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by StanHowe
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles

I wind these little springs, have to do some more, I see I only have one more in the drawer with the balls. The larger springs are for the economizer on OF's. Now the tricky part, get a ball, the spring, another ball in the hole, seal it in and still have enough of it sticking out to contact the sid...
by StanHowe
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Little Piddly Work is all part of it. Stromberg Needles

This is the kind of thing that takes all the time. Replacing the 4 little balls and two springs in the Stromberg carb's adjustment needles. I spent an hour on these today, it is piddly little work and no matter how many I've done I can't seem to do it any faster. I wind the springs for them on the l...
by StanHowe
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: COMMERCIAL CASTING EQUIPMENT FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 214

COMMERCIAL CASTING EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

I bought this casting equipment recently at an auction with the idea of casting Kingston 5 ball carb bodies, unobtainium parts, etc. It had been used mostly for casting Pewter belt buckles for Hesston Machinery, Rodeos, etc. It looks like an interesting deal but realistically, I will never have the ...
by StanHowe
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Interesting clutch on ebay
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: Interesting clutch on ebay

Overdrive, which was a very popular option in late 30s to late 50s cars usually "free wheeled" in overdrive at speeds under 25 or so. There was a lever on the dash to put it in underdrive and lock it in at lower speeds. Hot Rod Lincoln: Took my foot off the gas and man alive, I shoved it down into o...
by StanHowe
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: U & J Carburetor with Manifold for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 159

U & J Carburetor with Manifold for sale

I FINALLY got in another U & J core to rebuild. My phone is goofy so I don't have a photo just yet but it will look like all the others. I machine the body for a steel Holley G bowl to fit, new venturi if it needs one -- probably will -- new modern needle and seat, etc., complete with the reproducti...
by StanHowe
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: F/S Houk 30x3 1/2 wire wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: F/S Houk 30x3 1/2 wire wheel

I'm your Huckleberry. I sent you an email!
by StanHowe
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Very dark day. Howard is gone.
Replies: 44
Views: 1931

Re: Very dark day. Howard is gone.

Here is a link to a former thread about Howard. He was one of those guys that if you ever met him you would never forget him.

http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/11 ... 1271888128
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: MODEL T JINGLE BELLS
Replies: 1
Views: 324

MODEL T JINGLE BELLS

I just got in off the road for the weekend and have to be gone again tomorrow so I'm going through emails and sitting in front of the computer for a couple minutes before I head out to the shop. I had a request to post this a week or two ago and didn't get it done, here it is. Enjoy!! Or just laugh ...
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburetors
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: Carburetors

Bruce that's a can of worms that's hard to open and close. So many of the good carbs were not originally made for T's. The OE-1 was mostly a Studebaker carb and has to have an updraft manifold. The Zenith U series in various sizes is hot, hot, hot but are all too big unless it is an all-out speedste...
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburetors
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: Carburetors

I have written several books, one about Model T carburetors. Another one -- also out of print -- the Adventures of Herman and Freida and Their Model T Fords. Copies of Herman and Freida show up on ebay every once in awhile. It is actually a collection of short stories about a couple homesteading in ...
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburetors
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: Carburetors

There were supposedly about 200 accessory carbs made specifically for the T Ford. I have (or have had) about 50 or 55 Russ has that many or more and there are a couple other guys that collect them also. I question 200 but I know there are over 100 because I either have or have seen that many.
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburetors
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: Carburetors

Here is one of the displays I set up at the Sunflower Winter Clinic in Hutchinson. 22 Carburetors, almost all accessory carbs.

You can see the books.
2012 1 20 kansas 029.JPG
by StanHowe
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburetors
Replies: 12
Views: 568

Re: Carburetors

The only book I know of is the one I wrote for the Hutchinson, Kansas winter clinic about ten years ago. I printed 100 copies and gave them away at the clinic. I had a few left and have long since given those away. If you look at the header photo you can see the book. I have seen a couple of them on...
by StanHowe
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ruckstell rivets loose
Replies: 4
Views: 348

Re: Ruckstell rivets loose

I just wrote a response but as usual it didn't post from my phone.
Short version.
Clean it. Braze it
by StanHowe
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Information on D C Harrington brass carburetor
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Re: Information on D C Harrington brass carburetor

