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by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kevlar band lining sets
Replies: 25
Views: 1089

Re: Kevlar band lining sets

Susanne, the answer to your question is simple. The drums were designed to have cotton applied to them- not something like Kevlar which is 5 times stronger than steel. It's not rocket science- cotton and Kevlar are 2 totally different materials. It's similar to having almond "milk" in the dairy cool...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 23 runabout hood rod clasp screw
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Re: 23 runabout hood rod clasp screw

All of a sudden this thread has become less entertaining...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Kevlar band lining sets
Replies: 25
Views: 1089

Re: Kevlar band lining sets

Kevlar bands possess the ability to destroy your drums (and transmission)- why risk it?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?
Replies: 27
Views: 765

Re: Will changing electrical system to 12v devalue the car?

"I am afraid that this might change the character of the car an devalue it. Would it actually do that?" Yes, It will most definitely change the character and value of the car. If your car is unreliable it's not because of the 6 volt system. Fix what's broke or worn out and you will have restored th...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 1462

Re: Fall Hershey

Scott- Well said! The nonsense surrounding this 'pandemic" is ridiculous. It's inconceivable to me that so many Americans buy what the media and government "officials" are peddling. Too many people are willing to go along with the blatant infringement and trampling of their rights. * 655,000 people ...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!
Replies: 13
Views: 1009

Alive During The Birth Of The Model T!

Hard to imagine that Robert Weighton was alive when the first Model Ts were hitting the streets...

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by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 1462

Re: Hershey news

Frank- It appears that you are like many other Americans in that you are completely unaware that no SINGLE elected or appointed individual in Federal, State or local government has the authority to instruct free citizens to do anything. The President, state governors, county executives and mayors in...
by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 1462

Re: Hershey news

"There is nothing fake, or political, about 100,000 lives lost and counting."- agreed, however...

Fake: the "pandemic"
Real: the unconstitutional actions taken by powerless "officials" that are killing our economy

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by Tim Rogers
Fri May 29, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fall Hershey
Replies: 43
Views: 1462

Re: Hershey news

I am incredibly disappointed to hear this as I look forward to the event every year. It absolutely amazes and scares me that we are allowing government "officials" ruin our lives. These people have zero authority to tell us what to do and this fake pandemic is nothing but a political maneuver to rem...
by Tim Rogers
Sun May 17, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The new I timer
Replies: 20
Views: 1286

Re: The new I timer

Wait a minute- you mean the I timer isn't wired to the carb? :lol: Some folks just can't let a Model T be a Model T...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed May 06, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: yet another misfire diagnosis
Replies: 31
Views: 1841

Re: yet another misfire diagnosis

I have never understood why folks insist on installing those needless and unsightly paper fuel filters. They are totally useless on an original fuel system. Perhaps it's a lack of understanding of what a sediment bulb is and how the fuel delivery system works on a stock T?

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by Tim Rogers
Wed May 06, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Source of 6 Volt Battery
Replies: 32
Views: 1306

Re: Source of 6 Volt Battery

It's a myth that group 1 six volt batteries are hard to come by- any place that sells batteries have them.

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by Tim Rogers
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: '16 Centerdoor restore...
Replies: 584
Views: 41872

Re: '16 Centerdoor restore...

Excellent job and beautiful paint work to say the least! When finished, will this car be a true representation of what the factory produced in 1916 or will it be something more grand and beyond what mass production would look like?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is this ??
Replies: 57
Views: 4742

Re: What is this ??

I recommend using the correct bolts (no washers) and wire tie them.

Are you able and prepared to set the clearance between the magnet clamps and coil ring? This is very important. Did you check crankshaft end play? Too much travel and you'll have problems.

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by Tim Rogers
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's see your favorite old car picture.
Replies: 7
Views: 568

Re: Let's see your favorite old car picture.

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Out Of Hibernation
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Out Of Hibernation

Dusted off the Runabout today...

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Early Ford? (photo)
Replies: 2
Views: 490

Early Ford? (photo)

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition
Replies: 81
Views: 5532

Re: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition

Looking forward to days like this...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition
Replies: 81
Views: 5532

What Have You Done To The "T"- April Edition

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Curtains Drawn (photo)
Replies: 7
Views: 822

Curtains Drawn (photo)

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Photo property of the South Bend Tribune
by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A Complicated Man
Replies: 29
Views: 1986

Re: A Complicated Man

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: Massacre (photo)

Click on photo for a closer look...
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by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Massacre (photo)
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Massacre (photo)

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Actual Model T Values
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: Actual Model T Values

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Actual Model T Values
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Actual Model T Values

One of the great things about Ebay is that it can tell you what cars are really worth. Below are some recently completed auctions showing what people actually paid for a model T...
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by Tim Rogers
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: All Rigged Up (photo)
Replies: 18
Views: 1432

Re: All Rigged Up (photo)

The original post is a photo of the "first Fruehauf "semi-trailer" created in 1914 for a Detroit lumber merchant"- Fruehauf Trailer Historical Society.
by Tim Rogers
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: All Rigged Up (photo)
Replies: 18
Views: 1432

All Rigged Up (photo)

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All credit to Fruehauf Historical Society
by Tim Rogers
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Period Picture- The Whole Fam Damily!

