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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By drfromnc
Re: What Bolt goes Where. Adventures of a first time builder.

Hey paetsgone, I am in the same boat..! I inherited a dissembled 34 pickup and a bunch of parts that I got to figure out what goes where and how..LOL. I did however bag and tag what I did take apart...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

This Drain cock?

https://thirdgenauto.com/product/1933-48-ford-replacement-cooling-system-brass-drain-cock/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

thanks again gentlemen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

so next question on engine ports, on each side of the block behind water pumps there are threaded ports for either threaded plug (like on my other bare block) or drain pet cocks for the water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

got it. thanks gentlemen. added to my list of things to buy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

Thanks for all the info but where do I get one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By drfromnc
Temp sensor port thread chaser

Been searching the inter webs for a thread chaser or thread restorer for 59a temp sensor ports on the heads. Canít seem to find one in 3/8 in-18 thread pitch. Anyone have any leads on where i can buy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup dash gauge?

Thought so. Thanks v8coopman.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup dash gauge?

Red, I don’t know what you mean by loop connection? Here are pics of the front and back of the ones I have.

If any of these are what you need I will send it to you. If so, Private message me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup dash gauge?

Got some questions on these dash gauges I found in a box of spares. Actually first picture are the gauges I took out of the dash on my 34 pickup. Is the SW speedometer the original gauge? I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By drfromnc
Re: What are these upper shock mounts?

[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;2082544]Man, crank-up your rosebud just right and you can make it fit an F1. DD

I was thinking that very thing V8coopman.!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By drfromnc
What are these upper shock mounts?

Found these in my dads parts stash. What are they from? I have a set, rh and lh. Part number in pic is 3653236RH.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

Yes, they gave me back the pins but I don’t think one is reusable. Not a big deal because I am going with newer, longer ones so I can bolt on lower shock mounts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 41A-6023 Motor Mount adapters

I had a set built based on attached drawing which are specifications from original Ford part. Mine were not built exactly like originals (Flat stock bent in a ďcĒ). Mine are 3 pieces of steel welded...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

UPDATE: truck and diesel shop was able to remove the perch bolts. Guy who did the work wasn’t there when I picked it up to find out how it got if freed but axle does have some “battle scars”; one end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By drfromnc
Re: Perch pin removal help

yes, I used oxy/acetylene torch but not to the point of red hot. Didn't have access to torch when we used the press. Not sure what machine shop used to heat and how hot.

I just took axle assembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By drfromnc
Perch pin removal help

Try removing perch bolts or pins this week on pickup and they wonít budge. Tried heat and pounded on them with a brass bar stock. Nothing. Took it to my brothers maintenance shop and put 3 tons of...
Forum: Early V8 11-17-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By drfromnc
40 deluxe grill

My brother is looking for a 40 Deluxe grille. Please call Joe at 919-915-1184. If you canít reach him contact me via email or private message. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thanks to all of you. very informative and very much appreciated. Doug
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thanks V8coopman, I will check with my local early ford parts guy to see if he has a set and if not place ad on swap meet. good info on the Cunifer. I will check it out. My brother has run brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 pickup steering arm question

thank you glennpm and Krylon32 for the explanations. got it. now I don't know what to do. Hmmm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup steering arm question

My 34 pickup has the original steering box, pitman arm, drag link, axle, spring and perch bolts but also has hydraulic brake setup that includes the 37-41 spindles, backing plates and drums, hoop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By drfromnc
34 pickup firewall layout

I was wondering if someone would be so kind as to take a pic of their 34 pickup firewall (engine side), or mark up my pic, that has various stock items (wires, lines, brackets, hw, components)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By drfromnc
Re: 34 banjo with tube shocks?

Yes, spring bushings are gone. In fact, both spring eyelets are bound up against the shackle bolts. I doubt square nut you point out is correct but they will be replaced with new ones when I remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By drfromnc
34 banjo with tube shocks?

Removed the bed from my 34 pickup today to begin getting frame ready to repaint. I see the banjo rear has tube shocks on it. Top shock mount is welded to x member and bottom bracket is bolted to...
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