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by Duey_C
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Elfe cyclecar from the 1920s
Replies: 5
Views: 705

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 12335

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Have you had a drum failure ? POLL
Replies: 47
Views: 3020

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: 37
Views: 3728

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: 11
Views: 1328

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos
Replies: 24
Views: 1977

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pictures of trip to Model T Haven #2 repost of lost photos
Replies: 24
Views: 1977

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dare to Share- Your first T
Replies: 14
Views: 1906

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: 37
Views: 3728

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1071

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 12335

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Low speed clutch sticking - Need Help
Replies: 11
Views: 1152

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Dare to Share- Your first T
Replies: 14
Views: 1906

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: An evening drive in Rochester
Replies: 7
Views: 849

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Pressure testing blocks.
Replies: 5
Views: 799

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1071

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Old Photo - Who remembers Krazy Kat?
Replies: 27
Views: 2503

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Steering Column Removal
Replies: 13
Views: 1071

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: 1451

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: 758

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: 1215

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Forums and Websites Status update
Replies: 33
Views: 2797

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: 1451

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another barn find
Replies: 33
Views: 3704

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New patina piece.
Replies: 7
Views: 1174

Re: New patina piece.

Cool mirrors!
:lol:
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What's happening here? Help!
Replies: 8
Views: 1347

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Making fenders 101
Replies: 12
Views: 1507

Re: Making fenders 101

Yessss!
by Duey_C
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Two little beauties.
Replies: 6
Views: 1529

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: 1451

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: 2669

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Obituary - John Lemon
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

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: 155
Views: 16806

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: 959

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: 1451

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: 1207

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: 950

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: A MUST FOR THE t DRIVER
Replies: 5
Views: 1441

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: 2308

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: 2308

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: 1584

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: 531

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: 2669

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: 1272

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: 632

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: 3874

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Today's Adventure
Replies: 2
Views: 629

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: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What have you done to your Model T in July?
Replies: 113
Views: 12335

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.
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Got cab heat control
Replies: 2
Views: 534

Re: Got cab heat control

I like that Neil! Simple and interesting.
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 380
Views: 33681

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

:lol:
Look out Houston! :lol:
By the seat of Don's pants: He will learn this T.
The very best for your first journey Don. It will be a joy. AND a different experience. :lol:
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 380
Views: 33681

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Oh crap, you were busy! OR Eehehehehe! Even closer Don! It's cool when a person is excited for another fella's T to hit the streets. Hahaha! You know how to drive the dang thing right? :lol: I'm kind of kidding. I think you drove another in the past... I just can't wait and am very excited for you o...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Sharon Center parade
Replies: 8
Views: 1185

Re: Sharon Center parade

Very nice pics Dean! Enthusiasm is more important that numbers anyway. :)
Looks similar to the St. Patrick's Day parade in the tiny town of Padua, MN!
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

Holy cats! That show in Menan is one I'd like to see. Lots of anteeQues and some interesting "moderns". Your trophy right? Good! Do you happen to know what green car was parked next to the quaint speedster? I see '70-'71 Pontiac and started to drool. Probably a Goat but MAYBE a lowly Tempest or a Le...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Obese, hell I didn't even think I was overweight
Replies: 81
Views: 7219

Re: Obese, hell I didn't even think I was overweight

Good deal Rob!
I dropped 6 more pounds and was pleased as punch to be back under 200 but I spent most of my tall life at about 170.
I hit my early 50's and blew up after a gut surgery. Getting back is a bear. We bought bigger and then smaller as I came back!
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petcock Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1125

Re: Petcock Problem

If its also the open-close part, smack the end of the handle with your plier.
I do that every time anyway as the valve sticks closed in the bore, or tends to, perhaps you do too.
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Happy 4th of july
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: Happy 4th of july

243 years ago already.
Happy Independence Day!
Let us be sure we remain free from tyranny.
The local radio station was playing a 1936 Dupont program about the lead up to the Declaration. Kind of fun.
:)
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: New malady, for me, ‘throttle’ finger
Replies: 15
Views: 1406

Re: New malady, for me, ‘throttle’ finger

I can understand Henry's post about it taking time to let go of the hammer with my fibro-myalgiwhatever (yes, they think we're crazy-we ain't are we Henry-other hand up, just give me a moment-and you can have your hammer back) and also recently losing my hand/arm almost completely due to a dead nerv...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Could it be the Oil ?!
Replies: 26
Views: 2408

Re: Could it be the Oil ?!

