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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Found something interesting?
Replies: 10
Views: 850

Re: Found something interesting?

Dan:
i have a bunch of Dodge Brothers parts ... a complete 1925 touring car , a 1917 Roadster cut down and several chassis ... great cars , powerful and reliable ... always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,
Replies: 75
Views: 2961

Re: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,

Danny: the world and especially our country needs many more adults that will take the time to teach others of all ages , but most especially our children ... practical skills and fact and inspire an interest in all things , teach confidence and high personal values ... build men and women of charact...
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1926/27 roadster doors and hinges
Replies: 0
Views: 153

1926/27 roadster doors and hinges

wanted to buy , a decent set of roadster doors and hinges for 1926 T roadster project ... always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,
Replies: 75
Views: 2961

Re: I ALMOST GAVE UP........,

Henry:
you are to be commended ... an investment in our childrens future is time well spent ... we shall never give up , we shall remain strong and rightfully defiant and we shall stand for what is right and good ...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Re: duplex spare tire carrier

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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 18
Views: 2660

Re: model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

Re: Mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: aluminum intake manifold and carburator
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: aluminum intake manifold and carburator

the intake/carb. is spoken for ...thank you Ryan S. and MTFCA
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: aluminum intake manifold and carburator
Replies: 7
Views: 899

aluminum intake manifold and carburator

for sale: aluminum intake and aftermarket carburator ( model A carb. )... this is an aftermarket ( performance?) manifold of unknown manufacturer ... carb. will benefit from a rebuild ... manifold has a 1/8" pipe thread at elbow ... a simple pipe plug to close or use with vac. wipers or vac.tank for...
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Re: duplex spare tire carrier

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pictures , i hope ... still an optimist Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: duplex spare tire carrier
Replies: 3
Views: 580

duplex spare tire carrier

for sale "Duplex Spare Tire Carrier " ...this is for the smaller diameter tire sizes ... probably up to the 21" sizes ... in good condition with light surface rust ...price is $50 plus postage to your zip code ...can ship INTERNATIONAL for actual postage amount ( i have never charged EXTRA for inter...
by Gene_French
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15

Ignacio:
that style speedster is very nice ... i have a 1932 Plymouth PB 4 cyl. running gear that i envision as a Stutz Bearcat style speedster someday ...have a safe trip , and if you are in the area feel free to stop in ... always an optimist ...Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: speedster body for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Re: speedster body for sale

Speedster is sold ... thank you Timothy E. and MTFCA ... always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: speedster body for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Re: speedster body for sale

speedster 6.jpg
a picture of this speedster configured as a "hybrid" model A/T ... again ... only the rad tub and rusted turtle deck are for sale , the seat back and cushion are included ... always an optimist Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: speedster body for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 791

speedster body for sale

Speedster body and turtle deck for sale … this is the body sheet metal only and does NOT include the wire wheel chassis or the roadster pickup or the house or land in the photo … SHEET METAL BODY only … I sincerely hope this is clear … what I mean to say is that the speedster body only is for sale !...
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15

speedster4.jpg speedster3.jpg speedster2.jpg speedster.jpg Ignacio: a few pictures of the speedster body ( TIN ONLY) that I will be offering for sale … I used this for several years in various configurations including the turtle deck and a pickup bed … basic body is the red tub … this is made to mo...
by Gene_French
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Houston to South Dakota and Back 07/10 to 07/15

Ignacio:' don't know your route , but I am at Nunn,Colorado , near Cheyenne ,Wy. .... I have a simple speedster body and windshield for model T chassis and a turtle deck that can be adapted with some metal work … will try to post a picture later this evening … also have some chassis parts and other ...
by Gene_French
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: craftsman lathe
Replies: 18
Views: 1341

Re: craftsman lathe

Craig: I defiantly recommend that a person have the biggest ,most versatile machine they can afford … your work will evolve to fit the potential … the lathe is spoken for , I need to get a price from FedEx for shipping , then off to California , thank you George J. and MTFCA … always an optimist...G...
by Gene_French
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: craftsman lathe
Replies: 18
Views: 1341

