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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 f1 horrible brakes

Rock Auto 80 bronco drums $31.95 might be worth a try. Raybestos and Bendex.
But might be best to match it up at the counter at napa or?
MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 53,237
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

1933 Pickup
1952 F1 Panel
MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: Hints on solving front end 'wobble'..

Set the toe in try 1/8 in maybe a little more. Jack up one tire scribe a line around it as you spin it. Set it down do the same to the other one. Roll the car back and fort a bit to settle the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: First Night Golden Colorado Cruise

I'm in and out in the afternoon. It is a zoo in the evening. But with so many nice cars and trucks it's hard to pass up. MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By Mthewrench
First Night Golden Colorado Cruise

Any body ever go to the cruise in Golden CO held on the first Sat. of the month? June 7th is the next one. MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=43516&pictureid=512134
Just a question. Are all truck heads 8BA heads? The intake on Ruffus has 8Rt cast on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

I did think about a flat square tank under the back, but fill and spare mount shut that down. A 53 has the shape that would fit inside frame but the fill would take work, it's on the top could move...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

Thank you, no tank but I did find something I needed. MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

I sent them the tank specs. Hope to hear back. They might only have a universal. Thanks for the tip.MW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

Tank and exhaust are holding me up. I have a few other things fixed up enough to drive around but still a lot of little things to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mthewrench
52 F-1 Panel (Ruffus)

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=26190
What can I use for a gas tank? This one came out and is way to rusted inside to clean out or reseal. What might fit in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 26,938
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: How about some engine pictures!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=26239
Only had this for a few days, maybe someday soon the looks will improve. But all the valves are playing now and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

I wanted to thank everyone for the comments. I think the positive attitude here in the Barn is a great reflection on all of you. Thanks again. MW ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=26190

The floor looks better than I thought it would now that the junk is out of it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=26191

I put the best windows and latch parts I had back in the OE doors and put them back on the Ruffus where they belong. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=26194

I found a stuck intake valve #3 sprayed some penetrant down the guide. Tapped on the valve through the spark plug hole and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

The Greeen is a custom color I'm guessing.... The red you can see is on the firewall and under side of the hood too. Looks like front fenders and grill were black. The paint code on the tag is SS ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=25992
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=25989
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: 52 F-1 Panel

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=25988
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
Re: Hello

I found it 12/21/11 but paper was from Kansas. I really wanted A Colorado Tittle, seller thought he could get it done, low and behold on 2/22/14 I get a call and it's mine. $2,000 for a running 8ba...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,712
Posted By Mthewrench
52 F-1 Panel

I'm going to start calling this truck Ruffus. I found the name scratched in the headliner. MWhttps://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=3108&pictureid=25946
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