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by Duey_C
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2708

Re: Show us your TT

Some unsavory characters in the truck above the Livingood Blue!
Bill, very cool story. Beautiful truck.
Wonderful trucks!
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your T in August
Replies: 94
Views: 4800

Re: What have you done to your T in August

Sweet frontX4 Oliver, Pat! Too much to say about you guys this month, cool, very OT thus far for me still. Will continue for some time. The 18: Took Maw for a Toodle, took Daughter for a Toodle and found a spark plug miss, made it back on 3, cleaned the 40 year old Champ X plugs, might have an intak...
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: State Inspections
Replies: 25
Views: 1092

Re: State Inspections

Nice rear lamps!
I've never tried a donut with a T in the snow. Probably should out on the lake! :) This bloody Hill tho. Poor thing might be stuck down there all winter.
I don't know what MN requires and don't really care. I'm IN with vintage Pioneer Plates. :lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 6788

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

What Dallas said and add a wow. :)
Hmmm, removable covers above the cores. Inspection and cleaning if need be. I think, very cool.
Weight: One of my mid sized trac...s... Eh hem OT has a radiator that is 130 pounds and I'd bet that truck rad trumps my OT rad.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Can your car do this?
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Re: Can your car do this?

Yep.
If I get my High Lift (Handy Man) jack out and lift directly in the middle of the rear axle! Then he'll go any direction I want. :lol:
And some I don't want. :lol:
He will.
Cool clip. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 849

Re: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors

Good for you Burger. Nice looking mower. Ya, there is mention of some thing that a reel mower does unless its advert crap when the rotaries were coming... But it's working for you! :) How do you keep him sharp? I pulled a small gang of reels (3) with my T many years ago at our spring show. Worked gr...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors
Replies: 16
Views: 849

Re: 1 of my other hobbies.Electric lawn tractors

That's too cool!
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going
Replies: 35
Views: 2011

Re: Stepping Up and Kepping this Hobby Going

I skipped way ahead in what I thought a very interesting thread. OT ahead, OT! OT alert: I brought a water pump/magneto drive shaft and housing for a 1929 Twin City 21-32 to work since my old friend Cliff said "bring it in". I brought the shaft housing also as it needs truing. If it costs me work st...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Metal Lathe turning wood?
Replies: 10
Views: 687

Re: Metal Lathe turning wood?

Bill, thank you. Armstrong tool holder? AND we can drill thru.
Steve, the June, 1911 South Bend 13x6 #926 here doesn't discriminate much either. Steel or wood, it doesn't care. Happy.
Funny, I haven't had an issue with the wood chips...
Get it, enjoy it. Learn from it.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 6788

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

AMC put out some good cars. Those near unkillable Gremlins... Solid and dependable. Had two of them in my woods a long time ago. May-ur Keith rode a OT up The Hill today with son pulling, me right behind Just In Case. The OT has no brakes! I've been lining up my OT up here in the woods. These OT, OT...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: New Rig
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: New Rig

Keep us in he loop on your new Texas Truck! :)
Looks naughty!
My boring ol', loaded 05 Chevy truck is doing good at doing the thing every day but there will be a someday...
On long trips, we carry the title with. 8-)
Nice truck. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Fun / Interesting Bumper Stickers, Road Signs, Etc.
Replies: 23
Views: 1193

Re: Fun / Interesting Bumper Stickers, Road Signs, Etc.

When a kid, my older brother admitted he used to think a line in one of Johnny Cash's songs was:
"When I hear that whistle blowing, I hang my head out to dry."
by Duey_C
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Time for work!
Replies: 25
Views: 1262

Re: Time for work!

Or imagine cruising by the cornfields on gravel and tar just moments away by T. You'll find that place Don. NOT lipping off. Lamenting about my good fortune (geographically) like Steve has for himself. That's sweet. Yet, we rib each other... "Look what I can do". I go down and out of the neighborwoo...
by Duey_C
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1824

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

:lol: I got it pretty close Steve. A traveling buddy I thought. :)
Up here we know a little Norwegian, a bishen German and I obviously gravitate to French. Mostly swear words. :lol:
Interesting! :)
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

I must admit there is a Milton, snap on air chuck in my pickup, waiting for that time with my TT tires.
Scott, thanks for bringing this back. Sorry I Up'd it. :)
Never a dead subject. Like the steel, under the seat and elusive hinges.
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1824