Re: craftsman lathe

Rick:
thank you for your understanding … I was able to correct the positioning of the final 0 … I do not understand why an image would be inserted within text … still an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: craftsman lathe
Replies: 18
Views: 1341

Re: craftsman lathe

Gentlemen :
BIG misunderstanding on price … the final 0 appears at the bottom of the posting , after the pictures … price is $250 plus shipping … sorry for the misunderstanding...always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Autodiz distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Autodiz distributor

Autodis distributors are sold … thank you Dan H. and MTFCA
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: craftsman lathe
Replies: 18
Views: 1341

craftsman lathe

Craftsman lathe for sale … SMALL bench machine that appears complete EXCEPT for a spindle drive motor … motor mount plate is inplace and v-belt and 3 step spindle pulleys are also inplace … a small 1/4 hp or less motor with a 3 step pulley would complete drive … includes 3 jaw chuck with 2 sets of j...
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model A distributor
Replies: 0
Views: 317

model A distributor

for sale Model A Ford distributor … a serviceable unit that would probably benefit from new bushings , but I have used this unit on a test stand to run engines … as pictured only , no cap or rotor … price is $25 plus $15.05 flat rate priority mail postage in lower 48 states … actual postage outside ...
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Autodiz distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Autodiz distributor

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by Gene_French
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Autodiz distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Re: Autodiz distributor

autodiz.jpg
thanks Henry, will try to add a photo from my "new" camera … still an optimist inspite of the MONKEY DANCE ...gene french
by Gene_French
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Autodiz distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Autodiz distributor

for sale ...Autodiz brand distributors , Made in Argentina … this is 1 complete and 1 parts distributor for 1 price … these distributors were a common aftermarket unit that was sold by many parts distributors several years ago … this particular type was the automatic advance with the large distribut...
by Gene_French
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model B Ford distributor unit
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Model B Ford distributor unit

model B dist. is sold … thank you John W. and MTFCA
by Gene_French
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model B Ford distributor unit
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Model B Ford distributor unit

forgot to mention … this distributor can use the stock model A cap and rotor with the brass "plug wires" or the aftermarket cap and modern plug wires sold by many parts outlets ( including Snyders and NAPA ) … always an optimist Gene French 970-581-2808
by Gene_French
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model B Ford distributor unit
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Model B Ford distributor unit

for sale , Model B Ford distributor unit … this ignition unit will work very well on the model A Ford 4 cyl. cars... I used this on my model A speedster for several years before rebuilding a Mallory single point unit … the model B distributor has automatic advance and makes for a very nice "modern" ...
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model t engine blocks for rebuild
Replies: 1
Views: 485

Re: model t engine blocks for rebuild

Gentlemen:
the 3 Canadian motor blocks are spoken for ...thank you Rich C. and MTFCA … the un-numbered USA block is still available ...always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Instead of pouring Babbitt...
Replies: 35
Views: 2269

Re: Instead of pouring Babbitt...

Have read this post with some interest … and while this type of machining to install insert bearings is certainly doable , I would have to ask why ? the bronze in itself is not a good application in the case of Model T , and the required machining is WAY in excess of the work required in re-babbitti...
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model t engine blocks for rebuild
Replies: 1
Views: 485

model t engine blocks for rebuild

tblock3.jpg tblock5.jpg I am listing 4 motor blocks for rebuild … 3 are Canadian blocks 1 is a Ford USA replacement block that was never numbered … all are generator blocks , none are the later 25-27 style with hogshead bolts at top … the USA block has the common freeze cracks along the bottom of t...
by Gene_French
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done in June 2020
Replies: 64
Views: 3749

Re: What have you done in June 2020

Mark: you will really like the Dodge Brothers touring … I have had 7 DB cars over the past 35 years , currently have a 1925 touring … powerful and reliable cars … also , the Dodge brothers club offers much technical support as does the MTFCA … if I can help with questions please do feel free to ask ...
by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Re: timing cover centering gage

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 18
Views: 2660

Re: model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

Re: Mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 19
Views: 3057

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by Gene_French
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New Member from Denver
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: New Member from Denver

