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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 39portlander
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Actually K seeing that it's March I knew this wasn't an April Fools pun:D T's weep, T's drip and there are some remedies and upgraded gaskets available.

I would suggest getting the 2 volumes of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Lost in space....

Mark that is a "whopper" the hit/miss engines are another nice "affliction":D

What year is your T, mine is a 26 Fordor.

I am looking for a 2hp Fairbanks to run my "little" Meyers water pump....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By 39portlander
Lost in space....

or should I say 4 wheel storage unit:D Yup it's looking like I need an early spring cleaning, curious how you other Fordbarners handle the long winter months in the garage.

Trying to fit the "New...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By 39portlander
Re: brakes

ECIhotrodbrakes, for my 39 peekup I got there front disc brake kit that uses 77 F150 rotors. It's a nice kit and use a mustang master cylinder as I installed the Lincoln bendix on the rears.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-23-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 1915-1918

Dear Joseph and "NEW FOLK", welcome to the Fordbarn. This is the "GENERAL DISCUSSION" for The Model T, maybe by chance you did not realize the "SWAP MEET" section:D

Your in Cali, post on the MTFCA...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By 39portlander
Re: More Head identification

Hunt down another one..Son that head is JUNK, you might get a nickle for scrap.

Sell it to one of those Arteist's, they can re-purpose it and somehow feel as though they have "saved the planet".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,735
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 12 year old Coker tires, still ok?

Oh you poor souls on the left coast have to put up with 2nd rate seafood, we are very spoiled with our Maine Lobster and local fresh seafood here:D

Good subject as I need to replace the Sears All...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Reds headers & Brockman exhaust

I'm running the Reds out to a set of Smithy's..Lovem

The challenge is the clearance up and over the rear axle, make sure your pipe bender gives you some good clearance as things get pretty...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By 39portlander
Re: More Head identification

Ahhh, Mr Mora that be a 21 stud Flathead V8 driver side head not a T.

If you ask a fortune and post on Fleabay you might get some bites, Ice fishing is great this time of year. RDRR
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-24-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Rear Spring

www.t-springs.com Hartford conn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Glass Pack Mufflers

Smithy's & a Flathead, nothing sounds better:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-22-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T front spring length

On a T when you install and remove the spring a small piece of 1"x4"x5"-6" under the spring ends and then jack up the axle to match the perch holes with the spring holes.

I think I posted some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,321
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Calling Ol'Ron, calling Ol'Ron...

While your in the book mode, Flathead Facts by John Lawson should also be on your list. JWL also posts on Fordbarn.

Learn what works, Why it works and How it works. Keep the flame burning:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-22-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T front spring length

The width between my front spring perch's are 36" on my Fordor, I checked several other year front axles and all 36".

Assuming the perch width was kept the same during production.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-21-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Model T front spring length

I would suggest and recommend "T" Springs in W Hartford Ct. Talk with Travis, he is great to deal with and makes a quality spring. Also a connoisseur of fine micro-beers:D

I installed new front...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By 39portlander
Re: OT: My new favorite T-shirt...

Did someone mention "T" shirt, my favorites for the swap's/show meets. The last one is a nice V8 T from junkyardartist.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,321
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Calling Ol'Ron, calling Ol'Ron...

and try that Flathead chili recipe in the back of Nostalgia, it's MMM...good:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-18-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Tire question

Hello...Mr. Bob from Northport how did you make out with your tyres on your 13 roadster:confused:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-17-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Installing Roof

In the Model T restoration handbook published by Clymer has two great articles by EW Stitt, Retopping the enclosed car and How to make your own top.

Good luck and let us know how you make out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

Thanks for the input and ideas fella's, for all I know before I bought this truck there was no 5/16 nuts on those inner fender well fasteners holding the hood sides in place and some "wing nut" put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 5/16-24 wing nuts...

I plan on giving them a call monday, been busy playing with the T. Will post and thanks for that tip Jim.

Busy removing the hogs head for restoration/replacing the band linings. scott
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Some Are Reading...

Thanks for reviving this thread, again a great resource of information and where there's no more room currently in the garage for a vehicle it's only natural to start a Ford badge collection:D
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,068
Posted By 39portlander
Re: V8 times

One other thing you might want to consider that happened to me, I was late with my renewal and might have caused a late delivery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By 39portlander
Sunday April 25...

Something to motivate and look forward to as we get our cars/trucks ready for spring.

Noticed the Fitchburg Early V8 swap meet & car show tentatively set for the last sunday in April.

We can...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-04-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By 39portlander
Unique auto accessories...

Would like to get a shout out to Mr Tim Morsher aka dropacent, got the pictured items over the holiday and will get them in after the new bands and hogs head are back together.

Pictured items are...
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