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

Sorry Steve, drifting. Off the deep end but goll (Gol Ducat) I laughed! Intended or no, you guys made my good day great! Again! Don, doggone it, you were speaking the Queen's Spanish and all I heard was French! I saw "Combien du temps" (combien du tom) in my head "How much time?" Hah! still relevant...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Before New London, there was Paynesville
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: Before New London, there was Paynesville

Absolutely wonderful video Rob. Thank you!
Couldn't make it to see you folks again. Maybe next year!
:)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

Hahaha! Yup! George Carlin on the subject of marbles in the mouth too. He was kind of correct also. :lol:
Ick, I will not be looking for clips like you describe.
There it is! Thank you sir! :)
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo-Might be an 8 in one bed
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Re: Old Photo-Might be an 8 in one bed

Cool photo Herb! Dallas, you ARE the current American Wagon Co. Convertible Bed expert. Just accept it my friend. :lol: I may laugh but I am serious... ;) Shoot, I might camp in that ol' truck! For a night. Hmm, the box sides are awful tall on the TT that lives here... Room for 1. :) Ya, too bad it ...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: How many cups of grease does it take...
Replies: 32
Views: 1824

Re: How many cups of grease does it take...

If it's any small consideration, I got it right away Steve. I imagine some of us have been dealing with grease cups for all sorts of ancient machines for quite awhile. Me since I was a boy and never lost one yet but I am only 55. :lol: Shoot, 5 cups at a time is a stretch! I've lipped off about this...
by Duey_C
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Please show me a picture of your split rim tire cage

Gonna do it anyway Scott. :) Yuck, you must be talking about the Budd style split RIMS. Would you post a pic of the cage please? I myself and perhaps others may appreciate seeing it. I've an image in my head of one type but no pics. Four or so pieces of heavy tubing bent into a U shape and the ends ...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Engine sound???
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Engine sound???

It has a rolling miss right away, a tiny surge towards the end and maybe a small rattle. If the engine was cold on that start, it may straighten out and...well...ya know. It sounded a carb or more to me but I've never had the pleasure of getting acquainted with one. I drive a 14 year old Chevy picku...
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T
Replies: 59
Views: 5837

Re: Resurrection of a 1909 Model T

Beautiful Tony!
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T presentation
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: Model T presentation

Hear, hear Dick! Thank you for that. Marty is another comfortable. Michael, just put your heart on your sleeve and babble. Oh wait. You did that already. It takes guts and you crossed that hurdle already. I finally retired from announcing the go kart races last year but yet I have to work at the boa...
by Duey_C
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?
Replies: 11
Views: 652

Re: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?

H... ...t. I can't type what I wanted to say about that link! That was outstanding! Thanks Leo! I'm glad you showed your 4 string, tin can job too! Hahaha! "Somehow this thread struck a chord with me ;) " I am one that is far too slow to respond with a relevant quip. :lol: Let's string this along! T...
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14844

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Hahaha! What do you think I used for floorboards in 2 of my crummy T's? Plywood! With a stiffener underneath! Jeez, 3/8 in the '24. I can't yet put any upper floorboards in the nicer Tin Cup T here yet! The risers are splitting apart and I don't want to wreck em! They don't fit quite right either. T...
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?
Replies: 11
Views: 652

Re: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?

Leo, you have always shown a great sense of humor and I thank you too! :lol: Ooh, the 3 string banjo's! :D My older brother is getting good at making 3 string, cigar box banjos. A maple neck is the key he says and they do sound good. If I could easily chord and strum (I haven't been able to pick or ...
by Duey_C
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14844

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

"...warts and all." I'm glad you did. :lol: I did not laugh at you at the time but we sure know the feelings when it happens. Oops. Man, oh man those handy electric "self commencer's" are great. When a fella has to crank it out front, down town? Well, let's just say the starters are handier than tha...
by Duey_C
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Ms Mary’s First Excursion
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Ms Mary’s First Excursion

Oh my. In a model T on a ferry. Look at all that water. Very nice.
by Duey_C
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1923 Center door gas tank round or oval ?
Replies: 9
Views: 515

Re: 1923 Center door gas tank round or oval ?

