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by Gene_French
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: babbitt bearing molds and linebore units special offer
Replies: 0
Views: 105

babbitt bearing molds and linebore units special offer

there will be free shipping within the lower 48 states on my linebore units and bearing molds thru Dec. 24th 2019 … Merry Christmas to all ...Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 3
Views: 446

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by Gene_French
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ball cap , re-babbitted and bored to Std. or your specified diameter
Replies: 11
Views: 1124

Re: Ball cap , re-babbitted and bored to Std. or your specified diameter

top... purchased a quantity of ball caps for re-Babbitt ...
by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 1
Views: 92

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by Gene_French
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brake parts--small drum wrap bands
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: Brake parts--small drum wrap bands

John: sent email … am interested in brake bands ...always an optimist ... gene french
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model B Ford main and Rod bearing molds
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Model B Ford main and Rod bearing molds

Model B Ford main and rod bearing molds for the 4 cyl. engine and several of the European revisions of that engine … mainbearing mold is $225.00 + $13.80 postage and rod mold is $125.00 + $13.80 postage ( postage amounts are for lower 48 states , actual postage outside this area ) … instructions are...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Model A Ford connecting rod mold

Model A Ford connecting rod mold for pouring the Babbitt bearings … my original design since 1979 … will pour bearing diameter undersize with excess materials on side flanges to allow for finish machining … instructions are included as well as my phone ( your call) or email support … price is $95 pl...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Model A Ford mainbearing mold

Model A Ford mainbearing mold for pouring the Babbitt bearings in the model A Ford engine block … this mold pours the bearings at 1/8" undersize on diameter and allows approx. .025" excess material per side on the thrust surfaces … this is my original design mold( since 1979 ) that will pour both th...
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Master rim tool
Replies: 2
Views: 566

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by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What does this six blade fan belong to?
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: What does this six blade fan belong to?

Vern:
you are right … my 1917 DB has exactly that fan and bracket … always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How cold do you drive?
Replies: 55
Views: 2133

Re: How cold do you drive?

Drove the 1917 Dodge Bros. touring at -19 F. … New Years Eve tour … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Chickasha's Last Hurrah
Replies: 45
Views: 2662

Re: Chickasha's Last Hurrah

Don:
I will be in attendance next year … same spaces as many years … FQ2 and SL4 … will have my Babbitt bearing fixtures and some other goodies … will see you all there … always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Sinclair Dinosaur yard art
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Sinclair Dinosaur yard art

Gentlemen :
I am looking for a Sinclair Dino. for use with my yard art … anyone know of a "used" dino available ?
always an optimist
Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Piston Options For “A” Crank T Engine
Replies: 15
Views: 862

Re: Piston Options For “A” Crank T Engine

Les: I think we have spoken of this before … regarding aluminum connecting rods … Lycoming used aluminum connecting rods that were Babbitted ( with pressure oil) … I have re-babbitted 2 sets of these rods without any difficulty … you should be able to bore the rods to allow for .030 to .050 Babbitt ...
by Gene_French
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: early ? rear frame crossmember question
Replies: 3
Views: 349

Re: early ? rear frame crossmember question

Dan:
thanks for the photos … I was uncertain that this was a correct frame since some of the details were poorly finished … always an optimist ...gene french
by Gene_French
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: early ? rear frame crossmember question
Replies: 3
Views: 349

early ? rear frame crossmember question

Gentlemen: I have a frame portion with a short rear crossmember … it may have been cut off or may be original … there is some signs of breakage or "tampering"... not sure what the early frame really looked like to be certain ...there is no front crossmember or frame brackets or running board bracket...
by Gene_French
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Front Plate Oil Pump ID
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Re: Front Plate Oil Pump ID

Les: the pump looks very much like the pump on my Dodge Brothers … a similar pump was used on Dodge Bro. engines from 1914 thru the 4 cyl. era … it appears to be bolted to a plate that is attached to the Ford front timing cover … the DB pump came in a 2 or 3 bolt mounting depending on year and engin...
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 699

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

David: all the rods and caps are serviceable … regarding rod bolts … I make it a practice to replace all bolts in a re-build ,since most are fatigued and stretched or bent … you may RETURN the rods and caps if you are unhappy … I will refund your postage … always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2...
by Gene_French
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Whippet radiator
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: FS Whippet radiator

Tom:
had sent an email regarding your light bracket drawing … and payment info. on my balance … thought you were going to call me back based on our phone conversation of several weeks past ?
by Gene_French
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings
Replies: 2
Views: 662

Re: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings

Gentlemen:
the block is spoken for … thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 51 st. Annual AACA Swapmeet ,Loveland,Co.
Replies: 0
Views: 154

51 st. Annual AACA Swapmeet ,Loveland,Co.

