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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-09-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Florida Shows

Jeff

To participate as a driver in The Winter T Tour, with your Model T, you have to register and pay the tour fee of $175. The tour was full, but has some cancellations.

Some visit and ask...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-31-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Brake Light Identification

Accessory, aftermarket.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-31-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Florida Shows

Winter T Tour, March 8-12, 2020. Headquartered at Best Western Gateway Grand motel, Gainesville FL. Over 150 Model T's on tour, can be seen mornings and evenings at the motel parking lot.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-16-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Firewall oiler

Most go on the passenger side, where the oil filler is too. Mount on firewall, away from any moving things like the choke adjust.

And be sure to mount low enough so the oil can spout can't hit...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-17-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Model T dash color ans dash light

Original Ford accessory dash lamp.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-17-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Model T dash color ans dash light

The dash is to be body color. The under cowl gas tank is black.

Factory original dash lamps have to be found on line, eBay or Model T facebook, or at swaps. They were new in either black raven...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-13-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By tmodelman
Re: 24 or 25?

Herm is correct, fenders can be the better tip off.


But then, if the T has been molested then that is moot. Most times you can sleuth the chassis and fasteners to see what is likely from the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Model T Holley Carburetors Model SC and 3 screw

Was told by owner this is carb and manifold that came on his 1914 Metz, but don't really know for sure, the owner only had the car for a couple of years.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By tmodelman
Re: 24 or 25?

Most all the feature you have noted are 1924 model year. The carb shows '24 needle valve control, the tea cup tail lamp mounted to license plate is '24, deflectors on upper floor boards were on...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Steering column circumference?

Here are the dimensions of the T steering column.


Lang's sells both a brass and an alum version of the monocle frame. The bracket will have relief for the horn tube.


Years ago used the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-21-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Trans. oil filter

Just over size the holes to what you like, I used a step drill and made the center tiny holes larger, in steps.


As for the magnet, your choice, most of the screens come with them. But a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-21-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Cowl vent springs...

That spring isn't repro as little demand for a ventilator spring, at least you have the other side one, take it to your hardware store and they have box or drawer of springs and find something that...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-20-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Trans. oil filter

The oil screen is a great item, and use it. Have one with magnet, others without, but removed that magnet from reported displaced magnet that was chewed into the bushings of the triple gears!

...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,483
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Old A owner with a T question...

Has been done before. Model A engine, but no A trans, instead an adapter was machined to put the A block to the T planetary transmission.


Major issues to fix, removing A water pump at front, as...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-30-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Special tools

That band combo tool isn't chained to the transmission. The U piece for the band ears is chained to the band wrench. That is because any thing, wrench size or smaller, like band nuts and band...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-02-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Rear Axle Housing woes

With worn hub taper or worn axle taper, the hub can go too deep onto the axle, with issue of the inside of the brake drum or hub nuts that hold the brake drum to the wheel impinging on the brake...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-06-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,873
Posted By tmodelman
Re: UHaul open car hauler for a Model T?

jwilliams


IMO removing the hood is overkill, unless its the early alum. ones. If the hood hooks work, then all 4 corners are secured. If in doubt, pull a pair bungee cords over the hood and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-02-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Looking for the Timpken bearing race part number

That modern inner dust shield, metal cap with rubber seal is # 17617
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-29-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Looking for the Timpken bearing race part number

Model T Timkenbearing/race cup part numbers
Large Inner racecup # 14273
Large Inner bearings # 14120
Small outer race cup # 09194 (bothsides)
Small outer bearings # 09075 (driverside RH...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-25-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By tmodelman
Re: TT build

Try to re-position that magneto plug. You really need to have the outlet point exactly to the driver's side, not rearward as it is now.


The oil is slung up and in concentric with the hogshead,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-23-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Firing order

The engine mount coil box is different from the cowl box wires to the plugs. The cowl box Left to Right is 1-2-3-4 to the plugs.


The engine mount '26-'27 is Left to Right 4-3-2-1 to the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-18-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By tmodelman
Re: how many 1908 model Ts exist today?

Approx. less than a dozen.



Fordchanged the design, believed today after about 500-750 Model T’s were built, asit wasn’t one of Henry Ford’s ‘Better Ideas’! And owners did change them, with...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-18-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By tmodelman
Re: looking for someone that can rebuild mag rings

R. V. Anderson does good work, have used his rebuilds


email: rvmodeltATnetsyncDOTnet
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Front leafspring dimensions

Center of eye to center of eye:
31-5/16" to 31-1/2" for 7 or 8 leaf and approx. 7" tall for 7 leaf.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-15-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Rad stuffing

Curious, 'bout the only reason to think of is the previous owner got fed up with a rattling busted loose soldered baffle, and poked the rope down to tamp out the noise!
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