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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-04-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: T wheels

Seems that is only active topic about the wheels, so I have additional question.
On my 1922 model I had rear wheel bolts failure, what took my parking brake shoes on the way home.
I fixed that,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-04-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

After last grocery run, I shut off the fuel at carburetor before entering the garage, so I burned some of it from carburetor while making couple of garage maneuvers.
The gas smell in garage went...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-02-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Model T Legroom

I am 5-10 but with long legs where even in Hummer I was not comfortable.
That said I am good in my roadster.
For pedal operation the brake lever makes a bit crampy space, but you don't use pedals...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-30-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: 1923 Model T Replacement Gas Tank

Brazing should fix it good.
Radiator shops usually do solder, so check if they have person good in brazing.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-30-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Reasons to get a Model T

I bought my roadster becouse I felt in love with it on auction yard.
It is convertible, so with softop down, 7 foot tall person can keep the head above windshield.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-30-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

Going to closest ACE would cost me over 1 hr of time and cost of driving.
Amazon delivered next day for no charge. https://sprinter-source.com/forums/data/old_smilies/dance.gif
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-29-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

The needle valve I pictured above did not work for high flow, so I finally found 1/4" ball valve on amazon. ...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-24-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: WTB 1922 parking brake

Found lined shoes at Snyders and even the description is sketchy, they suppose to fit original brake drums.
Part T-2566-RE
They also have bolts and other stuff.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-24-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Kajtek1
WTB 1922 parking brake

My driver side grinded itself into small pieces when I took longer drive.
Not only brake shoes are in chunks, but hub clamping bolts are gone.
Tried to find parts but no Mac's nor Snyders have...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-24-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: T wheels

Are you selling, or buying.
In the 1st case it is $1
In the second $1000
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-23-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

Side question about carburetor.
When I fully pull the chock, the carburetor will start dripping fuel.
I took it as design prefiling, but is it?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-23-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

Measured it and it is 1/4" tubing, so I found icemaker valve that would fit and it is all brass, what is good.
But those valves make flow restrictions, so do you think it might create problem?
...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-23-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Gasoline smell

Do you have any recommendation for carburetor valve?
My fuel line is already copper, I think 3/8" size, but all I can find are compression valves design for water supply. No clue if they will hold...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-22-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Kajtek1
Gasoline smell

I keep my T in the garage and lately winds coming from garage door direction blow gasoline fumes inside the house, what was bad.
So I shut off gas at the tank bowl and drained both bowls.
That...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-18-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Generator testing?

Drove the car for over 10 miles today and everything seems to work. The generator output is 7.5V, what is on high side, but maybe that is how they did it 100 years ago?
I am still trying to find...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Did they have any variations between oil pans?
My oil was at the top of sight glass and I collected less than 3.5 qt, having it dripping overnight.
Fact is that engine was just warm, not hot, so...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

UPDATE.
6V solenoid come with ground activation, so running it via ignition was not an option.
I bought nice , flat, start switch, but it turned to be electronic switch with some circuit board,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Generator testing?

SUCCESS.
Found bad connection on Terminal 1.
"somebody was here before" as horn was wired directly to battery at #3, so corrected that as well.
Generator still required "flashing" what I found on...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Generator testing?

Found diagram on other forum.
https://www.mtfca.com/phpBB3/download/file.php?id=78982&mode=view
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-16-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Generator testing?

I double check and no battery voltage on generator wire.
I check the electrical board for bad connection and it is good there.
All the wires show the same color, what makes troubleshooting a bit...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Kajtek1
Generator testing?

Looks like I might be 1st one on this forum-trying to test generator , as search show no hits.
So my generator is not delivering voltage.
I tested both sides of regulator and it is 0 volts. ...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-08-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

The ebay solenoid come defected, but I found on amazon another one, who is direct replacement for later Ford solenoids...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-07-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

I need starter switch and starter relay seems better option.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-06-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

I have original 6V
The Lang's description says it is ignition switch for Model T, that is why I was hoping it would be direct replacement with starter upgrade.
I will wait for them to answer the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-06-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Ignition switch is https://www.modeltford.com/item/A-STSOLK.aspx
I might have some time today to take old switch out for inspection. But even if I fix electrical contacts, the tumbler is pretty wear...
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