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by StanHowe
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: wire wheels
Replies: 20
Views: 1337

Re: wire wheels

Most of the wires I see are too far gone for economical restoration to safe use considering that there are new excellent T quality ones available.

I'm leery of all of them.
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever
Replies: 15
Views: 796

Re: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever

There would be a lot of people thinking L4's were good carburetors if I hadn't put some time and effort into Stromberg OF's, Zenith S4BF's and a few others. Nobody else I know of invested any time or money into it. Ever hear of a Mayer carb before I started buying them?? U and J's were ten bucks at ...
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever
Replies: 15
Views: 796

Re: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever

I'll try to get you one in the mail tomorrow. You can just unscrew the broken off piece out with an easy out or screwdriver, you can also solder the two pieces back together or send it back to me in pieces and I'll do it. They don't need to be very tight to work. I wish I could figure an easy way to...
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NH Full Flow Float Valves are now back in stock
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: NH Full Flow Float Valves are now back in stock

Anybody who rebuilds an NH without using these valves deserves the problems that await them.
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever
Replies: 15
Views: 796

Re: Stromberg Stan Howe question or whom ever

100 year old parts. I've had a couple others do that, usually rock solid but old brass, never know. I'll send you one. I have probably 100 Stromberg carbs i've stripped for parts, those and the idle needles are gone on probably 1/4th of the ones i find, the high speed needle is gone from probably at...
by StanHowe
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Speedster in Montana.
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: The Speedster in Montana.

It just says off and on .
by StanHowe
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg passage plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Stromberg passage plugs

DO NOT put pipe dope on them. Those are called grub screws. They tighten again the edge of the hole. Allen head screws have nothing to tighten against and need a washer. If you really think you need something on them a little swipe through Ivory soap is the best thing you can use.
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Speedster in Montana.
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: The Speedster in Montana.

Dan..................... There is also a Model TT truck, another TT to rebuild and quite a few fenders, radiators, several engines [i]and a big drum ruckstell still under the wagon it's been under for who knows how long.[/i]
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Speedster in Montana.
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: The Speedster in Montana.

There is also a Model TT truck, another TT to rebuild and quite a few fenders, radiators, several engines and a big drum ruckstell still under the wagon it's been under for who knows how long.
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Speedster in Montana.
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: The Speedster in Montana.

Shelby is on I-15 about 35 miles from the Canadian border, south of Lethbridge, Alberta. The auction is on highway 343 which turns off the Interstate at Kevin/Oilmont 15 miles north of Shelby and runs east and south until it meets highway two 25 miles east of Shelby. The auction is a little over 235...
by StanHowe
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

I will get you some photos as soon as I can get a few free minutes. I can't post anything on here even tho it is Model T because somebody will bitch that I am promoting my auction business. People promoting auctions elsewhere doesn't seem to bother them but............. I'll see if I can send some t...
by StanHowe
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

Its bed time. I've been up since 6 AM, drove 500 miles, took a couple hundred pictures, answered about 50 emails and a dozen phone calls, talked about every thing from Model As to internet bidding protocol, Edsel, Chevy cabovers, Saddles, carburetors, the fundraiser benefit auction I'm doing next we...
by StanHowe
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

and they always have time to tell me I don't know what I'm talking about but never time to say, "I stand corrected."
by StanHowe
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

I did. There are only so many hours in the day.
by StanHowe
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

Did ya ever notice how the experts never respond when you prove them wrong???

=) =) =) =) =)
by StanHowe
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Large drum Rucksell
Replies: 13
Views: 967

Re: Large drum Rucksell

Yes, it would replace the big drum differential in your pickup. BTW, I have no dog in this deal. It looks like a pretty good Ruckstell for that kind of money. Especially with the correct shift lock, the shifter and rod, etc. That said, based on having rebuilt over 70 Ruckstells over the years, I wou...
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Birdhaven
Replies: 24
Views: 1816

Re: Birdhaven

If I had it to do over again I would be a lot smarter this time around. I would do what my brothers did. Figure out what kind of business people actually make money in, build one and retire when I was young enough to enjoy the time. When I go teach at auction school I tell the new people, Take 100 b...
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Birdhaven
Replies: 24
Views: 1816

Re: Birdhaven

The reality is that there are fewer and fewer people in the restoration/manufacturing/supplier business in any of the old car hobby areas. Young people are not interested in working that hard for the money they can make, it is harder and harder to find a place to have a shop that doesn't have five t...
by StanHowe
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Birdhaven
Replies: 24
Views: 1816

