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by TWrenn
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Grease for differential and drive shaft bearings
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Grease for differential and drive shaft bearings

Darin...BTW...I use the same "Red-n-Tacky" grease on the bearings too! Guess I shoulda read your post more thoroughly!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 21" Rims - Pacific Ballon Rim Tool
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: 21" Rims - Pacific Ballon Rim Tool

Those are some great looking tyres! And Hartford tubes are great also...heaviest tube I've seen yet. They should last a long time.
Langs sells them.
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Grease for differential and drive shaft bearings
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Grease for differential and drive shaft bearings

Darin...re the driveshaft bushing and the U. Joint...the "red tacky" stuff is the best. If at all possible, PACK that U.J. ball full of it, and I use the dreaded grease cup with the zerk in it to make sure I keep plenty of grease in it every time I change the oil. Last thing I wanna do is have to br...
by TWrenn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator drain petcock
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Re: Radiator drain petcock

R.V. & Larry...guess maybe I just have bad luck. But I generally don't back down from a challenge...I'll get it licked somehow! At least I got 90% of the oil drips from both cars remedied...they almost don't look like a T anymore on the pavement under the engine! And got the fuel drips stopped too. ...
by TWrenn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Should I Discard These T Coils
Replies: 13
Views: 679

Re: Should I Discard These T Coils

Some guys always need "cores" for rebuilding them. They even pay a stipend for them! Put em on the classifieds.
by TWrenn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Early 1912? Windshield Frame Assembly
Replies: 5
Views: 488

Re: FS Early 1912? Windshield Frame Assembly

George House wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:06 am
Hank,... why do I think 1912 windshield assemblies were brass ?
George...because they WERE brass. You are right.
by TWrenn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator drain petcock
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Re: Radiator drain petcock

And sadly, even in my "pre-T years", I've never had one that didn't leak!! My former '20 Runabout had one of those modern "T handle" valves, the kind that drain through the hole in the middle of the handle..now IT never leaked! But it was a bit of a pain to use though, given its location. I'm thinki...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator drain petcock
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Re: Radiator drain petcock

Thanks guys, the petcocks I have on both cars are same as the one Steve posted the pic of. Maybe I'll give it that "quick tap" first, and see what happens. If not, I'll take it apart and try what Richard G suggested. Otherwise, today we had a pretty nice afternoon tour south of our area. 5 participa...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is your best memory with your T?
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: What is your best memory with your T?

EVERY time I go out in the T is my best time. 'Cause I never know if it'll be MY LAST.
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A sad day for the Model T Ford owners
Replies: 15
Views: 1298

Re: A sad day for the Model T Ford owners

Bob, sorry to hear of this tragic thing. Prayers go out to his family, and you too. I'm sure he will be missed.
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Radiator drain petcock
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Radiator drain petcock

Okay, so I'm "fed up to here" with the typical green drops under both my Ts from that cussed, period-correct looking radiator petcock dripping incessantly. The vendors CLAIM the original style (as well as the modern version) don't leak. I say "ha! Prove it! That said, has anyone bought one or the ot...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A little winter drive
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: A little winter drive

An oldie but goodie. I about froze to death watching it. Someone posted it last year, if it's the one I'm thinking about, and the pic looks too darned familiar! Nice video though. Beautiful scenery despite the cold.
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Places we used to eat on the road.
Replies: 18
Views: 882

Re: Places we used to eat on the road.

And now the "new normal" of where we eat along the road! At least this year and maybe even next year anyway.
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WELCOME! New MTFCA Executive Director
Replies: 16
Views: 751

Re: WELCOME! New MTFCA Executive Director

Yuuup....congratulations and enjoy the wonderful world of retirement Susan, and welcome aboard Rachel!
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: grease zerk for U-joint grease cup
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: grease zerk for U-joint grease cup

Bud...why would you need to carry a grease gun? I pump mine in every time I change my oil in the comfort of my barn. No need to do it any other time. I agree with other comments, the "pain" (often literally per Steve Jelf) of all that cup filling/screwing in, which I initially began doing 8 years ag...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How big of a job to change a TT high speed gear?
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: How big of a job to change a TT high speed gear?

After owning a TT firetruck for a while, and seeing that humungous rear axle, all I can say is, it will be a BIG job. Super heavy. The rest of your question, can be answered by those actually "in the know"!! Good luck in your endeavor. Too bad you missed the gear, I hear they're hard to find, and ex...
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tru Fire on Tbay
Replies: 2
Views: 533

Re: Tru Fire on Tbay

With no reserve, this could become one heckuva buy for someone, or one heckuva windfall for the seller!!
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carsenegenic??
Replies: 19
Views: 746

Re: Carsenegenic??

