It don't believe it either. What's the point of the swinging part?
I've seen many pictures of Model Ts and never saw this on the radiator.
They either had a screw cap to add water or a gauge with wings to
measure the water pressure.
Why, this would be like one o' them weather ropes: if it's wet, it's
raining... if it's standing straight out parallel to the ground, the
With this metal thingie, if that flap is parallel to the ground, you
know you're driving that Model T way too damn fast!
Hmm ... for 2326 -- did the Model T have a speedometer? If not,
the airflow could lift the flap proportional to the speed, so you could
get a rough idea of speed from it.
As for 2327 -- that explains the remains of red paint visible
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