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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-07-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,601
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: I found this in the middle of the desert

Theres a spare sidemount well in the passenger side fender. ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-29-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: T show

Where in Wisconsin are ya from?? ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-28-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 26 T pickup

... pretty standard tune up stuff too... ws

http://i58.tinypic.com/10hknyv.jpg

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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-28-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 26 T pickup

Thats an after market distributor, with more than likely a BOSCH #9 head on it (VW's used them). There may or may not be a centrifugal advance inside. At any rate, theres a link of "bell crank"...
Forum: Model-T 09-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 738
Posted By yachtsmanbill
T engine stuff

I am looking for a STD.SIZE Model T crank and cam for a driver quality retro-rebuild for a pal of mine up here. Preferably an EE (26-27) crank. The block is good (26-27) and the front nose sat full...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,966
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: new barn find

1926 or 27 for sure; big rear brake drums. Kinda odd, it REALLY looks like one my dad sold in 1968 near Chicago. The right rear tire is the dead give away. The tread pattern looks like a bazillion...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-08-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,010
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 1914 Model T touring

http://i58.tinypic.com/nnsltu.jpg

I took the liberty of rolling the pic. So Im glad to see you have the correct pan; a slight camera angle can make the world of difference. I hafta start out by...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-08-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Strange what you see...

Thanks Gary... PM sent... ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-07-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Strange what you see...

Went to the Homo Depot in south Green Bay yesterday and encountered this. 83 YO owner knew the original owner, who gave it to their daughter for a wedding present, she sold it to her nephew and this...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-07-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,010
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 1914 Model T touring

Sorry about the obfuscation. Look at the inspection cover on the oil pan. The early long snout pans had a 3 rod dip pattern with the 4th rod dip on the main oilpan itself. Made adjusting #4 rod and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-06-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,010
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 1914 Model T touring

IMHO... it looks like a later 4 dip pan, and also SCRUTINIZE the lower water jacket corner on the inlet side. Looks kinda crusty and may be rusted through... ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-26-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,992
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Recognize person in picture

Soory BA... been entertaining all week and was a little, ah, er pre-occupied... ws

http://i59.tinypic.com/zu5feb.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/ohiw76.jpg

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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-22-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: T tank ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ofxELr5sa4

A Whippet Tank ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-22-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: What happened

Is that a Model A??? ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,992
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Recognize person in picture

Looks like a young Babe Ruth AFTER spring training! ws
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,887
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Let's See Your Model T

Traded mine to a guy in Mintysoda... ws

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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,071
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Engine / spring mount issue

All valid points. If you decide to use it scrape the paint out of the oil pan saddle. Its a semi critical fit. It may go or you might struggle. Eventually it will wear off. It really needs to move...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,023
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: High gear

You work on rotating or reciprocating steam stuff?? ws

Just saw yer a nuke guy... I ran coal fired steam turbines (little guys; 500MgWs) and GE aero deriv. gas turbines for ComEd in...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,023
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: High gear

Next time that you drive the Model A, leave it floored when you shift it. The Model T is a fragile old lady; do the low gear, close the throttle, then nice and easy let up on the low peddle. Give the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,940
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Windshield ID

That was a good trick to weld that frame with plate glass in there, OR weld the frame and REPLACE the plate glass in there! When stuff is a 100 years old ya just cant say... could've been used on a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Need door identification help

This is the best I can do... This was my 2nd owner '27 coupe... ws

http://i58.tinypic.com/28jwv2h.jpg
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: painting spokes

http://i58.tinypic.com/13z8vmp.jpg


Hey Steve... theres an expression between boat purists (insisting on wood boats and the others) that goes like this:

"If GOD had meant us to have black...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,583
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Oil pan assembly sequence

A quick hint, well maybe not quick...
Spray glue the pan gasket on the whole pan, Lightly grease the engine rail. Install the ball cap on the trans shaft and set those two pieces into the pan and...
Forum: Model-T 11-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,307
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: 1925 WISCONSIN plate

Buy the plate and youll get this for $20 more...

http://i59.tinypic.com/33mbw5x.jpg

Sorry to the gerbil drivers here. Just a nice piece Ive had forever...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By yachtsmanbill
Re: Some novice T questions

Now you've had the primer... heres the lesson: if you reverse with the brake handle in neutral and your not using any pedals at the moment, it can jump off the ratchet and into high gear and hit moms...
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