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by Duey_C
Mon May 27, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New member one month
Replies: 7
Views: 769

Re: New member one month

Cool truck!
by Duey_C
Mon May 27, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 8780

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

That looks fantastic! Love the top job you did!
Hahaha, I saw the arch as soon as I saw the tape pic. :)
by Duey_C
Fri May 24, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 271
Views: 17720

Re: Foto of the Day

Almost accidental shots: I saw them before clicking but they kinda turned out OK. Maw didn't see it. It's two to tell the short story. The moon was kinda purty. Let's see IF this turns out selecting the second pic first with this site and my browser. :) NO. We wasn't kissin' or any some-such. Cool p...
by Duey_C
Thu May 23, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 1 year in: 1925/27 the Pee T
Replies: 26
Views: 1632

Re: 1 year in: 1925/27 the Pee T

I like that wabi-sabi description. I think I get it! Or have it... Jim, you're doing way more than I am and all I have is fibromyalgia! :) Leaving yourself notes is perfect. Pssst, I've done that too. I think I'll get off my backside right now even tho I'm tired, head down the hill and work on an OT...
by Duey_C
Thu May 23, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Secrets to soldering
Replies: 10
Views: 1109

Re: Secrets to soldering

Some old model railroad engines have frames of pot metal and some have the typical problems.
One fellow wrote a very detailed description of drying the pot metal thoroughly (light baking) and using super glue to repair and seal the stuff.
Don't know this helps, thought I'd throw it out there.
:)
by Duey_C
Wed May 22, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Foto of the Day
Replies: 271
Views: 17720

Re: Foto of the Day

"Huey, Lewie, and Dewey. They're a bunch of nuts."
Hey hey now, I resemble that remark.
:lol:
Duey
by Duey_C
Sat May 18, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Some old photos from 1919
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Some old photos from 1919

That was really fun John. Thanks for posting that link!
I'm kinda with Rich about that first photo.
Many things about that but you could pick up a new Indian motorcycle at the frame and automobile dealer, Sizaire & Naudin!
:)
by Duey_C
Thu May 16, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wash day
Replies: 15
Views: 1025

Re: Wash day

That old horse washes clothes! Unlike the modern high efficiency POS we have. It gently nudges/almost washes/basically wastes our time, letting us figure out how to use the dumb thing better then locks us out so we can't even open the darned lid. Til I shut the circuit breaker off and restart. I mis...
by Duey_C
Mon May 13, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rebuilt U&J from Stan Howe
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Re: Rebuilt U&J from Stan Howe

That's gorgeous!
by Duey_C
Mon May 13, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.

Good for him. Let him turn.
by Duey_C
Sat May 11, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: The 14 T is driving me nuts , starting mystery ...
Replies: 36
Views: 2564

Re: The 14 T is driving me nuts , starting mystery ...

Silly thought from left field. Perhaps try opening the contact points just a few thou or perhaps try a different coil? You shut it OFF after starting on three but do you suppose the coil has had enough time to get its juices flowing (warmed slightly) and is ready to work with the distributer whilst ...
by Duey_C
Fri May 10, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Boys with BB guns.

Thanks Hal! We've been on the look-out for those yet only tin cans and wiffle/golf balls yet! :) 2 of the 3 went with me thru the woods to the edge of "the meadow" (neighbors). 3rd was golfing back in the yard. Got this shot, daughter and Maw (grandma) thought it really cool. Boys on concrete lookin...
by Duey_C
Fri May 10, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Period Accessory
Replies: 11
Views: 1768

Re: Period Accessory

And it's from MPLS/St Paul. Cool.
Hope it works. :?
by Duey_C
Fri May 10, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Old Photo - Keystone Cops
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: Old Photo - Keystone Cops

Pretty fun photo!
At speed running the curb in front of the high school!
by Duey_C
Tue May 07, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: I love spring!
Replies: 8
Views: 560

Re: I love spring!

Sorry but...
Oh...ICKY

Hope you enjoyed those mushrooms. :)
by Duey_C
Tue May 07, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Cars and Coffee
Replies: 35
Views: 1343

Re: Cars and Coffee

Huh. Car shows. I work one in June. 20 years ago (1999), my 24 took a trophy I think. We were building up a car show then. No clue where that trophy's at. Too busy behind the mic. Or think I am... One early year, we put a big rug under the 24 in the grass and a rear-view mirror under the engine/unit...
by Duey_C
Sun May 05, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14799

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Exactly what Scott said!
by Duey_C
Sun May 05, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Gas tank cover hinges!
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: Gas tank cover hinges!

