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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Painted running boards

Hello JonC.;
I just did my 39 PU running boards in the commmercialy applied hot black bed liner spray, with my four fenders underside & inner front skirts, with longevity as a priority.
You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,645
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Banjo Housing Repair

Hi Ken,
This should help stir the pot to get better responces, better advise reply..

a) drill & tap to next size up
b) Helicoil kit
c) Weld in threaded stud & use a nut
d) chewing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,676
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: PPG sgl stage concept

Hello Jakno, The PPG 2 part, single stage paint system is ideal for these older cars.
As has been stated, each paint system type has it's own color and tint components.
So you will do best to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,380
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Todays Quiz !

Am I 'seeing things' or is the fuselage cut off behind the cabin?
If so, it's a prop driven car.

Actualy, it is an aircraft cabin above the wing, with twin tail booms.
Looking forward to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,803
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Start the "happy birthday" wishes for walt dupont !

Howdy Walt, And for an old bugger, you have a very young and fun sense of humor,
It must be you special morning breakfast ritual of cerial, coffe, OJ, two eges, and the
wagon wheel spokes or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,625
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Drained my oil today...

If you have goopy sludge in your oil pan, then you can expect just as much sludge in the top end valve valley under the intake casting which collects lots of particulate matter over the long life of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Early transmission cluster gear damaged tooth

You should be able to file this damage smooth, removing any jaged edge and run it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Putting Spark Plug Wires into Looms

Howdy, I just did this yesterday afternoon, simple and easy, but my motor is out.
All four wires slide throught the metal conduit tubing with room to spare, smoothly.
I placed them in from the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,240
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Filter oil return through hollow bolt on pump stand

Hello Lawson, or any of you other mis fits... ; < )
I'd like to do the same, so if you find a source for these hose ends one can order up.
Thank you, enjoy watching you play, nice or otherwise,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: 38 Pickup-What was Henry thinking?

35RagTop, Any chance you might be willing to do a few measurements of it all.
When I removed the Cab on my truck, it was afixed with an odd mixture of all-
thread rod & carrige bolts, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,628
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Who to buy parts from?

In my view, there are the parts manufactured doimesticly and off shore,
quality v.s. cost has driven the distributors to cut some corners, others not.
For personal service backet up by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Pick up 3point belts...

To All,
I for one greatly appreciate all the constructive and creative ideas,
based upon experience and insightful wisdom from inate inteligence.
Those that are basicaly a disctraction, are at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Pick up 3point belts...

Howdy 39Portlander,
As a fellow 39 91C pickup restorer, I've been pondering seat belt safety 3 point sholder attatchment installation ideas, been thinking about a 2" x 2" angle iron
framework...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: what is it

That expensive relay is actually a very interesting problem solving concept design
& a fairly complicated manufactured product. Serves a real purpose in industry...
Just not at a cost most of us...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Street 8BA piston question

Thank you for your direct reply Mr. Scooder, and both Walter & Ron... as always !
A vigorous and healthy debate is far more interesting and a better education then
a room full of well dressed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 72,382
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

A puppy just out of the litter box in this pack of good old dogs... at 53 yo "T"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: what is it

There is a thread here that ends up at a supply house in the oil fields of TEXAS...
The unit hits the back pocket at roughly 500.00 $ PM for a direct link to page.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Street 8BA piston question

I type in neat evenly spaced rows, but the forum decides to break it up into odd lengths... a bit frustrating, someone please PM me and teach this luddite the trick.
Now back to the important...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Street 8BA piston question / and 1941 A11 ?

This thread comes just as I was about to ask a similar question on pistons,
does ALL this advise equily apply to my original "1941 A11 Tin Can Motor"
to be bored out for replacement pistons of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,738
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Valve Sticking?

Thank you to "rotorwrench" for his in depth technical discussions, bringing in other frames of reference, greatly assists in my own comprehension of material dynamics.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,129
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Buying a car site unseen.

Howdy Fellows, Caveat Emptor in all transactions, My 1939 truck is a great start to a restoration, but that rear axil ring & pinion was a magnetic fir ball long before Me.
We climbed in and under...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,130
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: 59 AB engine rebuild

This is all very interesting and helpful to many of us sitting on the side, as I too will
need to learn a great many small bits of vital information and looking to you folks.
Please pour all your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,094
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Oil pan tool Q......

I know Back in the Model T period, and perhaps into the Model A time, there was a fixture supplied by KRW to have an engine pan repair alignment tool frame system.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: Engne test stands

A respectful tip of the hat to rotorwrench for his aircraft engine knowledge here.
I recently completed a Continental C-85-8-F ( Flat Four from the mid 1940's )
once it was known to not be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,193
Posted By 1939 pickup truck
Re: You're Never Too Old For A Little Hard Work

Before I started taking my truck apart, it got a fair bit of exercise, including bringing a 21 model T home to take up residence in my living room... Bachelors can do this.... T
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