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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: V8-60 Isky Mushroom Lifters

They are around but very scarce. I just happened to come across one when I bought a 60hp hydroplane engine along with lots of NOS internal engine rebuilding components. Also, amongst those parts was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 fuel pump flare fittings leaking...

Mart, I agree with you on the cross sectional view of that fitting, shown in Don's posted picture, as not being as good as the separate ferrule design. I've worked on and owned a few of these Early...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35 transmission

Deleted a duplicate post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35 transmission

I recently did just about what you described above, except someone else made those special forks for me, for both 2nd/3rd and 1st/reverse. The fork parts and pieces necessary to do this were all very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 fuel pump flare fittings leaking...

Not a good idea to use Teflon tape on any gas fittings on these old Ford's, from gas tank to carburator. Any minute pieces of Teflon that might make their way into the carburator will cause problems....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Hershey experience

Thanks for posting that full size picture mercman. A frient texted me about that vehicle, but I was not sure of the area he mentioned in his text, so I wound up not seeing that one.
Owning that Ute...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: USA mfg screws

What you need to do is find an old fart (like me) who has been playing with, and sometimes working on, these cars since they were a kid, and saved every piece of hardware they removed from the cars...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: stubborn rear brake drum seal removal

You can easily do that on front drum/hubs, but not so easily done on the rear drum/hubs from 32 to 48, IMHO.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,337
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 Ford pickup restoration

I'd love to own a truck like yours, and make no mistake, it would stay exactly like you found yours except for making it mechanically sound and safe to drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Hershey weather?

Hi Clem, Sorry to hear you had some medical issues, and had to miss your annual trek to Hershey. I knew something/someone was missing here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Running without a torque tube center bearing ?

Come up to my place in Rising Sun, MD and I'll give you one. I must have two dozen of them that I have no use for.

PS....I am thinking about using some for light posts on the drive way leading to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Oil pan baffels ?

I'd suggest leaving that baffle alone and clean the pan with that inplace. It's there for a good reason. I've had oil pans that leaked at the spot welds because someone had cut the center section...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Etching Ford Bugs on to glass.

That's the same question I had 45-50 years ago when I listened in on conversations about having bugs on glass. It took me awhile to figure out what they were really talking about. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Running without a torque tube center bearing ?

That's a good point Jeff, and also who's to say the "mechanic" who installed the first Skip Haney bearing in the '41 torque tube didn't do something correct, and screwed that bearing up, possibly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 37 glove box clips

If those springs are not hooked in the correct position on door and hinge plate, you will have trouble. Once I learned the correct way to do those on 35 & 36's, it became a very simple procedure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,695
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Underhood carnage on my F-1

It's this type of generosity that makes our hobby and the Fordbarn so great to be part of.....what a nice offer!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Etching Ford Bugs on to glass.

I'll 2nd that. They take good care of their customers!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: steering columm bushing

Okay Tom, I should have read further down the thread and read this before making my previous post. So it looks like it's the 40 column where the wheelbarrow bearing doesn't work too well. What about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: steering columm bushing

Tom, It depends on which year steering column you are putting that flanged wheelbarrow bearing into. Works great on '35-'36 steering columns, and probably other years before and after those years....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Where are you at HERSHEY

I'm not there yet ;) , but when I do get there next Tuesday I'll be at RCA104, or maybe it's 106, can't remember exactly because when I get there someone else is usually in my sticker spot anyway, so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Wiring pic needed

Heard, I looked, but couldn't find my pictures. I can retake some shots for you if you want to see more after checking out the pictures Don sent. Just let me know with an email or PM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 34 Ford Crankshaft Pulley?

That is the best option "IF" you can find a 91C pulley. I wasn't that lucky, so I used a standard 59 series dual sheave pulley. The front pulley can be cut off for clearance if necessary on a '34,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Coolant Drain Pitcock Brokern Off

If you loosen or remove the front motor mount bolts to lift the front of the engine for more room to work on this, make sure you also loosen the the rear transmission bolts several turns, or you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Wiring pic needed

Heard, didn't you put a T5 5speed overdrive, and retain the closed torque tube banjo rear in your coupe? If so that baby should motor on down (or up :) ) the road with no sweat, assuming the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 rear drum

That's definitely a good one, and maybe the only repro of the original KRW that's currently being manufactured.
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