Dom, your family home is stunning! Love all the roof lines and dormers.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dipping Bands
Replies: 9
Views: 1060

Re: Dipping Bands

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by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Looking for Help in upstate NY
Replies: 8
Views: 648

Re: Looking for Help in upstate NY

Just sent you an email...
by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Bamboo Model T
Replies: 10
Views: 1022

Bamboo Model T

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Going Topless /UU\
Replies: 9
Views: 768

Going Topless /UU\

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Don't Drown, Turn Around!
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Period Picture- Don't Drown, Turn Around!

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by Tim Rogers
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Mechanics- 6 Foot Rule?
Replies: 8
Views: 1265

Model T Mechanics- 6 Foot Rule?

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by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Chassis paint question
Replies: 11
Views: 1009

Re: Chassis paint question

Mark Gregush wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:52 pm
While Rustolium does not stay shinny that is what I used. Has held up just fine for over 15 years. Wire bushed the frame, used Rustolium rusty metal primer and black over that.
by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: First timer main caps
Replies: 28
Views: 1205

Re: First timer main caps

GugCoupe wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:32 am
Great thread, I am glad to have some time to dig in to the forum lately. Some of us young bucks are getting a chance at being retired!
by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 9300

Re: The frustration of incompetence

aDave wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:42 am
Hi Steve...

I see that you are now online...any update on your situation? Dave
by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Pictures- Drive Through Grocery Store!
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Period Pictures- Drive Through Grocery Store!

This would be appropriate considering what's going on in the world today....
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by Tim Rogers
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- 1918 Flu Pandemic New Zealand
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Period Picture- 1918 Flu Pandemic New Zealand

Emergency ambulances alongside the Wellington Town Hall during the 1918 flu epidemic.
Source: Alexander Turnbull Library collection, PAColl-7489-69
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by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 9300

Re: The frustration of incompetence

I'm surprised this hasn't been one of the recommendations...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Center Door?
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Period Picture- Center Door?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The frustration of incompetence
Replies: 124
Views: 9300

Re: The frustration of incompetence

WARNING!- this is going to sound crazy to most folks... I know that virtually everyone sings the praises of using copper coat on the head gasket but I wonder if it is really necessary in your case and perhaps it's doing more harm than good? The rule of thumb I was brought up on was that gaskets go o...
by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: May I Interest You In A...
Replies: 0
Views: 472

May I Interest You In A...

...touring, speedster, horseless carriage or bicycle?

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by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: WHat Have You Done To Your Model T In March?
Replies: 98
Views: 8446

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

Something positive to the top and model T related... :)
by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is The Date Accurate?
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Is The Date Accurate?

Photo is dated 1889...

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Image belongs to Sudenga Industries
by Tim Rogers
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "Ran When Parked"
Replies: 6
Views: 919

"Ran When Parked"

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by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A cold drive
Replies: 10
Views: 961

Re: A cold drive

I want to see the top on that car this year!

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by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- The Corner Store
Replies: 7
Views: 1024

Re: Period Picture- The Corner Store

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I Timer
Replies: 15
Views: 1662

Re: I Timer

$68.95 for the Anderson style vs. $399.95 for the I Timer... :o
by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- All In The Family
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Re: Period Picture- All In The Family

Yeah, what is that?

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by Tim Rogers
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- All In The Family
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Period Picture- All In The Family

Looks like an early one...

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by Tim Rogers
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y
Replies: 17
Views: 1909

Period Picture- Hump"T"y Dump"T"y

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by Tim Rogers
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Compressed Air Breakin
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Compressed Air Breakin

Here's the schematic if you want to build one :lol: :

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Very cool setup, I could listen to that all day!
by Tim Rogers
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Period Picture- KABOOM!
Replies: 11
Views: 1673

Re: Period Picture- KABOOM! NO FUSE

Novice wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:38 pm
That's what can happen when the electrical system is not fused.
Jim- I must admit that I chuckled at that...
by Tim Rogers
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A question to those who use wood bands
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: A question to those who use wood bands

Tom- it's wise of you to ask questions regarding wood bands but keep in mind that the drums were designed to have cotton applied against them. Will you be using 100 year old drums or new ones?
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by Tim Rogers
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fue pump Question
Replies: 18
Views: 1354

Re: Fue pump Question

Band-Aid vs. fixing the problem- I love these debates!

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by Tim Rogers
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ten Character minimum for message???
Replies: 14
Views: 1278

Re: Ten Character minimum for message???