It is missing some parts. There should be a shaft that goes in the hole in the side that connects to a piece with a hole in it that acts as a variable venturi as it turns. The twisted flat piece goes from the throttle arem to the arm on that shaft that makes it all work. Not a bad little carb if the...
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve

Thanks. Those bolts are made from unobtainium and the originals are always rounded off from pliers and vise grips that don't fit and wrenches that didn't either so I make new ones. Every once in awhile I need a couple and if the box is empty I set up the lathe and make a dozen or two in various leng...
by StanHowe
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 5 Ball Carburetor-survived Hershey
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: 5 Ball Carburetor-survived Hershey

I sent you a customer today Russ. He needs one for an 09.
Got one??
by StanHowe
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve

2019 1 14 schebler d maxwell idle.jpg
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Schebler D showing gate type throttle control and added idle circuit and adjustment.

The later design is slightly different but I don't have photos.
by StanHowe
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve

The "Jack Benny" Maxwell uses a Schebler D that an idle circuit was added to in the 50's. When I got that carb to rebuild after it had been to another shop and would no longer idle I was pretty impressed with the ingenuity of the design tho it was pretty crudely made. I made a complete new unit and ...
by StanHowe
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: FS: Pat’d Oct 14 1902 Accelerator Gate Valve

Those are usually called chicken slicers. One great advantage of them is that they are fairly easy to add an idle jet/circuit to. The Schebler D does not have a discreet idle circuit and they tend to load up at idle. Those came in every size from 1/2 inch to 2 inch. What car are you working on? Non ...
by StanHowe
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ruckstell P147 notch plate spacer ring Why?
Replies: 10
Views: 602

Re: Ruckstell P147 notch plate spacer ring Why?

This whole unit fits into the case and the notch plate locks in with two screws. One that also holds the shift lock on and another short one on the top of the housing. If the bearing has stuck and worn the boss that the shift plate fits into, which it can do if the lock bolts are not holding the pla...
by StanHowe
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tons of parts for sale in California
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Tons of parts for sale in California

Good! I was afraid it was going to get hauled in for scrap!
by StanHowe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD....
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re: Guages,motometers,hood ornaments and more...

Sent you an email
by StanHowe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ruckstell P147 notch plate spacer ring Why?
Replies: 10
Views: 602

Re: Ruckstell P147 notch plate spacer ring Why?

It's nothing that ever came from Ruckstell. Probably something to be able to use a thinner bearing or to take up the wear in the case somehow.
More thought required.
by StanHowe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tons of parts for sale in California
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: Tons of parts for sale in California

They sent me a phone number: 530 333 3399.
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tons of parts for sale in California
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Tons of parts for sale in California

I don't know any more about this than what it shows on Facebook but if you are close to Auburn, have time, energy and room there is some money to be made here. Looks like at least 7 engines, lots of stuff. Usual disclaimer: I have no involvement, don't sue me, your mileage may vary, time charges are...
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Making Cool Things From A Scrap Pile
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Making Cool Things From A Scrap Pile

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by StanHowe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Making Cool Things From A Scrap Pile
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Making Cool Things From A Scrap Pile

That's where all the 26/7 coupe trunk lids went. They make a great sled. Roadster lids are almost as good.
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: big freeze
Replies: 30
Views: 1282

Re: big freeze

About 5 below here this morning. Supposed to warm up to 25 and then 10 below tonight. It's only November, this is not winter in Montana. This is just to catch us off guard.

I drained my T Saturday. It had a little antifreeze but we added a lot of water over the summer. No worries now.
by StanHowe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ADJ MAIN JET SET
Replies: 7
Views: 537

Re: ADJ MAIN JET SET

Can't get the photo to load, will try again later, maybe my internet service will be better.
by StanHowe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ADJ MAIN JET SET
Replies: 7
Views: 537

Re: ADJ MAIN JET SET

Thanks for the nice comments. Lost a couple days in the shop this week to other committments but got a couple carbs done and in the mail including an S4BF Zenith. It's been ready to go for awhile, just needing the adjustable main jet set up so while I was working on the larger ones I made six small ...
by StanHowe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The start of my TwinT project
Replies: 34
Views: 1859

Re: The start of my TwinT project

There is a twin engine T project well underway here in Montana USA.
I won't post more about it as I'm not sure it is public knowledge but it is an interesting project to say the least.
by StanHowe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8N carburetor for T?
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: 8N carburetor for T?

