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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Fordman487
External green radiator corrosion

I have a green corrosion-like substance starting to appear on the OUTSIDE of my brass/copper radiator. Someone suggested this is a result of the manufacturing process chemicals and oxidation. What is...
Forum: Early V8 10-08-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Fordman487
1935 Commercial Fuel Tank

I'm looking for a fuel tank for a Ford 1935 1.5 ton commercial truck. This is the style that goes under the front seat and the filler neck does NOT protrude through the body. Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Fordman487
What fan size?

Im thinking about switching from a 16 inch mechanical fan to a 17 or 18 mechanical fan on my 35 Ford commercial truck for improved air flow and cooling. What are the pros and cons,... any...
Forum: Early V8 06-01-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Fordman487
'35 Truck Radiator

Wanted: 1935 Ford truck radiator. This is a 1.5 ton heavy duty commercial truck style radiator. Please respond if you've got one or know where I can find one. Will pick up or pay for shipping....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Fordman487
LED Dash light conversion

Im looking to convert my 2 dash gauge lightbulbs to LED for more light on my 35 ford. This will be my first time with a conversion. Has anyone switched a T63 bulb to LED? Any suggestions on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By Fordman487
Bumper Help

Hi Gang,


Can anyone suggest a repair company or supplier for a bent and damaged chrome front truck bumper from a '35 1 1/2 ton? Would need to purchase new or have restored.


Part...
Forum: Early V8 05-13-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Fordman487
'35 Truck Bumper

I'm looking for a '35 1 1/2 ton pick-up truck front bumper in as good a shape as possible. Help!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,286
Posted By Fordman487
Intake Manifold differences

Can anyone educate me on the differences in the early cast intake manifolds? I'm looking for an original cast iron intake manifold for a '35 rebuild. Will the earlier or later ones to '35 be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Fordman487
Which Cam to use

Hey gang!


I'm rebuilding a '36LB and am seeking advice on which cam to buy. This will be a stock engine so no racing or fancy modifications. The block did not come with a cam so I've got to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,779
Posted By Fordman487
Re: 35 brake switch help

Is your 35 ford on 6v or 12 volts? Will the Harley switch support a 6 volt system? Im thinking of converting to the Harley switch for lower pressure but have an additional pair of brake lights for...
Forum: Early V8 03-29-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By Fordman487
Insert Bearings wanted

Can anyone suggest a supplier or source for insert Main and Rod bearings for a 36'LB engine? They would need to fit .020 or .030 over? My understanding is they aren't made anymore and would need to...
Forum: Early V8 03-26-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Fordman487
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Fordman487
After Market vs original parts

Looking for advice and experience-


I'm going to rebuild a '36LB engine and am looking for peoples experience and thoughts about using new aftermarket components vs original. Considerations...
Forum: Early V8 03-12-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Fordman487
Re: 1936 lb

Still looking for a 1936 LB.

Any suggestions or leads would be appreciated!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By Fordman487
Block identification

Can anyone definitively tell me what year this block is and how to know for sure- given the Babbitt I know it is before 1936 but I'm not sure what exact year. I was told 1935 but I am not sure if...
Forum: Early V8 02-18-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Fordman487
1936 lb

Wanted: Newly rebuilt and running 1936 LB engine. Please PM me if you know the whereabouts of one. Thanks!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Fordman487
Radiator shroud

Does anyone know if a 1935 1 1/2 ton pick-up truck came with a radiator fan shroud? Or has anyone fabricated one? Can anyone share pix for me so I can attempt to fabricate one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Fordman487
Cooling opinions- Air flow vs water flow

Can anyone weigh in on what cools an engine better- increased air through the radiator or faster flow of coolant via the water pumps?

I've got a '35 Pick-up used in parades and other slow speed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Block cleaning with Babbitt

Thanks everyone. The block was filthy when taken apart and was dippedto clean. It came fairly clean but could have stood to be blasted and baked. Before I got to see it they Babbitt folks poured the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Fordman487
Block cleaning with Babbitt

Can anyone tell me if you can bake and bead blast a block that has new Babbitt in it without hurting the Babbitt? Or does the new Babbitt have to come out to bake and blast the block to clean it?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Tire troubles

Good advice, will try new valve stems first.

Does anyone have a particular valve stem or supplier they recommend?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Tire troubles

Would changing the valve stem work or do you think I need to dismount the tires and change the tubes? The rims are painted and stenciled, and with split rims I don't want to damage the paint!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Fordman487
Tire troubles

Can I have some opinions--

Last fall I bought 6 new 700-20 tires, tubes and flaps from Coker Tire for my '35 1 1/2 ton pick-up. They were professionally installed on good rims with no trouble....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Ford generator model 79

Thanks, Paul. Any chance you can email or PM me a picture?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Ford generator model 79

I understood them to be heavier duty. Do you think it would work on a '35 1 1/2 ton pickup with a single belt/pulls?
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