Re: Birdhaven

Everybody should jump in the antique car parts supply and restoration business. It is an incredibly easy way to make a huge fortune, provide no end of free tech support - which is always fun - maintain up to date web sites, provide instant service 24/7/365 including Holidays and Sundays, and never e...
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

"Under the hood, the 364 cubic-inch V8 was replaced by the larger 401 cubic-inch V8 used in Invictas and Electra 225s. LeSabres came standard with a two-barrel high-compression (10.25 to 1) version rated at 280 horsepower with a low-compression regular fuel version of that same engine rated at 265 h...
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

1963 Buick engine photo.
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Might be the wrong air cleaner, the car is 58 years old, but this is what the air cleaner says.
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by StanHowe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

I may have transcribed it wrong from the thousand or so photos I took in three different 500 mile trips to do the list plus trying to wade through the pages of notes the daughter in law has from the deceased, the notes I made, a hundred or so emails, three photo sticks and probably 15 data cds back ...
by StanHowe
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

There is only one photo here, you have to go to the web site to see the rest of the photos. It has been on and off the last few days but has about 1000 views last I checked so it should be working.
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

Ah, thanks but I don't want to step on somebody's toes. I don't have time to argue with people who have nothing better to do and to tell the truth don't have time to post much here. Pretty much every thing we have is on the web site and in a couple weeks will all be linked with the Internet auction ...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Very interesting auction in Montana!
Replies: 21
Views: 2372

Re: Very interesting auction in Montana!

I missed this earlier. Thanks, we are buried in the auction but still over six weeks out so it is coming together. Craig and his daughter are building the web page, they know a lot about web sites but not so much about cars. I will be adding some description and notes as well as changing a few of th...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Holley G float needle seat
Replies: 16
Views: 426

Re: Holley G float needle seat

You don't go to nearly enough auctions if you had to go buy a cold chisel. Glad it worked. The drill press down pressure is the trick. I should have said if you have the old seat out you can easily grind it to fit the tapered slots, chuck up the tool in your drill press, down pressure and a wrench a...
by StanHowe
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Holley G float needle seat
Replies: 16
Views: 426

Re: Holley G float needle seat

Easy carb tool. First of all, get a fine file and just file a slot in the seat. Then be sure to slightly counter sink the inner lip so the needle doesn't hang up. Now, go through your box of cold chisels. Find an old one made from real genuine American USA steel. A hex upper handle works best. Grind...
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 24, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - It’s Model T Trailer Towing Season - Need New Tires ?
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: FJ - It’s Model T Trailer Towing Season - Need New Tires ?

I forgot. Savanna's 1948 CJ2A has American made Kelly Springfield.
All he had in stock in the size we needed.
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 24, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - It’s Model T Trailer Towing Season - Need New Tires ?
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: FJ - It’s Model T Trailer Towing Season - Need New Tires ?

I've had a couple sets of Chinese made tires. That's "had." Maybe they are better now but I run either American made Mastercraft or Yokohama Japanese . I have Mastercraft on my backhoe trailer, my travel trailers, my flatbed trailers and seven cars and pickups. No problems. I have Yokahoma on my F25...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Report
Replies: 67
Views: 4202

Re: Chickasha Report

I stayed home and worked! I knew if I went I would buy crap I don't need with money I don't have to bring home and try to find a place where I could find it if I needed it. I have a huge auction coming up and by the time we get done setting it up I will have seen all the rusty parts I need to for aw...
by StanHowe
Sat Mar 20, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruxtell Advice Requested
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: Ruxtell Advice Requested

I quit worrying about the internal parts after about the first dozen or so I bought to rebuild. This is probably 20 years ago. The main parts will be in there. Unless you are drop dead lucky, some will need to be replaced. My advice to anybody rebuilding a Ruckstell is this: REPLACE THE BRONZE PLATE...
by StanHowe
Sat Mar 20, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Report
Replies: 67
Views: 4202

Re: Chickasha Report

This is probably hard to do but what would you guess the buyer attendance was?? A couple times when I've been there it was mostly the other vendors looking for deals from the other vendors and not a lot of people coming in the gate to buy. Other times it was pretty busy.
by StanHowe
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruxtell Advice Requested
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: Ruxtell Advice Requested

I've bought, sold, rebuilt, etc over 75 Ruckstells. The way I see it, the housing and shift lock are worth 4-500 bucks. Everything good is a bonus. If you have to have new perfect parts, buy a new one. If you are comfortable with some wear, rebuild an old one, put a new bronze thrust plate and beari...
by StanHowe
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ruxtell Advice Requested
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: Ruxtell Advice Requested

The ring for the ball wouldn't fit over the tube and slide up??
by StanHowe
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Report
Replies: 67
Views: 4202

Re: Chickasha Report

From the pictures posted it looks like the buying crowd was pretty thin. Hard to tell tho.
I hope the vendors did well enough to make it worth their while to go back again and Erslands did OK.

