Trailer Hitch

Trailer Hitch

Here is what I did to add a hitch and a spare tire hanger to our 1926 Model T Roadster Pickup. The hitch receiver is bolted to the U-channel that forms the rear frame of the pickup box and to the back part of the subframe that forms a support for the pickup box. On...
Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

It was the dog days of summer following the Second World War. To break the tedium of a lazy Saturday afternoon Bob and his buddy decided to tune up the loose front end on their “cut down T” project.  The steering linkage was badly worn so they sorted through the junk...
Hot Feet

Hot Feet

Our first big tour was Canyonlands II out of Knab Utah.  At that time our pickup had no top. I recall one day in particular when it was 104 F and the wind was strong out of the Southwest. It wasn’t the sun or wind that bothered Marge the most, it was the hot...
Champion X Spark Plugs

Champion X Spark Plugs

During our trip to Cypress Hills the engine in our T pickup began to lose power.  The sound it made was reminiscent but not as intense as the sound the engine made with we lost a valve keeper a few years ago. To diagnose the problem I shorted out the coils, three at a...
Cypress Hills Camping

Cypress Hills Camping

Shortly after arriving home from our 2014 Cypress Hills Camping Tour we all received and email from Harry Lillo.  “Next year will be a busy year with our National Tour (mtfca50.com) so we may want a shorter camping trip. I would like to suggest a three day tour to...