Harold:
welcome , we also have an active T club in northern Colorado … always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find
Replies: 22
Views: 1571

Re: Barn Find

John: looks like a great car … sorry we missed you when you came thru several weeks ago … we were picnicking up in the hills … had a great day , but no phone service … will be making a trip to Stevensville to visit family this summer … if you are not able to pickup the motor block before then I will...
by Gene_French
Sat May 23, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 865

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Marshall: thank you … I will pay postage … I do prefer to purchase in quantity since postage is often a "deal breaker " at todays postage charges … I think I have received 10 ball caps in a medium flat rate USPS box in the past … BUT , I also think that the size of the flat rate box's have been redu...
by Gene_French
Fri May 22, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 865

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Still need ball caps for re-babbitting …
by Gene_French
Mon May 18, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: June 1-6 Golden Gate Tour is a GO!!! and there are a couple of "late-comer" spots still available.
Replies: 44
Views: 4342

Re: It's a GO!!! ..Golden Gate Tour "2.0", June 1st - 6th - Pioneering the Way Back

too distant for us this year , but I send our best wish's for great weather and great touring … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun May 17, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )

Gentlemen:
should have added my address for the core shipment … Gene French 49519 cr.23 Nunn,Co. 80648
by Gene_French
Sat May 16, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )
Replies: 3
Views: 450

re-babbitted ball caps ( 4th.main )

Rebabbitted Model T ball caps ( 4th. main) … this is an updated advertisement … due to difficulty in purchasing quantities of ball cap cores I will be requiring that a buyer send a core … the price of ball cap will remain the same ($45.00 plus $15.50 postage in lower 48 states ) … this is a change f...
by Gene_French
Tue May 12, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 865

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

still need ball caps for re-babbitting … I prefer to do this work in quantity to reduce the setup time per cap and to keep cost down for all … always an optimist … Gene French 970-581-2808 or gfrench1953@hotmail.com
by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 18
Views: 2660

Re: model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

Re: Mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 19
Views: 3057

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

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by Gene_French
Fri May 08, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Sat May 02, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 865

Re: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Henry and Joe:
thank you … will get caps cleaned and re-babbitted … I am able to bore the caps to fit based on the measurement of the clutch plate (tail shaft journal) … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting
Replies: 9
Views: 865

WTB ball caps ( 4th. mains) for re-babbitting

Wanted to buy bulk quantities of Model T 4th. main ball caps … prefer to buy quantities of 10 or more to help reduce the cost of shipping … I have been able to purchase in bulk in the past and have taken delivery at the Chickasha swapmeet or other sites … probably will not happen that way this year ...
by Gene_French
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Lifter question
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Lifter question

Mike: also , there are shims that were used over the ends of the tappets to take up excess wear or to correct the clearance when too much material was removed from valve stem or tappet ( lifter) during a valve job … these stamped cups were usually in the .015 to .030 thickness … don't see these very...
by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Model A Ford mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Model A Ford connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 18
Views: 2660

Re: model T connecting rod mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Re: timing cover centering gage

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

Re: Mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 19
Views: 3057

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

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by Gene_French
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Rough Front Wheel Bearings
Replies: 7
Views: 973

Re: FS Rough Front Wheel Bearings

David: did not get pm … check went out on Monday? ,,, all is slow here … I had put check in mailbox last Thursday and I don't think there was any pickup till Monday when I got mail again … mostly sales circulars and internet or cable tv promotions … probably not much reason for the mailman to even s...
by Gene_French
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)
Replies: 20
Views: 1731

Re: Mud Season Motoring! (photo)

Gentlemen:
some of the best "MUD" images I have seen were in a Dodge Brothers factory film titled "Oil Field Dodge" ...this can be seen on Utube … a real kick to see … always an optimist Gene French
by Gene_French
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1348

Re: front cover centering tool

Henry:
no plans to make a socket for the cam nut … I made up a bunch years ago … a machined socket and 1/2" drive , heat treated and stress relieved … not much interest then , so probably not enough interest now … sorry ...always an optimist...gene french
by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1348

