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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:19 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Reset the valve lash per Don's suggestion (he recommended .015) I got real close to that. That was kind of a challenge, but not too bad with the adjustable lifters. Just a bunch of engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:54 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bob, Folks,
Yes this was added at some time by the previous owner. I have not done the research to see if this feature would still be operational through the steering column. So Cas3 may have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:30 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

cas3,
Third picture above. Maybe I did not use the right terms for the item in question? Or if you don't know then you might be dating yourself! Just sayin!:)
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:26 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David G.
Your observation is right on! That part is junk. I replaced the shaft and checked for and improved the fit of the slots on the driven components.
edit: Forgot to say that the one in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:28 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

drolston,Folks,
Those are awesome pictures! It looks to be new! Your brother has done a wonderful job with your family truck! He can be very proud. Hope he lets you drive it also. I have only drove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:50 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David, Folks,
I will check for slop in the fit up and try to tighten those connections up, even as simple as they are. Probably wont hurt anything. Will also review the cam shaft gear driver. that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:02 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford Folks,
So I was wondering how much slop is acceptable in distributor rotor movement? There may be wear in the drive gear meshing with the cam shaft gear and wear in the slots of the drive pin...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 10:47 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Grandson Mike came over and he and I worked on the timing and distributor. Also took a couple test drives.
https://i.imgur.com/nACZMCv.jpg

Being a lead service tech for local shop this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:37 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bruce,
The old ones were not good. any suggestions?? I probably could get local ones from Rogers brothers they have been building custom trailers for about 100 years.
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:32 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
Thanks for the information on the silver plated reflector. Just got the distributor working way better than it was. Still needs rebuilt with new bushings later. But made some farmer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:51 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Dale,
The stalling may have just been from the rough running? Will look at the distributor some more and maybe that will be the key to improving the engine.
Compression was equal in all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:44 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

You guys are on the ball on this stuff. I am impressed with the knowledge and creativity from the many contributors on the Ford Barn. Thanks Dale. Will try to make some improvements as we move along....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:40 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
Thanks! Yes one is more reflective that the other good observation. Will see if they shine up the same. Probably not.
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:38 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Crap, Now you tell me! Well that didnt work out good. Sorry. That always been my problem doing something before doing the research. Will try to recover now as the good reflector as David Mentions now...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:32 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Cas,
Hope we will continue to have some conversations in the future! Wasn't sure which plastic turn signal lights you were referring too the ones on the rear or the ones on the front or both??...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 07:24 AM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

The chance of getting the parabolic center for me in my small brain world are like a blind squirrel finding a acorn. May try doing some prototype testing.
Thanks for the information. I do appreciate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys,
https://i.imgur.com/F9nOKeB.jpg

Headlamps may be something like this:
https://i.imgur.com/cmPTQ74.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KkfzSEG.jpg

We keep thinking and working on things as if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 09:56 PM
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Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Alan, Tinker,
Thanks. I just do not know it all and don't claim too. But spec say new engine should be around 64 psi. I would expect my numbers to drop to that range. Still learning on this end!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 09:11 PM
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Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Al, Dale, Folk,
I played with the 32 most of the day. Got the rear lights and licence plate in position. Planning to use some of the lights that were on the truck when I got it.
Picked up bulbs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1934 ford bb truck

34 KID,
Yea its hard to part these types of things out. Some of us think they all should be saved. But some do need to be used as donors too.
Looking forward to the pictures. I will throw in a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: Test

Tom,
Looking forward to more pictures! Good job!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2021, 05:43 AM
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Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

tomcarman,
Those tidbits of information we capture as a young person can sometimes be very useful!
i am taking that to heart and going to do some additional testing to see if I have a leak in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Barners,
Well I did go for a couple short rides, and started the engine several times. Has a tendency to stall when braking. Just start it back up while rolling. seams to run a tad better. Maybe I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David, Ken, GB, folks,
Will plug the vacuum port to the wiper motor. The headlight buckets are painted flat black and I have started the patina process. Every time I go by I scruff them a little. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 46,374
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Question: The vacuum line running off the intake manifold to the windshield wiper is not operational at the time. Haven't checked it but it is probably a open line at the cab roof. The old...
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