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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40-41 Pickup Bed Wedges

Thank you gents, especially Tobby - looks like mc master Carr has them and I will order them tomorrow! Thank you very much!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40-41 Pickup Bed Wedges

The Pickup has two left to right cross pieces under the bed that are on the frame where the rear axle kickup occurs and use wedges on the the underside of the frame rail to keep things flat when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Walt Dupont

Great news!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Bed Wood Question

I am betting on a measure between the holes behind the cab and the holes for the rear most wooden cross piece compared to the bed will tell the tale ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Bed Wood Question

No need to reply - I got tgg by e info I needed.Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40 Bed Wood Question

Still working on my wife’s 40 Pickup and I have a question on the cab side transverse mount. Since my frame is a 36, I am happy that most of the holes I need are there but this wood mount I wanted to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40-41 vs 42-47 40 Pickup Cab Wood Differences

Been working with n my wife’s non-stock 40-41, Pickup when I noticed the cab wood was installed the correctly. The front most piece was under the forward most mount point of the cab. A buddy of mine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,406
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Is This Bolt For?

Hey, John - it’s just strange looking whatever it’s from. Hope all is well with you .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,406
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: What Is This Bolt For?

Oops ! Sorry bout that .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,406
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
What Is This Bolt For?

Found this as I was sorting stuff I had picked of old cars but I don’t know what it’s for or if it is early Ford?

Thanks ......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Looking For 40-41 Cab Mounting Wood

Anyone have any of the 6 pieces, new or used(in decent shape) they are willing to sell?

Looking to fix some problems .....

Pm me and let me know what you have .....

Thanks for any help you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 38-41 Pickup Body to Frame Bolts

Thanks for responding, Mart - truck will have a 300hp motor and the frame has been modified and stiffened. So, I think I can do without them .....

Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
38-41 Pickup Body to Frame Bolts

There are 4 bolts in this kit that have springs. Are they absolutely needed for a nonstick build or can I just bolt the cab down without them?

Thanks .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Thanks Pete - I may pick your brain a little bit if you don’t mind. I may have a few questions later on down the road with the build ...

Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Hey Ron - heads will be a brand new set of 59ab heads that have never been mounted. I like the older flattie look more than the 8BA’s in early cars as this is going in my roadster. I am also a 59ab...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Thank you again gents for all your thoughts and the impromptu bench racing session ....

Called Red’s and spoke with Victor. What I liked is that they are familiar with the French blocks, actually...
Forum: Early V8 06-07-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40 Standard for 40 Pickup Hood Ornament Trade?

I have a 40 Standard hood ornament with perfect patina as a possible trade or an outright purchase for a used 40 Pickup hood ornament and pull handle 01C-8218.

Please send pics to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Cam & transmission question

My avatar has a stock engine with electronic distributor and 2 2s running progressively. I have 2.25” straight pipes, no mufflers, and MANY GUYS have thought I was running a hot cam and/or the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

A more powerful flattie for my roadster (avatar) is my goal - you know, snotty! Lol! Ok
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Thank you gentlemen - I will now go do my homework.....

You guys are the best.....

TomT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,315
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Looking at purchasing all the valvetrain components, 4-ring pistons and rings from Speedway - any thoughts you might have I would appreciate......

This is for a French block build, .125 over, 4”...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 8ba in a 32 ford

Rather than remove and reweld the mounts, make up a shim of the appropriate thickness to put you above the frame and place them underneath your biscuits......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,328
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Removing Engine from '40 Ford Question

I did it a long, long time ago - in the late 80s.lI think. Removed the stock flattie and 3-speed and then later installed a 350/350 combo. Engine hoist hook was more to the back of the engine, no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 pickup carpeting?

For my wife’s 40 pickup I am building I bought a $20 piece of medium grey carpet which is plenty for the firewall and floor. I will the get some matching or contrasting vinyl from JoAnns, cut long 2”...
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