....I just HAD to ask Mr. (Mrs. ?) Google...ACD - Auburn?

here's what he/she replied...

https://www.acdfestival.org/
by aDave
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Richard A Currier's Horseless Carriage Co. any one have feed back?
Replies: 9
Views: 1563

Re: Richard A Currier's Horseless Carriage Co. any one have feed back?

There is a Mainely T Tour currently in progress.

Perhaps he is away from his business to enjoy that? Try again later this week - or early next.
by aDave
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Dodged a Canon Saturday!
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: Dodged a Canon Saturday!

Must have been all that organ music that the Angels loved to hear, and they wanted you to remain on the planet and make more earthlings happy.
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 301344

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

Thanks Dick, "Community Feed"...sounds much like our New England "Bean Pots". Folks would dig a large hole some Saturday in the fall, build a fire in it, add fuel (more wood) get a large hole filled with hot ashes - still glowing chunks of unburned wood included..scoop away some hot ash, in the void...
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 301344

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

Dick Lodge...

Please... what is a Burgoo

"annual Burgoo in Winchester"Thanks,

Dave
by aDave
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hand cranking, left versus right hand
Replies: 25
Views: 2042

Re: Hand cranking, left versus right hand

With heartfelt thanks to Mike Robison for posting steps listed below, I will tell you readers that I have a 1915, hand crank engine (maybe well worn, and perhaps a little "tired")in my 1915 Touring. The coil box houses Ron's coils, commutator is roller (maintained as per Royce's instructions), timin...
by aDave
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Thumbs up smilies
Replies: 4
Views: 765

Re: Thumbs up smilies

Whoopsie...

too large...

How's this??
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by aDave
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Thumbs up smilies
Replies: 4
Views: 765

Re: Thumbs up smilies

Mark,

I have this on my desktop...
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I "click and drag" it onto the reply box.

Sometimes works...
Might it work for you (and others) and let Jeff get back to fixing his T????
by aDave
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Restoration Manuals 2 FREE for shipping $5.00
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: Restoration Manuals 2 FREE for shipping $5.00

Hi Joseph,

I will send you $5.00 for them. Please tell me where to send it.
Thanks..
Dave addufo@gmail.com
by aDave
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy Birthday......to......
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Happy Birthday......to......

the Model T (first assembled today).... and ME....(OK, I was assembled prior to today, but today was the first light that shined upon me). OK, so the Model T didn't "roll" until a few days dater...but neither did I walk for a few months! May all of you enjoy many, many birthdays! "The first producti...
by aDave
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spectators and Funny Hats 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1305

Re: Spectators and Funny Hats 2019

Hi Bob,

So good to see that you're "back in the saddle" and getting in some nice days with your "T" before the winter cold settles in.

Take care...no more medical issues for awhile, I hope...appreciate your sharing the photos with us!

Dave
by aDave
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 1337

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Be EXTRA careful with what you are doing here..

Read this thread to see what happens when running the engine and cutout is disconnected (if I am understanding correctly what you are doing):

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/17 ... 1307919845
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 1337

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Scott was faster...

As he said = easier.
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Setting 3rd Brush
Replies: 9
Views: 1337

Re: Setting 3rd Brush

Will this help:

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/33 ... 1370168631

Or the entries towards the end of this thread:

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/17 ... 1322066216

Hope so
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Re: Parts paid for via PayPal

Thanks, Terry. I am wondering what will happen when the amendment takes effect on September 3: "We are updating certain PayPal agreements that apply to U.S. customers. These changes will go into effect on September 3, 2019." Yes..what you did worked without a fee... will it on or after 9/4...maybe. ...
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Re: Parts paid for via PayPal

Thank you
by aDave
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parts paid for via PayPal
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Parts paid for via PayPal

I have bought or sold Model T parts and the payment has been exchanged by a friendly transaction via PayPal. That organization has made an amendment to their Policy Agreement, and it leaves a little confusion in my mind.To avoid a disappointment in the future, have one of your a DEFINITE answer to :...
by aDave
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Question/concern re high counts?
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: Question/concern re high counts?

