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by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??
Replies: 26
Views: 507

Re: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??

Why do they call it "Anti-freeze"? By definition "Antifreeze is an additive which lowers the freezing point of a water-based liquid. ... The purpose of antifreeze is to prevent a rigid enclosure from bursting due to expansion when water freezes." It also has additional properties to raise the boilin...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Blockley Tyres
Replies: 18
Views: 483

Re: Blockley Tyres

I'm pretty sure shipping to the USA from Britain costs much less than from OZ. i was replying to Rich's question about OZ. Even though these tires/tyers would be purchased and shipped from the UK, the country of origin (predominant manufacturing value) is Vietnam. "The United States imposes tariffs...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Water or 50-50 Antifreeze ?
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: Water or 50-50 Antifreeze ?

Out of curiosity, any one check out the MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET for Redline Water Wetter and review the individual chemicals used in the product? Got curios https://w3apps.phillips66.com/NetMSDS/ViewPDF.aspx?fileName=828841&Language=EN&IssueDate=3%2f13%2f2018&SubFormat=USDS Interesting Boiling &...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??
Replies: 26
Views: 507

Re: HELP!!! SHOULD I USE A WATER PUMP??

I'll try to be neutral. - My rule is to have the same negatives as positives First why you shouldn't: 1. Since it is an OLD water pump you will need to refurbish it. Bushings, shaft etc may be worn and need to be replaced (where do you get them?). Is that something you can do?. The pulley may be wor...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Metal seat frame cutting my upholstery-looking for protection
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Metal seat frame cutting my upholstery-looking for protection

Cheaper than TRIM Lok https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PSKBMVV/ref=sspa_dk_detail_2?pd_rd_i=B07PP56XJM&pd_rd_w=2T57D&pf_rd_p=f0355a48-7e73-489a-9590-564e12837b93&pd_rd_wg=yUnwZ&pf_rd_r=RV5YMYNBENPFWFRDCTV8&pd_rd_r=5d230220-9233-42f6-a984-ade864a99ddd&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFVWVAxQ1ZEVjAwVlcmZW5j...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Switch plates new post and post
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: Switch plates new post and post

I'll emaiied you an offer.
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Why do I have pics I cannot upload
Replies: 23
Views: 478

Re: Why do I have pics I cannot upload

Using a Windows 10 Laptop. I "copied" (not download) Jeff's photo directly into Paint and it appeared vertical and complete. I rotated it 90deg to the right & it chopped off part of the left side. I then rotated it back to the left 90deg and it appeared complete and vertical. I then selected the ima...
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB drive shaft ball casting and retaining ring.
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: WTB drive shaft ball casting and retaining ring.

I have a retaining ring you can have for free. Email me if you need it.
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Questions About Painting
Replies: 7
Views: 349

Re: Questions About Painting

DHort wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:25 pm
......... Do not spray any paint on the inside of the wheel that contacts the hub. ......
Why?
by TRDxB2
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shop coat wanted Ford
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: Shop coat wanted Ford

I have my "Ford" shop coat that was a gift to each member of the Centennial Ford Tour in 2003. I believe Glen Chaffin helped sponsor that, but they were embroidered with the very early FORD logo and design, from the very first days of Ford, and I assume with the permission and assistance of the For...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: running out of gas
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Re: running out of gas

I don't want this to start a discussion on ethanol fuels since its about combustion in general. Water vapor is a result of a carbon based fuel and oxygen. Cooling the gases in the copper tube may act as a still causing the gases to condense. I'm certain you have been behind a car at a stop light onl...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Were after-market radios ever an option on the Model T?
Replies: 15
Views: 721

Re: Were after-market radios ever an option on the Model T?

Lots of bits and pieces to sort out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vehicle_audio In 1904, well before commercially viable technology for mobile radio was in place, American inventor and self-described "Father of Radio" Lee de Forest did some demonstration around a car radio at the 1904 Louisiana Purc...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shop coat wanted Ford
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: Shop coat wanted Ford

WOW - did Internet search doesn't looks like "shop coats" are made anymore and whats out there is $$$$ https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sears-Roebuck-Co-Vintage-Shop-Coat-44R-Tan-Brown-/233233480863 But you may find a suitable alternative in a "Lab Coat" (inexpensive) or a "welding coat" You need to select ...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 26/27 touring dash
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Wtb 26/27 touring dash

opps.........
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What brand tube?
Replies: 16
Views: 659

Re: What brand tube?

