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by twrenn
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1916 or earlier wire harness routing pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: 1916 or earlier wire harness routing pictures

Except the otherwise fantastic photos show the harness running above the choke wire, whereas Royce's pics show it running
underneath it. Just thought I'd mention it. Frankly, makes no difference to me, but others might care. As often is said, "do what you want, it's your car!"
by twrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Curtains Drawn (photo)
Replies: 7
Views: 540

Re: Curtains Drawn (photo)

Great pic Tim! Gotta be South Bend Indiana of course! Lousy, cold weather. Note the radiator blanket on the one car.
And the poor paint condition on all of them. I doubt that is salt residue, as I also doubt they used it back then like they do now.
Love the great pic quality.
The "other Tim" :lol:
by twrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction
Replies: 13
Views: 730

Re: FJ - 1913 Ford Dealership Saved From Destruction

Nice batch of pics Jim! Thanks!
Makes me wonder if my beloved Clarabelle, my '13 Touring which was a Minnesota car, might have come
from that dealer. From what I've learned, it's always been in the Minneapolis area.
by twrenn
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New old tool for the workshop collection
Replies: 16
Views: 847

Re: New old tool for the workshop collection

Jeff, I hate to be a Negative Nancy, but frankly I have never ever felt the need for any such tool. I've had 4 engines out, used different ways on all, the first one, I just lined up the position of the U-joint to the square hole at the end of the tranny, and (fortunately for me, cause I was all alo...
by twrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1264

Re: Massacre (photo)

Good though Jim! I also noticed these cars sure did not look like junkers to me!
Still a shame, patriotism or not. High respect for those people if indeed that was the reason though.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Model T Insurance

I'll chime in again, as I did on the post from "Pep C Strebeck" did... just be sure whoever you choose, covers your car if you ever "provide it" for things such as a charity event, festival event, etc. where you are providing passenger rides, be it pro-bono, or any exchange of funds transpires. Most...
by twrenn
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1264

Re: Massacre (photo)

Absolutely sacraligious!! (sp?) So hard to believe so many cars would be trashed like that. Man, think of all the parts
we could be cannibalizing today!!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator Caps
Replies: 37
Views: 1801

Re: Radiator Caps

Wayne, I feel your frustration! And Larry, you too!! Who'da thought an innocent little radiator cap could cause so much frustration!! Like Dan said, though, it does make for a rather fun, interesting thread. Keep up the research! Me, my attention span is waaaay to short for that!! I'm glad you're on...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model Ts on YouTube! (and driven by young people!)
Replies: 2
Views: 304

Re: Model Ts on YouTube! (and driven by young people!)

Great video! Love your enthusiasm, Lawrie. The runningboard views really show just how much these cars "flex" from virtually every change in the road surface. Just like they were designed to do. No wonder Henry made sure all the nuts were kept on the bolts via cotter pins!! (Split pins to most Europ...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone making lever extenders or reverse pedal extenders?
Replies: 7
Views: 488

Re: Anyone making lever extenders or reverse pedal extenders?

Tom Strickling from New Philadelphia Ohio, USA, makes the pedal extenders.
All the vendors sell them. I think they're around $35. Very usefull.
by twrenn
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: All Rigged Up (photo)
Replies: 18
Views: 1049

Re: All Rigged Up (photo)

John kuehn wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:44 am
The body that’s used in the TT trailer pic looks like a 16 body. It’s newer than the one that’s shown in the Henry Ford museum pic or it looks that way to me.
Yeh, the one in the HF pic looks like a '12.
by twrenn
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is maintenance done yet?
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Is maintenance done yet?

Seems okay here Dave. Could just be the entire internet is bogged down what with everyone staying home,
using the computer as an escape.
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER
Replies: 13
Views: 904

Re: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER

Jim, that is a fantastic job. That post was two years before I got into the hobby. Had I seen it, I might very well have tried it.
I know I would! Next time, I definitely will! I'm relatively lazy at my young 65, and would just as soon do it from a single can!
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Your special T....
Replies: 9
Views: 727

Re: Your special T....

