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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2016, 08:19 PM
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Views: 1,021
Posted By farmboy
Any particular antifreeze for a 221 flathead

Time to get my rebuilt truck ready for its first winter since restored. I use the old green antifreeze in most of the farm equipment round the shop. Will that be fine in the flathead. If not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Thanks Very Tangled, i'll share the pics here as well!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By farmboy
Re: Pops 36 Ford made the Parade!

Ha ha, thanks!! Actually in that video, when I stopped again at the end, the folks that actually had the fencerow the truck had been in for years, drove from Missouri to see the old truck in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By farmboy
Pops 36 Ford made the Parade!

About a year to date after the old truck was rescued from a fence row. I got it completed enough to make the 75th annual Labor Day parade in Rector. I've still got some interior stuff to finish and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By farmboy
Update on Pops Truck

Cutting it close but plan on having it in its first parade on Labor Day! Painting the last fender tommorow then will have it all to put together There's still some interior work but will pretty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By farmboy
Brake switch 1936 Ford truck..

I'm trying to get the ole truck road legal before I drive it to town for the parade on labor day. I have an original brake switch that screws on the transmission for the brake lights. Is there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

It's been awhile since I've been on here, but farming season got busy and I've not done much work on Pop's truck for a couple months. It's slowed down enough, and with my deadline of having this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Got the wheels painted finally, and the duals back on. Now it's looking like a big truck!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Finally got the grille done! Loving this Washington Blue!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

I haven't been in in awhile, farming season has slowed down the progress. However it came a big rain last week so got to work on the bed, and got it mounted. It had 2 boards put together originally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2016, 06:45 PM
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Views: 26,999
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

As I've documented the journey on my facebook as well, it caught the attention of the lady at the local paper, she came to the farm one day, and talked to dad and I about the history of the old truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

I think I posted these earlier, but I wanna keep this thread as a documentary of start to finish of my project! Heres a couple videos of when I first got it running, and the second is a video of my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Got the fenders worked on at a restoration shop in town! They wanted to make sure everything fitted after doing some fabricating on them! There gonna look good!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By farmboy
Took a ride with Pop this morning! (video)

After getting the tranny hooked up the night before, and letting the engine run for awhile in the shop, I couldn't wait to take a small stroll in the old truck and to see how the transmission acted,...
Forum: Early V8 03-16-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By farmboy
1936 Ford 1.5 Ton running boards

I'm looking for some running boards for a 36 1.5 ton to improve on my old ones that are pretty bad.... Thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,929
Posted By farmboy
Re: Pop's old truck runs again!! Video

Thanks everyone for the kind words! I worked it some tonight after work and got the transmission relubed, hooked up the shaft, so it's ready for a little spin in the morning. I put in gear and made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,929
Posted By farmboy
Pop's old truck runs again!! Video

It's been a labor of love, but I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to restore a piece of my family's history as well as America's. I thought i'd been here last week, but got busy on the farm. Today I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Interesting? You talking about the removable plates/covers directly under the pumps? I put 36 pumps on it..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

I did get new waterpumps.. Looking forward to starting it up as well! I"m assuming it's a 36 block, but it has 32 heads on it I found out last week, so who knows anymore....ha ha..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,999
Posted By farmboy
Re: Saving a family treasure...(1936 1and1/2 ton)

Getting close for the start up!! Waiting on an inner distributor cap to come in then be ready!!
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