They may have been bronze originally, but from my past experience they're all brass. Not to argue, just sayin!!

https://www.modeltford.com/item/2713.aspx
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Ford Ignition key Business Sold pending payment
Replies: 7
Views: 1345

Re: Model T Ford Ignition key Business FOR SALE

I highly doubt he would "part out" just the keyboards. This is a total business he's selling, therefore I would think the boards would have to be a part of the total package. Just sayin'.
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carsenegenic??
Replies: 19
Views: 746

Re: Carsenegenic??

They are brass. Nothing to worry about other than wear and tear. Keep 'em well oiled, or they won't last long!
by TWrenn
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alchohol?
Replies: 29
Views: 1024

Re: Alchohol?

He's in Tennessee...so he will get a few days where it could freeze. Eventually he'll either get it repaired/re-cored, or best to replace it. Like most of us!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Engine splash pans
Replies: 32
Views: 1218

Re: Engine splash pans

I'm with George and Frank..my '13 came with those cussed splash pans, I ran with 'em for a while, then of course took them off. Absolutely no difference in the cooling of the engine. If anything, maybe even ran a bit cooler without 'em! They're a nuisance when you want to work on anything. Stop and ...
by TWrenn
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gland rings
Replies: 18
Views: 1010

Re: Gland rings

Hey Frank!
That's just but one of several reasons I like the "all inclusive" copper rings I posted pics of up above. Just stick 'em in the block and go! Very easy, and they seal absolutely perfectly. To me, this is a case of "you get what you pay for". Good quality and good service.
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can i run low head with domed pistons
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Can i run low head with domed pistons

Welp, just learned something! So much for my gut.
Thanks Kerry
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can i run low head with domed pistons
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Can i run low head with domed pistons

I'm not a mechanic but I'll get this back to the top for more experienced guys to discuss, but I would say yes it would be disastrous. Seems to me there's not enough clearance. Maybe I'm wrong, but it's a gut feeling!
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alchohol?
Replies: 29
Views: 1024

Re: Alchohol?

Jonah, (and Steve), I have used the LowTox antifreeze in the past, trouble is, it's pretty darned expensive, so if it's just gonna leak out, take the other guys advice and when it's gonna get cold and you're just using good ol plain water, take the 5 minutes and just drain it. Then, when you get tim...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: EARLY WISHBONES
Replies: 23
Views: 801

Re: EARLY WISHBONES

Michael, I have the over the axle wishbone of course on my '13. Never (knock on wood) any problems. As I explained to Gene over the phone just this morning, I always "look ahead" on my roads for anything unusual or dangerous, and especially on approach and leaving bridges, they always seem to have a...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1919 Touring Drivable and 1920 Touring for Parts
Replies: 6
Views: 1061

Re: 1919 Touring Drivable and 1920 Touring for Parts

Pretty sweet deal for someone with more ambition than I have!! LOL
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Barn find 1913 side lamp for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: Barn find 1913 side lamp for sale

Might have come off an Amish buggy, or maybe a Menonite's car, both sects had to have everything black, so it wasn't unusual for an all brass lamp to be shamefully painted black! Nice looking lamp. Should clean up nice.
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: grease zerk for U-joint grease cup
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: grease zerk for U-joint grease cup

Orrrrr....you could take the easy way out like I did---or the lazy way if you prefer to call it!---and just buy one of these from Langs. In the same listing area they also have the smaller cups with zerks for the Drive Shaft bushing, which I believe also fit on the rear axle. They still look stock, ...
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Those roads we used to travel
Replies: 18
Views: 784

Re: Those roads we used to travel

Those are great pictures. Sure, a life at a slower pace...maybe. But I think the sad reality of it all it wasn't as great as we may think it was. I think as we view these gorgeous pictures and rustic atmosphere, we wish it were "that good" and especially now in these very troubled times, we "wish we...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: steering gear
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: steering gear

You said several years ago you went thru everything. But...how many miles are on that gear in those several years? How were the roads? Lots of factors that can wear out that otherwise "newer" rebuilt system "years ago". I would go thru and recheck everything carefully and go from there. Yes the litt...
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gland rings
Replies: 18
Views: 1010

Re: Gland rings

Poisonnally I prefer this type...IF you can even find them. Bit pricey, but I find them to really work well.
Snyders still might.."T-3063-CR"...around $28 a set.
Couldn't find them at Langs.
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Come next spring.
Replies: 4
Views: 407

Re: Come next spring.