Sept 21-22 will be our 51st. annual AACA Swapmeet at the "Ranch" aka Larimer County Fair grounds … this meet will have a variety of early thru late model cars and parts … myself and several other regional Model T and Model A vendors will have a good selection of parts onsite … always an optimist ......
by Gene_French
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings
Replies: 2
Views: 662

Re: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings

Gentlemen: will have this block and my linebore units and bearing molds at the AACA swapmeet on Sept 21/22 … this is the 51 st. annual meet and has a mix of early and later parts … there will be several model T and model A parts vendors including myself … always an optimist ...gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 699

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

David: all the rods are of the light series … all are mixed , in that I got them in boxes … the caps were removed from the rods … some have the Babbitt melted out in preparation for re-babbitting … none are "matched" sets … all will need re-babbitting , boring and alignment checked … always an optim...
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Master rim tool
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Re: Master rim tool

Gentlemen:
also found a rim heavy duty rim tool … same price as above ...always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod sets for re-babbitting
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod sets for re-babbitting

Gentlemen:
have found MORE model A connecting rods … way too many for my needs ! gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 699

Re: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

Gentlemen:
18 sets sold so far … still have way too many … always an optimist...gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted standard diameter connecting rod
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: re-babbitted standard diameter connecting rod

Gentlemen:
the connecting rod is spoken for … thanks MTFCA
by Gene_French
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late motor block for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Re: late motor block for sale

Gentlemen: this motor block is spoken for … I have 2 other 26/27 blocks listed … both have re-babbitted mainbearings … 1 is bored to standard diameter and has oil grooves cut … the other is rough bored to -.040" diameter... both were done in demo's … both are priced at less than the cost of re-babbi...
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: valve seat stone dresser
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: valve seat stone dresser

Gentlemen:
the dresser is spoken for ...thank you MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: stone dresser for valve seat grinder
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: stone dresser for valve seat grinder

Gentlemen:
the dresser is spoken for ...thank you MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Atwater-Kent front plate and partial distributor and cap
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Atwater-Kent front plate and partial distributor and cap

Atwater-kent front plate and partial distributor and good cap … this unit is rust pitted , but solid cast iron front plate , points segment of distributor is missing , cap is used but in serviceable condition … driven gear is on distributor , but camshaft drive gear is missing … price is $75.00 + me...
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: stone dresser for valve seat grinder
Replies: 1
Views: 199

stone dresser for valve seat grinder

stone dressing unit for valve seat grinders … this includes stone arbor that is in picture … price is $25.00 + medium priority mail flat rate postage of $14.35 in lower 48 states ...actual postage outside this area or INTERNATIONAL … Gene French phone
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by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block , re-babbitted mains
Replies: 0
Views: 324

26/27 motor block , re-babbitted mains

late series casting motor block and re-babbitted mains that are rough bored to - .020" diameter … this motor was re-babbitted and linebored as a demo for the instructor at McPherson College several years ago … 12million,407 thousand number range ( 12,407,XXX ) … cylinder bore is currently +.010 and ...
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings
Replies: 2
Views: 662

26/27 motor block and re-babbitted mainbearings

Late series casting type motor block and caps … 14million,173 thousand number range (14,173,XXX) , mainbearings were re-babbitted and oil grooves cut in a demonstration for our local Northern Colorado Model T club years (Centennial T years ago)… mains are linebored to STANDARD DIAMETER … the mains a...
by Gene_French
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: late motor block for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 440

late motor block for sale

late series casting type motor block and mainbearing caps and bolts for sale... 13 million 926 thousand number range (13,926,XXX) … standard diameter cylinder bores , no apparent cracks , freeze plug counterbores and manifold port surfaces are clean and crisp , this is a bare motor block … NO cranks...
by Gene_French
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: valve seat stone dresser
Replies: 1
Views: 235

valve seat stone dresser

for sale ...stone dresser for valve seat grinding stones … will need a new diamond dressing tip … $25.00 + $19.95 flat rate priority mail postage … always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2808
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by Gene_French
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted standard diameter connecting rod
Replies: 1
Views: 242

re-babbitted standard diameter connecting rod

for sale...1 re-babbitted connecting rod ( STANDARD DIAMETER )… this rod was in a group of parts I purchased … I would recommend that it be checked for alignment before installation … price $10.00 + $14.35 flat rate priority mail postage …always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2808
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by Gene_French
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rods for re-babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 699

model T connecting rods for re-babbitt

I have way too many connecting rods … model T rod sets for sale $10.00 per set + postage … all will need re-Babbitt , boring and alignment check … I purchased a large quantity of model T and also model A engine components from an estate of a upper mid-west rebuilder several years ago … some have bee...
by Gene_French
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: Duplex spare tire carrier