Michael, your Center Door is about 400 times nicer than the one I have! :lol:
That's cool! I call mine a '24 as it has a '24 engine but I understand that isn't possible. Yep under the driver's seat.
Nice car! Thank you for the pic.
by Duey_C
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14844

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

I waited too long to edit my last.
Do you figure a couple drops of oil on the outsides of the pedal shafts would lube the outside of the o-rings?
by Duey_C
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T driving lessons today
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Model T driving lessons today

Fantastic! That's what we do eh? Teach 'em.
Oh my gosh, the lines I just deleted about teaching my wife to drive.
by Duey_C
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Today made it all worth it
Replies: 25
Views: 1633

Re: Today made it all worth it

You know exactly what you're doing Tim. Was there 21 years ago as I set out, down The Hill with my wiggling/flexing T. Dared a Hill right away. Had to. Any way to get to a road for me is to conquer The Hill. I have complete faith and I didn't even have any tube clips then. Read how to operate him an...
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?
Replies: 11
Views: 652

Re: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?

:lol:
Love these!
Got the second "banjo" air cleaner delivered, attached to the rest of the tractor, just this morning before I left for work.
From my junk-man (BIL) and not my regular Twin City Tractor Dealer. :)
A banjo it is! ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?
Replies: 11
Views: 652

Speaking about banjos. Does this look like a banjo?

See the air cleaner in this very OT pic.
The fellows call it a banjo air cleaner. Sound right to you?
by Duey_C
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Not Even Automobile Related...
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Not Even Automobile Related...

Very cool! 'cept in the boiler room!
by Duey_C
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2708

Re: Show us your TT

Dallas, a possible addition to this wonderful thread from January, Two Thousand Nineteen. Us TT fellas come out of the woodwork don't we? I can say I love my TT. More than the Runabouts? Umm, emm, maybe. Lucky the TT is so different. I just saw pics of you with your new TT... Then. ;) Nice truck! Ex...
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: When Hope Calls
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

Re: When Hope Calls

I like this thread more every time I click it. :) True.
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?
Replies: 1195
Views: 48503

Re: OT - Adventures of Kalamity Dick - Fact or Fiction?

I just can't help it.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Show us your TT
Replies: 63
Views: 2708

Re: Show us your TT

Lucky the '24 TT is so blame happy, even the rusted out home made Vaporizer plate is smiling like a child! :lol: He has a late engine and a Warford under-direct-over. He again waits for his turn. Maybe rear tires after I pay for OT goodies later this year. :) He came from the Nicollet, MN area, spen...
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Banjoist at the studio today
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Banjoist at the studio today

Really neat photo!
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - 1930 Model A Belly Tank Speedster Six Year Build !
Replies: 7
Views: 566

Re: FJ - 1930 Model A Belly Tank Speedster Six Year Build !

That's cooler than canned beer! An actual belly tank?
Thanks FJ!
Got any more pics?
by Duey_C
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What front end is this
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Re: What front end is this

I've seen one other set of these type wheels come thru these pages. Pics taken a few years ago at Chickasha by a fellow poster.
Just like the front wheels on the '24 here. Plymouth was a guess then but very similar to the lighter wheels in the Mutual pic.
Re-drilled to fit the T hub bolts.
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?
Replies: 9
Views: 721

Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

Interesting for me Adrian! Thank you for poking at me! :) True. Makes me wonder how I wire the 12V earth return (or the power flow out if you believe that) from the down converter on that side of the 84 volt vehicles we build as the brain plate may be more isolated from the chassis than I think. Hmm...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I drove my TT for the second time.
Replies: 21
Views: 1007

Re: I drove my TT for the second time.

Duane, you have fun at the NSRA Nationals! That truck will wait for you. Quite patiently, in fact. What an absolutely beautiful truck! And I thought my Lucky was a good lookin' ol' devil that has no view behind without a huge mirror. Around the yard, I keep the Warford in low (under drive). Like Ste...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?
Replies: 9
Views: 721

Re: Turn signal wiring diagram - am I going crazy?

I have seen that too Dick, I thought. I must be the dumbest tho. I look and see complex above. I scribbled just now, got it wrong the first 3 times. Not shown. Here's how I do it at work I think. Sorry so simple :oops: LED Blink isn't doing anything until the directional switch offers the lamps the ...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Who wants to play “Identify this sound” ?
Replies: 10
Views: 594

Re: Who wants to play “Identify this sound” ?

Wayne's last short paragraph is magical in and of itself. Heck, even I needed that right now Wayne. :) Paul, pull those boots back up for just a little longer. You're almost out of the woods. These little Fords can be worn beyond dust and run seamlessly IF they desire. The '24 gave me the finger rea...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: When Hope Calls
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

Re: When Hope Calls

Nice ford! "Mother in law, you're walking today. The top's down". Are they both typical "Hallmark mush"? Terry, that's the nicest way I've ever seen it typed out. :lol: My wife will watch that channel a little from time to time. I stop in, just say "Hi, oh your watching hallmark.", wheel around and ...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6730

Re: What have you done to your Model T in July?

