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Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Mark Gregush » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:04 pm

I went to look something up in Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library and could not get a good link. I could get parts, but could not get the information to come up when clicking on a subject. http://www.cimorelli.com/mtdl/1923/default.htm
Has anyone else tried lately? Maybe something expired? Would be a great loss, lots of work to digitize all those manuals etc. Does anyone know him, maybe let him know.
http://www.cimorelli.com/mtdl/default.htm
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :shock:

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1920 Dodge touring
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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Steve Jelf » Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:56 pm

I entered just cimorelli.com and got the home page, but the Model T digital library link got this:

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The webmaster email link on the home page works. Go ahead and see if you can contact him.
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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Duey_C » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:20 am

Oh crap! His voluminous archives have been my go-to.
And I lip-off at every chance to encourage newb's to go there for a digital manual.
Since I lost my mind mind, I feel more liberated

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Susanne » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:21 am

the whole thing is offline - I went to Cimorelli.com and got a generic Windows Server page...

Did he get bumped or ??? I know I forgot to up my server package payment and got something equally scary for my own home page once... until I paid the piper... even then I had to restore a lot of my old pages from backups.

This could be a disaster for the community, as this was a huge resource a lot of us tapped...

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by DanTreace » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:52 am

Just got message from MTFCI Webmaster who is alerted and she will begin investigation this evening after work. The homepage of www.modelt.org has link to Technical Library, and as of now isn't working right.

Agree, the digital info is very helpful.

Lucky to also have a CD version that was purchased a while ago, so my PC has these as a file.
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Post by ChrisB » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:56 am

I have sent Tony a note.

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Steve Jelf » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:01 pm

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I got this (note URL). Some links still work, and some don't.
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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Mark Gregush » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:16 pm

Thanks! I tried some searching last night but kept hitting the wall.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :shock:

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by PierreDesrochers » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:47 pm

Try the internet archive, I've used it in the past for his website:
https://web.archive.org/web/20151003202 ... fault.htm

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Mark Gregush » Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:19 pm

That opens only the 1923 listings with over half of titles not showing what they are. The 1923 was a random page that I found not the one I was looking for.
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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Luke » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:20 pm

I once tried to contact the site owner because I had something I wanted to contribute back to them, unfortunately that was unsuccessful.

However I do have an off-line mirror of the site as of a few months ago. Is there a particular item you're looking for? I may be able to locate it and send to you.

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Mark Gregush » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:52 am

Thanks for the offer Luke. I found the info I was looking for else were. There was a question about a marine conversion posted here and wanted to see if there was a copy of the about 1927 Canadian parts book in the listings. The Canadian copy includes parts for the marine conversion along with tractors and body parts all in one catalog. We have a copy at the shop and did not find what I was looking for.
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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Model_T_Family » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:06 am

Worked for me just now.

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by Mark Nunn » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:01 am

I have the site bookmarked and it worked this morning.

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Re: Cimorelli's Model T Digital Library

Post by DanTreace » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:51 am

Yes. All is well, the link on MTFCI homepage, 'Technical Library' index is working now with all the blue hot links to the library collection.
Thanks Madison, the webmaster for MTFCI.
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