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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 08:40 PM
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Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,

The studs are not the only ones they had. They did have shorter ones also. This is where my lack of knowledge/ details takes me down a path. To a novice it seemed like longer was better. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
You have solved some of the mystery of the oil pan installation. I would really like to do this upside down to get a good viewing of the pan gasket application, and some adhesives in correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

51504bat,
Thanks for the link! I may need them.

Swapped the rods out today for the ones that went with this crank. The other rods locked the engine up tight. That took most of the day.

Copper...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

The Barn folks,
Little moves:
https://i.imgur.com/0RYKpwR.jpg

With those pistons shoved in there she turns over much harder!

Ok On the valves I set the gap cold at around .014 inch. Found...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys,
Got to keep hitting at this stuff. Nothing seems to happen when I am on the couch!:)
I did get those holes plugged in the block all 4 of them!
5 tractors at the local fair. Will try to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Seats finished and fit:
https://i.imgur.com/mFJUJ4n.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7hzKNZz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/cKU4MtZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/SEXrKsR.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
I got started on this #2 engine rebuild project.
- Lapped in the new valves.
- Installed the adjustable tappets
- Installed the cam
- Installed the new one piece guides.
- Valve springs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 901
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1936 Ford 1.5 ton 4 speed Transmission jumps out of 4th gear

Tosti,
I use Imgur to store my pictures, then copy them to the posts here. Probably many ways to skin this cat too?? I reduce mine to 850 x 400 ish.
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Zeke,
The 32 3 window with the Cummins BT is a really nice car!

Ford Folks,
Update on my 32 as things move in normal for me, fits and starts:
Stopped by the upholstery shop and the seat back is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Thanks folks,
Yes the item looks interesting for sure. Will have to check that out too.
Cant keep up world is spinning too fast!:)
We took three tractors to the antique pulls last night. Two...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Thanks for the concerns on the engine. The guy doing the work understands he made mistakes. I may have made the biggest one trying to rush this work too. I take full responsibility. Not all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Corvette8n,
Yes the two great grandsons, would be the ones I would like to see drive this truck when it is 100 years old! (0r sooner!!:))

Off to Youngstown Ohio again this morning to visit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 901
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1936 Ford 1.5 ton 4 speed Transmission jumps out of 4th gear

Tosti36,
That is a wonderful truck! Great condition too! Just amazing! The bed looks very similar to the Galion bed on my 32?
Hope you get the tranny figured out! I have yet to drive mine, so it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Mart,
I tend to way over book myself. I really liked your hill climb in your 32 sedan! Awesome road coarse! You took us on a nice journey with that one!
I do need you here working on my truck full...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Tidbits of info on the 32 truck project:

Had the block at a friends that may be able to bore it. He thinks it will clean up at .060 oversize. I am going to visit Snyder's in the morning...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Very quiet in The land of the 32! Holiday and all, it got a rest. Lets recap briefly since this truck came home with me:
-Brakes drums removed, reviewed and repaired.
-Brake rod pivots...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Thanks for the heads up on this bolt issue. One was already broke off when I got it. And I did break a bolt in a tractor flywheel one time too. I will try to watch this hole depth.

I did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Dale,
They are soaking now . May be a few days before the are needed. If the Ford gods, look favorably on me!. I may have a source to bore the block #2 to .060 over. Have valve seat tooling setting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bob,
You are the man! That is exactly what I was looking for on the instlation of the pan gasket set! Now to go soak my front gaskets in oil!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bob,
Thanks that makes good sense. Then the pressure plate will have the same pressure on the clutch disc instead of less! I had not thought of that. But like a lot of things that you change,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bob,
Folks,
Thanks I will check that out too!

- removed broken bolt in flywheel, easy out worked for once!
https://i.imgur.com/QGEoerE.jpg

- cleaned up pressure plate and flywheel, will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
After I wrote that I thought of your books! Thanks again. I will check that information.
Ok I went back to that post in the thread. Its that simple?! Well I guess I can figure that out. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Tubman, Ford Folks,
Even if this doesnt work I will always think it should have! Seems like a pretty good band-aid so far.

Adjustable tappets installed. Old solid lifter in center:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Break time,
Checked the block for leaks under room temp conditions. Look like the JB weld has plugged the holes at this time.
https://i.imgur.com/OFbd1qN.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ujWy1Od.jpg
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 31,944
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Floyd, Tinker, Folks,
Thanks for the words of promise. I am sure a lot of folks are shaking there heads about now!

****This was a test! Only a test! No small children were injured during this...
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