Search found 64 matches

by dykker5502
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: 2020 General Discussion Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: 2020 General Discussion Forum

The old software made issues for the hosting company when the Forum became to big. Hence it's splitting up per year. The current Forum software is one of te mainstream forum software that do not have that issue, so I asume it just continue. That will also make searching and picking up old threads ea...
by dykker5502
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Babbit thrust washers
Replies: 18
Views: 858

Re: Babbit thrust washers

Brass is for decorative purposes, bronce are also for bearing purposes.
by dykker5502
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers
Replies: 34
Views: 1058

Re: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers

HA! You have just found the danish manufacturer/dealers nameplate! I havn't noticed that before! Løwener_Skilt.jpg No numbers or identification. I've tried to find the logo: W. Løwener_Logo.jpg The figure in the middle is a lion in front of what probably back then was their main product - a lathe. T...
by dykker5502
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reriveted brake drum - tolerances
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: Reriveted brake drum - tolerances

Nobody else that want to chime in?
by dykker5502
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha 2020 Pre-War Swap Meet Pizza Party
Replies: 14
Views: 967

Re: Chickasha 2020 Pre-War Swap Meet Pizza Party

Aiiiii - you really drop salt in the wound that I'm not able to join you since I'm engaged in a major car show in Denmark that weekend.
@Steve, are those pictures from 2010? I was there in 2010 and took pictures (too?):
P3180063.JPG
P3180114.JPG
P3180115.JPG
P3180116.JPG
P3180117.JPG
by dykker5502
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers
Replies: 34
Views: 1058

Re: Looking for Ford HCCT Serial Numbers

FWIW - my danish HCCT do not have any numbers or any markings at all, neither brassplates or holes after such.

Frontview:
P2030010.JPG
Detail view of instrument face (all danish text - made by/delivered by HM = Helweg Mikkelsen, a major danish instrument/gauge maker.
2019-10-23 19.21.20.jpg
by dykker5502
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Chickasha 2020

I would realy love to come back one last time to join the Chickasha swap meet (was there in 2010), but unfortunately we have the major classic carshow in Denmark that weekend.
by dykker5502
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reriveted brake drum - tolerances
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Reriveted brake drum - tolerances

Hi, disassembling my broke transmission I discovered that the rivets in the brakedrum was loose. So I got a friend of mine experienced with both hot and cold rivetting as well as general machining to help me. I'm pretty satisfied with the result... 2019-12-27 17.09.23.jpg (Yes, I know I have work to...
by dykker5502
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 10
Views: 444

Re: Merry Christmas!

Holyday greetings from Denmark:
Vognparken-Christmas.jpg
Next year I'll have to do a new picture as this little beauty will be added to the flock:
20190920_154339.jpg
by dykker5502
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 57
Views: 1853

Re: Merry Christmas

Glædelig Jul Ford T Taxa.jpg
Greetings from Denmark!
by dykker5502
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Loose rivets in brakedrum
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Re: Loose rivets in brakedrum

All, thanks for all the good advice. I have a buddy who are familiar with rivetting - hot and cold and we will obviously go with cold. Oversize rivets are ordered and picked up tomorrow together with new bushings for various shafts. J & M - I do not have access to Magnaflux, but will clean up the dr...
by dykker5502
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oversize triple gear pins?
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: Oversize triple gear pins?

Thanks Wayne, after I made my post, I googled and found this old thread.
by dykker5502
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oversize triple gear pins?
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Oversize triple gear pins?

Hi, my 1921 Pick-ups gearbox have "collapsed" by most likely use of incorrect material for the triple gear bushings, so that it have had severe wear resulting in broken teeth and then total failure when the broken teeth ended up in the mesh. I have obtained another good set of drums and triplegears ...
by dykker5502
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Early starting crank
Replies: 12
Views: 542

WTB Early starting crank

Hi, on my 1922 Model T a previous owner have exchanged the original all-steel starting crank with the older one with a nice aluminium handle. It's much better to use for hand cranking, so I want one for my 1921 Model T as well - if I can find one to a decent price. model-t-start-crank-1913.jpg And d...
by dykker5502
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An Alternative Way to Install Transmission Bands
Replies: 14
Views: 1341

Re: An Alternative Way to Install Transmission Bands

The recommended way, where you first mount the rivets at the upper end and have a bulge at the bottom that you straighten out once the rivets are in place, will ensure that the band sits tight to the band. I can fear you dont get that with the shown method. I also takes my bands through a pair of ro...
by dykker5502
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Snow anyone????
Replies: 23
Views: 1216

Re: Snow anyone????

