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Old 07-06-2014, 09:07 PM   #136 (permalink)
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You grand father must of been rich. My mothers fathers started his model t on turpentine, then once it warmed up switched to lamp oil. Luckily Mr Ford included a timing adjustment in addition to an idle or throttle adjustment so you can tune for the fuel you are burning. Once fuel #2 is up to its point of becoming voiltle it burns like gasoline.

Originally Posted by iveyjh View Post
My grandpa used to tell me stories about "The Great Depression" about how they would burn kerosene in their Model T's. They started on gasoline and switched over to kerosene when the engine got to running temp.
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