Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: skidmarks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

Guess its still in production, i was searching under the wrong description . Might be the same thing Eastwood once sold . I remember it as a bead roller instead of a seam closer but thats what i was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

What i have to do is close up a hemmed edge on a 8 ft long edge of 24 gauge so 2 rollers 1" wide will work even if i have to go over it a couple times. A hand held tool is easier then handling the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By skidmarks
Re: The Right Stuff

Ive used it on transmission counter shafts and works good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By skidmarks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

Thats pretty cool. Is the lower wheel a skateboard wheel?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By skidmarks
3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

Does anyone remember the sheetmetal bead roller that was hand held and operated with a 3/8" ratchet?

Before the web, eastwood had small catalogs that were the size of the early rod and custom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 39 banjo rear hub pitting?????

Original surface is pretty tough but carbide does a nice job turning it.
Speed plays a big factor in both rotation and feed so does the angle of the tool bit to the surface.

The repair sleaves...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

What year was a ford hot water heater first available? Everything i have read was late 1938 for the 1939 year?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

Aside from searching for the correct mounting bracket for the heater switch, both heater cores that i have are bad.
All the local radiator shops have gone out of business so it is now search for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By skidmarks
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

Ah ,the old days of mordrop. Ever get one back that had the end ripped out and crudely welded back together? At the end it was a good thing they closed up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By skidmarks
Re: shipping frustration

Get a UPS account , it saves alot even if you dont ship a lot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Pioneer Industries "jiffy" degree wheel ?

I recognized the agriculture pioneer, lots of corn fields in the lower half of the state. Unless it had something to do with some kind of planting or harvesting equipment?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Ive been learning more and more slight hidden differences in 40 and 41 with the 1941 6 cylinder pickup ive been putting back together.

Years back i did a 1938 big truck . Thats what made me notice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By skidmarks
Pioneer Industries "jiffy" degree wheel ?

Got this "thing" called a "Jiffy" made by Pioneer Industries from a machine/fabrication shop liquidation sale. Tried researching it and can't find anything remotely associated with it or the...
Forum: Early V8 01-12-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By skidmarks
Old hotrod dropped axle 1933 1936 4" drop works in 1928 to 1936

Got it with project. Its the original ford 1933 to 36 ford axle thats dropped to 4". Can run it with spring on top.like 1928 to 1934 or spring in front with a later 35 to 36 wishbone then it will fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

That closed cab truck looks like it has a fold out windshield like 38 - 39 trucks. I found a 42 to 47 style ford big truck in a junkyard years ago that had a fold out windsheild. The other thing that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 1940 ford column shift repair bushing

Nothing i could find like a simple hardware store remedy.

Ended up machining one out of nylon and slit it with a razor blade to install it. Then fitted the bore to a snug fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By skidmarks
Re: shipping frustration

But you can purchase premium extended tracking.......

I check a package i sent 10 days ago Priority...

Status ------ unknown.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 1940 Ford truck firewall kidney cover

That red truck picture from ebay had a whole lot of wrong going on with stuff on that firewall
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 1940 Ford truck firewall kidney cover

This is were its at on a 1941
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

The closed cab trucks, were the beds part of the cab like the illustrations shown above?

1941, was the 4 cylinder engine available as a option in Australia?

Im currently putting a 1941 pickup...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

The bed side resembles the bottom half of a panel truck side but the bed is separate from the cab
The roadster cab rear section also looks like the cab size is longer then the regular closed cab
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By skidmarks
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

I noticed how the doors and bed body lines are the 38 39 style 3 ribs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By skidmarks
Re: shipping frustration

Post office is a mess. Mailed a Priority package from Delaware to Porto Rico. Sat for 4 days in Philadelphia and now showed up in Chicago. 2 and 3 day flat rate Priority is now taking 9 to 14 days.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By skidmarks
Re: 39 banjo rear hub pitting?????

Its not a complicated job, but you need a lathe with a big enough swing to clear the spring hanger.

Becareful who you get the sleave from. The best ones i have found are from the Columbia rear...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:42 AM.