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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-05-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Model t speedster kit chassis

Correct.
And this is his website http://www.antiquetmotorsports.com/home
and his eBay store https://www.ebay.com/str/antiquetmotorsportsllc
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-05-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Model t speedster kit chassis

Hi buzz882,
I've almost finished building one of these now and I agree with gz regarding the earlier chassis being the better one for the job. Knowing what I've learned with this project, I'd stay...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-22-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,198
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: how many 1908 model Ts exist today?

According to the "Encyclopaedia" 3 pedal cars started production on 19th December 1908.....as below,


DEC 19 Ford Archives Three-pedal cars under production. (Model T) Numerous modifications...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Best Sparkplug for T

After mucking around with modern plugs for a couple of years, I've had the same set of Champion X's in my car since 2006. Initially, I used adapters to run a variety of modern plugs, because they had...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-04-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 747
Posted By Sundiesel
Stromberg OF & RHD

Hi,
I wonder if anyone can supply me with information or, better still, photo's of the throttle linkage they have used on a "Stromberg OF" carb fitted to a Right Hand Drive car.
My Speedster...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-29-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Cant access the MTFCA Forum

I can assure you my browser cache etc is squeaky clean, Thanks.
I'm having no trouble now and all seems to be OK.
Its always been a slow loading site but just these last 2 days its been "timing...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-29-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Cant access the MTFCA Forum

Well, since this post I've been trying to get onto the "other" forum without any success, but, just now, its worked OK.
So please disregard my earlier question.
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-29-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By Sundiesel
Cant access the MTFCA Forum

Hi,
I suppose I really shouldn't be posting this here but for a couple of days now, I've been unable to access any of the MTFCA website, including the forum.
I've tried on 3 different browsers,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-27-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: High and low cowls

And then, in '26, they changed again.
At that time the fuel tank was incorporated in the cowl and not under the seat. They are easily identified by having many more side flutes in the hood....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-27-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Model T Distributor

There is another alternative,
John Stoltz of "Model T Ranch", Texas, makes a distributor with a difference that's worth a look. I've been running one for 13 years now, without fault....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-10-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Another "new 2 the T"

Wow, thats nice.
Please preserve it with all its present patination that tells the cars story. Its too good to restore.
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-10-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,919
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: 450 x 21" tires...

I've just bought a set of 5 Lucas tyres for my, as yet unfinished, speedster.
Fair enough, they're made in Vietnam, but so are most T tyres these days. The price is very good and I really like the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-30-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: 14 speedster wiring question

If you get in touch with one of the parts vendors, Langs, Chaffins etc, they'll sell you a wiring loom at a very reasonable price. All the necessary ends are on the wires which are all cut to length...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-08-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,923
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Owning a model T vs model A

Our Model T has been in the family since 1964. Its been on the road, after a full restoration, for the past 11 years and I enjoy taking it to shows and driving it in parades etc.
BUT, if I was about...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-06-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Perfect Woman

I remember seeing a series of these old images, but I saved only two. The one above and this one.
Notice the new overalls, the stockings and the strapped shoes?
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-06-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: 14mm Plugs

With a HC head and 14mm adapters, you'll have a very wide range of spark plugs to choose from to get the car to run just right.
With a low compression (Stock) head, I've found that I can get my...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-06-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sundiesel
Smile Re: driving the T

J Franklin,
I enjoyed that video too. Thanks for posting it.
Having been driven around Greenfield Village in a centenary T in summer, it was really great to see the place in snow.
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-06-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Engine Removal

Here's a shot of my Speedster engine with a home made lifting hook installed.
Its made from the base of an old pull apart spark plug with a suitable ring welded to it.
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-05-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: New "voltage regulator"

My '21 has been running one for the past 11 years with NO problems and I plan to put one on my '15 Speedster too.
Another bullet proof Fun Projects product....and that's now become what you'd expect...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,772
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: Is there An advantage to A distributor over a magneto

Some T owners, mostly those who don't understand the original ignition system, say that the original system is troublesome. In the early stages of T ownership, I was one of those people. I removed...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,813
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: 1924 Australian Ford T roadster

Its my guess that you wont find one like it.
Its also my guess that its an Australian built (not Geelong) body and given that the vast majority of bodies built here were tourers, yours will be...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-21-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,859
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: New guys 1st question

YottyBill,
RAN....but I did serve for a time on the USS Midway on an exchange posting....a few millennia ago.
I am capable of, as you say, tearing into it. I do most of my own rebuilds,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-19-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,859
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: New guys 1st question

I was just reminded of Larry Blair, in his "Tin Shed", Santa Fe Springs.
I'd forgotten about him, but he'll do nicely.
Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-19-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,859
Posted By Sundiesel
Re: New guys 1st question

Thanks Mark G,
I joined the MTFCA and MTFCI forums about 11 years ago, but haven't been active on either for about the last 2. The T I restored wouldn't be half as good as it is if it wasn't for...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-18-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,859
Posted By Sundiesel
New guys 1st question

Hello,
About a year ago I started down the track of building a speedster. I had some parts left over from a previous T restoration and that mixed with my long time desire to build a speedster,...
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