Saturday morning, 10:30 am, the place will be a ghost town by mid afternoon if it's like it used to be.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Well used coil
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Re: Well used coil

Perry, I took about 100 photos, I will upload them to my facebook page and the website but if I upload anything here somebody will complain that I am pimping my auction service by showing items for sale. Sorry.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Well used coil
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Re: Well used coil

This is on a big hit and miss engine on a really cool cable tool water well drilling rig we have coming up in May. Built on a huge wagon frame of some kind, obviously built by the local blacksmith or farmer from parts salvaged from a steam tractor, it is ingenious in construction and probably drille...
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Well used coil
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Well used coil

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Reckon this one can be rebuilt??
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha swapmeet
Replies: 36
Views: 2887

Re: Chickasha swapmeet

Couple people I know decided to stay home . Its nice here but south and east the roads are terrible. Everything is shut down from Central Nebraska to Utah, Cheyenne, Casper have 3-5 feet of snow.
by StanHowe
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale-5 ball carb for 1911 T
Replies: 4
Views: 797

Re: For Sale-5 ball carb for 1911 T

It's gorgeous. Bill, they didn't look like that when they were new. I've had several that were "as furnished" under 100 years of grease and dirt. They were not polished, they were pretty much as they came out of the casting and machining process. Well finished but not buffed and polished.
by StanHowe
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Items for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: Chickasha Items for Sale

What do you want for that mag drive?? I'm not going to Chickasha but I could have a friend pick it up. stanhowemt@aol.com
by StanHowe
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Services
Topic: Just some carb eye candy
Replies: 11
Views: 895

Re: Just some carb eye candy

No.

1. It is not for a Model T

2. It is not for sale

3. It is on its way to a customer in Florida who has been patiently waiting.

4. I don't have time to answer questions about it.

5. Thanks for asking.
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Services
Topic: Just some carb eye candy
Replies: 11
Views: 895

Re: Just some carb eye candy

They are in the mail, Mike, you should have them by the weekend. I'm finishing up another very interesting one today and hope to get it in the mail before another Doctor appointment at 2. Probably not going to happen. Anyway, it's a New Old Stock Kingston 5 Ball for a 1911 Velie. Only NOS 5 ball I'v...
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ultra Rare Model T Ford Brass Thing
Replies: 11
Views: 1011

Re: Ultra Rare Model T Ford Brass Thing

It was put together as a mail carrier car in Lindsay, Montana in the early 40's and used during World War II. We sold it at an auction in Havre, Montana about 12-14 years ago to a collector in Bozeman; he bought it partly to keep somebody from tearing it apart to use the Sport Coupe body. It had bee...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 09, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Services
Topic: Just some carb eye candy
Replies: 11
Views: 895

Re: Just some carb eye candy

I don't have time. Somebody would complain.Years ago I tried doing that. There was little interest and somebody who was always more than willing to tell me I didn't know what I was talking about. I spent two months putting up with a guy who refused to accept my statement it is pressure differential,...
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR

Sold, going to Canada
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg MB1 post moved to services?
Replies: 4
Views: 313

Re: Stromberg MB1 post moved to services?

Just let it go Mike.
I'm too busy for pissing matches, babysitting and crybabies.

Their deal.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha ride.
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: Chickasha ride.

I'll talk to you about it somewhere else. Somebody will bitch that I'm promoting my carburetor business if I respond here.

I deleted all of it I could.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Services
Topic: Just some carb eye candy
Replies: 11
Views: 895

Re: Just some carb eye candy

I DELETED MY PREVIOUS RESPONSES TO THIS AND AM UNABLE TO DELETE THE ORIGINAL. HOWEVER, LET ME BE CLEAR. I AM NOT SOLICITING BUSINESS. I HAVE ACCEPTED VIRTUALLY NO, NO, NO REPAIR WORK SINCE MARCH 1ST, 2020. I AM SELLING OFF SOME INVENTORY BUT AM NOT, NOT, NOT TAKING IN MORE REPAIR. I AM NOT. NOT, NOT...
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: Schebler Carb ID /Info with Intake Needed

I could but if I did somebody would complain that I am using the forum to promote my business like they did about my post of the matching MB1s.