The OF has three circuits. Low speed/idle has a separate jet. High speed has its own jet. The Economizer circuit bleeds air to the main jet to lean it at low power/low speed requirements.
by StanHowe
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8N carburetor for T?
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: 8N carburetor for T?

They are about the same level of technology. No accelerator circuit but the TSX Marvel Schebler copy does have an idle air adjustment and main jet adjustment. Other than that they are a puddle of gas with a hole to get it into the air stream flowing through it. That said, those repros are actually p...
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ADJ MAIN JET SET
Replies: 7
Views: 537

Re: ADJ MAIN JET SET

Thanks guys.
Bought a little lathe about 50 years ago and have been trying to learn to run it ever since.
I'm slow, slow, slow and do better on little things like this than I do on bigger things.
I still find it interesting to figure out how to make things work and then make them.
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 26 COUPE - SHOULD RUN - NEEDS VERY LITTLE TO DRIVE
Replies: 4
Views: 495

Re: 26 COUPE - SHOULD RUN - NEEDS VERY LITTLE TO DRIVE

I believe the non starter cars had magneto lights. I have seen several non-starter cars as produced. They had 30 x 3 1/2 wheels and tires and no oil lamps anywhere. But............ As always, I could be wrong. As I recall the non-starter trucks, of which there were a lot, had oil lamps but if the ca...
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 26 COUPE - SHOULD RUN - NEEDS VERY LITTLE TO DRIVE
Replies: 4
Views: 495

26 COUPE - SHOULD RUN - NEEDS VERY LITTLE TO DRIVE

Stole this off facebook this morning. Have no idea where it is but looks like a ghost town somewhere. Also looks about like where I grew up except the house is better here. Notice that it has 30 x 3 1/2's on it, must have been one of the no-starter cars. It's a cool picture. 2019 11 4 model t coupe....
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ADJ MAIN JET SET
Replies: 7
Views: 537

ADJ MAIN JET SET

These turned out so pretty I thought I'd post a photo. Are are a set of adjustable main jets for Zenith JP5A carbs. This is about the 4th version of the design, they all work but I have been trying to make them smaller and less obtrusive. Going to England for a new speedster build. ZOOM ZOOM!!!! As ...
by StanHowe
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ron Carey Dies in London to Brighton
Replies: 14
Views: 1763

Re: Ron Carey Dies in London to Brighton

I've known Ron for probably 20-25 years -- not nearly so well as the Calgary guys - but enough to consider him a friend. His was an interesting story. Orpaned at a young age, grew up to start roughnecking in the oil patch a little earlier than I did, the late 50's; then he went to work for Jones and...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS TOQUET CARBURETOR
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Re: NOS TOQUET CARBURETOR

They run pretty well. Some have the standard T adjustment but most have a "set and forget" like this one.
by StanHowe
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Safety hubs with brake drums
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Safety hubs with brake drums

Lang's is selling a new set of safety hubs with a set of big drum cast iron drums and lined shoes. Has anyone used them? Whaddaya think? They are less than a hundred bucks more than the set of hubs without the brake drum setup. I've been leaning toward a set of disks but wonder if these might be a g...
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2662

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

I am planning to go and actually take a trailer full of goodies to sell. At least that's the plan. I think we still have the outside spaces between the two buildings and I have a new Wells Cargo 6 x 12 to fill up with stuff. I'll have one big drum Ruckstell, maybe two, some other goodies if we can g...
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 2135

Re: How cold do you drive?

I LOVED my 27 Coupe! It would easily start at 10 above and the exhaust manifold heater threw more heat than most people would believe. It was fun to go drive in the snow. So now that I have another 27 coupe after years of open cars I bought a manifold heater for it and will put pants on the pedals a...
by StanHowe
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rear axle work table, fixtures and tooling.
Replies: 19
Views: 1147

Re: Rear axle work table, fixtures and tooling.

