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by Tall
Sun May 29, 2016 5:37 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: 2016 BBC Tour - As Good As Touring Gets!
Replies: 4
Views: 7788

Re: 2016 BBC Tour - As Good As Touring Gets!

Fantastic report and photos!

Thanks for that!
by Tall
Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: 2015 Mainely T Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 7245

Re: 2015 Mainely T Tour

Thanks for the wonderful story and pictures!
by Tall
Sun Sep 13, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1899 Locomobile
Replies: 3
Views: 5241

Re: 1899 Locomobile

You should try Bicycle Heaven. They have access to many old tires.
http://www.bicycleheaven.org/product962.html


I am sure that you should not restore this treasure in your museum, nor would it be prudent to operate. I hope that your goal is to preserve it, not to make it look like new.
by Tall
Fri Aug 28, 2015 4:58 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: Automobubbling in Brandywine
Replies: 11
Views: 18634

Re: Automobubbling in Brandywine

Awesome photos and tour report! What was the story behind the "T" broken down in the middle of the road with cones all around?
by Tall
Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Kingston 5 ball carb. for Model T Ford
Replies: 1
Views: 3437

Re: Kingston 5 ball carb. for Model T Ford

The threaded flange that adapts a 1 inch pipe thread Kingston to a T is not original. It works though. There is one on eBay right now, I think it is $700 buy it now. About 1/3 the price of a correct 5 ball for a Model T. I have a Kingston 5 ball carburetor that appears to fit an early Model T Ford. ...
by Tall
Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Wisconsin 4 Cylinder T head "M" engine
Replies: 14
Views: 12195

Re: Wisconsin 4 Cylinder T head "M" engine

I have had custom pistons made for several engines in the past. One thing I have learned is that you can get a discounted price if the order is placed through Race Engineering. If you go directly to the piston manufacturer you pay full list price. Race Engineering is a specialty piston supplier. The...
by Tall
Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:03 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: 2015 New England Brass & Gas Tour
Replies: 6
Views: 15222

Re: 2015 New England Brass & Gas Tour

Great photos and write up!
by Tall
Sat May 09, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1954 Anglo-American Tour Film
Replies: 4
Views: 3420

Re: 1954 Anglo-American Tour Film

Henry Austin Clark was one of the foremost automotive historians of all time, and he owned hundreds of brass era cars in his lifetime. He is shown driving one of his favorite cars, a 1916 Pierce Arrow. More about "Austie" - https://youtu.be/fo6jh1T6nBo Does anyone know the names of any of the touris...
by Tall
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Grey and Davis wiring
Replies: 1
Views: 2565

Re: Grey and Davis wiring

This comes from 1919 Dykes manual. Not much info, apparently the friction clutch in the generator maintains it at a constant speed so that output is the same at various engine speeds. Also it used electromagnets instead of permanent magnets. It also needed a cutout circuit to disconnect it from the ...
by Tall
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Did You Drive Your Pre-'16 Today?
Replies: 26
Views: 26304

Re: Did You Drive Your Pre-'16 Today?

Finally had a day when I was (a. In town and (b. It wasn't raining!

http://youtu.be/dvxEv6AK5LA
by Tall
Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Did You Drive Your Pre-'16 Today?
Replies: 26
Views: 26304

Re: Did You Drive Your Pre-'16 Today?

Previous video didn't link for some reason. Let's try this one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTHrhbJT9yk