And then they complain about the old guys not passing their knowledge down.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: LOOKING FOR WTB GAS TANK SEDIMENT BULB OUTLET FLANGE
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: LOOKING FOR WTB GAS TANK SEDIMENT BULB OUTLET FLANGE

If you don't have to have original, they are 1/2 pipe thread. Any plumbing store has 1/2 inch pipe threaded screw plates about 3 inches in diameter.

Or find a piece of brass or copper --- which is what I would do -- 1/4 inch thick, drill and tap it 1/2 inch pipe and solder it on to the tank.
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR
Replies: 2
Views: 393

NEW OLD STOCK STROMBERG MB-1 CARBURETOR

Here is a Stromberg MB-1 side draft carb. Verical Flange. New Old Stock with the exception of replacing the screws with fillister head screws. These are very popular for overhead conversions and were supplied by Roof, Laurel and some others if you ordered a carb with the head. Ralph Ricks ran one of...
by StanHowe
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha ride.
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: Chickasha ride.

I've forgotten the deal exactly but I think we did a different one then you gave me another one. I have one on a shelf with your name on it. I think it's a Zenith U5 or U6.
by StanHowe
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Services
Topic: Just some carb eye candy
Replies: 11
Views: 895

Just some carb eye candy

Matching or nearly matching set of Stromberg MB-1's, sold as original equipment on several overhead conversions in the mid to late 20's as they will bolt right to the head on several different models. Easy to adjust, trouble free and -- probably more important then than now -- easy to start. Some of...
by StanHowe
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha ride.
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: Chickasha ride.

Sounds like fun, I drove Oilfield tankers and over the road for a few years so I probably could handle the Motorhome.

Unfortunately, it looks like I will be home working on carburetors hoping to get yelled at less by getting some done.
by StanHowe
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Five bearing crank?
Replies: 23
Views: 1398

Re: Five bearing crank?

Don't worry Les, I don't have any money and like you, have projects to last until I'm at least 90!!!.
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Five bearing crank?
Replies: 23
Views: 1398

Re: Five bearing crank?

I saw these blocks and 5 main cranks by Crower when Les stopped by with them a few years ago. They are incredible. I think the first one went in Karin's speedster. I dunno about the rest. I'd like one but the piggy bank is pretty thin this year.

Send Les money. US Funds. :lol:
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bob's Antique Auto Parts and Fun Projects?
Replies: 6
Views: 786

Re: Bob's Antique Auto Parts and Fun Projects?

Bobs has gone to wholesale manufacturing of parts only and Fun Projects was sold to Birdhaven T Parts --------- at least that's my understanding.
by StanHowe
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer
Replies: 25
Views: 924

Re: Timer

It is philosophical. If I want something modern, electronic and trouble free with power steering, heated seats and air conditioning I drive one of my Cadillacs, one of my Ford pickups or one of my other rigs like my 86 F150 with 82,000 miles on it. If I want something kind of modern, not too electro...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer
Replies: 25
Views: 924

Re: Timer

Back to timers. I always liked the Turner Timer, too. Aluminum case with a contact piece that can be turned over after it wears on one side, wires encased in a flexible metal tube, contact wiper similar to New Day. Somewhere in all the boxes and piles of stuff I think I still have a new old stock on...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer
Replies: 25
Views: 924

Re: Timer

This isn't about timers, just an observation that a lot of us old guys like the same things. Model T's, old tractors, Jeeps, old airplanes, old motorcycles, etc. Here is from Old Aviator above. 1917 Touring 1946 Aeronca Champ 1952 Willys M38a1 Jeep 1953 Ford Jubilee Tractor Mine looks kind of the sa...
by StanHowe
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timer
Replies: 25
Views: 924

Re: Timer

Original and somewhat readily available. Original New Day. I've tried others and have had the best luck with New Day. Just bought two NOS ones to go with a couple others I have somewhere. I have a bunch of "better idea" ones I'd like to try if I ever get time. I think overall if you have good coils ...
by StanHowe
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Touring Body ride to Chickasha
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Touring Body ride to Chickasha

I sold my 26 touring body. The buyer is interested in finding a ride for it from Helena, Montana to Chickasha.
by StanHowe
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1916 Coupelet
Replies: 30
Views: 1569

Re: 1916 Coupelet

That is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I saw it at Mike's and thought it was going to be a big project but a worthy one! Glad you took it on an finished it.
by StanHowe
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stromberg MB1 carb-good for anything or is it a paperweight?
Replies: 7
Views: 672

Re: Stromberg MB1 carb-good for anything or is it a paperweight?

