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by DLodge
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: David Dewey...Good News!
Replies: 9
Views: 183

Re: David Dewey

Mark Gregush wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:33 pm
You do know that you can edit the title.
I assume that applies to my own posts. I doubt I can wander through the forum, changing the titles of everyone else's threads willy-nilly.... :D
by DLodge
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: David Dewey...Good News!
Replies: 9
Views: 183

Re: David Dewey

Walter Higgins wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:54 pm
He has been checking in here with the thread that he started ten days ago:
True, but his last post there was six days ago, hence my concern about a post that was about him, but not by him.
by DLodge
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: David Dewey...Good News!
Replies: 9
Views: 183

Re: David Dewey

Terry, this falls into the category of "gentle chiding." The subject has been discussed on the forum before, but here goes again. If your subject line had been "Good news from David Dewey" or "David Dewey Okay," I would not have had the moments of worry that a name standing alone as a subject on the...
by DLodge
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I got a phone call
Replies: 6
Views: 565

Re: I got a phone call

Loftfield wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:49 am
... but by then I have had the satisfaction of bugging them as much or more than they bug me, turnabout always being fair game.
And the longer you keep them on the phone, the less time they have to bother others. On behalf of the Mercifully Unbothered Multitude, thank you.... :D
by DLodge
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Forums Dead
Replies: 33
Views: 1132

Re: Model T Forums Dead

StevenS wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:30 pm
If you want to get some excitement, just ask, ....... "What oil is the best to use in my Model T ?"
or how about this question, ....... "Should I use a water pump and which one ?"
Or how about, "What kind of oil should I use in my water pump?" :lol:
by DLodge
Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fire evacuation In Oroville
Replies: 18
Views: 615

Re: Fire evacuation In Oroville

Kaiser wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:17 pm
We even had a big item about the Oregon fires here on the news....
Leo, BVN has a website with a section called "Uitzending gemist." I often watch Nieuwsuur to keep up with the news from a Dutch perspective. Friday or yesterday I saw coverage from Oregon. Scary stuff.
by DLodge
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find TT
Replies: 31
Views: 1619

Re: Barn Find TT

Dick, I really like rough looking old trucks like that. Then I saw the painted door on that.... hey I lived in Webster Groves in 1976-1977! Terrie and I had just married and I was still in Dental school down the road. I didn’t see any old cars there then. I didn’t even see anywhere one could be hid...
by DLodge
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find TT
Replies: 31
Views: 1619

Re: Barn Find TT

A couple of better pictures of the "turn signal."

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by DLodge
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find TT
Replies: 31
Views: 1619

Re: Barn Find TT

People have been asking Sam for pictures of his barn-find TT and he asked if I would post these for him. IMG_6328.JPEG IMG_6333.JPEG IMG_6338.JPEG IMG_6339.JPEG Mr. Wagner also decided at some point that he needed a way to let people know if he was going to make a left turn. If you look carefully, y...
by DLodge
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!

...I decided to join and went to there introduction page and introduced myself and shared I recently acquired the following contents and wanted advice:... Matt, your original post here indicates that you asked for advice. That seems at least worth an answer, even if your post there was going to be ...
by DLodge
Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dad!
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: Happy Birthday, Dad!

Did he name the new Pontiac...? I don't think he ever named another car. He had a Mercury Grand Marquis around the early 70s that he occasionally referred to as "the green dragon," but it wasn't really a name. Just that it was big and green. I remember reading that it is in the area of cars is wher...
by DLodge
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dad!
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: Happy Birthday, Dad!

It has that wonderful "old Photo" look doesn't it? Thanks, Rich. Somewhere I have a few more pictures of the car. A few years after this, he started dating my mother, who was very much not a convertible person (too windy). Dad told me that when they would go on dates, he would have to borrow his pa...
by DLodge
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dad!
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today would be my dad's 111th birthday. He was never a Ford guy, but his first car was an early 1930 Plymouth Roadster, which he named Bonnie Jean.

