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by Novice
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model A CONVERSION TRACTOR $1800
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Model A CONVERSION TRACTOR $1800

FYI. Western Mass CL. Incredibly unique 1930 Model A Ford conversion tractor. Made using a 1930s Sears Thrifty Farmer tractor conversion kit, this unit goes far beyond what you usually see with a doodlebug or conversion tractor. The standard Model A frame was replaced by a custom-made I-beam setup. ...
by Novice
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions
Replies: 50
Views: 1949

EARL SCHEIB

LOOKS GREAT! Like the old Timex commercial "Takes a Licken and keeps on Ticking" or Trucking. Paint looks good. Haven't heard the name Earl Scheib in years. They were in Houston back in the sixties. Paint jobs were $29.95. Google. Earl Scheib interesting story. started painting cars after hours in a...
by Novice
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: SEMAPHORE TURN SIGNAL
Replies: 13
Views: 630

SEMAPHORE TURN SIGNAL

FYI. Found a 1927 flatbed truck on e-bay with what looks like a commercially made after market accessory turn signal. looks like it might be lighted ? plastic or glass center unit. A improvement ? over the wood stick with a glove on it. See Photo attached below.
by Novice
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions
Replies: 50
Views: 1949

Re: Even the Experienced Make Bad Decisions

Rick glad You and Hank are ok. like pilots say any crash You can walk away from is not that bad. Rick's TT photo
by Novice
Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

1912 Pie wagon. Bo Quentin J Franks 7-6-38 to 5-7-19

Thanks Randy for the information. I googled Bo (Quentin J) Franks and found His Obituary and life video showed photos of several Texas T Party tours in 1992/93 a number of His other cars including a Beautiful Brass. Red 1909 ? no door touring. and a trip to Ronsaky swap meet. His WWII trainer airpla...
by Novice
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

A PIE IN THE SKY

Matt. looking at the dauntless geezer price guide it looks over priced. too bad it was left out in the weather for years. right side has severe wood rot.pieces of wood missing. brass headlights look gutted. speedometer non functional. side lamps look trashed but rebuildable. engine not original ? Ma...
by Novice
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

1912 PIE WAGON $12,000.

FYI. Brass 1912 Pie Wagon on Austin,TX Craig list. Pretty rough looking. https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/bas ... 98896.html
by Novice
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!
Replies: 13
Views: 541

WATCH REPAIR VIDEO

This company ad has a video of one of their Techs completely disassembles a Breitling luxury watch cleaning and putting it back together. Makes rebuilding a model T engine look like a piece of cake.
Govberg Watch Repair: Watch Repair | Watch Service Center
www.govbergwatchrepair.com
by Novice
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I just got banned... from the watch repair forum!?!
Replies: 13
Views: 541

SWISS WATCHES

Matt. since a lot of the parts You have are made in switzerland and that country still has a large time industry. Try reaching out to watch makers, clubs,groups in Switzerland.
by Novice
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING
Replies: 13
Views: 1141

MODEL T REPAIR BOOMING

Last Week I called Ross Lilleker. Mr Model T in College Station,TX. Checking on picking up a car and doing some minor work. Haven't heard back from Ross. Got a text back from His Wife Jennifer. said He is booked up for several Months. super busy with jobs that were bigger than anticipated. Guess tha...
by Novice
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1918 Touring on Craigslist
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Re: 1918 Touring on Craigslist

Restored 2015. still for sale.
by Novice
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1236

Re: 1920 Ford Depot Hack For Sale

Back to the top.
by Novice
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: For Sale a newly restored 1909 Model T
Replies: 11
Views: 3255

Bring A Trailer

Mark. There is a Brass. 1911 Ford Model T touring for sale on Bring A Trailer now. Goggle. bat auctions I bring a trailer. The car spent the past decade in the IMS Museum’s climate-controlled storage facility, and in preparation for the sale museum staff cleaned the carburetor and inspected the spar...
by Novice
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED Gas headlight retrofit
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: LED Gas headlight retrofit

Bob. makes led replacements for the gas light. go to His 4-25-2020 835 pm post. has a lot of detailed pictures of the product. I cant get to post here. His original post below. Another batch of LED Lights for carbide burners just came in with longer wire leads Post by FATMAN » Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:32 ...
by Novice
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F-S 1926 Model T Ford Touring car priced to sell $6600.00
Replies: 11
Views: 2445

