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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-22-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Hot riveting

Thanks racemo, i will soon post some pics of my project :)
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-21-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Hot riveting

I'm going to do some hot riveting today and have all necessary items but can't remember how much the rivet shall stand out, to build a perfect head. I believe it's 1,5 x diameter but i'm not sure....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-21-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: fuel pump

Here is a traditional solution. Hand primer pump and a vintage low pressure gauge....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Column drop

Which connecting rod suites a 30-31 column best, as a column drop?
What do You use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering wheel removal?

VwJoe, You are my hero!!!!!
Darn..that was easy with Your method. It sat hard but came loose in a couple of minutes.
And NO.. someone before me made the cracks using a worse method.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering wheel removal?

"First, remove the horn button/shaft. Remove the nut (you done this already). You should see (4) blind indentions around the shaft. Pick (2) 180 degrees apart and drill a 17/64" hole in each all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering wheel removal?

Thanks a lot guys, i really appreciate Your help. Good link.
/Tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering wheel removal?

Sorry.. forgot to say it's a 30-31.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Steering wheel removal?

Will the upper cover at the spark and gas rods, go down, when i loosen the screw, or up, when i pull the steering wheel, with the steering wheel puller that i don't have... yet.
I have tried to tapp...
Forum: Model-T 01-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: 26-27 spindle

Found a pair!
/Tom
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-08-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Model T manifold with Model A carb

I use a 26-27 vaporizer intake upside down with a home made connection to the Tillotson X carb. Runs perfect!
Forum: Model-T 01-05-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By Jalopy Tin
26-27 spindle

Hi all, i'm looking for a LH drivers side 1926-27 spindle. Good threads, good bearing surface and not pitted. Hope I have not scared away all now.
/Tom
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-17-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering arms

This is how i did it. Now i only have to figure out how to steer it when driving. Bent steering arms, bent tie rod or both. Model A arms and model A steering box with the drag link.. rather not. How...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-15-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,435
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Steering arms

I hope that You maybe have some good advice for me. I have lowered my -23 roadster 6" rear and 8" front and i'm very satisfied with the stance.
What do You prefere, heat and bend the steering arms...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-05-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Spark plugs - 1925 T Coupe

I have tried several different modern 14mm plugs with an adaptor in my jalopy, even the Champion 25's and she run undoubdedly the best with the original Champion X's.
They are expensive but if You...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Steering arms.

Stevests, thanx a lot for You reply.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-24-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Steering arms.

I wonder if the model A's left and right steering arms will fit in the model T ones? Are the holes the same diameter?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-30-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Change wheels.

Well i see.. now i understand why my car runs like a camel.. the tires are Firestone 4.50-5.00x19 and the rims says Hayes. Thanks for Your reply, Layden B. This is my wheels.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-30-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Change wheels.

I was going to change wheels from wooden to wire wheels today. To 21" Model A ones with adaptors. When i disassemble the wooden wheel i find that the gap between spokes and hub is filled...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-11-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Spark plugs.

Champion X.
The best spark plugs i ever used.. Thanks!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-11-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Ignition switch for Key #68

Sorry, missunderstood You. You are looking for the switch, not the key.
Have You tried http://modelthaven.com
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-11-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Ignition switch for Key #68

Maybe this is something for You?

http://www.modeltford.com/item/5013-MSTR.aspx
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-03-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Spark plugs.

The saying " if You buy quality You only have to cry once" is sure a good one...
Are the new Champion X the same quality or are they made in U.S.?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-03-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Spark plugs.

Have run my car today for 30 minutes. Runs very smooth in low and high with no hasitation with open throttle. Had to adjust the pedals a bit. Howls a bit in reverse, ok, it's an old car...or?
Two...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-02-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jalopy Tin
Re: Spark plugs.

Thanks Dough Money, i believe i have to invest in 4 Champion X after all. I skipped the waterpump after putting a Berg's radiator in my car. Do You know if there are
modern style terminal nuts with...
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