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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,000
Posted By Tinker
Re: Anyone with experiences working with Gocat speed shop?

Madoff was a drop in the bucket of people that should.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Tinker
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

Good to know, thank you! Flywheels do get changed out or redrilled.

Sh!ts and giggles... 1932-34 trucks had a 9.75" (probably not that common)... 35 up trucks 11".



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 341
Posted By Tinker
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

If you are doing a clean build, no matter the pedals you would want to put new bushings in it. Would then allow you to rebuild it with whatever pedals with some machining or none as the pedals should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission #ís

If it's a torque tube trans 4 speed, it's a 32-37. BB is large truck, but some were installed in 1/2 tons, on the farm and other options. Warner T8 i believe, have to check. Double clutching fun.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Tinker
Re: How do I get pressure plate out.

There is a 10.5" also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 341
Posted By Tinker
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

Kind of looks like maybe they used two brake pedals. A brake pedal as a "clutch" pedal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 341
Posted By Tinker
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

Looks like a 39 pedal setup that someone bent. Custom work, frame even has a nice little pocket. or not. Guess you could put and pedal on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By Tinker
Re: pre-bent brake line kit - 39/40 Ford quality

Does Lacy not do them anymore? Mine were super nice with all the spring rock guards were the lines were exposed to the road (39). All hardware also, can't remember the cost but remember it all fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By Tinker
Re: Intake bolts THICK

If your business is on facebook you will move them there also. No cut.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By Tinker
Re: Intake bolts THICK

Those should sell quick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,682
Posted By Tinker
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

I like the old little 50s mags. Have a small collection.

Now days a lot of magazines are moving into digital content.

One mentioned by the original poster is the 4x4 magazine.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By Tinker
Re: Need some barn HELP for my 36...

Todd, nice job getting it going again. Sounds good, ready for a drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By Tinker
Re: 39 Ford Mercury hubcaps in pictures

That v8 spider cap is a good one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Tinker
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 631
Posted By Tinker
Re: Looking for exhaust port layout drawing

Take some grease and put a slight amount around the area (or spray WD40). Press the gasket/template material up to it. Boom... template.



Works the same with some paper taped to the spot and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,074
Posted By Tinker
Re: Paul Bradley Floors

Always thought these were punched out by hand. Not a large sheet die press.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Tinker
Re: Drop Axle Installation

I've seen those "kits" before. Never used.



But my opinion is your really adding play to a system that needs little/no play. Typically doing something like that in 4x4 world increases the odds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,539
Posted By Tinker
Re: rear axle nut torque

I just picked up a 50-250# torque wrench to do the wheelbearing on my brothers 08 chevy truck. Torque was like 200plus. Wrench wasn't cheap but if a shop did the wheelbearings it would have cost a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Tinker
Re: Drop Axle Installation

There are a few threads on removing the perches.

Certainly patience, heat, penetrating fluid, and a press can be helpful. When using a press keep the nut on and level it to the pin. It helps to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Tinker
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Have you removed an axle before? Or used a spring spreader?

More then likely you will need drop spindles also.

It's not a horrible job and it also allows you to fit new kingpins also. Be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Tinker
Re: Radiator support rods question

Leave the nut on when cutting a threaded bolt (etc) down. Once cut, remove the nut. 99% of the time the nut will go back on. Little file work to clean it up.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,074
Posted By Tinker
Re: Paul Bradley Floors

I agree also and in some cases buy a spare!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Tinker
Re: 1934 thur 36 ford motors

Evolution of the flathead.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=243515&highlight=evolution+flathead


Print or save to your computer.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By Tinker
Re: 41 won't start when hot

Hey Guys this thread is like 3 1/2 yrs old. I hope he fixed it. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Tinker
Re: Cold winter moving in

Stay warm!


.... think I'm just going to stay inside today...
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