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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

Billy belongs to William Clay
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Transmission Oil

I have mentioned it before, but if you have a Tractor Supply store near you, check them out for trans and rearend oils.
They still carry the Ford tractor transmision oil-- GL-1 for Ford tractors...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 568
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Headliner

Would a 1940 Ford Commercial Truck Body Parts book answer this question?
I have a 1938 Body Parts List for Passenger Cars - Commercial and Truck (Feb 1938) and for Roof, they list a roof trim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1935 - 1936 Pickup Taillight Brackets

Yes..........the driver's side was the only tail light except for (I believe) Minnesota and Washington that required 2 taillights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1935 - 1936 Pickup Taillight Brackets

As I look at the second picture, I would think that the taillights were moved to the other side of the rear box corner bracket for the reason to clear the added rear bumper/trailer hitch bar. If the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By nelsb01
Re: V60 crank sprocket

Yes, smaller is 60
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1935 - 1936 Pickup Taillight Brackets

Here you go -- original 1936 Ford 1/2 ton pickup
And yes, the gas cap is not correct.
What I did on my reproduction box is get some rivets and then welded the ends inside the corner bracket. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Opinion please

Alan;
You didnt mention that in 1938 Ford offered 2 different coupes. So, while 1937 did have a std and deluxe with the same front sheet metal -- in 1938, the std and deluxe were different front...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 36/5 window front vent drain

Here is a picture of the hose coming out of the cowl on my 1936 Ford pickup. This is as close to information that i have found as to how long it comes out of the cowl.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Correct toe board 1936 pickup

Question: On B, where is the hole for the starter switch?
Shouldnt that be between the pedal holes and below the steer shaft hole?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Daytona restart today

Either that or make it the Power Boat 500.
They said that there were only 30,000 tickets issued (and the stands looked like it) but when they are all under the front stretch grandstand during the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Daytona restart today

But it finished on Monday......................i was there.
5 hours 40 minute lightning and rain.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Ford Fence

I would suggest that you search some of the Benson Ford Research Center photos.
It looks like fence that was used during one of Ford Motor Company's particpation in any of a number of Expositions....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1936 Ford pickup

I have found that local glass shops sell you what they have on stock and that usually is a glass that is narrower than original.
I would suggest that you contact Sanders Reproduction Glass and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Need help with serial numbers

Ford used I in place of 1(one),
BB was the designation for big trucks (133 or 157 inch wheel base)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By nelsb01
Re: The new 1940 Ford Book is now available

Fred A:
Find yourself a Ford Chassis Parts Cataolgue
The back pages will have references to all Ford fasteners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,240
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1936 Ford pickup door issue

The best that I have found for replacement glass has been Sanders Reproduction Glass

https://www.sandersreproglass.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,899
Posted By nelsb01
Re: V-8 Times

Still missing it?
Check out the Early Ford V-8 Club web site www.earlyfordv8.org
Scroll down the main page until you find NEWS HEADLINES
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,899
Posted By nelsb01
Re: V-8 Times

That can be explained. Your magazine went from printer to shipping service that sends it to Australia. It did not have to enter the US Postal Service. That as they say, is the weakest link.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

Make sure that your blower attachment has the rubber tip. That makes sure you seal the drilled hole and get the direct pressure of the air.
And you shouldnt need a lot of air pressure -- usually 20...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

If you read the link to the hubcap repair, here is a picture of the form I made. Please note that the hubcap was 1936 and not your 1939 cap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By nelsb01
Re: The Towe Museum Early Ford V-8 Engines Have A New Home !

To answer Fortunateson..............
Mr Towe ran into the wrath of the Internal Revenue Service due to his selling his banks. Part of the collection and it was a collection was moved to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By nelsb01
Re: '35-'36 Pickup Hood Hinge

It can be done. I found a NOS hinge many years ago and used it on my 1936 pickup hood. I also drilled off the spot welds, but did not fill all the holes until it was rechromed and installed, as we...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,066
Posted By nelsb01
The new 1940 Ford Book is now available

The long anticipated 1940 Ford Book is finally here and has been worth the wait. This new spiral bound book, is profusely illustrated with 288 pages of detailed information assembled by restorer and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1935/36 Ford pickup door lock

Have you test fitted the lock and shaft in the door?
In later years, Ford used the same shaft for most door locks, but had a cut line ground into the shaft so you knew where to cut the shaft to fit...
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