Scott: I don't have any 21" split rims … I did compare it to a 21" wire wheel and it would be within the range of the adjustment to clamp onto a 21" rim … have had this unit for probably 25 years … got it with a large group of parts in a bulk purchase … I am clearing out some of this bulk … I have W...
by Gene_French
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926/27 wire wheel chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: 1926/27 wire wheel chassis

Gentlemen :
the chassis is spoken for … thank you MTFCA
by Gene_French
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: Duplex spare tire carrier

Layden:
thanks for the info. … I have never used a unit like this … my Dodge Brothers touring has a 3 point mount for the spare … can see how this would work though by clamping to the first rim in the oem mount … always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926/27 wire wheel chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: 1926/27 wire wheel chassis

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sorry , forgot pictures ...always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926/27 wire wheel chassis
Replies: 2
Views: 403

1926/27 wire wheel chassis

for sale , 1926/27 chassis , motor is stuck ( turned last year) wire wheels and hubs … chassis will need a full restoration … price of $1200 includes up to 3 months storage to arrange transport... Gene French ph. 970-581-2808 … located in Nunn,Colorado 80648 … easy access from I-80 south of Cheyenne...
by Gene_French
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod sets for re-babbitting
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Model A Ford connecting rod sets for re-babbitting

for sale … I have over 30 sets of model A Ford connecting rods … rod sets are $10 each set + postage … I can fit 5 sets in a large flat rate box to mail( $18.75 postage ) ...3 sets fit in a medium flat rate box($13.80 ) ...all rods will need to be re-babbitted , bored and grooved , re-bushed and che...
by Gene_French
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1/2 ton chain hoist ... import model
Replies: 0
Views: 208

1/2 ton chain hoist ... import model

for sale ...1/2 ton chain hoist with a 10' or longer lift ...will mail in a large priority mail box for $18.75 in lower 48 states … price is $25.00 + $18.75 ...always an optimist Gene French ph. 970-581-2808 address 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648
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by Gene_French
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Speedster dash panel
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Speedster dash panel

unknown model dash panel … looks like it would be a good fit in a fabricated speedster cowl … price $75.00 plus postage ...will need your zip for postage rate … always an optimist Gene French ph. 970-581-2808 ...address 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648
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by Gene_French
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Duplex spare tire carrier

for sale … Duplex double spare tire carrier … good condition … will need key made and mounting bracket … price is $100.00 plus postage … will need to know your zip code for postage rate … always an optimist Gene French ph. 970-581-2808 ...address 49519 cr.23 Nunn, Co. 80648
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by Gene_French
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Master rim tool
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Master rim tool

for sale , good condition Master rim tool … price is $75.00 plus postage … will need to know your zip code … always an optimist Gene French 970-581-2808 address is 49519 cr. 23 Nunn, Co. 80648
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by Gene_French
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 1
Views: 387

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by Gene_French
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 12
Views: 1387

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

Gentlemen: I am increasing the price of the Lite linebore unit to $625.00 + $70.00 postage ,due to material cost increase … cost of aluminum and steel have increased steadily over the past 8 years since I introduced the Lite linebore unit … sorry , but it is past due … always an optimist … gene Fren...
by Gene_French
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 12
Views: 1387

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

Eric:
received your paypal payment notice … regarding the dial indicator … this unit includes the dial indicator toolset … will mail all items out on Monday afternoon when our post office opens ...always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale - Enco 4 position tool holder (2 1/2) for South Bend Lathe
Replies: 12
Views: 1064

Re: For Sale - Enco 4 position tool holder (2 1/2) for South Bend Lathe

Scott: used an enco indexable tool post like this for years they work well and are accurate … BUT , the modern "Aloris" type or Chinese knockoff sure beats them hands down … adjustable tool height and rigid … someone should be glad to have this enco post at this price … too small for any of my 3 lat...
by Gene_French
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A connecting rod mold
Replies: 2
Views: 348