We expect some snow Saturday.
by dykker5502
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Loose rivets in brakedrum
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Loose rivets in brakedrum

Hi, Take a look at this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFvdphz9utc (Im speaking danish, but I say it's bad that the rivets are loose) Can I save this by trying to heat the rivets individually (somehow) and hammer them so when they cool it will be tight again? Or what does one do? (Apar...
by dykker5502
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Transmission band lining question.
Replies: 7
Views: 500

Re: Transmission band lining question.

That transmission is not a 1912 transmission, but a 1926-1927.
by dykker5502
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford history questions
Replies: 41
Views: 1562

Re: Ford history questions

After the troubles with the Selden patent, Henry Ford saw (others) patents as a way to put roadblocks for his enterprise. Hydrailic brakes was patended in 1922 +/- and lasts 17 year so that is why hydrailic brakes first arrived in 1939. And regarding the trembler coils - why change something that wo...
by dykker5502
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Ford Carburator
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: 1914 Ford Carburator

I will not see the car until Christmas, but I've seen reports that the car runs fine. I have no reasons to doubt that, I just want to learn why someone in the past have swapped the "original" Holley with this.
by dykker5502
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NOS TOQUET CARBURETOR
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: NOS TOQUET CARBURETOR

Stan, I just bought a 1914 Touring with that type of carburator. Do you have any knowledge of it's qualities? Why was it popular of the day? Ecconomic? Easy starting?
by dykker5502
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Ford Carburator
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: 1914 Ford Toquet Carburator

OK, maybe I should have Googled before I asked :-) https://modeltfordfix.com/forum/viewtop ... t=10#p1571
by dykker5502
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Ford Carburator
Replies: 3
Views: 357

1914 Ford Carburator

Can anyone shed some light on what carburator this is? It is sitting on a 1914 Touring that I have bought :-)
20190920_154541.jpg
by dykker5502
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1914 Touring Car
Replies: 7
Views: 2621

Re: 1914 Touring Car - Bought

This is now bound for Denmark - don't ask how I know.....
by dykker5502
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2876

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

Depending on my financial situation, my ability to get cheap tickets and accomodation etc. I might just show up again. I was there in 2010 and loved the event.
Might even try to persuade some of these danish T'ers to join me.
by dykker5502
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Where is Rob??
Replies: 11
Views: 1354

Re: Where is Rob??

He have posted in the new forum, so he's not lost in transition :-) Latest entry October 3rd (as of today)

memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=60
by dykker5502
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Forum meeting today at Hershey 2pm
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: MTFCA Forum meeting today at Hershey 2pm

Yeah, maybe. For now I'm considering Chikascha 2020 to say proper good bye. I was there in 2010. It's not just a few cents to go to the US from Denmark, so travels must be planned carefully. :-)
by dykker5502
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: buying model T in the Netherlands
Replies: 8
Views: 594

Re: buying model T in the Netherlands

What is "over the top"?
by dykker5502
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA Forum meeting today at Hershey 2pm
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: MTFCA Forum meeting today at Hershey 2pm

Susan, please pass my regards from Denmark to the folks. I know that at least 2 from last year is in Hershey now, namely Steve Jelf and Seamus Michael Hnat. I'm not in Hershey this year, though I know at least 20 - 30 danes are wandering around the ailes this year too (several was in Carisle last we...
by dykker5502
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1914 Touring Car
Replies: 7
Views: 2621

Re: 1914 Touring Car

Nice car! No acetylen generator?
by dykker5502
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Rajo 4 valve head
Replies: 25
Views: 2852

Re: FS: Rajo 4 valve head

Do you have any idea what performance the engine have in horsepowers?
by dykker5502
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes
Replies: 17
Views: 1242

Re: And We're Off! Possible Law Changes

You have to be careful here! First I can only recommend you US guys to support FIFA, the international organisation for clubs for historic vehicles. In Europe they have managed to be accepted by the EU legislation bodies and we have so far managed reasonable conditions in Europe. In the individual c...
by dykker5502
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OCF Meet and Greet
Replies: 43
Views: 2797