SOLD ON E-Bay

Sold for $6500. Bid sniped by e-bay pro with 7 seconds to go.
by Novice
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t
Replies: 36
Views: 1348

NOTHING TO SELL

With all due respect to the authors Even I as a novice model T guy found a few apparent inaccuracies. statement. each one of the coils draws 1.5 amps You need 6 amps from the mag.1.5 X 4 =6. This would be true if all four coils were activated by the timer at the same time but this is not the case an...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED lights to replace Gas lights
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Buzzer coil hash causing LED lights to flicker when off.

Keith. Sounds like You have a nice set up. light wires hidden in the gas line. The metal gas line can act like a antenna and pick up stray ac voltage from what appears to be the vibrating coils. several ways to go at it. After writing a page full of suggestions I thought of another simple fix that j...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: You Will Never Know What You May Find in a Model T Engine
Replies: 12
Views: 1043

Rebuilt Engine Over Heating

Mario. I am no expert. But did You check to see if Your car has a thermostat. 15 minutes is about the time it takes a T engine to warm up and if a thermostat was added in rebuild it could be stuck. sounds like a coolant flow restriction since with correct timing the engine should not be producing a ...
by Novice
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED lights to replace Gas lights
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: LED lights to replace Gas lights

Does the frequency / speed of the pulsation vary with engine speed. Try putting filter caps across the headlight wires as close to the bulbs as possible. The caps will act like a filter and short circuit the pulsating ac voltage. while not affecting the dc voltage going to the Leds.the long wires go...
by Novice
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Touring-National winner-significant price reduction
Replies: 29
Views: 12412

Wheel Color

Great car. I think If it had white wall tires and red spoke wheels it would have sold a long time ago. Don't know if that would have been period or not but would sure look good.
by Novice
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model TT
Replies: 4
Views: 2161

OFF THE MARKET

I Got a e-mail from Tony. He is having back problems and has decided to take the TT off the market.
by Novice
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: NILE VIRUS
Replies: 1
Views: 352

NILE VIRUS

The NILE Virus (Type C) Even the most advanced computer programs from Norton, McAfee and others cannot take care of this one. It appears to target those who were born prior to 1948. This COVID-19 "lock-down" seems to be increasing the chances of being affected. Virus Symptoms Causes you to send the ...
by Novice
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts Illegal?
Replies: 33
Views: 1727

DINOSAURS OF THE HIGHWAY

As long as slow moving tractors. mowing machines and other slow moving implements can share the roads I think the model T will be allowed as well. The key is visibility. most slow moving vehicles Have lots of flashing lights are painted red.green. yellow.orange with a bright slow moving triangle on ...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 668

TOO BRIGHT

Mark try the BA15D works much better in my estimation. plenty bright. it is made in both 6 & 12 volt. and pattern should have a more even uniform spread. 74475 was well built. super bright to the point of being too bright on a road with other drivers. unless Your driving out in the sticks with Jeff....
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS
Replies: 9
Views: 705

DEFAULT TO HAGGERTY

Thanks. Rich & Dick for the information. Dick I too have a assortment of cars. and 100% coverage value is what I now have with Classic So their default to Haggerty might work out. I will be waiting to see what Haggerty does in the take over and if they will cover all My cars. and see what their rate...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 668

LED HEADLIGHTS

David. The BA15D is a 6 volt only bulb. The 74475 is a 5-30 volt bulb and will work on 6,8,12 and even Military 24 volt systems. Cost was about $7 for BA15D best I remember. and about $15 for the 74475 still half price or less for the same LED from other companies. The 74475 wedge shaped bulb must b...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS
Replies: 9
Views: 705

CLASSIC COLLECTORS INS. LEAVES TEXAS

I got a Dear Jim letter from Classic Collectors ins co stating they would no longer conduct business in Texas as of 11-25-2020. I have been a customer of theirs for close to twenty years and always thought they were a good company. no problems or claims in that time. They are trying to get all their...
by Novice
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: 6 Volt LED Headlight Bulbs

