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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 04:32 PM
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Views: 191
Posted By jtminor
1949 F1 front brake wheel cylinder

quick question, can you tighten the brake line to the brake cylinder without dismantling the cylinder....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By jtminor
Re: KS Fuel Sender Repair

Any suggestions on removing rust and corrosion from the unit, looks like it's in good shape other than the corrosion

Jim 1949 F1
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Got it done, MC cap removed, no brake fluid, only one brake left to do, still working on that one.... definitely had to get the square cap off, it was difficult but finally got it off.

Lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Maybe you travel to Danbury WI and give me a few pointers. Nothing but problems with this brake project that I should never have started.....

Have a great day!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Thanks , I will fill via that opening.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Any suggestion how to remove the square nut, I'm having trouble getting at it....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

any clue how to remove the square nut....? having trouble getting at it....thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Do you remove square nut from under the truck....?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Having trouble determining how to fill MC I removed the top nut, do you have to remove the square nut also ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Now bleeding brakes, back bleed fine, front, nothing, no fluid coming through, lines seem to be alright, new brake cylinder appears to be dry on fluid, MC has fluid, I did something wrong.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Re: Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

Started to bleed brakes today, two guys method. Back brakes worked fine, no luck on the front. Front brakes only - new brake cylinders and shoes, re-surfaced drums. Nothing but air coming out of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By jtminor
Speed bleeders for 1949 F1

just getting ready to bleed my brake lines, I would appreciate any input for using Speed Bleeder for this project.

Or other alternatives would be helpful.

First time doing this process.........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Smile Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

you guys have made my day, thanks for your input, learning as I go....

Have a grateful day!

Jim WI
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

new photo of install....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

New issue. completed installation of front brakes, new 11" shoes , new wheel cylinders, re-surfaced drums.
new seals.... now drum will not fit back on... adjuster is cranked all the way down. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jtminor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

No I have not, will try in the morning.....

Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jtminor
Front brake drum won't come off 49 F1

As we continue my brake experience, got the right side off with help from you guys

Went to remove left drum, no luck, stuck, wheel turns ok, and their is some small movement when trying to pull....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Problem ... left front drum won't come off, bigger problems?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Floor jack is in the front of the truck in the picture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Just bought the truck, last owner had it for 48 years... I don't know when the brakes for looked at.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Any tips on removing the springs.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Thanks Paul , what will I be looking for on the hoses
Cracks, leaks..
Jim
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

here's what I'm looking at.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By jtminor
49 F1 Brake issue

Truck pulls sharply to the left when applying the brakes, assuming the right brake is not functioning. I have no experience with brake repair, where should I begin this investigation. Any help will...
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