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Forum: Early V8 09-16-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Newc
Re: 39/40 two door heater, restoration candidate

btt the spears are worth $75.. no longer repopped. Buy it all now
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By Newc
Re: Early Ford/Mercury automatic transmissions 51'-55'

Us Barners need to party when Rotorwrench posts hit 1000 [soon] Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Newc
Re: More Mercury Scenery

Watch out for a Hemmings 'abandoned autos' photographer. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By Newc
Re: The "W" Block

Just a 304" flathead story; I raced against one ; local drag strip ; and it stayed with a built 350hp 350 chev.. both 34 Fords. the Chev won by about a car length. Newc
Forum: Early V8 09-15-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By Newc
49 Merc h2o pumps pair for cores $25+shp

Good for cores or parts. '49 are the wide belt pulleys. Merc pumps are not repo'd. Mount surface is like truck, but higher on the pump. Good fit for some installations. Photos here: ship in USA...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Newc
Re: TOMORROW: Mission Trail Chapter Swap Meet

That's the home town of All Ford Parts.. wish I could get there. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By Newc
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

The stacked trams story is about the rail system removal in favor of GM buses in about 1929? Story gets better when yrs later bribery by Gm stories came out. Happened all over the US. Portland...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Newc
Re: Powder Coat Removal??

hi; At my work we had to farm out parts for 'powder coat removal'... it was a messy job using heat. With fumes ect. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By Newc
Re: 53 with automatic

Hi; My '53 is a six with an auto. Nice driver, however when rebuild time came we needed three cores cause the cast iron cases were wore out. Ended using a '53 Mercomatic. Good cores are getting...
Forum: Early V8 09-11-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Newc
39/40 two door heater, restoration candidate

This heater has the Stainless spears on it and the motor spins free. The door handles could be purchased new. the motor has the 4 wire harness. Does not appear damaged or rusted out, just surface...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Newc
Re: '42 WW2 G8T on Portland, Or Craig's List $7000

I've no more room here. I do have a '40 Military G8T that is all Military conversion by Ford, even a blackout driving light that many never got. A few of the 2 wheel drives made it to Egypt and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Newc
Re: Polishing a fire extinguisher

Yeh; For the WW2 trucks those extinguishers are necessary and a big deal for judging. Just dispose of the carbon-tet if present. I actually saved my high school chevy with a carbon-tet and it was not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Newc
'42 WW2 G8T on Portland, Or Craig's List $7000

A bit high price, but an unmolested 1 1/2 ton Military contract Ford truck. Even the bed seems correct on this one. The early Military W number is on the hood. I posted it on the Military site...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By Newc
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

Hi; A couple of the early photos were of a destroyed supply convoy of Russian GAZ AA trucks. A famous battle that went very badly for the Russian trucks, as they were trapped and destroyed in place....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Newc
Re: 32 pickup seat back mounting

H; the seat springs used at least two hangers screwed to the nr top of the verticle wood strips in the cab back. Newc
Forum: Early V8 09-07-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By Newc
'40/41 heater- twin motor model for restoration

Nice model with the twin FANS.. Does not use a reverser switch like the 39/40 I am used to. Motor spins free, so a good unit to rebuild. Has the stainless spears on it and repo handles are available...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Newc
'53 car No Charge after sitting a few months

Yeh;' Old Reliable' let me down with a no charge indication. Rebuilt generator, but old regulator with rivited cover. Suspected stuck regulator points- banged on the cover with a hunk of wood and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Newc
Re: A head on B engine

Have you ever heard of the S.S.O.S Society? Dedicated to Ford fours. Secret
Society of Speed google it- has been around 25 yrs, based in Ohio. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,455
Posted By Newc
Re: ford B engine

Great post; The Aftermarket Model A pedal bracket is a nice piece and makes the later transmissions a joy to drive. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Newc
Re: '36 Body Install - 30 second video

Great; Now to find the fools in Ventura, CA , who lifted my '40 cpe with a CHAIN in '87 !! Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Newc
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission DON'T......

The 3" shifting fork is worth the whole job. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Newc
Re: flatty waterpump issue...(SOLVED)

Hi; About 'files' too big? Set your camera to the least pixels possible for posting 'files'.... photos to us normal folks. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Newc
Re: A head on B engine

Hi; My '32 B came with a Model A head and pump, ran fine. In fact it was a Model A "police" Ford high comp head..... a 'B' head. Check the gaskets for any changes. Newc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By Newc
Re: Wide 5 Artillery Wheels

A comment: finding original drums within the limit [.060' Oversize] is very difficult now days. while new '40 style [and Lincoln bendix] are now available. Newc
Forum: Model-T 08-30-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Newc
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