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Old 11-29-2009, 03:05:36 PM
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Sorry if I'm in the wrong forum but a buddy asked me what this is and I don't have any idea...it looks like some sort of self sprung wheel arrangement..again, if in the wrong forum please excuse the blunder...
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It looks like some sort of a horse drawn farm impliment wheel. the spring-lever arangement looks like it was to smooth out the bumps and surges to give a steady torque to whatever was being powered. just a guess.
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It's After Market Assy. wheel for a Model T
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Yes, that's for a T. I think it was an attempt to place the shock absorbers in the wheel rather than on the car.
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Looks like a mechanical nightmare failure waiting to happen..... Wouldn't mind having a set for one of our T's though
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