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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

If you have the old drums you can get them relined . J&G Brake Drum Relining . Mchenry Illinois does a great job. Great guy to do business with. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Some photos of my '41

Sweet Truck, beautiful job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Air shocks ?

Eaton Detroit springs are very good. replaced the front springs
on my 37 and am very happy with them. fit perfect and brought the front up 2" . talk to Gary at eaton, knows his stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: brake drums

I used J&G brake Drum relining , awesome job. They're on the web. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Another banjo wheel question

Keith, I may have a 37 Horn rod,not sure if its the same as a 35. Let me know and Ill look for it. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: More 35 Ford

Sounds good Keith. I think we met years ago, I worked at Merrimack Farmers 1973 1974.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: More 35 Ford

Beautiful car! Love to see it, I'm a stones throw away, Deerfield. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Don Rogers - Tuesday Update

Good news! Rest up Don !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Don Rogers - Update

Thoughts and Prayers Don! get well soon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Thanks Don and Gary. I'll give that a try. I cut the race I got so that I had just the outer edge. On one it was just about perfect . On the other I had to grind some off .But I was worrying about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

I purchased a thrust washer from Fred , for some reason it wont' work without modification. With all the Vendors Ford had , could some have been made that didn't require a Thrust washer? On the 36...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,458
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 41 radiator, original vs brassworks

Merrills Radiator Concord N.H. still does re-cores. They do a great job, and use cores from Maine Radiator. They're on the Web. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 37 Delivery project, ugh

Labor of love! Will be sweet when complete! Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Thanks Gary, I sent Barnfind08 a message.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Kurt in NJ, I getting ready to install new bendix brakes . I plan on using the 36 drum. Just checking to make sure it is ok to use.The bearings are the same on the two. Only difference is the ring . ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Ray Balukas
36-37 wide 5 brake drums

The 36 drum doesn't have the metal ring inside, the 37 drum does. Just wondering if this was the way the 36 drum was, and if it was a change for the 37-39. I had the 36 drums turned. the 37 drums...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 1937 Ford Panel

Thanks for all the compliments! Ive read them all. When I bought it I didn't realize how much time it was going to take. The more I got into it the more work I discovered. Each time I found an issue...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 1937 Ford Panel

Thanks to all on the Barn whom have helped me with Info.over the years. So many folks on here with valuable knowledge. Also to 39Portlander for getting me motivated to figure out the picture...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ray Balukas
1937 Ford Panel

Well I figured out how to download photos, so here's my 37 panel resurrection. I purchased this October 2010. It took me until spring of 2016 to complete. Countless hours repairing dents, rust,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: balanceing wide 5s

I use the counteract beads and they work great. Before you do anything have the Rims Trued. The rims went thru hell in the day. Mine had major side to side wobble. I had them trued by Rim True...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Eaton Detroit Spring

Hi Scott, ill try to figure out how to post pictures! Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ray Balukas
Eaton Detroit Spring

Purchased a complete front spring from Eaton Detroit Spring for my 37 Panel. I installed it this past Saturday, it fit perfect. Hats off to them . Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,177
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Bendix brakes

Thank V-8 Coopman, that's the set up I'll go with. Thanks for the response. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,177
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Bendix brakes

Hi all, I plan on updating the brakes on my 37 this winter. Presently lockheeds. My plan was to go with the bendix setup. I'm curious if the bendix in the front and lockheeds in rear are a better way...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: gen to alt

Contact Genernator!
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