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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,315
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Wildfire evacuation

I'm asking because I do not know the answer, I'm not a body guy (yet).

If the carb catches on fire and burns through the paint on the hood, or brakes catch tire on fire and burns the fenders is it...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Engine Rebuilders

I just read tonight how to get it in neutral, my motor may not be stuck after all. Will tinker with it this weekend.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By 3739ford
Engine Rebuilders

I have a 1927 Model TT and thinking about putting it back original. Anyone know of a reputable engine rebuilder within driving distance of Dothan, AL.

Anyone buy and have used the Gene French...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,315
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Wildfire evacuation

All of you in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana are in my thoughts and prayers. I volunteered from 1976 thru 1981 to come out and work on the wildfires with the US Forestry Service. When...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Radiator frame hole location, 39 peeekup

I have a 81C radiator which I think is correct for the 39 pickup, but the holes are bigger than the spring and without a washer it goes right through.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Fuel tank sealer

Update:

I tried a new product to me Caswell Tank Sealer, and I'm very pleased with the results. Before the tank sealer arrived I put 2 gallons of vinegar in the tank for 48 hours, and then a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Merc Awesome Sunset

Really nice photo!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1938 Ford Pickup wheels/tires

My 39 pickup had terminal cancer and I knew it was going to be a while before I got it on the road. I researched and bought four radial tires/tubes the same height as 16" bias tires and let's me move...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,817
Posted By 3739ford
Re: receiving paypal payments

Nothing but good experience with PP since 2008 when I signed up. Tied it to my bank account; never an issue. I have a very good password, and never save them on the computer. I prefer to login/out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Fuel tank sealer

I can get new reproduction tanks no problem, but they are not 100% exact duplicate of original. A new reproduction tank is very easy to spot as soon as you raise the seat cushion. I may have to go...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Fuel tank sealer

Mart, that is what I'm afraid of not getting all the old sealer out of the tank and it start turning loose.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By 3739ford
Fuel tank sealer

My 42 GPW fuel tank has started leaking around the seam. I used a kit back in 2008 to etch the tank and then seal. It has held up till now, but the ethanol has dissolved the sealer. I don't remember...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Cam & transmission question

I do have EAB heads, and bored to 3 5/16. Distributor already set up for flathead. I really appreciate all the opinions and comments they will help me determine what route I take. The auto trans is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Cam & transmission question

Thank you very much.

If I removed the glass pack mufflers and ran straight pipes from headers out the back maybe that would give me more cam thump sound.

Anyone got a sound video of stock...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By 3739ford
Cam & transmission question

My 1942 Ford GPW :D is all original and love it, but....

I have built a 49-53 1CM, with 4" stroke crankshaft, stock EAB cam, milled heads to .045 clearance, and 2GC Rochester carb, chevy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Newly assembled Flatty cranking force??

When I first tried to crank my motor the wires got hot. Replaced them with new and still got hot. Moved the ground wire down from ceramic coated header to one of the starter bolts and that solved the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,620
Posted By 3739ford
Re: AOD to flathead

As others have already stated you will need to grind a little bit off the block for the starter to fit. I pulled a starter off a Ford 400 small block automatic I already had and put on my 8ba with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By 3739ford
Re: Celebrate VE Day, 75th Anniversary today

After my dads funeral my mom said he never ever talked about the war except to say he was the radio operator for his platoon and runner. She had no idea where he went after leaving the USA. He was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By 3739ford
Re: MARVEL SCHEBLER Carburetor

Is this the same Marvel carb.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

Thanks 38bill, no need for further measurements I got it from the two pictures. I really appreciate you sending the pictures. I'm off to the lumber yard.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

38bill,

That is exactly what I am looking for measurements for both front and back wood blocks for stock bed. That picture helps a lot I can fabricate the rear one is the front one behind the cab...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

Thanks swoopNZ, I'm looking for the measurements to make my own.

Thanks,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

38Bill, I'm looking for the wood spacers that go under a stock bed. I'm calling the hat channel metal frame that the wood bed planks screws down to a subframe for lack of knowing what its real name...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

GB it is highly unlikely it will ever be entered in a show that judges while I own it. I was looking at the subframe that the boards in the bed screw down to yesterday evening and it is toast also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By 3739ford
Re: 1939 Ford pickup bed wood

thanks Scott, any measurements you could provide will be helpful.

Thanks,
Ken
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