James the lumen numbers You listed are incorrect. CP is much higher. I tried both the 74475 and the BA15D The 74475 had funny pattern and was too bright but worked on 6 volt never tried it on 12 volt car. also You had to be concerned about the headlight sockets in Your car. many have incorrect polar...
by Novice
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3-speed transmission questions
Replies: 9
Views: 637

Razor Strap

And in addition to the sound of the belt going through the loops. learning what a razor strap is good for besides sharping a straight razor. Ax Me How I know!
by Novice
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: Model TT
Replies: 4
Views: 2161

Re: Model TT

Tony. said it comes with uninstalled 2 speed differential and rocky mountain brake parts. He has problems sending pictures. I received one but can't seem to get it to post here. Stake Bed 1925 TT with tail gate and ford script. No Doors.
by Novice
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Brake Is Pretty Good
Replies: 10
Views: 692

REAR VIEW CAMERA

They make small wireless back up and bluetooth cameras You can put on the rear of Your car about the size of Your thumb some mount on the license plate frame and You can view the rear of Your car on Your I phone or small screen. even record video of who tailended You while You were eating dinner.
by Novice
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Brand New Never Installed Livingston Super V Radiator Pictures! SOLD!
Replies: 14
Views: 2103

Golden Goose.

Who said Model T people are Broke! Beautiful radiator a blast from the past.
by Novice
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS 1929 Model A Coupe.
Replies: 21
Views: 5923

Period Cars

I like seeing model A ads and other period cars which I don't often see since I don't frequent the other sites.
by Novice
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: So why so little interest?
Replies: 39
Views: 3465

BE A BEACON FOR MODEL T's

Exposure and education is the key. Park Your T outside at least one day a week or so that people driving by can see it and know Henry's car is on the road alive and well. not just in museums. it will help generate interest. Take it to the local fast food or walmart and just sit in the parking lot fo...
by Novice
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Damn Pigeons
Replies: 7
Views: 887

Re: Damn Pigeons

I think there's a small one on her hat.
by Novice
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1919 CONNECTICUT LICENSE PLATE PAIR
Replies: 0
Views: 348

1919 CONNECTICUT LICENSE PLATE PAIR

FYI. ON T BAY 1919 Connecticut car license plates NICE ORIGINAL PAIR. very good, used 100% original matched pair of 1919 Connecticut passenger car license plates with no extra holes, no touch-ups, no tears or repairs. Some mild wear from use & age. Condition:Used Price:US $85.00Buy It Now Shipping:$...
by Novice
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Polarity of battery
Replies: 10
Views: 708

REVERSE CHARGE

The person who gave You the jump is not happy either. You can reverse charge a battery. AX Me how I know.
by Novice
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: NOVICE QUESTION
Replies: 18
Views: 994

NOVICE QUESTION

How much difference do the high flow aluminum intake manifolds that Langs and other vendors sell make in T engine performance ? They claim 60% more in take air flow. and then the follow up question. if You have 60% more intake air do You need to go to a larger or dual exhaust system. perhaps larger ...
by Novice
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: trouble in River City.
Replies: 13
Views: 1200

Right or Happy

You can be right or You can be HAPPY! "John Mays"
by Novice
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: TT Parts Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: TT Parts Wanted

Rick. Congratulation's on truck #3 ? Pictures please. Your old open express being delivered to Texas 2018.
by Novice
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NATIONWIDE SINGLE CAR TRANSPORT, OPEN OR ENCLOSED
Replies: 76
Views: 10712

Re: NATIONWIDE SINGLE CAR TRANSPORT, OPEN OR ENCLOSED

Bill unloading open express from Tennessee. Good thing free neutral was working.
by Novice
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Battery charger
Replies: 6
Views: 600

Re: Battery charger

I have a traveller BCS-2 from TS. it is 6 amp on 6 volt and 6 amp and 2 amp trickle on 12 volt. had it for several years no problem only draw back it is not automatic shut off. Just goggle automotive battery chargers and there are a number of 6/12/volt still being made.such as the ultra below pictur...
by Novice
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Parking brake re-lining
Replies: 6
Views: 493

