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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:16 PM
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Posted By gus gustafson
Drive shaft welding considerations?

Getting ready to shorten my solid 42 D/S, are there any special considerations (besides cooling slowly) when welding coupler on or machining new splines ?.
what is the metal composition of D/S ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: ridges on brake drum ?

Did chisel them off , big hammer, were spot welded in center, will get them spacers..thk/s for all info..gus.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By gus gustafson
need rear brake drum ID's ?

both 5x5-1/2 ,12" ,,thk/u. gus..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: ridges on brake drum ?

Bingo ,Yes trying to nest 35s , these aren't lead?? ,how are they attached ? so we get out the chisel? thk/u. gus..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By gus gustafson
ridges on brake drum ?

1)12" drum 5x5-1/2 , highlighted are ridges (only 1/3 are attached) which prevent rim from mounting correctly ,what use are these ridges ?

2) also have 11 " 5x5-1/2, drums similar,but no nested...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: 42 Pass. torque tube angle (stock) ?

Terry great; that's what i'll shoot for ,thk/s gus..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: 42 Pass. torque tube angle (stock) ?

Great info ,thanks, since I am still in the mock-up stage of this rod project ,I think i will raise up the engine/trans for a couple deg. for a + up on pinion angle ..
I would still like to know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By gus gustafson
42 Pass. torque tube angle (stock) ?

I'm mocking up my ride ..Have 8BA/39 trans mating up to a 42 ford rear end with stock torque tube . Have the motor at 3deg for level carb, motor is mounted on the low end of the scale right now ( ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: rear spring ID?

thanks all for input ,spring is 42 ,and found bushings at C&G , great resource, thanks for your time ,gus..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: rear spring ID?

It was a Ebay hot rod in a "basket" project .lots of miss matched parts , I think the axcel might be a 37-41 ,but I think that year bushings are 7/8",, this shackle hole is 1.166", thk/u. gus.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By gus gustafson
rear spring ID?

there are 12 leafs, 2.250" wide, shackle hole is 1.166", grease fitting on center bolt,
Also, Having hard time finding a rubber type shackle bushing for this size 1.166 " hole .thanks gus..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: steering box?

Thanks Martin ; u understood my lower race ?? , I did protect the threads and with some solid blows the race and shaft came out,and I think the roller bearings are OK ,just a clean up. I just needed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By gus gustafson
Re: steering box?

Just 2b sure=Obliviously with roller out, I push on steering shaft ,and it pushes out the lower outer race, and if its hard to push out I recken I scrap the bearings ? yes, it has a horn hole in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By gus gustafson
steering box?

Just got this box in a pile of stuff with my 27T Rod project, how do you remove the steering shaft out of hosing ?, I can see the drag link shaft drops out . there is a barely discernible casting #...
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