Very interesting thread and I know you'll keep us up to date with your daily driver which is really cool. I like that. :) I happen to have 15-30 in my 18 and he never bucks me but the 24 (5-30 or whatever tops him off) chatters the last couple feet but he's shot (worn out). When you are first stoppe...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: planning to drive your T on July 4?
Replies: 26
Views: 2389

Re: planning to drive your T on July 4?

I wasn't planning to but Maw brought it up again a little while ago tonight. I told her to leave me be for awhile tomorrow so I can rewire him to correct, lose the small battery and try to wake the ignition again so we can Toodle. She likes Toodling in the T's. She told me she's not going to leave m...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Front Wheel Question
Replies: 14
Views: 1542

Re: Front Wheel Question

One of the '18's wheels here has a runout too but it lumps up and down and that's off-putting to me. These wheels here were done 40 years ago and never driven on but yours are fresh and new. If it lumps up and down at 1/8" and you can feel it, give the rebuilder a call. I need to get back to Erik's ...
by Duey_C
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: My First Model T. 1921 roadster
Replies: 25
Views: 2087

Re: My First Model T. 1921 roadster

Gorgeous Runabout Chris! Welcome to the forum! These guys are amazing. :) You meet the nicest people on a T! I agree with Allan, it might be a bit earlier than a '21. ;) Windshield brackets and front engine mount (front bearing and spring clip) have me wondering. The '18 runabout here was thought to...
by Duey_C
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3
Replies: 380
Views: 33681

Re: 24 Touring Barn Car Revival - Part 3

Oh good grief you're very close! Yessss! :)
by Duey_C
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Another car on the road!
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: Another car on the road!

Excellent. That's far nicer looking than the rusty junk I started with 20 years ago. It's still rusty.
Oh wait, that doesn't matter. I was THEN and you are NOW driving our first model T's!!!
Yeehaw!
:)
by Duey_C
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 155
Views: 16806

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

Thank you very much Paul! That explanation's Gold to me and makes perfect sense now! Very cool! :) Remember the Off Topic side of this site if you'd be willing to share more as you go or a link for us. :) I, for one would be very interested. My wife calls it blogging: I call it information sharing o...
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Haying in Amish country today.
Replies: 9
Views: 1117

Re: Haying in Amish country today.

Very interesting!
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: What have you done on an old non-Model T vehicle.
Replies: 155
Views: 16806

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

Sweet truck! Uh huh! Please let us see as you go. Paul, I'm going to ask my own nagging question: Where does the warm air from the rad go/ get out? Teens IH trucks, the IH 8-16 4 cylinder tractors were similar and a French car, jeez the name escapes me when I need it most. I've been working on non v...
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Fun down south
Replies: 4
Views: 1002

Re: Fun down south

Pretty cool. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 1922 Centerdoor - Interior photos
Replies: 6
Views: 842

Re: 1922 Centerdoor - Interior photos

Absolutely beautiful!
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: T sighting in Montevideo MN
Replies: 4
Views: 797

Re: T sighting in Montevideo MN

Cool. Which direction was it going? As for sightings if I may Michael, I saw a beautiful tan, late Runabout at the post office. In Glenwood! I hadn't seen a model T in Glenwood since I last drove thru with projects or had my 24 there. :) Of course, I'm so dumb I just hollered "Nice Runabout!" instea...
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!
Replies: 17
Views: 1579

Re: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!

Well well. Beautiful images Rich! Thank you! :mrgreen:
:D
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT Model Engine
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: OT Model Engine

Chad, perhaps try this web page over on smokstak. If you don't mind quite modern on that older engine. It took me a moment to find but I read it yesterday. https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=112568 It deals with S&S, Black Box and a post on top that doesn't work correctly (404) shows th...
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: That smile doesn't lie!
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Re: That smile doesn't lie!

