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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By rich b
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

Yes, probably rust has expanded and holding the bearing tight.

Another place where oxy/acetylene can be your friend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By rich b
Re: Pulling rear hub and axle shaft assembly on 50 woodie

My Motors book shows a break down of the wagon rears and there are no axle clips; just the outer bearing retainer.

They have the slide hammer adapter you can borrow at O'Reilly's.

More than a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By rich b
Re: Front Wheel Cylinders

The current pictures of the Raybestos wheel cylinders on RockAuto web sight show "Made in USA on the casting; going to have to order a pair next time and see for sure. And if they are, check and see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By rich b
Re: Front Wheel Cylinders

Later wheel cylinders work; been using them for replacements for quite a while.

Note that the Chinese seem to have a problem getting the holes drilled right, been milling the slot deeper in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By rich b
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By rich b
Re: steering columm bushing

I've used the later bearing, spring, and either an original steel or replacement plastic cone as a retrofit for the rubber bushing. I have also used wheel barrow bearings at times; but usually have...
Forum: Early V8 09-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By rich b
***SOLD***Ford F-1 Bendix self-energizing juice brakes reconditioned

***SOLD***
$295.00 plus shipping

Set of F-1 Ford Bendix brakes. Backing plates have been reconditioned, sandblasted, and primed. The brakes are assembled with new riveted shoes, wheel cylinders,...
Forum: Early V8 09-25-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By rich b
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,334
Posted By rich b
Re: transmission floor cover

I've seen more than few frames where the recessed stamped hole has cracked out of the frame, much as you describe the "U" shaped cutout.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By rich b
Re: front brakes

If you are talking hub/drum assys; up to '47 will fit. '48 up used 11" Bendix brakes.

If you are talking drums only, you need to get the ones that fit your style hub; flange inside or flange...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By rich b
Re: 34 Roadster pick up question

The finish on the bed floor is something else.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By rich b
Re: How to use PCV valve w Tri Power?

Seems to me, the "vacuum leak" that is the line from the PCV valve should be divided equally between both plains of the manifold like it is on OEM applications. so as not to slightly "lean out" half...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By rich b
Re: Any idea what tis frame is?

Self energizing, too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,626
Posted By rich b
Re: dual master cylinder conversion for 1941 Ford

In most cases; if you lightly push a paperclip or something similar in thru the brass seats in the ports you can feel the spring loaded checks if present.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By rich b
Re: Towing a Model A

Bracket your tow bar to the axle, block under the frame rails so they are supported, pull the front wheels, and pull it like a trailer.
Forum: Early V8 08-26-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By rich b
***SOLD***Ford F-1 Bendix self-energizing juice brakes reconditioned

***SOLD***
$295.00 plus shipping

Set of F-1 Ford Bendix brakes. Backing plates have been reconditioned, sandblasted, and primed. The brakes are assembled with new riveted shoes, wheel cylinders,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By rich b
Re: glass 1940

Couple threads on here about the quarter windows. Sounds like a fun job.

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1940-ford-sedan-rear-quarter-windows.954763/
...
Forum: Early V8 08-24-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By rich b
Original ford spindle nuts and washers used

$8.00 plus $5.80 postage
Set of used original Ford USA spindle nuts and washers.
Real thing; not Chinese mystery metal.
Discount for more sets, if you want to stock up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By rich b
Re: Advice and comments on my early ford pls

Front brakes are '46-'48 Ford Lockheed. The rears are Bendix type.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By rich b
Re: independent front suspension

As far as I have seen the CE front end is the only "bolt-in" IFS kit that I have ever found for a '42-'48.

The 3" narrower track may not really be a detriment in the bigger scheme of things.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By rich b
Re: 40/41 pickup windshield install. What to expect?

If you are successful with your edit; it should be an interesting video to view.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By rich b
Re: Bendix conversion F1 vs F100?

Do you have any more details on how you got these parts to work.

When I set the same parts together, the '40 style Ford drum sat against the outer lip of the F-250 plate when it was about 5/8"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By rich b
Re: Bendix conversion F1 vs F100?

Speedway makes an adapter that also includes the support for the wire wheel center.

https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Aluminum-1928-35-Ford-Wire-Wheel-Adapters-5-x-5-1-2-Inch,94212.html

Which is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By rich b
Re: front brakes replacement

Repop shoes thicker than the cams?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By rich b
Re: front brakes replacement

Are lower anchor pin cam holes in the repop shoes correctly located? Some repops were made incorrectly. Original Ford on top, defective repop on bottom.

FWIW I think the brass cams should fit...
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