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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,020
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Cleaning up old electrical wires

Lawson,

You should be able to use a wire tracker ( tone generator ) to find your short, I believe Home depot stocks the Ideal brand unit. Here is a generic brand one on Amazon...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,038
Posted By Dec211975
Re: removing broken alemite

If you have a drill that has reverse on it (counter clockwise) you could use a left hand drill bit, they normally will spin right out when the drill catches. Although not a normal hardware store item...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By Dec211975
Post Re: Yoke nut tool

I have a Kent Moore pinion holding tool J-8614-1 that works great on all makes although it was made for GM products there are also additional pieces ( J-8614-2 and J-8614-3) that allow it to be used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,727
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 84 birthday today

Happy Birthday Ron and many more to come !!!

Congratulations.

Brian from Monroe Wisconsin not to far from your old stomping grounds.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Brake Lining Mistake

On a self energizing brake if the wheel cylinder is on the top the front shoe would be the primary shoe (short lining) and the rear shoe would be the secondary shoe (long lining). Usually the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,001
Posted By Dec211975
Smile Re: Bob's Auto Glass

Auto City Classic sells at a couple of local swap meets in Wisconsin, Jefferson and Iola and also at Back to the 50's in Minneapolis. Every one that I know that has bought glass from them has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dec211975
Re: emergency brake handle

The 39 pickups had the emergency brake handle by the kick panel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,498
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 32 fuel pump check valve removal

I have never tried to take a valve out of a fuel pump, but it looks like the outlet valve to me. I would think you could attach a grease gun to the output fitting and force it out with grease.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By Dec211975
Re: paw spring

I tried to rivet mine and then it was to tight, I ground the rivet head back off and then used a shoulder bolt and nylon insert lock nut. I am happier with the way it releases now. I got the shoulder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 1939 Battery box removal

I don't think any body makes a replacement battery box for a 39 pickup. Bob Drake advertises his as fitting a 39 truck but it does not fit without modification. If I would have known at the time I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 93 s10 trans.?

Do you have the instruction sheet for the VDO speedometer? If you probe the output sensor terminals with a voltmeter you should get a dc voltage with the driveshaft turning (light green with black...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 93 s10 trans.?

I see that vdo makes hall effect sensors their sensors are 3 wire ( the red wire would be 12 volt positive, the black wire would be ground and the white wire would be the signal to the Speedo head....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 93 s10 trans.?

This sensor produces its own electric pulse and is called a hall effect sensor, It does not use battery voltage to operate. I will try to come up with the proper connection for you. I am not 100%...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Amperage Draw with Ignition on? - Bubba Ignition Question

Calculating the amperage with the numbers provided (12 volts, 2.6 ohms) the amperage should be 4.615
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 39 ford

There is a guy on ebay that casts new gears from aluminum he goes by chevi-shop he is from Milledgeville, IL I believe. He currently does not have any listed. I bought several from him and would be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Which ball hone?

I think you be much happier using a ball hone by brush research than a glaze breaker, Smokey Yunick was very instrumental in the early development of the brush research style hone and the greatly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,511
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

I believe you are right Mart, post # 9 with the fixture have a hole spacing difference of .500" on the diameter and the spacing on the outboard holes are in the range of what Robert got with his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,511
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Robert,

It looks like your measurements match my calculations within a few thousands 3.1345
Vs 3.1354 and 7.903 vs 7.9017. 0.0009 difference on the first measurement and .0013 thousands on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,511
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

Robert,

Here are the X and Y dimensions to drill your flywheel on an 11 3/8" diameter circle


The first hole would be located at the 3 O'clock position all X, Y coordinates are from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,511
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 10" pressure plate exact drilling dimensions.

A machinists calculator #4087 by calculated industries will give you the x,y position if you have a dro on your mill. If you like I can run the numbers by tomorrow night.

Regards,

Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Radiator voltage readings

Here is a good description for checking for electrolosis, although your readings look acceptable.
http://www.sancarlosradiator.com/VoltageDrop/testing_for_electrolysis.htm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By Dec211975
Re: TH350 sounds like marbles ....

It could be a number of things but from my past experience as a transmission repair shop owner I would suspect the following in order of probability, all would require transmission removal.

(1)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dec211975
Re: 1939 Ford Pickup Questions

Karl,

Are the inner fenders you make for the 39/39 ford pickups steel or fiberglass ?

Thanks,

Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,084
Posted By Dec211975
Re: reeming king pin bushings

I think you would have a better job done by taking it to an automotive machine shop and having them honed on a Sunnen pin hone with the proper King pin mandrel.

Just my 2 cents.

Regards,

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By Dec211975
Re: Inside sunvisors

I think there is one on ebay now here is the link. http://www.ebay.com/itm/58-59-60-T-BIRD-SUNVISOR-BRACKET-/140120925581 Here is a new old stock listing don't know
the price. ...
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