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by signsup
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB complete body 1920ish roadster
Replies: 0
Views: 426

WTB complete body 1920ish roadster

Got 192- roadster that my father in law started to restore in the '70's. Rolling chassis is nicely done and engine runs well. Nothing was done for a body and the pieces that came with the car are original but toast. Just cab sheet metal, no wood, held together with wire, missing seat frame, part of ...
by signsup
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?
Replies: 6
Views: 2574

Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

And this scam carries over to eBay. I had a military trailer listed with a "make offer" and someone on eBay offered me $50 less than full price, so I accepted the offer. And, here it comes, a overnight check for more than the purchase price and I was to deposit the check and then use one of several ...
by signsup
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Re: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?

Got the 25 7/8" leather fan belt from Lang's in super short time and put everything together. Snugged up the belt with just enough tension to take the stiffness out of the belt and still turn the fan. Cotter pin in fan bracket bolt and had to remove the crank knuckle to get the stiff belt on, so new...
by signsup
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Re: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?

PS My guy a ACE looked up the endless belt number that one of the vendors shows in his photo and it turns out they are vacuum cleaner belts. I can just see the sign posted on my T that "some parts are supplied by Acme vacuum cleaner and sewing machine rapair" That's why I went with the leather belt..
by signsup
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Re: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?

Ordered leather belt 25 7/8 from Lang's today. Delivery In two days. Presume I have enough adjustment in my adjustment bolt to get it to stay on. I'll dress the inside of the belt with one of the suggestions made previousely and just monitor the tension frequently. Lesson learned is that if I don't ...
by signsup
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T

Had this up at the Cracker Fly In in Gainesville, GA where it was voted the most popular exhibit by the spectators. Had a fan belt and fan bracket issue that is being resolved today. Crank started it about 40 times and let it idle and it never got above high summer average on the motormeter in 93 de...
by signsup
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Re: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?

Thanks to all for verifying that the bracket is installed correctly. We are headed to NAPA to have them research a flat 25" x 1 1/8" belt to get us through the next car show. Without the fan belt, I crack started the T about 40 times and ran it for a few minutes while explaining the magneto and fuel...
by signsup
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1915 fan bracket curve up or down?
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

1915 fan bracket curve up or down?

Previousely installed a leather Ford script fan belt on my 1915 War Wagon that has a 27 engine in it. So the fan parts are a little mismatched to fit the low radiator. I had to repair the curved fan bracket that got bent out of shape due to a leather fan belt getting wrapped around the pulley. So we...
by signsup
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Official Texaco signage specifications for TT tank truck.
Replies: 0
Views: 526

Official Texaco signage specifications for TT tank truck.

Wife is cleaning out some estate items from Levonworth, KS and one of the buildings was a former Texaco regional distribution office. Usual assortment of signs and petroleona, but this one item caught my eye. Official lettering and signage specifications for a Model TT tank truck. If anyone is resto...
by signsup
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T

gotta couple of road trips coming up this summer. Could assist with delivery if interested.
by signsup
Fri May 31, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T

Man, was this a hit at the Memorial Day parade. It's unique enough as a static display, but to start, run and drive the entire length of the parade shocked a lot of people.

Not me.

I'll miss her.
by signsup
Wed May 22, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

Truck is sold and headed out of state. Thanks to all. Now to find that 17-23 rolling chassis for an M1917 ambulance.
by signsup
Tue May 21, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1926 Fuel Line
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: 1926 Fuel Line

We use a tube bender, but I have heard that the old moonshiners would pack the tubing with sand and then just bend it or coil it by hand. The sand packed inside kept it from kinking. Remove sand prior to installation. You'll get enough junk in your system as it is. We always use clean gas and run it...
by signsup
Mon May 20, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone Going To Motor Muster Greenfield Village ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Re: Anyone Going To Motor Muster Greenfield Village ?

Sweet! PM sent. Born and raised in Dearborn and actually worked for two summer at the museum as an actor's apprentice for The Great American Drama Festival at Ford's Theater in the museum. Haven't been back since 1972 when I graduated from Edsel Ford HS. Great to meet the MI club members. Here's my ...
by signsup
Mon May 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone Going To Motor Muster Greenfield Village ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Anyone Going To Motor Muster Greenfield Village ?

Weekend of June 15th. Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. I'm being allowed to display my 42 Ford GPW WWII jeep and machine gun trailer, I think they are grouping all the military vehicles together. If anyone is bringing a vehicle, post it here and let's try to stop by and say "hi". Robert Bro...
by signsup
Sun May 19, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

Aux trans is a "Twin High" according to the casting. Some have inquired as to it's ID.