Wow that poor car in the B&W photo looks like it's on its last legs!!
But the color one looks more like a '14 body? Another "overlap" vehicle Jeff? My '25/26 Fordor is one of
those overlap cars. Pretty neat. Hope ur doing well over there!
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!

Must be a very early '15 with "carryover" '14 headlamps.
Looks like the dog's more interested in something else. Maybe a girl dog, or a cat to chase!! :lol:
And those front fenders aint right either!!
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1914 Touring Windshield glass gasket
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: 1914 Touring Windshield glass gasket

Well, if you're not too concerned with "correctness" and don't plan on any "point judging", I would take it to your local glass shop and have them re-set the glass with clear silicone. Most people don't even notice that brass "gasket" around the windshield anyway, and frankly, it's a pain in the Pat...
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER
Replies: 13
Views: 904

Re: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER

Hit the wrong button! Heres the picture!!
Aaaand upon preview, I see its sideways again! Click the pic and it will upright itself.
by twrenn
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER
Replies: 13
Views: 904

Re: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER

John...I apologize for the delay. Heres a pic of my "paint system" that I use for relatively small jobs. Or pieces parts like a fender at a time! The small can is the "dash" of hardener/wet lol stuff that I use. It's not cheap but a necessary part of the formula. The Preval sprayer pictured is just ...
by twrenn
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ebay and Corona Virus
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: Ebay and Corona Virus

Scott, ditto on Informed Delivery! I've had that for a long time now. It's great, especially if you're expecting something important other than all the junk mail. Today I did the "Click-n-Ship" prepaid label thing, have the mail lady (I'm rural) pick it up outside my garage tomorrow. No risk of catc...
by twrenn
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER
Replies: 13
Views: 904

Re: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER

John...I'm not awake. Here's one of all the fenders I painted on my former 1912, and the splash shield. I used one of those little Preval Glass bottle sprayer outfits. Used Concept black paint, cut it with the appropriate thinner and a dash of this stuff to help give it the "wet look". Turned out pr...
by twrenn
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER
Replies: 13
Views: 904

Re: RATTLE CAN ACRYLIC LACQUER

I did try the clear coat back on a small part for my former Model A. It was so-so. Nowhere near the clearcoat "wet-look" we've
all been accustomed to.
by twrenn
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Camping with a T
Replies: 42
Views: 1857

Re: Camping with a T

On a picture that Mark posted several posting back from here, there is a man squatting and making something like a tower of dough, I wonder if they realized there was a bear some thirty feet behind his left shoulder peeking through the brush. I guess what they were cooking smelled good and he wante...
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model t handbrake
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Model t handbrake

Whoops! You're right Scott!! My bad!! Was thinking "lengthen the rod into the clevis" ...bad wording
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model t handbrake
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Model t handbrake

Crawl under and disconnect the two rods up at the cross-over arm. Lengthen out each clevis a turn or two, reattach, test.
Keep doing it until you're happy. Make sure they're even. I jack up the rear end off the ground while adjusting, then take it to a slope and try.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Post a photo of your antique Model T License Plate
Replies: 89
Views: 2073

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

Here's my pet car, Clarabelle, '13 touring. Kind of hard to see the plate but it was a nice day and setting anyway. Sorry its sideways.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front axle assembly and refurbishment
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Re: Front axle assembly and refurbishment

As always, I just use good old lacquer thinner. Once I used Strip-Eeeze, it worked pretty good too, but I just like
lacquer thinner. Overall it's probly cheaper too. Lots of good advice here just the same. To each his own.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front Tire Wear
Replies: 11
Views: 621

Re: Front Tire Wear

I agree with Dan. Too much toe-in. If indeed you brought it back to 1/4", you will really need to
try a new tire to make sure. It WON'T correct the damage that's already done to the tire.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator Caps
Replies: 37
Views: 1801