Some great ideas there. Here is one I build years ago when I was rebuilding Ruckstells. It rotates in the middle, holds the left side housing in clamps so the right side is free to install and remove the housing, etc. Notice the winch, there was a cord to a battery mounted on the bottom rail. It als...
by StanHowe
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I Miss the Ol' Timers
Replies: 22
Views: 1366

Re: I Miss the Ol' Timers

Part of it may be that on a couple threads I just checked there were 38 "guests" and only six names. I dunno, I pay my dues and post some but I think I'm like a lot of the old guys, not much on here any more and not much interested in arguing. Hard to say. All you have to do is look back at some of ...
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass carburetor
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Re: Brass carburetor

Sent you a message.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass carbide generator
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: Brass carbide generator

You might want to contact Mike Lebsack in Iowa. He builds the reproduction ones and also deals in some originals. He is the guy that makes the McLaren wire wheels. This is his email: carbideandcolumns@hotmail.com Tell him I sent you.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass carburetor #2
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Brass carburetor #2

I sent you a message.
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1927 Coupe Model T Ford Front Seat Back Panel
Replies: 11
Views: 531

Re: 1927 Coupe Model T Ford Front Seat Back Panel

My 27 coupe came with the seat back support in pieces, it looks like just a few uprights with some cross pieces. We cut a piece of 3/8 plywood to fit in that space and bolted it in to some existing holes as that was much quicker and easier than trying to make a repro of the factory support. It also ...
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable

My phone is 406 949 3448,y email is Stanhowemt@aol.com
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable

I sent it to your email.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Tool
Replies: 29
Views: 2245

Re: New Tool

I don't support a ban on anything.

You can read anything you want into anything you want but I think everybody is tired of the tiraids.

Develop a website, post your products on here with a referral to it and get over it.

Or just flounce off in another snit.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Stromberf OF carb and repo chocke cable

I sent you a message.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Tool
Replies: 29
Views: 2245

Re: New Tool

My mom is going to tell the principal and you'll get kicked off the team or maybe out of school!!!
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carburettor info
Replies: 5
Views: 516

Re: Carburettor info

I make a needle and seat conversion for Stromberg carbs. There are very few gaskets in an oe-1 but I can also supply those.
No help on the tillotsons.
by StanHowe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Tool
Replies: 29
Views: 2245

Re: New Tool

I've been on this forum since almost the day it began twenty years ago and I have yet to see any problems with people posting about their business or products unless it is blatent advertising that goes on and on. Most agregious to me are the ones that are a set up where somebody posts their new prod...
by StanHowe
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1926 Coupe Marketing Picture
Replies: 7
Views: 531

Re: 1926 Coupe Marketing Picture

New all steel construction for 1926!!
by StanHowe
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Auction We Missed!
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Auction We Missed!

Sounded like the big money from Bismarck and Grand Forks was there, probably no deals. Everybody in the country knows the guy they had the auction for.
by StanHowe
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Auction We Missed!
Replies: 0
Views: 291

Auction We Missed!

Here is an auction going on today in Wilton, North Dakota, just north of Bismarck. Friend of mine called me to see why I wasn't there, told him there was no advertising anywhere that I had seen. Several nice T's, a 29 Nash, etc. + a nice line of retirement farm machinery. http://4windsauction.com.we...
by StanHowe
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Auction We Missed!
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Auction We Missed!

Here is an auction going on today in Wilton, North Dakota, just north of Bismarck. Friend of mine called me to see why I wasn't there, told him there was no advertising anywhere that I had seen. Several nice T's, a 29 Nash, etc. + a nice line of retirement farm machinery.
by StanHowe
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 927

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*

I actually have several in stock right now. I bought a couple thousand dollars worth from a guy this summer. One is new old stock, two are the standard design and one is the later design with the straight inlet and idle adjustment design changed. I have one original zenith manifold and two with the ...
by StanHowe
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold *sold*
Replies: 16
Views: 927

Re: For Sale: Zenith S4BF with manifold completely rebuilt

Did you get my message?
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS

I hatte autto current.
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS

Hoarding is now considered to be a pejorative term and a shameful activity. Where would we be today if some people hadnt "hoarded" stuff years back. I recently bought a stash of Carburetors on here. Bought em all because there was a rats zenith for a rajo overhead I figured was worth almost half of ...
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ORIGINAL DUNN COUNTERWEIGHTS
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: ORIGINAL DUNN COUNTERWEIGHTS

Sold, thanks MTFCA!
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS

Sold to henryford2!
Thanks. My PayPal is in the ad.
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13 tooth Pinion gear NOS
Replies: 9
Views: 392

13 tooth Pinion gear NOS

This has been in my parts pile forever. I must have been going to use it in something but I've forgotten what it was.