TINY PARTICLES. NASTY STUFF

John. The tiny fibers You got into sound a lot like the fiber glass particles I got into sanding a fiberglass pole. NASTY stuff need to almost wear a hazmat suit when working with it. At least a good N95 mask, long sleeves, gloves. and pants cuff covering Your ankles and open shoe top's.
by Novice
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT but can apply to Model T - turn signal wiring mystery
Replies: 20
Views: 1669

LEDLIGHTS.COM

LEDLIGHTS.com a good source for 6 & 12 volt led replacement bulbs 1156,1157 and a lot of others.
by Novice
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: old marine engines
Replies: 5
Views: 810

AOMCI

Spencer. The Antique Outboard Motor Club,Inc publishes the Antique Outboarder magazine quarterly. Mainly outboard motors. but antique inboards as well are featured. with a classified ad section like MTFCA. A meca for marine enthustics.
by Novice
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sticking valves?
Replies: 11
Views: 714

HOW MUCH SMOKE IS TOO MUCH SMOKE

How much smoke is too much smoke! coming out of the throttle linkage hole ? I have a little after the engine warms up at idle.
by Novice
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Airconditioning in Model T?
Replies: 41
Views: 3206

MODEL A AIR CONDITIONING. KEN DAVIS COLLEYVILLE, TX

Ken Davis. builds a/c system kits for the model A for $1180. looks like they could be used in a model T especially if it had engine mods for more power. a small under dash evaporator and the condenser with a electric fan mounts in the rear behind the axel. lots of photos. cheaper than classic air an...
by Novice
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 3862

SLOW DOWN. TAKE A DEEP BREATH!

Tackle one thing at a time. Back track to when it was driven off the trailer and running and try to put it back like it was when running. and then start working on improvements. Rome wasn't built in a day. it will take time.patience and a little help from your friends. But You will get it figured ou...
by Novice
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Got My First T, Need Some Advice
Replies: 122
Views: 3862

FUSE HOLDER LOCATION

Install black in line fuse holder at or near fire wall electrical block. insert in the power wire going from terminal block to the foot switch battery side post. This gives easy access without crawling under the car to check or replace fuse. and a convenient place to disconnect power if You are work...
by Novice
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HEADS UP! Stolen Model T- Huntsville, Alabama
Replies: 19
Views: 2219

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

With the left side shift it narrows it down quite a bit. Most non T people think there worth mega bucks little do they know. enclosed trailers are in demand because they can transport contraband and stolen goods in them. large Round trash cans are a target of thieves as well they can put stolen stuf...
by Novice
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: They hung up on me!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1902

JUST DON'T ANSWER

Just don't answer unless You recognize the number or the voice of person or place leaving the message. If You answer a spam call it indicates that is a working number and they sell that information to other scammers. and if You hit the number they say will stop calls they really like that. now they ...
by Novice
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Working on the T with my 15 year old daughter
Replies: 19
Views: 2182

ON LINE TUTORIALS

On line tutorials are good for old farts too. I have used them a lot. used one to repair a instrument gauge digital cluster led illuminator in a 2000 century. $600 + factory fix a three hour shade tree job and $2.00 worth of radio shack replacement resistors. originals had fallen out of the circuit ...
by Novice
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Deleted posts.
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

AX PERMISSION

Tis better to beg forgiveness than to AX permission. No good deed goes unpunished!
by Novice
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?
Replies: 27
Views: 1701

TRAILER QUEEN

DONT FIX IT IF IT AIN'T BROKE. But add a 20/25 amp in line fuse in the wire going from starter switch to the firewall terminal strip and make sure all the terminals screws are tight but not too tight they will strip out. Make sure the battery to starter switch cable is the large gauge 6 volt type an...
by Novice
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LED headlight bulbs
Replies: 16
Views: 1458

Re: LED headlight bulbs

Your picture shows what appears to be a 1157 tail /brake light bulb. with off set pins. I used a led replacement with even spaced pins like used in the original ford headlight sockets. The BA15d-60 work the best the 74475 is too bright and produces a funny U or C shaped pattern depending on bulb ori...
by Novice
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spanish Flu Photo
Replies: 6
Views: 963