Re: Radiator Caps

Wayne, I'm gonna "slide away" from the actual topic here, and offer my unsolicited advice for easy picture posting...If you don't already have a Smartphone, get one! It is so easy to post directly from a Smartphone it isn't funny! I have gotten to where that's the only way I post on here. It's just ...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 4 screw brass top coils
Replies: 20
Views: 1127

Re: 4 screw brass top coils

Wow John! Those are fantastic! Interesting how the K/W coils also used the same apparent spring arrangement on the bottom just as my Heinz coils have for my '13. So after seeing that, if I see a '13 with K/W coils that use the brass strip on the bottom, even though the outside of the box looks "corr...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tired of sitting around
Replies: 18
Views: 883

Re: Tired of sitting around

Looks like filtered North Light Mark!
Best kind for gorgeous portraits! Nice posing studio there.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Don't Drown, Turn Around!
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: Period Picture- Don't Drown, Turn Around!

I would not want to imagine life in the teens...but we're headed that way
right now with the fallout from this virus. Tough economic times coming
by twrenn
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Turn signals
Replies: 29
Views: 1234

Re: Turn signals

Robert and Paul: 2 comments re the Egypt wireless lamps, from experience. 1. Be careful about their mounting on the rear. The fixture CAN, and WILL, eventually work its way loose! A friend of mine lost his within a month of useage. As you remove/replace the fixture, the mounting bracket "tensioner" ...
by twrenn
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas life span
Replies: 14
Views: 683

Re: Gas life span

I agree with Joe Bell, but if you can't find Aviation fuel, then the Sta-bil route is the way to go. But as he said, get the right "version"...if I recall (I should, I use it all the time) it says "Storeage" on the bottle. I do think there's one for "routine" useage, as in it may only sit a short wh...
by twrenn
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can those top 5 posts be removed now?
Replies: 16
Views: 715

Re: Can those top 5 posts be removed now?

Well, I'm glad it's not MY computer!! It was driving me nuts! Thanks guys!
Stay home, stay safe, stay healthy. Thank GOD for the internet, and
grocery home delivery!!
by twrenn
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1913 Dark Blue
Replies: 14
Views: 793

Re: 1913 Dark Blue

:lol: Well, Clara will take that as a high compliment! Not to brag, but she really does perform exceptionally, and for braking, well, good ol' Rocky Mountains are to blame for that! Ya know, ol' "stubborn stick in the mud" me, always wanting to be so "correct" used to poo-poo the idea of Rockies...n...
by twrenn
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- First Day Of Spring
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Period Picture- First Day Of Spring

Cool picture! Pun intended!
Reminds me of some of our past St. Patty's day snowstorms, back in
the good ol' days when Winters around here were rough.
Thanks for posting.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1913 Dark Blue
Replies: 14
Views: 793

Re: 1913 Dark Blue

Bob, I saw that 13 at Richmond too. It was last year anyway for me. It truly does represent what the encyclopedia refers to the '13 paint. I think the paint "matchers" determined mine is some Chrysler color of all things! Not as dark as the one in Richmond, but I have had people look at it at shows ...
by twrenn
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled
Replies: 28
Views: 2307

Re: Chickasha Postponed - Now Cancelled

As of today 8 people in Montana were test positive for COVID-19... THIS is the scary part! As remote as Montana is, how DID 8 people become positvely infected? Travelers? Or "community spread" with someone they had no idea was infected? See, THIS is the problem with this, and causing the panic. Then...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 114
Views: 3466

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

Good old German humor!
by twrenn
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: ARE THEY NUTS?
Replies: 114
Views: 3466

Re: ARE THEY NUTS?

I wish someone, ANYONE, would explain just how 60 rolls of toilet paper and 25 cases of bottled water are going to protect anyone from getting the virus? We have enough toilet paper to last us until this all dies down and then I'm going to buy enough toilet paper to last the rest of my life at a pe...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "Ran When Parked"
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: "Ran When Parked"

I bet it'll still run today!! :lol: What a shame they just left it go. Sinful, just sinful.
Great picture. Thanks for posting Tim.
by twrenn
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: THF and Piquette are both closed...
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: THF and Piquette are both closed...

