Ts at the Show and Shine

Ts at the Show and Shine

It looks like this coming Wednesday, Aug 27, will be warm and sunny.  It might be a good night for a T get-together at the Grey Eagle Show and Shine. Every Wednesday during the summer about 300 cars gather for a Show and Shine at the Grey Eagle Casino parking lot....
Kananaskis

Kananaskis

We took the T and camper to Kananaskis Lakes this weekend, an uphill trip of just over 80 miles. It took just about 2 1/2 hours including stops to weigh the truck (1040 kg including me) and trailer (360 kg) and to fill with fuel at Morley.  Highway 1, The Transcanada,...
Front End Wobble Revisited

Front End Wobble Revisited

It was embarrassing pulling into the show and shine last week.  Hitting the slightest bump sent the front wheels into a death wobble.  I used to be able to tame the tantrum by turning the wheels sharply but last Wednesday the only option was to accelerate to more than...
Show and Shine

Show and Shine

It was threatening a thunderstorm yesterday but I decided to attend the Grey Eagle Casino Show and Shine anyway. It was a good decision because the cloud made the heat of the day ~30C quite tolerable and the rain didn’t materialize.  When I arrived shortly after...
Model T Bendix

Model T Bendix

In 1910 Vincent Bendix, an American born entrepreneur invented and patented the Bendix starter drive which made the electric starter practical for internal combustion engines. The Bendix engages the pinion gear and ring gear at near zero rotational speed while at the...