Macho Man

He's Macho Man! don't need no Damn Mask. and He has descendents that are still living protesting the Masks. I don't like them either but wear them in Public, I am not in a hurry to use a FORD ventilator. It's kinda like the guy with His arm in a sling saying no need to retard the spark before You ha...
by Novice
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Electric Fuel Shutoff Valve Installation Question
Replies: 14
Views: 874

Re: Electric Fuel Shutoff Valve Installation Answer

Matt. I think the electric fuel cutoff is a good idea. and have thought about adding one Myself. and since most of the T houses sell them there must be a market. I always turn the fuel off after a drive with the valve on side of the carb on both My open express and the 26 touring which also has a va...
by Novice
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I'm done with white tires
Replies: 14
Views: 1496

Paint them White

Larry will have a CAT! But just paint them White worked in the fifties for kids with no money. and then just touch them up when You Wife hits the curb.
by Novice
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Can Anyone ID this Car?
Replies: 9
Views: 1250

Re: Can Anyone ID this Car?

Now days the Indian Chief would haft to be retired to the reservation/Garage. Politically incorrect but I loved the old lighted hood ornaments KOOL.They don't like My 70s bumper sticker either made during the Oil embargo. "Whip their Ass and take their gas"
by Novice
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Need source for signs????
Replies: 11
Views: 1388

Metal Signs at Walmart

Walmart has metal no trespassing sign's just bought 5 yesterday. You may need to check at a different Walmart but they sell them and most stores have them in stock.# 002906900804 $ 1.24 I also bought five Bright Yellow POSTED signs. # 002906903101 plastic $.88 a little smaller. You can nail them to ...
by Novice
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spokane National Tour Postponed to 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 3500

1918 Pandemic / Ts Burning Alcohol

Goggle 1918 pandemic. MS Edna Boon interview. She was ten years old in 1918 and has a good memory of how it devastated her community. a lot of good information about the 1918 pandemic in her and other survivor interviews and articles from 1918. Ford Motor Company had over 2000 workers out sick and p...
by Novice
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: RARE ANTIQUE STEWART TIRE PUMP MODEL 108-S for MODEL T FORD June 1914
Replies: 2
Views: 613

RARE ANTIQUE STEWART TIRE PUMP MODEL 108-S for MODEL T FORD June 1914

FYI. very nice looking gear driven Stewart air pump with manual engagement.starting bid $100.00 no bids 3 hr left. ontbay " ANTIQUE `VERY RARE~ STEWART TIRE PUMP MODEL 108-S for a MODEL T FORD. There is a badge on the part that has " Stewart TIRE PUMP STEWART - WARNER SPEEDOMETER CORPORATION CHICAGO...
by Novice
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: ac mag current "leaking" into dc battery current?
Replies: 7
Views: 582

Buzzer coil rf interference

bobt. The model T buzzer coils are in effect a spark transmitter similar to what was used in the early days of radio transmission by radio hobbyists.What You need is a rf filter like the ones they used to put on car generator's. a capacitor to ground across the led may do the trick or You may need m...
by Novice
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Tudor Sedan
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Re: Ford Tudor Sedan

The 26 & 27s Cars had the gas tank under the dash board with filler on the back of the hood under flip up gas door. gas line came through the middle of the firewall on the right side with a brass gas bowl and gas cut off valve. The 26/27s also came with a vaporizer carburetor which many folks have r...
by Novice
Sun May 31, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 2855

VIRTUAL HERSHEY ON LINE

How about a Virtual Hershey on line where every thing for sale is put on line with a set up similar to e-bay with boxes for each seller and picture or list of what he has for sale and when You click the box. Full information and all the pictures pop up. could be set up with search So You could searc...
by Novice
Thu May 28, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1926 Touring-National winner-significant price reduction
Replies: 29
Views: 12412

Re: 1926 Touring-National winner-significant price reduction

Back to the top for this prize winner.
by Novice
Fri May 22, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kerosene headlight identification
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: Kerosene headlight identification

What You have is a front cowl light. the tail lights looked almost the same with a large red lens and a small clear license plate lens. with no rings in the glass. some had a small red lens and a large license plate clear lens. to satisfy vehicle Illumination laws. But Henry beat them at their own g...
by Novice
Thu May 21, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: State Farm License plate topper
Replies: 5
Views: 789

Re: State Farm License plate topper

e-mail sent 5-20-20. 5:58 pm MTFCA You may be having problems receiving their notifications. Hello Unprr, The following is an email sent to you by Novice via your account on "MTFCA Forum". If this message is spam, contains abusive or other comments you find offensive please contact the webmaster of ...
by Novice
Wed May 20, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pandemic 1918 / 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2443

Re: Pandemic 1918 / 2020

Like they say if You live long enough something will KILL YOU.
by Novice
Wed May 20, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ultra rare Timber brake system?
Replies: 20
Views: 1438

Re: Ultra rare Timber brake system?

