Our friend owns this beautiful 1910 touring. Its open valve engine has a water leak from the center of the block where the water jacket has rusted through and cracked. If it was a later block with enclosed valves this would cause water in the oil. Since this is an early block, it mostly causes a big mess.
We decided this was a perfect defect to repair with fairly easy methods. Read below to see what we did to repair this common problem.Continue reading “Repairing Block and Cylinder Head Cracks on the Model T Ford”