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Forum: Model-T 10-10-2021, 07:17 PM
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Posted By 39portlander
battery horn

Looking for a good working horn for the 26 Fordor, thanks in advance.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-06-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Got my first T and having starting issues

That is a very nice center door, find an NH and see how she runs narrowing down your problem. If you are in North Ridgeville there are some great folks among the "tikin T's" of central OHIO that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By 39portlander
Re: '40 and '41 Pickup

exactly, all references to V-8 were removed for the 41.

Hubcaps said FORD rather than V-8, likewise the tailgate and hood nose trim.

That 40-41 Two Great Trucks by Howard Towne is a great...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-07-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By 39portlander
Re: door latch springs

Langs has a door latch repair kit #5679-80RK includes all the springs and rivets needed to repair both the driver/passenger side door latches.

I would call and confirm with Steve over @ Langs, if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Falling out of 2nd gear

My 39 sometimes did it when on a decline and I let up some on the gas pedal, I just try to keep the engine "in a pulling" condition feathering the gas some and has worked fine not popping out of...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-06-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Errratic ammeter issue

Check out funprojects.com, I got the 5055R had great installation instructions and with proper procedure for setting the generator third brush..VERY IMPORTANT:D

The 5039B is a nice wiring diagram...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,395
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 6 volt bulbs

Thanks for posting Ken, for those who might also have a Model T/A logolites have some very nice LED headlight either for +/- ground.

Check out logolights.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,917
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

Finally found this old thread as this is one of my Labor day projects.

Tinker thanks for those pictures, a little late getting back to this part of my hood on the 39 but been having too much fun...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Flat head horde

when I was looking for some good servicable blocks I quickly realized the 5/6:1 ratio, meaning roughly one in 5 or 6 blocks where worth using.

Pan rail cracks are quite common here in New England...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 35 pickup radiator

X's 2 for Brassworks, I would call and talk with Lee and figure your options for your particular vehicle.

Had a custom radiator with Spal cooling fan for my 39 and a stock flat tube for my 26 T,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 1939 ford Pickup Headliner question

D, I got my kit from Joes antique, cannot remember the manufacture but good installation instructions and fit great with minimal snipping/cutting. Early Ford sales in Piedmont should be able get or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Parts Washer Liquid

I have the Tractor supply product in my parts washer, works great and low odor.

I also have a nice exhaust fan in that area and usually widows or the doors are open.

What is also very helpfull...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Cab and Bed mounting wood

Man you guy's in Mich are early risers:D:D

Yes with that cab wood depending on the time built it would be 38/39 or in my case 39/40 had some different slash cuts where some supports where added.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Compression tester for flathead

Pictured Rimac "corker" I found last year $20.00 still in the original box and Snap-on MT308KB you can find on fleabay.

Compared both and within a lb of each other when used on several different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Cab and Bed mounting wood

Shampe I noticed your working on a 39 from other posts...I ran into this with my 39 peekup.

There were some changes mid 39 to the cabs so with out comparison cab mounting wood you have a 50/50...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-05-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By 39portlander
Re: 12 volt or 6 volt

jerry....my "idea" would be find a 26 model T power plant and get it back to the way it was son:D

Other than a Flathead V8 there is no other exhaust note I like more than the Model T & A.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Old car brake lights: Brighten em up for free! Safety improvement!

Great tip Mart and will use that on my 26 T rear tail/brake light.

Better yet we just scored on some blueberry tabletalk pies...those tins are just the right size:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-30-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Main cap bolts source

MTFCA, check or post on the classified parts forum. It's overwhelming how much "stuff is still out there". Would also check Chaffins garage.

Good luck and let us know how you make out with your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By 39portlander
Re: gas cap issue

Ken has that new gasket possibly caused some venting issues. I had a simillar problem with my 77 and the little vent hole was plugged with pollen/dirt ect.

As that tank might heat up in this July...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Where to buy tires & tubes

Coker/Universal are "under the same roof", recently just got Lesters for my T through Universal. Great tires and great sales/service.

10 years ago or so got my Coker classics for my 39, again...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-20-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By 39portlander
Re: What Made You Choose The Model T Over the A

That is just with the door up, when backing out I have a chunk of 4x4 that levels the door up with just about 3" above the top:eek:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By 39portlander
Re: What Made You Choose The Model T Over the A

Good to know you found a nice brass running T Ron, like they say..."they are still out there":D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,580
Posted By 39portlander
Re: Removing Corn Head grease from steering

Not sure but I have tried the chicken pick'in telle playing bronze guitar strings on a Les Paul and I swear it plays like a Fender:D
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-15-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By 39portlander
Re: What Made You Choose The Model T Over the A

Was looking for an A but...my original unrestored 26Fordor was just waiting for me less than 3 miles away in a small storage shed and could not pass it up:D

SomedAy when I hAve more room will find...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By 39portlander
Vacationland happenings...

Just a reminder for those itching to get out and about this summer if you happen to be in Southern Maine. Some of my favorites....

Bonny Eagle car show Sun August 8th

Hebron DSRC annual rod/run...
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