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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-22-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

Coker tells me their T rims are to be finished with a top coat and were not expected to be installed as is. So this one is going back.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-21-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

I ordered one of the Coker rims and it just arrived. Unfortunately, the rim has cad plating damage from improper handling. Not shipping damage. The lugs are welded on. Otherwise it is a heavy...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

https://www.cokertire.com/30x3-1-2-b2-beaded-edge-2-91-3mm-lugs-cadplate.html
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-20-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

Appreciated! Had two more flats this weekend and the tubes are done. I did find replacements from Smith and Jones Antique Auto Parts in SC.


I also found that Coker has new Clinchers. Very...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-16-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

This is a great writeup and the point you make about the tubes is something I have been told by another T guru. My tubes were new in 1978. I'll just have to inspect them.
Thank you again!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-15-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

These are demountable Hayes brand rims. Not split or riveted.

The suppliers all show everything as available however they are not always accurate. As such, I have the rims and tubes on order....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

When my father restored this car back in the day he won a National 1st Place with it. I'm trying to keep it original.
He told me the clinchers he used were the 5 best rims he could find after years...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

I have been working on my Great Grandfathers Model T all winter. Overhauled engine, trans and numerous little things...
Finally ready for summer and bit the bullet on new tires, tubes and new...
Forum: Early V8 05-31-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
34 Deluxe Five Window Coupe

SOLD! Thank you Ford Barn!!!!
My dad, Daryl Middlebrook, lost the fight against cancer in January. It is my job to see that his prized possessions find good homes. I cant keep them all. This one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Startix

Thank You. Went there. Lots of info on how the system functions. Unfortunately I could not find installation instructions, wireing diagrams or anyone that overhauls/rebuilds these units.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Startix

Where can I find installation and troubleshooting instructions for the Bendix Startix system?-----Is there anyone who repairs/restores these units?

Thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: O/T but absolutely fascinating. Packard V12

I would like to contact the company that does this work. Can someone provide their website name?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: 33 Radiator

I bought a new radiator from Brassworks for my 34 a few months ago. I asked for an original looking show quality radiator. That is just what they shipped me. 8 week delivery. I would do it again
Forum: Early V8 06-16-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: 34 Deluxe 2 Door FOR SALE

This is a nice driving car. Make offer.
Forum: Early V8 06-12-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,805
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Macs Auto Parts

Yep!---Poor quality, Long time to ship, Very high shipping charges. I no longer buy from MACS. There are lots of other vendors that offer good parts and customer service.
Forum: Early V8 06-04-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Forum: Early V8 06-02-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Forum: Early V8 05-31-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
34 Deluxe 2 Door FOR SALE

Purchased in the summer of 2015. This is a very comfortable and EXCELLENT running car! It really does drive like a dream. Previous owner had installed new radiator, fuel pump, gas line and gas tank....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,617
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Macs - Ecklers , delays ?

I once bought ton's of parts from Macs for my various restorations. Then came Ecklers.----------Shipping delays. Lack of communication. High freight charges. Higher parts prices. Delays or refusal to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 41,753
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: New block

Tod,
Blueprints may be available from the Benson Ford Research cCnter. I am not sure but others on this forum will know for sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: Tires

Tom,
Thanks for the reply. I checked with Universal. They do not offer Whitewall Radials to fit the 34 Ford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Tires

Does anyone make whitewall radial tires for my 34 Ford?
Current tires are 5:25/5:50-17 bias ply whitewalls that are worn out.
I would like to replace them with whitewall radials while maintaining...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 41,753
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: New block

All of the various flathead un-cracked blocks are hard to find. ESPECIALLY the 21 stud variety. I would wager that if you were to start looking for any good flathead block today, you would most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Daryl Middlebrook
Re: 1934 Horn Rebuild

Jack,
Thanks for the lead. Unfortunately it pertains to Model A horn rebuilds. Model A horns are completely different than mine. It's not a matter of operating 6V horns on 12V. My horns need new...
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