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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By svm99
Re: Best quality rattle can paint

In addition to these great suggestions I store my paint upside down, seems to help with nozzle clogging... especially with Rustoleum. Paul J.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By svm99
Re: 39 ford woodie

Also check your dimmer switch, just rewired a ‘40 that had a bad dimmer switch which shutoff the lights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By svm99
Re: Calling trans experts: Issue with bushing sizing for throwout fork shaft

A slightly undersized shaft to "roll in" the bushing after pressing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By svm99
Re: Calling trans experts: Issue with bushing sizing for throwout fork shaft

I always burnish split bushings now, just like connecting rod bushings. Once I started doing this I no longer need to hone or polish the throwout shaft bushings once in place. The bushing don't seem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By svm99
Re: 81A-7222 shifter housing detent balls and springs

I agree, all the rebuilds I do use original 7/16" dia balls and original springs...................period. Proper clearances, shaft diameters, good pilot bushing/bearing in the flywheel and attention...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By svm99
Re: Swapmeet Paso Robles CA August 28,2021

I’ll be there with some select Ford junk. Looking forward to it.
If you’re in the area come support this swap meet!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By svm99
Re: Transmission End Play (stock 41)

The open drive rear bearing is retained on the shaft by the speedometer drive gear and a snap ring. I've found the speedometer gears to be in slightly different widths to minimize the end play when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By svm99
Re: flathead transmission questions/advice

The "gold" transmission is '36 pickup era and may have a 14T input which would make it a low geared transmission in 1st and 2nd. Count the teeth before you proceed just to know for sure what you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By svm99
Re: More transmission woes

I'd be suspect of the end play on the cluster gear, I do a dry fit with all related parts clean, drop the cluster in the case with the 2 thrust washers and measure the end play. Not all rear thrusts...
Forum: Early V8 05-31-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By svm99
B-2042 Brake Shoe Adjustor Link

I'm looking for 4 pcs - B-2042 NOS Brake Shoe Adjustor Link for '32-'34 mech brakes which pins to the brake shoe.
Thank you, Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,731
Posted By svm99
Re: The 1933-34 Ford Book

I have the existing '33-'34 book and find it informational. Granted there are details not covered but just think of the amount of time it took to research and prepare all the info that is in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,009
Posted By svm99
Re: 33 navigator

So sorry to hear, I thoroughly enjoy your trip pictures and writeups you post here. You and your family will be in my prayers. Regards, Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By svm99
Re: led tail light bulbs

Try Restoration Supply Co in Escondido Calif.
Forum: Early V8 05-13-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By svm99
‘50/‘51 Mercury water pumps

‘50/‘51 Mercury narrow belt water pump cores, good pulleys, pumps turn, pump necks not rusty. These are good cores to rebuild as the pumps are not reproduced. Price is $75 shipped in the lower 48....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By svm99
Re: 16/27 cluster

The later 16T input is approximately 1/16 larger dia on the gear OD than it's earlier Ford counter part.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By svm99
Re: 16/27 cluster

And do not mix those gears with the earlier 36-48 car and 36-50 pickup gearsets, different pitch on the teeth.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By svm99
Re: 1940 3/4 ton pickup

For brake parts I'd suggest James at Gotham Auto parts in NY, Fred at Southside Obsolete in MN and Bill or John at All Ford Parts in Campbell CA. Good luck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By svm99
Re: Transmission Cone Gear Identification

If all of the teeth are helical cut you have the correct part number for the cluster gear (cone gear as you say).
good luck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By svm99
Re: Covid up date....Charlie

Charlie, I received the rebuilt fuel pump, looks good. Thank you getting it done. Glad to hear you're feeling better and getting out a bit, hope the same for Billy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,576
Posted By svm99
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,576
Posted By svm99
Re: 1940 Ford Deluxe X member sheet metal original thickness

I’m working with my brother on a ‘39 station wagon project and are missing one of the frame braces posted above. If anyone has a usable brace we’d be interested. I know the classifieds are the right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By svm99
Re: '32 - '34 Front Brake Rod Support, B-2502 Source

C & G is out of stock currently, I'll keep trying!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By svm99
'32 - '34 Front Brake Rod Support, B-2502 Source

Is there a source for these supports in the reproduction market? It seems Bob Drake is out of stock and not going to produce again soon. I've checked with several suppliers and all are out of stock....
Forum: Early V8 02-20-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By svm99
‘34 Taillight Stand in Original Paint-Córdoba Gray

Worth asking, my original paint ‘34 Deluxe Fordor is missing one taillight stand. I bought it disassembled but in very original condition so would like to find an original paint Córdoba Gray...
Forum: Early V8 01-17-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By svm99
‘34 NOS 1934 LH Brake Lever 40-2497B

1934 left hand brake lever to mount on brake crossshaft, #40-2497B, NOS is preferred. I do have an NOS RH arm, 40-2496 for possible trade. Thank you.
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