Thank you for your interest.
by signsup
Sun May 19, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Luray Swap Meet
Replies: 24
Views: 3502

Re: Luray Swap Meet

A maybe a little more publicity or word of mouth advance notice? I have several T's, A's and military vehicles. I didn't know anything about this swap meet until Dan Hatch's post on this forum. Perhaps a "who's going" and "what do you need" forum thread a few weeks prior to the event?
by signsup
Fri May 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 steering column rod spacer location
Replies: 3
Views: 768

Re: 26/27 steering column rod spacer location

Drats, I was hoping not to have to remove both rod arms, but it is what it is.
Thanks for the replies.

TO THE WORKSHOP!!!!
by signsup
Fri May 17, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 steering column rod spacer location
Replies: 3
Views: 768

26/27 steering column rod spacer location

Trying to put together a Depot Hack that came to me as a project. Cleaning up the steering column and have a question concerning the correct location of the "spacer" that slips over the steering shaft and the two control rods and keeps them apart. A metal plate with the three holes in it for this ta...
by signsup
Wed May 15, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 hood shelf wood spacer question
Replies: 4
Views: 964

Re: 26/27 hood shelf wood spacer question

Since the current blocks are plywood with large holes for Bubba to easily use, I've ordered a set from Lang's with the mounting hardware and may consider using them as a pattern and making my own out of hardwood.
But, at least I know what they should look like.

thanks to all.
by signsup
Tue May 14, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 26/27 hood shelf wood spacer question
Replies: 4
Views: 964

26/27 hood shelf wood spacer question

Searched previous topics and vendor images and couldn't find what I would like to know. Restoring a 27 Depot Hack and under the metal hood shelf were two plywood spacer bocks with several holes in them. I want to replace with the correct thickness hardwood and it looks to me that this block should b...
by signsup
Fri May 10, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

Fellow coming over Saturday morning to look at it in response to local ad. If anyone is remotely interested, you still have an opportunity. I can present reasonable offers to the Museum board. The engine does run and the worm gear trans and the aux trans both work. I would think it would be worth th...
by signsup
Fri May 10, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

Re: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T

That's why it's all messed up!
by signsup
Thu May 09, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T
Replies: 5
Views: 2933

FS: 1915 War Wagon / Open Light Express Model T

I have decided to sell our 1915 Ford Model T “War Wagon” as the offers from museums across the country carry with them too many restrictions and obligations. So the ultimate SUV is up for sale. A little bit about it: All the metal work is 1915, including the brass radiator . The engine is a 1927 wit...
by signsup
Sat May 04, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: '26-'27 Roadster on-line auction
Replies: 4
Views: 1977

Re: '26-'27 Roadster on-line auction

16% buyers premium if paying with CC and internet "fee". live on line bidding only so you get to outbid the Coke machine in the corner.
by signsup
Sat May 04, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

I can submit all serious offers to the museum board for approval. TT located in the Atlanta, GA area but transportation can be discussed.
by signsup
Wed May 01, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 1923 Model T Roadster for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 3099

Re: 1923 Model T Roadster for sale

Car is located, where? . . .
by signsup
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

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by signsup
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: FS/FT: 1927 TT project

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by signsup
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: FS/FT: 1927 TT project
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

FS/FT: 1927 TT project

I am representing this 1927 Ford Model TT project for The Indiana Military Museum who was interested in having me create them a WWI ambulance on what they thought was their Model T rolling chassis until they learned it was actually a TT chassis and not suitable for their needs. We have this project ...
by signsup
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I had a scare this weekend!
Replies: 19
Views: 3118

Re: I had a scare this weekend!

Remember when you used to put a little orange plastic ball at the tip of your car antenna so you could find it in a crowded parking lot? Nowadays, the cars don't even have antennas to do that with. When I take my WWII jeep to the shopping center, when I get out, I just look for the crowd. Every driv...
by signsup
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Classifieds - Vehicles
Topic: 27 Model TT
Replies: 17
Views: 4190

Re: 27 Model TT

What is your asking price? Might save a lot of phone calls from us tire kickers if we knew what you were thinking as to it's value.
by signsup
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 26/27 radiator
Replies: 0
Views: 523

WTB: 26/27 radiator

Just in the time it took to get my Depot Hack taken apart and the engine gone through and put back together, my aftermarket radiator has given up the ghost. Not worth re-coring this one. And, I'm getting sticker shock looking at new reproduction radiators. If anyone has a radiator that holds it's ow...
by signsup
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Is Florida ethanol different?
Replies: 34
Views: 4092

Re: Is Florida ethanol different?

