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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By drfromnc
Re: What are these upper shock mounts?

[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;2082544]Man, crank-up your rosebud just right and you can make it fit an F1. DD

I was thinking that very thing V8coopman.!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By drfromnc
What are these upper shock mounts?

Found these in my dads parts stash. What are they from? I have a set, rh and lh. Part number in pic is 3653236RH.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

Yes, they gave me back the pins but I don’t think one is reusable. Not a big deal because I am going with newer, longer ones so I can bolt on lower shock mounts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 41A-6023 Motor Mount adapters

I had a set built based on attached drawing which are specifications from original Ford part. Mine were not built exactly like originals (Flat stock bent in a ďcĒ). Mine are 3 pieces of steel welded...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

UPDATE: truck and diesel shop was able to remove the perch bolts. Guy who did the work wasn’t there when I picked it up to find out how it got if freed but axle does have some “battle scars”; one end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

yes, I used oxy/acetylene torch but not to the point of red hot. Didn't have access to torch when we used the press. Not sure what machine shop used to heat and how hot.

I just took axle assembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By drfromnc
Perch pin removal help

Try removing perch bolts or pins this week on pickup and they wonít budge. Tried heat and pounded on them with a brass bar stock. Nothing. Took it to my brothers maintenance shop and put 3 tons of...
Forum: Early V8 11-17-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By drfromnc
40 deluxe grill

My brother is looking for a 40 Deluxe grille. Please call Joe at 919-915-1184. If you canít reach him contact me via email or private message. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thanks to all of you. very informative and very much appreciated. Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thanks V8coopman, I will check with my local early ford parts guy to see if he has a set and if not place ad on swap meet. good info on the Cunifer. I will check it out. My brother has run brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thank you glennpm and Krylon32 for the explanations. got it. now I don't know what to do. Hmmm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup steering arm question

My 34 pickup has the original steering box, pitman arm, drag link, axle, spring and perch bolts but also has hydraulic brake setup that includes the 37-41 spindles, backing plates and drums, hoop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup firewall layout

I was wondering if someone would be so kind as to take a pic of their 34 pickup firewall (engine side), or mark up my pic, that has various stock items (wires, lines, brackets, hw, components)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 banjo with tube shocks?

Yes, spring bushings are gone. In fact, both spring eyelets are bound up against the shackle bolts. I doubt square nut you point out is correct but they will be replaced with new ones when I remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By drfromnc
34 banjo with tube shocks?

Removed the bed from my 34 pickup today to begin getting frame ready to repaint. I see the banjo rear has tube shocks on it. Top shock mount is welded to x member and bottom bracket is bolted to...
Forum: Early V8 10-09-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By drfromnc
40 Mercury coupe parts

My brother has some 40 Mercury coupe stock parts for sale:

Grille
Seats
Dashboard
Steering column with wheel

He is not on Fordbarn so call him at 919-915-1184 for prices. He lives in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By drfromnc
Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

thanks. I am fairly certain the trans in the truck is a 39 because of serial #18-5018526 but has single detent shifter. I will double check the case number once I get it pulled. I bought Vern Tardels...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By drfromnc
remove surface rust on transmission gears

I plan to tear down the 39 transmission in my pickup to inspect and replace what i should but how do I go about removing all the surface rust on the gears? or should I just look for something else? I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Can I use this block?

Looks like bore is 3.20” using a cheap digital caliper. Don’t know my plans yet for it other than want to save it just in case I want to rebuild a flatty with mild cam and other goodies down the road...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By drfromnc
Can I use this block?

Found a bare block while cleaning out my dads shop. Itís a 59 series , relieved block and I have got the head, intake and oil pan surfaces cleaned up. I donít see any cracks but I do see a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By drfromnc
need help IDing this light housing

anyone know what this housing is from? not sure if it is Ford or even for automobile. Found it in a box of stuff while cleaning out my dads shop. Measures 8" long and 4" diameter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup radiator checkup

I am about to take my 34 pickup radiator to a local rad shop to have it cleaned out and checked. Is there anything special I need to have them look for or any upgrades I should consider for it? Itís...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Ramblin rebels hot rod club 40s-50s era

Very interesting Jseery. My dad did know Ted Hoffman. In fact, I remember a business named T-Hoff in Raleigh NC and they specialized in VWs from what I recall. The name Dick Beech sounds very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Strickland machine shop, Wendell, NC?

Thanks for input guys. I have an engine in my 34 truck that only 10k miles on it that I plan to clean up a bit and put back together to see how it runs. I also have 2 other 59 series engines of which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By drfromnc
Ramblin rebels hot rod club 40s-50s era

So my family has been clearing out my parents house since one is in assisted living and the other recently passed. We found 3 Rambling rebels club jackets in dads stuff. Any one else know of any...
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