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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-16-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
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: 380
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: 380
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: 1,572
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: 700
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: 1,572
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: 1,168
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: 592
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: 742
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: 592
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: 1,308
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: 660
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: 1,841
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: 2,453
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: 799
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: 799
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: 1,480
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: 931
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: 1,709
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: 643
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: 650
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: 907
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!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-11-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Mod T tires

Since you have 30" x 3 1/2" then those are clincher tires, and fit to a clincher rim.


Ford in 1926 with the new Improved Car model, did supply 30" x 3 1/2" demountable all around on the low ...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-11-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Mod T tires

Factory tire size back in the day was measured as 'overall height' so the wire wheel or wood spoke balloon tires were 29" x 4.40"




Today we measure tires by the wheel rim diameter. The...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-28-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By tmodelman
Re: Roadster

Correct, a steel shell was placed over the new low hood radiator in 1917, that steel shell is painted the standard Ford color :>)
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