Coronavirus a.k.a. "beer virus" strikes again! Aint seen nothin' yet folks.
by twrenn
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1912/1913 Model T touring for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 4873

Re: 1912/1913 Model T touring for sale

And there certainly is a HUGE difference between a '12 or a '13, so which is it? Can't understand why he won't (or maybe can't?) post any pics. It's not rocket science!!
by twrenn
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: F S 1910 touring
Replies: 13
Views: 3697

Re: F S 1910 touring

Michael Paul wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:50 pm
I saw this in person today, you can still see the original pinstripe on the body. Someone will have a great early t with a little work. I wish I had some extra funds !
Heck Michael, I just wish I HAD some funds!! :lol:
by twrenn
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Crystal Timer FS
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Crystal Timer FS

On it's way Charlie! I owe you $3.10 in shipping over charge.
by twrenn
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Winter Project: Late 1912/13 Heinze Coil Box & Coil Rebuild
Replies: 9
Views: 755

Re: Winter Project: Late 1912/13 Heinze Coil Box & Coil Rebuild

I have Heinz coils on my mid-year '13 and I love them. They're quiet for one thing, and even tho you seldom see them, I like the way they look.
I think they get a bad rap just like Pitt Bulls. They seem to be as reliable as the K/W's. My 2 cents.
by twrenn
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Ford 1913 K-W Wood Coil Box MT-4795
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Model T Ford 1913 K-W Wood Coil Box MT-4795

Not at THAT price!! Crazy.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Crystal Timer FS
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Crystal Timer FS

Ok. Thanks.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear spool bearing
Replies: 0
Views: 522

Rear spool bearing

Still cleaning house! :lol: Got a rear spool bearing. Cage is tight. The rollers have the usual "flop" to them just like the axle Hyatt bearings do, but I have no idea what the specs on that would be. The rollers range from .054 to .056 Let's try $35 for it plus $15 shipping. PayPal preferred, but c...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Crystal Timer FS
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Crystal Timer FS

Charles, that will work. Call, text? Or send me an email by clicking on my name and then click 'send email". Oh WTH...I'll email you too! LOL
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Crystal Timer FS
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Crystal Timer FS

Clearing out excess stuff. Selling my Crystal Timer for what I have in it. $45 plus shipping, est. at $9. I will refund any over charge. Prefer Paypal. As you can see still in original box.
Call or text me at 419-271-5405. Thanks!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Oil site gauge FS
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Oil site gauge FS

SOLD! Thanks Dan & MTFCA!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early? Large grease cup FS
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: Early? Large grease cup FS

Bob...the cap is 1&5/8 inch diameter and 1 inch high. The total length from end of threaded stem to top of cap is 2 & 1/8 inch.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early? Large grease cup FS
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Early? Large grease cup FS

As I recall, this big grease cup came off my former '12 touring when I refitted it with a zerk cup. Pretty sure it's an early original, great for someone wanting to do a "correct resto". Unless I'm wrong, then anyone who knows better can tell me! Asking $25 plus $9 shipping. PayPal preferred, will t...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1930s era signal lamps
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: 1930s era signal lamps

Ok Dan. I will hold them for you. Get hold of me with ur info. Do you do PayPal? It's the easiest, but check or M.O. will do! Thanks.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Oil site gauge FS
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Oil site gauge FS

Not my day with this one. Pic didnt go they. They again!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Oil site gauge FS
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Oil site gauge FS

Now I'll try the CORRECT category!!
Found a oil site gauge in my junk. $10 plus $9 for the stupid shipping, like I said, sad isnt it?
PayPal preferred, will take M.O. or check.
Call or text 419-271-5405. Thanks.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil sight gauge FS
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Oil sight gauge FS

SORRY!! Brain fart! Wrong section!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Oil sight gauge FS
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Oil sight gauge FS

Oil sight gauge FS, found this in my junk, I dont need it. $10 plus $9 for stupid shipping. Sad, isnt it?? Call or text me. 419-271-5405. Thanks. PayPal preferred, will take check or M.O. if necessary.
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1930s era signal lamps
Replies: 2
Views: 373