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by DLodge
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 675

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

One of Carlin's lines that has stuck with me is, "Hot water heater? Why would you need one?" Since hearing that, I have tried to make a point of saying "water heater," but I will admit that old habits die hard.... :D
by DLodge
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 675

Re: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

My great-grandmother was born in 1866 and died in 1962. She lived with my grandparents and I saw her frequently. I don't think she ever referred to the car as anything but "the machine."
by DLodge
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: "Pretty far-fetched" and stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 675

"Pretty far-fetched" and stuff

In the Stutzman thread on the General Discussion forum, Steve Jelf made the comment that something was "pretty far-fetched." My grandfather often used the expression (generally in response to something I had told him). I still use it occasionally, but probably not as often as it was used in days pas...
by DLodge
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: For All Eternity
Replies: 21
Views: 794

Re: For All Eternity

My understanding is that automotive engineers who are sent to the "other place" are condemned to spend eternity working on the cars that they designed in life.....
by DLodge
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is procedure for Stutzman?
Replies: 57
Views: 2231

Re: What is procedure for Stutzman?

... AND he has a funny accent ! Gotta love a little character ! Don't know first-hand, but I have understood that most Amish know three languages... the German dialect they speak at home and among themselves (often referred to as "Pennsylvania Dutch"), proper high German which they use in church se...
by DLodge
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kenosha
Replies: 11
Views: 959

Re: Kenosha

....but all of the facts are not yet known. The protestors don't care. Many of the protestors came by the carload from outside the area. Chicago is fairly close, isn't it? Maybe they ran out of things to break and set on fire there, so they headed farther afield. This too shall pass, we can hope.....
by DLodge
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!
Replies: 35
Views: 1743

Re: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!

I have been following this thread and completely forgot about the badge on my desk in the living room! (It's fun getting old, isn't it?) In the 1950s, Anja's parents owned a 1929 Chrysler Touring and a 1931 Morris (Minor, probably). Around that time, a group of car enthusiasts in Holland started a c...
by DLodge
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!
Replies: 35
Views: 1743

Re: I.A.F.F. Badges? We ain’t got no badges!

Dropacent wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:01 pm
I got this from a good friend. It’s in a little rough shape , as am I.
There's a lot of that going around, Tim.... :D
by DLodge
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!
Replies: 35
Views: 1743

Re: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!

Dick, zip code didn’t start nationwide until 1963. Tim, more postal trivia for you. My mother's maiden name was Frances Day, and her second cousin was Ed Day. He was JFK's first Postmaster General and it was during his time as PG that zip codes were introduced. I got to know him somewhat because he...
by DLodge
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!
Replies: 35
Views: 1743

Re: Badges? We ain’t got no badges!

The license plate is my legal Missouri YOM plate. (Bit of trivia: 63081 could be a ZIP code in this area. (Mine is 63011.) A Model T friend who retired from the Post Office told me that there is no 63081 ZIP, but that 63080 is Sullivan MO and 63084 is Union MO, so that if there were a 63081, it woul...
by DLodge
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bumper Stickers on Model t's
Replies: 31
Views: 1436

Re: Bumper Stickers on Model t's

This is all bringing back some memories. Twenty years ago, Anja and I participated in the Greentree Parade here in Kirkwood. Since it was an election year, we decided to decorate the car appropriately. Since the car is a 1924 Touring, we opted for a Coolidge campaign car. (The sign on the side is a ...
by DLodge
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to Forum and Model Ts
Replies: 58
Views: 1926

Re: New to Forum and Model Ts

Funny what the combination of a little persistence and a Sunday morning can do. I found the forum message in 2010 that included a link to the NPR program in 2003 about our trip: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1298953 George Clipner Sr. and Les Flautt are both gone now, and Ken...
by DLodge
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to Forum and Model Ts
Replies: 58
Views: 1926

Re: New to Forum and Model Ts

Dick, Hap and George, You seem to all know each other for many years!? That is great!!!! Lisa, I have never met Hap in person, but after a while people with whom we interact frequently on the forum begin to seem like people we know. George I know because his dad (who lived in Missouri) joined us fo...
by DLodge
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to Forum and Model Ts
Replies: 58
Views: 1926

Re: New to Forum and Model Ts

...Two of those pics had my dad in them. The one stopped along the road and the one arriving in Dearborn. As I recall, your dad and Les Flautt were the two oldest participants in the trip. I think they were both 78, but not sure which was older. We thought it was pretty impressive that they were so...
by DLodge
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to Forum and Model Ts
Replies: 58
Views: 1926

