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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By stevests
Re: Distributer

Reliability depends on if it's an "era" distributor or a modern conversion. Replacement parts for "era" installs can be hard to come by whereas modern distributor parts are readily available. Can...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-16-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By stevests
Re: Water pump shaft nut

You might consider tightening the pak nut while the engine is idling to prevent it locking up the shaft - after tightening & shutting down, make sure upon the next re-start, you verify the fan belt...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-21-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By stevests
Re: Converting fixed wheels to demounable ones without using demountable rims

I believe the accessory McLaren wire wheels utilize the same installation that you're describing - they mount up to an original Ford hub.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-07-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By stevests
Re: Ignition Switch Problems

Ben Martin is the "go-to" guy for T switch repair.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By stevests
Re: How do you test a magneto coil ring?

Quick test with a battery charger - connect the red lead to the solder button, the black lead ground to coil frame, energize then place a short piece of flat bar or a bolt on two coils at a time - it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,612
Posted By stevests
Re: Wheel interchange

I ran 18"s on my A 50 years ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By stevests
Re: Fuel Valve Leak Around Threads

This is the best IMO !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By stevests
Re: Best Replacement Radiator

I appreciate the comments - Like Terry above, I own & operate a small Model T repair shop and am helping a friend with his "new to him" Model A - he's not mechanically inclined and is having some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By stevests
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By stevests
Re: Best Replacement Radiator

Thanks fellas - appreciate the input !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By stevests
Best Replacement Radiator

What's seems to be the general consensus regarding the currently available replacement radiators for a '29 P/U as far as fit & efficiency ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By stevests
Re: Replacing fuel shut off problem

I have left & right hand lug nuts on the Michelin disc wheels on my wife's Model T Fire Chief's rig - I was directing my statement at the O.P.'s situation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By stevests
Re: Replacing fuel shut off problem

You are most welcome !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By stevests
Re: Replacing fuel shut off problem

Righty-tighty - Lefty-loosey.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-27-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By stevests
Re: timing gear

It seems that the currently available fiber cam gears don't play nice with a generator ! Older (era) macerated fiber gears seem to hold up to the generator load BUT then, I use original steel or Dan...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By stevests
Re: Purchased a K R Wilson combination machine

Spectacular find ! I've seen catalog photos but that's the "real deal" !

Here's a similar machine (Stevens) I have for checking connecting rods.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-23-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By stevests
Re: Straightening spokes...

Prior to having your wheels p.c.'d, you might consider having them magnufluxed around the wheel centers & lug nut holes - I have a T in here that was recently restored and this is what I found on 3...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-08-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By stevests
Re: timing cover, side cover bolt list....

He frequents the MTFCA Forum.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By stevests
Re: 1927 Model T - distributor questions

You want the points set at .018 - .020.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-29-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By stevests
Re: Horn bracket

No - done it multiple times for horn repair or replacement.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-29-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By stevests
Re: Ball cap

Only 1 gasket & it goes between the ball cap & trans. cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By stevests
Re: Engine Misfire Knock

Send it to the fella that advertises "rebuilt" distributors for sale on this site - he rebuilt mine & I had it back in a week !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By stevests
Re: Electrical Question ???

Thanks for the suggestions, fellas ! I did have to remove the Signal Stat 900 to grind the thick paint off the column to get a good ground - I'll look after the "grease" issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By stevests
Re: Electrical Question ???

First thing I did this a.m. was run a ground from the new light to the frame - same "bleed" issue - turn right indicator on and left doesn't do it ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By stevests
Electrical Question ???

Could any of you electrical gurus explain to me or perhaps steer me to a remedy as to why I'm getting "feedback" through my newly installed rear LED turn indicators ONLY when the left (rear)...
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