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by F12MAC
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Should it not be de whiskering. If you have a choice of water Bourne that is good for your health or solvent base which is bad,guess what the bad stuff always gives a superior finish. Cheers pete
by F12MAC
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

No I have not used spar varnish. Pete
by F12MAC
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al you are quite the wood worker,very nice. Decide if you wish to stain the box a particular shade then use modern clear coat two part paint it will last a lifetime cheers pete
by F12MAC
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Straight torque. Brass plugs will not rust into the cylinder jugs. Cheers Pete
by F12MAC
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al make sure all surfaces are clean and assemble dry. I also made my own socket and used a 1/2 drive power bar(johnson bar). Don’t like striking wrenches that you were looking at in the earlier posts cheers pete
by F12MAC
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al that is the exact reason I went with solid copper rings cheers pete
by F12MAC
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al just checked what I had left over and the size was to small sorry.I did get mine ordered in by the local bearing supply house. Cheers pete
by F12MAC
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

No they did not distort I used a solid copper ring. What size do you require? Cheers pete
by F12MAC
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al Macmaster. Carr put in copper crush gasket. If you can not get the proper size get the smaller size and stretch the ring to fit by using a tapered mandrel. Cheers Pete
by F12MAC
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Neets foot oil
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Re: Neets foot oil

I just go to the local tack shop and buy a quart. Also use it on the leather upholstery works good. Sorry I would of answered sooner but your post slipped by me. Cheers pete
by F12MAC
Tue May 21, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Jones Speedometer
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Re: Jones Speedometer

Threaded on cheers Pete
by F12MAC
Sat May 04, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

No not personnely,but from friends that have. Top quality product!
by F12MAC
Thu May 02, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Moldex in Detroit. Cheers Pete
by F12MAC
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Correct carriage black
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Re: Correct carriage black

Hi there , I would think it is not the color that you are concerned with but the texture? Black is black however the type of paint systems available to us today do not give the same look as when the car was new. One of my 1912 cars,the sales brochure quotes 13 coats of lead paint applied in steam he...
by F12MAC
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Source for "T" bolts needed
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Source for "T" bolts needed

Make them.cheers pete
by F12MAC
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

You don't need a tip,you need pages 39 to 46. Pete
by F12MAC
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al he used 303 stainless for the rings. Machines very nicely,sorry can not get pictures at this time. Cheers pete
by F12MAC
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Al what type of stainless do you use? I know that some stainless machines better then others. My son and daughter in law spent a day in the shop machining/making their wedding rings from stainless that machined like butter.pete
by F12MAC
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 161
Views: 14231

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Nice work Al.You are correct in your tip of the day.How much more work have you got before the car is on the road?
Cheers Pete
by F12MAC
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES
Replies: 9
Views: 1016

Re: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES

Al ,,period correct spark plug loom material is fish paper tubing.I have been looking for some time,Internet etc. with no luck.If you find ant let me know. Cheers Pete