I wonder if it has Leaf springs ?
by Novice
Wed May 20, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should I get a Model T or A?
Replies: 25
Views: 1751

Re: Should I get a Model T or A?

GREAT News! The Honda Odyssey will be a good first vehicle. Large. reasonably safe. and Room up front for You ham rig. and plenty of room in the back for hauling model T parts. Probably can put a trailer hitch on the back to haul Your future model T around. Might want to put a back up camera on it i...
by Novice
Tue May 19, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should I get a Model T or A?
Replies: 25
Views: 1751

Re: Should I get a Model T or A?

John. Heed the advice of the man down under. Buy a modern car for Your first car while You are learning and fine tuning Your driving skills. research says it takes most new driver's five years to develop the skill set most seasoned drivers have and the modern car will help keep You out of harms way ...
by Novice
Tue May 19, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pandemic 1918 / 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2443

Re: Pandemic 1918 / 2020

My Original post was the effect of the 1918 Pandemic on The Ford Motor Company and model T production since the number of engines manufactured for that year dropped by about 50 % or 400,000 engines. Seems there were a number of factors with over 2000 Ford workers being sick a part it. I see Ford and...
by Novice
Tue May 19, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ultra rare Timber brake system?
Replies: 20
Views: 1438

Re: Ultra rare Timber brake system?

THE SAP IS FLOWING!
by Novice
Fri May 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pandemic 1918 / 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2443

Re: Pandemic 1918 / 2020

Wayne. Thanks for Your comments. Yes many factors involved. Government SLOW pay is still a fact of life a 100 yrs later. folks in New Orleans.Houston and many others still waiting for Hurricane relief probably Hurricane Sandy as well ? The uncanny information I found was how the situation in 1918 wa...
by Novice
Fri May 15, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pandemic 1918 / 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 2443

Pandemic 1918 / 2020

I was interested in what effect the pandemic of 1918 had on The Ford Motor company and model T production.looking at engine serial numbers for 1918 it shows a dramatic drop in production with only 382,246 engines built in 1918. a difference of about 400,000 engines in the years before and after. 191...
by Novice
Thu May 14, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old wall mounted phone
Replies: 8
Views: 1146

Old Rotary Telephone

A old copper pair. wired phone system will still work. The central telephone Office processes both touch tone and pulse/Rotary. But if You have ATT U Verse. Magic Jack. vonage.sprint.comcast.infinity or any of the other VOIP phone system's that uses a computer or web router. The old rotary/ pulse ph...
by Novice
Sun May 10, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Motor Company 1918 Pandemic
Replies: 1
Views: 575

Ford Motor Company 1918 Pandemic

The 1918 pandemic would have occurred in the hay day of model T production. Any archive records on what effect was on the company or employees.
just looking at motor numbers for the years around 1918 looks like they dropped way off for 1918. and then popped back for 1919.
by Novice
Fri May 01, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS: Speedometer - Tach for 12V distributor T's
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: FS: Speedometer - Tach for 12V distributor T's

Please post pictures of the unit with the scale visible.
by Novice
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: For Sale-1925 T Fordor Sedan- Sold
Replies: 9
Views: 3022

Re: For Sale-1925 T Fordor Sedan- Price Reduced

Henry. The $3800 is the reduced price like it says at the top of the ad. The original ad was I believe for $4250 ? and did not say reduced price. the original ad has been modified which is something the new forum will allow You to do rather than having to scroll down to the last post to see if the p...
by Novice
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 single contact headlights
Replies: 9
Views: 794

Magneto voltage control

There are a number of ways to regulate the magneto output voltage to the head lights to maintain a fairly constant voltage / brightness. there was a article about using a standard model T spark coil. coil/core to make a magnetic magneto voltage regulator. or go electronic rectifier / regulator. see ...
by Novice
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: HORN
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: HORN

e-mail sent Tuesday 4-21-20
by Novice
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 26/27 Switch / Amp Assy.
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Rebuild Your old switch

If You have a old switch. Ben Martin can rebuild it to like new. Your old rebuilt switch will be much better than Chinese reproductions vendors sell.

