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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2019, 09:57 AM
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Posted By freddie
1940 Ford 1 ton truck steering sector shaft

If I push the sector shaft into the steering box the two copper bushes push up against each other. Machined a brass bush with smaller outer diameter as the copper bushes to keep them appart.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By freddie
Re: 1940 Ford Standard/1940 Ford pickup instrument cluster

Thank you for your assistance. From a hot and sunny South Africa.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By freddie
1940 Ford Standard/1940 Ford pickup instrument cluster

Good day all

Is there any difference between these two instrument clusters?
Forum: Early V8 01-09-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By freddie
40/41 1 ton Express Center Hood strip

Good day

I am looking for a 40/41 3/4 or 1 ton truck Center hood strip. Can you please assist or direct me to someone that might have one? Much appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By freddie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By freddie
Re: Treasure in the Namibian desert

No it is about a 1000 miles from my hometown. I do however try to get the waterfall hood ornament of the 40 1/2 ton truck. Also, I need a 90 number on my 40 1 ton truck hood ornament. They will check...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By freddie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By freddie
1940 1 Ton Express Truck Hood Center Trim

I am restoring the above truck. Got a 1/2 ton hood center trim but it seems 1/2 the width of the 1 ton truck's center trim. I assume the 1 ton truck's is not reproduced and I will have to look for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By freddie
Re: 40/41 1 ton Express Grill center trim

WoW, did not realise that there is still so many of these trucks still out there. Thanks for sharing your information with me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By freddie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By freddie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By freddie
Model A brass carburator.

I think this brass carburator is from a model A. Is it worth something?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By freddie
Re: 40/41 1 ton Express Grill center trim

Thank you for the information. I was under the impression that the 40 and 41 had the same grill trim. I have a 40 with the narrow hood ornament. So I would have to rephrase my question: do the 40 1...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By freddie
40/41 1 ton Express Grill center trim

Is the grill center piece trim on the 40/41, 1 Ton trucks perhaps similar to any other models?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By freddie
Re: early v8 rhd chassis #s

Cooper Stewart was a London based factory that built speedo's and clocks for virtually every make of car and motorcycles.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By freddie
Re: Outstanding Customer Service!!

Perhaps not 100% applicable to our old car hobbyists but very interesting information on new battery technology. Fisker electric cars I believe have already tested this technology. With a recharge...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By freddie
Re: Stainless Parts Restoration

Patience is the name of the game.

No not try and remove the dent with one blow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,336
Posted By freddie
Re: What is a Camel

Interesting. Love the humor!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By freddie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By freddie
Re: 1940 pinion support bearing removal

Hi Steve,
Attached is a tool that I manufactured from a 4" pipe with a flange welded on top of it. The hole size is such that the pinion shaft will fit through it. Place it on the shaft with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By freddie
Re: They did it again!!

I stay in South Africa and 220 km away from the nearest international airport. Order on a Monday and delivered the next Tuesday. Excelent service!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By freddie
Re: 40 1 ton Express door hinge pins

WoW, I will try that. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By freddie
40 1 ton Express door hinge pins

I am trying to remove the door hinge pins. Got the right tool but they will not budge. My problem is that the truck is already painted, so I cannot apply any heat.

any suggestions will be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By freddie
Re: Valve springs

Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By freddie
Re: Valve springs

I am by no means an oil "expert" but would like to share and pose a question or two:
I work with very large generators of which runs on white metal bearings similar to those used in our cars. The...
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