Model T-Tips

Engine Project Created, Jan 2015
 ~ New Version of Babbitting Now Included

Engine Update:

Model T-Tips All About Engines   

This sub Web Site is all about Model T Engines.


Our first major effort is the restoration/rebuilding of a Model T long block.  This project was captured on video, edited and then uploaded to YouTube.  Since it was our first effort the early segments are a bit lacking (not in detail, but in presentation), it is interesting to observe how we improved in the later videos.  As always, we are looking forward to receiving your comments and observations.

Group

No.

Description

Group

No.

Description


1

Inspecting and Cleaning the Block


21

Hogs Head Restoration ~ Part 2

2

Babbitting Main Caps and Block

22

4th Main Preparation

3

Machining the Block at the Machine Shop

23

Reline Transmission Bands

4

Line Boring Block

24

Pistons and Rods ~ Part 1

5

Finalize Block and Caps

25

Pistons and Rods ~ Part 2

6

Paint the Block

26

Piston Installation

7

Cam Shaft Installation ~ Part 1

27

Valve Installation

8

Cam Shaft Installation ~ Part 2

28

Restoring the Oil Pan

9

Install Lifters / Tappets

29

Safety Wire Crankshaft to Flywheel
and Install Front Plate

10

Fitting Crank Shaft

30

Install Pistons


11

Brake Drum & Drive Plate Alignment ~ Part 1


31

Install Transmission Bands

12

Brake Drum & Drive Plate Alignment ~ Part 2

32

Torque Rods and Main Caps

13

Brake Drum & Drive Plate Alignment ~ Part 3

33

Selecting and Checking "Z" Head

14

Field Coil and Flywheel ~ Part 1

34

Install Oil Pan ~ 4th Main Alignment

15

Field Coil and Flywheel ~ Part 2

35

Install Hogs Head, Slow Speed Linkage and Transmission Cover

16

Balancing Transmission Drums

36

Install "Z" Head and Valve Covers

17

Installing Triple Gears, Field Coil and Flywheel

37

Check Head Bolts and Start Up Procedure

18

Assemble Transmission ~ Part 1

38


19

Assemble Transmission ~ Part 2

38


20

Hogs Head Restoration ~ Part 1

40








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