1930s era signal lamps

Now before the era turns you off...here are 2 nice, 6 Volt, red signal lamps. They would be great to use for turn signal lamps on the back end of a model T. $10 each, plus shipping, estimated at also $10. Call or text me 419-271-5405. Thanks!
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: '13-'17 transmission cover door FS
Replies: 0
Views: 493

'13-'17 transmission cover door FS

Here's a 13-17 transmission cover door, what can I say..it's a door!! If you happen to need one, here's one for only $25. Usually in the $30+ in the catalogues. Plus shipping of $9. Call or text 419-271-5405 Thanks
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Early cylinder head outlet FS
Replies: 0
Views: 525

Early cylinder head outlet FS

Here's a nice, original, early cylinder head outlet. The brass rads usually need a slightly different angle of outlet. Turns out I didnt need this one. Has a small "chip" off the edge, but in no way will it affect the hose attachment. I'll sacrifice a bit at $30, plus shipping. It should fit in a sm...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Lower Inlet connection FS
Replies: 0
Views: 447

Lower Inlet connection FS

As the title says, I have a nice, clean lower inlet connection I don't need. They're around $35 in the stores, I'd be happy with $25 for it, plus shipping. I'm pretty sure it will fit in one of those $8 (or so) flat rate boxes. PayPal preferred, but I will take a M.O. or check. Call it text me 419-2...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 2- Bridgeport Brass tire pumps FS
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: 2- Bridgeport Brass tire pumps FS

You're right Joe!! SOLD!! Thanks Richard!
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 2- Bridgeport Brass tire pumps FS
Replies: 2
Views: 493

2- Bridgeport Brass tire pumps FS

I have 2 Bridgeport Brass double cylinder tire pumps to sell. The black one is brass but somebody painted it! Wasn't me! $35 for it. Nice brass pump with the hose. Doesnt work but great for show and for point judging. $85. Both plus shipping of course. PayPal preferred, but will take check or money ...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1920 Ohio tags FS
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: 1920 Ohio tags FS

For sale: A nice set of 1920 Ohio License plates. I need to babble on here cause first time I tried this post it said "too few characters"!! So, anyway, asking $85 for the pair, plus shipping, est. $18 from 44847. If it's less I will reimburse via PayPal. And that is preferred payment but will accep...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1920 Ohio tags FS
Replies: 1
Views: 309

1920 Ohio tags FS

Nice set of 1920 Ohio tags.
$85 plus shipping from 44847, est. $18
Call or text...419-271-5405
Thanks!
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Rear kerosene tail lamp
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Rear kerosene tail lamp

For sale: A nice rear tail lamp..probly for '16-'19, good shape. Ford script on top, hard to see in the pic. Great for your restoration project! $50 plus shipping from 44847, estimate it at $18 in a flat rate box if it fits. Text or call 419-271-5405 Prefer PayPal. If I can ship it cheaper I will re...
by twrenn
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?
Replies: 98
Views: 6400

Re: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?

Hope to maybe start driving the damn things before too long! Guess I'm lucky, not to brag or nuthin', but my cars are in tip-top shape and just need some brass polished, check things out, and good to go. I always take the wheels off and inspect, grease, etc. And yeh, put the insurance back on!! That...
by twrenn
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate
Replies: 28
Views: 2541

Re: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate

Dennis, with all due respect, and for the sake of your wallet, you need to meet up with Joe Bell. This guys IS professional, and DOES do a complete engine/trans. job for under $3,000. I had him build me up a COMPLETE engine/trans. from the crankcase up, hi compression pistons, Stipe 280 cam, new Kev...
by twrenn
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: radiator prices
Replies: 28
Views: 2304

Re: radiator prices

Well maybe a modern radiator is a lower price, but we're not talking about modern radiators here, are we? LOL Truth is, we're in a "nich", not really THAT much demand, and for the most part, NO quantity of suppliers, so it's that old "supply and demand" thing at work also. I'm just glad we CAN get t...
by twrenn
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate
Replies: 28
Views: 2541