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by Gene_French
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 2
Views: 303

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by Gene_French
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Spotted in The Woodlands
Replies: 8
Views: 1047

Re: Spotted in The Woodlands

Don:
did she do Night rider ? Love how she does that song … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Porcelain Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Re: Porcelain Engine

Scott:
thanks for pointing out the fact that several autos used porcelain coatings on engine components … Cadillac V-8 for years … looked great and the engines did purr … not because of the porcelain or inspite of it … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue May 28, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

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by Gene_French
Tue May 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

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by Gene_French
Tue May 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 2
Views: 303

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by Gene_French
Tue May 28, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A connecting rod mold
Replies: 2
Views: 348

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by Gene_French
Mon May 27, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Event forum for T Events
Replies: 18
Views: 1294

Re: Event forum for T Events

Dan: I do think that a separate forum site for old car events would be very useful , and do hope that it can be instituted here … very often event announcements are lost in the more recent postings … my vote would be a resounding yes … I usually post our local and regional swapmeet events and auctio...
by Gene_French
Sun May 26, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Event forum for T Events
Replies: 18
Views: 1294

Re: Event forum for T Events

Dan: an event listing topic would be a great idea … I try to note swapmeet dates and tours on my calendar but will often hear of an event after the fact … 2 that I would add to an event listing are the swapmeets at McPherson College and our Model T swapmeet in Denver … both are small , but are good ...
by Gene_French
Fri May 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - Timing Cover Alignment Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: WTB - Timing Cover Alignment Tool

Don:
just re-posted a classified advertisement here on the MTFCA site … also emailed you … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri May 10, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 1
Views: 387

front cover centering tool

centering tool used to position the front timing cover concentric to the camshaft … this tool sets in the timer recess and assures the centering of the front cover during assembly … uniform timing and improved performance between individual cylinders is achieved as a result … price $24.00 + $7.60 fl...
by Gene_French
Tue May 07, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hub diameter question re wood spokes
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: Hub diameter question re wood spokes

Alan:
when I did the Dodge Brothers wheels I did not have a large enough mill to position the assembled wheel concentric to the spindle to bore all spokes at one time … I would do the boring in that manner now … always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Tue May 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Hub diameter question re wood spokes
Replies: 10
Views: 880

Re: Hub diameter question re wood spokes

Mark: I just measured a front hub … diameter is 2.185 to 2.187 … 2 3/16 " diameter … I have machined the radius at the hub end of spokes by using an adjustable boring head in a milling machine … you may be able to make a " fly cutter" type boring tool to accurately machine this surface … on my Dodge...
by Gene_French
Tue May 07, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale -Distributor gears
Replies: 5
Views: 541

Re: For Sale -Distributor gears

John:
sent email ...always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Fri May 03, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Babbitt
Replies: 7
Views: 1050

Re: Babbitt

Bob: probably the only sure way to know the composition of a material is to purchase from a verifiable source … I think it is safe to purchase ingots that are labeled as " government genuine" or "nickle xxxx" or trade names that can be researched and verified as a suitable alloy … some materials wil...
by Gene_French
Fri May 03, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: A crankshaft / T block mainbearing mold
Replies: 1
Views: 333

A crankshaft / T block mainbearing mold

Babbitt bearing mold to pour mainbearings in model T block when installing a Model A crankshaft or crankshaft with similar diameter mainbearings … will pour block and caps at 1 1/2" diameter to allow for finish machining … price is $125.00 + $13.60 flat rate priority mail postage in lower 48 states ...
by Gene_French
Fri May 03, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A connecting rod mold
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Model A connecting rod mold

Babbitt bearing mold for model A Ford connecting rods … will pour rod or rod cap … bearing is poured 1 5/16 " diameter to allow material for finish machining to standard or any reasonable undersize crankshaft diameters … price is $85.00 + $13.60 flat a rod.jpg rate priority mail postage in lower 48 ...
by Gene_French
Fri May 03, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Model A ford mainbearing mold

Babbitt bearing mold for model A Ford mainbearings … this mold will pour both the block and caps in the model A engine … mold pours bearings at 1 1/2" diameter to allow material for finish machining to standard or any reasonable undersize crankshaft sizes … written instructions are included as are m...
by Gene_French
Fri May 03, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

Re: Mainbearing mold

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