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by GJScholz
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: VIX Scientific Gas Saver
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Re: VIX Scientific Gas Saver

Thanks for the link Donnie.

Interesting that you don't shut it off with the switch when using this type of thing.

I might just hang it on the wall now.
by GJScholz
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: VIX Scientific Gas Saver
Replies: 8
Views: 638

VIX Scientific Gas Saver

Hi, I’ve got a VIX Scientific Gas Saver. A google search turned up an expired auction for a sign. I think this is likely to not actually work as well as advertised. I’m keeping it as a curiosity. I have never known it to be on T. What do you think it’s worth? What do you know about other similar dev...
by GJScholz
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in September?
Replies: 81
Views: 4460

Re: What have you done with your T in September?

Taylor and I took T to the pizza buffet today.
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I do not know why this is upside down. It appears correct on my iPhone.
by GJScholz
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Failure
Replies: 18
Views: 1558

Re: Failure

The real trophy is the smile on the face of someone as they are sitting in my car.
by GJScholz
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Here I go again .... to OCF
Replies: 244
Views: 43561

Re: Here I go again .... to OCF

I love this thread!
by GJScholz
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 5237

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Jeff Perkins wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:40 pm
Greg, you are a great ambassador for our hobby!
Thank you kind sir Jeff!
by GJScholz
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Has anyone had experience with LED bulbs in a acetylene headlight?
Replies: 11
Views: 827

Re: Has anyone had experience with LED bulbs in a acetylene headlight?

I would encourage you to make the gas headlight work with gas. It really provides a completely different feel and experience for both you, and any onlookers.
by GJScholz
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1914 Running Board Support Bars? Standard?
Replies: 8
Views: 615

Re: 1914 Running Board Support Bars? Standard?

Maybe, I missed it.
Thanks.
by GJScholz
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1914 Running Board Support Bars? Standard?
Replies: 8
Views: 615

1914 Running Board Support Bars? Standard?

Hello,

Are the running board support bars standard?

I have only seen them in this borrowed picture from this forum, but I'd like to know if they should be on the touring car.
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Thanks!
by GJScholz
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What’s this?
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: What’s this?

Mark, Thank you!
by GJScholz
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What’s this #2.....
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: What’s this #2.....

Thanks John!
by GJScholz
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What’s this #2.....
Replies: 2
Views: 491

What’s this #2.....

Hi again,
I also know this is a carb, but what for?
And how much do you think I could sell this for?

Thank you,
Greg
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by GJScholz
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What’s this?
Replies: 3
Views: 637

What’s this?

Hi everyone, First I know it’s a carb. Does anyone know anything about it, or how much I could sell it for? Thank you, Greg 8C463993-3E3E-420C-AF93-8D4CC912B05F.jpeg 294DEC85-9C61-4B9F-B75D-D9229C2765A4.jpeg 15E22CF1-0FA8-452C-BA8B-35D4EBF43D89.jpeg AD2BC953-FF10-4D9D-877B-F7ED4F10243B.jpeg 9F97C5A0...
by GJScholz
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Battery Lifting / Removal Methods
Replies: 36
Views: 2519

Re: Battery Lifting / Removal Methods

FYI:
I purchased a post strap at my local AutoZone yesterday. $6.99

It will be well worth it.

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!
Replies: 13
Views: 1345

Re: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!

BCF6DB9A-0EBA-4597-93D7-C1F726C187EA.jpeg Fixed. So as it turns out, the ports needed to be cleaned. But - not the ones you would think. On each side of the Y, there are two air jets, and inside, a teeeny tiny port for the gas to come out of. The gas from this port mixes with the two air ports, and...
by GJScholz
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Top damage - needs re-blacking
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Re: Top damage - needs re-blacking

Its definitely wear.
Thanks cudaman for the tip on the vinyl coloring.
Those cans look expensive.

Greg
by GJScholz
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 7123

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

Father’s Day all Ford car show.
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by GJScholz
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Top damage - needs re-blacking
Replies: 8
Views: 972

Top damage - needs re-blacking

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I have some wear damage on my new top.
Any ideas on how to re dye it?
Boot black?

Has anyone fixes this with long lasting success?

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!
Replies: 13
Views: 1345

Re: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!

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The flames bypass each other.
I have three elements that do this, and one that works great.

Greg
by GJScholz
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!
Replies: 13
Views: 1345

Re: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!

I am thinking the comments about lime build up may be closer to the symptoms I'm having. The flames go past each other, as if they are being aimed in the wrong direction. So the pressure seems adequate. I think we may be right in assuming that some build up may be happening here. I have a set of tip...
by GJScholz
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!
Replies: 13
Views: 1345

Carbide headlights Dash flames don’t meet!