Re: New to Forum and Model Ts

...in her Citroen 2CV. For those of you who don't know about it, it looks like a VW made with flat sides and is powered by a small engine (two cylinder I think?). We were "zooming" down the freeway going flat out when we were pulled over by a CHP who informed us that we were going too slow to be on...
by DLodge
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New to Forum and Model Ts
Replies: 58
Views: 1926

Re: New to Forum and Model Ts

I don't anticipate the car being driven anywhere significantly lengthy..... Lisa, never say never. I bought my '24 Touring in 1996 and spent at least a week just driving around the block (right turns only the first few days). After a couple of weeks, I ventured to the County Library and back (about...
by DLodge
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Title help wanted from overseas
Replies: 15
Views: 930

Re: Title help wanted from overseas

Dick , no the cars need the vehicles standards WHEN they were built !! Toon, that's an improvement. A friend of mine in the Dutch Austin club imported a 1932 Austin Heavy 12 into NL from the UK in the 1970s, and (as I recall) had to replace the original headlamps with modern sealed beam lamps, add ...
by DLodge
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Title help wanted from overseas
Replies: 15
Views: 930

Re: Title help wanted from overseas

...All this legislation was brought on since they discovered a lot of very expensive cars that were "imported" were in fact built up from a mix-n-match of stolen parts, think Ferraris, Maseratis, Porsches, Mercedes , Range Rovers etc. In other words, yet another case where laws preventing crooks fr...
by DLodge
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Title help wanted from overseas
Replies: 15
Views: 930

Re: Title help wanted from overseas

Mel, I can't really help you much. Requirements change through the years. I do remember a friend who imported a pre-war Austin from England to NL in the 1970s. Unlike the US, where a vehicle has to meet all legal requirements in effect during the year of manufacture, NL required a car to meet all th...
by DLodge
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - The Friendship Ford Is On The Road
Replies: 18
Views: 1602

Re: Good Turnout In St. Louis

There was a good turnout of enthusiastic folks in Kirkwood outside of St. Louis this morning. Yes, it was a good turnout and people stayed around for quite a while. Will be watching Channel 4 News this evening. Model B STL-01.JPG Steven Williams, St. Louis Club President Model B STL-03.JPG Stephen ...
by DLodge
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 3862

Re: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice

... I see you don't have a water pump which in the opinion of many is a good thing. Tim, with respect, that sentence is ambiguous. It could be read to mean that not having a water pump is a good thing, or that a water pump is a good thing. Having hung around this forum for years, I am going to assu...
by DLodge
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MTFCA and MTFCI Representation in Georgia
Replies: 7
Views: 888

Re: MTFCA and MTFCI Representation in Georgia

...But at this point in the twenty-first century who doesn't have email? Uh..... a lotta people our age, Steve. I share the frustration, though. Next in line are the people who say they have email. When asked how often they check it, they say, "About once a week." Then I ask them if they have a box...
by DLodge
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Youtube series "Shifting History"
Replies: 2
Views: 585

Re: New Youtube series "Shifting History"

There were three episodes when I went to the link. I will likely watch all of them, but I find myself kinda wishing that they were a little less "cutesy." Oh, well.....
by DLodge
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Seat Belts, What of it?
Replies: 35
Views: 2523

Re: Seat Belts, What of it?

Ken Meeks car rolled. She survived, he did not. I've been thinking about that during this thread. I'm afraid that the hard and fast rule is that there is no hard and fast rule. Their open car rolled twice. Marge was ejected as it started to roll the first time. Ken was not belted in, but was fairly...
by DLodge
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama
Replies: 19
Views: 2216

Re: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama

... Many T owners leave keys in them at shows, tours, or other meets without any problems. ... Yes, I have known people who leave the key in the car. Their argument is, "They can't steal the car. They won't know how to drive it." My answer is, "They can't steal the car, but they can steal the key."...
by DLodge
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Great Tips from Dave Huson in Mile High Newsletter
Replies: 6
Views: 1931

Re: Great Tips from Dave Huson in Mile High Newsletter

Scott, I got a "Page Not Found" with the link you posted. I found this link on their main page. It seems to work.

https://milehighpedalpushers.com/mhpp-home/tech-tips/
by DLodge
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama
Replies: 19
Views: 2216

