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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,391
Posted By sunshine
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I am 83 , you guys in your 70s that 80 mark donít go there . Thatís when everything went to HELL for me Sunshine I
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By sunshine
Re: USPS damage in shipping

As I posted before I worked for the PO. For 36 years been retired for 25 , what A mess it is now . I will not send anything thru the PO. They canít even get Christmas cards delivered for 2 months ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,132
Posted By sunshine
Re: My old red tonner on a music video.

What a great song and talent .I drove my 47 pkp. Past the camera for two days for a movie . When it came out all you saw of my truck was one flash by . What a great video and song . I hope they have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,245
Posted By sunshine
Re: V-8 Times

Iím sorry but the PO. Is at fault here , I worked for them for 38 years , been retired for 25 years . There was a lot of waste way back then ,so I canít imagine the waste now . I have been in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By sunshine
Re: V8 times

Finally got mine on Fri the 8th . I worked for the PO for 36 years , I donít know whatís going on now. Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By sunshine
V8 times

Has anyone on the East Coast received their Nov. Dec. Times. Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,712
Posted By sunshine
Re: Looked at this old truck today. Someone save her

My 39 looked that bad , I did the mechanicals and am driving it like it is ,I hope someone younger than me will save it . I think it is a 46 or 47 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By sunshine
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

Clem the rods on my 39 pkp. Took some tweaking , bending to get to not bind on the new dash grommets . I am still not able to get the throttle to stay where. I want it .Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By sunshine
Re: Workin the plan??

Thank you JIM for the great distributors you have built for me . You know the worst thing this pandemic has done to us is it has stolen our FREEDOM .Merry Christmas and Happier New Year Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,627
Posted By sunshine
Re: The fun begins

I have 39 pkp. I wish it looked like that , but I chose to leave it original . The fuel pump with the bowl is not original to the 39 and is causing some of the kinking , you can take the fuel pump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By sunshine
Log in

I all of sudden I have to log in every time .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By sunshine
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Clem I use fifth wheel grease on my 39 pkp. Front and back , but I had the springs completely off of the truck and apart . On the 47 I jacked the it up by the frame and forced it onto the leafs with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By sunshine
Re: Just curious, 47 PU

Entirely different Body , the 47 Cab was like the 40 and 41 cabs , The grill was vertical bars . Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,227
Posted By sunshine
Re: Choke/Throttle rods

Clem on my 39 pkp. My C T throttle rods come straight out through the fire wall and. Are bent down to engage the carb.This truck was prettymuch unmolested when I got it , but who knows . I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By sunshine
Re: hurricane

Clem thank you for your thoughts and prayers I have a daughter who lives in New Orleans ,and we are worried. She servived Katrina . You think she would learn . Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By sunshine
Re: Unusual flathead distributor.

Ford tractor ?.?? We
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By sunshine
Re: Mercury Flathead on Craigs list MN

On the Barn I hear guys saying These flathead V8s are getting so hard to find anymore . Then when someone has one to sell it is not worth anything . So there goes another one to the scrap heap . Are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By sunshine
Re: There must be a better way

Tom you are doing a helmet dist. The only thing worse is the Rabbit ear cap that was used on the 2 bolt dist. I donít see how you can possibly get the wires to stay in using the crimped ends .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938-39 truck door mirror

Tinker I got one from Fred Wilmer of So. Side Obsolete ph. No. 507 332 6789 Heis in Faribault MN. They are paintable steel not chrome . This for my 39 pkp. He said they are military surplus....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938 Ford Pickup wheels/tires

Bart there is a set of 4 radial and good looking wheels 4 sale on the Barn Swap area in FL. subahine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938 Ford Pickup wheels/tires

Great looking truck , looks like my 39 when I bought it . My rims were so pitted I had to find some better ones , I found a guy who was street rodding a 37 car . They hold air very well . The old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By sunshine
Re: Need a little help on this!

Is the cap fitting freely onto the dist. I know you have the correct rotor for the crabb . Or it would keep the cap away from fitting at all . I guess I was lucky with mine I had a NOC and clips. Are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Ken Ala that sure looks nice . My problem is the engine is in a 47 pkp.and am standing on my old head at 83 but I will get it done , might not look quiet so good . Just so it works . I know I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

38 Bill and coop man Thank You very much for the pictures . That’s exactly what I wanted to see .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Thank you Seery I have 47 truck it should have the rabbit ear type cap .which has been on the truck for 18. Years . It started having shorts in the wires . So I decided to change to Crabb. BOB
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