I cleaned the plugs on the '18. OK. Found number one cylinder uses a little oil. OK. I did run a piece of clean paper thru the points on my hot rebuilt coils. Up here, these machines go thru extensive temp changes and humidity events like some see around our country so I worry.. Points looked good. ...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Buick barn find
Replies: 31
Views: 1603

Re: 1916 Buick barn find

Just found this Bob! An inspirational set of tube videos perhaps? An original '18 just woke up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIPmxELliK4
Excuse if out of place. Perhaps some useful info watching along his path for yours.
Goll, they sound real nice.
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Cant pitch it!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: Cant pitch it!!!

Perfect. Cool story too. That looks really nice! You could preserve the current "patina" and color of the wood with Linseed oil but that would spark the debate whether it's UV resistant... :lol:
It's so hard to pitch things that can...
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Elfe cyclecar from the 1920s
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: Elfe cyclecar from the 1920s

I wanna drive that! I would.
Get it good and warmed up and... Go!
Thanks John!
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6730

Re: What have you done to your Model T in July?

I had to clean the spark plugs.
Oh Dallas. That's handsome!
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 1761

Re: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL

Nope not yet. '24 POS. 20 years. Drove him a bunch but fairly local. Updated a couple linings/bands in '15. Nope not yet. '18 for 2 (since '16). Not cribbage. Gaining mileage quickly. Prob'ly 30 year old linings. Nope not yet. Fully worn out '24 truck yet ready to go. 35 year or older linings. Music...
by Duey_C
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Buick barn find
Replies: 31
Views: 1603

Re: 1916 Buick barn find

Oh! A headless horseman! Crazy notions from a madman: Add a boat-load more of MMO to the tops of the cylinders, watch below for the leaker's, they're good or closer. I've read about fellas using a hydraulic jack on the rods underneath to use the weight of the front end to move a stuck piston. Heard ...
by Duey_C
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Miniatures
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: Miniatures

Sweet!! If I may, 20 years ago I slammed junk VCR parts, a spare Ertl flywheel and scraps together. Gotta love big gas engines. If I could've gotten around to the slip rings, it would've at least generated electricity or turned the flywheel. It's a motor from the VCR. I'm still a poor model maker an...
by Duey_C
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos
Replies: 24
Views: 1464

Re: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos

Aww crap. Me bumping my own post. Not intended Donnie.
The sad little red car in your 17th pic. What is that automobile?
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos
Replies: 24
Views: 1464

Re: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos

Great pics! Thanks Donnie!
Hah! I think I met those folks at the convenience store along I-29 at the ND/SD border, they were gassing up. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dare to Share- Your first T
Replies: 14
Views: 1265

Re: Dare to Share- Your first T

Rock on Tommy! Higher Power? Gosh, I guess! And YOUR own power or stubborn nature :) dear sir!
Bob Coiro, that pic was just too cool! And you still bought it and enjoy the heck out of that car.
What blessings these darned old T bring us.
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1916 Buick barn find
Replies: 31
Views: 1603

Re: 1916 Buick barn find

"if there is an interest" in showing more pics you ask Bob? Duh! You'd better! If you don't, I'm gonna be peeved. :lol: What an outstanding opportunity and I like your style. Please show us more. That Chevrolet is gorgeous. As mentioned plus, clean it up, make it safe again, enjoy the automobile and...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 679

Re: Steering Column Removal

Nice, I like BOTH pics! Thanks James.
Larry, did you even look at James' pic? :lol:
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6730

Re: What have you done to your Model T in July?

Woke up all four coils on the '18, rewired the box so it had 6 big volts (works just fine) of current from the battery like is supposed to be and took Maw for a 10 mile Toodle yester. Son helped with two dead coils. We had to give them a "flick" to wake them at the testing station (battery charger)....
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Low speed clutch sticking - Need Help
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: Low speed clutch sticking - Need Help

Bill, dare I suggest this perhaps? Grab a 15/16ths? or an old crescent wrench (Diamalloy-Diamond Tool and Horse Shoe-Duluth-preferred as I'm in MN) or two. Loosen the jam nut on the right side on the case (hogshead/transmission cover), give the threaded shaft there a half turn IN (clockwise from the...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Dare to Share- Your first T
Replies: 14
Views: 1265

Re: Dare to Share- Your first T

Nice Fords! 'cept for you Steve. Like to see more of that tough little bugger. :) Looks like this '19 engine... My first big bit was said '19 $25 "unit power plant" to slam into a frame. Honda Distributer running backwards to give him some fire then. And last, a pic of him spewing smoke and rings ou...
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: An evening drive in Rochester
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: An evening drive in Rochester

Way too short Mark but sweet! I could even hear your T running! Sounds good!
Lipping off a bit here, you have a muffler that can be heard like the '18 here.
I took 2 baffles out. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pressure testing blocks.
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: Pressure testing blocks.