Re: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama

Steve Jelf wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:13 pm
What's a "side gear shift"?
I don't know, but when it's totally restored, it really increases the value of the car exponentially. You know as well as any Model T guy that a half-restored side gear shift is no better than a completely unrestored one, worse perhaps....
by DLodge
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: They hung up on me!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1902

Re: They hung up on me!!

bud delong wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:23 pm
I think next time i will use Susanne's reply.
No one has ever called me to offer me a car warranty, but I'm with Bud on this one. If anyone ever does call, Susanne's answer looks good to me! :D
by DLodge
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition Switch assembly
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: Ignition Switch assembly

...Ben is in Tucker Ga. near Atlanta. 646-884-8882, 2 other numbers from his business card, home 770-938-3376, cell 404-789-6350, I spoke with him last week on the first number. George, Toon is in the Netherlands. If Ben's business card has an email address, that would be a much cheaper way for Too...
by DLodge
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Real Men Use Three Pedals
Replies: 11
Views: 1234

Re: Real Men Use Three Pedals

OilyBill wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:06 pm
I started out in a pedal car when I was 4.
And here I am back in one!
The car was mine, but I'm the one behind it in this picture. Love to have it now! :D
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by DLodge
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 622
Views: 76619

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

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by DLodge
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe
Replies: 12
Views: 994

Re: My quest to find model T owners in Hungary, Europe

ChrisB wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:27 pm
Pal is on this forum, only 1 post though, signed up in 2019.
Pal is on Facebook. Found a fair amount about him. Frank, if you are also on Facebook, you might look for him there.
https://www.facebook.com/automuseums/ab ... 1592659373
by DLodge
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories

Emmo213 wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:42 pm
John, I don't think #3 was ever posted....
But it still can be.... Jeff?? Chris?? :D
by DLodge
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 622
Views: 76619

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Old car guys can appreciate this....

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by DLodge
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Posting Photos to Classified or Discussion Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Re: Posting Photos to Classified or Discussion Forum

I think it has something to do with downloading from a cell phone. I believe Norm is right. I never have a problem posting a picture from my desktop computer. I never post pictures from my cell phone, so I don't know what the pitfalls are there. I have a tendency to go with what works. (Perhaps it'...
by DLodge
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: A little something to read and remember.
Replies: 12
Views: 1299

Re: A little something to read and remember.

... the freezing Dutch climate where they had a really hard time adapting to the ways of the Dutch and finding jobs etc. And after around 300 years of colonization (as the Dutch East Indies), there were a lot of people who were descended from mixed marriages. Calling themselves Indos, they had Dutc...
by DLodge
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Ir’en’ee du Pont, Jr. & The Car He Has Owned For (84) Years
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: Thank You !

I made this post on my IPhone 📱 I wanted to make the accent marks correct but my skills are limited 😉 Jim, it's even easier on the iPhone. Hold your finger on the e , then slide your finger to the right and you get all the choices of e plus accents. Stop at the one you want and release your finger.
by DLodge
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Language Packs installed
Replies: 24
Views: 1578

Re: Language Packs installed

Duey, it would be Spanish in Argentina and Portuguese in Brazil. Steve, I googled South American official languages. They are indeed principally Portuguese and Spanish, plus smaller numbers of English, French and Dutch. The last one caused a bit of consternation here six years ago. The World Pediat...
by DLodge
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Ir’en’ee du Pont, Jr. & The Car He Has Owned For (84) Years
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: FJ - Ir’en’ee du Pont, Jr. & The Car He Has Owned For (84) Years

Jim, as a quick side note, you can make accents on a Windows-based computer by holding down the Alt key and typing 130. That way, you get - for example - Irénée du Pont. (I'm sure you can do it on a Mac as well, but I don't know how.)
by DLodge
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Harold Lloyd's Model T
Replies: 15
Views: 1554

Re: Harold Lloyd's Model T

This is a completely uncritical, purely-out-of-curiosity question, but since the topic of this thread is a Model T, why is it in "Off Topic" instead of the main discussion forum?
by DLodge
Sun May 31, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!
Replies: 13
Views: 1428

Re: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!