Probably from his living room!
Sorry, I couldn't resist!! Plus, Perry Kete didn't jump in first!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: CAR COVER PROBLEMS?
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: CAR COVER PROBLEMS?

Well you sorta answered your question. Breathing is the main thing. But I always worry about dust getting in under the cover...yes it CAN happen..and then ANY movement of the cover can start paint chafe. I NEVER covered my sailboats over the years during winter, against all my peers snickering and j...
by TWrenn
Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)

Jim...FWIW...that "little stand" of mine has done both quite well. About the only improvement I may make to it someday is to steal Jim Patrick's idea and put casters under it. But good quality casters for that kind of weight frankly would probly cost more than I have in the whole dang engine stand!!...
by TWrenn
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: I want to build a wood engine stand (Need Help)

Well, might as well toss in a picture of mine! Have to say, I hijacked the design from Joe Bell, then just added one more "improvement", in an extra 2x4 across each leg bottom so as to clear the engine crane. Works great for me! I doubt I have $20 in material in it. Like oil and timers, there's a zi...
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: shipping a head
Replies: 20
Views: 966

Re: shipping a head

Tim's idea is pretty noteworthy. Brass works basically ships their radiators that way. Foam 'em in a good sturdy cardboard box! Oughta work.
It'll just cost a fortune! Probly on average $65 depending on the distance.
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T on a 2-post lift
Replies: 21
Views: 909

Re: Model T on a 2-post lift

Jeffrey...I see you use 4x4s as a method to support the suspension. Excellent idea. That looks like one hefty, expensive lift!!
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Prices going down ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1644

Re: Prices going down ?

Great pics and kids Stan!
Sounds like a cool school! Too bad they ALL aren't like that!
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: HAPPY VETERANS DAY BROTHERS AND SISTERS!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 341

Re: HAPPY VETERANS DAY BROTHERS AND SISTERS!!!!!

I agree. Hats off to all veterans!
Thank you for your service. Sounds generic, I know, but I truly mean it.
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T on a 2-post lift
Replies: 21
Views: 909

Re: Model T on a 2-post lift

Don, as I researched both 2-post and 4-post, the answer really isn't clear cut. Certainly it's a personal choice for one. But you also have to probably adapt it somewhat to fit under that tiny little frame. Then my concern was for all that 3-point suspension just "hanging there". Then there's the co...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Wish this touring weather would last!
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Wish this touring weather would last!

Last few days have been breaking records in the 70s. Been touring daily. Few pics to show the beautiful weather.
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Capabilities on Hills?
Replies: 39
Views: 1670

Re: Model T Capabilities on Hills?

I agree with Humblj. But keep in mind a '27 is a LOT heavier than oremore '26-27s. Maybe richen up ur fuel on the carb a little, that might prevent stalling? Sounds like with such a heavy load its starved for fuel by the time you reach your summit. Or possibly not enough fuel in the tank? That steep...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Prices going down ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1644

Re: Prices going down ?

Well look... Hank's two cents just went up to THREE!! So that's a good sign! So will car prices. A lot of it right now is possibly due to the uncertainty with this stupid Covid crap, the economy (so far) really has been bouncing back altho may taper off over the winter with the new spike in virus ca...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: McPherson, Kansas Museum Exhibit - Model T's!
Replies: 15
Views: 573

Re: McPherson, Kansas Museum Exhibit - Model T's!

Nice bunch of cars. Man, someone was sure busy polishing a lot of brass!!
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: I need rims for model tt truck wheels of 20 inches
Replies: 8
Views: 352

Re: I need rims for model tt truck wheels of 20 inches

Mike...having gone through the same difficulty years ago for my '26 firetruck, I strongly suggest you try the link below. I looked at Tom Stricklings link, unless you bought those from ebay, they are already sold. I took a close look at those, and I would be scared to death to put those on my TT if ...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: Carburetor Problem

Why would anyone install one of those things when rebuilding a carburetor? Steve, as I recall, a while back you could not get the needle type valve. I believe someone is making them again. Even with those, I have found a light sanding on the 3 flutes keeps the needle style from also sticking...I've...
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Carburetor Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 630