MB-1s are fairly popular on Speedsters. Ralph Ricks swore by them on his Great Race car. They were stock carbs on Cleveland and several others. Simple carb with no economizer but with an accelerating well/venturi. I sell a couple a year if I have them to speedster guys. I have two on the bench right...
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbit Thrust Washers
Replies: 18
Views: 1173

Re: Babbit Thrust Washers

I have a five gallon bucket half full of Ruckstell bearings I've pulled out during rebuilds. I routinely replace the bearing and the bronze plate with very few exceptions. I've done over 70 Ruckstells over the years but have too much other stuff going on to fool with them other than the ones I'm try...
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbit Thrust Washers
Replies: 18
Views: 1173

Re: Babbit Thrust Washers

SKF does not manufacture a ZZ bearing. What you are referencing may be a 2Z. 6212-2Z Deep groove ball bearings d= 60mm D= 110mm B= 22mm C= 55.3kN C0= 36kN It is not an angular thrust bearing according to the SKF site. It is a radial thrust bearing, not suitable for angular thrust applications as in ...
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbit Thrust Washers
Replies: 18
Views: 1173

Re: Babbit Thrust Washers

7212 is the size, Becby is the 40 degree angular thrust designation necessary for the Ruckstell application .
by StanHowe
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What’s your opinion ? Rocky mt . Hydraulic .
Replies: 30
Views: 3133

Re: What’s your opinion ? Rocky mt . Hydraulic .

You want a baler with shiny paint or one that is tying bales when your hay is down and it's about to rain? Both is nice but given a choice I'll take the one that is tying 5 or 6 bales a minute without a problem over the one with shiny paint that won't tie. That's my take on the brakes. A set is goin...
by StanHowe
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbit Thrust Washers
Replies: 18
Views: 1173

Re: Babbit Thrust Washers

Free advice, take it for what you are paying for it. Ruckstell rebuild. Replace the ball bearing and the bronze plate. Those two pieces are critical to the alignment of the ring and pinion. Virtually every one of the bronze plates is dished inward -- some slightly and some a bunch and do not hold th...
by StanHowe
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1920s racer
Replies: 41
Views: 1781

Re: 1920s racer

Are you planning on running those carbs or are they just there for mock up?
by StanHowe
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 2 Brass Model T's Amongst The Piles...
Replies: 26
Views: 2833

Re: 2 Brass Model T's Amongst The Piles...

I would have liked to be there. I figured they would have a good crowd. I knew a couple people who were going. Guns bring buyers. Cold??? Sit in the pickup and stay warm until they get to what you are waiting for. Hope the other people that want your stuff leave. Oil Field/Cowboy deal --- "Hired out...
by StanHowe
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/7 touring body is sold
Replies: 0
Views: 319

26/7 touring body is sold

Just what it says. Body is sold, going to Illinois.
Thanks for the interest and thanks MTFCA
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vintage Ford
Replies: 20
Views: 1488

Vintage Ford

Just thought I'd mention that I got my Jan-Feb issue in the mail today.
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOUND! - Rayfield intake manifold for L2P, L2C, etc.
Replies: 16
Views: 1109

Re: WTB - Rayfield intake manifold for L2P, L2C, etc.

I have one but it has the carburetor with it. Won't separate but the unit is for sale.
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making a Ruckstell spider
Replies: 4
Views: 518

Re: Making a Ruckstell spider

Put it in the carrier and use a flap disk on an angle grinder 15 minute job tops.
Having it in the carrier keeps it from overheating and gives the arms the correct length.
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LF stromberg who contact for rebiuld
Replies: 7
Views: 686

Re: LF stromberg who contact for rebiuld

Thanks for the referral but I am not currently taking in any repair work. Too backed up already.
Customers worldwide and they a wants theirs done..... so do I.
by StanHowe
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE

The ones listed above are sold. If you would like an email with the list of what is available please send an email to: stanhowemt@aol.com from a valid email that will work for me to contact you.
by StanHowe
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE

Well, this is a waste of time and frustration. I listed the first 5, if I try to list the second 5 I get a message that says, "You are not allowed to access this file, contact an administrator." I have 14 various web sites that I developed and maintain for various business interests but I can't keep...
by StanHowe
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 486

MODEL T TIMES COLLECTION FOR SALE

I will be listing these here first, if they don't sell I will put them on ebay or back in the safe. I bought all these at the Les Shugard collection in Speakfish, South Dakota years ago, they have been in my safe since. Most are in mint condition, any shown with the original mailing envelope will be...
by StanHowe
Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.
Replies: 10
Views: 968

Re: Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.