Interesting thread. I was 20 when my great-grandmother died, so I knew her well. She was born in 1866 in North Augusta, Ontario, and died in 1962, so she saw a lot of things in her lifetime. She lived her last years with my grandparents here in St. Louis. My birthday was October 26th and my grandfat...
by DLodge
Mon May 25, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Language Packs installed
Replies: 24
Views: 1578

Re: Language Packs installed

ChrisB wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 3:34 pm
Si, mi nonno e nato in Italia!
Brancaccio? Italiano? Difficile da credere! :D
by DLodge
Mon May 25, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Language Packs installed
Replies: 24
Views: 1578

Re: Language Packs installed

Danish tested and it looks good. I installed the Dutch for a few days and thought that it also looked good. I eventually went back to American English so I wouldn't have to keep making the mental switch back and forth as I moved through the forum. I gather the translations were done in the relevant...
by DLodge
Sun May 24, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories

TonyB wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 11:48 am
Sorry I missed it, however I’m confused, easy these days, did it happen or was it postponed?
Tony, either it happened or I had a very convincing dream that lasted about an hour.... :D
by DLodge
Sun May 24, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories

Why couldn't people find the webinar? This was posted Saturday morning, just before 10:00 am CDT: Re: Model T Webinar #3 - TODAY Post by ChrisB » Sat May 23, 2020 9:59 am Sorry for the late notice, Jeff has some work commitments he is dealing with. He set this meeting up for us. Please click the lin...
by DLodge
Sat May 23, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - TOMORROW

DLodge wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:33 am
The webinar time in Belgium will be nine hours later than the Pacific time that is posted (i.e. 10:00 am PDT is 9:00 pm CET).
Oops. My fault Andre. The webinar is at 7:00 pm Belgian time. Excuses. Mijn schuld!
by DLodge
Sat May 23, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - TOMORROW

Andre, you first need to go to https://zoom.us/ and download the software. Then install it on your computer. When Jeff posts the details of today's webinar here, there will be a link to the webinar. The important things are the meeting number and the password (which will be in Jeff's post). The webi...
by DLodge
Fri May 22, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - this TOMORROW

What is the meeting number?
by DLodge
Fri May 22, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - this Saturday

Susanne wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 2:56 pm
Thank you, we're awaiting the details!
What Susanne said..... :D
by DLodge
Thu May 21, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bad hack on the OT section
Replies: 20
Views: 1340

Re: Bad hack on the OT section

wayne sheldon wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:38 pm
So it has been replied to again fourteen times!
Yes, but by the original poster himself. People here on the forum know better than to reply to junk like this. It's a classic struggle... the Interloper Jerk vs. Brancaccio the Formidable. I know where my money is.... :D
by DLodge
Thu May 21, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bad hack on the OT section
Replies: 20
Views: 1340

Re: Bad hack on the OT section

wayne sheldon wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:05 pm
Looks like it is still there!
Not still there, Wayne, back again. Our admin team bats them away, but then they come back. Kind of the definition of "pest," I guess....
by DLodge
Thu May 21, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #3 - new T owner stories
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: Model T Webinar #3 - this Saturday

Sounds good. Gotta love trials and tribulations.... :D
by DLodge
Mon May 18, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Airconditioning in Model T?
Replies: 41
Views: 3205

Re: Airconditioning in Model T?

Dropacent wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 1:49 pm
...but they don’t like it. ...
Tim, that's exactly the phrase I use when people ask about my T and speed. It's not a question how how fast it can go, but of how fast it likes to go.
by DLodge
Mon May 18, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Airconditioning in Model T?
Replies: 41
Views: 3205

Re: Airconditioning in Model T?

I think I've seen a T pic posted on here some years back that had AC. Have no idea what the post was about or how to find it but it's been done. "Your wish is my command..." :D This is a picture I took of Hal Schedler's sedan at the Centennial in Richmond in 2008. It would, of course, be worth poin...
by DLodge
Sat May 16, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Non T--Stolen '27 Chandler & Trailer
Replies: 25
Views: 2758

Re: Non T--Stolen '27 Chandler & Trailer

Oldav8tor wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 6:35 pm
...it might be worth your while to hire a plane for a couple of hours to scour the local area from the air. ...
Or perhaps put up notices at local airports used by private aviation. There might be a few pilots who wouldn't mind looking around while they're flying in the area.
by DLodge
Wed May 13, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The discussion of different hobbies.
Replies: 21
Views: 2444

Re: The discussion of different hobbies.