How high can combustion pressures get in older engines?
I have an off topic engine that has a notorious reputation for weak upper combustion chambers, side mounted head and this setup is exactly what I was looking for with all the details Erik! Thank you.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 679

Re: Steering Column Removal

"Shoot, when I found it, the radiator was missing the nut for the driver's side mount, so my great-grandfather fixed it by jamming the post sideways in the frame and hooking the radiator on it." I sure hear you there James. :) I have an OT engine that has a piece of inner tube under a few boards sta...
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo - Who remembers Krazy Kat?
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Old Photo - Who remembers Krazy Kat?

Am I silly thinking that perhaps even back then with the flash of the camera, the lights would've set off a glow to hinder the photo?
I don't know so I ask.
:)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 679

Re: Steering Column Removal

Ouch. What do ya figure happened to that poor little bugger?
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT Sad End For The Expedition
Replies: 21
Views: 869

Re: OT Sad End For The Expedition

:lol:
Completely incorrigible or just naughty.
That's what I like about you Burger. :) You tells it like you sees it yet with a sense of DEEP humor about us all.
Yes about the harder parts to hear.
Sounds like me and my son.
I'm a bit more moderation than Son is tho. ;)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: space ship landing
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: space ship landing

You gotta be kidding me GREG.
You know I kid you.
YOU took those photos and I'm glad you found them again! Pretty lucky GREG. :)
Du
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Where were you 50 years ago?
Replies: 12
Views: 658

Re: Where were you 50 years ago?

I was 5 and a couple months, which is fine, it's far important to me now than then I suspect.
Completely off the cuff from Neil Armstrong apparently: "One small... step for man.............one giant leap for mankind." Beep
We all can still hear it in our heads. The coolest.
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Forums and Websites Status update
Replies: 33
Views: 1640

Re: Forums and Websites Status update

Yesss! I'm back in!
Gentlemen, thank you. From the bottoms of so many hearts!
Those of us that will see, know the scope is far beyond what you fellas play in to keep this great site going.
Thank you. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT Sad End For The Expedition
Replies: 21
Views: 869

Re: OT Sad End For The Expedition

Wishing the very best Bob. You'll find that one. :)
Burger, you are absolutely incorrigible. :lol:
Dave, love the bumper stickers! :)
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another barn find
Replies: 33
Views: 2721

Re: Another barn find

Please fill us in on the particulars of this Jeffery if you would. :)
I remember Dale running the Jeffery Quad Truck thru its paces. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New patina piece.
Replies: 7
Views: 811

Re: New patina piece.

Cool mirrors!
:lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What's happening here? Help!
Replies: 8
Views: 890

Re: What's happening here? Help!

".....I gave it a carefully calibrated "reef" and straightened it out." :lol: You made my great day and evening even better Tim!
Excellent.
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Making fenders 101
Replies: 12
Views: 1174

Re: Making fenders 101

Yessss!
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Two little beauties.
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Two little beauties.

Lucky bugger. Nice finds Allan! :)
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT Sad End For The Expedition
Replies: 21
Views: 869

Re: OT Sad End For The Expedition

Works good to keep 'em going and I sure have but when Maw wants a different, plastic, electronic and problem riddled modern? Well... Ooh, Burger you should see how the fancy plastic chrome strip in the interior lights up at night on the new 14! True. :lol: I told Maw I should buy her a beautiful lat...
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Saving it for Good
Replies: 31
Views: 1851

Re: Saving it for Good

Loved the story about Tony's shop! Been in similars and missed out a Babbitt man's shop about an hour to the west of me by just a few years. There's one up in Fargo that's really neat! My bigger-engine rebuilder's shop is far too nice, bright and has air conditioning. Cool still! I sure can't compla...
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Obituary - John Lemon
Replies: 10
Views: 1063

Re: Obituary - John Lemon

No.
Dang it.
John, you will be remembered forever. Rest your soul and we will all see you there.
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 122
Views: 6788

Re: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.

