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by aDave
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Whack em apart, glue em back together, Stromberg OF
Replies: 11
Views: 787

Re: Whack em apart, glue em back together, Stromberg OF

Harry, I was wondering the same thing. It is good on aluminum...as per the notes:Application Notes: Tap-X is safe to use on any material substrate with low or no carbon content. It is particularly effective for removing broken taps from stainless steel, all titanium alloys, and all the popular alumi...
by aDave
Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Flying Model T
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: Flying Model T

Bird Strike
by aDave
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Two Problems
Replies: 22
Views: 1072

Re: Two Problems

You take GREAT pictures Patrick.

Good luck with the repairs...it is VERY important that you fix the magneto as others have said. Will save you many dollar if you do it now.

Dave
by aDave
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My top leaks!
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: My top leaks!

Thank you both!

Dave
by aDave
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My top leaks!
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: My top leaks!

Are the pictures in this link reliable as to difference?
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/70 ... 1512607655
by aDave
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My top leaks!
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: My top leaks!

Anybody have a picture of a windbreaker that they can post?
I am not sure that I understand the difference between a flap and "windbreaker"

Thanks,

Dave
by aDave
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Top Bows Discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: New Top Bows Discussion

Boy, that's a good question. I knew Snyder's was expensive...but that's a huge difference. Better check with Lang's to be sure their price is not a typo. Also, Both Lang's and Snyder's description state steam bent....if Snyder's were laminated, that could be part of the price difference, but the ad ...
by aDave
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 55
Views: 1775

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

Shucks ! instead of the other sh word
by aDave
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Underpowered?
Replies: 13
Views: 857

Re: Underpowered?

So I said to myself: "What store sells BINFORD"...
And, of course - Google had the answer:
https://homeimprovement.fandom.com/wiki/Binford_Tools

My lesson for the day !
by aDave
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...
Replies: 24
Views: 1592

Re: Sweat and lacquer don't mix...

Body salt in the sweat....
by aDave
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Information on the "Assorted Car Company" wanted
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Information on the "Assorted Car Company" wanted

Cabin Fever hath no season. Always welcome - unlike other fevers!
by aDave
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?
Replies: 27
Views: 2002

Re: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?

Vincent, I see that you may be new to the hobby. .....your question was the 1st post by you on this Forum. You should ask yourself "Why did I acquire the roadster?" Think about that. If you acquired it because you are intrigued by things old...especially Model Ts, it would behove you to restore the ...
by aDave
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Installing balance beads
Replies: 13
Views: 1296

Re: Installing balance beads

RV...what Roy Stone -rofirestone - above wrote....drill out the valve stem. Sounds like you have an obstruction someplace
by aDave
Sat May 16, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Starter Switch Location
Replies: 9
Views: 845

Re: Starter Switch Location

I second what Mark said....I have inadvertently hit the starter switch on my cars....WHILE the engine was running.. (big feet!)
by aDave
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Toilet paper lesson for the housebound....
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

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: 1156

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: 2283

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: 124
Views: 12553

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: 124
Views: 12553

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: 124
Views: 12553

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: 1149

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: 1149

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: 1149

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: 2476

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: 1041

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: 1013

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: 3036

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: 3455

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: 905

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: 467

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: 1873

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: 2413

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: 7
Views: 1811

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: 6556

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: 3304

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: 3352

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: 6556

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: 2441

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: 2598

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: 2598

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: 815

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: 2905

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: 8
Views: 1829

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: 1216

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: 5976

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: 2348

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: 1405

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: 2220

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: 4927

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: 956

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: 2215

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: 830

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: 1609

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: 75
Views: 8069

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: 75
Views: 8069

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: 4928

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: 1609

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: 1609

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: 1609

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: 1846

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: 1927

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: 14853

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: 14853

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: 1340

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: 741

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: 394712

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: 1064

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: 1064

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: 1456

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: 2667

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: 394712

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: 2269

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: 1363

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: 394712

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: 394712

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: 3257

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: 1483

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: 1483

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: 627

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: 661

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: 2055

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: 1899

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: 1899

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: 1899

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: 1725

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: 1725

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: 1725

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: 1030

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: 2367

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: 2367

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: 1274

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: 1274

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: 1599

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: 1599

Re: Antique chair

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

Quite a variation is prices !