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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Fordman487
Bumper Help

Hi Gang,


Can anyone suggest a repair company or supplier for a bent and damaged chrome front truck bumper from a '35 1 1/2 ton? Would need to purchase new or have restored.


Part...
Forum: Early V8 05-13-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By Fordman487
'35 Truck Bumper

I'm looking for a '35 1 1/2 ton pick-up truck front bumper in as good a shape as possible. Help!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By Fordman487
Intake Manifold differences

Can anyone educate me on the differences in the early cast intake manifolds? I'm looking for an original cast iron intake manifold for a '35 rebuild. Will the earlier or later ones to '35 be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Fordman487
Which Cam to use

Hey gang!


I'm rebuilding a '36LB and am seeking advice on which cam to buy. This will be a stock engine so no racing or fancy modifications. The block did not come with a cam so I've got to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,967
Posted By Fordman487
Re: 35 brake switch help

Is your Ď35 ford on 6v or 12 volts? Will the Harley switch support a 6 volt system? Iím thinking of converting to the Harley switch for lower pressure but have an additional pair of brake lights for...
Forum: Early V8 03-29-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Fordman487
Insert Bearings wanted

Can anyone suggest a supplier or source for insert Main and Rod bearings for a 36'LB engine? They would need to fit .020 or .030 over? My understanding is they aren't made anymore and would need to...
Forum: Early V8 03-26-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Fordman487
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Fordman487
After Market vs original parts

Looking for advice and experience-


I'm going to rebuild a '36LB engine and am looking for peoples experience and thoughts about using new aftermarket components vs original. Considerations...
Forum: Early V8 03-12-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Fordman487
Re: 1936 lb

Still looking for a 1936 LB.

Any suggestions or leads would be appreciated!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Fordman487
Block identification

Can anyone definitively tell me what year this block is and how to know for sure- given the Babbitt I know it is before 1936 but I'm not sure what exact year. I was told 1935 but I am not sure if...
Forum: Early V8 02-18-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Fordman487
1936 lb

Wanted: Newly rebuilt and running 1936 LB engine. Please PM me if you know the whereabouts of one. Thanks!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Fordman487
Radiator shroud

Does anyone know if a 1935 1 1/2 ton pick-up truck came with a radiator fan shroud? Or has anyone fabricated one? Can anyone share pix for me so I can attempt to fabricate one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Fordman487
Cooling opinions- Air flow vs water flow

Can anyone weigh in on what cools an engine better- increased air through the radiator or faster flow of coolant via the water pumps?

I've got a '35 Pick-up used in parades and other slow speed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Block cleaning with Babbitt

Thanks everyone. The block was filthy when taken apart and was dippedto clean. It came fairly clean but could have stood to be blasted and baked. Before I got to see it they Babbitt folks poured the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Fordman487
Block cleaning with Babbitt

Can anyone tell me if you can bake and bead blast a block that has new Babbitt in it without hurting the Babbitt? Or does the new Babbitt have to come out to bake and blast the block to clean it?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Tire troubles

Good advice, will try new valve stems first.

Does anyone have a particular valve stem or supplier they recommend?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Tire troubles

Would changing the valve stem work or do you think I need to dismount the tires and change the tubes? The rims are painted and stenciled, and with split rims I don't want to damage the paint!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By Fordman487
Tire troubles

Can I have some opinions--

Last fall I bought 6 new 700-20 tires, tubes and flaps from Coker Tire for my '35 1 1/2 ton pick-up. They were professionally installed on good rims with no trouble....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Ford generator model 79

Thanks, Paul. Any chance you can email or PM me a picture?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Fordman487
Re: Ford generator model 79

I understood them to be heavier duty. Do you think it would work on a '35 1 1/2 ton pickup with a single belt/pulls?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Fordman487
Ford generator model 79

Can anyone tell me about a ford generator model 79? What years was it produced, what vehicles does it go on and what's the difference between it and other same era generators? Anyone have a pix?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Fordman487
Heavy duty generator advice

I need advice and ideas-

I have a '35 Ford Fire Truck built on a '35 Ford 1 1/2 ton pick up truck chassis. Several years ago the generator self destructed and I replaced the generator with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Fordman487
Re: How to clear steering gear box out

Finding SAE 90 is not easy- any suggestions where to find it in small quantities? Or is it hiding under another name or brand?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Fordman487
Re: How to clear steering gear box out

It's a 1935 1 1/2 ton pick-up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Fordman487
Re: How to clear steering gear box out

I agree; I'm in a pickle because I really don't want to pull the entire gear box and wouldn't even know how to. I wonder if I can add some corn grease now, or if the old stuff has to all come out
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