EEC countries which are now called EU (European Union, since 1993) are Belgium, France, Germany/West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. The abbreviation EEC could also be The E astern E conomic C orridor officially the Eastern Spe...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My square tank holds 9.6 gallons
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: My square tank holds 9.6 gallons

One can always question the accuracy of pump certifications when you put gas in your uncertified gas tank. Don't forget about the gas left in the hose from the previous user and what you left when you stopped pumping. :lol:
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Painting springs
Replies: 8
Views: 366

Re: Painting springs

There was a discussion (started Sept ) about putting silicon sheets between the springs that led to methods of applying Slip Paint. Read the can and read the post and then do your own thing. https://mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php? ... ne#p117377
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Speedster plans
Replies: 13
Views: 989

Re: Speedster plans

The "base" is dependent upon how you want the upper part too look. Also single or pair of seats. Some have simple seating bucket seats and a firewall with a cowl/dash, gas tank and tool box (some with fenders). Other's plan on a boat tailed body style like a Fontenac, Mercuray, PACO etc. The Rootli...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Barn Find TT
Replies: 31
Views: 1618

Re: Barn Find TT

I would "refurbish it" that is fix mechanical items and repair/replace the body parts to retain the original design. Having said that and keeping with what the others said I would not "restore it". Just wash the painted surfaces and make the rest of the repairs to match that aged look. In other word...
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wtb 26/27 touring dash
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Wtb 26/27 touring dash

If Michael doesn't have one I do.
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What brand tube?
Replies: 16
Views: 659

Re: What brand tube?

A MTFCA member in a 2015 post mentions purchasing some tubes from MAC's that were marked Made in Denmark http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/506218/577993.html?1444842198 and suggests a heavier tube This posting has similar pictures of the tires posted and suggests that the Made in EEC may not be t...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Speedster plans
Replies: 13
Views: 989

Re: Speedster plans

The "base" is dependent upon how you want the upper part too look. Also single or pair of seats. Some have simple seating bucket seats and a firewall with a cowl/dash, gas tank and tool box (some with fenders). Other's plan on a boat tailed body style like a Fontenac, Mercuray, PACO etc. The Rootlie...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Hot Air Pipes
Replies: 29
Views: 1400

Re: Hot Air Pipes

Picture should help you see how
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Craig Beek contact
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Craig Beek contact

Craig welcomes all callers, his home phone number (land line) is (309) 764-6647. He was down at the museum so I took a few pictures while there. Said the 1910 chassis is complete (no engine).
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Craig Beek contact
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Craig Beek contact

Craig is alive and well and all his cars (except one that he sold over a year ago) are still in his Moline Museum. In fact he has added two. I'll check with him to see how he wants to be contacted.
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Fender eye bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: WTB: Fender eye bolts

Mike liked them - thank you MTFCA
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Fender eye bolts
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: WTB: Fender eye bolts

Email sent
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB WHEEL LUGS
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: WTB WHEEL LUGS

Had what he needed shipping them this week
by TRDxB2
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB WHEEL LUGS
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: WTB WHEEL LUGS

I may have what he needs. Looks like I have what he needs. We are in the process of confirming that. Had what he needed shipping this week
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: Please Let Me Know If You Are Using This...

Based on your concern - a shorter mirror arm will result in less apparent movement of the image in the mirror.
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Martin-Parry website
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Martin-Parry website

Here is the main link 1900 - 1923 https://www.martin-parry.com/Car-Resgistry1.html 1924 - 1927 https://www.martin-parry.com/car-registry-1924-1927.html 1928 - 1930 https://www.martin-parry.com/car-registry-1928-1930.html other https://www.martin-parry.com/car-registry-other.html Restoration of 1928 ...
by TRDxB2
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Broken fan shaft bolt destroyed my radiator
Replies: 30
Views: 1279

Re: Broken fan shaft bolt destroyed my radiator

The bearing pulley is for 1921-1927 he said his is a 1916 and the picture isn't of a bearing pulley. But the picture of the broken shaft appears to be drilled out - was that done for an oiler? Is it the correct shaft?
by TRDxB2
Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt Flasher Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: 6 Volt Flasher Failure

A web search turned up a 6 volt negative ground electronic flasher with 25 amp rated contacts. https://www.memotronics.com/6-volt-neg-ground-3-prong-electronic-led-turn-signal-flasher-relay-elf33-6/ I saw several "LED" 6volt flashers was wondering of they would work on incandescent bulbs too. Accor...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 1836