Beautiful hinge Hank!
by Duey_C
Fri May 03, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: ***1926-1927 Fan Assembly***
Replies: 13
Views: 1191

Re: ***1926-1927 Fan Assembly***

Mart, you had drawn two images of the Holley Vaporizer carb some time ago. I grabbed and studied them so much I can almost tell how one works. My hand cranked TT sure starts nice on 3 pulls so you are providing a needed service to those of us willing to study and learn. Love seeing ALL of your drawi...
by Duey_C
Fri May 03, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Selecting "US Only" on Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Selecting "US Only" on Ebay

Bummer.
US only used to mean something.
by Duey_C
Fri May 03, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: A new Model T road
Replies: 34
Views: 2744

Re: A new Model T road

Beautiful drive Steve! More kid drive space is a good thing. Just how many acres of woods do you own? :) Up here we have to import hedge apples... We've used them for spider deterrent before. Couldn't tell if they worked. So I really don't know much either. Some dumb vines are trying to take over up...
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wheel Termites?
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Wheel Termites?

I was gonna guess a Jag also. :) Bloody Wire Mites... Grrr. I have wheels that need another shot of brake cleaner to shut the sawdust/hole makers OFF. A small battle with some pieces found in 2thousand16. Rear wheels and box parts on the TT and a few body parts on the '18 Runabout. :evil: Oop! Excus...
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Not Much Has Changed at THF......
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

Re: Not Much Has Changed at THF......

You have a number one George? Very cool!
I have a second off the production line of another marque but a first is really neat.
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: New to the Forum

Welcome Zeppy!
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Boiled linseed oil for pickup box
Replies: 22
Views: 1587

Re: Boiled linseed oil for pickup box

I got it! Been waiting. I can actually smell that oil. I like it.
Looks nice Mark.
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: My runabout turned into a roadster today
Replies: 11
Views: 1336

Re: My runabout turned into a roadster today

That's gorgeous Mark! My '18 was a pickup into the early 70's. Would you do me a huge favor? Would you take a photo or two of the bottom of the box? I have a similar old box here but there's something funky/amiss for mounting it to the frame. It's on another T and the floor sags some. When Maw ain't...
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: WD40
Replies: 15
Views: 1596

Re: WD40

:lol:
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T swapmeet.
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: Model T swapmeet.

Oh my. I'm so old and cheap that I've made my own gaskets. And I find I could've had....? Very cool.
Late up (9) and dang busy today (after I got up, of course).
Thank you Bob. I have happy friends and that's most important along with your day.
How was your day Bob?
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Model T swapmeet.
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: Model T swapmeet.

Michael and May-ur Keith were slated to come down. Too early for me.
Pics? :)
by Duey_C
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Quality time!
Replies: 15
Views: 1361

Re: Quality time!

Way back in my day, we used 1923's really really black to clean out any red paint used in the Graco (Minnesota built!) 30-1 pumps and high pressure lines that fed paint to the guns in the booth at work. 125 psi at the line, 3500 plus psi at the gun. That 1923 really really black is awfully close to ...
by Duey_C
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Forum Support Questions
Topic: Don't look!
Replies: 11
Views: 1454

Re: Don't look!

Most all types of bulletin board forums can get invaded sometimes.
Perhaps all they have to do is sign up.
I NEVER even saw the offending thread.
Unless it's still there, then I'm just blind...
:)
by Duey_C
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Which N-series Tractor
Replies: 15
Views: 1052

Re: Which N-series Tractor

And very easy on fuel, the late Diesel's. Have a buddy that adores them! He doesn't pull any punches. I'll stick my neck out and blab about a Major Diesel. I gotta admit the Ford's never got my attention even after building a wiring harness for an N dad found and got it running. Meh. Watched an old ...
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wow! All alone!
Replies: 18
Views: 1149

Re: Wow! All alone!

Neat pic FJ. Fun to see how similar yet dissimilar the parts are, compared to our "modern" T parts.
Sorry to bump this.
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.

Thanks for that Hal. Sounds like you have a good shooter on your hands and glad you found a work-around for your grandson. :) 2 of these 3 are crack shots and I’m hoping they’ll be interested when they’re older and can sign up at school for trap shooting. Grandpa sure would help sponsor that! There ...
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring
Replies: 37
Views: 3428

Re: Rip Van Winkle 1916 Touring

Beautiful automobile. Thank you. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.

