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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

THx, now it all comes apart for painting, going to leave the original rusty cab, hood and front fenders, black running boards and rear fenders, army green rear box and tool boxes. That’s going to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Box installed and tool boxes mounted, fittted the fenders to the running boards. On the ground. Still some more pieces to be made up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

I need rear fenders and I could not find anything that would match up the dimensions I needed. I needed a 40” diameter fender, the cheap Princess Auto tandem trailer fenders were close to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Fitted the old fenders and hood, tried to make the best I could.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Cab corners are next both inner and outer, first welding on the sheet metal , not the best but not the worst job either.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

This is when we start too slow down. It’s now December 2020, still working on the sheet metal, the original hood hinge plates were all bent up and I could not figure out the proper geometry. I still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

More pics of new floor. I purchased a cab wood mounting kit but was not happy with quality, i had some original pieces from the 40 cab and copied them best i could. Turned out better than the hacky...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

It’s now November 2020, this has become my COVID project. I brought the cab in and started the rust repair, realized the floor need to be replaced, locally our antique car store had a floor in stock,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

It’s now November 2019, T5 fitted, made the trip down to Hot Rod Works and purchased one of their rear ends with the axle conversion kits and rebuilt centre section. Fitted the parts and sent off to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

This was the F15A mentioned previously.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Just before I started this project I had completed a 1942 Ford F15A CMP, it was interesting but what a bear to drive. The non synchromesh trans and double clutching was not for me. Plus the height...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=206955

I wanted a 5spd trans and was following the “FINALLY…T5 WITH Torque Tube in a ‘35-’40 Ford...The WHOLE STORY!” thread.
Keeping the geometry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

It’s now November 2018, I disassembled the truck and realized the original doors had about 50 lbs of prairie top soil in them. The bottoms were rusted and i did not have the skills to replace the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Yes, I still need to figure that part out, I will be reaching out a little later as I still can’t come up with right combo of parts and pieces.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

Was heading down the road of rebuilding a motor for the truck when I found a ad on line for a motor already built, unfortunately it was located just outside of Montreal. We made a deal and was able...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

I started by making the box up first, With the help of the MV community I was able to gather up the info and detailed pictures to make drawings of the rear box and tool boxes. Lots of help from a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

I had reservations about cutting the cab from the firewall back and replacing with all custom made up panels on the original cab. The flapping of a canvas top at any speed can be quite annoying, so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

I knew that I need to find an untouched, original (not Rat Roded) truck so that I could start with a complete chassis and all parts in their original locations. As we all know its the missing or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By James Y
1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

This is my take on a 40 p/u military project

At the beginning of WW2, Britain was in desperate need of vehicles to support the British Expeditionary Force fighting in France. Ford's plant in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 85,873
Posted By James Y
Re: FINALLY…T5 WITH Torque Tube in a ‘35-’40 Ford...The WHOLE STORY!

Thank you for the compliments, I am in Edmonton, Alberta in the frozen north, will send pics when I get back, out of town for a couple of weeks. The rear end is from Hot Rod Works, went down to their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 85,873
Posted By James Y
Re: FINALLY…T5 WITH Torque Tube in a ‘35-’40 Ford...The WHOLE STORY!

Just wanted to shout out a thank you to V8 Coopman and everyone else for figuring this out. I followed the directions and with minimum fab skills managed to put it togeather. I used the factory plate...
Forum: Early V8 04-26-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By James Y
Wanted - 40 Pick-up Steering Tube

Looking for a 40 pickup steering tube 780-222-5165 Thx Jim
Forum: Early V8 04-26-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By James Y
Wanted- 40 NOS u-joint

Wanted N.O.S. u-joint for 40 ford -,85 hp version. 780-222-5165 Thx Jim
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