Re: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread

....... Regarding the conductivity of the bolts, contacts and contact strip. Is there any harm in letting it sit in a rust remover solution? Everything just has minor rust around some of the threads. There is really no serious damage anywhere. I can't imagine soaking in a solution would cause any d...
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Frankie Drake Mysteries - A Model T Delight
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Re: Frankie Drake Mysteries - A Model T Delight

I watch it often. Broadcast on PBS Television.
About the series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_Drake_Mysteries
Some episodes available here to watch on your PC https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6yn3mt
by TRDxB2
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 REAR SPRING U-BOLTS
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: WTB 27 REAR SPRING U-BOLTS

bnchief wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:56 am
The correct u-bolt measure four inches from the inside flat part to the end of the bolt 4tplus inches
Agree that the 4" u-bolt is correct for just the rear 9 leaf spring. But is it also long enough for attaching the goose-neck style spare tire mount that uses the same u-bolts?
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anybody knows Ross Benedict?
Replies: 12
Views: 545

Re: Anybody knows Ross Benedict?

perry kete wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:24 pm
Frank,
You can't go by the "Joined" date listed by the name because everyone Joined in 2019 when the format changed.
Ross has been around a long time
Oops, Sorry... I forgot about that. His earliest post to the Old Forum that is still Google live, goes back to 2008
by TRDxB2
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 27 REAR SPRING U-BOLTS
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: WTB 27 REAR SPRING U-BOLTS

I'm always interested in learning differences in parts so I did a bit of research on these. You may need a different set of u-bolts best to measure what you need see this link http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/822076/825854.html?1515671107 First paragraph with photo "I am in the process of instal...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 6 Volt Flasher Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: 6 Volt Flasher Failure

Langs https://www.modeltford.com/pl.aspx?t=s&v=flasher&page=1 Google https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=6+volt+flasher&tbm=isch&chips=q:6+volt+flasher,online_chips:electronic+flasher&usg=AI4_-kSgMc1UVOHBI-vlazyQZ_kDgpk00A&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjw6tOYwcXrAhXEKs0KHW8_COkQgIoDKAJ6BAgHEAc&bi...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: NRS parts for sale, photos
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: NRS parts for sale, photos

Sent email want to by radiator
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cleaning a Screw Jack and Spark Plug Wrench
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Re: Cleaning a Screw Jack and Spark Plug Wrench

I like to use a Phosphate solution to dissolve the rust, it also will remove an latent oil/grease. Menards in Ames has Krud Kutter® The Must for Rust® Rust Remover & Inhibitor - 32 oz. https://www.menards.com/main/paint/solvents-cleaners-removers/strippers-removers/krud-kutter-reg-the-must-for-rust-...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1908 Model SR horn bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 461

Re: 1908 Model SR horn bracket

Check will be in the mail Monday. I send another email and update this as well. Thanks
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Kelsey 88 rim wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: Kelsey 88 rim wanted

I have 2 will here are some pictures will take more if you want. Have several Kelsey loose clamps not sure what you'll need
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by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1908 Model SR horn bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 461

Re: 1908 Model SR horn bracket

I recent the email via the Forum
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rejuvenating cam on clutch pedal
Replies: 16
Views: 1018

Re: Rejuvenating cam on clutch pedal

There was a discussion related to mating the cam's to the pedal counterpart. I am just posting picture for you to reference. The cams appear to be spiraled not just a simple angle
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by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t

.... For sure. It's not going to run well on mag if there's a problem in the mag-to-coil box wiring or switch. Sometimes it's the simple thing that will cause a problem. Good point! Where were the voltage measurements taken from - the mag post, terminal block, ignition switch or the at the coil box...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1908 Model SR horn bracket
Replies: 6
Views: 461

Re: 1908 Model SR horn bracket

email sent...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Best Wax for Black Urethane
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: Best Wax for Black Urethane

How long ago was it painted. If newly painted the recommended wait time is 60-90 days. Otherwise, if you want a lasting shine you should clean the surface first before waxing. Dish washing soap will remove old wax etc. For my Black Daily Driver - I used Meguiars cleaner polish (non-abrasive chemical...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Car Stinks!
Replies: 15
Views: 941

Re: Car Stinks!