$150 shipped in the US

I prefer Paypal. Email stanhowemt@aol.com Phone 406 949 3448
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by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 2 3/4 to 1 PINION GEAR
Replies: 11
Views: 646

2 3/4 to 1 PINION GEAR

ONLY one I've ever seen. Used but in excellent condition. Your guess is as good as mine what it needs to fit up to but if nothing else this would be good conversation at the next meeting. $150 includes US shipping. I prefer Paypal. Or email stanhowemt@aol.com phone 406 949 3448 2019 10 3 parts for s...
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ORIGINAL DUNN COUNTERWEIGHTS
Replies: 1
Views: 278

ORIGINAL DUNN COUNTERWEIGHTS

I took these out of a T engine about 35 or 40 years ago. I think they are missing one bolt, otherwise all complete and original. $150 including free shipping in the US. I prefer paypal. Please contact via email @ stanhowemt@aol.com or phone 406 949 3448 2019 10 3 parts for sale 002.JPG 2019 10 3 par...
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ORIGINAL RUCKSTELL 13-40 RING AND PINION
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Re: ORIGINAL RUCKSTELL 13-40 RING AND PINION

Sold, thanks MTFCA!!
by StanHowe
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor

Plated.
Long day yesterday.
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: GENUINE FORD SCRIPT 10 TOOTH PINION
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Re: GENUINE FORD SCRIPT 10 TOOTH PINION

Sold, thanks MTFCA
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor

They were played copper.
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: GENUINE FORD TEN TOOTH PINION #2
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: GENUINE FORD TEN TOOTH PINION #2

Sold, thanks MTFCA!
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS 3-1 ring and pinion Mark USA
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: NOS 3-1 ring and pinion Mark USA

Sold, Thanks MTFCA!!
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 13-52 PINION
Replies: 0
Views: 200

13-52 PINION

THIS would give you 4 to 1 if you had the 52 tooth ring gear -- which I don't. Hard to find and in usable condition or a nice addition to a collection. $100 shipped in the US. I prefer Paypal. Email stanhowemt@aol.com or 406 949 3448 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 018.JPG 2019 10 2 rayfield ring...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: GENUINE FORD TEN TOOTH PINION #2
Replies: 1
Views: 235

GENUINE FORD TEN TOOTH PINION #2

THIS IS TEN TOOTH PINION NUMBER 2 Same deal, had it for years. $150 including shipping in the US. I prefer Paypal. Email me at stanhowemt@aol.com or call 406 949 3448. 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 020.JPG 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 021.JPG 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 022.JPG
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: GENUINE FORD SCRIPT 10 TOOTH PINION
Replies: 1
Views: 249

GENUINE FORD SCRIPT 10 TOOTH PINION

GENUINE FORD SCRIPT 10 TOOTH PINION IN USABLE CONDITION. This is NUMBER 1 10 TOOTH 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 016.JPG 2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 017.JPG I PULLED THIS OUT OF A REAR END 25 OR SO YEARS AGO. SOMEBODY NEEDS IT. THIS ONE IS $150 SHIPPED IN THE US. I PREFER PAYPAL. EMAIL I...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: ORIGINAL RUCKSTELL 13-40 RING AND PINION
Replies: 1
Views: 321

ORIGINAL RUCKSTELL 13-40 RING AND PINION

I pulled this out of a Ruckstell 20 years or so ago when I was rebuilding Ruckstells. Been on the shelf ever since. It is in good usable condition albeit there are three chips out of the outside of three teeth. Looks to me like probably something in the casting when it was made. Hard to find in any ...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS 3-1 ring and pinion Mark USA
Replies: 1
Views: 233

NOS 3-1 ring and pinion Mark USA

I bought this about 25 years ago to put in a speedster I was building. Since I have a couple others I decided to thin the herd. New. Mark USA. 3 to 1 Chaffins shows these at $475, Langs at $349 but as far as I know nobody has any. This one is $350 including shipping in the USA. I prefer paypal. stan...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Just showing a Rayfield Carburetor

Got this done, put it in a box, took it back out and took a couple photos of it. It is for a 1916 Cole. Rayfield M2V.
2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 001.JPG
2019 10 2 rayfield ring and pinion 004.JPG
2019 9 23 rayfield of gillette 016.JPG
2019 9 23 rayfield of gillette 012.JPG
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How much time to pull an engine?
Replies: 19
Views: 1025

Re: How much time to pull an engine?