Oh yeah. "the buds are on the trees and grass is turning green." Nice. :-p-/-/-/- I just blew a Raspberry! Hehehe! Yeah, and when you've been burned from the sun too long this summer, we're just getting warmed up! :-p Another one. Thanks Dallas :) Hahaha! Funny story. I live under a rock but after D...
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT spring has sprung at my place
Replies: 48
Views: 3490

Re: OT spring has sprung at my place

After the latest snow, here's how I see it. If you look far beyond and see the band of blue on this side of the ice, that's OPEN water.
Spring has come here too. :lol:
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - The Old Man can still turn a wrench
Replies: 5
Views: 576

Re: FJ - The Old Man can still turn a wrench

I hope the fellas at the parts store have a small sense as to what they were actually looking at in your trailer. Very nice FJ! Thank you for showing that cool OLD hotrod! A friend of mine grabbed a similar(ish) old blue hotrod (60's) and I've been down in his car trying to help him make sense of th...
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Of photos, snow and boys with BB guns.

We had a nationally advertised snowstorm come thru. Very lucky here. Right here we had 6-8 inches of new snow since the meltdown. Here's what we were up to. We was out in the snow shootin' guns, hangin' cans and having good times as the storm was gearing up. The boys. My Grandsons. Ed and Gavin out ...
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - SUCCESS
Replies: 17
Views: 1080

Re: OT - SUCCESS

Just been on a sunny walk with Maw, 36 degrees. Very nice out. We checked the frost boils/holes down the hill on the driveway at swamp level since the new snow so we can better find our way. I think I get ya Tom. You also perhaps see both sides of the fence. Nonsensical addition: Back when young fel...
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - SUCCESS
Replies: 17
Views: 1080

Re: OT - SUCCESS

I'm in a bit of a quandry and I'm going to ask you a question Tom. You talk about continuous nonsense yet are personally a deep part of said continuous nonsense. You're not trying to distance yourself are you? A fun and nonsensical monster started and maintained perhaps? I'd been wanting to start an...
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Old Photo -New house,Highwheeler, Motorcycles ,car even a Case water wagon
Replies: 8
Views: 839

Re: Old Photo -New house,Highwheeler, Motorcycles ,car even a Case water wagon

Excellent photo Herb!
Those "bikers" look like unsavory characters to me. :lol:
Shoot, the guys on the motorcycles are the only with any expression other than anger or indifference I think.
Really like the ladder extension...
All those 3X3 or 4X4 stubs behind the E-H. Hmmm.
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14799

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

"humble.... rugged, unstoppable and sometimes full of personality. They personified, in car form, the American people of that era."
I could not agree more Don.
"tough as nails."
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Financing a Model T
Replies: 23
Views: 2061

Re: Financing a Model T

We used our local banker. Oop, she retired. The replacements wanted to do a home equity... Nope, we don't need your services.
Keep working at it Glenn. You'll find the banker to suit your needs. :)
by Duey_C
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The New Purist
Replies: 29
Views: 1888

Re: The New Purist

I dunno Burger. I didn't finish reading your post as you raised a question for me... When I was 13, my grandpa and I picked up my '29 International truck from the junkyard with his '58 Chevrolet pickup and a borrowed hay rack. This was 1977. I have the slip somewhere in the attic. I had watched a la...
by Duey_C
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Dear Abby
Replies: 56
Views: 3100

Re: Dear Abby

:lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: TT values
Replies: 17
Views: 1348

Re: TT values

https://youtu.be/0yapijhGu1s
I grabbed the video link whilst it's still available.
Nice truck!
Great video. :)

Now I get it. My TT is still worth about.....800 bucks. :lol:
Thanks for starting this thread Tom! My faith is restored! And I certainly do NOT joke about that.
by Duey_C
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

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

Oh thank God. Thanks Rich. :)
Insert funky,gravely,questioning voice now: And how about you Rich? Hmmmm?.... Prey tell...
I AM kidding but it's great fun to jest. :)
OR Like Buzz Lightyear asked/said to Woody "You're mocking me." :lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Wow! All alone!
Replies: 18
Views: 1149

Re: Wow! All alone!