17 minutes well spent. Fantastic video! Very well spent. I'm not a 50's car guy but I'd love to take that one for a spin after warming it up... 115 mph? Naw, but to put it thru it's paces. Just to see a perspective of Bob's (RIP) love of older Ford's from then. Thanks Marv. I watched another older f...
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!
Replies: 17
Views: 1579

Re: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!

LATE EDIT: Burger, I was still typing when you posted. That is totally mind blowing! Very cool. Mental illness? Bull. Self awareness of the beauty of the many things around us. Thank you for that! Stained glass is almost rare here. They are very elegant Rich. I never thought of them that way before!...
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!
Replies: 17
Views: 1579

Re: You want Off Topic? Reasons why. Caution!

Rich, I started to think I have finally found the GOOD scissors instead of using her grandmother's good scissors that I posses! Like I wrote about pic posting on another forum tonight. Patience man. Yes, I realize my typing is in riddles or some-such. OR Touch the reload button once in a while here ...
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Paintings that aren't Model Ts
Replies: 104
Views: 10782

Re: Paintings that aren't Model Ts

Body: Catching up: I looked, said "wow" to myself and "Cool" and went back to my OT, OT engine moving bits. So ya made a model to "see" and put it in a handmade cardboard box. Cool. I came back in for a short break, sat down, read and looked again. Oh! Lighting! I get it now! Very cool. Thank you! :)
by Duey_C
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Nuthin’ Special has been my daily driver for my vacation week.
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: Nuthin’ Special has been my daily driver for my vacation week.

Awesome. :) Straight pipe. :twisted: ;) The Crappy '24 Shortbox here has had a piece of 2-3/4" drive shaft tube straight pipe since I put a real manifold on in June of '98. He sounds so good and blows a lot of smoke rings! Lucky in the avatar is all straight pipe too. The '18 has a muffler but pulle...
by Duey_C
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Live and learn!
Replies: 10
Views: 1334

Re: Live and learn!

For me, I just cursed a !lot! if I remember. Wait, that's a bench assembly isn't it? The springs and cotters slip thru the hole in the frame? Shoot, I don't recall.
by Duey_C
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 8in1 American Convertible Motor Truck Body " restoration"
Replies: 148
Views: 13383

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

Michael, I'd soil myself IF I could talk Dallas into coming up here to show that beautiful truck at our 45th Annual Albany Pioneer Days here in central Minnesota, 13, 14 & 15th of September 2019! Best "I" could do would be Lucky and he's horrible, yet a really cool and charming fellow but Dallas' tr...
by Duey_C
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Live and learn!
Replies: 10
Views: 1334

Re: Live and learn!

On the new blocks, have they started "angling" or "egging" a couple holes with a drill and bit? I don't recall which ones. I had "new" blocks from the late '70's on the '18 Runabout under the shelves and they needed to have a drill and bit tipped over a bit to make it all work in two thousand sixtee...
by Duey_C
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: It has to something easy
Replies: 6
Views: 994

Re: It has to something easy

The 18 that lives here has kind of the same issue. Over the winter, the electrical's for the coils have gone languid.
Let us know. when you find out what. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Montana 500 First Day Photos and Videos
Replies: 43
Views: 4305

Re: Montana 500 First Day Photos and Videos

Yeehaw! Another thing to see on my list!
Great job dear lady! You're a ripper in a T!
That's a good thing. :)
by Duey_C
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: FJ - Wheel baskets needed for the 1904 Model B
Replies: 10
Views: 1811

Re: FJ - Wheel baskets needed for the 1904 Model B

I hear you Tim. :) Because it's a four cylinder predecessor to the T? I dunno. :?: OR The man wants to ask Just In Case? I was broke for 40 years. OR IF I play cards right and don't have to work that weekend, I may actually get to see it! I've drooled for 40 years about this and I'm 55. Jim, PM me i...
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Grease cup: OK to shorten the post?
Replies: 31
Views: 3689

Re: Grease cup: OK to shorten the post?

