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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-08-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ignition Switch Problems

Ben Martin is the man! He has rebuilt two for me and both came back better than new, powder coated and working like a champ.
Ben is in Georgia and most pleasant to talk with.
Jon Crane
Forum: Model-A 09-06-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By joncrane
Wanted Model A Carburetor Book

Looking for a copy of the book " Rebuilidng the Model A Carburetor the Rex Reis Way" Thank you
Jon Crane
cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-A 08-11-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By joncrane
Book Wanted

Wanted: Book by Gordon Bigger titled "RESTORING THE MODEL A & B CARBURETOR THE REX REHEIS WAY"

Jon Crane
cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-T 06-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By joncrane
1922 T Touring

1922 Great T Touring. Solid body Ok Upholstery, No Top. Strong engine that was driven into the Garage 10 years ago and parked. Good title, solid wood, no rust. Will trade for gas station...
Forum: Model-T 10-19-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By joncrane
Red Hook Restorations

Does anyone have any information regarding Red Hook Restorations in Hudson NY.
I sent them money for T Bands andd never received them. emf from Red Hook is not responding to my Private Messages....
Forum: Model-A 10-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By joncrane
A Cylinder Head Obstruction Wrench

WANTED Obstruction wrench for torqueing the head of a model A without removing the distributor.
Thank you

Jon Crane
Rochester Mich

cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-T 10-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By joncrane
kevlar bands for a 24 T

Help I need a need a set of Kevlar Bands for a 24T. does anyone have a set they have not yet installed and want to sell?
Thank you
Jon Crane
Rochester Mi
248 650 1133
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By joncrane
Re: Water pump Update

Why did it crack? 80 years old, worn bearing with vibration, tight fan belt poor original casting, dropped while being removed or blasted. I had one in good shape and sand blasted getting ready to...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,546
Posted By joncrane
Re: Who Designed And Built The Ford 1904 Model B Car & Engine ?

You might want to look into C Harold Wills as the early Ford designer of the letter cars. An interesting book about his life and work was written by Alan Naldrett. Alan gives and ethusiastic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,403
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

A group is restoring a Fprd TriMotor in Port Clinton Ohio. The Detroit Model T Club has planned a May visit to the Airport to see the restoration.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,403
Posted By joncrane
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

I rode in the EAA trimotor a few years ago. Beautiful plane brought to Pontiac Mich by EAA. A great $25 plane ride. It hardly seemed to be moving on takeoff. Just kind of warming up on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By joncrane
Re: Go Fast B Motor

What are all the rubber hoses, tubes, braided tubing? My B racebmotor sure doesn't look like that. Tell us more.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By joncrane
Re: Water Pump Housing Crack

I have a Brattens leakless pump. My question is " Does it get greased??" Are the grease fittings real or decorative?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By joncrane
Re: Stalling and backfiring after driving 50 min

I had a very similar situation in my '28 pickup. I suspected a carburetor issue, but after it failed I mistakenly brushed my arm against the coil. It was hotter than a two dollar pistol!
Replaced...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-19-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By joncrane
Re: Wood Wheel Rebuilers

I used Noah Stutzman in Baltic Ohio and was most happy with the result. You call him and he calls back in a few days. Shipped him the wheels and he did the work and shipped them back.

Regarding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By joncrane
Re: Wipers

My vacuum wiper (31) does not seem to work at all. I was told it was rebuilt, which could mean almost anything. Can anyone refer me to a good article about trouble shooting the beast? If I hook up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,565
Posted By joncrane
Re: Hill Climb, Nov. 6th

Jim
Have you heard anything about the Lincoln Nebraska, Speedy Bill Hillclimb?
Thank you
Jon Crane
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-27-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By joncrane
Re: Trying to find grandfathers 1926 Model TT

Mike
Hopcraft Funeral Home at 31145 John R. Madison Hts Michigan (just east of Birmingham Mi.) had a collection of Model T's in the late 80's and early 90's. Don't know if they are the folks who...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By joncrane
Re: How we start our club meetings.

That is how we started each morning at public school when I was growing up 55 years ago. Remember?

. Then the crazies started taking over

John Crane
Rochester Mi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,650
Posted By joncrane
Re: 31 AA Radiator Cap Blows Water at High RPM

Consider checking your radiator flow rate. A clogged radiator will backup with the water pump going at higher speeds. Disconnect the lower radiator hose and fill the radiator with a hand held over...
Forum: Model-A 02-22-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By joncrane
Benzol materials

Looking for anything BENZOL for a display we are putting together.
Jon Crane
Rochester Mich

cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By joncrane
Steering gear lubricant HELP ideas??

I am working on a 1928 phaeton that was" fully restored" when purchased last month.
Have redone the brakes and kingpins so far so it is somewhat tight and will drive straight.
Checked all the...
Forum: Model-T 02-09-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 771
Posted By joncrane
Wanted FORD Benzol items

We are putting together a display of
FORD Benzol and are looking for interesting items. Need an original gas pump globe and anything else.
Thank you

cranejon@hotmail.com
Forum: Model-T 06-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 997
Posted By joncrane
Need a small piece of top material

Help
I need a small piece of newer black top material 8" x 8" give or take to make a patch for a touring car top.
Thank you
jon crane
Rochester mich
248 650 8000

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,664
Posted By joncrane
Re: Gilmore - how much time?

Lona
Figure a day in Southbend Ind for the Studabaker and Oliver Museum, then drive and hour and a half easterly to the Gilmore for two days in Kalamazoo, then an hour or two south to Auburn for a...
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