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by Marc Roberts
Sun May 12, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB... 13/14 headlight forks..
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: WTB... 13/14 headlight forks..

I think I have a pair. Make me an offer.
by Marc Roberts
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 16 motor running
Replies: 4
Views: 1222

Re: 16 motor running

Price?
by Marc Roberts
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: For Sale: rear axle accessory TEMCO shocks
Replies: 4
Views: 911

Re: For Sale: rear axle accessory TEMCO shocks

If anyone has an extra top cover for one of those, I'm in need of one.
by Marc Roberts
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Cleaning an aluminum hogshead
Replies: 8
Views: 1212

Re: Cleaning an aluminum hogshead

On the car, use Dawn dish washing liquid and an old toothbrush for the oil and grime. Not sure what if is strong enough to clean the oxidation to suit you, yet safe for everything else adjacent to the aluminum. The oxidation may not be pretty, but is it probably a protective layer.
by Marc Roberts
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: machinest, metalworkers, fabricators, need help finding product ..
Replies: 12
Views: 1606

Re: machinest, metalworkers, fabricators, need help finding product ..

McMaster Carr has a mind boggling inventory. Everyone on this forum should bookmark its site.
by Marc Roberts
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Raven Finished Hardware
Replies: 22
Views: 2457

Re: Raven Finished Hardware

Trent Boggess wrote a piece on Ford keys that put the change date from brass plating to Raven Finish for that part at December 19, 1916, after the brass era. Short of doing the reseach yourself, he is certainly among the best people to ask.
by Marc Roberts
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Raven Finished Hardware
Replies: 22
Views: 2457

Re: Raven Finished Hardware

Gun parts companies like Brownell's have parkerizing kits that are easy to use, but you may want to boil the parts on a camp stove outside to avoid the fumes. Just like a gun lef t outside, this finish is somewhat rust resistant, but will rust. I am still learning my technique, and have tried burned...
by Marc Roberts
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we Have a Dedicated "Period Photo" Section of Forum?
Replies: 23
Views: 2247

Re: Can we Have a Dedicated "Period Photo" Section of Forum?

I have probably already lost the argument on this, but I like to browse lots of topics across the Model T spectrum, and more categories just means more places to have to look each day to see what's new.
by Marc Roberts
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: 1913 1914 Rear Axle
Replies: 3
Views: 1077

Re: 1913 1914 Rear Axle

I'm interested, but I'm on the other side of the US. What do you propose for shipping? Marc Roberts
by Marc Roberts
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark Plug Copper Crush Rings.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

Re: Spark Plug Copper Crush Rings.....

It couldn't hurt to anneal them.