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How to Buy the Perfect Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by MKossor » Sun May 12, 2019 8:34 am

Nice exposure for the Model T but a few things off mark. Anyone else catch this article?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/buy-perfect- ... 21223.html
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Re: How to Buy the Perfict Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by Ruxstel24 » Sun May 12, 2019 10:05 am

Seems like a conglomeration of the Yahoo(bot) searches :) Generally pretty informative.
I think the numbers of survivors is a little low at 50-60K.
I also thought colors stopped in 16 not 14, but correct me if I'm wrong please.

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Re: How to Buy the Perfict Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by Steve Jelf » Sun May 12, 2019 10:10 am

The black era beginning with 1914 is correct. The glaring error I noted was the claim that a Ruckstell is for more speed.
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Re: How to Buy the Perfict Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by Ruxstel24 » Sun May 12, 2019 10:23 am

Steve Jelf wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 10:10 am
The black era beginning with 1914 is correct. The glaring error I noted was the claim that a Ruckstell is for more speed.
Thanks Steve.

The Ruckstell will give more speed with 3:1 gears and a lower high/Ruckstell combo. Giving "the best of both worlds". But it failed to mention that.


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Re: How to Buy the Perfict Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by fschrope » Sun May 12, 2019 11:14 am

To me, it would seem that an Englishman wrote this and probably had just become interested in Model T's long enough to consider himself an "expert"...........or something close to that.


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Re: How to Buy the Perfict Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by John Codman » Sun May 12, 2019 11:51 am

It also doesn't mention that the last couple of years were not usually black.

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Re: How to Buy the Perfect Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by TRDxB2 » Sun May 12, 2019 3:45 pm

Here is another YouTube Video about early T's by Craig Beek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CaDVm6LrxQ


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Re: How to Buy the Perfect Model T - According to Yahoo

Post by Jim Eubanks » Sun May 12, 2019 4:27 pm

Very little Fordson parts are same as T, I am aware of only the coils, and timer fitting a T. The Fordson engine was larger than a T and had a transmission with three fwd and one reverse and no brakes until the much later models.

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