It depends a lot on your shop, your tools, your help, your energy level and your spot on the Model T Experience scale. With a good engine hoist, an air ratchet, a friend to help that knows what he's doing and the ability to find the tool you need in a minute or two instead of an Antarctic Expedition...
by StanHowe
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Strange distributer
Replies: 14
Views: 693

Re: Strange distributer

My guess would be that it is a Thomas instead of an Atwater-Kent.
by StanHowe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???
Replies: 18
Views: 1095

Re: 1916 Model T Roadster Value ???

I spent about 15 minutes typing this on my phone while I was having lunch and of course it wouldn't post, usually won't from my phone. However, here is my input even though you said you are going to pass on it. I will not make an offer. I tell the seller I can't be buyer and seller both. He knows wh...
by StanHowe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A word to the wise salesman
Replies: 14
Views: 890

Re: A word to the wise salesman

Sign in my brother's shop in California. Rules for this business. 1. The customer is NOT always right. 2. We have not lost a customer, we have eliminated a problem for this business. 3. Any questions? Re-read numbers one and two. I've been lucky. I only have a couple unhappy people in the auction bu...
by StanHowe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1300

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

I dunno about test runs on these tomorrow. We are supposed to have close to a foot of snow and 30 mile winds tomorrow. Autumn in Montana.
by StanHowe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1300

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

I'm working toward it, along with some others but the shelf is looking better and I'm in less panic mode than I was earlier this summer. I haven't taken in hardly any rebuild work since March 1st, so it's about 6 months and I'm gaining on the pile. Here is where today went. Started the morning as a ...
by StanHowe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A word to the wise salesman
Replies: 14
Views: 890

Re: A word to the wise salesman

I went and looked at a collector tractor auction about 2 months ago. They were not happy with what I quoted them. So I wrote the executor a letter telling her I was not a low bidder auction company after 37 years and 426 auctions. I suggested they could find somebody cheap. They did. I will go to th...
by StanHowe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A word to the wise salesman
Replies: 14
Views: 890

Re: A word to the wise salesman

First lesson you learn in the auction business. The guy in greasy overalls and a Trump cap is more likely to be able to pay for it than a lot of better dressed people in the crowd. We sold a water well drilling rig to a guy one time that looked like he would have to apply for a cardboard sign and hi...
by StanHowe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Van Norman 900S Cylinder Boring Bar
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Van Norman 900S Cylinder Boring Bar

Very nice, two owner, low use Van Norman 900S Boring Bar for cylinders. I bought this about 20 years ago from the guy that bought it new. He had a shop in Dutton, Montana where he worked on tractors and had this so he could bore cylinders without splitting the tractor and stripping the block. Never ...
by StanHowe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1300

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

Reuben, those are just great carbs. The rank up there with U & J, Zenith S4BF and a couple others as my favorite trouble free carbs. I just sent one to Switzerland a few weeks ago and have two in the queue. I love em. I took the liberty of setting your picture upright. 2019 9 25 kugel rayfield.JPG I...
by StanHowe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not for sale just an OF to look at
Replies: 12
Views: 1300

Re: Not for sale just an OF to look at

I almost always have OFs in stock. I just bought several with the pile of carbs I bought. Same price for years. $650 + $20 shipping. However, I don't have any done and ready so you are looking at several weeks for delivery. I'm still digging out from under the pile that stacked up when I was not abl...
by StanHowe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: SWAN Carburetor What is it for?
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: SWAN Carburetor What is it for?

I don't NEED it but I'd put it with my carburetor accessories collection.

Stan Howe 406 949 3448 stanhowemt@aol.com
by StanHowe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ruckstell oil
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: Ruckstell oil

I've torn ruckstells down that have been running modern GL 5 for years. The only discernable thing I have seen is a greenish tint to the bronze plate. Any modern lube - cheapest possible crap from tractor supply - is so far superior to the best there was 100 years ago that there is no comparison. Pe...
by StanHowe
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The cost of Model T travel
Replies: 24
Views: 1672

Re: The cost of Model T travel

I am also basically an old bachelor. We all live differently and this is not criticism in any way, shape or form of how Steve travels. But personally, I like a hot shower and a soft bed and a big steak and maybe a drink or two before I eat it. I would rather have a nice motel room now than a ten tho...