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Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-01-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By nebrfox
40 pickup V/8 pan

Oil leaking out the vent hole in the right front of pan. Is that vent hole necessary? Can the pan gasket be changed without pulling the engine. Thanks in advance for any information from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,876
Posted By nebrfox
Re: Best oil for an 8ba

You here a lot of openions on which oil to use in a flathead. From all the information I have read I decided to use Ford Motorcraft SAE 15 W 40 diesel oil. Haven't used it long enough to form an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By nebrfox
Main seals:

Does anyone make a better front and rear main seal for the 40 flathead than the old rope seals? Changed mine twice and still have leaks or am I doing something wrong. I put silicone on the ends when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,756
Posted By nebrfox
Re: v8 combine engine?

My dad had a Gleaner combine witha 12 ft. grain head in the late forties that had a model A 4cyl engine. It was under powered so he put a Allis Chalmers tractor engine in it. Biggest combine around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By nebrfox
Re: 40/41 Pickup Fender & Interior Question

Larry, I am doing a 40 pickup now and my front fenders have about 3/8 in clearance between front of fender and frame. On the inner panel you should have a 3/8 in hole on each side of the brake line...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By nebrfox
Re: 40 1/2 ton pickup Restoration Literature

Find a pickup that has been judged by the Early V8 Ford Club and received the Dearborn award and take pictures of everything. Most owners are willing to help especially if you are restoring it to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By nebrfox
40 Ford pickup windlace

I have two windlace door kits. One from Cartouche measures .425 dia. And one from LeBaron Bonney measures .550 dia. Which is the correct size. Any help would be appreciated
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By nebrfox
Radial tire tubes.

Whats the opinion on using tubes in radial tires. Coker says use tubes and Black Diamond says no tubes. Any pros and cons?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By nebrfox
Re: 40 Pickup hood.

Thanks to all who responded to my hood problem. Was doing it with the brackets on the cowl and not haveing much success. Also good to know about the paint, thought they were gloss black.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By nebrfox
40 Pickup hood.

When installing a 1940 Ford pickup hood do you install the mounting brackets on the hood or the cowl first? Any advice would be appreciated.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-28-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By nebrfox
mounting hood on 1940 ford pickup.

When installing the hood do install the mounting brackets on the hood or the cowl first?
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