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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-18-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
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: 2,027
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: 2,027
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: 494
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: 494
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: 494
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: 494
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: 2,027
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: 2,027
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: 2,027
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: 2,027
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...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-06-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

I found NAPA Solenoid. Might be the same Lang's is selling, just different label.
The switch doesn't care what voltage you use it for. I am taking a chance with the switch above, who is electronic...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-05-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Yes. I found 6V relay for 1/4 price the usual suppliers want for imitation of original switch.
From the look of burned switch it was newer installation who had some design flaw, so when the relay...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-04-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Thanks red, that worked.
Sounds like you need to be expert to register on other T forum .
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-04-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

I still can't get my answers on MTFCA right.
I put 3-speed
V6
clock
timer
as not available on T and it mark it wrong.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-03-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Why would I care if Model T could be available with V6 or 3- speeds?
I already learned that kerosene lamps were to avoid scarring horses when entering city streets.
When it is funny information,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-03-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Found about thermo siphon.
Nice video explaining things on 1922 model T.
Even I have the same year, we do have some differences.
My suspension also has coil springs. Is it something added later?...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-03-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Tried to register on mtfca, but they have those confirmation questions, that I can't answer right.
Was 3-speed and V6 available on Model T ?
WTH is thermo siphon?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-02-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Sealing oil leaks?

Well... to some degree I expected that kind of reply, but I am die-hard DIY hobbyist and have more time to play than mechanic.
Some on this forum might be familiar with Detroit 2-cycle diesels as...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-02-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By Kajtek1
Sealing oil leaks?

Forum search did not find any hits, so am I first one trying to stop engine leaks?
From what I know my Ford wasn't started for several months and I could not start it for few days -waiting for new...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-01-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,110
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Trickle charger for 1926 roadster pickup

I just purchased the charger below.
It looks like good thing, even for 6V it has single setting, but still AMG and flooded batteries have almost the same charging characteristic.
It stop charging...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-28-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: Adding air filter?

What filter do you use Kelly?
Retiring from house remodeling left me with big bucket of drainage pipes, so looks like I have 1/2 of the system already :cool:
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-27-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Kajtek1
Adding air filter?

I see in catalog air filters, what I guess are for newer models, but did anybody try to add air filter to his T ?
Living in Las Vegas I don't care about intake air warming, but sand dust is the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-27-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,100
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: best engine oil for stock 17 model T

How do you know it is 1000 miles and how long it takes you to drive it?
(I know it is old topic, but question is valid)
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-25-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,633
Posted By Kajtek1
Re: New member with "new" 1922 Model T

Took it for couple loops around the block and it drives good.
I think I have bend wheel as it was wobbling, but I don't plan to drive it on freeways.
Ignition switch has bad contact on magneto...
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