Did you have a passenger (person, cat, dog)? :oops:
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: cooling system rust inhibitor
Replies: 9
Views: 433

Re: cooling system rust inhibitor

Proper mix of your choice of Conventional Antifreeze should provide adequate rust prevention after you get it cleaned out. Greg suggestion is a good one rather than Distilled water. If you have RO system on your kitchen tap - its filter may provide all the reverse-osmosis (RO) purified water needed...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t

My refreshed 11 t (rebuilt mag and recharged magnets) hasn't run as well as I think it should. So I've been running on a 12V battery and performance is excellent. .. The discussion seems to be drifting away from the primary issue - It runs better on battery than it does on magneto . Since the same ...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Car Stinks!
Replies: 15
Views: 941

Re: Car Stinks!

You didn't say if the car had the stink before you went out for a drive. So perhaps something is stuck on the tail pipe and the heat from it is burning something (rag, grease from the ball cap, rodent or cat....)
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Does anybody have a picture of
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: Does anybody have a picture of

Photos of the T's show the L shaped
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t
Replies: 36
Views: 1347

Re: Mag Voltage vs RPM - 1911 t

.... The coils should take 1.3A to 1.5 A and properly set the coils will start to spark at 2.0Vac. ... Good luck Andre Belgium The effect of voltage vs amperage are often confused. The analogy often used is to compare electron flow to water where voltage is pressure and amperage is volume of electr...
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Bird Dogs Palace Runningboard carrier
Replies: 5
Views: 776

Re: WTB: Bird Dogs Palace Runningboard carrier

Take a look at this old discussion - might be able to contact someone that has one. There are pictures of a NOS one http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/118802/129055.html Here are some other pictures I found
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Does anybody have a picture of
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: Does anybody have a picture of

Did a INTERNET search found this 1923 Doctor's Coupe (suicide doors) http://classiccardb.com/ford/140727-1923-ford-model-t-doctors-coupe.html I copied and enhanced one picture from a site showing the rear axle below 1923-ford-model-t-doctors-coupe-9.JPG a second from this site https://www.cars-on-li...
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator hose
Replies: 19
Views: 637

Re: radiator hose

Can you please add the NAPA part number to this discussion in case others want to follow your choice?
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wake up call
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: Wake up call

Get the windshield on it and tell your family that your selling it for $500K and leaving that money (or the truck if it doesn't sell) to t he family pet in your will and see if they think that's funny
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe
Replies: 19
Views: 606

Re: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe

The picture I posted was from the link above it - not something I have. Having said that all it looks like they did was take a license plate bracket and cut off the lower license plate portions
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Drive shaft follies.
Replies: 39
Views: 1417

Re: Drive shaft follies.

You should press the bushing into place - not hammer it in. I made a line on the outside above the channel as a guide to see through the hole for the peen rivet. Used a long threaded rod to press the bushing into place. On the spool end I used an old ratchet to keep the rod centered and on the bushi...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CARBURETOR CLEANER FUEL ADDITIVE
Replies: 8
Views: 552

Re: CARBURETOR CLEANER FUEL ADDITIVE

Before you attempt to clean the carb I would suggest that you drain some gas from your tank into a glass jar and let it settle overnight to see. Some for the carb bowl. May have some dirty fuel - if there is an water it too will settle out and you be able to tell. I would also check the filer in the...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator hose
Replies: 19
Views: 637

Re: radiator hose

Would set of Model A hose work? Just a thought - can the T hose b painted with Engine Paint (good to 500 degrees F)
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: beed braker information
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: beed braker information

Very interesting result - TDayco began in Dayton, Ohio as the “Dayton Rubber Manufacturing Company” (DRMC). The year was 1905. https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/SILNMAHTL_13359 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayco there are some different styles of Dayton Rubber Manufacturing C...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe
Replies: 19
Views: 606

Re: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe

as Rajo suggested - From a previous discussion "Here's some pics of what I have. The left and right light brackets came from Lang's, I believe. The drum lights and LED inserts come from Bratton's. The 28-29 Model A truck drum light is darn near identical to the 26-27 Ford and Duolight tails. It is i...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe
Replies: 19
Views: 606

Re: WTB- RH Stop/Tail light 26 coupe

I'm looking for a RH stop/tail light for a 26 coupe, restorable condition is OK. If you have the correct mount (R/H side) I would be interested in that as well. What have you? You say your looking for a RH stop/tail light for a '26 coupe and the correct mount for the R/H side. In searching the inte...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Seeking wood bed plans
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: Seeking wood bed plans

Found a couple of diagrams via the internet. First was described as 1915 roadster
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Castle Nut Assortment set?
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: Castle Nut Assortment set?

