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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1929 AA Truck flat bed puzzle .

The boxes shown in being loaded onto the truck are from the Yorba Linda Citrus Association in Orange County, CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1929 AA Truck flat bed puzzle .

Boxes measure 26x13 so 3 length wise like shown in the photo would be be 78 inches. If they were loaded the other way 5 boxes side by side would total 65 inches.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By 51504bat
Re: adding front springs finally-check me

Don't know what springs you're using but I bought new Eaton springs for the front of my '54 Ranch Wagon. The springs had a white paint mark on one end to indicate which end was up. Unfortunately I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1929 AA Truck flat bed puzzle .

I'll measure one of my old orange boxes to see how they would fit on your bed. Now a days they use large plastic palletized crates for oranges. The wooden boxes are a thing of the past.


Tim in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 40 Flathead to 1965 MUSTANG Trans

Check with Gene at Model Engineering. (330) 644-3450. Kind of hard to reach but he will return your call. May take a couple of days. They make an adapter for Ford 4 speed toploaders and the 3 speed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1929 AA Truck flat bed puzzle .

Probably used to haul orange crates or other fruit boxes. The approach to many of the packing houses or at least the ones that used to exist in my area were narrow. They didn't leave much room for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Banjo wheel repair

Last time I checked for a stock repop banjo for my '39 p/u all the usual suspects showed it was out of stock.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 836
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Vintage battery kill switch?

If you want a terminal mount switch you might try to find one from an English car. They used to be repopped but its been a long time since I messed with English cars. If you do decide to go this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 32,302
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ft. Wayne Clutch
https://fortwayneclutch.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Van Pelts?

Yup>
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Any sources for Flathead crab distributers. New or rebuilt and times.

Buda is no longer doing distributors - health issues.
Mike at Third Gen or CharlieNY are good choices.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Rust Stains on Stainless Steel

Try Coke and aluminum foil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,744
Posted By 51504bat
Re: A bomb hoist for the rear bumper

Did you decide not to go with a drop down leg? Regardless, looks great.:cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By 51504bat
Re: steering gear leaking

John Deere cornhead grease.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,040
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

Dang, doesn't get any better than that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 32,302
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

I'm no machinist and I'm sure that you checked your guy out BUT I'd be concerned about the mistake in boring. Usually the block is bored once you actually have the pistons to insure the proper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,259
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Four Post Lift Recommendations….

See post number 8 regarding a trolley jack.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,180
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Woodie shop burns

There is a post on the Early Ford V8 Club Forum about a Go Fund me page for Mike Nickels. It was the first post for the member who posted the link so another member expressed some concern. I can't...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 39 Ford PU steering

If the pans that you posted photos of are for the engine you have then you don't have a '53 engine. Those pans are for pre '49 engines. They won't work on a 49-53 8ba series engine ('48 - '53 in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Looking for opinion on replacement radiator

And what did Lee at Brassworks say when you contacted him about the problem?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 39 Ford PU steering

Also suggest you post this on the flathead section. Not the '54 and later section that this post is under.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 39 Ford PU steering

A truck pan has a large cleanout plate with the drain plug in the center of if.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By 51504bat
Re: 39 Ford PU steering

I've got an 8ba in my '39 pickup. Using a truck pan to solve the clearance issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Wanted 35 Speedometer

After you post in the wanted section be prepared for scammers. Lots of posts about them and the typical ploys they use. This is not to say that all of the replies will be scams but just be careful.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,259
Posted By 51504bat
Re: Four Post Lift Recommendations….

Almost every shop in town use Bend Pak lifts, both 2 and 4 post. that tells me something.
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