Rainy weather brings me indoors...(I melt). Heat and humidity bother me more now than they did 60 years ago, so I come into the air conditioned house...both activities allow me reading time...maybe others do the same? Then too, is the fact that either folks are just starting to drive, and have quest...
by aDave
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wolf whistle
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: Wolf whistle

Awwwww, Tommy....popping Jeff's balloon...shucks... :evil: Jeff, Good going! It's great to have a supply of "spare parts". :P I had a supply once...problem was, the supply was too big for my brain - when I wanted something that I thought I had, I could not remember where I stashed it. Problem solved...
by aDave
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wolf whistle
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: Wolf whistle

Jeff, I wrote to Mr. (Mrs. ?) Google and asked : " Does JB weld stick to aluminum?"and the reply was: "J-B Weld works on aluminum, or on ANY metal surface, excepting lead. JB Weld works well on aluminum. If you think that there is an outside possibility that you might ever want to separate the parts...
by aDave
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19
Replies: 6
Views: 722

Re: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19

Whoops!

That's why I moved into a retirement home....when I forget important things, the Landlord reminds me to pay the rent...and other things!

Congrats on the trophy in Kingston...
by aDave
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19
Replies: 6
Views: 722

Re: Hatfield Mass Show 8/4/19

Aww, Fred,

A peanut butter & jelly sandwich (or 3), a full tank of gas, depart around 6:00 AM and you would get there by lunchtime.

Me..I'm a tad skeptical about news from a poster that chooses to remain so anonymous...just my condition. :(
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Re: Antique chair

Linus, thank you for the information...I must tell you that Tim has agreed to pay the listing price, so it will go to him.

Sorry.
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Re: Antique chair

Ah yes,
Persistence... here it is:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1910-Calvin-Bu ... Swh8tctgyD

Quite a variation is prices !
by aDave
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Re: Antique chair

Thank you for the information Linus... I see this one, also: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Calvin-Buffington-Folding-Chair-1910-ford-chevy-industrial-vintage/192886622696 I will keep you offer in mind, and may contact you later. Are you thinking that your offer is plus the shipping, or are you th...
by aDave
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Antique chair
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Antique chair

I know that it is at least 65 years old...just how old it is, and what it is for, I do not know.
"T", other make? Picnic chair? Running board chair? If you know, I'd like to know.
opened - about 22-24" tall X 14" wide. Folds to approx. 13" X 4" $150.00 plus postage
by aDave
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Product Review: Brake Handle Extension
Replies: 18
Views: 1603

Re: Product Review: Brake Handle Extension

Glad to hear that YOUR body is healing.

As has been said previously, I too, am looking forward to more prose from Long Island.

Dave
by aDave
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2647

Re: Knock Knock

Thank you.

Another lesson I hope to file away between my ears. (But I will write it down to count for the inevitable "forgetfulness"
by aDave
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2647

Re: Knock Knock

Interesting. So, for further education, why was the shim installed? For some reason it was put there....the result was not to your liking - (nor to the engine's)...is there a lesson to be learned here that you can share with us? Incidentally - many thanks for the expertise you have shared in the pas...
by aDave
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Knock Knock
Replies: 19
Views: 2647

Re: Knock Knock

Ohhhh - the suspense....


Anxiously awaiting the answer...
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by aDave
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 volt battery dilemma
Replies: 21
Views: 1817

Re: 6 volt battery dilemma

Although not a "battery engineer" myself, I do read the Forum, and can remember some things. Awhile back there was an electrical engineer who retired from a major well known company and applied his knowledge to developing several parts for the Model T which many of us have purchased from various ven...
by aDave
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: In-line fuel filter recomendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

Re: In-line fuel filter recomendations

By golly, the day has come when pigs are flying someplace !!

Original Smith is about to use something that did not come with Henry's model.

What else will happen this century??? :lol:
by aDave
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: In-line fuel filter recomendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

Re: In-line fuel filter recomendations

Oh - what to do ?? Some say yes, some say no....really, what is the best solution? Paper filters have a bad reputation for gravity feed systems, yet a well known Carburetor expert recommends: This is not to say there is no possibility of problem with this system, but 99% of the time it is caused by ...
by aDave
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spark plug tire inflator
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Spark plug tire inflator

Steve, there is a ball check valve in the device which permits only clean outside air to be pumped into the tire.
No air/gas mixture into the tire....as Dave S. said.
by aDave
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Changing clincher tires with flaps
Replies: 32
Views: 2805

Re: Changing clincher tires with flaps

And the discussion continues for another season :D Lots of different owners, thus many different opinions.... Doing a lot of research - for example this thread http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/179374/215641.html?1307320620 (see especially Dan Treace's post of June 5th, years ago!) convinces me t...
by aDave
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spark plug tire inflator
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Spark plug tire inflator

How about I pay shipping to the contiguous 48?

$50.00 and I will mail it to you.

(Sure would like to offer it world-wide, but I am skeptical of the shipping charges, so can't do that...sorry. Dave)