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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935 1936 ford pickup bumpers

Also, the front bumper brackets on '35 pickups vs. '35 passenger cars are the same, and ditto on the '36 pickups vs. '36 passenger cars. The front inner brackets are the same for both years, on both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: crab distributor - only choice on early 21 stud ?

It does sound like a neat project, especially since you are building it from exist/discarded parts and pieces rather than taking a nice all original car and stripping it down to build a street rod....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Hood Hinge ROD....

Lawson, that's the way I thought the center hinge on the 35-36 Ford pu's worked....just like the cars of those same years. On the 35-36 pass cars there is a stainless steel strip that holds the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Gear Shift Lever

That looks like a stock '35 Ford pass car/light commercial Swan neck shift lever to me
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Hood Hinge ROD....

I'm not that familiar with the construction of the 36 Ford pu center hinge, but your picture looks nothing like the original center hood hinge construction for 35-36 Ford passenger cars that I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Cleaning the center bearing.

I wouldn't suggest spinning or spin drying a bearing after removing all of its lubercation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35-36 rear trans mount. Source for rubber ring?

I've thought of trying something like that just to see how well I could make that work. If I still worked at my last employers company, I could get the guys in ours model shop to help with something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,191
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Same thing I need to do on my '35 fordor sedan before driving to Alamosa Colorado this coming October.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,191
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Nice story as well as a beautiful example of a very nice Early Ford V-8!! It warms my heart to see some of these cars falling into the hands of young folks who will appreciate them the same way us...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,191
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

It's amazing how small this World is actually getting. I recently received a picture from a friend here in Maryland of her son's new to him 36 Ford 5w coupe, and as things turn out, some of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,435
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Flatheads breaking off engine stands and falling.

I've seen these two subjects debated here on Fordbarn for the last 20 years and the advice given has gone about 50/50 in either direction. My take from all the posts I've read on this is....just use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 35-36 rear trans mount. Source for rubber ring?

I've never seen the rubber part available separately, but even at my age there's plenty I've never seen. If you or anyone else reading this post, knows of, or finds a source for those, please post it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Wd-40

How well did WD-40 do against Kroil and mix of ATF and Acitone(sp?) ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Starter Drive Cover

I've had some that were completely missing on oil pans that I inherited over the years. What I've used to fix these are the metal tops that use to be used on spray paint cans, or a section removed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,067
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Out of ideas - need help

Adileo, please go back to your original post and read what I posted there at end of page 3. I'm not going to go to the trouble of copying and reposting all of that on this newer thread you created. A...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,202
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 39 coupe

I saw that, and that's the worse thing to do when posting a thread trying to get help on a problem situation like this :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,202
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 39 coupe

Every post I read on this thread, makes me think of something that needs to be checked carefully to be able to rule out whether certain components are either good or possibly defective, or a person...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: crab distributor - only choice on early 21 stud ?

Speedway has those 3 to 2 adaptors as well as the two bolt spacer that has already been posted on one of these recent threads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: crab distributor - only choice on early 21 stud ?

Click on the URL below, and go to that thread......then look for a post I made there that has a picture of an adaptor that's available for mounting a 2 bolt crab style distributor on a 3 bolt timing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 2 bolt crab on a 21 stud question

You also have the option to stay with the original, to that 21 stud engine, three bolt cam gear cover, and go with the spacer that bolts to the three bolt cover, and accepts a two bolt distributor....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,202
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 39 coupe

Although it's true that some of the repop ignition resistor's are inferior to the originals, I've also had original resistors fail with high resistance connection crimps to ends of the nichrome wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,202
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 39 coupe

If you do the jumper lead as suggested and the engine starts and runs well....Do NOT leave that jumper wire connected very long! If this seemingly solves the problem, shut the engine off and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: The Unofficial Vender List

Tinker, that's how the system works here at Fordbarn since at least the last several years..... if you make a post here, you have a limited window of opportunity to edit that post, and then that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Flathead V8 head bolts vs studs

I prefer using studs over using bolts......
First, that's what all the Flathead engines I own were originally built with at the factory...., second, I feel I can seal the threads on those studs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Broke down

I'd say you found yourself a real jewel right there. Enjoy!!
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