Hello everyone, I need your help on a problem with my carbide lights. Our 1914 touring has carbide lights and the flames don’t meet on three out of the four burner inserts that I have. Is there a solution? How can I make the flames meet? The burners appear to be ceramic, and as such don’t appear ben...
by GJScholz
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 7123

Re: What did you do with your model T in June

Took my wife to Aldi’s and Kwik Trip today.
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by GJScholz
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: So tell me why I should buy a model T?
Replies: 61
Views: 4042

Re: So tell me why I should buy a model T?

I'm so sorry. I'm going to be a buzz kill. I've read all these, and they seem to be a bunch of great benefits to owning a Model T. But these benefits are not YOUR reasons for owning a Model T. If you have to ask yourself why you would want to own a Model T, then I'd suggest getting something differe...
by GJScholz
Sun May 26, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 8124

Re: What are you doing with your "T" in May

Took T to Walmart for potatoes and lamp oil. Got both. Headed back home. ~ 6 miles one way. Good trip.

Tried to post a pic, but my right side up pic on my iPhone looks upside down here.
by GJScholz
Sat May 11, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What are you doing with your "T" in May
Replies: 107
Views: 8124

Had a work day!

Model T Work Day. Today was Model T work day on our 1914 Ford Touring. I was assisted today by my lovely daughter Summer. We replaced the fan belt, and adjusted the fan to work with the new belt. This meant we had to move one washer from the back of the fan mount to the front, for fan clearance with...
by GJScholz
Tue May 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: North Central Wisconsin Car Shows
Replies: 0
Views: 211

North Central Wisconsin Car Shows

I'm not going to make it to all of them, but here s the list. Thank you Cindy, for pestering me into going to some of these. I appreciate you. May 25th Woodruff Classic Car Show Saturday Woodruff Town Office grounds, Hwy. 47 past Ace & the Post Office regis. 8:00-10:00, show 9:00–3:00, awards at 3:0...
by GJScholz
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question
Replies: 12
Views: 1482

Re: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question

Dom, The box idea may have some merit, I'll give it some thought.
Dean, There's a judges stand that we might be stopping in front of.
The plan is for them to sing a bit. I would think they could take different seats when finished.
Great ideas everyone.
by GJScholz
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question
Replies: 12
Views: 1482

Re: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question

Excellent.

Meeting with them beforehand, with the options of sitting 4 across, or seating two, with two on the running boards it is!

Thank you all for your ideas!


Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question
Replies: 12
Views: 1482

Parade seating 1914 Touring - Question

Gang,
For a parade, what are your thoughts on seating someone, (with the top down), on the raised back edge of the rear seat?

I'm kind of on the fence about it. It seem a bit unsafe to me.
I've got a line on a barbershop quartet that wants a ride.

What are your thoughts?
Thanks,
Greg
by GJScholz
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dash Clock Repair?
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Dash Clock Repair?

Hello Everyone! My 1914 Touring has had this Eight Day clock on the dash for as long as I can remember. It’s also been right twice a day since I can remember. My dad recently took it it a clock repair ship near his house, who told him he could not fix it. I’m hoping someone has a recommendation to T...
by GJScholz
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: An open thanks, from 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 604

An open thanks, from 2014

I realized I have neglected you. I'm sorry. I wanted to say thanks to all of you for publicizing Lizzie's 100th Birthday Party, which was in Rhinelander WI, in June, 2014. If you remember, Dennis invited you all, in an invitation which was kindly found, and forwarded to you all by Steve Jelf. (Thank...
by GJScholz
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done with your T in March?
Replies: 81
Views: 8005

Re: What have you done with your T in March?

Still can’t do anything.
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But I have high hopes!
by GJScholz
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Brass radiator... clear coat?
Replies: 27
Views: 2251

Re: Brass radiator... clear coat?

Hey!
This is awesome!
I have a 14, but my carbide generator is black.

I happen to have a wife who has a sewing machine.
I'll bet I could make a deal.

Thanks for the info and pictures guys!

Thank you!
Greg
by GJScholz
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Brass radiator... clear coat?
Replies: 27
Views: 2251

Re: Brass radiator... clear coat?

Found lamp covers:

https://www.modeltford.com/model-t-part ... ht-covers/

I notice that these are flannel lined cotton, is that better than canvas?
by GJScholz
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Brass radiator... clear coat?
Replies: 27
Views: 2251

Re: Brass radiator... clear coat?

rnkugel,
Where do I get these covers you mentioned? What search terms do I use?
Do you have them for your lights as well as the radiator?
by GJScholz
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gasoline Automobile handbook 1919
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: Gasoline Automobile handbook 1919

Hi,

The second link had this for me:
The item you have requested had an error:
Item cannot be found.
which prevents us from displaying this page.
Thought you should know.