Rich, may I ask why you didn't guess at straight cut pump gears instead of the "very little strength" bent over style?
Funny what a fella with a crazy mind, a hacksaw and a file can do? Been there, done that myself. NOT with an '07 Buick tho...
Good reminder for everyone. We CAN.
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What Was Old Is New Again.....
Replies: 8
Views: 547

Re: What Was Old Is New Again.....

:) I didn't think the "Peoples auto' was really that ugly. Brother had a '62 then I had a '66 bug. We crammed 7 of us into that tough little bugger at lunch hour one time in school. Joey Conkler went into the back. It was so tough, someone stole it from the next owner. True. Michael, nice reminder! ...
by Duey_C
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT Sad End For The Expedition
Replies: 21
Views: 869

Re: OT Sad End For The Expedition

SALUTE! to your Expedition. Those vehicles are never forgotten. :) Daughter had an Eddie B Diesel that was some newer than yours. She LOVED that monster until her X wanted it back. I now drive her "replacement truck" we found and love it. Funny story about that pickup. I paid her $3,069 to clear him...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 736

Re: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?

Update! Your input helped Merv get more info on that USA carb on his rare NZ engine. Perhaps only 20 of the 500 or so still around. He's getting close as time permits him. IF interested. Me? Very much. Valves on the side. Have a MN built tractor engine here like that. 'cept this one has four cylinde...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pot Metal Advice
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Pot Metal Advice

I'm NO expert with this stuff but know when it starts going bad, it crumbles apart. like when I tried to remove the float bowl cover on the buddy's '23 Overland Baby's carb. I removed the two screws and gently lifted the cover off and it literally crumbled in my fingers! Not a scare tactic Marty. Ju...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A MUST FOR THE t DRIVER
Replies: 5
Views: 1166

Re: A MUST FOR THE t DRIVER

Bob, that's pretty funny! My friends would do it ALL just to niggle me. :lol:
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 1437

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

Pretty cool story Burger! :) The other companies painted their cars similar right then too. I know now what that horrible color is called on my last Tempest. :) This one had a six in it. The one I smashed up a little was a red one with a 350 and a three on the tree. Naughty car. Took out the rear en...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 1437

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

Just the same, Thank You! for that accidental shot of that (I'm sticking with) 70-71 maybe 72 Pontiac! Yummy! Hard to tell if it's the original vomit green or a nice charcoal as our cameras will mess with color every great once in awhile. Thanks Rich for the more photos! We are so short of antiques ...
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: When cows fly
Replies: 15
Views: 1074

Re: When cows fly

I laughed so hard this afternoon when I read this thread, I almost couldn't sleep for my nap!
Thanks again for making my good day great. :)
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Bendix 11 X 1-3/4 mechanical cable brakes.
Replies: 3
Views: 350

Re: Bendix 11 X 1-3/4 mechanical cable brakes.

Thanks Dave. :) I could buy linings but they're 68 bucks for a set of four from the vendors. Like a bird, cheep. Dumb as a rock too 'tho, that's probably an excellent price! :lol: I do have an old brake lining/rivet machine, remember the ones that have a drum sander built in on the other side so a f...
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Saving it for Good
Replies: 31
Views: 1851

Re: Saving it for Good

Very interesting thread and must admit I do similar. Save almost everything of a mechanical nature. That of which I have room for. I showed gasket cork some days ago. I'd had that cork up in the cupboard for 20 years anyway. It's getting frail. :) Burger, I was far more fortunate. My dad even brough...
by Duey_C
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old still works.
Replies: 8
Views: 850

Re: Old still works.

It truly IS amazing what a little beer will do to get a project completed.
:)
by Duey_C
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You never know.
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: You never know.

Burger, you have much on your plate like many still? We can lament about our travels yet can't we?... I do too. And yearn for... More... Crap, do I need to check Lucky the TT's wheels? He's "on break" too Burger, waiting to see if I have enough money this fall for rear tires ($600) after some Other ...
by Duey_C
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Rare 1913 Stanley Steam Mountain Wagon FS On HCCA Classifieds
Replies: 45
Views: 2619

Re: FJ - Rare 1913 Stanley Steam Mountain Wagon FS On HCCA Classifieds

Fantastic!
What's the root word above? Fan.
Thank you all.
:)
by Duey_C
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Today's Adventure
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: Today's Adventure

Your muffler is too quiet. :lol:
Very interesting just the same and a great reminder paddy. :)
Check those plugs occasionally.
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 6730

Re: What have you done to your Model T in July?

Holy XXXX. Dallas that's just gorgeous.
What? Did you tip your phone? :lol:
Beautiful.