No way! It shows I'm alone here and that seems impossible. 8:55 PM central time. It's all a trick! A ruse (I say!) to make us all believe there's no one here and yet......?? Just like television and their silly notions... George Carlin once said something like this: Teach your children to question E...
by Duey_C
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: We're not used to this car
Replies: 20
Views: 2454

Re: We're not used to this car

Babe always wanted to drive. I'd have to shinny in around the column and wheel and slide her over so I could sit down.
AWWW.
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

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

Me too Mark and it all resurfaced a couple years ago so I bought a 6 horse Fairbanks Morse igniter Z engine lately to placate that desire again and loving it. I could finally afford the trivial $$ for it and always wanted one. It's still stuck and I can't get one carb bolt loose just so I can pull t...
by Duey_C
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

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

By gum I think you nailed it. Thanks Bob! :)
by Duey_C
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: TT values
Replies: 17
Views: 1348

Re: TT values

Pure folly.
That TT degrades the value of my own time-hardened, ramshackle '25 down to about 800 bucks.
With original Warford shift knob. OK, what's left of it.
Oh wait. No wonder I'd never sell it.
:lol:
by Duey_C
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Odd USA carby on a NZ engine. Identity?

I was messin' around on The Stak website (smokstak.com) and ran across this NZ fellow who has a Treloar engine, 53rd built in NZ betwixt 1925-1929. https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1562178 He shows that the carburetor for this New Zealand engine was made here in the states. Can you fe...
by Duey_C
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Left out in the cold
Replies: 11
Views: 1620

Re: Left out in the cold

I hope you folks get this sorted.
I use a Linux OS operated Mozilla browser and it works great per usual.
Ya, if a little box opens up asking if you think this is an OK site, allow the exception.
I cannot guarantee this nowadays.
Changing your passwords may help also if there's an intrusion that way.
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: IT LIVES...
Replies: 24
Views: 2209

Re: IT LIVES...

Oh! THAT radiator! I remember!
Gorgeous speedster!
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Lurker no longer - Now a 1915? Model T Owner - Body # questions
Replies: 24
Views: 1796

Re: Lurker no longer - Now a 1915? Model T Owner - Body # questions

Beautiful T and simply gorgeous turtle deck with the battery cut out in the tin at the front for the 19's! I think. I'd personally love some pics of the runs in the dipped paint on your turtle deck. I have one that looks almost the same currently on the '18 here! Lotsa runs, drips but no err's. Whew...
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: FJ - What Lies In A Model T Owners Garage ? <> You Won't Believe This Discovery !
Replies: 26
Views: 3408

Re: FJ - What Lies In A Model T Owners Garage ? <> You Won't Believe This Discovery !

"I think some cars should not be “ restored “. If a car “ lives “ to be 108 years old ( like this one ) .... It should be - recognized - respected - rewarded." And revered. Yet it will happen again. We've all seen pictures of cars or whatever it was that were very, very nice but the new owner felt i...
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Nuthin’ Special new driver in the drivers seat...
Replies: 13
Views: 1318

Re: Nuthin’ Special new driver in the drivers seat...

Carston, how'd it feel to ACTUALLY drive the Nuthin' Special and you drove it out on the street? :shock: Cool. My granddaughter Ava gave me heck last year (she's about your age) but their were always too many people and kids when she was here to take her down the hill and let her drive a T again wit...
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pass the Salt
Replies: 6
Views: 786

Re: Pass the Salt

I had to watch that again! Very cool.
Thanks Jeff!
by Duey_C
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Dear Abby
Replies: 56
Views: 3100

Re: Dear Abby

Jeff, at the risk of being banned to He.. (Heck): I just wanted to say this to Tom. :) That was uber funny! It took me 5 times to get the "Duey or Don't he" finish the '18? bit! :lol: T OT Lover: I think Dear Abby does it sometimes too... ;) I go right for the OT Landia yet the general forum is my f...
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: The outrageous cost of shipping these days....
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: The outrageous cost of shipping these days....

For larger items, I'm trying out Fastenal with a pair of rear steel tractor wheels from Tennessee. Probly 3 or 4 hundred pounds. $175.00 shipping. A couple of years ago: Parts for a Vaporizer $23.00. Shipping $25.00. :roll: The company I work at part time is one of suppliers for Amazon's fleet of eq...
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Dear Abby
Replies: 56
Views: 3100

Re: Dear Abby

Dear Abby. My wife thinks me crazy for getting hooked on Twin City tractors again (a 30 year old drug addiction brought back to the surface by chance) and is afraid I'll let the '18 Runabout project languish and will never be able to take the old bear out for ice cream. Is there any help for me or a...
by Duey_C
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why Do You Do it ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1419

Re: Why Do You Do it ?

My children would lament about the sound and smell of a two cycle Arctic Cat snowmobile engine, especially a Wankel rotary engine. My son knows those old engines and sleds well too. They still love the sounds and smells of the IH UD-16 gas start Diesel engined Galion motor grader and are well versed...
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Been There,...Done That.
Replies: 11
Views: 967

Re: Been There,...Done That.