Re: Engine Rebuild Cost Estimate

Nate...you're not far from Tiffin Ohio. Take it to Joe Bell. You'll get top quality work, at half that price, unless the engine is real bad and needs sleeved or something. That kind of stuff, he doesn't even "pad" the cost from the machine shop, he passes it straight on. Here's his cell number. Leav...
by twrenn
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Signs of Spring
Replies: 19
Views: 1536

Signs of Spring

Die Vögel zwitzschern, but haven't seen nor heard the Red Winged Blackbirds yet. They are the true harbingers of spring for sure.
Good to hear they're further north!
by twrenn
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Insurance company recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 2354

Re: Insurance company recommendations

OK, I'll throw in my "two cents", fwiw. Keep in mind when choosing an insurance company, and for that matter, inquire with your CURRENT company, this question: If you are in an "event" so to speak, in which you "give rides", be it gratis, or for a fund raising thing for the sponsor, you better make ...
by twrenn
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I couldn't help myself, My New 1912 Delivery
Replies: 21
Views: 1422

Re: I couldn't help myself, My New 1912 Delivery

Hi Bill!
Well kidneys may be overrated, UNTIL they let you know who's boss! My right kidney told me that 2 sundays ago with a trip to the ER. This friday it's a trip to the surgery center to blast the stone that wont budge!
by twrenn
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ignition key stolen!
Replies: 25
Views: 1505

Re: Ignition key stolen!

This is why when my car is unattended, the key COMES OUT and goes with me! Especially important with the early cars, first, when I had a '12 with a brass knob key, it was very inviting to prying eyes and hands. Not to mention expensive as heck to buy. My '13 is "just" a black knob key, but it still ...
by twrenn
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I'm Astonished
Replies: 15
Views: 1331

Re: I'm Astonished

Mopar...how ironic to read your post about your car passing a kidney stone.
I've got a kidney stone that won't move "further down" (so far anyway), so
come next Friday it gets blasted.
by twrenn
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Crossing the Yuba river
Replies: 9
Views: 693

Re: Crossing the Yuba river

Crazy what they used to do with those cars!! The printing is hard to read at the bottom of the pic, looks like it says ....Donner Summit...what a horrible place to take a model T through! No decent roads there at that time.
by twrenn
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 TT Comes to Life
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: 1926 TT Comes to Life

Yes Jim, I did enjoy the story of your family's beloved TT. You are one of the lucky few to have the priviledge of having one stay in the family "from the get-go". Lucky you! It looks nice. I bet it is all stock, and as such is lucky to make it to 20 mph, but so what! It's fun regardless. Good for y...
by twrenn
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Things that make me less homesick
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

Re: Things that make me less homesick

What a gorgeous '09 touring. Wonder how much of it is original? Regardless, it's a nice car. Never thought
of seeing many, if any T's in Japan for some reason! Thanks for posting.
Hope you stay away from this virus mess John.
by twrenn
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Contemporary warning
Replies: 7
Views: 970

Re: Contemporary warning

Perry Kete! Where arrrrre you?!? :lol:
by twrenn
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Top dust cover (aka top boot) question
Replies: 10
Views: 724

Re: Top dust cover (aka top boot) question

Yeh, I think you're on track keeping the so-called outer two straps attached at the top part of the boot. This will definitely prevent the ballooning you're concerned about. Because without them, it WILL balloon quite a bit. I'm sure that's why they were designed the way they were originally. The ce...
by twrenn
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sport the T model dog
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: Sport the T model dog

Just had a thought John...maybe try rotating it "one notch" the wrong way in your photo album, then posting that "cock-eyed" one and see if it turns out correct?
by twrenn
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sport the T model dog
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: Sport the T model dog

Hey John! Nice gang you got there!
I can't help you on rotating the pic before you post it, all I know is when you click on it, it automatically goes right-side up. But you probly already know that anyway! Not really sure there is a fix for it.