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T Snowmobile Meet Saturday Feb 16
Replies: 4
Views: 500

Re: Model T Snowmobile Meet Saturday Feb 16

Great!
I'm hoping there will be lots of photos!
by GJScholz
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whats the Name of your T?
Replies: 69
Views: 4281

Re: Whats the Name of your T?

I just want to say thank you to everyone on this thread.
It's wonderful to read all your responses.

Thank you.
by GJScholz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whats the Name of your T?
Replies: 69
Views: 4281

Whats the Name of your T?

Many of us have names for our cars.
As fourth generation caretaker, I did not get to name my car, but inherited the name with the car.
We call him the 'T'.

What do you call your car?
by GJScholz
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: iPhone no WiFi
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Re: iPhone no WiFi

Get one of those boosters - the automatic ones you just plug in. I placed one in the garage on the close wall to the house, it gets pretty good signal, and it does not move around, so its stable. then I set my iPhone onto that wifi, and viola! nice and stable, and good speed too. These things are $4...
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - skis
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: WTB - skis

Thanks Mark!
I don’t know how I would get those mounted, but I really like their style.

G
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB - skis
Replies: 4
Views: 634

WTB - skis

Hi Everyone,
Im looking for a pair of skis for my 1914 Touring. I’d like a pair that could use some work.
I do not need any rear wheel or track parts.
Please pm me if you have any leads.
Thank you!
by GJScholz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Whats your favorite TOOL?
Replies: 25
Views: 1932

Re: Whats your favorite TOOL?

I like Tims. :D
by GJScholz
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Welding advice: Is it worth trying to fix?
Replies: 17
Views: 1760

Re: Welding advice: Is it worth trying to fix?

If you really wanted to attempt it, couldn't you stick it onto an old block, and work on it there? It CANT move out of line that way.... ??
by GJScholz
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Like New Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Re: Like New Forum

Yeah! What he said!
Good job guys!
by GJScholz
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: There is no Hiding!
Replies: 8
Views: 974

Re: There is no Hiding!

In the User Control Panel, Under Board Preferences, you can hide your on line session.
Hiding that will remove your name from that list at the bottom.
http://www.modeltfordclubofamerica.com ... .php?i=179
by GJScholz
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T Snowmobile?
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: T Snowmobile?

Thanks Duey!
Now I don't feel so alone.

I stole that pic from the Snowmobile Event post.....

Greg
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T Snowmobile?
Replies: 4
Views: 622

Re: T Snowmobile?

Thank.you.
The more I learn, the more I don't know.
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: T Snowmobile?
Replies: 4
Views: 622

T Snowmobile?

I Always thought a T snowmobile had dual rear wheels and a track. But I see on the Snowmobile meet post, one of these: http://www.modeltfordclubofamerica.com/phpBB3/download/file.php?id=313&t=1 Was this a common thing to do? It would seem to me that by installing skis, and adding chains or as seen h...
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gasket replacement for carbide generator?
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Re: Gasket replacement for carbide generator?

Thanks,
I'm going to order up some Viton rubber sheeting, and cut myself a new one. I'm supposing that the outer edge is pretty important, and as long as I leave it wide enough, the inner edge is not so important.

I'll let you know how it goes.
Thank you
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gasket replacement for carbide generator?
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Re: Gasket replacement for carbide generator?

Thanks Keith!

I'm not too steady in the hands, so I may need to investigate carving one out of a mouse mat or something.

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: iPhone test
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Re: iPhone test

On the iPhone, you are seeing the MOBILE feed.
Sometimes you can find a menu item in the app that will request the desktop version of a site. Sometimes it works, sometimes it does not.
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Tutorial needed
Replies: 17
Views: 1791

Re: Tutorial needed

Jack, you're doing fine!
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gasket replacement for carbide generator?
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Gasket replacement for carbide generator?

Hi, I need to replace the gasket on the carbide generator. What is the group's consensus on the process, materials, and method? If you have any best bets, resources or success stories, I'd love to know. BTW, I repaired my leaks with silver solder! Successfully, but not without trepidation. Thanks fo...
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: From 2018: When was my engine made?
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: From 2018: When was my engine made?

Thank you!
It is amazing that we can get this information, 100 years after the car was built!

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: From 2018: When was my engine made?
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: From 2018: When was my engine made?

Thanks!!

And how do we figure out when was it made into a motor?
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by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: From 2018: When was my engine made?
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: From 2018: When was my engine made?

My engine number is 535883

Thank you,
Greg
by GJScholz
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: From 2018: When was my engine made?
Replies: 6
Views: 530

From 2018: When was my engine made?

If someone could teach me how to decode these engine block numbers on my ‘14 Touring, I would be mighty grateful. B18 41414 P1 P2 Thank you, Greg Ps. Any comments on my exhaust manifold? It says KOOLER on it. ?? Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message By Steve Toma...