"Its no wonder we are all in such good shape today." Or why our bodies are junk today. :) 3 speed Saginaw's? No problem, even for a tall skinny guy. I almost enjoyed sitting on the fender of my '69 Chevy heavy half ton working on the engine. Crouched under the hood. Big fix? Take off the hood. It wa...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Quite a bargain
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: Quite a bargain

Yes it is a good bargain!
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: It’s official...
Replies: 17
Views: 1661

Re: It’s official...

You and Chris have worked your heinie's off upgrading and tweaking this forum.
Thank you both. Thank goodness we have people like you two. :)
Congrat's IF you're looking for that. :lol:
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 8780

Re: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"

Holy cats! It has gone green.
Oh my gosh. Look at that TT and Uber 8 in1 bed. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Oil Filters
Replies: 8
Views: 802

Re: Oil Filters

Burger: :lol: Fred: What year GM If I may? Daughter's '08 5.3 computer is still bellyaching P0521 about pressure sensor AFTER a sender change. My '05 Chevrolet 5.3 four door needs a sender too. Damn, I love the daughter's old pickup! Loaded to the gunnel's but has a couple issues. Bought it twice: O...
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Rad
Replies: 3
Views: 742

Re: Rad

Hehehe! :lol:
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Pornographic Spammer grabbing our e-mails
Replies: 24
Views: 1714

Re: Pornographic Spammer grabbing our e-mails

Time to change your password on your email.
Try that. Worked for me a bunch of years ago.
:)
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's go back to the old Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 5110

Re: Let's go back to the old Forum

Sorry to bring my opinion into the mix again. If you find this new forum difficult, consider this please: I was surfing along, looking for MM (Minneapolis-Moline) info out there. Actually, I'm a Twin City tractor guy and that predates MM tractors, so I hit 2 different forums that I'm a member of alr...
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pros and Cons on using this tool?
Replies: 12
Views: 1327

Re: Pros and Cons on using this tool?

Interesting tool just the same. The maker must not have sold a bunch or we'd see more dimpled felloes.
Thanks for showing this. :)
by Duey_C
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: New Model T owner-just got it yesterday
Replies: 23
Views: 2019

Re: New Model T owner-just got it yesterday

I might as well be the one to do this: We like pictures. :) If you wish for a digital copy of the service manual, you can also go to this nice site. http://cimorelli.com/mtdl/servicemanual/default.htm If you wish for a digital owners manual. http://cimorelli.com/mtdl/1927/default.htm But the real pa...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Have a cup...
Replies: 1
Views: 385

Re: Have a cup...

That's a damn fine photo of The Cup. I like your style Jeff. And by god, if it's full of decaf with a splash of real h.p. coffee in that cup and steaming a bit on a cool, spring morning? It would look and smell even better! MMMM. ;) I need to get me one. I have a poor pic of that logo (a sticker) in...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Not sure about this new development
Replies: 23
Views: 1784

Re: Not sure about this new development

Elsewhere out in cyberspace where I roam (not car hobby but old tractors and such), there's a sub forum called Smoke, Gas and Flames, like this OT on a similar platform (not a phpbb but works and looks very similar). Another phpbb forum I've used has a Misc sub forum-stuff that doesn't belong on the...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Race Car Project
Replies: 65
Views: 4446

Re: Race Car Project

John, thank you so much for sharing your photos, both present and past. You have a great sense with your pics. I think you know many an idea will be gleaned from your build. Fun seeing this all in one place!
Very cool speedster!
Also, I gotta go back and find those 2 old sleds (snowmobiles) again. ;)
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Two guys, one speedster, seven days, 2,000 miles (knock on wood!)
Replies: 5
Views: 643

Re: Two guys, one speedster, seven days, 2,000 miles (knock on wood!)

Fantastic!
You guys put a smile on today's weary face. :)
Thank you.
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT spring has sprung at my place
Replies: 48
Views: 3490

Re: OT spring has sprung at my place

Here's 3 Burger! Your sense of a lot of things is very interesting. :) What's pillared. It cant be good. Oh. Geese! 2 flocks flew over an hour ago! Very nice out as I tried to fix too many different things on the motor grader all of a sudden yesterday afternoon/evening. One muffler even decided to l...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: 1911 Regal Underslung engine startup
Replies: 15
Views: 1169

Re: 1911 Regal Underslung engine startup

That was excellent!
That Regal automobile chassis? WOW.
Thanks John! :)
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OFF Topic Forum created
Replies: 7
Views: 754

Re: OFF Topic Forum created

Ditto on Dallas' post. We had no clue you fellas were getting emails about OT topics. We heard bits out there, yes. Bellar about these things if you need to. That's Holler if you don't know. Like a bovine that bellars/moos! :) How many complaints come from paying members? Don't answer that if you wi...
by Duey_C
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: I never "tire" of Chickasha....
Replies: 9
Views: 1829

Re: I never "tire" of Chickasha....

