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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Brian
Re: Canadian rod bearing part number.

Never heard of that one, however I'll hazard a guess
C denotes Canada
The 9 in 39 denotes 239 cu in engine
T denotes truck
6211 is rod bearing generic part number
A denotes Std size

So, what...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Brian
Re: Early block/late crank question

There exists in the Canadian 'Fast Moving Parts Catalogue 1928-1949' ; 99A 6055 sleeve-cylinder [steel]- .040" wall thickness, but the application is listed as fitting tractors 39-48
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Brian
Re: Early block/late crank question

No, I can't recall having seen 99A block with tin can sleeves. And, as JSeery points out, those 99's I've seen with rope seals COULD well have been changed out previously. Indeed, I always convert...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Brian
Re: Early block/late crank question

I've seen 39 Merc motors with both style rear seal/slinger setups. You'll not know until you pull it down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Brian
Re: Early block/late crank question

19B 6336 lower
91A 6335 upper
91A 6347 packing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,633
Posted By Brian
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Sorry to hear of your tragic loss Tony. Will you be able to get back to NZ for the funeral?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Brian
Re: Going back together

It's Ol Ron on here who advocates the use of latex paint on head gaskets. It is my understanding to NOT use copper gaskets on aluminum heads as doing so increases the likelihood of electrolysis....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Brian
Re: 36 Fuel Gauge Calbration

No...but that would be a reasonable reserve. Be better than running out with the gauge still indicating some contents!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,569
Posted By Brian
Re: Big Boys Heads

Be aware, that if you fit these heads with studs in a fendered car, you'll not be able to remove them. I had some similar 'fat' heads and after buying 48 Model A studs realized what I've said above....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By Brian
Re: head stud removal

I too, over the years have used all the above methods...the last block I had to remove studs from, I used a stud extractor that slips over the stud and grips with three eccentric grippers, held in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By Brian
Re: Upper Steering Column Bearing

standardized bearing number of 5300-2RS or 5300-ZZ

2RS stands for two rubber seals...
ZZ stands for two metal shields...
Take your pick- the ZZ has slightly less friction than the sealed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Brian
Re: Stromberg 67 over small 97

It is my understanding that the '67' denotes 36 commercial vehicles...I believe the 67 carb was fitted to 1936 commercial vehicles from new. [off the assembly line]. Later, replacement carbs didn't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Brian
Re: axle id

Looks like model A
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By Brian
Re: French flat mods

If you run the earlier pumps as B&S suggests, they'll need to be the truck pumps [double pulley], and plug the top bypass holes in the block. The French block doesn't have the lube holes to oil the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Brian
Re: LED taillites

Kevin, Thank you for your reply. Actually, I dunno what style LED's you tried in the 34, but the ones I run are the same size as the tail light lens, and fit directly behind the lens. They are bright...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Brian
LED taillites

I wrote a coupla years back about how my 35, equipped with LED taillites [the multi-cluster type ones mounted on a panel that fits within the confines of the taillite housing], even when turned off,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Brian
Re: 1936 Ford Passenger Pickup Front Fenders

No, 34 totally different. Frank gave you the correct answer above
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Brian
Re: help on windowns

The front windows have a pin and roller arrangement that pushes the window forward/backward via engagement in a slot attached to the glass channel. You need to wind window down and remove this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Brian
Re: 1936-1939 Pickup Spare Tire Locking Cap "aka The Frying Pan"

Best of luck finding the outside main cover piece that either cap can be used on. They are out there!

They certainly are; years ago, prior to internet, I was trying to piece together the straps to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By Brian
Re: Remote oil filter fitting re size

Rudi, I do it the same as Ronnie, follow his advice. Just be aware that when screwing the fitting into the outermost hole, there is not a lot of meat, do not overtighten the fitting or you'll crack...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Brian
Re: People Ask Me What Is It For?

Further to the above, the lighter is standard equipment in your vehicle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Brian
Re: Ad Scams

I reported one last week, and Ryan was onto it immediately! Well done.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Brian
Re: 1939 steering box

35 looks different to 39, and 37-39 are identical
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Brian
Re: My 46 turned on me

And condensor
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