Re: OCF Meet and Greet

Hm - maybe OCF is where the US trip should go in 2020? Now it seems all the chaps shows up there these days.....
(Enjoyed meeting folks at Hershey last year at the Forum get together)
by dykker5502
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going
Replies: 35
Views: 2328

Re: Stepping Up and Keeping this Hobby Going

Well, to some extend its the same story as with driving and owning our cars. If you are not inclusive, you may scare those that might be interested in taking over the business over time.
For Model T there is a market of say 150.000 world wide. That should be interesting enough.
by dykker5502
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Aftermarket carburators to 1920's Model T
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Aftermarket carburators to 1920's Model T

Of my two model T's, the pick-up truck is the one to experiment with as it does not have much history before 1963, where it was build out of a frontend of a 1919 non-starter touring and a 1921 rolling chassis. On both my T's I have Holley NH carburators and they are generally working OK. However, ev...
by dykker5502
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 5711

Rebuild coilbox

Rebuild the coilbox for my Pick-up with Fun Projects plastic inserts. 2019-08-10 17.26.58.jpg Porcelain tubes cleaned with dishwashing soap and a brush. 2019-08-10 17.26.40.jpg All bolt soldered to the bronze springs. 2019-08-10 17.26.26.jpg Terminals soldered to the leads 2019-08-10 17.35.13.jpg Le...
by dykker5502
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nuts for coilbox
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Nuts for coilbox

I've rebuild my coilbox and now I've found out that along the way I have lost 2 of the nuts used for mounting the cables. You can see they are missing on this picture and which it is:
Spolekasse mgl møtrikker.jpg
What size are they? As it seems you can only buy complete sets at the vendors.
by dykker5502
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Enthusiasts Outside The USA!
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Re: Model T Enthusiasts Outside The USA!

Denmark:
Ford T Klubben, Danmark - http://www.modelt.dk/ - have just had their 40 years aniversary (but it's roots go back to the 1950's)

Sweden:
Svenska T-Ford klubben - http://stfk.se/ - since 1955
by dykker5502
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My great grandfathers 1926 Model T touring, Norway
Replies: 45
Views: 4408

Re: My great grandfathers 1926 Model T touring, Norway

The UK manufactured Model T's from 1925 and onwards where 3" lower than the US siblings. That was obtained by geometry in the frontaxle and also in the frame. US adopted some, but not all of these changes in the 26-27 improved Ford. There is a book published by the UK Model T Register that tells the...
by dykker5502
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My great grandfathers 1926 Model T touring, Norway
Replies: 45
Views: 4408

Re: My great grandfathers 1926 Model T touring, Norway

Tuckett Brothers in England would be a good starting point for parts. www.modeltford.co.uk I believe " https://www.veterandele.dk " in Denmark may be even better as they are closer (and who knows how cumbersome dealing with UK may be if Brexit? Even though Norway is not in EU they are very closely ...
by dykker5502
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Forums and Websites Status update
Replies: 33
Views: 1944

Re: Forums and Websites Status update

As being in the business, I understand all the grief.

Good job, Jeff!
by dykker5502
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: IR Thermometer Readings on head and radiator
Replies: 20
Views: 1596

Re: IR Thermometer Readings on head and radiator

That the cooling system in Model T is inadequate is rubish in my opinion. I've just bought a brand new Brassworks flattube radiator and had a faily good test of it this friday. Had driven maybe 35 - 40 miles in 25 C so the car was operative hot. Approached the city of Roskilde which gave me 15 minut...
by dykker5502
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wheel bearings.
Replies: 9
Views: 972

Re: Wheel bearings.