Whenever I go into an Antique Store and they ask me what I'm looking for, I just say, "I'll know it when I see it." If I am in a store (antique or otherwise) and just want to browse uninterrupted, my answer when I am asked what I am looking for is "Inspiration. I'll let you know if I find it." :D
by DLodge
Mon May 11, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 3500

Re: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021

DHort wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 11:44 pm
As a health care professional I am offended by your remarks.
Being offended has replaced baseball as the American national sport.... :D
by DLodge
Sat May 09, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone in Fl know jjlissa10@gmail with a '24 T
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Re: Anyone in Fl know jjlissa10@gmail with a '24 T

Tried googling the email address. This was one of the first hits: "Update: Jammy Shelhart - AUTOMATED SERVICES LLC (jjlissa10@gmail.com is running the counterfeit check scam. This person is now also running the scam in which they ask you to pay $100 of a $200 inspection fee. Using fake inspector nam...
by DLodge
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1927 Model T Two Door Sedan Price
Replies: 21
Views: 2152

Re: 1927 Model T Two Door Sedan Price

Scott_Conger wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:31 pm
... if you hang out here long enough, you will encounter people who decide to send their engine/transmission out for overhaul "because it probably needed it", but not because it actually did.
Takes me back to something I learned early in the old car hobby, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"
by DLodge
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Model T Webinar #1 - Garage Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Re: Model T Webinar #1 Featuring our President, Larry Azevedo - THIS SATURDAY! 10:00AM PST, 1pm est

AdminJeff wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:27 pm
See you next week.
Uh, Jeff, isn't this "next week"?

Is there going to be a webinar? A statement that there won't be a webinar? Anything? :D
by DLodge
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The discussion of different hobbies.
Replies: 21
Views: 2444

Re: The discussion of different hobbies.

In principle, I agree with Jim's original post in this thread. In the old forum, years ago, I was the one who introduced the use of "OT-" at the beginning of a subject line for an off-topic post. (I had sysopped on three different CompuServe forums and that was a convention we used for much the same...
by DLodge
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Re: 1918 Flu Ambulance - Model T ?

That picture was taken in St. Louis. It shows up from time to time here in a feature called "From the Post-Dispatch Archives."
by DLodge
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Webinar
Replies: 14
Views: 1687

Re: Webinar

Apparently Zoom and Windows 7 can’t communicate and after it started asking for money I decided to stay on the iPhone. Tony, I am still using Windows 7 and I use the free version of Zoom. They seem to play well together. I haven't had a problem. (I have no idea why that is, of course. Computers oft...
by DLodge
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Webinar
Replies: 14
Views: 1687

Re: Webinar

Stan, I have been on both MTFCA webinars so far. I was already using Zoom, which helped. I started using it in one-on-one video calls, then expanded to small meetings. You should first go to: https://zoom.us and download the software. Once you have done that, you can join meetings, webinars etc. As ...
by DLodge
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: VF Book Review
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: VF Book Review

I read Roscoe Sheller's book years ago. Would have to search my bookcases to see if I still have it. Some phrase in the book convinced me that Roscoe Sheller was a Mason, but I can't remember what it was. Any book about people traveling in a Model T is bound to be a good book. Too bad about the titl...
by DLodge
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 2427

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday? Really? I admit I am a little puzzled at the indignant "how-dare-you-?" reactions to having a car club-related event on Easter Sunday. Really ?? The traditional start to the "car season" in St. Louis has been - since 1954 - the Horseless Carriage Club of Missouri's Easter Car Show...
by DLodge
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 2427

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

For those looking for a good webcam so you can participate next time, check out the logitech series. I have the 920 but any HD version will have both the camera and mic built into it.Or just join from your smart phone. That little device works great! the only drawback is the screen size. I have had...
by DLodge
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Live Video Webinars
Topic: Someone needs to take the plunge!
Replies: 6
Views: 954

Someone needs to take the plunge!

I thought the MTFCA Webinar today went very well. I would have thought that if it had been the tenth or twentieth, but it was the first and managed to go well without any glitches. As always, compliments to the Poobah Team! I look forward to the next one (as well as to the official opening of the ne...
by DLodge
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 2427

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

The free version of Zoom is pretty adequate for most people. One on one conversations have unlimited duration. Meetings of three or more are limited to 40 minutes.