Completely agree with you Perry. The old forum was awesome. This one lacks the charm and wholesome characteristics of the old forum.
by Tim Rogers
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T accident in Kerrville TX yesterday
Replies: 46
Views: 5380

Re: Model T accident in Kerrville TX yesterday

Someone please explain to me how a Model T Ford is invisible on the road and how adding lights solves this supposed problem.
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by Tim Rogers
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Missing Model A post?
Replies: 11
Views: 1846

Re: Missing Model A post?

Yeah, you won't see anything regarding Model As here- after all they have nothing in common with the Model T. Completely unrelated- there was a vacuum between the end of the T and the start of the A. Totally different world when the A was introduced- it was like the T never happened. So therefore fo...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The cost of Model T travel
Replies: 24
Views: 2612

Re: The cost of Model T travel

Love the old Johnny Dollar shows- Bob Bailey was the best.
by Tim Rogers
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Would like to see a new Forum section for discussing modern accessories for your Model T
Replies: 20
Views: 1871

Re: Would like to see a new Forum section for discussing modern accessories for your Model T

And you can't have rules if they are not consistently and equally enforced.

Plenty of irrelevant posts never get moved to the "Off Topic" section and more rules will just make it harder to manage all the posts.

I miss the old forum- simple and full of charm. This is one is too modern and cold...
by Tim Rogers
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: How did you acquire your T?
Replies: 16
Views: 1997

Re: How did you acquire your T?

I gave 30 $100 dollar bills to the previous owner...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...
Replies: 37
Views: 3596

Re: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...

Mr. Jelf- have you made a decision regarding your rebuild/repair?
by Tim Rogers
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 3315

Re: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL

Well said Terry. I lost count of the number of people on this thread that had drum failure while using kevlar. It's also amusing how almost everyone won't attribute the failure to Kevlar. I've been saying for years that Kevlar is stronger than steel and potentially harmful to T drums. Guys who swear...
by Tim Rogers
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 3315

Re: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL

Re-read my post- it contains information compiled from this thread...
by Tim Rogers
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...
Replies: 37
Views: 3596

Re: "The best laid schemes of mice an' men...

Just to be clear- those are Kevlar linings, correct?
by Tim Rogers
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 3315

Re: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL

So nearly 100% of the drum failures in this thread had Kevlar bands...

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by Tim Rogers
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The First Ford sold.
Replies: 44
Views: 4447

Re: The First Ford sold.

The Model A may have been Ford Motor Company's first car but it wasn't the first vehicle sold by Henry Ford...
by Tim Rogers
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Forums and Websites Status update
Replies: 33
Views: 3027

Re: Forums and Websites Status update

Good, got your attention...thank you.
by Tim Rogers
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model T Enthusiasts Outside The USA!
Replies: 11
Views: 1384

Model T Enthusiasts Outside The USA!

They're loved in other parts of the world too! Give a shout out in your native tongue if you are a club member and visit the forum! SOUTH AMERICA: The First Model T Ford Club International Of Brazil-Natal First Model T Club of Argentina Primer Club Uruguayo Del Ford T - Uruguay EUROPE: Model T Ford...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Forums and Websites Status update
Replies: 33
Views: 3027

Re: Forums and Websites Status update

Boy, I sure do hope there are no Model T clubs in India. If there are any Indian or Indian Americans on the forum and/or club members please accept my apologies on behalf of the hobby. I guess only "real English speaking" folks allowed? Got to be all inclusive if our hobby is going to survive... ind...
by Tim Rogers
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Pictures wont show up on posts
Replies: 4
Views: 1016

Re: Pictures wont show up on posts

Miss the old forum, worked perfectly...
by Tim Rogers
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Admin help
Replies: 15
Views: 2376

Re: Admin help

Oh how I miss the old forum- worked perfectly...
by Tim Rogers
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Porcelain Engine
Replies: 14
Views: 2043

Re: Porcelain Engine

Whatever the coating is get rid of it. No model T engine needs any kind of coating on the inside. 15 million plus...
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by Tim Rogers
Mon May 20, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Selling Snake Oil in a T
Replies: 14
Views: 2041

Re: Selling Snake Oil in a T

He must have done a good job because people are still buying things like Marvel No-Mystery Oil...
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by Tim Rogers
Sat May 11, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Muffler pack nut loose
Replies: 21
Views: 2398

Re: Muffler pack nut loose

Once again this topic has come up and once again many of the replies are full of misinformation. It's not a matter of "what floats your boat" or "different strokes" and other assorted nonsense. Good manifold threads, good pack nut, proper wrench and correctly fitted pipe is all you will ever need. I...
by Tim Rogers
Sat May 04, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Painting inside crankcase pan
Replies: 17
Views: 2242

Re: Painting inside crankcase pan

Completely unnecessary and you're just asking for trouble.
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by Tim Rogers
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Model A hubs on T axles..........
Replies: 12
Views: 1799

Re: Model A hubs on T axles..........

"they're simply not as strong as a set of wire wheels"- another Model T myth...