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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-16-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Ignition Switch Problems

Great thread Tom as my ignition switch seems to be working better with no problems after raising the pin tabs in the switch and I have wrapped a small amount of scotch tape near the end of my key to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Dawsonville Moonshine Festival

Ken pictures of the event and your 40's would be great, If a little closer I would have tried to get down for that. We are all ready to get out to some shows/swaps this spring...hopefully.

If you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Clayborne engine overhaul stand attachments maybe available

That's a nice engine stand Gary and a great article to go with it. I hope to work on a Steven's engine stand for my T motors over the winter.

I can't help but notice those trombone and brass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,247
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil and Marvel Classic Motor Oil

"a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down", on my "non modern" vehicles and yard equipment I add several tablespoons of MMO on every fill up. Big Blue my 77 F150 and the 39 seem to also like...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-13-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Is this radiator worth recoring?

Bergs radiator, I'm ordering a new one for the fordor next week. they probably have several in stock for your application ready to ship.

Go with the flat tube and that T will run cool a a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-12-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 39portlander
Re: LogoLites stop&turn...

Got those in as well, super nice. I added some electrical tape around the bulb socket and bulb as there was some up and down play with the bulb set in the socket.

A bones depending on your state...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-11-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 39portlander
LogoLites stop&turn...

So to protect my T from the crazies that B drive'n around these days I added the pictured stop/turn lights to my bumpers.

Packaged nicely and some of the best detailed installation instruction...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Clem this is how I applied it to my Model T springs, I did have to get a tick longer center bolt that was needed due to the coating on the springs.

I used a long 3/8 threaded rod through the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Ford V belts - 39-38

The pictured belts are on my 39 mercury and 39 peekup, the FORD belt 78-8620-A on the Merc and NAPA B53 are both "B" width or 5/8.

A typical "A" or 4L belt is a tick under 1/2", good luck and let...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-30-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

I ordered turn and stop bumper mount lighting kit from Logolights in NC. the installation for the T split bumpers are similar to the videos on their website for an A.

Will post some pictures when...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-30-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Got the 24 coupe running

Great picture there, several years ago I passed on a 25 Doctors coupe that was actually owned by a Portland physician. I do like the extra room in my Fordor.

Hope to get my 21" split rims from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Hammering on an Ol'Truck......

I did a similar procedure on my front and rear springs on the T, used a product called Slip Plate. Good Luck Clem and "keep on Hammer'in":D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-26-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Modern OHV Head

Your looking for a RAJO cylinder head kit, check Chaffin's Garage Corona CA

Hope you have been putting your pennies away, a complete kit is $4,200 and if you go that route go the extra mile and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Fog Lights

Even better Kube, looking for a 6V pair for the T:D

No swap's or show's this year has hurt with locating good parts as of late:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Fog Lights

CA Vic, if those are 12V and available please p.m. as I have been looking for a set for my peekup.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-24-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

Hey Tom, thanks. I really want to thank a fella in MI who could not use them on his coupe and was reluctant to sell them on the MTFCA classified.

I had searched for a very nice set for several...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,691
Posted By 39portlander
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

One other item Gary as I looked back @ those pictures and that nice tailgate/rear fender area, get a rear bumper. I bought rear brackets from Joe's antique and had a local shop cut a bumper from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,691
Posted By 39portlander
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

One word there Gary, WOW:D I expect that Peekup on a cover of the V8 times in the near future. That engine compartment is very tidy.

I'm a fan of the fenders black against what ever body color. I...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-22-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By 39portlander
Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

After a long search for original bumpers and back from powder coating, the T is finally looking complete.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-22-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By 39portlander
Re: T front spring

Not sure were you are located Mr. Dusty but I got my springs from a fella in W Hartford Conn who builds a very nice model T front and rear spring. www.t-springs.com

There are some reasons I would...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Engine Rebuilders

As far as engine builders in Alabama I would check the local T clubs and they will "steer" you in the right direction. I would recommend Pat's restorations in Monroe Connecticut but that's some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Sanford & Son Pickup Truck

According to my replica it's a 52 gentleman and has an ugly orange flathead under the bonnet:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-15-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Sounding like a Harley....

Thanks for the input Joe, I thought about a tack weld @ the nut. I added a lock washer between the two nuts, if that looses up I'm breaking out the Miller:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-14-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By 39portlander
Sounding like a Harley....

So pulling down the street and parking last night I noted the Fordor was sounding more like my old Electra-Glide.

Checked the muffler this morning and the single nut on the threaded rod was...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-13-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Tire question

Bob, I would check some of the youTube offerings on the subject. I was just watching several videos for 21" split rims with some good Ideas.

I do know keeping that darn tube valve stem centered is...
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