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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Harbor Freight tape measures come up short

Wait a minute, were these Geezers drinking coffee or just might there have been something in that coffee, something here does not ADD up:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Harbor Freight tape measures come up short

Well this RULES out the old saying "measure twice, cut once":D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By 39portlander
Timing, piston position...

A few years ago in the Vintage Ford tech tips section by Milt Webb he talked about on Mag coil systems, position #1 3/32" past TDC (power stroke). Turn the key on and the #1 coil should start to buzz...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By 39portlander
Re: timing cover, side cover bolt list....

Thanks for replying Steve, that is a fair assessment.

I tell you what, I am going to order one of the reproduction 3221 KRW timing alignment gauges and will compare where the timing cover align's...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By 39portlander
Re: timing cover, side cover bolt list....

Thanks for the input on the pan bolts that go down through the cover and attach to the pan, castle nuts down. The first picture showed them properly with the heads up and threads down.

Now Steve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Mice eliminator

I don't currently have a mouse problem, not sure if this guy has anything to do with it.

Always looking around and keeps good time:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-15-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By 39portlander
The Coil Doctor...

A quick shout out for Brent Mize, a short turn around time and these coils came back looking great. Just in time as I'm reading to set the timing and adjust my spark rod, ect.

Several were in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Blast media

Check with TP tools in Ohio, I got my cabinet through them with Skat magic that is quick but dustier than others due to content of the media.

This spring I will be switching to their newer...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-14-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By 39portlander
timing cover, side cover bolt list....

Getting things back together after setting valve lash, it had been a while since I took these apart and painted and did not list the location for the various bolts.

After and hour or so I came up...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-10-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Ruckstell Rear End

Use the Lubraplate 90W, requires one quart keeping the oil level up to the bottom of the filler hole.

Dave over to Chaffins is a great resource for parts and questions in regards to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By 39portlander
Re: V8 times jan/feb 2020...

Jeff I recognized the name from the trip up to Walt Duponts several years ago, thought I might have remembered the fordor.

Hey you traveled to a club event rain and shine, serviced your vehicle...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-04-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T Snowmobile meet-- 2/1/2020

Those are great pictures Chad, thanks for taking the time and posting them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By 39portlander
V8 times jan/feb 2020...

Very tangled Jeff is that your 35 fordor in the snapshots section on page 59?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Powermaster alternator

Have you considered a Ford one wire alternator, the nice thing about these is a replacement can be found @ most all of the major parts stores nationwide.

Good luck and let us know how you make out.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-30-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T Snowmobile meet-- 2/1/2020

Chad it would be great if you could post some pictures here after the event, enjoyed the one held in NH a few years ago.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-29-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Buck

Perform a compression test on each cylinder, pull the hogs head inspection cover and If you don't have or know about view the video dealing with the safety inspection for a model T and go from there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 39 accelerator pedal

Some pictures from my truck, hope this helps and may show something your missing or might be broken.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-26-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By 39portlander
Re: new coils...

Thanks for the input fellas, I have 8 original coils going out this week to the coil Doctor. I thought it might be worth spending for some new coils (4) but can get 8 originals done for roughly the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-24-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By 39portlander
new coils...

are any of you using the new wood not the black plastic coils available were no core is needed, any input would be great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By 39portlander
Got the 39 out...

side today it was beautiful. Took advantage of the almost 60 degrees, fired up the flathead and dialed in the new rebuilt 97 from Mr. Charlie.

Getting to some spring projects a little early this...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-09-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Removing rear wheels off axle taper

I went through this a while ago, I thought it would be pretty easy.

I borrowed a good size hammer from a neighbor for the job and swore I was going to break something, the second blow against the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,242
Posted By 39portlander
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

That is a great tip, I checked out the website for the Northeast classic car museum and that may be on the short list of stops this summer when checking out the micro beer locations:D Hoppy New Year
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-31-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By 39portlander
Re: power disconnect switch

[QUOTE=Royce P;1835378]The one shown in the first post is of low quality and a sure way to get a lot of trouble in your electrical system. Anything that clamps onto the battery cable is bad. That...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,242
Posted By 39portlander
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

O&T if I had the room a Franklin would be on the list, my favorite display bldg @ the Gilmore museum.

There is a plaque displayed there from the Portland dealership from 1929.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,862
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thanks Charlie NY....

Well I'm glad to see Charlie getting some more shout outs for his great work, Happy New Year Gentleman:D
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