Only if it goes through the board of elections. Than, it's whatever they want it to be.
by signsup
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Model T Truck 1920's? Project Truck
Replies: 17
Views: 3104

Re: Model T Truck 1920's? Project Truck

A seller posts an item with no price. Threatens auction. Several forum members PM and make offers. Seller plays offers against each other or takes the highest offer. Hence, it's an auction. Just no auctioneer. Or seller posts photo of rare item and states that they don't know what it's worth. Severa...
by signsup
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: free starts
Replies: 20
Views: 2629

Re: free starts

Not to hijack the thread, but the op's comment about his engine stopping in the same place could be a good news/bad news scenario. We ran into a period of time where we were jamming our starter Bendix and had to loosen the Bendix cover or rock the T to get it to clear. We suspected that we havd some...
by signsup
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?
Replies: 73
Views: 10984

Re: What have you done on/with/to your T in febuary?

Installed engine in 27 Depot Hack restoration. This is the Frnch Whorehouse version with Ford Tractor Grey block and matte black bols and acceessories..
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by signsup
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Order of assembly front sheet metal 26/27
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: Order of assembly front sheet metal 26/27

To the workshop! One other quick question. The hood shelves color. If the body of the car were a different color than black, I presume the radiator apron with the nickle strip trim would be the body color as well as the fenders. The radiator is black and the shell is nickle. What would be suggested ...
by signsup
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Order of assembly front sheet metal 26/27
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Order of assembly front sheet metal 26/27

Restoring a depot hack and the PO just cobbled this thing together, so how it was does not mean the way it should be. I've got the front end sheet metal pieces: radiator front apron two hood shelf/engine pan triangles front fenders Starting with the frame , going up, up, what would be the correct or...
by signsup
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: The number of Model T's must still be going up
Replies: 20
Views: 2881

Re: The number of Model T's must still be going up

I read on the internet (so it must be true) that the general rule of thumb is 1 percent of all production cars before a certain date (1960's or so) are still "around". So that would be 160,000 Model T's from all years and all body styles. That doesn't mean at the local car show or registered with DM...
by signsup
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT model T engine powered submarine
Replies: 20
Views: 3500

Re: OT model T engine powered submarine

Boy, that number 2 torpedo tube was really loaded.

Get it? Loaded?

OK, I'm going to bed now. Sleep it off.
by signsup
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT model T engine powered submarine
Replies: 20
Views: 3500

Re: OT model T engine powered submarine

I think all of the bootleg liquor was delivered by submarine during prohibition. That's why they called the places that served it a . . . wait for it . . . a DIVE. Man, I crack myself up. I'll be here all week. Wait till I get to the part about running this sub on still water. Get it? Still? I still...
by signsup
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: FOR SALE -BRASS FOOT ACTUATED (DING DONG) BERMUDA BELL, STARR BROS BELL CO EASTHAMPTON CONN.
Replies: 5
Views: 1592

Re: FOR SALE -BRASS FOOT ACTUATED (DING DONG) BERMUDA BELL, STARR BROS BELL CO EASTHAMPTON CONN.

I'm interested for my depot hack, but I'm trying to picture how this would mount anywhere and be effective. I'm picturing it on the floorboard, but the bell would be under the body of the car and not heard very well. And putting it on the firewall, unless outside the hood area, the same. Any suggest...
by signsup
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT model T engine powered submarine
Replies: 20
Views: 3500

Re: OT model T engine powered submarine

Model T engines were used on many watercraft, because of their excellent fuel economy.

They get 22 miles per galleon.

Get it? Galleon?

I crack myself up.
by signsup
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: 26/27 Running Boards
Replies: 0
Views: 489

WTB: 26/27 Running Boards

Restoring depot hack and current running boards have rust through, so if I can upgrade without breaking the piggy bank, I would like to do so. Current running boards are 44" long and have small Ford made in USA script on them and the diamond plate stamping pattern. Let me know what you got and what ...
by signsup
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OT has anyone ever seen a bike like this?
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Re: OT has anyone ever seen a bike like this?

Possibly a Royal Enfield bicycle ambulance. WWI. More of a stretcher carrier than an ambulance. Carry immobile patients on paved surfaces from one facility to another. Both allied and axis forces had specialized ambulances including those designed for horses including a hoist to lift the animals int...
by signsup
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can you ID this part?
Replies: 15
Views: 2726

Re: Can you ID this part?

