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Dallas Landers
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Jelfified?

Post by Dallas Landers » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:04 pm

Fun ptoject today. I dont like to lay on the ground or burn my arm on hot exaust pipe to shut fuel off on the TT. I liked Steves idea of an external shut off so here is my version.
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Its under the cab far enough to not be seen unless bending over.
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Geez, I need to clean some dust off the frame!

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Steve Jelf » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:57 pm

I first saw that on a TT, and liked it so much I made a version for my cars.

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Erik Johnson » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:49 pm

Here is an extension handle for the fuel shut-off valve on an unrestored 1925 coupe here in Minnesota - it utilizes a porcelain gas stove valve handle as shown in the photos.
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Re: Jelfified?

Post by otrcman » Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:51 pm

Love the porcelain valve handle. Features like that just ooze class !

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Ed Baudoux » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:51 pm

I too, drew inspiration from Steve Jelf.
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Re: Jelfified?

Post by RustyFords » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:36 pm

So many great ideas!

I love the porcelain handle. I'll have to come up with something equally period/cool when I do mine.
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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Adam » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:10 am

Here is an item that I think most T owners completely overlook, and doesn’t really need an “accessory”:

If you have the regular oval or round tank, you don’t crawl under the car to shutoff the gas...

Through the passengers side door, you lift the rear of the floorboard about 1/2 way up with your left hand, reach in with your right hand, reach back under the tank, and turn the gas off or on. Try it...


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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Burger in Spokane » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:42 am

But the "Farmer Brown" accessory (junk pile retrieved) handle MAKES the vehicle
that much better. I have a box of nice purple door knobs that might look good. The
shop is full of treasures like this, just looking for a great use again ! Great idea, Dallas.
Even better with the cool old repurposed handle. Really catches the period "attitude".
More people are doing it today than ever before !

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by Ruxstel24 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:29 am

I do what Adam does. As Dallas says, you gotta watch the exhaust pipe !!
Best to wait a while for cool down...


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Re: Jelfified?

Post by D Stroud » Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:45 am

But Adam, you don't have to lift anything or be a contortionest to just turn that nice little handle on the outside. I have arthritic spurs in my lower spine, bending over to do anything can be a struggle. I have a couple of cutoff spark and throttle ears that will make a nice handle. If someone wants one of them, you can have it for shipping. Dave
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Re: Jelfified?

Post by John Warren » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:26 pm

I was recently Jelfified. On my way to Lincoln Nebraska to to the speedster reunion I stopped and met the man, the myth, the legend 😁. It was great finally meeting Steve and sharing some stories. He has paintable place Rich.
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Re: Jelfified?

Post by John Warren » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:32 pm

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24-28 TA race car, 26 Canadian touring, 25 Roadster pickup, 14 Roadster, and 11AB Maxwell runabout
Keep it simple and keep a good junk pile if you want to invent something :P

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by George N Lake Ozark » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:37 pm

The man
the myth
The bad influence :P

His old farm house is amazing, built from river rocks fun of some of the most amazing fossils

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Re: Jelfified?

Post by John Warren » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:09 pm

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All I could say was WOW
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