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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Broken door handle mechanism

Als48, thanks. I do not have a working key for the lock. Have to assume it's not locked but at this point I would not bet the farm on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Broken door handle mechanism

I had no luck opening the door by trying to pry the latch back with a a screw driver or removing the outside door handle and turning latch mechanism with a screwdriver. Both good idea's and I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Broken door handle mechanism

Mr.Deuce Lover, thanks for the suggestion. I'll give it a try. That would be a perfect way to get at the mechanism
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Jakno
35 PU Broken door handle mechanism

My 35 Pickup passenger door handle no longer operates the door mechanism. Both interior and exterior handles just flop up and down. No resistence. Window
will only crank 1/2 way down. Door is shut...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Front end leans

Thanks Flathead Ted. I'll definitely give that a try in the morning.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Front end leans

I have measured the distance on both sides ,front and rear from the frame to a level floor. The measurements of the front left and right side was 3/4 " difference
and the rear measurements were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Front end leans

Thanks, I'll work on checking the frame measurements. I hope I can get this old girl to sit up straight !.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Jakno
Re: 35 PU Front end leans

I have just recently re-install the engine in the truck and am still wrestling with getting the radiator grill and hood alignment right which might be more related to the grill tilt.
The truck does...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Jakno
35 PU Front end leans

My 35 PU has a side to side lean of approx 1.5 inches from the RH side to the LH side. The left side being lower. I have installed tube type shocks last summer, but I believe the leaf spring is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Jakno
Re: 59A Starting issue

Thanks for all your sound advice. Just to clarify some of the issues raised , I do have a rebuilt crab dist from Charlie with a new NAPA coil he recommended. Carb is a new Stromberg. The ignition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Jakno
Re: 59A Starting issue

drolston, thanks for that information. Having a place to start is encouraging. Would you happen to know an estimate of what the starter should draw for amperage ?.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Jakno
59A Starting issue

I have a 1935 pickup which has been giving me problems starting the engine.

The problem is erratic and happens more on cold starts than warm. When the starter is engaged and the engine turns...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Jakno
Crankshaft pulley cross member clearance

I'm installing a 39-41 59A engine in my 35 PU. The clearance between the ubolts on the front spring and the crankshaft pulley is zero and will certainly be an issue. Is there a best way to correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Jakno
Re: 3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

Thanks for all the advice which I did heed. I was lucky to find a 2-3 bolt spacer from soportlander and purchase a crab distributor from Charlie/NY. Should be able to have it running by the end of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jakno
Re: welded crankshaft oil holes

Thanks to everyone who responded. You have helped solve the mystery of what these holes are and that they present no problem to the rebuild. I admire your knowledge of thing s like this on the Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jakno
welded crankshaft oil holes

I am having engine work done to my 1946-1948 ,59AB engine. Part of the work will involve the crankshaft which was re-ground .010 - .010 .in 2014.
The machinist that is doing the work is puzzled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Jakno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Jakno
Re: 3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

Thanks to everyone who has provided thoughts and information regarding installing a crab distributor on What I believe is my 59 A, 24 stud engine which I bought with a helmet distributor and 3 bolt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Jakno
Re: 3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

This is the timing cover and Helmet Distributor on my 59A engine. I,m not sure of the year other than it is a 24 stud engine. I bought it "as is " and am attempting to get it running with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Jakno
3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

Would like to purchase a crab style distributor for my 59A 24 stud engine. Need a 2 to 3 bolt adapter on timing cover. Speed Way, VanPelt and Joe's Antiques are out of them and everything is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jakno
Re: 59A Engines Distributor Options

I have contacted Charlie in NY about converting the helmet to a chevy distributor on my 59A engine . I haven't asked Charlie yet about using this Mercury timing cover to adapt a Chevy Distributor....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jakno
59A Engines Distributor Options

Would like to convert my 35 pickup 59 24 stud engine to something other than a helmet or crab distributor. Other than an electronic set up, is there another good option. 80 years old and standing on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Jakno
Re: Mercury Motor I.D.

I'll get all the engine parts and block together tomorrow and clean it up so I can find the markings and numbers Thanks for helping to track this engine down. Just looking at the crank, heads and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Jakno
Re: Mercury Motor I.D.

Thanks Everyone. Could you give me the range of years of mfg of this engine and available HP ?.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Jakno
Mercury Motor I.D.

Have this complete Mercury motor and wondering if it's worth salvaging. I"m not sure of the year or HP. Can anyone Id from the pictures. Can send pictures of block and any other engine parts. Thanks
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