Re: Carburetor Problem

Bet anything Keith is right. My money says it has one of those stupid Grose Jets. Perfect name for them, because they ARE GROSS!! LOL. Pull the bowl, you can see by looking if there's a little round shiny ball staring at you. Had a late friend experience the exact same problem. Go for it!
by TWrenn
Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FS Set of Fenders & Splash Aprons 1911-1913
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: FS Set of Fenders & Splash Aprons 1911-1913

Front fender is not a '13. They never had a bill like that.
by TWrenn
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 60 year collection image's
Replies: 9
Views: 864

Re: 60 year collection image's

Goooood Lord!! No wonder parts are hard to find!! They're all in this place! :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Used horn reed
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Re: Used horn reed

SOLD! Thanks Jim & MTFCA
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass fuel line shutoff
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Re: Brass fuel line shutoff

SOLD!! Thanks Mr. Vaugh. & MTFCA
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fuel line shutoff FS
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: Fuel line shutoff FS

Well I dont know what happened to the puck so I'll try again! :lol:
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Fuel line shutoff FS
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Fuel line shutoff FS

Here's what ya been looking for! A fuel line shutoff that connects directly to your Kingston or NH that shouldn't leak! Never had it on a car but it seems to be pretty "positive". $20 plus ship est. at $7. Prefer PayPal. Easier to refund shipping overages. Call/text 419-271-5405, no PM's as I dont s...
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Used horn reed
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Used horn reed

Got 2 of these laying around that I bought trying to get a "better sound" out of my horn. This one should still work okay. Only selling the better one. If not I'll refund. $10 plus ship, est. at $5. Call/text 419-271-5405 No PM's, as I miss out on prospective buyers first in line maybe. Prefer PayPa...
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Brass fuel line shutoff
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Brass fuel line shutoff

Nice barely used brass shutoff. Only used it half a season on my former '12, just not enough room for it. These arent cheap, but will sacrifice for $45 plus shipping, est. at probly around $5. PayPal preferred. Check or M.O. okay. Call or text 419-271-5405. Prefer no PM's as I just dont see mail oft...
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: When is a good time to sell a T.
Replies: 8
Views: 747

Re: When is a good time to sell a T.

Well, quite frankly if you're gonna sell the 1912 Towncar you better get on it. Depending of course on its condition of course, it may be able to command a pretty good price. That narrows down the field.
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Check this out
Replies: 13
Views: 1268

Re: Check this out

Well, they may be scarce, but I have two of 'em! Took a while, but I found 'em. One is in slightly better cosmetic condition than the other, but both are decent anyway.
by TWrenn
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: removing engine from a 15 roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 414

Re: removing engine from a 15 roadster

Andre...how coincidental! I did the same too on my 15 and 13. I did forget to mention in my previous post that while I didn't take the '15s firewall completely off, I just slid it up a few inches, but still had to perform a little body surgery to get the pan ears out. IT wasn't all that bad, nothing...
by TWrenn
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: removing engine from a 15 roadster
Replies: 10
Views: 414

Re: removing engine from a 15 roadster

I'm with Rajo...when I took the engine out of my '15 touring I just performed some minor surgery on the firewall to
slide the engine out. No big deal. Why go to all the trouble raising the body, risking busting things, when you don't have to.
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice Needed to Install Trans Cover
Replies: 27
Views: 959

Re: Advice Needed to Install Trans Cover

Well for my short attention span there's too much too read here, so I will probly be saying the same as others...and when I finally noticed your engine is out of the car, I thought, okay..this is easy! I've done hogsheads both ways, clearly and obviously when out of the car it's the easiest. You've ...
by TWrenn
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Just Sometimes....,
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Re: Just Sometimes....,

Yeh but, Perry, after 30 minutes, it's FREE!! :lol:
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: We Are Moving to Petoskey, Michigan
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

Re: We Are Moving to Petoskey, Michigan

Perry, where would we be without your quick witt and sense of humor!! I laughed my butt off at that picture! Ron, enjoy that "upper part of the Lower Peninsula"...all kidding aside about the winters, it is a gorgeous area. Interesting there's a small town called Bay View nearby, just as we do here i...
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Gas
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Gas

I'm not a chemist nor a petroleum expert, but I would suspect you are correct that the car gets better mileage on the lower octane. First, when I was in my teens I tried the "super high octane Sunoco" in my first car, thinking it would perform better and get better mileage. For all the extra expense...
by TWrenn
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: We Are Moving to Petoskey, Michigan
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

Re: We Are Moving to Petoskey, Michigan

Must be a glutten for wicked winter weather! But welcome to your new digs!!
by TWrenn
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Various brass carb/parts FS
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Various brass carb/parts FS