This was a great experiment. Thank you, hosts!
by DLodge
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An interesting video of a European Model T journey
Replies: 19
Views: 1531

Re: An interesting video of a European Model T journey

Rolf, in 2013 the Around the World Tour was in the United States and stopped in St. Louis. This is a picture of Dirk, Trudy and their Model T with some members of the St. Louis Model T Club. I'm in the red shirt and my twin grandchildren are on the fenders. It was extra interesting for me because I ...
by DLodge
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petit Jean Swap Meet Cancelled
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Re: Petit Jean Swap Meet Cancelled

MWalker wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:37 am
It should come as no surprise to anyone these days that the swap meet which was to be held at Petit Jean State Park (AR) in June has been cancelled.
Gee, Mike, has anyone told Governor Rockefeller? :D
by DLodge
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New guy here
Replies: 58
Views: 3419

Re: New guy here

Dave, you're on the wrong side of the state for me to recommend our club here, but looking at the chapter listing, I found the website of the KC chapter:

http://www.kcchuggers.com/

Have fun!
by DLodge
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An interesting video of a European Model T journey
Replies: 19
Views: 1531

Re: An interesting video of a European Model T journey

I lived in Basel for about 8 months and learned German (High German) but surrounded in Basel Deutsch. Nevertheless I was able to pick up on some of the dialect. Nelson, grüezi wie gohts? I lived in Paris from March 1968 until January 1969. The non-Parisians in the hotel where I lived tended to hang...
by DLodge
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An interesting video of a European Model T journey
Replies: 19
Views: 1531

Re: An interesting video of a European Model T journey

Fascinating. Thanks. Now I have to warm up... :D

By the way, the language is Swiss German (Schwyzerdütsch), not Finnish.
by DLodge
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This General Discussion Forum
Replies: 10
Views: 1098

Re: This General Discussion Forum

jiminbartow wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:09 pm
I’m not sure if Suzanne’s statement that the forum is to be shut down, was a joke or not...
Check your calendar, Jim.... :D
by DLodge
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This General Discussion Forum
Replies: 10
Views: 1098

Re: This General Discussion Forum

mtntee20 wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:22 pm
... I am sure that the total of all the members on this forum will have a combined number of at least 1500 rolls of toilet paper. ...
I can see the headline now. "MTFCA FORUM BECOMES TOILET PAPER POWERHOUSE!" :D
by DLodge
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: This General Discussion Forum
Replies: 10
Views: 1098

This General Discussion Forum

I have noticed, since so many of us are confined to home, that the number of users shown at the bottom of the screen has grown considerably. In the past, as I recall, I would see a handful of names. Just now, I counted 21 registered users plus 28 visitors. Obviously, Model T people need Model T expo...
by DLodge
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post the earliest picture of you and your T
Replies: 61
Views: 4260

Re: Post the earliest picture of you and your T

Not my T, but the earliest picture of me with a T. On Wayne Avenue in University City MO were three houses in a row: the Clarksons, the Lodges and the Murphys. The girl on the right is the Clarksons' granddaughter, I am the Lodges' grandson and the T belongs to the four Murphy boys, ranging from lat...
by DLodge
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You need "Informed Delivery" from Post Office - particularly with virus making the rounds
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Re: You need "Informed Delivery" from Post Office - particularly with virus making the rounds

I have had Informed Delivery since I first read about it. Once I was expecting a check and it wasn't in my mail. Since the carrier (a substitute) was still at the mailboxes in my building, I mentioned that there appeared to be something missing that had been in that morning's email. She went back to...
by DLodge
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 141
Views: 10118

Re: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate

Leo, Anja's dad saved that one, she inherited it and so I now have it. I never knew the car it was on (a 1950-something Mercedes, I think), but the number looks like it was not long after the provincial letter designations were replaced with the two-letter, four-number plates. There is a story about...
by DLodge
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 141
Views: 10118

Re: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate

Kaiser wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:03 am
Sadly we can't register old plates in the Netherlands, but the plates allowed on your historic vehicle are dark blue and not that bad to the eye as the big reflective bright yellow ones mandatory on modern cars
Leo, you mean like this? :D

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