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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Dick
Fix for loose '49 trans rods and levers

Hi guys,
What have you done to take up the slop at the lower end of the shift rods?
I suppose heim joints would work but just curious what others have done.

I did some backyard engineering and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,529
Posted By Dick
Re: Barn Find 1946 Tudor.

Great car and it's history is very interesting. Great find!

The SN on the trans indicates 1937.

If you're going to use the nailhead you can lots of parts & information at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dick
Re: Help identifying seat frame

They look real close to a pair I had from a '35 tudor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,851
Posted By Dick
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'll be 78 in a few weeks and thankful I've made it this far.

The toughest part for me is getting up and down while working on these old cars.
Can't be without one though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By Dick
Re: Installation of IFS in a 1950 F1

My avatar has a MII, PS, PB 302 C6 etc.
I've installed at least 6 front ends and 1 was a Chassis Engineering.
I'd be glad to supply pictures and discuss this with you if you're interested.
Pretty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Dick
Re: 3 spd OD 12v solenoid

Try Mel Gross 714-292-8660
I believe he rebuilds and sells them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Dick
Re: Mid 50s F-100 parts

I've been doing business with them for over 8 years and never had an issue.
Good product and service.
Great people to deal with!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By Dick
Clutch chatter solved!

Hi guys,

Wanted to say thanks to everyone one the Barn that has posted about clutch chatter. It was extremely helpful.

Here is what I found:

The throwout bearing should be carefully examined...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,279
Posted By Dick
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

Hey Guys,
Thanks for the input and kind words; much appreciated.

The brake light wires are off to remove the cross member. The trans is out and I'm waiting for clutch repair parts.

The mats...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,279
Posted By Dick
Did I finally find a GEM?

Hi guys,
I picked up a '49 coupe recently and was told I was the third owner. So a few questions from those of you that know please,
Are these floor mats and the trunk mat original?
the floor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,018
Posted By Dick
Re: I Can't Stop My Clutch Chatter On My '53!

A brief update.
Northeast replaced the throwout assembly 3 times. This wasn't his problem.
He found a beautiful '65 Merc convertible and sold his '53 without solving the chatter problem.

I'm the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,018
Posted By Dick
Re: I Can't Stop My Clutch Chatter On My '53!

Hi Guys,
I found the part that was causing the violent chatter. I wouldn't have thought of looking at this normally but was inspecting parts as I was removing the transmission. My helper noticed the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,018
Posted By Dick
Re: I Can't Stop My Clutch Chatter On My '53!

I have a '49 coupe that has extreme clutch chatter.
Everything in this thread has been done at least once without results.
Northeast told me he installed a completely new flywheel/clutch assembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dick
Re: 1940 merc & ford x member replace

This could be what you're asking about

https://chassisengineeringinc.com/product/es-2166-center-tunnel-clearance-transmission-mounting-and-wishbone-splitting-kit-for-1937-1940-ford-t400/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Dick
Re: 41 Ford rad support

Topher's picture shows the correct, or very close, part.
It mounts in front of the radiator with the lower brace on the frame. Another brace mounts from the center bolt to the bottom center of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Dick
Re: 41 Ford rad support

I think Jim is correct, not the right part.
at the earlyfordstore.com you can search for part # 11A 16138-B to see a picture of it..
I think it installs like the '40. i.e. mounts directly to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dick
Re: 1948 f1 metal bed conversion for shortbed

Here is another possibility:
https://bedwoodandparts.com/series-171803-1948-1950-ford-f1-short-box-flareside-bed-wood-sets.html


and another:
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dick
Re: 1948 f1 metal bed conversion for shortbed

Here is a link to previous posting on the subject.
Classis Haulers have merged with Mid Fifties.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=173609
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-14-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,134
Posted By Dick
Re: Difficult selling on barn?

Price can be a factor.
Is the part you're selling needed by someone looking at the for sale ads?
I've bought and sold hundreds of parts on the Barn and never had a problem.
I've sent parts for the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-15-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Dick
Re: Help ID these parts

1942 - 48 Dash panel parts. Clock (right) side and center piece.
21A-9271-C is Drakes number.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,965
Posted By Dick
Re: Heaters in pickups

Here are a couple of pics that might help.
The two switch unit is from a '53 F-100
The other is my '49 F-1 .
Both are an easy reach of the driver when installed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dick
Re: body mounts

Mike,
Dennis Carpenter has a mount kit in stock that comes with instructions that would show the placement. Their is a picture of the assortment of pads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dick
Re: 1948 Speedo to '66 289 3-speed - what cable to use?

I think you can find what you're looking for at midfifty.com Check part number 2601
Forum: Early V8 07-04-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Dick
USED F-100 '53 - '56 "Y" hanger - rear spring

I'm in need of a rear spring hanger...used...any condition as long as it will hold both spring pins. This is to make one of my F-100's a roller. This truck won't be driven with this in place. Price...
Forum: Late V8 07-02-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By Dick
USED F-100 '53 - 56 "y" hanger - rear spring

I'm in need of a rear spring hanger...used...any condition as long as it will hold both Spring pins. This is to make one of my F-100's a roller. This truck won't be driven with this in place. Price...
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