This is a link to an earlier discussion this year and contains a spreadsheet of nuts & bolts by application https://mtfca.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php? ... eet#p90892 (right click on image to enlarge it)
You could also use this diagram to make your to make a list
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Replacement air filter element suggestions?
Replies: 10
Views: 607

Re: Replacement air filter element suggestions?

Take it to a motorcycle shop - likely they have something that will fit or replace. The filter wasn't designed for a Model T - just a universal product that fit the carburetor. Remember you only have 22hp They may even have something for a ride on lawn mower or tractor shop
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T’s
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: T’s

Dreams of T's
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Auto Auction
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Re: Auto Auction

Here's the link to the Smith auction http://www.smithauctionsllc.com/locatio ... ollection/ If you click on a picture to see more detailed photos - the response is a bit slow - just 1 -5 more photos to see
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets

Mel King wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:04 pm
Frank, how much for set 1 ? MEL.
Set #1 is sold pending payment
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 1836

Re: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread

Allen has a point. The original wood was a form of plywood (pieces of wood held together with dovetail tongue& grove joint(s) with a veneer glued to the front and back). The backs and bottoms may be warped and the veneer separates - if you decide to keep it coat with Minwax wood harder to water proo...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Portable Ford BBQ grill
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: Portable Ford BBQ grill

Condition is everything. One on Bay $400 https://www.ebay.com/i/184394628990?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=184394628990&targetid=935431405093&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9018697&poi=&campaignid=10456336024&mkgroupid=106723176627&rlsatarget=pla-935431405093&abcId=...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets

Set#3 needs work. were soaked in phosphate and the residue wire brush off. They have pitting and need a few minor repairs. One needs the socket retainer replaced as shown.
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets

Set #2 I was intending to use these for my Speedster but going with a different set, They were professionally bead blasted and coated with a powder coat primer. They were pitted but the powder coat left a very smooth finish. I started to paint them but different finish them off.
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: WTB 1925 and earlier headlight buckets

I have a couple of very good sets - can ship to Canada via USPS Priority Mail. Will add photos for 3 sets Set #1 The set was in very good condition and the inside paint was most intact so I wire brushed of the loose paint and sprayed with clear coat. The outside was soaked in a phosphate solution an...
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Tool Box for Speedster
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: WTB Tool Box for Speedster

Divcoone wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:03 pm
I have one that was part of a Rootlieb kit. I’ll be taking it to Luray in October.
Thank you for the response. Not planning on Luray but I'll keep it on mind - also Johnstown is on the route to Luray for me.
by TRDxB2
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Tool Box for Speedster
Replies: 3
Views: 246

WTB Tool Box for Speedster

Looking to buy a tool box suitable for a speedster (putting behind gas tank).
Approximate dimensions -- 20-28 inches long. maximum height 12 inches. depth around 12 inches. Email me pictures or attach here. Thanks
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bumper Stickers on Model t's
Replies: 31
Views: 1436

Re: Bumper Stickers on Model t's

Not much on the internet
"Don't Typewrite and Drive",
"Izett Sleeper",
you can read the Muddy T
"Energy efficient car, Runs on oats and grass. CAUTION: Don't step in the exhaust",
"Right Hand Drive"
by TRDxB2
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 1836

Re: Basket Case Speedster Build Thread

.... It looks like the running board irons are necessary for frame support. I'll see about locating some of those. ..... I'd like to keep the coil box as weary and battered looking as possible, which involved keeping the original wood. .... Couple of ideas for the running board supports. I cut the ...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles

There's always more Model T water Truck https://www.google.com/search?q=Model+T+wter+truck&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwiEy4rE4aPrAhUWNa0KHfI3AsYQ2-cCegQIABAA&oq=Model+T+wter+truck&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQAzoCCABQqKIMWJ-4DGCWuwxoAHAAeACAAc0DiAHOEJIBCTAuNS40LjAuMZgBAKABAaoBC2d3cy13aXotaW1nwAEB&sclient=img&ei=Z0Q7X8T7F...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: Looking for pictures of Model T era auto service vehicles

Model T Tow Truck https://www.google.com/search?q=model+t+bus&tbm=isch&client=firefox-b-1-d&hl=en-US&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiI1fy23aPrAhUOzawKHecOB1AQrNwCKAF6BQgBEP8B&biw=1677&bih=767#imgrc=cdDSVVMLfgePiM Model t bus https://www.google.com/search?q=model+t+bus&tbm=isch&client=firefox-b-1-d&hl=en-US&sa=X&ve...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts Illegal?
Replies: 33
Views: 1726

Re: Model Ts Illegal?

