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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:51 PM
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1936 Ford Pick Up Glove Box Lining?

Does the 1936 Ford Pick Up's cardboard glove box have any inside lining? Did they use felt or any other lining than just it's cardboard shell? I purchased the re-pop glove box from eBay and it...
Forum: Early V8 12-12-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford Pickup windshield garnish mouldings

I purchased the garnish mouldings off of eBay. I still need the headliner retaining strips above the doors and for on B pillar..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Replacing pistons

A piston clearance of 0.035" will give you excessive piston slap. Get the decimal point in the right place at 0.0035" . Next is what is the maximum allow piston clearance for a worn Model A...
Forum: Early V8 12-04-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford Pickup windshield garnish mouldings

Need for our 1936 Ford pickup: I need a pair of windshield garnish moldings that fasten to the inside of the A pillar.

I also need for our 1936 Ford pickup: a full 4 piece set of headliner...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,352
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Knocking at start up?

I had an engine like that also that had the piston slap when it was first started cold. It had been re-ringed when it first should have been re-bored.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Should I buy it?

I have as much fun working on my model A Ford as I do driving it. Really I do. Just one more benefit of buying a Model A Ford project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Enclosed car trailer

Ditto. Perfect for us too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Data plate rivet holes don't line up

Ditto. For over 50 years, the repro data plates have had to have their drilled holes adjusted to match the firewall rivet holes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Water Glass

I used water glass in my '37 Pontiac coupe. It would work for well for about a month and then I would have to add some more water glass. When it leaked, the water would go out of the exhaust. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Fraud Alert

I recently was given the same type of opportunity to purchase an under priced 1957 Ford Skyliner in Seattle, WA. The out of area seller had photos of the beautiful car that he was liquidating for an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Replacing only the main leaf spring with a new one?

On my 1929 Tudor, I had sorted out the best leaves from many different used spring sources and I still had too much body roll and a soft spring at that. I even added an additional leaf spring to firm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: POR 15 Gas Tank Sealer

For years, I have used POR 15 gas tank sealer with good success. A little extra information about unleaded gas: Naphtha which is used as a solvent and a fuel, was also called appliance fuel in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

The missing inner grill panel has been found. Thank you all for your help in identifying my needs. Without your help, I would not have known what the part exactly looked like.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

Thank you Don for the photos of the inner grill. Looks like if I were to make one, the lovers would be my biggest challenge. I have a parts request on the Wanted V8 swap meet Ford Barn forum. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

Anyone have an image of a 1936 Ford pickup grill panel that they can post? Please? It will give me a better picture of what I still need, and I can share the picture.
Forum: Early V8 10-22-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pick up Floor mat

Wanted: 1936 Ford Pickup floor mat. Does anyone still make for sale the 1936 Ford floor mat? I have checked with Mac's, Dennis Carpenter, Bob Drake and more without success. The 1936 Pickup floor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 36 Fords

Having grown up with my first 36 Ford coupe acquired in 1961, I was in the middle of the early Ford V8 craze. The 32 - 34 Fords were the most popular back then and for many years following...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pick up grill panel

I have a 1936 Ford Pickup that is missing its grill splash panel. I can find the re-pop 1935 grill splash panel as picture below. With modifications, will it fit my 1936 Pick up? Or should I be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: The Fordor you have when you're not having a Fordor.

I believe that since it does have a back door, and obviously its too short for a coffin to be slipped into, then its best use could be a flower car. It would be excellent for that use. It does look...
Forum: Early V8 10-19-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pickup grill splash apron

1936 Ford pickup grill splash apron wanted. Fits below the radiator and behind the grill (radiator shell). It has a hand crank hole through it.

The request has been filled. Thank you for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,092
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Fan cracked!!

When I lost my fan blade, I was peaked out in second gear and about to shift to third. My broken fan blade took out my hood. Now my off balanced fan broke the water pump off from the block and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Gear Tooth Pitting

Your old gears are junk. Besides having a howl in second, the hard facing is gone from the faces of the teeth and the lines that you see across the faces is also the dotted line that the tooth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: splash apron removed

Radiator splash apron, engine splash aprons, and running board splash aprons. Lift the body? Yes, that is with the running board splash aprons. I had to stop and think for a moment on which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Removing rear spring

I had an accident removing my rear spring/axle. I had removed the rear spring and axle and they were both laying on the garage floor. With the home made spring spreader tight on the springs and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,541
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Did you restore the car yourself?

"Did you restore the car yourself?" "Tell them that you bought the Model A brand new", and then see what they say. :) I keep a baby book with photos in each one of our cars. It can answer any...
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