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    1. Kit: , by (VIP/Sponsor) sydeem is offline
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      Budget constraints relegate me to trying on 1/16 for size. Darn these parts are small.

      But first let me say something about this site. Dan has developed the best web site for passing on information, for downloading pictures, for ease of use and for about anything. If you enjoy the site you might want to consider contributing as a sponsor. I don't know how Dan finds the time to keep the site running so smoothly nor affords to pay for it.

      But I digress. What you see is what you get in the kit. One quick observation shows a problem with the windshield mount. They have moved it back from the firewall. I have yet to find a reference photo where the windshield is not mounted on the firewall. You can see what I mean with the last image.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sydeem View Post
    Budget constraints relegate me to trying on 1/16 for size. Darn these parts are small.

    But first let me say something about this site. Dan has developed the best web site for passing on information, for downloading pictures, for ease of use and for about anything. If you enjoy the site you might want to consider contributing as a sponsor. I don't know how Dan finds the time to keep the site running so smoothly nor affords to pay for it.

    But I digress. What you see is what you get in the kit. One quick observation shows a problem with the windshield mount. They have moved it back from the firewall. I have yet to find a reference photo where the windshield is not mounted on the firewall. You can see what I mean with the last image.
    Hi Syd,

    I have this completed Model T sitting on my shelf. It's a really easy kit to build right out of the box. Have fun.

    With regards to becoming a sponsor. I would love to help Dan out, but right now, times are really tough. I'm still unemployed, and my wife is working 2 part time jobs to keep us a float and the Pharmacy job keeps us insured. Some day I hope to become a sponsor, but I just can not do it right now. I would urge others that can afford to help Dan to do so.

    Sorry for the rant. This is a great site and I've learned so much from everyone.

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    I found a couple of shots that appear to show the windshield set back from the firewall, plus I've noticed that some diecasts and 1:24 kits show it that way...

    http://oldcarandtruckpictures.com/Mo...dModelT-b1.jpg

    This is a 1911 version:

    http://www.rmauctions.com/images/car...09_r153_01.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjordan View Post
    I found a couple of shots that appear to show the windshield set back from the firewall, plus I've noticed that some diecasts and 1:24 kits show it that way...

    http://oldcarandtruckpictures.com/Mo...dModelT-b1.jpg

    This is a 1911 version:

    http://www.rmauctions.com/images/car...09_r153_01.jpg
    Good finds. So the model is correct.


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    I always find 1:1 1/16 Model T restoration journals to be immensely helpful in kit building. While there is no end to reference for the Model T, I thought these might be helpful:

    Torpedo Report 5/7/Y2K
    Torpedo Report 5/7/Y2K

    PS: The search material I find that's most closely related to the model kit appears to be for the Model T Torpedo.
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    Those are really great reference images. Wish I had seen them before I mounted the engine but I have saved them in case I can actually scratch build 1/16 Model T this in 1/8.


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    Great pics!
    For Large Pictures see:

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    That's some great restoration pics.
    Sometimes a handful of patience is worth more than a truck load of brains. Have the courage to trust your own beliefs. Don't be swayed by those with louder voices. W.S. Maugham :)
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    sjordan - not sure how far to take this but I find it interesting that Ford moved the windscreen around on various models during the same year. I have found now pictures of the 1909 model N and pictures of model Ts 1910 and 1911 with the screen attached directly to the firewall besides the pictures you produced showing the screen about a foot behind the firewall. Even though cars were built by hand then I am surprised to see such a variation. Also I notice in the 1911 reference photo the car had wire wheels. Wonder if that was an option back then or a restoration after market addition. Are you into Ts enough to comment on this?

    Here is a beautifully restored 1910, the winner of a recent Stynoski competition.


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    Moving right along I see that the kit might really have made a mistake on the engine pushrod doors. I don't think they should be on the block as shown but on the next level up, the head. Also the kit has a large hole in the firewall that should be filled in as there are 8 standoff insulators here in reference pictures.


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    Next to the last step. Added magnet wire for ignition as I don't know what is scale wiring in 1/16.


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    hello,
    I like your model, very nicely built!
    however, to lead the Carbid gas management by the disguising, I do not find very much successfully.
    I have never seen this so still with a t model.
    In my pictures this tube goes either between disguising and body through or between running board and disguising.


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    Thankyou keramh - The only reference photo I had was not a clear shot of the carbide generator. I have saved your reference photo for when I try to scratch build 1/16 Model T this in 1/8. (If I get that far.)


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  13. The Lindbeg kit is a "torpedo" - a flashy, roadster body style. To help withthe "flash" the bottom part of the windshield was mounted at an angle - lowering the overall height of the 'normal' windshield. The bottom mounting is tha same as on all 1910 Model T's. The windshield was in 2 pieces - on all cars. The kit is right - in that respect. In other respects - the kit has a few flwas in scale appearances. More toy,, than scale.

    A good subject or a large scale model car, though.

    Drew
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  14. Glad to find somone building the Lindberg Model T
    I have this and plan on building it. Looks simple but with the large size, could do with some nice detailing.
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