Sha nouuk'" is a Blackfeet Indian word meaning "snow eater."
It is a warm wind that blows down the east side of the Rockies from the Gulf of Alaska and can raise the temperature 50 degrees in a few hours.
It is always followed by bitter cold and snow.
by StanHowe
Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.
Replies: 10
Views: 968

Re: Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.

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I would guess the concrete foundation was added much later. Note that it had electricity at one time but probably from a wind charger as there appears to be no high line power anywhere near.
by StanHowe
Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.
Replies: 10
Views: 968

Somewhat related to the Ferry thread from a few days ago.

Homestead in Montana. Probably about 1912 or 14. That's when this was opened to settlement. I came across this while looking for more photos of the road down to the river. 60 miles northwest to Big Sandy, the closest town on the north side or 75 to Chinook to the north east. Too many mountains in be...
by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

Nothing. If the owner wants to do something it's up to them.
by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

Thanks, I'm just trying to make a living. Never saved any money when I was young, invested it in piles of Model T Parts, Cars, Women, Whiskey, Big Steaks, Truck Stop Cheeseburgers, raising some other men's children, got old and had to find a way to survive. I like the work but I found out years ago ...
by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

Paul, I seldom post anything like this because every time I do I get a couple phone calls or emails about if I have time to do so and so's carb and put pictures of it all over the forum why the hell have they not got their carburetor back yet, etc., etc. Or they post on the thread, "When are you goi...
by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

I couldn't find one of it before I pressure washed the mud off so maybe this is the first one I took. I dunno. It's hundreds of carburetors ago and I am more forgetful all the time.
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by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

Chris, yes, this the last thing they need to get it running after a 6 or 7 year restoration of the tractor.
by StanHowe
Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

My "Grampa Ludwig" who was actually my Aunt Grace's father was a clock and watch repairman. I had his tools and bench until my cousin retired and I gave it all to him. We both did a little clock work when we were kids on some cheap worn out clocks. I didn't pursue it but Larry did and was restoring ...
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

Somewhere I might have a photo of what it looked like when I took it out of the box three years ago. It took me that long to find a correct inlet for the Kerosene side.

If I ever find it, I'll post it. But now it's

BACK TO THE SHOP!!!!
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

Re: This is what takes so long

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Note that this is a Kingston ten ball, most of them did not have a tag on this saying Kingston so I did not add one to this. It weighs about 12 pounds complete.
by StanHowe
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This is what takes so long
Replies: 20
Views: 1458

This is what takes so long

Been working on this for several days. Laid in the mud in Minnesota for probably 50 years or more. It is for a mid teens Avery tractor. Dual fuel. Kerosene or tractor fuel on one side, gasoline on the other for starting. Been beat on with every pipe wrench, rock, pliers, hammer, etc., The balls were...
by StanHowe
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cutaway Carburetor
Replies: 8
Views: 956

Re: Cutaway Carburetor

They are more common than you might think. Pretty much every company had cutaways for their salesmen and repair training. There are quite a few of those Kingston L carbs still around and in use, the flapper and the cork are usually in bad condition. Some guy somewhere was making flappers out of bras...
by StanHowe
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Opinion: Spread the wealth.
Replies: 9
Views: 1122

Re: Opinion: Spread the wealth.

I have yet to see a Jr Rodeo team with shirts that say "Sponsored by Amazon," or one of the big box stores. I don't have a store front business anymore but I can tell you that the same people who will drive 100 miles to shop at a big box store or Walmart or on the Internet know where you are when th...
by StanHowe
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1907 Model R
Replies: 34
Views: 2119

Re: 1907 Model R

I think Rob Heyen has photos of his Model K. It is a big six cylinder with a two speed transmission. Fine car. That is the wrong carburetor. It should have a funky looking Holley with a spring tower on top for the air valve. Bob Richmon in Virginia has a fine either R or S. He is not on here but is ...
by StanHowe
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Lang's Catalog
Replies: 5
Views: 478

New Lang's Catalog

This has probably been posted before but I don't have time to read everything on the forum. I got my new Lang's catalog today. Finally got a chance to go to the truck stop for Breakfast about 2 PM and while I was eating looked through it. Great Catalog. More information in there than a lot of Model ...