The lower one still has the outer race of the bearing in the hub. Hence the difference.
by dykker5502
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch/hogshead assemble
Replies: 7
Views: 837

Re: Clutch/hogshead assemble

Thank you all for the replies. Good that I asked before I dismantled the hogshead as my assembly turns out to be OK. Regarding the "Taxi" I think it is a matter of adjusting the link between the pedal and the clutch axle. I have replaced the old clutch with a new (both rabbit type) and it is conside...
by dykker5502
Fri May 31, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch/hogshead assemble
Replies: 7
Views: 837

Re: Clutch/hogshead assemble

I just made a small video of both cars so you can see the axial play I'm talking about:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfTBeDu ... e=youtu.be
by dykker5502
Fri May 31, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch/hogshead assemble
Replies: 7
Views: 837

Re: Clutch/hogshead assemble

OK, then both are correct, but why can the clutch axle move axially ½"? Isn't that somewhat excssive?
by dykker5502
Fri May 31, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Clutch/hogshead assemble
Replies: 7
Views: 837

Clutch/hogshead assemble

Hi, when mounting the hogshead, one of the challenges is to get the bronze fork (clutch release bearing) into the right groove in the clutch release device (C on below drawing). Clutch_assembly-1.jpg Now there are two grooves and the bronze fork can easily go in both, but which one is the right? I b...
by dykker5502
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done with your Model T in April?
Replies: 121
Views: 12718

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

I'm behind schedule, but have pulled the engine earlier this year on my 1922 Fordor. I have in April replaced the clutch plates and spring and put it all together, this time sure that the bolt on the hub is proper positioned in the hole in the shaft. I missed that 10 years ago apparently allowing th...
by dykker5502
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magnet Charger ?
Replies: 3
Views: 591

Re: Magnet Charger ?

It must be DC and the polarisation of the charger should fit the original polarisation of the magnet you are charging. The voltage should be 36 volts and you just need to flash it as it is the build up of the magnetic fialed that moves the "magnets" in the magnet to be aligned. 3 12Volt batteries ar...
by dykker5502
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Coils leaking tar
Replies: 13
Views: 1424

Re: Coils leaking tar

The coils have most likely been refilled with incorrect tar - eventually woodtar (tar made from wood) and not tar from oil or coal with higher melting point. I believe it is possible to get the right tar in the US from the roofing business, but it is definately a problem in Europe. The EU have put r...
by dykker5502
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T coil tester advice: HCCT, Strobo-Spark, ECCT
Replies: 103
Views: 8052

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

I rebuild coils and I have all three :-) Strobospark is a modern and portable redesign of the original HCCT and a good one (as all that John Regan have given this hobby). However, I was catched by the talk about dwell time on each coil, and the importance of this to be alike in a set of coils. So I ...
by dykker5502
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Method for verifying that coil ring is working
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Re: Method for verifying that coil ring is working

Ha! OK - I'll go and read the f***** manual!
by dykker5502
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Charging Magneto
Replies: 9
Views: 1331

Re: Charging Magneto

You will need the 36 volt and the amperage that the lead-acid batteries can give. Batteripakke_web.jpg Then position the flywheel and the magnets right in relation to the coils is important. Positionering_web.jpg Here i did it with a compas. You may imagine how to do it without the hogshead, but you...
by dykker5502
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Method for verifying that coil ring is working
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Re: Method for verifying that coil ring is working

Since the forum was down I posted the same text on Facebook)
by dykker5502
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Method for verifying that coil ring is working
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Method for verifying that coil ring is working

Yeah, I know. The easiest would be just to throw in a renewed coil ring and be happy, but why spend hundreds of dollars if it ain't broke? I have my engine out and partly apart to fix an issue with the clutch. The top terminal of the coilring was broke and now when that is fixed - how do I verify th...
by dykker5502
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone on here who was on the first Forum?
Replies: 52
Views: 4049

Re: Anyone on here who was on the first Forum?

I have been "playing" with model T's since the 1970's where I learned how to drive it in the red pick-up I later got my self :-), but in 2007 I bought the 1922 Fordor. One winter it was stored in a friends basement garage with Central heating, and if my wheels where not with loose spokes before, it ...
by dykker5502
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Explain Your Avatar
Replies: 41
Views: 3589

Re: Explain Your Avatar

My current Avatar is my first Model T - a 1922 Touring that are later rebuild as a Fordor on a local danish coachbuilder.
P5260001.JPG
by dykker5502
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Chris emailed that I made it- just want to see.
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Chris emailed that I made it- just want to see.

Now it seems the new Forun is taking off and many of the ol' guys are now seen around here.
by dykker5502
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Chris emailed that I made it- just want to see.
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Chris emailed that I made it- just want to see.

Lets use this thread to tell the rest of the gang that we survived the transition and are here now.

I just got in!
Vognparken.jpg