Happy T-ing!
by twrenn
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Saw this on Craigs list this am; Stolen 1923 touring Yakima Wa
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: Saw this on Craigs list this am; Stolen 1923 touring Yakima Wa

How sad. What's wrong with this fricking world? If there's anything good to come out of it, it would only be they stole it
to USE it and enjoy it. Otherwise....

Usually they pull the car out, steal the trailer, and off they go. These trailers make for great, temporary, mobile meth labs!
by twrenn
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The future on Old School
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: The future on Old School

Well, like my pappy (RIP) used to always say..."Computers will be the cause of the end of civilization as we know it".
by twrenn
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Homework Assignment for You
Replies: 17
Views: 1600

Re: A Homework Assignment for You

Ja, das ist einfach! (practicing my Deutsch! :lol: :lol: :D )
by twrenn
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Adjustable kingpin reamer??
Replies: 15
Views: 913

Re: Adjustable kingpin reamer??

Here's my two cents, which nobody usually wants, but again on this subject I have to say, the best way to "mate" the kingpin with the spindle bushings is to have them HONED by a competent machine shop. That's what I do, doesn't cost much, and never ever any troubles with the bushings. Best fit you c...
by twrenn
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Connecting rod side play
Replies: 13
Views: 998

Re: Connecting rod side play

Pissing my pants laughing at that one Herm!
Sometimes we need a good shot of humor here!
:lol: :lol:
by twrenn
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: To coat or not to coat?
Replies: 19
Views: 1416

Re: To coat or not to coat?

I'm with you Paul. Not worth the trouble, cause you'll never get it completely clean enough, nor coated well enough. Or, with my luck, the coating will flake off and really cause trouble. Another member a few years back went through this, I'd like to think my firm stance on it finally convinced him ...
by twrenn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New gasoline shut off valve sticking?
Replies: 28
Views: 1946

Re: New gasoline shut off valve sticking?

Bite the bullet and get one of these from Langs. Near as I know, they're about the only source or them. I put one on all my T's. and was glad. They don't stick, and so far, don't leak. I will admit, one is a bit stiff, but I never needed a tool for it. It has since gone bye-bye when I sold the car t...
by twrenn
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Rocky Mountain brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 630

Re: Rocky Mountain brakes

An item to not overlook is the brake rods. I was able to get mine pretty much drag free by a lot of tweaking of them but seem to be great now.
by twrenn
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Epic Vintage Ford Cover
Replies: 18
Views: 1320

Re: Epic Vintage Ford Cover

Have to agree with everyone! Don't know Rich from Adam, but he sure is a talented artist! I'm like Bill Hoffer, heck I can't even draw a straight line with a ruler!! Way to go Rich. Thanks for sharing your talent.
by twrenn
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 599

Re: Radiator replacement

ABSOLUTELY!! Go for it! You won't be disappointed. No matter who's brand you buy.
by twrenn
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T V8!
Replies: 8
Views: 1387

Re: Model T V8!

I've always thought how neat it would be to try dropping a nice little Yanmar 3cyl., 24 HP diesel engine in a T, much like I have in my Cub Cadet Sub Compact tractor. Man it has power and torque! Move's 3' snow drifts several yards wide like they aren't even there. Imagine what it would be like in a...
by twrenn
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: pipe roller
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: pipe roller

By "roll", do you mean "bend"??
If so, I'm sure just about any exhaust shop could do it.
Maybe some plumbing houses would have a big enough tubing bender, if you can find one.
by twrenn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1912 commercial roadster top
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: 1912 commercial roadster top

Sent you an email Pete
by twrenn
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Need transport for a rebuilt engine
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Need transport for a rebuilt engine

Gonna send you an email
by twrenn
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Tail light Thoughts
Replies: 12
Views: 947

Re: Tail light Thoughts

Putting the shinier side of aluminum foil behind the bulbs works very well too. Maybe even better. Just sayin'
by twrenn
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just a reminder!
Replies: 17
Views: 1606

Re: Just a reminder!

Keith, I think I met Tim there last year, he was still healing from an injury.
I'm sure he'll be back this year, as will I!!