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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-09-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: any ideas

Rather than go original, I would install a front seat that is comfortable and has more room than the original. The front seat in my Fordor is so close to the steering wheel that it is not...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-07-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: wheel bearings and seals

What kind of front brakes do you have?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-05-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Ford Model TT Shell Tanker.

Great picture, thanks for posting.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-05-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: 1920 Ford Model TT Delivery Truck

Mmmmm, mmmmmm, Holme made bread!!!

And the tires appear to be white rubber. What year did they stop making those?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-19-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: How obsolete was the model t in the late 20s

My guess is that a big part of it was that roads were wagon trails when the T was first introduced so slow speeds and inferior brakes really did not make much difference. As roads were built the T...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-11-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Resto Question

Many, many people have told me how simple a Model T is to work on. BUT try to find a repair shop that can! They exist, but they are rare and you are not likely to be near one.


If you have...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-12-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By JoeBauer
Stan Howe Carburetors

When Stan Howe passed he had two Stromberg OFs of mine which he was to rebuild for me. Both were in fairly good shape, but I wanted Stan Howe rebuilds so I would know they were right. I also sent...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-09-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Battery cables - 00 guage

A lot of it has to do with climate. In a relatively dry area like Vegas corrosion should not be too much of a problem. I am in Central Va where we have a lot of humidity. It is not just T cables...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-09-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Battery cables - 00 guage

There is a good chance that your old cables had corrosion on the inside of the terminals where it contacts the wire. The cable will read good with a standard ohmeter, but there is resistance to a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-20-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Logo lights...

Nice install!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-16-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Need someone locally, just bought a model T Touring

Excellent choice for a first T. Excellent! You are going to love that car!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-13-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: T with the most Driver Leg Room

Buy this one, move the front seat back until comfortable:

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/burlington-1925-model-truck/7336056132.html
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-09-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Lots of A's but not so many T's

There are lots of Ts out there, that is the main reason they are so low in price. I know of onw guy who owns more than 30, none in driving condition. I probably know another dozen people who won 4...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-08-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Lots of A's but not so many T's

Hook up your trailer, drive a few hours:

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/d/catharpin-1925-model-ford-f1/7331949490.html
...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-03-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Model T Owners in North Carolina

http://www.tarheelts.com/
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-01-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Reasons to get a Model T

There are plenty of Ts in your area. if you are coming through central VA sometime I am south of Richmond a little over 4 hours from you. I have a stock '26 fourdoor you can sit in along with a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-31-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Reasons to get a Model T

You need to drive one to see if there is enough room to be comfortable. Foot size matters as the pedals are close together. I think you will find the 26 - '27 Fordor has the most room with the most...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-28-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By JoeBauer
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-27-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By JoeBauer
What do I have to do to post in Swap Meet?

I do not understand why I can post in this section, but not in Swap Meet.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-20-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: A Wheels on T Hubs

https://www.modeltford.com/item/2888A.aspx
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-14-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Mid atlantic pre war swap meet luray

Maybe someone who went could post some pictures...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-11-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Mid atlantic pre war swap meet luray

Luray... be there or be square.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-17-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By JoeBauer
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-04-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,742
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

The majority of the people on MTFCA are knowledgeable and friendly, but there are some cranky codgers who get tired of newbie questions. I identified myself as a newbie who knew nothing of T's and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-04-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,742
Posted By JoeBauer
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

You don't need to join MTFCA to find answers there.

Google Search your question like this: "MTFCA oil leaks"

This is something that has been discussed many times on MTFCA, archived, and will...
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