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TBones12
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What is this?

Post by TBones12 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:10 pm

I bought a Model T at Hershey and in some of the boxes were these items. Just curious, what are they and do they belong on a Model T.
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Norman Kling
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Re: What is this?

Post by Norman Kling » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:44 pm

The first is a nail. Don't know what it was for. Second and third pictures are of a magneto oiler. One end fits to the magneto post and the other end mounts to one of the bolts in front of the engine.Not sure about the last two. I don't think that ball joint would be strong enough for the steering drag link, but could be part of a shock absorber.
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Re: What is this?

Post by Jim Eubanks » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:56 am

The ball is a clutch throw out arm ball from GM cars at least as early as 33.

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