"It doesn't really hurt, Duane. You and I are just lazy. :lol:"
Hahaha! Yep! Fiddlesticks. Ouch.
:)
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OLD PHOTO - SMALL TOWN STREET SCENE
Replies: 4
Views: 785

Re: OLD PHOTO - SMALL TOWN STREET SCENE

Still a small town to some people. :lol:
I live in a SMALL town. :)
Nice pic Jay. Thank you.
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OLD PHOTO - Lady Posing With A Four Door
Replies: 5
Views: 994

Re: OLD PHOTO - Lady Posing With A Four Door

Neat pic Jay!
Good heavens, how tall is that little lady? Very interesting.
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Not Model T - date and make?
Replies: 6
Views: 905

Re: Not Model T - date and make?

Like those sleek, straight lines!
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: I am 87 today
Replies: 33
Views: 3168

Re: I am 87 today

Happy Birthday Darel. :)
It just occurred to me I have 32 years to go just to catch up. Oh my. ;)
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day
Replies: 433
Views: 43512

Re: FJ - Some Humor To Brighten Your Day

Hahaha!
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Gentlemen, I must do this post. Old timers only
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Gentlemen, I must do this post. Old timers only

Hahaha! I call myself The Old Man at my part time work as I'm one of them at 55. The new fella (35) apologized yesterday for calling me old man. I explained. :) My grandson's (7 and 8) have even referred to me as the Old Man. :lol: A good friend of the same age refers to his older friend's as Old Ti...
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 13105

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

Enjoy the time with that Ford Stan! :)
Very cool! The scenery-background ain't bad neither!
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Gentlemen, I must do this post. Old timers only
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Gentlemen, I must do this post. Old timers only

And ladies!
The real straight man playing it completely smashed.... Foster Brooks.
Old timer's only. :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGJtuEyvj_s
Only 5:41 lost in your day. Please take it lightly if you...
Or ban me. :)
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

No. I believe it's not.
by Duey_C
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What did you do with your model T in June
Replies: 97
Views: 13105

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

Nothing. :oops:
Too dang busy with too many other things. Sad.
Yous guys help push the Ford's back to the top for me and the '18 is close! :)
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: OCF Application
Replies: 28
Views: 3404

Re: OCF Application

I'd be absolutely flabbergasted if they did not accept Steve's, Rob's or Dallas's request.
You feller's go back and rock that place! :) ;) Again. :)
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Timing on Fordson Tractor
Replies: 7
Views: 856

Re: Timing on Fordson Tractor

The '18 model T that lives here (worked on last by the previous owners in the 70's) had the cam gear clocked about 90 degrees to the crank so it sure can happen! No idea how and I cannot imagine it myself. It happens.
IMPO, do the surgery so YOU know.
Bummer just the same ya?
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Petit Jean swap meet update and pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: Petit Jean swap meet update and pictures

Very cool Don!
I gotta say that's a nice Chevrolet!
Gawgeous T's of course. :)
Thank you!
by Duey_C
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

Hehehe. What this brain sees is the backwards deconstruction to what that door WAS. Fantastic photos Rich. Thank you. The second set: Twist the lock, lift the flap, slide your whiskey flask down into the pouch, close and twist and think you’re safe in the rear seat with booze in the car. Someone wil...
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Grease cup: OK to shorten the post?
Replies: 31
Views: 3689

Re: Grease cup: OK to shorten the post?

Steve, I hear you about Arthur. Fibro-MyAlgwhatevertheheckitis makes it a pain (literally) to spin that cup a few times. :) ;) I have the square pin and spring in the 18's cup here and he's due for a refresh. Great ideas here. :) I really like the cordless grease gun thought big time. The maintenanc...
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 3/8-24 11/16
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Re: 3/8-24 11/16

Very cool Dean!
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: Why I like Car Shows.
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: Why I like Car Shows.

Nice finds Rich!
The interior on that door is really cool.
by Duey_C
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: OT - Off topic
Topic: OT: Birds nest with eggs.
Replies: 14
Views: 1978

Re: OT: Birds nest with eggs.

Pretty cool!