I carry a roll of steelies in the glove box of my WWII jeep. During displays and talks, if a small child shows intrest , after getting permission for the parent, I will give the child a steel penny and explain their origin. Child is amazed. Parent is amazed. It's Most enjoyment I can get for a penny.
by signsup
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you ever made a stupid mistake?
Replies: 57
Views: 7228

Re: Have you ever made a stupid mistake?

My first restoration project was a WWII jeep. Rushed into it prior to doing research and removed wheels to start disassembly. Two wheels came off difficult, but came off. Two didn't come off at all and after breaking brakerbars and lug wrenches, ended up snapping off lug studs. When I called the ven...
by signsup
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Model A 21" wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

Re: WTB: Model A 21" wheels

Got my wheels . . .

thanks to all.

RB
by signsup
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Can we Have a Dedicated "Period Photo" Section of Forum?
Replies: 23
Views: 3031

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

Not that we are voting, but if we were, I'd cast mine for a few separate sections. The technical from the classifieds to the OT stuff, wither it is photos or conversations, would be a nice start. There is a fine line between too many separate boards and having to sort through dozens of OT posts to r...
by signsup
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Model A 21" wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

Re: WTB: Model A 21" wheels

A forum member in Peachtree City sent me a PM and I responded, but haven't heard back. Wife will be out in Leavenworth, KS this week if someone out there has one or two.
by signsup
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Where are the Classifieds?
Replies: 10
Views: 2287

Re: Where are the Classifieds?

Here is a link to a military vehicle forum that I used daily. https://forums.g503.com/ You will notice that it is the same format as this new Model T forum. But, you will also notice that about 50 different boards and topic appear. It has it's pros and cons. If I have several different types of vehi...
by signsup
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Youth suggestion- thanks to John Regan
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Re: Youth suggestion- thanks to John Regan

Presume by young person, you mean anyone under 60? Great idea, we are thinking the same thing in the military vehicle hobby. If we don't get the next generation involved, it will wither and die. I am insured by J.C. Taylor and the age limit is 25. We couldn't insure our vehicles with them while our ...
by signsup
Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: WTB: Model A 21" wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

WTB: Model A 21" wheels

Building a trailer to drag behind my Depot Hack and I've got a Model A rear drivetrain to use as a base platform. Thought I had some wire wheels laying around, but they are not useable. Can't find one or two on Craigs List here in the Atlanta area. Anyone got one or two or a lead on a couple in the ...
by signsup
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: undercoat/sealer
Replies: 20
Views: 2875

Re: undercoat/sealer

Just watched a TV show, (so it must be real) and they used a a two part epoxy paint like a garage floor or porch paint for the underside of a wooden bed pick up. Owner lived on gravel road and they were concerened about debris coming up from the road on the bottom where you would not be able to rins...
by signsup
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Spark Plug Copper Crush Rings.....
Replies: 10
Views: 2139

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

Probably the wrong thing to do, but, being Scottish, I flip them over and use them until a visual inspection leads me to believe they are beyond their use. But, again, this is on other vintage vehicles. I was under the impression that Model T spark plugs can be installed too deep in the cyl and I th...
by signsup
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anyone Install a dome light in their depot hack?
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Anyone Install a dome light in their depot hack?

Doing a frame off restoration of a 27 depot hack. Got a wooden slat leatherette top, so I'd have to figure out a way to make the wiring look good, but I'm thinking of putting one or two 6v dome lights in for nighttime ease in getting in and out. Switch controlled from the drivers compartment, no ref...
by signsup
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: undercoat/sealer
Replies: 20
Views: 2875

Re: undercoat/sealer

Is this a wooden body? You are not talking about rustproofing or treating the frame, just the underside of the body? I have used spray bedliner material from the local auto parts store in military vehicles where it will not be seen like fuel tank sumps, inside tool storage areas, etc. How it adhears...
by signsup
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What lives inside an old T’s radiator... wow.
Replies: 7
Views: 1715

Re: What lives inside an old T’s radiator... wow.

On my 1915 restoration, after draining the radiator, there was a clunking sound so we rattled and shook the radiator until an old wooden clothespin fell out. Maybe to stop sneezing from all the pepper inside these things.
by signsup
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Magneto vs Battery
Replies: 18
Views: 3081

Re: Magneto vs Battery

So, does the voltage on the mag go up with rpm's? I have a non running motor that turns on the starter and I can get to pop on starting fluid. I'm pullit and will go through it. I get between 2 and 3 volts on AC coming out of the mag while running the starter on 6v battery. I'm presuming I need to a...