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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
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: 245
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: 245
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: 304
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: 331
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: 2,026
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: 434
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: 2,026
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: 1,742
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
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By 39portlander
Re: slack safety

Safety glasses have come along way, the pictured two pairs are just a few. The cammo design are my outside sunny day pair that are polarized.

Last picture for us older guys they have clear lens...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-20-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By 39portlander
Re: power disconnect switch

Mine is under the driver passenger floorboard it's in the car. This is what I'm using on the fordor, I had a very long good cable from some parts boxes and used it for my ground dis-connect.

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,268
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Middle of winter

Hey the first day of winter 21st the days start getting longer, in 12 more weeks day light savings time starts Sunday March 8th.

I don't mind winter the air is clean and fresh, between mothers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By 39portlander
Re: White wall care

Yes X's 2, scuff's on upholstery also.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-06-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By 39portlander
Re: installing new valves

Thom, If it was my vehicle I would contact my supplier and get the 2 wrench adjustable push rods Item# 3058 Lang's "as an example" use who ever you may. These are worth the effort to replace for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,959
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

I learned how to drive in my uncles shit brown 77 Pinto, little did we know then might have opted for the country squire wagon instead, but that wasn't cool.

I will say we always made sure we had...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-01-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

Jeff that first rear view and differential picture looked like the steering wheel was on the right, that top down front shot explains it.

I used the slip plate on my new front and rear springs...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-30-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

I do like the "toolboard", so that is a right hand driver I see. How did you acquire that T Jeff?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-26-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Snow anyone?????

great pictures, I hope we do not get that until mid December. I'm still racking up to neighborhood leaves:rolleyes:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By 39portlander
Re: chasing threads...

That's a great tip Red, I have a few of those angled metal pics almost like the one's your dentist uses on your choppers.

You gotta figure these heads were removed a lot to de-carbon the head and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By 39portlander
chasing threads...

prepping the block after re-checking valve lash and after chasing several head bolt holes noticed some debris on the Q-tip I inserted and checked with my flashlight.

The pictured telescoping...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-23-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By 39portlander
Thanksgiving week T project work...

Wondering what you fellas are up to this week with your Model T's. Driving, wrenching or repairing?

I usually take this upcoming week off to complete the "honey DO" list and finish some work on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,463
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Veterans Day

USMC 82-86, best thing I did to break me out of the "high school" mode. You new things were about to change when your standing on those yellow foot prints and a D.A. yellin in your face:D

Happy...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,376
Posted By 39portlander
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

So you are able to post here on the Fordbarn but cannot access a topic related to model T valves that is also on the internet:confused:

Hey what ever works for You keep doing it, enjoy your...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,376
Posted By 39portlander
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

That is a great point Chuck, standard size is .312 I think the allowable wear is 6-8 thou, 1/64 (.015) oversize and then 1/32 (.030) oversize. A small bore gauge works great for checking this and if...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Buying a Model T

T's are really a three season vehicle, summer especially look for a touring model preferably with a ruckstell. My Fordor is an original car from Pennsylvania and hope to get it on the road this...
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