Sold to Bob in TX
Thanks MTFCA & those interested.
by TWrenn
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Vacuum tester FS
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: Vacuum tester FS

Sold to John in PA.
Thanks MTFCA &all those interested.
by TWrenn
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Various brass carb/parts FS
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Various brass carb/parts FS

Stan...sent you an email.
by TWrenn
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Various brass carb/parts FS
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Various brass carb/parts FS

As you can see, 3 brass carbs, various stages of completetion, plus extra parts. One should be able to go easily. Rest for parts or to rebuild. $120 plus shipping, est at $15, for the whole mess. Great for a winter quarantine project! PM me, or call/text 419-271-5405. PayPal preferred. Makes it easi...
by TWrenn
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Vacuum tester FS
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Vacuum tester FS

Nice, only used a coupla times. Vacuum tester for your T. Quit second guessing engine issues. This tattle-tale device will spill its guts for you. Instructions and trouble-shooting sheet included, and special gasket (not shown) for the mounting plate. $50 plus ship, est. at about $10. PayPal preferr...
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can someone tell me about these wheels?
Replies: 16
Views: 1161

Re: Can someone tell me about these wheels?

Tom...what type of other wheels did you acquire? Having bought my Fordor a year ago that has these same kind of tires/wheels as in your pictures, I can honestly tell you they are SUPERIOR to the so-called "standard clincher" type tire if I may use that description, meaning the good ol' 30x3's, and 3...
by TWrenn
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Spoke and hub issue
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: 13T - Spoke and hub issue

Well, there is an old adage, mostly food-service related, that goes "If in doubt, throw it out". Use your gut Darin, since you're there beating on it! I've seen worse, but in the last batch of pics, the top one does have a bit of concern right at the hub plate. I think if it were me, I would send it...
by TWrenn
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dutch traffic in 1927
Replies: 7
Views: 552

Re: Dutch traffic in 1927

Wow, what a cool video! Amazing clarity for the time. Interesting so many bicycles back then, from what I see on
the International House Hunters show when they feature the Netherlands, often in Amsterdam they are everywhere!
I absolutely love the Netherlands, would love to visit there someday.
by TWrenn
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Snow in October in Montana
Replies: 17
Views: 754

Re: Snow in October in Montana

Me thinks the upper MidWest and Northwest are in for a long rough winter.
Keep it!
by TWrenn
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Scandinavia Bands FS
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Scandinavia Bands FS

Sent you an email Jonah. Thanks!
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Spoke and hub issue
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: 13T - Spoke and hub issue

Without being able to tap on them or check for looseness, from your pics they don't look all THAT bad. Use your gut, not so much your wallet if possible! It is expensive though. But what price safety and peace of mind? Re the hub in the last pic, sure you can use it. It is a later hub, as it has the...
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Color Tour
Replies: 8
Views: 389

Re: Color Tour

Beautiful picture and area Tim. We had crappy weather Sunday so the cars stayed in the barn.
Thanks for posting. Glad you got out. May not be many left!
The other Tim
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Scandinavia Bands FS
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Scandinavia Bands FS

Steve...no problem! They are 22.75"
Pls note that they are for '26/27....has the fat band for the brake.
I apologize that I neglected earlier. I even didn't notice at first!!
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB Brass Stop / Tail Light
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: WTB Brass Stop / Tail Light

Sent you an email.
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: JACKS F.S.
Replies: 1
Views: 399

Re: JACKS F.S.

Like the little kid says on a local car commercial "They don't cost a lotta money, so BUY 'EM!!" LOL
BTT
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: High head FS
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Re: High head FS

Now, SOMEONE needs this!! LOL
Tired of looking at it!!
BTT
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spider gears FS
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Spider gears FS

Somebody out there needs these!! Or just for future!! LOL They cost a fortune for repops, remember.
BTT
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1920 Ohio license plates FS
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: 1920 Ohio license plates FS

Anybody?? LOL...BTT
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Scandinavia Bands FS
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Scandinavia Bands FS

New in the box Scandinavia bands and rivets. $55 plus shipping, est. at $8. Prefer PayPal so if I owe ship refund it's easier. Check or M.O. will spend just as easy though! Call or text me at 419-271-5405. Thanks.
by TWrenn
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WANTED: TOP Sockets FOR A 1913 TOURING
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: WANTED: TOP IRONS FOR A 1913 TOURING

