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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-16-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By CharlieB
Re: model T with distributor

It's a dead short so yes.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-19-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Rear brake lights

Lang's and Snyder's have "period" lights. Anything you buy will have to be converted for LED use.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-31-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Valve Cover

Listen. If you simply must pull the head for no reason at least do the following; take a dry/wet compression test. Nothing will indicate the engines condition better than that. Since you seem bent on...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-25-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Valve Cover

DO NOT... I repeat DO NOT pull the head!!! There's no reason on earth to do that and it will give you absolutely no answers + cost time and $. First off running with the needle valve closed indicates...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-19-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Engines stuck

Try to eliminate some stuff. For instance getting the rear wheels off the ground & making sure its in neutral. Just suggesting because it might not be that the engine's stuck but that a drive line...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-17-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By CharlieB
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-21-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Blown Head Gasket

You've pretty much got some good answers. They do seem (sometimes) to just go on their own but there's usually a reason. Good clean surfaces, clean the holes out, (important !), and re-torque after...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-02-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Keeping a Model T running

No doubt about it (in my opinion) there's more to keeping a T going than an A. It is a fun car to drive in the right situations but not many of those exist on todays roads with today's drivers. Get...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-15-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,630
Posted By CharlieB
Re: selling my model Ts

There are a number of free old/collector car selling sites. Just look around a bit. Old Ride .com is one.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By CharlieB
Re: MTFCofA forum

First off I'll say I prefer this site to the new MTFCA Forum BUT an update was definitely needed so it is what it is. Getting an avitar was a heck of a problem for me but posting pictures is a breeze...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-13-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,221
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Just a head up, the Ford Model T Club of America..

The avitar was a bit of a problem as it had to be re-sized however posting pics in topics is a snap as it re-sizes itself apparently.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-21-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,985
Posted By CharlieB
Re: how many 1908 model Ts exist today?

The correct answer to your question is none because there's no such thing as a 1908 Model T. 1909 to 1927. However Tmodel's info is correct.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-04-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Model T ability by era question

As stated performance doesn't differ much. I will say though that at 6' 3" and having had a Tudor & a Touring that there's more room in the open car + the Tudor was a'27 with a cowl tank and I think...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-18-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Model T Tool Question

Not every body in this hobby is cool. That wrench is usually under $10 at flea markets here in N.J. Aside from the open end wrenches it is the most common with a few slight variations. It's mostly...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-04-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,561
Posted By CharlieB
Re: What to do with this old '27 T?

Not a parts car for sure. E-Bay or the other sites classifieds. The car will definitely sell.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-03-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Victim of Aussie Outback

Had to Google that. Now I know.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-03-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Looking at Model T Ford

Touring is probably your best bet (or a runabout 2 seater). Closed cars are tight. I'm 6' 2" and had a '27 Tudor. Just couldn't get comfortable. Maybe it was the up front tank but I sold it & got a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-09-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,668
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Axle straightness, from another perspective.

Man I guess it really just depends on the what, where & how much. If spring mounts & camber & toe (and a few other items) aren't affected well that's that. Plus if you didn't check you wouldn't know...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-09-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By CharlieB
Re: What we learned...Today

100% for adjustable lifters. The reasons seem obvious. My quite old Craftsman valve adjusting wrenches work very well thank you !
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-14-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By CharlieB
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Model T & A Era Only Car show & swap Meet

Just too far to travel with the weather their predicting. Good Luck to all with that.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,823
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Model T as a daily driver

Sorry but Redmodelt has it right. There's a world of difference between the T and the A. The T is basically a wagon with a motor in it and the A is an automobile.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-21-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Best place to sell '24

Good advice. Probably the best places (maybe the only places) where you'll definitely find, at least, interested lookers. You certainly can't beat the price either. There are many other free sites...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-04-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By CharlieB
Re: Spark Plugs

Their turning black for a reason. (really ?). Usually only 2 things as stated above: oil or running rich. Are you blowing smoke and if so what color is it? Blue is oil black is running rich/fuel. You...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-03-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By CharlieB
Re: front dust cap removal...

39: Replace the seals with the modern style. Not only is it a smart thing to do it makes removal of the old ones SO much easier. Mainly because you won't give a a damn about what happens to them!...
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