Re: front cover centering tool

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by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 19
Views: 3057

Re: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )

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by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

Re: Mainbearing mold

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by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford

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by Gene_French
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First timer main caps
Replies: 28
Views: 1426

Re: First timer main caps

Jacolb: the endcaps are vented and with proper , even heating will produce a good pour … I see in your final picture that Babbitt spurted out of the vents at the top of the endcaps … this should happen each time you pour … this indicates a full pour and rapid rate of pour … good job … if you have th...
by Gene_French
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First timer main caps
Replies: 28
Views: 1426

Re: First timer main caps

Jacolb: you will cut a "well" at the edge of the cap that will eliminate the void seen in your photo … I mill a 45 deg. angle "well" into both the block and cap … stopping about 3.8" from the ends of the bearing … regarding the spru (gate) ...I use a wood chisel to make several cuts into the side of...
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A Cam Crank Centers
Replies: 9
Views: 1010

Re: Model A Cam Crank Centers

Brandon: the cam to crankshaft center distance is 4.155" - 4.157" on a Model A Ford engine … the center distance on Model T Ford is 3.937 ( 100mm ) … my locator brackets are clearly marked A/B or T … a locator bracket is used at the front and the rear of the engine block … regarding "centering" betw...
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The Future meets the Past
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

Re: The Future meets the Past

Philip: I have thought of using a 3d printer to produce foundry patterns … with proper software the image could be mirrored and shrinkage added to the printed pattern … just a thought … glad I am retired from manufacturing … way too complex ( or simple ) for me sometimes … always an optimist ...Gene...
by Gene_French
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: connecting rod size
Replies: 6
Views: 745

Re: connecting rod size

John:
if you start with the minus .010 rods (1.240" diameter ) you can scrape or bore to the 1.245" diameter needed … can make a smaller bore bigger but not so easy to make a too big bore smaller … always an optimist ...Gene French
by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: linebore lite ( model T only linebore )
Replies: 19
Views: 3057

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing linebore Model T and A Ford
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: front cover centering tool
Replies: 7
Views: 1348

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford connecting rod mold
Replies: 7
Views: 777

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: model T connecting rod mold
Replies: 18
Views: 2660

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by Gene_French
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Mainbearing mold
Replies: 21
Views: 3051

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by Gene_French
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

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by Gene_French
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Genrator block off Casting
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Re: Genrator block off Casting

Kurt: I imagine that the Ford garages would have occasion to install these when they replaced a engine block in later years … I have 2 of these , so I guess that it was not uncommon to have to replace an engine due to wear or freeze cracks … could happen real easy here today since it is only 10 deg ...
by Gene_French
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: question for those who have actually adjusted valves
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: question for those who have actually adjusted valves

Tommy: I use the "3" wrench adjustable lifters … I will set the locking nut against the lifter body to effect a slight resistance when turning the adjustment screw … this eliminates or atleast reduces any movement when locking the adjustment … and yes , using the thread pitch like a micrometer is a ...
by Gene_French
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on babbitting
Replies: 17
Views: 1956

Re: Question on babbitting

Will:
have re-sent info. attachment twice … hope this works … always an optimist...Gene French
by Gene_French
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What's Your Chickasha Space?
Replies: 23
Views: 2052

Re: What's Your Chickasha Space?

Gentlemen: will be in south building spaces SL 4 , SL5 with my linebores , Babbitt bearing molds , several Atwater -Kent and Thomas distributors and possibly my own design direct drive front mount distributor and some other small items … look forward to Chickasha every year and look forward to the c...
by Gene_French
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Question on babbitting
Replies: 17
Views: 1956

Re: Question on babbitting

Will: I can email my procedure sheets for my design linebore unit and bearing molds … also, I will be at the Chickasha swapmeet in March and will have my tools on display in the south building at spaces SL4 and SL5 … I do invite any who are interested to email and I can send my info. attachment pdf ...
by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model A Ford mainbearing mold
Replies: 7
Views: 816

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by Gene_French
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: timing cover centering gage
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

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