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Forum: Early V8 10-13-2021, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Fordman487
Revere threaded wheel studs

Looking for a few left handed (reverse) threaded wheel studs for the front wheel of a 1939 1.5 ton truck. If anyone knows where some may be available please post or PM me.

Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 09-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Fordman487
Brake cylinder help

I have malfunctioning wheel brake cylinders on my 1939 heavy duty 1.5ton truck. Any suggestions of who can rebuild these or where i can find American made replacements? . I'm looking for quality...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Fordman487
External green radiator corrosion

I have a green corrosion-like substance starting to appear on the OUTSIDE of my brass/copper radiator. Someone suggested this is a result of the manufacturing process chemicals and oxidation. What is...
Forum: Early V8 10-08-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By Fordman487
1935 Commercial Fuel Tank

I'm looking for a fuel tank for a Ford 1935 1.5 ton commercial truck. This is the style that goes under the front seat and the filler neck does NOT protrude through the body. Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Fordman487
What fan size?

Im thinking about switching from a 16 inch mechanical fan to a 17 or 18 mechanical fan on my 35 Ford commercial truck for improved air flow and cooling. What are the pros and cons,... any...
Forum: Early V8 06-01-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By Fordman487
'35 Truck Radiator

Wanted: 1935 Ford truck radiator. This is a 1.5 ton heavy duty commercial truck style radiator. Please respond if you've got one or know where I can find one. Will pick up or pay for shipping....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Fordman487
LED Dash light conversion

Im looking to convert my 2 dash gauge lightbulbs to LED for more light on my 35 ford. This will be my first time with a conversion. Has anyone switched a T63 bulb to LED? Any suggestions on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
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: 430
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: 3,035
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: 845
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: 7,982
Posted By Fordman487
Re: 35 brake switch help

Is your 35 ford on 6v or 12 volts? Will the Harley switch support a 6 volt system? Im 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: 635
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: 918
Posted By Fordman487
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
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: 918
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: 1,066
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: 918
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: 751
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: 1,039
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: 941
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: 941
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: 2,198
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: 2,198
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: 2,198
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....
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