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Forum: Early V8 09-27-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 99,965
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: 1935-1941 Ford Pickup Parts

Need the vacuum wiper linkage and tower (only driver side) for a '39 truck. Mine's a 1-1/2 ton flatbed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,398
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Vacuum wiper motor

Thanks, Lawson.....that's what I needed to know; level of effort for proper operation.

(Already knew about the tomato but that's a good reminder, too!)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,398
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Vacuum wiper motor

Thanks for this post discussion, fellas.
My '39 1-1/2 ton flatbed has the vacuum wiper motor. I removed it and, next time I started up the truck, heard quite a bit of vacuum noise going on at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Diemma, 6 Or 12 Volt?

So rotorwrench, would you please provide some sources for 6-volt bulbs, lamps, light?
Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Oil pan removal (1939 1-1/2 ton)

Heh! Thanks for all the bright news!!! Srsly, 'preciate it.
I'm hoping that it's tall stance and nice ground clearance might make for an easier time but, while I was down there, it looked anything...
Forum: Early V8 10-04-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By mvonhobe
Split rim wheel for 1939 1-1/2 ton; 7.50-20

Looking for one in useable condition to use as spare.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By mvonhobe
Oil pan removal (1939 1-1/2 ton)

So I got my hands on a 2" socket and a 3/4" drive breaker bar, sprayed some Liquid Wrench on the oil pan filler plug, tapped it, and with only a little tug got 'er spinning off. Carefully positioned...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,911
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Lubrication

Sooooo.....check this out then. Hemmings has commenced to make zinc rich oil!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,911
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Lubrication

Well, see....that was just one worm's worth, not a whole can. That's really all I needed!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,911
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Lubrication

Aight.....disregard my post then. Close it.
My initial boards search yielded nothing....a subsequent search yielded much more, including can o' worms references.
I think I've got enough...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,911
Posted By mvonhobe
Lubrication

So my 1939 1-1/2 ton flat bed is running nicely. Thought it a good idea to change the oil, etc. Took it to a local Jiffy-Lube; they didn't have a socket wrench big enough to fit that big oil pan...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Spring lubricant

My shop manual suggests penetrating oil.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By mvonhobe
Appropriate flatbed material?

My '39 1-½ ton flatbed has a srsly dried out bed. It's sound enough but looks so dry. Appears to be a tongue-in-groove material but can't tell what species of wood. Half thinking of giving it a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: 1939 Truck rear axle question

Have the beast back.....that lever on the left is, indeed, for a 2-speed rear axle! It's a solid linkage, not a cable. The e-brake cable crosses over it on the way to the back end.
The high speed is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: Era-appropriate font

SUHRsc

Alpine Fencing
Cañon City, COLORADO
phone number

We have a registered logo and I suspect we'll want to have a version of that as well.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By mvonhobe
Era-appropriate font

Have been having some work done on my '39 1-½ ton flatbed and it's time to pick it up from the shop. One of the next steps is to repaint it. Going to use it, very occasionally, in the business,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By mvonhobe
Re: 1939 Truck rear axle question

Henry, that's exactly where this shift lever...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By mvonhobe
Smile Re: 1939 Truck rear axle question

Thanks, fellas.
Bob, The truck is off-site at the moment and we're having an unusual (for these parts, believe it or not) spring snow. I'll have a look-see and compare it to your picture. Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By mvonhobe
Question 1939 Truck rear axle question

Subject is a '39 1-1/2 ton truck, 157" wheelbase, model 997T. Has a large shift lever on the floor by the driver's side door, linkage heading towards the rear. Did these trucks have (the option of) a...
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