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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By 39portlander
Re: White wall care

Yes X's 2, scuff's on upholstery also.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-06-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By 39portlander
Re: installing new valves

Thom, If it was my vehicle I would contact my supplier and get the 2 wrench adjustable push rods Item# 3058 Lang's "as an example" use who ever you may. These are worth the effort to replace for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,884
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

I learned how to drive in my uncles shit brown 77 Pinto, little did we know then might have opted for the country squire wagon instead, but that wasn't cool.

I will say we always made sure we had...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-01-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

Jeff that first rear view and differential picture looked like the steering wheel was on the right, that top down front shot explains it.

I used the slip plate on my new front and rear springs...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-30-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Thanksgiving week T project work...

I do like the "toolboard", so that is a right hand driver I see. How did you acquire that T Jeff?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-26-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Snow anyone?????

great pictures, I hope we do not get that until mid December. I'm still racking up to neighborhood leaves:rolleyes:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By 39portlander
Re: chasing threads...

That's a great tip Red, I have a few of those angled metal pics almost like the one's your dentist uses on your choppers.

You gotta figure these heads were removed a lot to de-carbon the head and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By 39portlander
chasing threads...

prepping the block after re-checking valve lash and after chasing several head bolt holes noticed some debris on the Q-tip I inserted and checked with my flashlight.

The pictured telescoping...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-23-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By 39portlander
Thanksgiving week T project work...

Wondering what you fellas are up to this week with your Model T's. Driving, wrenching or repairing?

I usually take this upcoming week off to complete the "honey DO" list and finish some work on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,895
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Veterans Day

USMC 82-86, best thing I did to break me out of the "high school" mode. You new things were about to change when your standing on those yellow foot prints and a D.A. yellin in your face:D

Happy...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By 39portlander
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

So you are able to post here on the Fordbarn but cannot access a topic related to model T valves that is also on the internet:confused:

Hey what ever works for You keep doing it, enjoy your...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By 39portlander
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

That is a great point Chuck, standard size is .312 I think the allowable wear is 6-8 thou, 1/64 (.015) oversize and then 1/32 (.030) oversize. A small bore gauge works great for checking this and if...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Buying a Model T

T's are really a three season vehicle, summer especially look for a touring model preferably with a ruckstell. My Fordor is an original car from Pennsylvania and hope to get it on the road this...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-07-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By 39portlander
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

Something helpful, Glen Chaffin had a response on the MTFCA forum several years ago and can be looked up for reference about proper procedure of valve adjustment. Setting valve clearance, a simple...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By 39portlander
Clutch chatter....

an interesting problem came up on an episode of "garage squad" were some clutch chatter was due to improper machining of the flywheel resulting in high spots on half the face of the flywheel.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-06-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 'Tazer' style ignition coils

This thread is shocking:eek: It's a nice idea but I think I will stick with my wooden coils unless I'm building a "HOT" rod T.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-24-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Wood spoke VS wire spoke rims

Arizona Bob's got it, finding original rims will be hard any way and getting a good set after cleaning and prepping in hopes that they are safe and road worthy will come with a lot of "sweat equity"....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By 39portlander
Thanks Charlie NY....

Sorry about the first picture, the sun sets a little earlier this time of year. As if this guy needs an introduction, got this today for the 39. Hope to get some more miles on my Peeekup before the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-20-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 1916 T Publication

I found one of those a few years after I bought my T and love it, a great reference.

The detailed drawings in those books are amazing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,478
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Happiness Is.....

Coming home a few weeks ago from a crappy day and finding these in the mail, and no bills:D:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Carb Spacer

Hey Jess I noticed you had a youtube link below your reply, I thought it was on intakes. Bill Evans Trio, now that is some good garage time Jazz:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Carb Spacer

Clem here are some pics of my 39 peekup, that is the vented Shuman spacer below the 97.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,739
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

A's in new england have been mostly stable, low to mid teens for daily drivers and high twenties, low thirties for the points car.

I think spending the money for an older restored/driver car in...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-04-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bench testing coils....

Yes good eye there Red, I just put those on the box for the pic. Again the MTFCA links and more reading in the electrical systems guide has helped with understanding this system.

I think hooking a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-03-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Bench testing coils....

This is what I got set up on the bench @ the moment, thanks for the input on wiring this to check operation.

Still saving up for a Bergs radiator so thought this could keep me busy while waiting...
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