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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

That was the first Early Ford Flathead V-8 website that I tuned into, probably in the mid to late 90's. I felt very fortunate to have found that for all the friends and great information found there....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Great catch Allen, and with respect, sorry about posting all the other trivia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Yes Rob, the machinest who actually modified this driveshaft to my specs, specializes in making custom driveshafts/drivelines and the repair of most any type of driveshaft. During the process he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Vic
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Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Vic

Look up his personal profile page here, and send him a PM (Personal Message). He still posts here on a long running thread.... "What I did on my lunch hour" or some similar title.
He actually does...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Sounds good Brian. I agree, doing the tubular driveshaft as the pictures show, is easier and more cost effective than going.with the solid drive shaft and center bearing. I can have a tube drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

I'm thinking the other guys have covered everything necessary on special tools, but would just like to mention that I rebuilt the rear in my '35 fordor sedan last summer using 3.54 gears with 6...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 37 parts left over

Good on you guys for your willingness to share your extra parts with other members!!

FYI... I'm thinking 37 Cab's driveshaft is the tubular version that was also used on '35 & '36, while DHowse's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 787
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935 Ford Front Floor mats

LOL Jeff, I know he could personally use two in taupe for his deluxe models, but black will work great in his standard versions :D

PS.... great thread guys!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Fire !!

Things like that can happen quick... glad to hear it turned out okay. I have a battery kill switch located under front seat, drivers side, BUT I guess since it's outa sight, outa mind, I often forget...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 600/16 Tires

Jeff, I'm wonder what pressure you're running in that spare tire, and have you tried lowering that pressure enough to allow an easier fit of the tire cover?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Clamshell.. Felt or cork

I always use the cork, and I position the ends at the top of the upper clam shell half. I also dry fit the cork with both pieces of the clam shells held together as they would be bolted in place. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: removing 35 radiator

I removed the grille and radiator from my (Avatar) '35 fordor sedan, about 12 years ago, when I replaced the original engine with another '35 engine that had just been totally rebuilt. I decided to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Pictures, part #s, instructions; rebuilding a 39 style trans.

Steve, as already mentioned by V8COOPMAN....get a copy of Mac Van Pelt's great book on these Early Ford 3 speed transmissions....Mac and his book can be an immense help to you during your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,025
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: oil pump

You might want to read this previous post, if you haven't already, on similar problem...

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=38439&highlight=Engine+seized
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,196
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: specialty plates and toppers?

I'm always on the lookout for nice tag toppers from the State of Maryland. I have a few, but for the most part they are very elusive, to non-existent it seems, as far as actually finding them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Source for the green speedo plastic?

An EFV-8 Club member and friend who restored a '35 Ford pickup used the green plastic material from a 2 liter bottle ginger ale to restore his speedometer. I'm not sure who's brand of ginger ale he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: MORE 8BA in 1936

With your set-up, as I see it, it appears to me that you can preload those rods.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1937-39 Steering Box

I knew exactly what you meant in your first post, but then a newbie reading that might have gotten a bit confused, so it was well worth clarification, especially for someone reading this post a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 pass car bumpers

Good information guys, and this proves we can learn something new every day....IF we have a mind to :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 34 Brg retainer

Terry, when I actually worked for a living, our manufactured product line used many different types of bearings, including ball bearings in transmissions, and by design we only used shelded type ball...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 34 Brg retainer

Brian, I know we normally won't go wrong doing things as Henry did them, and 99% of the time I also do, and preach to others to do the same. However, in this particular case I know I can keep the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 34 Brg retainer

Brian, there are different schools of thought on seals vs. open face on that rear bearing. I prefer to use a sealed rear trans bearing, because I don't want the lube I'm using in the universal to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 pass car bumpers

The front and rear bumpers on a '36 are the
same part front vs. rear, however I've notice the rear bumpers on my 35's have more of a bow to them when compared to the front. I believe this is caused...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 34 Brg retainer

Terry, did you mean to say he could use ball bearings with a seal on one side for both front input and rear main shaft? A metal shield on a ball bearing will not stop oil from coming through the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: MORE 8BA in 1936

There is no preload on the stock antichatter rods/steady rods on my original '35 Fords.
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