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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:43 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Picked up the window glass from Hoffman Glass in Erie. He called me today and asked if I wanted it cut to original Ford dimensions. The glass out of the truck was 1/8 bigger front to back. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Well my read on it; was a good day so far. UPS arrived, me and Maggie love when the brown truck backs in! One of us gets a package the other a biscuit! Had all the parts needed for the B...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1935 Window Channel Kits

Chuck,
Seems we are getting near the point that if you need it, and find it,you better buy it. Supply chain is not good in some areas. Wescott had some window items but not sure of the years? They...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 868
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 35/36 Pickup Crank Hole Repair

I dont need one but it sure looks nice!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,085
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: Winter without a project?

Gary,
I like to have some type of music playing if I am working too! I do a lot by myself and it somehow keeps me motivated. I really like the battery tray and support! Well designed and built. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Tinker,
Fine on my thread, it's out of control in many off topic directions. That old green tractor could be brought back. Good luck with it. Starting to look more like a parts unit?
Folks,
May...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Mark, Folks,
I go watch Billy and listen to the ragged ol' truck song often! The truck is going to be better. I needed the compressor for the door work. Had just got the room done for it and it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ted,
I had Venison burgers for lunch a couple days ago Reminded me of my first ones in 1968. VERY good!
Yes doors. My passengers side has a rusted out bottom. Hate to even think about repairing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Al,
Thanks, Not sure about that much progress? But as repairs are made, some things need to be improved a little. Need to get out there and work on something!
The Ki-Ki bird:
Those are the little...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 10:14 AM
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Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

corvette8n,
Thanks! Another tool in the ol' tool box!
You guys and 42 Deluxe, are going to force me to fire up the the old E-tank. Cost of that process is reasonable. A box of Arm and Hammer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,085
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: Winter without a project?

Gary,
Man is that nice to walk out to the vast warehouse and find most of the part you need!
I am sure with some minor engineer changes you can adapt the push to a pull system for throttle. Or a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Some pictures to bring you up to date on 32 truck repairs. Drivers door dovetail was broken out and metal fatigued around the area. A plate had been added, bolted in the inside of the door...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
Thanks! I owe you big time! I will check with Snyder's.
Did get the driver's door dovetail area, repaired, and the dovetail from the pass side installed and tested. Yes, works good. And the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: Rebuilding a backup distributor, for my 53' Merc

Nice Merc!
Are you going to run the rebuilt distributor just to make sure it is ok?
Not sure your cleaning process but it looks as good as new!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
Thanks, Yes this is a good addition to the fit of the hood to the radiator shell. Even if I put the rivets upside down.:) Just liked the finished look of the head showing. Maybe one less...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford folks that follow this winding thread,
Here is a close up of the edge of the glass. I had John (42 Deluxe) look at it too and he did not think it was safety glass. He said the edge was not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,202
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: A rainey night in Olga

I had smokin hot PB blaster aroma tonight in the shop as I wrestled with 32 Ford door hinge pins. Did you know you get extra points if you have a can of PB blaster in the picture? Yep state law! ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David, folks,
Thank you again. I think I am going to take it apart, based on your observations. Yes I agree I do not see a seam indicating three components. Good excuse to clean up the lower glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
I have a question about the glass in the passengers side door. Here is a couple pictures: How can I tell if it is plate glass or safety glass? It has some chips around the side edges which...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 32 3 window door stuff

Looks like Wescott has a bunch of nice 32 door stuff. I went a different route and am going to glue in my window felts and items from Snyder's. Looks like they will work fine. But my unit is a driver...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: Broken stud removal with a new twist! + Engine stand mods! Machining time at Mart

Mart,
Good job reinforcing the engine stand adapter and the custom attachment features! I never had a lathe of a mill. sure would be n ice to whittle out some parts!
I must say you are persistant...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford Folks,
Small steps to remove the door glass on the passangers side of the 32.
https://i.imgur.com/LKIS4qb.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/iMrZR6c.jpg

Also ordered most of the engine components...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
I like electrolysis for cleaning steel and cast parts,. Have been too lazy to set up a tank. Really need two one for small, and one for large parts. Anyway, I have not used any acids for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
A couple slow days here and now things look to be moving. Ordered the felts and window hardware from Snyder's. Enough for both doors. They really both need attention. Hey the thing is almost...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,134
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Hoffman glass in Eire will cut the glass for the 32 drivers window. Should be ready next week. He thought the channel would be fine. And will use some type of bedding materials that will...
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