As vehicles adapt more and more technology like "lane assist" and "adaptive cruise control" etc. Model T's will actually become safer regardless of the posted speed limit. Picture this - A Model T traveling down a two land highway with a convoy of autonomous vehicles following behind - all with "ada...
by TRDxB2
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Walker Fliptop Jack for 26 Model T
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Re: WTB Walker Fliptop Jack for 26 Model T

Thought a picture would help This reference indicates they were made by "Walker and others" https://www.mafca.com/tqa_jacks_t.html
by TRDxB2
Sat Aug 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: White Tire Availability
Replies: 25
Views: 1077

Re: White Tire Availability

Tre have been many discussions on the cause of white tires turning brown. This one begins ti suspect tubes marked EEC as the cause but questions about the inside being white while the outside is brown contradicts that theory. Those with white tires, brown or white, will have to confirm. http://www.m...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wheel info , clip it
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Wheel info , clip it

Here are a couple of other charts
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3-speed transmission questions
Replies: 9
Views: 636

Re: 3-speed transmission questions

Never had the pleasure of hearing the razor strap or the belt tearing through the belt loops. I am sure I felt the jolt of leather on my backside, but then my big sister taught me how to laugh when it smacks. After that, just seeing the belt in his hands was enough. Anticipation is worse than the a...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Any deals out there on new tires?
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Any deals out there on new tires?

I got a set from the source Kelsey Tire Co in Camdenton, MO through a friend that was dealer..... Flaps were free and I ordered tubes and paid hipping for a little less than Summit tires only and free shipping. Summit and many others are selling Kelsey's Tires as they are the sole distributor. https...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: True Fire
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: True Fire

Here tis' hope there correct
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Three steering columns to one and wood steering wheel?
Replies: 26
Views: 1030

Re: Three steering columns to one and wood steering wheel?

On a speedster because you will most likely be using some type of steering column drop for the lower seats coupled with any front end drop it is best to mock up steering for correct drag link length. Check at left and right lock, long pin in gear case at groove limits,. and at wheels straight ahead...
by TRDxB2
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Three steering columns to one and wood steering wheel?
Replies: 26
Views: 1030

Re: Three steering columns to one and wood steering wheel?

Here is some information from this link http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/411944/478761.html?1410903128 What model year are the rest of the front end parts (axle, spindles, steering box, pit arm and tie rod) ? early cars till 9/19/14 30.687 (30-11/16) 9/19/14 till 10/19/14 30.687 (30-11/16) to 30...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Demountable wheel clamp/bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 671

Re: WTB Demountable wheel clamp/bolts

Thanks for the info! here's a pic of the backside:.... is this a bolt with a clamp on the other side? Are there Jaxon bolts? ... Not sure why your asking "is this a bolt with a clamp on the other side?" Suggest you remove a clamp & bolt and show a picture of them and both sides of the rim. Also if ...
by TRDxB2
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: So why so little interest?
Replies: 39
Views: 3463

Re: So why so little interest?

Times have changed. Regardless of where you grew up back then, 40's-70's, there wasn't much going on to occupy our time. If a guy wanted to make money the choices were, work in a service station, cut grass, deliver news papers, de-tassel corn, stock grocery shelves, etc.. Working in a "service stati...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?
Replies: 23
Views: 1891

Re: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?

Think it would be best to review and update the evidence. -what information exists between the photo and the cigarette case other than it was found inside it. So might be trying to hard to force a connection. Photo Taken in the U.S.? -Steve believes Karol spent some time in the U.S. on a training re...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?
Replies: 23
Views: 1891

Re: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?

Getting a bit carried away with this but the trail never ends This site indicates where the 1st Polish Armoured Division sections were stationed in Scotland. There is a distinction between 1st Armd Car Regt (Dalkeith) and 1st Armd Regt (Duns area) https://www.polishforcesinbritain.info/Locations.htm...
by TRDxB2
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?
Replies: 23
Views: 1891

Re: Can we solve a 75-year old mystery?

Some of the trees look like Birch trees by the white bark - what kind? Picture compares to a Silver Birch popular in Europe. Checking current status of trees at Ft. Benning https://www.benning.army.mil/garrison/dpw/EMD/Riverside-Trees.html no Birch trees now. But that doesn't mean it couldn't be the...