Ben Martin. 770-938-3376
Tucker,GA
by Novice
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday
Replies: 35
Views: 2430

Re: LIVE Video Webinar for MTFCA Easter Sunday

My First Zoom group.Would be nice it there was a roster of who was signed in.So You know Your really connected not just watching. I know this was the first but it didn't seem like a group gathering. Seemed like I was ease drooping on a conversation between Chris and Jeff. Loved the green screen and ...
by Novice
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1924 Ford Coupe
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: 1924 Ford Coupe

Looks like it needs a complete roof. just the slats seem to be showing in photos ?
by Novice
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Top/Lid for Boyco Running Board Cans
Replies: 16
Views: 1565

3D Parts Printer

You may be able to have the lid reproduced including the logo with a 3D printer.
by Novice
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New engine start-up ----- NOISE!
Replies: 51
Views: 3386

Re: New engine start-up ----- NOISE!

Mike. Give Ross Lilleker a call. " Mr Model T" in College Station. 979-218-4083. He has probably heard ever strange sound a model t can make.
Good Luck
by Novice
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Hockey Puck Lights

If You don't want to install turn signals or additional lighting. But would still like to improve the visibility of the back of Your black car You can use the rechargeable hockey puck magnetic lights with a programmable flash pattern to get the most visibility attention from tailgaters.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,
Replies: 6
Views: 1012

Re: Had A Fellow Model T Brother Show Up...,

Well said. Many folks refused to be confused by the facts! They would rather be dead right then admit their wrong. Dom Is that a 5 MPH bumper ?
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Re: Turn signals

Color of lights is washed out in photos. tail lights are Bright red with brake lights on. forward facing lights are amber in running light mode.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Re: Turn signals

Pictures of dual face amber/Red saddle post mount lights.
by Novice
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Re: Turn signals

I used harbor freight dual face red/amber trailer lights. Bob Doris fabricated the brackets which attach to the top tie down post on each side of the touring. The set of lights on the rear has good visibility of the amber lights from the front of the car as well as red Tail,stop,turn. from the rear....
by Novice
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas life span
Replies: 14
Views: 1347

Sta-Bil gas treatment

When they started putting ethanol in gasoline that's when the trouble started with fuel going bad in as little as three months. I now use sta-bil fuel stabilizer in all my gas engine fuel. Model T, lawn mowers, power generator. any thing that is not used on a regular basic and sits for long periods ...
by Novice
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is my MotoMeter normal?
Replies: 10
Views: 1227

Re: Is my MotoMeter normal?

I have 2 Ts with Motometers both come up into viewing range after the engine warms up but never get into the circle "summer average" the 26 touring has a water pump and when I shut the engine off it pegs the MotoMeter for about a minute belching a little coolant out the over flow. The 23/26 open exp...
by Novice
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Corner Store
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Re: Period Picture- The Corner Store

How many starts are on the flag.
by Novice
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chaffin's Garage is not closing
Replies: 45
Views: 5899

Re: Chaffin's Garage is not closing

Congratulation's ? I hope the deal is sealed and Mark has it in writing.
by Novice
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Insurance company recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 4223

Re: Insurance company recommendations

I have had Classic Car Insurance for many years before I got My first T. Full coverage,towing,glass,fire U name it. They also insure Classic collector cars that are less than 20 years old. Only requirements. Car is Garaged and You have another car for general transportation. I pay less for four old ...
by Novice
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- KABOOM!
Replies: 11
Views: 1962

Re: Period Picture- KABOOM!

Mark. Your right! it was fused after all. In a perfect world You don't need them.
by Novice
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- KABOOM!
Replies: 11
Views: 1962

Re: Period Picture- KABOOM! NO FUSE

That's what can happen when the electrical system is not fused.