Guys, after talking with Gene, and seeing pics of his current set, It's the so-called sockets he's really after. It's not uncommon for us to just generically call them "irons". Hope this helps.
by TWrenn
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Most likely our last tour
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Re: Most likely our last tour

Yeh, I just made it. Few sprinkles on the windshield at Patten Tract, thundered just as I got to the barn. Few minutes later it rained for 5 minutes, then sun, then rain again, more sun. Coupla hours later a garden-variety storm hit with about 40 mph wind for about 5 minutes and horizontal rain. Not...
by TWrenn
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Most likely our last tour
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Re: Most likely our last tour

Thanks George! Ya, hopefully just the last tour of the season. My heart did stop for a moment on the trip over to the winery, as this stupid idiot in a big silver Ram truck decided we weren't going fast enough, passed up all of us in a "double" no-passing zone, crammed in between the car ahead of me...
by TWrenn
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Help Identify Door
Replies: 14
Views: 470

Re: Help Identify Door

Looks like it's off a Fordor, it looks just like the driver side rear door I have apart on my 25/26 for window regulator repair.
by TWrenn
Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Most likely our last tour
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Most likely our last tour

What a gorgeous day today was. 74, bright blue skies, another perfect picnic tour. At least to start. We toured about an hour to one of our favorite local Wineries, shot the breeze for about an hour, then the severe storm watch hit my phone so we decided to head for home which was of course about an...
by TWrenn
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: All-Purpose or Wheel Bearing Grease?
Replies: 15
Views: 792

Re: All-Purpose or Wheel Bearing Grease?

Get a tub of that red grease at your favorite auto store. Everybody has it. Can't remember the name but you'll recognize it. Also comes in a cartridge for those grease cups with zerks that you should have for the universal joint and drive shaft bushing at least.
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1920 Ohio license plates FS
Replies: 1
Views: 235

1920 Ohio license plates FS

Just as the subj. line says.. Nice pair of '20 OH tags. $80 plus ship. PayPal preferred, Check or M.O. os okay. Call/text me 419-271-5405
Thanks.
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1913 Pas. side lamp bracket
Replies: 0
Views: 184

1913 Pas. side lamp bracket

This is an original, for '13, passenger side coach lamp on the firewall. $40 plus shipping. Est. at $9, PayPal preferred. I reimburse any ship overcharge. Check or M.O. is fine. Call or text 419-261-5405. Have repop for driver side also, brand new- $20 plus ship also. Both should ship in same box fo...
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Spider gears FS
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Spider gears FS

Back to the top.
Someone needs these for a rebuild or "just to have in case"!
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Ugly old coils FS
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Ugly old coils FS

Yep...got 5 ugly duckling KW type coils I don't want nor need. 2 have Ford script. Good for cores. $35 for the bunch plus shipping. Est. from your zip code. Prefer PayPal, easier to reimburse any shipping overcharges. Otherwise check or M.O. will suffice. Call/text 419-271-5405
Thanks.
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: High head FS
Replies: 1
Views: 359

High head FS

Nice high head off a '26 engine. Clean (hot tank) it, deck it, run it! Spark plug threads are real good. Super clean inside from what I can see. $50 plus shipping. Figure that from your zip code. Prefer PayPal, so if I overestimate shipping I can reimburse easier. Otherwise old fashioned check or M....
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: JACKS F.S.
Replies: 1
Views: 399

JACKS F.S.

Have a small jack, labeled Auto Spec Mfg., St. Joseph MI. and a larger one with no name, just a coupla numbers on it. $15 for the small one, $25 for the big one, or $35 for both. Plus shipping. Prefer PayPal, check or M.O. is okay. If I overcharge shipping I reimburse via PayPal if you use it. Call/...
by TWrenn
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 14 T lit up after a 20 year nap
Replies: 7
Views: 480

Re: 14 T lit up after a 20 year nap

Brassworks used to do resto work, but I don't know either anymore. Call em!
by TWrenn
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nothing but a picture of my 27 coupe in the snow.
Replies: 12
Views: 1048

Re: Nothing but a picture of my 27 coupe in the snow.

Dan, I'm sure that's a current picture! Saw on the weather news last night the upper midwest/northwest has and is going to continue to get hammered in the next few days of snow. In many places measured in FEET, not inches! They can keep it!!
by TWrenn
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Wanted E and J burners
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Wanted E and J burners

okay, dummy me. Didn't read thoroughly. You meant the sidelamps. Sorry. But the vendors have those too, as you probly know! And not cheap either!!