I made a couple of edits mainly to your post at 7:51. Herm, Why do you use only one bushing on the brake drum?? To go backward, the low-high pedal was held halfway down and the reverse pedal was depressed. By on Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 01:10 pm: Herm, do you ever install wood linings? By on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 11:06 pm: Great work Herm, as always! Because of the difference in gear size between the low speed drum gear and meshed low speed triple gear, the driven gear is forced in the same direction as the flywheel at the same slower rate. By on Monday, July 29, 2013 - 09:26 pm: More Pictures Made for pressing out the pins, but normally I just take a big hammer and knock them out. If you don't try this place you're losing out! Or am I stuck with the trial and error method? If you don't have any auxillary brakes, the only way you could stop would be the parking brake.
I engaged the clutch a few more times on the stands. We make the new drive gears and transmission gears and drums as an assembly so there is no need to exchange parts. Any T guy should be able to help you there. So far I have used both sets, and sharpened both sets once when it gets time. This clamps the reverse drum and gear still and forces the driving motion through the meshed triple gear to the driven gear. By on Friday, July 26, 2013 - 09:54 am: Herm, This is a great post. Is it a big job to change belts, where do I start? Start the car once a week during the winter months and activate the clutch a few times.
But the genius of Henry Ford -- with help from others, to be sure -- was the moving assembly line that allowed him to control the cost. Are you a member of a local T club? If it drops straight down on the shaft with no drag or resistance, its an inadequate fit. The transmissions will run wore out, if not to bad, as will the rest of the motor. They also told me it was unsafe to drive my van to another mechanic. Answer: If you plan to drive your Model A I would suggest you put the later single disk clutch in.
By on Friday, July 26, 2013 - 01:33 pm: Charlie: The book is the Model T Service Manual. John P By on Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 12:07 pm: John If you put the car in high gear and turn over the engine the car does not move? When the pedal was pushed down, it tightened a band that stopped the low speed drum forcing the output shaft to turn through the planetary gear set. Brake band K brakes the brake drum to stop the car and inside the brake drum is a multi disk clutch which locks the output shaft to the flywheel shaft for direct drive when the transmission is in high. I broght it in for and inspection also and it was very quick service. John By on Monday, December 14, 2009 - 06:55 pm: John Nice looking car. Measuring techniques, timing, tips and more. Authentic Model T Wire Harnesses.
Counting just transmissions, I should have done about 350 to 400. Is there a way to save this? Repairing the Hogshead Read how to complete a commonly needed Hogshead Transmission Cover repair here. This real a great writing and should be saved in a manuel. Model T Ford Forum: Transmission Troubles Transmission Troubles : : Transmission Troubles By on Friday, December 04, 2009 - 06:32 pm: Can someone who knows the T Transmission inside and out contact me. The transmission in a Model T really does three things.
Original copies and used reprints are available through eBay and used book sellers on sites such as Amazon. On the next page, you will learn about the creation of the Ford Model T. Add a Message This is a private posting area. I accelerated the car to about 20 mph on the jack stands. Ron setting up our braiders for a Model T Harness production run We also provide custom overbraid service wraps on customer built harnesses. Now remember that the small discs are directly fixed to the disc drum and therefore transmission shaft and flywheel, and, the large discs are fixed to the brake drum and therefore driven plate. By on Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 10:15 am: I took some photos,not sure how to get them on my message.
Lots of us know these cars well but I sure don't want to point you in the wrong direction By on Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 06:08 am: We have a 1922 Model T Coupe, have been restoring it for some time, Machined the head replaced manifold gaskets and rebuild the carberator, in addition to stripping it to the frame, sandblasting and powdercoating all removable parts, re-doing body and upholstry. This pedal engages the high clutch when released and tightens the low band when pushed down. A side note: A correct fit slider gear to splined drive gear: apply 600W oil on the splined shaft and set the shaft upright. Solution: You definitely do not want to loosen the 12 bolts on the pressure plate through the inspection plate. Meanwhile, the driver shifted the two-speed planetary transmission with foot pedals.
Tips and tricks of coil rebuilding. By on Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 12:10 pm: Yes, they were rust pitted, and the drums are just about always not true from band wear. By on Monday, December 14, 2009 - 07:02 am: Thanks for all the responses. In addition, he shows what should be done to make that T ready for durable touring. The left most pedal was the low-high pedal. Would greatly appreciate your advice.
Shows the types of housings used by the Model T through the years, disassembly techniques, inspection tips and more. I have always turned the drums, and would never put a Transmission together with out it. Do you know of a source of gears which will not growl? This clamps the brake drum and because of the direct connection with the driven plate, slows the vehicle down to a stop. It allows much smoother shifting still should double clutch until you get use to the correct rpm for smooth shifting. Their spinning is controlled by the constriction of originally woven cotton lined steel bands, the cotton attached to the steel by brass rivets. However, the clutch seems stuck.