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Forum: Early V8 Yesterday, 07:26 PM
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Ford F-1 Bendix self-energizing juice brakes reconditioned

$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, adjusters,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By rich b
Re: Ford F-1 Spindles

'48-'52 F-1 spindles are different than '53-'56 F-100 spindles. In '53 there was a change made to both the kingpin inclination and diameter. Brake backing plates are the same; but the hubs are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,054
Posted By rich b
Re: What kind of jack do you carry

Be sure to have a tool that will loosen the lugs; like a breaker bar and 6 point socket.

Holds true for your daily, too.

More so if the lugs were tightened by that guy at the tire shop; you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By rich b
Re: 35 ford interior package tray

Couple pictures I have saved from the 'net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By rich b
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

You probably already figured out an alternative; but when doing similar work; I usually bolt a bar between my bench and the kingpin eye to hold the work out in the open and upright.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,116
Posted By rich b
Re: 4 post lifts

Ended up discussing lifts with a truck driver at my old job. Said he got a bargain; but burning the paint off to repair skipped and shoddy welds was not something he planned on. Guy said the unit he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,342
Posted By rich b
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,107
Posted By rich b
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By rich b
Re: Banjo 39-40 hub flange difference?

Be sure to look at the spring hangers to make sure it is a '37-'40 axle and not a '41 or '42-'48.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By rich b
Re: axle id

"A" axle as mentioned with a lot of extra iron welded on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,526
Posted By rich b
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

You need to find a shop with the right equipment.

Did anyone mic the drums to check the ID?

If there was enough of a lip to hang the shoes; they may very well be worn out.

You can't just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,526
Posted By rich b
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

This is the reduced diameter arbor that is used on an Ammco brake lathe to turn the rear drums as compared to the standard arbor in the foreground.

I sent this picture to one fellow and he showed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By rich b
Re: Front brake assembly

The shoe with the longer lining goes to the front.

Rotate the adjustment cams all the way back.

Be sure the bushing thing that goes in the bottom of the shoe can still slide freely in the shoe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By rich b
Re: People Ask Me What Is It For?

I've seen quite a few '35-'36 cars with a regular style ashtray between the radio head and glove box door. How they ended up there is another matter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By rich b
Re: How would you price this F1?

On the other hand; you know this truck.

Could be better off swapping in the 302 and selling the flatty instead of building up another truck from scratch or buying someone else's unknowns.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,875
Posted By rich b
Re: frame crack repair

A stick machine does not produce "booger" welds; an unskilled operator does.

Probably more messes made with wire welders now-a-days anyways.
Forum: Early V8 10-25-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By rich b
***SOLD***Ford F-1 Bendix self-energizing juice brakes reconditioned

***SOLD*** Thank You

$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...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,526
Posted By rich b
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Never having used Speed-bleeders; how do you tell when there are no more air bubbles?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By rich b
Re: spindles

Later model spindles have larger (taller) bushings along with a different appearance. They will fit a Model A axle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By rich b
Re: Banjo pinion removal tool

Build a "bridge" thru the housing like in the picture and press it off the pinion without loading the housing. Shouldn't need heat with an adequate press.

A bottle jack on the inside may work; but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By rich b
Re: Wilwood front disc kit 140-14190

Last set of Lincoln brakes a friend purchased from Speedway were Boling Bros; but the drums and hubs they sell are Speedway's own product. '

Has this changed?

Now a couple guys I have talked to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By rich b
Re: Drum brakes 1953 Mercury M250 Classic

Am I correct in assuming that an M250 is the same 3/4 ton truck as an F-250 stateside and that the brakes are 12"x2" and look like this:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By rich b
Re: 1949 ford f1 brakes

That is correct 2" front and 1-3/4" rear.
Forum: Early V8 10-15-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By rich b
***SOLD***'53-'56 ford f-100 Bendix brakes reconditioned hot rat rod juice brakes

***SOLD***$295.00 plus shipping

Set of F-100 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) 10-15-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By rich b
Re: wide 5 brakedrum

Here's some pictures of an odd set-up where the wide 5 hub is inside the Buick drum along with another more normal brake with the hub on the outside.

I wonder if they put the hub on the inside to...
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