Tailer Checkup

Tailer Checkup

Each year before touring season I do a safety check on my car hauler.  For some reason over the winter the trailer lights go wonky.  This year they are fine. UPDATE: The lights decided to work intermittently so I replaced the trailer connectors on the truck and the...
Magneto Battery Charger

Magneto Battery Charger

Warning: connecting the battery directly to the mag post will demagnetize the magnets and possibly damage the mag coil. It is really important to orient the diode in the proper direction when connecting the charger to the magneto/battery. A diode is a valve that lets...
Rat’s Nest

Rat’s Nest

Wiring the the signal lights, stop lights, trailer brakes, flasher etc. on our 1926 Model T Pickup turned out to be a real pain. There were so many wires and connections that the only way to tame them was to run them through a 7 wire junction box. Signal Switch...
Yankee 960

Yankee 960

Last year I added a Signal Stat turn signal switch to the steering column. It was large and clumsy looking and it fit best when I mounted it vertically on the column.  It looked, well, out of place. During the winter, while sorting out stock for the Lethbridge Swap...
Tail Light Coversion

Tail Light Coversion

Originally a 1926 T had one 6V tail light on the left rear fender. Years ago I added a mirror image light on the right fender using an aftermarket bracket from Lang’s. (item number 8785R) The factory tail light used a single contact bayonet socket that was pressed...