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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1940 headlight hardware

I got mine from Joe's antique auto 508-278-3980, give him a call.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1940 Coupe Body to Frame Attachment Points

Mike, I sent you a PM on the HAMB with pictures cause I can't get the pictures to load here. Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1940 Coupe Body to Frame Attachment Points

Yes, the quarters weld to the sub-rails between the B-pillar and the rear outrigger, there should be a 90 degree lip on the bottom of the sub-rail to weld the quarter to, then you will have to make a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1940 Coupe Body to Frame Attachment Points

All bolts for the body to frame go thru the top of the frame rails, and the top of the x-member rails, no bolts in the wheel wells of the quarters to the side of the frame. And the trunk floor is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,332
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 39 Brake Questions.

I have a pair of 36 drums that are 3 ribbed just like the one on the left in the first picture in post # 4, and a friend told me that the drum and hubs are 2 pieces and can be removed from the hubs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,563
Posted By Pete pa
Re: wheel balance

The tires on my HD springer are bias ply tires and tubes, it is a little tuff to install the beads thru the valve stem and sometimes you may need a little more with some tires having heavy spots. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,563
Posted By Pete pa
Re: wheel balance

I use Dyna beads in all my tires, it balances the tire thru the life of the tire. I started using them when I couldn't get the shimmy out of the front wheel on my 1998 HD heritage springer. I took it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By Pete pa
Re: Columbia rear ratios

I have 4.11 in my columbia, a 39 trans with 16/28 cluster, and 235/75/15 tires and a 59a in a 40 coupe. I live near Pgh. Pa. mostly hilly around this area, and the speed limits here are around 25 to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1939 Ford hood brace removal

Looks like a good car, much better than I started with, my project is ruff but I like doing the sheetmetal work, it needed the complete floor and firewall and the quarters patches plus the door...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1939 Ford hood brace removal

Don't cut the cross brace, drill out the spot welds where the brace meet the hood on both sides, drill straight thru both the hood and the brace, this way you have the holes to align the brace when...
Forum: Early V8 05-08-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By Pete pa
Re: mailing water pumps for rebuilding

I sent my v12 pumps to skip for rebuild he said to pack the pumps so that the pulleys are protected well cause they are hard to find, so I cut two sections of PVC pipe to cover the pulleys and...
Forum: Early V8 04-19-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
Forum: Early V8 04-13-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
Forum: Early V8 04-09-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
Forum: Early V8 04-04-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
Re: columbia housing

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Forum: Early V8 03-31-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Pete pa
columbia housing

This columbia was a 40 lincoln rear that was used in a 32 ford pickup, they cut the spring mounts off and welded the 32 mounts on. It has a very very good ring and pinion that is 4.44 , no other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe hood hinge mounts

Remove the entire brace from the hood straighten it install new tee nuts for the hinge bolts if needed and weld it back in. That is repairable, if you need pictures of what that should look like let...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Pete pa
Re: '39 - '40 hood comparison

I used a 40 standard hood on my 39 deluxe coupe and it fits perfect. I wanted to remove all the stainless, and the 40 hood has less holes to weld up that is why I used it.
The difference between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,938
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1939 Ford Windshield regulator gears

Thanks Rich, that link took me right to it, and I contacted seller for one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,938
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1939 Ford Windshield regulator gears

I need one also and can't find it on ebay, can anyone post the item number for the replacement gear? I tried the link that 39 coupe listed and it comes up page is missing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By Pete pa
Re: Engine install

Anthony, where are you in PA. I have a main drive gear you can use to set up your clutch. I live in the north hill of Pgh. Let me know.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-13-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Pete pa
Re: Help Dana 44 is this from a 55 T bird ?

Thanks guys, I'll pull the axles and measure the length and count the splines. The lower right web does have 44 and an A in a circle cast in it. The backing plates look the same as mine, so I'll go...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Pete pa
Help Dana 44 is this from a 55 T bird ?

I have a Dana 44 rear that I got when I bought my 39 ford coupe, the car was a drag car that went in the barn for many years and the farmer couldn't remember what the rear came from. I didn't use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Pete pa
Re: 1946 Lincoln Turn Signal Switch Wiring

Dustin, I'm using a 48 lincoln column in my 40 coupe project and the switch is the same from 41 to 48. The center terminal on the switch goes to the load side of the flasher and the two end terminals...
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