And the lady in the 4th photo asks "Rob, what are you doing?" "Come sit down" :lol:
Pray tell. Do tell about the wheels and tires
I can guess tho.
Every pic from Chickasha is a treat for some of us!
Thanks Rob!
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2d Gear Difficulty
Replies: 37
Views: 2915

Re: 2d Gear Difficulty

Hehehe! You're right Dave but 1st gear is LOW! :)
Then there's high... ummm, ...gear? No. Cuz the gears all revolve together right and nothing is moving in the gear train?....
:lol:
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Changing a bad day with a good attitude
Replies: 16
Views: 1968

Re: FJ - Changing a bad day with a good attitude

Beautiful automobile Jim. Thanks for sharing!
by Duey_C
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT - Steam Cars
Replies: 49
Views: 3480

Re: OT - Steam Cars

Fantastic! Thanks for sharing these.
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 2d Gear Difficulty
Replies: 37
Views: 2915

Re: 2d Gear Difficulty

Good advice already Tom. I'll dare add this. I caught hell from a fella when I talked about 1st and 2nd GEAR on a T unit power plant. :) I can have the same issue with a wore out T here IF I'm slow on the pedal. I make the shift quick with the turbo 400 discs in there. Or I have the a case of the sh...
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Start-up problems after lay-off.
Replies: 16
Views: 1600

Re: Start-up problems after lay-off.

Ditto on Dallas's post. :)
Good to hear ya got it sorted.
:lol: That machine let you know you had it right! :lol:
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Coolant Recommendation
Replies: 45
Views: 3470

Re: Coolant Recommendation

Is the water soluble oil the products that are mixed with water as coolant for saws and drill presses in a factory/production shop? Last year there was a thread that mentioned water soluble oil and water but I never asked the question... I've used plain water all of my life but I've noted rust/crud ...
by Duey_C
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: When The Tin Man Looses his Mind!!
Replies: 34
Views: 3171

Re: When The Tin Man Looses his Mind!!

That's really neat Hank!
by Duey_C
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: An open thanks, from 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: An open thanks, from 2014

The thought that your dad had four years worth of memories from that Birthday Party makes me smile and think of my own dad.
Very nice.
Please scan and post pics as you see fit if you would. You know we’d like to see them.
Memories make me smile.
:)
by Duey_C
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14799

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Doggone it, IF I lip off (WHEN for me), I’d better be able to produce the goods huh? About 20 minutes after I lipped off on that last post, I thought to myself; You knucklehead Duane. Don and Dallas will wanna see that pic and sure enough, you did. Dang it. :oops: Not my intention. I called it a “ju...
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Let's go back to the old Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 5110

Re: lets go back to the old Form

Tongue fully implanted DEEP in my cheek Steve! Sheesh, even my Linux operating systems have two or more functions on the mouse! There's even a wheel in the middle of the two buttons! And the OS's are free to use and alter as you wish! Maybe a viable alternative? :lol: I didn't think so. :) This foru...
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 265
Views: 14799

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Hahaha! Yep! Old gas engine guys are even worse! Flywheels turning... Tutt........ Tutt....... Tutt......Tutt..... OR doink, doink, doink, doink, doink. Depending if it's a hit & miss or a throttle governed engine.... :lol: This old junk and these ol' heaps will mesmerize fellas into another one! I ...
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Start-up problems after lay-off.
Replies: 16
Views: 1600

Re: Start-up problems after lay-off.

Sorry to bump this.
Allan, did you find the issue yet? I thought I had an idea but I forget what it was.
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: Pulled Nuthin’ Special out
Replies: 27
Views: 2631

Re: Pulled Nuthin’ Special out

Good to see you're getting your shop up to task and to see Nuthin' Special out and about!
That last pic: A boy and his T.
by Duey_C
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: 2019 General Discussion Forum
Topic: OT: the Model T in Art
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re: OT: the Model T in Art

That'll be a very interesting International exhibition. Pretty cool! :)
Let us know how it goes.