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Forum: Early V8 08-11-2019, 07:34 AM
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Forum: Early V8 04-25-2019, 07:51 AM
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Forum: Early V8 03-18-2019, 06:15 AM
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1941 truck spare tire mount

As stared, looking for the original mount for spare tire on 1941 Ford truck.

Email pics/price. mrfliboy@aol.com


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=150622
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,606
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Thank you, took way longer than expected, with quite a few hiccups along the way. A learning experience I will remember for sometime.

Traveling now, so might be awhile before finishing this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

20psi cold cranking, did not deem necessary to fire on ground, lets get it in the truck.

Sure glad I love doing this. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Finally engine assembly can begin. I have 4 different books to go by and all had something to help. Major one was Ol Rons floater bearings book and Mike's assembly book.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

So what I found was a couple things. 2 quarter sized holes in the 2 rear cylinders, motor had already been punched out to 3.1875, 0.020 over.
Crank had rod journals turned over .030, and main...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

On to the next step,

Let's rebuild a motor. The fact I got to drive the truck the season was a bonus. I had a low end rod knock over 45mph. So kept it close by and waited to winter to rebuild.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,650
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Steering wheel wobble

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1363419&postcount=262

My take on a stabilizer, its a vw beetle 1969 era.

Its a truck but I bet very similar for a car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2018, 02:59 PM
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Views: 89,445
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

About the motor let's just say I'm 6 months into it and it's still not done. Should have solid update when up and running in a month or so.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Good eye. Here's a shot from Minnesota.

Lots of fun, my other hobby for the past 25yrs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Thank you very much. Updates....... well it was either finish the bed, bodywork and paint, etc or fix the low end knock in my motor this winter.

Motor won. Will have full details when all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,178
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Quick sanity check - 41 pu headlamp wiring.

Best pic I have, enlarge top area below water outlets, there is a tray there with little tangs that hold the wires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 41 pickup cab mounting wood

Here's my solution, but was lucky enough to have some original left.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=971698&postcount=38

Might still have patterns laying around. (not sure postage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: ford 39-48 emergency cable conduits

Here is how I handled it
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=953253&postcount=24
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: '39 pickup on '40 car frame (front motor mount height)???

Hey I know those pictures. Mine is a 41 truck frame and a 40 car frame. The only thing I could tell, besides the deeper crossmember on the 41 was my ride height on the front dropped using the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Powder Coat 40 Ford Bumper vs chrome

Just throwing it out there, how about a vinyl wrap, lasts 3-5 yrs I've been told.

http://www.pro-touring.com/threads/92123-Chrome-vinyl-wrap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Purists Look Away!

Needed away to haul my planes safely so ...

I finished up my Tonneau cover. Junkyard special, from Dodge Dakota 2001, stored on a rack in the weather. $40

Pressure washed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Uncle Paul's 38

Very nice!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

For just this summer, I put in a 3/4" ply floor, $9.99 on clearance. Lol. I plan on putting some type of cover, canvas or a tonneau this summer, and than bodywork and paint over the winter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 89,445
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Needed a new lawnmower, what better first use of the truck. Really running nice.;)
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