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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By snappydon
Re: Hurd key blanks

When you decide on a value I'd take 1 if you're looking to sell them.


I only have 1 original, and I guard it with my life right now!
Forum: Early V8 03-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By snappydon
'37 1-1/2 Ton Rear Axle Hub Cap Bolts

I'm needing at least 2, 3 would be better, of the bolts that screw onto the axle flange.


There are 8 actual axle bolts then 2 others that screw into the axle flange. They are 7/16-14, and then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 21 Stud, 85 hp flathead now has water in the oil

Yes...definitely '37 engine. Dual pulley pumps in the block and 21 stud heads.


The motor is coming out of the truck next week and getting a thorough checking out.


After deeper discussion...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 21 Stud, 85 hp flathead now has water in the oil

I pulled the plugs today, all look really good. They all look the same and all the combustion areas, top of the pistons and valve edges I can see are dry and look really good.



There is no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 21 Stud, 85 hp flathead now has water in the oil

Ok, will do. I plan on taking the engine out next week.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 21 Stud, 85 hp flathead now has water in the oil

Well...I'm beginning to think the worst may be possible. The truck was stored at my daughters in her garage. But after talking to her last night she said that the power was off at her place for 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By snappydon
'37 21 Stud, 85 hp flathead now has water in the oil

So my project just keeps on giving...


After sitting all winter in a warm dry garage, I started the old girl today and let her warm up.


Checked all the fluids before starting, and everything...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By snappydon
Re: 5 lug 8" circle tubeless 19.5 wheels won't fit over drums

That's kinda what I'm thinking...


The worst part is getting that "you're a dumbass" look from the Queen...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By snappydon
5 lug 8" circle tubeless 19.5 wheels won't fit over drums

Well another learning moment...


I started mounting up my 6, 5 lug on 8" circle,19.5 tubeless wheels and Goodyear tires today.


The wheels came off a late 70's Dodge motor home. They're BUDD...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By snappydon
Re: Removing OLD Thick Gooey Rear End Lube

Right now the rear end is still mounted the frame but there is no cab or drivetrain from the driveline tube forward.


I was thinking about building kind of an insulated box around it and turning...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By snappydon
Removing OLD Thick Gooey Rear End Lube

'37 Model 79 1-1/2 ton...Any suggestions on the best, easiest and or most efficient way to get rear end lube out of the housing?


This stuff has been in there for likely 40+ years. Of which the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 Pickup Headliner Trim Question

Well I've called and sent an email to Lebaron Bonney, so far no response on either method.


I found the curved trim pieces from another member so that part is covered.


Does anyone know if...
Forum: Early V8 12-12-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By snappydon
WTB '37 Truck Headliner Trim

FOUND...I'm looking for the 2 pieces of curved headliner trim that goes above the doors on a '37 Truck. Not sure but I think that '38 might also work.


Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By snappydon
'37 Pickup Headliner Trim Question

EDIT....I found the needed parts from a member, and have had my questions answered. Thanks for all the replies!


I'm getting near the point of buying the headliner panels for my Model 79, but I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By snappydon
Re: '37 1-1/2 Ton Rear brake and axle questions

Thanks Bob! That's exactly what I was needing. Looks to be a pretty easy procedure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By snappydon
'37 1-1/2 Ton Rear brake and axle questions

The rear brakes on my '37 short wheel base frame that I'm swapping my body onto have stuck brake arm/shafts. The wheel assemblies roll nice and smooth/freely with no dragging or resistance. But I...
Forum: Late V8 07-26-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By snappydon
Wanted 5 on 8" tubeless 19.5 wheels

I'm looking for the 5 lug, 8" bolt circle tubeless 19.5 wheels that will fit on my 37 1-1/2 ton truck.

I know that some of the older Dodge and Ford Motor Homes used them and have been haunting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By snappydon
37 1-1/2 ton windshield seal questions

I'm getting started on my 37 again...getting ready to remove the windshield and have it all redone.

My question is what exactly do I need for replacement seals? There appears to be a big 1 piece...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By snappydon
Re: Removing Front Transverse Leaf Spring Questions

Interesting...I'll check for that. Where does one acquire "spring lube"?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By snappydon
Re: Removing Front Transverse Leaf Spring Questions

Ok...noted! I don't foresee any need to disassemble the spring pack on either chassis that I'm going to be swapping between. My hope and plan is to take a well greased and operating front assembly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By snappydon
Re: Removing Front Transverse Leaf Spring Questions

Thanks Mike,

There aren't any shocks...

This is about the best pic I have at the moment.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By snappydon
Removing Front Transverse Leaf Spring Questions

I'm getting ready to dig into swapping and refreshing all the suspension components of the 37 1-1/2 ton chassis's I'm working with.

My question is about removing the complete front assembly. I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,152
Posted By snappydon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,230
Posted By snappydon
Re: West Peoria Fire Department Engine 1

Pump is likely PTO driven off the transmission case. Parking brake drum is attached to the driveline...usually.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By snappydon
Re: counterfeiters caught at SEMA

As evidenced by the flood of "Snap-OFF" tools out there...

Buy quailty...only cry once.

But damn it's hard sometimes to find anything but cheap quality!
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